The Tyrwhytt Memorial Lozenge

The Church of St. Michael.



This Monument is in Memorie of the most Vertuous and Religious Gentlewoman Mrs. Jane Tyrwhytt who was borne in this Towne of Cammeringham Anno. Dom 1603, and She died in this towne in December 1656. Her Father Robert Tyrwhytt Esq. was Lord of this Town who had Issue by his pious Wife Anne Bolles, 8sons and 8 daughters , Viz: Marmaduke, Robert, William, Edmond, Francis, John, Thomas, and Tristram, Elizabeth, Alethis, Helena, Duglas, Anne, Jane, Marie and Ursula. Her Father dyed in December 1626. Her Mother dyed in December 1652 in the 88th year of her age. Marmaduke dyed in June 1631 who with his Parents, and his Sister Jane are hereby interr’d : He left three Sons and 2 Daughters. His eldest Son Cecill Tyrwhyt Esq; is at present Lord of this Towne. Robert ye 2d Sonne to Robert was an eminent Servant to King Charles, He dyed in Hampton Court Pallace in Janu:1651, and lyes in that Parish Church under a Marble Monument. Edmond, yet living was a Gentleman-Pensioner in Ordinary to King Charles. Francis died 1641 a Commander in the warrs in Ireland, and lies Buried in Christ Church in the Citty of Cork. Thomas, Divine and Chaplain to the King. All the other Brothers died before their Parents. Elizabeth married Sr. Ferdinando Lee Knight, by whom She had one Son and 2 Daughters: She was a Lady of great Worth and Beauty. She died in the Isle of Man 1625: Her Daughter Elizabeth married, first Francis Burdit Esq: then Sir John Kay Kt and Baronett; By both of them She hath divers Children now liveing: These her two Husbands and Her Father had their Births and Estates in the West Rideing in York-shire. The Tyrwhyts are of great Antiquity in this County of Lincolne, they haveing Married into great Families, (as may appear by the severall Quarterings in a Coat of Armes hereby annexed). One Sr. Robert Tyrwhyt Knight and Bannerett was Vice-Admirall to King Henry the 7th. Another of them was Master of ye Horse to Queen Mary. The Bassetts also; in their Generations were of great Authority having been Barons, and Allyed to ye Crown, & Companions of ye order of the Garter: But this Mrs. Jayne Tyrwhyts chiefest Greatnes was, Her Humilitie, Chastity, Piety, & Charity; For which She & her Religious Mother were incomparable Patternes to their Sex.
In Memoris aeterna erit Justos
Hoc posuit huic Familiae Amiciffimus

Lo here She sleeps in Sacred Dust
Untill the Rising of the Just.
Untill the bridegrom Call and say
A wake my love and come a way


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