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Families covered: Cotes of Cotes, Cotes of Woodcote

BLG1886 reported that "This family is stated to have held landed property in the cos. of Stafford and Salop since the Conquest." Visitation started with ...
Richard de Cotes
1. William de Cotes
  A. Hugh Cotes
  i. Walter Cotes
  a. Sir Robert de Cotes (a c1250)
  (1) John Cotes of Aston (a 1292)
  (A) Robert de Cotes in Staffordshire (a 1315)
  m. Alice (a 1350, sister of Roger de Knightley)
  (i) Robert de Cotes (a 1344)
  m. Isabella
  (a) Sir Thomas de Cotes of Cotes
  m. Elizabeth
  ((1)) Humphrey Cotes of Cotes & Woodcote
  m. Johanna Daventre (dau/heir of _ Daventre of Northamptonshire)
  ((A)) John Cotes of Cotes, Sheriff of Staffordshire (a 1456) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Downton (dau/coheir of Thomas Downton)
  (2) William Cotes
  b. William Cotes
2. Thomas de Cotes



John Cotes of Cotes, Sheriff of Staffordshire (a 1456) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Downton (dau/coheir of Thomas Downton)
1. Humphrey Cotes of Cotes (d Bosworth 22.08.1485) the first mentioned by BLG1886
  m. Eleanora Blount (dau of Sir Humphrey Blount)
  A. John Cotes of Woodcote, Salop (a 1514, Captain)
  The Harleian editor, reporting the Visitation, provides the following first marriage & descendants in italics.
  m1. _ Winnington
i. daughter
  m. _ Pilkington
  a. Elizabeth Pilkington
  m. Richard Randall
  m2. Ellen Littleton (dau of Richard Littleton of Pillaton)
ii. John Cotes of Woodcote & Cotes
  m. Jane Braddock (dau of John Braddock of Aldberston or Adbaston)
  a. John Cotes of Woodcote (a 1623)
  m. Mary Colclough (dau of Sir Anthony Colclough of Tintern Abbey)
  (1) John Cotes of Woodcote, Sheriff (a 1623)
  m. Mary Bagot (dau of Walter Bagot of Blithfield)
(A) John Cotes of Woodcote
  m. (16.09.1652) Dorcas Clarke (dau of Sir George Clarke, Bart)
  (i) Charles Cotes of Woodcote
  m. Lettice Digby (dau of Kildare, Lord Digby)
  (a) John Cotes of Woodcote (b 1680, d 12.5.1756)
  The following 2 generations have been supplemented by information taken from the 'Isabel of Essex' volume of 'The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal' by the Marquis of Ruvigny & Raineval (viewable on Google Books).
  m. (1700) Dorothy Shirley (bur 29.03.d 1721, dau of Robert, 1st Earl Ferrers)
  ((1)) John Cotes (b 05.06.1702, dvp 26.05.1732)
  m. (1730) Rhoda Huband (dau of Sir John Huband, 2nd Bart, widow of Sir Thomas Delves)
  ((A)) Rhoda Cotes
  m. Philip Carteret Webb (MP)
  ((2)) Charles Cotes (b 02.11.1703, dvp(sp?)20.03.1748)
  m. (02.09.1736) Wilhelmina Cheselden (d 06.09.1763, dau of William Cheselden)
((3)) James Cotes of Woodcote (b 09/20.10.1708, dsp 07.12.1766, Colonel, 4th son)
  m. Frances Digby (dsp 21.09.1788, dau of William Digby, 5th Lord)
  ((4)) Thomas Cotes of Woodcote (b 04.06.1712, dsp 18.07.1767, Admiral RN)
  m1. Mary (widow of N. Kendal of Pelyn)
  m2. _ Ryder
((5)) Shirley Cotes of Woodcote (b 11.02.1714, d 1775, rector of Wigan)
  m. Elizabeth Chambre (dau of Francis Chambre of Petton)
  ((A)) John Cotes of Woodcote (d 24.08.1821)
  m1. (1777) Lucy Courtenay (d 1784, dau of Viscount Courtenay)
  ((i))+ issue (d unm) - Lucy, Charlotte
m2. (1794) Maria Grey (dau of George Harry Grey, 5th Earl of Stamford & Warrington)
  ((iii)) John Cotes of Woodcote, Sheriff (b 17.07.1799, d 1874) had issue
  m. (05.09.1839) Louisa Harriet Jenkinson (dau of Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool)
