not eating and with no hopes for the future. At the end, she confirmed the Protestant faith in which she had been brought up, saying that ‘[she] believe[d] to be saved by the death of Christ.’She then sent a last request to the Queen, to hold her children blameless for her own offences, and to ask Elizabeth to set Hertford free.
Mary regarded Elizabeth as illegitimate so Lady Katherine became de facto heiress presumptive. People often ask if this lady has anything to do with Lady Jane Grey, or if Dame Katherine served Queen Elizabeth I. Even though nothing now marks the site of the burial of Lady Katherine's viscera there seems no reason to doubt Reyce's record. Elizabeth Woodville’s first husband was Sir John Grey, so she and Katherine may have been kinswomen, if Katherine also married a Grey. He was killed in the ‘Wars of the Roses’ in 1460. Then came the bombshell that overshadowed politics in Mr Thomas Wakeham rescued the inscription for Dame Katherine Grey, the figures of her 2 husbands, and the wrong central figure.
She may have been alive by 1436, because of a bequest to ‘Katherine, daughter of Lord Scales’ including ‘a best goblet and cover silver and gilt, a silver pot, a best bed with sheets and all its furniture’ and a primer, or mass book. complicity in his death. Katherine however, did not want to get better. She bequeathed gifts to the church ‘to honour God’.
She did not inherit his title, so she was probably illegitimate. As soon as he saw her, Hopton realised that Katherine was She claimed to be the daughter of Thomas, Lord Scales. Katherine bequeathed gifts to her ladies, in return for their prayers. This was not the 17th century ruin that we can see from the lane today, just off the Forest Way, but an earlier building, to the west. Click on the thumbnails to expand the images. Lord Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford. In his final will & testament Henry VIII laid down the order of succession; The Grey sisters were the sole descendants of HenryVIII's youngest sister Princess Mary.
By the end of 1567, poor Sir John Wentworth had died, and husband, Lord Darnley, had been murdered, and Mary deposed, accused of 16: Two Very Old Iron Graveslabs Inside the Church, 18: The Memorial Tablet to the Victims of the Whitehall Bombing in 1943, 19: 1944, The Flying Bomb in East Grinstead, 23: Lieutenant-General Sir George Fletcher MacMunn, 25: Inscription to Robert Christian, 1660, 26: Memorial Tablet to the Reverend John Netherton Harward, 27: Heraldry on the Pew Ends in St Swithun’s Church, 28: Funeral Hatchment for Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset and Lady Mary Compton, 31: A Gloomy Funeral and a new Sisterhood, 34: Crucifix and Figure on the Rood Screen in St Swithun’s Church, 36: More Military Memorials in the Church, 43: A Window Showing Scenes from the Early Life of Jesus, 47: Presentation at the Temple- and a Guinea Pig, 52: Monuments to Douglas Blakiston in St Swithun’s Church, 53: Images of Mothers in St Swithun’s Church, Off Road Cycling round East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK. marry the Lady Arbella Stuart, who had a strong claim to the throne. She specified ‘my pikture in a wynyng sheet’ (winding sheet or shroud) between her two husbands. with their young prisoner. troublesome prisoner. They were to receive their wages, further sums, and such horses and harness as she had, and 20s. In Henry VIII's will Lady Katherine had been placed 5th in line to the throne (her sister Lady Jane Grey being 4th). In ' The Breviary of Suffolk' by Robert Reyce (1555-1638), the following entry appears: be imprisoned himself than be custodian of Katherine. Katherine also wanted prayers from the poor, because the prayers of the poor, thought to be closer to God, were considered more powerful. However, because Lady Katherine's body had been embalmed, her internal organs, as was customary, had been buried separately – and hence the reference to her 'bowels'. to the parish church for any unpaid tithes.
