|Death: ||Sep. 12, 1625|
Edward Aylworth was the sixth son of John Aylworth (a Member of Parliament who died in 1575) and his wife Elizabeth Ashton. Edward served as High Steward to George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury. The inscription on the memorial panel for him in St. Stephen's church reads:
"Fratres in Vnvm
Edward Aylworth Esqvire High Steward
to ye liberties of George Lord Archb. of Cant.
He died ye xij of September 1625
Anno Etatis sve 73."
In his will, he wrote, "And when I shalbe deade and buried in the place I have appointed, I will have my Executors make for me a little Table of well-sesoned oken board such as I made for my Brother Walter just of that bignes and proportion onely with my armes fairly painted thereupon with the difference of a sixt Brother as indeed I was and thus subscribed in letters of gould Edward Aylworth Esquire high steward fo the Liberties of George Lord Archibishop of Canterbury. And the same to be sett close under that of my Brothers with some such Compartements of Blacke as is about his and no more adoe But that I will also have over that of my Brothers to be faire written in letters of gould: Brothers in one, for indeed we were an therefore I am well content to publish it so now to the world with whose joyes I hope I shall now have part. And expect my other friends that heere remaine til they come. Today you will be with me."
(Quoted from "The Arms and Ancestry of the Stocketts of Maryland," by Judge James Duvall Trabue.)
St Stephen Churchyard
City of Canterbury
Created by: John Field Pankow
Record added: Mar 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25491767
Added: Dec. 3, 2010
"Almighty God, we remember this day before thee thy faithful servant Edward, and we pray thee that, having opened to him the gates of larger life, thou wilt receive him more and more into thy joyful service; that he may win, with thee and thy servants eve...(Read more)|
John Field Pankow
Added: Sep. 12, 2009
John Field Pankow
Added: Sep. 12, 2008