Alice More (Doggett) (1515 - 1567) MP

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Nicknames: "Alice (Doggett) Lappage More"
Birthplace: Boxford, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Groton, Suffolk, England
Managed by: Holly Dianne Faulkner
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About Alice More (Doggett)

Alice Doggett was born in England. Alice married Thomas Lappage and had a child: Thomas Lappage II.

Alice Doggett was first married to a Mr. Lappadge, first name not known. After his death, Alice married a wealthy "gentleman" of Groton, William More. William More died leaving a will dated 6 Oct 1566, probated 8 Mar 1566/7 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury (P.C.C. 9 Stonard). The will is abstracted in Muskett. It leaves property to his wife, Alice and her children, Thomas, Raffe, William, Robert, Alice (Edgar), and to Mary and Alice Lappage, daughters of Robert. He also mentioned John, Anne and Willilam the younger, children of John of Bures. He made gifts to a number of his own children and kinsmen. He made a gift in trust for the poor of Boxford and Groton, with the trustees being John Winthrop, John Spencer (perhaps his brother-in-law), William Coo, and John Gale, all prominent citizens of those parishes. The residue went to his wife and his eldest son, Thomas Lappage.

One interesting direction in William More's will is that his son Thomas was not only appointed executor, but was appointed as successor executor of the estate of John Doggett [John of Bures], and was charged with the "bringing up of his children." When John Doggett died only two years earlier, he had placed both duties on More.

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Alice Doggett Lappage is my 13th great grandmother.

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1515
1515
Boxford, Suffolk, England
1538
1538
Age 23
England
1541
1541
Age 26
Suffolk, England
1542
1542
Age 27
Boxford, Suffolk, England
1544
1544
Age 29
Sulffolk, England
1546
1546
Age 31
of, Groton, Suffolk, ENG
1550
1550
Age 35
of, Groton, Suffolk, ENG
1567
March 8, 1567
Age 52
Groton, Suffolk, England
1941
December 20, 1941
Age 52
December 20, 1941
Age 52