Elizabeth Barnard
Granddaughter and last descendant of William Shakespeare
Elizabeth Barnard
Elizabeth, Lady Barnard (baptised 21 February 1608 - 17 February 1670) was the granddaughter of the famous English poet and playwright William Shakespeare, and was also his last descendant. Elizabeth Hall was born to Susanna Shakespeare and Doctor John Hall. She was baptised in the Holy Trinity Church of Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
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Slimmers in South Bretton give away pounds - Peterborough Today
Google News - over 5 years
GENEROUS: Pamela Sismey and Sara Cornwell present the cheque to Yvonne Oliver and Elizabeth Barnard of Cherry Lodge. PICTURE: DAVID LOWNDES KIND-HEARTED super slimmers may have shed weight but have also raised pounds for charity
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Is Shakespeare's secret wedding place finally revealed? - Birmingham Mail
Google News - over 5 years
There is strong historical evidence that Shakespeare's granddaughter Elizabeth Barnard was married at the church – possibly to follow in her grandparents footsteps. There has also been speculation that Billesley's crypt could hold vital clues
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Crypt linked to Shakespeare opened - Independent Catholic News
Google News - over 5 years
One of the reasons Billesley is a leading contender in the mystery is the strong historical evidence to suggest that Shakespeare's granddaughter, Elizabeth Barnard, was married at the church. Did she choose the church because it was where her
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What a week for birders - Ottawa Citizen
Google News - almost 6 years
Elizabeth Barnard has a cottage on a small lake there, where she has both rosebreasted and evening grosbeaks at her feeders and loons fishing in the lake. She has heard barred owls and whip-poor-wills calling in the woods
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Local moms get the royal treatment: Contest winners enjoy a free day at ... - The Flint Journal - MLive.com
Google News - almost 6 years
View full sizeJoseph Tobianski | The Flint Journal From left to right, Garibella Salons Mother of the Year 2011 winners Brenda Eskew of Flint and her daughter Heather chat with Elizabeth Barnard of Clio and Cindy Marshall of Flint
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Plan drawn to revamp Canon - Franklin County Citizen News Leader
Google News - almost 6 years
Dotted throughout the room was the charrette team of University of Georgia Professor Pratt Cassity, with students Lilli Agel, Elizabeth Brighton, Elizabeth Barnard, Ann Nguyen, Wright Montgomery, Robert Evans and Yifan Sun. “We look at specific issues
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NEW JERSEY GUIDE
NYTimes - almost 23 years
SILK STRIKE RECALLED This week, students from Eastside High School in Paterson will re-enact the pageant presented at the end of the historic five-month strike against 292 Paterson silk mills in 1913. The re-enactment will be at 1 P.M. Thursday and 1 and 7 P.M. Friday at Passaic County Community College, College Boulevard. Silk workers marched 900
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Elizabeth Gilman, Banker, Marries
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Elizabeth Barnard Gilman, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Vincent Gilman Jr. of Rumson, N.J., was married there last night to William Thomas Hobbs Jr., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Branson Hobbs of Rocky Mount, N.C. Jay Cleveland Harbeck, a Roman Catholic deacon, performed the ceremony at Holy Cross Church. Mrs. Hobbs, 27 years old, and Mr.
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Spring Wedding For Miss Gilman
NYTimes - about 26 years
Elizabeth Barnard Gilman and William Thomas Hobbs 2d, associates in the corporate finance group at the Chemical Bank in New York, plan to be married in May. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Vincent Gilman Jr. of Rumson, N.J., and he is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Branson Hobbs of Rocky Mount, N.C. Miss Gilman, 27 years old, is a graduate
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1670
    Age 62
    Elizabeth died at Abington, Northamptonshire on 17 February 1670.
    More Details Hide Details There is a memorial plaque in the Church of Saint Peter & Paul, Abington, where she is buried. The family home of Sir John and Lady Barnard is now a museum, Abington Park Museum, and the grounds are now a park in the town of Northampton. She is buried in a tomb with her husband.
  • 1669
    Age 61
    She wrote her will on 29 January 1669, which did not give much to her husband, Sir John Barnard.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1662
    Age 54
    In February 1662, Judith Quiney died in Stratford-upon-Avon, making Elizabeth Barnard the last descendant of William Shakespeare.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1647
    Age 39
    On 4 April 1647, Thomas died, leaving Elizabeth a widow and instructing his fortune to be passed on to his cousin's son.
    More Details Hide Details She then married Sir John Barnard (1604 - 74), and could thus be called Lady Barnard.
  • 1642
    Age 34
    Thomas made his will on 25 August 1642, in which he left his house in Chapel Street and two meadows to Elizabeth.
    More Details Hide Details However, he left the bulk of his fortune to his cousin, Edward Nash, after Elizabeth’s death.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1629
    Age 21
    In 1629, Elizabeth Hall married Thomas Nash, who was a member of the Manor and Lordship of Shottery.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1616
    Age 8
    Elizabeth Hall was born to Susanna Shakespeare and Doctor John Hall. She was baptised in the Holy Trinity Church of Stratford-upon-Avon, England. She was the only grandchild William Shakespeare ever knew, because her three cousins were born after his death in 1616.
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  • 1608
    Age 0
    Born on February 21, 1608.
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