Survey of London (1633): The Remains

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The Remaines.
The Colledge of Gods-Gift, at Dulwich, in the
County of Surry: founded, raised, and builded, at the cost and
charges of Master EDWARD ALLEYNE, Esquire, in
Anno Dom. 1614.
THe thirteenth day of Septem
How the Colledge was con
firmed & establi
shed by the Foun
der him
being Munday, Anno 1619.
the Colledge of Gods-gift in
Dulwich, consisting of one Master, one
Warden, and foure Fellowes; three
of which are persons Ecclesiasticall, and
the fourth a skilfull Organist. More
over, twelve aged poore people, and
twelve poore children; Master Edward
, publikely and audibly, in the
Chappell of the said College, did reade
and publish one Writing Quadrupar
tite in Parchment, bearing date the
day and yeere forementioned. Where
by he did make, create, erect, found,
and establish the said Colledge, accor
ding to the power and liberty given
him by his Majesties Letters Patents,
under his great Seale, bearing date at
Westminster the 21. of Iune, in the yeere
abovesaid. When he had read and pub
lished the said Writing, he subscribed
it with his name, and then fixed his
Scale to every part of the Quadrupar
tite writing, in the presence and hea
ring of these witnesses:
Frances Lord Verulam, Lord Chan
cellour of England, and one of his Maje
sties Privy Councell.
Thomas Earle of Arundell, Knight of
the Garter, Earle Marshall of England,
and one of his Majesties Privy Coun
Sir Edward Cecill, Knight, alias Ge
nerall Cecill, second Sonne to Thomas
Sir Iohn Howland, Knight, and high
Sheriffe of the Counties of Sussex and
Sir Edmund Bowyer of Cammerwell,
Sir Tho. Grymes of Peckham, Knight.
Sir Iohn Bodly of Stretham, Knight.
Sir Iohn Tonstal of Cashaulten, Knight.
And divers other persons of great
and worthy respect.
The dis
posing of the foure Writings.
The foure Qua
drupartite Writings forenamed, were
ordered to foure severall Parishes.
Saint Betolphs without Bishops
Saint Giles without Cripplegate.
Saint Saviours in Southwarke.
And the Parish of Cammerwell.
A briefe recitall of the
Recitall of King Iames his Letters Pa
Recitall of the Founders deed Qua
Ordination of the Master, War
den, &c.
Ordination of the assistant mem
bers, &c.
The Master and Warden to bee un
married, &c.
The Master and Warden to bee one
and twenty yeeres of age at the least.
Of what degrees the Fellowes ought
to bee.

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Of what condition the poore Brothers
and Sisters ought to be.
Of what condition the poore Schol
lers ought to be.
Of what Parishes ought the Assi
stants to be.
Of what Parishes the poore are to
be taken, and members of the Colledge.
The forme of their election.
The Warden to supply, when the
Masters place is void.
The election of the Warden.
The Warden to be bound by Recog
The Warden to provide a dinner at
his election of his owne charges.
The manner of investing the Fel
The manner of electing the Schol
Election of the poore of Cammer
The Master and Wardens Oath.
The Fellowes Oath.
The poore Brothers & Sisters Oath.
The Assistants Oath.
The pronunciation of admission.
The Masters Office.
The Wardens Office.
The Fellowes Office.
The poore Brothers & Sisters Office
The Matron of the poore Schollers.
The Porters Office.
The Office of the thirty members.
Of Residency.
Orders for the poore, and their goods
Of obedience.
Orders for the Chappell and buriall.
Orders for the Schoole and Schol
lers, and placing of poore Schollers
Order of Diet.
The Schollers Surplices and Coats.
Time for viewing Expences.
Publike Audit, and private sitting
Audit and Treasure Chamber.
Of Lodgings.
Orders for the Lands and Woods.
The Master and Warden allowed
diet for one man apiece; and what Ser
vants for the Colledge, and their wa
Disposition and division of the Re
Disposition of the Rent of the blue
The poore to be taken out of any other
Parish or County, in case none be found
capable in the Parishes prescribed.
The disposition of forfeitures.
The Statutes to be read over foure se
verall times in the yeere.
The disposition of certaine Tene
ments in Saint Saviours Parish, and
A briefe Remembrance of such Noble and Charitable
deeds, as have beene done by the late Right Honourable,
Baptist Lord Hicks, Viscount Campden, as well
in his life as at his death: Recorded to the
glory of God, his owne honour, and
good example of others.
Good deeds done to the Towne
of Campden, in the County
of Gloucester.
HE built an Almes-house or Hos
pitall for sixe poore men, and
sixe poore women, which cost
1000. li.
Since the yeere of the foundation of
the said Almes-house, to wit, 1612.
he hath allowed the said twelve poore
people weekely maintenance, to the
value of 1300. li.
And at his death, he hath settled 140.
li. per annum, (for ever) upon the said
Almes-house, allowing to each of the
said poore Pentioners three shillings
foure pence weekely; and yeerely, a
Gowne, a Hat, and a Tunne of Coales.
Hee built a commodious Market-house
in the said Towne, which cost
90. li.
By his last Will, he gave to the said

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Towne, for the setting of the poore to
worke, a Stocke of 500. li.
To the Church of Campden.
He gave a Bell which cost threescore
and sixe pounds.
He caused a Pulpit to be made, and
gave a Cloth and Cushion thereto,
which cost two and twenty pounds.
He built a Gallery there, which cost
eight pounds.
Hee made a Window, which cost
thirteene pounds.
He gave a brasse Faulcon, which cost
sixe and twenty pounds.
Hee gave two Communion Cups,
which cost one and twenty pounds.
He built the Roofe of the Chancell,
and new leaded it, which cost 200. li.
He repaired the Chappell by the said
Chauncell, supplied and new cast the
Leads, which cost 20. li.
He round walled the Church-yard,
which cost 150. li.
He built a Sessions house for the Iu
stices of Middlesex, to keepe their Sessi
ons in, which cost 600. li.
He repaired and adorned the Chap
pell of Hampsted, which cost threescore
and sixteene pounds.
He caused a Window to be set up in
the Chancell of Kensington, and beauti
fied it, which cost 30. li.
He hath given by his last Will to the
said Towne of Kensington, to be imploy
ed for the benefit of the poore, the sum
of 200. li.
In the City of London.
Hee hath given by his last Will to
Saint Bartholmewes Hospitall, 100. li.
To Christs Church Hospitall, 50. li.
To Newgate, Ludgate, and the two
other prisons of the Counters, 40. li.
He erected a Window in Saint Lau
rence Church in the Old Iewry, and
gaue a Pulpit Cloth, and a Cushion
also, which cost 30. li.
Impropriations purchased, and
bestowed upon the Church.
One in Pembrokeshire, to be given to
the Towne of Tewkesbury in Gloucester
; whereof one moity goeth to the
Preacher, and the other moity to the
poore, which cost 460. li.
Another in Northumberland; where
of one moity is to be given towards the
maintenance of an able Preacher in
Hampsted, the other moity to Saint
Pauls Schoole in London, towards the
maintenance of certaine Schollers in
Trinitie Colledge in Cambridge,
which cost 760. li.
One in the Bishopricke of Durham,
to bee bestowed on such Churches as
shall have most need thereof; accor
ding to the disposition of the Supervi
sers, which cost 366. li.
Another in Dorsetshire, to bee be
stowed in the like manner, which cost
760. li.
Certaine Chauntry Lands also in
Lincolneshiere, which cost 240. li.
He hath also given to two Ministers,
to bee chosen out of Iesus Colledge in
Oxenford, to serve in their severall pla
ces, 40. li. each man per annum, which
cost 80. li.
He hath bequeathed Legacies to se
verall Ministers, the summe of 140. li.
Hee hath given to Master A. E. du
ring his life, yeerely the summe of
100. li.
He hath given among his houshold
servants the summe of 300. li.
An Epitaph made in
his Memoriall.
Reader, know,
who-ere thou be,
Here lies Faith, Hope,
and Charity,
Faith true, Hope firme,
Charity free,
Baptist, Lord Campden,
was these three.
Faith in God,
Charity to Brother,
Hope for himselfe,
what ought he other?
Faith is no more,
Charity is crown’d,
Tis onely Hope
is under ground.

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Vpon a Tombe in the
Temple Church in
Here lieth the body of Anne Littleton,
Wife of Edward Littleton, of the In
ner Temple, Esquire, sonne and heire
of Sir Edward Littleton of Henley, in
the County of Salop, Knight; daugh
ter of Iohn Littleton of Franckley, in
the County of Worcester, Esquire, by
Meriel, the daughter of Sir Thomas
, Knight, Lord Chancellor
of England. She died the vj. day of
February 1623. on whom was made
this Epitaph:
Here she lies, whose spotlesse fame
invites a stone to learne her name.
The rigid Spartan, that deny’d
an Epitaph to all that dy’d,
Vnlesse for Warre or Chastity;
would here vouchsafe an Elegy.
Shee did a Wife, but yet her minde
(beyond Virginity refinde)
From lawlesse fire remain’d as free,
as now from heat her ashes be.
Her husband (yet without a sinne)
was not a stranger, but her kin,
That her chaste Love might seeme no other,
vnto a husband then a brother.
Keepe well this pawne, thou marble chest,
till it be cal’d for, let it rest:
For while this Iewell here is set,
The grave is but a Cabinet.
Vpon a Tombe in the
Chancell in Saint Bo
tolphs Aldersgate.
She died a Virgin on Whitsunday, An
no Domini
1622. about eighteene
yeeres of age, and having at her death
a spirituall combat with Satan about
her Salvation, wherein shee prevai
ling most cheerefully, departed from
Earth to Heaven, to bee married to
Christ Jesus the Lord of both.
At the bottome.
The Monument of Mistres Iudeth Plat,
the onely Daughter of Sir Hugh Plat,
Knight, with the matches of her An
cestours, and neere Allies on her Fa
ther and Mothers side; as also her
lineall Descent from the ancient
Earles of Surry, Huntingdon, Arun
and Chester, and her spirituall
conquest at her death against Satan.
This Tombe is in Saint
Brides Church.
Here resteth the body of Sir George
, of Croxall, in the County of
Derby, descended from ancient Gen
try, and of long continuance in that
place; who, like the Race from
whence he came, was a man of up
right life, religious and hospitable;
He tooke to Wife Mary, the daugh
ter of Sir Richard Leveson, of Lelle
, in the County of Salop, Knight,
by whom he had Walter, who died
young, and Mary, then his onely
Daughter and Heire, who was mar
ried to Edward Sackvill, Earle of Dor
, Knight of the Honourable Order
of the Garter; which Lady caused
this Monument to be here infixed, to
the sacred memory of her deare Fa
ther. He departed this life the 17.
of November, 1622.
This Tombe stands in Saint
Giles Cripplegate Church.
Memoriae Sacrum.
Here lieth the body of Matthew Pal
, Esquire, who died the 18. of
May, 1605. together with Anne his
Wife, who died the last day of Iune,
1630. by whom hee had foure Sons
and one Daughter, viz. Thomas Pal
, his eldest Sonne, deceased the
fifth of May, 1631. and here also
buried: Elizabeth, Edward, Andrew,
and Ralfe, who when as it so pleaseth

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God, desire this place for the custody
of their bodies likewise, till their as
sured and glorious Resurrection.
This Monument stands in St.
Andrewes Church in
Antiquo Stemate Nobilis, avitis suis vir
tutibus clarius; hic jacet Iohannes
, nuper de Ashburn
miles, qui obijt in festo Sancti Pe
tri, 1620. Aetatis 49. Relictis conju
ges charissimis Iohanne, Gulielmo; E
lizabeth, Francisca, Anna
, & Ca
Domina Eliz. Ashburnham.
Vidua F. Thomae Beamount de Staugh
ton in Com. Leicestr. Milit. Hoc amori
& officio consulens, meritissimo viri lu
gubris posuit, 1621.
This Tombe was made 1629.
and stands in the Temple
Memoriae Sacrum.
Here resteth the body of Clement Coke,
of Langford, in the County of Derby,
Esquire, youngest Sonne of Sir Ed
ward Coke
, Knight, late chiefe Justice
of England; and of Bridget his Wife,
Daughter and Co-heire of Iohn Pa
of Paston, in the County of Nor
, Esquire: this Clement married
Sara, Daughter and Co-heire of A
lexander Rediche
of Rediche, in the
County of Lancaster, Esquire, and of
Katherine his Wife, sole daughter &
Heire of Humphrey Dethick of Newal,
in the County of Derby, Esquire, and
had issue by the said Sara, living at
his death, Edward Robert, Bridget,
and Avise: hee in the Inner Temple
being a Fellow of the same, Christi
anly and comfortably in his flourish
ing age, yeelded up his soule to the
Almighty, the three and twentieth
of May, Anno Dom. 1629.
This Monument stands in
Christs Church, and was
made 1627.
Neere unto this place lyeth buried the
body of Nicholas Beamount, of Cole-Overton,
in the County of Leicester,
Esquire, and Anne his Wife, the
Daughter of William Saunders, of
Welfard, in the County of Northam
, Esquire, by whom he had issue
foure Sonnes and two Daughters,
viz. Henry, Francis, Thomas, and Hun
ting, Dorothy
, and Katherine; the said
Nicholas died the fourth of Novem
ber, 1598
. His Wife died the tenth
of February, 1591. In remembrance
of whom, this Monument was ere
cted at the care and cost of Elizabeth
Lady Ashburnham, Widdow, late
Wife of Sir Iohn Ashburnham,
Knight, Daughter to Sir Thomas
of Staughton, in the County
aforesaid; their third sonne, at the
appointment of her Vnkle, Master
Francis Beamount, Esquire, their se
cond Sonne, to whom the Erector
hereof was Executrix.
This Tombe was made 1631.
and stands neere the South doore
in Westminster.
Michael Draiton, Esquire, a memora
ble Poet of this age, exchanged his
Laurell for a Crowne of glory, Anno
. 1631.
Doe pious Marble, let thy Readers know,
What they, and what their children owe
To Draitons name, whose sacred dust
We recommend unto thy trust:
Protect his Memory, and preserve his Story,
Remaine a lasting Monument of his glory:
And when thy Ruines shall disclaime,
To be the Treasurer of his Name:
His Name that cannot fade, shall be
An everlasting Monument to thee.

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The Foundation of the Armory of that remarkable Nur
cery of Military Discipline, called the Artillery Garden London, was
begun to be erected the first day of May, An. Dom. 1622. and
was finished the last day of November then next following, Co
lonell Hugh Hammersley being then President, Edward Pierce Trea
surer, Henry Petowe Marshall, and Iohn Bingham Esquire, Captaine,
and one of the Councell of warre for this Kingdome.
Vpon which Monument these Lines following were composed.
Londons Honour, and her Citizens approved Love, exercising
Armes in the Artillery Garden London.
The Fabricke.
THis Architecture, Phoenix of our age,
(All Europe cannot shew her Equipage)
Is Mars his Mistresse, which retaines the store
Of Mars his Armes, being Mars his Paramore,
This Fabricke was by Mars his Souldiers fram’d,
And Mars his Armory’s this Building nam’d.
The Souldiers
It holds five hundred Armes to furnish those,
That love their Soveraigne, and will daunt His foes,
They spend their time, and doe not spare for cost,
To learne the use of Armes, there’s nothing lost;
Both time and coyne to doe their Country good,
They’l spend it freely, and will lose their blood.
The Alder
mans Love.
Our City London is a Royall thing,
For it is call’d the Chamber of our King;
Whose worthy Senate we must not forget,
Their Grant and our Request together met,
They cherrish us, and wee doe honour them;
Where Souldiers finde true love, they’l love agen.

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The Ground.
The Ground whereon this building now doth stand,
The Teasell ground hath heretofore beene nam’d.
The Donor of
the ground.
And William, Pryor of the Hospitall,
Then of our blessed Lady, which wee call
Saint Mary Spittle without Bishopsgate,
Did passe it by Indeuture, bearing date,
Ianuaries third day, in Henry’s time,
The eighth of that name, the Covent did conjoyne.
The Vse.
Vnto the Guyle of all Artillery,
Crosse-bowes, Hand-guns, and of Archery,
The terme of
For full three hundred yeeres excepting three,
The time remaining wee shall never see.
The Councels
Now have the Noble Councell of our King,
Confirm’d the same, and under Charles his wing,
We now doe exercise, and of that little
Teasell ground, we inlarg’d Saint Mary Spittle,
Trees we cut down, and Gardens added to it,
Thankes to the Lords that gave us leave to doe it.
A loyall Sub
jects desire.
Long may this worke endure, and ne’r decay,
But be supported till the latest day.
All loyall Subjects to the King and State,
Will say Amen, mauger Spleene or Hate.
Mariscallus Petowe composuit.

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On a Tombe in the South wall
of Saint Botolphs Church without
Aldersgate, London.
Neere to this place lyeth buried the
body of Pierce Edgcombe, in the
County of Devon, Gentleman, who
deceased the 8. day of Iuly, 1628.
in assured hope of a ioyfull Resurre
Behold the end of Dust and Clay,
O thou which livest with living eye,
Yet doth his soule for ever raigne
With Christ, which he by faith did gaine:
In Learning he his time did spend,
And Vertue was the only end;
So long before his glasse was runne,
With World and Vanity he had done.
A. E. Frater ejus.
In Saint Botolphs Church, on a
Tombe there.
Here lyeth the body of Christo
pher Tamworth
, of Grayes-Inne, in Hol
, in the County of Middlesex,
Esquire, third Sonne of Christopher
of Halsted, in the County
of Leicester, Esquire, who died the 19
of September, 1624. being of the
age of threescore and ten yeeres.
HE having dealt kindly and li
berally with his Wife, and
many of his kindred & friends,
and to the poore of divers Parishes,
hath also by his Will given xx. li. of
currant money of England, to the Deane
and Prebends of the Colledge of Saint
Peters of the City of Westminster, in the
County of Middlesex, to bee imployed
by them about the reparations of the
said Colledge Church of Saint Peters.
And 400. markes, to the intent that
with that mony, there should be twen
ty markes worth of Lands of inheri
tance of yeerely rent to be purchased,
whereby there may be one in holy Or
ders maintained, to say Divine Service,
such as the Church of England shall al
low of, every worke day in the yeere,
twice perpetually, viz. at or about
nine of the clocke in the morning, and
at or about three of the clocke in the
afternoone, in the Parish Church of
Saint Botolphs without Aldersgate,
And 400. li. to the end and intent
that there should be 20. li. of lands of
annuall Revenew, of inheritance by the
yeere bought with it, to allow perpetu
ally to sixe poore men, and foure poore
Widdowes past labour, dwelling and
inhabiting within the Parish of Saint
Botolph aforesaid, 40. shillings a yeere
apeece, to be paid quarterly, with this
limitation, that the said poore people
shall bee bound to repaire every worke
day in the yeere twice a day, to heare
Divine Service in the Parish Church
aforesaid, at the houres and tearmes
And 200. markes more to purchase
Lands of inheritance of the annuall va
lue by the yeere of 6. li. 3. s. 4. d. for the
maintenance of one within holy Orders,
to say divine Service as aforesaid, every
worke day in the weeke twice, thorow
the whole yeere perpetually, in the
Parish Church of Saint Martins in Lei
, in the County of Leicester afore
said, at the hourses and times afore men
All which said summes of money he
willed should be actually and really de
livered into the hands and possession of
the Deane and Prebends of Westminster
aforesaid, within xx. dayes next im
mediatly after his death, for the per
formance and use afore mentioned,
within the space and time of two yeeres
at the vttermost, after his death.
And having made Audrey, one of the
Daughters of Charles Allayne of the
Mote, in the County of Kent, Esquire,
Sonne and Heire of Sir Christopher Al
, Knight, his deare and loving
Wife, his full Executrix, she faithfully
performed the same, according to the
trust reposed on her by her Husbands
Will: and in remembrance of him,
hath at her owne cost and charges ere
cted this Monument.

