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  • ID: I21053
  • Name: John Rainsford
  • Prefix: Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1521
  • Residence: Bradfield, Essex
  • Note: 2

    Born of Raynesford Hall, Lancaster? Seems odd that he is given a Lancashire connection given that his father was said to be of Suffolk and Essex. However it sort of ties in with this from Pimbley?s Dictionary of Heraldry:
    Raynsford
    (Stanmore-Magna, co. Middlesex, Dallington, co. Northampton, Tew, co. Oxford, and co. Warwick; confirmed by Camden, Clarenceux, as the arms of CHARLES RAYNESFORD, and ROBERT RAYNESFORD, sixth in descent from JOHN RAYNESFORD, of Raynesford Hall, co. Lancaster).
    ARMS:..Argent (silver) a cross Sable (black).
    CREST:..A roebuck's head erased Sable (black) attired Or (gold).
    ---
    See
    ?...Sir John Raynsford attended Henry Vlll to "the Field of the Cloth of Gold." His will is dated Sept 12, 1521. ...?
    (Notes and Queries.1925; CXLVIII: 328-330. BRITISH SETTLERS IN AMERICA. by RANSFORD.)
  • _UID: 9D6D151273D3418392781DA8EAC5B7AA1ABA
  • Change Date: 26 JUL 2011



    Father: Lawrence Rainsford b: in Alpheton Manor, Suffolk
    Mother: Elizabeth Fiennes

    Marriage 1 Anne Starkey b: in Wouldham, Kent
    • Married: AFT 1484

    Marriage 2 Joan or Margaret Ilam b: 1467
    • Married: AFT 3 MAR 1504
    Children
    1. Has Children Julian Rainsford b: in Bradfield, Essex
    2. Has No Children Audrey Rainsford

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Author: Jorge H. Castelli
      URL: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Pimbley?s Dictionary of Heraldry
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