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History of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford

St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford is in Bottesford.

On 01 Sep 1414 William Ros 6th Baron Ros Helmsley 1370-1414 (44) died. His son John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 (17) succeeded 7th Baron Ros Helmsley. He was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford. Monument of the Early Plate Bascinet Period. The Manners Peacock Crest surmounting his Great Helm.

After 23 Mar 1421 John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford. His. Monument of the Early Plate Bascinet Period. The Manners Peacock Crest did surmount his Great Helm; only the feet remain.

On 20 Sep 1543 Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (51) died. He was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford. Garter Robes with his Leg Garter.
His son Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (16) succeeded 2nd Earl Rutland (3C 1525), 13th Baron Ros Helmsley.

In 1551 Eleanor Paston Countess Rutland 1495-1551 (56) died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford.

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died. His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded 3rd Earl Rutland (3C 1525), 14th Baron Ros Helmsley.
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford.
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies of their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter.
His arms showing quarterly: 1&4: . Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 2nd: Top Row: , , Trusbutt [or Belvoir], Bottom Row: Todeni [Albini ancient], , . Possibly a reference to Maudit. 3rd Quarterly: 1 , 2 . Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487, 3 Unknown 4 .

On 24 Feb 1588 John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 (29) died. His son Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (11) succeeded 5th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Elizabethan Period. Monument sculpted by Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor -1611 in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford. The service attended by his son and heir Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (11).

On 26 Jun 1612 Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (35) died. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford. His brother Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (34) succeeded 6th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Cecily Tufton Countess Rutland by marriage Countess Rutland (3C 1525).

On 20 Feb 1633 Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford.

On 29 Sep 1679 John Manners 8th Earl Rutland 1604-1679 (75) died at Nether Haddon. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford. His son John Manners 1st Duke Rutland 1638-1711 (41) succeeded 9th Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Catherine Noel Duchess Rutland 1657-1733 (22) by marriage Countess Rutland (3C 1525).

Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland was born to Francis Charlton. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford.

Chancel, St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford