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Here lieth Henry Wilton sometime alderman of this city
Epitaph of Henry Wilton, alderman of Norwich, d. 1507 and his wife Margaret, d. 1500 — four monorhyming lines plus two lines prose
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Wilton, Henry and Margaret, of Norwich; Norwich
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Norwich, Norfolk, Church St Peter Mancroft, tomb of Henry and Margaret Wilton, d. 1507 and 1500, no longer extant
Transcription:
Here lieth Henry Wilton sometime alderman of this city
And Margaret my wife which lived in this world in felicity
And now live here under this stone in mortality
Wherefore we pray you of your Charity
That you will pray for us that we may come to live
In world celestial with a Pater Noster & an Ave
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.): 4.197.
Rye, Walter. Some Early English Inscriptions in Norfolk before 1600. London: Jarrolds, [1923]: 39.