North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Tirer


Tirer Kendal

(In. E .floor, brass). Herevnder lyeth ye body of RavlphTirer, late Vicar of Kendall, Batchler of Divinity, who dyed the 4th day of Jvne Ano Dni. 1627. London bredd me, Westminster fedd me, Cambridge sped me, my Sister wed me, Study taught me, Liuing sought me, Learning brought me, Kendall caught me, Labour pressed me, Sicknes distressed me, Death oppressed me, & graue possessed me, God first gave me, Christ did saue me, Earth did crave me, & Heauen would haue me.