FITZWILLIAM FAMILY

I. ELMLEY LINE

Ketelborn

Born: 1087, Hopton, Yorkshire, England

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. Godric FITZKETELBORN


Godric FITZKETELBORN

Born: 1113, Hopton, Yorkshire, England

Father: Ketelborn

Mother: ¿?

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. William FITZGODRIC


William FITZGODRIC

Born: ABT 1125, Hopton, Yorkshire, England

Died: ABT 1184

Father: Godric FITZKETELBORN

Mother: ¿?

Married: Albreda (Aubrey) DE LISOURES (b. ABT 1128 - d. AFT 1193) AFT 1157

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM

2. Dorothea FITZWILLIAM


Dorothea FITZWILLIAM

Father: William FITZGODRIC

Mother: Albreda (Aubrey) DE LISOURES

Married: John SAVILE (b. ABT 1150)

Children:

1. John SAVILE (b. ABT 1170)


William FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1158

Died: ABT 1222

Father: William FITZGODRIC

Mother: Albreda (Aubrey) DE LISOURES

Married: Adela PLANTAGENET

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM


Thomas FITZWILLIAM

Born: BEF 1190, Emley, Yorkshire, England

Died: ABT 1252, Royton, Leicester, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Adela PLANTAGENET

Married: Agnes BERTRAM (b. BEF 1200 - d. AFT 1244) BEF 1210, Royton, Leicester, England

Children:

1. Dionisia FITZWILLIAM

2. William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

3. Roger FITZWILLIAM

4. Margery FITZWILLIAM

5. Agnes FITZWILLIAM

6. Bertha FITZWILLIAM

7. Peter FITZWILLIAM

8. Ranuta FITZWILLIAM

9. Albreda FITZWILLIAM


Dionisia FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1214, Royton, Leicester, England

Died: AFT 1242

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Agnes BERTRAM

Married: Robert DAIVILLE (Sir) (b. ABT 1205 - d. AFT 1242) BEF 1229; Darfield, York, England

Children:

1. John DEIVILLE (b. ABT 1240 - d. 1 Sep 1291)


Albreda FITZWILLIAM

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Agnes BERTRAM

Married: Richard De WALEYS (b. BEF 1226)

Children:

1. Stephen De WALEYS


Margery FITZWILLIAM

Born: 1233, Emley, Yorkshire, England

Died: BET 1273 / 1278

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Agnes BERTRAM

Married 1: Alexander De LUTTRELL (Sir Knight)

Children:

1. Andrew LUTTRELL (Sir Knight)

2. John LUTTRELL

4. Annora LUTTRELL

Married 2: Giles FISHBOURNE (Sir) AFT 1276


William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Born: ABT 1214, Emley, Yorkshire, England

Died: 1295, Emley, Yorkshire, England

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Agnes BERTRAM

Married: Agnes De GREY

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley (Sir Knight)

2. Thomas FITZWILLIAM


William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley (Sir Knight)

Died: 11 Apr 1341, Emley, Yorkshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Mother: Agnes De GREY

Married: Agnes METHAM

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley


William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Born: BEF 1290, Emley, Yorkshire, England

Died: BEF 1341, Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley (Sir Knight)

Mother: Agnes METHAM

Married: Isabel DEINCOURT (d. AFT 25 Jul 1348)

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley (Sir Knight)

2. John FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

3. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

4. Margaret FITZWILLIAM

5. Joan FITZWILLIAM

6. Isabel FITZWILLIAM

7. Agnes FITZWILLIAM (b. ABT 1308)

8. Robert FITZWILLIAM (b. ABT 1310)

9. Reynold FITZWILLIAM (b. ABT 1312)

10. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM


William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1295

Died: 22 May 1322, Pontefract, Yorkshire, England)

Notes: Unmarried

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Mother: Isabel DEINCOURT


Margaret FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1302, Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Mother: Isabel DEINCOURT

Married: Henry PIERREPOINT


Joan FITZWILLIAM

Born: 1304, probably Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Died: 22 Feb 1383

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Mother: Joan De RERESBY

Married: Brian De THORNHILL (b. 1298 - d. 1369) 1342

Children:

1. Elizabeth De THORNHILL (m. Henry De Musters)


Isabel FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1306, Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Mother: Isabel DEINCOURT

Married: William BINGHAM


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1307, Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Died: ABT 1416

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Mother: Isabel DEINCOURT

Married: Thomas MUSGRAVE (b. ABT 1295) (son of Thomas De Musgrave and Margaret De Ros)

Children:

1. Richard MUSGRAVE (b. ABT 1355)

2. Thomas MUSGRAVE


II. MABLETHORPE LINE

Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Born: ABT 1300

Died: AFT 1345, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Mother: Isabel DEINCOURT

Married: Elizabeth MABLETHORPE

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Born: AFT 1326, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: ABT 1373

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Elizabeth MABLETHORPE

Married: Joan STAYNE (b. ABT 1330) ABT 1351

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Born: ABT 1352, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 1 Nov 1403

