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end Archbishop himself, and the Right Reverend Bishop of Litchfield, who had both of them visited him in his last Sickness, being prefent at it; while another of that venerable Order, the Right Reverend the Bishop of Rochefter performed the Funeral Office.
All forts of Perfons were willing to fhew their Respect for him in the best manner they were able. The Reverend the Dean and Prebendaries of Westminster, not only caused the King's Schollars to attend him to his Grave, (an uncommon Respect, and the highest they can fhew on fuch an occafion) but did alfo each for himself remit their Customary Dues for Interment in their Church, as the last and most proper Testimony they could then give of the high Esteem in which they held Mr. Wharton and his learned Labours: The Choir likewife committing his Body to Rest with Solemn and Devout Anthems compos'd by that most ingenious Artist Mr. Henry Purcel.
He lyes Buried in the South fide of the Cathedral Church of Westminster, towards the West end. Near whereunto in the Wall is erected a small but decent Monument of White Marble; whereon is the following Infcription,
H. S. E.
H. S. E.
HENRICUS WHARTON, A. M.
ECCLESIÆ ANGLICANE PRESBYTER, RECTOR ECCLESIÆ DE CHARTHAM, NECNON VICARIUS ECCLESIÆ De MINSTER IN INSULA THANATO, IN DIÆCESI CANTUARIENSI; REVERENDISSIMO AC SANCTISSIMO PRÆSULI
QUI MULTA AD AUGENDAM ET ILLUSTRANDAM
MULTA PRO ECCLESIA CHRISTI
Obiit 3 Non. Mart. A. D. MDCXCIV. Etatis fuæ, XXXI.
ted with him,
On WHITSUNDAY, Preach'd at Lambeth Chapel.June 3 1688
John XIV. 25, 26.
Thefe things have I spoken unto you, being yet prefent with you. But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghoft, whom the Father will fend in my Name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatfoever I have faid unto you,
HESE Words (being part of the Gospel for this Day) do not only contain the Promife of that infinite and wonderful Benefit, the Completion of which we this Day commemorate; but also declare the Na