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Families covered: Ashfield of Chesham, Ashfield of Eythorpe (Eithorpe)

                               
John Ashfield of Eithorpe or Eythrope, Oxfordshire
m. Margaret Wilcotts (dau/coheir of John Wilcotts of Great Tew)
1. John Ashfield of Eithorpe (d 1506)
  m1. Margaret Ford (dau/coheir of Richard Ford or Fourde of Penhurste by Maria, dau/coheir of Thomas Carew of Bedington)
  A. John Ashfield of Eithorp or Hethrope or Eythorpe
  m. Elianora Seymoure (dau of Humfrey Seymoure of Eveswinden (& Burton))
i. Humphrey Ashfield of Eithorp
  m. Anna Conway (dau of Edward Conway or Conwey of Arrow)
  a. John Ashfield of Rowlrich (dvp)
  m. Elizabeth or Ellen Bruges (dau of Thomas Bruges of Cornbury)
  (1)+ isssue - Humphrey (dsp), Maria, Anna
  b. Anthony Ashfield of Shutford, Oxfordshire (3rd son)
  m. Anne Bringham (dau/heir of Edward Bringham of Bringham, widow of Richard Atkinson of London)
  c. Elianor Ashfield
  m. John Walsingham of Warwickshire
  d. Katherine Ashfield
  m. Leonard Pigott
e. Dorothy Ashfield
  m. William Howe of Meryden
  f. Margaret Ashfield
  m. Richard Pratter of Eton
  g. Grace Ashfield
  m. John Osbaldston
  h. Elizabeth Ashfield
  m. Thomas (not John) Peniston
  i.+ other issue - Edward, Gregory, Richard, Thomas, Mary, Anne, Joyce, Susan
  ii. Cecily Ashfield
  m. Anthony Kinsman of Lodington
iii. Joyce Ashfield
  m. John Walsingham of Warwickshire
  iv. Dorothy Ashfield
  m. Richard Pansfoote (d 1594)
  v.+ other issue - Michael, William, Anthony
B.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Anthony (dsp), Alicia
  m2. Margaret Colwich (dau of Humfry Colwich or Colwick of Worcestershire)
  E. (Sir) Edmund Ashfield of Ewelme, Oxfordshire (d 24.01.1578, MP)
  Visitation identifies Edmund's wife as Elianora, dau of Humphrey Barton of Northon, widow of William Stafford of Tottonho. That is supported by HoP ("Edmund Ashfield"), with Northon identified as Northamptonshire & Tottonho as Tattenhoe. Thanks to a Site Visitor (OWC, 24.10.15) for drawing our attention to Visitation (Leicestershire) which shows that she was in fact ...
  m. (by 1534) Elianora Humphrey (dau of William Humphrey of Barton (in Northamptonshire), widow of William Stafford of Totton (Tattenhoe in Buckinghamshire))
  i. Francis Ashfield (dsp)
  ii. Elizabeth Ashfield
  m. William Fettiplace of Swynbrooke (d 27.04.1562)
  iii. Cecilia Ashfield
  m. Sir John Fortescue of Salden (b 1533, d 23.12.1607, Chancellor of the Exchequer)
  iv. Amicia Ashfield
  m. Edmund Lee of Pickleesthorne or Pitstone
  F. Nicholas Ashfield
  G. Christopher Ashfield of Chesham, Buckinghamshire
  m. Anne Wedon (dau/heir of Robert Wedon or Weden of Weden, Cheshire)
i. Thomas Ashfield
  ii. Robert Ashfield of Chesham
  The following comes from Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 1634, Ashfield of Chesham).
  m. Eleanor Bromwich
  a. Sir Edmund Ashfield of Chesham (a 1603)
  m. Clare Horde (dau of William Horde or Hoore of Winchcester)
  (1) Thomas Ashfield of Chesham
  m1. (sp) Elizabeth Kirkham (dau of Sir William Kirkham)
  m2. Mary Gage (dau of?? Gage of Furle, relict of Sir William Pordage)
  (2) Hamlin Ashfield
  (3) Joyce Ashfield
  m. John Harris of Kingston
  b. Thomas Ashfield of Chesham (d c1634)
m. _ Howes of Beirton juxta Alisbury
  (1) Robert Ashfield (b c1629)
  c. Christopher Ashfield (dsp)
  d. Mary Ashfield (d 05.1639)
  m. Sir James Perrott (b 1571, d 04.02.1636)
  e. Joyce Ashfield
  m. Thomas Fountaine
  iii. Arthur Ashfield of Shipton-super- Whichwood, Oxfordshire
  m. Anna Eston of Oxfordshire
  a.+ issue - Edmond (dsp), Michael, Maria, Margaret
  iv. Dorothy Ashfield (d 16.12.1607)
  m1. William Essex
  m2. Alexander Phetiplace (b 1503, d 12.09.1564)
  v. Mary Ashfield
  m. Michael Hartwell or Hampden (Hampden of Hartwell??)
  vi.+ other issue - Thomas, Robert

 

 

Presumably connected to the above family in some way was ...
Robert Ashfield of Hathrop, Oxfordshire
m. Jane Moore of Worcestershire
1. Robert Ashfield of Thorneston, Gloucestershire
2. Humphrey Ashfield of Harscombe, Gloucestershire
  m. (13.09.1572?) Elizabeth Trye (dau of John Trye of Harrwicke & Claythorpe)
  A. John Ahfield of Claythorpe, Lincolnshire
  m. Abigail Johnson (dau of John Johnson of Luddington, Isle of Axholme)
3.+ other issue - Margaret, Eleanor

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1566+1574+1634, 'Raynesford of Great Tewe and Ashfield of Ewelme'), Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1566+1574+1634, 'Ashfield of Heythrope and Shipton')
(2) For lower section : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, 'Ashfield of Claythorpe')
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