Rev. John Fitz-Herbert - St Cuthbert - Doveridge, Derbyshire
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N 52° 54.253 W 001° 49.919
30U E 578558 N 5862254
Quick Description: Memorial monument to Rev. John Fitz-Herbert (d.1785) on the south wall of the chancel of St Cuthberet's church, Doveridge, with his coat of arms.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/10/2019 11:29:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM10QCY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
Memorial monument to Rev. John Fitz-Herbert (d.1785) on the south wall of the chancel of St Cuthberet's church, Doveridge, with his coat of arms.

The inscription reads -
Near this place are deposited the remains of
the Reverand John Fitz-Herbert M.A.
second Son of William Fitz-Herbert
of Tissington in this County Esqr
He was Vicar of this Church for 39 years,
in which he delivered the momentous doctrines of Christianity
with a peculiar propriety and affecting energy.
His life was an example of the virtues he recommended
for his heart was perfectly sincere to God and Man
and his actions such as naturally flowed
from the purest principles of piety, justice, and charity.
He departed this life on the 19th of July 1785,
in the 68th year of his age.
HE married SUSANNA, the younger daughter and Coheiress of
RICHARD PEACOCK, late of Rodsley in this County Gentleman.
She died on the 27th of November, 1786, Aged 57 years:
And her Remains are interred in this Place.
Bearer of Coat of Arms: Burgher (used by famous commoner)

Full name of the bearer: John Fitz-Herbert

Where is Coat of Arms installed (short description) ?:
south wall of chancel


Material / Design: Stone

Blazon (heraldic description):
[Fitz-Herbert] Gu three lions ramp or; impaling [Peacock] Quarterly or and az a cross of four lozenges betw as many annulets counterchanged


Address:
St Cuthbert Church Lane Doveridge, Derbyshire England DE6 5NP


Web page about the structure where is Coat of Arms installed (if exists): [Web Link]

Web page about the bearer of Coat of Arms (if exists): Not listed

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