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Joan STAYNE

Married: Elizabeth ASKE (b. ABT 1357- d. 9 Jun 1403) ABT 1387

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Born: ABT 1388, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 9 Apr 1479

Buried: Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire, England

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Elizabeth ASKE

Married: Margaret DYMOKE

Children:

1. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

2. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe (Sir)

3. Jane FITZWILLIAM

4. Beatrix FITZWILLIAM

5. John FITZWILLIAM


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1421

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Margaret DYMOKE

Married: Robert EYRE


Jane FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1440

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Margaret DYMOKE

Married: Robert BRADBURY (d. ABT 1489) ABT 1478

Children:

1. William BRADBURY (b. ABT 1480 - d. 15 Jun 1546)


Beatrix FITZWILLIAM

Born: BET 1450 / 1462, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Margaret DYMOKE

Married: Richard WOODROVE (b. ABT 1447 - d. BEF 1 Apr 1522) (son of John Woodrove and Elizabeth Neville) BEF 1476

Children:

1. Beatrice (Beatrix) WOODRUFE (b. ABT 1476)


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe (Sir)

Born: ABT 1430, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 2 May 1494

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Margaret DYMOKE

Married: Margaret HARRINGTON ABT 1455, Mabelthorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

2. John FITZWILLIAM


John FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1460, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: BEF 1492

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe (Sir)

Mother: Margaret HARRINGTON

Married: Elizabeth PICKERING (dau. John Pickering and Helen Colleyn) ABT 1484

Children:

1. John FITZWILLIAM


John FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1485, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Elizabeth PICKERING

Married: Isabel BOYNTON (b. ABT 1484 - d. AFT 1539) (dau. of Sir Henry Boynton and Margaret De La See) (w. of Sir Brian Tunstall)

Children:

1. Agnes FITZWILLIAM


Agnes FITZWILLIAM

Father: John FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Isabel BOYNTON

Married: Humphrey BUTLER

Children:

1. Anthony BUTLER


William FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Born: ABT 1460, Marblethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: AFT 1496

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe (Sir)

Mother: Margaret HARRINGTON

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. Catherine FITZWILLIAM


Catherine FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1486, Louth, Lincolnshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Mother: ¿?

Married: Robert DOUGHTIE (b. ABT 1500, Louth, Lincolnshire, England)

Children:

1. John DOUGHTY


John FITZWILLIAM

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Marblethorpe

Mother: Margaret DYMOKE

Married: Joan BRITT

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM


Thomas FITZWILLIAM

Born: 1459

Died: 28 Oct 1523

Father: John FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Joan BRITT

Married: Joan GUNBY

Children:

1. John FITZWILLIAM


John FITZWILLIAM

Died: 28 Jul 1547

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Joan GUNBY

Married: Margaret WYGGERSLEY

Children:

1. George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe


George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Born: ABT 1500, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 1599

Father: John FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Margaret WYGGERSLEY

Married: Mary SKIPWITH (dau. of William Skipwith of South Ormsby and Alice Dymoke)

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe (Sir)

2. Mary FITZWILLIAM

3. Bridget FITZWILLIAM

4. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

5. Frances FITZWILLIAM

6. George FITZWILLIAM

7. Robert FITZWILLIAM


Mary FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1552, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 27 Nov 1607

Father: George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Mother: Mary SKIPWITH

Married 1: Richard HILTOFT 29 Apr 1567

Married 2: Anthony NEVILLE 14 Jan 1582/1583, Thornton Curtis, Lincolnshire, England

Married 3: Francis BULLINGHAM AFT Apr 1590


Bridget FITZWILLIAM

Father: George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Mother: Mary SKIPWITH

Married: Edward DREWE 1611


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1561, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Father: George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Mother: Mary SKIPWITH

Married: Thomas SOUTHCOTT

Children:

1. George SOUTHCOTT

2. Elizabeth SOUTHCOTT (b. ABT 1570 - d. 1633) (m. Sir John Carew)


Frances FITZWILLIAM

Father: George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Mother: Mary SKIPWITH

Married: Thomas MASSINGBRERD of Bratoft


George FITZWILLIAM

Father: George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Mother: Mary SKIPWITH

Married: Alice PALMER 20 Oct 1570, Badenderby


William FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe (Sir)

Died: 1 Apr 1597, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Father: George FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Mother: Mary SKIPWITH

Married: Elizabeth TYRWHITT

Children:

1. Susan FITZWILLIAM

¿2. Robert FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe?


Susan FITZWILLIAM

Born: 25 Apr 1576, St Mary's Mable, Gedney, England

Died: 15 May 1606, Gedney, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth TYRWHITT

Married: William WELBY (Sir) (son of Adam Welby and Cassandra Ap Rheese) AFT 1590

Children:

1. Frances WELBY (b. Sep 1595)


Robert FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Mablethorpe (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth TYRWHITT

Married: Elizabeth CHUTE (d. 1649) (dau. of George Chute and Elizabeth Gage) (w. of Sir Edward Tyrwhitt of Stainfield)


III. SPROTBOROUGH LINE

John FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Born: ABT 1298, probably Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Died: 10 Aug 1349

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Elmley

Mother: Isabel DEINCOURT

Married: Joan De RERESBY (b. ABT 1300) (dau. of Adam De Reresby, Lord of Thribergh and Thetegna ?)

