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Bridget Drury

Also Known As: "Jernegan;"
Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Death: 1556 (60-68)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Robert Drury, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons and Lady Anne Drury
Wife of John Jernegan
Mother of George Jerningham, MP; Elizabeth Sulyard and John Jerningham, of Somerleyton
Sister of Lady Anne Waldegrave, of Burnham; Elizabeth Boteler; Ursula Drury; Sir William Drury, MP; Robert Drury, Jr., Sir, MP and 1 other
Half sister of Anne Drury

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About Bridget Drury

  • from "Suffolk manorial Families", Vol. 1, pt. 9, 1899 by Joseph James Muskett.
  • Pg.346
    • Drury of Thurston
  • John Drury of Thurston, in Com. Suffolke, Esquier, sonne and heire tempre Kinge Edward first, 19, 1291. = Amabell daugh. of Thomas Newton, Esquier. Sables, too shanke bones in Salter argente.; ch: Sr Roger, Nicholas (m. Agnes Saxham) Drury.
  • Nicholas Drury of Thurston in Com. Suffolke, esquier, sonne & heire, died 3rd 13 of Kinge Edw. 3d ao 1339; Will 7 Rich. 2, 1381, Cullum. = Agnes, sole daughter and heire of Sr Symond Saxham, Kt.Joane??, Joan in his will. Oullum.; ch: Sr Roger (m. Margarett Naunton), Nicholas (m. Joanne Heathe), John Drury.
  • *Nicholas Drury of Saxham's in Thurston in Suffolke, 2d sonne, & of Hawsted, buried with his wife. Will, Gage, p. 428, Arch. Sudh., 4 Jan. 1454, proved 2 Sept. 1456. See note above. = Joanne, daugh. to Thomas Heathe, esquier, of Mildenhall. ch: DRURY OF HAWSTEAD.
    • *This Nicholas and Thom Heathe for love of John a Gaunte theire Captayne they tooke their voyage wt him into Spayne and theye have assumed to them Sellefs the Crosse Tawe in the Cheffe of there Armes ever since that tyme for the Howse of Hawsted. Whilste he Florished at Thurston in the Auweiente house of Saxhams, which lande wt others Came by his Mother beinge heire to her father to him allso did desende the Mannor of Hawsted wt others: he lyeth Buryed wt his wyfe in Thurston Church in a Chapell over aganst his fathers chap: where his Armes doeth appeare wt his Crosse Tuny. See below, Nicholas Drury.
  • Pg.354
    • Drury of Hawstead.
  • Nicholas Drury of Saxham's in Thurston, made will, Arch. Sudb., at Bury St. Edmunds, 4 Jan. 1454, proved 2 Sept. 1456. To be buried near his parents in Thurston church. Names Sir Roger Drury, his late brother; Felice, wife of his son, Roger Drury, &c. = Joan, dau. of Thomas Heath, Esq., of Mildenhall.; ch: Roger (m. Agnes _ & Felice Denston & Agnes Hanningfield), Elizabeth (m. _ Monk), Henry (m. Elizabeth Eaton) Drury.
  • Roger Drury, Esq., bought Hawstead, 3 Edw. 4. Will, Cur. Ep. Norw., 20 Jan. 1493. Inq. p.m. 13 H. 7. Ob, 31 Jan. H. 7. = Agnes, named in husband's M.I. = Felice, dau. & heir of William Denston of Besthorpe, co. Norfolk.; ch: Felice (m. Jas. Andrews), John, Roger, William (m. Margaret Briggs), Sir Robert (m. Anne Calthorpe & Anne Jerningham), Katherine (m. Sir Henry L'Estrange & Sir Robert Ratcliff) Drury.
  • Sir Robert Drury of Hawstead, of the Privy Council of King Henry VII. Will, P.C.C. 32 Hogan, 8 Feb. 1535. Inq. p.m. 27 H. 8, Altar tomb in St. Mary's, Bury. = Anne, 1st wife, dau. of Sir William Calthorpe of Burnham Thorpe, co. Norff., who made will, Cur. Ep. Norw., 1491. Harl. MS. 10.; ch: Bridget (m. Sir John Jernegan), Sir Wm. (m. Joan St. Maur & Elizabeth Sotehill), Anne (m. Sir George Waldegrave & Sir Thomas Jermyn), Elizabeth (m. Sir Philip Boteler), Sir Robert (m. Elizabeth Brudenell), Ursula (m. Sir Giles Allington) Drury.; = Anne, 2d wife, dau. of Edward Jerningham of Somerleyton; widow of Lord Edward Grey and of . . . Berkeley. She m. 4th Sir Edmund Walsingham of Scadbury. Her will, P.C.C. 17 Chaynay, is dated 1 Mar. 1568.
  • Sir Wm. Drury of Hawstead, of the Privy Council of Queen Mary; aet. 36, 27 H. 8. Brass at Hawstead. Will, P.C.C. 26 Dec. 1557. = Joan, 1st wife, dau. and heir of Sir Wm. St. Maur; buried in Hawstead chancel; d. 1517.; = Elizabeth, dau. and coh. of Henry Sotehill of Stoke Faston, co. Leic. Ob. 19 May 1575. His Inq. p.m. 20 H. 7. His mother a coheir of Plompton. Her will, P.C.C. 42 Pyckering, proved 1575.; ch: Anne (m. Sir Christopher Haydon), Mary (m. Richd. Corbet & John Tyrrell), Robert (m. Audrey Rich), Henry (m. Elizabeth Isaac), Frances (m. James Hobart), Bridget (m. Henry Yelverton) Dorothy (m. Robert Rokewood), Elizabeth (m. Sir Robert Drury of Rougham) Drury.
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Bridget Drury's Timeline

Suffolk, England
February 5, 1515
Age 23
Somerleyton, Suffolk, England
Age 23
Somerleyton Hall, Suffolk, England
Age 33
Somerleyton, Suffolk, , England
Age 64