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Tennes (14)

Mighty God, be merciful to me to whom death “came like a thief in the night”…[for?]give those who caused my death, and may my sudden passing be a reminder to others, deign to hear the prayers of the ones whom I left behind…

This epitaph intrigues me, and makes me wonder what caused Charles’ death – the epitaph clearly states that it was a sudden, unexpected death that had a clear cause – was it murder? negligence? an accident? All I have been able to find out about him was that he was a billiards player in his own right who then managed other billards players.

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