Children:

1. John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

2. Joan FITZWILLIAM

3. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM


John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1327 / 1340, probably Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Died: ABT 1385, Howden, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Mother: Joan De RERESBY

Married: Elizabeth CLINTON 1348

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

2. Edmund FITZWILLIAM of Wadworth

3. Isabel FITZWILLIAM

4. Anne FITZWILLIAM

5. Joan FITZWILLIAM


Anne FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1355, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLINTON

Married: Henry HASTINGS

Children:

1. Edmund HASTINGS


Joan FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1375, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLINTON

Married: Henry SOOTHILL (m.2 Maud Cromwell)

Children:

1. Henry SOOTHILL (b. 1392) (m. Eleanor Mosely)


William FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Born: ABT 1348 / ABT 1360, probably Sprotborough

Died: 8 Apr 1398

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLINTON

Married: Maud CROMWELL 1371

Children:

1. Jane FITZWILLIAM

2. John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

3. Ralph FITZWILLIAM (b. 1379 - d. AFT 1399)

4. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1398, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Mother: Maud CROMWELL

Married: Robert ROCKLEY ABT 1423, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England


John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Born: 25 Jul 1377 / ABT 1382, probably Emley / Sprotsborough, Yorkshire, England

Died: 5 Jul 1417

Father: William FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Mother: Maud CROMWELL

Married: Eleanor GREENE (dau. of Henry De Greene of Drayton and Matilda Mauditt)

Children:

1. John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir Knight)

2. Jane FITZWILLIAM

3. John FITZWILLIAM

4. Janet FITZWILLIAM

5. Joan FITZWILLIAM (b. ABT 1399 - d. 1410)

6. Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

7. Ralph FITZWILLIAM

8. Robert FITZWILLIAM (b. ABT 1407 - d. BEF 1427)

9. William FITZWILLIAM

10. John FITZWILLIAM of Milton

11. Maud FITZWILLIAM

Janet FITZWILLIAM

Born: 1404, Newhall, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Eleanor GREENE

Married: Nicholas BAILDON of Earlsheaton ABT 1424, Newhall, Yorkshire, England

Children:

1. Richard BAILDON

2. Robert BAILDON

3. John BAILDON


Jane FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1405

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Eleanor GREENE

Married 1: ¿? BEF 1465

Married 2: William BRADBURY (b. BET 1415/20) BEF 1466


William FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1409, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England

Died: 1 Dec 1474, Plumtree, Nottinghamshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Eleanor GREENE


Maud FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1405, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Eleanor GREENE

Married: William BOSBILE ABT 1454, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England


Ralph FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1404, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Died: BEF 1447

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Eleanor GREENE

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. Nicholas FITZWILLIAM


Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1421, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Father: Ralph FITZWILLIAM

Mother: ¿?

Married: Margery CAUSLEY ABT 1448, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England

Children:

1. Ralph FITZWILLIAM


Ralph FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1449, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Died: 1478

Father: Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Margery CAUSLEY

Married: Joan BOLTON ABT 1466

Children:

1. Nicholas FITZWILLIAM


Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1469

Died: Apr 1526

Father: Ralph FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Joan BOLTON

Married 1: Alice BAILDON 1474, Arksey, Yorkshire, England

Children:

1. Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

2. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

3. Margaret FITZWILLIAM

Married 2: Elizabeth WESTBY


Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1510, probably Bentley, Yorkshire, England

Died: 8 Nov 1554

Father: Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Alice BAILDON

Married 1: Dau. TYAS

Children:

1. Ursula FITZWILLIAM

2. Nicholas FITZWILLIAM (Esq.)

3. William FITZWILLIAM

Married 2: Isabel HUTTON


Nicholas FITZWILLIAM (Esq.)

Born: ABT 1524, probably Bentley, Yorkshire, England

Died: 1 Aug 1577

Father: Nicholas FITZWILLIAM

Mother: Dau. TYAS

Married: Elizabeth WENTWORTH

Children:

1. Gervase FITZWILLIAM (b. 1542 - d. 25 Feb 1628)


John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir Knight)

Born: 1397, Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England

Died: 1421, Rouen

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Eleanor GREENE

Married: Margaret CLARELL (b. ABT 1397) (dau. of Thomas Clarell and Matilda Montgomery) (m.2 Robert Waterton - m.3 William Gascoigne) ABT 1416, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

2. Eleanor FITZWILLIAM

3. Clara FITZWILLIAM

4. Isabel FITZWILLIAM


Eleanor FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1420, Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret CLARELL

Married: William RHYTHER of Harwood Castle (b. 1405?) (son of William Ryther and Maud De Umfreville) (m.2 Isabella Gascoine)

