In Latin: Sacred to the memory of Thomas Shadwell Esq. descended from an ancient family in Staffordshire, Poet Laureate and Historiographer in the reign of William III and Mary. Died the 20th of November 1692 aged 55. John Shadwell M.D. has placed this monument in memory of his father. Perpetual piety. [Translation courtesy of Westminster Abbey.]
Year of death: 1692.
Age at death: 55 (classed as: Adult).