The Survey of London (1633): A Return to London

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A RETVRNE
TO
LONDON:
In which most of the Parish Churches have of late
yeeres beene Rebuilded, Repaired, or at
least Beautified.
A Catalogue whereof here followeth, wherein not only the
yeere in which, but the meanes likewise by which, each Worke was
perfected are set downe, as also all the Monuments of Queene
Elizabeth, as they are in every Church.
S. Albanes Woodstreet.
I Am sorry, that, but now
beginning to speake of
Building, repairing, and
Beautifying of all the
Parish Churches in this
famous City of London,
I must in the very Front of the Alpha
bet (for that is the rule I goe by) speake
of the pulling downe, Demolishment,
and Ruines of a Church, and one of the
most ancient among them; Saint Al
banes
in Woodstreet.
This Church, being wonderfully
decayed and perished, was by these
Gentlemen, Sir Henry Spiller, Enigo
Iones
, Esquire, Captaine Leake, and
Captaine Williams surveyed, to see
what repaire might helpe it. But by
these Gentlemen, and Workemen ap
pointed with them, it was found to be
too farre gone for Repaire; neither
would any Workeman put himselfe
into hazard upon it: affirming it to be
in every part of it, so spent, decayed,
and enfeebled, that they must sudden
ly plucke it downe, or it would sudden
ly prevent that labour, and fall to the
ground of it selfe: which the Fallings
every day encreasing (and more and
more growing and appearing) did most
evidently seeme to threaten.
For this cause, many of the Parish
oners refused to goe to it, many that
went, went unwillingly, but all with
much feare, where they sate with
more; their danger all the time much
troubling and disturbing their De
votion.
This great necessity inforcing, it
was the last yeere 1632. betwixt Ea
ster and Midsummer pul’d downe, and
yet Iuly, 1633. (a sad object) so lies
in its pitifull ruines.
Many of the ablest sort of this Pa
rish, to shew they would doe what
they could towards the recovery of
this

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this great losse, have joyned certaine
monies (their free and voluntary gifts)
together, which they have againe dis
bursed in Stone, and some other Ma
terials.
But this many, being but few, to the
number of those that in this kind, can
doe little or nothing, and their good
wills falling extremely short of that
great summe that must beginne and
finish so great a Worke as this, they
were constrained to petition his High
nesse for his Letters Patents, for the
helpe of a collection for it.
Their Petition graciously received,
his Majesty was pleased (as a cause of
all other his Piety especially favours)
to send his Letter to the Lord Bishop
of London, for the forwarding and ef
fecting their desires.
Yet notwithstanding this faire de
gree to their wish, they are for a time
put off, by reason (as I am informed)
of the great Collection for the repaire
of the famous Cathedrall Church of
Saint Paul, but they hope it will not
be long.
In which hope they have many Part
ners, as also in their Prayers, for all the
good meanes that may be, to the spee
dy rebuilding of it; till which time,
the Church appointed unto them for
the Sabbath. Exercises, Marriage, Bu
rying, Churching, and the Sacra
ments, is the Parish Church of Saint
Alphage neere Cripplegate. And thus
much of this Church, Saint Albanes.
Alhallowes Barking.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified in the yeere of our
Lord God, 1613. and within
some few yeeres before and after (in
their severall times) other wants were
supplied and furnished, viz.
A very faire new Pulpit set up, many
faire Pewes, a faire Communion table,
with other gracefull Ornaments to it.
This Table was the gift of one Master
Iohn Burnell, all the rest the charge of
the Parish: Also in the South Ile, over
the entry into the Church, in the yeere
of our Lord 1627. there was a very
handsome Gallery erected, at the cost
and charge of the Parish.
Thomas Covell
Iohn Shaw
Churchwardens.
In the South wall is a Monument with
this Inscription.
In the Ile against this place, lyeth the
body of Francis Covell, Citizen and
Skinner of London, he lived in this
Parish 52. yeeres, was married to
his wife Margery 42. yeeres, had
Issue by her Thomas his onely sonne.
He had borne Office in his Compa
ny, and this Ward, with good re
putation, was in his life Religious,
Peaceable, and Charitable, and at
his death gave Clothing to the
poore of this Parish yeerely for ever.
Hee lived 69. yeeres, and rendred
his soule in peace to God, Septem
ber 7
. 1625.
Alhallowes Bredstreet.
THis Church, in the many de
cayed places of it, was repai
red, and in every part of it rich
ly and very worthily beautified, at the
proper cost and charges of the Parishi
oners, in the yeere of our Lord God
1625.
Samuel Tucker
William Hunt
Churchwardens.
On the South side of the Chancell,
in a little part of this Church, called
The Saltars Chappell, is a very faire
Window, with the Portraiture or Fi
gure of him that gave it, very curiously
wrought upon it, with this Inscrip
tion:
Thomas Beamont Salter, the Founder
of this Chapell, and a worthy Benefactor
to the Company of the Salters. 1629.
This Window being then erected.
In the midst of this little Chappell,
in a faire Marble Tombe, this man
with his two wives lies interred. The
words round about this Tombe, with
the Verses, you may reade in page 391.
To

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To the sacred Memory▪
Of that worthy and faithfull Minister
of Christ, Master Richard Stocke,
who after 32. yeeres spent in the
Ministery, wherein by his learned
Labours, joyn’d with Wisdome,
and a most holy life, Gods glory
was much advanced, his Church
edified, Piety increased, and the
true honour of a Pastors place main
tained, deceased Aprill, 20. 1626.
Some of his loving Parishoners have
consecrated this Monument of their
never-dying love, Ian. 28. 1628.
His situs exanimis Stocki
sub pulvere Truncus,
Quem quondam agnovit
Pastorem Ecclesia Fidum:
Istae suum nunc Sancta tenent
Habitacula Sanctum,
Quo Magn Vs Pan DV Cit oVes
oVi Vmque magIstros.
Thy livelesse Trunke
(O Reverend Stocke)
Like Aarons Rod
sprouts out againe,
And after two
full Winters past,
Yeelds Blossomes
and ripe fruit amaine.
For why, this worke of Piety,
Performed by some of thy Flocke,
To thy dead Corps and sacred Vrne,
Is but the fruit of this old Stocke.
A faire new Monument in the South Ile,
on the wall, almost at the
upper end.
This Monument was erected at the
cost of this Parish, in memoriall of
Master Iohn Dunster, Citizen and
Cothworker of London, who lieth
buried neere this place, and gave a
mongst other charitable gifts, 200.
pounds towards the late building of
this Church, and 200. pounds,
which hath purchased 12. pounds
a yeere for ever, towards the repara
tion of the same. He departed this
life the 14. of October, 1625. being
of the age of 58. yeeres.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, I have kept the faith, and
henceforth is laid up for me a Crowne of
Righteousnesse, &c.
Alhallowes the great.
THis Church, with much cost
bestowed on the Steeple, was
in many parts of it Repaired,
and thorowout richly and worthily
beautified, at the proper cost & charge
of the Parishioners, in the yeere of our
Lord God 1627. and 1629.
Iames Ashby
Henry Clinket
and
Christopher Robotham
William Pagen
Churchwardens.
There was at this time a faire Gal
lery built at the West end of the
Church, and in the North Ile a new
doore made, almost at the upper end.
The last yeere 1632. all the Iles, to
the Chancell, were raised a foot and a
halfe, and the Pewes a foot above that;
A worke much gracing the Church,
but especially done for a ready and
more easie hearing. The charge of
these times rising to 600. pounds and
upwards.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For Temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
Many Daughters have done vertuously, but
thou excellest them all.
In the figure of a Booke over Her,
these words.
They that trust in the Lord, shall bee as
Mount Sion, which shall not be remo
ved for ever. Psal. 125.
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On

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On the one side.
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths Ioy,
World wonder, Natures chiefe.
On the other side.
Britaines blessing, Englands splendor.
Religions Nurse, the Faiths Defendor.
Vnder her.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Alhallowes Honylane.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the proper cost
and charge of the Parishioners,
in the yeere of our Lord 1625.
Francis Waterhouse
Edward Powell
Churchwardens.
The charge of this repaire amount
ing unto 55. pounds and upwards.
Alhallowes the lesse.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified within and without,
at the cost and charge of the
Parishioners, in the yeere of our Lord
1616.
In the yeere 1613. two faire Dor
mers were made on the South side of
this Church to enlighten it, before be
ing very darke: the one at the cost of
Sir Thomas Glover, Knight, the other
at the cost of Master Thomas Iones Gen
tleman.
In the yeere 1633. a faire large Gal
lery built on the North side of the
Church, and within nine or ten yeeres
past, two other Galleries, which both
in their cost and ends, but especially
the last, much commend their religi
ous Founders.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
I have fought a good fight, &c. 2. Tim. 7, 8.
Alhallowes Lumberstreet.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the proper cost of
the Parishioners, in the yeeres
of our Lord God 1622. and 1623.
The charge of this repaire amount
ing to the summe of 171. pounds, and
nine shillings.
William Skelton
Henry Collinson
Churchwardens.
Alhallowes Stayning.
THis Church was repaired in
many parts of it, and very near
ly and decently beautified, at
the cost of the Parishioners, in the yeere
of our Lord 1630.
Simon Parrat
Robert Stileman
Churchwardens.
In the South wall of this Church is a Mo
nument with this Inscription
on it.
Before this place lieth the body of Em
Charleton
, wife to Robert Charleton
Citizen and Fishmonger of London,
by whom shee had Issue three Sons
and foure Daughters, and died in
Childbed the 23. or Iune, 1623.
having beene married ten yeeres,
ten moneths, and thirteene dayes,
and lived 31. yeeres, 4. moneths,
and odde dayes. She was the youn
gest childe of Thomas Harby of Ad
ston
, in the County of Northampton
Esquire, by his last Wife Katha
rine Throgmorton
, Daughter of Cle
ment Throgmorton
of Hasdley in the
County of Warwicke Esquire, and
of Katherine Nevill, sister to the then
Lord Aburgavenie.
Et genus, & nomen nôsti,
Nomenque Mariti,
Progeniem atque dies,
sic obitum & tumulum,
Te latet ipsa tamen,
licet haec externa tueris,
Nobilia interius,
Nobiliora latent.
Nobilitas

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Nobilitas vera est
sanctis virtutibus orta,
Hanc teneris annis,
huic dedit omnisator.
Nam cum lacte simul
Materno Religionem
Imbibit, assidue
Matre docente pia.
Posteaque ut vires Crescebam
crevit in illa
Vera Dei veri cognitio,
atque fides.
Nec sine fruge fides,
fuit Alma, Pudica, Benigna,
Compatiens, humilis,
mitis, amica, Bona.
Sic veram verâ cum justitia
piecatem, &
Facta bonis verbis
junxerat illa bona.
Vt Mater, Natam,
Matris sic nata Nepotes
Imbuit imprimis
cognitione Dei.
Non specie tantum,
sed verè Religiosa,
Et virgo, & conjux,
& domina & Genitrix.
Principio finis similis:
sic vltima primae
Linea conformis:
mortua viva simul.
Alhallowes at the Wall.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the charge of the
Parishioners, in the yeere of
our Lord 1613.
Iohn Streame
Robert Priest
Churchwardens.
It was againe repaired, richly and
very worthily beautified at the cost of
the Parishioners, in the yeere of our
Lord 1627.
Robert Hanch
Harman Brockard
Churchwardens.
The charge of the last repaire, a
ccounting to the summe of 200. and
20. pounds.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Reade but her Reigne,
this Princesse might have beene
For wisdome called
Nicaulis, Sheba’s Queene,
Against Spaines Holifernes,
Iudeth shee.
Dauntlesse gain’d many
a glorious victory:
Not Deborah did her
in fame excell,
She was a Mother
in our Israel.
An Hester, who
her person did ingage,
To save her people
from thé publike strage;
Chaste Patronesse
of true Religion,
In Court a Saint,
in Field an Amazon,
Glorious in life,
deplored in her death,
Such was unparallel’d
ELIZABETH.
Borne Anno 1534.
Crowned Anno 1558. Ian. 15.
Reigned yeeres 44. mon. 4. dayes 17.
Died Anno 1602. March 24.
S. Alphage.
THis Church (the decayes in
divers parts of it, calling upon
the Parishioners for it) began
to be repaired in the yeere of our Lord
God 1624. the repaire continuing 25.
and 26. in which time, the Masons
worke amounted to 400. pounds. The
farther repaire, in 27. and 28. in the
last of which it was beautifully fini
shed, arising to 100. pounds more;
The sole cost and charge of the Parish.
William Syddon
Iohn Laurence
Churchwardens.
In the South Ile, upon a faire Marble stone
is this Inscription.
Hic jacet Willielmus Phillips, Ar. Rrius
Rever. Patris Dom. Epi. London. suae Cur.
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Com

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Commisariatus London, & qui 80. An
norum pie transactis in Dom. placide
obdormivit 4. die Mens. Septembris,
An. Dom. 1625. Relinquens post se 6.
ex 18. liberis.
On another faire stone in the
same Ile.
In Christ alone I onely trust,
To rise in number of the just.
Here under lyeth buried the body of
Katharine Edwards, sometime belo
ved wife of Iohn Edwards, of this Pa
rish of Saint Alphage; she departed
this transitory life on the sixth day
of Ianuary, 1628. and in the 45.
yeere of her age, having had issue by
her said Husband five Sonnes and
seven Daughters.
My body here in dust doth rest,
Sin caus’d that earth claimes it as due,
My soule’s in Heaven for ever blest,
Yet both in one Christ will renew.
Andrew Hubbard.
THis Church was repaird and
richly beautified at the cost
and charge of the Parishioners,
in the yeere of our Lord God 1630.
Enoch Lynd
William Clobery
Churchwardens.
The charge of it amounting to sixe
hundred pounds and above.
Andrew Vndershaft.
THis Church was repaired and
laudably trimmed and beauti
fied, at the cost and charge of
the Parishioners, in the yeere of our
Lord God 1627.
William Bargins
Simon Farewell
Churchwardens.
Then (I say) trimmed and beauti
fied, although for some few yeeres
before and since, to this present yeere
1633. The care and cost of the Pari
shioners have beene still imployed in
the supplying and furnishing of it with
such things, as either for necessity or
beauty, their love to Gods house,
should finde wanting. Among other
things these, viz.
They have new raised their Chan
cell, adding to that cost a Communi
on Table, with a very faire frame about
it, they have made many new Pewes,
a faire Alabaster Font, and a Clocke:
a necessary thing, that in the memory
of man this Parish hath not had, nor
the eldest Parishioner ever heard of.
They have also in this Church (much
commending the Founders & Continu
ers of it) at the lower end of the North
Ile, a faire Wainscot Presse full of good
Bookes, the workes of many learned
and reverend Divines, offering (at sea
sonable and convenient times) the be
nefit of reading, to any that shall bee
as ready to embrace it, as they and
their Maintainers to impart it.
A faire Monument in the middle of the
wall of the South Ile, with this
Inscription.
Death hath added to the ornament of
this place the blessed memoriall of
Edward Warner Esquire, a worthy Ci
tizen and Merchant of London, who
departed this mortall life the 28. of
October 1628. He was the second
sonne of Francis Warner of Parham,
in the County of Suffolke, Esquire,
by Mary his second Wife, Daugh
ter & Co-heire of Sir Edmond Rowse
of the said County, Knight, which
Francis Warner was truly and line
ally descended from the ancient and
generous Family of the Warners,
who possessed a place of their owne
name, at Warners hall in great Wal
tham
, in the County of Essex. Hee
died without Issue, and made Fran
cis Warner
of Parham aforesaid, Es
quire, his Nephew, and next Heire
in blood, the Executor of his last
Will, and principall Heire to his
estate; who out of his duty and af
fection to the memory of his deare
Vncle, hath dedicated this Monu
ment.
He

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Hee had to his first Wife, Mary, the
Daughter of Master Ailmer, of Ris
den
in Hartfordshire; and to his se
cond, Margaret, Daughter of Ma
ster Iohn Cheyney.
On a faire Grave-stone lying in the same
Ile, is thus written.
I. H. S.
Mors Christi, mihi vita.
The memoriall of Mistresse Elizabeth
Turnor
, whose body resteth here in
expectation of her Saviour. Shee
lived the sorrowfull Widdow of
three Husbands, Andrew White, Cut
bert Burby
, and Humphry Turnor,
Gentleman, and the most deare
Mother of seven children, being the
Issue onely of her second: three of
them buried her, Edward Burby, Cut
bert
, and Ioane, which inherit her
sorrow to bewaile their losse.
Her dissolution hapned in her great
Clymactericall, being on the tenth
Calends of August, in the yeere af
ter her Saviour, 1630.
Resurgam.
Andrew Wardrope.
THis Church was repaired, and
worthily beautified at the cost
and charge of the Parishioners,
in the yeere of our Lord God, 1627.
A very faire Window on the South
side of this Church, with this
Inscription.
This Window was glased at the charge
of Peter Leonarts the elder, of East-Smithfield
Brewer, Anno Domini
1627
.
In the South Ile, at the lower end of the
Church, is this Epitaph.
When God was pleas’d,
(the world unwilling yet)
Helias Iames, to Nature
paid his debt,
And here reposes:
As he liv’d, he died,
The saying strongly
in him verified,
Such life, such death:
then a knowne truth to tell,
He liv’d a godly life,
and died as well.
Anne Aldersgate.
THis Church was repaired rich
ly, and very worthily beauti
fied in the yeere of our Lord
God 1624.
In the yeeres 1629. and 1630. the
Steeple decayed and perished, with
great care and much cost was repaired,
a new Turret made for the Saints-Bell.
Also the walls of the two Church-yards
(the greater and the lesse) were
raised, two faire Arched doores made
in the middle of them, with a very
faire Arched Entrance to the Church
on the South side of it; and the Alley,
or passage from Saint Annes lane into
Noble Street, raised, levelled, and
(with free Stone) very neatly and
handsomly paved.
Gabriel Butcher
Robert Dimpleton
Churchwardens.
An Epitaph in the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
Here lyeth the body of Francis Spencer,
eldest sonne of Richard Spencer, Es
quire, who departed this life the 20.
of Iune 1629.
Mortis memor sis, me Ridebat Horula
Natum, Renatum, Mortuum.
Anne Black-Fryers.
THe ancient Church belonging
to the Black-Fryers, London, was
(before the dissolution of Re
ligious Houses by Henry the 8.) one
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of the most spacious and faire Chur
ches in London: but the Friers being
put out, the Church (together with
other faire buildings) was utterly de
molished. Therefore the Inhabitants
of the said Black-Fryers, London, fitted
an upper Roome, of 50. foot in length,
and 30. foot in breadth, for a publike
place of Divine worship. The char
ges of purchasing and fitting the said
Roome for a Church, appeareth not
in any Record that we can finde.
In Anno 1597. when the Church
was empty, and no body in it, a great
part of the Roofe thereof fell downe,
whereupon the then Inhabitants being
about to repaire their said Church, ob
tained of Sir George Moore Knight, so
much ground as enlarged their Church
with an Ile on the West, 50. foot in
length and 15. foot in breadth: for
which ground they built at their owne
cost a faire Ware-house under the said
Ile for the use of Sir Ierome Bows,
Knight, who then had the said ground
in lease, and also gave him 133. li.
The new building of their said Church
and Ile (beside the foresaid 133. li. gi
ven to Sir Ierom Bows) cost 300. li.
18. shillings.
In Iune 1607. the Inhabitants of
the said Black-Fryers paid 120. li. to
Sir George Moore, for the purchase of
their Preachers house, their Church-yard,
their Church, and the Porch ap
pertaining thereunto, together with
the right of Patronage of, in, and to
the said Church.
In Anno 1613. the Inhabitants of
the said Black-Fryers, purchased on the
South of their Church, so much hou
sing as enlarged their Church afore
said 36. foot in length and 54. foot
in bredth, the purchase whereof, toge
ther with the Vault for burying, and
other Roomes under that part of the
Church, and the new building of all,
and making new Pewes, and Pulpit,
cost 1546. li. 6. shillings.
In Anno 1632. the Inhabitants of
the said Black-Fryers, purchased the
Roomes directly under the above men
tioned upper Roome converted to a
Church, which said under Roomes
they purchased to repaire the Foun
dation & Walls whereon the Church
stood, which Walls were very much
decayed. The Purchase whereof, and
repaire of Decayes, cost 500. li.
The summe of all bestowed upon
Black-Fryers Church, since the refor
mation of Religion in England, amoun
teth to 2600. pounds 4. shillings.
A faire Monument at the South end of this
Church, with this Inscription.
P. M.
Iohannis Bill Mercatoris Librarij, qui
Nationibus ab exteris supellectilem lit
terariam in hoc Regnum per plusculos
Annos Importavit.
Vt
Librorum Thesaurus,
Bibliothecarum Parens,
Academiarum Mercurius
Merito dici possit.
Typographi etiam Regij Iacobo & Carolo
R. R. Serenissimis, per Annos XIII.
fidele in hoc opere ministerium praestan
tis. De Republica Librariâ bene, de
suis optime Merentis. Non sine luctu &
Moerore Amicorum, Anno Aetatis suae
LVI. publicae vero salutis M. DC. XXX.
Defuncti. Qui interim duas Vxores
pudicas duxerat, Annam Filiam Tho.
Montfort Theologiae Doctoris, Quae sine
liberis obijt, & Ianan Henrici Franck
lin Filiam, quae liberis quinque▪
Familiam auxit.
Hoc Monumentum
Fidei & Amoris ergo
Iana Vxor Moestissima P.
Quueene Elizabeths Monument.
Sacred unto Memory:
Religion to its primitive sincerity re
stored, Peace thorougly setled,
Coine to the true value refined, Re
bellion
at home extinguished, France
neere ruine by intestine mischiefes
relieved, Netherland supported,
Spaines Armado vanquished, Ireland
with Spaniards expulsion, and Trai
tors
correction quieted, both Vni
versities
Revenues, by a Law of Pro
vision, exceedingly augmented, Fi
nally, all England enriched, and
45. yeres most prudently governed,
Elizabeth,

The Remaines.
Elizabeth, a Queene, a Conqueresse,
Triumpher, the most devoted to
Piety, the most happy, after 70.
yeeres of her life, quietly by death
departed.
On the other side of the Monument.
For an eternall Memoriall▪
Vnto Elizabeth Queene of England,
France
, and Ireland, Daughter of
King Henry the eighth, Grandchild
to King Henry the seventh, great
Grandchilde to King Edward the
fourth, the Mother of this her Coun
try, the Nurse of Religion and Lear
ning: For perfect skill in very many
Languages, for glorious Endow
ments, as well of minde as body,
and for Regall Vertues beyond her
Sex.
She
began
ended
her raigne
17 No. 1558.
24 Mar. 1602
Vnder her Monument.
I have fought a good fight, &c.
S. Antholines.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified in the yeere of our
Lord 1616. towards which the
Gentlemen here under named, were
free and very bountious Benefactors,
Sir William Craven, Alderman, Master
Henry Iay, Alderman, Master Adrian
Moore
, Master Thomas Boothby, Master
Francis Dorrington, Master William Par
ker
, Master Cleophas Smith, Citizen and
Draper of London.
Richard Dight
Thomas Browne
Churchwardens.
To this was added a very rich and
beautifull Gallery, every Pane or di
vision of it (the number of them 52.)
fil’d with the Armes of Kings, Queens,
and Princes of this Kingdome, begin
ning with Edward the Confessor, and
ending with the Badge or Simboll of
Fredericke Count Palatine of the Rhine,
Duke of Bavere and Prince Elector,
&c.
Begunne in the yeere 1623.
Francis Bickely
William Stacy
Churchwardens.
And fully built and finished in the
yeere 1624.
William Stacy
Edward Banbury
Churchwardens.
The charge of the foresaid Repara
tion, 1616. as I was informed by some
Officers in the Church, amounting to
the summe of nine hundred pounds and
upwards.
S. Austin.
THis Church was in part Re
builded, Leaded, and in every
part of it richly and very wor
thily beautified, at the proper cost and
charge of the Parishioners, in the
yeeres of our Lord God, 1630. and
1631.
Ralph Tonstell
Daniel Hallingworth
Samuel Langham
Churchwardens.
The charge of this great and costly
Repaire, amounting to the summe of
1200. pounds.
Bartholomew Exchange.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the proper cost
and charge of the Parishioners,
in the yeere of our Lord 1620.
William Drew
Launcelot Iohnson
Churchwardens.
At the West doore is a very faire
Screene, with this In
scription.
Ex dono Richardi Croshawe, Civis &
Aurifabri Londinensis 1631.
Monument in the South side of the
Chancell thus written on.
Here lieth Richard Croshawe, sometimes
Master of the Company of Gold
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and Deputy of this Ward.
Hee was very liberall to the poore,
and in the time of the great Plague
1625. neglecting of his owne safety,
he abode constantly in this City to
provide for their reliefe, he did ma
ny charitable acts in his time, and
by his Will he left above 4000. li.
to the maintaining of Lectures, re
liefe of the poore, and other pious
uses.
He dwelt in this Parish 31. yeeres, and
being 70. yeeres old, hee died the
the 2. of Iune, 1621.
In the same Church, and the same Ile, upon
a faire stone, is this Inscription.
Heere lieth interred the body of Willi
am Drew
, Citizen and Grocer of
London, who departed this life the
29. day of August, 1631. being of
the age of 56. yeeres, expecting a
blessed and joyfull Resurrection at
the comming of Christ.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Eliza Beata,
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Earth’s joy, Englands jem,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
I have fought a good fight, &c.
Regni 45. Aetatis 70. obijt 24. Martij,
Anno salutis 1602.
Close by the word Eliza, is the figure
of three Crownes, and these
words by them.
Manet ultima Coele.
Bennet Fynck.
THis Church is now repayring,
they began in March last 1633.
and by Michaelmas at the far
thest, doe make account (God wil
ling) it will be finished: and so com
pleatly and absolutely, with all things
befitting furnished, that wee may for
that time say of this as of the rest. This
Church was repaired and (at the cost
and charge of the Parishioners) richly
and very worthily beautified, in the
yeere of our Lord God 1633.
The charge of this repaire and beau
tifying, by what they have done, and
what they have to doe, very probably
imagined, amounting to foure hundred
pounds and upwards.
Edward Barcocke
Robert Claxon
Churchwardens.
Bennet Grace-Church.
THere hath beene bestowed on
this Parish-Church within the
passage of 20. yeeres, severall
charges, amounting to the summe of
700. pounds. But the greatest part of
this in the last repaire, which was in the
yeere of our Lord 1630. in which as it
was very carefully repaired, so richly
and very worthily beautified.
Some usefull, necessary, and most
needfull things in (and since added to)
this worthy repaire, were these; A
new Clocke, a new Diall, new Chimes,
and now 1633. a very faire Turret for
the Steeple. The Churchwardens in
the time of this repaire 1630.
Iohn Cudney, and Iohn Offeley.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Elizabeth Queene of England, France,
and Ireland, Daughter of King Henry
the eighth, by Queene Anne Bullen
his Wife.
She died at Richmond the 24. of March,
1602. being 69. yeeres, sixe mo
neths, and seventeene dayes old,
when shee had reigned 44. yeeres,
4. moneths, and 7. dayes.
As in the figure of a Booke.
They that put their trust in the Lord, are
even as the Mount of Sion, which may
not be removed, but standeth firme for
ever.
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On the one side.
Britaines blessing, Englands splendor,
Religions Nurse, the Faiths defendor.
On the other side.
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths joy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
Vnder her.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
Bennet Pauls-Wharfe.
THis Church hath had no re
paire or beauty bestowed upon
it for many yeeres; but now
standing in great need of both, it is
shortly (as I am informed) to be (as the
rest) repaired, richly and very worthi
ly beautified.
A faire Monument at the upper end of the
South Ile, standing under and adjoy
ned to the Monument of his Father,
Master David Smith, Imbroythe
rer to Queene Elizabeth,
with this inscription.
William Smith his seventh sonne, a wil
ling Imitator of his Parents vertues,
who deceased the third of October,
Anno 1632. aged 68.
He was the only survyving sonne and
Heire to his Father, Aldermans
Deputy of the Ward for the space
of fifteene yeeres. He maried Sarah
the Daughter of William Feake of
London, Goldsmith, by whom hee
had Issue Katharine his only Daugh
ter and Heire, who was married un
to Samuel Owfield of Gatton, in the
County of Surrey, Esquire.
Bennet Sherehog.
THis Church being very much
decayed and perished, was
amply repaired and beautified
at the cost of the Parishoners, in the
yeere of our Lord God 1628.
Divers faire Marble stones, that for
merly lay hid under the Pewes, then
removed and placed in the body of
the Church, to adde (as most fit) to
its further grace and beauty.
Iohn Reyner
William Parker
Churchwardens.
Botolph Billingsgate.
THis Church was repaired, and
very worthily beautified, at the
cost and charge of the Parishi
oners, in the yeere of our Lord God
1624.
Robert Dowley
Robert Lemman
Churchwardens.
A very faire Monument in the wall of
the South Ile, with this
Inscription.
Anna Saris, nuper Vxor Iohannis Saris
Armigeri, Filia Gulielmi Meggs Ar
migeri, quam suscepit ex conjuge secunda
Dorothea, filia venerabilis Dominae
Annae Cambel adhuc superstitis, Ex
hac vita Migravit, Febru. 21. Anno
Dom. 1622.
Aetatis 29.
Conjugij 8.
Haec pietate Deo,
casta virtute Marito,
Decessu sanctis, Matri
conjuncta sepulcro est.
Moestissimus conjux, Meritissimae conjugi,
hoc Monumentum, Amoris & Remi
niscentiae ergo posuit.
Queene

