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Families covered: Clopton of Kentwell, Clopton of Liston (Lyston) Hall, Clopton of Long Melford
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John Clopton of Long Melford & Kentwell (d before 16.11.1497)
m. Alice Darcy (dau of Robert Darcy of Maldon)
1. Sir William Clopton of Long Melford & Kentwell (b by 1457, d 1530)
  m1. Joan Marrow (dau of Sir William Marrow of Stepney, Lord Mayor of London)
  A. John Clopton of Kentwell (d 21.10.1541)
m. Elizabeth Roydon (b c1490, d 1564, dau of John Roydon of Ramsey)
  i. William Clopton of Kentwell (b by 1511, d 17.11.1562)
  m1. Margaret Jermyn (dau of Sir Thomas Jermyn of Rushbrook)
  a. Thomas Clopton (dvpsp)
  m. Dorothy
  b. Francis Clopton of Kentwell (dsp 1578)
  m. Agnes Crane (dau of Robert Crane of Chilton, widow of John Smythe)
  c. William Clopton of Long Melford (dsp 12.1588)
  m. Anne Elmes (dau of Thomas Elmes)
  d. Elizabeth Clopton
  m. John Smith of Hundon and Garboldisham
  e. Anne or Agnes Clopton (d 18.09.1624)
m. Hamond Claxton of Chediston
  f. Margaret Clopton (a 1612)
  m. Edwarde Stuteville
  m2. Mary Peryent (dau of George Peryent of Digswell)
  g. Thomas Clopton of Long Melford (bur 02.1597)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Suffolk, 1612, 'Clopton of Kentwell').
  m. Mary Waldegrave (d 19.12.1599, dau of Sir William Waldegrave of Smallbridge)
  (1) (Sir) William Clopton of Kentwell (b 1590-1???, d 03.1618)
  m(1). (01.01.1610-1) Ann Barnardiston (dau of Sir Thomas Barnardiston of Keddington)
  (A) Anne Clopton (bpt 02.03.1612, d 1641) probably of this generation
  m. (24.10.1626) Sir Symonds D'Ewes, 1st Bart of Stowlangtoft (b 1602, d 1650)
  (2)+ other issue (b by 1576, a 1599) - Walter, Elizabeth, Mary
  h. Bridget Clopton
  m. John Stafford of Northamptonshire
  ii. John Clopton of Monks Eleigh
  m. Margaret Ryece (dau of Robert Ryece of Preston)
a.+ issue - 'Rice', Francis, Margaret, Katherine, Anne
  iii. Anthony Clopton (dvp)
  m. Eleanor Hubbard
  a. John Clopton of London
  iv. George Clopton of Sudbury (d c11.1565)
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, 'Clopton of Sudbury').
  m1. Alice Peacock (dau of Sir Stephen Peacock, Lord Mayor of London)
  a.+ issue - George, William, Edmond, Francis, Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth
  m2. Eleanor Dyve (dau of William Dyve of Bromham)
  h. Francis Clopton
  m3. Martha (probably dau of Robert Downes of Norfolk)
  v. Elizabeth Clopton
  m. _ Colman
  vi. Gryssell Clopton
  m. Thomas West of Cornard
  vii. Dorothy Clopton
B. William Clopton of Liston Hall
  The following comes from Visitation (Essex, 1612+1634, 'Clopton').
  m. Elizabeth Saye (dau of Thomas Saye of Liston Hall, brother of Sir William of Hoddesdon)
  i. William Clopton of Liston or Lyston Hall
  m. Elizabeth Everard (dau of (Henry) Everard of Denston)
  a. William Clopton of Lyston Hall (b 1538-9, d 25.10.1612)
  m. Anne Barnardeston (dau of Sir Thomas Barnardeston)
  (1) William Clopton of Lyston Hall (a 1612)
The following is supported by 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Edited with extensive additions', vol 1, 1900, p390 (in 'Corrigenda et Addenda')).
  m. Ann Wiseman (dau of John Wiseman of Stisted)
  (A) Thomas Clopton of Liston (Lyston) Hall (a 1634)
  m. Elizabeth Sparrow (dau of Martin Sparrow of Burbrooke by Haverill)
  (i) William Clopton of Liston (d 169*)
  m. Elizabeth Poley (a 1713, dau of Sir William Poley of Boxted)
  (a) William Clopton of Lyston (a 1713)
  m. (sp?) Anne Crisp of Bury
  (b) Poley Clopton of Bury
  (c) Elizabeth Clopton
  m. Edward Crisp of Bury
  (ii) John Clopton (4th son)
  m. Frances Herney (dau of Henry Herney of Anmere)
  (a)+ issue (a 1713) - Elizabeth, Mary
  (iii) Matthew Clopton of Conyweston, Suffolk
  m1. _ Smith
  (a)+ issue - Mathew of Wolpit (m. ??, dsp), Richard of Cony Weston (1 son), Elizabeth (m. ??, dsp)
  m2. _ Kemp (dau of Rev. _ Kemp of Foxtyerd)
  (d)+ other issue - Thomas, Walter, Mercy
  (iv) Elizabeth Clopton (a 1634)
  m. Thomas Cheyney of Eye
  (v) Anne Clopton
  m. Robert Dallazon of Eye
  (vi) Jane Clopton
  m. John Bacon of Colchester
  (vii) Mary Clopton
  m. James Coker of Nottley Black
  (viii) Lucy Clopton
  m. Philip Goodwyn (Rector of Lyston)
(ix)+ other issue - Martin (d unm), Thomas (d unm), Walter (m. ??, dsp), Bernardiston (d unm), Wyseman (d unm), Frances (d young)
  (B) William Clopton (d unm) mentioned by Muskett but not by Visitation (Essex, 1634)
  (C) John Clopton of Thurlow Foxyerd mentioned by Muskett but not by Visitation (Essex, 1634)
  m. Frances Le Mott
  (i) Mercy Clopton
  m. Sir George Alleyn of Lees, Bart (d 1702)
  (ii) Frances Clopton
  m. _ Tichborne
  (iii)+ other issue - William (Rector), Anne (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm)
  (D) Francis Clopton mentioned by Visitation (Essex, 1634) but not by Muskett, duplication just below??
