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For the love of God and in the way of charity
Epitaph on John Maners, A.D. 1492 — one stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: epitaphs; Maners, John
Warwick, Collegiate Church of St Mary, floor of nave, tomb of John Maners, d. 1492
For þe loue of God & in the vay of Charitie
pray for the
soule of John Maners now endid his lyff
wich lieth berid vnder this ston her
as ȝe may see
Whom Jhesu Crist brynge to hevyn into euerlastyng
where is al ioy blysse & neuer schale be no stryffe
prayeth for his soule God of his grace them send
hevyn blysse to be ther
mede at ther laste end
Dugdale, Sir William.
The Antiquities of Warwickshire Illustrated: from records, leiger
books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes, and armes; beautified with maps,
prospects and portraictures.
London: Thomas Warren, 1656: 349.