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Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Eliza Beata,
Spaines Rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths joy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
Vnder the figure of three Crownes.
Vltimum manet in Coelo.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
This Table was the gift of William Wig
more
, being Churchwarden 1625.
Christs Church.
THis Church, within some few
yeeres past hath had many re
paires and charges; but wee
especially here remember the faire and
spacious Gallery, that (at the cost of
the Parishoners) was erected in the
North Ile, in the yeere of our Lord
God 1628. The charge of it amount
ing to 149. pounds 10. shillings.
A worke very worthily supplying a
necessity, and adding to this Church a
great deale of grace and beauty.
Matthew Nelson
Samuel Savin
Churchwardens.
A Table of Armes for the Lady Digby,
of all her quarterd Coats, which by
the right of Heires generall are
involved into the Noble Fa
mily of her Fathers.
Insig. praeclariss. Dominae D. Venetiae Dig
by, è Familia Stanleyorum Com. Dar
biae exparte Patris, & Perciorum Com.
Northumbriae Materno jure, aliisque
quamplurimis Christian. orbis princi
pibus oriundae.
Hard by the other this, and thus
written on.
Memoriae Sacrum.
Neere to 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
Welford in the County of Northamp
ton
, Esquire, by whom he left Issue
foure Sonnes and two Daughters,
viz. Henry, Francis, Thomas, and
Huntington, Dorothy and Katherine.
The said Nicholas died the 24. of
November, Anno Dom. 1585. His
wife died the tenth of February,
1581. In remembrance of whom
this Monument was erected, by the
care and cost of Elizabeth Lady Ash
burnham
Widdow, late Wife of
Sir Iohn Ashburnham Knight, daugh
ter to Sir Thomas Beamount of Staw
ton
, in the County aforesaid, Knight,
their third sonne, at the appoint
of her Vncle, Master Francis Bea
mont
, Esquire, their second sonne, to
whom the Erector hereof was Ex
ecutrix.
Vpon a faire Stone in the North Ile,
is this Inscription.
Spe Resurgendi hîc jacet Corpus,
Ioannae Vxoris Edmundi Philipps Lon
dini Armigeri, quae cum solo & Aman
tissimo Marito, in dilecto matrimonio
vixit per annos 48.
Hec doloris Amphitheatrum Reliquit,
mensis Aprilis, die 12. Anno salutis
1632. Aetatis suae 72.
Vpon a faire stone at the entrance into
the upper Church, with this
Inscription.
Lodovicus Williams, venedocus
Hic jacet.
Nuper Civis & Haberd. Lond.
Vna cum Elizabetha, vxore ejus,
Qui objerunt
Anno Dom. M. DC. IX.
Octob. ij.
Hîc optat Cineres suos jacere
Mauritius Wnis. in Mna. Dr. defunctorum
F. vnicus superstes.
A very faire Armes over it.
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Vpon a faire stone in the middle Ile, is
this Inscription.
Here lyeth buried the body of Eliza
beth Draper
, the Wife of Robert
Draper
of this Parish, borne the third
day of December, 1581. and died
the third of December, 1613.
All those that knew her,
lov’d her; for her life,
Chaste, Pure, and Pions,
was of all approv’d;
(A rich possession’s
such a vertuous Wife)
All ill she hated,
and all good she lov’d:
Be this his comfort then
bewailes her most,
In Heaven shee’s found,
that here on Earth is lost.
In a Table in the Quire, hanging upon
the Organs, is this written.
Memoriae Sacrum.
Neere this lyeth the body of Ioaxe,
Daughter and sole Heire of Edmond
Bigs
, Gentleman, and late Wife to
Clement Goldsmith of Graies Inne,
Esquire, who was in this Church
Baptized the third of March, 1564.
and interred the 17. of February,
1631.
Close by this small
Remembrance, you may finde
That which apparel’d est
an honest minde,
A body there In-urn’d,
where once did rest
A charitable soule
that was its guest.
But see what sicknesse,
age, and death hath done,
These have they parted,
yet the day shall come,
When they shall meet,
and re-unite againe,
And be assum’d above
the Heavens to raigne:
Vntill which time
may this poore Monument,
To Reader, shew
a sad sonnes true intent.
But if this perish,
yet her vertue shall
(Shee dead) preserve
her blest Memoriall.
These two Stones lie close together,
and close to the Communion Table.
In which place also lyeth buried
the body of that learned and
worthy Divine, Doctor
Sampson Price.
Fui Claphamus, pater Istius Iohannis
nuper defuncti,
Et hìc sepulti,
Qui obiit septimo die Feb.
Anno Dom. 1621.
Fui Claphamus, pater Istius Iohannis subter
hunc lapidem sepulti.
Here lyeth buried the body of Iohn
Clapham
, Esquire, one of the sixe
Clearkes of the Chancery, who di
ed the sixth day of December, Anno
1618
. his Father Luke Clapham then
living.
S. Christophers.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the proper cost of
the Parish, in the yeere of our
Lord 1621.
But is now very shortly to be repai
red and beautified againe, with a great
deale of cost intended.
In the same Church is this following
Epitaph.
Siste viator, leviter preme,
Iacet hîc juxta, Quod mortale fuit,
C. V.
Thomae Harrioti.
Hic fuit Doctissimus ille Harriotus
de Syon ad Flumen Thamesin,
Patria & educatione
Oxoniensis,
Qui omnes scientias Calluit,
Qui in omnibus excelluit,
Ma

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Mathematicis, Philosophicis, Theologicis.
Veritatis indagator studiosissimus,
Dei Trini-unius cultor piissimus,
Sexagenarius, aut eo circiter,
Mortalitati valedixit, Non vitae,
Anno Christi M. DC. XXI. Iulii 2.
Clements Eastcheape.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the cost & charge
of the Parishioners, in the yeere
of our Lord God, 1632.
Iohn Stoner
Thomas Priestman
Churchwardens.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Monumentum Elizabethae.
In the figure of a Booke.
Psal. 125.
They that trust in the Lord, shall bee as
Mount Sion, which cannot be remo
ved, but remaineth for ever.
On the one side.
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens jem, Earth’s joy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
On the other side.
Britaines Blessing,
Englands Splendor,
Religions Nurse,
The Faiths Defendor.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Dionis Back-Church.
THe middle Ile of this Church
was new layed in the yeere of
our Lord 1629.
The Steeple was repaired, a new
Turret built, new Frames were made
for the Bells, and this Church very de
cently beautified, in the yeere of our
Lord, 1632.
A Monument in the North Ile, with
this Inscription.
Cur quod partu obeas lachrimis
Rigat ora Maritus,
Et quasitu pereas
se macerat per eas?
Dum cedis domino,
discedis ab orbe scelesto,
Parendo & praeis,
non pariendo peris.
Hic jaceo Triplici Monumento
à Morte beata,
Marmoris hoc, Moesto
vir mihi corde dedit;
Virtus, Nobilitas, Pietas,
Patientia nostra,
Dant alium, hoc vero
vincit honore prius:
At Ternum Aeternum est
coeloque locatus, & illud
Nec vir, nec virtus,
sed dedit ipse Deus.
In obitum Foeminae Generosissimae Dom.
Mariae Stanley, Vxoris Tho. Stanley
Armigeri, Filiae Rogeri Apleton, Mi
litis & Baronetti, Quae cum viro suo
Tres Filios peperisset (quorum duo hîc
jacent sepulti) ultimi partus, qui nunc
superest, laboribus extincta fuit. 4. die
Iunii 1609. Anno Aetatis suae 23.
S. Dunstans in the East.
THis Church began to be repai
red in the yeere of our Lord
God 1631. And was fully re
paired, richly and very worthily beau
tified, in the yeere of our Lord 1633.
Christopher Vincent
Iohn Dines
Churchwardens.
I might here dilate and enlarge my
selfe, by spreading this generall into
its particulars, but for that this shall
suffice: The decayes of it were many
and great, and consequently the re
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it, almost making up the whole, which
may easily be beleeved by the summe
of this sumptuous repaire; the charge
of it amounting to two thousand foure
hundred pounds and upwards.
To the making up of which, many
of the worthy Parishioners have lent
to the Lord, in giving to this poore
decayed Church very large summes:
And of such Givers, thus the Lord
saith, He that giveth to the poore, lendeth to
the Lord, &c
.
A faire Monument in the North Ile of the
Chancell, with this inscription.
Heere lieth the body of Richard Wyche,
Merchant and Citizen of London,
free of the Company of Skinners,
amongst whom having borne all
Offices, his life and carriage was ex
emplary.
Hee married Elizabeth, the Daughter
of Sir William Salting stall, Knight,
sometimes Alderman and Maior of
this Honourable City of London, by
whom he had issue, 12. Sonnes and
6. Daughters, viz. Richard, Thomas,
Susan, Daniel, George, Saemuel, Peter,
Elizabeth, Iames, Mary, Anne, Ed
ward, Iulius, William, Henry, Abi
gaile, Nathaniell, Rebecca
.
Sonnes
4
8
deceased.
living.
Daughters
2
4
deceased.
living.
Hee yeelded his soule in peace to his
Maker the 20. of November, after
67. yeeres pilgrimage here amongst
men, whose latter yeeres were be
stowed in expectation of his end,
exprest in setling of his estate here
on earth, and in preparation of his
soule for Heaven, where it now re
maines in peace and happinesse.
Edmonds Lumbardstreet.
THis Church was repaired, and
very worthily beautified at the
proper cost and charge of the
Parishioners, in the yeere of our Lord
God 1631. and 1632.
In the first yeere
Humphrey Gravenor
Anthony Bradshaw
Churchwardens.
In the last
Robert Smith
Edward Hooke
Churchwardens.
The cost of it arising to two hundred
eight and forty pounds.
S. Ethelborough.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the charge of the
Parishioners, in the yeere of our
Lord 1612. In the yeere 1620. the
Steeple greatly decayed was repaired.
And in the yeere 1630. a Gallery built
in the South Ile, at the proper cost of
Owen Santpeere of this Parish.
William Mefflin
Peter Gaile
Churchwardens.
S. Faith.
WEE cannot in this place
keep our ordinary course,
in speaking of decayes
and repairing, for (as it is anciently
said of this Church)
This Church needs no Repaire at all,
Saint Faith’s defended by Saint Paul.
And for beauty it hath sufficient, be
ing still supplied and furnished with
whatsoever the vertuous and religious
Guardians of it know fit, either for use
or ornament. Which while we speake
of, we cannot forget that especiall ad
dition of beauty, Light; that Light,
that by pulling downe those houses
that stood before it, is plenteously de
scended into it: Nor (with that) the
cost of the Parishioners, (having gai
ned such a long wanted benefit) in
trimming and new glasing their Win
dowes.
At that time also 1632. they pur
chased at the lower end of the South
Ile (going up thorow the Entry into
Pauls) a convenient place for a Vestry,
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upon which (having none before) they
have bestowed a great deale of cost and
beauty.
William Aspeley
Ioh Gill
Churchwardens.
A very faire Marble stone in the Chancell
under the Communion Table, with
these words.
About it.
Vnder this Stone lie buried the bo
dies of Iohn and Francis Astley, the
Sonnes of Sir Iohn Astley of Alling
ton
Castle in the County of Kent,
Master of the Revels, and a Gentle
man of the Privy Chamber in Or
dinary to Charles the first.
Vpon it.
In obitum immaturum Ioh. & Fr. Astley,
Filiorum Domini Ioh. Astley, Equitis
Aurati, quorum hic undecem, Alter
Duo de viginti Annos Natus, ad supe
ros Migravit. Vtrique vero sub eodem
Marmore Tumulantur.
Sic Rebar, solum spes tanta
invida Fata
Ostendisse viris, &
Rapuisse simul.
Aut pater omnipotens,
& qui dedit, abstulit, aptes
Vidit quippe Astris,
asseruitque sibi.
Illi autem Humanis exempti
Rebus, Olympum
Nunc habitant, ubi pax,
& sine fine quies.
Vno hoc Felices; quod cum
unus venter utrosque
Foverat, una etiam
nunc capit urna duos.
A faire Monument on the North side
of the Chancell, with this
Inscripion.
M. S.
Hic juxta situs est Richardus Ironside, vir
summa prudentia, industria, vstaeque
integritate, vna cum 2. Lectiss. vxo
rib quarum posteriorem, morum sua
vitate, Elegantia, & Amore Conjun
ctam, Fato sibi Raptam, non ita multo
post sequutus est. Quibus hoc Monumen
tum in opprobrium mortis, Quae has
tampias Animas eripuit à 13. liberis,
qui se ipsos poene quaerunt in illarum de
siderio, Consecravit
E. I. Filius & Haeres.
1627.
A faire Monument at the upper end of the
Chancell, with this inscription.
Here lieth buried the body Katherine,
(third Daughter of Edward Lord
Nevill, Baron of Abergaveny) Wife
of Sir Stephen Lessieur, of Chiswicke,
in the County of Middlesex, Knight,
She was brought from her said house
to this Parish, in hope to recover
her bodily health, by the helpe of
God and Physicians. But the same
God knowing, and having ordai
ned that which was best for her
pious soule, hath beene pleased to
take her from the miseries of this
vaine world, and to receive her soule
with his Saints in Heaven. As she
did professe in all the time that she
lived in the state of a Maid, and of
a Wife, to bee a true and obedient
child of God; even so shee did be
have her selfe in her sicknesse, bea
ring her affliction with a true Chri
stian Patience, much delighting to
Reade, or to heare the Word of God
read unto her, hoping and trusting
to be saved by the onely Merits and
Passion of our Saviour Jesus Christ:
And recommending her Spirit into
the hands of Almighty God, shee
exchanged her mortall life for the
Immortall, the 4. of August 1630.
Revel. 14. 13.
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord,
yea saith the Spirit, that they rest from
their labours, and their workes follow
them.
Quid aliud est Mors vitae hujus morta
lis, quam finis mortis hujus vitalis, &
Ianua vitae immortalis?
Ergo
Vive diu, sed vive Deo, nam vivere Mundo
Mortis opus: viva est vivere vita Deo.
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A very faire Table hanging about the middle of
the South Ile of Saint Faiths Church.
Anno Dom. 1630.

Benefactors, and their Gifts to the Poore
of this Parish.

Yeeres. Names. Gifts.
1586 David Smith Embroiderer, gave 20. shillings a yeere for
ever.
1592 The Lady Allington gave 5. pounds to be distributed.
1598 Iohn Payne, Esquire, gave 12. pence a weeke in Bread for
ever.
1600 Iustinian Kidd, Gentleman, gave 10. pounds to be imployed
for ever.
1605 Francis Lamplow, Clothworker, gave 10. pounds to bee im
ployed for ever.
1610 George Bishop, Stationer, Alderman, gave 10. pounds to bee
distributed.
1611 William Evans, Tallow-Chandler, gave 40. pound to be im
ployed for ever.
1612 Iohn Norton, Stationer, Alderman, gave 150. pounds for 12.
poore people to receive three pence a piece every Wednes
day weekely for ever.
1613 Mary Bishop, the Wife of George Bishop, gave 10. pounds to
be distributed.
1614 Iohn Law, Proctor of the Arches, gave 10. pounds to bee
imployed.
1620 Thomas Adams, Stationer, gave 10. pounds to bee distri
buted.
1623 Iasper Vnderwood, Vintener, gave 10. pounds to bee di
stributed.
1624 Iohn Sanderson, Draper, gave 150. pounds for 12. poore men
to receive three pence a weeke, every Sunday weekely,
for ever.
1625 Elizabeth Vnderwood, Widdow, gave 10. pounds to be distri
buted, and 60. pounds towards a Lecture for ever.
1626 Iohn Beliall Silkeman, gave 10. pounds to be distributed.
1628 Ally Mercer, gave 5. pounds to be distributed.
1629 Iohn Speed, Merchantaylor, gave 5. pounds to be distributed.
Ex dono Iacobi Trussell.
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S. Fosters.
THis Church was repaired, the
Gravestones new squared and
layed, the Pewes new made, a
Window in the North Ile enlarged,
the rest new glased, and the whole tho
rowout trimmed and beautified, in the
yeere of our Lord 1614.
Iohn Drake
Iohn Hall
Churchwardens.
To this Church at the Chancell end,
the breadth being 20. yards and above,
was added 20. foot of ground, which
ground so to lengthen the Church, was
given unto the Parish ont of a faire
Court then belonging to the Sadlers
Hall.
Gabriel Fen-Church.
THis Church was enlarged in
length nine foot, richly and ve
ry worthily beautified, at the
proper cost and charge of the Parish,
in the yeeres of our Lord God 1631
and 1632.
Thomas Colt
George Godscall
Churchwardens.
The cost of it aruing to 537. pounds
7. shillings and 10. pence.
A very faire figure of the Kings
Armes in Glasse in the Chancell Win
dow, was the free gift of Thomas Clarke
of this Parish, Glasier.
Over the head,
Touch not mine anointed.
Vnder them,
Qui leo de Iuda est,
& flos de Iesse Lyristae,
Carmina qui sacro
psallere sacra dedit,
Dulsisonam ô faciat
Citharam, fortesque Leones,
Foecundet Florem
Carole magne tuum.
George Botolph-lane.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the cost and charge
of the Parish, in the yeere of
our Lord God, 1627.
Walter Carter
Iohn Delabar
Churchwardens.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Regni 45. Aetatis 70. obijt 24. Martij,
Anno salutis 1602.
I have fought a good fight, &c.
Gregories by Pauls.
THis Church was repaired, and
within, without, and in every
part of it, richly and very wor
thily beautified, at the proper cost and
charge of the Parishioners, in the
yeeres of our Lord God, 1631. and
1632.
In the first, William Weston, Citizen
and Merchanraylor of London, and
Iohn Hart, Gentleman, and Proctor of
the Arches, Churchwardens.
In the last, the said Iohn Hart and
Thomas Brandwood, Churchwardens.
I have not here named any great
particulars, as Roofe, Wall, Arch,
Porch, or the like; but the greatnesse
of them, of their cost, and the love of
the worthy Bestowers, may be read in
the summe of this sumptuous repaire,
which is two thousand pounds and up
wards.
S. Hellens.
THis Church was begunne to bee
repaired in the yeere of our
Lord 1631. and was fully re
paired, and in every part of it richly
and very worthily beautified, at the
cost

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cost and charge of the Parishioners, in
the yeere of our Lord 1633.
William Hurt
Thomas Aldridge
Churchwardens.
If this briefe shall bee thought too
little for so great a repaire and beauty,
I desire the Reader to enlarge the com
mendations from that, among the rest,
that most shall make to that purpose.
The charge of this great repaire, the
summe of one thousand three hundred
pounds, and upward.
In the South Ile of this Church, is a very
faire Window with this inscription.
This Window was glazed at the char
ges of Ioyce Featly, Daughter to Wil
liam Kerwyn
, Esquire, and Wife to
Daniel Featly, D. D. Anno Domini
1632
.
This Window is beautified with three
rich Coates, her Fathers, her first,
and her second Husbands.
Over against this Window, to
wards the middle Ile, is a Monu
ment erected to the memory of her
worthy Father, the aforenamed Willi
am Kerwyn
, Esquire, dated 1594. the
time of his death and buriall.
Also of Mistresse Magdalen Kerwyn
her Mother, buried in the yeere of
our Lord 1592.
Of Benjamine Kerwyn her Brother,
buried the 27. of Iuly, Anno 1621.
who had Issue seven sonnes and five
daughters, five of those children de
ceast, and here (with them all that are
before named) interred.
This Monument in this passage of
39. yeeres, somewhat defaced and wi
thered, was raised, repaired, beautifi
ed, and encompast with iron Barres,
in a faire and gracefull manner, at the
charge of this loving Daughter, the
aforenamed, Mistresse Ioyce Featley,
1632
.
About this Tombe these words.
Here lyeth the body of William Kerwyn,
of this City of London Free Mason,
who departed this life the 26. of
December 1594.
And here also lyeth the body of Mag
daline Kerwyn
his Wife, by whom
he had Issue three Sonnes and two
daughters; she deceased the 23. of
August, 1592.
On the one side these Verses.
Aedibus Attalicis
Londinum qui decoravi,
Exiguam tribuunt
hanc mihi fata domum.
Me duce surgebant
aliis regalia tecta,
Me duce conficitur
ossibus urna meis.
On the other side these Verses.
Magdalena jacet, virtus
post fata superstes,
Conjugiique fides,
Relligioque manent.
Corpus humo tectum
Christo veniente resurget,
Vt Mentis consors
astra suprema colat.
Christus mihi vita,
Mors mihi lucrum.
Nos quos certus amor
primis conjunxit ab annis,
Iunxit idem Tumulus,
junxit idemque polus.
About the bottome these words.
Benjamin Kerwyn, the sonne of William
Kerwyn
, deceased the 27. of Iuly,
1621. who had Issue seven sonnes
and five daughters; five of these
children being buried in this Vault.
Iames Dukes-place.
OF this Church, from the be
ginning to the finishing, and
of every particular in it, you
may reade in page 146, 147.
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Iames

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James Garlick-hithe.
THe North Ile of this Church
was new built, and the whole
Church repaired and beautified
at the charge of the Parishioners, in
the yeere of our Lord 1624.
William Gunnell
Robert Boydell
Churchwardens.
The charge of it amounting to seven
hundred pounds and upwards.
John Baptist.
REaedificatum & ornatum fuit hoc.
Templum, Anno Millesimo sex
centesimo vicesimo primo Roberto
Peterson Rectore.
Rogere Price, & Iohanne Smith, tunc
Gardianis ejusdem Ecclesiae.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
Vertue liveth after death,
So doth Queene Elizabeth.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Iohn Evangelist.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the sole and onely
cost of the Parishioners, in the
yeere of our Lord 1626.
Iames Barnard
Richard Malbone
Churchwardens.
In the same yeere a Gallery new
built and beautified, at the onely cost
of Thomas Goodyeare, Citizen and Dra
per of London, and here a Parishio
ner.
S. John Zachary.
THis Church within the time of
12. yeeres past hath had these
many Repaires and charges.
The last, in the yeere 1631. the
charge 27. li. 10. s. 8. d.
William Young
Iohn Devoreaux
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1629. the charge 76.
pounds 10. shillings.
Clement Carter
Henry Tyler
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1625. the charge 30.
pounds.
Richard Morrell
Iohn Reynolds
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1619. the charge 32.
pounds 3. shillings 8. pence.
William Young
Patrick Chambers
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1616. the charge 44.
pounds 6. shillings 8. pence.
William Raine
Oliver Burnwood
Churchwardens.
The whole cost of these Repaires,
120. pounds 11. shillings.
A faire Monument in the South Ile,
with this Inscription.
Here under lieth interred the body of
Philip Strelley, late of London Gold
smith, who gave to the poore of this
Parish 40. s. a yeere for ever, out of
the Revenues of the Manor of Vlker
thorpe
, lying in the Parish of South-winfield,
in the County of Derby, to
be paid to them by the hands of the
Warden and Rentors of the Wor
shipfull Company of Goldsmiths,
whom he left in trust, to see it and
other gifts disposed, as may appeare
by his Will, dated September the
6. Anno Dom. 1603. though this
Monument was erected but 1630.
Katherine

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Katherin Coleman.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified in the yeere of our
Lord 1620. In the yeere 1624.
their Vestry was built, and a Gallery
new made for the poore of the Parish
to sit in.
Katherine Cree-Church.
THe foundation of this now fa
mously finished House of God,
was begun to be laid upon the
23. day of Iune, in the yeere of our
Lord God 1628.
The first Bricke, as also the first
Stone in this Foundation, was laid by
Master Martin Bond, of this Parish
Aldermans Deputy of the Ward, and
one of our City Captaines. The Bricke
was laid (as is aforesaid) the 23. of
Iune, and the Stone (a principall cor
ner Stone) the 28. of Iuly following.
Many of the Parishioners (follow
ing this worthy Leader) laid every
man his Stone, with which they layd
something else, which the Workemen
tooke up very thankfully.
On the backside of the North wall
of the old Church was a Cloister, the
breadth of it seven foot and above,
which Cloister, by the taking downe of
that wall, being taken into the Church,
gave it all its breadth to enlarge it.
In digging under this wall, there
was found the figure of halfe the face
of a man, cast in Lead, the Mould set
ting likewise upon it this word, Comes.
Digging under the South Row of
Pillers, they found the scull of a man,
the thicknesse of which was three quar
ters of an inch and better, measured by
many, and admired by all that have
seene it.
At the West end of this Church
adjoyning to the Steeple, stands a
Pillar of the old Church, as it stood
and was there erected: This Piller
(from the Basis or foot, to the Chapi
ter or head, upon which the old Arch
was raised) being eighteene foot high,
and but three to bee seene above
ground, shewes the measure or height
to which the flore of this new Church
hath beene raised above that of the old,
which is, the hidden part of the Piller,
or the 15. foot of it buried.
This Structure, not of Bricke, but
built from the ground with the choi
sest Freestone might be got, without,
within, and in every part of it supply
ed, furnished, and inriched, with what
soever might adde to its greatest grace
and lustre, was finished in the yeere of
our Lord God, 1630.
In this yeere (accounting from
March to March) upon the 16. day of
Ianuary, it was consecrated by the
right Reverend Father in God, Wil.
Lord Bishop of London, and upon the
same day (as on such it is usuall with
us) were the Sacraments of the Lords
Supper, and the Sacrament of Bap
tisme administred.
In this Church the Pulpit and Com
munion Table are pure Cedar and
(both) the gift of Master Iohn Dyke,
a Merchant, living in this Parish.
A very faire Gate built at the East
end of the South wall, was the gift of
William Avenen, Citizen and Gold
smith of London, who died in Decem
ber 1631.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Spaines Rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths joy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
Britaines blessing, Englands splendor,
Religions Nurse, the Faiths defender.
Many Daughters have done vertuously, but
thou excellest them all.
I have fought a good fight, &c.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildness shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For Temperance prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
This

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This Table of Queene Elizabeth, one
of the fairest that I have seene in this
City, was the gift of one that is a stran
ger to this Parish, at least to any to be
the bestower of it, he is yet conceal’d,
and still is desirous to be so.
That of that great number of great
and magnificent Benefactors, that joy
ned to the making up of this great, and
(in our time) unparalleld piece of
worke, I have onely touched upon
these, may (no doubt) seeme strange;
there being none in this number, whose
liberall hand and heart deserves not a
golden Character. I confesse it. To
all that may bee said, my answer is
(briefly) this: Being doubtfull of get
ting all, or all of those I might get, and
loth of great things to speake to little
purpose, I onely tooke these (that of
fered themselves) by the way, leaving
the rest to the Register of the Giver of
their meanes to give: with whom all
good deeds are recorded, and (un
doubtedly) shall be rewarded.
Lawrence Jurie.
This Church was repaired, rich
ly and worthily beautified at
the charge of the Inhabitants
of this Parish, in the yeere of our Lord
1618.
Thomas Dalby
Edmond White
Churchwardens.
To this, in the yeere 1631. they ad
ded the cost of a new and very curious
Pulpit; then also setting off their Font,
and the place in which it stands, with
a great deale of cost and beauty.
In this yeere 1618. the time of this
Repaire, all the Windowes in this
Church were glazed by so many good
Benefactors, the Armes of the Com
pany of every one of them in them.
Vnder the middle window in the Chancell,
a very rich and costly one, is thus
written.
Sir William Eastfield Knight, and Al
derman of this Honourable City, and
free of the Worshipfull Company of
the Mercers, glazed this Window at
his owne proper cost and charges, in
the yeere of our Lord 1442. And it
was afterward repaired, and the story
supplyed at the charge of the said
Company, in the yeere of our Lord,
1618.
A faire Window on the North side of it.
Glazed at the cost and charges of Sir
Baptist Hickes, Knight, in the yeere of
our Lord 1619.
A faire Window on the South side of it.
Glazed at the charges of Richard
Pyot
, Grocer, and Alderman of this
City of London, Anno Dom. 1618.
A faire Window next to this, at the up
per end of the South Ile.
Glazed at the charges of Thomas
Morley
, Merchant, and free of the Wor
shipfull Company of the Lethersellers,
a Parishioner here, Anno Dom. 1618.
A faire Window downeward next
to this.
Glazed at the charges of Edmond
White
, Citizen and Haberdasher of
London, and Parishioner, Anno Dom.
1618
.
A faire Window next to this
downeward.
Glazed at the charges of Thomas Dal
by
, Mercer, Anno Dom. 1618.
A faire Window next to this
downeward.
Glazed at the charges of Rowland
Wilson
, Citizen and Vintner of London,
Anno Dom
. 1618.
A faire Window, the lowest on
this side.
Glazed at the charges of Robert Ducy,
Citizen and Merchant-Taylor of Lon
don, Anno Dom
. 1618.
At the Westend of this Ile, a faire
Window.
Glazed at the charges of William
Pyot

