Joyce Wilford (d. 1580), Wife of Sir James Wilford (d. 1550) by ? (Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK)

Her genealogical sketch is here. She married Sir James Wilford, MP and Thomas Stanley, MP.

From artuk.org. I decided not to fix the panel lines. Also posted to The Middle 1500s - 1550 to 1590 here.

Joyce Wilford (d.1580), Wife of Sir James Wilford (d.1550)

Lady Joyce’s under-bodice reveals gold chains below. The under-bodice provides the sleeves with their embroidered and ruched strips. Is she wearing false sleeves? Is the black outer garment a surcote?

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