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John Wallis: 1658


John Wallis

The burial register of St Andrew’s Church in Headington only exists from 1678, but on the floor near the vestry is the tomb of a man who died twenty years earlier. It reads:

HERE LYETH THE BODY
OF IOHN WALLIS GENT
WHO WAS BVRYED
IVLY THE 14 DAY
1658

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