  ((iv)) Charles Grey Cotes (b 22.01.1801, rector of Stanton St. Quintin) had issue
  m. Fanny Henrietta Pigot (d 1865, dau of Sir George Pigot, Bart)
  ((v)) Maria Georgina Cotes
  m. _ Glegg of Thurstaston (Colonel)
  ((vi)) Louisa Henrietta Cotes
  m. W. Corfield (rector of Llangattock)
  ((vii)) Selina Henrietta Cotes
  m. W. Roddam of Roddam
  ((viii)) Georgina Frances Cotes (d 1846)
  m. Rev. J. Brooke of Haughton Hall
  ((ix))+ other issue - Sophia, Emily
  ((B))+ other issue - Charles (bpt 05.11.1750, d 1800), James (d 1803), Thomas (b 1756, d 1801, vicar of Stanwell), Washington (d 1807)
((6)) Washington Cotes (b 01.08.1716, dsp 07.03.1762, Dean of Lismore)
  m. Jane (d 31.05.1759, widow of _ Holland of Shrewsbury)
  ((7)) Humphrey Cotes (b 12.12.1717)
  m. Elizabeth Rush of London
  ((A)) Robert Cotes (rector of Ryse) probably of this generation
  ((i)) Caroline Cotes (3rd dau)
  m. James Torre of Snydal
  ((B)) Elizabeth Cotes (d 01.1816)
  m. (07.10.1766) Nicholas Kendall of Pelyn (b 1741, d 04.1814, vicar of Lanlivery)
((C))+ other issue - John, William
  ((8)) Dorothy Cotes (b 09.02.1709, d 1757)
  m. W. Pigott (rector of Edgmond)
  ((9)) Mary Cotes
  m. Wriothesley Digby (son of William, 5th Lord)
  ((10))+ other issue - Louis (b 29.11.1704, d young), Elizabeth (b 01.05.1701, d unn 1740), Lettice (bpt 07.07.1707, d unm 1742), Sarah (bur 29.03.1721)
  (2) Mary Cotes possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Powys of Henley Hall (b 1620)
  (3) Frances Cotes possibly of this generation
  m. Robert Clerke of Long Buckley
  b. Richard Cotes of Cowly Hall, Salop
  m. Elizabeth Tylston (dau of William Tylston of Newport) possible duplication below
(1)+ issue - Robert, John, Peter
  c. Simon Cotes (dsp)
  d. Maria Cotes
  m. John Mitton of Weston
  e. Anna Cotes
m. Robert Stevenson of Tonge
  iii. Richard Cotes of Worskop, Nottinghamshire
  m. Elizabeth Tylston possible duplication above
  iv. Thomas Cotes (dsp)
  v. Alexander Cotes of Whittington possibly of this generation
  Nichols, used for the continuation, identifies this Alexander as son of John of Norbury (d 1544) son of John (d 1518, second son of John Cotes of Cotes & Woodcote) by Ellen, dau of Richard Littleton, 2nd son of Judge Littleton.
  m. Margaret Justinian (dau of John Justinian of Whittington)
  vi. Elizabeth Cotes
  m. Robert (not John) Fitzherbert of Tissington (d 07.07.1595)
  vii. Mary Cotes
  m. Thomas Grosvenor of Bellaport
  viii. Margaret (Jane?) Cotes
  m. German Ireton of Ireton (probably not Eyton), Derbyshire
  ix. Catherine or Helen Cotes
  m. Thomas Basset of Blore
  x. Maria Cotes
  m. _ Hunt of Aston
  B. Margaret Cotes
  m. George Wright of Nantwich
  C.+ other issue - John, Nicholas
2. John Cotes (dsp)
3. Thomas Cotes in Yorkshire
  A. Richard Cotes
  i. John Cotes
  a. John Cotes of Hedingley Hall, Yorkshire
m. Anna Marshall (dau of Christopher Marshall)
  (1) Christopher Cotes of Hanslap & Alesbury
  m. Elizabeth
  (A) Jane Cotes
  m. Anthony Forster of Hanersham
  (B) Magdalena Cotes
  m. Silvester Clarke
  (C)+ other issue - Henry, Margaret, Elizabeth
  (2) Martin Cotes of Rochester
  (3) Alexander Cotes of Chester
  m. Ursula Powell (dau of Thomas Powell of Horsly)
  (A) Anna Cotes
  m. (c1587) Richard Sparke of Chester
  b. George Cotes in Cheshire
  B. John Cotes of Cristall Abbey, Yorkshire
4. Richard Cotes of Ailesbury, Buckinghamshire
  A. Hugh Cotes

Main source(s): Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Cotes of Woodcote), BLG1886 (Cotes of Woodcote)
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