History of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford

St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford is in Bottesford.

On 01 Sep 1414 William Ros 6th Baron Ros Helmsley 1370-1414 (44) died. His son John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 (17) succeeded 7th Baron Ros Helmsley. He was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. Monument of the Early Plate Bascinet Period. The Ros Peacock Crest surmounting his Great Helm. Orle. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Note the IHS, an abbreviation of Jesus of Nazareth, of his scabbard. Lancastrian Esses Collar.

After 23 Mar 1421 John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. Early Plate Bascinet Period. The Ros Peacock Crest did surmount his Great Helm; only the feet remain. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Orle with IHC NASARE Lettering. Lancastrian Esses Collar.

On 20 Sep 1543 Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (51) died. He was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. Garter Robes with his Leg Garter.
His son Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (16) succeeded 2nd Earl Rutland 3C 1525, 13th Baron Ros Helmsley. Chest with Weepers. Her feet on a Griffin.
In 1551 Eleanor Paston Countess Rutland 1495-1551 (56) died.
Monument sculpted by Richard Parker of Burton on Trent. Leg Garter. Cap of Maintenance.

On 17 Sep 1563 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (36) died. His son Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (14) succeeded 3rd Earl Rutland 3C 1525, 14th Baron Ros Helmsley.
On 13 Oct 1559 Margaret Neville -1559 died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies of their children, and the Arms of Manners and Neville. He wearing a Leg Garter.
His arms showing quarterly: 1&4: Manners Augmented Arms. Paternal Great Great Grandfather Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 2nd: Top Row: Ros Arms, Roet Arms, Trusbutt [or Belvoir], Bottom Row: Todeni [Albini ancient], Daubeney Arms, Badlesmere Arms. Possibly a reference to Maudit. 3rd Quarterly: 1 Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350 1397 Arms, 2 Tiptoft Arms. Paternal Great Grandmother Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros Helmsley 1423-1487, 3 Unknown 4 Powys Arms.

On 14 Apr 1587 Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (37) died. His daughter Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley 1575-1591 (12) succeeded 15th Baron Ros Helmsley. His brother John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 (28) succeeded 4th Earl Rutland 3C 1525. Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland -1595 by marriage Countess Rutland.
Around 16 Jan 1606 Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland 1550-1606 (56) died.
Elizabethan Period monument sculpted by Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor 1550-1611 in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. Leg Garter.

On 24 Feb 1588 John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 (29) died. His son Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (11) succeeded 5th Earl Rutland 3C 1525.
Around 21 Mar 1595 Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland -1595 died.
Elizabethan Period monument sculpted by Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor 1550-1611 in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. The service attended by his son and heir Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (11).

On 26 Jun 1612 Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (35) died. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. His brother Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (34) succeeded 6th Earl Rutland 3C 1525. Cecily Tufton Countess Rutland -1653 by marriage Countess Rutland.
In 1612 Elizabeth Sidney 1585-1612 died. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.
Monument sculpted by Nicholas Johnson Sculptor -1624. Cost £150 including carriage by sea from London to Boston.

On 17 Dec 1632 Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland 1578-1632 (54) died at Bishop's Stortford. On 20 Feb 1633 he was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. His daughter Katherine Manners Duchess Buckingham 1602-1649 (30) succeeded 18th Baron Ros Helmsley. His brother George Manners 7th Earl Rutland 1580-1641 (52) succeeded 7th Earl Rutland 3C 1525. Frances Carey Countess Rutland 1571-1644 (61) by marriage Countess Rutland.
In 1653 Cecily Tufton Countess Rutland -1653 died.
In Nov 1605 Frances Knyvet 1566-1605 died.

Around 1628 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Katherine Manners Duchess Buckingham 1602-1649.

On 29 Sep 1679 John Manners 8th Earl Rutland 1604-1679 (75) died at Nether Haddon. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. His son John Manners 1st Duke Rutland 1638-1711 (41) succeeded 9th Earl Rutland 3C 1525. Catherine Noel Duchess Rutland 1657-1733 (22) by marriage Countess Rutland.

Before 1733. Michael Dahl Painter 1659-1743. Portrait of Catherine Noel Duchess Rutland 1657-1733.

Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland -1595 was born to Francis Charlton. She was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.

Interior of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.

Exterior of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.