ca. 1610 Dorothy, Lady Done, née Wilbraham by circle of Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (Grosvenor Museum - Chester, Cheshire, UK)

The article for her in kateemersonhistoricals follows, "DOROTHY WILBRAHAM (1572-January 29, 1635/6) Dorothy Wilbraham was the daughter of Thomas Wilbraham of Woodhey, Cheshire (1554-July 12, 1610) and Frances Cholmondeley, although some genealogies do not have them married until January 25, 1587. She married Sir John Done of Utkinton and Flaxyards, Cheshire (1575-April 13, 1629) in about 1598. Their children were John (d. October 2, 1620), Ralph (b. January 29, 1601), Jane (d.1662), Frances (1603-1629), Mary (July 12, 1604-July 6, 1690), Elizabeth, Eleanor, and Margaret. They were not the parents of the John Doane, deacon, of Barnstable, Massachusetts." As of when this image was posted, thepeerage covers neither Dorothy Wilbraham nor John Done.

From bbc.co.

ca. 1610 Dorothy, Lady Done, née Wilbraham by circle of Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (Grosvenor Museum - Chester, Cheshire, UK) bbc.co

Americans can associate Lady Dorothy's hat with Plymouth Rock and turkey. Her dress can be called farthingale-era dress looking for somewhere to go. Her dress appears to have a surcote providing the hanging sleeves.

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