Elizabethan Period is in Church Monument Periods.
Henry Willoughby: In 1517 he was born to Edward Willoughby (age 50) and Anne Filiol (age 42) at Wollaton. Before 1540 Henry Willoughby (age 23) and Anne Grey (age 19) were married. She the daughter of Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset and Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England. On 27 Aug 1549 the rebels were defeated by an army led by John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (age 45). Henry Willoughby (age 32) was killed at Mousehold Heath Norwich.
After 19 Mar 1553. St Martin's Church Stamford [Map]. Monument to Richard Cecil (deceased) and his wife Jane Heckington. Kneeling figures under an elaborate cornice. Attributed to Cornelius Cure. Elizabethan Period.
Jane Heckington: She was born to William Heckington. Before 1520 Richard Cecil (age 25) and she were married. On 10 Mar 1587 she died.
Anthony Lowe: In 1482 he was born.
Around 1560. Hasting's Chapel St Helen's Church Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire [Map]. Monument to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (age 46) and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 49) by Richard Parker of Burton on Trent. Chest tomb with five sons on one side, five daughters on the other side, and eldest son on the end. Elizabethan Period. Leg Garter. Garter Robes. Widow's Barbe. Lancastrian Esses and Inter-twined Knots Collar. Feet resting on the Manticore badge of the Hasting's family.
Inscription: "Here lyeth ye corps of Francys late Erle of Hutyngdun, Lord Hastyngs, Hungerford, Botreaux, Molyns, and Moyles, Knight of ye honorable order of ye Garter, which deceased ye XXth daye of June ao Dni 1561: and ye ladie Katheryn, Countisse of Hutyngdon his wife, which deceased ye XXIIId daye of Sepbr anno dni 1576". Moved at least twice. Some restoration.
Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon: In 1511 she was born to Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu (age 19) and Jane Neville Baroness Montagu (age 30). Coefficient of inbreeding 1.65%. On 25 Jun 1532 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (age 18) and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 21) were married. He the son of George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 45) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon (age 49). They were second cousin once removed. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England. On 24 Mar 1545 George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 58) died. His son Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (age 31) succeeded 2nd Earl Huntingdon 7C 1529, 7th Baron Botreaux 1368, 6th Baron Hungerford 1C 1426, 4th Baron Moleyns 1C 1445 and 4th Baron Hastings 2C 1461. Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 34) by marriage Countess Huntingdon. On 23 Sep 1576 Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 65) died. She was buried in the Hasting's Chapel St Helen's Church Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.
On 12 Mar 1560. [Some sources say 25 Feb 1560] Catherine Blount (deceased) died. On 11 Aug 1580 Maurice Berkeley (age 74) died. Church of St Mary, Bruton [Map]. Elizabethan Period recumbent effigies of himself and his two wives Catherine Blount (deceased) and Elizabeth Sands (age 27) in an Easter sepulchre-type recess with double round arched front, Corinthian pilasters and strapwork panels. Ruff. Panel with quartered arms 1 Berkeley Arms 2 probably Tiptoft Arms, possibly Wotton Arms 3 Unknown Arms 4 probably Babington Arms, possibly Zouche Arms differenced with a label three points, overall a Crescent.
Catherine Blount: John Champernowne and she were married. Around 1518 she was born to William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy (age 40) and Alice Keble Baroness Mountjoy. After 1541 Maurice Berkeley (age 35) and Catherine Blount (age 23) were married. Henry Machyn's Diary. 12 Mar 1560. The xij day of Marche was bered at Dyttun my lade Barkeley (deceased), the wyff of ser Mores Barthelay (age 54) knyght, with a penon of armes and a iiij dosen of skochyons, and a harold of armes, Nicholas Narboone Officer of Arms.
Elizabeth Sands: In 1533 she was born to Anthony Sands of Throwley in Kent. In 1562 Maurice Berkeley (age 56) and Elizabeth Sands (age 29) were married. The difference in their ages was 27 years. On 16 Jun 1585 Elizabeth Sands (age 52) died at Berkeley House. She was buried at the St James' Church, Clerkenwell where a monument was constructed. Before 16 Jun 1685 she was appointed Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.
