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Families covered: Blount Lords Mountjoy, Blount of Newport, Blount of Sodington

                               
John Blount of Sodington
m. Catherine Corbet (dau of Thomas Corbet of Stanford (of Willaston?))
1. Edward Blount of Sodington, Sheriff of Shropshire (dsp)
  m. Joan (widow of Sir Walter Devereux)
2. Peter Blount of Sodington
  m. Anne Cornwall (dau of Sir Edward Cornwall of Burford)
  A. Sir Thomas Blount of Sodington
  Visitation, which ends with the next generation, shows all the children as by Jocosa (Joyce) Shirley. We follow BP1934.
  m1. Catherine Sandford (dau of Thomas Sandford of Rowley)
  i. Walter Blount of Sodington (dsp)
  m1. Dorothy Talbot (dau of Sir T. Talbot)
  m2. Catherine Gray (dau of Thomas Gray of Envile)
  ii. Henry Blount (dsp)
iii. Dorothy Blount
  m. Henry Heath of Cobham
  m2. Joyce Shirley (dau of Thomas Shirley of Envile)
  iv. Peter Blount (dsp)
  v. Sir George Blount of Sodington
  m. Eleanor Norwood (dau of William Norwood of Leckhampton)
  a. Sir Walter Blount, 1st Bart of Sodington, Sheriff of Worcestershire (b c1594, d 27.08.1654)
  m. Elizabeth Wylde (d 23.04.1656, dau of George Wylde of Droitwich by Frances, dau of Sir Edmond Hudleston of Sawston)
(1) Sir George Blount, 2nd Bart of Sodington (d 12.11.1667)
  m. Mary Kirkham (d before 10.02.1667-8, dau/heir of Richard Kirkham of Blagdon (son/heir of Sir William) by Mary, dau of Sir Henry Tichborne (son of 1st Bart))
  (A) Sir Walter Kirkham Blount, 3rd Bart of Sodington, Sheriff of Worcestershire (dsp 12.05.1717)
  m1. Alicia Strickland (dau of Sir Thomas Strickland of Sizergh by Jane Moseley)
  m2. Mary Cranmer (dau of Sir Caesar Cranmer or Wood of Astwoodbury by Lelis, dau of Charles Pelliott)
  (B) George Blount of Mawley Hall (d 20.05.1702)
  m1. (sp) Mary O'Brien (bur 31.05.1686, dau of Henry O'Brien, 5th Earl of Thomond, widow of Charles Cockaine, Viscount Cullen)
  m2. Constantia Cary (dau of Sir George Cary of Tor Abbey)
(i) Sir Edward Blount, 4th Bart of Sodington (d 16.02.1758)
  m. (1722) Apollonia Throckmorton (d 19.01.1749, dau of Sir Robert Throckmorton, 3rd Bart)
  (a) Sir Edward Blount, 5th Bart of Sodington (dsps 19.10.1765)
  m. (1752) Frances Molineux (d 18.12.1787, dau/heir of William Molineux of Mosborough)
  ((1)) Edward Blount (d young)
  (b) Sir Walter Blount, 6th Bart of Sodington (d 05.10.1785)
  m. (21.09.1766) Mary Aston (d 31.01.1805, dau of James Aston, 5th Lord of Forfar)
  ((1)) Sir Walter Blount, 7th Bart of Sodington (b 03.09.1768, d 31.10.1803)
m. (25.11.1792) Anne Riddell (d 15.02.1823, dau of Thomas Riddell of Felton Park and Swinburne Castle)
