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Francis (Blewitt) Bluet (1654 - 1678)
is your 11th great grand uncle
Sir Francis Bluet (1516 - 1572)
Father of Francis (Blewitt)
Tristram Bluet (1556 - 1617)
Son of Sir Francis
William Bluet (1579 - 1637)
Son of Tristram
John Bluett (1632 - 1693)
Son of William
Edward Bluett (1665 - 1747)
Son of John
Edward Blewet (1700 - 1747)
Son of Edward
Gabriel Bluett (1742 - 1825)
Son of Edward
Thomas Lowell Blewett (1771 - 1856)
Son of Gabriel
John Blewett (1799 - 1881)
Son of Thomas Lowell
Richard William Blewett Sr. (1840 - 1920)
Son of John
Laura Ethel (Turner) Blewett (1880 - 1950)
Daughter of Richard William
Zelah Beatrice (Tharp) (Hartman) Turner (1908 - 1987)
Daughter of Laura Ethel (Turner)
Annabel Tharp (1928 - 2004)
Daughter of Zelah Beatrice (Tharp) (Hartman)
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Sir John I (Blewitt) Bluet (1376 - 1420)
is My 17th Great Grandfather
Sir John II (Blewitt) Bluet (1402 - 1463)
Son of Sir John I (Blewitt)
Sir Walter (Blewitt) Bluet (1428 - 1481)
Son of Sir John II (Blewitt)
Nicholas (Blewitt) Bluet (1456 - 1523)
Son of Sir Walter (Blewitt)
Richard Bluet (1478 - 1523)
Son of Nicholas (Blewitt)
Sir Francis Bluet (1516 - 1572)
Son of Richard
Tristram Bluet (1556 - 1617)
Son of Sir Francis
William Bluet (1579 - 1637)
Son of Tristram
John Bluett (1632 - 1693)
Son of William
Edward Bluett (1665 - 1747)
Son of John
Edward Blewet (1700 - 1747)
Son of Edward
Gabriel Bluett (1742 - 1825)
Son of Edward
Thomas Lowell Blewett (1771 - 1856)
Son of Gabriel
John Blewett (1799 - 1881)
Son of Thomas Lowell
Richard William Blewett Sr. (1840 - 1920)
Son of John
Laura Ethel (Turner) Blewett (1880 - 1950)
Daughter of Richard William
Zelah Beatrice (Tharp) (Hartman) Turner (1908 - 1987)
Daughter of Laura Ethel (Turner)
Annabel Tharp (1928 - 2004)
Daughter of Zelah Beatrice (Tharp) (Hartman)
Living~
Living~
My 12th Great-Grand Aunt Agnes Bluet (Blewitt) and King Henry VIII, Agnes was his mistress while Henry was still with Queen Katherine of Aragon. 

It is said Agnes Bluet (Blewitt)~Left Court pregnant with The King's Son and she was able to avoid much of the gossip of being at Court. 
Records have also found where she lived at Greenham Manor, which was near The King’s Hunting Lodge, and this is where she conceived the Kings son. Either way the fact that she was NOT at court helped in the Secrecy.


Agnes's Lineage is traced directly to Henry I, Edward I, Charlemagne of the Holy Roman Empire, and many other Kings and Nobles.

Some Of Richard's descendants, the Lewis family was granted a farm stretching from what is now Wall Street to Bleecker Street in Manhattan, and it was a specific land grant from the Crown.

Although Richard was referred to as the "Bastard " son of Agnes and Henry VIII, Henry was noted as being very fond of the boy.
Henry VIII provided a stipend for Richard's childhood support, and guaranteed and paid for his education at Oxford. 
Richard's mother, Agnes Blewitt, was allowed to add the Tudor roses to her personal crest.

Though educated at Oxford to be a lawyer, Richard Edwardes never practiced law, and instead became a cleric in the Anglican Church. He was a poet and playwright of some renown, writing such rousing plays as Palemon and Arcite for the entertainment of (his supposed half sister) Queen Elizabeth. His passing was noted by a contemporary of the time as being a writer of the same class as Shakespeare.

Update~
Richard Edwardes was, indeed, a well-known and admired poet, playwright, composer and songwriter at the time of the reign of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. He was one of her closest friends and as such his name is found on the List of the Queen's Chamber and the List of the Royal Chapel. There is a painting of him standing with Elizabeth on the steps of St. Mary's Church. He was the Master of the Children's Choir under Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. 

