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  • ID: I7624
  • Title: Sir 1
  • Name: John NARBOROUGH of Knowlton Court; Baronet 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 26 OCT 2014
  • Baptism: 21 OCT 1684 St Olave Hart Street, London, England
  • Note: John s. Sir Jno Norbrough, knight, and Dame Elizabeth his lady. 2 3
  • Death: 22 OCT 1707 in Isles of Scilly
  • Note: 'Sir John Narborough, and his only brother, James Narborough, esq. were unfortunately cast away, with their father-in-law [step-father], Sir Cloudesley Shovel, on the Rocks of Scilly, 22nd October, 1707.' 1
  • Burial: 1707 St Clements Church, Knowlton, Kent
  • Note:
    In Memory of
    Sir John Narborough Bart.
    James Narborough Esq.
    The only surviving sons of John Narborough, Knt., Admiral of the Fleet in the Reigns of King Charles the 2d. and King James the 2d. who with their entirely beloved Father-in-Law Sir Cloudesley Shovel, Knt., Rear Admirall of Great Brittain and Admirall and Commander in Cheife of the Fleet under her Present Majesty Queen Anne, were unfortunately Shipwreckt in the Night upon the Rocks of Scilly the 22d. of October 1707.
    Great was the loss of these Two Young Gentleman, whose Obliging Conversation, Constant Friendship, & Religious Duty were ye Admiration of all that knew Them. They were Ingenious, Virtuous, Pious, Happy in their Inclinations, Happy in their Fortunes, Unhappy only in their Fate.
    The Ardency of their Affection had this Peculiar in it, That their Mutual Impatience of living long Assunder, was the Great Occasion of their dying both Together, The Elder in the 23d, the Younger in the 22d Years of their Age.
    Dame Elizabeth Shovel their disconsolate Mother as a Perpetual Memorial of her Inexpressible Greife Hath raised and for ever Consecrated this Monument.

    Father: John NARBOROUGH Kt
    Mother: Elizabeth HILL

    1. Title: Burke's
      Abbrev: Burke's
      Page: Burke's Landed Gentry, 1836
      vol.3 pp.85-7
    2. Title: IGI, Subject: IGI
      Abbrev: IGI
      Page: Batch No.: P001591 Dates: 1563-1700 Source Call No.: 0845244 Type: Film Printout Call No.: 6903674 Type: Film
    3. Title: Parish Record
      Abbrev: Parish Record
      Page: The Registers of St Olave Hart Street, 1563-1700
      Transcribed for the Harleian Society by W. Bruce Bannerman, FSA
      Registers Vol. XLVI
    4. Title: Church Memorial
      Abbrev: Church Memorial
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