Paramour, Thomas

Male - 1621


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  • Name Paramour, Thomas 
    Born Fordwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jul 1621 
    Notes 
    • Mentioned in brother in laws Michael's will

      mayor of canterbury in 1619 resided at paramour grange at Ash. Memorial Tablet on St Magdalens Church.

      Paramours were old family Thomas inherited Shreeves Court from his brother Henry

      Anne Hougram of Ash married Thomas Paramore of Fordwich and Thanet (and Mayor of Canterbury in l6l9} to whom a mural
      monument was erected in the Church of St Mary's , Isle.of Thanet.and underneath the kneeling effigies of the Mayor and his wife the following inscription.;-"Nere to this place lie enterred the bodies of Thomas Paramore, Esq.,sometime Mayor of the City of Canterburie, and Anne, his first wife,by whom he .had issue three sons and two daughters,viz.Michael and Thomas,who died in his lifetime,and Henry surviving,who married Marie,the daughter and helr of Thomas Carth,of London.,Jane wife to Henry Saunders.of Canterbury,esq.,and .Bennett,married . to Thomas Foach.of Wotton.gent. .His second wife was Marie,the widower of Thomas Garth,of London,esq., he de , parted this life the VIJ of July A.D.1621,resigning his soule to God that gave it." Under his effigy are the . following verses;- Canterbury-
      "Thanks ,Isle of Thanet,for this Champion
      Of's never dying flame,my chiefe glorie;
      His trophie hath made me companion
      unto the proudest by his victorie"
      Thanet "Indeed thy countrie and unpeopled plaine,
      Unworthie were his wit and employment,
      and gladly do receive him home againe
      Resting contented with his monument."

      Thomas Paramore had a brother Henry who dying before Thomas bequeathed to Thomas Shreeves Court. Memorial in the Tower of St Mary Magdalene,Canterbury (under Paramour Arms and Crest)"Near to this place lie the bodies
      of Michael and Thomas Paramore, sons of Thomas Paramour .Mayor of Canterbury. Michael died at the age of 9 years and Thomas married the Daughter of Henry Franklyn of Throwley,and died without issue 13 Sep.A.D.1615
      Henry Paramore md Marie Garth the daughter and-heiress of Thomas Garth of London.His father married her Mother as ;
      second wife. Hasted's vol.ll,p.238-266 .St Mary Magdalenes-formerly possessed by St Augustine-monument-a mural monument for
      Henry Saunders,Barrister at law who md Jane,eldest daughter of Thomas Paramore esq. of Fordwich ,by whom he _ ; • ' had an only daughter Anne md-to John,son of Thomas Marshf gent.of Tapton.( Juris Periti)
    Person ID I88  Hougham
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2004 

    Father Living 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hougham, Anne
              c. 28 Jan 1564, Ash Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Jan 1582  Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Paramour, Thomas
              d. 13 Sep 1615
     2. Living
     3. Paramour, Henry
              b. 1597, Ash Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1646  (Age 49 years)
    +4. Living
     5. Living
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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