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Pyot, Citizen and Grocer of London,
Anno Dom
. 1618.
On the North side, the lowest Window.
Glazedat the charges of Henry Hop
kins
, Citizen and Vintner of London,
Anno Dom
. 1618.
A faire Window next to this upward,
the resemblance of a blazing
Starre on it.
Glazed at the charges of Hugh Ley,
Citizen and Skinner of London, and a
Parishioner here, Anno Dom. 1618.
At the bottome of this
Window thus.
Forget you not the Blazing Starre,
This yeere to us is showne;
Make use thereof both neere and farre,
The like hath not beene knowne.
Anno. Dom. 1618.
The next Window upward.
Glazed at the charges of Barbara
Burnell
, Widow, late wife of Iohn Bur
nell
, Merchant, and free of the Cloth
workers, Anno Dom. 1618.
The next Window upward.
Glazed at the charges of the Lady
Elizabeth Ihones, Wife to Sir Francis
Ihones
, Knight, and Alderman of this
City, and Daughter to Master Henry
Rolffe
, of this Parish, deceased Iuly
1618.
The next Window upward.
This Window was Glazed at the
charge of Cicilia Cleyton, late Widow
to Master Richard Cleyton, Citizen and
Salter, but free of the Worshipfull
Company of Dyers of London, and de
ceased the 23. of October 1602. Gla
zed in October 1618.
The uppermost Window on the
North side.
This Window was Glazed at the
charge of Edmond Wright, Grocer,
1618.
A faire Monument in the Chancell, on
the North side, with this
Inscription.
Deo O. M.
Memoriae & posteris sacrum.
Hic in Choro intra Cancellos, sub medio
sacrae Mensae, Franciscae Filiae Tho. wal
ker, de Beconfield Armig. Dilectissimae
Conjugis Gulielmi Bosweli, hujus Ec
clesiae Vicarij, sub spe gloriosae Resurre
ctionis, Cineres & exuviae Reponuntur.
Lectissima Foemina, vultu, Moribus. Ge
stu, incessu, vestitu, venusta, Modestis
sima; Lingua pauciloqua, Maledica
nunquam; sacrae lectioni, lachrymis
& precibus assidua; Deo devotissima,
Marito fidelissima, Amicis gratissima;
In re familiari, & libera & provida;
Pauperibus (quoad Facultatulas) in
dulgentissima; Bonis chara, Malis in
visa, omnibus Aequa; post piè & sine
strepitu pacificè transactam vitam, cir
ca medium Aetatis, Anno salutis 1630.
ult. Oct. Dominico Requievit in Do
mino.
Benè dixit, & benè tacuit,
Benè vixit, & benè latuit.
Moestissimus Maritus (cujus per latera
transfixa jacet) L. M. Q. serò tandem,
sed & seriò posuit.
Quicunque hanc Tabulam temeraris ma
lae Conscientiae Reus esto.
Ipse post illam vixit, sed vitam vix vita
lem, Annum nec integrum, demumque
moriens, Octob. 3. Anno 1631. Hîc
juxta cum illa sepultus jacet.
Natus fuit Bristolae, ubi primis litteris
institutus, posteâ Oxonii in Artibus Ma
gistratum, & in Theologia Bacchalau
reatum Adeptus est, Baliolensis Collegii
Socius, unde cum Domine Iohanne
Digbeio, Comite Bristol. in Hispaniam,
legato Regio, profectus, Per An. 5. plus
minus illi à sacris ibidem inservivit,
tandemque Reversus à Collegio Baliol.
hujus Ecclesiae Vicaria, & à Domino
Digbeio, Rectoria Ecclesiae de Horton
juxta Colbrooke, in Com. Buck. dona
tus, postquam diû cum infirmo Corpore,
mens vegeta colluctata fuisset, postre
mum

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hî in Domo Vicariatus hujus,
placide & piè in Christo obdormivit.
Anno Aetat. 50. sobole Relicta nulla.
Ingenium floridum, Mores ingenui, Ma
nus larga, pectus Apertum.
Gulielmus Bosvelus, hujus Ecclesiae Vicarius
per An. 15.
Qui obiit Octob. 3. Anno 1631.
Et Vxor ejus, Octob. ult. 1630.
This is written upon his Graveston in
the Chancell, under the Commu
nion Table.
A very faire Monument over against it,
on the South side of the
Chancell.
Christi quibus obierunt Anni Isthinc
Numerantur.
1619.
Apocalyps. cap. 14. vers. 13.
BeatI qVi In DoMIno qVIesCVnt.
1624.
Prima ad Corinth. cap. 15. vers. 57.
Deo sIt gratIa qVI trIbVIt
NobIs (fatI) VICtorIaM.
At the lower end of this rich
Tombe this.
Memoriae Sacrum▪
Richardi Pyot, nuper Civis, & Celeberri
mae hujus Civitatis Adermani vene
rabilis, Nec non Margeriae Pyot Vxo
ris suae ut Fidelissimae, ita & Religio
sissimae, qui quum in prospero rerum af
flatu tranquille vitam Transegissent,
tandem Annorum pleni, Pythagorico li
berorum numero beati denario, omnium
denique Bonorum suffragiis, laudibus
que honorati, vitam auspicato initam,
Feliciter Actam, fine quoque beato
(carnis soluti ergastule) clauserunt. Hic
quidem 19. die mensis Ianuarii, Anno
Dom. 1619. Illa vero mensis Febru
arii, vicesimo octavo; Anno Dom. 1624.
Et hic Beatam manent Resurrectionem.
Quos connexît Amor verus,
Castum que cubile,
Queis longi dantur
Nestoriique dies;
Vna quibus Regio natalis,
Dives, opima,
Vnum quique Dei
Templum adiêre duo,
Per totam tenuit
nos una Paraecia vitam,
Sors rerum nobis
una eademque fuit:
Denique (lector amans)
quoniam convenimus ambo,
Nos mens una Duos,
nos rogus unus habet.
On the North side of the Chancell, a
very faire Monument, with
this Inscription.
M. S.
Prudens senator Mercimonii Indici,
Vigil Magister integrae famae & Rei,
Domi Beatus conjuge atque liberis,
Poterat videri seculo felix suo,
Nisi lapidasset tot bona infestus silex,
Silex latentes cuspide lanians sinus,
Sed Christianus id mali vertit bene
Virtute adaucta: Fluxanam fastidiens,
Mercator Audax Avidus uniri Deo,
Hac unione Reliqua mutavit libens.
Sub hoc Marmore expectat Resurrectionem
Gulielmus Haliday ex Antiqua Hali
daiorum Familia in Comitatu Glocestr.
Civis & Senator Londinensis, singu
lare, Integritatis, Prudentiae & Pieta
tis, exemplar: Is postquam VII. An
nos inter purpuratos Patres urbis Re
bus cum magna Aequitatis & Sapien
tiae laude vacasset, Indicae societati prope
Biennium, quantum per Aegritudinem
licebat, summa cura praefuisset.
Longis ex calculo doloribus fractus,
Mente semper intacta, inter suorum
Amplexus & lacrymas, bonis desideratus,
Placide Animam suo Creatori Reposuit.
Anno Aetatis 58. Febr. 14. Anno Dom.
1623.
Marito dilectissimo Susanna Henrici Roe
Equitis, quondam praetoris urbani Filia,
Amisso compare suavissimo. M. P.
Parenti dulcissimo Anna Vxor Henrici
Mildmaei aequitis, ex Nobilis. Mild
maeor umprosapia, in comitatu Essexiae.
Mar

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Margareta nupta Edwardo Hungerford,
militi ex illustri Hungerfordiorum
domo in comitatu Wiltoniae. M. M. P. P.
A very faire Stone in the South Ile, with
this inscription about it.
Here lyeth the body of Anne Barker,
the Wife of Iohn Barker, of London,
Merchant, the Daughter of Thomas
Westrow
, Alderman of London; She
deceased the 2. of August 1629.
In the middle of the Stone, with their Armes
at the foure corners of it,
these words.
Though we are dead, yet our lives are
hid in Christ with God.
Christ is to mee both in life and death
advantage.
Though my flesh fayleth, and my heart
also, yet God is the strength of my
heart, and my portion for ever.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France,
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of State,
Of Armes, of Learning, Fate, and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne’re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
Sith Vertues Her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirit inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Obiit 24. die Martii 1602.
Anno Regni 45.
Aetatis suae 70.
Lawrence Pountney.
THe Steeple of this Church was
new Leaded, five new Bells
were hung, and the Frames
they hang in new made, all the Iles
were new raised and levelled, and the
whole Church within and without
worthily repaired and beautified, at
the cost and charge of the Parish, in
the yeeres of our Lord God 1631. and
1632.
George Downes
Robert Meade
Churchwardens.
A Monument at upper end of the
North Ile, with this
Inscription.
Hoc est nescire, sine Christo,
plurima scire,
Si Christum bene scis,
satis est, si caetera nescis.
This Monument▪
Was erected Anno Dom. 1620. by
the Lady Anne Bromley, late Wife
vnto Sir Henry Bromley, of Holt, in
the County of Worcester, Knight,
Daughter of William Beswicke of Lon
don
, Alderman, in remembrance of
her first Husband, William Offley, of
London, Merchant, who being free
of the Merchant-Taylors, fined
both for Sheriffe and Alderman.
He had issue by the said Anne 15. chil
dren, whereof five are living, viz.
William, Elizabeth, Margaret, Robert
,
and Mary, the rest died Infants.
Leonard Eastcheape.
IN the yeere of our Lord 1618. this
Church by a casualty of fire, hap
ning by whiting of Baskets, in the
house of one Ierome Baynton a Turner,
(situate in Little Eastcheape, on the
North side of the said Church, whose
house was burned downe, and in the
place thereof another built with
Bricke) was fired in the Steeple there
of, being a Spire covered with Lead;
it was quenched, but not without great
paines and much danger to some per
sons (who were not unrewarded by
the Parish) before any great hurt was
done to it by the fire, more then the
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Church; but for the said Steeple
was very old, much ruined and decay
ed in the stone worke thereof, to pre
vent further danger, it was pulled
downe, and all the West end of the
Church thereto adjoyning, a new
Foundation laid, inlarged three foot
toward the East, and new built, not
without great charge to the Inhabi
tants of the Parish, who were all wil
ling and ready to contribute towards
the Rebuilding, Repairing, and Beau
tifying of the house of God; and the
better to set forward the worke, the
Inhabitants of the Parish did taxe
themselves toward the charge at 198.
li. 6. s. 4. d. but for that the Parish is
but small, and the greater part of the
Inhabitants poore, they were inforced
by their Petition to seeke help from his
Majesty, who was graciously pleased
to grant them his Letters Patents (for
their reliefe) to collect and gather in
severall Counties within this King
dome towards the charge of the Re
building the Steeple, and the Repai
ring of the Church.
The Steeple being finished as it
now standeth, the South wall toward
the Churchyard being much decayed,
was also taken downe and new built,
and the Church in other parts repai
red, the charge thereof amounting to
above 850. pounds, of which the Pa
rish received by way of collection (to
ward their charge) in London, and o
ther places, the summe of 170. li. 1. s.
9. d. and of other Benefactors, 10. li.
15. s. they having one Patent for sixe
Shires also, the partie that was imploy
ed to lay the Briefes, and gather the
Collections, went away with all, and
brought to the Parish neither Briefe
nor Peny. The Steeple of this Church,
and the wall on the South side (toward
the Churchyard) was builded, and the
Church in other parts repaired and
beautified, in the yeeres 1618, 1619,
1620, 1621.
Abraham Colfe Rector.
Edwin Fisher
Richard Foster
Richard Bourne
Henry Gulstone
Churchwardens.
Leonards Fosterlane.
INcurvate Domino, in decore Sancti
tatis, Chron. 6. cap. 9. Psal. 29. v. 2.
Domine dilexi decorem Domus tuae.
Psalm. 26. 8.
Haec Dei Domus, Auctior est facta, &
Augustior, Opere, & Impensis Parochi
anorum Sancti Leonardi Faust-lane, Lon
don. Guardianis Ecclesiae tunc temporis exi
stentibus, Francisco Ash, Cive & Auri
fabro, una cum Richardo Stephano Mar
tiniensi, 1631.
Vnus huic operi suppetias fecit Maje
res Iohannes Trot, Civis & Mercator,
Pro singulari suo in Ecclesiam amore, hanc
imprimis, quia Patria.
A very faire Window at the upper
end of the Chancell, 1633.
The charge of this amounting to the
summe of five hundred pounds and up
wards.
S. Magnus.
THis Church, in the yeeres of
our Lord God 1623, 1624, and
1625. in many parts of it,
had many Repaires and Charges, the
summes of them amounting to the
summe of 500. pounds and upward.
Also in the yeere of our Lord 1629.
it was richly and very worthily beau
tified.
Iohn Langley
Iohn Broome
Churchwardens.
This, as the former, being the sole
cost and charge of the Parishioners.
A very faire Monument in the South Ile
of the Chancell, with this
inscription.
Here lyeth interred the bodies of Sir
Iohn Garrard, Knight, and Dame
Iane his Wife, who was Daughter
to Richard Partridge, Citizen and
Ha

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Haberdasher of London, by whom
he had 13. Children, five whereof
died young: they lived comforta
bly together 43. yeeres.
He was Lord Maior of London in the
yeere of our Lord God 1601.
She departed this life the 24. of Ianu
ary 1616. And hee left this world
the 7. of May, 1625. being 79.
yeeres old, leaving only two sonnes
and sixe daughters behind him.
This Monument was erected at the
charges of Benedict Garrard, Gentle
man, his youngest Son, Anno 1629.
Margaret Lothbury.
THis Church was repaired and
thorowout very worthily beau
tified, at the cost and charge of
the Parishiones, in the yeere of our
Lord God, 1621.
Francis Haddon
Iohn Walker
Churchwardens.
A faire Monument in the South Ile,
at the upper end, with this
Inscription.
Quid Diurnare Magnos invides Parea?
Heis
Robertus
Ierminorum à Rushbrooke Nobile Germen,
Hîc situs est,
Plos Iuvenum, sub Aevi flore Raptus,
Qui virtutum utriusque Aetatis
Apicibus Potitus,
Ingenio & Indole Iuventutis,
Nec non senili pietate ac prudentia
Infra se turbam Coaetaneam Reliquit,
Impubes senex:
Et quod negavit saeculo, Coelo dedit.
Sic sapere ante annos nocuit,
nam maxima virtus,
Persuasit morti,
ut Crederet esse senem.
Margaret Moses.
THis Church was very worthily
repaired and beautified, at the
proper cost and charge of the
Parishioners, in the yeere of our Lord
God, 1627.
Symon Price
Iohn Whitcombe
Churchwardens.
A very faire Monument on the South side,
with this inscription.
Here lyeth the bodies of Iohn Harper,
Citizen and Fishmonger, Treasu
ror of Christs Hospitall, and Alder
mans Deputy of Breadstreet Ward,
London: and Francis his Wife,
Daughter to Iames Smith, of Great
Limber
, in the County of Lincolne,
Gentleman, by whom he had issue
five Children, but at the time of
their death left onely a sonne Iohn,
and a daughter Anne, married to
Iohn Whitcombe of London. He died
the 27. of November 1632. in the
79. yeere of his age. And shee de
parted this life the 30. day of Octo
ber 1630. being 72. yeeres old.
Credimus quod Redemptor noster vivit,
& Novissimo die videbimus deum sal
vatorem nostrum.
Margaret New-fishstreet.
THis Church, not having any
cost, or but little in a long time
bestowed upon it, is now very
suddenly to be repaired, and (as wee
speake of the rest) very worthily trim
med and beautified.
Margaret Pattons.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the cost and
charge of the Parishioners, in
the yeere of our Lord God, 1614.
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Master

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Master Godwin
Master Peate
Churchwardens.
The charge of it then amounting to
the summe of 71. li. 15. s. 6. d.
But since that time, as necessity hath
called upon these honest and carefull
Parishioners, for a supply either of
strength or beauty, it hath had many
repaires & charges, the whole summe of
them all, from 1614. arising to the yere
of our Lord 1632. to 275. li. 5. s. 6. d.
Master Shalcrosse
Master Milksoppe
Churchwardens.
A pretty fine Monument on a Pillar in the
Chancell, on the North, with this
inscription.
In the middle part of this Chancell,
lieth interred the body of Mistresse
Elizabeth Freeman, Wife to Master
Thomas Freeman, of this Parish, Mer
chant, to whom shee was espoused
sixteene yeeres, two moneths, and
eight dayes, by whom she had issue
sixe Sonnes and three Daughters li
ving, and died in Childbed of the
last Sonne. She descended of wor
shipfull Parents, and as shee was
vertuously bred, so lived and died,
full of Faith, Hope, and Charity, as
knowne to many that had made use
thereof, to their great comfort in
time of necessity; for her only study
was, to serve God, and doe good to
others; shee was of the age of 35.
yeeres, and departed this life to a
better the 21. of February 1631.
On a faire Marble in the Chancell is
this inscription.
Here lieth buried Mistresse Anne El
kington
, the beloved Wife of Master
Thomas Elkington, Merchant, shee
was the Daughter of Master Iohn
Goodwin
, Merchant, likewise of this
City. Shee lived and died in the
feare of God, and in the faith of our
Lord Iesus. Shee exchanged this
life for a better the 27. day of Sep
tember 1632. in the 23. yeere of
her age, and in the third yeere of her
marriage, leaving behind her Anne
her only daughter, her only son is not.
She shall rise againe.
Mary Abchurch.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the proper cost
and charge of the Parishioners,
in the yeere of our Lord God, 1611.
William Stanly
Iohn Cornish
Churchwardens.
A faire Monument in the Chancell, at the
upper end, with this inscription.
An Epitaph
Vpon the departure of the Illustrious Pre
sident of bounty and pious industry,
Master Roger Montague,
Esquire.
In life and death,
thy workes did well pursue
The honourable name
of Montague,
Nobility of birth
ran in thy blood,
Nobility of Action
made that good.
Thy Charity,
the top of all thy fame,
The figure that thy Monument
may claime
With Justice, tis thine owne,
fit to enroule
Thy memory (here)
as Heaven adornes thy soule.
Summe up all Vertues,
in man ever knowne,
And set them to thy actions,
th’are thine owne:
That’s the neer’st way
to make for thy worth roome,
Particular praises
would o’respread the Tombe:
Here’s all, in briefe,
who shall henceforth indite
A good mans Epitaph,
let him but write
The Copy of thy life,
it stands for all,
That ever made mans praise,
or ever shall.
Mary

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Mary Aldermanbury.
THis Church, for the space of 4.
yeeres past, hath in one decayed
part or another beene repairing;
as the Steeple, Bels, Battlements, ma
ny decayed places of the Walls, two
faire Galleries built, many of the
Pewes new made, the rest being all in
hand, it can be no great offence to ac
count them already done; which gran
ted, and the Church in this yeere fini
shed, we may conclude as we beganne
with the rest of these Churches, thus:
This Church was repaired, richly and
very worthily beautified at the cost
and charge of the Parishioners, in the
yeere of our Lord 1633.
Bartholomew Edwards
Abraham Nuns.
Churchwardens
A very beautifull Tombe at the upper end
on the South side of the Chancell, with
this inscription.
Mary Brigs, the Daughter of Thomas
Crofts
, deceased the 8. day of Au
gust, Anno Dom. 1610. being of the
age of 31. yeeres.
William, out of a dutifull respect to his
deare Parents, consecrated this Mo
nument.
Ioyning with this in the same
Monument.
David Brigs, Citizen and Skinner of
London, who had two Wives, Mary
the Daughter of Thomas Crofts, Dra
per, by whom hee had two sonnes
and foure Daughters; and Rebekah,
the Daughter of Humphrey Street,
Merchant-Taylor, by whom he had
no Issue; who deceased the 17. day
of Iune, Anno Dom. 1626. being of
the age of 57. yeeres, lyeth here in
tombed in hope of a glorious Resur
rection.
A very faire Monument in the Chancell,
over against the other, with this
inscription.
Here lyeth the body of Master Robert
Offley
, Gentleman, sonne of Hugh
Offley
, Alderman of this City, who
tooke to Wife Elizabeth, the daugh
ter of Humphrey Street, by whom he
had issue seven Sons and six Daugh
ters; he died at the age of 64. yeeres,
on the 4. day of November 1631.
A very faire Monument on the North
side of the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
Deo Trino & Vai-sacrum.
Thomas Hayes, Eques Auratus, secundum
Christi Adventum, sub hoc Tumulo ex
pectat. Qui cùm ab Adolescentio, per mag
nam Europae partem Mercaturam ex
ercuisset, ita industria, & judicio cla
ruit, nt unanimi omnium consensu,
Major hujus Civitatis cooptatus fuerit,
& cum hoc summum summi Magistra
tus officium, non solum singulari inte
gritate, sed & excellenti verae Religio
nis promulgandae cura, & pietate exe
quutus fulsset, tandem septuagesimo
Aetatis Anno, Deo bonisque Charus,
piè & placidè in Domino obdormivit
27. Septem. Anno salutis 1617.
Martha Vxor Moestissima viro suo opti
mo, Officiosae pietatis, & memoriae ergo,
hoc Monumentum posuit.
Mary Aldermary.
THis Church was repaired, rich
ly and very worthily beautified,
at the cost and charge of the
Parish, in the yeere of our Lord 1632.
Iohn Edwards
Thomas Archer
Churchwardens.
But while wee speake the love and
liberality of the living, wee must not
forget the dead, whose bounties (thogh
they be dust) are as fresh in this good
worke, as theirs that have seene it
finisht.
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And first, of Master William Rodo
way
, one borne and buried in this Pa
rish, though from his youth to his end
he lived and died in another, Michael
Bassishaw
, who at the time of his death
(which was in the yeere of our Lord
1626) gave towards the Re-building
of the Steeple of this Church, then
greatly decayed and perished, the
summe of 300. li.
In this Parish, in the same yeere al
so, there died one Master Richard Pier
son
, who towards the better and more
beautifull building of this Steeple,
gave the summe of 200. Markes, with
this condition, with those with whom
he intrusted this mony, that this Stee
ple (thus to be built) should follow its
ancient paterne, and goe forward and
be finished, according to the founda
tion of it, laid 120. yeeres since, by the
Founder of this Church, a Knight, one
Sir Henry Kibbell, which within three
yeeres after was so finished, the cost of
it amounting to a thousand pounds: of
which all, above the cost of these two
very worthy Benefactors (beside the
charge before named) being the cost
and charge of the Parish.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Monumentum Elizabethae
Angliae Reginae.
In the figure of a Booke.
Psal. 112. The Righteous shall be had in
everlasting remembrance.
On the one side.
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens jem, Earth’s joy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
On the other side.
Britaines Blessing,
Englands Splendor,
Religions Nurse,
The Faiths Defendor.
Vnder her Monument.
Many Daughters have done well, but thou
excellest them all.
Mary le Bow.
THis Chancell was raised, the
Church new Pewed, and tho
rowout repaired and beautified,
in the yeere of our Lord God, 1620.
William Parnell
William Wallis
Churchwardens.
In a little Chappell on the South side
of the Church, is a Monument
thus written on.
Per fidem introitus.
Robertus Blankworth Scriptor peritus, ju
stus, ac sapiens, qui desideratus vixit,
obiitque una cum Bina conjuge, Sarah
fideli ac pia, Elizabetha prudente ac so
bria, & duabus filiis, Deborah patien
te ac Religiosa, Martha Innocente Pu
ellula. Non Carni sed Carnem hîc semi
nantes, gloriesam expectant Resurrecti
onem.
Robertus Blankworth, filius Roberti ac Sa
rae unigenitus, unicè dilectus, qui me
moriale istud, in honorem patris ac pa
ternae sortis extrui fecit, in hac valle La
chrymarum pacificam expetit dissoluti
onem.
Istos Cista capit, Lachrymarum hunc orbe,
utrosque pacifici gloria parta manet.
Hac spe vivo.
Dignitas ejus in ipso incipit,
tua & is.
A faire Monument in the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
Here lyeth interred the body of Ed
mond Criche
, Esquire, late Citizen
and Merchant-Taylor of London,
and Master of the said Worshipfull
Company, Annis 1624. and 1625.
who married Thomasin, the Daugh
ter of Simon Henden of Beneden, in
the County of Kent, Gentleman, and
lived with her in conjugall love 40.
yeeres, and had issue 12. children,
and left at his decease 5. sonnes, viz.
Iohn, Edward, Nathan, Samuel, Peter
,
and

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and 3. Daughters, Elizabeth, Tho
masine
, and Margaret; and among
them eleven Grand-children.
Obiit 23. Decemb. Anno 1627.
Aetatis suae 73.
Iohannes Criche filius suus primogenitus,
ex officio, & amore suo, Moestissimus
hoc posuit.
Edward Criche, eldest sonne to the said
Iohn Criche, lieth here interred by
his Grandfather. Obiit 25. Febru.
1628. Aetatis suae
50.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
In the Table onely this.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, I have kept the faith.
From henceforth is laid up for me a Crowne
of Righteousnesse, which the Lord, the
righteous Iudge shall give mee at that
day; and not me onely, but to them also
that love his appearing, 2 Tim. 4. 7, 8.
Vpon the Wall, on either side of this
Table, these lines.
A representation of the Monument e
rected by King Iames (sacred unto
Memory, and for an eternall Me
moriall) for Elizabeth Queene of
England, France, and Ireland, &c.
Daughter of King Henry the eighth,
by Queene Anne Bullen, Grandchild
to King Henry the seventh, great
Grandchild to King Edward the
fourth, and Sister to King Edward
the sixth and Queene Mary; who
restored Religion to its primitive
sincerity; setled Peace thorowly;
reduced Coine to the old Standards;
extinguished Rebellion at home;
relieved France, neere ruine by in
testine mischiefes; supported the
Netherlands; vanquished Spaines
Armado; quieted Ireland, with Spa
niards expulsion, and Traytors co
ercion; augmented exceedingly both
Vniversities Revenewes, by a Law
of Provision, and enricht all Eng
land
:
Was
The Mother of this her Country; the
Nurse of Religion and Learning;
and for perfect skill of very many
Languages; for glorious Indow
ments, as well of Minde as Body;
and for Regall Vertues beyond her
Sex;
A Prince Incomparable.
And in the 45. yeeres most prudent
and happy Governement, she died;
in the 70. yeere of her age, and of
our Redemption 1602. Whose
Corps is interred in the famous
Collegiate Church of Westminster,
under the aforesaid Magnificent
Monument.
On the other side.
Fame blow aloud,
and to the world proclame,
There never ruled
such a Royall Dame.
The Word of God
was ever her delight,
In it she meditated
day and night.
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Earths joy, Englands Iem,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
She was, and is,
what can there more be said?
On Earth the Chiefe,
in Heaven the second Maid.
In a booke held over her by an Angell
these words.
Verbum Dei.
Mary Bothaw.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the charge of the
Parishioners, in the yeere of our
Lord God, 1621.
Iohn Bennet
Thomas Dight
Churchwardens.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Elizabeth Queene of England, France,
and Ireland, &c. Daughter to King
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Henry

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Henry the eighth, and Grandchild to
King Henry the seventh, by Eliza
beth
, eldest Daughter of Edward the
fourth, Having restored true Reli
gion, reduced Coyne to the just va
lue, assisted France and the Low-Countries,
and overcame the Spa
nish invincible Navy, enriched all
England, and administred most pru
dently the Imperiall State thereof
45. yeeres in true piety, In the 70.
yeere of her age, in most happy and
peaceable manner she departed this
life, leaving her mortall parts inter
red in the famous Church at West
minster
.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Mary Colechurch.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the charge of the
Parishioners, February 1623.
William Shamrocke
Thomas Pulcher
Churchwardens.
Mary Hill.
THis Church, in the many decay
ed parts and places of it, was re
paired, richly and very wor
thily beautified, at the cost and charge
of the Parishioners, in the yeere of our
Lord God, 1616.
To the continuing of which, the
carefull overseers of it, every third or
fourth yeere ever since, have bestowed
a new trimming upon it: No sooner
(as I am informed) finding any defect,
fayling, or declining of it, than apply
ing their care to revive, refresh, and
restore it, which appeares in its present
beauty.
Mary Mounthaw.
THis Church was in part new
built, and very much inlarged
and beautified, in the yeere of
our Lord 1609.
Robert Ploncker
Marke Bateman
Churchwardens.
Benefactors towards this building:
Robert Bennet, Bishop of Hereford, Sir
William Craven, Sir Thomas Middleton,
and Doctor Edwold.
In the yeere 1610. this Church was
wholly Glazed at the cost and charges
of Thomas Tyler, Haberdasher, and
Richard Tichburne, Skinner.
In the South Ile of this Church
hangs a very faire Picture of King
IAMES, with the figures of Peace and
Plenty on either side of him; Peace
with her Olive Branch, and Plenty
with her Sheafe of Wheat in her
hands. The gift of the aforenamed
Robert Ploncker, then Churchwarden.
Mary Summerset.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, in the yeere of our
Lord, 1624.
Robert Violet
Thomas Cumbers
Churchwardens.
In a Table hanging close by the Pulpit
are these words.
Dictum Thomae Burtoni, Rectoris Ecclesiae,
tempore Reparationis, & exornationis
hujus Aedificii.
Dominus Petra mea, & Arx mea, & Li
berator meus, Deus meus, Adjutor meus,
Sperabe in cum. Psal. 18. 2.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Psal. 112.
The righteous shall bee had in everlasting
remembrance.
Prov. 6.
The memoriall of the just shall bee blessed,
but the name of the wicked shall rot.
2 Tim. 4. 7, 8.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Mary

The Remaines.
Mary Staynings.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the cost of the Pa
rish, in the yeere of our Lord,
1630. August 23.
Charles Medowes
Thomas Francis
Churchwardens.
The Armoriall Atchievements of Sir
Arthur Savage, Knight.
In the Vault underneath, lyeth the bo
dy of the honourable Sir Arthur Sa
vage
, Knighted at Cadez in Spaine,
1596. Generall of her Majesties
forces in the Kingdome of France, at
the siege of Amyaunce, the 39. of
Queene Elizabeth: Colonell, Vice-Treasurer,
Receiver generall, and
Councellor of estate in Ireland: He
had Issue by his second Wife, Sarah
Daughter of Anthony Woolhouse, of
Clapwell, in the County of Darby
(Widow of George Smithes, Sheriffe
and Alderman of London 1611) one
onely Daughter named Iune. Hee
died the 13. of March, 1632.
Mary Woollchurch.
THis Church was richly repaired
and beautified, at the charge of
the Parishioners, in the yeere of
our Lord 1629.
Francis Browne
Robert New
Churchwardens.
A very faire Screene at the middle
West doore of this Church, was the
gift of Capitaine Edward Dichfeyld, at
the time of his going out of the Office
of Churchwarden, in the yeere 1620.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Elizabeth Queene of England, France,
and Ireland, &c. second Daughter
to Henry the eighth, begotten of the
Lady Anne Bullen his second Wife,
and Grandchild to K. Henry the se
venth, and Elizabeth, eldest Daugh
ter to Edward the fourth, borne at
Greenewich the 17. of September,
1534. Shee succeeded her Sister
Queene Mary, as Queene of Eng
land
, restoring true Religion, redu
ced Coine to the just Value, assisted
France, and the Low Countries, over
came the Spanish invicible Ar
mies, and was for Prudence, Justice,
and Piety, not onely the Patron of
her Sex, but a Patterne for all Prin
ces of Christendome.
She died at Richmond the 24. of March,
1602. being 69. yeeres, sixe mo
neths, and seventeene dayes old,
when shee had reigned 44. yeeres,
4. moneths, and 7. dayes.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For Temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
As in a Booke.
They that trust in the Lord, shall bee as
Mount Sion, which cannot be remo
ved, but remaineth for ever.
Spaines Rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths joy,
Worlds wonder, Naturos chiefe.
Vnder her.
Th’admired Princesse
through the world applauded,
For supreme Vertues
rarest imitation;
Whose Scepters rule, Fames
loud voic’d Trump hath lauded,
Vnto the eares
of every forraigne Nation,
Canopied under
powerfull Angels wings,
To her immortall praise
sweet Science sings.
Mary

