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This splendid detail of the monument to Sir Charles Montagu in the chancel, is a wonderfully carved depiction of him in his tent in an army encampment, with his musketeers by his side. The inscription below the monument reads: Heere lieth the Body of Y Worthy Knight S. Charles Montagu; who died at his House at Cranbrook in Essex in the parish of Barking the 11 of September in Y yeere of our Lorde Gpd 1625, being of Y age of 61 yeares, who gave to Y poore of Barking forty pounds


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