Peter II, Count of Savoy
Suze 1203 - France 1268
1st Earl of Richmond from 1241 until his death and the Count of Savoy from 1263 until his death; built the Savoy Palace in London
Frank Lynn Jenkins
Gilded bronze statue above the entrance of the Savoy Hotel.
Count Peter of Savoy (d. 1268) was the maternal uncle of Eleanor of Provence, queen-consort of Henry III of England, and came with her to London.
Sources & Information
- Bob Speel, London sculpture.
- Peter Matthews, London's Statues and Monuments (Botley: Shire, 2012), p. 60.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 162.
- Wikipedia, Savoy Hotel.
Location (N 51°30'36" - W 0°7'14")
Item Code: gblo149; Photograph: 8 August 2014
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