  ((A)) Sir Edward Blount, 8th Bart of Sodington, Sheriff of Worcestershire (b 03.03.1795, d 28.04.1881) had issue
  m. (14.09.1830) Mary Frances Blount (b c1804, d 26.05.1893, dau of Edward Blount of Shablington, cousin)
  ((2)) Edward Blount of Shablington (b 18.07.1769, d 20.03.1834) had issue
  m. (20.04.1803) Frances Wright (d 02.05.1859, dau of Francis Wright)
((3)) George Blount (b 05.02.1771)
  m1. (04.1799) Elizabeth Courtenay Chichester (d 03.1820, dau of John Chichester of Arlington)
  m2. Frances (dau of Count de Masigny)
  (c)+ other issue - Robert (d infant), Geroe (d infant), Apollonia, Louisa, Mary
(ii) Constantia Blount
  m. (1719) Sir John Smythe, 3rd Bart of Acton Burnell (d 17.09.1737)
  (iii) Mary Blount (d 17.10.1744)
  m. (07.02.1722) Edward Dicconson of Wrightington
  (iv)+ other issue (d unm) - Anne, Elizabeth, Catherine
  (C) Edward Blount of Blagdon or Blagden, Devon (d 1726, 8th son)
  m. Anne Guise (dau of Sir John Guise, Bart)
  (i) Elizabeth Blount (d 11.1778)
  m. (14.10.1725) Hugh Clifford, 3rd Lord of Chudleigh (b 14.04.1700, d 26.03.1732)
  (ii) Mary Blount (d 27.05.1773)
  m. (26.11.1727) Edward Howard, 9th Duke of Norfolk (dsp 20.09.1777)
  (iii) Ann Blount (d unm 1769)
  (iv) Harriet Blount
  m1. Peter Proli of Antwerp
  m2. (08.11.1739) Philip Howard
(D) Mary Blount (d 05.05.1732)
  m. Henry Howard of Clun
  (E) Anne Blount (d 13.02.1734-5)
  m. (29.06.1675) Sir Francis Jerningham, 3rd Bart of Cossey (d 26.08.1730)
  (F) Elizabeth Blount
  m. Beaumont Tasburgh of Bodney
  (G) Catherine Blount
  m. Richard Minshull of Bourton
  (H)+ other issue (d young) - William, John, Charles, John, Richard, Lucy
  (2) Eleanor Blount (d 03.12.1674)
  m1. Robert Knightley of Offchurch
  m2. (c1657) Walter Aston, 3rd Lord of Forfar (b 1633, d 24.11.1714)
  (3) Anne Blount
  m. James Anderton of Birchley
(4) Elizabeth Blount
  m. Henry Englefield
  (5) Frances Blount
  m. Anthony Windsor
  (6)+ other issue - John (Colonel, had issue), William (dsp, Major), Peter
  b. Eleanor Blount
  m. Henry Ingram of Earl's Court
  c.+ other issue - Francis (d 1643, captain), William, Grey
  Presumed to be of this generation, of this marriage, is ...
  vi. Elizabeth Blount
  m. William Clifton of Barrington Court (d c1563)
  B. Margaret Blount
  m. William Gower of Bolton
  C. Katherine Blount
  m. John Butler of Wiche
  D. Elizabeth Blount
  m. George Newport
  E.+ other issue - Francis of Hackley, Galfrid of Sukeby (Sukerby)
3. Margaret Blount
  m. John Welsch of Sheldesley
4.+ other issue - Humphrey of Thornebury, Walter (or William), Thomas, Richard of Calleis, Isabella

