ca. 1630 Margaret Whitmore (c.1576–1637), Lady Grobham, Second Wife of Sir John St John, 1st Bt by ? (Lydiard House - Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, Wiltshire UK)

Her article in thepeerage appears to be incomplete.


Lady margaret wears a dress that is setting the farthingale era well behind. It has a deeply goffered ruff and a distinct upper bodice section with a partlet overlying an opaque white under-bodice.

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