Re: Wingfield Coats-of-Arms
- From: Nathaniel Taylor <nathanieltaylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 15:25:30 GMT
In article <mailman.3407.1171547902.30800.gen-medieval@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
"Kelly Leighton" <kleigh1@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Page 5 of this large book (my copy has eleven pages of pedigree charts) has:
Katherine, dau and eventual coheir of Richard Widville, Earl Rivers. Mar.
1st, to Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham. Mar., 2ndly, to Jasper, Duke of
Sir Richard Wingfield of Kimbolton Castle, co, Huntington, 11th son;
Chancellor to the Dcuchy of Lancaster and a Privy Counciller. He was a great
favorite of Henry VIII.; had chief command under the Earl of Surrey of the
forces sent into France 14 Henry VIII., and for his services made K.G. He
was Lord Deputy of Calais. Died at Toldedo in Spain, being at that time
ambassador to that country, 22 July 17 Henry VIII., and was there bur. at
the Church of St. John de Pois.
Bridget, dau. and heir of Sir John Wiltshire, Knt. Marr., 2ndly, to Sir
Nicholas Hervey. Mar., 3rdly, to Sir Robert Tirwhitt, Knt.
As you can see, there is no indication which of these two wives was first.
This is it: the impalement is for the Wilshire wife, while the lozenge
is for the Wydville sister-in-law (or rightly a Plantagenet niece).
Foster (quarto) shows a 14th-c Sir John Wilshire with 'per chevron gules
and argent, the chief crusilly patee'; here we have azure instead of