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VII. Description of the sepulchral Effigy of John de Sheppy, Bishop of Rochester, discovered in Rochester Cathedral, A.D. 1825, with illustrative Drawings: communicated by Alfred John Kempe, Esq. F.S.A. in a Letter to Henry Ellis, Esq. F.R.S. Secretary

  • Alfred John Kempe

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I beg to submit to the inspection of the Society of Antiquaries, the Drawings which I caused to be made in August last, by Mr. John Swaine junior, student of the Royal Academy, from the Effigy of John de Sheppy, Bishop of Rochester, which was discovered in the year 1825, during the repairs which took place in Rochester Cathedral, under the superintendance of Mr. Cottingham the architect.

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page 123 note a Chasuble, “quasi parva casa,” from the protection against the weather which it afforded to the wearer; from the same reason it was also called the Pluvial.

page 123 note b See Dugdale's Monasticon, vol. iii. p.130.

page 124 note c Genesis, chap, xxvii. v. 23.

page 124 note d The ring being on the right hand does not appear in the drawing.

page 126 note e Fun. Monum. p. 314.

page 126 note f See Inscription on the tomb of Walter de Merton, Bishop of Rochester, transcribed in Thorpe's Regist. Roffens.

VII. Description of the sepulchral Effigy of John de Sheppy, Bishop of Rochester, discovered in Rochester Cathedral, A.D. 1825, with illustrative Drawings: communicated by Alfred John Kempe, Esq. F.S.A. in a Letter to Henry Ellis, Esq. F.R.S. Secretary

  • Alfred John Kempe

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