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Sir Thomas Bridges
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Birth: 1496
Death: Nov. 14, 1559

An attendant at the funeral of Henry VIII, where he bore the Dragon Standard between two sergeants-at-arms with their maces. He was sheriff of Gloucestershire during the reign of Edward VI, and in the reign of Queen Mary was an officer at the Tower of London under his brother Lord Chandos. He died testate with a will dated Oct. 18, 1559 which was proved Feb. 13, 1559/60. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Giles Brugge (1462 - 1511)
  Isabella Baynham Brugge
 
 Spouse:
  Joan Sydenham Bridges (____ - 1542)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Bridges (____ - 1587)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anne Brugge Mansell*
  Florence Brugge Morgan*
  Ursula Brugge Sydenham (____ - 1575)*
  John Brydges, Baron Chandos of Sudeley (1493 - 1557)*
  Thomas Bridges (1496 - 1559)
  Katherine Brugge Brooke (1497 - 1556)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lyeth Thomas Bridg.....
.....the 14 day of Nov......
..............MDLIX.
 
Note: Brass plate on floor
 
Burial:
St. Mary Church at Cornbury
Cornbury and Wychwood
West Oxfordshire District
Oxfordshire, England
Plot: Chancel
 
Created by: Todd Whitesides
Record added: Nov 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101193370
 


- Todd Whitesides
 Added: Dec. 10, 2013
In loving memory of my 14th Great Grandfather
- Melinda Wilson
 Added: Nov. 2, 2013
 
 
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