Wall tablet in St Margaret’s Westminster, London commemorating Sir Walter Raleigh d. 1618
St Margaret's Westminster, Westminster, London, England
'WITHIN YE CHANCEL OF THIS CHURCH WAS INTERRED / THE BODY OF THE / GREAT SR. WALTER RALEIGH K.T. / ON THE DAY HE WAS BEHEADED / IN OLD PALACE YARD, WESTMINSTER, / OCTR. 29TH. ANO. DOM. 1618. / READER - Should Yov reflect on his errors / Remember his many virtves / And that he was a mortal'
Type: Wall tablet
Position: South aisle north wall
Materials: Stone, brass
Date of Death: 29/10/1618
Cause of Death: Executed
Rank / Occupation: Explorer
Bibliography: H.F. Westlake 'St Margaret's Westminster' (London, 1914) p. 120.