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Monument to Henry Sacheverall, Holy Trinity Church, off Kegworth Road, Ratcliffe on Soar, c 1900

A feature that catches the visitors eye in the church is undoubtedly the fine set of alabaster effigies on the altar tombs commemorating the four successors of the Sacheverall family who were Lords of the Manor in the early 16th century to the middle of the 17th century. This is the tomb of Randolfus Sacheverall's son, Henry who died in 1558. Like his father, he is clad in full plate armour though…