Slab at original St Marys Church, Longford (now demolished).

Slab at original St Marys Church, Longford (now demolished).

Slab at original St Marys Church, Longford (now demolished). Line drawing of grave/memorial slab from manuscript; perhaps from Shropshire Archives or from the Mytton Papers at University of Birmingham (SPL 6820). A translation from the latin reads “Here lies John Peryne, gentleman, and Cecilia his wife, who the aforesaid John died on the twentieth of February Anno Domini 1512 for whose souls may God have mercy. Amen.”