Edward Maria Wingfield
Person Male Born 1550 Died 1631
Colonist. Born in Stonely Priory, near Kimbolton. His second Christian name, derived from the fact that his father was a godson of Henry VII's daughter Mary, and it survived in the family for several generations. He was one of the prime movers in the expedition of 1607, which founded the Jamestown Settlement. He and his cousin Bartholomew Gosnold, recruited about 40% of the 105 settlers.