Category Archives: Ashburnham

More information about Magnus Fowle

In the last few posts I’ve been exploring the will of my 12 x great grandfather, Magnus Fowle, of  Mayfield in Sussex, who died in 1595 or 1596. In this post, I want to share what we now know about … Continue reading

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The Ashburnhams: recusancy and conformity in a Sussex family

In his will of 1595, my 12 x great grandfather Magnus Fowle of Mayfield, Sussex, left twenty shillings in gold to Eleanor Ashburnham, the daughter of John and Isabel Ashburnham. I’ve discovered that John Ashburnham was Member of Parliament for … Continue reading

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