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Nicholas St. John 1530–1589 BIRTH 1530 • Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, England DEATH 1589 • Purton, Wiltshire, England 11th great-grandfather. Burial: Lydiard Tregoze St. Mary Church, Swindon, Wiltshire, England (Brian Family) Wife: Elizabeth Blount

Nicholas St. John 1530–1589 BIRTH 1530 • Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, England DEATH 1589 • Purton, Wiltshire, England 11th great-grandfather. Burial: Lydiard Tregoze St. Mary Church, Swindon, Wiltshire, England (Brian Family) Wife: Elizabeth Blount

Henry Strangwish (died 1562) was a gentleman pirate from the English West Country. This painting was produced while he was in prison, probably the Tower of London. Strangwish was imprisoned for his piracy. The English inscription above Strangwish, shown holding a lute, reads: 'Strangwish, thus strangely depicted is One prisoner, for thother, hath done this/ Gerlin, hath garnisht, for his delight This woorck whiche you se, before youre sight'.

Henry Strangwish (died 1562) was a gentleman pirate from the English West Country. This painting was produced while he was in prison, probably the Tower of London. Strangwish was imprisoned for his piracy. The English inscription above Strangwish, shown holding a lute, reads: 'Strangwish, thus strangely depicted is One prisoner, for thother, hath done this/ Gerlin, hath garnisht, for his delight This woorck whiche you se, before youre sight'.

Eleanor Ashfield with daughters, old Church St Nicholas, Heythrop

Eleanor Ashfield with daughters, old Church St Nicholas, Heythrop

The State Hermitage Museum: Digital Collection -- Powered by IBM   Netherlands woman

The State Hermitage Museum: Digital Collection -- Powered by IBM Netherlands woman

Circle of Hans Holbein the Younger (Augsburg 1497/8-1543 London)  Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a red dress and headdress

Circle of Hans Holbein the Younger (Augsburg 1497/8-1543 London) Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a red dress and headdress

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