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Elizabeth Blake (Spelmen)

Birthplace: Swaffham, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Wimbotsham, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Spelman, Esq and Ela Spelman
Wife of Sir Peter Blake Jr.
Mother of Jasper Blake
Sister of Sir John Spelman, Kt., of Narburgh; William Spelman; Henry Spelman; John Spelmen; Katherine Spelman and 1 other
Half sister of Thomas Spelman, Knight

Managed by: Mark Charles Woodward
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About Elizabeth Blake

  • According to this reference Elizabeth the dau. of Ela de Norburgh & Henry Spelman, married John Goldingham de Goldingham, she was Henry's only dau. named Elizabeth, (unless he had a dau. by 2nd wife which is not listed, she would of been the half-sister of Sir John Spelman who married Elizabeth Frowick.) or could she have possibly married 2nd Sir Peter Blake
  • Spelman genealogy; the English ancestry and American descendants of Richard Spelman of Middletown, Connecticut, 1700 .. (1910)
  • http://archive.org/details/spelmangenealogy00barb
  • http://archive.org/stream/spelmangenealogy00barb#page/n47/mode/1up
  • Pg.34
  • Henry Spelman and his first wife, Ela de Narburgh, had issue :
    • (i) William Spelman, who was a Knight, inherited Bekerton Manor, which passed to his descendants. He married Anne, the daughter of Christopher Coo, and had issue ....
    • (2) Henry Spelman, Lord of Rockland, died without issue.
    • (3) John Spelman was a Priest, and of Wimondham.
    • (4) Katherine Spelman married, first, Robert Denry, and, second, Richard Sefoule de Waterden.
    • (5) Anna Spelman married Henry Mackwilliams.
    • (6) Elizabeth Spelman married John Goldingham de Goldingham.
    • (7) John Spelman, of whom below.
  • Henry Spelman, the Recorder of Norwich, survived his first wife, Ela de Narburgh, and married, second, Katherine, or Christian, the daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Manning of Great Elmingham, County Norfolk, and of the latter's wife, Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Jenny. (Blomefield's Norfolk, Volume I, Pages 484-488.) By this marriage, Henry Spelman had a son, Thomas Spelman, Knight, Lord of Ellingham and Bechamwel by maternal inheritance, who married Anne, daughter of John, who was either the son or the son-in-law of Lord Robert Conyers. ....
  • http://archive.org/stream/spelmangenealogy00barb#page/n50/mode/1up
  • Pg.35
  • It is stated in Blomefield's Norfolk, Volume I, on pages 84 and 451, that Henry Spelman, the Recorder of Norwich, had another son, Christopher, by his second marriage.
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  • According to the Visitation of Norfolk, the Blake chart lists Jasper Blake's parents as John Blake & _ the sister of Sir John Spilman. (possibly a oversight, as John instead of Peter?)
  • The Publications of the Harleian Society (1869) Vol. 32
  • http://archive.org/details/publicationsofha32harluoft
  • http://archive.org/stream/publicationsofha32harluoft#page/38/mode/1up
  • Pg.38
    • Blake.
  • John Blake = sister of Sir John Spilman had
    • Jasper Blake = Agnes Pygott had Henry; Alice; &
      • Peter Blake = Beatrix Badyscroft had John; Thomas; Frances; &
        • Jasper Blake = Anne Aymyas had
          • Jasper & Beatrix
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  • The Visitation of Norfolk in the Year 1563 (1895) Vol. 2
  • http://archive.org/details/visitationnorfo01dashgoog
  • http://archive.org/stream/visitationnorfo01dashgoog#page/n7/mode/1up
  • Pg.1
    • 124. BLAGE OR BLAKE. Pg. 1-5
  • Peter Blake m. Elizabeth ch: Sir John; Peter (m. _ Spelman); & Mary Blake (unm.1500)
