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The day of his death was that on which parliament was assembled for the purpose of recalling the king. On the following evening he was buried without pomp, for so he requested, in the neighbouring parish church of Hampton, the service of the church of England being used on that occasion. Multitudes of persons, of various classes, assembled to testify their grateful and respectful remembrance of the piety and virtues of the deceased; and the clergymen who were present showed their affection by bearing his body to the church, where it was deposited in the vault of that generous family whose friendship he had experienced during so many years of his life.

THE LIFE

OF

THOMAS WILSON,

LORD BISHOP OF SODOR AND MAN.

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