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DIMEV 2304
IMEV 1381.5
NIMEV 1381.5
I was as ye be now in dust and clay
Epitaph, A.D. 1458 — four lines
Note: Cf. 2302, 5046 etc.
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Sittingbourne, Kent, parish church, epitaph, A.D. 1458
First Lines:
I was as yee be now in dust and clay…
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: 279.