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a canton the aiTns of Scrope, viz., az., a bende or — impahng Reade — gu. a saltire
between 4 garbs or. Katherine Harford was buried in Hereford Cathedral,
March 5, 1665. (9) Mary baptised at Buiford, July i, 1635. She was a posthu-
mous child. Of her presently.

The third daughter of Sir Thomas Cornewall by Anne Lyttelton was Anne,
who was baptised at Burford, Dec. 18, 1603. She married a gentleman named
Knight, of whom notlung is known.




SIR COMPTON READE, KMGHT OF THE ROYAL OAK. FIRST BARONET,
THIRD CREATION. (1626-79).

[From the original pmtiaii by Mrs. Beale. in the possession ]of the late Sir John
Chandos Reade, Bart.)



THE HOUSE OF CORNEWALL. 23I

The fourth daughter, Elizabeth, was baptised at Burford, March 23, 1605,
died unmarried at Burford Castle, October 24, and was buried at Burford Church,
October 28, 1673. Her will, dated November 20, 1668, describes her as Ehzabeth
Comewall, daughter of Sir Thomas Comewall of Burford, Knight, deceased.
She desires to be buried at Burford. To my brother, Sir Gilbert Comewall,
Knight, my Lady-mother's picture from head to foot. Twenty nobles for a
convenient monument to be placed over my dead body. My brother, Robert
Comewall. My sister Reade. To my sister Knight, my silver tobacco box.
Land at Eastham, bought of Richard Walker of Eastham, to Edmund Comewall,
eldest son of my Nephew John Cornewall, in fee, but to pay his brother Gilbert
£10. Residue to Aunt, Mrs. Mary Cornewall, and my niece, Anne Hare. She
appointed as executors her good friend, Mr. John Smith, her nephew John Corne-
wall, and her nephew Bridstock Harford.* Proved in C.P.C. by Mary Cornewall
cmd Ann Hare, als. Smith, Jan. 15, 1675-6 (Bruce 2). M.I. Burford.

The fifth daughter, Margaret, was baptised at Burford, Aug. 29, 1613. She
married (i) Humphry, son of Humphry Hare of Orleton, and by him had Gilbert,
baptised at Eastham, Oct. 28, 1641, and (2) Anne, baptised at Eastham, Dec.
27, 1640. She married (2) John Dansey, Esq., and by him had (i) John, baptised
at Eastham, June 13, 1647, and was buried there Nov. 4, in the same year ; (2)
Roger, baptised at Eastham, March 29, 1649 ! (3) Anne, baptised at Eastham,
July 25, 1650 ; (4) Heaster, baptised at Eastham, Feb. 6th, 1652. She was buried
at Eastham, Nov. i, 1655. It is probable that her daughter by Humphry Hare
is the Anne Hare als. Smith mentioned in the wiU of her Aunt, Elizabeth Cornewall,
and that this Mr. John Smith became Vicar of Tenbury. [Vide supra].

Gilbert, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Cornewall, who succeeded him as 13th
Baron of Burford, was baptised at Burford, June 6, 1598, entered at Lincoln
College, Oxford, May 5, 1615 (Foster in his Alumni Oxonienses erroneously gives
his age as 15), graduated as B.A. March 21, 1616-17, was Knighted at
Theobalds Dec. 1620, and elected member lor Bishop's Castle, 1621-2.

To ascertain the part he took in the Civil War is difficult. It has been
wrongly asserted that he sided with the Parliament, His son and heir, Thomas,
espoused the King's cause, as also his Nephew Compton — later Sir Compton
Reade, Bart. Here we may note a singular coincidence, viz., that the Corne-
waUs of Berrington and Cornewalls of Burford throughout were opponents, e.g.,
while the former were Yorkists the latter were Lancastrians ; while the former
' Bridstock Harford, M. P. for Hereford in the Cavalier Parliament.



