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

Robert SPRAKELING  1675  Canterbury Cathedral

The medallion measures 23inch x 19inch and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone 80inch x 40inch in the south west Transept.

Arms: Sa. a saltire erm. between four leopardís heads or. Crest: A boarís head erased gorged with a crown.

Here lieth the Body of Robert SPRAKELING, Gent Eldest son of Robert Sprakeling Esq. and Rebecca his Wife. He dyed the 5th Day of December 1675 in the 30th year of his Age. Here lyeth also the Body of Rebecca Sprakeling Daughter of Adam Sprakeling Gent and Hester his Wife. She dyed the 17th Day of December 1694 in the 14th year of her Age. Contemplate oft and have in memory Both thy Lifeís Shortness and Uncertainty.

Rubbed April 14 1928 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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