Mint in the year of Sir John's death,1 was probably his
6. In 1412 the collar is represented on the brass of
Sir Thomas Swynborne, in Little Horkeley church, Essex,2 who held the office of Mayor of Bordeaux, and
of the King's Lieutenant in those parts.3
7. We now come to the reign of Henry V., and we
find one in memory of Sir Thomas Peryent and his
lady, in Digswell church, Hertfordshire, dated in. 1415.
Both of them wear the collar; the knight being Esquire-at-Arms to Richard II., Henry IV., and Henry V.,
and Master of the Horse to Queen Joanna of Navarre;
and the lady, no doubt, being also of the royal retinue.4
8. In the reign of Henry VI. we have a monument
in Trotton church, Sussex, of Thomas Lord Camoys,
who died in 1424, and of his wife, both of whom are
distinguished by the collar. She was the widow of
Harry Hotspur, and his lordship was a Knight of the
Garter, and commanded the left wing of the army at
the battle of Agincourt.5
9. On the brass of John Leventhorpe, Esquire, in the
church of Sawhridgeworth in Hertfordshire, the collar
is also to be found.6 He died in 1433, was a servant of
the Crown, and had been one of the executors of the
will of Henry IV.7
10. Thomas, Lord Hungerford, whose monument is
in Salisbury Cathedral, with the collar, died in 1459.
His father was Lord Treasurer of England, and he himself
served the king in the French wars.
11. The silver collars of the Icing's livery bequeathed
by the will of John Baret, of Bury, may be presumed,
although he did not die till after the accession of Edward
IV., to be of the livery of Henry VI.; as he is not
1 Cal, Rot. Pat. pp. 196, 259. Devon's Issue Roll,
2 Boutell, p. 65.
3 Cal. Rot. Pat. p. 255.
5 Ibid., p. 59.
7 Devon's Issue Roll, p.