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Here lieth I-dolven under this stone
Epitaph, A.D. 1473 — two quatrains
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Hunt, Roger and Joan, of Gt. Linford (Bucks.)
Versification: — four-line — abab



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Great Linford, Buckinghamshire, St Andrews Church, brass tomb of Roger and Johanne Hunt, d. 1473
Transcription:
Here lieth i dolven vnder this stone
Roger hunt & Johane his wiffe
Of whose propre costes alone
This Churche was paved so on after þe liffe
Almighty ihesu sittyng in trone
On bothe their soules to haue mercy
As thou camyst from þi fader alone
With þi precious blood manys soule to by
Note: Followed by ‘Orate pro animabus Rogeri Hunt et Johanne vxoris Eius Qui Quidem Rogerus Obiit vicesimo Tercio Die [ ]o Domini Millesimo cccco Septuagesimo tercio’.
Editions:
Boodle, J. A. “The Sepulchral Brasses of Buckinghamshire.” Records of Buckinghamshire. Aylesbury: de Fraine, for the Buckinghamshire Architectural and Archaeological Society 3 (1870): 106-19: 3.113.