TL4058 : Andrew Downes Memorial, St Peter's Church

taken 9 years ago, near to Coton, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Andrew Downes Memorial, St Peter's Church
Andrew Downes Memorial, St Peter's Church
This memorial to the Regius Professor of Greek, one of the translators of the King James Bible, was restored and repainted in 1968. The Latin inscription reads:

ANDREAS DOWNES SALOP COL D IOHAN APVD CANTABOLE[M] SOCI[VS]. GRĂCĂ LINGVĂ REGIVS PROFFESSOR: QVAM PROVINCIAM SVMA[M] CVM FIDELITATE ET EGREGIA LAVDE PER VNDE QVADRAGINTA ANNOS EXORNAVIT: VIR MORVM CANDORE SPECTABILIS. IN REBVS DIVINIS PROBE EXERCITVS TOTIVS A HVMANIORIS LITERATVRĂ. AD STVPOREM VSQ[VE] CALLENTISSIM[VS]. IAM SEPTVAGENERI[VS]: ET QVOD EXCVRRIT RVDE DONATVR AB ACADEMIA, RESERVATO TAMEN EI CONSVETO HONORARIO. AN[N]O ĂTATIS 77║ SECESSIT HVC IN AGRVM SVBVRBANVM. VBI ANTE AN[N]VM EXACTVM POSTRIDIE CAL: FEB: 1627 MORTALITATEM DEPOSVIT.
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Date Taken
Monday, 25 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 February, 2008
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4088 5890 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.6190N 0:3.6264E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4088 5890
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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