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French Hood is in Female Headwear.

On 29 Jul 1558 Henry Sacheverell (age 32) died at Ratcliffe on Soar [Map]. He was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar [Map].

On 10 Feb 1554 Lucie Pole (age 26) died.

She wearing a puffed sleeve gown with triple chain with French Hood. His head on a great helm with Goat Crest. Possibly Richard Parker of Burton on Trent with Dogs chewing at her dress.

Henry Sacheverell: In 1526 he was born to Ralph Sacheverell and Cecilia Durance at Ratcliffe on Soar. Before 1547 Henry Sacheverell and Lucie Pole were married.

Lucie Pole: In 1528 she was born to John Pole of Hartington.

On 31 Aug 1565 George Vernon "King of the Peak" (age 57) died. He was buried at All Saint's Church, Bakewell, Derbyshire [Map]. By his will of 18 Aug 1565 he bequeathed six Derbyshire manors and two in Staffordshire to his wife for life. His executors were to take the profits of his manor of Kibblestone, in Staffordshire, and two Cheshire manors for 16 years after his decease to pay his debts, funeral expenses and the fulfilment of his will, which included among numerous bequests the provision of one gold chain worth £20 to his godson, Gilbert Talbot (age 12), the future 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, 'as a remembrance of my good will towards him'. His wife, his son-in-law John Manners (age 38), his brother-in-law Nicholas Longford (age 33) and his 'loving neighbours and faithful friends Thomas Sutton and Richard Wennesley were each to receive £20 for their services as executors, while his 'right worshipful friends' (Sir) John Zouche II and Francis Leke (age 55) were each to have a horse.

Monument with both his wives Margaret Tailboys and Maud aka Magdelan Longford each wearing a French Hood. Man with Two Wives.

On the left the arms of his second wife Margaret Tailboys, middle the arms of George Vernon "King of the Peak" (age 57) and right the arms of his first wife Maud aka Magdelan Longford.