Memorial: M1649

Wall monument at St Olave’s Church, City of London commemorating Sir James Deane d. 1608

Location

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Transcript

[Above] ‘DEO TRIN. OPT. MAX. GLORIA’ [Below] ‘HIC IVXTA IN CHORO SITVS EST JACOBVS DEANE EQVES AVRATVS / VIR BONVS ET IN OPERIBVS CHARITATIS LONGE PRAESTANS QVI PRIMO / SVSSANNAM FILIAM CHOFRI BVMSTED GEN VXOREM HABVIT EX QVA VNICVM SVSCEPIT FILIORVM POSTEA ELIZAB. FILIAM HVGON OFLEY / ARMIGERI ALDERMN. LONDON DEINDE ELIZAB. FILIAM RICHARDI THORN / HILL ARMIGERI ET VIDVAM CHROFRI WEBBE ARMIGERI DVXIT CONIV / GEM EX QVA DVAS GENVIT FILIOLAS NVLLAM TAMEN RELINQVENS / PROLEM NE MORIENTE SVPERSTITEM ANNO AETATIS LXIII XV DIE / MAII 1608 IN DOMINO OBDORMIVIT’

Details

Description: Painted wall monument with pillars depicting the kneeling figures of Deane and his three wives. His coat of arms above, below it is shown impaling the arms of his three wives - Offlet, Bumsted and Thornhill.
Type: Monument
Position: Over vestry door
Materials: Stone

People

Deane, James
Age: 63
Date of Death: 15/5/1608
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Merchant
Organisation: Honourable East India Company

Extra

Notes: Deane traded to India, China and the Spice Islands.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

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