A curious monument to John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (deceased) and Elizabeth Vere Baroness Mordaunt with effigies that appear correct for the time of death, Elizabethan Period, whereas the surrounding monument appears a hundred years later. The carving of his head and torso also appear somewhat out of date. No explanation for his missing right foot. Sculpted by T Kirkby.
Elizabeth Vere Baroness Mordaunt: She was born to Henry Vere. Before 1508 John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (age 28) and she were married. In 1529 John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt (age 49) was created 1st Baron Mordaunt 1C 1529. She by marriage Baroness Mordaunt. Before 1561 she died.
Ralph Gell: In 1491 he was born.
After 12 Sep 1570. Monument to John Shirley (deceased) at Church of St Mary and St Hardulph Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire [Map]. Elizabethan Period. Helm with Folds. Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.
John Shirley: In 1533 he was born to Francis Shirley (age 17) and Dorothy Giffard (age 42) at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire. On 12 Sep 1570 John Shirley (age 37) died at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire. He was buried at Church of St Mary and St Hardulph Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire.
On 02 Jun 1543 Ellen Fitzlewis (age 21) died. In Apr 1592 Joan Fermor (age 76) died.
Elizabethan Period monument with eight Doric Columns with John Mordaunt 2nd Baron Mordaunt (age 63) in an elevated position with a wife either side, each lying on a rush mat. All three wearing ruffs. .
Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt: On 21 Sep 1538 he was born to John Mordaunt 2nd Baron Mordaunt (age 30) and Ellen Fitzlewis (age 16). In 1563 Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt (age 24) was elected MP Bedfordshire. In 1570 Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt (age 31) was appointed High Sheriff of Bedfordshire and High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire.
Ellen Fitzlewis: In 1522 she was born to John Fitzlewis (age 25). Before 1538 John Mordaunt 2nd Baron Mordaunt (age 30) and Ellen Fitzlewis (age 15) were married.
Joan Fermor: Around 1516 she was born to Richard Fermor (age 34) and Anne Browne (age 21). After 1543 John Mordaunt 2nd Baron Mordaunt (age 35) and Joan Fermor (age 27) were married.
On 27 Jul 1571 Francis Shirley (age 56) died at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire [Map]. He was buried in the Church of St Mary and St Hardulph Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire [Map]. Elizabethan Period. Chest with Weepers holding Shields. Helm with Folds. Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.
Francis Shirley: Francis Shirley and Dorothy Giffard were married. The difference in their ages was 24 years. Around 26 Jan 1515 he was born to Ralph Shirley (age 54) at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire.
Around 1573. Church of the Holy Trinity, Bosbury [Map]. Monument to John Harford died 1559. Large recessed wall Elizabethan Period monument commemorating John Harford died 1559, signed by John Guldo of Hereford: 'JOHN GULDO of Hereford made this tombe w. his owne hande Ano. Dn. 1573. Pedimented surround with Corinthian columns on tall bases, semi-circular head to arched recess with Ionic capitals to pilasters, recumbent effigy in civil costume on sarcophagus supported by two lions, the whole enriched with rosettes in spandrels and large leaves and rounded in tympanum, shell motif and three panels with vases and two shields and an achievement of arms at back of recess.
Large recessed wall Elizabethan Period monument commemorating Richard Harford died 1578, his wife Martha and Anthony Harford, attributed improbably to John Guldo of Hereford, caryatid-type figures possibly Adam and Eve flank central semi-circular headed arched recess with segmental pediment. Two recumbent effigies, male and female in civil costume on sarcophagus supported by two grotesque animals, the whole enriched with foliage and flock motifs and rather more primitive in style than John Harford memorial on opposite wall.
On 21 Dec 1579 Thomas Richards died. Monument to Thomas Richards. In 1603 Elizabeth Fiennes (age 80) died.
Monument in St Mary the Virgin Church, Chipping Norton [Map]. Finely made in alabaster. Elizabethan Period. Renaissance chest with stripped-down strapwork. Rush Mat. Dress Folds at Feet. Ruff. Possibly Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.
Thomas Richards: Before 21 Dec 1579 he and Elizabeth Fiennes (age 56) were married.
On 19 Sep 1580 Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk (age 61) died. Her son Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby (age 24) succeeded 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby. Mary Vere Baroness Willoughby Eresby by marriage Baroness Willoughby de Eresby.