ill. Hertford, surprisingly, seems to have learnt little from his Remains thought to be of Anne Boleyn, Jane Rochford, Duke of Northumberland and Margaret Countess of Salisbury were discovered. ‘Here under this marbille stone lieth Dame Katherine Grey, daughter of Thomas sometyme lord Scales [the word penetrated by screw holes] wyff to Sir Thomas Grey Knight and banneret and after wyff unto the honourable Richard Lewkenor thelde at Brambletey and one of the ladies to queen Elizabeth wyff of blessed memory Edward the iiii and afterward to quene Elizabeth wyff unto our soffereyne lord Henry the viith the wheche passed owte of this transitory worlde the 18th day of June the year of owre lorde god MCCCCCV and the same Dame Katherine and Richard her husband yane founded indoed and inorned the present church of Estgrenestede to the laude and honour of god in diverse [blank space] and ornamentes and alms howse of 3 poor men, 4 whose sowles jhu for thy utter passion yeve upon them they merciful compassyon Amen.’. She passed out of this transitory world on 18 June 1505. A basin and silver ewer were to be made into a cross, and her gowns of silk with furs made into vestments for the church. This shows Katherine’s court connections and that she had some trusted clergymen around her. However, because Lady Katherine's body had been embalmed, her internal organs, as was customary, had been buried separately – and hence the reference to her 'bowels'. 10: Changes to St Swithun’s church in the 1870s. This is not Katherine, younger sister of Lady Jane Grey, born in 1540. Buy from our shop From £2.99; Next Chapter: Books and Sources → Poster: Erasmus Quote. Katherine’s second husband, Richard Lewkenor, acquired Brambletye from his first wife. read to her and although the Hoptons exhorted her to brace up and take comfort, In 1876 the chapel was excavated and the remains found were removed and then re-buried. Hertford It is significant that it was written in English, not Latin, in 1505, well before the Reformation. should both still be alive, and identifiable. There is no mention of service to Henry VI’s Queen Margaret, nor to Queen Anne, Queen of Richard III. Katherine’s body exhumed, and she now rests, finally at Hertford’s side, in a There is no mention of any children of Katherine with either husband. 04: The Memorial and Grave of John Mason Neale, 05: The Crucifix and Prayer Desk of John Mason Neale in St Swithun’s Church.
The figures of the 2 knights are not of the highest quality – one has no fingernails, but they represent Katherine’s 2 husbands, Sir Thomas Grey, knight and banneret, and Richard Lewkenor, esquire.
Katherine left 6s. The Queen of Scots’ Elizabeth, with her usual skill, managed to evade the issue yet again. Alms deeds were an important part of funeral arrangements for the wealthy. We do not know who the alleged first husband, Sir Thomas Grey, knight and banneret was. being moved in May 1566 to the home of Sir John Wentworth at Gosfield Hall, a This shows humility, yet she also wanted her executors to provide an inscription ‘shewyng what I was’ with ‘piktures of my two husbandes aftir their honour’, with their escutcheons or coats of arms and hers, so she intended their status to be displayed on the monument. The monument contains fragments of what was a large, impressive tomb with 3 coats of arms, originally in prime position up by the altar. She was one of the ladies-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth (Woodville), wife of blessed memory to Edward IV, and afterwards to Queen Elizabeth (of York) wife to our Sovereign Lord, Henry VII. These gifts show care for the church and its liturgy, and their use would ensure remembrance and prayers for Katherine’s soul. Family Tree.
We can discount the central figure, which is of an unknown male civilian, and has been dated 1520. herself was still isolated in Essex, although she was now permitted to enjoy After the accession of James, Hertford managed, in 1608, to Katherine’s executors may not have depicted her in a winding sheet, because the eighteenth-century antiquary, Sir William Burrell, who visited ST Swithun’s church shortly before the tower fell, made no mention of such an image. Robert Reyce was a renowned antiquarian who worked on his Breviary over many years, updating it as fresh facts emerged. washed over Elizabeth and her ministers, with the rival factions supporting Her internal organs, however, remain buried in Yoxford Church, in front of the altar. Lady Catherine is positioned higher than her husband because of her family status. Katherine died at Cockfield Hall, Yoxford in 1568 at the age of 27. Katherine requested burial in front of a statue of Our Lady in the chancel of the north aisle of the parish church of ‘Estgrenested’. Lady Katherine's body was then re-interred in Salisbury Cathedral in the magnificent new tomb erected by her grandson (the Hertford tomb). Katherine and Mary each pushing their own candidate forward. died in 1621, having outlived Katherine by over 50 years. He requested that the Queen’s own doctor, Dr Symonds, be sent to treat marriages and had another couple of sojourns in the Tower. We do not know whether this almshouse was ever established, but Katherine and her husband hoped for the prayers of poor men. To her husband, for so she was certain that he was, she left the diamond betrothal ring, her wedding ring, and a ring with a picture of herself set in it.
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