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Horseman of Burton Pedwardine, Lincolnshire

Or "Horsman".


Thomas Horseman,
or Horsman.
He mar Elizabeth Hussey.
She was dau of Sir Robert Hussey, of Blankney, Lincolnshire, by his wife Anne Say, dau of Sir Thomas Say, of Liston, Essex].
Elizabeth was widow of Thomas Ayscough.

In 1539 Thomas received a grant of Sleaford manor, Lincolnshire, from Henry VIII.
In 1540 Thomas had a grant of Mareham Grange, Lincolnshire (SE of Sleaford).
Mareham Grange had belonged to Sempringham Priory until the Priory was dissolved in 1538.
In 1551 Thomas had a grant of Burton Pedwardine, Lincolnshire (further SE of Sleaford, SE of Mareham Grange, see map).
Mareham Grange became part of the main estate of Burton Pedwardine.
History of Parliament says Thomas died before 1553.
[Green, 1879] seems to say Elizabeth died about 15 Jan 1553 (new style year).
Thomas and Elizabeth had issue:

  1. Sir Thomas Horseman,
    or Horsman,
    born 1536.

  2. Robert Horseman,
    of Kyme and Burton Pedwardine, Lincolnshire.


Part of inscription on tomb of Sir Thomas Horseman at Burton Pedwardine church.
Lists him as: "Sir Thomas Horsman, son and heir of Thomas Horsman esquire, sometime Lord of this Manor, and Elizabeth, one of the daughters and co-heirs of Sir Robert Hussey knight."

The Manor House at Burton Pedwardine was for sale as at 2015.
Though this building is believed to date from the mid 18th century.
See satellite view.


Mareham Grange, Lincolnshire


Site of Mareham Grange, Lincolnshire.
From old map. Surveyed: 1887. Published: 1888.

Site of Mareham Grange today.
Outline of moat still visible.
See archaeology.
From Google Maps.
See street view at the bridge to the NW, looking back into the field.

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