Name: John Rudhall
Death: 24 FEB 1500
Residence: Brampton Abbotts, Herefordshire
MEM: Brampton Abbotts, Herefordshire: brass
Change Date: 4 MAY 2011
At the time of the dissolution Brampton Abbotts was granted to the Rudhall family of Rudhall in the extreme south-east of the parish. The first mention of the family is in 1306 when William Roedale leased some land and an adjoining mill from the Abbot of Gloucester.
At Rudhall there are remains of a 14th century house. The property came into the hands of Nicholas Rudhall in 1411-12. The family rebuilt the house and the place took their name.
In the assessment of wealth for taxation carried out under Henry VIII's Subsidy Act of 1523, John Rudhall [can?t be this one if he died 1500] is easily the wealthiest person in the township.
Is this him?:
At Brampton Abbotts the church contains a brass to John Rudhall, 1506, other members of whose family were commemorated at Ross.
The most notable are those of Serjeant Rudhall and his wife (date about 1500), and of John Rudhall (died 1639). The table tomb of the law-officer has on its face a sculpture representing the Trinity, with eleven kneeling figures in panels to right and left, ...
Father: William Rudhall b: ABT 1416
- William Rudhall
- Text: www.wyevalleyhistory.net