OOSI Sculpture

Simon de Montfort

1911 / Herbert Adams / Cleveland

Simon V de Montfort (Stephen Langton).JPG

Full portrait of Simon V de Montfort in a belted tunic, with his hand on a shield. He wears chain mail on his legs and stands in a powerful, confident pose.

Simon de Montfort is considered the father of modern parliamentary democracy. After overthrowing King Henry III of England, he instituted a system of government that limited the King's unlimited powers and included ordinary citizens as active players in politics.

Location: South side, 1 Lakeside Avenue NW

County

: Cuyahoga

Tags

:

Citation

: Herbert Adams , “Simon de Montfort,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed October 17, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/42.

Dublin Core

Title

Simon de Montfort

Description

Full portrait of Simon V de Montfort in a belted tunic, with his hand on a shield. He wears chain mail on his legs and stands in a powerful, confident pose.

Simon de Montfort is considered the father of modern parliamentary democracy. After overthrowing King Henry III of England, he instituted a system of government that limited the King's unlimited powers and included ordinary citizens as active players in politics.

Date

1911

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

South side

Location Street

1 Lakeside Avenue NW

Creation Date

01/01/1911