'Bluett1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bluett of Greenham, Bluett of Holcombe, Bluett of Raglan

                               
The Bluett family site at http://bluett.com contains a page on the Descendants of the Walter Bloet (Bluett) which appears to have been prepared by Valerie White who is to be congratulated for her work on this family. That page has been used as the Main Source for this family. Sadly, the sources used have not been identified but, where we have found cross-references to this family in other sources which we have found to be reliable, the information has been consistent. The site suggests that the name Bloet is of Viking orgin. The first mentioned is ...
Walter Bloet
1. William Bloet (a 1066, to England with William the Conqueror)
  A. Sir Rowland Bluett
  m. Loretta Ragland (dau of Jeffrey Ragland)
  i. Sir Edmund Bluett
  m. Isabel Bawen (dau of Sir Humphrey Bawen)
  a. Sir Roger Bluett
  m. Joan de Powis (dau of Sir Lewis de Powis)
(1) Sir Thomas Bluett
  m. Edith Wood
  (A) Sir Ralph Bluett of Ragland or Raglan, Monmouthshire
  m1. Isabel de Clare (dau of Richard de Clare)
  (i) Sir John Bluett of Raglan (d 1314)
  m. Catherine Wagan
  (a) Elizabeth Bluett (d 1404)
  m1. Bartholomew Pyest
m2. Sir James de Berkeley of Raglan (d 13.06.1405)
  (ii) Sir Walter Bluett (b 1296)
  m. Christina de Greenham (dau/heir of Simon de Greenham of Greenham by Julian, dau of Jordan de Rogus)
  (a) Sir Walter Bluett
  m. Elizabeth Malet (dau of Sir John Malet by Alice Trevet)
  ((1)) John Bluett of Greenham, Berkshire (b 1404)
  m. Agnes Beaupen (dau of Sir Thomas Beaupen by Jane Delamore)
  ((A)) John Bluett of Greenham & Holcombe (b 1440)
  m. (1430) Maude Chestledene (dau of Sir John Chestledene or Chesilden by Margaret Warne)
  ((i)) Walter Bluett of Holcombe (d 1487) - continued below
  m. (1464) Jane Seymour (dau of John Seymour or St. Maure)
  m2. Nesta de Monthermer
  (B) Walter Bluett
  (C) Petronella Bluett
  m. William de Feteham
  b. Robert Bluett
  B. Sir Robert Bloet (b 1092, d 1123)
  i. Simon Bloet (b 1110, Dean of Lincoln)
  a. Roger Bloet
  (1) Simon Bloet (b 1152, d 1189)
  (A) William Bloet

 

 

Walter Bluett of Holcombe, Devon (d 1487) - continued above
m. (1464) Jane Seymour (dau of John Seymour or St. Maure)
1. Nicholas Bluett of Holcombe & Greenham (d 22.07.1523)
  m. Jane Fitzjames (dau of John Fitzjames of Redlynch)
A. Richard Bluett of Holcombe
  m. Mary Grenville (dau of Sir Thomas Grenville of Stowe)
  i. Sir Roger Bluett of Holcombe (b 1503, d 07.05.1566)
  m. Joan Rowe (d 19.08.1583, dau of (Serjeant) John Rowe)
  a. John Bluett of Holcombe & Greenham (d 1585)
  m1. Dorothy Blount (dau of William Blount, Lord Mountjoy)
(1) Richard Bluett of Holcombe (d 03.03.1614/5)
  m. Mary Chichester (d 1548, d 02.1613, dau of Sir John Chichester by Gertrude Courtenay)
  (A) Arthur Bluett (b 07.06.1573, dvp)
  m. (26.08.1595) _ Lancaster (dau/heir of John Lancaster by Dorothy Carew)
  (i) John Bluett of Holcombe (b 31.08.1603, d 29.11.1634, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Portman (b 1604, d 07.07.1636, dau of Sir John Portman)
  (a) Anne Bluett (b 08.09.1625)
  m. Cadwallader Jones
  (b) Mary Bluett (b 04.10.1627)
  m1. Sir James Stonehouse of Berkshire
  m2. Sir William Lenthall
  (c) Dorothy Bluett (b 11.04.1633, d 1704)
  m. Henry Wallop (d 1678)
  (d) Susnnah Bluett probably the Susannah who married ...
  m. John Basset, younger of Heanton Coiurt (b c1630, dvp 1660)
  (e)+ other issue - Elizabeth (b 14.04.1629, d 07.04.1633), Grace (b 12.09.1630, d 11.11.1630), Margaret (b/d 27.01.1631)
(ii) Francis Bluett of Holcombe (b 1609, d Lymme 04.1644)
  m. Joan More (d 14.07.1692)
  (a) John Bluett of Holcomb (b 14.03.1638, dsp 1700)
  m. Elizabeth Buckland (d 14.07.1692, dau of Sir John Buckland)
  (b) Francis Bluett (b 12.03.1639, d 21.10.1691)
  (c) Rachel Bluett
  m. _ Davison
(iii) Dorothy Bluett probably the Dorothy (b 1611-2, d 06.07.1654) who married ...
  m1. Giles Poyntz
  m2. (c10.1633?) Francis Risdon of Bableigh
  (iv)+ other issue - Arthur, Mary (b 12.1599), Amy (b 20.05.1602), Anne (b 23.01.1605)
  (B) Francis Bluett (b 15.09.1582, 6th son?)
  (i)+ issue - John (b 14.03.1638), Francis (b 12.03.1639), Rachel (b 1641), Joan (b 16.06.1644)
  (C) Gertrude Bluett (b 04.12.1576)
  m. Thomas Bawen of Murdcott
  (D) Amy Bluett (b 22.01.1577)
  m. (08.12.1599) Henry Ashford (d 1649)
(E) Joan Bluett (b 19.08.1581)
  m. Henry White of Piddleford
  (F)+ other issue - Roger (b 18.08.1575, dvpsp?), John (d 20.07.1577), Walter (b 15.05.1579, dvpsp?), Charles (b 08.08.1580, d 27.03.1587), Charles (b 15.10.1587, d 30.12.1588), Anne (b 20.10.1583), Charlotte (b 04.12.1576), Dorothy (b 24.10.1584, d 04.03.1585)
  (2)+ other issue - John, Dorothy
  m2. (11.03.1572) Elizabeth Cushworth
  b. Nicholas Bluett or Blewet of Broad Clist probably of this generation
  (1) Elizabeth Blewet (bur 20.03.1613-4
m. Thomas Beaumont of Stawton (a 1620)
  ii. Francis Bluett (d 1572)
  m. Elizabeth Colan (dau of Tristan Colan)
  a. John Bluett (vicar of Colan & New Lyn East)
  m. _ Locke (dau of Michael Locke) ## see here ##
  (1) Francis Bluett
  m1. _ Killigrew
  m2. _ Godolphin (dau of Captain Peter Godolphin)
  (A) Edward Bluett
  (i) William Bluett
m. Mary
  (a) James Bluett
  m. Anna
  ((1)) Peter Bluett, later of Holcomb (b 25.07.1768, dsp 23.03.1844)
  m. (20.09.1794) Elizabeth Phelps (d 1841, dau of E. Phelps)
  ((2)) William Bluett (bpt 09.01.1772, d 15.02.1811) had issue
  m. (15.09.1802) Elizabeth Maria Clarke (b 1775, dau of J. Clarke of Cornwall)
  ((3)) Elizabeth Bluett (bpt 02.11.1764)
m. John Walsby
  ((4)) Anna Bluett
  m. Stephen Bell (Captain)
  (B)+ other issue - Francis, John
  (2) Colan Bluett
  m. Martha Loveis (dau of Richard Loveis by Frances Rolle)
  (A) Colan Bluett (b 14.09.1630, Major)
  m. Elizabeth Wrey (dau of Sir William Wrey) ## see here ##
(B) Richard Bluett (bpt 12.05.1631)
  m. Elizabeth Arundell (dau of Thomas Arundell)
  (i) Robert Bluett, later of Holcombe (b 25.01.1653, d 30.11.1725, 2nd son)
  m. Korenhappuch Wood (b 1665, d 27.12.1759, dau of Robert Wood)
  (a) John Bluett of Holcombe (b 1696, d 12.07.1725)
  m. Ann Hart (dau of Percival Hart)
  ((1))+ issue - child, Percival (b 11.01.1725, d 12.11.1725)
  (b) Robert Bluett (b 1702, d 18.12.1749, Rev.)
  m. Jane Webster (b 1708, d 1772, dau of Sir Thomas Webster)
  ((1)) John Edward Bluett (b 1749, d 21.11.1766)
  (c) Buckland Bluett of Holcombe (d 1746)
  m. Hannah Nutcombe (dau of Richard Nutcombe)
  (d)+ other issue - Elizabeth (b 1693, d 08.02.1769), Frances, Catherine (d 31.07.1777), Martha, Martha, Isabella (b 1704, d unm 23.08.1732), Mary (b 1710, d 10.07.1739)
  (ii)+ other issue - Colan, Elizabeth, Mary
  (C)+ other issue - Valentine (Major), John
  m2. Elizabeth Tresylan
  b. Agnes Bluett
  m. Robert Nicol
  c. Grace Bluett
  m. John Harris
  d. Frances Bluett
  m. Harry Wolock
  e.+ other issue
  iii. Jane Bluett
m. Nicholas Ashford
  iv. Phillipa Bluett
  m. John Rowe
  v. Elizabeth Bluett
  m. Herny Beaumont (son of Humphrey of Combe)
  vi. Katherine Bluett
  m. (06.1543) Richard Warre (son of Thomas)
  B. Edith Bluett
  m. John Bonvile
  C.+ other issue - Nicholas, Walter of Cathay
2. Richard Bluett of Cothay & Kittisford (d 1524)
  m. Agnce Verney of Stoke Couray
  A. Nicholas Bluett of Thorne St. Margaret
  m. Ann Wykes
3. Elizabeth Bluett probably of this generation
  m. John Fitzjames of Redlynch

Main source(s): http://bluett.com (see link at top of this page)
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