  m. Anne Shorte
  (E) Anne Clopton mentioned by Visitation (Essex, 1634) but not by Muskett
  m. Giles Harris of Brinckley
  (F) Mary Clopton mentioned by Visitation (Essex, 1634) but not by Muskett
  m. George Wheatcrofte of Eye
  (2) Francis Clopton of Long Melford shown of this generation by Visitation (Essex, 1612) & Visitation (Suffolk,1644-8), duplication just above??
  m. Anne Short (dau of _ Short of Wetherset)
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8, Clopton of Ipswich).
  (A) Richard Clopton of Ipswich
m. Sara Thorne (dau of John Thorne of Harksted)
  (i)+ issue (a 1664) - Francis, Sara, Elizabeth, Anne
  (3) Ann Clopton
  m. George Parris of Dublington or Linton
  (4) Mary Clopton shown of this generation by Visitation (Essex, 1612)
  m1. William Smith of Thorndon
  m2. George Whitecrofte of Eye
b. Alice Clopton possibly fits here
  m. Robert Ashfield of Stowlangloft (d 1612-3)
  c.+ other issue - Roger, Thomas, John
  ii. Francis Clopton of Kedington (dsp)
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, 'Clopton of Liston Hall in Essex and Kedington').
  m1. Olive or Dorothy Gavell (dau of Thomas Gavell of Kirby Cane)
  m2. Laura Wentworth (dau of Sir Roger Wentworth of Codham Hall and Gosfield, widow of Edmund Shaa of Horndon)
  m3. Mary Walsingham (dau of Sir Edmond Walsingham of Scadbury, widow of Sir Thomas Barnardiston of Kidington)
  m4. Elizabeth Barnardiston (dau of Sir Thomas Barnardiston of Kidington, widow of Bartholomew Brokesby of Great Bradley)
  iii. Anne Clopton (bur 1569) probably of this generation
  m. William Brewster of Castle Hedingham (bur 1583)
  C. Elizabeth Clopton
  m. Sir Geffrey Gates of High Roding
  D. Anne Clopton (d before 20.01.1550)
  m. Richard Poley of Boxted (d 19.02.1546)
  E. Katherine Clopton
  m. _ Austen
F.+ other issue - Robert (priest), Dorothy
  m2. Katherine Hopton (widow of _ Darell)
  m3. Thomasine Knyvett (d 1536, dau of Edmond Knyvett or Knevitt of Great Stanway)
  H. Francis Clopton of Long Melford (dsp)
  m. Bridget Crane (dau of Robert Crane of Chilton)
  I. Richard Clopton 'of Long Melford & Groton'
  m1. Margaret Bozun (dau of Sir Richard Bozun of Lincolnshire)
  i. Mary Clopton
m. Sir William Cordell (bur 19.06.1581)
  m2. Margery Playters (dau of William Playters of Sotterley)
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1612, 'Clopton of Groton').
  ii. William Clopton 'of Castleins Manor' of Groton
  m. Margery Waldegrave (dau of Edward Waldegrave of Lawford)
  a. Ann Clopton
  m. John Maidston of Boxted
  b. Bridget Clopton
  m. John Sampson of Kersey
  c. Thomasin Clopton
m. (1615) (John) Winthorp
  d.+ other issue - William, Walter, Waldegrave, Thomas, Mary, Margery, Elizabeth
  iii. Thomasin Clopton
  m. Thomas Aldham of Saxham
  iv. Frances Clopton
  m1. Martin Bowes (son of Sir Martin of London)
  m2. Matthew (not Henry) Hutton, Archbishop of York
  v. Elizabeth Clopton
  m. Nicholas Hobart of Linsey
  vi. Em(me) Clopton
  m. George Smith of Cavendish
  vii. Gelian Clopton
m1. Thomas Wye of Lyppit
  m2. John Throgmorton of Oxfordshire
  viii. Mary Clopton
  m. Edward King of Lincolnshire
  ix.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Edward (dsp)
2. Sir Edmund Clopton ("Stated to be a knight of Rhodes")
3. Edward Clopton of Dunsunhall (d by 1510)
  A. Elizabeth Clopton
  m. Nicholas Wood of Fulbourne (d 14.03.1528)
4. Anne Clopton
  m. Thomas Rookwood of Stanningfield (d 1520/1)
5. Dorothy Clopton
  m. Thomas Curson of Billingford

Main source(s): Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, 'Clopton of Kentwell Hall in Long Melford') with input/support as reported above
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