Children:

1. Isabel (Margaret) RHYTHER (b. 1446) (m. Sir Guy Fairfax)

2. Ralph RHYTHER

3. Elizabeth RHYTHER (b. 1447) (m. Robert Babthorpe)


Isabel FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1415

Father: John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret CLARELL

Married: Richard WENTWORTH 

Children:

1. Matthew WENTWORTH of Bretton

2. John WENTWORTH

3. William WENTWORTH

4. Robert WENTWORTH

5. Amor WENTWORTH

6. Thomas WENTWORTH

7. Cecilia WENTWORTH

8. Alice WENTWORTH


Clara FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1421, Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret CLARELL

Married: Hugh ANNESLEY (son of Hugh Annesley and Benedicta Babington)

Children:

1. John ANNESLEY (b. 1449 - d. 15 Jul 1487)

2. Thomas ANNESLEY (b. 1451 - d. BEF 1514)


William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

Died: 1 Dec 1474, Haddesley, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret CLARELL

Married: Elizabeth CHAWORTH

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

2. Catherine FITZWILLIAM


Catherine FITZWILLIAM

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth CHAWORTH

Married: Thomas WORSLEY


William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

Born: ABT 1449 / 1458, Conyers, Yorkshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth CHAWORTH

Married: Elizabeth CONYERS ABT 1466, Conyers, Yorkshire, England

Children:

1. John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough

2. Richard FITZWILLIAM

3. William FITZWILLIAM

4. Margery FITZWILLIAM

5. Dorothy FITZWILLIAM

¿Married 2: Joan ORMONDE (dau. of John Ormonde and Joan Chaworth)?


Margery FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1485

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth CONYERS

Married: Thomas SOOTHILL


Dorothy FITZWILLIAM

Died: BEF 10 Jun 1529

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth CONYERS

Married: William COPLEY (Sir) (b. ABT 1472 - d. 28 Apr 1556) (son of John Copley and Agnes Pigot) (m.2 Margaret Savage) ABT 1521

Children:

1. Phillip COPLEY of Sprotsborough (m. Mary Hastings)

2. Elizabeth COPLEY

3. Anne COPLEY

4. Dorothy COPLEY


John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth CONYERS

Married: Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough


William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough

Notes: d.s.p.

Father: John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough

Mother: Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Married: Margery BROUGHTON


IV. GAINSPARK and MILTON LINE

John FITZWILLIAM of Milton

Born: 1411, Greens Norton, England

Notes: Fitzwilliam data was put together as near as could be remembered after family records were destroyed by a jealous in law.

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Eleanor GREENE

Married: Ellen VILLERS (b. ABT 1415) (dau. of William Villers of Brokysby) ABT 1440

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Milton (Sir Knight)


William FITZWILLIAM of Milton (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1440, Gainspark Hall, Essex, England

Died: 9 Aug 1534, Milton, Northamptonshire, England

Notes: made his fortune in London as a merchant tailor, alderman and sheriff of London. Treasurer and Chamberlain to Wolsey. Purchased Milton in 1506.

Father: John FITZWILLIAM of Milton

Mother: Ellen VILLERS

Married: Anne HAWES

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

2. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

3. Anne FITZWILLIAM

4. Richard FITZWILLIAM of Milton


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Milton (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne HAWES

Married: Thomas BRUDENELL (Sheriff of Rutland)


Anne FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1504, Milton, Northamptonshire, England

Died: 5 Jun 1588

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Milton (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne HAWES

Married 1: Anthony COOKE of Gidea Hall (Sir) BEF 1523, Gidea Hall, Romford, Essex, England

Children:

1. Mildred COOKE (B. Burghley)

2. Anne COOKE

3. Elizabeth COOKE (B. Russell)

4. Anthony COOKE (b. 1535)

5. William COOKE (MP)

6. Richard COOKE of Gidea Hall

7. Edward COOKE

8. Catherine COOKE

9. Margaret COOKE

Married 2: John HAWES


Richard FITZWILLIAM of Milton

Born: 1494, Ringsted, Northamptonshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Milton (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne HAWES

Married: Elizabeth KNYVETT

Children:

1. John FITZWILLIAM

2. Rachel FITZWILLIAM


Rachel FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1518, Ringsted, Northamptonshire, England

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Milton

Mother: Elizabeth KNYVETT

Married: Richard HUDDLESTON


John FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1520, Ringsted, Northamptonshire, England

Died: Dec 1568

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Milton

Mother: Elizabeth KNYVETT

Married: Margaret HUDDLESTON


William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1490, Gainspark Hall, Essex, England

Died: Dec 1576

Buried: 21 Dec 1576, Massachusettsrham, Essex, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Milton (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne HAWES

Married 1: Mildred SACKVILLE BEF 1506 / ABT 1514, Buckhurst, England

Children:

