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IMEV 4258.6
NIMEV 4258.6
Ye that behold and see this deadly grave
Epitaph of Peter Idley/Idle — one stanza rhyme royal
Note: Idley’s Instructions is 2594.
Subjects: epitaphs; inscriptions; Idley [Idle], Peter, of Dorchester (Oxon.)
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Dorchester, Oxford, Abbey Church memorial brass for Peter Idley, A.D. 1473, now destroyed
Note: Transcripts as follows: (a) seventeenth-century transcript by Anthony ‡ Wood is Oxford, Bodleian Library Wood E.1 (SC 8505), f. 296 (7 lines); (b) seventeenth-century transcript by Anthony ‡ Wood is Oxford, Bodleian Library Wood B.15 (SC 8586), f. 34v (4 lines); (c) seventeenth-century transcript by Richard Symonds is London, British Library Harley 165, f. 18v (4 lines).
Editions:
D’Evelyn, Charlotte. Peter Idley’s Instructions to His Son. Boston: Modern Language Association of America; and London: Oxford UP, 1935: Transcriptions (a)-(c): 28, 29, 27..
Addington, Henry. Some Account of the Abbey Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, at Dorchester, Oxfordshire. Oxford: CK, 1845.
Davis, Francis Neville, ed. Parochial Collections made by Anthony à Wood and Richard Rawlinson. 3 vols. Pt. 2. Oxfordshire Record Society 4. Oxford, 1922: 2.120.