She was buried at St James' Church Spilsby [Map] with her second husband Richard Bertie Baron Willoughby (age 63). Elizabethan Period. Sideboard Tomb. Cornice supported by three figures of a monk and two wildmen, each holding aloft a shield of arms. In the frieze are flowers, fruit and escutcheons.
Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby: On 12 Oct 1555 he was born to Richard Bertie Baron Willoughby (age 38) and Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk (age 36) at Wesel, Wesel. He was named for his parents peregrinations through Germany avoiding religious persecution. On 14 Oct 1555 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby was baptised at Church of St Willibrord, Wesel, Wesel. On 25 Dec 1577 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby (age 22) and Mary Vere Baroness Willoughby Eresby were married. She the daughter of John de Vere 16th Earl of Oxford and Margery Golding Countess of Oxford.
Richard Bertie Baron Willoughby: On 25 Dec 1516 he was born to Thomas Bertie (age 36). After 1551 Richard Bertie Baron Willoughby (age 34) and Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk (age 31) were married. He by marriage Baron Willoughby de Eresby. In 1564 Richard Bertie Baron Willoughby (age 47) was appointed High Sheriff of Lincolnshire. On 09 Apr 1582 Richard Bertie Baron Willoughby (age 65) died at Bourne. He was buried at St James' Church Spilsby.
After 21 Feb 1581. Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire [Map]. Elizabethan Period monument to Robert Keilway (deceased). This memorial is attributed by Pevsner to Nicholas Johnson and by others to Nicholas Stone. Made of various marbles, a large standing wall monument of 1580, richly decorated and with a recumbant and kneeling figures of the whole family, in an aedicule, capped by obelisk, arms, etc.
His son-in-law John Harington 1st Baron Harington (age 41).
His daughter Anne Keilway Baroness Harington (age 27).
His grandson Kelwey who died aged 21 weeks.
His grand-daughter Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford (age 1).
His feet resting on a horse with its head turned back.
The same armorial on both sides include Harrington Arms, Keilway Arms
His arms quartered 1: Keilway Arms.
A separate wall mounted monument to Robert Keilway (age 84) with the inscription "Here lies Robert Keylway a distinguished esquire among civilians (whilst he lived), renowned for talent, learning and virtue, who loved retirement, lived as a Christian and died in the Lord on the 21st of February 1581 in the year of our Salvation, 1580, and the 84th year of his age. He left Anne (age 27) his sole heiress and only dearly loved daughter married to John Harrington of Exton, Knt (age 41), whom he had always affectionately loved as a son and friend, by which Anne (age 27) the said John (age 41) had during the life of the aforesaid Robert (deceased) two children, a son, Kelwey, who died Dec. 2nd, 1570, 21 weeks old, and lies buried here with his grandfather, and also a daughter Lucy (age 1) still surviving, and may God grant her a long life. To pay, therefore, a just tribute to so dear and affectionate a parent and to leave to posterity an evidence of their deep gratitude, the said John (age 41) and Anne (age 27) have raised this. Monument and dedicated to their father, Keylwey, and their son Keylwey (to their lasting memory if it so please God) and design it, if God will, as a sepulchre for themselves also".
On 24 Jun 1584 Dorothy Vernon (age 53) died. On 04 Jun 1611 John Manners (age 84) died at Haddon Hall [Map]. Both were buried at All Saint's Church, Bakewell, Derbyshire [Map]. Elizabethan Period facing each other. Complex armorial of his arms impaled with her arms.
On the left, Top Row: 1 Manners Augmented Arms 2 His great-grandmother Eleanor Ros.
Second Row: 5 Beauchamp Arms 6 Beaumont Arms 7 Berkeley Arms 8 Lisle Arms.
Third Row: 11 Tiptoft Arms.
On the right the arms of Dorothy Vernon (age 53). Top Row: 1 Vernon Arms. Her arms. Second Row: 5 Welles Arms. Third Row: 9 Tailboys Arms. Fourth Row: 10 Berkeley Arms.
On the left his arms from top left to bottom right:
Godfrey Foljambe: On 04 Mar 1527 he was born to James Foljambe (age 16) and Alice Fitzwilliam (age 26) at Walton. Before 21 Nov 1558 Godfrey Foljambe (age 31) and Troth Tyrwhitt (age 24) were married. In Dec 1584 Godfrey Foljambe (age 57) died at Chesterfield.