 

 

Sir Walter Blount, 1st Lord Mountjoy (b c1420, d 01.08.1474)
m1. (by 1442) Ellen Byron (dau of Sir John Byron of Clayton)
1. William Blount (dvp after 1471)
  m. Margaret Echingham (d 1481, dau of Sir Thomas Echingham of Etchingham)
  A. John Blount (dsp)
  B. Edward Blount, 2nd Lord Mountjoy (b c1464, d 01.12.1475)
  m. (1475) Anne Cobham (d 26.06.1526, dau of Sir Thomas Cobham)
  C. Elizabeth Blount
  m. Sir Andrew Windsor, 1st Lord (b 1467, d 30.03.1543)
D. Anne Blount
  m1. Sir Thomas Oxenbridge
  m2. Sir David Owen of Medhurst
2. John Blount, Governor of Guisnes, 3rd Lord Mountjoy (d 12.10.1485)
  m. (by 1477) Lora Berkeley (d c12.1501, dau of Sir Edward Berkeley of Beverton Castle)
  A. William Blount, 4th Lord Mountjoy (b c1478, d 08.11.1534)
  m1. (c04.1497) Elizabeth Say (d before 21.07.1506, dau/coheir of Sir William Say of Essenden & Lawford by Elizabeth (widow of Sir Thomas Waldegrave), dau/coheir of Sir John Fray, Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  i. Gertrude Blount (d 25.09.1558)
  m. (25.10.1519) Henry Courtenay, 2nd Earl of Devon, Marquess of Devon (d 09.01.1539)
BE1883 suggests that they had a second daughter called Mary who married Sir Henry Bourchier, Earl of Essex, but this seems to be a confusion as Earl Henry married Mary Say, apparently sister of Elizabeth. Visitation shows Catherine, whom we show as by the 3rd marriage, as by this 1st marriage.
  m2. (before 30.07.1509) Agnes de Vanegas (dsp)
  m3. (before 15.02.1514/5) Alice Keble (d 08.06.1521, dau of Henry Keble, Lord Mayor of London)
  ii. Charles Blount, 5th Lord Mountjoy (b 28.06.1516, d 10.10.1544)
  m. (c08.1530) Anne Willoughby (d 24.12.1582, dau of Robert Willoughby, 2nd Lord de Broke)
  a. James Blount, 6th Lord Mountjoy (b c1533, d 20.10.1581)
  m. (1558) Catherine Leigh (bur 25.06.1576, dau of Sir Thomas Leigh of St. Oswalds)
  (1) William Blount, 7th Lord Mountjoy (b c10.1561, d unm bur 23.07.1594)
  (2) Charles Blount, 8th Lord Mountjoy, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Earl of Devonshire (b c1562, d 03.04.1606)
  p/m. (26.12.1605) Penelope Devereux (d 07.07.1607, dau of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex)
The children of this marriage were born whilst Penelope was married to Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick, and so were illegitimate.
  (A) Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport (b c1597, d 12.02.1665)
  m. (07.02.1626/7) Anna Botler (d 26.05.1669, dau of John Boteler, 1st Lord of Bramfield)
  (i) Mountjoy Blount, 2nd Earl of Newport (b c1630, bur unm 20.03.1674/5)
  (ii) Thomas Blount, 3rd Earl of Newport (bur unm 04.05.1675)
  (iv) Henry Blount, 4th Earl of Newport (dsp bur 25.09.1679)
  m. Susanna Briscoe (dau of John Briscoe of Grafton)
  (v) Isabella Blount
  m. Nicholas Knollys, '3rd Earl of Banbury' (b 03.01.1630/1, d 14.03.1673)
  (vi) Anne Blount
  m. Thomas Porter
(B)+ other issue - Mountjoy, St. John, Charles, Penelope, Isabella, daughter
  (2) Sir Christoper Blount (d 1601)
  m. Letitia Knowlis (dau of Sir Francis Knowlis)
  (3)+ other issue - Charles, Anne (dsp)
  b. Francis Blount (dsp)
  m. Catherine Carleton (dau of John Carleton of Brightwell)
  c.+ other issue (dsp) - John, William
iii. Catherine Blount (d 25.02.1559) possibly by the 1st marriage
  m1. John Champernon
  m2. Sir Maurice Berkeley of Bruton
  m4. (before 29.07.1523) Dorothy Grey (d 1552/3, dau of Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset)
  iv. John Blount (dsp)
  v. Dorothy Blount
  m. Roger Blewet
  vi. Mary Blount
  m. Sir Robert Dennys
  B. Constance Blount
  m. Sir Thomas Tyrrell of Heron
  C.+ other issue - Rowland (dsp), Lora (d 1480)
3. Sir James Blount (a 1485)
m2. (before 25.11.1467) Anne Neville (d 20.09.1480, dau of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland)

Main source(s):
(1) For Blount of Sodington : BP1934 (Blount) with a little input/support from DBART1839 (Blount of Sodington), Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Blount)
(2) For Blount of Mountjoy : BE1883 (Blount of Mountjoy and Devon) with input from TCP (Mountjoy), TCP (Newport) and BE1883 (Blount of Mountjoy and Newport) and a little support from Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Blount)
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