He wrote Philaemon and Arcyte, a play with music in 1566 and many songs, among them, When Gripping Griefs, and others, which he composed for voice and lute. He, also, composed liturgical music. Much of this music is available today as sheet music and some on CD. 
While some of his works may be lost others survive and can be read on line or in the many books published today about him, his works and his influence on the literature and music of his time. 
Other plays are Misogomus, and Palamon and Arcite. 
His most famous poem is Amantium Irae Amoris Redintegratio Est or Going to My Naked Bed (also can be read on line), which was published along with 9 more of his poems in Paradyse of Daynte Devices. 
It was even reported in the contempoary news what he wore at both Queen Mary Tudor's funeral and Queen Elizabeth's Coronation. 

Greenham Barton is a 15th century manor house in the civil parish of
 Stawley, Somerset, England
 (at Greenham, west of Wellington in Somerset). 
It has been designated as a Grade I listed building.~

In early 14th century the local lords of the manor were the Bluett and Cothay families, who owned both the nearby Cothay Manor and Greenham Barton. 
The manor came to the Bluett family around 1300 when Sir Walter Bluett married the daughter of the then owner Simon de Gryndenham. 
Later -in the early 14th century- John Bluett, the elder son of the union of the Bluett family with the Cothay family, inherited Greenham Barton, with the younger son Richard inheriting Cothay.
The original house consisted of living quarters around a courtyard with the Great Hall being added in the 16th century.
During World War I the condition of the house deteriorated until it was bought by a Mr. Fry in 1920 and renovated. Further restoration has been undertaken since 1968 when it was 
bought by Mr ER Willis.

Cothay Manor is a grade one listed medieval house and gardens, located in 
Stawley, near Wellington, Somerset.
In early 14th century the local lords of the manor were the Bluett and Cothay families who owned both the nearby Greenham Barton and Cothay Manor.
Built around 1480, it is considered by many to be the most perfect of small, classic, medieval buildings in England today; rating four stars in Simon Jenkins’ "England’s Thousand Best Houses." The rent for the land surrounding the manor in the medieval era was a pair of silver spurs and a rose. To celebrate the end of the War of the Roses, a red rose (for Lancashire), and a white rose (for Yorkshire), were planted on the terrace by Richard Bluett, who was the lord of the manor at the time.


Ruins of Fir Hill Manor:
 Colon, Cornwall England Colon Church; 
Francis Bluet Ruins 

Last Updated: Sunday, 25 February 2007, 13:22 GMT 

Mystery over heir to £5m fortune

John Paget Figg-Hoblyn could be alive or dead say administrators
Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of the heir to a 1,000-acre country estate in Cornwall which was bequeathed to him more than 40 years ago.
The Colan Woods Estate near Newquay is making £88,000 a year in rent which is piling up in a bank account.

The Official Solicitor of the High Court has been administering the £5m estate since 1972.

But it said John Paget Figg-Hoblyn, last heard of living in a truck in the US, had stopped corresponding.

"We do not know whether he is alive or dead," said the spokesman.


The estate is falling into disrepair
Mr Figg-Hoblyn, now 81, inherited the estate in 1965 when his father died, but had not agreed to take up his inheritance, the Official Solicitor said.

Next in line to the estate is his cousin John Westropp Figg-Hoblyn, 71, a retired farmer from Missouri.

His wife Geraldine went to Cornwall in 1994 to make a documentary about the estate which tracked down the missing heir and his sister Margaret to a caravan park in California.

And now, fearing that the legacy will be lost, the couple have put out a new call to find the missing heir.

She said: "We know the general vicinity where John Paget Figg-Hoblyn and his sister live, but not the specific address.

"The future of the estate depends directly upon the demise of John Paget, as he is the only inheritor."

'Hardly recognisable'

Five farms and six houses being rented out bring in a total of £88,000 a year, according to administrators.

The 19th Century Fir Hill manor house, already in ruins when the Official Solicitor was appointed, has fallen further into neglect over the decades.

Russ Walkey, chairman of Colan parish in Cornwall, said: "It is hardly recognisable as what it was.

"I have never heard of anyone being terribly concerned because the deterioration has been going on for so long."

Ruins of Fir Hill Manor: 
Colon, Cornwall England Colon Church; Francis Bluet Ruins
ST. COLON PARISH
Plaque inside Colan
Agnes (Edwardes) Bluet (Blewitt) Mistress Tudor
My 12th Great Grand Aunt
Birth 1509 in Ditcheat, Somerset, England
Death 1575 in St Andrew Holborn, London, England

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The very rare Cornish documents 
concerning my Blewett lineage! 
This proves the renaming of children 
to carry on the name.

Many Thanks to the Cornwall Council
The Cornwall Family History Society~2012
Juanita Turner (left) my great grand aunt;          
Laura Ethel (Blewett) Turner (middle) 
my great great grandmother;
 Zelah Beatrice (Turner) Hartman 
my great grandmother
Zelah Beatrice Turner Hartman