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DIMEV 227.5
Afore the porch door under the stone
Memorial inscription — ten lines
Subjects: inscriptions; prayers; Ballotts
Versification: — ten-line — ababbcbcddd



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Strubby, Lincolnshire. Small incised slab.
Transcription:
Affor the porch dor under the stone
Lysse the body & bons of B[al]lotts beryed
In the yeyr of owr lorde god 1531
The 14 day of January yerly to be notid
Wherfor frendys I pray you have me revivyd
W[i]t[h] your gud praers that soner my sall may cu[m]
Emong the heve[n]ly cu[m]pany to be co[n]cordyd
Afor the pat[er]nal deite i[n] the celestial ky[n]gdu[m]
p[er] me I co[n]iuge[m] p[re]d[i]c[t]e [sic for predicti]
anno m v a[n]d xxxii
Editions:
Greenhill, Frank Allen. Monumental incised slabs in the County of Lincoln. Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire: F. Coales Charitable Foundation, 1986: 110.