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Gresham, Elizabeth

Female Abt 1521 - 1552


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  • Born  Abt 1521  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  26 Mar 1552  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I04589  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  19 May 2015 

    Father  Gresham, Richard,   b. Abt 1492, Of Holt, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 24 Feb 1549, Of St Lawrence Jewry, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lynn, Audrey,   b. Abt 1495, Of Southwick, Northhampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 28 Dec 1522, St Lawrence Pountney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1516  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F01432  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Geesham 6 Edw. VI. In Dei nomine Amen. Enquiry by William Cooke Commissary as to the Will of Elizabeth Gresham defunct on the suit of Thomas Gresham her brother and the Lady ChristianThinne her sister.
      In the name of God Amen. The xxii daye of ffebruary in the Sixte yeare of the Reygne of oure soueraigne Lorde Edwarde the Sixte by the grace of god Kinge of Englande fPraunce and Irelande dcfendor of the faithe and of the Churche of England and also of Irelande Supreme hedd Elizabeth Gresham mayde being of pfytt mynde and Remembraunce made hir testament and last will in maner folowing flirst she com'endyd her soule to the mercy of god and her body to be buryed in Christian buryall Scundaryly she being moved to dispose her goods and substance sayd I shall no great adoo in that behalf for as understand my father hath teyd my lands after my death in suche sorte that J can noofchiiige dispose of yt And as for the Rest of my goodes I will give them to my brother S[ir] John Thynn and my syster his wief who hath been very good unto me this foure yeres. And I will that they give to Besse my mayde Tenne pounds to her manage and Reward ' my man John leigh for his syvice unto me at their discretion Wytnes Thomas Ennes and Katheryn Ratclyf. [26 March, 1522, 6 Ed. VI. Sentence was pronounced by the Court that the said Elizabeth Gresham died intestate and administration of her goods and effects was granted to her brother Thomas Gresham. Powell 5.