Longe, Francis (1726 -1776)

Francis Longe was the eldest son and heir of Francis Longe (1689-1635), of Spixworth and Reymerston, and Elizabeth, daughter of Edward Godfrey Esq. of Risby in Suffolk.. Francis the younger was an undergraduate at St Catherine's Hall in Cambridge where he met Richard Gardiner who later wrote the scandalous novella, The History of Pudica, a Lady of N-rf-lk, published in 1754; it includes an account of life at Spixworth Park. The house contained an extensive and notable library.
Francis married Tabitha, daughter of John Howes Esq of Morningthorpe. He was Sheriff of Norfolk in 1752. He died in February 1776.

Seat / Residence(s): Spixworth Park, Norfolk
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Longe, Francis (1726 - 1776) (Stamp 1) Crest: A lion sejant holding a saltire engrailed
Heraldic Charges: lion sejant, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed
Longe, Francis (1726 - 1776) (Stamp 2) Crest: A lion sejant holding a saltire engrailed
Heraldic Charges: lion sejant, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed
Longe, Francis (1726 - 1776) (Stamp 3) Crest: A lion sejant holding a saltire engrailed
Heraldic Charges: lion sejant, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed
Longe, Francis (1726 - 1776) (Stamp 4) Crest: A lion sejant holding a saltire engrailed
Heraldic Charges: lion sejant, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed
Longe, Francis (1726 - 1776) (Stamp 5) Crest: A lion sejant holding a saltire engrailed
Heraldic Charges: lion sejant, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed
Crest: A lion sejant holding a saltire engrailed
Heraldic Charges: lion sejant, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed