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Appendix 1 - Patrons of the Fabric of the Church

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 December 2020

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Summary

The women are listed under the names and titles used in their wills. Unless otherwise indicated, they were the sole executors of the spouses whose tombs they built.

f=father

h=husband

jt=joint

pr=probated

*=heir or coheir of father

inscr=inscription

All of the Prob11/ wills are at the National Archives in Kew.

For printed material, I have used shortened titles; the full references can be found in the bibliography.

The date in parentheses is either the date of the person's will or his/her death date, where no will exists.

1. *Mary Allington (1540); heir Sir Richard Gardener (1489); h. Sir Giles Allington (1522)

Her tomb, Westley Waterless, Cambs

Left church velvet cope with orphrey embroidered with gold; silver gilt chalice; cushion to lay cross on; diaper linen for various purposes

His will Prob11/22/4 (1513; pr. 1526)

Her will Prob11/28/30 (1537; pr. 1541)

2. Katherine Arderne, f. _____ Bohun; h. Sir Peter Arderne (1467) Jt. tomb and chantry, Latton, Essex

His will Prob11/5/19 (1467); widow co-executor, but he specifically asked her to found chantry

No will for her

VCH, County of Essex, VIII, 193

RCHM, Essex, Central & SW, II, 146

3. Anne, Lady Audley (1498); f. Sir Thomas Echingham (1444); 1st h. John Rogers; 2nd h. John Touchet, Lord Audley (1491)

To be buried in chapel of Our Lady, Bermondsey Monastery under the tower there

Vestments to Bermondsey Abbey and parish church of Bryanston, Dorset

Her will Prob11/11/23 (1497; pr. 1498)

4. Elizabeth Audley (1542); f. Chedworth; 1st h. Thomas Blake; 2nd h. Sir John (1527)

Jt. tomb, Swaffham, Norfolk

10s for repairs of church at Holmhall

His will Prob11/24/15 (1527)

Her will Prob11/29/1 (1541)

Blomefield, County of Norfolk, VI, 210

5. Katherine Babington (1537); f. Sir John Ferrers of Tamworth; h. Sir Anthony Babington (1536)

Jt. tomb and chantry chapel, Kingston-on-Soar, Nottingham

Chalice for their new chapel

His will, North Country Wills, #76 (1536; pr. 1536)

Her will, North Country Wills, #77 (1537; pr. 1538)

6. Anne Barnardiston (1560); f. Thomas Lucas of Little Saxham, Suffolk; h. Sir Thomas (1542)

Jt. tomb, Kedington, Suffolk

20s for repairs at Kedington, Suffolk

His will Prob11/29/11 (1542; pr. 1542)

Her will Prob11/43/26 (1559; pr. 1560)

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Print publication year: 2018

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