Ellastone Parish Register, Volume 1

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Priv. print. for the Staffordshire Parish Register Society, 1907 - Registers of births, etc
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Page iv - March 1 650 : he was buried in Llandegay church, where a monument was erected to him by his nephew and heir, sir Griffith Williams. Besides several sermons, he published a book against...
Page iv - His father was a servant of the Earl of Shrewsbury, who stood godfather to him and sent him to Trinity College, Oxford. He was elected Fellow of All Souls, and having attracted the attention of Lord Keeper Coventry, was by him introduced to Charles I, whose chaplain he became. He was appointed Warden of All Souls, from which he was ejected in 1648, and imprisoned at Oxford for six months.
Page ii - This family died out in the early part of the seventeenth century, and Longford came into the possession of a descendant of Sir Edward Coke, Lord Chief Justice of England in the time of James I.
Page iv - Souls, from which he was ejected in 1648, and imprisoned at Oxford for six months. After his liberation he retired to Snelston. On the return of Charles II, Sheldon met him at Canterbury, and by the King...
Page 131 - The Ellastone register contains entries of the baptism of a son of William Langley and Jane his wife on 22 July, 1648, and again in 1649. As the name of the wife of the Langley of these Minutes was undoubtedly Katherine, this Langley of Ellastone was evidently not...
Page ii - Farnham was held by the service of providing a glove for the right hand of the King, and supporting the hand which held the sceptre, on the day of the King's coronation.
Page iv - Juxon's death, in 1663, was translated to Canterbury. He died at Lambeth, in 1677, and lies buried in Croydon Church, where a monument was erected to him by his nephew and heir, Sir Joseph Sheldon, son of his elder brother Ralph.
Page ii - Verdun ("1130-1 153), who acquired his Staffordshire estate by his marriage with Lescelina, daughter of Geoffrey de Clinton, Chamberlain of Henry I.
Page i - Ellaston, except eight bovates of land and the mill, together with Stanton, Calewich and Prestewude.

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