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Covering the period 1415 - 1865, the Greenly family's eyewitness accounts cover The Battle of Agincourt, William Shakespeare’s Henry V, the London Plague & Great Fire, Famine & American Emigrants, Lord Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, the American Civil War and many more historical events from the English Regency Period.
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Lady Elizabeth Greenly - REGENCY DIARIST (1771 – 1839)
"London, May 10th 1794. I am sitting with the artist Inglehart for my miniature. He has painted Lady Oxford. Friday, we called on her. I was much pleased with her appearance – she has a sweet and good-tempered countenance. Her mother, Mrs. Scott, looks a vulgar managing woman".
Extract from Elizabeth's diary - order the book above for lots more.
The ancient headstone above in Titley Church provides the link between the Greenlys in Staunton on Arrow and later in Titley. It commenorates John Greenley (died 27 October 1585), gentleman of Mowley in Staunton on Arrow, and his sons and sons sons who lived and were buried in Titley Church having lived in Titley and at the manor house Titley Court also in Titley.
Sir Edward Coke (1552 – 1634), British jurist and politician and Greneley’s Case in British Common Law 1610 (click for more)
John Greenly & Phoebe Hyde
Phoebe (from Shropshire) was a close relative of Anne Hyde
(above) who married James II.
12 March 1637 - 31 March 1671
Anne Hyde was the eldest daughter Edward Hyde, a lawyer and M.P. and Frances Aylesbury, daughter of Sir Thomas Aylesbury, was born at Cranbourne Lodge in Windsor Great Park. In 1649, the family fled to the Netherlands following the execution of King Charles I by Parliament. The family settled in Breda, where they were offered a home by Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange
On Tuesday 16 February 1802, Captain Mathew Flinders, sailed His Majesty's ship, The Investigator, and discovered South Australia. He named an Island, lakes, bays and mountains after Lady Elizabeth Greenly, wife of Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin Greenly. This Admiral was one of the six Admirals who carried a black canopy over the coffin of Lord Nelson as it sailed up the Thames from Royal Grenwich to St. Pauls Cathedral in January 1806.
Nelson died at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805. The Reverend John Greenly (see Nelson Stamp below) was also at the Battle of Trafalgar and served on HMS Revenge.
The Stagg Inn, Titley. In the 19th Century, the Stagg Inn as it now is, was part of the Titley Court estate and was used to process the local Herefordshire cattle. Greenly's also processed Herefordshire cattle in London.
GREENLY, Philip - citizen & butcher of London, 4 Oct 1625.
to my wife Alice GREENLY lease of my dwelling house in St. Nicholas Shambles, Christchurch, London, & my slaughterhouse in Pincocke Lane, London; to my son John GREENLY my house & lands in Staunton on Arrow but to allow my wife to live there too; to my son Philip GREENLY his brother £200;
If you're looking to visit Titley then this is place to stay and eat; they even have a Greenly Suite!
Hargreaves, (Charles) Roger (1935–1988), copywriter and children's author, was born on 9 May
1935 worked for Greenlys Advertising Agency.
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