Sidney, Frances (Countess of Sussex)
The main panel in Latin corresponds roughly to the English. On the four panels under the effigy are Latin lines which can be translated: Come, Lord Jesus, come quickly [also shown in English]. With piety and prudence. With conjugal fidelity. The mottos above and below the coats of arms can be translated: With pity and charity. Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. All things abound in ills: God alone brings succour. [Courtesy of Westminster Abbey website, translation amended.]
Church: Westminster Abbey (in Westminster, London).
Profession: Courtier, Philanthropist.
Virtue(s): Beauty*, Benefactor to church, Charity*, Christianity/religion, Fidelity*, Good friend, Good relation, Good spouse, Good to the poor, Intelligence*, Liberality, Piety, Pity, Prudence, Rank*, Zealousness*.
Year of death: 1589.
Age at death: 58 (classed as: Adult).