Blanche de Mortimer - St Mary - Ottery St Mary, Devon
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N 50° 45.169 W 003° 16.731
30U E 480329 N 5622374
Quick Description: Arms of Baroness Blanche de Mortimer of Grandison (daughter of Sir Roger Mortimer, who overthrew King Edward II and ruled England for three years) on the altar screen of St Mary's church, Ottery St Mary.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/23/2022 4:03:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM16FQK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
Arms of Baroness Blanche de Mortimer of Grandison on the altar screen of St Mary's church, Ottery St Mary.

She was daughter of Sir Roger Mortimer, who overthrew King Edward II and ruled England for three years (visit link) . Her remains are believed to have been discovered in a church tomb in Herefordshire (St Bartholomew's Church in Much Marcle). (Ref. (visit link) )

"Blanche Mortimer was born circa 1316 to Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287-1330) and Joan de Geneville (1286-1356) and died 1347 of unspecified causes. She married Piers de Grandison, 2nd Baron Grandison (1286-1358) 10 June 1330."

SOURCE - (visit link)
Bearer of Coat of Arms: Burgher (used by famous commoner)

Full name of the bearer: Blanche de Mortimer

Where is Coat of Arms installed (short description) ?:
altar screen cornice


Material / Design: Stone

Blazon (heraldic description):
Barry or and azure, on a chief of the first two pallets between two gyrons of the second over all an inescutcheon argent


Address:
St Mary
Ottery St Mary
Devon
England
EX11 1DQ


Web page about the structure where is Coat of Arms installed (if exists): [Web Link]

Web page about the bearer of Coat of Arms (if exists): [Web Link]

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