Sunday, April 20, 2008

Elizabeth de Mortimer

On this date in our family history . . . the 20th day of April . . . in the year 1417 . . . Elizabeth de Mortimer dies . . . this Elizabeth is a 17th great-grandma to Josephine Wingfield Henry nee Davis (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this website . . .

The Magna Charta Barons and Their American Descendants with the Pedigrees of the Founders of the Order of Runnemede Deduced from the Sureties for the Enforcement of the Statutes of the Magna Charta of King John By Charles Henry Browning: "Text not available"

The Stranger's Guide to Hampton Court Palace and Gardens By William Willshire, John Grundy: "daughter of Thomas Earl of Wiltshire The fifth window describes the initials badges and arms of Queen Jane Seymour the mottoes commence on the left side of the lower compartment and have reference to the various coats of arms showing her descent from King Edward the First viz Jane Seymour 3rd wife of King Henry y Eighth her pedigree from King Edward y First and his 1st wife Eleanor of Castile King Edward y8 First married 1 Eleanor of Castile King "

"Edward y Second married Isabel of France King Edward y Third married Philippa of Pamaula Lionel Duke of Clarence married Elizabeth Burgh Edmond Earl of March married Philippa of Clarence Henry Lord Percy married Elizabeth Mortimer John Lord Clifford married Elizabeth Percy Syr Philip Wentworth married Mary Clifford Syr Henry Wentworth married Anne Say Syr John Seymour married Margaret Wentworth The eighth window on the north side of the hall and opposite the last described are the arms initials and badges of Anne of Cleves showing her descent from King Edward the First the mottoes are Anne of Cleves 4lh wife of her 78 GUIDE TO HAMPTON COURT "

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