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John Shelley



Memorial to John Shelley (died 1580) and Eleanor Lovell.
Location: RHS of altar, Clapham church, Sussex.
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John Shelley.
He mar Eleanor Lovell [dau of Sir Thomas Lovell, of East Harling, Norfolk].
His older brother William Shelley held the family seat of Michelgrove, Sussex. But William was convicted of treason and his estates confiscated.
John never held Michelgrove (but his son did).
John died 1580 (before his brother).
[Hutchinson, 2008] says died 1592.
There is a brass of him and his wife in Clapham Church, Clapham (near Michelgrove), Sussex.
John and Eleanor had issue:


  1. Sir John Shelley, 1st Baronet,
    of Michelgrove, Sussex.




Close-up of brass of John Shelley and Eleanor Lovell.
Clapham church, Sussex.
Their son the 1st Baronet is to the left of them.
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John Shelley (died 1580).
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Eleanor Lovell.
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Close-up of inscription.
Legible is "John Shellie" who married "Elinor" dau of "Syr Thomas Lovell".
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See LHS and RHS.



Brass of John Shelley and Eleanor Lovell.
Painting of 1789.
From here.



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