Lettice Moryson, Vicountess Falkland

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Lettice Moryson, Vicountess Falkland

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Birthplace: Tooley Park, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died
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Daughter of Sir Richard Moryson, MP and Elizabeth Harington
Wife of Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland
Mother of Lucius Cary, 3rd Viscount Falkland and Henry Cary, 4th Viscount Falkland
Sister of Sir Henry Moryson; Maj. Richard Moryson; Francis Moryson, Governor of Virginia; Robert Moryson and Fynes Moryson

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Lettice Moryson, Vicountess Falkland

brief biography

from Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families, Volume 1 By Mary Selden Kennedy page 24

"One daughter, Lettice, married the celebrated Lucian Cary, Lord Falkland, the English Chevalier-Bayard, who was killed at the battle of Newberry, September 20, 1643. His wife was noted for her goodness and piety. John Duncan wrote a pamphlet on the 'Holy Life and Death of the Lady Lettice, Vicountess Falkland.' She died February, 1646, in her thirty-fifth year, leaving three sons, the eldest of whom, Harry, Lord Falkland, married Rachel, who survived her husband."


  • Virginia Gleanings in England: Abstracts of 17th and 18th-century English ... By Lothrop Withington page 321
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Lettice Moryson, Vicountess Falkland's Timeline

1611
1611
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
1632
1632
Age 21
1634
1634
Age 23
1646
February 1646
Age 35