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: South side, 1 Lakeside Avenue NW

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Herbert Adams , “Simon de Montfort,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 16, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/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

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

1 Lakeside Avenue NW

Media Sculpture Height

9 ft 6 in

Media Base Height

1 ft 6 in

Creation Date

01/01/1911