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 Stone No.130

 

 

Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions Chiefly in Scotland 1834 (R Monteith)

Wants the Latin verses, being not legible.
The monument of George Brown, a most deserving
baillie of Dundee, who having happily discharged this
office for the space of ten years, in the heat of the fight
(at the intake of the town) was mortally wounded by the
enemy; by which wounds, in fighting having become
faint, by death, he payed his debt to nature, and to his
city and country, 6 October, in the year of our Lord
1651. Of his age 60.

Monumentum Georgii Brouni, Deidonani prætoris meritissimi; qui hoc præturæ munere per decennium feliciter defunctus, undique pugnando lethaliter ab hostibus vulneratus: quibus vulneribus per martem languidus, mortem, naturæ debitum, pro civitate & patria, reddidit 2do nona,, Octobris, anno Dom. 1651. .Ætatis sexagesimo.

The monument of George Brown, a most meritorious Bailie of Dundee, who, having

hapily discharged this office for the space of ten years, was mortally wounded by the enemy in

the heat of the fight, of which wounds, having become faint in fighting, by death he paid his debt

to nature, and to his city and country, on the second of the nones of October, in the year of the

Lord 1651, and of his age sixty.

Source: Thomson.

Old tomb, inscription worn out

Source:RT