Thomas Rose (died 1747)

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Portrait of Thomas Rose (1679-1747), by a follower of Jean Baptiste Van Loo (1684-1745) ThomasRose Died1747 OfWoottonFitzPaine Dorset.JPG
Portrait of Thomas Rose (1679-1747), by a follower of Jean Baptiste Van Loo (1684-1745)
Wootton House, as remodelled in about 1765 [1] by his second grandson Thomas Rose-Drewe (1740-1815) WoottonHouse WoottonFitzpaine Dorset.jpg
Wootton House, as remodelled in about 1765 [1] by his second grandson Thomas Rose-Drewe (1740-1815)
Mural monument to Thomas Rose (1679-1747), Broadhembury Church, Devon ThomasRose Died1747 OfWoottonFitzPaine Dorset BroadhemburyChurch Devon.PNG
Mural monument to Thomas Rose (1679-1747), Broadhembury Church, Devon

Thomas Rose (1679-1747) [2] of Wootton House in the parish of Wootton Fitzpaine in Dorset was Sheriff of Dorset in 1715. [3]

Wootton Fitzpaine village in the United Kingdom

Wootton Fitzpaine is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in South West England. It lies approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north-east of Lyme Regis in a small side valley of the River Char, close to the Marshwood Vale. The civil parish covers an area of 3,307 acres (1,338 ha) and includes the ecclesiastical parish and small settlement of Monkton Wyld to the west. In the 2011 census the civil parish had 180 dwellings, 134 households and a population of 345.

Dorset County of England

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Origins

The earliest recorded member of the Rose family is John Rose of St Burlado (Saint Brélade) on the Island of Jersey, who served as Mayor of Lyme Regis in Dorset in 1611. He married Fayth Ellesdon, a daughter of Ralph Ellesdon. [4] His son was Richard Rose (died c. 1658), a Member of Parliament for Lyme Regis (1639–55), who married Elizabeth Henley, a daughter of Henry Henley of Leigh. [5]

Saint Brélade Jersey parish

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Richard Rose (MP) English politician

Richard Rose was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 to 1648.

Lyme Regis was a parliamentary borough in Dorset, which elected two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons from 1295 until 1832, and then one member from 1832 until 1868, when the borough was abolished.

Marriage and progeny

He left an only child and sole heiress: [6]

The Grange, Broadhembury

The Grange is a historic estate in the parish of Broadhembury in Devon, England. The surviving 16th-century mansion house is listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England.

Broadhembury village in the United Kingdom

Broadhembury is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, about 5 miles north-west of Honiton.

Death

He died on 9 January 1747, aged 68. [7] "A stone of eight ounces and one dram was found in his kidneys". [8] His mural monument survives in Broadhembury Church, Devon, erected by his daughter Mrs Drewe. It displays at top the canting arms of Rose: Sable, on a pale or three roses gules slipt and leaved proper; Crest at top: A rose slipped and leaved; bottom: Drewe (Ermine, a lion passant gules) impaling Rose. It is inscribed as follows:

Canting arms

Canting arms are heraldic bearings that represent the bearer's name in a visual pun or rebus. The term was derived from the Anglo-Norman cant, meaning song or singing.

"In memory of Thomas Rose of Wootton FitzPain in the county of Dorsett, Esqr, who died the 9th of Jan'y 1747 aged 68 and was buried in the family vault in that church. This was put up at the request of his only child Mary, the wife of Fran(ci)s Drewe of Grange in this parish, Esqr, who departed this life the 7th of Nov'r 1749 aged 34 and was buried in this church. In her life time she was valued by every one, at her death lamented by all, as she was an affectionate wife, a tender parent, a kinde mistress, a sincere friend and imbraced every opportunity of doing good"

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References

  1. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101287157-wootton-house-wootton-fitzpaine#.WZcZNFGQwqc
  2. Per monument in Broadhembury Church
  3. London Gazette, 16 November 1714, p. 1; "during the reign of King George I", per Roberts, George, History and Antiquities of the Borough of Lyme Regis and Charmouth, p.299
  4. Roberts
  5. Roberts
  6. Per inscription on her father's monument in Broadhembury Church
  7. Per monument in Broadhembury Church
  8. http://www.freshford.com/Wootton%20Fitzpaine.htm