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 Katherine Clifton

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Katherine Clifton

Birth
Kirkby Mallory, Hinckley and Bosworth Borough, Leicestershire, England
Death
23 Mar 1460 (aged 75–76)
England
Burial
Lowick, East Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England
Plot
Inside Church
Memorial ID
123835084 View Source

Katherine was the daughter of John, Lord Clifton of Buckenham, and Elizabeth Cromwell.
She married firstly Ralph Greene, Esq., Sheriff of Northamptonshire & Wiltshire, son of Sir Henry Greene, Lord Drayton and Maud Mauduit, by February 1416.
She married secondly Sir Simon de Felbrigg.
No children from either marriage.


CONTRACT_ Feb 4th 1418/9. An indenture between Katherine late wife of Ralph Greene esq, William Oldwyncle and William Marshall, clerks,on one part and Thomas Prentys and Robert Sutton of Chellaston in the co.of Derby,carvers, on the other part, witnessing that the said carvers have covenanted and agreed to make and carve well, honestly and profitably, a tomb of stone called alabaster, good, fine and pure containing to length 9ft and to breadth 4ft 2inch. upon which tomb shall be made 2 images of alabaster, the one of an esq armed at all points containing in length 7ft with a helm under his head and a bear at his feet, and the other image shall on the counterfeit of a lady, lying in her open surcoat with 2 angels holding a pillow under her head with 2 little dogs at her feet. The one of the said images holding the other by the hand, with 2 tabernacles called gablettes at their heads which tombe shall contain at the sides with the ledgerment 3 ft on which side shall be images of angels holding shields according to the devise of the said Katherine, William and William. And also the said breadth with pendants and knots and a crest of faytes and other work pertaining to such a tomb, the which images, tomb and arch shall be proportioned gilded, painted and arrayed with colours well and sufficiently in the pure hones and profitable manner that pertains to such work. And all the said works shall be presently done and performed in all points in manner of aforesaid and set up and raised by the said Thomas and Robert in the parish of Lowick at the costs and peril of the said Thomas and Robert between now and the feast of Easter in the year of grace 1420. For doing and performing which works the sculptors are to receive £40 sterling in 4 portions, the last to be paid when everything is finished according to contract" - makers marks

Katherine was the daughter of John, Lord Clifton of Buckenham, and Elizabeth Cromwell.
She married firstly Ralph Greene, Esq., Sheriff of Northamptonshire & Wiltshire, son of Sir Henry Greene, Lord Drayton and Maud Mauduit, by February 1416.
She married secondly Sir Simon de Felbrigg.
No children from either marriage.


CONTRACT_ Feb 4th 1418/9. An indenture between Katherine late wife of Ralph Greene esq, William Oldwyncle and William Marshall, clerks,on one part and Thomas Prentys and Robert Sutton of Chellaston in the co.of Derby,carvers, on the other part, witnessing that the said carvers have covenanted and agreed to make and carve well, honestly and profitably, a tomb of stone called alabaster, good, fine and pure containing to length 9ft and to breadth 4ft 2inch. upon which tomb shall be made 2 images of alabaster, the one of an esq armed at all points containing in length 7ft with a helm under his head and a bear at his feet, and the other image shall on the counterfeit of a lady, lying in her open surcoat with 2 angels holding a pillow under her head with 2 little dogs at her feet. The one of the said images holding the other by the hand, with 2 tabernacles called gablettes at their heads which tombe shall contain at the sides with the ledgerment 3 ft on which side shall be images of angels holding shields according to the devise of the said Katherine, William and William. And also the said breadth with pendants and knots and a crest of faytes and other work pertaining to such a tomb, the which images, tomb and arch shall be proportioned gilded, painted and arrayed with colours well and sufficiently in the pure hones and profitable manner that pertains to such work. And all the said works shall be presently done and performed in all points in manner of aforesaid and set up and raised by the said Thomas and Robert in the parish of Lowick at the costs and peril of the said Thomas and Robert between now and the feast of Easter in the year of grace 1420. For doing and performing which works the sculptors are to receive £40 sterling in 4 portions, the last to be paid when everything is finished according to contract" - makers marks


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  • Created by: Kat
  • Added: 20 Jan 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 123835084
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123835084/katherine-clifton: accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Clifton (1384–23 Mar 1460), Find a Grave Memorial ID 123835084, citing St. Peter's Churchyard, Lowick, East Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England; Maintained by Kat (contributor 47496397).