Thomas Knollys, Lord Mayor of London

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Thomas Knollys, Lord Mayor of London

Birthplace: London, Middlesex, , England
Death: Died in London, UK
Place of Burial: Watling St, City of London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Knollys and Catherine Knollys
Husband of Joan Knollys and Joan Knollys
Father of Isabelle (Knollys) Moyle; Robert Knollys; Richard Knollys; Margery Knollys; Thomas Knollys and 1 other

Occupation: Lord Mayor of London
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About Thomas Knollys, Lord Mayor of London

Sir Thomas died in 1435, and was buried with his wife, Joan, in St Antholin’s Church in the north aisle. On their tomb was the following epitaph.

“Here lyeth graven undyr this ston

Thomas Knolles, both flesh and bon,

Grocer and Alderman yeres fortye,

Sheriff, and twis Maior truly:

And for he should not ly alone,

here lyeth wyth him his good wyff Jone:

They weren togeder sixty yere,

And nineteen children they had in feer;

Now ben they gon wee them miss:

Christ have there Sowlys to heven bliss. Amen”

-------------------- Alternative spellings of Family Name:

  • Knollys
  • Knolles
  • Knowles
  • Knowls
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London, Middlesex, , England
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London, Middlesex, , England
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