Memorial: M3741

Memorial at St Mary’s Church, Ross-on-Wye commemorating Richard Rudhall d. 1609


St Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England


'Praeter / Hos iam superstites / liberos susceperunt / etiam octo alios, prae- / matura morte peremptos / Primogenitum suum charissi- / mumq filium dum Richardum / Rudhale qui Gaditana / victoria eques creatus, et / altera ad insulas expedi- / tione 24 aetatis suae anno / fato funtus, Plimothiae / requiescit Gilbertus optimae / spei ado[l]escens 17 anno / aetatis suae Londini mor- / tuus est reliugae sex iocosa / Ioanna Ursula Margarete / et duae Aliciae prima infantia / obierunt' '


Position: Rudhall chapel
Materials: Slate, alabaster


Cadiz expedition 1596


Rudhall, Richard
Date of Death: 1609
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:


Notes: Richard and Gilbert were the two eldest sons of William Rudhall d. 1609. Through their early deaths the family estate passed to the 3rd son, John. Richard was with the Earl of Essex at Cadiz in 1596 and was knighted the following year after another voyage against the Spaniards. Less is known about Gilbert who died in London aged 17. Patron probably their brother John.