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The Gift of Sir Paul Pinder to
Saint Pauls Church in London.
SIR Paul Pinder Knight, in the
time of King Iames, his Majesties
Embassadour many yeeres, resi
dent at Constantinople with the great
Turke, hath of sate, to the glory of God,
to the delight and content of all good
Protestants, and for the better expres
sion of his love and zeale to true Reli
gion, beautifully and bountifully with
great costs and charges, repaired the
old decayed stone worke of the West
front of the Chancell in Saint Pauls
Church in London, adorning the out
side thereof with many faire polished
pillers of blacke Marble, and with cu
rious carved Statues of Kings and Bi
shops, the first Founders and Benefa
ctors of the whole Fabricke, and also
graced the inside thereof with divers
Angels and other ornaments; he hath
likewise amended and repaired all the
decayes and defects of the Wainscot
worke of the Quier, and hath further
beautified the same with a faire rayle
of Wainscot, and a great number of
Cherubins artificially carved: all
which work he hath caused to be sump
tuously gilded and painted with rich
colours in Oyle; hee hath also magni
ficently clothed the whole Quier, and
the upper part of the Presbytery, with
faire and chargeable Tapestry-Hang
ings: Whose godly and pious exam
ple, will (I hope) excite and stirre up
other Religious and well-minde Gen
tlemen, and Citizens, to performe some
acts of piety and bounty towards the
reparation of the same Church.
Of the ancient Court of the Hustings.
I Finde it diversly written
in Latine, Hustingum,
Hustingus, Hustingia
, and
sometimes (but falsely)
Hustangus. It is the an
cientest and the highest
Court of Justice, of the famous City of
London. The name it takes from the
place of keeping that Court (as Pryta
did at Athens) for Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […] (hus) among
the old Saxons, signified an house, and Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […] dhing or thing, a Cause or Plea; so that Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […] Husthing, signified the
house of Causes or Pleadings: where
upon in the Saxon tongue Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […],
Thingere, Thingarius, signified an Ad
vocate or Lawyer: which others would
perchance derive rather from Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […]
or Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […] thung, or gedhung, which signifi
ed Honourable, for that the most hono
rable Magistrates of the City, held their
Court there; like as the Lord Maior
and Sheriffes, and in absence of the
Sheriffes, sixe of the Aldermen at this
day doe.
The Antiquity of this famous Court
of Hustings, is much magnified by the
Compiler of King Edwards Lawes, cap.
35. in these words: There ought al
wayes in the City of London, which is
the head City of the Kingdome and of
the Lawes, to bee held upon every (a)
(a) This is altered unto Tues
day, be
cause of the She
riffes in
tending of the Mar
kets: which being kept upō Mun
day, would hinder their sit
ting in the Hustings.

Munday weekely, a Court of our So
veraigne Lord the King, at the Hust
. This Court was founded and
built of old, after the fashion and man
ner, yea and in the memory of the an
cient City of Troy: and even unto this
day containes it within it selfe the
Lawes, and rights, and dignities, liber
ties, and customes Royall of that anci
ent and great Troy. There be handled
the intricatest (b)
(b) Compta perchance the word signifies Measures rather thā Accounts: for Compotus ager, is a field surveighed, whose quan
tities were set downe in the Land marke or Terrier: and here perchance was kept a generall surveigh of all the Lands of the Kingdome, as now in the Domes-day Booke in the Exchequer. The forme whereof, the Conquerour perchance tooke from the Hustings.
accounts and the
doubtfull Pleas of the Crowne, and of
the Court of our Lord the King, of the
whole Kingdome aforesaid: and this
Court hath even to this day preserved

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her owne ancient Customes most invi
olably. Thus farre my Author, who
(by his leave) smels too rankly of that
Fabler, Geffery of Munmouth.
And yet something there is in the
Hustings, which might give counte
nance to this comparison of old Troy,
namely, that the well-knowne weight
used for Gold and Silver, called Troy-weight,
was in time of the Saxons cal
led, The Hustings weight of London, and
kept there in the Hustings. So an ancient
Record in the booke of Ramsey, Sect. 32
and 127. I Aethelgina Countesse, &c.
bequeath two silver Cups of twelve
markes of the Hustings weight of Lon
The former Law of the said King Ed
the Confessor, commands the
Hustings Court to be held every Mun
day, though at this day it be held upon
the Tuesday: which that it may not
be perceived by the Monuments and
Rolls of the Court, to have differed
too much from the first Institution, is
yet said and written, to be holden upon
the Munday. It is as it were distingui
shed into two Courts: for one weeke
the Iudges sit upon Pleas meerely
reall, and the next weeke upon Acti
ons mixt, or of any other nature what
Out of the same Booke of Ramsey
Abbey, Sect. 268. will I here set down
the ancient forme of purchasing and gi
ving of possession used in the Hustings:
which is farre different from the fashi
on used at this day. Be it knowne unto
all the sonnes of holy Church, that
Wlfnoth of Walebroc, London, have sold
unto Reynold, Abbot of Ramsey, a cer
taine piece of land which hee had *
* Super Walbroc.
Walebroc, whence he was called Wlf
of Walbroc. As also a certaine house
of stone, and a Shop which hee had
built upon that land, with doores of
yron, and windowes above and be
neath, &c. Which said Wlfnoth hath
sold that Land unto the Abbot of Ram
, and hath given him seisin of it, by
delivery of a certaine staffe, and hath *
* Et clama
vit solam & quietam, & abs{que} omni calumpnia.
quite claimed unto it to all encumbrance:
quiet, and void of all encumbrance:
both he, and Mahald his Wife and his
first wives Daughter: and Mahald his
second Wife, and Henry his sonne by
his second wife, and Christine her
daughter, before the whole Husting of
London, in the house of Alfwine, sonne
of Leofstan: to bee held from this day
forth for ever by the Church of Ram
, in consideration of ten pounds
of pence, which hee gave unto him in
presence of the whole Court of Hu
; of which ten pounds, he the said
Wolfnoth gave forty shillings unto Maud
his daughter for her *
* Propter concessum suum. For giving up her right in it, per
good will, be
cause he had the Land by her Mother.
And the Abbot for his part gave her
halfe a marke of silver; and unto Wlf
Wife, and other two children, for
their good wills, he gave five shillings.
Of this bargaine and sale, be on the part
of the Hustings these witnesses, William
of Einesford, Sheriffe of London, and
Iohn his Vnder-Sheriffe, and Gervase
his Clarke; Andrew Bucuint, and Ralfe
his sonne, and Ralfe his cousin; Gilbert
Proudfoot, William Bukerell
, and many
This deed hath no date mentioned,
but I finde this Reinold to have beene
made Abbot of Ramsey, by King Henry
the first as his Charter shewes, Sect.
. The Successor to this Reinold was
one Walter but what yeere he was made
Abbot in, I finde not; but I finde that
he flourished Anno, 1149. that is, the
fourteenth yeere of King Stephen. By
this may you judge of the antiquity of
the deed, though the precise day be not
By this passage it cleerely appeareth,
that London was honoured with her
Sheriffes Office, even in the age of
King Henry the *
* Which was above 500. yeers since.
first, although our
Chroniclers affirme the Sheriffes to be
made first by King Richard *
* Which was almost 100. yeeres after.
the first,
at his comming to the Crowne: from
whose time our said Chroniclers begin
to reckon the first Maior and Sheriffes,
that is, from the yere of our Lord 1189.
But that the Sheriffes were granted
unto the City, together with the Coun
ty of Middlesex
, plainely appeares by
the said Kings Charter concerning the
liberties of London, given in the begin
ning of his Raigne: nor doe the Maior
and Sheriffes much differ from those
former Magistrates of the City, the
Portreve, and Provost, as might bee

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Moreover, the Cities, of Yorke, Win
chester, Lincolne
, the Ile of Shepey, with
other Burroughs and Cities, are also
said to have had their Hustings. See
Fleta. Lib. 2. cap. 55.
A briefe Collection how
the Court of Request, com
monly called the Court of Con
science, in London, hath beene
established and continued for
many yeeres past, for the re
liefe of poore Debtors in Lon
don, and the Liberties there
of, viz.
Anno 9. H. 8.
I finde that primo
February, Anno 9. H. 8.
an Act of Common
Councell was made,
The first begining of the said Court.

that the Lord Maior
and Aldermen of the
same City for the time being, should
monethly assigne and appoint two Al
dermen, and foure discreet Commo
ners to be Commissioners to sit in the
same Court twice a weeke, viz. Wed
nesday, and Saterday, there to heare
and determine all matters brought be
fore them betweene party and party,
(being Citizens and Freemen of Lon
in all cases where the due debt or
damage did not exceed forty shillings.
This Act was to continue but for two
yeeres then next ensuing: But being
found charitable and profitable for the
reliefe of such poore Debtors as were
not able to make present payment of
their debts;
The rea
sons why the said Court hath had continu
and to restraine malicious
persons, from proceeding in their wil
full Suits: and also to bee a great ease
and helpe to such poore persons as had
small debts owing to them, and were
not able to prosecute Suits in Law for
the same elsewhere:
Other Acts made since to the same purpose.
The same Act
hath sithence bin continued by divers
other Acts of Common Councell: and
hereby (besides the said two Aldermen
monthly assigned) the number of Com
missioners were increased, from foure
to twelve. And so by that Authority,
the same Court continued till the end
of the Raigne of Queene Elizabeth, &c.
And then divers people, being Ci
tizens and Freemen of London (contrary
to their Oathes formerly taken) repi
ning at the authority of the same court,
and not regarding the expence of any
charges how great soever, so they might
have their desires upon their poore
The mali
cious pro
ceeding of cruell Creditors against poore men that claimed the benefit of the Court.
and being often animated
thereunto by divers Attorneys and So
licitors (for their owne particular
gaine) did dayly commence Suits, for
such petty debts and causes against
poore men (Citizens and Freemen of
London) in the high Courts at West
, or else-where out of the said
Court of Requests, to avoid the juris
diction of the same Court, and to barre
the said Commissioners from staying
such Suits, and examining the said cau
ses, and thereby caused the said poore
men many times to pay sixe times as
much charges as their principall debts
or damage did amount unto, to the un
doing of such poore men, their wives
and children, and also to the filling of
the Prisons with the poore so sued:
where otherwise they might have got
their Debts in the said Court of Re
quests, for very small charge and little
For remedy whereof, & for the streng
thening & establishing the said Court,
an Act of Parliament was then made in
Anno primo Iacobi Regis,
An. 1. Iac. An Act of Parlia
ment for confir
ming the power of the Court.
that every Ci
tizen and Freeman of London, that had,
or should have any Debts owing to
him, not amounting to forty shillings,
by any Debtors (Citizens and Free
men of London) inhabiting in London
or the liberties thereof, should or might
cause such Debtors to be warned to ap
peare before the Commissioners of the
said Court; and that the said Com
missioner, or the greater number of
them, should from time to time set
downe such orders betweene such par
ties, Plantiffe and Defendant, Credi
tor and Debtor, touching such debts
not exceeding forty shillings, as they
should finde to stand with equity and
good conscience.
But sithence the making of that Act,
divers persons (intending to subvert the
good and charitable intent of the same)

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have taken hold of some doubtfull and
ambiguous words therein, and have
wrested the same for their owne lucre
and gaine, to the avoiding the jurisdi
ction of the same Court, contrary to the
godly meaning of the said Act.
For remedy whereof, and to the in
tent that some more full and ample
provision might bee made for the fur
ther establishing and strengthening of
the said Court, and for the better re
liefe of such poore Debtors; another
Act of Parliament was made,
An. 3. Iac.
Anno 3.
. whereby the authority of the said
Commissioners were much inlarged,
viz. that every Citizen and Freeman
of London,
An other Act of Parlia
ment concer
ning all debts un
der the summe of forty shil
[and every other person and
persons inhabiting, or that shall inhabit
within the City of London, or the liberties
thereof, being a Tradesman, Victualer, or
Labouring man,]
which have or shall
have any debts owing to him or them,
not amounting to forty shillings, by any
Citizen or Freeman [or by any other
person or persons (being a Victualer, Trades
man, or Labouring man) inhabiting with
in the said City, or the Liberties thereof]

should or might cause such Debtors to
be warned to appeare before the said
Commissioners of the said Court of
Requests. And the said Commissio
ners, or any three, or more of them,
shall have power to set downe such Or
ders betweene Plaintiffe and Defen
dant, Creditor and Debtor, touching
such debts not amounting to forty shil
lings, as they shall finde to stand with
equity and good conscience.
Power of admini
string an Oath.
Also the
said Commissioners, or any three, or
more of them, have power (by the said
Act) to minister an Oath to the Cre
ditor or Debtor, and to such Witnes
ses as shall bee produced on each part:
And also to commit to prison in one of
the Counters, such Creditor or Debtor,
as shall not appeare upon lawfull Sum
mons, or not performe such order as the
said Commissioners, or any three, or
more of them shall set downe. And by
this last Act, the said Court of Requests
is established & continued to this day;
and God grant it may so long continue
to the reliefe of the poore, &c.
Collected by Thomas Griffins,
sometimes a Clarke of the
same Court, &c.
This Tombe stands in St.
Giles Cripplegate Church.
P. M. S.
Virtute, Prudentia, Generis No
bilitate Inclytus, Clarus, Illustris,
Hic Iacet.
E. Dioecesi Eboracensi,
Acri Wighilnencis Olim Domi
nus, Aetatis Suae An. 56. ab
Incarnato Verbo.
Decimo Sexto die mensis Feb. Vi
tam morte mortem Immortali glo
ria Commutavit, atque Stipante
Amicorum Syrmate collacry
mantis, Patriae Cerentium vices,
in hac aede elatus D. Andreae Ter
rae mandatus est.
Iohannis Fosteri Equitis Aurati,
mediorum Angliae finium boriali
um Custodis, Filia,
Moestissima hoc Junere vidua, tanti
conjugij memor, Artemisianae pie
tatis aemula non magnificentia, hoc
perpetuum tam meritorum ejus,
quam Superstitis amoris sui, Mo
numentum Erigit, Consecrat, Di
By his Honourer and Kinsman,
Robert Stapleton.
There are thirteene Scutchions
of Armes.

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Vpon a Tombe in Grace
Church, being at the corner as
you goe into Fen-Church street,
with this Inscription.
To the memory of Iames Bunce, Es
quire, sometime Burgesse of the Par
liament for this City, married Mary,
daughter of George Holmeden of Kent,
Gentleman, by whom hee had seven
children, whereof living at the time
of his decease, Iames his eldest son,
who married Sarah, daughter of
Thomas Gipps, Esquire, Mathew, and
Mary, wife of Master Iohn Langham,
of this City Merchant; he departed
this life the 26. of Ianuary, Anno
. aged 68.
When death cuts off a branch
from earths worne stem,
Faith, hope, transports the soule
to heavens Di’dem.
On a Grave-stone there.
Here lyeth Iames Bunce, Esquire, that
departed this life the 26. of Ianuary,
Anno 1631. and Mary his wife, that
died the second of October, 1612.
Vpon a Gravestone in St.
Fosters Church in Faringdon
Ward within, with this
Inscription on it.
Heere lyeth the bodyes of Lawrence
, Citizen and Fishmonger of
London, about 63. yeeres of age, and
of Vrsula his Wife, the daughter of
Iohn Hericke, of Leicester Esquire,
82. yeeres of age; they had issue
together five Sonnes and two
Daughters, Edward, George, Hum
frey, Iohn, Dorothy
, and Thoma
; he deceased the tenth of Aprill,
1588. and shee died the 24. of No
vember, 1614.
This Monument stands
in Saint Margarets Church in
Westminster, and hath this
Annae, vxori suae a mantissimae & optimae,
Filiae Willielmi Barlowi, Episcopi Ci
cestrensis, & Agathae Welsborne, gene
rosae conjugis ejus, diem suum quinto
idus Decembris, Anno Domini 1597.
obeunti Westmonasterij, quo virum ad
Parliamentum comitabatur; Harbartus
Westfalingus, Episcopus Herefordiensis,
susceptis ex ipsa quin{que} liberis; Harbar
to, qui duxit Franciscam Rudhall gene
rosam; Anna quae Gulielmo Ieffereys Ar.
Margareta, quae Richardo Eedes wigor
niae Decano; Elizabetha, quae Roberto
Walweyne generso; & Francisca, quae
Francisco Ienkes generoso nupta est.
In memoriam virtutis, & amo
ris ipsius posuit.
In the same Church is a
new Monument lately erected,
in the North Ile, and this
Inscription on it.
In expectation of a joyfull Resurrecti
on, neere this place resteth the body
of Robert Golding, Gentleman, borne
in this City of Westminster, and some
time chiefe Burgesse thereof: His
Honesty, and Charitable life, gai
ned good esteeme; his Age, due
and deserved respect of all. And in
the house where he tooke beginning
in his infancy, hee most peaceably
and piously ended his dayes on the
22. of November, 1629. Being al
waies carefull of his wayes, charita
ble to the poore, and very judicious
and ready in discharging of all Offi
ces incident to the civill Governe
ment of this City, wherein he fully

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proceeded long before his death. He
lived to see the change of foure
Kings and Queenes, and yet in assu
red hope of never changing blisse,
by the meritorious passion of his only
Mediator, Christ Jesus: Hee never
altered or changed from the now
truly professed Religion, wherein he
most constantly died in the 78. of his
age▪ leaving behinde him two sons
and three daughters.
To whose pious memory William Gol
, his eldest sonne, and sole Exe
cutor, hath at his owne charge ere
cted this Monument, Iune 1631.
This Monument stands in
Westminster Abbey, and hath
this Inscription.
Here lies expecting the second com
ming of our Lord Iesus Christ, the
body of Edmond Spencer, the Prince
of Poets in his time, whose divine
Spirit needs no other witnesse, then
the workes which hee left behind
him: He was borne in London, in the
yeere and died in the yeere
This Monument stands in Westminster Abbey
with this Inscription.
Deo Optim. Maxim.
Hic in Domino requiescit Richardus Cox de Porters, eques Aurat: Filius
Tertius Thomae Cox, de Beymonds Comit. Harford. Armigeri,
In hospitio Regio per multos annos Oeconomicus, Fidelitate, Diligentia,
Et Prudentia probatus,
Reginae Eliz. à Dietis, Item & Regi Iacobo, cui tandem factus est
Magister Hospitij Digniss.
Vir Religionis Cultu, Morum Comitate, Corporis Castitate Affectuum temperantia,
Imprimiss spectatus
Erga Bene-meritos Amore, suos Beneficentia, Pauperes Caritate, omnes Aequitate,
Anno Aetatis 69. Coelebs, postquam se vitae Meliori, multâ vigilantiâ, & Devotione
praepar âsset, Deo placidè Animam reddidit, 13. Decemb. 1623.
Ioannes Cox de Beymonds Armiger, Frater secundus Fratri è Testamento
Haeres, Amoris hoc Monumentum posuit.
Deus non est Mortuorum sed viventium.
This Monument of Master Camden is in Westminster
Abbey, where hee holds a Booke with Britannia on it.
There followes this Inscription.
Qui fide Antiqua, & opera assidita,
Britanicam Antiquitatem
Simplicitatem Innatam Honestis
Studijs excoluit,
Animi Solertiam Candore illustravit,
Guliemus Camdenus, ab Elizabetha
R. ad Regis Armorum
(CLrentij Titulo) Dignitatem
Hic spe certa Resurgendi in
Christo. S. E.
Obijt Anno Domini 1623. 9. Novembris.
Aetatis suae, 74.