232 THE HOUSE OF CORNEWALL.

in the person of Sir George Cornewall, were active supporters of the New
Learning, the latter were High Churchmen. In the Civil War something
of the same antagonism showed itself, for the Berrington Cornewalls —
excepting Edward of Moccas — were Roundheads, and, if Sir Gilbert Cornewall,
as seems probable, took up an attitude of neutraUty, the juniors of his household
were Cavalier. That he was not a partisan of the Parliament we may infer from
the extreme rancour exhibited towards him by heroic but fanatical Lady Brilliana
Harley — this although she acknowledged him as her husband's cousin* and
regarded one of his sisters (probably Elizabeth) as her bosom friend. She was
named Brilliana owing to Brill in Holland, where her father was Ambassador,
having been her birthplace. There she passed her childhood, having imbibed the
ultra-Calvinistic tenets of the Dutch, and being in effect — as her amazing spelling
and grammar shows — more Dutch than English. Her father, created by favour
of James L Viscount Conway, became an active ally of Laud in obtaining the
deposition of Archbishop Abbott, and like that ambitious prelate, displayed
towards King James and King Charles L a spirit of sycophancy which contrasts
strangely with his daughter's independence. That lady's partisanship was
more than vehement. It could brook no contradiction, and we may fairly
gather from her attitude towards Sir Gilbert Cornewall that he must have held
views on religion and pohtics to her nothing short of detestable.

From her letters we extract the following paragraph, dated Nov. 30, 1638,
and addressed to her son Edward, at Magdalen Hall, Oxford : " Your father was
yesterday at Loudlow, wheare the caus was hard between Sir Gillberd CornewiU
and his sisters, and it went against Sr. Gilberd Cornewall to his shame." Again,
" Jan. 19, 1638-g. Your father is well. Yesterday he came from my Lady
Cornewell's, wheare he was about the spute which shee and her daughters have
with Sr. Gillberd Cornewell." Again, " Brompton Castell, April 11, 1640.
My Cosen Cornewall is goon to her mother whoo is very sike." And, Dec. 11,
1640, " My Cosen Cornewell is heare ; but I think when the Ember fast is past
shee will be goone." None the less, Jan. 2, 1640-1, " My Cosen CornewiU is yet
with me." And " Pheb. 17, 1640. Your friend, my Cosen Cornewell, is no

* Sir Robert Harley, son of Thomas Harley by Margaret, daughter of Sir Andrew Corbet, who
was born in 1548, had a grant of the Honour of Wigmore from James I., and was a member of the
Council of the Marches, under the Presidency of William, Lord Compton. He died in i63r, and was
succeeded by his son Sir Robert Harley, who was born in 1579, and educated at Oriel College, Oxford,
his arms being in the College Hall. He was successively M.P. for Radnor and for Herefordshire.
Made Master of the Mint with a salary of £4,000 (equal at least to £20.000 of our money) he was
ejected for refusing to concur in the death of King Charles. The Lady Brilliana, his third wife, was
born circa 1600, and married July 22, 1623. Her defence of Brampton Bryan Castle, which cost her
life itself, is historic, and is narrated in Webb's " History of the Civil War."



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changeling." But " Pheb. 5, 1641, Your Cosen Cornewell dous not remember
her love to you." From which it may be inferred that the future Sir Edward
Harley's suit had not prospered.

A further reason why Sir Gilbert Cornewall may have secretly, if not openly,
sided with the King is to be found in Skeel's " Council of the Marches," which
mentions his nomination by Charles II. as a member of that CouncU. That he
took no active part in the war may be inferred from his not having been placed
among the Knights of the projected " Order of the Royal Oak," and his im-
munity from sequestration. His only overt act on the King's side was by granting
permission to Woodhouse, the Cavalier Governor of Ludlow, to dismantle Burford
and Stepulton Castles. In this matter he may have had no choice, and he so
far benefited that his home at Burford was not garrisoned by either side during
the war — no small gain for a man of peace.

He married, about 1626, Elizabeth, second daughter of Sir Thomas Reade,
of Barton House and Brocket Hall, who was baptised at St. Helen's, Abingdon,
Aug. 15, 1599. Mary, her eldest sister, married Sir R. Dormer, of Crendon,
CavaUer, and among the muniments of the Cottrell-Dormer's at Rousham Abbey,
is that lady's marriage settlement showing that her dowry was £5,000. Her
next sister, Frances, married Sir William Russell of Strensham, Bart., Governor
of Worcester, the heroic Cavalier who offered to give his life for the City of
Worcester when it was beseiged by Rainsborough ; while her youngest sister,
Anne, married Winwood of Quainton and Ditton Place, a relation of the Conways
and a Parhamentarian, whose father had been King James ist's Finance Minister.
It is more than probable that the dowry of Ladies Russell and Cornewall and of
Mrs. Winwood was the same as that of Lady Dormer, Sir Thomas Reade being a
man of great opulence ; but of this we have no evidence.

