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Milicent Bekeryng

Birthdate: (34)
Birthplace: Sedgebrooke, , Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in England
Place of Burial: East Markham, Nottinghamshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Bekeryng and Cicely de Marcham
Wife of William Merying; Nicholas de Bourdon, Sir and Sir John Markham, Knight
Mother of Elizabeth De Bourdon; nn Burdon; John Markham, Lord Chief Justice and Margaret Markham
Sister of Thomas Bekering

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About Milicent Bekeryng

Milicent was the of daughter Sir John de Bekeryng. She was married three times. Her first marriage was to Sir Nicholas Burdon, who was slain at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1408. She married secondly Sir John Markham, Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas. They were the parents of John Markham, Lord Chief Justice of England. Her third marriage was to Sir William Merying. She was buried at the east end of the south aisle. Her brass is found in the nave of the Church of St. John Baptist, East Markham. On her head is the crespine head-dress then in fashion, and consisting in this case of an arrangement of wires with a couvrechef thrown over them. Her hair is kept in position by a wire frame. A gold chain and jewelled cross hang round her neck. Over her shoulders is a square collar turned down, and she wears a short waisted gown, while the sleeves of her kirtle appear under her long, flowing cloak. A pet dog with belled collar is shewn at her feet. The brass is enclosed by a frame 5ft. 3in. by 2ft. 5in. The figure is 46in. in height. INSCRIPTION. "Hic jacet Dna Millicentia Meryng quondam uxor Willim Meryng militis que obiit XXVII September Anno dni MOCCCCO XIX cujus aie ppicietur deus amen." TRANSLATION. "Here lies the lady Millicent Meryng formerly wife of William Meryng Knight who died the 27th of September in the year of the Lord 1419 on whose soul may God have mercy."



            
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Milicent Bekeryng's Timeline

1385
1385
Sedgebrooke, , Lincolnshire, England
1395
1395
Age 10
Cotham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
1408
1408
Age 23
Sedgebrook, , Lincolnshire, England
1419
September 27, 1419
Age 34
England
September 1419
Age 34
East Markham, Nottinghamshire, England
1939
August 11, 1939
Age 34
August 28, 1939
Age 34
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Holme-Pierrepont, Nottingham, England
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