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Mary Englefield (Fortesque)

Birthplace: Englefield, Berkshire, England
Death: Died in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Fortescue, Kt. and Alice Fortescue
Wife of John Stonor; Anthony Fettiplace and Sir Thomas Englefield, K.B., Speaker of the House of Commons
Mother of Alexander Fettiplace and Miss Englefield
Sister of Sir Adrian Fortescue, K.B.; John Fortescue; Anne Fortescue; Elizabeth Fortescue and Richard Fortescue
Half sister of Robert Clere

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About Mary Englefield

Anthony Fettiplace married Mary, daughter of Sir John Fortescue of Ponsbourne Park in Hertfordshire and widow of John Stonor (d.1499) of Stonor Park (Oxfordshire), the son of his old friend. She was the sister of the Blessed Adrian Fortescue, who, after being for many years in great favour with King Henry VIII, was beheaded on Tower Hill for alleged conspiracy, but in reality for his refusal to acknowledge the supremacy of the King over the Church of England in place of that of the Pope. Maternally, Mary and Adrian were cousins to Anne Boleyn’s father, the Earl of Wiltshire & Ormond. [That means their *mother* was related to him and the family name may not have been Boleyn.]

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Mary Englefield's Timeline

Englefield, Berkshire, England
Age 9
Age 15
Age 16
Englefield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
July 27, 1547
Age 51
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England