Family history of John Wittewronge

Rothamsted, 1664

By Llinos Thomas

Wittewronge Coat of Arms [DE/Lw/F14; Z21]
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Wittewronge family letter - to my three beloved Sonnes
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

In 1664 Sir John Wittewronge recalled that exactly 100 years had passed since his grandfather escaped religious persecution in Holland to enjoy freedom in England. He marked the occasion by writing a family history for his children which, written in his neat hand, makes exciting reading. The Wittewronge grant of arms, in French, dates from 1648.

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