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DIMEV 1941
Here are buried under this stone
Epitaph for Thomas Sheef, goldsmith, and his wife Marion — three couplets
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Sheef, Thomas, goldsmith, d. 1483
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Norwich, Norfolk, St. George, Tombland, tomb of Thomas and Marion Sheef, 1483, no longer extant
Transcription:
Here are buried under this stone
Thomas Shef and his wife Marion
Sometime we were as you now be
And as we are so be shall ye
Wherefore of your Charity
Pray for us to the Trinity
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.): 4.363.
Rye, Walter. Some Early English Inscriptions in Norfolk before 1600. London: Jarrolds, [1923]: 35.