1. Christopher FITZWILLIAM

2. Francis FITZWILLIAM

3. Thomas FITZWILLIAM

4. Mary FITZWILLIAM

5. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

6. Ellen FITZWILLIAM

Married 2: Anne SAPCOTE (d. 1576) (dau. of Richard Sapcote of Elton)

Children:

7. William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

8. Christian FITZWILLIAM

9. Anne FITZWILLIAM

10. John FITZWILLIAM of Kingsley


Christian FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1510

Died: ABT 1559

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne SAPCOTE

Married: Richard WINGFIELD (Capt. of Portsmouth)

Children:

1. Richard WINGFIELD (Sir) (b. ABT 1550 - d. AFT 30 Nov 1631)

2. John WINGFIELD (Rev.) (d. 25 Jul 1621)


Ellen FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1523, Milton, Northamptonshire, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mildred SACKVILLE

Married: Nicholas Le STRANGE of Hunstanton (Sir) 1536, Milton, Suffolk, England

Children:

1. Hamon Le STRANGE of Hunstanton (Sir)

2. Robert Le STRANGE

3. Elizabeth Le STRANGE

4. John Le STRANGE

5. Mary Le STRANGE

6. Richard Le STRANGE


Mary FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1515, Milton, Kent, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mildred SACKVILLE

Married 1: John SHELLEY of Michelgrove (Sir) (b. 1506 - d. 16 Dec 1550) (son of William Shelley and Alice Belknap)

Children:

1. Son SHELLEY

2. Bridget SHELLEY (b. 1536) (m. Sir Anthony Hungerford)

3. Alice SHELLEY (m. Thomas Randall)

4. Eleanor SHELLEY (m. Thomas Norton Conyers)

5. Anne SHELLEY

6. James SHELLEY

7. Elizabeth SHELLEY (m. Sir Thomas Guildford)

8. Margaret SHELLEY

9. Richard SHELLEY

10. William SHELLEY

Married 2: John GUILDFORD (Sir) AFT 1549

Children:

11. Richard GUILDFORD


William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Born: 16 Sep 1526, Gainspark Hall, Essex, England

Died: 16 Sep 1599

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne SAPCOTE

Married: Anne (Agnes) SIDNEY 4 Jan 1543

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

2. Mabel FITZWILLIAM

3. John FITZWILLIAM (b. 1554 - d. 1612)

4. Anne FITZWILLIAM

5. Phillipa FITZWILLIAM

6. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM


Mabel FITZWILLIAM

Born: 1550

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne (Agnes) SIDNEY

Married: Thomas BROWNE (Sir) 1568, Beechworth Castle, Surrey, England

Children:

1. Matthew BROWNE

2. Elizabeth BROWNE


Phillipa FITZWILLIAM

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne (Agnes) SIDNEY

Married: Thomas CONNINGSBY (Sir) (b. 1551 - d. 1625) (son of Humphrey Conningsby and Anne Englefield)

Children:

1. Fitzwilliam CONNINGSBY (b. ABT 1604 - d. 23 Aug 1666) (m. Cecily Neville)

2. Catherine CONNINGSBY

3. Elizabeth CONNINGSBY

4. Anne CONNINGSBY

Lady Phillipa Sidney

by George Gower, 1578

Sir Thomas Conningsby

by George Gower, 1572


William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1543, Gainspark Hall, Essex, England

Died: 5 Aug 1618

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne (Agnes) SIDNEY

Married: Winifred MILDMAY

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM (1º B. Fitzwilliam)


William FITZWILLIAM (1º B. Fitzwilliam)

Born: ABT 1588

Died: 6 Jan 1644, London, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Winifred MILDMAY

Married: Catherine HYDE (d. BEF 11 Feb 1643) ABT 1608

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM (b. ABT 1609)


John FITZWILLIAM of Kingsley

Born: 1528, Gainspark Hall, Essex, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Gainspark (Sir Knight)

Mother: Anne SAPCOTE

Married: Elizabeth (Maud) CLIFFORD ABT 1548, Kingsley, Hampshire, England

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM

2. Henry FITZWILLIAM

3. Anthony FITZWILLIAM

4. John FITZWILLIAM



V. ALDWARK and WADWORTH LINE

Edmund FITZWILLIAM of Wadworth

Born: ABT 1360, probably Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Died: 5 Feb 1429/30, probably Wadworth, Yorkshire, England

Father: John FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLINTON

Married: Maud HOTHAM (b. ABT 1365 - d. 18 May 1433)(dau. of John De Hotham)

Children:

1. Edmund FITZWILLIAM (Esq.)

2. Catherine FITZWILLIAM


Catherine FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1400, Aldewark, England

Father: Edmund FITZWILLIAM of Wadworth

Mother: Maud HOTHAM

Married: Richard SUTTON

Children:

1. Robert SUTTON


Edmund FITZWILLIAM (Esq.)

