Settle 68. Author: Settle, Elkanah. Title: Honori sacellum: a funeral poem : to the memory of the most noble John Duke of Rutland. 1711. Back cover. Contemporary dark brown sheepskin binding, gold tooled with the arms of Manners impaling Noel.
Thomas Baptist Manners, died June 1705 Neil Fortey Thomas was the second son of John 1st Duke of Rutland and Catherine Noel, daughter of Baptist Noel, Viscount Campden. Thomas Baptist Manners died unmarried in 1705 and was buried at Bottesford.
Knight Templar Sir Robert de Ros, (d. 1227) 4th Baron of Hamlake, casting of his effigy at Temple Church, London by the Victoria & Albert Museum. He was one of the 25 Magna Carta Surety Barons & he converted Helmsley Castle from a wooden structure into a stone fortress in 1186. My 23rd & 27th GGF.
Lady Bridget Manners was the daughter of John Manners, 4th Earl of Rutland, and his wife,Elizabeth Charlton. She went to court at the age of thirteen to be one of Queen Elizabeth I's maids of honour. Bridget Hussey, Countess of Bedford, was so charmed with Bridget that she decided to sponsor her, despite her deficient education. Bridget became the Queen's carver, a post of high honour.