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Katherine Paston (Bertie)

Birthplace: Lindsey, , , England
Death: Died in Oxnead, Norfolk, England
Cause of death: Childbirth
Place of Burial: Oxnead, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey and Hon. Elizabeth Montagu, Countess of Lindsey
Wife of Sir William Paston, 1st Baronet
Mother of Robert Paston, 1st Earl of Yarmouth
Sister of Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey; Hon. Edward Bertie; Mary Huett (Bertie); Elizabeth Stapleton and Peregrine Bertie, Sir, of Eveden

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About Katherine Paston

Katherine Bertie, married about 1631 Sir William Paston, 1st Bt, one son, Robert Paston, 1st Earl of Yarmouth.


Oxnead - St Michael’s Church

The church is mostly thirteenth-century and built of flint with stone dressings. However, there are several later additions in brick, dating from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries, such as the top of the tower, two porches and a stepped east gable.

Inside ... There is also a monument to Lady Katherine Paston, wife of Sir William (1610–1663), who died in childbirth in 1637. This work is by the celebrated Jacobean sculptor Nicholas Stone. It is inscribed with a moving and tender inscription from her ‘sad Consort.'



  1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1289. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 2348.
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Katherine Paston's Timeline

May 29, 1631
January 3, 1636
Oxnead, Norfolk, England
Lindsey, , , England
Oxnead, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom