In Latin: Charles Williams, Esquire, of Caerleon in the county of Monmouth, died the 29th of August 1720 aged 87. He was truly a Christian, a strenuous defender of the Church of England, a lover of his country and defender of public liberty; towards the poor, those especially of his neighbourhood, piously liberal, to his friends splendidly munificent, particularly to him who out of a grateful soul erected this monument. J.H. [Translation courtesy of Westminster Abbey website, amended.]
Church: Westminster Abbey (in Westminster, London).
Virtue(s): Christianity/religion, Constitutional patriotism*, Liberality, Love of/service to church, Munificence, Patriotism*, Piety, Splendour.
Year of death: 1720.
Age at death: 87 (classed as: Adult).