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Jacobi JEFFREYS  1689  Canterbury Cathedral

The medallion is 27inch in diameter and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone, 77inch x 45inch in the north west Transept, in the passage leading to the Crypt.

Arms: (Erm) a lion rampant, and a canton sa. for JEFFREYS impaling az. on a chief or, three martlets gu. For WRAY.

Crest: A demi-lion ramp, or, holding between its paws a chaplet, vert.

Sub hoc memora depositae suat Reliquae Jacobi JEFFREYS S.T.P. hujus Ecclesiae Canonici Qui obit quarto Septembris Anno Domini 1689. Aetatis suae Quadregessimo ac etiam Margaretae uxoris Praedicti Jacobi quae obit decimo quinto Septembris Anno Domini 1723, Aetatis suae 70.

Note: James Jeffreys was the son of John Jeffreys by his wife Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas IRELAND, Kt, of Bearsay, Warrington, Lancs, and younger brother of the celebrated George, 1st Baron Jeffreys, Lord High Chancellor (Bloody Jeffreys). He married Margaret, daughter of Sir William WRAY by Olympia, daughter of Sir Humphrey TUFTON.

Rubbed Auygust 1918 and April 1930 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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