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Codicote in Spring | Hertfordshire

The Hon. John Haynes 5th Gov. of Mass. and 1st Gov. of Conn. came from a gentry family seated at Codicote, Herefordshire, and at Great Haddam. After Cambridge he inherited the family properties. While living as Lord of the Manor at Gurney's Manor, Hingham, Norfolk he married Mary Thorneton, the daughter of Norfolk nobility and purchased Copford Hall, Essex. He used his wealth generously to built up the colonies in America, much to the chagrin of his heirs both in England and America. Note…

'Dear Jane' Patchwork Quilt with scalloped boarders. Finished 2011. Based on a quilt made by an American Lady during the American Civil War while her husband was away fighting.