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IOHN KING Bishop of Lon
don, descended from the An
cient KINGS of Devonshire
by his Father, and from the
CONQVESTS of Haughton
Conqnest, in Bedfordshire, by
his Mother, lyes buried in
the South Ile of Saint Pauls,
behind the Bishops Seat, ha
ving onely a plaine Marble
over him, and RESVRGAM
written on it for his Epitaph;
as himselfe directed in his
These Verses hang by in a Table.
dinensis, quicquid mortale est in
hoc pulvere componitur.
HIC IACET, nisi quis calumnietur,
Mendax Transliberinus Ambulator,
Transferri Cineres, Fidemque Romam.
Et migrâsse semel, simulque utrumque;
Praesul Catholicus, sed Orthodoxus.
Non partis studiosus, evagari
per divortia multa opinionum,
Aut Sectas didicit novas creare:
Quod si qui fuerint notae prioris,
Quos vulgus facit & colit Magistros,
His tantâ levitate non adhaesit,
Vt persona fide magis placeret:
Magna nomina, sed minora semper
Isthaec omnia, Veritate duxit.
Tantum-non fuit Ille de Locustis,
Aut rasis Monachis, pijs que nequam,
Vrbem qui gravidâre Septicollem:
Qui circum Capitolium strepentes
Romanum, velut Anseres sonori,
Cygnaeas temerare cantilenas
Audent, per modulamen inficetum:
Et pro vocibus ultimis Oloris,
Commendare suas, & Anserinas.
Sed, quod nec Calami, nec Ora centum:
Nec Perjuria mille de Duaco;
Nec Satan Decumanus ille mendax;
Nec tandem Legio Diabolorum,
Extorquere suis strophis valebunt:
Vnus si Deus est, Fides & vna▪
Huic vni immoriens, & Anglicanae.
Quod si quis Logodaedalus profanus,
Aut Famae Plagiarius Scelestus,
Quicquam Sacrilego reponat ore:
Si Vafer Fidei Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […],
Qui vult de similâ Deum creare,
Et Christum jubet innatare vino:
Et sic Hereticos & Orthodoxos
Confundit, facit utque symbolizent
Plus quam Pythagorae Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […],
Seductum crepat hunc Apostatâsse:
Tam ventosa Fides videtur illis;
Tam ventosus & Ille Christianus;
Vt post tot, docilis Senex, aristas,
Accessisse putetur imparatus,
Infansque, ad Documenta Lessiana.
Non plures libet, Arbitros citare,
Quam Conscire suum: quod apprecares
Testem, Carnificamque, Iudicemque,
Illi, quisquis erat Sacer Poeta;
An plus crediderit suae Legendae,
Quam vulgi pius ille fascinator,
Autor plumbeus Aureae Legendae.
Quin si jurat idem sat impudenter,
Lingua peierat; at quid inde? Mentem
Injuratus habet; Scioque habebit.
Tis si credideris secus VIATOR,
Nugis, Impliciti necessitate
Assensus, bibulam fidem recludens,
Si quis Ser aphicus propinet Autor;
Veternum excutias: & absque tandem
Susceptore, tuum pares Adultus
Examen, tibi teque cognitorem
Ponas, & sapias monente Amico.
Sin sis Credulitatis obstinatae,
Conclamatus es: ILICET. Deinceps
Te Stultum jubeo libenter esse.
In Diem Obitus.
Quem Gap in transcription. Reason: The text is not clear for some reason not covered by other available values. foreign […] Domini fecerat Sacriū Diem,
Et Mors coronis integri Certaminis:
Hunc aeque Amicum Numen indulsit diem.
Desider ando, quod prope hic, Capiti, lacet,
Quo solveretur Vita vitalis parum.
Dolorum utrumque dixeris recte Virum;
Hic Saxeam, Ille Ligneam sensit Crucem,
Hic intus, Ille bajulans Extra suam:
Dolorum, utri{que} Lux posuit una & modii.
Quin ipsa Lux haec masculum robur dedit,
Vt nil tremendum Mortis, incuteret metus;
Sed Pascha verum, Transitus potius foret,
Aeternitati Prodromus. Marmor loquax

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Spirat RESVRGAM, Mysticis candës Notis:
Nec ipse Sadducaeus apparet Lapis.
Condit{que} tantum, non Premit Corpus: grave
Spes ista superat pondus, & Summum petit;
Nec detine bit mole Depositum suâ;
Sed sponte ruptus Exitum tandem dabit.
Cum Triduanum dormierit. Ipsus tulit
Hanc, Christus Olim, Tertiae Lucis moram.
(Nec mille Saecla Triduum excedunt Dei.)
Sic tota demum, juncta Primitijs, Seges
Egerminabit. Haec Via ad Patriam, Mori.
Calcata Mors est; Surget ad Patriam vigil.
Hanc spē fovebat Ille: quod sculptii hic legis,
Sed Corde fixum fuerat, & Coeloratum.
Anagram: Nominis, & Chronogr:
Aetatis 62. currentis.
Chronogramma Anni Domini
Philip. 1. 23.
Pauli hoc dissolvi, repeti non desiit, ante
Quam, quae protulerat, Lingua soluta fuit.
Non hic Pyramides; non sculpta Panegyris ambit
Hos Cineres; lapidum nec pretiosa strues.
Quod frugale magis, Tibi Te cōmittimus unū:
Si jaceas aliter, vilior Vmbra fores.
Nam Tibi qui similis vivit, moritur{que}, Sepulcrū
Ille sibi vivax, & sibi Marmor erit.
Valentine Cary, sometimes Deane
of Saint Pauls Church, and after
Bishop of Excester, lyes buried
on the South side of the Quire,
vnder a plaine Stone, with
this Inscription
about it.
Hic jacet Valentinus Carey, Sacrae The
ologiae Doctor, olim Decaenus hujus Ec
clesiae, qui obijt Episcopus Exon: Cujus
Monumentum, ibidem, erectum patet.
In the South side of the Quire of
Saint Pauls Church stands
a white Marble Statue on an
Vrne, with this In
scription over it.
Ioannes Donne
Sac. Theol. profess.
Post varia studia, Quibus
ab Annis Tenerrimis Fideliter,
nec infaeliciter incubuit,
Instinctu, & Impulsu Spir. Sancti,
Monitu, & Hortatu Regis Iacobi.
Anno sui Iesu, 1614. & suae Aetat. 42.
Decanatu hujus Eccles. indutus
27. Novemb. 1621.
Exutus morte ultimo die
Martii. An. 1631.
Hic licet in Occiduo Cinere,
Aspicit eum
Cujus Nomen, est Oriens.
Vpon a faire Monument stand
ing in the South Ile of Saint
Pauls Church this is
W. S.
Gulielmus Cokaynus, Eques Auratus, Ci
vis & Senator Londinenfis: Septemque
abhine Annis, vrbis praefectus, Anti
qua Cokaynorum Derbiensium Familia
oriundus, Quia Bono publico vixit, &
damno publico decessit, & Gaudio pub
lico, Regem Iacobum, ad decorum hujus
domus Dei, senescentis jam, & Corru
gatae Restitudinem, solemnitèr, huc ve
nientem, Consulatu suo, Magnificê ex
cepit, id circo, in Templo publico, ad Ae
ternam Rei Memoriam,
Hîc situs est.
At verò, & Famae Celebritas, Quae viget
in ore Hominum, & Gloria Beatitu
dinis, Quam Migrando adeptus est,
& splendor Sobolis, quam Numerosam
Genuit, atque Nobilem Reliquit, Iun
ctim Efficiunt omnia, ne dicatur,
Hîc situs est.

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Vnà cum illo, tot Homines mortui, quot
in illo defunctae sunt virtutes; simul
que & acies Ingenij, & popularis eloquij
suada, & Morum gravitas, & probitas
vitae, & Candor Mentis, & Animi
Constantia, & prudentia singularis, &
veri senatoris Insignia,
Hîc sepulta sunt.
Iam tuum est, Lector, Felicitatis ad Cul
men Anhelare, per ista vestigia laudis,
& venerandi imitatione Exempli, cu
rare, ne unquam virtutis sic semina
intereant, vt dicatur,
Hîc sepulta sunt.
Obijt 20. Octob Anno Dom. 1626.
Et Aetatis suae 66.
Vpon another faire Monument
standing by it is this In
scription. Memoriae
Gulielmo Hewyr Armigero,
Roberti Hewyt
A. Killamarch in Agro Derbiensi,
Filio secundo Genito,
Qui, mortuo Fratre Natu Maiore,
Paternam crevit Haereditatem,
Posterisque Transmisit.
Nobilem Mercaturam exercuit.
Vita integerrima fuit, & Moribus
Bonarum literarum studia promovit,
Egenorum proventus Largiter Auxit,
Nec minor pietate.
Religionem, cum Ministris sacris, &
Coluit, & Fovit,
Ita, per omnia, se ubique gessit, ut
Vivum Exemplar,
Christum Redemptorem Cogitans
Vitam ante Mortem Consummaverit.
Filios Genuit Quatuor,
Ioannem, Salomonem,
Thomam, Gulielmum,
Et Filias duas,
Mariam, Elizabetham.
Annum, Lxxvij. Agens,
xij. Iunij. M.D.XCIX. ad patriam Coe
lestem evocatus,
Magnum sui desiderium Reliquit
Qui Hoc pie ac Maeren.
P. P.
The Monument upon which
this Inscription is set, stands
in our Ladies Chapell, in S.
Pauls Church: at the foure
corners of this faire Monu
ment stand foure Iet Pillars,
upon each the figure of an
Angell, on the one side of it
is the representation of Sir
Iohn Wolley and his Lady; on
the other, of their sonne Sir
Francis, at the head and foot
of it, all in blacke (as Mour
ners) the curious and artfull
shadowes of his two Execu
tors, Sir Arthur Mannering,
and Master Iohn Minterne.
The Inscription.
WOllei clarum nomen,
natusque paterque,
Ambo Equites, Natus
Franciscus patre Ioanne,
Clarus vt Haeredem virtutis,
amoris, Honoris
Praestaret, Monumenta sibi haec,
& utrique Parenti
Constituit, Generis
qui nominis unicus Haeres,
Tam cito, tam Claros,
est defecisse dolendum.
Ille Pator, Lumen,
literarum Nobile sydus,
Oxoniae ex Meritis,
Reginae accitus Elizae,
Vt qui a secret is cum
scriberet illa Latine,

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Atque a consiliis cum
consultaret in Aula,
Atque Periscelidis,
qui Cancellarius esset,
Tantum ille ingenio valuit,
tantum instar in illo.
Non minus omnimoda
virtute illa inclyta Mater,
Nobilibus Patre & Fratre
illustrissima moris,
Clara domi per se:
sed Elisam ascivit Elisa,
Clarior ut fieret,
Wollei ornata Marite.
Quo viduata, vire
quo non praeclarior alter
Nubat Egertono, Repetat
sed mortua primum.
Franciscus tandem, at
nimium cîto utrum{que} sequutus,
Hic jacet ante pedes
eques illustrissimus, illis
Haecponi jussit, seque
& tria nomina Poni:
Sic voluit, placuit,
superis pia grata voluntas.
Discite mortales,
Memores sic esse Parentum,
Dicite qui legitis,
sic sic petit Aethera virtus.
The Stone bearing this Inscrip
tion, is in the middle Ile of this
Church, not farre from
the steps to the
Spe Resurgendi
Hic jacet
Thomas Raymond
Sacrae Theologiae
Sancti Albani
Hujusque Ecclesiae
Obijt 4. die Novembris.
Aetatis 47.
Salutis 1631.
Not farre from this, a Stone
with these words about it.
Hic jacet Gulielmus Bonham, nuper
Civis, & Vinitarius London, Filius
Thomae Bonham de Stanway in
Comitatu Essex Arm. Qui obijt
duodecimo Februarij. Anno Dom.
Not farre from the other.
Over against the little North doore, in the
same Ile, under a faire marble stone,
without any Inscription upon it, lyeth bu
ried the body of Doctor houson, late Bi
shop of Durham.
This Monument is in Saint Giles
Cripplegate Church, on the
South side the Chancell, and
hath this Inscription.
Piae Memoriae Charissimorum
Iohannis Speed, Civis Londinensis, Mer
catorum Scissorum Fratris, servi fi
delissimi Regiarum Majestatum E
liz. Iacobi
, & Caroli nunc superstitis.
Terrarum nostrarum Geographi acu
rati, & fidi antiquitatis Britannicae
Historiographi, Genealogiae sacrae
Elegantissimi delineatoris. Qui post
quam Annos 77. superaverat, non tam
morbo confectus, quam mortalitatis
taedio lassatus, Corpore se levavit,
Iulij 28. 1629. & jucundissimo Re
demptoris sui desiderio sursū elatus,
carnem hîc in custodiā posuit, denuò
cum Christus venerit, Recepturus.
On the other side of him.
Susannae suae suavissimae, quae postquam
duodecim illi Filios, & sex Filias pe
perat, quinquaginta septem junctis
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LIberos, gravi & frequenti Horta
mine, ad Dei cultum sollicitaverat,
pietatis, & Charitatis opere quoti
diano praeluxerat, emori demum e
rudiit suo exemplo. Quae septuage
naria placidè in Christo obdormivit,
& Fidei suae mercedem habuit, Mar
tij vigessimo octavo, Anno domi
ni Millessimo sexcentessimo vigessi
mo octavo.
Another Monument on the
North side the Quire, with
this Inscription.
Memoriae Sacrum.
Hic jacet Robertus Cage Armiger, omni
um literarum Homo, Vita integer, mor
te Christianus, nec dum mortuus, nam
in memoria aeterna erit justus.
Solus Christus,
Mihi sola salus.
Anno Domini 1625.
Another Monument neere to
this last, with this Inscrip
tion on it.
Here lies the body of Matthew Palmer,
Esquire, who died the 18. of May
1605. together with Anne his wife,
who died the last day of Iune, 1630.
by whom he had foure sons and one
daughter, viz. Thomas Palmer, his
eldest sonne, deceased the 5. of May,
1631. and is also buried. Elizabeth,
Edward, Andrew
, and Ralphe, who
when it so pleaseth God, desire this
place for the custody of theìr bodies
likewise, till their assured and glori
ous Resutrection.
Another Monument on the
South side of the Quire, with
this Inscription.
To the Memory
Of Constance Whitney, eldest daugh
ter to Sir Robert Whitney, of Whit
, the proper possession of him and his
Ancestors, in Herefordshire, for above
500. yeeres past. Her Mother was the
fourth daughter of Sir Thomas Lucy.
of Charlecoite in Warwickshire, by
Constance Kingsmell, daughter and
Heire of Richard Kingsmell, Survey
or of the Court of Wards. This Lady
Lucy, her Grandmother, so bred her
since she was eight yeeres old,
Thus farre written upon the figure
or resemblance of a Coffin.
As she excel’d in all noble qualities, becom
ming a Virgin of so sweet propertion of
beauty and harmony of parts, she had all
sweetnesse of maners answerable:
A delightfull sharpnesse of wit;
An offencelesse modesty of conversation;
A singular respect and piety to her Pa
rents; but Religious even to example.
She departed this life most Christianly, at
seventeene; dying, the griefe of all; but
to her Grandmother an unrecoverable
losse, save in her expectation, shee shall
not stay long after her, and the comfort of
knowing whose she is, and where in the
Resurrection to meet her.
This Table is on the South side
of the Quire in Saint Sepulchers,
with this Inscription.
To the living Memory of his
deceased Friend, Captaine IOHN
SMITH, who departed this mortall
life on the 21. day of Iune, 1631.
with his Armes, and this Motto,
Accordamus, vincere est vivere.
HEre lies one conquer’d
that hath conquer’d Kings,
Subdu’d large Territories,
and done things
Which to the World
impossible would see me,
But that the truth
is held in more esteeme.
Shall I report
his former service done
In honour of his God
and Christendome:

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How that he did
divide from Pagans three,
Their Heads and Lives,
Types of his Chivalry:
For which great service
in that Climate done,
Brave Sigismundus
(King of Hungarion)
Did give him as a Coat
of Armes to weare,
Those conquer’d heads
got by his Sword and Speare?
Or shall I tell
of his adventures since,
Done in Virginia,
that large Continence:
How that he subdu’d
Kings unto his yoke,
And made those Heathen flie,
as wind doth smoke;
And made their Land,
being of so large a Station,
A habitation
for our Christian Nation:
Where God is glorifi’d,
their wants suppli’d,
Which else for necessaries
might have di’d?
But what availes his Conquest,
now he lyes
Inter’d in earth,
a prey for Wormes and Flies?
O may his soule
in sweet Elizium sleepe,
Vntill the Keeper
that all soules doth keepe,
Returne to Iudgement,
and that after thence,
With Angels he may have
his recompence.
Captaine Iohn Smith, sometime Gover
nour of Virginia, and Admirall
of New England.
Coya Shawsware.
THis Monument, or that of which
this is a shadow, with their Cha
racters ingraven about it, stands
in Petty France, at the West end of the
lower Churchyard of Saint Botolphes
Bishopsgate (not within, but without
the walls, the bounds of our consecra
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memory of one Coya Shawsware, a Per
sian Merchant, and a principall ser
vant and Secretary to the Persian Am
bassadour, with whom he and his sonne
came over. He was aged 44. and buri
ed the tenth of August, 1626. The Am
bassadour himselfe, young Shawsware
his sonne, and many other Persians,
(with many expressions of their infi
nite love and sorrow) following him to
the ground betweene eight and nine of
the clocke in the morning. The rites
and ceremonies that (with them) are
due to the dead, were chiefly perfor
med by his sonne, who sitting crosse
legged at the North end of the grave,
(for his Tombe stands North and
South) did one while Reade, another
while Sing; his Reading and Singing
intermixt with sighing and weeping.
And this, with other things that were
done in the Grave in private (to pre
vent with the sight the relation) conti
nued about halfe an houre.
But this was but this dayes businesse:
for, as this had not beene enough to
performe to their friend departed, to
this place and to this end (that is, Pray
er, and other funerall devotions) some
of them came every morning and eve
ning at sixe and sixe, for the space of a
moneth together. And had come (as
it was then imagined) the whole time
of their abode here in England, had not
the rudenesse of our people disturbed
and prevented their purpose.
Camera Dianae.
VPon Pauls wharfe Hill,
within a great gate, and
belonging to that gate
next to the Doctors Com
, are many faire
Tenements, which in their Leases made
from the Deane and Chapter, goe by
the name or title of Camera Dianae; so
denominated from aspacious and speci
ous building, that in the time of Henry
the second, stood where they now are
In this Camera, or arch’d and vaulted
Structure (full of intricate wayes and
windings) this H. the second (as some
time he did at Woodstocke) did keepe, or
was supposed to have kept, that Iewell
of his heart, faire Rosamond; she whom
there he called Rosa Mundi; and here,
by the name of Diana; and from hence
had this house that title.
To this day are remaines, and some
evident testifications of tedious tur
nings and windings; as also of a passage
under ground, from this house to Caste-Baynard,
which was no doubt the Kings
way from thence to his Camera Dianae,
or the Chamber of his brightest Diana.
Of the three Brethen appointed to preach at Saint
Maires Spittle at Easter 1632.
HAving renued the memory of
this, from a time so long before
us, let us remember and ende
vour to maintaine to posterity, among
many memorable things of our owne
time, that of those three worthy Bre
thren, Doctor Samuel Wincope, Master
Thomas Wincope, and Master Iohn Win
, learned and reverend Divines, that
upon Munday, Tuesday, and Wed
nesday, in Easter weeke, 1632. prea
ched at Saint Maries Spittle. Three
Brothers, such a thing (as but in these)
is not knowne to any man living, nor
recorded to any mans reading. Yet to
this let me adde this more, being cal
led to this place to prech, from places
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other, they met not so happily here to
preach, as in the matter upon which
they did preach: for though their Texts
were severall, their subject was one and
the same, this is worthy our observa
tion; yet to make it worth admiration,
and a perpetuall memory, wee are to
take notice, how upon that one and the
same subject, they did precede and suc
ceed one the other like the linkes in a
golden chaine, the second beginning
where the first ended, and the third
where the second ended; the last abso
lutely concluding what the two former
had so absolutely induced to, with their
admirable ends and uses.
A briefe relation of the six children drowned at the
Ducking pond, Ianuary 19. 1633.
VPon Saterday the 19. of Ianu
ary, 1633. sixe pretty young
Lads, going to sport themselves
upon the frozen Ducking-pond, neere
to Clearken well, the Ice too weake to
support them, fell into the water, con
cluding their pastime with the lamen
table losse of their lives: to the great
griefe of many that saw them dying,
many more that afterward saw them
dead, with the in-expressible griefe
of their Parents.
A briefe Relation of that lamentable Fire, that hapned
on London Bridge, the 13. of February 1633.
FRom this let us turne, our eyes up
on that lamentable Fire upon Lon
bridge, that upon Monday the
13. of February, 1633. betweene ele
ven and twelve towards midnight gave
us ashes in stead of Beauty: the ashes,
into which the third part of the Bridge
was consum’d, for the beautifull Frames
so consumed.
The number of the houses then burnt
on both sides the Bridge, from the
Church called Saint Magnus, to the
first open place, were two and for
ty; all which (with a great part of
their wares, the goods, and rich furni
ture in them) were devoured to the
ground (though many hands, much la
bour, with a great deale of feare and
danger, were carefully employed to
prevent it) before eight of the clocke
the next morning. Thus suddenly they
were burnt to the ground, all above
ground quencht and extinguisht, but
beneath in their Vaults and Cellars, the
fire remained glowing and burning for
the space of a whole weeke after.
The house in which it began was the
house of one Master Brigs (at the hither
end of the Bridge) a Needle-maker:
but now it beganne, because divesly
spoken by many, I would not set downe
from any.
The losse was great and sudden, pre
senting (as a glasse) the length of a
lease or of life, when such a sad chance
shall betide us. Though getting a long
lease of our lands, we presume of a lease
of our lives, of a long and secure pos
session; like those in the 4. of Iames,
that say, To day or to morrow we will goe
into such a City, and continue there for a
yeere, and buy, and sell, and get money
They will goe, they will stay, they will
get, such losses as these never thought
on; though the same Prophet (in
the same place) tell them, They know
not what the morrow may bring with

foure miles about LONDON:
And what Memorable matters and Monuments wee
have found and met withall in our Iourney.
In the Church at Fulham are these ensuing
This Monument is at the upper
end of the Chancell, and hath
this Inscription.
HIc situs est Gulielmus Biliesby,

Eques Auratus, Fisci Regij ostia
rius, cum Anna vxore, è Fami
lia Brogravia, quae illi peperit duas Filias,
Franciscam, & Margaretam, totidemque
Eilîos, qui infantes objerunt.
Obijt ille 25. Martij 1607.
Illa 27. Maij 1608.
Francisca Filia primogenita, primum
nupta Ioanni Madocks Armigero,
postea Thomae Walker Armigero,
Fisci Regij ostiario. Obijt die 6.
Novembris 1607. & hic parentibus
tumulatur. Margar. altera Flia e
nupta Hugoni Parlor, de Plumsted
Armigero. Obijt & in Ecclesia
Sanct. Margaretae Westmonasterij
Another Monument on the
South side the Quire, with
this Inscription.
D. O. M.
Thomae Smitho Equiti Aurato, Regij Ma
jestati, à supplicum libellis, & ab Epi
stolis Latinis, viro doctrina, prudentia
que singulari, Francisca Guil. Baronis
Chandos filia, optimo Marito Conjux
Moestiss. plorans posuit. Obijt 28. die
Novemb. 1609.

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Another Monument on the
South side the Quire, with
this Inscription.
Epitaphium D. Gulielmi Brutij E
quitis Aurati, & Medici Regis
Henrici octavi, qui obiis
An. Dom. 1545.
Novem. 17.
Quid Medicina valet?
quid Honos? quid Gratia Regum?
Quid popularis Amor,
Mors ubi saeva venit?
Sola valet pietas,
quae structa est, Auspice Christo
Sola in morte valet,
caetera cuncta fluunt.
Ergo mihi in vita
fuerit quando omnia Christus,
Mors mihi nunc lucrum,
vitaque Christus erit.
Epitaphium hoc primitus inscriptum pa
riete, & situ jam penè exesum, sic de
mum restituit Leonardus Butts Ar
miger Norfolciensis. Oct. 30. 1627.
Amoris ergo.
Another Monument neere to
this last, with this Inscrip
tion on it.
At Earth in Cornwall
was my first beginning,
From Bonds and Corringtons,
as it may appeare:
Now to Earth in Fulham,
God disposed my ending,
In March the thousand
and six hundred yeere
Of Christ, in whom
my body here doth rest,
Till both in body and soule
I shall be fully blest.
Thomas Bond. Obijt Anno Aetatis
suae 68.
In the Church at Putney
are these ensuing Monuments.
This Monument is in the Chan
cell on the North side, and
hath this Inscription.
Memoriae Sacrum.
HEre lyeth the body of Richard
of Putney,
in the Coun
ty of Surrey Esquire: who mar
ried Mary, the second Daughter of
George Scot of Staplefoord Taune, in the
County of Essex, Esquire. He depar
ted this life the 27. of September, An
no 1615. Aetatis sua
What tongue can speake
the vertues of this creature,
Whose Body faire,
whose Soule of rarer feature?
He liv’d a Saint,
he di’d a holy Wight,
In Heaven, on earth,
a joyfull heavy sight.
Body Soule united,
agree’d in one,
Like strings well tuned
in an Vni-sone.
No discord harsh
this Navell could untie,
’Twas Heaven, the Earth,
this Musicke did envy.
Wherefore may well be said.
He lived well;
And being dead,
the world his vertues tell.
Though Richard Lusher
sleepeth in the dust,
He sleepes in hope,
and hopes to live againe:
His soule in Heaven
is waking with the just,
And wakes in joy,
being free’d from sense of paine,
Bones take your rest,
your soule in Heaven attends,
The blest re-union
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Marito dilectissimo, Maria Lusher con
jux Moestissima, in perpetuum Amoris
Testimonium, hoc Monumentum plo
rans posuit.
Mary, by her first match, Lusher, daugh
ter of George Scot, Esquire, descended
from Iohn Scot, Lord chiefe Justice
of England, in the raigne of King Ed
the third, and after wife to Tho
mas Knivet
, descended from Iohn
Knight, Lord chiefe Justice
in the same Kings raigne, and Lord
Chancellour of England.
To Thomas Knivet.
That you have laid
my body here,
By that first side
I lov’d so deere,
I thanke you Husband:
That the poore
Are still your care,
I thanke you more.
These last I charg’d
you with alive,
Being done, I rest,
while you survive.
But yet I have
another Boone,
When Fate shall come
(as come full soone
It will, and will
not be deni’d)
That you would close
my other side.
Y’ave thought it worthy
to bee read
You once were second
to my bed;
Why may you not
like title have,
To this my second bed,
the Grave?
This Stone will cover
us all three,
And under it
we shall be free
From Love, or Hate,
or least distrust
Of Jealousie
to vexe our dust:
For here our bodies
doe but wait
The summons for
their glorious state.
On the same Monument is
this Inscription.
Quam Diu Domine.
Siste Hospes:
Quod Reliqui est Lectissimae Foeminae
Te Rogitat,
Etiam ego, superstes Maritus,
superstes ipse Funeri meo.
Nam in Conjuge, Conjunx vixi,
et cum illa Elatus sum.
Maria, mea Maria,
Dulcissima Maria
Hic sita est.
Cor Gratiarum, flos venustatis Merus,
Sedes amorum, Castitatis exemplar
Tanti erga me affectus
Morum ac vitae perpetuae Sanctimoniae,
ut vivens, Moriensque,
Singulari Praeluxerit Face
Vel ordinis sui, vel sexus.
Heu qualem amisi
Ex puerperio Raptam?
Et cum ea, spem Posteritatis.
Sic me relinquis? Sic Terras deseris?
O Christianae perfectionis Imago,
Injuriarum contemptrix Facilis,
Doloribus Ferendis Fortis:
Omnes in te certabant virtutes
sed vicit Pieras.
Fulges etiam in ipsa mortis umbra,
Divini amoris dum vixisti Flamma
Et Postquam vixisti Astrum.
Vale, Vale Maria:
Nullum de te dolorem
Nisi ex Acerbissima tua morte
At (Cara Conjunx) non ego te desinam
Lugere, donec vi doloris obrutus
Meis & ipse liquero luctum parem.
M. S.
Pientissimae Mariae
Cui lucis ortum Staplefordia dedit,
Genus{que} Scottorum Familia vetus,
Georgiae Filiae & Cohaeredi:
Primis Nuptijs Richardo Lushero junctae,
Nicholai Equitis Aurati Filio;
Proximis mihi Thomae Knivetto,
Maritorum Moestissimo.
Obijt xxvij. Aug. M. DC. xxiij.
Aetatis 35.

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In the Church at Chelsey,
are these ensuing Monuments.
In the South side of the North
Ile is this inscription.
In obitum illustrissimi viri,
Domini Ar
thuri Gorges, Equitis Aurati,
Transtulit Lucanum
Te deflent Nati, Natae, Cele
berima Conjux;
Te dolet argutae, magna
Caterva scholae;
At Lucanus ait, se vivo, non
Arthurum Gorges, Tran
stulit ipse decus,
Aethereas Cupiens Arthu
rus adire per Auras,
Et nonus ex ejus Nomi
ne Natus adest.
Arth. Gorg.
Equ. Au
rat. Filius
eius Natu
In the same Ile on the South side
is this inscription.
Here lieth the right Noble and Excel
lent Princesse, Lady Iane Guilford,
late Dutchesse of Northumber land;
Daughter and sole Heire unto the
right Honourable, Sir Edward Guil
, Knight, Lord Warden of the
five Ports. The which Sir Edward,
was sonne to the right Honourable,
Sir Richard Guilford, sometimes
Knight, and Companion of the most
Noble Order of the Garter. And the
said Dutchesse was wife to the right
High and Mighty Prince, Iohn Dud
, late Duke of Northumberland;
by whom she had issue 13. children,
that is to wit, eight sonnes and five
daughters: and after shee had lived
46. yeeres, she departed this transi
tory world at her Mannor of Chelsey,
the 22. day of January, in the second
yeere of the raigne of our Soveraigne
Lady, Q. Mary the first, An. 1555.
on whose soule Jesus have mercy.
Another on the South side,
thus inscribed.
In obitum Nobilissimorum Conjugum
Gregorij D. Dacres, &
Annae uxoris.
Quos ardens copulavit Amor,
Iuvenilibus annis,
Abstulit atra dies,
mors inopina rapit;
Ille prior Fatis, Dacrorum
Nobile Germen
Occidit, In Morbum,
at incidit illa prius.
Quae languescendo, Miserae
praetedia vitae
Sensit, tam dulci conjuga
Cassa suo.
Vt teneri cordis concordia
junxerat ambos,
Sic idem Amborum contegit
ossa locus.
Quos jungit tumulus,
conjungunt coelica Tecta,
Vt teneant Coelum,
qui tenuere fidem.
Nobilis iste Vir obijt, Septem. 25. 1594.
Nobilis ista Muli
lier obijt, Maij 14. 1595.
Nobilis Anna Iaces,
prudens Sackvillia proles
Viva tui defles
funera Moesta viri.
Nil mortale placet,
Coelum tua pectora spirant,
Postquam Parca viri,
conscidit Atra, diem
Foeminei lux Clara chori,
pia, casta, pudica,
Aegris subsidium,
Pauperibusque decus.
Fida deo, perchara tuis,
constansque diserta,
Vt patiens Morbi,
sic pietatis amans.

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O quoties manibus passis,
ad culmina Coeli,
Hanc Animam dixti,
suscipe quaeso Deus
Menspia, Coelestis patriae
pervenit ad Arcem,
Hic tumulus corpus,
mentis inane tenet.
Another Monument on the
North side the Chancell,
and hath this inscribed.
O Lord, in thee have I trusted,
Let me never be confounded.
Here lieth the body of Thomas Hunger
of Chilsey in the County of Mid
Esquire; the second sonne of
Robert Hungerford the elder, of Cad
in the County of Wilth Esquire;
who hath served King Henry the 8.
in the roomth of a Gentleman Pen
tioner, and was with his Majesty at
the winning of Boloine; and King
Edward the sixth at Mussleborough
field; besides Queene Mary and
Queene Elizabeth, in their affaires,
being of the age of 70. yeeres, who
had to Wife Vrsula Matdenhead, the
Daughter of the Lady Sands. Anno
Another on the North side with
this inscription.
The yeeres wherein I liv’d
were fifty foure,
October twenty eight
did end my life:
Children five of eleven
God left in store,
Sole comfort to their mother,
and my wife.
The world can say
what I have beene before,
What I am now,
examples still are rife:
Thus Thomas Laurence
speakes to times ensuing,
That Death is sure,
and Time is past renuing.
Obijt. 1593.
On the South side
a Monument of Sir Thomas Moore, dated Anno Domini. 1532.
Another Monument in the same
Church, with this in
Sacrum Memoriae Gulielmi Plumbe
Armigeri & Elizabethae
Vxoris ejusdem.
Guilielmus Plumbe, Filius & Haeres Ioan
nis Plumbe, de Eltham Armigeri. Du
as Vxores duxit; priorem Magaretam,
Filiam, & unicam Haeredem Thomae
Nevill Equitis, quam Robertus South
well Eques viduam Reliquerat, Ex qua
nullam prolem Genuit. Alteram Eliza
betham, ex qua unicus filius natus est,
Franciscus Plumbe. Elizabetha, unica
Filia & Haeres Edvardi Dormer de
Fulham Armigeri, Filij natu minimi
Galfridi Dormer de Thame Armigeri.
Priorem conjugem habuit Iohannem
Gresham, de Mayfield, in Comitatu
Sussexiae Armigerum, & secundum fi
lium Iohannis Gresham Equitis (quon
dam Majoris London) cui tres peperit
filios, Thomam, Guilielmum, & Edvar
dum Gresham, eo defuncto Guilielmum
Plumbe praedictum conjugem accepit.
Guilielmus Plumbe, obijt 9. die Febr.
Anno 1593. Aetatis suae 60.
In the Church at Stepney
are these ensuing Monuments.
On a Monument in the Chancell
is this Inscription.
ONe ancient Monument of Sir
Henry Collet,
Knight, twice
Lord Maior of London, and free
of the Mercers, and Father to Doctor

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Iohn Collet sometimes Deane of Saint
Pauls, refreshed by the Company of
Mercers in the yeere 1605. on the
North side.
In the upper end of the
In the upper end is a faire Monument
of Elizabeth Startute, erected by
Captaine Michael Miriall, and Clare
his Wife, sometime Daughter to
the said Elizabeth Startute.
On the North side of the Chan
cell, as followeth.
Here resteth the body of Robert Clarke
Esquire, sonne of Roger Clarke Es
quire, late Alderman of the City of
London, a man humble in prosperity,
& a liberall distributer to the poore,
courteous and affable to all, an up
right and a just dealer in this world,
and a most religious seeker of the
world to come. Hee had to wife
Margaretta, daughter to Iohn Lang
Esquire, sometimes Governour
of the English Company in Sprucia,
under the King of Polonia, who lived
together in great love and integrity
almost sixe yeeres, he had by her one
onely Daughter, named Frances, who
lived one yeere three quarters, and
here lies interred with her most
deare and loving Father.
In whose memory the said Margaretta,
to expresse her true love and affecti
on, hath caused this Monument to
be erected; he died the xxx. day of
May, Anno Dom. 1610. having li
ved xxxvj. yeeres.
A little Monument on the
South side in the Chancell, and
hath this Inscription.
Genero suo Guilielmo Dawtrey, quondam
Lincolniensis Hospitij socio, Willielmi
Dawtrey Sussexiae Armigeri, Filio &
Haeredi, viro ingenij acumine, mentis
acie, & non vulgari Municipalium
Angliae legum scientia praecellenti, Ri
chardus Stonley Armiger, hoc Amoris,
& pietatis simbolum posuit. Obijt 16.
Octobris 1589.
This Monument is at the upper
end of the Chancell, and hath
this Inscription.
Sacrae Memoriae.
Ianae Nevillae Dominae Dethicke Matronae
Religiosissimae, Modestissimae, omni
bus qua corporis, qua Animi (dum
vixit) dotibus ornatissimae: Iesu Chri
sti servae devotissimae; conjugi suae fide
lissimae, amantissimae. Quae cum vi
ginti fere duos Annos felicissime transe
gerat. Alexander Nevillus Armiger,
hoc nunquam intermorituri amoris sui
Monumentum fieri Testamento cura
vit. Postquam Annos ferè sexaginta
novem vixerat vicessimo nono Novem
bris 1606. placidissimè in Domino ob
Tobiah Worthington, Alexandro Nevillo,
ex Testamento solus Executor, ipsius
mandato, hoc Monumentum posuit.
On a little brasse Monument in
the South side of the Chan
cell is thus written.
Here under lieth buried Nicholas Gib
, Citizen and Grocer of London,
and Avis his wife, who were Foun
ders of the Free-Schoole at Ratcliffe;
and after she married with Sir An
thony Knevit
, Knight, which lyeth
here buried also. Which Nicholas
died the xxiij. of September, Anno
. And the said Lady Avis died
the third day of October, 1554.
whose soules Jesu pardon.

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In that Chancell likewise this
is written.
D. O. M.
Here under was laid up the body of
Sir Thomas Spert, Knight, sometime
Controuler of the Navy to King
Henry the eighth, and both the first
Founder and Master of the worthy
Society or Corporation of the Tri
. He lived enobled by his
owne worth, and died the eighth of
September, in the yeere 1541. To
whose pious memory the said Cor
poration hath gratefully erected this
Not that he needed
Monument of stone,
For his well gotten fame
to rest upon,
But this was rear’d,
to testifie that he
Lives in their loves,
that yet surviving be.
For unto vertue,
who first rais’d his name,
He left the preservation
of the same:
And to postery
remaine it shall,
When Brasse and Marble
Monuments doe fall.
Learne for to die
while thou hast breath,
So shalt thou live
after thy death.
Anno Domini 1622. by the Company
of the Trinity-house, this Monument
was erected 81. yeeres after the de
cease of their Founder.
Another Monument in the
same Chancell.
Here lieth also in the same Chancell,
under the Communion Table, the
body of Henry Steward, Lord Darley,
of the age of three quarters of a yere,
Sonne and Heire of Matthew Stew
Earle of Lenox, and Lady Marga
his Wife, which Henry, deceased
the 28. day of November, in the
yeere 1545. whose soule Iesu par
In Stratford-Bow, and
Bromley, are these ensuing
This Monument is in the South
side of the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
Abrahamus Iacob Armiger, Maria Con
jux Superst, maestis. Obijt 6. Maij.
A. D. 1629. Aetatis suae 56.
Hic tumulus
PArentes optimi cum prole numerosâ,
Stratford-Bow and Bromley.

non vestrae virtutis, sed Doloris mei
Monumentum esto. Quam uterque
erga Deum Pius, quam Regi suo obse
quens, & commodus; quam amicis Fidus,
quam Patriae utilis, quam pauperibus be
nignus, aliorum esto effari, meum imitari,
pij Lectoris supplere, quod Filialis mode
stia Retinuit.
Valete Posteri.
Sic in Christo & vivite, & morimini.
Ioh. Iacob. F. Parentibus maerens meren
tibus P.
As Nurses strive
their Babes in bed to hie,
When they too liberally
the wantons play:
So to prevent
his future grievous crimes,
Nature his Nurse
got him to bed betimes.
On another Monument in the
same Church is thus written.
Here lies the body of William Ferrars,
the onely Sonne and Heire of Willi
am Ferrars
Esquire, late Citizen and

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Mercer of London, who tooke to wife
Iane, one of the Daughters of Sir Pe
ter Van-lore
of London, Knight, by
whom he had one Childe, his Wife
and Childe died both before him,
and he departed this life a moneth
before his Father. He was a Gentle-man
of a religious soule towards
God, and a sweet behaviour towards
men, and his death was by his Kin
dred, and generally by all much la
mented. Hee died the 25. of Au
gust, 1625. and left his Vnkle Tho
mas Ferrars
his Executor, who to the
memory of him hath erected this
small Monument.
In this most pure and blessed shade,
(Such by the sacred ashes made,
That here inhabit must) do’s lye
The man, whose vertues cannot dye.
His Almes, his Prayers, his Piety,
Have sent his soule above the skie.
Nature full well had taught his Wife,
To summe her hourses in plous life;
To God, to Friend, to poore, to all,
She was as good as we dare call
Fraile flesh; good passenger give praise
To them who liv’d such happy dayes.
Anno Domini 1625.
In the same Church this is written.
This Bread is given to the poore for the
honour of God, and to the memory
of William Ferrars the younger, by
Thomas Ferrars his Executor.
In the Church at Lambeth
are these insuing Monuments.
On the North side on a Marble
Tombe as followeth.
HEre under this Tombe lyeth
buried the body of Thomas
sonne of Robert
in the County of Norfolke, Knight,
which Thomas deceased the 14. day of
April, Anno Domini 1545. on whose
soule, and all Christian soules, Jesus
have mercy.
In the Chancell on the North
side is an old Tombe of Marble,
thus written on.
Sub pedibus ubi statis, jacet corpus Ma
gistri Hugonis Peyntwin, Legum Do
ctoris, nuper Archi. Cant. Reveredissi
morum Patrum Dō. Ioannis Morton
Cardinalis, Henrici Dene, & William
Warham Cant. Archiepiscop. Audien.
Causar. Auditoris. Qui obijt vj. die
Augusti, Anno Dom. M. D. iiij. cujus
Animae Propicietur Deus. Amen.
On a flat Stone there is thus
Volente Deo.
Hic jacet Richardus Bancroft, S. Theolo
giae Professor, Episcopus Londinensis
Primo, deinde Cantuariensis Archiepis
copus, & Regi Iacobo à Secretioribus
Consiliis. Obiit secundo Novembris,
Anno Dom. 1610. aetatis suae 67.
Volente Deo.
On another flat Stone thus
is written.
Here Lieth the Lady Elizabeth Howard,
sometimes Countesse of Wiltshire.
On the South side
Lieth the body of Sir Nowell Caroone,
Ledger Ambassadour for the States
of Holland, with his Armes and
Hatchments, as namely his Crest,
Helmet, Armes, Sword, Gantlet,
and Spurres.
In the South Chapell is a faire
Monument of Marble, ingraven
as followeth.
Here lieth Sir Iohn Legh Knight of the
Bath, sonne of Ralph Legh Esquire,

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Lord of the Mannors of Stockwell
and Levehurst, and Dame Isabel his
wife, Daughter of Otwell Worsley,
which Sir Iohn deceased the 17. day
of August, Anno Dom. M. D. xxiij.
and the same dame Isabel deceased
the 18. day of Aprill.
On the upper end on the wall, a
Monument as followeth.
Here lieth the body of Iohn Arundell of
Gwarnicke, in the County of Corn
wall, Esquire, Sonne and Heire of
Roger Arundell, of the said County,
Esquire, of an Ancient, Honourable,
and faire descended Family, who
died the 25. of May, 1613. without
issue, and in the 56. yeere of his
Sape & praevale.
On the North side of the Quire
is this Inscription.
Neere to this place, lyeth interred, the
body of Robert Scot Esquire, descen
ded of the ancient Barons of Bawery
in Scotland. Hee bent himselfe to
travell, and study much, &c. And
amongst many other things, he ein
vented the Leather Ordinance, and
carried to the King of Sweden 200.
men; who after two yeeres service,
for his worth and valour, was pre
ferred to the office of Quarter Ma
ster generall of his Majesties Army;
which he possessed three yeeres. Frō
thence, with his favour, he went in
to Denmarke (where he was advan
ced to be Generall of that Kings Ar
tillery.) There being advised to ren
der his service to his owne Prince,
which hee doing, his Majesty wil
lingly accepted and prefer’d him to
be one of the Gentlemen of his most
Honourable Privy Chamber, and
rewarded him with a Pension of
600. li. per annum.
This deserving Spirit, adorn’d with all
Indowments befiting a Gentleman;
in the prime of his flourishing age,
surrendred his soule to his Redee
mer, 1631.
Of his great worth to knew
who seeketh more,
Must mount to Heaven,
where he is gone before.
In France hee tooke to wife Anne Scot,
for whose remembrance she lovingly
erected this Memoriall.
This Monument is neere unto
the other, and hath this
Epitaphium Thomae Clarear, qui fa
to functus est, 1545. Auctore Hen
rico Howard, Comite Surrey, in
cujus foelicis ingenij specimen, &
singularis Facundiae argumentum,
appensa fuit haec Tabula per W.
Howard Filium Tho. nuper Du
cis Norff. Filij ejusdem Henrici
Norfolke sprung thee,
Lambeth holds thee dead:
Clere, of the Count
of Cleremont thou hight:
Within the wombe
of Ormonds race thou bred,
And sawest thy Cosin
crowned in thy sight.
Shelton for love,
Surrey for Lord thou chase;
Aye me, while life did last,
that league was tender,
Tracing whose steps,
thou sawest Kelsall blase,
Laundersey burnt,
and batter’d Bulleyn’s render,
At Muttrell gates,
hopelesse of all recure,
Thine Earle halfe dead,
gave in thy hand his will,
Which cause did thee
this pining death procure,
Ere Summers foure times seven
thou couldst fulfill.
Aye Clere, if love had booted,
care or cost,
Heaven had not wonne.
nor Earth so timely lost.

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Over against the other in the
same Ile, lieth the body of Elizabeth
Bayly, late wife of Iohn Bayly. Obijt
24. of Iune, Aetatis suae 25.
Reader tread soft,
under thy foot doth lye,
A mother buried
with her progeny:
Two Females and a Male,
the last a sonne,
Who with his life,
his Mothers thred hath spun;
His breath her death procur’d
(unhappy sinne,
That thus our joy
with sorrow vshers in.)
Yet he being loth to leaue
so kinde a Mother,
Changes this life
to meet her in another.
The daughters first
were rob’d of vitall breath,
The Mother next
in strength of yeeres met death,
The Fathers onely joy,
a hopefull Sonne,
Did lose his life
when life was scarce begun.
If harmlesse Innocence,
if loyall truth,
Found in a constant wife
combin’d with youth,
If a kind Husbands prayers,
or Fathers teares
Could have prevail’d,
they had liv’d many yeeres.
But these all fayling,
here rak’d up in dust,
They wait the resurrection
of the just.
A Husbands love,
a Fathers piety,
Dedicates this
unto their memory:
And when he hath his debt
to Nature pai’d,
In the same Grave
himselfe will This text has been supplied. Reason: Type not (sufficiently) inked. Evidence: The text has been supplied based on evidence internal to this text (context, etc.). (CH)then be lai’d,
That altogether,
when the Trumpe shall sound,
Husband, Wife, Children,
may in Christ be found.
Another Monument on the
South side the Quire, with
this Inscription.
Here lieth foure foot distant from this
wall, the body of William Suthes,
Gent. a man adorned with the gifts
of Grace, Art, and Nature: by Grace
hee was Religious and Charitable;
by Art he was in Masonry exquisite;
and by Nature he was humane and
affable. He, by Gods appointment,
changed his mortall life of misery
for glorious immortality on the fifth
of October 1625. His sorrowfull
and gratefull Wife, Mistresse Anne
, as a loyall Testimony of her
love to her deceased Husband, cau
sed this Monument to be erected for
an exemplary of his worthinesse, and
her affection. He was Master Mason
of Windsor Castle; he was a Citi
zen and Goldsmith of London, and
an Assistant of the said Worshipfull
Company. He left three sonnes to
wardly and hopefull, to bee each of
them the imitators of their Fathers
vertues, Iohn, Iames, and Matthew.
And herein the Reader may see ex
prest the goodnesse of the deceased
Husband, and the thankfulnesse of a
surviving Wife.
He now sings praise
amongst the heavenly Host,
To God the Father,
Sonne, and holy Ghost.
In the Church at Newing
ton, on the North side, is this
Deo viventium. Pietati sacrum.
SIr Hugh Brawne,
Knight, the Foun
der and Adorner of this Ile, and
for the space of 22. yeeres, the
whole ornament of this Parish; Reli
gious towards God, and respectfull of

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the poore, determining to provide
for the day of his death, desires here
to repose his body, in a happy hope
of a glorious Resurrection.
Reader it pleas’d
th’Almighty to infuse,
Sense of his goodnesse
in my blessed heart,
Faith quickned Loue,
and did this Churchworke choose,
Both ioyntly here
doe shew themselves in part:
His be the glory, Peace,
(soule saving) mine,
Prayer, Thanksgiving use,
example thine.
1614. Vivens posui. Anno Aetatis 77.
In Saint Georges Church in
Southwarke, on the North side are
these Monuments thus
written on.
S. Georges.
Master William Evans,
he whose body lieth here,
Bequeathed hath by his last will,
for ever by the yeere
Ten pound eight shillings to the poore,
which is a blessed stay,
And must be given them in bread,
on every Sabbath day:
One halfe to Creekens poore,
his native soile so deare,
The other moity to the poore
of this our Parish here.
See now all ye that love the poore,
how God did guide his wayes;
Tenscore & eight are serv’d with bread,
in two and fifty dayes,
More then money would have done,
to yeelded any share:
Praise God, ye poore, who gave to him
so provident a care.
Hee was of the Right Worshipfull
Company of the Merchant-Taylors,
and deceased the 29. of Iuly, Anno
. in the 32. yeere of the most
prosperous raigne of our Soveraigne
Lady, Queene Elizabeth. Aetatis
Another Monument on the
North side, having this
Behold, Iames Savage, graciously
Hath done a godly deed;
To the poore of this Parish,
For to releeve their need,
Five pounds a yeere for evermore,
By will he hath bequeath’d,
Which must out of the Angell rents
Quarterly be received,
By the Churchwardens of this Church
Whom he hath put in trust,
As Fathers in the poores behalfe,
To be vpright and just.
Which men, I doubt not, but our God
Who seeth all things shall finde,
True in dispensing of the same
According to his minde.
Ye poore, thanke Christ for Savage still,
Extoll Gods Name with praise,
That he, to follow his good Act,
In time may many raise.
Anno 1588.
In the Church at Wans
worth, are these insuing
In the North side of the Chan
cell is thus written.
Vnder a Stone,
within this place,
doth lie Iohn Powel, who for the space
Of thirty yeeres before Her death,
did serve the Queene Elizabeth:
And to King Iames of worthy fame,
for nine yeres more he did the same:
And when the yeeres of seventy foure,
were now come to an end,
Into the hands of God above,
his soule he did commend.
Obijt 26. die Iunij.
Anno Dom. 1611.

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At the upper end of that Chan
cell, is thus written.
Here lyeth the body of Henry Smith, E
squire, sometime Citizen and Al
derman of London, who departed
this life the 30. day of Ianuary, An.
. 1627. being then neere the
age of 79. yeeres, who while he li
ved, gave unto these severall Townes
in Surry following, one thousand
pounds a piece, to buy Lands for
perpetuity for the reliefe and set
ting the poore people on worke in
the said Townes, viz. To the towne
of Croydon, one thousand pounds;
To the towne of Kingstone, one thou
sand pounds; To the towne of Guil
, one thousand pounds; To the
towne of Darkin, one thousand
pounds; To the towne of Farneham,
one thousand pounds. And by his
last Will and Testament did fur
ther give and devise, to buy lands
for perpetuity for the reliefe and
setting their poore on worke, unto
the towne of Rigate one thousand
pounds. And unto this towne of
Wandsworth, wherein he was borne,
the summe of 500. pounds, for the
same uses as before. And did fur
ther will and bequeath one thou
sand pounds to buy land for perpe
tuity, to redeem poore Captives and
Prisoners from the Turkish tyranny.
And not here stinting his charity
and bounty, did also give and be
queath the most part of his estate,
being to a great value, for the pur
chasing lands of inheritance for ever
for the reliefe of the poore, and set
ting them on worke.
A patterne worthy the imitation of
those whom God hath blessed with
the abundance of the goods of this
life to follow him herein.
Another Monument on the
South side the Quire, with
this Inscription.
Here lieth the body of Edward Snow of
Chicksands, in the County of Bedford,
Esquire: in memory of whom, Em
his Wife, daughter to William Byne,
in the County of Sussex, Esquire, e
rected this Monument; he had issue
Elizabeth, Alice, and Sarah. He de
ceased at the Mannor of Alfarthing,
Anno Dom
. 1587.
At the upper end of this Chan
cell is this Inscription.
Susanna Powell, late of Wandsworth Wi
dow, Daughter of Thomas Hayward
of Wandsworth, Yeoman of the Guard
unto King Henry the 8. King Edward
the 6. to Queene Mary, and to
Queene Elizabeth (of ever precious
memory) and wife unto Iohn Powell
of Wandsworth, Gentleman, who was
servant to Queene Elizabeth. This
Susanna Powell was a gracious Bene
factor unto this Towne of Wands
. She lived a Window the space
(almost) of twenty yeeres, deceased
the 19. day of February, 1630. & at
her death bequeathed by her Will
unto 24. poore Widowes of this
Towne of Wandsworth for ever, foure
pence in bread and foure pence in
mony, to be distributed every Lords
day, 12. on one Sabbath, and 12. a
nother for ever, at the North doore
of the Church at Wandsworth.
She also bequeathed 40. shillings every
yeere for ever, to put forth a poore
man child an Apprentice, with di
vers other loving Remembrances
unto her good friends and neigh
bours. These foresaid Donations
are to issue out of the benefits and
profits of the Rectory of Wandsworth.
This was desired to be recorded, that
God might be glorified, the memo
riall of the Iust might bee blessed,
and the living stirred up to such like
good workes of Piety and Compas
To this Church, for the Communion
Table, two Flagon pots of Silver,
price xx. li. and upwards.
To release poore Prisoners out of pri
son, on the day of her buriall, xx. li.

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To the poore of the parish of Putney,
long before she deceased, 50. li.
To the poore Housholders of Wands
, for many yeeres before her
death, toward payment of their
Rent, per annum, 5. li.
In the Church at Battersey,
are these ensuing Monuments.
On the North side of the Quire
is this Inscription.
Deo Trino & Vni Sacrum.
OLivero, Nicolai Sanct. Iohn de
Lydeard, Filio secundo, Equiti
Aurato, Antiquissimis, & illu
stribus de Belle Campo, de Blestoe Gran
disonis, & Tregoziae Familiis oriundo.
Terra Marique, Domi Forisque, Belli
pacisque, Artibus egregio, Diu Eliza
bethae è Nobilissima Pensionariorum
cohorte, suis inde meritis, & singulari
Divi lacobi gratia, in Hibernia instru
mentis Bellicis praefecto, Conaciae pro
praeside questori summo, & Regis Vi
cario, procomiti de Grandisonis, &
Trigoziae de Hyworth in Anglia Baro
ni, Eidem divo Iacobo, & Filio ejus
pijssimo à secretioribus & Sanctioribus
Consiliis, Postquam is Annos Honori
bus Aequaverat, & Tranquillissimè se
nuerat somnienti similiter extincto, Io
hannes de Sanct. Iohn, Eques & Baro
nettus, ex Fratre Nepos & Haeres A
uunculo Moerentissime. Moestissimus P.
in Ecclesia de Battersey. Vixit Annos
70. Mor. 29. Decembris 1630.
This Monument is in the South
side of the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
Memoriae Sacrum.
Elizabethae, Filiae Christophori Toldervey
Armigeri, quae vivens moriensque fuit
conjux dilecta Danielis Caldwall, Fi
lij Laurentij Caldwall Armigeri, per
quatuor annos, Filiorum par Enixa ac
vnicam Filiolam, ipsa Mater, virgo prius
Casta, Vxor dein fida, Morum suavita
te vitae integritate, Religionis Con
scientia insignis, fideliter obijt, & in
domino foeliciter obdormivit die Iunij
20. Aetatis suae Anno 23. 1620.
Moerens ejus Maritus, hoc Qualecunque
Monumentum, Epitaphium, Amoris
verè conjugalis ergo, posuit, composuit.
D. G.
This stone doth tell, the Children
and the Mother,
That liu’d and dy’d
all in one yeere together:
The children first
Death did deprive of life,
Yet stai’d not there,
but tooke away the Wife.
Insatiate Death,
not with the Fruit content▪
But thy last malice
on the Tree hast spent.
Her vertuous life
it needlesse were to praise,
That’s still the glosse
to cover vicious wayes:
Ile say but this,
that all who knew her well,
For life, for death,
will say she did excell.
Another Monument in the
same Chancell with this
To Henry Hussy Esquire, his loving
Wife Iudeth Paget hath erected this
Monument: He was borne at Slink
in Sussex, he was Clarke of the
Spicery to Queene Elizabeth and
King Iames, and lived in the Court
35. yeeres. He delivered his soule
to God the 23. of May 1611. in the
64. yeere of his age, his body lyeth
buried here, waiting for a joyfull

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In the Church at Hackney
are these ensuing Monuments.
A Monument made for Sir
Henry Row, with this In
HEre under sime
of Adams first defection,
Rests in the hope
of happy Resurrection,
Sir Henry Row
(Sonne of Sir Thomas Row)
And of Dame Mary
his deare yoke-fellow)
Knight, and right worthy
(as his Father late)
Lord Maior of London
with his vertuous Mate.
Dame Susan his
(twice fifteene yeeres & seven)
Their issue five
(surviving of eleven)
Foure named here
in these foure names forepast,
The fifth is found,
if Eccho sound the last:
Sad Orphanes all, but most
their Heire (most debtor)
Who built them this,
but in his heart a better.
Quam pie obijt, Anno salutis 1612. die Novemb. 12. Ætatis 68.
This Monument is neere unto
the other, and hath this
Memoriae Sacrum.
What needs an Epitaph
to found our praise,
Our wealth, our greatnes forth,
or length of dayes;
When briefly on this Marble
we may reade,
The glory of the living
and the dead.
A modest, chaste,
religious loving Wife
Lies here at rest,
patient in death and life;
Even all the graces
which ’mongst many were
Divided, sweetly flow’d
and met in her.
And though death did his worst,
thinking in rage,
To leave no patterne
for succeeding age,
Yet lives her vertues,
and this memory
Tells what she was,
and what her Sex should be.
Erected by Iohn Bennet, in memory of
Elizabeth his beloved wife, who de
parted this life the 18. of Novem
ber, 1625.
An ancient plaine Monument
in the Chancell, with this
Christopher Vrswyke, Rector.
Another Monument there also,
with this Inscription.
Here under lyeth the body of Henry
, of Thoresby, in the County
of Yorke, Esquire, late Councellor in
the Law, Bencher and Reader of
Lincolnes Inne, Iustice of Peace, and
of the Quorum, one of the Masters
of the most Honourable Court of
Chancery, and one of the sixteene
Governours of King Iames Hospi
tall, elected at the first foundation
thereof by Iohn Sutton Esquire the
only Founder: which Henry Thoresby
passed his pilgrimage in this life, in

