Guernsey under Sir Thomas Leighton (1570-1610) reprinted from La Societe Guernesiaise transactions.

by A. J. Eagleston

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Sir Francis did make one improvement before he left office in – the construction of Chamberlayne’s Mount on the west side of the citadel. – Other proposals made by the Commission of were carried out in a modified form by Sir Thomas Leighton (Governor of Guernsey ).   Biography. Thomas West, Knt., 2nd Lord La Warr (or De la Warr), of Wherwell, Hampshire. Birth and Parentage Thomas West, born c. (aged 40 in ), was the eldest son and heir of William West, Knt., 1st Lord De La Warr, by his first wife, Elizabeth Strange, the daughter of Thomas Strange of Chesterton, Gloucestershire. Marriage and Children Thomas West married, on . Sir Francis Knollys () Born: Treasurer of the Royal Household Died: 19th July at Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire. Sir Francis was elder son of Robert Knollys, Usher of the Royal Chamber, and his wife, Lettice daughter of Sir Thomas Peniston. Sir Gilbert Talbot of Grafton, KG ( – 16 August or 19 September ) was an English Tudor knight, a younger son of John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury and 2nd Earl of Waterford, and Elizabeth Butler. He was a soldier, Knight of the Order of the Garter in and Lord Deputy of Calais in , where he continued in a joint appointment with Richard Wingfield.

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The History of Guernsey and Its Bailiwick: With Occasional Notices of Jersey prisoners provisions quarters queen received regiment reign royal court sail Sark Saumarez seigneur sent ships Sir George Carteret Sir Peter Osborne Sir Thomas Leighton soldiers squadron Thomas Leighton tion the said Brigantine, Called the Providence.

LEIGHTON, Sir Thomas (cc), of Feckenham, Worcs. and Guernsey. Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commonsed. Churchyard's service in Guernsey under Sir Thomas Leighton is unestablished, the fasci-nating account of the Guernsey corposants and the fish run they presaged (b2v) does not refine the dating except to set one terminus at Leighton's arrival in Guernsey at Whit-sunday, Sir Thomas Leighton to Lord Burghley.

Since my arrival here, 28 July, there has been no passage from England, which shows how little we can rely on succour thence. Although the islands are threatened by the Spaniards and other leaguers of Brittany, I will not this summer demand succours for defence of Guernsey; but next summer, which is likely to be a time of danger, I shall beg soldiers and victuals.

Sir Thomas Leighton (c. –) was an English soldier and politician. He served as the Governor of Guernsey and Jersey from to Life. Sir Thomas was knighted in during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James was from Feckenham, Worcestershire, England, born to John Leighton of Wattlesborough and Joyce Sutton, daughter of Edward Sutton, 2nd Baron Dudley.

Guernsey Under German Rule by Ralph Durand (2nd edition) Originally published by the Guernsey Society inGuernsey Under German Rule was the first account of the German Occupation of this Channel Island during World War 2, written at the request of the Bailiff, Sir Victor Carey.

Its author, Ralph Durand, had lived in Guernsey throughout the occupation where he was the librarian of the.

In Lord George Carew replaced the late Sir Thomas Leighton as Governor of Guernsey. Upon being called almost immediately back to England he left instructions for Amias De Carteret, his Lieutenant-Governor.

1 In her book, The Channel Islands, pp. Sir Thomas Leighton appointed Governor of Guernsey. Guillaume Beauvoir appointed Bailiff. 23 August Massacre of St Bartholomew in France.

Refugees, including the Comte de Montgomery, Guernsey under Sir Thomas Leighton book to Guernsey. Publication of a Discipline Eccl‚siastique for the Channel Islands.

Repeated disputes between islanders and the Governor. Anne Leighton was born in Guernsey in Oct to Sir thomas Leighton of Feckenham, Worcestershire (Governor of Jersey and Guernsey) and Elizabeth Knollys.

She was well educated and married St John 9 july at the age of She died July two months after the birth of her final baby (Henry) who survived. Sisters:Views: K. Thomas de la Court, Bailiff, under the noble Duke of Gloucester, Lord of the Isles. Olivier le Feyvre, Nicholas de Sausmares, Thomas Blondel and John de Garrys, jurats.

John Phillips, receiver. Salaries of the officers and pensioners of the Governor in Guernsey. Other duties &c of the Receiver.

[In margin: 'I have this under seal.'] p. 14 Apr - Feb Sir Thomas Leighton (b. - d. ) Feb - Mar George, Lord Carew of Clopton, (b. - d. ) Earl of Totnes. office, one of the Governors of Guernsey, Sir Thomas Leighton, ( – ) had sold off some of the land assigned to the School. The Committee also located some of the seating from the School in the Town Church.

All told Sir Thomas would seem to have sold off 3 vergees of the best school land. Unfortunately he had no legal right to. InSir Rowland Hill purchased Stoneleigh Abbey after the Dissolution of the Monasteries for his ward Sir Thomas Leigh, and a mansion was built on the site of the former monastic buildings.

