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

Sir Thomas HARDRES Bt 1688 St Peter & St Paul Church, Upper Hardres

On a Black Flat Stone with this Coat. [HARDRES as Before, wth. a Chevn. added imp. Arg. a Λ engrld. sa. charged with 3 chess rooks arg. betw. 3 rooks sa]. Here lieth interrd ye Body of Sr. Thomas Hardres Bar’t, who departed this Life on ye 23d. Day of February, in ye Year of Our Lord 1688/9 in ye 28th Year of his Age. He married Ursula 2d. Daughter of Sr. William ROOKE, Knt. by whom he had Issue 2 Children, viz: Frances who died in her Infancy, and William, now living. She died on ye 8th Day of January 1707/8 in ye 52d. Year of her Age; And also lies interr’d under this Stone. Noted by Rev Bryan Faussett 1757

Nicholas Eyare Toke notes awaiting full transcription

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