Sir Otho De Grandisson - St Mary - Ottery St Mary, Devon
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N 50° 45.167 W 003° 16.750
30U E 480307 N 5622370
Quick Description: Memorial effigy of Sir Otho Grandison (1300-1359) in St Mary's church, Ottery St Mary.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/19/2022 12:02:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM16F8B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoRams
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Long Description:
Sir Otho Grandison (1300-1359) lies opposite his wife Lady Beatrix.(d.1379). He was the younger brother of Bishop John Grandisson of Exeter who founded (1338) a college of secular priests endowing it with the manor and the tithes of the whole parish - Ottery St Mary Devon.

Note the unusal posture of Otto especially in the way he holds his sword.

Born at Chelsfield Kent, he was the son of Guillaume (William) Lord of Grandison (1333/5), the widower of Blanche de Savoie (1284), by his 2nd wife Sibella (1334), daughter of Sir John Lord of Tregoz & Ewyas Harold (1300) and Mabel daughter of Fulke Fitzwarin & Clarice d'Auberville

He married Beatrix co-heiress daughter of Sir Nicholas Sir Nicholas Malesmain / Malmayn / Malmain of Ockley, Surrey.

Children -

1. Sir Thomas 4th Lord Grandison dsp 1375 m Margaret Carew (perhaps buried at Newent ) sister of William Carew who m2 Sir Roger 1st Baron Beauchamp of Bletsoe 1380 , Captain of Calais, son of Roger de Beauchamp

2. Walter

3. Peter

4. Elizabeth
Approximate Age of Artefact: 1359

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