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  • ID: I5130
  • Name: John Shirley
  • Sex: M 1
  • Birth: ABT 1533 in Staunton Harald, Leics
  • Death: 12 SEP 1570 2
  • Burial: St.Mary & St.Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill, Leics
  • Residence: Ragdale, Leics
  • MEM: St.Mary & St.Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill, Leics: alabaster effigy
  • Note: 3

    He lived at Rakedale, now known as Ragdale estate, Leicestershire.
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    The last Thomas Lovett of Astwell, who died in 1586, married Elizabeth Fermor of Easton Neston, and their only child, Jane, by her marriage with John, younger son of Francis Shirley of Ragsdale and Staunton Harold in Leicestershire, carried Astwell into the Shirley family.
    John Shirley, the husband of Jane Lovett, died in 1570 leaving a son, George, who, born in 1559, inherited Staunton Harold in 1571, and Astwell (on the death of his Lovett grandfather) in 1586.
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    The alabaster effigy to John Shirley at Breedon was made for 22 by Richard and Gabriel Royley, father and son, of Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. It wasn?t erected until in 1585.
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    Monuments at St Mary & St Hardulph, Breedon-on-the-Hill include:
    Richard & Gabriel Royley of Burton-on-Trent.
    John Shirley (ob 1570) but [?] tomb chest made 1585 also by Richard & Gabriel Royley.
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  • Change Date: 3 MAY 2011



    Father: Francis Shirley b: 26 JAN 1515 in Staunton Harald, Leics
    Mother: Dorothy Gifford b: ABT 1486 in Chillington, Staffs

    Marriage 1 Jane Lovett
    • Married: 1556 in Astwell, Northants
    Children
    1. Has Children George Shirley b: 23 APR 1559

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Author: Greg Martin
      URL: rootsweb.com
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: LDS Ancestral file
    3. Type: Web Site
      URL: http://www.churchmonumentssociety.org
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