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Here lieth the body of Christopher Martyn esquire
Monumental brass inscription for Christopher Martyn, 1524
Subjects: Martyn, Christopher; inscription, brass; epitaph
Versification: — rhyming couplets — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Puddletown, Dorset. Monumental brass inscription for Sir William Martyn, 1524.
Transcription:
Here lyethe the body of Xpofer Martyn esquyer
Sone and heyre unto Syr Willyam Martyn knyght
Pray for there soulss with harty desyre
That they bothe may be sure of eternall lyght
Callyng to remembraunce that every wyght
Most nadys dye and therefore lett us pray
As other for us may do another day
Qui quidem Xpoferus obiit xxii die me'se M’tii an’o D’ni mil’mo quingentesimo vicesmo quarto
Note: Brass inscription.
Editions:
Hutchins, John. The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset. 1774; 3rd ed., cor., augm., and improved by William Shipp and James Whitworth Hodson. Westminster: Printed by J.B. Nichols and Sons: 2.621.