Coventry Memorial, Croome d'Abitot (1639)

Recent Photograph of Coventry Memorial (1639) (Croome d'Abitot)

This is just one of several grand memorials to the Earls of Coventry in Croome Church.

The inscription reads:

Thomas Baro Coventrye de
Allensborough Dominus
Custos Magni Sigilli
Angliae et ex initmis
Caroli Regis concilijs;
Republica integerrime,
privata moderatissime
administrata post impensam tantis negotijs vitam,
famae, non annoru, plenus,
ingenti omium mœreore,
sed maiore damno,
iam sexagenarius hic
fessus honoratusqe
decubuit.
XIIIIo. die Januarij
M. DC. XXXIX.

(Account & Transcription provided by Rosemary Lockie)


Image contributed by Mel Lockie on 11th June 2010.
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