Strangman / Strangemen
___ STRANGMAN of Essex
Spouse: Robert RYCE came to Preston in Suffolk, temp. H. 7
Suffolk in 1327: Roberto Strangman xviiid
The visitations of Essex: 1. Alice d & heir to Thomas at Hoo married William Strangman 49 E. 4. 2. William Strangeman married d & heir to Fauntie by Christie d & heir to Delamore. 3. John Strangeman married d & heir to Sanford of Ralegh by the d of Peter Cherington. 4a. John Strangman eldest son married d to Downes of Bradwell 4b. Edward Strangman 2nd son married Margerett d of Robartes of Bradwell Hall in Essex. 4c. Thomas Strangman 3rd son
Visitation of England & Wales: William Strangman of Hadley Castle co Essex esquire died 8 December 1573. Will dated 5 December 1573 proved 19 June 1574 by Bartholomew Strangman son (PCC 28 Martyn) Inq. p.m. taken Chelmsford 27 March 1574 (C Vol 169 No 55) He marr 2ndly Joan dau Sir William Kemp. First wife Mary married before 11/6/1542. == Mary Barnardiston married William Strangman of Hadley Castle. They had Baltholomew, his heir, and James known as an antiquary.
THE STEANGMAN PEDIGEE -- ADDENDUM. MARY BARNARDISTON, the first wife of William Strangman and mother of the Antiquary, was the daughter of Sir Thomas Barnardiston of Kedyngton in Suffolk and Great Cotes in the County of Lincoln. His will was proved 8th November 1542 in which he mentions his son Strangman. The mother of Mary Barnardiston was Anne daughter of Thomas Lucas of Little Sexham Solicitor General to King Henry VII. Her will dated 26th December 1509 was proved May 3rd 1560. (See Pedigree in Gage's Hundred of Thingoe, Suffolk) Ex inform. Rd. Almack, Esq., F.S.A. H.W.K.
The Visitation of Suffolk made by Hervey,
Clarenceux, 1561, Cooke, Clarenceaux, 1577, and Raven, Richmond Herald,
Genealogical Gleanings in England: ROBERT RICE of Preston in the County of Suffolk, gentleman This Seaventh daie of ffebruary In the latter dayes of this miserable world from Christs birth 1637, proved 16 February 1638 by Sara Allen executrix. My body to be buried in the South side of the Chaucell in the church yard of Preston as near unto my wife as conveniently may be. To Mr Thomas Willis now minister and Vicar of Preston. To my reverend and good friend late minister and Curate in Great Waldingfield Mr Peachie now resident in Clare or thereabouts. To my reverend good friend Mr Stanes bie sometime minister of Little Waldingfield and to Mr William Lambert now present minister of Little Waldingfield. To my cousin Robert Hobert of Lynsey in the County of Suffolk gentleman. To my cousin Mr William Munnings late resident at Sir Henry Myldmayes in the County of Essex. More I give unto him and his heirs forever my copyhold meadow in Monkes Illigh in the County of Suffolk between the common river there and the King's highway leading from Monkes Illigh church to Brent Elligh containing four acres commonly called Skipps meadows and now in the occupation of Katherine Munninge widow he to sell it and divide the proceeds between three of his sisters Ann, Katherine, and Ellen Munmnge so as one half shall go to Anne Munninge aged lame and impotent and the other half to Katherine and Ellen. To Thomas Munning sometime my servant. To my cousin Robert Doe of Bardwell. To my nephew John Appleton the second son of my loving brother in the law John Appleton of Chilton in the county of Suffolk deceased my Latin bossed Bible of Trimelins in folio. To William Mills of Lanham in the County of Suffolk painter and glazier forty shillings with all my boxes of Painting Colours with the desire that so long as he shall live and be able to work that he do from time to time keep renew and amend as need shall require the decays of colours words letters compartments and forms of those tables writings and inscriptions which he hath at any time made for me as they are fixed in the Parish church or chancell of Preston aforesaid. To Zouch Allen the son of my niece Sarah Allen widow jay customary tenement called Perkins Bronds in Preston. To the aforesaid John Appleton my copyhold lands and tenements holden of the manor of Brettenham Hall in the said County of Suffolk. To my loving cousin Richard Kymbould of Braintree in the county of Essex. To my cousins Rice Munning and his sister the wife of Francis Lucas. To Robert Johnson my godson and William Johnson his brother sometime my servant. To my loving brother in law Samuel Appleton gentleman now dwelling at Ipswich in New England. To Sarah Allen sister of Zouch Allen at the age of twenty one years. To Edmond Betts of this town my tenant. My niece Mrs Sarah Allen widow to be the sole executrix. Harvey 36 (Riece was yeoman of the Guard to K Hen. 7 note y all the kings Guard were gentlemen borne at ye first hee was Capt of Riece banke and came to inhabit in Sufi with little John Vere E of Oxford His sone was justice of Peace and setled himselfe at Preston his name Roger he liued in Preston in the dayes of Edw Mary & Eliza thus far TUletson Robert Riece hia sonnc had his education in Geneva in the house of Theodore Beza, he lined in Preston in ye dayes of Q Eliza, k James, and K Charles and died lamented leaning a good name behind him but sine prole. He was a man very skillful in Heraldy and set up the Royall armes of England in a faire Table in ye church of Preston in Suff and in the glasse windowea the coats of verv many of the cheife gentry of Suff in his time where they remaine this 25 of March 1655. Harleian MS 6071 Candler's p 343 British Museum)
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