Blennerhassett Family Tree
Genealogy one-name study - by Bill Jehan
   Introduction      INSCRIPTIONS at Narborough, Co.Norfolk
 
 
INSCRIPTIONS and STAINED GLASS
at the Church of All Saints, Narborough, Co.Norfolk

Church of England - Diocese of Norwich


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Monuments to Margaret Blennerhassett
b. after 1508 (aged under 20 years in 1528); d.15-Dec-1558, buried in Narborough church
daughter of Sir Thomas Blennerhassett, knight, of Frenze, Norfolk & Loudham, Suffolk
also monuments to her two husbands

she married 1st:  John Spelman of Narborough (d.27-Dec-1545)
Receiver son and heir to Sir John Spelman, knight
Secondary Justice of the King's Bench and "one of the justices of the Pleas before the King to be holden..."

she married 2nd:  John Eyre of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk & Kings Lynn, Norfolk (d.20-May-1561)
Receiver General to Queen Elizabeth I for the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire
 
 



 
 
 

 
 
NARBOROUGH (or NARBURGH)
 
 
 
 

 
Stained glass in the North Window of the Chancel.


                    XVII                                      XVIII
           Blennerhassett                                               
                                              XIX
 
                      XX                                         XXI
                 Spelman                                Spelman                                       impaled                                 impaled
                     with                                       with
            Blennerhassett                           Heigham
      SHIELDS IN A WINDOW OF NARBOROUGH CHURCH

[Church Heraldry of Norfolk, Rev. Edmund Farrar,
v.1 1887, Narborough, p.83]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[Church Heraldry of Norfolk, Rev. Edmund Farrar, v.1 1887, Narborough p.81]
 
 
[Church Heraldry of Norfolk, Rev. Edmund Farrar, v.1 1887, Narborough p.82]
 
 
[Church Heraldry of Norfolk, Rev. Edmund Farrar, v.1 1887, Narborough pp.82-83]
[BLOMEFIELD 2nd ed. v.3 pp.461-474]


 
 
 
 





INSCRIPTION

 
 
 
 
M. S. Johannes de Blennerhasettorum Stirpe inter Icenates ultimi.
Rationi ortus plurimum spectabilis, villa licet in obscura generis splen-
dor disparuit turbae. Insignia a longis retro omnis custodita, atavos, pro-
avos, majoresq monstrant Diaecesis familijs illustrissimis connubio fuisse
junctos. laudj magis est quod moribus pollebat; suis facilis, urbanus
omnibus, conjugis praesertim amantissimus. maxime, quod pietatem fre-
quens coluit Anglicanam, et a partibus abhorruit. abito lector et quoad
potes, merere Characterem, obt. 11 Cal. Jun. A.D. 1704, aetat. 52;

Blennerhassett arms:
Gules, a chevron, ermin between three
 dolphins, embowed Argent
"
in a red field, a chevron of ermine fur between 3 silver dolphins with body arched"

Blennerhassett crest:
between two wings erect Argent, a fox sejant Gules
"between two silver wings, a red fox seated"
(correctly, this should be "a wolf sejant Gules")
 





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M. S. Johannes de Blennerhasettorum Stirpe inter Icenates ultimi.
Rationi ortus plurimum spectabilis, villa licet in obscura generis splen-
dor disparuit turbae. Insignia a longis retro omnis custodita, atavos, pro-
avos, majoresq monstrant Diaecesis familijs illustrissimis connubio fuisse
junctos. laudj magis est quod moribus pollebat; suis facilis, urbanus
omnibus, conjugis praesertim amantissimus. maxime, quod pietatem fre-
quens coluit Anglicanam, et a partibus abhorruit. abito lector et quoad
potes, merere Characterem, obt. 11 Cal. Jun[ii] A[nno] D[omini] 1704, aetat[is] 52;
 




TRANSLATED
INTO ENGLISH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M. S. John Blennerhassett ......


translate this...


...... died 11th June A.D. 1704, aged 52


 
 
 




 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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