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Friday, April 28, 2017

Sir Robert Anderson of the Manor Pendley #virginiapioneersnet #genealogy

Pembroke College, Oxfordshire
Sir Robert Anderson, the lord of the manor Pendley, partly within the Parish of Tring,  left his last will and testament in Herefordshire, England (probated 8/27/1632) and bequeathed 40 shillings to "my cousin Lawrence Washington of Brasenose." Lawrence Washington was progenitor of George Washington whose forebearers migrated to Westmoreland County, Virginia. In 1625 two of her sons, Henry and Robert, attended Pembroke College. His wife was a daughter of Robert, lord Spencer, Baron of Wormleighton and owner of the manor of Althop.  Source: Immigrants, Virginia Pioneers.

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