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Man it behooves thee oft to have in mind
Epitaph on R. Stokys — four lines
Subjects: epitaphs; Stokys, R., of Hampton-in-Arden (Warws.)



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire, church, epitaph tomb of R. Stokys
Transcription:
Mon yt behoves the oft to have i mynd
Yt yo delyst with yn hand yt shalt yo fynde
Childyr bene sclothil & wiffys ben unkynd
Exekutioners covetose & kepe at yt y yey fynd
Hic jacent Ricardus Stokys &c.
Note: Transcription from Bouquet (1956).
Editions:
Bouquet, Alan Coates. Church Brasses, British and Continental. London: Batsford, 1956: 167.