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DIMEV 4507.5
Robert Were priest und[er] this stone lieth
Not extant; monumental brass for priest in mass vestments with inscription in 4 English verses; c. 1430.
Subjects: epitaphs; Were, Robert; life, transience of
Versification: — couplet — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Milbrook, Bedfordshire. Not extant; monumental brass for priest in mass vestments with inscription in 4 English verses; c. 1430.
Transcription:
Robert Were preest und this ston lyth
That Jhu mcy and lady help cryeth
Prayeth for my soule for charyte now
As ye wolde other dede for yow.
Editions:
Lack, William, Martin Stuchfield, and Philip Whittemore. The monumental brasses of Bedfordshire. London: Monumental Brass Society, 1992: 76, 79.