|LSW No. II
||Inscription to: Barbara, wife of William Bradshawe aged 21:
GVILELMI BRADSHAWE CONIVNX, HIC BARBARA CVI
PVLCHRAFVIT PIETAS: NOBILE STEMMA, IACET
OBIJT 25. SEPTEMBRIS: ÆTATIS SVÆ 21 1595
Some letters have been omitted from this inscription.
It should read as follows: Guil(i)elmi Bradshawe
coniunx, hic Barbara, cui(us) pulchra fuit pietas;
nobile stemma, iacet. Obiit 25o Septembris: Ætatis
suœ 21o, 1595. The first two lines are a couplet of
Latin verse, the third line is prose.
Southwark workshop, the variety where the /S/ slopes off to the right.
Translation: Here lies Barbara, wife of William
Bradshawe, whose devotion was beautiful, whose
family was noble. She died 25 September 1595, aged 21.
The missing brass is recorded in Bridges