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Catherine Rowse (Knightley)

Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Knightley of Norwich and Agnes Knightley
Sister of Lettice Knightley; George Knightley; Winifred Coke and Audrey Gawdy

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Catherine Rowse

William Knightley of Norwich (died 1548) was the son of Sir Edward Knightley & Ursula, sister & co heir of John Earl of Oxford. He married Agnes, sister of Sir Nicholas Hare, Knight, Master of the rolls, who survived him.

Children were all under age & last 3 daughters unmarried when will was written in 1547: George (son & heir), Letitia, Wynefryd, Awdry, & Catherine.

  1. Winfred (d aft 1569) married Robert Coke, Esq.
  2. Ethedrede or Awdry married Thomas Gawdrie, Sr
  3. Catherine married Reginald Rowse, Esq.

This family of Knightley bore for their arms, quarterly, or and ermine on the 1st & 4th, 3 pallets gules.

  1. Barton Turf history project, by Anthony Norris PDF document, page 10
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Norwich, Norfolk, England