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all godlinesse and Christian piety,
and so constantly did continue unto
his last breath, which hee yeelded
up to the Almighty in this Towne
of Hackney, on the eleventh day of
May, 1615.
Heere under lyeth the body of Iane,
late wife to the said Henry Thoresby
Esquire, Daughter to Iohn Palmer
of Clarkenwell, in the County of
Midalesex, Esquire, and Paulina
his wife, daughter to Anthony Sands
of Throwly in the County of Kent,
Esquire, which Iane lived with the
said Henry in wedlocke 30. yeeres
and more, and had issue by him two
Daughters, viz. Iane, who died in
her infancy about six yeeres of age,
and Elinor Lady Hardresse, the now
wife of Sir Thomas Hardresse, of great
Hardresse, in the County of Kent,
Knight, by whom she had issue foure
Sonnes and one Daughter. Which
said Iane overlived her said husband,
Henry Thoresby, and died in all Chri
stian piety on the 18. day of August,
An Epitaph upon the death of
the vertuous & worthy Gen
tleman, Edward Saunders Es
quire, Obijt vltimo die Novem
bris Anno 1599.
His name, his place,
the gentry of his birth,
And credit held
unto his dying dayes,
Were things that gave him
favour here on earth,
But gave him not
the greatest of his praise.
His greatest glory
was his godly life,
The bounty of his house
and open doore,
His Countries love,
his kindnesse to his wife,
Faith to his friend,
and pitty to the poore.
His vertue, valour,
and all good desires,
His zeale and life
agreeing to the same,
And last the death
that such a life requires,
These be the true records
of lasting fame.
These wright him blessed
in the Heavens above,
And leave him in the world
good will and love.
On the North side of the Chan
cell, as followeth.
A memory of the right Honourable, the
Lady Lucy Latimer.
Such as shee is,
such surely shall ye be,
Such as she was,
such if ye be, be glad;
Faire in her youth,
though fat in age she grew,
Vertuous in both,
whose glosse did neuer fade,
Though long alone
she lead a widowes life,
Yet never Lady
liv’d a truer wife.
From Wales she sprang,
a branch of Worsers race,
Graft in a stocke of Brownes
her mother side;
In Court she held
a maid of Honors place,
Whilst youth in her,
and she in Court did bide:
To Iohn Lord Latimer
then became she wife,
Foure Daughters had they
breathing yet in life.
Earle of Northumberland
tooke the first to wife,
The next the heire
of Baron Burleigh chose,
Cornwallis hap
the third for terme of life;
And Sir Iohn Davers
pluckt the youngest Rose.

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Their Fathers heires,
mothers all she saw,
Pray or praise her,
make your list the Law.
Made by Sir Will. Cornewallis, Knight,
this Ladies sonne in law.
A Monument of Sir Thomas
, who lieth buried in this
Church, and hath this
Anno Domini 1570. September 2. day.
Sir Thomas Rowe lies buried here,
Of London Knight and Alderman
Who late was Maior, & rule did beare,
To right the cause of every man:
A Merchant venturer was he,
Of Merchant-Taylors Company:
A Citizen by birth also,
And eke his Wife dame Mary Rowe.
In wedlocke one and thirty yeere,
They did continue man and wife,
Eleven children she did beare,
But five of them have left this life,
And sixe alive doe yet remaine,
Foure of them sons, & daughters twain,
His soule with God we hope is blest,
And doth remaine in Abrahams brest.
In the Church at Islington,
are these ensuing Monuments.
In the South side of the Chan
cell is this inscription.
Vnder the hope of the Resurrection.
HEre lyeth the body of Alice
the Daughter
of Thomas Wilkes, she was first
married to Henry Robinson, by whom
she had sixe sonnes, Iohn, William,
Henry, Iohn, Thomas
, and Henry,
which said Henry the younger, was
married unto Mary, the daughter of
Sir William Glover, Knight, Alder
man of London; and five Daughters,
Margaret married to Sir Iohn Bret of
Edmonton, in the County of Middle
Knight, Susan, Anne, and Anne the
younger maried Sir Robert Rich, of
Horndon on the Hill, in the County of
Essex Esquire; and Alice married to
Iohn Washborne of Withingfoord in the
County of Worcester, Esquire. The se
cond Husband was William Elkin E
squire, Alderman of the City of Lon
, by whom she had issue, only Vr
sula Elkin
, married to Sir Roger Owen
of Condover, in the County of Salop,
Knight. The third Husband was
Thomas Owen, one of the Iudges of
the Court of Common Pleas to
Queene Elizabeth.
On a faire Stone in the Chancell
is this Inscription.
Sperat Resurrectionem
(Filius Harbottelli Grimeston,
Militis & Baronetti
Natu Tertius.)
Henricus Grimeston.
En Christi Regno sum.
Qui moritur, vivit, Christo, huic,
Mors semita, Ductor
Angelus, ad vitam Ianua
Christus erit.
Hac itur ad superos, calcane
vestigia Lethi,
Intrabam Christi Regia,
Templa Dei.
12. die Mensis Iulij. An. Dom. 1627.
In the North side of the Chan
cell is thus written.
Here lieth buried the body of Sir Nic
holas Kempe
, Knight, one of his Ma
jesties Justices of the Peace, and an
Honourable Member of the high
Commission Court, &c. who had

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to his first wife Cicely, with whom
he lived in blessed amity neere forty
yeeres, together with Sarah his se
cond wife sixe yeeres: and having
past, with much Prosperity, Love,
and Credit, the reverend yeeres of
72. he changed this terrestriall con
dition for that everlasting state of
blessednesse, the third of Septem
ber 1624.
Wife, Loving Liberall,
Religious, lust;
Those graces fil’d the soule
of him, whose dust
Lies here in Tombe;
all that praise can bring forth,
There are not words enough
to expresse his worth:
For his good workes,
this stone cannot comprise
Half the particulars
of his Pieties:
What goodnesse ever was,
is, and to come,
In mortall man,
that makes up his just summe.
Another Monument on the
North side the Chancell,
and hath this inscribed.
Vivit post funera virtus.
Here lyeth the body of William Rie
, late of Canonbury Esquire,
which William married with Anne,
the Daughter of Iohn Quarles of
London, Merchant, and died without
issue, the 18. day of November. In
the yeere of our Lord God 1582.
and in the 54. yeere of his age.
A Monument in the South Ile,
with this inscription.
To the sacred Memory of
Anne late wife of Henry Chitting, Es
quire, Chester Herauld at Armes,
eldest Daughter of William Bennet,
Gentleman, by Ioice, widow of Ri
chard Ioselin
, of Newhall Ioselins in
Essex, Esquire, and Daughter of
Robert Atkinson of Stowell, in the
County of Glocester, Esquire, shee
had foure children, whereof three
are living, Thomas, Ioyce, and Henry,
of which last she died in Child-bed,
the 8. of May 1632. in the 27. of her
age, and 4. yeere of her marriage.
Mors mihi vita.
Life is Deaths roade,
and Death Heavens gate must be,
Heaven is Christs Throne,
and Christ is life to me.
The Angels of the Lord protect
All those that are his owne Elect.
Vivit post funera virtus.
In the Church at Ken
zington, is this ensuing
An Epitaph in memory of Sir
William Blake, Knight, who
deceased the 30. day of
Oct. An. Dom.
STay Reader,
gaze, admire,
and passe not sleightly ore,
The Casket of his corpes
imbalmed in this flore:
Let his industrious hand,
patterne of patternes be,
And blazon forth his worth
to all posterity.
Let his ost foot-steps
vnto this sacred place,
Be pious. Clues to guide
thee to like holy trace.
Let him in peace
rest here in peace,
Till God of Peace
And give him peace
that loued peace,
And call him from
his Vrne.

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Vnto the worldly wise,
Death doth Apologize.
Suspend thy by-thoughts,
his thoughts did ever aime at good,
Had I forborne, they had
at full beene better understood.
The figure of Death lying under these lines.
In Saint Giles Church in
the Fields, are these ensuing
On the North side of the Quire
is this Inscription.
M. S.
CHarissimae Matris Alliciae,
Saint Giles▪
oris venerabilis olim viri Alexan
dri Sheppard, Legum Doctoris,
Nec non suavissimae nuper conjugis An
nae, ex Antiquâ Daunteseyorum Fami
lia in Agro Wilton oriundae,
Pietatis, & Amoris ergô posuit, Thomas
Sheppard hic loci, juxta quem (si Deo
videbitur) mortales suas exuvias Hu
mandas designavit, providus. Anno
Dom. 1631.
Another Monument on the
North side, having this
Here before lyeth buried the body
of William Styddulfe, third Sonne
of Iohn Styddulfe, of Mickleham in
the County of Surrey, Esquire; hee
had issue by his wife Elizabeth,
Daughter of Iohn Fox, of Saint Iohns
in London, Gentleman, William, Iane,
Mary, Thomas
, and Elizabeth. Hee
departed this life at the age of 55.
being the last of December, Anno
1600. Here also before rest
eth the body of the aboue named E
, who departed this life at
the age of 60. yeeres. 10. of Febru
ary 1623.
In Saint Martins Church
in the Fields, are these ensuing
On the South side is a faire Mo
nument, with this In
Arthur Gregory married
HEre lyes buried
William Downes,
S. Martins.

whom God hath
taken to his mercy, who
beleeved that he should
rise at the last day, and
see the glorious Maje
sty of God, and receive
life everlasting. Who
while he lived here had
two Wives, Margaret
& Elizabeth Rolfe;
who had by his first wife
one Son and one Daugh
ter, and by his second
wife two Sons and foure
Daughters, who died
the 26. of September
Otho Maudit married
Iohn Thorpe married
William Bret married
Another Monument there also,
with this Inscription.
Here lieth the body of Thomas Fouler,
Esquire, borne in Wicam, in the
County of Lancaster, who was Con
trouler and Pay-master of the works
to Queene Mary, and to our Sove
raigne Lady, Queene Elizabeth, by
the space of ten yeeres. He was very
charitable to the poore in his life
time, and at his death hee gave by
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perpetuall annuity of 40. s. by the
yeere, to be given to 20. poore hous-holders
of this Parish at Christmas
for ever. He had in marriage three
wives, Ellen, Margaret, and Eliza
, which also lyeth here intomb
ed. He surviving them, having no
childe at his death, made three of
his old servants, namely Henry Blud
der, Matthew Switzer
, and William
, his Executors, who in re
membrance of him, have caused this
Monument to be made.
Another on the South side,
thus inscribed.
Expectans Gloriam.
Iuxta hoc requiescit Iohn Bembow, Arm.
deputatus clerici Coronae in curia Can
cellaria D. Regis. In quo officio, per
spacium 40. An. Industriam praestitit,
—expiravit die Veneris 7. Octob. An.
1625. Termino sexaginta Anno. Aeta
tis suae finito. Tres habuit vxores,
Dorotheam Prowde, & Katherinam
Sparkes, eodem tumulo sepultas, Per
quas genuit liberos etiam perfunctos,
Et Elizabetham Hodges modo extan
tem, quae sibi duos peperit filios, Guli
elmum Bembowe, Aetatis 4. & 6. mens:
& Iohannem Bembowe posthumum,
Tres tantum Hebdomadas viventem,
cum patre humatum.
This Monument is neere unto
the other, and hath this
Here lieth the Corpes of Iohn Worsley,
Gentleman, who was Messenger to
Queene Elizabeth, by 20. yeeres
space. Hee died the 25. of March,
1595. in the 37. yeere of her raigne,
being aged 40. yeeres. He gave to
be paid yeerely vpon each Christ
mas day, during the space of 21.
yeeres, as well 15. shillings to the
poore of Saint Martins Parish in the
Fields, where he was a Parishoner,
as also 10. shillings to the poore of
the Parish of Whichurch, in Salop.
In the same Ile on the South side
is this inscription.
To the memory of Sir Carew Keynell,
Knight, late Gentleman Pentioner
to Queene Elizabeth, and Gentle
man Vsher of the Privy-Chamber
to King Iames. Hee died the 7. of
December 1624. in the 61. yeere of
his age.
Another Monument on the
same side, with this
Hic jacet Thomas Heron Armiger, Filius
Thomae Heronis de Edgecombe, in pro
viciae Surrey Armigeri scaccarij Ma
reschallus. Vxorem cepit olivam, Tho
mae Britton generosi de Felmingham
Norfolciae filiam. Cum qua viginti
novem annos vixit; atque ex ea unico
dotatus Filio Edoardo. Diem obijt mar
tij 1590. Marito plurimum dilecto,
praedicta conjux Amantissima, Moerore,
& lachrimis perfusa, Monumentum hoc
Amoris & Fidei Conjugalis ergo, Po
suit & sacravit.
On the same side is another Mo
nument, with this In
Hic jacet Maria, vxor Thomae Clopton
Armig. filia Domini Willi. Waldgrave
Militis, vtrisque tam Mariti, quam
patris illustrata Familiis. Obijt 19.
Decemb. 1599. de qua sunt superstites
4. Liberi, Willielmus, Gualterus, Eli
zabetha & Maria.
Cloptoni jacet hic Conjux, Waldgravia pro
Vxor digna viro, Filia digna Patre:
Alter in alterius splendet virtutibus, vt lux
Sitque viro, & Patri, virque pater{que} sibi.

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This Monument is in the South
side of the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
Hic sita est Eliza. Dutton filia primoge
nita Thomae Egerton, equitis aurati fi
lij primogeniti Tho. Egerton, Equit.
Aurat. Dom. magnis sigilli Angliae custo
dis, qui nunc honorem summi Angliae
Cancellarij & Baronis de Elesmere ge
rit. Nupta fuit Iohan. Dutton ex an
tiquissima familia Duttonorum in Co
mitatu Cestriae, sed vxorem viduam &
Virginem ab avo pie educatam, venu
state pietate & modestia prestantissimā
praematura mors ad loca excelsa &
beatissima (quo omnes tendimus) non
sine meltorum lacrimis praemisit. Obijt
die secundo Octobris 1611 vixit annos
16. M. iiij D. XXI.
Idem nobilissimus baro de Elesmere, Angliae
Concellarius avus indulgentissimus moe
stissimusque nepoti charissimae amoris
ergo posuit.
Another Monument in the same
Church, with this in
To the worthy, learned, and godly
Gentleman, William Cooke, Esquire,
her deare Husband, Sonne to the
Right Worshipfull, Sir Anth. Cooke,
Knight, Frances his most loving wife,
Daughter to that most noble Gen
tleman, the Lord Iohn Gray, brother
to the sometime high and mighty
Prince, Henry Gray, the last Duke of
Suffolke, hath dedicated this Monu
ment in memory of his vertue and
her love, died the 14. day of May,
and in the yeere of his age 56.
This Tombe for her deare Spouse,
hath noble Frances placed,
Lamenting much, with greater gifts
this Tombe should not be graced,
And grives as much companion-like,
this Tombe should not containe
Their wills in earth, since both on earth
one will they did retaine.
On the North side of the Chan
cell is this Inscription.
Honoratissimo patri Dauncio Pouleto e
quiti aurato, insulae Ierseae praefecto,
apud Christianissimum regem quon
dam legato, nobilissimi ordinis Garte
rij Cancelario & serenissimae principis
Elizabethae Consiliario, Antonius Pou
letus filius, hoc pietatis Monumentum
Moerens posuit.
Gardez la foy.
Quod verbo servare fidem
(Poulete) solebas,
Quam bene conveniunt
haec tria verba tibi:
Quod gladio servare fidem
Poulete solebas,
Quam bene conveniunt
haec tria signa tibi.
Patria te sensit,
sensit Regina fidelem,
Sic fidus Civis,
sicque senator eras.
Te fidum Christus,
te fidum Ecclesia sensit,
Sic servat inter
multa pericla fidem,
Ergo quod servo princeps,
Ecclesia nato,
Patria quod fide
cive sit orba dolet,
Interea Christus defuncti
facta coronat,
A quo servatam
viderat esse fidem.
Margareta Poulet hoc Epitaphium
moetoris simul & amoris sui perpe
tuum testem amicio conjugi suo cha
rissimo clarissimoque dicavit.
Conjugis est (testante Deo)
pars altera conjunx,
Vir caput est, vnum
corpus uterque refert,
Vna caro, mens una,
thoro sociata jugali,
Solamen vitae
praesidiumque suae:
Ergo meo luctus quis
par queat esse dolori
Cui vitae pars est altera
dempta meae.

