St. Fimbarrus Church, Fowey; Its Founders and Their History

St. Fimbarrus Church, Fowey; Its Founders and Their History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...Totnes, when Lord President of Munster; see Carew MSS., Lambeth Palace. Lord Fermoy now claims to represent. Michael's Mount), while those of Henry Stafford, who had not pronounced, would remain untouched.1 This quartered coat is of historical interest, from its affording a ground for one of Wolsey's malevolent charges against the Duke of Buckingham, who had a perfect right to quarter the Royal arms, by reason of his descent from Anne Plantagenet the daughter and heiress of Thomas of Woodstock, youngest sen of Edward III; his grandmother, moreover, was Margaret Beaufort,2 heiress of Edmund Duke of Somerset, which descent entitled him through John of Gaunt to repeat the Royal arms differenced by a proper bordure. Among the writers' notes, is a copy of Garter King's directions for marshalling the Stafford coat with the Royal arms, and through their alliances the Staffords, Nevilles, Mortimers, and Percys were truer Plantagenets than the founder of the House of Tudor. Indeed, the history of the country at this epoch, is rather a history of these noble families and their factions. To pursue the story of descent, Richard Beauchamp Earl of Warwick married in the first place, Elizabeth coheiress of Lord Berkeley Alianor their daughter and coheir was the wife of Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, and mother of Margaret Beaufort (a coheiress) the wife of Humphry Earl of Stafford, whose grand-parents were Edmund Earl of Stafford and Anne Plantagenet, daughter and heir of Thomas of Woodstock by his wife Eleanor coheiress of Bohun, s and whose parents were Humphrey Stafford Duke of Buckingham and Anne Neville (aunt of the king maker) the daughter of Ralph Neville Earl of Westmoreland by Joane the daughter of John of Gaunt. Richard Beauchamp (Earl of Warwick)...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236510232
  • 9781236510235