Latin: To the greater glory of God, and in pious memory of George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, Knight of the Most Honourable Order of the Garter, an energetic [impigri] and eloquent [diserti] man, devoted to the liberal arts: who, as long as he lived, gave his whole self to his country and his fellow citizens, with the utmost fidelity [fide] and the utmost diligence, both at home and in India. His surviving friends saw to the erection of this marble. He fell asleep in Christ on the 20th day of March, year of salvation 1925 in the 67th year of his age. "Thou hast loved righteousness and hated iniquity. [Translation courtesy of the Westminster Abbey website, adapted.]
Church: Westminster Abbey (in Westminster, London).
Profession: Colonial administrator/politician, Explorer, Member of Parliament, Minister of State, Privy Counsellor, Writer.
Virtue(s): Cultivation*, Diligence, Eloquence*, Energy*, Fidelity*, Public service/spirit*, Righteousness, Self-sacrifice*.
Literature: Biblical citation.
Year of death: 1925.
Age at death: 67 (classed as: Adult).