Europe, British Isles, South-Central England, Warwickshire, Alcester, Church of St Nicholas [Map]

Church of St Nicholas, Alcester is in Alcester [Map].

Henry Machyn's Diary. 11 Dec 1559. The xj day of Desember was bered in Warwyke-shyre [Map] ser Foke Gryffylle (deceased) knyght; and he had a herse of wax and penselles, and with armes; and he had a harold of armes, and a standard and a pennon of armes, and a cott armur, and a helmett, targett, and sword, mantylles of velvett, and a vj dosen skochyons; and mony morners; and pore men had gownes; and a grette dolle; and after a grett dener, for the ryche and pore; and the best howse-keper in that contre.

Note. P. 219. Funeral of sir Fulke Greville. Grandfather of the celebrated sir Fulke Greville, K.B. the first lord Brooke. He died Nov. 10, 1559, and was buried at Alcester, co. Warw. where recumbent effigies of him and his wife were placed upon an altar-tomb an engraving of which will be found in Dugdale's History of Warwickshire.

1828. Church of St Nicholas, Alcester [Map]. Monument to Francis Ingram Seymour-Conway 2nd Marquess Hertford sculpted by Francis Leggatt Chantrey (age 46). Signed and dated 1828. Half reclining figure on high base.

On 02 Feb 1880 George Hamilton Seymour-Conway (age 82) died. In 1882. Church of St Nicholas, Alcester [Map]. Monument to George Hamilton Seymour-Conway (age 82) sculpted by Prince Victor of Hohenlohe Langenburg Count Gleichen (age 46). Seated figure on Pedestal.

George Hamilton Seymour-Conway: On 21 Sep 1797 he was born to George Seymour-Conway and Isabella Hamilton. He a great x 3 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

Prince Victor of Hohenlohe Langenburg Count Gleichen: On 11 Dec 1833 he was born to Ernst Christian Carl Hohenlohe Langenburg I Prince and Anna Feodora Auguste Charlotte Wilhelmine Leiningen Princess. On 24 Jan 1861 he and Princess Laura Williamina Seymour were married. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland. On 31 Dec 1891 he died.

On 29 Jul 1953 Robert Throckmorton 11th Baronet (age 45) and Isabel Violet Kathleen Manners (age 35) were married at the Church of St Nicholas, Alcester [Map]. She the daughter of John Henry Montagu Manners 9th Duke Rutland and Kathleen Tennant Duchess Rutland (age 58).