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  • ID: I3583
  • Name: Abigail Heveningham
  • Sex: F
  • Death: 1611 1
  • MEM: Coleshill, Warwickshire: Altar tomb with recumbent effigy
  • Note: 1

    Abigail Heveningham was the daughter of Sir Anthony Heveningam and Alice Shelton, his wife. She was sister to Sir Arthur (d.1608) NOT his daughter although Sir Arthur did have a daughter named Abigail who was baptised 20 September 1592 at Ketteringham. This Abigail married Sir Augustine Pettus (1582-1613) 27th December 1608, as his 2nd wife.
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    THE WINGFIELD-DIGBY MUNIMENTS; PART II
    Letters Patent being an assignment of lease for twenty one years to Lady Abigail, widow of George Digby, knt., deceased, of the rectory of Colleshill Coleshill co. War., which before the Dissolution belonged to the Priory of Markeyate, co. Bedford, with all apurtenances, except the advowson of the vicarage of the church of Colleshill and all woods, underwoods, minerals and quarries of the premises and glebe land pertaining to the said rectory. Rent: 7. 13s. 4d. Parchment. - ref.
    MS 3888/A 880 - date: 8 December 30 Eliz I 1587
    [So George Digby died between 1 Feb 1580/1 and 8 Dec 1587 ]
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    A new husband for Abigail. They must have married between 8 Dec 1587 and 24 Jul 1590:
    Letters Patent granting to Edward Cordell, esq., and Lady Abigail, his wife, widow of George Digby knt., deceased, the rectory of Colleshill Coleshill co. War., which before the Dissolution belonged to the Priory of Markeyate, co. Bedford, with all appurtenances, except the advowson of the vicarage of the church of Colleshill.
    Consideration: 230. Parchment. - ref. MS 3888/A 885 - date: 24 July 32 Eliz I 1590
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    Bargain and sale and feoffment from Dame Abigaell, alias Cordell, widow, sometime wife of Sir George Digby, knt., deceased, and late the wife of Edward Cordell, esq., deceased, to Robert Digby of Colleshull Coleshill co. War., esq., son of the said Sir George, of the rectory of Colleshull with all lands and tithes pertaining to the same, and meadowland in Colleshull. Rent: 33.
    Parchment. - ref. MS 3888/A 932 - date: 1 June, 40 Eliz I 1598
  • _UID: EFBDA39149CD4FF99E5365E546D461DDD19B
  • Change Date: 27 JUN 2011



    Father: Anthony Heveningham b: 1507
    Mother: Mary Shelton b: 1512

    Marriage 1 George Digby
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Robert Digby b: in Coleshill, Warwickshire
    2. Has Children John Digby
    3. Has Children Elizabeth or Abigail Digby

    Sources:
    1. Text: Rosemary St.Leger-May
      maytree4@aol.com
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