|The text of this inscription is an entirely standardised formula. If you remember the essential structure, you can astonish your friends and relations by reading and translating funerary inscriptions from churches all over Europe.|
|Inscription on a 15th century brass funerary memorial in Harpham, Yorkshire.|
|Click on each of the above to walk your way through the text. The transcript will appear in a separate window so that you can use it for reference at any time. These exercises are designed to guide you through the text, not test you, so you can cheat as much as you like.|
|Script sample for this example|
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