The Remaines.
Mary Woollnoth.
IT is so long since this Church was
repaired and beautified, that wee
now rather looke upon what it is,
than what it was; and forward to a re
paire to come, then backward to that
that is gone. Wee see it seemes to call
upon the Parishioners for it, and heare
it is shortly to have it: for (as I am in
formed) it is promised and preparing;
the preparation likewise promising a
great deale of cost and beauty.
Martins Ironmonger lane.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the cost and
charge of the Parishioners, in
the yeere of our Lord 1629.
A very faire Screene at the entrance
into this Church, with this Inscrip
tion:
Me fieri fecerunt Hamletus Clarke, Gene
rosus, & Radulphus Latham, Armiger,
20. Martii 1629.
In the yeere 1627. a great part of the
North wall of this Church, being very
much decayed and perished, was at the
cost of the Parish rebuilded: but in it
a very faire Window, with these
words:
This Window was new built and finished,
at the sole cost of Iohn and Humphrey
Slany
, 1627.
The Armes of these Gentlemen over
it, with this Motto:
Deo Duce, Comite Industria.
A faire Monument at the upper end of the
Chancell, on the North side, with
this Inscription.
Here under lyeth buried Eleanor, Wife
of Hamlet Clarke, free of the Wor
shipfull Company of Fishmongers
London, and one of the foure Clerkes
of the Lord Maiors Court, London,
aforesaid. She died on Sunday the
14. of Ianuary, 1626. and was bu
ried on Fryday the 19. of the same,
after they had beene married 33.
yeeres and about two moneths. And
they had issue onely Mary, married
to Ralph Latham of Vpminster, in the
County of Essex, Esquire, Common
Sergeant at Law of this Honoura
ble City.
And the said Eleanor, had also Eliza
beth
, another Daughter, by Charles
Barnard
, a former Husband, marri
ed to Thomas Latham of Stilford in
Essex, Gentleman.
A very faire Stone in the North Ile, with
this inscription about it.
Here lyeth interred the body of Ran
doll Pickering
, late Citizen and Ha
berdasher of London, borne at Tur
vine
in the County of Chester, who
put off this mortality, March 10.
1629. And Alice his Wife, daugh
ter of William Madox, and borne in
this Parish, who departed this life
the 20. of Iune, 1618. By her hee
had Issue three Sonnes and three
Daughters, William, Randoll, Anne,
and Elizabeth surviving, Iohn and Ma
ry
deceased.
Martins Ludgate.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the cost & charge
of the Parish, in the yeere of
our Lord God 1623.
Henry Iohnson
William Liod
Churchwardens.
A very handsome Monument in the Wall,
at the upper end of the Chancell,
with this Inscription.
M. S.
Here lieth the body of Thomas Allen,
of London, Gentleman, who died
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the 22. day of October 1630. divers
of whose Ancestors have beene in
terred in this Church.
No Epitaph need make
the just man fam’d,
The good are prais’d,
when they are onely nam’d.
Martins Orgars.
IN the yeere 1630. the Steeple of
this Church was repaired, the East
Window in the Chancell, and
three great South Windowes, were
new Glazed, which with the Plumb
ers worke and Tiling, amounted to
the summe of 122. li. 6. s. 6. d.
Richard Tomes
Iames Pickering
Churchwardens.
A rich and very beautifull Monument
in the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
M. S.
Sir Allen Cotton, Knight, and Alderman
of London, sometime Lord Maior of
this Honourable City, son of Ralph
Cotton
of Alkington, in the Parish of
Whitchurch, in the County of Salop,
Gentleman, was espoused unto Elli
nor
, the Daughter of Edmond Moore,
Citizen and Draper of London, by
whom he had Issue seven Sons and
seven Daughters, and lived unto the
age of 70. yeeres, generally belo
ved, and died the 24. of December,
1628. being the Eve of the celebra
tion of our blessed Saviours Nativi
ty, which sell out by Gods provi
dence, to bee the day of his second
birth, and convoy to eternall blisse.
He left behind him three Sonnes,
Edmond, Iohn, and William, and two
Daughters; which sonnes, in a fili
all expression of their duties, have
caused this Monument to be erected,
in memory of their deare deceased
Father.
When he left Earth, rich Bounty di’d,
Mild Courtesie gave place to Pride;
Soft Mercy to bright Iustice said,
O, Sister, we are both betraid;
White Innocence lay on the ground
By Truth, and wept at eithers wound.
The sonnes of Levi did lament,
Their Lamps wentout, their Oyle was spent;
Heaven hath his soule, and onely we
Spinne out our lives in misery.
So Death, thou missest of thy ends,
And kilst not him, but kilst his friends.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France. (State,
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of
Of Armes, of Learning, Fate, and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne’re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
Sith Vertue Her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirit inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
Prov. 31. 29.
Many Daughters have done vertuously, but
thou surmountest them all.
She is is not dead, But sleepeth.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Martin Outwitch.
IT is since this Church was repaired
and beautified 39. yeeres, in the
passage of which time, that repaire
and beauty being lost, it is (as I am in
formed, by some that belong to the
Church) to bee repaired againe very
shortly, with a great deale of cost and
beauty.
Martins Vintrey.
THis Church was in part Re-edi
fied, and in many parts Repai
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cost and charge of the Parishioners, in
the second yeere of the reigne of our
Soveraigne Lord King Iames, King of
great Britaine, France, and Ireland.
Iohn Woodbridge
William Barnaby
Churchwardens.
The charge then amounting to the
summe of foure hundred sixty and odde
pounds.
It was againe repaired, richly and
very worthily beautified, in the yeere
of our Lord 1632. as before, at the
cost of the Parish.
Iohn Norton
Richard Travers
Churchwardens.
In this Church, at the upper end of
the South Ile, lyeth buried the body
of Sir Cutberd Hacket, sometime
Lord Maior of this City; his Coat,
Streamers, and other Adornments,
hanging over his Grave, but no o
ther Monument.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
To the eternall memory of Elizabeth,
Queene of England, France, and Ire
land
: Daughter to King Henry the
eighth, Neece to King Henry the se
venth, by the Daughter of King Ed
ward
the fourth; a Mother to her
Country, a Nurse to Religion, and
all good Arts, being of incompara
ble Knowledge in very many Lan
guages, and indued with rare Orna
ments of Body and Minde, in all
Princely Vertues above the Sex of
Women.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Matthew Frydaystreet.
THis Church was repaired and
very worthily beautified, at the
cost of the Parishioners, in the
yeeres of our Lord, 1632. and 1633.
Richard Clay
Ioseph Stacy
Churchwardens.
The charge 140. pounds.
Maudlin Milkestreet.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the charge of the
Parish, in the yeere of our Lord
God 1619.
Gilbert Ward
Thomas Smith
Churchwardens.
All the Chancell Window was built
at the proper cost of Master Benjamin
Henshaw
, Merchant-Taylor, and one
of our City Captaines, the charge of it
arising to 60. pounds and upwards.
In the yeere 1633. there was added
to this, a faire Communion Table,
with a faire Frame about it, which with
some other things then done to the
further beautifying of the Church, a
mounted to the summe of 30. pounds.
Iohn Rundell
Iohn Clutterbucke
Churchwardens.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Obiit 24. die Martii 1602.
Anno Regni 45.
Aetatis suae 70.
In the figure of a Booke over Her,
these words.
Verbum Dei, manet in Aeternum.
Vnder her.
I have fought a good fight, &c.
On the one side.
Elizabeth Queene of England, France,
and Ireland, &c. Daughter to King
Henry the eighth, and Grandchild of
King Henry the seventh, by Eliza
beth
, eldest Daughter of Edward the
fourth, Having restored true Reli
gion, reduced Coyne to the just va
lue, assisted France and the Low-Countries,
and overcame the Spa
nish invincible Navy, enriched all
England, and administred most pru
dently the Imperiall State thereof
45. yeeres in true piety, In the 70.
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peaceable manner departed this
life, leaving her mortall parts inter
red in the famous Church of West
minster
, till the second comming of
Christ.
On the other side.
Monumentum Elizabethae Reginae.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths Ioy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
Maudlins Oldfishstreet.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the charge of the
Parish, in the yeere of our
Lord, 1630.
Richard Hubbard
Iohn Blew
Churchwardens.
The charge of it amounting to the
summe of 140. pounds.
A very Monument in the same Church
with this Inscription.
Epitaphium. 1622.
Clarissimi viri Gulielmi Druraei, ex Anti
qua & Illustri Druraeorum Familiâ
oriundi, Iuris Caesarii Doctoris, & Am
plissimae Curiae praerogativae in Angliâ
Dignissimi Iudicis, jam olim defuncti,
Recenter verò Mariae Vxoris ejus Foe
minae laudatissimae, ex spendidissimo
Southwellorum genere prognatae.
Hâc Gulielmus humo
Terdenis dormiit Annis,
Nunc subiit tumulum
juncta Maria viro.
Iustitiae fuit hic cultor,
jurisque Magister,
Haec quoque Magnanimâ
Nobilitata fide.
Senâ prole ferax, virtutum
exempla futuris,
Aeternanda Aevis
liquit uterque Parens,
Felices nimium utrâque,
& Funere sponsos,
Dant quibus haec unum
Cor, Humus, Astra, Locum.
Charissimis suis Patri &
Matrihoc Carmine
Parentavit
Gulielmus Druraeus.
Hoc Monumentum in memoriam de fun
ctorum Amicorum poni curavit Tho.
Cotton, A. R.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France.
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of State,
Of Armes, of Learning, Fate, and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
Sith Vertue Her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirit inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
Many Daughters have done vertuously but
thou excellest them all.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Michael Bassishaw.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the cost and charge
of this Parish, in the yeere of
our Lord God, 1630.
Thomas Barnie
Christopher Price
Churchwardens.
Michael

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Michael Cornehill.
HEre a Repaire followes a Re
paire so close, that while I
speake of the one I must not
forget the other, the former being in
the yeeres of our Lord God, 1618,
1619, and 1620. at the finishing.
William Stannard
George Hill
Francis Mosse
Churchwardens.
Of the beauty conceive by the cost,
the charge of it amounting to 644. li.
The other in this present yeere of
our Lord, 1633. in which the Roofe
over the Chancell was new trim’d, the
Chancell likewise inriched with a faire
and very curious Table of the Com
mandements, the Windowes about it
were new Glazed, the Stones thorow
the whole body of the Church taken
up, new layed and levelled, and in a
word, every part of it at the cost and
charge of the Parishioners, was well
and very worthily beautified.
Iohn Collison
Richard Norton
Francis Middleton
Churchwardens.
The charge of this arising to 300. li.
and upward.
A very faire Monument on the Wall,
in the North Ile, with this
Inscription.
Memoriae Sacrum
Laurentio, & Mariae Caldwall Conjugi
bus, sacro Foedare Iunctis, & Duodenae
prolis Parentibus; Quorum Vxor, &
Mater Maria obiit Octobris xx. Anno
Dom. 1621. Maritus, & Pater Lau
rentius, Novemb. xxj. 1625. Septua
genariis utrisque; Liberalibus & suis,
& de suis; Hoc sepulcrum posuere, pa
rentalis Haeredes bonitatis, Filii eorum
observantissimi, quos defunctos, & Deus
habet, & pauperes Carendo lugent.
As it were in a Scroll, held by
an Angell.
Omnia ossa justi custodit Dominus.
Vnder this upon the figure of
a Tombe.
Heere is lodg’d a loving paire,
Sleeping rest they free from care;
Though their journey, from their birth,
Hath beene tedious long on earth,
He that freed them from their sinne,
Sent them to this holy Inne,
Ioyfull Requiems for to sing,
Hallelujahs to their King,
Till the summons, till the day,
Till the Trumpe sound, Rise, Away.
Michael Crookedlane.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, in the yeere of our
Lord God 1610.
In the yeere 1621. the whole Roofe
of it found to bee greatly decayed and
perished was taken downe, with strong
and sufficient Timber re-builded, and
with the Lead new cast Re-covered.
The charge of it amounting to 500.
pounds.
Not long after this, two Windowes
at the East end of the Church, very
much defaced and decayed, were re
paired; the charge of it 40. li.
A rich and very beautifull Monument
on the South side the Chancell,
this Ile called The Fish-mongers
Chappell.
S. S.
Nec non piae Memoriae
Ioanni Lemanni.
ViriClariss. civis, ac Senatoris integerrimi,
Equitis Aurat. olim hui Vrbis Praetoris.
Qui se, in suo munere, laudatissime Gessit,
Pietatis Cultor, Iustitiae vindex.
Suis in Coelibatu perpetuo vixit parens.
Et suis plus quam pater munifice mortuus.
Hî R. Exp.
Sallinghamiae
ex
Agro Norfolciensi
oriundus
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Probitate,
Simplicitate,
Nixus.
Anno salut. Hu. M. DC. XXxij.
Et suo octagesimo octavo,
die Mart. 26.
Reg. Coeleste,
Certa Fide
Praestolatur.
Vpon a Marble stone in the Chancell
is this Inscription.
Sub hoc Marmore Requiescit, in spe resur
rectionis ad Gloriam, Maria, fidelis
Vxor Iohannis More Mercatoris, Filia
Edwardi whorwood, Grocer.
Obijt 10. Decemb. Anno Christi 1632.
Aetatis 35.
The figure of a Deaths head.
Memento Mori.
Hîc
Mitis, Amans, Humilis, Pia,
pulchra, pudica, Modesta,
Grata Deo, sponso Chara,
Maria jaces. I. M.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
The Righteous shall bee had in remem
brance.
Queene Elizabeth both was, and is alive,
what then more can be said
In Heaven a Saint, in Earth a blessed Maid.
She ruled England yeeres 44. and more,
and then return’d to God,
At the age of 70. yeeres, and somewhat od.
Christ is to me life, Death is to me ad
vantage.
Phil. 1. 21.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Michael Queenehithe.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, great cost bestowed
on the Roofe, the East and West
Windowes new built and glazed, with
other Repaires about it, at the cost and
charge of the Parish, in the yeere of
our Lord 1615.
Miles Gunthorpe
Stephen Scot
Churchwardens.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Many Daughters have done vertuously,
but thou excellest them all.
She is not dead, But sleepeth.
On the one side.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France,
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of State,
Of Armes, of Learning, Fate and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne’re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
On the other side.
Sith Vertue her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirits inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Michael Querne.
THis Church was repaired, and
with all things, either for use
or beauty richly supplied and
furnished, at the sole cost and charge
of the Parishioners, in the yeere of our
Lord 1617.
A faire Monument in the North Ile,
with this Inscription.
Iohn Bankes, Mercer, and Esquire, whose
body lyeth here interred, the Sonne
of Thomas Bankes, free of the Bar
ber-Surgeans; this Iohn was aged
59. and expired the ninth of Sep
tember, Anno 1630.
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His first Wife was Martha, a Widow,
by whom he had one onely Sonne
deceased: his second Wife was
Anne Hasell, who left unto him one
Daughter and Heire, called Anna,
since married unto Edmond Wallers,
of Berkensfield in Buckinghamshiere,
Esquire. He gave by his last Will
and Testament (written with his
owne hand) to unbenificed Mini
sters; to decayed Housekeepers; to
the poore of many Parishes; to all
(or the most) of the Prisons, Bride
wells, and Hospitalls, in and about
London; to young Beginners to set
up their Trades; to the Artillery
Garden, and towards the mainte
nance thereof, for ever, very boun
tifully; to his owne Company, both
in Lands and Money; to his Friends,
in tokens of remembrance; to di
vers of his Kindred; and to other
charitable and pious uses, the summe
of 6000. li. notwithstanding Noble
and sufficient Dower to his Daugh
ter reserved. And all these severall
Legacies, by his carefull Executor
Robert Tichbourne, and his overseers,
punctually observed, and fully dis
charged.
Inbalm’d in pious Arts,
wrapt in a shroud
Of white in nocuous Charity,
who vow’d,
Having enough,
the world should understand
No deed of mercy
might escape his hand,
Bankes here is laid to sleepe,
this place did breed him,
A president to all
that shall succeed him.
Note both his life
and immitable end,
Know he th’unrighteous
Mammon made his Friend,
Expressing by his Talents
rich Increase,
Service that gain’d him praise
and lasting Peace.
Much was to him committed,
much he gave,
Entring his treasure there,
whence all shall have
Returne with use:
what to the poore is given,
Claimes a just promise
of Reward in Heaven:
Even such a Banke,
Bankes left behind at last,
Riches stor’d up, which
Age nor Time can waste.
A faire Monument in the South Ile,
with this Inscription.
Piae Memoriae Sacrum,
Gilberto Erington, de Wolsington Armi
gero, ex antiqua Eringtonorum Fami
lia, de Denton in Comitatu Northum
briae orto. Qui ex Dorothea Vxore
Chrarissima una filiarum Iohannis de
Lavale, de Seaton de Lavale, in dicto
Com. Militis, tres filios Marcum,
Robertum & Cuthbertum, & sex Fi
lias Annam, Margaretam, Katherinam,
Elizab. Dorotheam, & Graciam, sus
cepit. Ex agro Nativo huc in hanc Civi
tatem profectus, morboque correptus,
obiit xviij. die Iunii, Anno Domini
1578 Aetatis suae 63. Patri optimo
& Charissimo, efficiosae pietatis, & Me
moriae perpetuum restem, novissimum
hoc parentale Munusculum persolvit,
posuit, praestitit Marcus Erington filius
Maerens xx. die Feb. 1618.
In te Domine speravi, non confundar in
Aeternum, Psal. 31.
Vita bonos sed poena malos,
aeterna capescit,
Vita bonis, sed poena malis,
per secula crescit.
His mors, his vita, perpetuatur
ita.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France,
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of State,
Of Armes, of Learning, Fate, and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne’re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
Sith Vertue Her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirit inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
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Monumentum Reginae Elizabethae.
Many Daughters have done well, but thou
surmountest them all.
She is not dead, But sleepeth.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Michael Royall.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the proper cost of
the Parish, in the yeere of our
Lord, 1630.
Richard Mills
William Hawes
Churchwardens.
The charge of it amounting to 120.
li. 9. s.
Michael Woodstreet.
THis Church was repaired, and
thus beautified in the yeere of
our Lord God, 1620. at the
charge of the Parishioners.
Thomas Wilson
Humphry Michael
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1627. the Parishioners
made a new doore to this Church,
through the head of the North Ile (be
ing the Chancell end) into Wood
street; where till then it had onely one
doore in the middle of the South Ile,
standing in Huggin lane.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France,
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of State,
Of Armes, of Learning, Fate and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne’re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
Sith Vertue her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirits inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
Mildred Breadstreet.
THis Church was repaired and
very worthily beautified, in the
yeere of our Lord 1628.
The greatest part of the North wall
was new built, the Arches in the mid
dle of the Church, foure faire Win
dowes over them, and a very faire Gal
lery, at the cost and charge of the
Parish.
M. Nicholas Crispe
M. Ralph King
Churchwardens.
This for a generall charge, somewhat
of particular bounties.
At the upper end of this Church, on
the South side, is a faire Window with
this Inscription.
This Window was glazed at the charge of
Hester Crispe, late Wife of Ellis
Crispe
, Citizen and Alderman of Lon
don
, who lieth fixt in a Vault at the
bottome of this Window 1629.
At the upper end of the Church, on
the North side, another with this In
scription.
This Window was glazed at the charge of
Samuel Crispe, Citizen and Salter of
London, 1630.
Betweene these two, at the upper end
of the Chancell, is a faire Window full
of cost and beauty, which being divi
ded into five parts, carries in the first
of them a very artfull and curious re
presentation of the Spaniards great
Armado, and the battell in 1588. In
the second, of the Monument of Queen
Elizabeth. In the third, of the Gun
pouder plot. In the fourth, of the la
mentable time of infection 1625. And
in the fifth and last, the view and lively
Portraitures of that worthy Gentle
man, Captaine Nicholas Crispe, at
whose sole cost (among other) this
beautifull piece of worke was erected,
as also the figures of his vertuous Wife
and Children, with the Armes belong
ing unto them: The Verses to every
Story are these:
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The Story of Eighty eight.
Starre-gazing Wizards
sate upon this yeere,
Matter of wonder,
and did threaten feare
Towards us, in so much
that Rome and Spaine,
This Land accounted
their assured gaine.
But marke how God did
quite their hopes confound,
Both Ships and men
we did see flee and drown’d.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Marvell not why
we doe erect this Shrine,
Since dedicated tis
to Worth divine;
Religion, Arts,
with Policy and Armes,
Did all concurre
in her most happy Raigne,
To keepe Gods Church and us
from plotted harmes,
Contriv’d by Romish wits,
and force of Spaine.
The Powder Plot. 1605.
When force could not prevaile,
nor plots abroad
Could have successe,
finne now invents new fraud:
Guy Vaux is sent
Ambassador to Styx,
And thence returning,
furnisheth with trickes
His damned Crew,
who forth withall conclude,
To blow up King, the State,
and Multitude.
The great Plague 1625.
The Stories past,
Gods blessings to the State
Doe clearely shew;
But sure we were ingrate,
For now, behold,
in stead of sweet protection,
Thousands are swept away
by foule Infection.
But marke Gods mercy,
in midst of greatest cryes,
He sheath’d his sword,
and wip’t teares from our eyes.
The Founders figure, with his Wife,
Children, and their Armes.
These Ensignes which you see,
and Monument,
Are not so much
to represent
The Founders Person,
as his zealous care
T’expresse Gods love,
and mercies rare
To this his Vineyard;
for to that sole end
Did he these Stories
thus commend
To after ages, that
in their distresse,
They might Gods goodnesse
still expresse.
With this, this Gentleman gave to
wards the repaire of this Church, a
mong the Parishioners, above his share
as a Parishioner 75. li.
Also for the Communion Table,
two great Flag on Pots, to the value of
57. li.
Also very faire Font, in which a
Childe of his owne was first Chri
stened.
His Brother, Master Samuel Crispe,
beside his Window, above his ordina
ry share as a Parishioner, gave to this
faire Reparation 25. li.
The Mother of these worthy Gentle
men the aforenamed Hester Crispe, the
late Wife of Ellis Crispe, Citizen and
Alderman of London, now (by a se
cond, and thrice happy Nuptialls) the
Lady Pie, beside her Window, gave
to this faire Reparation 20. li. though
at that time out of the Parish, and re
moved from thence to Christ-Church.
A faire Stone in the South side of
the Chancell.
This Stone openeth upon the Staires of
a Vault, made by Captaine Nicholas
Crispe, Anno
1628. wherein lyeth
buried his Grandfather, Master Iohn
Ireland
, late Deputy of this Ward, he
was

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was buried the 29. day of Iune,
1614. And Mistresse Elizabeth Ire
land
his Wife, buried the 13. day
of Aprill, 1613. And his Father
Ellis Crispe, late Alderman, and died
Sheriffe, he was buried the 10. day
of November 1625. And his Sonne
Nicholas. Crispe, who was buried the
23. day of Ianuary 1626.
Nicholas
Elizabeth
Iohn
Children of Captaine Nic
holas Crispe, buried Anno
Dom. 1632.
A faire Monument belonging to this Stone
standing over it, with this
Inscription.
Ere his worth was fully knowne,
London lost him, once her owne;
Let that yeere lye buried here,
In which London two did gaine,
Sheriffes good, and lost againe.
City, Church, Wife, Children, weepe,
Reason good, though he but sleepe.
Ill can London not lament,
Spoil’d of one chiefe Ornament,
Pity Death had him oregrowne,
Ere his worth was fully knowne.
Mildred Poultrey.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the proper cost of
the Parishioners, in the yeere of
our Lord God 1626.
George Besse
Thomas Brownell
Churchwardens.
The charge of it amounting to the
summe of 183. li. and upwards.
A Monument on the wall in the North Ile,
with this inscription.
In this Ile lyeth buried the body of Su
san Lewin
, Daughter of Thomas Lew
in
, of Broxborne, in the County of
Hartford, who had first to Hus
band, Iohn Palmer, having Issue only
one sonne, which Husband decea
sed Anno 1589. And after some
yeeres, the said Susan married with
Iohn Kirby, Citizen and Merchant-Taylor,
of this Parish, by whom she
had foure Sonnes and eight Daugh
ters, who departed this life after 30.
yeeres living, the 30. of Septem
ber 1624.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Elizabeth Queene of England, France,
and Ireland, &c. Daughter to King
Henry the eighth, and Grandchild of
King Henry the seventh, by Eliza
beth
, eldest Daughter of Edward the
fourth, Having restored true Reli
gion, reduced Coyne to the just va
lue, assisted France and the Low-Countries,
and overcame the Spa
nish invincible Navy, enriched all
England, and administred most pru
dently the Imperiall State thereof
45. yeeres in true piety, In the 70.
yeere of her age, in most happy and
peaceable manner departed this
life, leaving her mortall parts inter
red in the famous Church of West
minster
, till the second comming of
Christ.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
On the other side of the top of
the Monument.
If prayers or teares
of subjects had prevail’d,
To save a Princesse
through the world esteem’d,
Then Atropos
in cutting here had fail’d,
And had not cut her thred,
but beene redeem’d,
But pale fac’d Death,
and cruell churlish Fate,
To Prince and people
brings the latest date.
Yet spite of Death and Fate,
Fame will display
Her gracious Vertues
through the world for aye.
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Spaines

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Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths Ioy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
On the other side.
Britaines blessing, Englands splendor,
Religious Nurse, the Faiths defendor.
In the figure of a Booke over Her,
these words.
They that trust in the Lord, shall bee as
Mount Sion, which cannot be remo
ved, but remaineth for ever. Psal. 125.
Vnder her.
Th’ admired Empresse
through the world applauded,
For supreme Vertues,
rarest Imitation,
Whose Scepters Rule, Fames
loud voyc’d Tumpet lauded,
Vnto the eares
of every forraine Nation.
Canopied under
powerfull Angels wings,
To her immortall praise
sweet Science sings.
Nicholas Acons.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified in the yeere of our
Lord God 1615. at the cost and
charge of the Parishioners.
Robert Old
Nathaniel Buckcock
Churchwardens.
A handsome Monument on the South side
of the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
This Picture is for others,
not for me,
For in my breast
I weare thy memory.
It is here plac’d,
that passengers may know,
Within thy ground no weeds,
but Corne, did grow.
That there did flow
within thy vitall blood,
All that could make one
honest, just, and good.
Heere is no Elbow roome
to write of more,
An Epitaph yeelds taste,
but seldome store.
Thy troope of Vertues
grac’d thee amongst men,
And now attend thee
at the Court in Heaven.
Thy worth, sweet Charles,
deserves the rarest wit,
Thy Iane, for such a taske,
is most unfit.
Corpus Caroli Haukins, Civis & Aroma
tarii Londinensis, in hoc Tumulo deposi
tum est. Erat Deo devotus, Charitatis
plenus & virtutis; adeo studiosus, ut
vitam laudabilem, fixemque optimum
peregerit. Iana Vxor ejus, filia Iohan
nis Reeve Armigeri natu minima, postea
nupta fuit Iohanni Suckling Equiti
Aurato, Regiae Majestati à supplicum
libellis, praedicti Caroli & Ianae insig
nes Dotes tanti Aestimavit, ut Monu
mentum hoc, sumptibus propriis, in ho
norem defuncti pie posuerit, Anno Dom.
1621.
Over these lines, as in a Booke in the
hands of this Gentleman,
these words:
Beatus vir, cui Dominus non imputavit
peccatum, & in cujus Spiritu, non est
Dolus.
A Monument on the North side the Chan
cell, with this Inscription.
In God is all my hope.
All men are borne to dye.
In Christi is my Redemption.
Iohn Hall, Draper, of the age of 90.
yeeres, a Housholder in this Parish
58. yeeres, and in that time, by the
providence of God, the Father of
27. Children, all borne here. These
great mercies, I doe confesse in my
heart, not to be of my deserts, but
of God his good grace only, shewed
unto mee more abundantly, than
unto

