He died on the 14th of September and by his orders the words Hic jacet pulvis, cinis, et nihil were put on his tomb.
a massive oak trunk with an inscription "Hic jacet sepultus inclitus rex Arthurus in insula Avalonia."
hic jacet Johannes Sprunt, quondam Major Oxon qui obiit xvii die mensis Julii A o.
In Roman epitaphs we meet with the formula tumulum faciendum curavit, meaning the grave and its monument; and on the inscribed monumental stones placed over the early Christian graves of Gaul and Britain the phrase in hoc tumulo jacet expresses the same idea.
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