'Bracebridge1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bracebridge of Kingsbury
[This page was reviewed on 22.09.23 using Nichols and was subsequently split into 2 pages.]

Peter de Bracebridge or Bracebridgg or Bracebrigg
m. Amice de Arden (dau of Osbert de Arden of Kingsbury)
1. John de Bracebridge of Kingsbury (dsp 1217-8)
2. William de Bracebridge of Kingsbury (a 1235, judge)
  A. Anketil de Bracebridge (a 1289)
  B. Sir Ralph de Bracebridge of Kingsbury (a 1249)
  i. Sir John de Bracebridge or Bracebrigg (a 1256)
  a. Sir John de Bracebridge or Bracebrigg (d 1316)
  (1) Sir John de Bracebridge or Bracebrigg
  b. Sir Ralph de Bracebridge or Bracebrigg of Kingsbury (a 1338)
  Nichols shows this Ralph as d 1396, his son John with date 1396 and it being his brother Ralph (a 1395) who married Joan, dau of Sir William Newport, and was father of Ralph (d 1400) father of the Simon who is the first mentioned by Visitation. Provisionally, we follow Commoners in adding additional generations (to the Ralph who married Joan Neport) as follows.
  m1. Joan
  (1) Sir John de Bracebridge (a 1396, dsp)
(2) Sir Ralph de Bracebridge of Kingsbury & Lutton (a 1395, 1420)
  (A) Ralph Bracebridge of Kingsbury
  m. (1412-3) Joan Newport (dau of Sir William Newport)
  (i) Ralph Bracebridge of Kingsbury
  (ii) Simon Bracebridge of Kingsbury the first mentioned by Visitation
  (a) Richard Bracebridge of Kingsbury (a 1497)
  m. Joyce Willoughby (dau of Sir Hugh Willoughby)
  ((1)) John Bracebridge (d 23.03.1515) generation omitted by Commoners
m1. Elizabeth Harcourt (dau of Sir Robert Harcourt)
  ((A)) Simon Bracebridge (dvp)
  m. Elizabeth Harewell (dau of William Harewell of Wotton Waven)
  ((i)) Thomas Bracebridge of Kingsbury (d 01.03.1568)
  Nichols & Visitation identify Thomas's first wife as Joan Lucy (see ## below ##). Provisionally we follow Commoners which names her ...
  m1. Johanna (Jane) Catesby (dau of George Catesby of Lapworth)
  ((a)) William Bracebridge (d 1559)
  m. Anne Nethermill (d 04.1500, dau of Julian Nethermill of Coventry)
  (((1))) Michael Bracebridge (dsp 1564)
  (((2))) Margery Bracebridge
m1. (1563) Waldive Willington of Hurley (Hartley)
  m2. (1571) Barnaby East of Worcestershre
  (((3))) Jane Bracebridge
  m. Lionel Skipwith of Colthorpe
  m2. _ Esse (dau of _ Esse of Heytrell)
  ((b))+ other issue - Richard, Edward, Ellen (Gelinus? Giles?)
  m2. Joyce Wilson (d 11.1557, dau of Thomas Wilson)
  ((e)) Thomas Bracebridge, last of Kingsbury (d 1607)
  m. Alicia Rugeley (dau of John Rugeley of Dunton)
((f)) John Bracebridge
  m. Isabel Whatley (dau of Lucey Whatley)
  (((1)))+ 4 children
  ((g)) Ankitell (probably not Anthony) Bracebridge of Cliffe (d 1615)
  m. Anna Corbin (dau of Thomas Corbin of Hall End)
  ((h)) Simon Bracebridge of Twyford
  m. Ellen Crewker (dau of Anthony Crewker of Twiford)
  (((1))) Elizabeth Bracebridge
  m. Francis Beaumont of Barrow (b c1569, d 1661)
  ((i)) Prudence Bracebridge
  m. _ Gold
  ((j)) Hester Bracebridge
  m. _ Hudson
m3. Elizabeth Winter (dau of George Winter of Worthington, relict of John Crerwker)
  m2. Mary Browne (dau of Sir John Browne)
  Nichols identifies John's 3rd wife as Jane, dau of Sir T. Lucy (see ## above ##). Visitation names her ...
  m3. Jane Mill (dau of Thomas Mill)
  ((2)) Alicia Bracebridge omitted by Commoners & Visitation
  m. (02.1473) J(ohn) Arden of Park Hall (d 1526)
  (b) Edith Braceridge 
  m1. Henry Brokesby
  m2. Thomas Entwisell
  ((1)) Lucy Entwisell probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Hesilrige (a 1585)
  m2. Beatrice (a 1337-8)
  ii. Matilda (Maud) Bracebridge
  m. Thomas de Clinton

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 1, 'Bracebridge of Atherstone Hall', p270+), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Bracebridge of Kingsbury, Atherton, and Lindlet', p1145) with some support/input from Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, 'Bracebridge'), Visitation (Warwickshire, 1682-3, 'Bracebridge of Atherston')
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