Thursday, 10 November 2016

Monuments in the Church at Edenham.1.

The Remarkable Group of Monuments
in Saint Michael's Church,
Edenham, Lincolnshire. 
(Part 1).

The Bertie Family Monument.
 Erected in 1738 and showing seven members of the family.
Robert Bertie Lord Willoughby became Earl of Lindsay in 1666, dying in 1701.
He first married Mary Massingberd and had a daughter Arabella.
He then married Elizabeth Wharton, and had Robert (1660–1723), Peregrine (c.1663–1711), Phillip, Albermarle and Norreys.
Robert lastly married Elizabeth Pope, and they had Charles and Elizabeth who never married.

Albermarle Bertie had the monument erected in 1738.

Robert, Lord Willoughby of Eresby.
Earl of Lindsey.
The Honourable Norrys Bertie.
The Honourable Peregrine Bertie.
Elizabeth Lady Lindsey.
Arrabella Lady Rivers (d.1736).
The Honourable Philip Bertie.
The Honourable Albermarle Bertie.