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

Nathaniel HERRING  1716  Canterbury Cathedral

The medallion is 26inch in diameter and is cut in relief on a blue marble ledger stone, 78inch x 41inch on the north side of the south west Transept.

Arms: On a bend a cinquefoil between two lions passant. [Berry, Encyc. Heraldica, gives for Hering of Owsley Manor, Warwick, Temp. Hen. VII. Vert, on a bend ar. A cinquefoil between two lions passant, guardant, guinch, and adds that these arms were borne by the late Julius HERING, of the Island of Jamaica. He gives also for Herring "Gu, on a bend ar. A cinquefoil betw. Two lions passant of the fieldinch]. Crest: A dexter arms, embossed holding a scimitar.

Sub hoc Marmore jacet Nathl HERRING, Armigr. Lamaicae Natus Patriae Decor, Omnibusque Delicium Ano Aetatis suae abt 31 1716.

Rubbed April 3, 1928 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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