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 Jane Elliott (née Gedge) 1595
  Jane Elliott (née Gedge) 1595  
Name Jane Elliott (née Gedge) 1595
Date 1595 - 1595
Gender Female

A monument to Edward Elliott (died 1595) of Newland Hall, Roxwell and his wife Jane (née Gedge) shows the couple represented with their children as small kneeling figures (Good, 2004; Pevsner and Bettley, 2007, 860; NMR, 2007; Hough, 1983, 181). There are four sons on the left and six daughters on the right. Edward and his eldest son are dressed in armour. There are two inscriptions (the upper in Latin).

 

The lower inscription reads:

 

Nere unto this place resteth in peace the body of Edw.

Eliott late of Newland in the county of Essex Esq:

sone of John Eliot of Stortford in the countye of

Hertford: He tooke to wife Jane one of the daughters

of James Gedge sone and heir of Margaret Gedge one

of the daughters and heirs of Tho: Bardfield of Shen

field in the county of aforesayd by whom he had issue IIII

sonnes and VI daughters whereof he left living three sones

and five daughters. They lived together in married

estate xxxviii yeres and deceased the xxii day of

Decemb: in the yere of our Lord 1595 AE. Tatis suae 60:



Bibliography

Good, M (2004) The Buildings of England Database, Oxford: Oxford University Press

 

Hough, J (1983) Essex churches, Bury St Edmunds: Boydell

 

National Monuments Record (English Heritage), Images of England, (www.imagesofengland.org.uk) accessed 25 November 2007

 

Pevsner, N & Bettley, J (2007) The buildings of England: Essex, Yale: London

 

Whitworth, J (2008), www.essexchurches.info/AtoZ.asp

 
Jane Elliott (née Gedge) 1595 monument
Jane Elliott (née Gedge) 1595 family
Jane Elliott (née Gedge) 1595 lower inscription
Location All Saints Church
Romans Place
Writtle
Essex
CM1 3EN
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