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DIMEV 3425
Mary mother maid clear
Prayer to the Virgin Mary for mercy — two couplets
Note: For related verses, see 2243.
Subjects: epitaphs; Spycere, Jon; Spycere, Alys; prayers, to Virgin Mary; Virgin Mary, prayers to; inscriptions
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Burford, Oxfordshire, Church of St John the Baptist tomb of John and Alys Spycer (d. 1437), center aisle at east end, brass tomb, scrolls from mouths of figures
Transcription:
Mary moder mayde clere
haue mercy on me Jon Spycere
And on me Alys his wyff
Lady for the Joyes fyve