It will appear below that Sir Thomas Reade in his will was liberal towards
his Cornewall grandchildren, and Mrs. Winwood also during her lifetime.

Sir Thomas Reade's aunt had married ilartyn of Shinfield, and their daughter
married WoUascott, of Woolhampton, whose descendant in the i8th century
married the Earl of Fingall, created afterwards Baron Woolhampton. Blount of
Orleton narrates that Thomas WoUascott held lands in Richard's Castle at this
period — the dower, apparently, of Sir Thomas CornewaU's mother — which lands
had been aliened by Sir Gilbert Cornewall to his wife's Cousin, viz., Thomas
WoUascott. It may be further remarked that another Cousin of his wife, John
Brocket of CaysweU, Herts, married a daughter of Lacon, of WiUey, Salop, and



234 THE HOUSE OF CORNEWALL.

is mentioned by Webb as one of the gentlemen of Herefordshire, who took the
side of the Pariiament in the Civil War. Further, a pedigree, penes Mrs. Baldwyn
Childe, accredits Sir Thomas Reade with the possession of Bircher, near Eye, but
this lacks verification. Like his father, Sii' Thomas, Sir Gilbert afforded house-
room to his numerous Reade relations at Burford Castle — as the Registers show
— and this even after the death of Sir Thomas Reade in 1650.

Sir Gilbert Cornewall was buried at Burford, Oct. 5, 1671. His will dated
April 24th, 1671, was proved at Hereford by sons John and Edmund, with power
to son Francis, on Oct. 13 following. Therein he is styled Baron of Burford.
He mentions his wife as Dame Elizabeth Cornewall. Daughters Anne, Hannah,
Ursula, Susanna, Dorothy, and Martha. To grandchild Thomas Cornewall my
" signett seal of armes." Eldest son Thomas. Sons Francis, John and Edmund,
executors. His wife, Ehzabeth, was buried at Burford, Dec. 24, in the same
year, 1671. Will, dated Dec. 15, proved at Hereford, Feb. 6, 1672, by her son
Edmund. Therein she mentions son Edmund and daughters Hannah, Ursula,
Susan, and Martha Rachel.

By Elizabeth Reade Sir Gilbert Cornewall had (i) Major Thomas Cornewall,
his successor, of whom presently ; (2) Francis, baptised at Eastham, Jan. 19,
1629 — died s.p. 1716 ; (3) John, described as of Rochford, but in liis early Ufe
tenant (Robinson says owner) of Stepulton Castle under his brother, the Baron.
He was baptised at Presteigne, August 5, 1633, and married his first Cousin,
Mary, daughter of Thomas Reade, by Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Cornewall,
who was baptised at Burford, July i, 1635, being a posthumous child, and is
mentioned as still unmarried in the will of her maternal grandfather. Sir Thomas
Reade, dated June 28, 1650, who bequeathed her ^fiooo. In the Ipsden muni-
ment chest is a receipt for this sum given by John and Mary Cornewall to Sir
Compton Reade.

By her he had (i) Edmund, baptised at Burford, May 12, 1654 ; (2) Gilbert,
mentioned with his elder brother, Edmund, in the will of his great-aunt,Elizabeth
Cornewall — he is probably identical with the Gilbert Cornewall of Pidleston
(Puddleston), Co. Hereford, gentleman, who was licensed in the Faculty Court of
the Archbishop of Canterbury, Oct. 19, 1676, to marry Margaret PoweU of Pidles-
ton, with consent of parents — " to marry at Piddleston or Laysters " ; (3) John,
baptised at Burford, April 21, 1658 ; (4) Elizabeth, baptised at Burford, Dec.
6, 1660, licensed, May 30, 1682, in the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canter-
bury, there described as of St. Margaret's, Westminster, and daughter of John



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Cornewall, of Burford, County Hereford (sic.) who consents to marry William
Rogers, of St. Mary Abchurch in the City of London, at St. Margarets', West-
minster, St. Mary Savoy, or St. Clements Danes ; (5) Anne ; (6) Martha. John
Cornewall was buried at Burford, Aug. 6, 1685, and is described as of Rochford
in his burial entry. Admon. granted in C.P.C. to Edmund Cornewall, his brother —
Edward (in error for Edmund), his son ; Elizabeth Rogers, als. Cornewall, Anne
Cornewall, and Martha Cornewall, the lawful children of the deceased, having
been duly cited.*

