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

Gilbert KNOWLER  17??  St Martin's Church, Herne

The medallion measures 28inch x 27inch and is cut in relief on a blue marble ledger stone on the floor of the south Chapel under the stone.

Arms: Ar, on a bend betw. two cotises, sa. a lion passant, guardant of the field, crowned, or, for KNOWLER over all an escutcheon of pretence, or, a cross gu, betw. four moors’ heads, couped at the shoulders, ppr, wreathed about the temples for JUXON impaling (1) az. three leopards’ faces, or, for DENNE (2) Erm. on a fesse, sa. three mullets, or, for LISTER. Crest: A demi-heron with wings expanded arg, issuing out of reeds vert.

H.S.E. Gilbert KNOWLER de Stroud in Parochia de Herne Arm. Uxorum primam duxit Elizabetham Filiam unicam Eliae JUXON, A.M. et de Aldington in Com. Cantii Rectoris Cujus cineres ad dextram partem quieseunt secunda spousa fuit HONYWOOD Natu Vincentii DENNE ad Legem servientis ipsius ... Tertiam ... Martini LISTER ... Quae ...Vita decessit Anno Aetatis MCCXXIX. Tres filii et totidem natae post funera vivant.

Rubbed Aug 20 1924 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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