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unto many thousands in my time,
wherefore with heart and tongue,
I yeeld all honour and praise unto
thee, O God.
Here under lyeth interred the body of
Iohn Hall, once Master of the Wor
shipfull Company of the Drapers,
and 25. yeeres one of the Bridge
masters of the City of London, who
deceased the 19. day of November,
1618. aged 93. yeeres. And also
the body of Anne Browne, Daughter
of Master Iohn Browne, Gentleman,
being his third Wife, by whom he
had 23. Children: she died the 17.
of December 1619. being aged 73.
yeeres.
Nicholaes Coleabby.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the cost of the
Parish, in the yeere of our Lord
1630.
Robert Bromly
Henry Hewes
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1626. new Frames were
made for their Bells. And in the yeere
1628. new Battlements added to the
Steeple.
Nicholas Olaves.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified in the yeere of our
Lord God 1623.
Edward Whitwell
Alexander Colsen
Churchwardens.
The cost of it 24. pounds.
Since that, in the yeere 1628. the
South Ile, that like a Cottage before,
was onely Tyled (and in that unseemly
and unbefitting manner so left) was
Seiled, and in that decently and very
gracefully beautified, which with some
cost bestowed on the Steeple, did arise
to the summe of 22. li.
This, as the former, being the sole
cost and charge of the Parish.
An ancient Monument on the North wall,
revived and beautified with the
Church, with this Inscripti
on hanging by it.
This Monument of Thomas Lewya, and
Agnis his Wife, was newly revived
and beautified at the charge of the
Right Worshipfull Company of
the Ironmongers, whereof hee was
free, the 29. of May, Anno Dom.
1623
.
Olaves Hartstreet.
THis Church in the many de
cayed places of it (which in
deed were many and great) was
repaired richly, and very worthly
supplyed with whatsoever it wanted,
and furnished with whatsoever might
further decke and adorne it (at the pro
per cost and charge of the Parishio
ners) in the yeeres of our Lord God,
1632. and 1633.
In the first Thomas Redding and Roger
Dreyton
, Churchwardens; in the next,
Roger Dreyton and Christopher Wigley.
The charge of this repaire amount
ing to the summe of 437. pounds and
upwards.
Some especiall particulars (leaving
the Steeple, Walls, and Battlements)
within the Church, were these: The
Roofe in the middle Ile decayed, to
the danger of falling, was with new
Timber rebuilt, new Leaded, and the
inside very worthily garnished. The
Stonework of all the Windowes great
ly defaced and perished; were new
wrought, and all the Windowes new
Glazed. And within some few yeeres
before this, two very faire Galleries at
the lower end of the Church, one on
the North side, the other on the South
were erected.
A very faire Monument on the North side
of the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
Paul Bayning, Esquire, sometimes
Sheriffe and Alderman of London,
lived

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lived to the age of 77. yeeres, and
died the 30. of September, Anno
Dom
. 1616.
Consecrated to the Memory of Paul and
Andrew Bayning, Esquires.
If all great Cities
prosperously confesse,
That he by whom
their Trafficke doth increase
Deserves well of them,
then th’ Adventure’s worth
Of these two, who
were Brothers both by birth,
And Office, prove,
that they have thankfull bin,
For the Honours which
this City plac’d them in.
And dying old,
they by a blest consent
This Legacy bequeath’d,
Their Monument.
The happy summe and end
of their Affaires,
Provided well both
for their Soules and Heires.
This Monument of his Brother
adjoyning to this.
Andrew Bayning, sometimes Alderman
of London, lived to the age of 67.
yeeres, and died the 21. of Decem
ber, Anno Dom. 1610.
Over the Tombe of Paul Bayning,
Esquire, hang the Ensignes of Honour,
as his Coat, Streamers, and the like
of the Lord Bayning, Vicount Sudbury,
his Sonne, there buried in the Monu
ment of his Father.
Next to that of Paul Bayning, Esquire,
is this, having this In
scription.
Eave sis Gradum
pergas Viator,
piusquam haec
perlegeris.
In certam beatae Resurrectionis spem, Ter
rae sequestratum,
Hic est exanime Corpus, praeclarae quon
dam Mentis Hospitium, viri juvenis
Domini Ludolphi de Werder, Anhal
tini, praenobili ac Antiquâ werdero
rum Familiâ Orti: Cujus summam
in Deum pictatem, inclyti Generis
seriem, Amplas eruditi pectoris Do
tes, cum tam angusto Marmoris non
Comprehendantur, sacro silentio meri
tò obsignamus. Generosus hîc vir Mxām
partem, primum Germaniam lustra
vit, in quâ Famigerabilium aliquot
Academiarum, puta Lipsien. Ienev.
Gissen. non Degenerem Incolam, diu
egit, magnis literarum numinibus mi
rum quantum carus. Deinde in Belgi
am concessit, ubi veram Nobilitatem,
decentibus studiis Quadrien. Leidae
Combussit. Tandem in Angliam perve
niens hîc Londini sesquiannum phthisi
solito vehementius laboravit; cujus ma
lignâ obstinatione, etiam Factum est,
ut die 26. Decemb. Anno 1628. Na
tus Annos 29. Rebus humanis valere,
suis verô plangere, dixerit, Animâ
suâ, Creatori suo, unde tam nobile de
positum acceperat, Magnâ in Christum
Fide Redonatâ. Monumentum hoece Ag
nati, quibus accerbum sui desiderium
Reliquit, pio ducti Affectu erigi Cu
rarunt.
Lectori.
Quisquis adhuc vitam vivis,
sic vivito vitam,
Linquere eam quovis
tempore rite queas.
Neere unto the other this, having
this Inscription.
D. O. M. S.
Viator Commorare, Rimare,
Mirare.
Christophorus Iacobus Elssenhaimer, ab
Elssehaim in preprum Iunior, Welsin
sis Austrius Generis splendore, verâ in
Deum Religione, pietate in parentes, ob
servantia in superiores, Charitate &
Comitate in quosvis, verè Nobilissimus
juvenis, Nobile Familiae Columen, Iu
ventutis exemplar, Artium & Lingua
rum Cognitionem infignem, pro divinis
ingenii sui dotibus, in Ratisponensium
Gymnasio Poetico Altorfiana Argenti
nensi, Basiliensi, Leidensi Academiis
acquisitam

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acquisitam peregrinationibus adauctu
rus, hîc in Anglia, ad Angelorum
Sanctorum Coelum avocatus, Animam
suā Christo Redemptori reddidit, corpus
verò huic solo commisit, Desiderium sui
tristissimum omnibus bonis relinquens,
Imprimis parentibus Christophoro Iacobo
Elssenbaimero ab Elssenham in Preprunn
Seniori, & Dorotheae ex Nobili Haen
deliorum Familia prosatae, Qui Filio
unicè unisoli senectutis portui extre
mum hoc quod sibi ab illo desideravere
animitus Amoris Monumentum inter
Candissimas Lacrymas statuerunt.
Obiit Anno Aetatis 21. Men. ix. die. 28.
Anno Christi M. D. C. XVIII. die
vj. August.
Nemo nostrum sibi vivit, & nemo sibi mo
ritur, sive enim vivimus, Domino vi
vimus, sive morimur Domino morimur;
sive ergo vivimus, sive morimur, Do
mini sumus. Paul ad Rom. cap. 14.
vers. 17.
Fili ad Parent.
Vivo fruor tandem veris, ne flete parentes,
Deliciis, Coelo posteritate Deo.
On a faire Stone in the middle Ile, with
these words about it.
Here lyeth the body of Alice Hull, the
Wife of Walter Hull of London, Gen
tleman, who was buried the 16. day
of November, Anno Dom. 1627.
In the middle of the Stone, with their
Armes over it, these words.
Though we are dead, yet our lives are
hid in Christ with God.
Christ is to me both in life and death
advantage.
Though my flesh faileth, and my heart
also, yet God is the strength of my
heart, and my portion for ever.
Olaves Jewrie.
THis Church was repaired in
the yeere 1608. and againe re
paired and beautified in the
yeere of our Lord God, 1628.
A faire Monument in the same Church
with this Inscription.
Memoriae Sacrum,
Roberti Bowyer, Mercatoris London, ex
Antiqua Familia Bouyes: De Knipper
slay, in Com. Staffordiae oriundi, secun
di filii Francisci Bowyer. Ar. Quondam
Aldermani hujus Civitatis, Honorabi
lis Societatis Grocerum London, olint
pro tempore praefecti. Margaretam u
num Filiarum Thomae Cordall, quon
dam etiam Mercator London, ac Ho
norabilis Societatis Mercerum, ejus
dem Societatis prefecti, in Vxor: du
centis amplissimam suscipientis prolem
quinque Filios, viz. Thomam, Rober
tum, Williclmum, & Henricum, modo
Coelebes, superstites existentes, & Io
hannem defunctum, & secundum Chri
sti adventum hîc expectantem.
Margareta Vxor, Thomas, & Robertus filii
ejus, a ultimi Testamenti Executores,
pietatis, & observantiae ergo, Moeren
tes posuerunt.
Vnder this Tombe,
the sacred Ashes hold,
The drossie part
of more Celestiall gold;
The body of a Man,
a Man of men,
Whose worth to write at large,
would loose my Pen.
Then doe thy worst, Death,
glut thy selfe with Dust,
The precious Soule
is mounted to the Just.
Yet Reader, when thou read’st,
both reade and weepe,
That men so good, so grave,
so wise, doe sleepe.
N. S. Moerens Posuit.
Olaves Silverstreet.
THis Church, being greatly de
cayed and perished, was in the
yeere of our Lord God 1609.
new built, and enlarged in the breadth
seven foot and above.
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In the yeere of our Lord, 1619. it
was againe repaired and beautified.
And in the yeere of our Lord, 1632.
inrched with a very faire Gallery, with
this Inscription in the severall panes or
parts thus:
Deo Patri Filio Spiritu Sancto
Trino & uni Gloria in aeternum.
Richardus Turner, & Iohannes Morrell,
Hanc porticum suis sumptibus erexe
runt.
Pancras Soperlane.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, in the yeere of our
Lord 1621. towards which Re
paration, Sir Thomas Bennet, Alder
man, Dame Anne Soame, and Master
Thomas Chapman, were free and boun
tifull Benefactors.
The last of these, Master Thomas
Chapman
, having in the yeere 1617.
given a faire and very costly Table,
bearing the figure of the Monument of
that ever famous after death, as in her
life, Queene Elizabeth.
In the yeere 1624. the Sonne of this
worthy Gentleman, Master Thomas
Chapman
the younger, to the further
beautifying of this Church, in the more
gracefull entrance into it, built a very
faire Porch, at his owne proper cost
and charges.
Also a faire Communion Table,
with some other repaires in the South
Wall, was the cost of Master William
Doricke
, Citizen and Grocer of Lon
don
.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Mors mihi lucrum Spiritus Astra petat.
To the most happy, blessed, and pre
cious Memory, of the late famous,
renowned, and never to bee
forgotten Monarch,
Q. Elizabeth.
The Restorer of true Religion, A ten
der nursing Mother of the Church
of God, A powerfull Protector (un
der Almighty God) of her owne
Dominions, A ready helper of her
neighbouring Princes, A hearty and
unfeyned Lover, and beloved of her
Subjects; who lived gloriously full
of dayes, and whom the eternall Ie
hovah blest with the longest life of
any Prince of England since the Con
quest.
By way of due thankefulnesse to the
most holy, sacred, and individuall
Trinity, and her ever honoured Roy
all Vertues, this Memoriall of hers
was here erected, set up, and Con
secrated, the 17. of November,
1617.
Terram Terra Tegat.
Peters Cheape.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the charge of the
Parishioners, in the yeeres of
our Lord, 1616. and 1617.
Iames Ridgeard
Walter Eldred
Churchwardens.
The charge of it amounting to 314.
pounds.
Peters Cornehill.
THis Church is yet in repaire;
the Steeple beganne to be repai
red in the yeere of our Lord,
1628. and was finished 1629.
The Church it selfe was begunne to
be repaired in March, 1632. and is (as
they make account) about All Saints
day, in this present yeere 1633. to be
finished, and (at the sole cost & charge
of the Parishioners) without, within,
in all and every part of it, richly and
very worthily beautified.
The certaine charge cannot yet bee
knowne, but as I have heard (probably
imagined by what is done and to doe)
it is about 1400. pounds.
The Churchwardens this yeere of
finishing, Thomas Birket and Theophilus
Boulton
.
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In a Vault in the Chancell, upon the
18. day of December, in the yeere
of our Lord 1625. was buried the
body of Thomas Westrow, Alderman
and Sheriffe of London, the sonne of
Timothy Westrow, sometime Citizen
and Grocer, in this Parish.
His Hatchments, and such Ensignes
as were to his name and degree,
hanging over him.
Neere to this in the Chancell, about a faire
Marble stone is this inscription.
Here lyeth buried the body of Iudith
Fowler
, with her new borne sonne,
deceased the 22. of November, Anno
Dom. 1613. Stilo Angliae
.
Vpon it thus:
She was borne in Antwerpe, the daugh
ter of Iohn Schine, Merchant (stran
ger) of Middlebroche, and Wife of
Iaspar Fowler, Citizen and Mercer
of London; she died in Childbed in
the faith and love of God. Shee left
behind her living, one onely sonne,
and one daughter, Richard and Cor
nelia
.
Peters Pauls Wharfe.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified, at the cost and charge
of the Parish, in the yeere of our
our Lord 1625. and in the first yeere
of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord
King CHARLES.
Thomas Finch
William Stanfoy
Churchwardens.
There is a very faire Table of the
Commandements at the upper end of
the Chancell, dated 1619. for then it
was set up, standing so long as to the
aforenamed date to shrinke, and was
then finished.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, I have kept the faith.
From henceforth is laid up for me a Crowne
of Righteousnesse, which the Lord, the
righteous Iudge shall give mee at that
day; and not me onely, but to them also
that love his appearing, 2 Tim. 4. 7, 8.
Peters Poore.
THere hath beene in this Church
since the beginning of the yeere
1615. to the yeere 1630. many
costly repaires and charges.
In the yeere 1615. this Church was
on the West side inlarged in the
breadth eight foot and better, by the
taking downe of the North wall, and
over a slip of ground that formerly lay
behind it so farre outward, erecting
another.
Vpon the foundation of the old wall
were erected new Pillars and Arches,
and from them to the new, a faire
Roofe.
This empty uselesse and rude piece
of ground, being turned to this use and
beauty (with the very faire Windowes
in it) at the sole cost and charge of Sir
William Garway, Knight, who at the
East end of this wall, in a Vault (made
likewise at his owne cost) lyes under
his faire Monument interred. The
charge of this Ile was 400. pounds.
In the yeere 1616. this new Ile, and
the whole Church was new pewed,
and the great Window in the Chan
cell enlarged.
In the yeere 1617. the Roofe, and
the inside of the Church thorowout,
was richly and very worthily beau
tified.
In the yeeres 1629. and 1630. the
Steeple, and a very costly Gallery at
the West end of the Church, were
new built and beautified, and the Bells
new cast and hung.
The charge of all this amounting to
the summe of 1587. pounds and up
wards, all which, deducting the 400.
pounds cost of the Ile, was the cost and
charge of the Parish.
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A very faire Monument at the upper
end of the North Ile in the Chan
cell, with this Inscription.
Hic vivit Gulielmus Garway, Eques Au
ratus, Civis Londinensis, qui Annos
egit. 54. cum Elizabetha Vxore inte
gerrima, Filia Thomae Anderson, Civis
etiam Londinensis, beatitudine Lecti
fructifera, Pater erat 17. liberorum,
illustre probitatis, & pietatis exemplar,
Industria singulari, universalem ex
pectavit Mercaturam. Feliciter magis
quam avare, bis ad Senatoriam dignita
tem vocatus, qui Purpuram recusavit,
nunc triumphat in Albis. Tandem post
quam Alam hujus Templi sinistram
construxisset, placide corpus suo operi,
Animam suo opifici reposuit.
Anno Aetatis suae 88. Domini 1625.
Septemb. 26.
Templa Dei in terris duo sunt,
Ecclesia, Corpus,
Vna Domus carnis, cultus
domus altera, & Ambo
Conveniunt tumulo,
parvo coeuntque socello.
Non quaeras igitur Cineres
sub cespite Lector,
Est templum in templo clausum,
non essa sepulchre.
Marmore sublato,
subsellia, porta, columnae,
Ala haec, & paries, spatium
totum, atque Fenestrae,
Omnia structorem monstrant,
resonantque patronum,
Sic tenet immortalem,
& mortalem locus idem.
Conditur in Templo quod condidit,
& Monumentum
Hoc unum vitae, & mortis
commune Relinquit.
In the North Ile, upon a faire Marble
Stone is this Inscription.
As in a Sheafe of Arrowes.
Vis unita Fortior.
The band of love,
The unitor of brethren.
Here lyeth the body of Thomas Harvy,
of London, Merchant,
Who departed this life the 2. of Feb.
Anno Dom. 1622.
With his first Wife Elizabeth, (the
Daughter of Nic. Exton, of London,
Merchant) she died the first of Ia
nuary Anno 1618.
He was a faithfull man, and feared God
above many, Ier. 7. 2.
A faire Monument at the upper end of the
Chancell, with this Inscription.
Anno 1624. Aetatis 54.
A Memoriall
Of the Worshipfull Master Robert Wad
son, late Citizen and Merchant-Taylor
of London.
Epitaphium.
So fraile and brittle
is the life of man,
That who lives longest
liveth but a span;
In yout and age all dye,
God hath so doom’d,
That Earth returnes to Earth
to be intomb’d.
Wadson, who of that substance
was compos’d,
Lies in his Mothers Center
here inclos’d,
A sheet doth hide his face,
but not his fame,
The Grave containes his corps,
not his good name:
For his good name outlives
(O blessed man)
When others good names dye
before they can.
The sixt of Ianuary
(that fatall day)
Sixteene hundred twenty foure,
he did pay
The debt to Nature,
which all men doe know,
He was no sooner borne
but he did owe.
If Vertues could have staied
the hand of Death,
Then Wadson still
had drawne his vitall breath.
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His soule above,
his worths doe here remaine,
Till Christ shall come
to raise him up againe:
Thus he enjoyes
Heav’ns immortality,
And here on Earth,
Earths happy memory.
Post varios vitae casus,
dabit urna quietem.
Stevens Colemanstreet.
THis Church was (in many parts
of it) carefully repaired, and
thorowout fairely and com
mendably beautified at the proper cost
and charge of the Parishioners, in the
yeere of our Lord God, 1622.
Francis Wheeler
Thomas Newton
Churchwardens.
And further inriched and beautified
with a very faire Gallery in the South
Ile, in the yeere 1629.
Robert Kay
Robert Daukes
Churchwardens.
In the Chancell lyeth buried the body
of Master Samuel Aldersey, Mer
chant, Citizen and Haberdasher of
London, Iuly 25. 1633.
His Hatchments and Ensignes proper
to his Name and estate hanging over
him.
To the memory
Of that ancient Servant to the City,
with his Pen, in divers imployments,
especially the Survey of London,
Master Anthony Munday,
Citizen and Draper
of London.
He that hath many an
ancient Tombstone read,
(Ith labour seeming, more
among the dead
To live, than with the living)
that survaid
Obstruse Antiquities,
and ore them laid
Such vive and beauteous colours
with his Pen,
That (spite of time)
those old are new agen,
Vnder this Marble lies inter’d:
His Tombe,
Clayming (as worthily it may)
this roome,
Among those many
Monuments his Quill
Has so reviv’d,
helping now to fill
A place (with those)
in his Survay: in which
He has a Monument,
more faire, more rich,
Than polisht Stones
could make him, where he lies
Though dead, still living,
and in That, nere dyes.
Obiit Anno Aetatis suae 80. Domini 1633.
Augusti 10.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Elizabeth Queene of England, France,
and Ireland, &c. Daugter to King
Henry the eighth, and Grandchild of
King Henry the seventh, by Eliza
beth
, eldest Daughter of Edward the
fourth, Having restored true Reli
gion, reduced Coyne to the just va
lue, assisted France and the Low-Countries,
and overcame the Spa
nish invincible Navy, enriched all
England; and administered most pru
dently the Imperiall State thereof
45. yeeres in true piety, In the 70.
yeere of her age, in most happy and
peaceable manner departed this
life, leaving her mortall parts inter
red in the famous Church of West
minster
, till the second comming of
Christ.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives still admir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
I have fought a good fight, &c. 2 Tim. 7, 8.
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Stevens Walbrooke.
THis Church within the time of
12. yeeres past, hath had these
many and costly repaires.
As first, in the yeere 1622. all the
Chancell, and the two side Iles, as
farre as the Chancell, repaired; the
Pulpit, Pewes, and Communion Ta
ble new.
The charge of all this amounting to
the summe of 126. li. 15. s. 6. d.
Tobias Massie
Affable Fairecloughe
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1623. in the North side
of this Church two Windowes new
made, and certaine other Windowes
repaired, the charge of this amounting
to the summe of 16. li. and upwards.
Tobias Massie
Griffith Morgan
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1626. the whole body
of the Church was new Pewed, the
charge of it amounting to 333. li. and
upwards.
Iohn Warner
Ellis Southerton
Churchwardens.
In the yeere 1632. the repaire of the
Steeple, the North side of the Church,
the Tower on the South side, with o
ther repaires and mendings, amounted
to the summe of 35. li.
Iohn Booker
Richard Winston
Churchwardens.
The whole cost of these Repaires
510. li. 15. s. 6. d.
S. Swithins.
THis Church hath had no re
paire since the yeeres of our
Lord 1607. and 1608. In the
first of which it was begunne to be re
paired, Richard Glover and Thomas
Wood
Churchwardens: and in the last
fully beautified and finished at the cost
and charge of the Parishioners.
Thomas Wood
Richard Hewit
Churchwardens.
A very faire Monument on the South
side of the Chancell, with
this inscription.
This Monument
Was erected at the sole cost and char
ges of Ione, Lady Bolles, in memory
of her late deare and worthy Hus
band, the Right Worshipfull, Sir
George Bolles, Knight, sometimes
Lord Maior of the City of London,
a Gentleman worthily descended,
of an ancient and unblamed Family,
seated in Lincolnshire, which Lady
Ione was the eldest Daughter of that
worthy & famous deceased Knight,
Sir Iohn Hart, sometimes likewise
Lord Maior of the said City of Lon
don
, and both Brothers of the Right
Worshipfull Fraternity of the Gro
cers
. Two branches of that vertu
ous Stem now flourishing: his Son
Iohn Bolles, Esquire, now living at
Skampton in Lincolnshire, and his el
dest Daughter Anne, the Wife of
Captaine Humphry Smith, of London,
Grocer, who deceased the first of
September 1621. being aged 83.
yeeres.
Epitaph.
Honour, Integrity,
Compassion,
Those three fil’d up
the life time of this man:
Of Honour, the grave
Praetorship he bare,
Which he discharg’d with
Conscience, Truth, and Care,
He posses’d Earth,
as he might Heaven possesse,
Wise to doe right,
but never to oppresse.
His Charity was better
felt than knowne,
For when he gave,
there was no Trumpet blown.
What more can be compriz’d
in one mans fame,
To crowne a soule,
and leave a living name?
All his just praise
in her life may be read,
The true Wife of his worth
as of his bed.
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Over against the other, in the same Ile,
is a faire Monument, with
this Inscription.
Epitaphium
Generosi, & summae spei juvenis, Georgii
Bolles Armigeri, Domini Iohannis
Bolles, Baronetti, de Skampton in Co
mitatu Lincolniensi, & Dominae Ka
tharinae Vxoris Filii primogeniti, qui
cùm ageret Annum Aetatis vicessimum,
exiit ex hac vita, Anno Dom. 1632.
Nil opus hos cineres,
florum decorare corollis:
Flos, hîc compositus
qui jacet ipse fuit.
Moribus, Ingenio,
Naturâ suavis, aperto
Pectore, cui niveus
nilnisi Candor, erat.
Quem Sidneiani spatiis,
umbraque lycei,
Artibus excoluit
Granta diserta suis.
Bis denos vitae, nondum
numer averat Annos,
Cum brevis extremum
clauderet hora diem.
O quantos gemit usque suis
luctusque reliquit,
Tam properè Angelices
dum sitit ire domos.
Euge Beate, tuo cum Christo
sorte fruaris,
Sentiat & similem,
qui legit ista sitim.
Ri. Dugard, Moerens composuit.
Thomas Apostle.
THis Church was repaired, and
very worthily beautified at the
cost and charge of the Parishio
ners, in the yeere of our Lord God,
1630.
Henry Whaley
Robert Perkins
Churchwardes.
The charge of it amounting to neere
300. pounds.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
If Royall Vertues ever crown’d a Crowne,
If ever Mildnesse shin’d in Majesty,
If ever Honour honour’d true Renowne,
If ever Courage dwelt with Clemency,
If ever Princesse put all Princes downe,
For Temperance, prowesse, prudence, equity,
This, this was she, that in despight of death,
Lives stilladmir’d, ador’d, ELIZABETH.
If prayers or teares
of subjects had prevail’d,
To save a Princesse
through the world esteem’d,
Then Atropos
in cutting here had fail’d,
And had not cut her thred,
but beene redeem’d,
But pale fac’d Death,
and cruell churlish Fate,
To Prince and people
brings the latest date.
Yet spite of Death and Fate,
Fame will display
Her gracious Vertues
through the world for aye.
Monumentum Elizabethae
Angliae Reginae.
As in a Booke.
Psal. 112.
The righteous shall bee had in everlasting
remembrance.
On the one side.
Spaines rod, Romes ruine,
Netherlands reliefe,
Heavens Iem, Earths Ioy,
Worlds wonder, Natures chiefe.
On the other side.
Britaines Blessing,
Englands Splendor,
Religions Nurse,
The Faiths Desendor.
Vnder her Monument.
Many Daughters have done well, but thou
excellest them all.
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Trinity Parish.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the cost & charge
of the Parish, in the yeere of
our Lord 1626.
Nicholas Salbye
Thomas Allam
Churchwardens.
This Church, in the yeere 1606.
was so lamentably decayed and peri
shed, that (in that great necessity of it)
they were constrained to pull it downe
to the ground, and from thence, with
what speed they could, with much
care and cost to rebuild it, which in the
yeeres of 1607. and 1608. was fini
shed.
In the South Ile in the wall, hang
two large Tables, the one shewing the
Contributions of all her owne Parishi
oners; the other the Contributions of
all the Parishes within and without
London, towards the rebuilding of it;
the particular summes of every man
in the first, and of every Parish in the
last, there fairely set downe before
them.
Richard Owfall
George Haeffeld
then Churchwardens.
To this pious worke also, the wor
shipfull Companies of the Merchant-Taylors
and Vinteners were very free
and bounteous Benefactors.
As also these Aldermen:
Sir Thomas Cambell.
Sir Iohn Swinnerton.
Sir Iohn Gore.
Sir William Craven.
Sir Thomas Middleton.
Their Names and Armes standing
in a faire Window at the upper end of
the Chancell.
A Review also of the sixteene Parishes without
the Walls of this City.
Andrew Holborne.
THis Church hath had no re
paire or cost bestowed upon it
(worthy any record or memo
ry) for the space of many yeeres; in
deed so many, that the many decayed
parts & places of it, call rather for a Re
building, than a Repairing. Which is
(as I am told) now providing for; the
Parishioners purposing very shortly to
pull it all downe, and rebuild, enlarge,
and enrich it, with that beauty that be
comes so great a worke, and the House
of the great God Almighty.
What I have heard, I relate, and
beleeve, both for the truth and speed:
which when it begins, in the progressi
on and finishing, the blessing of God
goe with it.
A very comely Monument upon a Pillar
in the South Ile, with this
Inscription.
Aspice, Respice, Prespice.
Neere to this place lyeth buried the
body of Elizabeth Ade, late the wife
of Iohn Ade, of Doddington, in the
County of Kent, Gentleman: and
eldest daughter of Thomas Waller, of
Beckonfield, in the County of Bucking
ham
, Esquire, who in her time was
the Mirror of her Sex, repleat with
all the gifts that Grace or Nature
could affoord: Religious towards
God, and charitable towards men;
loving and faithfull to her Husband,
beloved of all, hated of none.
This world not worthy of her, she was
translated to a better, the third of
May, 1619. and about the 32. yeere
of her age, leaving by her death a
most infortunate Husband, three
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and foure Daughters, Dorothy, Eli
zabeth, Mary
and Francis.
Whosoever thou art, that passest by,
Learne here to live, and here to dye.
On the South side of the Quire, upon a
faire Marble stone, is this
Inscription.
Here lies buried the body of Christopher
Sherland
, Esquire, Reader of Greyes
Inne
, who died the 27. day of Ianu
ary, Anno Dom. 1631.
On a stone neere unto the other, is this
Inscription.
Here lyeth the Body of Henry Topham,
Esquire, one of the Readers of Greyes
Inne
, who died the first day of May,
Anno 1612.
Vpon a Brasse plate, neere the North doore,
is this Inscription.
Here lies a Maid,
for Heaven by her pure life
So fit, she could not stay
to be a Wife;
And with her, halfe a man
lies buried,
That is but halfe himselfe,
now she is dead:
His other halfe lives
but in hope to be
Inclosed in this Vrne,
as well as she.
In losing her, the Lovets
lost a Iemme,
A Margarite, too rich
(indeed) for Them,
But not for Him, to whom
she went from hence,
Vsher’d by Faith, Hope, Love,
and Innocence.
Then you that are her friends,
your Griefe forget,
In Heaven your Margarite
is richly set.
Obiit 4. die Februarii, Anno Domini,
1631.
Bartholomew the Great.
OF this Church we are certainly
informed, that from the yeere
of our Lord, 1622. to this pre
sent 1633. there hath not beene a yeere
in the passage of which, there hath not
beene (in one part or another of it) a
great deale of money expended.
What was done in every particular
yeere, I doe not certainly know, but
what I could learne take thus:
In the yeere of our Lord 1620. the
Porch at the West end of the Church
was new built, which in the yere 1632.
was againe repaired and beautified.
In the yeere 1622. the inside of the
Church was new painted, richly and
very worthily beautified.
In the yeere 1624. the Gallery at the
lower end of the Church, was rebuilded,
very much enlarged, and beautified.
In the yeeres of our Lord 1625. and
1626. great cost was bestowed in Lead,
and in the Plumbers labour.
In the yeere 1628. the Steeple of this
Church, being formerly part of Stone,
and part of Timber, the upper part e
specially Timber, being all ruined and
decayed, was pulled downe to the very
foundation, and a new re-builded of
Bricke and Free-stone, very richly and
fairely finished.
Also the East Ile, and some other
parts of this Church (very defective)
were repaired and beautified at the
cost and charge of the Parishioners.
The charge of this yeere amounting
to 698. pounds and upward.
Richard Glover
Richard Toppin
Churchwardens.
A Monument in the North Ile in the
Chancell, with this Inscription.
Sacred to the memory of that worthy
and learned, Francis Anthony,
Doctor in Physicke.
There needs no Verse
to beautifie thy praise,
Or keepe in memory
thy spotlesse Name,
Religion, Vertue,
and thy skill did raise
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A threefold pillar
to thy lasting fame:
Though poysonous envy
ever sought to blame,
Or hide the fruits
of thy intention;
Yet shall all they
commend that high designe,
Of purest Gold
to make a Medicine,
That feele thy helpe
by that thy rare invention.
Hee died the 26. of May 1623.
his age 74.
His loving Sonne, Iohn Anthony, Doctor
in Physicke, left this remembrance
of his sorrow.
Another Monument neere the Pulpit, with
this Inscription.
Roberto R. F. Chamberlanio, Iacobi Mag
no-Britanici, Francici, Hibernici, Pii
Foelicis semper Augusti Inauguratione
Nobiliss. De Balneo ordinis Militi,
Castelli de Sherburne in Agro Oxoni
ensi Domino, ab Antiquiss. Tankevillae
in Normandia Comitib. longa Maje
rum serie demisso. Quantecunque for
tunae capaci Animo Magna nato, nec
virtutibus Minorib. Quas dum sibi,
suisque fovet, exteras Nationes com
plurimas lustravit, Morum Calidus
Linguarumque. Terram postremo san
ctam, & sepulcrum domini venerandus
adiit, sumque (Heufata) quale, aut
ubi incomperto Reperiit, littore siqui
dem solvens, Anno Virginei partus,
1615. Tripolim inter Cyprumque
(quantum Conjici fas est) fatorum an
hominum inclementia,
Coelebs à suis procul periit.
Tam dulcis olim contubernii memor, tan
toque dolori & desiderio impar, Amico
Amicus merenti Moerens. P.
Vixit Annos circiter 30.
Coelo tegitur qui non habet urnam.
A faire Monument in the South Ile, close
by the Vestry doore.
Here lyeth interred the body of Eliza
beth Freshwater
, late Wife of Thomas
Freshwater
of Heubridge, in the
County of Essex, Esquire, eldest
Daughter of Iohn Orme, of this Pa
rish, Gentleman, and Mary his wife.
She died the 16. day of May, Anno
Domini
, 1617. being of the age of
26. yeeres.
Mors properans, quali
tinxisti tela veneno,
Vt sic trina uno
vulnere praeda cadat:
Vnam saeva feris, sed & uno
hoc occidit Ictu,
Vxor dulcis, Amans filia,
Chara soror.
Here also lieth the body of the said
Iohn Orme, who died the 12. of Ianu
ary, Anno Dom. 1617. And the bo
dy of the said Mary Orme, who died
the 16. of Aprill, 1618.
Vpon a faire Marble Stone close by the
last Monument, is this
Inscription.
Hîc jacet Nicholas Orme, de Hospitio Lin
colniensi Armiger, qui postquam Annos
28. explevisset 4. die Februarii, Anno
salutis 1628. expiravit; & jam pla
cidè requiescit unà cum utroque paren
te, duobus fratribus, unâ sorore, & du
obus sobrinis, ex Thoma Gundroy Ge
nerose oriundis, qui quod motale in illis
fuit, hoc in pulvere prius deposuerunt.
Vpon a faire Stone close to the other is
this Inscription.
In the figure of a Rose.
Oritur & Moritur.
Here lyeth the body of Abigall Coult,
the Daughter of Maximilian Coult,
who departed this life the 19. day
of March, 1629. in the 16. yeere of
her Virginity.
Bartholomew the Lesse.
OF this Church I can say but lit
tle; receiving in my enquiry
of it, touching its repaire and
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beauty, so little and so sleight an an
swer; for all that I could get, of those
that might best have informed mee,
was, that either for Monument or cost,
there was nothing they thought, worth
the Recording.
My carefull inquiry and entreats, for
the knowledge of that that was, pre
vailing no farther with them: If any
man seeme offended, that I speake nei
ther more or better, hee sees where to
place his displeasure.
Notwithstanding all this, though I
cannot point upon the yeere, yet I must
tell you, that within these few yeeres, it
hath had some repaire and beauty,
though in respect of many other Chur
ches, the cost was but sleight and easie:
yet such as is worth remembrance, and
such as in that, it yet remaines decent
and comely.
S. Brides.
THis Church was repaired, and
every part of it richly and very
worthily beautified, at the pro
per cost and charge of the Parishioners,
in the yeeres of our Lord God, 1630.
1631. and 1632. In the last
Thomas Lee
Thomas Turner
Churchwardens.
Some memorable particulars (though
included in the general commends) are
these: The Battlements were new
built, the middle Roofe, and a very
faire Gallery on the North side of this
Church, answerable to that on the
South, which was erected in the yeere
of our Lord, 1607.
A very faire Monument standing in the
South Ile, in the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
In this Chancell lyeth buried Frances
Trevor
, Wife of Sir Thomas Trevor,
Knight, Solicitor Generall to the
Prince, at the time of her death, and
now one of the Barons of the Exche
quer; shee was Daughter and Heire
of Daniel Bleverhasset of Norfolke,
Esquire. Shee died the 6. of Ianu
ary, 1624. In whose memory her
said Husband, Haec piè posuit.
They had a Daughter buried neere
unto her.
In this Chancell also was buried, the
sixth of Ianuary 1614. Prudence Tre
vor
, Daughter of Henry Butler, and
former Wife to the said Sir Thomas,
who bate him a Sonne, named Tho
mas
, now living, Also Iohn Trevor
of Trevallyn, in Comitatu Denbighe,
Esquire, Father to the said Sir Tho
mas
, died the 15. of Iuly, 1589. and
lieth buried here.
Randulph Trevor, Brother to the said
Sir Thomas, died the 21. of Iuly,
1590. and is buried here.
Margarite, Neece to the said Sir Tho
mas
, and Daughter of Sir Richard
Trevor
, of Trevallyn, Knight, was
married to Iohn Griffith, of Lyn, in
Comitatu Carnarvon, Esquire, and
left many children, and was buried
here the 19. of March, 1624.
In the same Ile, at the upper end of this
Church, on a faire Monument,
in this Inscription.
Here resteth the body of Sir George
Curzon
, of Croxall, in the Country
of Derby, Knight, descended from
ancient Gentry, and of long conti
nuance in that place, who, like the
Race from whence hee came, was a
Man ofuprightlife, religious, and
Hospitable. Hee tooke to Wife
Mary, the Daughter of Sir Richard
Levison
, of Lolleshull, in the Country
of Salop, Knight, by whom hee had
Walter, who dyed young, and Mary
then his onely Daughter and Heire,
who was married to Edward Sack
vile
, Earle of Dorset, Knight Sack
vile
, Earle of Dorset, Knight of the
Honourable Order of the Garter.
Which Lady caused this Monu
ment to bee here infixed, to the sa
cred memory of her deare Father.
He departed this life the 17. of No
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Bridewell Precinct.
THis Chappell was enlarged and
beautified, at the proper cost
and charge of the Governours
and Inhabitants of this Precinct, in the
yeere of our Lord God, 1620. Sir Tho
mas Middleton
being then President,
and Master Thomas Iohnson Treasurer
of this Hospitall.
This enlargement was by the taking
in of a large Roome, that (before the
date above named) joyned upon the
head of the Chappell. This ground
adding to the length of it (all the full
breadth going with it) 24. foote and
better.
This Roome thus taken in, trim’d,
beautified, and consecrated, is now a
beautifull Chappell, it being before a
Roome empty, vast, rude, and unsight
ly: though then, in the use, deserving a
faire commendation.
For then, that ground that is now a
Chancell to the Prisoners of the house,
was a Chappell, into which every Sab
bath (through a bye or backward pas
sage) they were brought from their se
verall Lodgings, to heare divine Ser
vice and Sermons.
So that then, and now, in that wor
thy use, and this worthy alteration and
beauty, we may see the Pious and Re
ligious care of these worthy and right
Worshipfull Governours, continually
imployed, and applyed to things of
this excellent nature.
Close by the Pulpit hangs the Picture of
King EDVVARD the sixt, with
these lines under it.
This Edward of
faire memory, the sixt.
In whom with greatnesse
goodnesse was commixt,
Gave this Bridewell,
a Palace in old times,
For a chastising house
of vagrant crimes.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France,
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of State,
Of Armes, of Learning, Fate and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne’re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
Sith Vertue her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirits inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, &c.
Obiit 24. die Martii 1602.
Anno Regni 45.
Aetatis suae 70.
Botolph Aldersgate.
THough I cannot here speake of
a generall repaire and beauty,
yet I may say for this Church,
that the eye of the yeerely Gardians of
it is so continualy watchfull over it,
that whensoever any part of it stands in
need of either or both, they carefully
and suddenly bestow it. An instance
of this thus followes:
The Steeple of this Church, being
very much decayed and perished, was
(so farre as they found it needfull) pul
led downe, and rebuilded with Port
land stone, beautified with new Bat
tlements, and a Turret; some part of
the Church repaired, and many of the
Pewes were new made; as also a new
Clocke and Diall (at the cost and
charge of the Parishioners) in the yeere
of our Lord God 1627.
Iohn Wooton
Anthony Ierman
Churchwardens.
The charge of all this 415. li.
And but three yeeres before (in the
yeere 1624.) was a very faire new Pul
pit set up, the cost of that (that like
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being the charge of the Parish)
35. li.
William Wells
George Graves
Churchwardens.
The whole cost of these times 450. li.
A very faire Monument on the South
wall of the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
Vicessimum tertium aetatis Annum Ingres
sui obiit, vicessimo quarto die Novem
bris, 1616.
Vnder this in an Ovall, these words.
Percivallo Smalpage, Michaelis filio Per
civalli Pronepoti, ex Antiquis Baro
num Familiis Hooe Wells & Engane
oriundo, optimae spei Adolescenti, Im
maturae Morte surrepto, fratri suo Cha
rissimo, Moestissima soror Anna Monu
mentum hoc Amoris & gratitudinis
ergo posuit.
Vpon a Stone in the Chancell, is
this Inscription.
Hic jacet Iana, Filia Arthuri Ducke,
L. L. L. Doctoris, obiit 1. Aprilis
1633. Hi sequuntur Agnum quocun
queierit.
On a Stone neere to the other, is this
Inscription.
Here lyeth the body of Thomas Gillet,
Gentleman, who deceased the 18.
of October, 1624.
A very handsome Monument on a Pil
lar on the South side of the Chan
cell, thus inscribed.
Pars Terrestris
Ioannis Coston Registarii sedis Archiepis
copalis Cantuarien. Principalis. Al
maeque Curiae Cant. de Arcubus Lond.
Procuratorum generalium unius. Sex
aginta octo annos, cum multa pietate &
probitate sub polo praetergressus, 3. Iulii
1614. Animam efflavit, Relictis simo
ne, & Anna, filio & filia unicis, in sa
cros Cineres Redact. sub pedibus diem
Novum expectat.
A very faire Table full of rich Coats
of Armes, hanging on a Pillar in the
middle Ile, over against the Pulpit,
with these severall Inscrip
tions in it.
1.
Francis Beaumont, 2. daughter, married
to Sir Woolston Dyccy, of the County
of Leicester, Knight.
2.
Farnham Beaumont, 2. sonne, married
Luce Dawes, of Dawson, in the Coun
ty of Leicester.
3.
Sir Henry Beaumont, Knight, eldest
sonne, married Elizabeth, daughter
of Sir William Turpin of Knaptoft, in
the County of Leicester, Knight.
4.
Thomas Beaumont, 3. sonne, lives un
married.
5.
Anne Beaumont, third daughter, marri
ed to Sir Iohn Dillon, of Northamp
tonshire
.
6.
Iane Beaumont, 6. daughter, married to
William Temple, of London, Merchant.
7.
Elinor Beaumont, 4. daughter, lives un
married.
8.
Elizabeth Beaument, eldest daughter,
married to Sir Iohn Ashbornham, of
Ashbornham, in Sussex, Knight.
9.
Isabel Beaumont, 5. daughter, married
to Hugh Snasell, of the County of
Yorke.
10.
Mary Beaumont, 7. daughter, married
to Richard paramoure, Esquire.
In memory of the religious and vertu
ous Lady, Katharine Beaumont, late
Widow of Sir Thomas Beaumont, of
Stoughton, in the County of Leicester,
Knight, Daughter and sole Heire of
Thomas Farnham of Stoughton afore
said, Esquire, who deceased on As
cention day, Anno 1621. leaving
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Issue then alive, as above written,
three sonnes and seven daughters.
This Table was set up out of the love
and true affection of Elizabeth, Lady
Ashbornham, Widdow, her eldest
Daughter, Anno 1622.
And Mary, one of the Daughters of the
aforesaid Lady Ashboruham, was
likewise buried in this Church, No
vember 25
. 1619.
Botolph Algate.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified in the yeere of our
Lord God, 1621.
In the yeere of our Lord, 1633. all
the ground through the Church, was
new laid and levelled. In the doing of
which, where before from the lower
end of the Church to the upper end, it
was all but one even floore, without any
ascent or rising, they have made a faire
ascent at the beginning of the Chan
cell; and in that againe, at the place
where they give the Communion: fur
ther gracing and inriching it with a
faire new Table, and the whole Chan
cell with new Pewes, very decently
wrought and disposed.
A faire Monument upon a Pillar on the
South side of the Chancell, over against the
Pulpit the figure of the Gentleman for
whom it was erected leaning
upon a Deaths head.
A Memoriall erected by the Right
Worshipfull, the Company of Mer
chantaylors, for Robert Dove, Es
quire, Citizen and Merchantaylor
of London, Master of the same Com
pany, and one of the Customers in
the Port of London.
Who gave in his life time 3528. li.
10. s. 8. d. to performe divers charita
ble deeds for ever, to divers poore Bre
thren of the same Company, and other
uses for the said Company, viz.
To Christs Hospitall. To Saint Se
pulchers Parish. To the two Comp
ters. To Ludgate, and Newgate. To
the poore of this Parish. To Saint Iohn
Baptists
Colledge in Oxford, and to
Queene Elizabeths Hospitall at Bristoll,
2958. li. 10. s. 8. d.
To the Company.
320. li. To Christ-Church Hos
pitall.
50. li. To Saint Sepulchers.
100. li. To Saint Iohns Colledge in
Oxford.
100. li. To the City of Bristoll.
He lived vertuously all his life time,
and died in the true faith of our Lord
Iesus, the second day of May, An. Dom.
1612
. being full of dayes, at the age of
90. yeeres.
His armes under him, Three Doves.
Vpon a Marble Stone (in the middle of this
Church) under the figure of a Deaths-head
is this Inscription.
Vnder this Marble stone, resteth in
hope of a joyfull Resurrection, the
bodies of two Sisters; Elizabeth Roe,
Wife to Iohn Roe, Mariner, who di
ed the 16. day of Iuly 1625.
And Sarah Stevens, Wife unto Iohn
Stevens
, Citizen and Cooke of Lon
don
, who died the third of August,
in the same yeere of our Lord, 1625.
Botolph Bishopsgate.
THe North wall of this Church,
with the Roofe thereof, and the
middle Roofe likewise were
new built, and the Church begun to
be repaired in the yeere of our Lord,
1617. Master Stephen Gosson, being
then Parson.
William Whitwell
Dominicke Lomlie
Churchwardens.
The repaire of it, in pewing the
Church thorowout, in painting, alte
ring, adding, and ordering, to its grea
ter conveniency and beauty, continu
ed to the yeere 1620. in which it was
fully finished.
Samuel

