Daily Archives: 27 October 2017

Line of Frances Cromwell

Grandmother of Thomas Wingfield of York River, VA By Josephine H. Wasson Henry VIII, grandson of our Wingfield ancestor Queen Elizabeth Woodville, con­sort of Edward IV, was one of England’s ablest, but most tyrannical rulers. Though he is remembered mainly for his numerous wives and for separating the Church of

John Wingfield, York Herald

Kinship, Marriage, Patronship and Career By Marvin Wingfield  Careers in England after the fire of 1660 were determined by family connections and patronage relationships to key figures who held power of appointment to institutional positions. There were networks of allegiances, ties of patronage and kinship within the circles of aristocratic

Execution of Mary Queen of Scots

History’s Eye Witness Account, 8 February 1587 By Robert Wingfield (Edited by Jocelyn Wingfield, 8 July, 1987) For years Queen Elizabeth of England hesitated to have Mary Queen of Scots executed or assassinated. In 1569-70 and 1584-85, she was held prisoner at Wingfield Manor, near North and South Wingfield, Derbyshire

Vance Wingfield Goes Out On A Limb

By Bob Carr A manorial lordship of the Manor of Wingfield went on the auction block at Bernard Thorpe in London November, 1998. George Wingfield of Shepton Mallet (Devonshire) notified Vance Wingfield, our genial computer/genealogy expert from Ft Worth, Tx, about the opportunity and Vance felt it should be returned

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