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Countess of Rochester Anne de Port-St. John, Lee

Female 1614 - 1696  (81 years)


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  • Name Anne de Port-St. John 
    Title Countess of Rochester 
    Suffix Lee 
    Born 5 Nov 1614 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Mar 1696 
    Notes 
    • Will of her husband Francis Henry Lee


      1639. ? Will of Sr. ffrances Henry Lee of Ditehley in Countie of Oxon.,
      baronet, " in my good and pfeet health and memory." Dated 10 March
      17 Charles; Dispose of worldly estate principally to Deere & lovinge Wife
      Dame Anne, eldest sonne Henry & the children we nowe have or hereafter
      may have; Beseeches the Kings M-atie & Master & Council! of Wards v\c
      liveries that the wardshipp of lands of Sonne & lleire be committed to said
      wife. To wife Dame Anne all howsehold stuff tVce now in and belonging to
      Chamber called redd bedd Chamber & all remainder of that plate given her
      by her ffather att her marriage, all her Jewells to her owne use & because
      some of that plate is wanting £100 to buy other in place thereof, coach &
      4 Coach horses if I have so many at death, if not £20 for each horse that
      is wanting; to sonne Henry all other plate, householdstuffe &c at age of
      21, to be used by wife during mynority if shee soe longe remain unmarried;
      Recites Indenture of 5 March 14 Car., by which has demised vnto Sr. John
      St. John of Lidiard Tregose, co. Wilts, Knt. & Bart., Sr. Thomas Peneston
      of Cornewall, co. Oxon, Knt. & Bart., Sr. Edmund Varney of Midd.
      Cleydon, co. Bucks, Knt., George Pickeringe & John Cary of Ditchley,
      gent., divers Manors, lands &c in Oxon & Bucks for 99 years in trust ?confirms said Deed, they to employ rents &c in discharging debts &
      legacies. Recites that mother, the right honble Elinor Countess of Sussex,
      holds in Dower & by lease lands &c of myne for life ? if she die during
      minority of son then \ of such Ids which she had either from Sr. Henry
      Lee my father or in right of dower shalbe sett forth for the Kings Mutie
      during such minority & the other § to the aforsaid trustees ; &c &c. To
      eldest daughter Elinor £5000 ? viz. 2000 in 6 mos after her marriage or
      a^e of 21 & other 3000 in 6 mos after death of the Countess of Sussex, or,
      if she marry without consent of mother & trustees, £500 only & three
      score pounds a year for maintenance till 14 & fowerscore till 21 or marriage;
      if wife be now with child to it £1000 within 6 months of majority or
      marriage & £3000 in 6 mos after death of Countess of Sussex or it married
      without consent £400 only, £50 a year till 14 & then threescore pounlls a
      year till 21 ; to second sonne ffrancis Henry threescore pounds yearly till
      14 & four score till 21 & a Capital!" farme in Hardwick co. Bucks., he to
      pay sonne & heire £6-13-6 yearly, also an annuity of £300 out of Manour
      of Hardwick & weedon ; wife to have education of all younger children; to
      ffather Sr. John St. John £20 for peece of plate; to friends Sr. Thomas
      Peniston & Sr. Edmond Varney the same; to servants George Pickering
      & John Cary same bequest; to my Chaplain Mr. John Meredith £20 to
      buy books; to servant Geo. Pickering sorrell stone horse & bay mare; to
      servant John Cary batbary horse & little nagg, & to Anne Cary, his
      daughter, £100 at 10 years or marriage; to servants Richard Washington
      & Jaques the ffrenchman £10 apeece; to servants Danell the Cooke, John
      Patie, Oliver Kinderly, Richard Deane, Richard Welshe & John Treadway
      £5 apeece; to servant William Hucknell £5; to servants Thos. Hucknell,
      John Spur, Michael Ilolloway, Robert Clare, Robert Kyman, John Barnard,
      Humfrie Barnard, John firauklyn, Cornelius Collins & John Goodyer 40s.
      apeece; to Anne Cleeter the nurse £5; to servant Anne Yorke £5 ; to
      servants Anne Baggett, ffrancis Morton, Sarah Holloway & Jone Bailie
      40s. apeece ; to be disposed in blacks £100 ; to poor of Hardwick & Weedon
      £6-13-4; to poor of Abbotts Aston, Bexton, Waddeston each 40s.; to
      poor of Spellsbury £40 to add to stock of £40 which my father gave; to
      sonne & heire Henry all Manours, lands, &c with remainder, in default of
      lawful male issue, to second sonne ffrancis Henry, with remainder to third
      sonne to be begotten, with remainder to fourth sonne to be begotten, with
      remainder half to eldest daughter, Elinor for life, &, if wife be now with
      child with a daughter the other moietie to such dau., if said daughter or
      daus. die in lifetime of my sisters Dame Bridgett Tryon & Mris Anne Lee
      then estate to said sisters for their lives, with remainder to Robert Lee,
      eldest sonne of my vncle George Lee, &,-in default of lawful male issue, to
      George Lee, second sou of vncle George Lee, with remainder to Henry
      Lee, youngest sonne of same, with remainder to Cossen Robert Lee of
      Bingfield, co. Berks, with remainder to my right heirs forever. Wife Dame
      Anne sole Executrix. In witness &c F. Henry Lee. Wit: John Meredith,
      John Whitton, Nich : Whitton, John Bradley, Edward L^veil.