After 14 Apr 1587. Elizabethan Period monument to Edward Manners 3rd Earl of Rutland (deceased) and Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland (age 37) sculpted by Gerard Johnson The Elder (age 37) in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire [Map].
Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland: In 1550 she was born to Thomas Holcroft (age 45). On 06 Jun 1573 Edward Manners 3rd Earl of Rutland (age 23) and Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland (age 23) were married. She by marriage Countess of Rutland, Baroness Ros Helmsley. He the son of Henry Manners 2nd Earl of Rutland and Margaret Neville Countess Rutland. Around 16 Jan 1606 Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland (age 56) died.
Both wearing a @@Ruff.
Detail of the sculpture of their only child Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley (age 12).
Detail of her Ermine lined mantle and hands clasped in prayer.
Her arms quarterd 1&4 Holcroft 2 Unknown? A squirrel, possibly fox, eating what may be a nut. 3 A black bird and an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes.
On 24 Feb 1588. Elizabethan Period monument to John Manners 4th Earl of Rutland (age 37) and Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland (age 35) in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire [Map] sculpted by Gerard Johnson The Elder (age 38).
Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland: In 1553 she was born to Francis Charlton of Apsley Castle in Shropshire (age 41) and Cecily Fitton (age 37). Before 1572 John Manners 4th Earl of Rutland (age 21) and Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland (age 18) were married. He the son of Henry Manners 2nd Earl of Rutland and Margaret Neville Countess Rutland. On 14 Apr 1587 Edward Manners 3rd Earl of Rutland (age 37) died at his home Ivy Bridge on the Strand or at Puddle Wharf aka Dock. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire. His daughter Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley (age 12) succeeded 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley. His brother John Manners 4th Earl of Rutland (age 36) succeeded 4th Earl of Rutland 3C 1525. Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland (age 34) by marriage Countess of Rutland. He would be Earl for ten months only dying on 24 Feb 1588. Around 21 Mar 1595 Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland (age 42) died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire.
Detail of the Biographical panels.
Armorial above the monument showing top row: Manners Augmented Arms, Ros Arms, Roet Arms, Trusbutt [or Belvoir],
2nd Row: Beauchamp Arms, Beaumont Arms, Berkeley Arms, Lisle Arms
3rd Row: Unknown, Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350 1397 Arms, Tiptoft Arms, Powys Arms aka Charlton
4th Row: Badlesmere Arms, Vaux Arms, Todeni [Albini ancient] Arms, Daubeney Arms.
On 24 Jan 1592 James Harrington (age 81) died. He was buried in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire [Map]. Monument to James Harrington (age 81) and Lucy Sidney. A large standing Elizabethan Period monument with 2 kneeling figures at a prie-dieu in a double aedicule. Wrought in various marbles and enriched with low-relief carving, strapwork etc. surmounted by obelisk, and arms. Stylistically similar to the monument to Robert Keilway. Possibly sculpted by Nicholas Johnson or Nicholas Stone (age 5).
James Harrington: James Harrington and Lucy Sidney were married. Around 1511 he was born to John Alexander Harrington (age 14) and Elizabeth Moton at Exton, Rutlandshire. In 1561 Robert Brooksby sold his share of Burley-on-the-Hill House to James Harrington (age 50). In 1573 John Harington 1st Baron Harington (age 33) and Anne Keilway Baroness Harington (age 19) were married. His father James Harrington (age 62) gave him Burley-on-the-Hill House as a wedding present. In 1573 John Durrant sold his share of Burley-on-the-Hill House to James Harrington (age 62).
On 07 May 1592 Christopher Wray Chief Justice (age 68) died. He was was buried in St Michael's Church, Glentworth [Map]. Monument to Sir Chistopher and his wife Anne Girlington. Elizabethan Period. Elephant and Castle Crest. Pink, white and blue-grey marble. Two recumbent effigies, Sir Christopher above and a little behind his wife, he in red robes, black cap and thick ruff; she in black robes, large ruff and hood. Four kneeling white marble daughters below. Ornate tomb recess above with flanking pink marble columns with white and gold Corinthian Capitals. Undersurface of Recess decorated with white and gold bay leaves. Plaque inscribed above with raised plaque above with Sir Christopher's son at prayer flanked by coats of arms and obelisks.
