History of Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit

Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit is in Easton Maudit.

On 31 Oct 1612 Christopher Yelverton Speaker of the House of Commons 1536-1612 (76) died at his seventy room house in Easton Maudit. On 03 Nov 1612 he was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit.
In 1611 Margaret Catesby 1543-1611 died. She was buried at Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit.
Early canopied Jacobean Hooded Monument with eight daughters shown on one side, four sons on the other. The posts support a canopy of two semicircular arches with coffered soffits, urn ornaments at the angles, and shields of arms.

On 24 Jan 1630 Henry Yelverton Lawyer 1566-1624 (63) died. He was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit.
On 29 Apr 1625 Mary Beale 1582-1625 died. She was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit.
Elaborate canopied Jacobean Hooded Monument of alabaster, the effigies one above the other, with the figures of four sons and five daughters below. The canopy is supported by bedesmen in black gowns, and is surmounted by figures of Faith, Hope, and Charity.

On 04 Dec 1654 Christopher Yelverton 1st Baronet Easton Maudit 1602-1654 (52) died. He was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit.

On 20 Sep 1659 Thomas Morton Bishop 1564-1659 (95) died at Easton Maudit. He was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit.
Note his grave slab states his name as Thomas Dunelm. Dunelm is the surname traditionally taken by Bishops of Durham. Main armorial the arms of the Bishop of Durham impaled with unknown arms.

On 30 Oct 1670 Henry Yelverton Baron Grey of Ruthyn 1633-1670 (37) died. He was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit.
On 28 Jan 1676 Susan Longueville 13th Baroness Grey of Ruthyn -1676 died. She was buried at the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit. Her son Charles Yelverton 14th Baron Grey of Ruthyn 1657-1679 (13) succeeded 14th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324.
On 17 May 1679 Charles Yelverton 14th Baron Grey of Ruthyn 1657-1679 (21) died. His brother Henry Yelverton 1st Viscount Longueville -1704 succeeded 15th Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324. Barbara Talbot Viscountess Longueville 1665-1763 (5) by marriage Baron Grey Ruthyn 1324.

General photos of the Church of St Peter and St Paul Easton Maudit. The floor tiles Minton installed by donated by Alwyne Compton Bishop of Ely 1825-1906 son of Spencer Compton 2nd Marquess Northampton 1790-1851 who lived at near by Castle Ashby House.