'Archer02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Archer of Coopersale, Archer of Langdon Hills, Archer of Theydon Gernon

Simon de Boys of Theydon Garnon, Essex (a 1415)
Berry reports that Simon "assumed the name of Archer by command of King Henry V., from shooting a match against that King, who granted him a patent of five marks yearly for his services at the Battle of Agincourt." FMG identifies him as "son of Ann".
1. John de Boys, alias Archer
  A. Richard Archer of Theydon Gernon
  m. Joanna Revell (dau/heir of John Revell of Newport Ponde)
  i. Robert Archer
  m. Joanne Rowgood or Thorowgood
  a. Robert Archer
  m. Margaret Kente of Hertfordshire
(1)+ issue - Edward, Richard
  b. Thomas Archer
  ii. William Archer
  m. Agnes Danyell (dau of John Danyell of Burntwood)
  a. Henry Archer of Theydon Gernon, later of Coopersale, Essex (d 1615)
  m1/2. Ann Kirton (dau of William Kirton)
  m2/1. Anne Crouch (dau of Simon Crouch, alderman of London)
  (1) Sir John Archer of Coopersale (b 1598, d 08.02.1681-2, judge)
  m. Eleanor Curson (dau of Sir John Curson of Kedleston)
  (A) John Archer of Welford, Berkshire (dsp after 06.1703)
  (B) Eleanor Archer
  m. (27.06.1678) Sir Walter Wrottesley, Bart of Wrottesley (b 1659, d 1712)
  One of their daughters married William Eyre who, even though their marriage was without issue, inherited Welford, assumed the name Archer, and passed Welford to a son by his second marriage.
  b. Richard Archer
  m. Anne Lynnet (dau of John Lynnet or Linnett)
  B. John Archer of Baker in Epping, Essex
  m. Ellen Sanshar alias Sanshan or Sansham
  i. John Archer of Bocking
  a. daughter
  m. _ Henshaw
  ii. Henry Archer of Coopersale
  a.+ issue - Stephen, Thomas, Simon
  iii. William Archer of Epping
  m. Isabel Serle (dau of John Serle of North Weald Bassett)
  a. Henry Archer of Stoneplace in Langdon Hills, Essex
  m. Clemence or Clarence Bridges (dau of _ Bridges of Felsted)
  (1) Henry Archer of Langdon Hills (a 1634)
  (2)+ other issue - Edward, John (dsp), Edward (dsp)
  b. Francis Archer
  c. Judith Archer
  m. George Campion of Epping
  d. Elizabeth Archer
  m. Lawrence Stacy of Epping
  e. Daye Archer
  m. Richard Spranger of North Weald Basett
  C. Thomas Archer
  i. John Archer
  m. Joanne Horsmanden of Kent
  a. John Archer of London
  m. Mawdelyn(Maud) Saunderson of London
  (1)+ issue - Killingworth, Henry, Jane, Cissley, Anne, Mary
  ii. Thomas Archer

Main source(s): Visitation (Essex, 1612, Archer), FMG (vol 4, MS595, 'Archer', p1257+) with some support/input from Berry's Essex Pedigrees (1878, Archer)
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