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DIMEV 2815.5
Jesu Christ Marys son
A chrysom brass inscribed with 2 English verses
Subjects: Jesus, prayers to; Skevington, John
Versification: — rhyming couplet — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Puddletown, Dorset. Monumental brass inscription for Sir William Martyn, 1524.
Transcription:
IHU criste mary is son
have merci on the soule of John Skevington
Note: Brass inscription.
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: 534.
Cameron, H. K. “The Brasses of Middlesex — Part 18: Hornsey (including Highgate)” Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society 28 (1977), pp. 309-14.
Griffith, David. “English Commemorative Inscriptions: Some Literary Dimensions.” Memory and Commemoration in Medieval England: proceedings of the 2008 Harlaxton Symposium. Ed. Caroline M. Barron and Clive Burgess. Donington, Lincolnshire: Shaun Tyas, 2010. 251-70: 261.