Anne Chichester tomb - St Peter & St Paul - Exton, Rutland
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N 52° 41.442 W 000° 38.374
30U E 659527 N 5840478
Memorial tomb of Anne, wife of Lord Bruce of Kinlosse and daughter of Sir Robert Chichester, in St Peter & St Paul's church, Exton.
Waymark Code: WM10HXF
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 05/12/2019
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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"A black-and-white marble table tomb with recumbent figure of Anne, wife of Lord Bruce of Kinlosse (visit link) and daughter of Sir Robert Chichester (visit link) and his wife Frances, one of the daughters and co-heirs of John Lord Harington, Baron of Exton; she died in childbirth in 1627 in her 22nd year. The tomb bears an inscription in Latin and English."

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The inscription reads -
Anne, Wife of Thomas Lord Bruce Baron of Kinlosse,
Daughter of Sir Robert Chichester, Knight of the
Bath, of an antient family in the County of Devon,
and of Frances one of the two daughters and co-heirs of John
Lord Harrington Baron Exton, sole heir to his mother;
A lady endowed with a natural disposition to Vertue, a true
understanding of honour, most noble behaviour, perpetual
cheerfulness, most eligant conversation, and the more than
ordinary conjugal affection. She was married iv years and
ix months, and left only one child named Robert Bruce.
Weakened by that birth she died in childbirth, the xx day
of March in the xxii year of her age. Anno Domini
MDCXXVII [1627]. Erected and inscribed to the memory of his
most beloved and most deserving wife by Tho. Lord Bruce.
Approximate Age of Artefact: 1627

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