An Historical and Architectural Essay Relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol

An Historical and Architectural Essay Relating to Redcliffe Church, Bristol

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... character, but without any effigy, is another to the memory of Philip Mede, with the following inscriptions on labels, and engraved brasses with figures of a man and two women. "S'-itrinitas un' de miserere nobis Pater de caelis deus miserere nobis." Philip Mede was brother to Thomas Mede, whose monument has just been described. He appears to have been several times mayor of Bristol, and to have represented that city in two parliaments held at Coventry and at Westminster, in the thirty-eighth year of the reign of Henry the Sixth. His Will is dated Jan. 11,1471, and directs his body to be buried at the altar of St. Stephen, in Redcliffe Church.--Barrett, 153, 680, 681.--Cole's MSS. Brit. Mus. x. 54, 55. Mrs. Fortune Little. A small marble slab, at the north-east angle of the transept, is inscribed with the following lines from the pen of Mrs. H. More. "Near this pillar are deposited the remains of Mrs. Fortune Little, widow of Mr. John MRS. LITTLE.--SIR JOHN INYN. 41 Little, late of this parish. She died June 28, 1777, aged 57. Oh I could this verse her bright example spread, And teach the living while it praised the dead: Then, reader, should it speak her hope divine: Not to record her faith but strengthen thine; Then should her ev'ry virtue stand confess'd, 'Till every virtue kindled in thy breast: But, if thou slight the monitory strain, And she has lived to thee at least in vain, Yet let her death an awful lesson give, The dying Christian speaks.tjp all that live; Enough for her, that here her ashes rest, Till God's own plaudit shall her worth attest. Hannah More. Sir John Inyn. In St. Mary's chapel is a large stone, with a brass plate inlaid in the centre, bearing an engraved figure of the deceased in his judge's robes. On a...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236487435
  • 9781236487438