DENNY FAMILY

Geoffrey DENNY

Born: 1329, Standrew Udrshft, Cornhill, Middlesex, England

Died: AFT 19 Jul 1375

Married 1: Joan STANMORE

Married 2: Cecily De WALTHAM Watcombe House, Stockwell Green, Middlesex, England

Children:

1. Robert DENNY

2. Eleanor DENNY

Robert DENNY

Born: ABT 1350, London, Middlesex, England

Died: AFT 28 Oct 1419

Father: Geoffrey DENNY

Mother: Cecily De WALTHAM

Married: Amy BERDEWELL

Children:

1. Thomas DENNY (Esq.)

2. John DENNY

Thomas DENNY (Esq.)

Born: ABT 1380, Middlesex, England

Died: AFT 30 May 1429

Father: Robert DENNY

Mother: Amy BERDEWELL

Married: Joan UVEDALE ABT 1422, London, England

Children:

1. William DENNY

2. Joan DENNY

3. Robert DENNY


Robert DENNY

Born: ABT 1429

Father: Thomas DENNY (Esq.)

Mother: Joan UVEDALE

Married: Catherine SPELMAN


Joan DENNY

Born: ABT 1425, London, Middlesex, England

Father: Thomas DENNY (Esq.)

Mother: Joan UVEDALE

Married: William BEAUCHYN (Esq.) London, Middlesex, England


William DENNY

Born: ABT 1423, London, Middlesex, England

Notes: 1470 High Sheriff of Hertfordshire.

Father: Thomas DENNY (Esq.)

Mother: Joan UVEDALE

Married: Agnes TROUTBECK

Children:

1. Joan DENNY

2. Edmund DENNY of Cheshunt (Sir Knight)


Edmund DENNY of Cheshunt (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1461, London, Middlesex, England

Died: 22 Dec 1520, London, Middlesex, England

Buried: St. Bennet, London, Middlesex, England

Father: William DENNY

Mother: Agnes TROUTBECK

Married 1: Margaret LEIGH (d. 10 Sep 1487) (dau. of Ralph Leigh) (w.1 of Sir Henry Frowicke - w.2 Walter Ford) ABT 1486, Stockwell, Surrey, England

Children:

1. John DENNY

2. Margaret DENNY

Married 2: Mary TROUTBECK ABT 1488, Newbury, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England

Children:

3. Martha DENNY

4. Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

5. Mary DENNY

Married 3: Mary COKE

Children:

6. Joyce DENNY

7. Gabriel DENNY

8. Elizabeth DENNY (b. 1491 - d. 1516)

9. Michael DENNY

10. Anne DENNY

11. Thomas DENNY

12. Isolda DENNY

13. Ursula DENNY

14. Susan DENNY

15. Robert DENNY

16. Isabel DENNY

17. Edmund DENNY

Married 3: Joan ? AFT 15 Nov 1505, Stockwell, Surrey, England

Children:

18. Muriel DENNY


Martha DENNY

Born: 1505, Howe, Norfolk, England

Died: 9 Jan 1571/2

Notes: married Sir Wymond Carew and they had nineteen children. During her husband’s lifetime, the Carews lived in grand style at Bletchingley, Surrey, where he held the position of Anne of Cleves’s receiver, and had their own houses at Pyshoo, Hertfordshire and Hackney, Middlesex. When he died, Martha was left owing almost 8000 and in 1554 lost Hackney and other lands to the Crown. She petitioned the exchequer for relief, more than once, but Hackney was not returned to her and the debts were not fully discharged until 1611. Martha ended up living in London where, on 8 Sep 1562, she was arrested for attending mass. She was tried and convicted a month later and when she did not pay a fine of 100 marks, she was put in prison for six months. She was arrested a second time on the same charge on 4 Apr 1568. This time she received a pardon from Queen Elizabeth.

Father: Edmund DENNY of Cheshunt (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary TROUTBECK

Married: Wimond CAREW of Antony (Sir) ABT 1524

Children:

1. Thomas CAREW of Antony

2. Roger CAREW

3. George CAREW

4. John CAREW

5. Matthew CAREW (b. 1531 - d. 1618)

6. Anthony CAREW

7. Harvey CAREW

8. Prudence CAREW

9. Temperance CAREW


Mary DENNY

Born: ABT 1504

Father: Edmund DENNY of Cheshunt (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary TROUTBECK

Married: John GATES (Sir Knight) (See his Biography) ABT 1534, Cheshunt, Hetfordshire, England


