A Suffolk Eye

By CroPage


Came across this plaque in the Boxford church today.

And so amused was I about the Mortification that it took me  a moment to notice the age of four-times widowed Elizabeth. 113.

Can I say that again?


When she was born, Charles i was firmly on the throne, his head firmly on his shoulders. She lived through the CIvil War, the Protectorate, and then the reigns of Charles ii,James ii, William & Mary, Queen Anne, George i and died in the reign of George ii. 

Eight's a lot of monarchs. 

If you and I were 113, we would have been born in 1902. 

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