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Lucy Hill (Ryves)

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Poundisford, Somerset, England
Death: 1573 (37)
Poundisford, Somerset, England
Place of Burial: Pitminster, Taunton Deane Borough, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Ryves, Kt., of Damory Court and Amy Ryves (Harvey), of Tarrant Launceston
Wife of William Hill, of Poundsford
Mother of Elizabeth Hill; Benjamin Hill; Lucy Lawrence; John Hill of Poundsford and William Hills
Sister of John Ryves; Mary Adeyn; Margaret Lawrence; Jane Sydenham (Ryves); Robert Ryves and 2 others

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About Lucy Hill


The book, "Reliques of the Rives (Ryves)" (Lynchburg, VA: J. P. Bell Co., 1929), pp. 1-5, by J. Rives Childs states that Robert Ryves of Blandford, Dorset was born about 1490 and died 11 Feb 1551; purchased Randleston/Ranston in 1545 and Damory Court at Blandford in 1548; married Joan who died 12 Dec 1560. Their children were:

1 John Ryves (b. 1514; d. 1549) married Amye Harvey of Tarent Launceston 2 Agnes Ryves married John Swayne 3 a daughter married William Hunton

Children of John Ryves and Amye Harvey:

1 John Ryves (b. 24 Jun 1536; d. 1587) married Elizabeth Mervyn 2 Mary Ryves (b. c1538) married William Aden alias Barbett 3 Margaret Ryves (b. c1540) married Richard Lawrence 4 Jane Ryves (b. c1542) married Thomas Sydenham 5 Robert Ryves (b. c1544; d. 1576) 6 Richard Ryves (b. c1547) 7 Thomas Ryves (b. c1549; d. after 1596)

In the eleven children of John Ryves and Elizabeth Mervyn, their third child was Lucy Ryves but she was born about 1561 and married Thomas Bellot.

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Lucy Hill's Timeline

April 1535
Poundisford, Somerset, England
Age 26
Age 28
Poundisford, Sommerset, England
Age 29
Poundisford, Somerset, England
November 1, 1571
Age 36
Poundsford, Somerset, England
Age 37
Poundisford, Somerset, England
Age 38
Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
July 13, 1995
Age 38
June 29, 1999
Age 38