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Where are our castles now? where are our towers ?
Goodly Richmond, soon art thou gone from me;
At Westminster, that costly work of yours,
Mine own dear lord, now shall I never see.
Almighty God! vouchsafe to grant that ye,
For you and children well may edify,
My palace builded is, for lo ! now here I lie.
Farewell, my daughter, Lady Margaritet
God wot full oft it grieved hath my mind,
That

ye
should

go where we might seldom meet;
Now I am gone and have left you behind,
0, mortal folk, but we be very blind,
What we least fear full oft it is most nigh,
From you depart I first, for lo! now here I lie.
Farewell, madame, my lord's most worthy mother,
Comfort your son and be you of good cheer,
Take all at worth, for it will be no other,
Farewell, my daughter Katherine, # late the phere,
Unto Prince Arthur, late my child so dear,
It booteth not for me to wail and cry,
Pray for my soul, for lo! now here I lie.
Adieu, Lord Henry, $ loving son, adieu,
One word, increase your honour and estate.
Adieu, my daughter Mary, T bright of hue,
God make you virtuous, wise, and fortunate.
Adieu, sweetheart, my little daughter Kate,
Thou shalt, sweet babe, such is thy destiny,
Thy mother never know, for lo ! now here I lie.
Lady Cicely, Lady Anne, and Lady Katherine,
Farewell, my well beloved sisters three;
Oh ! Lady Bridget|| other sister mine,
Lo, here's the end of worldly vanity;
Now are you well who earthly folly flee,
And heavenly things do praise and magnify,

Farewell, and pray for me, for lo! now here I lie. Henry Seventh's Chapel. + Margaret, Countess of Richmond. # Katherine of Arragon. § Afterwards Henry VIII.

I Princess Mary, her second daughter.
|| The nun-Princess, Elizabeth's sister.

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Adieu, my lords, adieu, my ladies all !
Adieu, my faithful servants every one !
Adieu, my commons, whom I never shall
See in this world, wherefore to Thee alone,
Immortal God, verily Three in One,
I me commend.

Thy infinite mercy Show to thy servant, for lo! now here I lie. In conclusion, we must not omit to say that John More's only son married Anne, daughter and heiress of Edward Cresacre, of Barnborough, in Yorkshire. His grandson, Cresacre More, has been proved by Mr. Hunter's investigations to be the author of the life of his celebrated ancestor, which had been previously attributed to his brother Thomas. The last descendant of the Chancellor in the male line was a Jesuit. He died at Bath, as recently as the year 1795.

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