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  • ID: I4263
  • Name: Thomas Cave
  • Suffix: Kt
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1496
  • Death: 4 SEP 1558 1
  • Burial: 8 SEP 1558 Stanford-on-Avon church, Northants 2
  • Residence: Stanford, Northants
  • MEM: Stanford-on-Avon church, Northants: effigy
  • Note: 3 4 2

    Purchased manor and advowson of Stanford from Henry VIII for 1,194 3s 4d in 1540.
    (Although his ancestors had lived at Stanford since 1430)
    1) Rich. Cave, his eldest son'e, who had issue one daugh. maried to Edw. Gates, son'e & heire to Sr Hen. Gates, of Semar, com. Ebor., Knt.;
    2) Roger Cave, 2nd son'e;
    3) Edw. 3rd son'e; maryed Elizabeth, Daughtr to Sr John Conwaye, of Arrowe, in the Countye of Warwick, knight, and had yssue Ffoulk, his sonne and heire apparaunt.
    4) Anne, maried to John Hunt, of Lyndon, com. Rutland, Gent;
    5) Mary, maried to Will. Skefington, of Skefington, Com Leicest. Esqr;
    6) Margaret, maried to Sr Will Mering, of Mering, Com Nott Kt;
    7) Elizab. maried to Sr Humfrey Stafford of Bladerwike, Com Northamp Kt;
    8) Margery, maried to John Ffarnham of Quarne, com Leicestr gent;
    9) Alice maried to John Skevington of Ffysherwyke, Com Staff Gent;
    10) Susan, maried to John Bawes, of Olford, Com Staff Gent (Wood.)
    ?The viij day of September was bered at Stamford beyond Northamtun-shyre, ser Thomas Cayffe, knyght, with iiij branchys, tapurs of wax, and penselles, with ij whyt branchys, and iiij dosen torchys and vj dosen of skochyons; with a standard and a cott-armur, and pennon of armes, and iiij baners of santes in owlle [oil], wroth with fyne gold, and many morners, and master Lankoster the harold.?
    The funeral of sir Thomas Cave was at Stanford, co. Northampton, where there are still recumbent effigies of sir Thomas Cave and his wife; see the epitaph in Bridges's Northamptonshire, vol. i. p. 582; and in Nichols's Leicestershire, vol. iv. pl. liii. fig. 1. is an engraving of the monument (Mr. Nichols having devoted two plates to the whole series of the Cave monuments, out of respect to the Rev. Sir Charles Cave, Bart. to whom he was indebted for an important portion of the materials of his work).
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  • Change Date: 27 JUN 2011

    Father: Richard Cave b: ABT 1465
    Mother: Margaret Saxby b: ABT 1475 in Calais, France

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Danvers b: 2 FEB 1506
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Roger Cave b: ABT 1543 in Prestwold, Leicestershire

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Twig Tree And Treasure A Genealogical Sojourn
    2. Text: Notes to The Diary of Henry Machyn
      Citizen and Merchant-Taylor of London (1550-1563)
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Treasured Possessions - a loan exhibition by the Historic Houses Assoc
      Date: 1983
    4. Type: Book
      Periodical: Visitation of Oxfordshire 1556, 1574, 1634
      Publication: Harleian Society
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