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Subject: Re: John Rotherham of Someries, Luton (+1492)
Date: 11 May 2006 14:44:00 -0700
> In a message dated 5/11/06 2:05:15 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> << A freeman of Canterbury by 1469, he married Alice
> Forster, the daughter of John and Jane Winter of Canterbury; appointed
> JP for Bedfordshire in 1472, he was Sheriff of Bucks and Beds in 1476-7
> and again 1488-9; died 1492 and left a PCC will. >>
> Is this the same John Rotheram who had a daughter Alice who married Thomas St
> George of Hatley (1473-1540) ?
Spot on, as usual! Alice Rotherham was Thomas St George's first wife
(and thus not ancestral to the Countess of Wessex, whose St George line
comes from Thomas' second marriage). Alice had two brothers, Sir
Thomas and George.