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Sed quid flere juvat,
non sic revocabere conjux,
Namque tibi pietas
stravit ad astra viam:
Haec spes sola juvat:
qui nos conjunxit in vnum,
Hunc sibi postremo
jungere velle die.
Another Monument in the same
Church, with this
Hic jacet Maria Da. Cheake, filia R. Hill
Armig. foemina pia & prudens, & quae
fuit vsque ad obitum una dominarum
in privata Camera Reginae Elizabethae
(quae fuit tunc dignitas in praecipuo ho
nore) nupta fuit primo Iohanni Cheake,
Magist. principali Secretario Regis
Edwardi 6. viro-optimo & erudi
tissimo, cui peperit Henricum haeredem
paternae virtutis, & Regiae Majestatis
à Secretis in Consilio Eboracensi, Iohan.
Cheake virum egregium & magnani
mum, Edwardum Cheake.
Vixit circa 84. Anno obijt
Novemb. 30. 1616.
Secundo nupta Henrico Mackwillims Arm.
viro ex Nobilis. Familia Hibernorum
cui peperit Henricum qui sine prole
obijt, & Margaretam seniorem filiam
nuptam viro honor. Iohanni Domino
Stanhop, Baroni de Harrington, Vice
camerario Reginae Eliza. & R. Iacobi
thesaurario camerae & Magistro cur
sarum Rigiō. Susannam nuptam Ed
wardo Sandeys Arm. deinde Gothardo
Pemberton Mil. & vltimo Thomae
Ireland Mil. Ambrosiam nuptam Wil
lielmo Kingswell Mil. Cassandra Geor
gio Cotton Mil. & Ceciliam nuptam
Thomae Dom. Ridgway, Dom. thesau
rario Regio in Hibernia.
On a flat Stone in the Chancell,
is this written.
Hem viator,
Infans te paucis vult
Carolus Blownt, Honoratis. Dom. Mount
joy, Comitis de Newport, & lectiss.
Dom. Annae è nobili Bottelorum in agro
Herfordiensi familia oriundae.
Filius natu secundus bimulus hic praema
turae posuit mortalitatis exuvias: tan
tum est.
Vivus nil poteram fari,
quin mortuus infans,
Ecce loquar mortis
sis memor atque vale.
In the Church at Greene
wich, are these ensuing
In the Chancell, on the South
side, this is written.
Dilectissimae Conjugi sacrae Hettonae
Franciscus Hettonus viduus Moe
stus, non sine Lachrimis, posuit
OMea sacra oculis multo
mihi Charior ipsis,
Deseris (Heu) viduum
cur ita sacra virum?
Tu secura manes,
portu requiescis Amoeno
Non tibifraus, Moribus
nec mala obesse valent.
Tu pace Aeterna frueris,
tu vivis ovasque,
Quippe tibi est Terris,
gratior Aula Dei,
Conjux ipse tuus mance
vivoque superfles,
Moestificis plenus
Spero tamen tempusque brevi,
(mea sacra) futurum est
Cum te visurus sim,
vel in Arce poli.
Cuncta tibi scio salva manent,
vereque Beata es,
Cui mors vita fuit,
vitaque morte viret.
Eheu quam nostrae est
evanida gloria vitae,
Certa dies nobis nulla,
nec hora datur:

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Stare decet vigiles ergo,
semper que paratos,
Ne mors incautos
nos inopina premat.
Ecce rei testis, sacra
hic Blomera, jugali
Francisco Hettono
Consociate Thoro.
Annos octodecim, placuitque
Marita Marito,
Nulla magis potuit,
nec placuisse magis.
Filiolos illi peperit,
ter quinque utriusque
Pignora: & ex illis,
octo fuere Mares.
Quadraginta Hyemes,
binos si dempseris annos
Vixit, & octodecim,
suasilis vxor erat.
Obijt 13. Iul. Anno Dom. 1600.
Another Monument on the
South side the Quire, with
this Inscription.
D. O. M. Et salvatori. I. C. S.
In Memoriam.
Gulielmi Hattecliffe, ex Antiqua Hatte
clifforum, de Hattecliffe, in Agro Lin
colniensi Familia oriundi. Qui cum
summa in Deum Pietate, In pauperes
Benignitate, in amicos humanitate,
in omnes bonitate, Annos plus minus
quinquaginta septem Coelebs in terris
vitam egisset tranquillam, Tandem 17.
nempe die Maij, Anno 1620. Deo A
nimam Reddidit Grenovici, & hic situs
in pace quiescit.
On a Monument on the North
side of the Chancell is this
In piam Memoriam Dilectissimae
suae conjugis.
Dorotheae Lok Filiae Iacobi Brampton, de
Brampto, in Comitatu Norfolciae Ge
nerosi, & Mariae vxoris ejus, Filiae Cla
clarissimi viri Edwardi Bulein militis,
& Annae Tempestiae vxoris ejus, &c.
Quae post Annos triginta sex, in hac pe
regrinatione terrena peractos (Annos
que pene Trinos, in fideli, Castissimoque
Matrimonio perimpletos) in vera Fidei
Christianae confessione, & Ardentissi
ma Dei omnipotentis invocatione, pie
ex hac vita decessit 24. die Februarij
Cujus corpus juxta inhumatur, in medio
hujus Chori, Adjacente à sinistra cor
pore Henrici Lok filii sui. Zacharias
Lok Amoris & officii ergo Monumen
tum hoc poni fecit 24. die Octobris
In an Ile on the North side is
this Inscription.
Egregio viro, Roberto Adams, operum Re
giarum Supervisori, Architecturae peri
tissimo; Religione, & moribus Integer
rimo. Qui piè obiit Anno suae Aetatis
Simon Basil operationum Regiarum Con
trotultor hoc posuit Monumentum
Next to the other is this
Spiritus in Caelis,
fax hic Clementis Adami,
Cui ex tredecim,
septem pignora viva Manent,
Regius ille diu vixit,
Moriturque scholarca,
Tumque ubi bis septem
lustra peregit, obit
Anno Dom. 1586. Ian. 9.
Et lateri conjuncta jacet
suavissima conjux,
Quindenis Annis
qua fuit ille minor.
Anno Dom. 1588. Maîj 11.
Next to the other is this
Neere to this place lyeth interred, the
body of Mistresse Mary Ward, late

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wife of Richard Ward, Esquire, Ser
jeant at Armes vnto King Iames,
and King Charles, Father and Mo
ther of Captaine Caesar Ward, who
died in the service of his King and
Country in October 1627. She died
in February following, in the fore
said yeere.
Which three moneths time with sighs
Her grieved life did spend,
Her Sonnes untimely death
Hastned her end.
In the Church at Detford,
or West Greenwich, are these
ensuing Monuments.
This Monument is at the upper
end of the Chancell, and hath
this Inscription.
M. S.
H. S. E. Rogerus Boyle,
Richardi Comitis
Corcagiensis Filius Primogentius, qui
in Hibernia natus, in Cantio solo Patris
Natali denatus, Dum hic ingenij cul
tum capessit. Puer eximiae indolis, prae
cocitatem ingenij funere luit immaturo.
Sic luculenti, sed terreni Patrimonij fa
ctus exhaeres, coelestem crevit Haeredi
tatem. Decessit A. D. 1615. iv. eid.
viii. Bris.
Richardus, praenobilis Comes Corca
giensis Vxoris suae Patruo.
B. M. P.
Memoriae perenni Edwardi Fenton, Regi
nae Elizabethae, olim pro corpore Armi
geri, Iano O-Neal, ac post eum, Comite
Desmoniae, in Hibernia Turbantibus,
Fortissimi Taxiarchi, qui post lustra
tum improbo ausu, septentrionalis Pla
gae Apochryphum Mare, & excussas va
riis Peregrinationibus inertis Naturae
latebras, Anno 1588. in celebri contrae
Hispanos Naumachia, meruit Navis
Praetoriae Navarchus.
Obijt Anno Domini 1603.
Cognatos Cineres, &
Amicam Manibus umbram,
O Fentone, tuis,
excipias Tumulo.
Vsuram Tumuli victure
Marmore Pensat,
Et reddit gratus,
pro Tumulo Titulum.
At the upper end of that Chan
cell, on the North side, is
thus written.
Sacrae perpetuae{que} Memoriae Gulielmi
Haukyns, de Plimouth
Qui verae Religionis verus cultor, Paupe
ribus praecipuè Navicularijs Munifi
cus, Rerum Nauticarum studiossissimus,
longinquas instituit saepè Navigationes;
Arbiter in causis difficilimis Aequissi
mus, Fide, Probitate & Prudentia sin
gulari. Duas duxit Vxores, è quarum
una 4. ex altera 7. suscepit liberos.
Iohannes Haukyns Eques Auratus, Clas
sis Regiae Quaestor, Frater Moestissi
mus posuit.
Obijt specerta Resurgendi 7. die mensis
Octobris, An. Dom. 1589.
In the upper end of the
There lyeth buried neere this place the
body of Iane Edisbury, Widow, Mo
ther of Kenrick Edisbury, Gentleman,
Pay-master of the Kings Majesties
Navy, under Sir William Russell,
Knight, Treasurer. She died on the
16. day of March, 1618.
On the North side of this Quire,
a worthy Memoriall of Sir
Sackevile Crow, for Seeling
and beautifying of that North

The Remaines.
In the Church at Rode
rith, are these ensuing
In the South Ile, on the wall,
is this written.
Post tenebras, spero Lucem.
NExt without this Wall,
are bu
ried Brian, Richard, and Marke,
, and Elizabeth, the three
Sons and two Daughters of Nicholas
, Citizen and Goldsmith
of London, and of Elizabeth his wife.
The forenamed Elizabeth, their
younger Daughter, was married to
Robert Wheatley, Salter, the 20. day
of August, 1593. and died the 18.
of September, in the same yeere.
These Blossomes yong and tender, loe,
Blowne downe by deadly wind,
May vrge the riper sort to know,
Like blast shall them out find.
For Flesh, as grasse, away doth wither,
No age can it eschew,
The young and old decay together,
When death shall them pursue.
No Parents, Friends, or Advocate,
Can him intreat to spare,
The Faire, the Fine, or Delicate,
For threats he doth not care.
Let that most certaine Statute made,
By God our heavenly King,
All men assure, and eke perswade,
Death shall them equall bring.
Post Mortem, Vitam Aeternam.
In the middle Ile of this Church
is thus written.
Trinitas in vnitate.
Here lies buried the body of Richard
, Mariner, one of the eldest Bro
thers and Assistants of the Compa
ny of the Trinity, and his two wives;
who while hee lived in this place,
gave liberally to the poore, and spent
bountifully in his house: and after
many great troubles, being of the
age of 80. yeeres and upward, de
parted this life without issue, upon
the 16. of February, 1614.
This was made at the charge of
Robert Bell.
Though Hills be dead,
Hills Will and Act survives,
His Free-Schoole, and
his Pension for the poore;
Thought on by him,
performed by his Heire,
For eight poore Sea-mens
children, and no more.
On the outside of the North
Wall is a Monument, bea
ring the figure of a Ship at
Sea; under it the portraiture
of him for whom it was ere
cted, with his Wife, six Sons,
and foure Daughters; the li
ving and the dead distingui
shed by Deaths-heads, which
the buried seeme to beare in
their hands, and under them
this Inscription.
Here beneath lyeth interred, the body
of Captaine Anthony Wood, who de
parted this life the 24. of August,
1625. being the 40. yeere of his
age, and had issue by his wife Mar
tha Wood
, sixe Sonnes and foure

The Remaines.
In Saint Margarets Church
at Westminster, are these
ensuing Monuments.
On a very ancient Monument in
Brasse, at the upper end of
the North Ile, is thus
Sacrum doloris.
SHall teares,
S. Marga
at West
the silent
Messengers of death,
Dissolve their streames
into a Sea of moane?
No, no, in vaine
you sacrifice reliefe,
Over his Tombe, with eyes,
with voyce, with groane,
For Cole assign’d by God,
the poore to pity,
The widowes comfort,
and eke the Orphans Sire,
Who tun’d each string of hate
to loves sweet ditty,
Is dead: aye me, will death
the best desire?
Remorselesse death,
thy wrath in him is ended,
Maugre thy darts,
his praises cannot dye,
Thou hast his body,
but his soule ascended
Into the place
of joyes eternity,
And though his corps inter’d
lye dead in grave,
Yet still his vertues
life and being have.
An. Dom. 1597.
In Parliament, a Burgesse,
Cole was placed,
In Westminster
the like for many yeeres,
But now with Saints above
his soule is graced,
And lives a Burgesse
with Heavens royall Peeres.
Oblessed change, from earth,
where Death is King,
To be united there
where Angels sing.
Ejusdem in eundem.
Terra tegit Corpus, mens scandit
ad Aethera Coeli,
Fama virens floret,
Caetera mors rapuit.
Thus in English.
The Grave my body,
Heaven my soule doth keepe,
The World my fame,
the rest in death doth sleepe.
Margaretta Cole posuit.
In another columne of the same Table.
This Monument unites
two constant Lovers,
He that is dead,
and her that lives in death:
His Body she, his Spouse,
in honour covers,
Wishing her dayes
were shortned with his death.
But she must live,
yet living shall be mated,
With him in death,
while death her life hath dated.
Full twenty yeeres and odde
their league was firme,
Witnesse the world,
their children, and their love,
Nothing but death, by death
should give the tearme
Of farewell to their faith,
by false remove.
Of breach of concord
no tongue can accuse them,
Vnlesse base envy
by her Saints abuse them.
O envy not the dead,
but die to sinne,
Expect the harvest
of this dead mans blisse,
Desire the Crowne
which envy cannot winne,
Amend in you, not others,
what’s amisse.
Sad death shall be
your Herauld to procure
Rest to your soules
with Christ for to endure.
Marget in woe, distill
those teares to comfort,
And in thy childrens love
addresse thy anguish:

The Remaines.
Three live with thee,
then love their living consort,
No longer in thy Husbands
sorrow languish.
But imitate thy Cole
in Vertues lawes,
That thou maist live where
Vertue pleads his cause.
This Monument is in the North
Ile, and hath this In
Here lyeth the Lady Dorothy Stafford,
Wife and Widdow to Sir William
, Knight, Daughter to Henry
Lord Stafford, the onely Sonne of
Edward, the last Duke of Bucking
: her Mother was Vrsula, Daugh
ter to the Countesse of Salisbury, the
onely Daughter to George Duke of
Clarence, Brother to King Edward
the fourth. Shee continued a true
Widdow, from the age of 27. till
her death. She served Queene Eli
zabeth 40
. yeeres, lying in the Bed
chamber, esteemed of her, loved of
all, doing good all she could to eve
ry body, never hurted any; a con
tinuall remembrancer of the suites
of the poore. As shee lived a religi
ous life, in great reputation of ho
nour and vertue in the world, so she
ended in continuall fervent medita
tion and hearty prayer to God. At
which instant (as all her life) so after
her death shee gave liberally to the
poore, and died aged 78. the 22.
of September 1604. In whose re
membrance, Sir Edward Stafford her
Sonne hath caused this memoriall
of her to be, in the same forme and
place as she her selfe long since re
quired him.
On a Monument on the North
side of the Chancell is this
To the memory of Rob. Peeter, Esquire,
Auditor of the Receipt, her first
Husband, who gave to the use of
the poore of this Parish one hundred
pound: and of Edward English, her
second Husband, a Gentleman,
kinde, courteous, and of great Hos
pitality, who gave twelve pounds in
Annuity for ever to the same use.
Margaret their loving wife, Daughter
of Sir Iohn Tyrill of Gipping, Knight,
who likewike hath bequeathed one
hundred pounds for the purchasing
of one yeerely Annuity of twenty
nobles for ever to the foresaid poore,
Lamenting their death, and for te
stification of her dutifull love hath
erected this Monument.
Another Monument in the
same Ile, with this
Here lyeth the body of Thomas Arne
, buried the 8. of September,
Anno Dom. 1603. And Margaret
his Wife, who was buried
the 9. of August, Anno Dom. 1596.
Neere unto the other, in a faire
Plate, is this following
A memoriall on the death of Iohn Varnam
Gardiner, who deceased the xj. of De
cember, 1586. Aetatis suae 46.
O mortall man that lives on earth,
consider well thy end,
Remember that thou must depart,
when God for thee doth send.
This life is but a pilgrimage,
so soone it doth decay,
And all the riches of this world
shall fade and passe away:
As by example daily shew’d,
before our eyes we see,
That rich & poore to earth are brought
for their iniquity.
Let us that live on earth behind,
to God for mercy call,
With wofull heart & wringing hands,
and he will blesse us all.

The Remaines.
And now to speake of this good man,
Iohn Varnam cal’d by name,
Who in his life he lived well,
by labour, travaile, and paine,
In helping of the fatherlesse,
and widowes very poore,
And setting ever them on worke
which went from doore to doore.
A Gardiner by Art he was,
great skill he had therein,
And prosper’d well in all his life,
with every living thing
That he at all times tooke in hand:
To God be given all praise,
That did increase this honest man
with riches many wayes.
The poore they had great work of him,
by weeding of his ground,
And he to them was well content,
to leave assurance found,
Of land and living to releeve
the fatherlesse in need,
So he confirmed this his minde,
by will it was decree’d.
Agnes Varnam left behind,
his loving wife most sure,
By her he had foure sonnes, likewise
foure daughters, Virgins pure:
Who all being dead, and none alive,
but Elizabeth by name,
And in remembrance of his life,
they have set up this same.
He willingly did yeeld himselfe,
in God was all his trust,
And in the last houre of his death,
he shew’d his faith most just,
To leave this world most cheerefully,
desirous to depart,
Asking forgivenesse of the world,
and forgiving with his heart
To those which he at any time
in deed or word offended:
Most joyfully his soule was then
vnto the Lord commended.
And thus he left his life,
in briefe to tell you plaine,
Hoping in Heaven to be receiv’d,
for ever to remaine.
In the same Ile, in the body of
the Church, is this In
Cornelius Vandun lieth here, borne at
Breda in Brabant, Souldier with King
Henry at Turney, Yeoman of the
Guard, and Vsher to King Henry,
King Edward, Queene Mary, and
Queene Elizabeth: of honest and
vertuous life, a carefull man for poore
folke, who in the end of this towne
did build for poore widowes twenty
houses of his owne cost.
Round about his figure wrought as in
his Guards Coat, these words.
Obijt Anno Dom. 1577. buried the 4. of
September. Aetatis suae 94.
At the upper end of the South
Ile in the Chancell, as
Frances Haughton, in token of her love
to her Husband, caused this Monu
ment to be erected.
Here resteth in assured hope to rise in
Christ, the body of Hugh Haughton,
the fourth sonne of Thomas Haughton
of Haughton, in the County of Che
, Gentleman, who married Fran
, Daughter of William Coothe of
Sherbourne, in the County of Dorset,
Gentleman, and by her had issue
two Daughters, Elizabeth and Fran
: He departed this life the 17.
day of October, 1616. aged 50.
yeeres, and Elizabeth departed this
life the 28. of August, 1615. aged
seven yeeres, and lieth here also in

The Remaines.
On an ancient brasse Monument
close by the other, is thus
Give thankes to God for Edward Court
Esquire, Sonne and Heire to Sir
Peter Courtney of Devonshire, Knight,
who living a life agreeable to his
estate and stocke, ended the same
like a fithfull Christian, the 27. day
of November 1566. and is buried
before this stone.
On another neere to that is
thus written.
Here lyeth the body of Alexander Tom
, the fifth sonne to Richard Tom
of Momington upon Wye, in the
County of Hereford, Esquire, who
was buried in August, in the yeere
of our Lord God 1615.
On another neere to that is
thus written.
Vnderneath lieth the body of Iames
, second sonne to Iames Tom
, of Momington upon Wye, in the
County of Hereford, Esquire, buried
in December, in the yeere of our
Lord God 1613.
Close to this a very faire Monu
ment in the South wall of
the Chancell, thus
written on.
Here under is intombed Blanch Parry,
Daughter to Henry Parry of New-
within the County of Here
Esquire, chiefe Gentlewoman
of Queene Elizabeths most honou
rable privy Chamber, and Keeper
of her Majesties Jewels, whom she
faithfully served from her Highnesse
birth; beneficiall to her Kinsfolke
and Countrimen, charitable to the
poore, insomuch that shee gave to
the poore of Bacton and Newton in
Herefordshire, sevenscore bushels of
Wheat and Rye yeerely for ever,
with divers summes of money to
Westminster and other places for good
uses. She died a Maid in the 82.
yeere of her age, the 12. of Febru
ary 1589.
Another faire Monument in
the fame Ile, in the Chancell,
thus written on.
Here under resteth in expectation of a
glorious Resurrection, the body of
Thomas Bond Gentleman, sometimes
a Burgesse of this City of Westmin
; and also the bodies of Ellin his
wife, of Thomas Bond their Sonne,
and of Ellen their Daughter.
To the memory of whose Christian vertues,
their dutifull Sonne, and loving Brother
Iohn Bond, hath erected this Monu
A Father, Mother, Sonne,
and Daughter deere,
Cover’d with earth,
their corps be buried here;
Two aged died, and two
in prime of strength;
To teach that death will
conquer all at length:
A vertuous life they liv’d,
made Christian ends,
And now a Crowne of glory
them attends.
At the foure corners of this Monument
are these inscriptions.
Thomas Bond the Father died the 7. of
Aprill 1616.
Ellin Bond the Mother died the 31. of
May 1628.
Thomas Bond the Sonne died the 26. of
May 1627.
Ellin Butts the Daughter died the 12.
of August 1625.

