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…Wherefore God reward him as he is all witty
Fragment of an epitaph — three and one-half lines, possibly cross-rhymed quatrains
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Fortey, John, of Northleach (Gloucs.)
Versification: — four-line — abab



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Northleach, Gloucestershire, Church of Saints Peter and Paul tomb of John Fortey (d. 1458), set in floor of north aisle between 2nd and 3rd pillars of nave, in brass border
Transcription:
…Wherfor god rewarde him as he is all witty
As he bequathe him his sole in the yere of grace
xiiii houndred Wynter and viii and fifty
In the celestiall…
Note: Brass partly missing, with loss of text.