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William Lenthall

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As to my body and burial, I do leave it to the disposition and discretion of my executor, hereafter named, but with this special charge, that it be done as privately as may be, without any state, acknowledging myself to be unworthy of the least outward regard in this world, and unworthy of any remembrance, that hath been so great a sinner, and I do further charge and desire that no monument be made for me, but at the utmost a plain stone with this inscription only Vermis sum. [I am a worm.]
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Last will, as quoted in History of Burford (1891) by William John Monk, p. 131

 
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