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Bishops Tachbrooke, a parish in the County of Warwickshire, and Tachbrook-Mallory... a little over 3 miles southeast of Warwick in Warwickshire; Hampton-Lucy, a.k.a. Bishop's Hampton was a parish in Warwickshire abt 4½ mi. from Stratford. (A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, S. Lewis and Company, London, 1831) Bishops Tachbrook lies just northeast of Barford, home of Edward COMBE (s/o John and Miss BLOUNT Combe of Stratford).
17 Jul 1568 Bishops Tachbrook, Warwick, England. Married: Margaret LOVETT and Willm TRENTAM (1)

27 Nov 1580 Bishops Tachbrook, Warwick, England. Christened: Anna COMBES, daughter of Edwardi and Anne COMBES (2)

09 Nov 1584. Bishops Tachbrook, Warwickshire, EN. Married: Marie LOVITT and Willm OLNEY. (1)

20 Jun 1656 - 14 Jul 1657 The Will of Thomas COMBE of Old Stratford in the County of Warwick Esq., dated 20 June 1656, and proved 14 July 1657 names "My brother William COMBE of old Stratford Esq. (who hath no issue male living). His two daughters Mary and Katherine (married). My cousin Combe WAGSTAFFE and Mary his sister...My loving nieces Mrs. Mary ROUSE wife of John ROUSE of Tachbrooke Esq... "
Mary COMBE (daughter of William and Katherine BOUGHTON Combe), married (1) 26 Nov 1636, Old Stratford, Thomas WAGSTAFFE, by whom the above Comb WAGSTAFF; and (2) before Jun 1656, John ROUSE.

From "Shakespeare's Land" (p.. 308) of the Church of Bishop's Tachbrook, south of Leamington:
"In the chancel are some interesting marble memorials of the WAGSTAFFE family, formerly lords of the manor. On the north wall is a monument enclosed by Corinthian columns, topped by a pediment, to Combe WAGSTAFFE (died 1667), and another to Walter BAGOT, who was drowned in the Avon underneath Warwick Castle in 1800. On the south wall is a florid monument to John WAGSTAFFE (died 1681) and Alice, his wife, and another with classical columns, surmounted by a pediment and a weeping cherub on each side to Sir Thomas WAGSTAFFE, the last of the name (died 1708), and Frances, his wife (died 1706). On the north wall of the north aisle is a tablet to John ROUS, who died November 6th, 1670, having married Mary, eldest daughter of William COMBE, of Stratford, and widow of Thomas WAGSTAFFE, Member of the Restoration Parliament and High Sheriff of the County."

(1) FamilySearch.Org, IGI, Source: Film or fiche number: 0428978, Bishop's transcripts, 1666-1871 [sic] Church of England. Parish Church of Bishops-Tachbrook. Source not yet viewed.

(2) FamilySearch.Org, IGI, Source: Film or fiche number: 0548391, Parish registers, 1538-1970 Church of England. Parish Church of Bishops-Tachbrook. Source not yet viewed.

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