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Church of St Matthew

A Grade I Listed Building in Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon

St Matthew: lower inscription from the memorial to John Moore of Upcott, d.1700 & his second wife Sarah Paige of Barnstaple, d.1691

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Hic juxta Reponiuntur exuviæ Johanis Moore Armi: qui Postquam candore niveo probitate eximia oeve ikockioc fato Plane Heroica generosum stemma adornasset Consessit: & cum Lectissimæ conjugis cinerbus suos Sociavit. A.P. 20. 1700.

Near here are the remains of John Moore knight who after a hero's crown had plainly adorned this nobleman with the splendour of a hoary head, distinguished uprightness died and united his own with the ashes of his most happy wife April 20 1700

Uploaded by Tim on 8 July 2024


Photo ID: 366169
Building ID: 101325593
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