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

Edward SPENCER  1729  St Peter & Paul Church, Boughton-under-Blean

The medallion measures 20¾inch x 19⅜inch and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone 77inch x 40inch in the north Chancel.

Arms: A chevron between three griffins’ heads, erased. Crest: On an Esqres helmet: a stag trippant.

Here lyeth in hope of a Blessed Resurrection the Body of Edward SPENCER Esqr who Departed this Life the 3d day of June 1729. He had to his first wife Ann Daughter of Wm Spencer of ye City of Canterbury Esq. and to his second Elizabeth, Daughter of Edward CLINCH of Hernehill Gentm. who descended from the Antient Family of the Clinches of Eastling in this County. He was a good Christian, Loyal Subject, a loving Husband and a true Friend. He abounded in works of Charity on Earth which he Poinsly hoped, have justly Entitled him to the Rewards of the Bless’d Heaven aged 56 Years.

Rubbed July 1930 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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