'Alington1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Alington of Alington (Allington of Allington), Alington (Allington) of Horseheath, Alington of Killard, Alington of Swinhope, Alington (Allington) of Westley, Alington of Wymondeley

(1) The family name of this family is sometimes spelled with two Ls. Following BP1934 (Alington), BE1883 and TCP (Alington), we use just one L.
(2) Reported by BE1883 to have been "Under Marshal to William the Norman at the battle of Hastings" was ...
Sir Hildebrand of Alington Castle (a 1066)
1. Sir Alan FitzHildebrand de Alington (a 1100)
  A. Sir Hugh FitzAlan de Alington this generation omitted by BE1883
  i. Sir Solomon de Alington (a temp Henry I who r. 1100-1135)
  After Solomon BE1883 jumps to Sir William who married Joane Burgh. Visitation provides the intervening generations.
a. Ranulph de Alington
  (1) Ildebert de Alington
  m. _ Apulderfeild (dau of Thomas Apulderfeild or Apulderford)
  (A) Hugo de Alington
  (i) Hugo de Alington
  (a) Thomas de Alington
  ((1)) William Alington of Bottesham
  m. Dionicia Mallett (dau of William Mallett of Horseheath)
  ((A)) Sir William Alington (d 1446, Treasurer of Normandy and Ireland) - continued below
  m. Joane Burgh (dau of Sir William Burgh, Lord Chief Justice)



Sir William Alington (d 1446, Treasurer of Normandy and Ireland) - continued above
m. Joane Burgh (dau of Sir William Burgh of Barningham, Lord Chief Justice)
After the above Sir William BE1883 shows 2 generations of Sir Williams (with some difference to what we show) before jumping to 2 generations of Sir Giles before jumping to William, 1st Lord of Killard. We follow Visitation.
1. Sir William Alington of Horseheath and Great Wymondeley, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (d 1459) the first mentioned by Lipscomb
  m. Elizabeth Argentine (dau of John de Argentine of Wymondeley)
  A. John Alington, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (d 08.1480)
  m. Mary Cheney (d 1473, dau of Lawrance Cheney of Fen Ditton)
i. Sir William Alington of Horseheath (d Bosworth 1485)
  m1. Elizabeth Wentworth (dau of Henry Wentworth)
  a. Sir Giles Alington of Horseheath (b c1473, d 03.04.1522)
  m. Mary Gardner (b c1483, d c1537, dau of Richard Gardner or Gardiner, Lord Mayor of London, by Audre Cotton)
  (1) Sir Giles Alington of Horseheath (b c1500, d 22.08.1586)
  m1. Ursula Drury (dau of Sir Robert Drury of Hampstid)
  (A) Robert Alington (dvp 22.05.1552)
  m. Margaret Coningsby (d 1598, dau of William Coninsgby, widow of Thomas Pledger)
(i) Giles Alington of Horseheath (d 1573, 2nd son)
  m. Margaret Spencer (dau of Sir John Spencer of Althorpe, m2. Edward Eldrington)
  (a) Sir Giles Alington of Horseheath, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (b 1572, d 1638)
  The Visitation ends with Sir Giles, showing him married to Dorothy Cecil with 3 children, the eldest named James. TCP (Alington) reports that the following William was 4th son & 9th child, but only surviving son, of Sir Giles's first marriage.
  m1. Dorothy Cecil (d 10.11.1613, dau of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter)
  ((1)) William Alington of Horseheath, 1st Lord Alington of Killard (bpt 14.03.1610, bur 25.10.1648)
m. Elizabeth Tollemache (bur 14.04.1671, dau of Sir Lionel Tollemache, Bart of Helmingham)
  ((A)) Giles Alington, 2nd Lord of Killard (bur unm 20.03.1659, 2nd son)
  ((B)) William Alington, 3rd Lord of Killard, 1st Lord Alington of Wymondeley (b c1634, d 01.02.1684, Major General)
  m1. Catherine Stanhope (dsp 19.11.1662, dau of Henry, Lord Stanhope)
  m2. (30.07.1664) Joanna (Juliana) Noel (bpt 04.02.1646, d 14.09.1667, dau of Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden)
  ((i)) Juliana Alington (bpt 30.10.1665, d 10.09.1747)
  m. (07.1698) Scrope Howe of Langar, 1st Viscount Howe (b 11.1648, d 26.01.1712/3)
m3. (15.07.1675) Diana Russell (d 13.12.1701, dau of William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford)
  ((ii)) Giles Alington, 2nd Lord of Wymondeley, 4th Lord of Killard (b 04.10.1680, d unm 18.09.1691, 2nd son)
  ((iii)) Diana Alington (d 1705)
  m. Sir George Warburton, Bart of Arley (d 29.06.1743)
  ((iv)) Catherine Alington (b 1677, d 1724)
  m. (28.08.1694) Sir Nathaniel Napier, Bart of More Crichel (d 24.02.1728)
Their daughter Diana eventually became sole heiress of the Alingtons (and the Napiers) and was ancestress of the later Lords Alington (of a new creation).
  ((v))+ other issue - Hildebrand (dsp 1682), Argentine (d 1682)
  ((C)) Hildebrand Alington, 5th Lord of Killard (bpt 03.08.1641, d unm 11.02.1722/3)
  ((D)) Elizabeth Alington (bur 30.10.1691)
  m1. (1654) Charles Seymour, 2nd Lord of Trowbridge (b 1621, d 07.08.1665)
  m2. Sir John Erneley of Whetham, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d 1697)
  ((E)) Catherine Alington
  m. Sir John Jacob, Bart of Gamlinghay (d 1675)
  ((F)) Diana Alington (d unm)
((2)) Susan Alington probably of this marriage
  m1. Sir Robert Crane, Bart of Chilton, Sheriff of Suffolk (d 02.1642-3)
  m2. Isaac Appleton of Waldingfield
  ((3)) Mary Alington probably of this marriage
  m. Sir Thomas Hatton, 1st Bart of Long Stanton (b c1584, d 23.09.1659)
  ((4)) Katherine Alington (d 1700) apparently of this marriage
  m. Zouch Tate of Delapre Abbey (b 1606, bur 07.01.1650/1)
  ((5))+ other issue including James, Giles (b c1601, d 02.1613/4)
  m2. (02.12.1630) Dorothy Dalton (b c1606, d before 24.09.1638, dau of Michael Dalton)
  (b) Dorothy Alington possibly of this generation
m1. Sir Thomas Leventhorpe, 2nd Bart of Shingey Hall (d 30.04.1636)
  m2. _ Holford of Cheshire
  (c)+ other issue - John, Margaret (d unm)
  (ii) Alice Alington
m1. William Sewster or Brewster of Steepemorden
  m2. Edward Talkerne or Talkhorne
  (iii) Frances Alington
  m. John Coke or Cooke of Rochford
  (iv) Ann Alington
  m. Arthur Breame of Essex
  (v) Elizabeth Alington
  m. Thomas Some or Soame of Bradley (b c1543)
  (vi) Beatrice Alington
  m. John Kilingworth or Killingworth
  The above daughters are shown twice by Visitation, once as sisters of Giles and again as his daughters. A contributor (GLF, 13.06.08) kindly confirmed that the former is correct.
(vii)+ other issue - James, George
  (B) daughter
  m. John Spenser of Althrop
  m2. Alice Midleton (bur 20.09.1563, dau/heir of John Midleton (of London) & sister of Thomas, widow of Thomas Elrington)
  (C) Richard Alington of Horshed
  m. Jane Cordall (dau of John Cordall of Long Melford)
(i) Mary Alington
  m. Sir John Savage (bur 14.07.1615)
  (ii) Cordelia Alington
  m. Sir John Stanhope (d before 04.05.1611)
  (iii) Anne Alington
  (D) William Alington (Allington) of Westley, Cambridgeshire (of Gray's Inn)
  m. Mary Wolrich (dau of William Wolrich)
  The following is supported by 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Allington of Burbach', p468).
