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

Elizabeth RANDOLPH  1697  Canterbury Cathedral

The medallion is 26½inch in diameter and is cut in relief on a blue marble ledger stone, 88inch x 49inch in the south west Transept, next to one of the steps leading to the S. door.

Arms: Gu on a cross ar, five mullets sa. for RANDOLPH impaling sa. a cinquefoil between eight cross-crosslets, or for BEST.

Here lyes ye Body of Elizabeth RANDOLPH one of ye Daughters of John BEST Esq. And Widow of Herbert Randolph Esq. By whom she left issue Herbert, Anne, Elizabeth & Dorothy. She Died ye 12th of Aprill Ano Dni 1697. Aet. Suae 65. Dorothy NIXON Daughter of the above named and Widow of Dr Nixon Prebendary of this Church at her own desire lies Here Interred in ye same Grave with her Mother. She died Feb. 15 1730, Aetat 63. Also. Eliz. Daughr of ye above-named & Widow of John ELLIOT, M.D. ob. Mar 23 1739, Aet 81.

Rubbed Jan 5 1929 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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