Richard Towneley memorial St Peters Church Burnley
Memorial - Funerary
Does the monument still exist?
DOM [Deo Optimo Maximo] et pia memorie
Richardi Towneley de Towneley armigeri: Hujus Pater Carolus Regias Caroli primi parves secutus in Pralio apud Marston Moor prope Eboracum occubuit, nec unquam interfedi corpus inventum.
To the greatest and best God and pious memory
Richard Towneley of Towneley the squire: His father Charles was slain in the Battle of Marston Moor, near York, following King Charles the First, and his body was never found.
Stone discoloured and lettering difficult to make out in places
42 Church St, Burnley BB11 2DL
Location within building:
Within the Townley chapel on the north side of the church