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DIMEV 1940
IMEV 1187.5
NIMEV 1187.5
Here are buried under this stone in the clay
Epitaph for Thomas and Margery Amys, A.D. 1445
Note: Cf. 2140.
Subjects: epitaphs; Amys, Thomas and Margery, of Barton (Norf.); inscriptions
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Barton Turf, Norfolk, Church of St Michael & All Angels brass tomb of Thomas and Margery Amys (d. 1445), on floor of south chapel, beside chancel (south-east corner of church)
Transcription:
Here are beryd vnder this stoon in the cley
Thomas Amys and his wiffe margerey
Suntyme we were as ye nowe be
and as we be after this shall ye
of such godes as god had the seid thomas lent
dede make this chapel of seint thomas to a good entent
wherfore they desire of yowre charite
To pray for them to the holy Trinite
Note: Beside brass with 2140.
Editions:
Blomefield, Francis, and Charles Parkin. An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk. 8 vols. Fersfield, 1734-75; 2nd ed. London: W. Miller, 1805-10 (11 vols.): 11.5.