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St Mary's Church, Ewelme
On 18 Nov 1434 Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434 (67) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Ewelme.
On 27 Apr 1437 Maud Burghesh 1379-1437 (58) died at Ewelme. She was buried at St Mary's Church, Ewelme.
Tomb of Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434 (67) and Maud Burghesh 1379-1437 (55) in St Mary's Church, Ewelme.
The Arms in two rows left to right ...
Top Row ...
1 Beaufort Arms
2 Possibly Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (19); possibly Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 who married Philippa Mohun, impaled Neville Arms
3 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426
4 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk 1300-1338 impaled Neville Arms
5 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (again?)
6 Stafford Arms impaled Neville Arms
7 Montacute and Monthermer Arms impaled Chaucer Modern Arms
1 Beauchamp Arms quartered with Newburgh; Earl Warwick reflecting the Beauchamp family having inherited the Earldom of Warwick through marriage to Isabel Maudit who was the sister of William Maudit 8th Earl Warwick 1220-1268 who died without issue. Isabel Maudit and William Maudit 8th Earl Warwick 1220-1268 were the children of William Maudit and Alice Beaumont -1262. Alice Beaumont -1262 inherited the Earldom of Warwick when her half-niece Margaret Beaumont 7th Countess Warwick -1253 died.
2 Unknown impaled Beaufort Arms
3 Montacute and Monthermer Arms impaled Mohun Arms
4 Montacute and Monthermer Arms quartered Neville Arms
5 De La Pole Arms quartered Chaucer Modern Arms
6 Despencer Arms impaled Chaucer Modern Arms
7 Mohun Arms impaled Chaucer Modern Arms. John Mohun 2nd Baron Mohun Dunster 1320-1375 and Joan Burghesh Baroness Mohun Dunster 1319-1404.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (71). From left to right ...
1 Roet Arms impaled Chaucer Modern Arms. Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De La Pole Arms impaled Stafford Arms. Her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer Arms impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De La Pole Arms quartered Chaucer Modern Arms
5 Roet Arms impaled Chaucer Modern Arms
6 Chaucer Modern Arms
7 De La Pole Arms
8 De La Pole Arms impaled England Henry IV Arms_Henry_IV signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
On 20 May 1475 Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (71) died. She was buried at St Mary's Church, Ewelme. Wrist Garter. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to detErmine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.