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Samuel Fond
Iohn Day
Churchwardens.
The charge of it amounting to 600.
li. and upward.
A Monument on the South side of the
middle Ile, with this In
scription.
Hugo Wicksteed, Filius Hugonis Wicksteed,
nuper Civis & Mercatoris Scissoris
London, & Aliciae Vxoris ejus, hoc Mo
numentum, & lapidem inferius positum,
Parentibus suis, & sibi ipsi dicatum,
ultimo Testamento suo curavit fieri:
Fuit Iuvenis egregiae indolis, Mira sua
vitate morum preditus, erga deum &
parentes summè pius, Flore Iuventutis
suae Arreptus, magnum dolorem amicis
Reliquit.
Quis non, qui novit juvenem,
sua funera deflet?
Terra tegit corpus,
Spiritus astra tenet.
Obiit vicesimo septimo die Augusti, Anno
Dem. 1625. & aetatis suae, vicesimo
primo.
Gualterus Stonus hanc Inscriptionem amici
sui dilectissimi Memoriae consecravit.
Dunstans West.
IT is since this Church was repaired
20. yeeres, yet though so long, it
hath more of that beauty still, and
still remaines fresher and fairer than
many other Churches, that halfe so
much time hath not wrought upon.
And yet, as I am informed (which is
more to the businesse in hand) It is
shortly againe to bee repaired, richly
and very worthily beautified.
A faire Table in Glasse, upon a Pallar in
the middle Ile, thus written on.
The comfortable farewell of a young
Infant, sighed out in his dying sick
nesse, to his mournefull Parents.
Let not my Father greeve,
or Mother moane,
That I this wretched world
have soone forgone,
Better I dye
before I doe amisse,
Than live to sinne,
and be berest of blisse;
All I can now be charg’d with
at the Tribunall Throne,
Is sinne originall,
for actuall I have none:
And that I know
my Saviour with his blood
Hath washt away,
and made my badnesse good.
And cause I know (though
knowledge I have small)
That Iesus Christ did dye
to save us all,
I passe with joy, in Heaven
to meet my King,
With Angels and Archangels
there to sing.
Then Father mourne,
and Mother weepe no more,
I now dye rich, that might
have liv’d but poore;
For had I progrest
unto mans estate,
It is not certaine
what would be my sate:
Whether a Crosse, or
Blessing I should prove,
Or merit Parents
direfull hate, or love.
For oft you see, how youths
rebellious prankes
Make sonnes ingrate, to those
they owe most thankes:
And might not I have beene
amongst the number,
Of those that doe their
Parents states incumber?
Yes, yes, I might perhaps
have beene a slave,
And kil’d your hearts with care,
and dig’d your grave.
But now my silly Dove-like
soule doth part,
In peace of God,
and love of Parents heart;
Sweet Innocence, my shield,
I beare in hand,
To guard me towards
that most holy Land,
Where Parents both,
and Sister I shall see,
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In Gods appointed time
triumphantly.
Till when
Adieu, sweet Parents,
Jehovah calls away,
My name is
Simon sig
nifies obe
dience
.
Simon,
and I must obey.
Epitaphium.
Young Simon up to Sion
is ascended,
His best life is begunne,
his worst being ended.
A faire Albaster Monument at the
upper end of the South Ile, with
this Inscription.
Hîc requiescunt ossa Roberti Houghton,
Militis, unius Iusticiariorum Dom.
Iacobi nuper Regis ad placita coram
Dom. Rege tenenda Asig. Qui natus
est apud Gunthorpe, in Comitatu Nor
folciae tertio die Augusti, Anno Dom.
1548. & ex hac vita Migravit infra
hanc parochiam sexto die Februarii,
Anno Dom. 1623. ex Maria Vxore
Filia Roberti Rychers de Woortham, in
Comitatu Cantiae Armigeri, tres sus
cepit Filios, totidemque Filias, ex qui
bus (Roberto & Susanna in vita ejus ex
tinctis) Franciscus, Iohannes, Elizabe
tha, & Maria, tempore mortis suae, dei
favore fucre superstites.
A very faire Monument on the North
side of the South Ile, at the upper
end, with this Inscrip
tion. M. S. Nicholai Hare▪
Viri morum suavitate & elegantia, animi
candore & magnitudine, ingenii denique
Acumine & judicii gravitate Incompa
rabilis: Disciplinarum & Linguarum,
tam quae ad Artes, quam quae ad Aulas
spectant cognitione ornatissimi, cujus
Egregias & Raras Animi dotes, Ang
lia, Belgia, Gallia, ipsaque Italia jam
dudum suspexêre & stupuêre: Qui
desiderio sui apud amicos, omnesque bo
nos relicto obiit, Eheu nondum quadra
genarius, Anno M. DC. XXI.
Iohannes Harvy, Amico dulcissi. & B. M.
in perpetuam grati animi memoriam
P. Magnificentius positurus si ei suam
ipsius pietatem magis quam amici vo
luntatem exequi licuisset.
Vale anima candidissima, vale tuorum
quos dolore & luctu conficis Aeternum
desiderium, vale Patriae & seculi sum
mum ornamentum.
A faire Monument in the South Ile, on the
wall, under the Monument of one
Cuthbert Fetherstone.
Before this Pew doore, next to the bo
dy of the above named Cuthbert Fe
therstone
, lyeth his beloved Wife,
Katharine Fetherstone, who as they
piously lived in Wedlocke forty
odde yeeres together, so at their
deaths they desired to bee interred
together, not doubting at the gene
rall Resurrection, through Christs
merits, to rise together, and for ever
in Heaven to live together.
Obiit Novemb. 1622. Aetatis 85.
And this in part
they doe attaine,
Who by their deaths
new lives doe gaine.
Corpus moritur per poenam, resurgit per
gloriam,
Anima moritur per culpam, resurgit per
gratiam.
A Table with a faire Coat Armes, encom
past with a Wreath of Lawrell, upon a Pillar
in the Chancell, over against the Ve
strey, thus inscribed.
In this faire fragrant
maiden moneth of May,
When earth her Flowre.
embroydery doth display,
Iane Watson, one of
Vertues flowers most faire,
For Beauty, Wit, and Worth,
a Primrose rare,
Adorn’d this Earth, changing
earths marriage bed,
To joyne her Virgin soule
to Christ her head.
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A faire Monument over the Vestrey doore
in the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
In memory of the Honourable, and
Vertuous, Margaret Talbot, Wid
dow, who deceased the 31.
of March, 1620.
By this small Statue (Reader)
is but showne,
That she was buried here,
but hadst thou knowne
The Piety, and Vertues
of her minde,
Thou wouldst have said,
Why was she not enshri’nd?
Both Veres and Windsors
best blood fil’d her veines,
She matcht with Talbot,
yet their noble straines
Were farre below her Vertue,
in whose breast,
God had infus’d his graces
’bove the rest,
Of all her Sex, whose sacred
course of life,
Both in the State of Widow,
Maid, and Wife
For each she had beene,
though her latter dayes
Chaste widow-hood crown’d,
to her immortall praise,
Was so immaculate,
she deserves to be
The Crystall mirrour
to posterity.
More honour hast thou
by her buriall here,
Dunston, than to thee
chanc’d this many a yeere;
Earth from her Coffin
heave thy ponderous stones,
And for thy sacredst relique
keepe her bones:
Since, spite of envy,
it cannot be deni’d,
Saint-like she liv’d,
and like a Saint she di’d.
A Table hanging upon a Pillar, in the
middle row of Pewes, with this
Inscription.
On the death of the Discreet and Ver
tuous, Mistresse Mary Davies, daugh
ter of Thomas Croft, of Okley-Parke,
in the County of Salop, Esquire, and
Wife of Iohn Davies of Hereford, she
died on New-yeeres day, 1612.
Here lies her dust,
who in a span of life,
Compast the vertue
of the worthiest Wife:
If oddes therebe
(well measur’d) twill be found,
She more acquir’d;
so her bright stocke renown’d:
And to those Wives
that glory most doe gaine,
She was a mirrour
that no breath could staine.
Though she a Female were,
her judgement was,
To truest Masculines
a truer Glasse:
For she by Nature, Grace,
and Wisdome too,
Shew’d by a Woman,
what best men should doe
In their best actions:
for she acted nought
That came not from a grave
and gracious thought.
But Nature (though familiar,
yet most strange,
Shewing how much
she doth delight in change,
In thousand fashions
doth her selfe array)
Permits nought heere
to stand at constant stay.
And Time and Death
with her therein conspire,
Else had these Ashes still
held vitall fire.
But these just lines,
in Time and Deaths despight,
Shall leade all times
to doe her vertue right.
A good name is better than a good Oynt
ment, and the day of death, than the day
that one is borne, Eccles. 7. 3.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Here lies her Type, who was of late,
The prop of Belgia, stay of France.
Spaines foile, Faiths shield, and Queene of
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Of Armes, of Learning, Fate, and Chance:
In briefe, of Women ne re was seene,
So great a Prince, so good a Queene.
Sith Vertue Her immortall made,
Death (envying all that cannot dye)
Her earthy parts did so invade,
As in it wrackt selfe Majesty.
But so her Spirit inspir’d her Parts,
That she still lives in loyall hearts.
Many Daughters have done well, but
thou excellest them all.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, I have kept the faith.
From henceforth is laid up for me a Crowne
of Righteousnesse, which the Lord, the
righteous Iudge shall give mee at that
day; and not me onely, but to them also
that love his appearing, 2 Tim. 4. 7, 8.
George Southwarke.
A Very faire Window in the
North Ile, with the Armes and
summes of all such Compa
nies as were bountifull Benefactors to
wards the great repaire of this faire
Parish Church of Saint George.
Mercers 20. li.
Grocers 15. li.
Drapers 10. li.
Fishmongers 26. li. 13. s. 4. d.
Goldsmithes 3. li.
Skinners 6. li. 13. s. 4. d.
Merchantaylors 15. li.
Haberdashers 10. li.
Salters 5. li.
Ironmongers 6. li. 13. s. 4. d.
Vintners 5. li.
Clothworkers 13. li.
Dyers 2. li.
Brewers 5. li.
Leathersellers 5. li.
Pewterers 3. li.
Wax-Chandlers 4. li.
Tallow-Chandlers 2. li.
Girdlers 2. li. 10. s.
Sadlers 2. li.
Cordwainers 5. li.
The summe is 166. li. 10. s.
Vnder these this Inscription.
This Church, Steeple, and Gallery,
was repaired, new Pewed, and beauti
fied, and the South Ile inlarged by the
Parishioners, with the assistance of
these, and other good Benefactors, in
the yeere of our Lord God, 1629.
Twigden Masters
Thomas Cooke
Launcelot Hobson
Churchwardens.
The enlargement of the South Ile
(above named) is above halfe the
length of the Ile.
The ground of it, from that small
part of an Ile to which it was then ad
joyned (downeward) taken out of the
Churchyard, making a compleat Ile,
and adding to the Church, as a great
deale of roome, so a great deale of grace
and beauty.
In a Window next to this downe
ward, is the Armes of one Master Tho
mas Stone
, at whose charge it was gla
zed.
The upper Window of the South
Ile, is thus inscribed:
The Armes of Iohn Wyndell, Citizen
and Fishmonger of London, a good Be
nefactor to this Parish.
There adjoynes to this Window, the
Armes of the Worshipfull Company
of the Fishmongers, very artfully car
ved in Wood, and under them a very
faire large Pew, with two long Seats,
one for the Men, the other for the Wo
men-Almes-folke of Saint Peters Hos
pitall, the Fishmongers Hospitall, or
Almes-house at Newington, situate and
being in this Parish.
Next to this downeward, is a Win
dow with a very faire Coate, but no
name, the Motto,
Sed Sanguine.
Next to this another, with the Armes
of one Master Robert Shaw, to this
Church a good Benefactor.
Next to this another, with the Armes
of one Master Lionell Bennet, to this
Church a good Benefactor.
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A very faire Table, with a rich Coate
Armes, hanging on the South side of the
Chancell, with this In
scription.
Here lyeth the body of Elizabeth, the
Daughter of Walter Spendelew, Gen
tleman, and Ione Trussell his Wife;
she departed this life in the faith of
Christ the 7. of November, Anno
1625
.
Vpon a Marble Stone in the Chancell, neere
the Communion Table, is this
Inscription.
Here under lyeth the body of Etheldred
Reynell
, Daughter and sole Heire to
Sir Edward Peacocke, of Finchley,
Knight, Wife to Sir George Reynell,
Marshall of the Kings Bench, by
whom he had Issue three sonnes and
three daughters: She departed the
11. day of September 1618. in the
34. yeere of her age.
Modest, Humble, Godly, Wife,
Pity ever in her eyes,
Patience ever in her breast,
Great in Good, in Evill least,
Loving Wife, and Mother deare,
Such she was that now lies heare.
Vpon another Stone close to the
former, is this In
scription.
Sub hoc lapide, inhumatur corpus Iohannis
Iones, qui migravit è vita quinto die
Februarii, Anno 1600.
Hîc genitor situs es,
consumpto corpore letho,
At Coelis puro mente
manente Deo.
Giles Cripplegate.
HOw this Church, any thing
in or about it (either for ne
cessity or beauty) hath from
time to time beene kept, supplyed, and
maintained, all men that know it know;
to the perpetuall credit and commends
of those worthy Gentlemen, to whom,
in their severall times and successi
on, the charge of it hath beene com
mitted.
But to leave this generall commends,
and come to some particulars, with
their times, but a little time past, wee
begin with the yeere 1623. In which
all the Roofe over the Chancell, was
on the outside repaired, and in the
inside very curiously clouded.
To the further grace and ornament
of this Chancell, there was added in
the same yeere, the cost of a very faire
Table of the Commandements, and
with these the Church (then) was tho
rowout very worthily beautified.
In the yeeres of our Lord God, 1624.
and 1626. the two side Galleries were
built, both very faire and spacious.
In the yeere of our Lord, 1629. the
Steeple very much decayed, was repai
red, all the foure Spires (standing in
foure Towers at the corners of it) taken
downe, with new and very substantiall
Timber-worke re-built, and with the
Lead new cast new covered; every one
of these Spires inlarged somewhat in
the compasse, a great deale in height,
but most in their stately, eminent, and
gracefull appearance.
In the midst of these, where there
was none before (gracing and being
graced by them) was a very faire Tur
ret erected; the head of it (which
much overpeeres those Spires) covered
with Lead, as also the props that sup
port it: This, and the Spires, having
every one a Crosse, with very faire
Vanes upon them.
The charge of all this I could not
certainly get, and would not uncertain
ly speake it: But the greanesse of the
things speake the cost to be great, all
being the sole charge of the Parishio
ners.
A very faire Table, with a rich Coat Armes
hanging upon a Pillar in the middle
Ile, about it this Inscription.
The sacred corps of Sarah, Wife of
Henry Goodericke, daughter of William
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Bodenham, Knight, was interred at
the South end of this seat, towards
the Pulpit.
Within it thus:
Buried the 6. of Iune, Anno 1616.
The Bearers sorrow,
sable Lions shew,
Like to that Lion
which did overthrow
The man of God:
And charg’d alike, doe stand,
Grand Guardants here,
to checke the upheav’d hand,
Vnweeting wights,
or ignorant, shall lay
Vpon her hallowed corps,
that here did pray.
A sacred Temple ’twas,
wherein did shine
Her Makers glory,
Humane and Divine:
Sweet commerce sanctified
with zeale, mov’d there
In Beauties Fabricke,
its owne proper spheare,
For which it towers
above the sight of eye,
Gods Temples must lie low
that tower so high.
Vnder two hands joyn’d, one out of a Cloud,
the other out of a Globe, these
words:
Till then, Farewell.
Vpon a very faire Marble Stone, in the
South Ile, is this Inscription.
Here lyeth buried the body of Ellen
Monyns
, who died the 29. of Aprill,
in the yeere of our Lord 1632.
Here also lyeth buried the body of her
Sister, Mistresse Frances Monyns,
who died the 17. of Iune in the same
yeere.
They were the Daughters of Sir Willi
am Monyns
, of Waldershaw, in the
County of Kent, Baronet, and of the
Lady Iane his Wife, the Daughter
of Roger Twisden, of Roydon Hall, in
the same County, Esquire.
They lived Religious and Vertuous
lives, and in their youths departed
this life in the true faith of Iesus
Christ.
Olaves Southwarke.
THis Church was repaired and
beautified at the cost and charge
of the Parishioners, in the yeere
of our Lord God, 1617.
Edward Candish
Benjamin Fry
William Hundman
Richard Clearke
Churchwardens.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Monumentum Elizabethae.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, I have kept the faith.
From henceforth is laid up for me a Crowne
of Righteousnesse, which the Lord, the
righteous Iudge shall give mee at that
day; and not me onely, but to them also
that love his appearing, 2 Tim. 4. 7, 8.
All the Monuments here being very
ancient, are to bee turned to before, in
the Church as it stands in its Ward,
which you may finde at folio 457.
Saviours Southwarke.
VPon this spacious and specious
Church (for well it deserves
those Epithites) we look back
ward twenty yeeres or thereupon, at
which time it was in many parts of it
repaired, and within thorowout richly
and very worthily beautified.
About two or three yeeres after,
that Gallery that is over that part of
the Church that is called Saint PE
TERS Chappell, and that that is
over against it, as also that Gallery
that crosses the middle Ile, over the
entrance into the Chancell (much
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great necessity) were worthily contri
ved and erected.
In the yeeres of our Lord God, 1621.
and 1622. it was againe in many parts
of it repaired; all the North side of it
(at once) strengthened and beautified,
with a substantiall and very artificiall
Rough-cast, the other side Plaistered
and Whited.
Among many rich and beautifull
things that have beene added to this
Church at divers times, and to seve
rall parts and places, some of a generall
cost, and some of particular bounties
(for some reserved causes omitted) we
here only remember that extraordina
ry faire and curious Table of the Com
mandements, and the Screene at the
West doore, set up in the yeere of our
Lord God, 1618.
But passing all these, somewhat now
of that part of this Church above the
Chancell, that in former times was
called, Our Ladies Chappell.
It is now called, The new Chappell;
and indeed, though very old, it now
may be cal’d a new one, because newly
redeemed from such use and imploy
ment, as in respect of that it was built
to, Divine and Religious duties, may
very well be branded, with the stile of
wretched, base, and unworthy, for that
that before this abuse, was (and is now)
a faire & beautifull Chappell, by those
that were then the Corporation (which
is a body consisting of 30. Vestry men,
sixe of those thirty, Churchwardens)
was leased and let out, and this House
of God made a Bake-house.
Two very faire doores, that from the
two side Iles of the Chancell of this
Church, and two that thorow the
head of the Chancell (as at this day
they doe againe) went into it, were
lath’t, daub’d, and dam d up: the faire
Pillars were ordinary posts, against
which they piled Billets and Bavens;
in this place they had their Ovens, in
that a Bolting-place, in that their
Kneading-trough, in another (I have
heard) a Hogs-trough; for the words
that were given mee were these, This
place have I knowne a Hog-stie, in a
nother a Store-house, to store up their
hoorded Meale: and in all of it, some
thing of this sordid kind & condition.
It was first let by the Corporation
afore named, to one Gap in transcription. Reason: Omitted from the original text due to a printing or typesetting error.[…] Wyat, after him to one Gap in transcription. Reason: Omitted from the original text due to a printing or typesetting error.[…] Peacocke, after him to one Gap in transcription. Reason: Omitted from the original text due to a printing or typesetting error.[…] Cleybrooke, and last to one Gap in transcription. Reason: Omitted from the original text due to a printing or typesetting error.[…] Wilson; all Bakers, and this
Chappell still imployed in the way of
their Trade, a Bake-house, though some
part of this Bake-house was sometime
turned into a Starch-house.
The time of the continuance of it
in this kind, from the first letting of it
to Wyat, to the restoring of it againe to
the Church, was threescore and some
odde yeeres, in the yeere of our Lord
God 1624. for in this yeere the ruines
and blasted estate that the old Corpo
ration sold it to, were by the Corpora
tion of this time, repaired, renewed,
well, and very worthily beautified: the
charge of it for that yeere, with many
things done to it since, arising to two
hundred pounds.
This, as all the former Repaires, be
ing the sole cost and charge of the Pa
rishioners.
One Ile in this Chappell, was paved
at the onely cost of one Master Iohn
Hayman
, Taylor, and Merchantaylor,
in the yeere 1625.
A faire Monument on the North wall
of the new Chappell, with this
Inscription.
Donec redeat Dominus Iesus Christus
Subest quod Reliquum Iohannis Morton,
in Artibus Magistri, qui cum singulare
cum pietatis, tum eruditionis exhibu
erat specimen, Literatam juventutis
Ambitionem Gemens, unicique salva
toris Iesu Christi adventum anhelans,
expiravit die 17. Septem. Anno salutis
1631. Annum aetatis agens 25. V. M.
Graecis Musis lugentibus.
In the same Chappell and Ile, upon à
Grave-stone is thus written.
Not twice ten yeeres of age,
a weary breath,
Have I exchanged
for a happy death;
My course so short,
the longer is my rest,
Ffff3
God

