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

Daniel PRATT  1723  Rochester Cathedral

The medallion measures 25˝inch x 22inch and is cut in relief on a brown ledger stone 88inch x 38inch in the south Transept. It is much worn.

Arms: Arg. On a chevron sa. between orgresses each charged with a martlet of the field, three muscles, or. Crest: a wolf’s head per pale, ar. and sa.

Sub hoc lapide Sepultus requieseit Daniel PRATT, A.M. filius Samuelis S.T.P. hujus Ecclesiae nuper Decanus Prudentissimae Reginae Annae domestius a sacris Parochiae de Harrietsham in Com. Cantii Rector Vigilantissimus et morum integer Nempi Pudicus, Pius, Benignus, abstinens Afa sine dolo simulalatione alienus et abhorreus Uxori Liberis Amicis Jucundissimus Coeteris cum quibus era una suaris Hic Virtulibus par erat modestia Sui muis Castigator repreliensor fuit durus Propnain aliiq laudem attribuit voleus ipsi sibi minimam arrogant. Ingenium quod Natura habuit praecelleus scientia promovit indies Inde concionator et scriptor evadit faelix Inde utiitlatem cum venastate in colloquis admiscuit in deliciis errant Hortorum Marmorum Harmonia Sumatas Musarum ante omina Hic mentem salpe fatigatem studus recreant Hic curatum .......ujus est Deus ......Nempe annis vix quos triginta natum Hunc ad vitam beatiorem transtulet Obiit 7 die Julii 1723.

Rubbed July 1930 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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