Richard Sterne Memorial
Bishop Sterne was a royalist and served
the infamous Archbishop of
Canterbury, William Laud. He was imprisoned during Oliver Cromwell's
time, but was released from prison and restored to eclesiastical positions
in 1660 following Restoration of the monarchy.
That impressive role in the church
notwithstanding, I cannot look at the
memorial without thinking of a languid pose more befitting a Playgirl centerfold.