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DIMEV 1994
IMEV 1206.6
NIMEV 1206.6
Here lieth John Brigge under this marble stone
Epitaph, A.D. 1454 — three couplets. On the floor of the south aisle.
Note: Formerly 1206.6.
Subjects: inscriptions; epitaphs; Brigge, John, of Salle (Norf.)
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Salle, Norfolk, Church of SS Peter and Paul, Brass of John Brigge (d. 1454) (‘an emaciated figure in a shroud’)
Transcription:
Here lyth John Brigge undir this marbil ston
Whos sowle our lorde ihu have mercy upon
For in this world worthyly he lived many a day
And here his bodi is berried and couched undir clay
Lo frendis see whatever ye be pray for me i you pray.
As ye me see in such degree so shall ye be another day.
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.): 4.216.
Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph. Chronicles of the Tombs. London: Bohn, 1857, and subsequent printings: 46.
Cotman, John Sell. Engravings of Sepulchral Brasses in Norfolk and Suffolk…. London: H. G. Bohr, 1839.
Rye, Walter. Some Early English Inscriptions in Norfolk before 1600. London: Jarrolds, [1923]: 32-3, 37-8.