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O Christ Jesu pity and mercy have
Epitaph for Alys Thorndon of Frettenham — one stanza rhyme
Subjects: epitaphs; Thorndon, Alys, of Frettenham (Norf.)
Frettenham, Norfolk, St. Swithin’s Church brass tomb of Alice Thorndon (d. 1420) on floor at base of north wall of
O cryst ihesu pyte and mercy haue
On Alys brimham that whylom was the
Of gylys thorndon whych her’ y graue
And her deffende fro
werre off fendys stryff
Make her partable of eternal lyff
By the meryt
off thy passion
Whych wyth thy blood madyst our redempcion
Ravenshaw, Thomas Fitz-Arthur Torin.
Ancient Epitaphes from A.D. 1250 to A.D. 1800.
London: Masters, 1878: 7.