3 Annotations

First Reading

Pauline  •  Link

Of Walthamstow; possibly Dorothy Shipman, whose husband Robert had bought the great tithes of the parish in 1663.

L&M Companion

Wim van der Meij  •  Link

Warrington gives: "Robert Shipman bought the great tithes of Walthamstow from the Argall family in 1663; and left them by his will to his wife Dorothy, from whom they passed in 1667 to Robert Mascall, merchant."

Third Reading

MartinVT  •  Link

According to a footnote in "Everybody's Pepys", Mrs. Shipman "was a friend of the Battens at Walthamstow, where she owned a large dairy."

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