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View Tree for EDWARD BLAKEMOREEDWARD BLAKEMORE (b. 1597, d. October 08, 1648)

EDWARD BLAKEMORE (son of HUGH BLAKEMORE and JOANNE WHETSTONE) was born 1597 in Bishops Nympton, Devon, England, and died October 08, 1648 in Bishops Nympton, Devon, England. He married FRANCES EAMES, daughter of HENRY EAMES.

 Includes NotesNotes for EDWARD BLAKEMORE:
Edward and his wife Frances both died and were buried on October 8, 1648. Curious, was it an illness? Were they killed? They left two children under the age of 13 years to be cared for, perhaps by their oldest brother, John.

Found in the database for Suffolk, England the following information:
Suffolk: Denham-Parish Registers with Historical Notes and Notices, 1539-1850.

The title of the other sermon that he printed was Christ His Last Will and John His Legacy. It was preached at Clare. It was printed in 1621 by Bernard Alsop for Edward Blackemore, and "are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the Blazing-Staire in Paules Church-yard". It was dedicated to Mistresse Borlace of Mednam in Bucks. In the dedicatory epistle he says he had intended to have written at length on Luke 23, "but so I am prevented throught a numberlesse number of businesses by "reason of my Sabbath day paines, my weeke day Lecture, teaching children, and other imployments, that I almost wonder at my selfe, or rather I admire God's goodnesse that hath enabled me and carried me through all these".

I thought the article was interesting in that the sermon was printed for Edward Blakemore to be sold at his shop "at the signe of the Blazing-Staire in Paules Church-yard". It appears that he wrote the dedication also; sounds like he was a very busy man! (Janice Moore)

Date born 2: Abt. 1597, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England.

  1. +JOHN BLAKEMORE, b. 1620, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England.
  2. George S. Blakemore, b. Abt. 1624, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England.
  3. Frances Blakemore, b. 1626, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England, d. 1686.
  4. Edward Blakemore, b. Abt. 1628, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England.
  5. Thomas Blakemore, b. 1635, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England, d. 1647.
  6. Elizabeth Blakemore, b. Abt. 1636, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England.
  7. David Blakemore, b. Abt. 1637, Bishops Nympton, Devon, England.
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