The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Here lieth graven under this stone / Thomas Knowles
Fifteenth-century epitaph — ten lines
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Knowles, Thomas, of London
London, St Anthony’s [Antlins] Church, Budge Row brass tomb of Thomas and Joan Knowles
Here lyth grauyn vndyr this ston
Thomas Knowles both flesh and
Grocer and alderman yeares fortie
Shiriffe and twice maior
And for he should not lie alone
Here lieth with him his good wife
They were togither sixtie yeare
And nineteen children they had in
Ancient Funerall Monuments within the United Monarchie of Great
London: T. Harper, 1631 (STC 25223); repr. Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis
Terrarum; and NY: Walter Johnson, 1979: 402.
Ravenshaw, Thomas Fitz-Arthur Torin.
Ancient Epitaphes from A.D. 1250 to A.D. 1800.
London: Masters, 1878: 6.