Monument to Lady Anne Clarke
Wall: Marble Mural Monument with Bust
Lady Ann Clarke was the daughter of John Williams Esq. of Marnhull in Dorset and sister of Sir Edmund Williams, Bt. She married Sir John Clarke (dspc.1679), Bt., of Salford in Warwickshire, the son and heir of Sir Simon Clarke (cr. Bt. by James I in 1617) by his first wife, Margaret, daughter and coheir of John Alderford Esq. of Abbots Salford in Warwickshire. She died in 1653 and this monument was put up by her husband and another brother, John, the following year. The latter also erected the adjoining monument to their brother, Carew. Thirteen years later, Lady Anne was joined by her widower's second wife, Anne the daughter of Leonard & Ursula Hooke of Erleigh Court, whose parents have memorial slabs in the floor nearby.
to the Memory of Lady Anne Clarke wife of Sir John Clarke of Salford in
the County of Warwickshire, bart., daughter of Sir John Williams, late of
Marnhull in the County of Dorset, knight, HSE.
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