North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Broughton


Broughton Kendal

(Bellingham chapel E. on pillar). On earth three score a tene years spent| or nighe ther abowts this lyffe changed | Dame Thomasin Thorn bvrgh hence went | heavenlye joyes to joye expected | wiffe to Sir William Thornbvrgh Knyght |whylst on earth he was remaynyng. | Sir Robert Bellingham gentle knyght | hir father was wyth whom ending| she desired sepvlted to be | as here hir corps, hir hope (serving) (Whitaker II. 33Q, & Mr. Nicholson p. 59) Vnder lyeth as yove maye see | hir Spirit wyth the blessed being | the eleventhe of Avgvst she expired | a yeare of Christ on thowsand | fyve hundteth eightie too | (ended adds Whitaker) this world she left (there of not l0th) | almightie God hir sowle receave to hevenly blis she hvmblye craved. Arms, tin tures now, 1888, indistinct). I. erm. fret and chief gu. (Thornburgh) ; II. ar. 2 bars gu. on canton of last cross (flory) of field. (Broughton), III. ar. 2 bars and canton gu. over all bend az. (not ar. Mr. N. p. 59, Coupland). IV. fretty ar. (Harrington), V. ar. 3 bugle horns sa. garnished and stringed gu. (St. George says or) (Bellingham), VI. ar. 3 bendlets gu. on canton of last lion rampant of field (Burneshead). (Coll. Alms, I. C. B. 2nd Cal. 16, i.e. Copy of St. George's 1615 Westmd. Visit).