[St. Gregories.] Castle Baynard Ward. [Monuments.]228

[St. Gregories.] Castle Baynard Ward. [Monuments.]

MONUMENTS.

 

Monuments of Note, these I find there.

Monuments.

Alicia Barwis, Relicta Johannis Barvis, Civis ac Minutarii Londinensis, posuit defuncto.

A plated stone by the Communion Table.

Debita peccati     
solvens terrestria linquo,
Visurus patriam     
quam mihi, Christe, dabis.
Da patriam, Rex Christe     
Jesu, spes unica vitæ,
Da * seuti veniam     
Rex bone Christe Jesu.     
Virtus post Fata.

A. M.

*Servo.

Thomas Redman, Almæ Curiæ Cantuar. de Arcubus London Procuratorum generalium unus, qui officium Registrariatus principalis Sedis Archiepiscopalis Cantuar. per nonnullos Annos laudabiliter exercuit, hic inhumatur. In uxorem duxit Annam Miliner, quacum piè & amantissimè vixit. Ex ea unam sibi filiam nomine Elizabetham procreavit. Mortem obiit 12 die Novemb. An. Dom. 1601.

The like stone lying by the other.

Aluredus Copeley, de Botley, in Com. Ebor. Armig. quondam Socius Lincolniensis Hospitii. Obiit 5 die Feb. An. Dom. 1598. & ætatis suæ, 37.

Another stone in the Chancel.

Memoriæ Sacrum.
Sanctissimæ & charissimæ Conjugi, Alisonæ Heriot, Jacobi Primrosii, Regiæ Majestatis in sanctiori Concilio Regni Scotiæ Amanuensis filiæ, feminæ omnibus tum animi tum corporis dotibus, ac pio cultu instructissimæ; M┼ôstissimus ipsius Maritus, Georgius Heriot, Armiger, Regis, Reginæ, Principum Henrici & Caroli Gemmarius, bene merenti, non sine lachrymis hoc Monumentum piè posuit.

A very goodly Monument in the South Ile of the Quire, uppermost.

Obiit Mensis Aprilis, die 16. Anno Salut. M.D.C.XII. ætatis 20. in ipso flore juventæ, & mihi, parentibus, amicis, tristissimum sui desiderium reliquit.

Hic Alicis Primrosa     
jacet crudo obruta fato,
Intempestivas     
ut Rosa passa manus.
Nondum bis denos     
annorum impleverat orbes,
Pulchra, pudica,     
Patris delicium atq; viri:
Quum gravida, heu! nunquam     
Mater, discessit: & inde
Cura dolorq; Patri,     
cura dolorq; viro:
Non sublata tamen,     
tantum trnaslata recessit,
Nunc Rosa prima Poli     
quæ fuit ante Soli.

Here lyeth Martha Forthe, sometime Wife to Robert Forthe, Doctor of Law; with whom she lived very comfortably in true Marriage, a most faithfull and loving Wife, the space of 24 Yeeres and 5 Moneths. She lived vertuously and modestly, and beloved of all that did know her; and dyed in sound Faith, and in the feare of God. the 26th day of November, Ann. Dom. 1589. in the 45th yeere of her Age, in constant hope of a joyfull Resurrection, with the elect Children of Almightie God.

A fair Monument close by the other, in the same end of the Church.

Memoriæ Sacrum.
Edwardo Baker, Armig. Regiæ Majestatis ad causas Ecclesiasticas Registrario principali, viro eximia eruditione, prudentia singulari, moribus probatissimis, & in publicis negotiis plurimum verstato. Qui longo morbo intabesceus, certa spe in Christo resurgendi, piè placideque animam Deo reddidit, die 26 Maii, Anno Domini, M.D.C.II.

Another Monument close adjoining.

Here lyeth intombed the Body of Mary, late Wife of Thomas Sandys, Esquire, and onely Daughter to Sir Stephen Thornehurst, Knight, and Dame Sybill his Wife. Whose Soule departed this Life unto Christ, the last day of July, in the Yeere of our Redemption, 1598. and in the One and twentieth Yeere of her Age. In remembrance of whose Piety and singular Vertues, the eternall Love of her Husband hath caused this Monument to be erected.

A fair Monument in the South Wall of the Chancel.

    
In Heaven her Soule,     
In me her Love,
her Body resteth here,     
Which is to God,     
Was to the World,
to me her Husband, deare.

Here under resteth Arthur Medlycote, Citizen and Merchant Taylor of London; Sonne of Richard Medlycote, opf Shrewsbury, Gentleman, with Elizabeth his Wife, Daughter of John Philips. The said Arthur, in assured hope to be with Christ, ended this transitory Life the Seven and twentieth day of July, Anno Domini 1605. And the said Elizabeth, the Eighteenth day of October, 1605.

A fair Monument in the East end of the Chancel.

Here lyeth Dorothie, Daughter of John Theobald, the Elder, of Shepie, in the County of Kent, Esquire. She first married John Crooke, Doctor of Law; by whom, shee had onely Dorothie, first Wife to Robert Honywood, Esq. Secondly, to Ralph Allen, Alderman of London. Thirdly, to that most Reverend, Excellent, and Learned Judge, Sir Roger Manwood, Knight, Lord chiefe Baron of the Exchequer; by whom she had issue John and Thomas, who dyed young. Margerie, the first Wife of Sir John Lewson, Knight; and Anne, first Wife to Sir Percival Hart, Knight; and Sir Peter Manwood, Knight of the Bath.

A comely Monument in the East end of the Chancel.

She dyed the fourteenth day of September, Anno Domini 1575. To whose reverend Memory, the said Sir Peter Manwood hath dutifully erected this Monument, Anno Dom. 1606.

Gulielmo Coci hic Tumulo     
parvo ossa quiescunt,
Illius ast virtus     
non ita parva cubat:
Plura nam ut omittam,     
Civili Jure secundus
Nulli, nec vera     
dexteritate fuit.
Cui pia, ne merito     
careat post funera virtus,
Hoc uxor Maria     
nobile struxit opus.
Moritur 25 Augusti, Anno Domini 1588. & Mariæ Reginæ, 6.

A comely small Monument by the other.

12 Septemb. An. Dom. 1587. obiit
Joanna, filia Nich. Wallron, relicta Thomæ Yale, Legum Doctoris, Cancellarii Archiepiscopalis Sedis Cantuarien. & sepelitur sub spe futuræ Resurrectionis.

A fair plated stone in the South Ile.

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