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

  Francis HEAD  1716  St Mildred Church, Canterbury

The medallion is cut on an altar tomb at the west end of the Nave.

Arms: Arg. a chevron erm. between three unicornsí heads, couped, sa. in pretence, a shield with the hand of Ulster, for HEAD impaling quarterly, 1 and 4, erm. on a fesse gu, three heraldic roses, or, for SMITHSBY. 2 & 3 .. three bucks trippant, two and one [? Arms of GREEN]. Crest: erm. a unicornís head couped.

Here lyeth the Body of Sr Francis HEAD, Barronett, who married Margaret (daugr of James SMITHSBY, Esq) by whom he had issue 6 sons and 3 Daughters, 4 of which sons and one Daugr survived him, viz: Richard, Francis, James, John & Ann. He died August 20th 1716 Aged 46 Years.

Rubbed Aug 27 1927 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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