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God takes them soonest
whom he loveth best:
For he that’s borne to day,
and dies to morrow,
Loseth some dayes of rest,
but more of sorrow.
Here lies buried the body of Iohn Buck
land
, Glover, 1625. Who deceased
the 16. of August.
Vpon a faire stone close to this, under the
Grocers Armes, is this In
scription.
Garret, some cal’d him,
but that was too hye,
His name is Garrard,
who now here doth lye;
He in his youth was toss’d
with many a wave,
But now at Port ariv’d,
rests in his grave.
The Church he did frequent
while he had breath,
And wisht to lye therein
after his death.
Weepe not for him,
since he is gone before
To Heaven, where Grocers
there are many more.
In the same Ile, upon a faire Marble stone,
with the Merchantaylors Armes
at the head of it, is this
Inscription.
This Stone was laid, and this Ile was
paved, by Iohn Hayman, Taylor, and
Merchantaylor, the 28. of October,
1625.
Next to this, upon a brasse plate, is
this Inscription.
Here lyeth the body of Alice Dudson,
the Wife of Thomas Dudson, who
departed this life the 14. of Octo
ber, 1626. who sometime did dwell
in this Parish, but died in Saint Geor
ges
Parish.
All these, with that rich and cosly
Monument of the right Reverend Fa
ther in God, Launcelot Bishop of Win
chester
, are in this Chappell.
Queene Elizabeths Monument.
Elizabetha Regina.
Saint Peters Church at Westminster,
Her sacred body doth interre;
Her glorious soule with Angels sings,
Her deeds live patternes here for Kings:
Her love in every heart hath roome,
This onely shadowes forth her Toome.
Sepulchres Parish.
Anno 1624.
THere was expended this yeere
extraordinary, about the new
Vestry Window, in Masons
worke, Glasiers worke, Iron worke,
and other charge extraordinary, be
sides the usuall charges of repaires,
30. li.
Anno 1625.
In this yeere the ten North Church-Windowes
were new built, and repai
red, the charge whereof amounted to
86. li. 14. s. 7. d.
Anno 1626.
In this yeere the sixe Windowes on
the East end, and South side of the
Church, with the Water-tables, Bat
tlements, and Buttresses, were new
made and repaired, the Windowes
new glazed, and the Walls pointed
downe, which with some Plumbers
worke and Pew worke, cost 105. li.
3. s. 10. d.
Anno 1627.
The charge of repaire of the Church
Windowes at the West end, & South
side of the Church and Porch, with the
Battlements, Water-table, and But
tresses, and pointing downe the Walls,
and other repaires this yeere within the
Church, appeare by the accounts to
have beene 169. li. 2. s. 8. d.
Anno

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Anno 1628.
In making new Pewes in the Church,
and Plumbers worke upon the Church,
and in Glazing worke this yeere, ex
pended extraordinary, besides other
ordinary repaires, 40. li.
Anno 1629.
The new Pewes this yeere made in
the Church and Chancell, the cleering
of the Churchyard, and other repara
tions there, 55. li. 16. s.
Anno 1630.
The charge of taking downe, and new
building of one of the great Pinacles
of the Steeple this yeere, appeareth by
the accounts and Bills examined, to be
139. li. 19. s. 4. d.
Other Repaires done about the
Church this yeere, in Plumbers worke
upon the Steeple, and new Leading
the Vestry, and making of new Pewes
in the Church, 75. li.
Anno 1631.
The new casting of the fifth Bell, with
the charge of Iron and Timber-worke,
to the Bell-Founder, Bell-hanger, and
Smith, paid 40. li.
The Plumbers worke, and Carpen
ters worke, in strengthening and new
Leading the Roofe over Saint Stephens
Chappell, and other Repaires of the
Church this yeere, appeareth by the
accounts to be above 100. li.
Annis 1632. & 1633.
The three great Pinacles of the Stee
ple of the Church, with the Battle
ments, and Water-tables round about
the same, repaired, built, and made up
with vent and crest, in manner, forme,
height, thicknesse, and all other re
spects answerable to that Pinacle
which was there lately new made,
with the taking and cutting out of the
decayed stones, putting in new stone,
working and pointing them downe,
putting in new top stones, and three
Vanes, answerable to the former Vane
on the other Pinacle: the Masons work
by composition, 140. li. the Vanes, I
ron, and Lead-worke, 13. li. 6. s. 8. d.
The new Leading and strengthening
the Roofe in the North side of the
Church thorowout with Lead and
Timber worke, 115. li.
Summa totalis expen
sarum Annis praedict.
1110. li. 3. s. 1. d.
Thomas Southwarke.
THE Steeple of this Church
greatly decayed, was repaired,
new Leaded; from the ground
to the top coated with a beautifull
Rough-cast; and inriched with a very
faire Turret, in the yeere of our Lord
God, 1663.
At the same time the Parishioners
bestowed upon the entrance into the
Church, a new bricke Wall, with a
doore in the middle of it, fit for so wor
thy passage.
About foure or five yeeres since,
some cost was bestowed upon the East
Window; and in the yeere of our Lord
1618. (at the lower end of the Church)
a very handsome Gallery builded.
A Table with this Inscription.
1632.
The yeerely gift of foure pounds, given
by Master Henry Smith, Esquire, to
this Parish of Saint Thomas, hath
beene dispended on the poore this
yeere past in manner and forme fol
lowing. In witnesse whereof, wee
the Minister, Churchwardens, and
Over-seers, have subscribed our
names.
Widdow stringfeyld, aged 95. yeeres,
a Coat, with letters, cost xviij. s. 1. d.
Dorochy Burket, aged 82. yeeres, a
Coat, with letters, cost xviij. s. iiij. d.
Thomas Wingfield, aged 61. yeeres, a
Coat, with letters, cost xvij. s. x. d.
Nicholas Leeke, aged 70. yeeres, a
Coat, with letters, cost vij. s. x. d.
Ellen Gray, Innocent, aged 34. yeeres,
a Coat, with letters, cost xviij. s.
The summe 4. li.
Benja

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Benjamin Spencer, Minister.
William Phife
Nicholas Eliot
Churchwardens.
Iohn Berry
Gamaliel Voyce
Sidemen.
Trinity Minories.
THis Church greatly decayed in
the Roofe, (the Timber repai
red and mended) was new Ti
led in the yeere of our Lord God,
1618.
In the yeere 1620. the Steeple, that
before (as the Church) was covered
with Tyles, was untyled, and (the Tim
ber repaired and strengthened) was
covered againe with Lead.
In the yeere 1628. all the inside of
the Church was well and very com
mendably beautified.
Also in the yeere 1623. the Church
yard, that before was onely paled in
with Boords, was (to the better de
fence and grace of it) encompast about
with Bricke, with a very handsome en
trance into it.
This, as all the Repaires before na
med, being the sole cost and charge of
the Parishioners.
A handsome Monument on the North wall
of the Chancell, with these fol
lowing lines.
Death first did strike Sir Iohn,
here tomb’d in Clay,
And then inforc’d his sonne
to follow fast;
Of Pelhams line, this Knight
was chiefe and stay:
By this behold,
all flesh must die at last.
But Bletsow Lord,
thy Sister most may mone,
Both Mate and Sonne
hath left her here alone.
Sir Iohn Pelham died the 13. of Octo
ber, 1580.
Oliver Pelham his sonne, died the 19.
of Ianuary, 1584.
About a faire Marble stone in the
Chancell, close by the Com
munion Table, are
these words.
Constantia Lucy, D. Thomae Lucy Iuni
oris, Militis Aurati, & D. Constantiae
Vxoris Foeminae Filia, Natu
maxima, Annum agens plus minus un
decimum, pridie Idus Februarii in Do
mino, quam Foelicissimè, hîc posita, fato
fungitur, Anno Dom. 1596.
Vpon it these:
Nascimur & Morimur,
non exorabile fatum,
Vita fugax, fragilis,
lubrica, vana, brevis.
Ocyus in Campis, flos
Formosissimus aret:
Optima praetereunt,
deteriora manent.
Rapta immaturo fato,
Constantia Lucy,
Nunc jacet: & quondam
Lucida, luce caret.
Ante annos Constans,
humilis, mansueta, modesta,
Dixeris, & Paphia
membra polita manu.
In vere aetatis, persensit
frigora Brumae:
Sic sic praeproperè
praeoquapoma cadunt.
On another Stone, neerè unto the
last, is this Inscription.
Hîc jacet corpus Irausis Martun. Gene
rosi, qui obiit 14. die Septemh.
Anno Dom. 1606.
Haec verba soepissime in ore illius viventis:
O Domine secundum merit a mea, Noli
me judicare. Deprecor Majestatem tu
am ut misericorditer deleas iniquita
tes meas.
Credo videre hona Domini, in Terra vi
ventium.
In

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In the body of the Church, is a
Monument with this In
scription.
Vivere Cornices multos
dicuntur in Annos:
Cur nos Angusta
conditione sumus.
The figure of a Child.
Henricus Nowelus, Filius D. Iohannis
Noweli Doctoris Medici, optimae indo
lis puerulus, unicum patris solatium,
Natus 23. Iulii, 1598. & mortuus
ex Atrophia 4. Augusti, 1599. Hîc
sepultusjacet.
Melioribus utere fatis.
A Review also of the nine out Parishes
in Middlesex and Surrey.
Clement Danes.
THe care of those that by an An
nual succession, have the charge
and over-sight of this Church,
hath continually beene such, as upon
the least defect or failing, either in
strength or beauty, it hath instantly
beene imployed, both in Repaires and
Adornment.
And first we beginne with that great
costly repaire in the yeere of our Lord
God, 1608. at which time, upon sixe
and twenty foot of the Churchyard in
length, and twenty foot in breadth (ta
ken in at the East end of the Church)
they built up a very faire Chancell.
The charge of this building and repai
ring, amounting to the summe of 1000.
pounds, and upward.
In the yeere of our Lord, 1616.
there was laid out upon the Steeple, in
repairing and inlarging of it, with some
other needfull things in the Church,
the summe of 496. li.
In the yeere of our Lord God, 1631.
some parts of this Church were againe
repaired, and the whole body covered
with a faire and beautifull Rough-cast,
the charge of it 40. li.
In the yeere 1632. and this present
yeere 1633. this Church was within,
thorowout richly and very worthily
beautified. The charge of it 50. li.
The summe of all these Repaires, all
being the sole cost of the Parishioners,
1586. li.
A faire Monument in the Chancell, on
the North side, at the upper end,
with this Incription.
Georgii
Roberti
Wilelmi
Christopheri

Annae

More de
Lothesley
Equit:
Aurat:
Filiae.
Soror:
Nept:
Pronep:
Foeminae Lectissimae, Dilectissimaeque,
Conjugi Charissimae Castissimaeque,
Matri Piissimae Indulgentissimaeque,
XV. Annis in Conjugio Transactis,
VII. post XII. partum (quorum VII.
superstant) dies
Immani Febre Correptae
(Quod hoc saxum Fari jussit,
Ipse prae dolore infans)
Maritus (miserrimum dictu) olim
Charae Charus
Cineribus Cineres spondet suos,
Novo Matrimonio (Annuat deus) Hoc
loco sociandos,
Ioannes Donne,
Sacr. Theolog. Profess.
Secessit,
Anno XXIII. Aetat. suae & sui Iesu
M. DC. XVII.
Aug. XV.
A faire Monument over against this, on
the South side, with this
Inscription.
Viro praeclaris: Animi Corporisque
dotibus ornate.
Qui in Angelicani juris studio Foeliciss.
versatus, Iuriscons. munere, quod Iure
optimo

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optimo obtinuit, intermisso, Officiis in
Curia Cancellariae, cum examinatoris,
per integros 17. annos, tum sex Cleri
corum unius, per menses quosdam fata
les integerrimè perfunctus est: vitâ Lon
dini in hoc vico (ubi & natus) Majori
expartetransactâ, die Apr. 26. Anno
Dem. 1610. Aetatis 51. defuncto, scil.
Animâ Christo, Corpore hîc humo tra
ditis, relictoque sui desiderio, non sine
multis multorum lachrymis.
Maria ipsi superstes vidua
Thomae Oneli Filia, de Charleton, in Nor
thantonensi quondam Agro Armige
ri, Fidissima conjux Charissimo Marito,
Quî cum ad Annos ferè 25. Conjunctis
sime vizerat, Amoris inviolati perpe
tuum posteris Testimonium, nec sibi
minus lugubre, hoc posuit Monumen
tum.
A very faire Monument neere unto the
other, with this Inscription.
Memoriae Sacrum.
Here lieth the body of Hippocrates de
Otthen
, Nobly descended from the
Noble Family of the Otthens, out
of Holsatia, Doctor of Physicke in
the Vniversity of Monutpelliers, in
France, and most worthily incorpo
rated in the Vniversity of Oxford.
After his first comming into Eng
land
with his Father (who was the
Emperours Physician, and sent for
over by Queene Elizabeth) he was
desired by the Earle of Lecester him
selfe, to pertaine unto him, in whose
service (for many yeeres, both at
home, and abroad in the Low-coun
tries, with his Lord) he performed
such worthy parts, as well in his
owne faculty, as being imployed in
other laudable services, that her Ma
jesty and the State tooke especiall
note of his worth. After the decease
of the Earle, hee was in the same e
steeme and regard with the Earle of
Essex, and by her Majesty comman
ded to attend upon him in the wars
of France, and afterwards in his pro
sperous Voyage to Cadiz. Retur
ning home (hoping to retire him
selfe to his owne Practice, and a
more private life) hee was againe
commanded to goe (as Physician in
service into Ireland) with the Lord
Montjoy (afterwards Earle of De
vonshire)
her Majesties Leiutenant
in that Kingdome. But returning
againe into England with his Lord,
in the beginning of his Majesties
Reigne, he continued not long, but
went as Physician with the Earle of
Hartford, his Majesties Ambassa
dour unto the Arch-Duke of Au
stria
and Burgundi, in that Honou
rable imployment: And so retur
ning againe into England, hee spent
the residue of his yeeres with his
deare and most vertuous Wife, Mi
stresse Dorothy Drew, daughter to
Master Roger Drew, of Densworth, in
Sussex, Esquire, in great blisse and
happinesse: And being a most zea
lous and penitent Christian, full of
yeeres, and (unto his last gaspe) of
perfect Memory, hee ended his pil
grimage here on earth, and with
alacrity of spirit surrendred his soule
into the hands of his Creator, the
13. of November 1611. For whose
love and memory, his late Wife
(the now Lady and Wife unto Sir
Stephen Thorneburst of Kent, the most
worthy and valerous Knight) hath
caused this Monument to bee ere
cted, Amoris ergo P. P.
Next to this another handsome small
Monument, with this In
scription.
Anne, the Daughter of Francis Cary,
Wife of Hugh Prust of Devon, 17.
yeeres, aged 40. havig by him 9.
Children, was buried here the 13.
of February 1627.
In Life and Death,
most strict in right accord,
She liv’d, she di’d
true Servant of the Lord.
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A faire Monument on the South side
of the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
By the Churchwardens and Feofees of
this Parish, this Monument was set
up, the 20. of Ianuary, 1603.
Here lieth buried the bodies of Richard
Bedoe
, Gentleman, and Anne his first
Wife, one of the ancientest of this
Parish, and a Feosee of the poore,
who ended his life with a charitable
disposition, the first day of Septem
ber 1603. Annoque Regni Regis Iaco
bi, &c. primo
. Being when he died
of the age of 56. yeeres, and was
borne in the Parish of Ricken, in Sa
lop
, who of their Charity, have gi
ven so many of their Tenements
within the Dukes place in Cree-Church,
alias Christs-Church, neere
Algate, London, as do now go for 20.
li. per Annum, to the maintenance
and use of the poore of this Parish
for ever. And also 110. li. to be lent
gratis to 50. poore Housholders,
and young beginners of the same Pa
rish, for two yeeres a piece, putting
in good security for the same: With
condition, that this Stone, by the
Churchwardens and Feofees of the
same Parish for the time being, shall
from time to time for ever be main
tained; and foure Sermons yeerely
for ever to bee made, on the Feast-dayes
of All-Saints, the Purification
of our Lady
, the Ascension of our Lord
God
, and Saint Iohn Baptist, to re
member and give God thankes for
the Givers thereof. God increase
Charity unfeyned.
Margaret Bedoe, last Wife of Richard
Bedoe
, gave by her last Will, in the
yeere 1633. the summe of twenty
pounds to bee added to her Hus
bands gift of a hundred pounds, and
so to bee imployed and disposed of,
as her Husbands now is, the Prea
cher foure times a yeere, mentio
ning her gift with his, according
to her Will, or else her gift to be
void.
A very faire Monument on the North
side of the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
M. S.
Nobilissimo juveni Wolfgango Balthâsari
à Crailsheim, ex Antiqua & clara Fa
milia in Franconia, cum in Sereniss. Fre
derici V. Electoris Palatini Comitatu
huc in Angliam profectus & morbo Cor
reptus, piè diem obiisset 29. Ian. Anni
1612. Hoc Monumentum positum
fuit.
A faire Monument at the upper end of
the South Ile, with this
Inscription.
Vnto the Memory of
Richard Iacob, late Vintener, deceased,
who after 66. yeres of his life, where
of he spent more than halfe in this
Parish, wherein he had with good
credit passed through all Offices,
both in the Parish, as also in his
Company, and for his Fidelity was
elected one of the Governours of
Bridewell, and likewise done ma
ny charitable Acts, both to the Pa
rish, to his Hall, to the Hospitall of
Bridewell, Christs-Church, Saint
Bartholomewes, and Saint Thomas in
Southwarke, to divers persons in
London, and Southwarke, and many
other places, comfortably gave up
his soule to his Redeemer, the 13.
of October 1612.
Sibil his mournefull Wife, hath caused
this Monument to be erected.
On the same wall downeward, another
faire Monument, with this
Inscription.
This Monument was made at the only
charges of Katharine Metcalfe of Be
dale
, in the County of Yorke, Wid
dow, Mother to the hereunder na
med Thomas and Nicholas, and Exe
cutrix to the said Nicholas, the 28.
of May, Anno Dom. 1583.
Memento