Joyce DENNY

Born: 29 Jul 1495 / 24 Jul 1506, Howe, Norfolk, England

Died: BEF 30 Jan 1559/60

Buried: 6 Apr 1559/60, St. Mary Aldermenbury, London, Middlesex, England

Father: Edmund DENNY of Cheshunt (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary COKE

Married 1: William WALSINGHAM ABT 1512, Howe, Norfolk, England

Children:

1. Francis WALSINGHAM (Sir Knight)

2. Mary WALSINGHAM

3. Elizabeth WALSINGHAM

4. Eleanor WALSINGHAM

5. Barbara WALSINGHAM

6. Christian WALSINGHAM

7. Thomas WALSINGHAM

Married 2: John CAREY of Plashey (Sir Knight) ABT 1536, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Children:

8. Edward CAREY of Aldenham (Sir)

9. Adolphus CAREY

10. Wymond CAREY of Snettisham


Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Born: 16 Jan 1500/1, Howe, Norfolk, England

Died: ABT Feb 1549 / 10 Sep 1559, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: Edmund DENNY of Cheshunt (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary TROUTBECK

Married: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE 1525, Modbury, Devonshire, England

Children:

1. Honora DENNY

2. Anne DENNY

3. Mary DENNY

4. Arthur DENNY

5. Douglas DENNY

6. Charles DENNY

7. Edmund DENNY

8. Henry DENNY

9. Anthony DENNY

10. Mary DENNY

11. Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Associated with: ?

12. William DENNY


Honora DENNY

Born: 1526, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE

Married: Thomas WINGFIELD of Kimbolton Castle

Children:

1. Edward WINGFIELD (Sir)

2. James WINGFIELD

3. Robert WINGFIELD

4. Elizabeth WINGFIELD

5. Honora WINGFIELD

6. Catherine WINGFIELD


Anne DENNY

Born: 1528, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE

Married: Anthony WINGFIELD


Mary DENNY

Born: 1530, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE

Married 1: Son CROWLEY

Married 2: Thomas ASHLEY ABT 1569

Children:

1. Andrew ASHLEY

2. Thomas ASHLEY

3. Elizabeth ASHLEY

4. Frances ASHLEY


Douglas DENNY

Born: 1534, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE

Married: John DIVE 24 Nov 1562


Charles DENNY

Born: 1536, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Notes: Youngest son. Encountered by Thomas Hoby, Padua 1554. Basle next year. Possibly a student at Merton College, Oxford late 1550s.

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE


Anthony DENNY

Born: 1542, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Died: 1572

Notes: Lawyer. Second son. Pembroke College, Cambridge, matr. 1551. Marian exile encountered Padua 1554 by Thomas Hoby with his two brothers in the charge of John Tamworth. Basle following year. Middle Temple 1557.

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE


Henry DENNY

Born: 1540, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Died: 24 Mar 1574

Notes: Lawyer. Eldest son. Nephew of Roger and Matthew Carew. Related to John Ashley. Pembroke College, Cambridge, matr. 1551. Marian exile encountered Padua 1554 by Thomas Hoby with his two brothers in the charge of John Tamworth. A student at Basle from 1555, where met Heinrich Bullinger. Consiliarius of English nation Padua 1558. England late 1558 or early 1559 (AAU 10, fols 3v, 17-18). Inner Temple 1562. Joined Francis Walsingham in France 1572.

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE

Married 1: Honora GREY 1560, Herefordshire, England

Children:

1. Dorothy DENNY

2. Robert DENNY (b. ABT 1564 - d. 12 Aug 1576)

3. Catherine DENNY

4. Anne DENNY

5. Margaret DENNY

6. Edward DENNY (1 E. Norwich)

Married 2: Elizabeth GREY 1570, Pirgo, Havering, Essex, England

Children:

7. Henry DENNY

8. Son DENNY

9. Son DENNY


Anne DENNY

Born: ABT 1567

Father: Henry DENNY

Mother: Honora GREY

Married: George GORING

Children:

1. George GORING (m. Mary Neville)


Catherine DENNY

Born: ABT 1566

Father: Henry DENNY

Mother: Honora GREY

Married: George FLEETWOOD (Sir)

Children:

1. Honora FLEETWOOD

2. Bridget FLEETWOOD


Edward DENNY (1 E. Norwich)

Born: 14 Aug 1569

Died: 29 Dec 1630 / 24 Oct 1637

Father: Henry DENNY

Mother: Honora GREY

Married: Mary CECIL 1590

Children:

1. Honora DENNY (B. Hay)


Honora DENNY (B. Hay)

Born: 1586

Died: 1617

Father: Edward DENNY (1 E. Norwich)

