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Families covered: Dacre of Dacre, Dacre of Gillesland, Dacre of Greystoke, Dacre of Multon

William de Dacre of Dacre, Sheriff of Cumberland then Yorkshire, Governor of Carlisle (d c1258)
1. Ranulph de Dacre (d c1286)
  m. Joane de Luci
A. William de Dacre (b 1265, d c1319)
  m. Joane Gernet (dau of Benedict Gernet or Garnet of Halton)
  i. Ranulph de Dacre, 1st Lord, Sheriff of Cumberland, Governor of Carlisle (d 1339)
  m. (by 1315) Margaret de Multon (dau of Thomas de Multon, Lord of Gillesland)
  a. William de Dacre, 2nd Lord of Dacre and Multon (dsp 07.1361)
  m. Katharine Nevill (dau of Ralph Nevill, 2nd Lord of Raby)
  b. Thomas de Dacre
  c. Ralph de Dacre, 3rd Lord of Dacre and Multon (b 1321, d unm 08.1375)
d. Hugh de Dacre, 4th Lord of Dacre and Multon (b 1335, d 12.1383)
  m. Elizabeth (dau of "Alexander, Lord Maxwell" probably sb. Sir John Maxwell of Carlaverock)
  (1) William de Dacre, 5th Lord of Dacre and Multon (b 1357, d c1403)
  Although TCP (Dacre) acknowledges that William's wife is said to have been Joan Douglas "illegit. da. of James, Earl of Douglas" it then reports that his wife was called Mary. As was kindly brought to our attention by a contributor (JH, 24.03.08), the dates make it likely that Mary, if a Douglas, was of the same generation as James (2nd Earl of Douglas) rather than his offspring. We therefore provisionally show his wife as ...
  m. Mary Douglas (possibly natural half-sister of James Douglas, 2nd Earl of Douglas, Earl of Mar)
  (A) Thomas de Dacre, 6th Lord of Dacre and Multon (d 15.01.1458)
  m. Philippa Nevill (dau of Ralph Nevill of Raby, 1st Earl of Westmorland)
  (i) Sir Thomas Dacre (dvp)
  m. Elizabeth Bowet (dau of Sir William Bowet of Horsford, etc)
  (a) Joane Dacre, Baroness Dacre (d 1486)
  m. Sir Richard Fienes of Hurstmonceaux, Lord Dacre (d 1484)
The Barony of Dacre is extant, having passed through several female lines of descent. Their descendants are called 'Lords Dacre of the South' to distinguish between them and the Dacres of Gillesland who are called 'Lords Dacre of the North'.
  (b) Margaret Dacre identified in Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Egerton)
  m. Sir Thomas Ffines or Fienes
  (ii) Ralph Dacre, Lord of Gillesland (d unm 29.03.1461)
  (iii) Sir Humphrey Dacre, 1st Lord of Gillesland (d 1509)
  m. Maud Parr (dau of Sir Thomas Parr of Kendal)
  (a) Sir Thomas Dacre, 2nd Lord of Gillesland (d 1525)
  m. Elizabeth de Greystock (dau of Sir Robert de Greystock, younger of Greystoke)
((1)) Sir William Dacre, 3rd Lord of Gillesland and Greystoke (d 1563)
  m. Elizabeth Talbot (dau of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shewsbury)
  ((A)) Thomas Dacre, 4th Lord of Gillesland and Greystoke (d 1566)
  m. Elizabeth Leyburne (dau of Sir James Leyburne of Cunswick)
  ((i)) George Dacre, 5th Lord of Gillesland and Greystoke (d young 1569)
  ((ii)) Anne Dacre
  m. (1571) Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel (b 28.06.1557, d 19.10.1595)
  ((iii)) Mary Dacre (dsp 07.04.1576)
  m. Sir Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk (b 24.08.1561, d 28.05.1626)
  ((iv)) Elizabeth Dacre
  m. (28.10.1577) William Howard of Naworth Castle (b 19.12.1563, d 07.10.1640)
The daughter's marriages into the Howard family arose because their mother Elizabeth married (her second husband, his third wife) Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, father of their husbands.
  ((B)) Francis Dacre (d c1633, 4th son)
  ((i))+ issue (dsp) - Randal Dacre (d c1635), Mary
  ((C)) Margaret (or Magdalen) Dacre
  m. Anthony Browne, Viscount Montacute (d 19.10.1592)
  ((D)) Anne Dacre
  m. Henry de Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland, 12th Lord (d 08.01.1569)
  ((E)) Eleanor Dacre
  m. Henry Jerningham of Cossey Hall (d 15.06.1619)
((F)) Mary Dacre
  m. Sir Alexander Colepeper of Bedgebery
  ((G)) Dorothy Dacre
  m. Sir Thomas Windsor
  ((H))+ other issue - Leonard (dsp 1581), Edward (dsp 1579)
  ((2)) Mary Dacre
  m. Francis Talbot, 5th Earl of Shrewsbury (b 1500, d 25.09.1560)
  ((3)) Margaret Dacre
  m. Henry le Scrope, 7th Lord of Bolton (d c1532)
  ((4)) Anne Dacre (d c1548) not shown by BE1883
m. Chistopher Conyers, 2nd Lord (b c1491, d 14.06.1538)
  ((5)) Alice Dacre probably of this generation
  m. Anthony Duckett of Grayrigg
  ((6))+ other issue - Humphrey, Jane
  Shown by various web sites as illegitimate children of Lord Thomas are ...
  ((8)) Thomas Dacre of Lanercost (d 1565)
  ((9)) Elizabeth Dacre
m. Thomas Musgrave of Hayton Castle
  (b) Sir Philip Dacres of Morpeth probably of this generation
  ((1)) Mabell Dacres
  m. Sir Nicholas Ridley of Willymondswyke
  (c) Ann Dacre probably of this generation
  m. Sir Thomas Strangeways
  (d) Elizabeth Dacre probably of this generation
  m. Richard Hudleston (b 1476, dsp 05.10.1502)
  (iv) Joan Dacre
  m. Thomas de Clifford, 8th Lord (b 25.03.1414, d St. Albands 22.05.1454)
  (v) Isabel or Margaret Dacre
  m. John Scrope of Upsal (dvpsp 18.09.1452)
  (vi)+ other issue - John, Richard, George
  (B) Joan Dacre (b 1374, d 1456) should be a generation earlier?
  m. (c1397) Thomas Musgrave of Hartley Castle (b 1378, d 03.01.1447)
  ii. Joan Dacre possibly of this generation
  m. John de Harington, 1st Lord (b c1281, d 02.07.1347)
  B. Mary Dacre probably of this generation
  m. Ralph de Vernon ('the old liver')

Main source(s): BE1883 (Dacre), BP1934 (Hampden)
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