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"Henry Luddington of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, father of Joan and Anne Luddington, citizen and grocer of London, was buried at the Monestery School of St. Thomas of Acon, London, 1531....He was the first husband of Joan Kirkby who was buried at St. Mary Aldermary 10 September 1576. Her second husband was sir William Laxton, citizen and grocer, Lord May or of London 1544 and the founder of Oundle School. He died 29 June 1556 and was buried in a fair tomb in the chancel of St. Mary Aldermary."
"Joan Kirkby ws granted arms on a lozenge by Thomas Hawley, Clarenceux, on 20 July 1556: Sylur a cheveron cheque geuls and sable on eur sable an ermyne sylur, bet' iii merletes geules, a border Ingreled vrt. But it is not clear to me why she was granted these arms nine days before her husband died that were quite different from those of her father. She was the daughter and heiress of William Kirkby of Maiden Lane, London, citien and merchant taylor, warden 1530."
↑ Charles Evans, "Sir Thomas Chamberlayne and his Wives and Children," in The Genealogist, vol. 3 (1982), pp. 156-7.
↑ Charles Evans, "Sir Thomas Chamberlayne and his Wives and Children," in The Genealogist, vol. 3 (1982), p. 157.
Adrienne Boaz, Specific Ancestral Lines of the Boaz, Paul, Welty & Fishel Families (2014), p. 481: "Jane Loddington was the daughter of Henry Loddington/Henery Ludington and his wife Jane/Joane Kirkby. The father of Jane/Joane Kirkby was William Kirkby, who was the son of John Kirkby of Yorkshire, and his wife Allice, the daughter and heiress of Whethill."