Hill, Richarde

  HIC NVTRITVS ERAT, NATVS NVNC HIC JACET HILLVS,/ HICQVE MAGISTRATVS FAMA TER MVNERE FVNCTVS,/ CVMQVE BONOS ANNOS VIXISSET SEPTVAGINTA,/ AD TERRAM CORPVS, SED MENS MIGRAVIT AD ASTRA./ HEARE BORNE, HEARE LIVED, HEARE DIED, AND BYRIED HEARE,/ LIETH RICHARD HIL, THRISE BALIF OF THIS BORROW;/ TOO MATRONES OF GOOD FAME, HE MARRIED IN GODES FEARE/ AND NOW RELEAST IN JOI HE REASTS FROM WORLDLIE SORROW./ HEARE LIETH INTOMBD THE CORPS OF RICHARDE HILL,/ A WOOLLEN DRAPER BEEING IN HIS TIME;/ WHOSE VIRTVES LIVE, WHOSE FAME DOOTH FLORISH STLL,/ THIOVGH HEE DESOLVED BE, TO DVST AND SLIME./ A MIRROR HE, AND PATERNE MAL BE MADE,/ FOR SVCH AS SHALL SVCKCEAD HIM IN THAT TRADE;/ HE DID NOT VSE TO SWEARE, TO CLOSE, EATHER FAIGNE,/ HIS BROTHER TO DEFRAYDE IN BARGANINGE;/ HEE WOOLD NOT STRIVE TO GET EXCESSIVE GAINE/ IN ANI ¬†CLOATH OR OTHER KINDE OF THINGE:/ HIS SERVANT, S. I. THIS TRYETH CAN TESTIFIE,/ A WITNESS THAT BEHELD IT WITH MI EIE. (Transcription from R. B. Wheler, History and Antiquities of Stratford-upon Avon, p. 58)
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Year of death: 1593.
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