Admiral Robert Bertie (1st Earl of Lindsey) (Battle of Edgehill)


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Reference WMO/275120

Address:

St Michael and All Angels Church

Main Street

Edenham

PE10 0LL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
About the memorial: Memorial in St Michael’s Church, Edenham, Lincolnshire commemorating Admiral Robert Bertie d. 1642. 1st Earl of Lindsey, Vice-Admiral on expedition to La Rochelle 1627 and Admiral of the ship-money fleet. He served as a military commander during the English Civil War and was killed at the Battle of Edgehill. Two black marble inscription panels flanked by white marble panels carved with armorials and military trophies. The whole supported on brackets in the form of helms. There is a carved shield of arms with a coronet, flanked by anchors below. On the pediment above, a shield of arms with a coronet, flanked by field artillery. In the vault.
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‘Hic jacet / ROBERTVS BERTIE filivs / PEREGRINE / BARONIS de WILLVGBY BECK & ERESBY/ Regnante Elizabetha in Daniam primo legati / Anglioru. Deinde per Belgiu. Militantiu. Generalis / Copijs demum Auxiliaribus / Henrico Gallice quarto submissis Praefectie / Qui / Auctis ipse cumulatisq. Honoribus / Comes de LINDSEY Baro de WILLVGBY, BECK & ERESBY / Magnvs Anglice Haereditario Camerarius / Georgiani Ordinis Eques Nobilissimus / Carolo Primo a consilijs Sanctioribus /Constabularij Magna Potestate semel functus / Admiralli Authoritate iterato insignitus / Abstremo cvm pro Fide sua & fortitudine singulari / Nupero Civili Bello Excercitui Regio Dux Praesset / Mortem adeptus / vltra illa honoratissimae vitae decora illustrem / Proelio de Edgehill fatoq. Tanti Viri Noto / In causa santissima Imperio Supremo / Victor / Gloriose Occubuit / Anno Aetatis 60 Christi 1642 / E longo prudentiq. reru usumulta illi Experientia / Oris dignitus quae Procerem fateretur / E usq. praese feriet Titulos qui nunc Leguntur / Tot licet nominibus praefulgenti / Alia adfuit claritudo sobole non minus numerosa . Quam / Ex ELIZABETH Baronis Montacuti de Boughton filia / Liberos Tredecim suscepit / MONTACVTVM / ROGERVM, PEREGRINVM, FRANCISCVM, ROBERTVM / HENRICVM, VERUM & EDVARDVM / CATHARINA, ELIZABETHA, ANNA, SOPHIA & MARIAM’ [Panel 2] ‘H.S.E. / MONTACVTVS filius ROBERT Comes de LINDSEY Baro de WILLOBY, BECK & ERESBY / Praecelsivs Angliae camerarius / Carolo Primo ab interiore cabiculo / Et satelitij Regij Priefectus / Carolis / Ordinis Periscelidis Eques Illustris / Vxorum premium / Duxit MARTIAM Guilielmi Cockram Equitis Filiam / Comitis de Holdernesse Viduam / Equa suscepit Liberos / ROBERTVM (nunc COMITEM de LINDSEY &c) / PEREGRINVM, RICARDVM, VERVM, CAROLVM / ELIZABETHAM, BRIGETTAM & CATHARINAM / Altera illi conjunx / BRIGETTA WRAY BARONESSA NORREYS de RYCOTT / Honorotissimi Edvard Sackvill Vidua / E qua Genuit / JACOBI BARONE NORREYS (alia familiae suae Nobilitatem) / EDVARDVM, HENRICVM ET MARIAM / Ista Sobole propagavit familiam / quam Virtute multiplici illustravit / Candore & Humanitate praecipuvs / vultis suavita & gestua moderatione summa decorus / comitate generosa magnifice affabilis / consiliarius Prudentissimus / in proelio de Edgehill Fortitudine spectabilis Pia / cum Imperatorem Patrem lethaliter prostratum / objectu corporis sui diutissime protergeret / Interritus / Fide erga Principes optimos inconcussa / qui Caroli Primi Funestissimus Exequias / Quatuor Procerum vnus / Inter ipsam Furentis Tyrannidis saevitiam / Ad Tumulum Prosecutus est sua Pietatis officio damnare ausus Potenter Rebelles / obit 25 Julij Anno Aeroe Christi 1666 Aetatis suae 59 / Et sub hoc Marmore / cum Patre ROBERTO & MARTHA conjuge / Una Requiescit / Aut Parentumq Honoratissimae Memoriae / Filij Quatuor / PEREGRINVS, RICARDVS, VERVS & CAROLVS / Supremi Testamenti Curatores / Moerentes Posuerunt ‘

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