Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
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Sir Gilbert Gerard, born pre-1523,
mar Ann Ratcliffe [or Radcliffe, dau of Thomas Ratcliffe and Isabel Boteler],
Attorney General and Master of the Rolls,
around 1575 he built Gerrard's Bromley Hall near Ashley, Staffordshire,
Ann stayed Catholic, he was accused of protecting Catholics,
died 1593, probably at Gerrard's Bromley,
she died 1608,
both bur in impressive tomb in Gerard Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Ashley, Staffordshire,