'Cromwell02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cromwell of Ardglass, Cromwell of Essex

                               
Walter Cromwell (or Smyth) of Putney
Walter is described in TCP as a fuller, wool shearer, brewer and blacksmith.
1. Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, Lord Chamberlain (b c1485, d 24.07.1540)
Thomas came to eminence through working with Cardinal Wolsey. After the fall of the Cardinal, he became a close advisor to King Henry VII and, working with Archbishop Cranmer, was a driving force behind the English Reformation not least in respect of the dissolution of the monasteries. He was instrumental in arranging the marriage of King Henry to Anne of Cleves but, after her fall, fell into the King's disfavour and was attainted, arrested, and beheaded (without trial) at the Tower of London.
  m. (c1513) Elizabeth Wykes (d 1527, dau of Henry Wykes of Putney)
  A. Gregory Cromwell, 1st Lord (d 04.07.1551)
  m. Elizabeth Seymour (dau of Sir John Seymour of Wolf Hall)
  i. Henry Cromwell, 2nd Lord (b before 1538, d 20.11.1592)
  m. (before 1560) Mary Paulet (d 10.10.1592, dau of John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester)
a. Edward Cromwell, 3rd Lord (b c1560, d 27.04.1607)
  m1. (1581) Elizabeth Upton (dspm 05.01.1592-3, dau of William Upton or Umpton of Puslinch by Mary Kirkham)
  m2. (c1593) Frances Rugge (d before 30.11.1631, dau of William Rugge of Felmingham)
  (1) Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Ardglass (b 11.06.1594, d 1653)
  m. Elizabeth Meverell (dau of Robert Meverell of Throwleigh & illam by Elizabeth Fleming)
  (A) Wingfield Cromwell, 2nd Earl of Ardglass (b 12.09.1624, d 03.10.1668)
  m. Mary Russell (dau of Sir William Russell of Strensham)
  (i) Thomas Cromwell, 3rd Earl of Ardglass (dsp 11.04.1682)
  m. Honora Boyle (dau of Michael Boyle, Archbishop of Armagh, Chancellor of Ireland, by Mary O'Brien)
(B) Vere Essex Cromwell, 4th Earl of Ardglass (d 26.11.1687)
  m. Catherine Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton of Bangor)
  (i) Elizabeth Cromwell, Baroness Cromwell (d 1709)
  m. Edward Southwell (principal Secretary of State for Ireland)
  (C) Mary Cromwell
  m. William FitzHerbert of Tissington (b 1624, d 24.06.1697)
  (2) Frances Cromwell (d 1662)
  m. Sir John Wingfield of Tickencote (d 25.12.1631)
(3) Anne Cromwell (d 11.07.1636)
  m. Sir Edward Wingfield of Carnew, later of Powerscourt (d 22.04.1638)
  b. Katherine Cromwell (d 24.03.1620)
  m. (10.02.1580-1) Sir Lionel Tollemache, 1st Bart of Helmingham, Sheriff of Suffolk (bpt 14.12.1562, d before 1621)
  The following comes from Commoners (vol II, Chetham-Strode of Southhill).
  ii. Frances Cromwell
  m. Richard Strode of Newnham (b 1528)
  iii. Katherine Cromwell
  m. John Strode of Parnham (b 1524, d 1581)
  iv.+ other issue - Edward, Thomas
  partner unknown
  B. Jane possibly of this generation
  m. William Hough of Leighton (d by 1584)
2. Catherine Cromwell
  m. Morgan Williams

Main source(s): TCP (Cromwell), BE1883 (Cromwell - various)
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