Fate, 'till the Day was Ours, wou'd not dispense
Title: Upon the Death of the Right honorable William Lord Maidston Who was a Volonteere in the Sol-bay Fight And kill'd by a random Shott/After the fight was over/And the Fleets parted On May 28th 1672
Primary Text: MS Folger, 50.
Secondary Ed: 1903 Reynolds prints Folger text, 32.
Comment: This is a epitaph on Charles Finch's long-dead father, William Finch, Lord Maidstone, Heneage's older brother, who would have inherited Eastwell had he lived.
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