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Wixit Ann. V. M. V. III super D.
Quicquid placet mortale, non placet diu,
Quicquid placet mortale, ne placeat nimis.
A tablet adjoining the foregoing, is thus inscribed:
M. S. Neere this place are deposited ye bodys of Sir RICHARD BRowNE of Sayes-Court in Deptford, Knt; Of his wife Dame Joanna Vigorus of Langham in Essex, deceased in Nov. 1618 aged 74 years. This Richard was younger son of an ancient family of Hitcham in Suffolk, seated afterwards at Horsly in Essex, who being Student in the Temple, was by Robert Dudley, the great Earle of Leicester, taken into the service of the Crowne when he went Governor of the United Netherlands, and was afterwards by Queene Elizabeth made Clearke of the Greene Cloth, which honorable office he also continued under King James untill the time of his death, May 1604, aged 65 years:
Of Christopher Browne, Esq., son and heire of Sir Richard, who