Featured Post

||| LINK to author's Amazon page

Thursday, May 13, 2010

John Green Esq. & Edith Latimer

237638. John Green Esq. & 237639. Edith Latimer   

~1453, John Grene born in Bedford, England, s/o §§John Grene & Edith ?.

~1455, Edith born in England, d/o 475278. Nicholas Latimer & 475279. Joan Hody.

John of Stotfould, co. Bedford, married Edith.

~1484, John died.


Edith married 2nd Sir John Mordaunt, 1st Lord Mordaunt of Turvey, Bedford. [2 sons, 1 daughter]

11/16/1484, Indenture between Nicholas Latymer knight on the one part, and John Mordaunt and Edith his wife, daughter and heir of the said Nicholas on the other, witnesseth that the 2 parties are here agreed that Sir Nicholas on request by John shall make a sufficient estate in land to 8 persons, 4 at the denomination of John Mordaunt, of the manor of Diuelissh co. Dorset … for surety of the estate John shall pay to Nicholas £40. (S) CCRs.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

1504, Sir John died.


Bef. 4/17/1505, Edith coheiress of her father.

Edith married 3rd Sir John Carew [no children.]

4/21/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.

1/1/1517, Edith wrote her will at Dawlish, parish Buckland Abbot, Dorset; named her daughters Cecilie Page and Elizabeth Mervyn.

(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. of the Commoners of Great Britain, Burke, 1835, P681. (S) Fasciculus Mervinensis, notes historical, genealogical …, Drake, 1873, P9.

Family notes:

·         There are many many “John Grene” persons contemporary – but none found of Bedford.

·         Contemporary: 1451, A ‘John Grene’ took to wife Edith Rolf, a widow, in Essex. 1496-97, IPM of Edith Grene, wife of the late John Grene, esquire, Essex. (S) UKNA.

Children of John and Elizabeth:

i. Ciciley Green, born ? in England.

Ciciley married Richard Page of Aylesbury.

ii. Elizabeth Green (118819), born ~1475 in Dorset, England. [Coheir]

No comments: