Biography of John Eyre -1561
On 20 May 1561 John Eyre -1561 died. On 15 Dec 1558 [his wife] Margaret Blennerhasset -1558 died. They were buried in All Saints Church Narborough. Brass. The inscription on the brass says “Here do lye John Eyer Esquire late Receyvor Generale to Elizabeth the Quenes Majestie, in the counties of Norf., Suff., Cantabridge, and Huntyngton, and one of the Masters of her High Court of Chancerye and Margaret his wyfe, one of the daughters of Sir Thomas Blenerhaiset of Frens Knight late Wyfe of John, Spelman Esquire, son and heyre apparent of Sir John Spelman, Knyght.” Armorials top left and middle Quartered and with a crescent difference, top right Quartered and impaled with 1&6 , 2, Argent, three Escutcheons Sable: LOWDHAM 3 Gules a Pall reversed Ermine: KELVEDON or KELDON 4 Azure a Lion rampant Argent crowned Or: ORTON: 5 Azure a Fess between three Fleurs-de-lis Or: SKELTON.