Born: ABT 1382 / 1392

Died: 24 Dec 1465, probably Wadworth, Yorkshire, England

Father: Edmund FITZWILLIAM of Wadworth

Mother: Maud HOTHAM

Married: Catherine CLIFTON (b. ABT 1394 - d. 13 Mar 1434/35) (dau. of John Clifton and Catherine De Cressey)

Children:

1. Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)


Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1398 / ABT 1412, Aldwark / Emley, Yorkshire, England

Died: 22 Sep 1478/9, Ecclesfield

Buried: BEF 5 Sep 1480, Austin Friars, Tickhill, Yorkshire, England 

Father: Edmund FITZWILLIAM (Esq.)

Mother: Catherine CLIFTON

Married: Elizabeth CLARELL (ABT 1415 - 23 Apr 1503)(dau. of Thomas Clarell and Elizabeth Scrope) ABT 1424 / BEF 1 May 1442

Children:

1. Isabel FITZWILLIAM

2. Margaret FITZWILLIAM

3. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark (Sir)

4. Edmund FITZWILLIAM

5. Richard FITZWILLIAM (d. 1521)

6. Edward FITZWILLIAM

7. George FITZWILLIAM

8. Humphrey FITZWILLIAM

9. Catherine FITZWILLIAM

10. Anne FITZWILLIAM

11. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM


Isabel FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1442, probably Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLARELL

Married: William WENTWORTH (Esq.) AFT 15 Oct 1460

Children:

1. Thomas "Golden Thomas" WENTWORTH (Sir Knight)

2. Ralph WENTWORTH

3. George WENTWORTH

4. William WENTWORTH

5. Elizabeth WENTWORTH


Margaret FITZWILLIAM

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLARELL

Married: Ralph RERESBY (d. 25 Jul 1505)

Children:

1. Isabel RERESBY


Catherine FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1462

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLARELL

Married 1: Thomas WAKERLEY

Married 2: John SKIPWITH (High Sheriff of Lincolnshire) (son of William Skipwith and Agnes Constable) 1480, Wadsworth, England

Children:

1. Catherine SKIPWITH (b. ABT 1484 - d. AFT 10 Jan 1571) (m. Sir Thomas Heneage of Hainton)

2. William SKIPWITH of South Ormsby (Sir) (b. 1488 - d. 7 Jul 1547) (m.1 Elizabeth Tyrwhitt - m.2 Alice Dymoke)

3. Margaret SKIPWITH (m. Richard Yarborough)

4. Mary SKIPWITH

5. Elizabeth SKIPWITH (m.1 Anthony Riggs - m.2 Mathew Thimbleby)

6. Agnes SKIPWITH (m. Charles Yarborough)


Anne FITZWILLIAM

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLARELL

Married: William MIRFIELD


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLARELL

Married 1: John WORTLEY (Sir)

Married 2: John FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Sprotborough


Edmund FITZWILLIAM

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLARELL

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Father: Edmund FITZWILLIAM

Mother: ¿?

Married: Thomas BOROUGH (Sir)


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark (Sir)

Born: 13 Jan 1448, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Died: BEF 1490 / 29 May 1495

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth CLARELL

Married: Lucy NEVILLE ABT 1473, Wiltshire, England

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark

2. Richard FITZWILLIAM

3. Anthony FITZWILLIAM

4. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

5. Edmund FITZWILLIAM

6. John FITZWILLIAM

7. William FITZWILLIAM (1º E. Southampton)

8. Margaret FITZWILLIAM


Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Born: BEF 1491, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark (Sir)

Mother: Lucy NEVILLE

Married 1: Thomas MAULEVERER (Sir)

Married 2: Nicholas HARVEY of Ickworth (Sir Knight) (See his Biography)

Children:

1. Anne HARVEY (m. Sir George Carew)

2. Thomas HARVEY (b. BEF 1512 - AFT 1577)


John FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1488, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Died: 9 Sep 1513, Flodden Field, Kirknewton, Northumberland, England

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark (Sir)

Mother: Lucy NEVILLE


Margaret FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1494, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark (Sir)

Mother: Lucy NEVILLE

Married 1: William GASCOIGNE ABT 1529, Canterbury, Kent, England

Children:

1. Barbara GASCOIGNE

2. William GASCOIGNE

3. Thomas GASCOIGNE

4. Dorothy GASCOIGNE

5. Francis GASCOIGNE

6. Bridget GASCOIGNE

7. Swythe GASCOIGNE

Married 2: Peter STANLEY


William FITZWILLIAM (1º E. Southampton)

Born: ABT 1490, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Died: 15 Oct 1542, Newcastle Tyne, Northumberland, England

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark (Sir)

Mother: Lucy NEVILLE

Married: Mabel CLIFFORD (C. Southampton) Nov 1513, Skipton, Yorkshire, England

Associated with: ¿?

Children:

1. Son FITZWILLIAM


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark

Born: ABT 1474, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Died: 9 Sep 1513, Flodden Field, Kirknewton, Northumberland, England

Notes: killed at the battle of Flodden.

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark (Sir)

Mother: Lucy NEVILLE

Married: Anne PACKENHAM (d. 22 Oct 1554) (dau. of Sir Hugh Packenham and Anne Clement) (m.2 Sir William Sidney)

Children:

1. Alice FITZWILLIAM

2. Margaret FITZWILLIAM

3. William FITZWILLIAM (b. 1510 - d. AFT 17 Jan 1515)

4. John FITZWILLIAM (b. ABT 1512 - AFT 28 Aug 1513)


Alice FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1506, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Died: 1535/6

Buried: Chesterfield

Notes: co-heiress of her brother, William Fitzwilliam, and of her uncle, William, Earl of Southampton.

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark

Mother: Anne PACKENHAM

Married: James FOLJAMBE (Sir) (b. ABT 1511 - d. ABT 1558) 1524

Children:

1. Godfrey FOLJAMBE (Sir) (b. 4 Mar 1526/7 - d. 22 Dec 1584) (m. Troth Tyrwhitt)

2. George FOLJAMBE (Esq.) (b. 1528) (m. Ursula Whalley)

3. James FOLJAMBE

4. Frances FOLJAMBE (m.1 John Thorne - m.2 Henry Fitzwilliam of Scampton)

5. Mary FOLJAMBE (m. Vincent Fearne)

6. Lucy FOLJAMBE (b. 1535) (m. Roger Greenhalgh)


Margaret FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1508, Aldwark, Yorkshire, England

Died: 7 Feb 1557

Notes: co-heiress of her brother, William Fitzwilliam, and of her uncle, William, Earl of Southampton.

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Aldwark

Mother: Anne PACKENHAM

Married: Godfrey FOLJAMBE (Esq.) (d. 25 May 1559) 1524



VI. MERRION LINE (Ireland)

Richard FITZWILLIAM of Ballymon

Notes: perhaps Ballymun, N Co.Dublin, fl temp Edward II (reigned 1307-27)

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Moreton


William FITZWILLIAM of Moreton

Notes: not of Swords Castle, built Wicklow Castle, Constable of Wicklow, fought at Saggard against the O'Byrnes, local Irish enemies of the Pale, his family would still be fighting the O'Byrnes two hundred years later, granted Dundrum Castle and lands, Co.Dublin in 1365 [Ball, vol.2, 1903]. The Fitzwilliams of Dundrum came into possession of Mount Merrion (where they would later have their seat) about the same time as Dundrum Castle, "probably under the name of Owenstown" [Ball, vol.2, 1903], from 1379 to 1400 he occupied Baggotrath Castle.

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Ballymon

Mother: ¿?

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. John FITZWILLIAM of Merrion


John FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Moreton

Mother: ¿?

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. William FITZWILLIAM of Merrion


William FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Died: ABT 1452

Notes: Ismaia's mother had inherited Baggotrath Castle, and after her death it was taken possession of by an executor to her will 1441, on 28 Sep 1442, Fitzwilliam seized it back for himself and his wife's family, murdering the executor, see [Ball, vol.2, 1903], pardoned.

Father: John FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: ¿?

Married: Ismaia PERRERS

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Notes: died in his father's lifetime.

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Ismaia PERRERS

Married: Rosia BELLEW (dau. of Sir John Bellew)

Children:

1. Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion


Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Died: ABT 1465

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Rosia BELLEW

Married: Margery HOLYWOOD (or "Genet Hollywood", perhaps of the family of De Hollywood of Artane Castle, N Co.Dublin, castle now gone, Artane Castle was occupied by St.Lawrence temp 1534)

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Born: ABT 1465

Died: 1517

Notes: of Dundrum, Bray, Baggotrath, Merrion and Thorncastle [now Booterstown and surrounds, down to Blackrock and up to Mount Merrion, the Thorn Castle building itself prob. stood near Blackrock, this estate would have included Booterstown Castle], all in Co.Dublin [the castles of Merrion, Thorncastle and Dundrum included the lands of Booterstown, Mount Merrion, Kilmacud, Ballinteer, Donnybrook, Ringsend, Irishtown and Sandymount)

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Margery HOLLYWOOD

Married: Eleanor DOWDALL

Children:

1. Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

2. William FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

3. Alison FITZWILLIAM


Alison FITZWILLIAM

Notes: by this marriage Donnybrook (then only lands, no castle) passed into the Ussher family, though the Fitzwilliams retained the profitable mill of Donnybrook.  See USSHER in [Burkes Irish, 1976].

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Eleanor DOWDALL

Married: Christopher USHER (Mayor of Dublin) 1524

Children:

1. Son USHER


William FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Died: ABT 1560

Notes: started in service of William Fitzwilliam, 1° E. Southampton granted the manor of Celbridge, Co.Kildare, 1537, member of the Privy Council, knighted by Edward VI, spoken of by Elizabeth I as a person who stood high in her esteem [Ball, vol.2, 1903], lived at Windsor.

