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1824 Excerpt: ...There are also monuments in the Church for Richard
Caple, Esq., ob. 1601. Thomas Chambers, Esq., ob. 1605. John
Heywood, Esq. of Wellington, alias Prior's Court, in this county,
ob. 1614. Thomas Cupper, Esq. of Glympton, in Oxfordshire, ob. 27
June, 1621. In the Chancel is buried John Thornton, D. D., Vice
Chancellor of Oxford, and Master of the Hospital, in this town,
founded by Hugh Foliot, Bp. of this Diocese, dedicated to God and
St. Catherine, for the reception of poor people and travellers.
Anne, the wife of Ambrose Elton, of the Hazel, Esq., daughter of
Sir Edward Aston, Knight and Baronet, and sister of Sir Walter
Astou, Baron of Forfar, of Tixall. She died, 5th Feb. 1660. Her
husband was buried by her in 1659. Stay, reader, here lies the body
of James Bailey, late of Ledbury, Corvisor, who departed this life
13 December, 1674, aet. 100 yrs. and 8 mths. He was the youngest
brother of Humphrey Bailey of Ocul Pychard, and of Samuel Bailey,
late of Hereford. These three brothers lived the age of 300 yrs.
What one wanted the other made up.--Mors rapit omnia. John Hoskins,
D. D. Vicar of this Church, is buried here with an epitaph
beginning thus: --Sub pedibus Doctor jacet hie in legibus Hoskins,
Esse Pius docuit, quodq. docebaterat, &c. The Tower of the
Church is distinct from the body, and is surmounted by a modern
spire.' The town of Leominster is situated in a rich and fertile
vale, and on the banks of the river Lug, which making a
considerable flexure, flows along both its northern and eastern
sides, and here receives a second tributary stream, the Pinsley. It
is distant about thirteen miles north from Hereford, and one
hundred and thirty.seven west.north.west from London. It appears
from a comparison of various authorities, that a Monastery was ...
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