Rogerus Bacon Philosophus insignis, Doctor Mirabilis Qui methodo experimentali Scientiae finas mirifice proruit Post vitam longam, strenuam, indefessam Prope hunc locum Inter Franciscanos suos In Christo obdormivit A S MCCXCII + The Great Philosopher Roger Bacon Known by the Experimental Method Extended marvellously the realm of science After a long life of untiring activity Near this place In the home of his Franciscan brethren Fell asleep in Christ A D 1292