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

 William HORSMONDEN  1674  All Saints Church, Maidstone

The medallion measures 19inch x 18˝inch and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone in the south side of the Choir.

Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4 [sa] between two bendlets three fers-de-moline [ar] for TURNER. 2 & 3 [gu] a saltire [ar] over all a fesse [az] charged with three leopards’ faces [or] for HORSMONDEN impaling on a bend wavy ... three ducks. Crest: A demi-lion ramp. Holding in his forepaws a fer de Moline.

Here lies interred [the Body] of Sr William HORSMONDEN ............ Sir William died 1674 .... Dame Frances ... 16.. He was grandson of Daniel Horsmonden, D.D. Rector of Ulcomb [Kent] by his wife {Ursula] Daughter of Sr Wm St Leger Grandson of Sir Anthony St Leger [Knight] of the most Noble Order of the Garter ... [in the] 36th of Hen[ry VIII] Lord Deputy [of Ireland] whose ancestor was .... St Leger. 1666.

Rubbed July 28 1932 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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