  (i) Giles Alington (Allington) of Westley (a 1619)
  m. Ann Turner (dau of Robert Turner of Wratting)
  (a) Adrian Allington of Burbach (b c1605, d c1660)
  m. Jane Green
  ((1)) Anne Allington
  m. Gilbert Fitch of Wolvey
  ((2)) Elizabeth Allington
  m. Richard Poole of Maggintoin (clothier)
  ((3)) Jane Allington
  m. Fisher Holyock of Southam
  ((4)) Susanna Allington
  m. Robert Hopper of Walton
  ((5))+ other issue (a 1682) - Richard of Burbach, Giles of Southam
  (b)+ other issue - Giles, Henry, Anne
  (E) Philip Alington
  m. Susan Allen (dau of Thomas Allen of London)
  (i) Christopher Alington of Berdon
  m. _ Colby
  (ii) Thomasine Alington
  m. Sir Thomas Powell
(iii)+ other issue - Walter of London, Giles, Elizabeth, Anne
  (F) Joane Alington
  m1. Thomas Browne
  m2. Henry Myldmay
  (G) Elizabeth Alington
  m. Robert Chapman
  m3. Margaret Tallakerne (dau of John Tallakerne (Talcorne or Talkerne or Talcoas), widow of Thomas Argall)
  (2) George Alington of Rushforth (a 1558)
  m. Anne Cheeke (d 1557, dau of Peter Cheeke)
  (A) John Alington
  m. Allice Elkin (dau of Richard Elkin of London)
  (i) Maudlin Alington
  m. William Wimeswold of London
(a)+ issue - Elkyn, Elizabeth
  (B) George Alington of London and Swinhope
  m. Jane Morrisson (dau of Thomas Morrisson of London)
  (i) Charles Alington (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Cleypoole or Slaynoll
  (ii) George Alington of Swinhope (4th son)
  m. (28.04.1617) Elizabeth Hickman (dau of Walter Hickman)
  (iii)+ other issue (dsp) - Hugh, George
  (C) Hugh Alington of Timwell (dsp 1618)
m. Elizabeth Cecil (d 1610, dau of Richard Cecil, sister of Lord Burley)
  (D) Henry Alington
  m. Ann Medcalfe (dau of Thomas Medcalfe of London)
  (i)+ issue - Medcalfe, Henry, Elizabeth
  (E) Richard Alington (dsp)
  (F) Suzan Alington
  m. William Methwold or Nethwold of Norfolk
  (G) Mary Alington
  m. _ Reade of Kingston
  (H) Mary Alington
  m. John Bellomyn or Billomayn
  (I) Alice Alington
  m. Christopher Swinster or Swinser
  (3) John Alington
  m. Mary Hall (dau of _ Hall of Stokenayland or Stockingland)
  (A) Robert Alington
  m(1). _ Duckfeild of Harston (dsp)
  (B) Bridgett Alington
  m. James Platt of London
  (C) Mary Alington
m. _ Chamberlayn
  (D) Elizabeth Alington
  (4) Richard Alington
  m. Suzann (dau of John Farburgh or Taseburgh of Suffolk)
  (A) Gyles Alington 'of Westley, Cambridgeshire' (a 1592)
  m. Susann Cock of Cambridgeshire
  (i) Giles Alington (a 1607)
  (B) Margaret Alington
  m. _ Meeres
(5) Elizabeth Alington
  m. _ Wheatley
  (6) Mary Alington
  m. William Pulter of Hitchie
  (7) Audrey Alington
  m. William Mannoke of Suffolk
  (8)+ other issue (dsp) - Anthony, Robert, William, William of Westley
  b. George Alington (dsp)
  c. Mary or Margery Alington
  m. Edward Greene of Essex (son of Sir John)
  m2. Elizabeth Sapcote (dsp, dau of Richard Sapcote or Sapcotts)
  ii. Edward Alington
  m. Elizabeth Gillott (dau of Richard Gillott)
  iii. Margaret Alington
  m. John (sb Robert?) Newport
  iv. Elizabeth Alington
m. Henry (sb Thomas?) Pigott
  B. William Alington (dsp)
  C. Margaret Alington
  m. John Colvile
2. John Alington (dsp)
  m. Mary Ansty (dau of John Ansty or Anstys)
3. Robert Alington of Bottlesham possibly illegitimate
  m1. Mary Bruose (dau of Richard Bruose of Norfolk)
  A. Ann Alington
  m. Thomas Berners
  m2. Joane Argentine (dau (or sister) of John de Argentine of Wymondeley)
  B. Jane Alington
  m. Walter Lorton or Lockton ## see here ##

Main source(s): Visitation (Cambridgeshire, 1575+1619, Allington), BE1883 (Alington of Wymondley), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Argentein', p14) with some input/support from TCP (Alington), BP1934 (Alington) and 'Sturt Wives' by Patricia Sherfiff (Volume II of 'The Sturt History', privately printed in 1999, ISBN 0-9577952-0-3)
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