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Here lieth graven under this stone / Christine Savage
Epitaph, A.D. 1450, for Robert and Christine Savage — eight lines
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Savage, Robert and Christine, of Busshead (Sussex)
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Buxted, Sussex, Church of St. Margaret the Queen brass plaque marking tomb of Christine Savage (ca. 1450), chancel, underneath carpet
Transcription:
Here lyth grauen vnder thys stoon
Cristine Sauage both flessh and boon
Robert huyre sone was person heere
Moore than XIIII yeere
Cryst godys sone born of a mayde
To Cristine and Robert huyre sone foresaide
That out of þe world ben passed us fro
Graunte thy mercy and to us also
Editions:
Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph. Chronicles of the Tombs. London: Bohn, 1857, and subsequent printings: 243.
Ravenshaw, Thomas Fitz-Arthur Torin. Ancient Epitaphes from A.D. 1250 to A.D. 1800. London: Masters, 1878: 11.