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Sir Edward Harwood died at the siege of Maastricht in 1632
Memorial on the east wall within the Cloister Church at the Hague, where Sir Edward has been buried.
The original text is in Latin, the monument has been erected in 1636 by Sir Henry Herbert and Nicholas Byron
English translation by David TrimThou that lookes on mayest be a stranger!Here is buriedWhatever was perishable of the soldier Sir Edward Harewood,an Englishman,A Knight, deriving his origin from Norfolk, whounder very powerful generals, as a common soldier,At the siege of Bommel (1599) first saw service,And was made Ensign at Ostend (1602);At the storming of the Rhinberg (1606)He became Lieutenant:after that,Of the Regiment of English commanded by the Illustrious Sir Robert SidneyViscount de Lisle,He was made Lieutenant-Colonel.In FineAfter serving 33 yearsAt the siege of MaastrichtHe was pierced through by three successive bullets, and died whilst in the discharge of his duty.That part of him which wasImperishable (that he was a man brave as well as good,Most devoted to his God and Country)Is handed down to the recollectionand for the example of posterity,by Henry Herbert and Nicholas Byron,Both KnightsThe former Colonel,and the latter Captain in the English Army.A. D. 1636.