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Here under this stone lies Piers Jon
Epitaph, A.D. 1473 — seven lines
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Jon, Piers and Elizabeth



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Romford, Essex, St Edward the Confessor, Romford Church, Tomb of Piers and Elizabeth Jon
Transcription:
Her vndyr this ston lyes Piers Ion
And Elizabeth his wyff lyeth him hard by
On whos sowlys Iesu haue mercy
Besech yow for cherite
Sey a Pater Noster and an Aue
The whych decessyd the on and twentyth of Septembre
In the yer of owr Lord God, on thowsand four hundred seuenty and thre
Note: Transcription based on Weever (1631).
Editions:
Weever, John. Ancient Funerall Monuments within the United Monarchie of Great Britaine. London: T. Harper, 1631 (STC 25223); repr. Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum; and NY: Walter Johnson, 1979: 650.