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Orlingbury, St Mary

Orlingbury St Mary

Orlingbury St Mary Church Interior

Location: Orlingbury, Northamptonshire, England

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Opening Information: Church Locked at 5pm, Open when visited and shown Church by Warden

History:

Rebuilt in 1843 on the site of a Medieval church. The octagonal font is possibly Norman.

Rectors:

1294 William de Beningworth

1314 Philip Trussell

1340 Lawrence Trussell

1344 Thomas Brabazon

1349 Warin Trussell

1351 Henry Neel, alias de Croppenal

1352 John de Cressewall

John Hull

1377 John de Wodehull

Effigies:

1375. Said to be of Jock or Jack of Badsaddle, West of Orlingbury is said to have killed the last wild boar (or, according to some alternatives, wolf) in England. The bascinet is inscribed "IHC Nazareni " and at the sides miferere mei deus fecundum (Miserere mei, Deus, secundum). Miserere mei Deus secundum magnam misericordiam tuam - Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy

Jack of Badsaddle 1375

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