Biography of John Smythson

 Church of St Edmund, Holme Pierrepoint

John Smythson is in Sculptors.

John Smythson was born to Robert Smythson.

On 19 Mar 1616 Henry Pierrepont (age 70) died. Church of St Edmund, Holme Pierrepoint [Map]. Designed by John Smythson. Probably carved by Hugh Hall who also carved the monument to Thomas Smith originally at Wybynbury but since moved to Nantwich. Elizabethan Period. Armorials:

Top left Cavendish Arms - he was married to Frances Cavendish (age 67) daughter of William Cavendish and Bess of Hardwick.

Top right Pierrepoint Arms.

Centre Bottom: Quartered 1&4 Pierrepoint Arms 2&3 Unknown Arms impaled Quartered 1&4 Cavendish Arms 2&3 Unknown Arms.

Frances Cavendish: On 18 Jun 1548 she was born to William Cavendish and Bess of Hardwick. Before 1584 Henry Pierrepont and she were married. She the daughter of William Cavendish and Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford. In Jan 1632 Frances Cavendish died.