Anne Girlington: She was born to Nicholas Girlington. Christopher Wray Chief Justice and she were married. After 07 May 1592 Anne Girlington was buried at St Michael's Church, Glentworth. Before 18 Oct 1602 John Darcy 2nd Baron Darcy Aston (age 62) and Anne Babington (age 64) were married. She by marriage Baroness Darcy of Aston.
On 27 Jun 1598 Bridget Paston died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin Tittleshall [Map]. Arched niche with kneeling effigy at prie-dieu which carries the inscription. Flanking pilasters with partly painted carved trophies surrounded by ribbon-work. Carved achievement in strapwork surround above and eight kneeling weepers below.
Armorials top left Coke Arms and top right Paston Arms.
Above the monument an amorial Quarterly: Coke Arms, Crispin, Folkard and Pawe impaling Quarterly of Seventeen with 1 Paston Arms, 2 Peche 3 Leach 4 Somerton 5 Peyver 6 Walcot 7 Berry 8 Craven 9 Kerdeston 10 Wachesam or Sotherton 11 Hethersett 12 Charles 13 Tatshall 14 Hengrave 15 Gerbridge 16 Mautby 17 Basinges?.
On 04 Aug 1598 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (age 77) died. His son Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter (age 56) succeeded 2nd Baron Burghley. He was buried at St Martin's Church Stamford [Map] with a large free-standing Elizabethan Period monument under the north chapel arch, in coloured marbles with a figure on tomb chest under an arched canopy supported on paired columns. Attributed to Cornelius Cure. The emblem of the Knights of the Garter on William's left shoulder. Leg Garter. In his right-hand he is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office; originally white.
The inscription one the monument is on contained within three panels: two on the south (Chancel) side, and one on the north (Chapel) side.
Sacred to God most good and great, and to memory. The most honourable and far renowned Lord William Cecil, Baron of Burghley, Lord High Treasurer of England, President of the Court of Wards, knight of the most noble order of the Garter, Privy Counsellor to the most serene Elizabeth, Queen of England, &c., and Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, under this tomb awaits the second coming of Christ: Who for the excellent endowments of the mind, was first made Privy Counsellor to Edward the sixth, King of England; afterwards to Queen Elizabeth: under whom being intrusted with the greatest and most weighty affairs of this kingdom, and above all others approved, in promoting the true religion, and providing for the safety and honour of the commonwealth; by his prudence, honesty, integrity, and great services to the nation, he obtained the highest honours: and when he had long enough to nature, long enough for glory, but not long enough to his country, quietly fell asleep in Christ. He had two wives: Mary, sister of Sir John Cheeke, knight, of whom ie begat one son, Thomas (age 56), now Baron of Burghley; and Mildred, daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke, knight, who bore to him Sir Robert Cecil (age 35), knight, Privy Counsellor to Queen Elizabeth and President of the Court of Wards; Anne, married to Edward, Earl of Oxford (age 48); and Elizabeth (age 34) to William Wentworth, eldest son of Baron Wentworth.
On 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby (age 45) died at Berwick on Tweed [Map]. His son Robert Bertie 1st Earl Lindsey (age 18) succeeded 14th Baron Willoughby de Eresby. He was buried at St James' Church Spilsby [Map].
Monument Elizabethan Period. Tall Sideboard Tomb with reclining hooded figure of Lady Katherine, daughter of Peregrine, with Chrisom Child in the crib at her feet. Above a standing figure of Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby (age 45) in a niche, with strapwork embellishments, all supported on composite columns with a dentilated cornice.
Catherine Bertie: Around 1595 she was born to Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby (age 39) and Mary Vere Baroness Willoughby Eresby. Sources are confused about her birth year stating she was born in 1610 and that she married in 1609. Date adjusted to around 1595 on the assumption she was married around twenty years of age. Her son died at six days old on 09 Feb 1610. Her father died in 1601. Sources also refer to her as Baroness Rockingham whereas she died some eleven years before her husband was created Baron Rockingham. In 1609 Lewis Watson 1st Baron Rockingham (age 21) and Catherine Bertie (age 14) were married.
