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Toke's and others, Heraldic Ledger Stones in Kent churches

Sir Thomas EDOLPH  1645?  St Anthony's Church, Alkham

The arms are in the North Chancel. The arms are cut on a white marble oval 21inch x 17inch inserted in a ledger stone of ?rough grey stone. The inscription is also on a white marble stone inserted in the ledger stone.

Ermine on a bend, three cinquefoils [  sa. 3 roses arg. (EDOLPHE)]. 

Here lieth buried the Body of Sr. Thomas Edolphe of St. Radigundís in the Parish of Polton (see Dr. Packeís Chart) Knt. who departed this mortal Life the *.. Day of Ö Anno Dni 16.., Aetatis suae .. Noted by Leland L. Duncan 1890's

(Note: The dates on the inscription have been left blank. Sir Thomas Edolph was son os Simon edolph of St Radigan who was brother to Robert Edolph of Hinxhill, ?teinp? Elizabeth.))

Rubbed August 1916 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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