North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Ros


Ros Appleby St Lawrence

(In. N.) Rob. De Viteripont to whom & his heires King John gave first of all his lands in Westmld & y Sherifwik of y county, his wife was Idonia de Buley. John de Viteripont, his wife was Sybeila de Ferris. Robert de Viteripont, his wife was Isabella Fitz Peter. Rog. De Clifford 4 Ld. of Westmld, his wife was Isabella de Viteripont. Rob. Ld. Clifford to whom & to his heires King Edw. y 2d gave y castle & honour of Skipton in craven w y landes thereto belonging, his wife was maude de Clare. Rog. De Clifford died unmarried. Rob. Ld. Clifford his wife was Isabella de Barkley. Rob. Ld. Clifford died without issue, his bro. Rog. His heire, his wife was Eudania de Nevill. Rog. Ld Clifford, his wife was Maude de Beauchampe. Tho. Ld. Clifford, his wife was Eliz. Rosse. John Ld Clifford his wife was Eliz. Percy. Tho. Ld. Clifford, his wife was Joan Dacres. John Ld. Clifford, his wife was Marg. Bromflette Barress. Vescye. Hen. Lc. Clifford, his wife was Anne St. John. Hen. Ld. Clifford L. Earle of Cumberld his wife was ye La. Margrt. Percy. Hen Ld. Clifford Earle of Cumberld. His 1 wife was the La. Llinor Brandon her grace his 2 wife was ye La Anne Dacres. George ld. Clifford 3 Earl of Cumberland. His wife was ye La. Margrett Russell. John Ld. Tufton, Earle of Thanett, his wife was ye La. Margrett Sackvile. Ruch. Sackvile Earl of Dorsett her 1 husband Anne La. Clifford daur. & sole heyre to George 3 Earle of Cumberland. Phillip Herbert Earle of Penbrooke & Mountgomery, her 2 husband. James Ld. Compton, Earle of Northampton, his wife was ye La. Isabella Sackvile. (24 shields). Arms 1 gu. 6 annulets or, (Vipont,) impaling gu. Cinquefoil or, pierced of the field (Beuly); 2 Vipont impaling ar. 6 horse shoes sa. (Ferris); 3 Vipont impaling 4ly or. & gu. border vairy az. & gold (Fitz peter); 4 checky or. & az. Fess gu. (Clifford) impaling Vipont; 5 Clifford & Vipont 4ly impaling or 3 chevronels gu. (Clare); 6 Clifford & Vipont 4ly; 7 ditto impaling gu. chevron between 10 crosses patees ar. (Berkley) ; 8 ditto impaling gu. saltire ar. (Neville) ; 9 ditto impaling gu. fess betw. 6 cross crosslets or. (Beauchamp) ; 10, ditto, impaling gu. 3 water-bougets ar. (Roos) ; 11 , ditto, impaling 4ly I & 4 or. lion rampant az. (Percy) ; 2 & 3, gu. 3 lucies hauriant ar. (Lucy) ; 12, ditto, impaling gu. 3 escallops ar. (Dacre) ; 13, ditto, impaling or, cross sa. (Vescy) ; 14, ditto, impaling ar. on chief gu. 2 mullets or (or ar.) (St. John) ; 15, ditto, impaling Percy & Lucy 4ly ; 16 Barry ar. & gu. lion rampant or, (Brandon) ; 17 Clifford & Vipont 4ly ; 18, Dacre ; 19, Clifford & Vipont 4ly impaling ar. lion rampant gu., on chief sa. 3 escallops of the field (Russell) ; 20 sa. eagle displayed within border ar. (Tufton) impaling 4ly or & gu. bend vairy az. & ar. (Sackville) ; 21 Sackville; 22 Clifford and Vipont 4ly ; 23 gu. 3 lions rampant or (Herbert) ; 24 sa. lion passant between 3 tilting helmets or. (Compton) impaling Sackville. *

Ros Appleby St Michael

"There were no monuments in ye church except a recumbent female figure under a small arch on the north side of the church in ye wall & above it within ye arch was an escutcheon parted per pale in the first 6 annulets; in the second 3 water budgetts, Musgrave most likely, impaling Ross or Rous."* Hill MSS. iv, 65, citing Machell. This figure with annulet charges, & with 2 small shields on cushion, dexter, modern & unfinished; sinister, Roos coat, is now replaced in S. wall. The large stone with impaled arms (as above), and the canopy remains are lying loose, November 1887. *Sir Thomas Musgrave m. circa 1384, Margaret daughter & coh. of Sir William . Ros.

Ros Kendal

(Formerly in E. window, S. aisle, Parr. chapel, and see Whitaker II. 327) Arma Wil. Par militis. Arms (underneath) 41y, I & 4, 2 bars, crescent for difference (Parr.), 2 & 3, 3 water-bougets. (Ros) (Hill MSS. II. 66 note I & 4 Ros ; 2, fess within border, mullet for difference (Parr) ; 3, ar. 3 chevronels interlaced and chiefor (Fitzhugh).

Ros Kendal

(Large black marble altar tomb, Parr chapel). Arms in 1888 (on N). I, 41y. I & 4 Ros, 2 & 3 Parr (without border) vairy, a fess (Marmion), III Fitzhugh. (On E). IV. 41y 1 & 4 (4 not repeating each coat) 41y I & 4 Ros, 2 & 3 Parr ; 2 Fitzhugh ; 3 Marmion. All within Garter, with Motto hony soyt quy maly pense.* * Compare different accounts in Hill MSS. II. 66, Whitaker's Richmondshire 11. 327 and Mr. Nicholson's Annals 51, the last favouring Brus vice Marmion. The latter author notes as upon the (old) ceiling of the Parr Chapel, 5 shields with Arms I. 41y I & 4 Par; 2 & 3, 41y 1& 4 Green, 2 & 3 Maplethorpe (with cross crosslets). II 41y I &4 Par, 2 & 3 Ros. III I & 4 Par, 2 Fitzhugh (without chief), 3,4ly l & 4 Ros, 2 & 3 Brus. IV 4ly 1 & 4 Green, 2 & 3 Maplethorpe. V Ros. Mr. Bellasis now observes S shields round the (new) ceiling. Arms 1 41y 1 & 4 Par 2 & 3 Ros. II 41y 1 & 4 Green, 2 & 3 Maplethorpe (with chief or, lion passant gu). III 41y 1 Par, 2 Fitzhugh, 3, vairy, fess gu. (Marmion). 4 Ros IV Par, & on esculcheon of pretence or, on pile gu. between 6 roses ar. 3 roses of 2nd. (Parr. angmentatiou) V. Marmion. VI ar. 2 bars gu. on canton of last, [ion passant or (Lancaster). VII Ros. VIII 41y, 1 Par, 2 Marmion, 3 Fitzhugh, 4 Ros.