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

Bryan Faussett  1776  St Mary's Church, Nackington

The medallion measures 26inch x 25inch and is cut in relief on a blue ledger stone 79inch x 40inch in the Chancel.

Arms: Quarterly 1. [or] a lion ramp. [sa] debruised by a bend gobony [ar and gu] for FAUSSETT. 2. [ar] on a chevron between three greyhoundsí heads, erased [sa] collared [or]as many plates for TOKE. 3. [sa] a chevron between three pelicansí heads valuing themselves [or] for GODFREY. 4. ... three piles in point near base ... on a canton a lionís head erased for BRIAN, impaling Barry of six ermine [and azure] a fesse counterconsay [or and sa] for CURTOIS. Crest: a demi-lion ramp [sa] holding in the paws a Tuscan pillar gobony (ar and gu).

Sacred to the Memory of the Revd Bryan Faussett, A.M. of Heppington in this Parish, who died on the 10th of Feby 1776, aged 56. He married Elizabeth ye Daughter of the Revd Rowland CURTOIS of Hamton in the County of Lincoln (by whom he had issue Henry, Godfrey, Bryan, Charles (who died in infancy) and Elizabeth.

Rubbed Dec 20 1937 by Nicholas Eyare Toke

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