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Re: quartermains

>Received your message. Very puzzled by it.
>Gloster is I think, Gloucester.


> But Richard Q was not as far as I can find
>out even a knight. His ancesters were knights, Sir William for example.
>Duke is usually the title of a member of the royal family, but not always I
>must admit.
>Can you quote source for this information.

Yes.  It's the plaque in the church in Chalgrove, which reads:

                       Robert Quatremaine
                     Gent., who died at the
                   Manor House of Langley Hall
               in Chalgrove in the county of Oxon
                        lyes buried here.
            And Elizabeth his wife & Richard & Robert
           [hi]s sons and Cicely his daughter the wife
        of []m Sims and Elizabeth the daughter of Robert
             Quatremaine & wife of Alexander Hawkins
            []n & Martha the children of Alexander &
             [Eliza]beth Hawkins and Martha Wade the
             [G]randdaughter of Frances the wife of
             Robert Quatremaine Junior who in the Me
                mory of the above Persons caused
           [this] Monument to be made in the Yeare of
            [Our] Lord 1692. This Quatremaine is near
             related to Richard Quatremaine Duke of
            [G]loster who lyeth interd in Tame Church
                        who built Ricut.
              Near this place lyeth also interd the
                Body of Robt. Quatremaine, Gent.
               The son of Richd and Martha Quatre
                     maine who died the 15th
                      day of December 1697
                         Aged 47 years.


>Kate and David Ferris

John S. Quarterman <jsq@mids.org>