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Fitton of Gawsworth Hall, Cheshire.
Sometimes "Fytton" or "Phytton".

Sign at entrance to Gawsworth Hall.
Photo 2018. See full size.

Sir Edward Fitton,
of Gawsworth Hall, Cheshire,
born 1500,
mar Mary Harbottle [descendant of Edward III],
High Sheriff of Cheshire 1543 to 1545,
died 1553, age 53 yrs,
had issue:

  1. Sir Edward Fitton, the elder,
    born 31 March 1527.

  2. Francis Fitton,
    died 1608.
    He was bur in impressive tomb in Gawsworth Church. See tomb.
    Portrait of him in the Gold Room at Gawsworth Hall.

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