The fourth son of Sir Gilbert Cornewall by Elizabeth Reade was Edmund
of Eastham, and later of Ludlow. There is no evidence as to the date of his
birth and baptism, but on July 15, 1674, he married Gertrade Clarke by Ucense
at Tenbury. She was buried at Ludlow, Nov. 30, 1685. By her he had (i)
Thomas, who described himself in his will, dated March 30, 1706, as Thomas, son
of Edmund Cornewall, late of Ludlow, gentleman, deceased. He bequeathed
" one third of what is in my uncle Cornewall's hands to Mr. Thomas Inwood of
London, Colemerchant (sic), for the use of my sister, Susanna Johnson, in trust
that her husband may have nothing to do therewith, the other two thirds to be
divided between my sisters Carahna and EUzabeth, appointing CaraUna sole
executrix." Proved in C.P.C. Jan. 13, 1707-8 (Barrett 4). (2) Susanna, who
appears to have made an unfortunate marriage with " one Johnson." (3)
Gertrude, buried at Eastham, Nov. 11, 1704. (4) CaraUna, administratrix de
bonis non to her uncle, Francis Cornewall, May i, 1716. (5) Ehzabeth, who
married at Eastham by license, April 15, 1705, Richard Shepherd.

Of the daughters of Sir Gilbert Cornewall by Elizabeth Reade, Mary, the
eldest, is stated by Dr. Marshall to have been born in 1627. She married at

* A monument in Hendon Churchyard, Jliddlesex, has this inscription : " John Cornwall, of
Hendon House, in this Parish. Esq., eldest son and heir of William Cornwall of Kingston upon Hull,
and of N. Frodingham and Headon, Co. Yorks, Esq., by his wife EUzabeth, daughter of Samuel
Watson, Esq., Co. York ; and descended from John Cornwall, Esq., a younger son of bir Gilbert Corn-
wall, Knt., Baron of Burford, Co. Salop, by Mary, sister of Sir Thomas Reade of Barton, Co. Berks.
Born Dec. 21, 1713. Died Jan. 27, 1800." This carries error on the face of it. Mary, sister of Sir
Thomas Reade, married Henry Bulstrode, of Bulstrode, and Sir GUbert Cornewall's mother was
Elizabeth, daughter, not sister, of the said Sir Thomas Reade. Apart from that the CornwaUs
of Headon were represented there by a Clergyman, married and with children, i-c, about the date
of the birth of John Cornewall of Rochford. Moreover, the statement of the late General Cornwall,
that the father of the above William Cornwall of Hull was William, eldest son of John
Cornwall of Rochford, is doubly erroneous ; first, because we have no entry of the birth of any such
son, and next because John Cornewall's wife, Mary Reade, was born in 1635, and was under 19 years
of age when her son Echnund was born. Had she had a previous son, the date of her marriage would
have been 1652, when she would have been under 17. Further, in the wUl of Susamia, sister of John
Cornewall of Rochford, mention is made of his 3 sons and 3 daughters — no allusion to a foiurth son.
This was in 1675. There is every reason to beheve that the Cornwalls of Hull descend from the
Berrington or Burford lines of Cornewall, but not in the way indicated by the inscription on the
Hendon monument.



