Plaque to Elizabeth Hyde

This plaque is in the tower entrance to Eversholt Church. Click for the full-resolution version.


I can’t really read that, I’m afraid, but Bedfordshire Notes and Queries reckons that it says:

Close to the foundations of these walls lie | the remains 
of I Elizabeth Hyde | Wife of the Reverend William 
Hyde | Rector of this Parish | and daughter of the Right 
Reverend | Father in God, Thomas Watson, D.D. | Lord 
Bishop of St. David's | Who departed this life August 12th 
1718. I Dum vixit | Inter Virgines formosa | In religione 
fidelissima | Uxorum praestantissima.

There was a dispute over Elizabeth’s will.

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