The Remaines.
On a faire Stone in the middle
of the Chancell is this
Here resteth in God the body of Anna
, borne in Denmarke, who ser
ved our gracious Queene Anna, in
her Bed-chamber, was married to
Master Thomas Seringe, her Majesties
Chaplaine, the 28. of Aprill, in the
yeere of our Lord God, 1598. and
died at Westminster the 26. of Febru
ary 1608. unto whom God Al
mighty give a joyfull Resurrection.
Moerentis musa Mariti.
Astra tuam foveant Animam,
bona fama sepultae
Restet in his terris,
capiat tandem omnia Coelum.
Iohannes Seringius,
A faire Monument at the lower
end of the North Ile in the
wall, thus written on.
Here lieth interred the body of Edward
, Esquire, late Clearke of
his Majesties privy Seale, and Regi
ster of the Court of Requests, who
departed this life the 18. day of De
cember Anno Dom. 1623. by him
also lieth the body of his Brother,
Master Owen Reynolds, who deceased
the 16. of Aprill 1610. To whose
memories Edward and Launcelet Rey
, Gentlemen, have here placed
these ensuing Verses, made by the
said Edward Reynolds in his life time.
Gloria, Vita, Decor, Thesaurus, Fanta, Voluptas
Vana, brevis, fragilis, fluxus, temeraria, mollis,
Fumus, Bulla, Iris, Fax Viatus, Dulce venenū,
Vanescit, perit, arescit, liquesit, fugit, angit.
Orbe nihil toto stabile est,
citò corruet orbis,
Et vasti in nihilum
vanescet fabrica Mundi.
Sola fides firmam parit,
aesern amque Coronam,
Sola fides Christi meritis,
sunt cætera Nugæ.
Haec vixi, hac morior side, mihi Christus
in vitae, & morte lucrum.
In the middle of the same Ile, in
the wall, is a faire Monument,
thus written on.
M. S.
Hîc sepultus jacet Iohannes Corbettus de
Sprowslon, in Com. Norf. Baroncttus,
qui vxorem duxit piissimam Annam,
filiam Arthuri Capel de Hadham, in
Com. Hareford Militis, ex qua susce
pit Filios ties, totiden que Filiae, Vi
tam vixit integerrimam, Rei assertor
publicae, Christianae columen, Mecaenas
literariae, hinc migrans, Anno Dom.
Millesimo, sexcentesimo vigesimo septi
mo (Aetatis trigesimo septimo) die de
cimo nono Ianuarij. Abunde illud sup
plevit, in quo Marmor deficit, famam
& memoriam indeptus terris diutius,
at Caele in aeternum victuram.
Iohannes Corbettus miles.
Sanctusue is homo & liber?
Et sanctus isle homo liber.
Sir Iohn Corbett Baronet.
Another in the same wall, thus
D. M. M. S.
Ioannes Makeulio
de Merton D N.
Magni Hetruriae ducis
Archiater quondam,
Nec non
In sapientia illustris, Pisis
Cathedrae Doctor,
Magnae Britanniae Regis
Medicus, Medicorum sui seculi
Aesculapius, Therapeutices;
promus-condus, conditumque prodigium,

The Remaines.
Mortales, huic Cippo, in spem
Resurrectionis, vitaeque melioris
Reliquit exuvias
Reparatae salutis 1622.
Aetatis suae 46. Mense.
Nascentes morimur, finisque
ab origine pendet.
On the same Wall, in a Table,
is this Epitaph.
In memory of the late deceased Virgin,
Mistris Elizabeth Hereicke.
Sweet Virgin,
that I doe not set
Thy Grave-verse up
in mournfinll Jet
Or dapl’d Marble,
let thy shade
Not wrathful seeme,
or fright the maid,
Who hither at her
weeping howres,
Shall come to strew
thy earth with flowres:
No, know blest soule,
when there’s not one
Remainder left
of brasse or stone,
Thy living Epitaph
shall be
Though lost in them
yet found in me:
Deare, in thy bed
of Roses then,
Till this world shall
dissolve (as men)
Sleepe, while we hide thee
from the light,
Drawing thy Curtains round—
Good night.
On a Table hanging at the up
per end of the South Ile is
this written.
In memory of the right vertuous and
beautifull Gentlewoman, Mistris
Margaret Radcliffe, Daughter to Sir
Iohn Radcliffe Knight, one of the
Maids of Honour to Queene Eliza
, who deceased at Richmond the
10. of November, and was here
buried with solemnity the 22. of the
same, Anno Dom. 1599. An. Reg.
. 41.
Tell thou my wailing verse,
and mourning show,
What beauteous frame
lies here interr’d below.
Here underneath entomb’d
a Dazie lies,
The pride of nature,
with perfection fil’d;
O woe, whom Zephyres blasts
can ne’r make rise,
Being by Deaths blacke storms
untimely kild.
Ratcliffe’s thy name,
the glory of the Court,
Vertue and Beauty strove
t’adorne thee most,
Though here inclos’d,
yet fame shall still report
Thy Vertues praise,
thy graces time shall boast,
Thou di’dst a Virgin pure,
and spotlesse liver,
Griefe caus’d thy death,
death makes thee live for ever.
If any aske, who sigh’d
this sad complaint,
Say one that liv’d, that lov’d,
that ioyed, now faint.
Another faire Monument at the
vpper end of the Chancell,
thus inscribed.
Epitaphium Religiosissimi, spectatissimique
viri, Francisci Egioke, de Egioke in Co
mitatu Vigorniae Equitis Aurati, vitae
Famaeque integerrimae, Musarum, Mi
litum, Pauperumque Fautoris Meritis
simi, Qui à Londino, Vigorniam versia
proficiscens, in Vxbrigia vita defunctus
est 21. die Novemb. 1622. Hic vero
repositus habet Cineres.

The Remaines.

Dilectissima, Moessissimaque vxor ejus
Elinor, Filia Fra. Dingley Armigeri,
in eodem Vigorniæ Comitatu, Lugubre
Hoc, Pij Amoris & obsequii, Monu
mentum posuit.
Ad Tumulum niflere libet,
discedito Lector,
Qui legis haec, Fletu,
prodigus esto pio.
Cum Musis omnes flerent,
inopumque Catervis,
Illis Patronus,
His Benefactor erat.
Arma virumque canit,
Mors imperiosa, triumphans,
Quod miles strenuus
sic spoliatus obit.
Vana quid insultas?
te jam tua praedafefellit;
Artes, arma, preces,
hunc periisse vetant.
Hunc (Mors) insequeris frustra,
cui militat aether,
Nec tibi, sed superis,
praeda beata jacet.
Quid quoditer carpens Cecidit?
Moriturque viator?
Quae supra terram est noverat;
hîc Patriam.
Quo tendens, proprios Lares,
Terrasque relinquit,
Et Coelum media
possidet ille via.
This Monument is neere unto
the other, having this In
Here lyeth entombed Mary Lady
Dudley, Daughter of William Lord
Howard of Effingham, in his time
Lord high Admirall of ENGLAND,
Lord Chamberlaine, and Lord Pri
vy Seale. Shee was Grand-childe
to Thomas Duke of Norfolke, the se
cond of that Sir-name, and Sister to
Charles Howard Earle of Notting
, Lord High Admirall of Eng
, by whose prosperous directi
on, through the goodnesse of God,
in defending his Handmaid, Queen
Elizabeth, the whole Fleet of Spaine
was defeated and discomfited.
She was first married to Edward Sut
, Lord Dudley, and after to Rich
ard Mountpesson
Esquire, who in the
Memory of her Vertues, and last Te
stimony of his love, erected this
Monument. Shee slept in Christ
Iesus, in the yeere of our Lord 1600.
the 21. of August, attending the
joyfull day of her Resurrection.
A faire Monument at the upper
end of the North Ile, with
this inscription.
Here in peace resteth the body of Tho
mas Seymour
, second sonne to the
Right Honourable, Edward Earle of
Hartford, and Isabel his VVife, eldest
Daughter to Edward Meley of Kates
, in the County of Northampton,
Esquire, which said Thomas depar
ted this life the 3. day of August,
1600. And the said Isabel the 20.
day of August 1619. in the true
faith of Iesus Christ, and in the bles
sed hope of a joyfull Resurrection.
On a faire Marble in the Chan
cell is thus written.
Mariæ Filiae unicæ Thomæ Egerton Mili
tis Baronis de Ellesmere Cancellarij Ang
liæ. Francisci Leigh Militis fidelissimæ, optime meritæ, ac unice dilectæ conju
gis, quæ tertio die Aprilis, An. Dom. M. DCXII. Ætatis suæ 36. post par
tum Filliorum 4. Filiarum 5. inpuerpe
rio Filiae 6. Spiritum Deo, Corpus se
pulchro liquit, in Christo obdormiens,
Cui fide, spe & Charitate, Constantissi
mè vixit. Pudicitiæ, Pietatis, & Ve
nustatis Rarissimum decus.
Non obijt sed abijt.

The Remaines.
In Westminster Abbey are these ensuing
In Obitum Serenissimae
Principis & omnium virtutum genere Cumulatissimae Annae Dei gratia
Magnae Britaniae, Franciae & Hiberniae Reginae, Dominaeque
suae longè gratiosissimae, carmen funebre.
Ad Potentissimum Serenissimae Annae Maritum Iacobum, Dei gratia,
Magnae Britanniae Regem fidei defensorem &c.
Annus & Anna in se redit,
Westminster Abbey.
hic novus, illa perennis:
Cujus vir pater & frater Rex, Regia proles,
In Coelo Aeternos Regina est Anna per Annos.
Floreat illa suis in prole aeterna Britannis,
Inque suo vigeat feliciter Anna Iacobo.
Inclite Rex Britonum, veniam da vera loquenti.
Iacobus caret Anna, & non caret Anna Iacobo:
Maxime Rex Regum, Regem solare Iacobum.
Ad Invictissimum Christianum Quartum Dei Gratia Daniae, Norwegiae,
Gothorum, Vandolorumque Regem, &c.
Pondere pressa, suo sub pondere, Palma Resurgit:
Marmore pressa soror tua, Fertur ad Aethera victrix.
Sanguinolenta olim, inter Danos atque Britannos,
Pugna, nihil potuit, nostro conjuncta Iacobo,
Absque cruore, omnes vicit Dana Anna Britannos,
Aeterneque suis conjunxit Foedere Danis.
Orbis, Danorum Pacis, Britonumque sit idem
Terminus, & Reges Rex protegat orbis utrosque.
Ad Foelicissimam Iacobi & Annae prolem Carolum Walliae Principem,
Elizabetham, Frederici Electoris Comitis Palatini Vxorem,
Regalemque eorum Progeniem quae nunc est, vel
Dei gratia erit in Posterum.
Indiae Phoenix, volucris per annos
Vna sexcentos deciesque senos,
Dicitur foelix superesse, dirae
Nescia Mortis.
Quod tibi Parcae dederant sorores
Fila correptae breviora vitae,
Anna, dicaris Mulier, sed esto
Caetera Phoenix.
Igne solari, moriens Crematur
Mortuo-Vivos Cineres in albos,
Sic, ut ex illis rediviva surgat
Altera Phoenix.
Anna, eui nunquā similem videbit
Phoebus, expiras? moriare sic, ut
In tua semper vigennt Beati
Prole Britanni.

The Remaines.
Hinc, illinc, ubicunque, cadem est, & ubique Beata.
Obijt in Domino Anno Domini 1618. quarto Nonarum Martij,
Annos nata 44. Menses 4. & dies 18.
Ad sereuissimae Reginae familiam Moerore obrutam.
Vos canite, O socij, funebria Carmina mecum;
Nos relevet Dominus, perdidimus Dominam.
Responsio Familiae.
Non sunt canendo, talibus pressi malis,
Sed nec loquendo, quos habet talis dolor:
Nostris adhaerent fiucibus linguae graves.
Loquantur alij, dum luctus nostri stupent.
Edidit Serenissimae Reginae Moestissimus Capellanus, Guliclmus Swadonus,
Collegij Wickamici Alumnus, Sacrae Theologiae Doctor, & Archidiaconus

The Remaines.
Vpon a very rich and stately
Monument in the same
Church is thus written.
Depositum Illustrissimi & Excellentissimi
Principis Ludovici Stuarti Esmei Le
viniae Ducis Filij Ioannis Propatrui
Seren: Regis, acobi Nepotis, Richmon
diae & Leviniae Dacis, Novi Castelli
ad Tinam & Darnliae Comitis, &c.
Magni Scotiae Camerarij & Thalassi
archae Hereditariè. Sacri Palatij Ia
cobi Regis Seneschalli, Cubiculariorum
que principalium primi, Regi à Sancti
tribus Consilijs. San-Georgiani or
dinis Eq. Scoticorumque per Gallias
Cataphractorum praefecti.
Viri excelsi ad omnia Magna & bona nati,
ad meliora defuncti, vixit Annos 49.
Menses 4. Dies 17.
2 Sam. 3. 38.
16. Febr. primo generalium Regni Comi
tiorum designato.
On the other side of the same
Monument is thus
Illustrissima & Excellentissima Princeps,
Francisca Richmondiae & Leviniae Du
cissa, Domini Thomae Howardi Din
doniae Filia, Thomae Howardi Norfol
ciae Ducis, ex Elizabethâ Edovardi
Ducis Buckinghamiae Filiâ Neptis,
Lodovici Stuarti Richmondiae & Le
viniae Ducis Vxor,
Charissiavi conjugij nunquam non memor,
conjugi optimè merito sibique posuit hoc
Obijt Die mensis An. Dom.
On a Table in the same Quire,
is this following In
P. M. S.
Vanae multitudinis Improperium hic jacet
cuius tamen
Hispania Prudentiam.
Gallia Fortitudinem.
Belgia Industriam.
Toto Europa Mirata est Magnanimitatem.
Daniae & Reges Integerrimum.
Transilvaniae & Princip. Ingenuum.
Veneta Respublica Philobasilia.
Subaudiae &
Lotharingiae Duces Politicum.
Palatinus Comes Fidelem.
Imperator Pacificum.
Turca Christianum.
Papa Protestantem.
Experti sunt.
Anglia Archithalassum
Cantabrigia Cancellarium
Buckinghamia Ducem
Verum siste viator, & quid ipsa Invidia
sugillare nequit audi.
Hic est Ille
Calamitosae virtutis
Maritus redamatus, Pater amans,
Filius obsequens.
Frater amicissimus, Affinis Beneficus,
Amicus perpetuus,
Dominus Beniguus
Optimus omnium servus.

The Remaines.
Reges adamarunt, optimates honorarunt,
Ecclesia deflevit,
Vulgus oderunt.
Iacobus & Carolus
Regum perspicacissimi, intimum habuerunt.
A quibus
Honoribus auctus, & Negotijs onustus,
Fato succubuit
Antequam par animo periculum Invenit.
Quid jam Peregrine?
Aenigma mundi moritur;
Omnia fuit, nec quidquam habuit,
Patriae Parens & Hostis audiit.
Deliciae idem & querela Parlamenti.
Qui dum Papistis Bellum infert, insimula
tur Papista,
Dum Protestantium partibus consulit,
occiditur à Protestante.
Tesseram specta Rerum Humanarum,
At non est quod serio triumphet malitia,
Interimere potuit, laedere non potuit.
Scilicet has Preces fundens expiravit.
Tuo ego sanguine Potiar (mi Iesu) dum
mali pascuntur meo.
This Monument is in a Chap
pell on the North side of
the high Altar.
Georgio Holles
Eq. Anglo-Brit. Clariss. Penatib. ori
undo, rerum Militar. sic à pueritia de
dito ut Castror. Alumnus nasci vide
retur, Qui postquam cuncta quae dece
rent Nobilem, stipendia in Belgia Fe
cerat ordin. Ductor suae gentis, supre
mus vulgo Sergiant Major Gene
Declaratus est.
Augustaeq. Trinobantum Pacifice exces
surus hic propter Franc. Verum Imper.
suum & Consanguin. Cui tamen Peri
culis quam sanguine Conjunctior, Am
bitu Honestiss. Componi voluit.
Ioannes FN. Comes de Clare FR. Meren
tissimo Moerentissimus P. vixit A.
L. M. iij. D. iiij. ob xiiii. Kal. Iun.
Anno Dom. M. DC. XXVI.
This Monument is in a Chap
pell on the South side of
the high Altar.
What so thou hast
of Nature or of Arts,
Youth, Beauty, Strength,
or what excelling parts
Of Mind and Body,
Letters, Armes, and worth,
His eighteene yeeres, beyond
his yeeres, brought forth,
Then stand and reade
thy selfe within this glasse,
How soone these perish,
and thy selfe may passe.
Mans life is measur’d
by the worke, not dayes,
No aged sloth, but
active youth hath praise.
Francisco Holles juveni fortissimo qui ab
exercitu è Belgia aeger regressus obiit
Prid. Id. Augusti Anno Dominicae Ae
tatis M. DC. XXII. suae XVIII.
Iohannes Comes de Clare, Filio natis
3. & merentissimo moerentissimus pa
ter posuit.
This Monument is in another
Chappell on the South side
the high Altar.
Bonae Memoriae
Georgio Villerio Equiti Aurato Marito
B. M. Iuxta se P. Clarissima conjux
Maria Cometissa Buckingamiae.
S. P. I. T.
D. O. M.
Mariae de Bello Monte Cometissae Buckingamiae E quinque Potentissimorum totius Europiae Regnorum regibus, Id

que per totidem Immediatos
Descensus oriunde
Vix Ann. Lxij. M. xj. D. xix.
Hoc Mon. V. I. C.

The Remaines.
On a Pillar on the North side of
the high Altar is this
Iuliana Crem
Virgo Pientissima Charissima & vnica
filia Ranulphi de Creme, Equitis Aura
ti, Regii Tribunalis capitalis Iustici
arij, ex Iuliana de Cleppesby conjuge,
vetustae familiae de Cleppesby in agro
Norfolciensi Cohaerede suscepta,
Redemptoris adventum hic expectat, ver
nante Aetate, in patriam abijt xxij.
April. M. DC. XXI.
In the Abbey, in the North Ile,
about the middle of the Ile,
is thus written.
Mors mihi Solus Christus
Lucrum mihi sola salus.
Spe Resurgendi▪
Hic jacet Iana Stotevill, Filia Thomae
Stotevill de Brinckley, in Comitatu
Cantabrig. Armigeri, uxor primo Ed
vardi Ellis de Chesterton, in Comitatu
Cantabrig. Armigeri, Cui peperit 6.
Filios, & 3. Filias, vxor deinde Othe
welli Hill Doctoris in Iare Civil, &
Cancellarij Dioces. Lincoln. Cujus Re
licta obijt 27. die Aprilis Anno Dom.
1631. Aetatis suae 78.
Vivit post funera virtus.
In another Chappell on the
South side the high Altar,
is this Inscription.
Hic jacet Anna Garrard Filia (& Cohae
res cum Fransisca) Georgio Garrard,
& Margaretae Dacris, Parentibus,
Nobilium, & antiquorum stemmatum,
Vxor Dudleio Baroni Carleton de Im
bercourt. Cui cum Filium vnicum pe
pererit in infantia expirantem, eique
legationibus ad Remp. Venetam, Subau
diam, & unitas Belgiae Provincias per
Sedecem annorum spatium indivisa co
mes adhaeserit, dum iter illuc demo
meditatur, rapta est morbo Apoplectico
è molestis hujus Aevi laboribus in requi
em aeternam 18. Aprilis, Anno Dom.
1627. Aetatis suae 42. à conjugio 20.
Memoriam Posteritati faciens probae, &
Religiosae Foeminae, Vxoris conjunctissi
mae, oculatae Matrisfam: cui hoc Monu
mentum sacravit Gemibundus conjux,
Testimonium Amoris integri, ob eam
que amissam intimi cruciatus, dum vi
sum fuerit Deo Op. Ma. & illum etiam
deducere in hoc idem Dormitorium, cui
ipse vivens se mortuum designavit.

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Stow, John, Anthony Munday, Anthony Munday, and Humphrey Dyson. Survey of London (1633): The Remains. The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0, edited by Janelle Jenstad, U of Victoria, 05 May 2022, Draft.

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Stow, John, Anthony Munday, Anthony Munday, and Humphrey Dyson. Survey of London (1633): The Remains. The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed May 05, 2022. Draft.

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Stow, J., Munday, A., Munday, A., & Dyson, H. 2022. Survey of London (1633): The Remains. In J. Jenstad (Ed), The Map of Early Modern London (Edition 7.0). Victoria: University of Victoria. Retrieved from Draft.

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