      Probate issued 10 August 1639 to Dne Anne Lee relict & Executrix
      named in the will. P. C. C, Harvey, 137.



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    Person ID I8808  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2017 

    Father Sir John de Port-St. John, of Lydiard Tregoze, Knight,   b. 1585,   d. 1648  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anne Leighton,   b. abt. 1580,   d. Jul 1628, childbirth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F3718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Francis Henry Lee,   d. 23 Jul 1639 
    Married 2 Oct 1632  St. Mary's, Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Mrs Anne St John
      Marriage Date: 2 Oct 1632
      Parish: St Mary, Battersea
      County: Surrey
      Borough: Wandsworth
      Spouse: Francis Henry Lee
      Record Type: Marriage
      Register Type: Parish Register

      Source Citation
      London Metropolitan Archives, St Mary, Battersea, Composite register: baptisms, marriages and burials, Oct 1632-Jul 1669, P70/MRY2/003
      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      Original data: Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives.
      Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation Libraries, Archives. The City of London gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to the City of London, Guildhall, PO Box 270, London, EC2P 2EJ. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.

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    Children 
     1. Francis Henry Lee,   b. bef. 1639,   d. 4 Dec 1667  (Age ~ 28 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F5079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Wilmot,   d. 1658 
    Married aft.23 Jul 1639 
    Children 
     1. John Wilmot,   b. 1647,   d. 1680  (Age 33 years)  [Birth]  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F398481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • de Port-St. John Marriage
    Name:	Mrs Anne St John
Marriage Date:	2 Oct 1632
Parish:	St Mary, Battersea
County:	Surrey
Borough:	Wandsworth
Spouse:	Francis Henry Lee
Record Type:	Marriage
Register Type:	Parish Register
    Name: Mrs Anne St John Marriage Date: 2 Oct 1632 Parish: St Mary, Battersea County: Surrey Borough: Wandsworth Spouse: Francis Henry Lee Record Type: Marriage Register Type: Parish Register
    Name: Mrs Anne St John
    Marriage Date: 2 Oct 1632
    Parish: St Mary, Battersea
    County: Surrey
    Borough: Wandsworth
    Spouse: Francis Henry Lee
    Record Type: Marriage
    Register Type: Parish Register

    Source Citation
    London Metropolitan Archives, St Mary, Battersea, Composite register: baptisms, marriages and burials, Oct 1632-Jul 1669, P70/MRY2/003
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Original data: Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives.
    Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation Libraries, Archives. The City of London gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to the City of London, Guildhall, PO Box 270, London, EC2P 2EJ. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.


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