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Eleanor DOWDALL

Married: Jane TRAVERS (sister of Sir John Travers)

Children:

1. Catherine FITZWILLIAM


Catherine FITZWILLIAM

Father: William FITZWILLIAM (Sir)

Mother: Jane TRAVERS

Married 1: James PLUNKETT (b. 1550) (son of John Plunkett of Dunsoghly and Catherine Luttrell) ABT 1578, Meron, Dublin, Ireland

Children:

1. Elizabeth PLUNKETT

2. Margaret PLUNKETT

3. Christopher PLUNKETT

Married 2: Christopher PRESTON (4° V. Gormanston) (son of Jenico Preston, 3º V. Gormanston, and Catherine Fitgerald) 1582, Great Park, Windsor, Ireland

Children:

4. Eleanor PRESTON (m. Thomas Luttrell)

5. Catherine PRESTON

6. Christopher PRESTON

7. Robert PRESTON

8. Thomas PRESTON (5° V. Gormanston)

9. William PRESTON

10. Genet PRESTON

11. Mary PRESTON

12. Elizabeth PRESTON

13. Jenico PRESTON


Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Died: 1528, Baggotrath

Buried: White Friars' Monastery, Dublin (between Aungier St and St. Patrick's Cathedral)

Notes: supporter of his 1st cousin Garret Og Fitzgerald, 9th Earl of Kildare, died when still a young man [Ball, vol.2, 1903], at death left bequest to the Church of Merrion.

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Eleanor DOWDALL

Married: Catherine BATHE

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)

2. Michael FITZWILLIAM of Donamore

3. Catherine FITZWILLIAM

Catherine FITZWILLIAM

Died: 1574, Baggotrath

Notes: living as widow at Baggotrath by 1568. See [Ball, vol.2, 1903], which quotes her will.

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Catherine BATHE

Married: John CASHELL


Michael FITZWILLIAM of Donamore

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Catherine BATHE

Married: Mary PRESTON (dau. of Jenico Preston, 3º V. Gormanston, and Catherine Fitgerald) 1559

Children:

1. Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM (m. Gerald FitzGerald (unidentified, executed after rebellion)


Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1519

Died: 9 Nov 1592

Notes: of Merrion, Baggotrath, Booterstown and Simmonscourt. Lived initially at Baggotrath, but later moved the seat of the family to Merrion Castle, seems to have left Baggotrath and rented it out by 1547, Member of Parliament for Co.Dublin 1559, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland 1559, Sheriff for Co.Dublin as at 1564, the Lord Deputy Sir Henry Sidney visited him in 1565 after arriving in Ireland and before entering Dublin, fought against Shane O'Neill 1560 and 1566 (after Sidney knighted him), the family conformed to Protestantism at the Reformation, but their conversion was only nominal and by 1600 they were Catholic again (although they were always loyal to the crown in Ireland), Constable of Wicklow Castle, at the edge of the Pale facing the hostile natives (whose traditional leaders were the O'Byrnes), fixed the boundaries of Wicklow county (as Sir Henry Sidney did with Clare county in 1565), in 1580 at Glenmalure (nr Glendalough, Winland from Wicklow town, in heart of Wicklow mountains), Co.Wicklow, the forces of the Crown under Lord Grey De Wilton were defeated by the Irish under Feach Mac Hugh O'Byrne, the traditional song Follow me up to Carlow celebrates this defeat of the British and their ally `black Fitzwilliam'.

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion

Mother: Catherine BATHE

Married: Genet FINGLAS

Children:

1. Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)


Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)

Died: 1595, Merrion

Buried: Donnybrook Church

Notes: Constable of Wicklow Castle. Succ 1592, rebuilt Dundrum Castle 1590s, chapel attached to the old church, Jane's will dated at Merrion, Nov 1597.

Father: Thomas FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)

Mother: Genet FINGLAS

Married: Jane PRESTON

Children:

1. Thomas FITZWILLIAM (1º V. Merrion)

2. Mary FITZWILLIAM

3. William FITZWILLIAM of Dundrum


Mary FITZWILLIAM

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane PRESTON

Married: Matthew PLUNKETT (5º B. Louth)


William FITZWILLIAM of Dundrum

Died: 16 Jul 1616, Dundrum Castle

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane PRESTON

Married: Mary SMYTHE 1614


Thomas FITZWILLIAM (1º V. Merrion)

Born: 1581

Died: ABT 1655

Father: Richard FITZWILLIAM of Merrion (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane PRESTON

Married: Margaret PLUNKETT 23 Aug 1605

Children:

1. Oliver FITZWILLIAM (1º E. Tyrconnel)

2. William FITZWILLIAM (3º V. Merrion) (b. ABT 1610 - d. 1675) (m. Mary Luttrell)



Elizabeth FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1186, Hepple, Northumberland, England

Father: William FITZWILLIAM of Hepple

Mother: ¿?

Married 1: Eudo TAILBOYS

Children:

1. Robert TAILBOYS

Married 2: Hugh BARDOLF

Children:

2. Elizabeth BARDOLF (m.1 Robert Tailbois - m.2 Nicholas De Farndon)



Henry FITZWILLIAM

Born: ABT 1598

Married: Elizabeth HUNGERFORD ABT 1622


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