236 THE HOUSE OF CORNEWALL.

Dunstew, Oxon, 1650, Compton, eldest son of her uncle, Thomas Reade, by
Mary Cornewall, who was, therefore, her first cousin. Her grandfather. Sir
Thomas Reade, who in 1645 at the age of 70 took up arms for the King, after
the destruction of his great mansion. Barton House, the Palace of the Mitred
Abbots of Abingdon, in 1646 (being, as has been stated, owing to political
differences, estranged from his wife and his favourite son, Sir John Reade,
Bart., of Brocket Hall), retired, on being released from captivity by the
Parliamentary Committee for Herts, to his Manor of Dunstew, Oxon, where
his grand-daughter, Mary Cornewall, acted as lady of the house, and probably
also as nurse to a dying man. He passed away in December, 1650. His will,
dated June 28, 1650, contains the following clause : " My lands in CoUicke
(Colwich), Bucks, and North Aston, Oxon, to my grandchild, Mary Cornewall,
daughter of Sir Gilbert Cornewall, Baron of Burlord, Salop, she to be sole
executrix and legatee." Colwich is a sub-manor of Waddesdon, and as holding
that manor jure uxoris Sir Compton Reade served as Sheriff for Bucks. That
gentleman was heir (his father having died in 1635) to aU the estates of his
grandfather, Sir Thomas Reade, that had not been settled otherwise. He was
baptised at Burford, Jan. 24, 1625-6, entered at Magdalen Hall, Oxford, July i,
1642, aged 16, but soon exchanged the academic toga for the soldier's uniform,
raised a troop of horse for the King, and defended Barton House against
Fairfax in May, 1646, untU it was burnt. For these signal services to the Royal
cause he was created a Baronet by letters patent, dated March 4, 1660-61, and
placed first among the gentlemen of Berks for the projected Order of the Royal
Oak. After his grandfather's death in 1650, he and his wife returned to Burford
Castle, where they remained until the Restoration, shortly after which, viz.,
in 1663, he purchased Shipton Court, Oxon, from Sir Rowland Lacey, a mansion
which remained with his descendants until the decease of the late Sir John
Chandos Reade, in 1868, when a person who had been his butler took possession.
By Mary Cornewall he had (i) Thomas Reade, of Christ Church, Oxford, who
died vit. patr. and s.p. The following is the entry in the Register of Burford :
" 1653. Thomas Reade, the sonne and heir apparent of Compton Reade, Esq.,
and Mary, his wife, was borne the thirtienth (sic.) day of December, being Tews-
day, about two of the clock in the morning, and was baptised the twentith (sic.)
day of the same month being tewsday." (2) Sir Edward,* his father's eventual
heir and successor at Shipton Court, born June 30, 1659, and baptised at Burford,

* Sir Edward Reade, Bart., of Shiptou Court, as High Sheriff for Oxon, proclaimed King
James II. at Oxford.




MARY, DAUGHTER OF SIR GILBERT CORNEWALL, BARON OF BURFORD, WIFE OF
SIR COMPTON READE, KNIGHT OF THE ROYAL OAK AND BARONET (1627-1703).
(From the original portrait by Mrs. Beale, in the possession of the late Sir John Chandos Rcade, Bart)



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July 6, of that year. (3) Anne, baptised at Burford, June 22, 1652. She married
CorneHus Vermuyden, Esq. (4) Mary, baptised at Burford, July 16, 1656, s.p.
(5) Elizabeth, baptised at Burford, October 11, 1657. She married Sir Fair-
meadow Penyston, 4th Baronet of Cornwell House, Oxon. Sir Compton Reade,
Bart., died at Shipton under Wychwood, having received a spontaneous tribute
to his generous character from Dr. Plot, the Historian of O.xon, Sep. 29, 1679, ^^-I-
His wife, Mary Comewall, died at Shipton, April 26, 1703, aged 76, and was
buried there, M.I. Her portrait by Mrs. Beale is supposed to be the most ancient
portrait painted from life of any Cornewall.

The second daughter of Sir Gilbert Cornewall by Elizabeth Reade was Anne,
who is mentioned in her father's will. The third daughter, Elizabeth, was
baptised at Burford, May i, 1656. Her father being in very impoverished cir-
cumstances owing to law suits, a huge family, and possibly also to the general
depreciation caused by the Civil War, she obtained a home with other of
her sisters at her mother's youngest sister's, Mrs. Winwood — Sir Thomas
Reade's youngest daughter — first at Quainton, Bucks — the Winwoods' seat,
where there exists still a handsome almshouse with the arms of Win-
wood impaUng Reade on its gable— and later at Ditton Park, which
appears from a deed in the Ipsden muniments to have been then the joint-
residence of the Conways and Winwoods. It passed subsequently to the Dukes
of Buccleuch, and more recently to Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. Mrs. Winwood,
who was childless, left a reputation behind her for benevolence. She would
seem to have adopted four of the CornewaU ladies as well as Miss Mary Reade,
Sir Compton Reade's niece, who married Brigadier Mackintosh, the General
who commanded the clansmen in the rising of 1715, under the Earl of Mar.
From the wills of these Cornewall ladies we may fairly assume that they regarded
" Aunt Winwood " as their second mother. Elizabeth CornewaU died un-
married, and was buried at Quainton. WUl dated May 2, 1665. " To be buried
as my Aunt Winwood shall think fit." Mentions sisters Anne,* Susann.

