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  • ID: I38185
  • Name: Amy Rossmandress or Rosmanderos
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: in Of Devon 1
  • Death: AFT MAY 1516
  • Burial: Chapel of Blessed Virgin Mary, Charing, Kent 2
  • Note: 3 1

    2nd wife.
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    In Testamenta Vetusta there is an abstract of Amy Brent's, née Rosmanderos, will, pp. 536-7 in which she is recorded as writing on the 3rd May 1516:
    "to my son John Brent a little bowl of silver gilt double, with cover, &c.; to my daughter his wife; to Margaret Brent the daughter of my son John Brent; my little daughter Amye Brent..."
    In the context of the "little daughter Amy", the 1530-1 Visitation of Kent, p. 3, shows that John Brent and Anne Berkeley had a daughter "Avy" who would have been Amy Brent's grand-daughter.
    The trouble with this will is her reported use of "daughter" to refer to what we now call daughter-in-law and, probably, grand-daughter. I do not know when the will was proved, let alone when Amy Brent died.
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    The records give the name of the wife of Sir Alexander as Elizabeth, daughter of Rosmanderos, an heiress.
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    Ann or Amy, daughter and heir of Rossmandress of Devon.
  • _UID: F74BCB3F0A7E48EA806E32B71DE455295CC2
  • Change Date: 27 MAR 2009



    Father: William Rosmodres or Resmoderes
    Mother: Alice Lucombe

    Marriage 1 William Brent
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children John Brent
    2. Has No Children Margaret Brent

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: (The Descendants of Col. Giles Brent, Capt. George Brent and Robert Brent
      Author: Chester Horton Brent
      Date: 1946
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: England's topographer, or A new and complete history of the county of Kent
      Author: William Henry Ireland
    3. Type: Web Site
      Author: Tim Powys-Lybbe
      URL: http://powys.org
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