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Memento Mori.
Here against this place lyeth buried
the body of Thomas Metcalfe, late of
Bellerby, in the County of Yorke, Gen
tleman, who died the 18. day of
May, 1575.
And also the body of Nicholas Metcalfe,
Esquire, late one of the six Clerkes
of the Chancery, and Brother to the
said Thomas, who died the 8. day of
September, Anno Dom. 1581.
To whom God granta joyfull Resur
rection, Amen.
A faire Table in Glasse, hanging close
by the Pulpit, with this
Inscription.
S.
Memoriae Virg.
Helenae Moseley ex equestri Moseleyorum
Familia oriundae, cujus Annos nubiles
summa virtus at modestia merito Co
ronarunt, Correptae praematurâ mor
te, heu dies 17. Feb. Anno Christi,
1607. Supremus diluxit.
Amoris ergo Moest. P. Q. A.
A faire Monument on the North side,
with this Inscription.
Iussus Iohannes Painus
concedere Fate,
Paruit, & Moriens
constitit ipse sibi:
Nam cum animas Caelo
deberi, corpora Terrae
Sciret, utrique suum
reddidit ipse lubens.
Hinc animam ipsius
sedes Aeterna beavit,
Foelici jussam
conditione frui.
Corporis haec Domus est,
Terreni Terrea moles;
Illa Dei, haec Fidi
cura Nepotis erat.
Anno Domini 1573. Aprilis 25.
A very faire Monument in the same
wall, neere unto the other, with
this Inscription.
Secundum Christi Redemptoris Adven
tum, hoc in tumulo, expectat Rogerus
Houghton, antiqua Houghtonorum Fa
milia, in Agro Lancastriensi oriundus,
Qui quum illustrissimi viri Dom. Ro
berti Cecill Salisburiae Comitis &
Angliae Magni Thesaurii per annos 42.
Summa cum Fide & Industria Fami
lia praefuissit, in Patriam Coelestem evo
catus, placide pieque emigravit, Anno
Dom. 1617. Aetatis 64.
Charissimo viro Anna Conjux, filia Iohan
nis Little, Moestissima, hoc Monumen
tum in memoriam ejus & Filiolae, ac
Mortuae, posuit.
Vpon a faire Marble Stone in the
middle Ile, is this In
scription.
Quam facit incertos
humani temporis annos
Addidit exemplo
mors inimica novo.
En Gulielmus erat teneris
cui nomen ab annis
Hac Saint albonus
membra sepultus humo.
Cujus non minimum
mores meruere favorem,
Regia in hoc plenus
curia testis erit.
Virtutis causa, comes
Arundellius illum
Qui summo studio
persequeretur erat.
Mitto quod assiduus
fuerat virtutis amator,
Quodque erat ex ortu
stirps generosa suo.
Membra sepulerali conduntur
frigida lecto,
Spiritus aethereis aestra
petivit equis.
William Saintalbone sleepes in rest,
Within this Marble Stone,
Whose corps in Clay, and soule well
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He had such feats, so full of fruits,
So prompt with word and pen,
So skilfull in his courtly suits,
So deare a friend to men.
So ripe to rule the workes of fame,
So tempering hot and cold,
His deeds deserve that his good name
Were siphered here in gold.
Vpon a Stone in the middle Ile, is
this Inscription.
Memoriae sacrum, & Deo opt. max.
Sacrum.
Secundum Christi Redemptoris adventum
hoc in Tumulo expectat Rogerus Hough
ton, Antiqua Houghtonorum Familia
in Agro Lancastrensi oriundus. Qui
quum illustrissimi viri Domini Roberti
Cecilii Sarisburiae Comitis, & Angliae
Magni Thesaurarii, per annos 42. sum
ma cum Fide & Industria familia prae
fuisset, in Patriam Coelestem evocatus,
placide pieque emigravit. Anno Dom.
1617.
Charissimo viro conjux Moestissimae Monu
mentum hoc, Amoris & observantiae
causa posuit.
On another Stone neere to the former is this
Inscription.
Here lieth buried the body of Eliza
beth
, late Wife of George Dalton, Es
quire, who died the 2. day of Ianu
ary, 1605. and hath left Issue of
her body to her Husband, Maximi
lian
, and Thomas.
Yea, though I should walke thorow the val
ley of the shadow of death, I will feare
no evill, for thou art with me, the Rod
and thy Staffe they comfort me.
Iesus Christ is my light and my salvation,
whom then shall I feare? God is the
strength of my life, of whom then shall I
be afraid?
A faire Stone in the middle Ile, neere
the Chancell, having this
Inscription.
Bartinus Heselrigg Armiger, Capitaneus
Militiae Leicestrensis, hic sepultus est,
qui obiit 4. Maii, Anno Dom. 1630.
Aetatis suae 24.
Another in the same Ile, with this
Inscription.
Hic jacet Edmundus Arnold,
postremus Aprilis
Vlcere quem rapuit
tristis atroxque dies,
Istius Ecclesiae Rector
Meritissimus olim,
Et summus medica
Doctor in Arte fuit,
Non Ipocrate minor erat
hic, non Peone, Doctor,
Non opifex mirum
vincis Apollo virum.
M. D. deme ter X. semel V.
Christi cadit Anno,
Cui vitam Medicus
det sine fine Deus.
A handsome Monument on the Wall, in the
South Ile, with this Inscription.
Here by lyeth buried the body of Ed
ward Price
, Gentleman, and of Ed
ward
his onely Sonne, who for the
space of 24. yeeres, lived in this Pa
rish, wherein God so blessed him,
that of his good and charitable de
votion, he hath given three pounds
a yeere for ever out of his free Land,
called the Blew Lyon in the said
Parish, to be bestowed in Sea-coales,
and to bee distributed freely to the
poore by the Churchwardens. And
also twenty pounds for ever to bee
lent to two poore young Houshol
ders gratis, from two yeeres to two
yeeres, ten pounds apiece.
He departed this life the 8. of March,
1605.
On the same Tombe, under that above,
is this written.
This Tombe was erected at the charge
of Elizabeth, the Wife of Henry Ba
ten
, Esquire, one of his Majesties
Sergeants at Armes, and late Wife
of Edward Price, deceased, who of
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her godly disposition, hath given
20. s. a yeere for ever to the Prea
cher of this Parish, to be paid out of
her house called the three Cups,
next adjoyning on the West side of
the same Blew Lyon, onely that he
shall make recitall hereof at two se
verall Sermons yeerely; one on the
Sunday before Christmas day, and
the other on the Sunday before Mid
summer day. And the said Eliza
beth
also, of her godly love and zeale
to the Church, hath given a Flagon-Pot,
silver and guilt, weighing 38.
ounces and an halfe, for the service
of the Communion Table, to re
maine for ever; and three pounds
to the poore, to be distributed at her
Funerall, and five pounds to the
poore of Kniton in Derbyshore, where
shee was borne. Shee departed the
10. of November, Anno 1616.
A very faire Glasse Table, hanging on
a Pillar in the South Ile, in which
there is the figure of a Gentlewo
man all in blacke, with a guilt booke
in her hand, laid as upon her Tombe:
Over her head an Angell, over her
at the feet, Death with a Dart and
Houre-glasse.
Over her, adjoyning to a very faire
Coat, encompast with a Lawrell
wreath, these words:
Filius Ararhnes Cyllenii, Factor paterque
Tanaquillae.
Vnder her.
Memoriae Sacrum
Katherinae Brydges (filiae & Haeredis Ro
berti Essington generosi, unius olim
Guardianorum pontis London) tri
plici jugo junctae: Primò Thomae Gwyn
de London generoso, filio secundo Guli
elmi Vaughan de Berain in Com. Den
bighe, Armigeri, & Margaretae Gwin,
Vxoris ejus, defunctorum, Cui unicum
Foetum edidit (Nimirum Edwardum
Guyn, adhuc vitales Carpentem au
ras) Secundo Gulielmo Forset Armi
gero: Postremo Guilielmo Bridges, in
terioris Templi London Armigero: Vitae
sua virtute Clara, omnibusque naturae
dotibus eximiè praedita. Cui (post lau
dabilis vitae stadium, nitentemque in
aulam migrationem) E. G. defunctae
proles, officiosa pietate (ut decet) No
vissimum hoc Parentale Munusculums
exolvit.
Obiit 16. Maii, Anno a partu Virginis
salutifero 1598. Annoque Aetatis
suae 45.
Giles in the Fields.
BEfore I speake of this new
Church, I must briefly say of
the old, that indeed it was very
old: and in the antiquity of it, stood
now still in danger of falling: that some
part of it did fall, foretelling the rest to
follow, if not speedily prevented, by
pulling it downe to Re-build it, which
after a diligent search, the necessity
found, was done.
For this new Church, it beganne to
be raised in the yeere of our Lord God,
1623. was finished 1625. and encom
past with a faire bricke Wall in the
yeere 1631.
Which take more amply, in that
absolute delivery of it, that I finde en
graven over the doore on the North
side of this Church, the words are
these:
Quod felix bonumque sit
Posteris,
Hoc Templum loco veteris ex Annosâ
vetustate
Collapsi, Mole & Splendore Auctum
Multo paraecorum Charitas
Instauravit,
In quibus pientissimae Heroinae
D. Aliciae Duddeley
Munisicentia gratum marmoris hujus
meretur eloquium.
Huc etiam accessit aliorum quorundam
pictas,
Quibus provisae in Coelo sunt grates.
Opus
Surgere Coepit
Ad umbilicos deductum
Muro undiquaque val
latum
Anno
1623
1625
1631
Heus Viator, an effaetum est bonis operi
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To the raising, finishing, and (in eve
ry part of it) richly, and very excel
lently beautifying of this great worke,
there were many good and great Be
nefactors: The names of all, with their
particular gifts, my time gave not
leave to compasse: neither for many
of them, could any enquiry get them,
they desiring to bee conceald, and by
vertue of what they have done, obli
ging those that know them, not to di
vulge or reveale them.
For the rich and costly Glazing of
this Church, the Worke and Worke
masters thus follow.
A very rich and beautifull Window in
the head of the Chancell, of foure
severall Panes or Parts: In the first,
the figure of Abraham sacrificing his
Sonne: in the second, Moses with
the Table of the Commandements:
in the third, the figure of the holy
Prophet David: in the fourth and
last, Salomon.
The inscription to the first is this:
Credidit Abraham Deo, & reputatum est
illi ad Iustitiam. Anno Dom. 1628.
Of the second is this:
Erat vir Moyses Mitissimus super omnes
homines qui morabantur in terra. 1628.
Of the third this:
Solum medium tutum. 1627.
Of the fourth this:
Dum Spiro Spero. 1628.
The first of these, was the charge of
Abraham Speckart, Esquire.
The second, of Hamo Claxton, Es
quire.
The third, of Sir Iohn Fenner, Knight.
The fourth, of Frauncis Lord Mount-Norris.
A very faire Window on the South
side of the Chancell.
At the top of it,
Iehovah.
Vnder the figures in it,
Shelbery 1617. Shelbery and Wrothe.
Domine misere nostri.
A very faire Window on the North
side of the Chancell: two faire Fi
gures in it; the one of the Virgin
Mary, with Christ in her armes;
the other of Mary Magdalen.
Vnder this Window lyeth buried, the
body of Mary Pill, of this Parish;
which Window was set up at the
charges of Mary Maudit, her daugh
ter and Heire, 1629.
Vnder the first these Verses:
From Maries teares to Maries joy,
This Mary is translated:
And after threescore yeeres annoy,
In Heaven she is instated.
With this, she chose the better part,
Never to be repented;
And held her Saviour in herart,
Thus are her joyes augmented.
Vnder the other these:
This, sought her Saviour at his Tombe,
His feet with Teares bedewed,
That, bore our Saviour in her wombe,
Whereby our joyes renewed.
Then happy soule, thrice happy this,
Happily interessed;
In Maries Teares, and Maries blisse,
Rest thou for ever blessed.
A very faire Window, with the Kings
Armes in it, over the entrance
into the Chancell,
Glazed at the charge of Sir William
Segar
, Knight, alias Garter principall
King of Armes, Anno Dom. 1626.
A very faire Window at the upper
end of the South Ile,
Glazed at the charges of Marmaduke
Rawdon
, Citizen and Clothworker
of London, Anno Dom. 1625.
Another next to this downeward,
Glazed at the charge of Robert Rawdon,
Citizen and Fishmonger of London,
Anno Dom. 1625.
Another next to this downeward, bea
ring the figure of a Lyon in
the Wildernesse,
Glazed at the charge of M. Iohn Iohn
son
, Inne-keeper, in High-Holborne,
1625.
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Another next to this downeward, ha
ving the Figures of Saint Iohn,
Saint Philip, and Saint
Matthew,
Glazed at the cost and charges of Phi
lip Parker
.
Next to this downeward, a very
faire Window,
Glazed at the charges of Katherine
Best
, Widdow, late Wife of Iohn
Best
, deceased, who gave order in
his life time for the glazing of this
Window and was buried there un
der, the 7. day of Aprill, 1625. And
there lie also his Son Iames, and his
Daughter Dorothy.
Next to this downeward, a very
faire Window,
Glazed at the charges of Alice Hodges,
Widdow, late Wife to Thomas Hod
ges
, Baker, deceased, who was buri
ed under this Window, the 6. day
of October, 1625. And here lye
also his three children.
A faire Window next to this, the low
est in the South wall,
Glazed at the cost of William Perkins,
of London Merchantaylor, 1626.
At the lower end of this Ile, over the
Southwest doore, a very faire Win
dow, bearing in it (very curiously
done) the Figure of our
Saviour.
Over his head, as in a garland suppor
ted by two Angels, these letters:
I·H·S·
Round about him Clouds full of Che
rubins.
On one side of him this,
I am the doore, by mee if any man enter in,
he shall be saved, Ioh. 10. 9.
On the other side,
Come unto me all yee that labour and are
heavy laden, and I will give you rest,
Matth. 11. 28.
Beckinghamus Boteler Armiger fieri fecis.
Anno Domini 1627.
Over the great West doore, is a faire
Window, with the Carpenters
Armes, and a faire Coat
Armes close by it.
This Window hath no name, or o
ther Inscription; It was (as I was told)
the gift of a Stranger.
One, that upon a day that they made
a Collection for it, being there, was
(among the rest) desired to bestow his
good will, hee answered, Hee had no
Money, but if the glasing of a Win
dow, if they had any yet undisposed
of, wouldbe accepted of, he would bee
at the charge to doe it. The Collectors
giving him thankes, and shewing this
Window, he suddenly set a Glasier on
worke, and what he had promised hee
performed.
A very faire Window at the head of
the North Ile, bearing the figure of
Christ crucified as also (one on the
one side, the other on the other) of
the two Maries.
On the right side of him this,
Woman, Behold thy Sonne.
On the left,
Behold thy Mother.
Glazed at the cost of Thomas Esto,
Cooke, of this Parish, Anno Dom.
1625
.
Another next to this downeward,
Glazed at the charges of Iohn Beacon,
of the City of Westminster, Yeoman,
1625.
Another next to this downeward,
Glazed at the charges of Robert Iohn
son
, free of the Company of the
Ioyners, 1625.
A faire Window over the doore in the
middle of the North Ile, bearing a
worthy Coat Armes, with
these words:
Whitaker & Egerton.
This Window is divided into three
parts, under the first this,
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Ego sum ostium, per me si quis introierit,
servabitur, & ingredietur, & egredi
etur, & pascua inveniet. Ioh. 10. 9.
Vnder the second thus:
In tuo lumine (Domine Iesu) lumen Ae
ternum
videre sperantes, vitreum hoc
luminare fabricari fecerunt Laurenti
us & Margareta Whitaker, Anno salu
tis humanae 1625.
Vnder the third thus:
Eligo frequentare limen in domo Dei mei
magis quam habitare in Tentoriis Im
probitatis. Psal. 84. 11.
A faire Window next to this downe
ward, bearing a very faire Coat
Armes, with these words:
Cope & Aston.
Glazed at the charges of the Lady Ka
therine Cope
, Widdow, late Wife to
Sir Ed. Cope, of this Parish, 1625.
A very rich Window next downward,
divided into three parts, bearing the
curious Figures of the three
Theologicall Vertues,
under them,
Fides, Spes, Chaeritas.
Vnder Faith this:
Faith Root, Hope Stocke,
the branch is Charity;
Faith sees, Hope lookes,
for Charity is free;
Faith knits to God, to
Heaven hope, Love to men;
Faith gets, Hope keepes,
and Love poures out agen.
1626.
Mandatum novum do vobis, ut diligatis
unus alium, Ioh. 13. 34.
Vnder Hope this:
Tres Elohim: pater est
primus qui procreat, inde
Filius est, ex his
Spiritus almus adest.
Sunt Tria dona Dei:
sit prima Fides pia Mater,
Filia Spes, ex his
tertius ortus Amor. 1626.
Nam Speservati sumus, Spes autem si cer
natur non est Spes: quod enim quis cer
nit, cur speret? Rom. 8. 24.
Vnder Charity this:
Now remaine these three, Faith, Hope,
Charity, but the greatest of these is Cha
rity, 1 Cor. 13. 13.
Scriptum est, Iustus ex Fide vivet, Rom.
1
. 17.
Next unto this downeward, the last of
this North Ile, is a plaine Window,
without either colour or Inscription.
Vpon a faire Grave-stone in the middle Ile,
is this Inscription.
Here lyeth buried the body of Eliza
beth
, late Wife of Richard Maunsell,
Esquire, one of the Daughters and
Heires of Roger Wingfield, of great
Dunham, in the County of Norfolke,
Esquire. She departed this life up
on the sixt of October, in the yeere
of our Lord God, 1620.
Vpon a faire Stone neere to the other, it
this Inscription.
Inter’d, the Corps of
Baron Birch lies here,
Of Greyes Inne sometime,
by degree, Esquire;
In Chequer 18. yeeres
a Iudge he was,
Till soule from aged body
his did passe.
Alive his Wife Eliza
doth remaine,
Of Stydfolke stocke, one Sonne
and Daughters twaine,
She bare by him:
the eldest in his life,
He gave to Thomas Boyer
for his Wife.
His body sleepes till
Angels Trumpe shall sound,
God grant we all may
ready then be found.
Iohannes Birch, Obiit Anno Dom. 1581.
Maii 30. Aetatis suae 66.
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On another Stone neere to the former, is
this Inscription.
Here lyeth buried the body of Elizabeth
Byrche
, Widdow, late Wife of Iohn
Byrche
, Esquire, and one of the Ba
rons of her Majesties Court of the
Exchequer, Daughter of Iohn Styd
folke
, Esquire, who deceased the
third day of December, 1588.
Close by the former
Lyeth buried the body of Iohn Densill,
sometime Serjeant at Law, and Ma
ry
his Wife.
In the same Ile is a very faire Stone,
which hath beene beautified with
many faire Figures in Brasse: but
much of it being gone, all we can see
now of it is this:
Here lieth George Carew, the fourth son
of Sir Edmund Carew, &c. 1583.
In the South Ile
Eyes buried the body of Alexander
Barnes
, Vinter, sometime Church-warden
of this Parrish, &c. Hee de
ceased the 4. of November, 1614.
being of the age of 57. yeeres.
Alexander Barnes
here doth lye,
Glory bee
to God on high,
For he on earth
hath finished his dayes,
And now liveth in Heaven
to give God praise.
And now having done with the
Chruch, we beginne in the Church-yard
with this Inscription, standing
in the middle of the South wall.
Laus Deo.
In cujus, & Christianae Sepulturae, hono
rem, nimis arcti olim Coemeterii fines,
novi hujus, 128. pedes longi, & 17.
lati, Donatione, Abrahamus Speckart,
Arm. & Dorothea Vxor ejus Amplia
runt, Anno Dom. 1630.
A very faire Tombe-stone in the Church-yard,
about it these Verses.
Thornton of Thornton,
in Yorkeshire bred,
Where lives the fame
of Thorntons being dead:
Full South this stone
foure foot doth lye,
His Father Iohn,
and Grandsire Henry.
Vpon it.
Iohannes Thornton, in Memoria Charissi
mae Vxoris Margaretae, Filiae Georgii
Collins, hujus parochiae sancti Aegidii in
Campis, hoc Monumentum posuit.
Vnder this sad
Marble sleepes,
Shee, for whom
even Marble weepes:
Her praise lives still,
though here she lies
Seeming dead
that never dyes:
Religion, Love,
in suffering Breast,
Her Charity, Mildnesse,
and the rest,
Hath crown’s her soule;
all mourne with fame,
Her Husbands losse,
and Midwives blame.
She died in Childbed,
seventy times blest and seven,
Her child and she deliver’d,
both in Heaven.
Obiit octavo die Ianuarii, Anno Dom.
1611. Aetatis suae 16.
On a faire Stone in the Church-yard,
is this Inscription.
I·H·S·
Here under lyeth buried the body of
Ioane Barker, late Wife of Richard
Barker
, 17. yeeres of this Parish,
who deceased the last day of Iuly,
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Anno Dom. 1626. whom the Lord
send a joyfull Resurrection.
Expecta donec veniat.
Vpon it thus:
Honesta mors initium vitae.
Turne againe then unto thy rest, O my soule,
for the Lord hath rewarded thee; and
why? thou hast delivered my soule from
death, mine eyes from teares, and my
feer from falling.
I will walke before the Lord, in the land of
the living. Psal. 116.
This Stone was laid by her Husband
Richard Barker, one of the Yeomen
of the Guard to Queene Elizabeth
and King Iames 30. yeeres, and now
to King Charles. And was married to
his late deceased Wife 20. yeeres
and one moneth, and had seven chil
dren, wherof five live, Horatio, Anne,
Elizabeth, Katherine
, and Mary.
Close by this lies buried the body of
William Howe, Aprill 3. 1626.
Also the body of Elizabeth Mason,
Wife of Amos Mason, Curate of the
Temple, Iuly 18. 1632.
Of Iohn Cartwrite, Gentleman, August
13. 1620.
Of Richard Bestibitch, sonne of Daniel
Bestbitch.
James at Clarkenwell.
1623.
THere hath beene within these
few yeeres a great sum of mony
expended upon this Chruch,
by the sad and lamentable accidents of
twice the fall of the Steeple. Spea
king of which, I should say, the first in
such a yeere, such a moneth, such a day;
and as of that for the second: but my
Information (though given mee by a
very good friend) could by no meanes
make me so punctuall. Howsoever, it
was about the time afore dated; and
the second, within a little time after.
The first falling of this Steeple (or
part of it) was through the antiquity, or
length of time it had stood, without
any repaire or mending; for (as I have
beene certified) it hath had no cost, in
that kinde, bestowed upon it, within
the memory of any Parishioner living:
neither among their Records can they
finde any such thing mentioned.
The second fall (as some have su
spected) was either by the ignorance
or dishonesty of the principall Work
man, that for a certaine summe of mo
ney (from the ruines of the first) had
undertaken to raise and rebuild it. Ig
norance in not looking into the strength
of that, upon which hee was to reare
such a burthen; Or dishonesty, in
sleightly passing over (for the speedier
dispatch of his Taske) a weaknesse up
on which he knew (or might suspect)
such an eminent danger to follow.
How just the suspicion, I know not,
but in the Re-building of this Steeple,
before it was fully finished (although
almost upon the end of that labour) it
fell, with the Bells, their Carriages and
Frames, beating a great part of the
Roofe downe before them: the weight
of all these together, bearing to the
ground two large Pillars of the South
Ile, a faire Gallery over against the
Pulpit, the Pulpit, all the Pewes, and
whatsoever was under or neere it.
But now (as of all the rest) let us
speake of building, repairing, and beau
tifying, which briefly for this Chruch
we doe thus:
All those decayes and losses (excep
ting the want of the Steeple which
(at the lower end of the South Ile) is
begun, and from the ground raised as
high as the roofe of the Church) are re
covered and made whole againe: all
the Walls of it firme and faire; in the
South wall a faire new doore: The
Chruch, in the place of the old, furni
shed with all things new, and is with
out and within (notwithstanding there
is much still to doe) well and very wor
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The cost of all this amounting to (or
much upon) 1400. pounds.
It was thus finished in the yeere of
our Lord, 1627.
Vpon my very worthy Friend, Master
Iohn Weaver, a learned
Antiquary.
Weaver, who laboured
in a learned straine,
To make men long since dead
to live againe,
And with expence of Oyle,
and Inke, did watch,
From the Wormes mouth
the sleeping Course to snatch,
Hath by his industry
begot a way,
Death (who insidiates
all things) to betray,
Redeeming freely
by his care and cost,
Many a sad Herse, which time
long since gave lost;
And to forgotten dust
such spirit did give,
To make it in our
memories to live.
Where Death destroy’d
when he had power to save,
In that he did not seeke
to rob the Grave,
For where so e’re
a ruin’d Tombe he found,
His Pen hath built it
new out of the ground.
’Twixt Earth and Him
this interchange we finde,
Shee hath to him,
he bin to her like kinde,
Shee was his Mother,
he (agratefull Child)
Made her his Theme,
in a large worke compil’d
Of Funerall Reliques,
and brave Structures rear’d,
On such as seem’d unto her
most indear’d.
Alternately a Grave
to him she lent,
O’re which his Booke
remaines a Monument.
Master Weaver upon himselfe.
Lankashire gave me breath,
And Cambridge education,
Middlesex gave me death,
And this Church my humation,
And Christ to me hath given
A place with him in Heaven.
Obiit Anno Aetat. suae 56.
For the ancient Monuments of this
Church, turne to folio 484, 485.
Katherines Tower.
THis Church was repaired, and
within thorowout trimmed,
and very commendably beau
tified, in the yeere of our Lord God,
1618.
A very faire Gallery at the lower end
of the Church, built in the yeere 1613.
was (with a great addition in the
breadth of it) inlarged in the yeere
1621.
The Walls & outside of this Church
was againe in many decayed places of
it repaired, and all over cloathed in a
faire and very beautifull Rough-cast, at
the sole cost and charge of Sir Iulius
Caesar
, Knight, in the yeere of our Lord
God, 1629. His charge being (taken
to be done by the great) 250. li.
About the same time, there was a
very faire Clocke-house built at the
West end of the Chruch, and some
other things done. All before named,
except that of Sir Iulius Caesar, being
the proper cost and charge of the In
habitants.
Vpon the South wall in the Chancell, is
this inscribed.
The gift of Master Steven Scudamore,
late Citizen and Vintener of London,
deceased, 20 s. per Annum, to be be
stowed in Fewell amongst the poore
of this Precinct, at the discretion of
the Collectors for the time being,
Beganne

The Remaines.

Beganne the 20. day of December,
Anno Dom. 1606. to bee continued
unto them for ever.
Neere unto the former is another Inscrip
tion, as followeth.
The gift of Master Iohn Bourne, late Ci
tizen and White-baker of London,
being 5. li. per Annum, to be bestow
ed in Bread amongst the poore of
this Precinct, Beganne the 10. day
of May, Anno Dom. 1609. to be con
tinued unto them for 40. yeeres fol
lowing.
On the same South Wall, this Monument
done at the charges of William Beere
blocke, Goldsmith, one of his
Executors.
Here dead in part,
whose best part never dieth,
A Benefactor,
William Cutting lyeth:
Not dead, if good deeds
could keepe men alive,
Nor all dead, since good deeds
doe men revive.
Gunvile and Kaies,
his good deeds may record,
And will, no doubt,
him praise therefore afford:
Saint Katherines eke,
neere London, can it tell,
Goldsmiths, & Merchantaylors,
know it well:
Two Country Townes
his civill bounty blest,
East Derham, and
Norton-Fitzwarren West.
More did he than
this Table can unfold,
The world his fame,
this earth his earth doth hold.
Leonards Shorditch.
FOr the Repaires of this Church,
Monuments, and Gifts, with the
names of the bountifull Givers,
and the like, turne to page 471, 472,
and 473.
Martins in the Fields.
THe enlargement of this Church
was begunne in the yeere of our
Lord God, 1607. being the
fifth yeere of the Reigne of our Sove
raigne Lord King Iames, of England,
France
, and Ireland, and of Scotland the
41. and it was finished in the yeere
1608. To the which enlargement, our
said Soveraigne Lord King Iames, and
our most Noble Prince Henry, were
most gracious Benefactors; the rest of
the charges were borne by the Inhabi
tants of this Parish.
Randall Hopkins, and Andrew Hacket,
being the first yeere Churchwardens.
And in the second yeere, Andrew
Hacket
, and Richard Stile.
This inlargement was onely that
ground, that at the East end of this
Church (taken out of the Churchyard)
was then made a beautifull Chancell.
A very faire Table fastened to a Pillar
neere the Pulpit; in which is curi
ously drawne the figure of an An
gell, holding the Coat of the Gen
try, of the living Husband, and dead
Wife, for whom it was there set up;
Also of a Deaths-head, with an
Houre-glasse upon it: The border
of the Table filled (excellent in pro
portion and colours) with Deaths-heads,
braches of Palme, and other
fresh and beautifull Flowers.
Nascendo Morimur.
Quid Cranii sibi forma novi
vult ista? Quid Hora?
Quidque super Cranio,
lumen nova nata, segesque?
Nempe dies mortis,
vitae fit origo perennis;
Quae moritur mundo,
Nascitur illa Deo.
What doth this Scull? what
doth this Houre-glasse show?
The

The Remaines.
The Corne and Palme, that
on the Scull doth grow?
It meaneth this, that Death
the end of strife,
Is the beginning
to eternall life:
Death is the doore
to immortality,
Shee’s borne to God,
that to the world doth dye.
The burning Taper
to his end doth waste,
Whilst life and death
to meet each other haste;
Then happy she,
that did her life apply,
Here and above
to live eternally.
To the permanent honour and remem
brance of the Pious and All-vertu
ous Gentlewoman, Mistresse Susan
Price
, Daughter to the Honourable
Baronet, Sir Paul Tracy, of Stanway,
in Glocester; and the late dearely be
loved Wife of the Religious, Lear
ned, and truly Vertuous Gentleman,
William Price, of Winchester, Esquire,
one of his Majesties most honoura
ble Privy Chamber. She died the
13. of March, 1632.
Ye holy Angels,
and ye Powers of light,
The glad injoyers
of Gods glorious sight;
You that in faithfull
Abrahams bosome rest,
You have receiv’d
your sanctified Guest.
Faire Susan Price
hath blessed Heaven obtain’d,
And for her well run Race,
Gods glory gain’d,
Shining in Robes
of Immortality,
Contemnes the earth
and worldly vanity.
True Christian faith
indued her constant minde,
And unto her
the promise was assign’d.
Most honour’d be
her memory, outwasting
All Genealogies,
and everlasting.
Whilst therebe Elements,
Stars, Orbes, or Spheares,
Dayes Sunne, or Nights
Moone, to direct the yeeres,
The Heavens possesse her soule,
the World her Fame,
And faire example, her Vertues,
Worth, and Name:
What Nature, Goodnesse,
Institution, Fact,
Could heape to a perfection,
was her Act.
The Angels sing her glory,
who did call
Her sweet soule home
to its originall,
And now shees gone hence
for to passe the time
She ought her Husband,
in a better Clime.
There shall her Harvest
and her Summer be,
Where she shall never
any Winter see.
Then Price grieve you no more,
she lives in joy,
Wipe you your teares,
her teares are wip’d away.
The Epitaph.
Stay ere you passe,
lament, and fix your eyes
Vpon a worthy
Consorts obsequies.
Susan here lies, for beauty,
worth, and life,
Admir’d, the worthy
William Prices Wife.
Never was after death
one more desir’d,
Nor ever living
was one more admir’d.
A file of lasting praises
crownes her name,
Perpetuall glories
doe attend her fame:
Rich in all joyes, she
now hath chang’d her bed,
Ioyned in marryage
unto Christ her head.
Come, whosoever would
enjoy like state,
Endevour all her worth
to imitate.
Over

The Remaines.
Over the figure of Death:
Ibimus omnes.
Ladies, when you
your purest beauties see,
Thinke them but Tenants
to mortalitie:
Ther’s no content on earth,
Ioyes soone are fled,
Healthfull to day we live,
to morrow dead:
I was as you are now,
young, faire, and cleere,
And you shall once be
as you see me heere.
Mors mihi lucrum.
Moriendo Nascimur.
Vpon her Tomb-stone, at the foot of this
Monument.
Mistresse Susanna Price, the wife of Wil
liam Price
, Esquire, one of the
Groomes of his Majesties most Ho
nourable Privy Chamber, Daugh
ter of Sir Paul Tracy, Baronet, depar
ted this life the 13. of March, 1632.
before shee had beene married full
14. weekes.
She was so full of Vertue and of Good
nesse, few might compare with her,
none could excell her.
Her body is here interred, here is her
body, her soule is in Heaven with
her Saviour.
A faire Tomb-stone in the Chancell, with
this Inscription.
Here lieth buried the body of Mistresse
Dorothy Hervy, that Honourable
matchlesse Virgin, the Daughter of
the Right Honourable, William Lord
Hervy, Baron of Kidbrooke, and of
the Religious Lady his Wife, the
Lady Cordelia Hervy, Daughter and
Heire to Master Brian Ansley, Es
quire, of Lee, in Kent, who departed
this transitory life the 19. of Febru
ary, Anno 1632.
Glorious Dorothy
here intombed lies,
Lord Hervies Daughter,
and faire Vertues prize.
Modell of Honour,
Graces Paragon,
In whose great losse
her Parents Ioyes are gone.
Her life was such
as well may be deni’d,
That she did ever ill,
but when she dy’d▪
Pity so soone
so rare a Virgin must
Stoope to Corruption,
and be cloath’d in dust.
Heaven and the world being
Sutors, who should have her,
To end the strife, she went
to him that gave her.
Nascendo Morimur.
A very faire Table, with a rich Coat
Armes, hanging on the North side
of the Chancell, with this
Inscription.
Hae sunt Antiqua Moraviorum Insigniae,
in memoriam Patricii Moravii, Domi
no Carolo Regi à poculis, nuper defuncti
hîc posita.
Mary Whitechappell.
THis Church, in the many (and
greatly) decayed parts of it,
was repaired; and within, with
out, and in every part of it richly and
very worthily beautified, at the cost and
charge of the Parishioners, in the yeere
of our Lord God, 1633.

For Whitechappell side.

Thomas Farrar
Iohn Wood
Iohn Mannering