Mother: Mary CECIL

Married: James HAY (1 E. Carlisle)

Children:

1. James HAY (2 E. Carlisle) (b. ABT 1612 -  d. 30 Oct 1660 - bur. 15 Nov 1660, Waltham Abbey, Essex) (m. Margaret Russell)


Margaret DENNY

Born: ABT 1568

Father: Henry DENNY

Mother: Honora GREY

Married: William PUREFOY


Dorothy DENNY

Born: ABT 1570

Father: Henry DENNY

Mother: Honora GREY

Married: George PUREFOY AFT 1617


Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Born: 1544, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Died: 11 Feb 1599/1600

Buried: 14 Feb 1599/1600, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: Anthony DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane CHAMPERNOWNE

Married: Margaret EDGECUMBE (b. 1560 - d. 24 Apr 1648) (dau. of Sir Piers Edgecumbe of Mount Edgecombe and Margaret Luttrell)

Children:

1. Arthur DENNY of Tralee Castle (Sir Knight)

2. Francis DENNY (M.D.) (b. 1584 - d. 1667 - unmd.)

3. Elizabeth DENNY

4. Thomas DENNY

5. Anthony DENNY

6. Honora DENNY

7. Henry DENNY

8. Anne DENNY

9. Charles DENNY (Rev.) (d. 29 Dec 1635) (M.A., Senior Fellow of King's College Cambridge)

11. Mary DENNY


Elizabeth DENNY

Born: 1586

Father: Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret EDGECUMBE

Married: Christopher ERLE of Topsfield


Anthony DENNY

Born: 1592

Buried: 8 Apr 1662, Bishops Stortfrd, Hertfordshire, England

Notes: died Apr 1662, aged 71; his male heirs became extinct but was represented in the female line by the Brome family, formerly of Bishop's Stortford.

Father: Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret EDGECUMBE

Married: Mary ALDRIDGE (dau. of Thomas Aldridge)

Children:

1. Edward DENNY

2. Margaret DENNY

3. Anthony DENNY


Henry DENNY

Born: 1595

Died: 1658

Notes: his family became extinct in the third generation.

Father: Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret EDGECUMBE

Married: Mary FITCH 1622, Felstead, Essex, England

Children:

1. Elizabeth DENNY

2. Honora DENNY

3. Mary DENNY

4. Gustavus DENNY

5. Daniel DENNY

6. Henry DENNY

7. Edward DENNY

8. Peter DENNY


Peter DENNY

Father: Henry DENNY

Mother: Mary FITCH

Married: Anne HILL

Children:

1. Hill DENNY

Anne DENNY

Born: BEF 16 Apr 1596

Father: Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret EDGECUMBE

Married: William WYLSBY


Mary DENNY

Born: BEF 30 Apr 1598

Died: 29 Nov 1678

Father: Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret EDGECUMBE

Married: Richard HARLACKENDEN of Earls Colne (High Sheriff of Hertfordshire) (d. 29 Nov 1678) 

Children:

1. Dau. HARLACKENDEN

2. Dau. HARLACKENDEN


Arthur DENNY of Tralee Castle (Sir Knight)

Born: 1584

Died: 4 Jul 1619

Notes: sometimes also called Anthony or Edward

Father: Edward DENNY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret EDGECUMBE

Married: Elizabeth FORREST 1606

Children:

1. Edward DENNY of Tralee Castle (Sir Knight)


Edward DENNY of Tralee Castle (Sir Knight)

Born: 1605

Father: Arthur DENNY of Tralee Castle (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth FORREST

Married: Ruth ROPER (dau. of Thomas Roper and Anne Harrington)

Children:

1. Arthur DENNY of Tralee Castle (Sir Knight) (b. 1629) (m. Ellen Barry, descendant of William de Barry and of Edward I)

2. Edward DENNY (mar. Catherine Barry, descendant of Edward I)

3. Elizabeth DENNY (b. 25 Feb 1635) (mar. John Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy)



Audrey DENNY

Born: Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Died: 1608, Longham, Norfolk

Buried: 7 May 1608, Longham Church, Longham, Norfolk, England

Notes: Will dated 4 May 1608. Mentions nieces Mary Eglington and Katherine Halesworth, executors.

Father: John DENNY

Mother: ?

Married 1: John HEYDON BEF 1543, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

Married 2: George CLEMENT (bur. 22 Dec 1600) 7 Jul 1566, Longham, Norfolk, England

Married 3: Nicholas KILLINGTREE (d. 1607) 2 Oct 1603, Longham, Norfolk, England



 

Return to Peerage Page

Return to Home Page