Their actual common ancestor is Sir Thomas Leighton, the Governor of Guernsey. He was an Elizabethan soldier and diplomat. Membership. Biography Sir Thomas de Haviland, jurat of Guernsey was born in in St Martins, Isle of Guernsey, Channel IS ENG.

largely under the governorship of Sir Thomas Leighton. - John Norreys loses a ship off Alderney. - 15th July Under seal. Vue de Justice. Catalogue of books in Pierre Careye’s Library at St Saviour’s. A Thomas Leighton was at Canterbury on 30 Mar. investigating the sudden death of Cardinal Chatillon, but there is no indication that this was the governor of Guernsey, whose letter of as Mar.

shows that he had no immediate intention of coming to England. Workers' Educational Association, Guernsey branch: records incl minutes, corresp and financial records (AQ - AQ ) Jean Laysne (John Laine), native of Normandy: deed of naturalisation and accompanying papers signed by Sir Thomas Leighton, Captain and Governor of Guernsey.

Guernsey, officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey (French: Bailliage de Guernesey), is a British Crown dependency in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy. Sir Thomas Leighton Apr - d. ; George, Lord Carew of Clopton, Earl of Totnes - 1 double dated H with many leaves in the Guernsey arms also.

On 10 May she married Sir Thomas Leighton of Feckenham, Worcestershire. Their marriage took place at the Chapel Royal with Elizabeth's Godmother, Queen Elizabeth, in attendance.

[8] Two weeks prior to their marriage he had been appointed to the Governorship of both Jersey and Guernsey in the Channel Islands, but it appears that Elizabeth. Sir Francis Chamberlain died in and was succeeded by Sir Thomas Leighton. A council warrant of February shows that Popinjay received 20 marks ‘to be employed in certain works at Guernsey’ indicates that he had responsibility for these works.

The names on the drawing are French. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Sir Thomas Leighton (unknown–), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Saint Peter Port Church Cemetery, St Peter Port, Bailiwick of Guernsey.

John’s guardianship was first entrusted to his distant cousin, the 2nd Baron St. John of Bletso (Sir John St. John II†), and after the latter’s death in to St. John’s uncle, Sir Oliver St. John, who gave the young man a similar education to his own, at Trinity College, Oxford, and Lincoln’s Inn In August Walter drowned.

THE following imperfect attempt to bring together a few notes relating to the ancient aristocracy of England, is confined in the first place to the families now existing, and regularly established either as knightly or gentle houses before the commencement of the sixteenth century; secondly, no notice is taken of those families who may have assumed the name and arms of their ancestors in the.

Asleep in his bedchamber, Governor of Guernsey Viscount Christopher Hatton was suddenly awoken - by hailstones on his face. His mother lay dead beneath the remains of a ceiling, his house lay in ruins around him. Chris Morvan tells the tale of the night lightning struck Castle Cornet - and unleashed the explosive force of tons of stockpiled gunpowderCastle Cornet: an explosive history.

Through the influence of Laurence Chaderton [q. v.], the first master of Emmanuel, he obtained a tutorship in the family of Sir Thomas Leighton, governor of Guernsey.

Here he came under the direct influence of the puritan leader, Thomas Cartwright [q. v.], who had framed () the ecclesiastical discipline of the Channel Islands on the. Elizabeth Knollys, Lady Leighton (15 June – c), was an English courtier who served Queen Elizabeth I of England, first as a Maid of Honour and secondly, afteras a Gentlewoman of the Privy Chamber.

Knollys was the grand-niece of Queen consort Anne Boleyn, which made her a cousin once removed of the Queen. Lettice Knollys was her eldest sister. The ancestry of H.R.H. Prince George of Cambridge and his mother Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, including her descent from the Fairfax and Birch families.

It includes the family connections to Prince George of genealogist Anthony Adolph and Guy Ritchie. Prince William and Kate Middleton, girlfriend and possible future queen, are apparently cousins!Granted, the relationship is very, very distant, but it turns out the two lovebirds are actually related, weirdly enough.

Prince William and Kate Middleton. Kate Middleton and Prince William reportedly share a much-reviled ancestor by the name of Sir Thomas Leighton. In lateElizabeth Knollys, a descendant of the Boleyns, and her husband, professional soldier Sir Thomas Leighton, welcomed a daughter into the world and their family.

They named her Anne, and gave her an education befitting her status. The girl was taught sewing, housekeeping, and all the skills needed to manage a Tudor household. In he attended the diet of Smalkald as a delegate from the English government, and in August went to Guernsey to investigate charges brought by the inhabitants against Sir Thomas Leighton.

The Right Honourable Sir Thomas More Lord Chancellor In offic Wikipedia. Thomas Holdich — Colonel Sir Thomas Hungerford Holdich, KCMG, KCIE, CB ( ) was an English geographer and president of the Royal Geographical Society. He is best known as Superintendent of Frontier Surveys in British India and author of numerous books.

The Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace is a national icon, yet few have heard of its sculptor, Thomas Brock. He left school at 12 to be an apprentice at the Worcester Royal Porcelain Works, then joined the London studio of John Henry Foley.

He completed the figure of the Prince Consort for the Albert Memorial after Foleys g: Guernsey.Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Brian Leighton; Sir Edward Leighton (by ), an English politician, High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire for and ; Sir Thomas Leighton (c), an English soldier and politician who served as the Governor of Guernsey and Jersey from to ; Sir William Leighton (c.

Thomas West, 8th Baron De la Warre, 2nd Lord West, was known as Lord Delaware. He was born July 9, in Wherwell, Hampshire, England and died at sea on He was a member of the council of the Virginia Company and was given a life appointment as governor of .