[Sepulchral monument of Francis Agard, Esq. and his Daughter Lady Cecilia Harrington]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Sepulchral monument of Francis Agard, Esq. and his Daughter Lady Cecilia Harrington, in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Three columns surmounted by a triangular pediment frame two compartments in which are represented several figures kneeling in prayer. Below this structure two inscribed panels provide details about the deceased. Only the first sentence of each panel is reproduced within the image.

Inscribed in Image

  • Text within boundaries of image –
    HIC SITUS EST FRANCISCUS AGARD ARMIGER. QUONDAM COHORTIS EQUITUM IN SCOTIA …
    HERE LIETH LADY CECILIE HARRINGTON DAUGHTER AND COHEIRE OF FRANCIS AGARD ESQR …

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Wash drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture
Geographical Location
  • Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin - Named locality
  • Dublin - Town or city
  • Dublin - County
  • Leinster - Province
Keywords(s) Antiquities, Archaeological sites, Children, Inscriptions, People, Prayer, Sculpture, Temples, Tombs & sepulchral monuments, Women
Colour Handcoloured
Dimensions 11.6 cm x 10.8 cm
Published / created 1681

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Contributor(s)
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 33
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
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Related text from travel account

Under the Organ Gallery in Christ Church
[image: Sepulchral monument of Francis Agard, Esq. and his Daughter Lady Cecilia Harrington]
[left panel]
Hic situs est Franciscus Agard armiger quondam cohortis equitum in Scotia sub Domino Seymore de Sudley Angliae Admirallio Prefectus Postea comitatui Wexfordiae praepositus In bello contra O Nealum centum equitum ductor Provinciae Momoniae comissarius primarius Regionum O Bren & O Tolo seneschallus, Regni Hiberniae per annos XXVI Regnantibus MARIA et ELIZABETHA) Consiliarius prudentissimus Obiit XI Octobris M D LXXVII Cum Henricus Sidneius amicus ejus longe honoratissimus Jam secundo esset Hiberniae prorex. Unaque sepelitur uxor ejus Charissima Jacoba de la Brett cum Thoma Filiolo
[right panel]
Here lieth Lady Cecilia Harrington daughter and coheire of Francis AGARD esqr most dear and loving wife of Sr Harringtõ Kt with whom she had lived seven yeers, most vertuously and had brought forth 2 sons, James and John, she ended this life the eighth of Septembr Anno M D LXXXIV. For whose memory her father Sr Henry [p. 34] Harrington Knt her loving husband, and his successor in Office erected this monument. [pp. 33-34]
Sepulchral monument of Francis Agard, Esq. and his Daughter Lady Cecilia Harrington