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Jane Dormer (Newdigate)

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Birthplace: Haresfield, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Buckinghamshire, England
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Daughter of John Newdigate and Amphilicia Neville
Wife of Sir Robert Dormer, Kt., of Wing, MP for Wycombe
Mother of Sir William Dormer, KB. MP for Buckinghamshire
Sister of John Newdegate of Moor Hall; William Newdigate, MP; Sebastian Newdegate and Dorothy Chamberlain

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About Jane Dormer

(1487-July 7, 1571)

Jane Newdigate was the daughter of John Newdigate of Moor Hall, Harefield (b.1460) and Amphelicia Neville (b.1463). J

ane married Sir Robert Dormer of West Wycombe (d. July 12, 1552) and was the mother of Sir William Dormer (1503-May 17, 1575). She rejected Sir Francis Bryan’s suggestion that her son marry Jane Seymour, considering the match beneath him. Jane Seymour went on to marry King Henry VIII while William Dormer married Mary Sidney (d.1542). Jane raised her granddaughter, Jane Dormer (1527/38-January 13,1612) until Jane became a maid of honor to Mary Tudor.

After Queen Mary died in 1558, Jane married the count of Feria and left England in July, 1559, taking her grandmother with her. Lady Dormer accompanied the countess of Feria as far as Mechlin, where the countess gave birth to a son. When she continued on to Spain with her husband, however, Lady Dormer went to Louvain, where she became a leading light in the community of English Catholic exiles. She attempted to return to England only once, to collect her rents, but was forbidden to enter the country by Queen Elizabeth.

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-------------------- (1487-July 7, 1571)

Jane Newdigate was the daughter of John Newdigate of Moor Hall, Harefield (b.1460) and Amphelicia Neville (b.1463). Jane married Sir Robert Dormer of West Wycombe (d. July 12, 1552) and was the mother of Sir William Dormer (1503-May 17, 1575). She rejected Sir Francis Bryan’s suggestion that her son marry Jane Seymour, considering the match beneath him. Jane Seymour went on to marry King Henry VIII while William Dormer married Mary Sidney (d.1542). Jane raised her granddaughter, Jane Dormer (1527/38-January 13,1612) until Jane became a maid of honor to Mary Tudor. After Queen Mary died in 1558, Jane married the count of Feria and left England in July, 1559, taking her grandmother with her. Lady Dormer accompanied the countess of Feria as far as Mechlin, where the countess gave birth to a son. When she continued on to Spain with her husband, however, Lady Dormer went to Louvain, where she became a leading light in the community of English Catholic exiles. She attempted to return to England only once, to collect her rents, but was forbidden to enter the country by Queen Elizabeth.

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Jane Dormer's Timeline

1487
1487
Haresfield, Middlesex, England
1510
1510
Age 23
Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
1512
1512
Age 25
Hayle, Buckinghamshire, England
1552
1552
Age 65
Buckinghamshire, England
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