After 09 Dec 1601. The Bassett Tomb at St Bartholomew's Church Blore [Map]. William Bassett (deceased) (centre), his wife Judith Corbet (his left), Henry Howard (age 9) (his right) and kneeling Catharine aka Elizabeth Howard and Elizabeth Bassett Countess Newcastle upon Tyne (age 9). Sculpted by Jasper Hollemans. Elizabethan Period.NOTEXT
On 03 Jun 1602 Elizabeth Seymour (age 50) died. Monument in All Saints Church, Norton [Map]. Painted alabaster. Monument with recumbent praying effigy in coffered arch flanked by black marble Corinthian Columns and outer obelisks and topped by armorial panels. The monument also to Dudley Knightley (deceased). Elizabethan Period.
Elizabeth Seymour: In 1552 she was born to Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (age 52) and Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset (age 55) in the year in which her father was executed. Around 1578 Richard Knightley (age 45) and Elizabeth Seymour (age 26) were married. They had seven sons and seven daughters. She the daughter of Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset and Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset (age 81). She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.
Dudley Knightley: Around 1583 he was born to Richard Knightley (age 50) and Elizabeth Seymour (age 31). In Jun 1602 Dudley Knightley (age 19) died in Norton. He had been shot in the neck whilst in the defense of Ostend. Having returned home he "fell down wherwith a fever took him whereof he died".
Nicholas Longford: Around 1532 he was born to Ralph Longford (age 54) and Dorothy Fitzherbert (age 60). In 1550 Nicholas Longford (age 18) educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge University. In 1610 Nicholas Longford (age 78) died.
After 26 Jun 1612. Elizabethan Period monument to Roger Manners 5th Earl of Rutland (deceased) and Elizabeth Sidney Countess Rutland at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire [Map] sculpted by Nicholas Johnson. Cost £150 including carriage by sea from London to Boston [Map].
Elizabeth Sidney Countess Rutland: In 1585 she was born to Philip Sidney (age 30) and Frances Walsingham Countess Essex (age 18). On 05 Mar 1599 Roger Manners 5th Earl of Rutland (age 22) and Elizabeth Sidney Countess Rutland (age 14) were married. She by marriage Countess of Rutland. Childless, unhappy and possibly not consummated. He the son of John Manners 4th Earl of Rutland and Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland. In 1612 Elizabeth Sidney Countess Rutland (age 27) died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire.
After 28 Oct 1613. Monument to George St Paul 1st Baronet (deceased) and Frances Wray Countess Warwick. at St Lawrence's Church Snarford [Map]. Elizabethan Period. A base supporting the reclining figures of the deceased with composite Pillars supporting an entablature and armorial termination. In the base is a central semi-circular niche containing a carving of the deceased's daughter, flanked by niches containing mourning putti. Above on the lower step is a figure of Frances in full mourning dress with formal Ruff and hat, reclining on a cushion holding a prayer book. On the upper step he reclines in plate armour with a sword. The figures are contained in a semi-circular headed Recess with roses in the archivolt and on the back wall is an inscribed rectangular panel with scrolls and memento mori. The Pillars to either side support a frieze and entablature from which rise flaming urns and at the angles, and at the centre is a raised achievement of arms flanked by scrolled shields and obelisks. Possibly sculpted by Cornelius Cure.
Top left Cavendish Arms - he was married to Frances Cavendish (age 67) daughter of William Cavendish and Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford.
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 (age 43) and Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford (age 21). Before 1584 Henry Pierrepont (age 38) and Frances Cavendish (age 35) were married. In Jan 1632 Frances Cavendish (age 83) died.
Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass: She was born to Robert Meverell and Elizabeth Fleming. On 27 Apr 1607 Edward Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell Oakham (age 47) died. His son Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Ardglass (age 12) succeeded 4th Baron Cromwell Oakham 5C 1540. She by marriage Baroness Cromwell Oakham. Before 12 Sep 1624 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Ardglass (age 30) and she were married. On 22 Nov 1624 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Ardglass (age 30) was created 1st Viscount Lecale in Ulster. She by marriage Viscountess Lecale in Ulster. On 15 Apr 1645 Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Ardglass (age 50) was created 1st Earl Ardglass. She by marriage Countess Ardglass. In 1653 she died.