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

[Gu]alterus FRANCKL[YN]  1680  All Saints Church, Maidstone

The medallion measures 26inch x 22inch and is cut on a grey-brown ledger stone 84inch x 30inch in the north Chapel.

Arms : [Ar] on a bend [gu] three lions’ heads erased ]or] between two dolphins of the second. Crest: a greyhound’s head couped [ar] between two wings [gu].

[Gu]alterus FRANCKL[YN] [ge]erosus obiit Octobr[is] [XII] [Ann]o salutis MDCLXXX Aetatis LXXIX. Also Thomae [Fr]ancklyn obit March .... Anno Salutis MDCC Aetatis ... [Tho]mae Gualterus [Francklyn] obiit Januarii [X] [Ann]o Salutis MDCCViii Aetatis LXXI.

Note: Thomas Francklyn was brother to Walter Francklyn. He matriculated at Corpus Christie Coll. Oxon. 1631 and was ? 1636/7. Thomas Walter Francklyn was the son and heir of Walter Francklyn. He married Jane daughter of John RUFFIN.

Rubbed July 28 1932 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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