Historical notices of sir Matthew Cradock, knt (Google eBook)

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1840
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Page 22 - ... perpendicular style ; portions of the painting and gilding remain. The brasses, which probably represented Ashton and his wife, with their armorial bearings, have disappeared long ago. Ashmole notices this tomb in his Antiquities of Berkshire, vol. ip 99. " On the north side of the chancel...
Page 13 - Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. IN the Name of God. Amen. I...
Page 23 - Chaunterye w' h one preest therein dayly to syng masse for the soules of my Father the Erie of Huntley and Gordon, and my Lady and mother his wife, my soule, my said husbands soule and James Strangwys his father and mother, and all xten soulls ; I desire my saide husband and my execute...
Page 13 - God and to his blessed mother Saint Mary and to all the holy company of heaven, my body to be buried in the...
Page 12 - The once lovely White Rose, who must now have been upwards of sixty years of age, married thirdly shortly after 1531 James Strangwys (Strangways?), Esq., of Fyfelde (Fyfield, a village about four miles west of Abingdon), Berkshire...
Page 22 - Marye, and to all the blissid companye of hevin, besicheyng thame all to pray for me ; and my body to be beried where it shall please God to call me to his mercye. Also I will that Anne, my wyffe, after my dethe imediatly enter...
Page 18 - In witness whereof, to this my present testament and last will I have set my seal...
Page 6 - In 1491, Sir Matthew held the office of Steward of Gower, and his name appears together with that of Jasper Duke of Bedford, and Sir Morgan de Kidwelly, &c. &c. in Letters Patent of Henry the VIII, dated 7 July, 1491, ' De subsidio requirendo pro Viagio Franciso.' Rymers Fcedera. Hague Edition, 1740. Tom. vp 31. In the following year Sir Morgan de Kidwelly succeeded him as Steward of Gower. Sir Matthew resumed that office in 1497.
Page 23 - James Strangwis late of Fyfelde aforesaide Esquire deceased," but with no reference whatever to her first unfortunate husband, the " Lady Katherin Gordon " says, " I give and beequeth to my Cosyn Margarett Keymes such of appareil as shalbe thought mete for her by the Discretion of my husband and my said executor.
Page 23 - I desire my saide husband and my executor to have the oversight of the same Chaunterye, so that all masses and other oraysyns may be sung a'nd said according to the very true FundacOn thereof.

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