Transcription © Copyright E.C. ("Paddy") Apling July 2011 (from digital copy provided by the authors).
© T. E. & M. Miller 2011
Terry Miller has retired from a career as a plant cytogeneticist. As an amateur archaeologist with the Great Chesterford Archaeology Group he was responsible for the excavation of the RomanoBritish temple precinct at Great Chesterford, Essex.
As only limited details of a few members of the Southwell family of Woodrising, Norfolk, England, have been published. This study attempts to redress this situation by bringing together details of the wider family and its rise and fall during the 16th and 17th centuries. Although the family base was in the small Mid-Norfolk village ofWoodrising it played a significant role in both the adrninistartion and society of Tudor England
Runhall, Norfolk, England
Chapter 1 The Rise to Prominence
Chapter 2 The Chief Butler of England
Chapter 3 The King's Councillor, Sir Richard Southwell, 1502-1564
Chapter 4 Master of the Rolls, Sir Robert Southwell, 1506-1559
Chapter 5 Vice Admiral, Sir Robert Southwell, 1563-1598
Chapter 6 The Oxford Affair
Chapter 7 The Loss of the Woodrising Estate
Chapter 8 The Illegitimate Line
Chapter 9 Poet, Priest and Martyr, Robert Southwell, 1561-1595
Chapter 10 The Decline from Prominence
1. Southwell Seals.
2. Sir Richard Southwell by Hans Holbein.
4. Funeral Helmets above Sir Richard Southwell's tomb.
5. Armada Tapestry.
6. Painting of Drake playing bowls by Seymour Lucas.
10. Tomb of Mary St. Ledger in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin.
© Transcription Copyright E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, July 2011.
Brief history of Woodrising
Rectors of Woodrising
Will of David HUGHES
Story of David HUGHES
Kelly's Directory entries for 1883; 1892; 1896; 1904; 1933 and 1937
White's Directory entries for 1845; 1854 and 1883
Woodrising Census Transcripts for 1841; 1851; 1861; 1871; 1881, 1891 and 1901
Cranworth (& Woodrising) Archeology [Norfolk History Explorer]
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