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Your search for posts with tags containing St Mary's Church Lydiard Tregoze found 8 posts

Lady Mary St John

Lady Mary Kerr married Frederick St John in December 1788. She had just celebrated her 21st birthday and he was soon to turn 25. Mary was a member of the Scottish aristocracy whose family seat was the medieval Newbattle Abbey at Dalkeith. Mary was the...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 3 Apr 2016

The Bedstead Tomb

It was the year 1615 and Sir John St John began commissioning a series of quite astounding monuments to immortalise his family in the parish church of St Mary’s, Lydiard Tregoze. St Mary’s Church, Lydiard Tregoze The first memorial was the...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 25 Jan 2015

Henrietta, Louisa and Elizabeth Molesworth

There appears to have been some confusion concerning the portraits of the three Molesworth sisters in the Springhill collection, County Londonderry.   This portrait is catalogued as being of the Hon Louisa Molesworth, Lady Ponsonby, later Countess...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 2 Sep 2014

The other Elizabeth Blount

Best not to confuse two Tudor cousins both named Elizabeth Blount. One was Henry VIII’s mistress and mother of his son Henry Fitzroy, later Duke of Richmond. The other is immortalised in prayer in St Mary’s Church, Lydiard Tregoze and was...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 25 Jun 2014

Katherine St John, Lady Mompesson

Intriguing and frustrating in equal measure is the paucity of information available about some of these Good Gentlewomen. At least there is a portrait of Katherine St John on the magnificent St John polyptych, believed to have been painted by that Tudor...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 1 Nov 2013

Lady Eleanor Cave

When it come to memorials, whether in stained glass, marble or oil painting, no family does it better than the St John family. The historic church of St Mary’s next door to the manor house in Lydiard Park, Wiltshire is stuffed to the rafters with...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 10 Nov 2012

Good Gentlewoman Anne Ayliffe

Anne St John was born in c1584, the second daughter of Sir John St John and his wife Lucy Hungerford. She is pictured with her five sisters and her brother and sister in law on the St John polyptych in St Mary’s Church, Lydiard Tregoze. The sisters...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 1 Oct 2012

The Mapledurham Portrait

You know how it is – you flip through the family photograph album and suddenly you come across that old snap, a woman standing in the back garden.  She’s definitely a relative – she’s got grandma’s nose and cousin Edith’s...
From: Good Gentlewoman on 4 Sep 2012

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