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  • ID: I510
  • Name: Bridget Kingsmill 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1553
  • Death: AFT 1599
  • Note: Was Thomas?s widow
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Note: 1 2

    Mother of Elizabeth.
    Ballybeg was her dowry.
    In a discussion of family settlements a Lady Susan Chamberlain mentions that his [Henry Norris?s] sister-in-law, Lady Bridget Norris (nee Kingsmill, and niece of Sir Robert Cecil) , the wife of his brother Thomas, is 'become a great Catholique and takes great paines to convert her sisters'.
    (The Autobiography of an Elizabethan. by John Gerard. 1956. Page 257)
    ?This is probably the Bridget who (also) married Sir Henry Colt of Colt's Hall and Netherhall (b c1574, d c1635).?
    " The particulars of the Lady Bridget Norreys'[s] petition to the Lords of the Council," concerning monies received by, and due to, her late husband, Sir Thomas Norreys, President of Munster. [1599, September 25.]
  • _UID: B070EF507AAB408CB7756AA70B4438172B58
  • Change Date: 5 SEP 2010

    Father: William Kingsmill b: 1526 in Burton, Sussex
    Mother: Bridget Raleigh b: ABT 1534

    Marriage 1 Thomas Norreys
    • Married: 1585 3
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Norreys b: 1595

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: An Anglo Irish Miscellany
      Author: Maurice Denham Jephson
      Date: 1964
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: Stirnet Genealogy
      Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
    3. Text: Journal? of Cork Historical and Archaeological Society.
      Page: 1906. P1.