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Biography of Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511

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Around 1457 Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 was born to [her father] Ralph Fitzherbert 1428-1484 (29) and [her mother] Elizabeth Marshall 1437-1490 (20) at Norbury.

Before 1476 [her husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 were married.

On 1476 [her son] Anthony Babington 1476-1536 was born to [her husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (27) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (19) at Dethick Manor Dethick.

Around 1477 [her son] Rowland Babington 1477-1548 was born to [her husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (28) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (20).

Around 1478 [her daughter] Catherine Babington 1478-1517 was born to [her husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (29) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (21) at Dethick Manor Dethick.

Around 1479 [her son] John "The Elder" Babington 1479-1534 was born to [her husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (30) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (22) at Dethick Manor Dethick.

Around 1482 [her son] Ralph Babington 1482-1521 was born to [her husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (33) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (25) at Dethick Manor Dethick.

On 02 Mar 1484 [her father] Ralph Fitzherbert 1428-1484 (56) died at Norbury. He was buried at Church of St Barlok Norbury.
On 20 Oct 1490 [her mother] Elizabeth Marshall 1437-1490 (53) died. She was buried at Church of St Barlok Norbury.
Monument to Ralph and Elizabeth. Finely made in Chellaston alabaster of the Fluted Period. His effigy notable for being the only remaining with the Yorkist Boar Pendant (boar of Richard III) on his Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar. Bobbed hair with finely detailed ringlets. No facial hair. The chest finely made with weepers on the three extant sides. On one side five single men (a knight, a monk, two merchants and one unknown), and one couple. On the other side women, four single, two duos. Ralph and Elizabeth had twelve children, six male, six female so probable the weepers represent their children, possibly with spouses, possibly with offspring since in the two females duos there is a noticeable difference in height. Tudor Livery Collar. Fine Sabatons, the armoured feet, with spurs. Note the Bedesman under the right foot. Unlikely the sculptor had ever seen a lion. Feet resting on a Lion. The Fitzherbert Clenched Fist Crest. A finely carved Butterfly Headress. A finely carved collar with Mary and baby Jesus pendant. A Bedesman looking somewhat bored. Excellent weepers on all sides, probably their issue, possibly with grandchildren, on the longer sides since they had six boys and six girls. Possibly Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.

In 1491 [her son] Humphrey Babington 1491-1544 was born to [her husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (42) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (34).

In 1511 Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (54) died at Ashover.

On 13 Mar 1518 [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (69) died at Ashover. He was buried at All Saints Church Ashover.
Monument to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (69) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511. Excellent painted alabaster. Monument of the Tudor Period with the colours much refreshed. He in civilian clothes with a purse (aka scrip aka gypciere) hanging from his belt. Dogs chewing at her dress. Gabled Headress. The chest tomb of exceptional quality with the fifteen weepers under Crocketed canopies broadly undamaged. The weepers are believed to represent Thomas and Editha's children and their respective spouses. The chest tomb now abuts the south wall of the chancel meaning only three sides visible. Carved by Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.  impaled .

[her father] Ralph Fitzherbert 1428-1484 and [her mother] Elizabeth Marshall 1437-1490 were married.

[her son] Robert Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

[her son] George Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

[her daughter] Elizabeth Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

[her son] William Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

[her daughter] Dorothy Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

[her daughter] Anne Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

[her son] Thomas Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

[her daughter] Jane Babington was born to [her former husband] Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511.

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Royal Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Daughter of Æthelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 20 Grand Daughter of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks 778-840

Kings France: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Robert "Pious" II King France 972-1031

Ancestry

Father: Ralph Fitzherbert 1428-1484 8 x great grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

GrandFather: Nicholas Fitzherbert 1400-1473 7 x great grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandFather: Henry Fitzherbert 1365-1410 6 x great grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Fitzherbert 1330-1398

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Longford 5 x great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Nicholas Longford 1285-1356

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Boteler 1290-1356 4 x great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandMother: Amilia Downes

GrandMother: Alice Booth 1414-1453

Great GrandFather: Henry Booth 1385-1476

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Booth 1354-1422

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Booth 1330-1370

Mother: Elizabeth Marshall 1437-1490

GrandFather: John Marshall 1411-1460