Category: Family History

The Blackwall Historical Marker

On June 30, 1928 the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities arranged for and provided a plaque to be displayed at the site where the three ships sailed for America in 1606. It was placed on the Master House, Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall, England and commemorated the landing at Cape

Tickencote Hall – Wingfield Home For 250 Years

By John Parry-Wingfield, of Empingham, England Members of the WFS who have visited Tickencote, and indeed those who have the pleasure to come, may be interested in this brief history of Tickencote Hall, a Wingfield home for some 250 years and home of Sir John Wingfield (1592-1631), grandfather of Thomas Wingfield

New World Tapestry Features Jamestowne

On February 21, 1989, WFS represent­ative, Vance Wingfield of Ft. Worth, Texas placed the first stitch in the 1607 tapestry depicting England’s establishment of the first permanent colony in the new world. The ceremony was in Bideford, Devon is for one of the eventual 23 canvas em­broidery panels each 11

Sir John Wingfield And The Black Prince

By Tony Wingfield Sir John, Katherine’s father and the last Lord of Wingfield Manor, was undoubt­edly a soldier of some fame, and it was fortunate for him that the monarch of his day was Edward III and not the unadventurous passivist Edward II. Sir John was apparently a friend of

War of the Roses – Wingfield Connection

By Josephine H. Wasson Scarcely had the Hundred Years’ War ended in England when the rival interests of York and Lancaster were involved in the 30 year struggle known as the Wars of the Roses. These civil wars came about as the descendants of Edward III claimed the throne of

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

"Posse Nolle Nobile" — Latin for "To have the power without the wish is noble."

Newly republished and available on Amazon! “Some Records of the Wingfield Family”

Seom Records of the Wingfield Family

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