    • Peter Blake m. sister of Sir John Spelman ch: Jasper (m1. Agnes Pigott m2. Anne Blundervile) ch: Pg.2
  • http://archive.org/stream/visitationnorfo01dashgoog#page/n8/mode/1up
  • Pg.2
  • Henry; Thomas; John; Peter (m. Beatrix Badiscroff or Batchcroft); Ele; & Alice Blake
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  • According to this reference Jasper Blake is the son of Peter Blake & _ sister of Sir John Spilman
  • Descendants of Jasper Blake: emigrant from England to Hampton, N.H., ca. 1643, 1649-1979
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=UEE2AAAAMAAJ&q=Peter
  • Pg.11
  • 1. PETER BLAKE of Southeney, and afterwards of Wimbotsham, purchased the manor of Tonwalls from John Skott of London in 1466; will dated October 21, 1500; buried at Wimbotsham. by wife Elizabeth who survived him, had: .... etc.
  • 2. PETER BLAKE of Swaffham, Gent., had by wife ___ ___, sister of Sir John Spilman, Kt.
  • 3. JASPER BLAKE of Wimbotsham, Gen., devisee of manor of Tomwalls. Will dated July 17, 1547. Married 1st, Anne, daughter of Robert Blunderville of Newton Flotman; 2nd, Anne, daughter of John Pigott of ..... NO MORE PREVIEW
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  • The Visitation of Norfolk in the Year 1563 (1878) Vol.1
  • http://archive.org/details/visitationnorfo00dashgoog
  • http://archive.org/stream/visitationnorfo00dashgoog#page/n265/mode/1up
  • Pg.249
    • 87. Spelman. Pg.249-260
  • http://archive.org/stream/visitationnorfo00dashgoog#page/n267/mode/1up
  • Pg.251
  • Henry Spelman son of Catherine (Stuward) & John Spelman, m1. Christiana dau. of Thomas Manning by Elizabeth (Jenny) ch: Thomas (m. Anne Conyers) & William (m. Anna dau. of Christopher Coo); m2. Ela dau. of William Narbou??? can't read ch: (Pg.252 Sir John (m. Elizabeth Frowick), Anne (m. Henry Mack Williams), Katherine (m. Rich' Sefoule & _ Drury), Elizabeth (m. John Goldingham), dau. (m. _ Drury), William (m. Anne Coo), John (a priest), Henry (d.1530-1533) Spelman
  • http://archive.org/stream/visitationnorfo00dashgoog#page/n274/mode/1up
  • Pg.258
  • 18 Sept. 1496. I Henry Spelman of Narborough; -- To be buried in the chancell of Narborough church; -- To pray for the souls of Thomas Bockerton and Margaret his wife; -- the soul of my father John Spelman; -- the soul of "Magister" Robert Spelman, my uncle; -- I make Edmund Paston, Ralph Pulvertoft, and Thomas Wake, my executors; -- My lands of Rokeland and Bockhylls, &c., to be divided between John Spelman of London, and Henry Spelman my sons; -- To Thomas Spelman my son and heir; -- to William Spelman, of Stow Bedon, my son. -- Proved 3 Feb. 1496, P. C. C. (Horne 3.)
  • 8 Feb. 1530. I Henry Spyllman of Narborough, gentleman; -- to my brother John Spyllman,; -- to my cosyn John Spyllman; -- to my cosyn Thomas spyllman; -- to my cosyn John Gossill; -- to my cosyn William Shuldham; -- to my cosyn Ele Spillman; -- to my cosyn William Cobbes, and my cosyn his wife; -- to my cosyn Elizabeth Greye; -- to William and John my brothers; -- to my cosyn John Shuldham; -- to my sister Elizabeth Goldingham; -- to my sister Elizabeth Shuldham; -- my brother John Spyllman, one of the King's Serjeants at the Law; -- John Dedyke a witness. -- Proved (Cur. Ep'i. Nor.) 20 June, 1533.
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  • Links
  • http://boards.ancestry.com.au/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=60&p=surnames.spelman
  • http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I12239&tree=Norfolk
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Swaffham, Norfolk, England
Age 20
Norfolk, England
Age 21
Wimbotsham, Norfolk, England
Wimbotsham, Norfolk, England