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Joan Fanshawe (Smythe)

Death: Died in Ware, Hertfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas "Customer" Smythe, MP and Alice Smythe
Wife of Thomas Fanshawe, MP
Mother of William Fanshawe, MP; Margaret Fanshawe; Sir Thomas Fanshawe, KB, MP and Alice Hatton
Sister of Mary Eysley; Alice Smith; Sir Arthur Smith, Kt.; Ursula Smythe; Alice Harris and 10 others

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About Joan Fanshawe

JOAN SMYTHE (1560-1622)

Joan Smythe was the daughter of Thomas "Customer" Smythe (1522-June 7, 1591) and Alice Judde (c.1533-1593). On December 22, 1578, she married Thomas Fanshawe of Ware Park, Hertfordshire (1533-1600). His son, Henry (1569-1616) later married her younger sister, Elizabeth (1572-1631). She had eight children. Those who survived to adulthood were Thomas, William, Alice, and Katherine.

Portrait: by Cornelis Ketel, 1579.

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