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William Crosse,
mar Mary ----,
of "Bromfield", Somersetshire (must be Broomfield, Somerset),
had issue:

Rev. Benjamin Cross,
or Crosse, 3rd son,
NOT of Chester, this is confusion with someone of the same name at Oxford around this time,
[Fuller, 1866] says he was of "Somersetshire",
educ Emmanuel College, Cambridge, entered 1657, BA 1661,
D.D. (Doctor of Divinity),
Precentor of Cloyne (Co.Cork) 1664-83,
mar Anne Eveleigh,
had issue:

  1. Elizabeth Cross, born 1669,
    mar probably in 1690-93 to John Blennerhassett, "Black Jack" and had issue.

View of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, published 1690.
Shows the new Chapel, which was built 1677 (just after Cross' time).
From here.
See modern view.

The entry for Benjamin Cross in Alumni Cantabrigienses (2011)


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