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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Radway
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38523
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Radway
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 369 481
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Slate tablet with Family Arms at top.
Inscription
HERE LYETH EXPECTING THE SECOND COMING OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR HENRY KINGSMILL ESQ. SECOND SON OF HENRY KINGSMILL OF SIMONTON IN YE COUNTY OF SOUTHERN KENT WHO SERVING AS A CAPTAIN OF FOOT UNDER HIS MAJESTY CHARLES 1ST OF BLESSED MEMORY WAS AT YE BATTLE OF EDGEHILL IN YE YEARE OF OUR LORD 1642 AS HE WAS MANFULLY FIGHTING ON BEHALF OF HIS KING AND COUNTRY UNHAPPILY SLAIN BY CANNON BULLET IN MEMORY OF WHOM HIS MOTHER THE LADY BRIDGET KINGSMILL DID IN THE 46TH YEARE OF HER WIDOWHOOD IN THE YEARE OF OUR LORD 1670 ERECTED THIS MONUMENT. I HAVE FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT I HAVE FINISHED MY COURSE HENCEFORTH IS LAYD UP FOR ME THE CROWN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 2000MM, width C 1300M
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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