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

Thomas Radulphi BLOMER  1723  Canterbury Cathedral

The medallion measures 29inch x 28inch and is cut in relief on a blue marble ledger stone, 85inch x 48inch in the south west Transept.

Arms: Gu, an inescutcheon ar charged with a lion ramp. gu. within a bordure or, for BLOMER.

Crest: a tiger segant vert, ducally gorged, lined, tufted and ? or.

Hic jacet Thomas Radulphi BLOMER, S.T.P. et Hesterae uxoris ejus (followed by long inscription in Latin).

Note: Hasted says that Ralph Blomer was made Prebendary in 1706 and died in 1723 and was buried in the Nave of this Cathedral. He had been Rector of All Hallows, Lombard Street, and Horndon on the Hill, Essex, and was one of the King’s Chaplains. He married Hester, daughter of Sir Anthony AUCHER of Bishopsbourne, Kent, Kt.

Rubbed April 3 1918 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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