OOS 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: Cuyahoga County Courthouse, 1 Lakeside Avenue NW

County

: Cuyahoga

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Citation

: Herbert Adams , “Simon de Montfort,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/42.

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

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

42

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

South side

Location Street

1 Lakeside Avenue NW

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

9 feet, 6 inches

Media Base Height

1 foot, 6 inches

Creation Date

1911

Materials