* Sir Compton Reade's grandson, Sir Thomas Reade, Bart., contested Oxon in the Court
interest against Sir R. Jenkinson in the Country or Tory interest, and was defeated. [See Davenport's
" Sheriffs of Oxon "], but represented Cricklade in six ParUaments, being also in the Households of
Kings George I. and II. ; his brother. General George Reade, representing Tewkesbury, and both
supporting Walpole. Sir Thomas married Jane, the youngest of the coheiresses of Sir Ralph Dutton.
The husband of the elder coheiress was James Naper, of Lough Crew, and the story goes that old Sir
Ralph summond either to his presence, enquiring what book they had been reading ? Sir Thomas
Reade was not prepared with a reply, but his quick-witted Irish brother-in-law — ancestor of the
present Sir George Cornewall, Bart., — avowed that he had been studying the Latin Grammar. That
sufficed. He became Sir Ralph's heir, assumed the name of Dutton, and his son was created Lord
Sherborne.



238 THE HOUSE OF CORNEWALL.

Hannah, Ursula, and Dorothy, with brother John (of Rochford) and his children.
Brother Compton Reade's 3 daughters. Brother Edward CornewaU. To William
son of Sir William Booyer (Bowyer) the bond left me by my grandfather Reade.
My uncle Winwood. My sister Martha CornewaU sole executrix. Proved in
C.P.C, March 18, 1667 (Hene 29).

Hannah, the fourth daughter of Sir GUbert CornewaU by Elizabeth Reade,
was baptised at Burford, May 19, 1639. She, too, appears in early girlhood to
have found a home with her aunt, Mrs. Winwood. She died unmarried. WiU
dated September 28, 1675. Proved October 25, in C.P.C. (Dycer). Administra-
tion October 22, 1678, to Randall WiUmer, husband and administrator of Dorothy
CornewaU, als. WiUmer, who during Ufe was sole executrix of the goods of the
said Hannah CornewaU. She mentions Brother Thomas' (the Baron) 4 cliUdren.
Brother Francis CornewaU, £50. Brother Edmund CornewaU's daughter when
21. Brother John CornewaU's daughter, Ehzabeth, when 21, £^0, and if she
died under 21, to her sister Anne. Edmund and Gilbert, sons of Brother John.
God-daughter Hannah, and her sisters Ehzabeth and Martha when 21 (daughters
of Robert CornewaU of Spertrey). Sister Anne CornewaU. Brother and sister
Jeffreyes.* My sister Jeffreyes aU plate in London, Burford, Spertrey, Bristol,
and at uncle Winwood's, at Ditton Park. The Parish of St. Nicholas, Bristol.
Cousins {i.e., nieces), daughters of Sir Compton Reade and her sister Mary.

The fifth daughter of Sir GUbert CornewaU by Ehzabeth Reade is aUeged
to have been Ursula. An Ursula is mentioned in the \vill of Elizabeth CornewaU
as " sister " [vide supra], and an Ursula Phillips in the wiU of Lady CornewaU,
widow of Sir Thomas CornewaU, as god-child. There is, however, no entry of
an Ursula CornewaU in the Registers of Burford, Tenbury, Eastham, or Presteign.

The sixth daughter of Sir GUbert CornewaU by Ehzabeth Reade was Susanna,
baptised at Burford, March 14, 1642. She was one of the CornewaU ladies
adopted by aunt Winwood, and would appear to have resided with that lady at
Quainton, prior to her removal to Ditton Place, a move possibly occasioned by
sanitary reasons, Quainton, which lies low, being to the present day notorious for
epidemics. Her wiU was dated Sep. 21, 1673, wherein she is described as one of
the daughters of Sir Gilbert CornewaU, Baron of Burford, deceased. She men-
tions sisters Anne, Hannah, Ursula, and Martha, brothers Francis, Edward, and
sister Dorothy ; Brother John's childien, being six in number, three sons and

* We cannot determine this relationship. Anne, daughter of John Barueby of the Hill in
Bockleton, by Joyce Acton, married (i) John Coningsby ; (2) Henry Jeffreys.



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three daughters (which negatives the Hendon inscription). Rings for Brother