Catherine Carstairs (c.1620 - 1658)

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Her tombstone (now removed) at St Andrew's Cathedral, had these words: "" Hie, beatae resurrectionis spei plense, requiescunt, redemptoris praestolantes adventum, exuviae lectissimae fceminae Catharina Carstairs, Jacobi Sylvii quondam conjugis charissimse ; quae vitam terrenam, a prima setate, modestia, sobrietate, industria, pietate, aliisque virtutibus christianis, citra fucum ornatissimam ; tandem morbi pertinacis torminibus confecta, insignemque de hoste salutis humanae, in gravissimo certamine, victoriam, Domini virtute, ingenti solatio spectantium, adepta, cum ccelesti commutavit 9 Septembris, anno 1658. AEtatis suae 38. 18 conjugii, in quo xi liberos, 5 filios, 6 filias enixa, ter insuper abortum passu, pie et religiose obiit. Anagrammate vero, casta, rara Christiana."

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