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Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne
Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne

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Title

Memorial to Lady Jane Cheyne and Charles Cheyne

Date

1669

Medium

marble

Accession number

SW3_JR_S038

Acquisition method

commissioned by Edmund Chaloner

Work type

Tomb or mausoleum

Work status

extant

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Church opening times

Inscription description

panel at back of recess over the figure: M. S. / Pientissimæ & Sanctissimæ Heroinæ / Nec tam Avitis Imaginibus quam Proprijs / Virtutibus Inlustris; / Dominæ IANÆ CHEYNE / Excmi Dni GVILIELMI Ducis de Novo Castro / Filiæ ex tribus Natu maximæ / CAROLI CHEYNE Armigeri, / Conjugis Dilectissimae Desideratissimæ. / De qua nihil unquam doluit nisi de Mortua / Ex qua tres Optimæ Spei Liberos Suscepit / ELIZABETHAM, GVILIELMVM / & Venustam Deo CATHARINAM / Intra paucos a morte Matris menses / Fato functam / Inter cætera Charitatis Opera / Tectum huic Ecclesiæ / Densis trabium ordinibus compingendum / (quod iam, Deo gratia, effectum est) / Paullo ante mortem, tanquã ex Legato Dedit / Vitæ Curriculum qua Pietate & Patientia / Transegerat Peregit VIIIo Eid Octob. / Anno Salutis MDCLXIX / Ætatis, XLVIII / Conjugij XV. / Quo toto prope tempore hanc Viciniam præsens. / Nobilitavit Beavit / Iacet, una cum Filiola CATHARINA / Intra Cancellos, in medio Conditorio Sepulta / Sub ipsa Sacra Mensâ side of sarcophagus: M. S. / CAROLI CHEYNE / Vicscomitis de Newhaven in Regno Scotiæ et / hujus Manerij de Chelsey Domini Qui hoc / Monimentu, in Memoria Done IANÆ Conjugis suæ / Imæ dilectissimæ Annos abhinc Viginti et Novem / extruxerat Ac Nunc demum Ipse / (heu nimium cito) demortuus / Et juxta Conjugem suam (pro ut testament / suo designaverat) in eodem Conditorio / Sepultus Una cum illa Beatam Resurrectionem / oræstolatur Obij 30mo die Iunij / Anno Dom: 1698 / Ætatis 78.

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Located at

Chelsea Old Church, Chelsea

SW3 5LT

Located on the north wall.