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

Jonannes CASTILLION  1688  Canterbury Cathedral

The medallion measures 23½inch in diameter and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone, measuring 89inch x 44inch, in the south west Transept.

Arms: Gu. A lion ramp. ar. a castle in the dexter point, or. Crest: A demi lion, couped, ramp. holding in its paws a palm branch.

Jonannes CASTILLION, S.T.P. Ecclesiae Cathedralis Roffensis Deeanus and hugus Eccleias Canonicus obit 21 Octobris Anno Dni 1688. Aetatis suae 75 Margaretta uxor ejus obit 21 Julii A.D. 1716 Aet 80 ...

Note: John Castillion was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He became Dean of Rochester in 1676. He was Rector of Mersham, Kent, and Vicar of Minster in Thanet. He married Margaret DIGGES of Chilham Castle.

Rubbed Dec. 26, 1927 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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