Cadaver Tombs

Church of St Peter & St Paul, Exton, Rutland.


White Lady on black Purbeck Marble Slabbed Chest Tomb.
Anne, Wife of Lord Bruce of Kinlosse

 
Anne, wife to Thomas Lord Bruce Baron of Kinlosse,
Daughter of Sir Robert Chichester, Knight of the
Bath, of an ancient family of the county of Devon;
and of Frances on of two daughters and coheyres of John
Lord Harrington, Baron of Exton, sole heir to his mother;
A lady endowed with a naturall disposition to Vertue
a true understanding of honour, most noble behaviour,
perpetuall cheerfulnesse, most elegant conversation.
and a more than ordinaryconjugal affectiõ
She was married IV years and IX monethes,
and left only one childe named Robert Bruce.
Weakened by that birth she died in childbirth,
the XX day of March, in the XXII yeare of her age.
Anno Domini M.DC.XXVII. (1627)
Erected and inscribed to ye memory of
his most beloved and deserving wife
by Tho. Lord Bruce.

 

 

 

 

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