'Dennis3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dennis of Matcott, Dennis (Dennys) of Orleigh

Sir Robert Dennis
1. John Dennis (dsp)
2. William Dennis
A. John Dennis
  i. Henry Dennis
  a. Richard Dennis
  m. Elizabeth Bowhay (dau/heir of Jeffry Bowhay of Bowhay)
  (1) John Dennis
  m. Joan Esse (dau/heir of William Esse)
  (A) John Dennis
  m. Joan Thorne (dau/heir of Thomas Thorne)
  (i) John Dennis 'of Orleigh' - continued below
  m. Eleanor Gifford (dau/coheir of Stephen Gifford of Thewborough)



John Dennis 'of Orleigh' - continued above
m. Eleanor Gifford (dau/coheir of Stephen Gifford of Thewborough)
1. William Dennis 'of Orley', Sheriff of Devon (a 1466)
  m. Ann Stukeley (dau of Nicholas Stukeley of Affeton)
A. Nicholas Dennis
  m. Philippa Sydenham (dau of John Sydenham of Orchard)
  i. John Dennis of Orleigh
  m. Dorothy Monke (dau of Anthony Monke of Powdering)
a. William Dennis or Dennys of Orleigh (d 10.06.1605)
  m. Mary Viell (bur 05.12.1623, dau of William Viell of Trevorder)
  (1) Anthony Dennys of Orleigh (d 19.06.1641)
  m1. (c07.1610) Elizabeth Wise (bur 19.07.1623, dau of Thomas Wise of Siddenham)
  (A)+ issue - William (bpt 11.10.1612, dvp), Mary (bpt 29.09.1614, bur 11.01.1621-2), Margaret (bpt 11.08.1616, bur 27.12.16116)
  m2. Gertrude Grenville (dau of Sir Barnard Grenville of Stow, widow of Christopher Harris of Lanrest)
  (D) Elizabeth Dennys (bpt 02.10.1625, bur 06.06.1664)
  m1. (25.09.1643) John Hern
m2. William Alston of Strixton
  (E) Mary Dennys (bur 07.07.1694)
  m. (28.12.1650) Sir Thomas Hampson of Taplow, Bart (b 1624, d 22.03.1670)
  (F) Gertrude Dennys
  m. (21.06.1664) Nicholas Glynn of Glynn (bpt 30.10.1633, d 26.03.1697)
(G)+ other issue - Richard (bpt 08.07.1629, bur 04.11.1631), Grace (bpt 04.12.1631, d young), Hanna (bpt 07.10.1635, bur 17.10.1635)
  b. Christian Dennis
  m. Robert Carye of Ladford
  c. Katherine Dennis (bur 03.03.1605-6)
  d. Philip(pa) Dennis
  m. William Sellwood of Blendmore
  e. Jane Dennis
  m. Richard Dennys of Sussex
  f. Anne Dennis possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Eyfford
  ii. William Dennis
  iii. Jane Dennis
  m. _ Leeke of Lincolnshire
iv. Anne Dennis
  m. James Pasalew of Church Horwood
  v. Joan Dennis
  m. Davy Pasalew
  vi. Katherine Dennis
  m. Richard Wannel of Moreton
  B. George Dennis
  C. Elizabeth Dennis
  m. Thomas Giffard of Yeo (d 04.02.1536)
  D. Anne Dennis possibly of this generation
m. Patrick Bellew of Alverdiscott (d 21.09.1533)
2. Henry Dennis (5th son)
  m. _ Hartop (heir)
  A. Richard Dennis
  m. Joan Viall (dau/heir of John Viall of Matcott)
  i. Henry Dennis
  m. Elizabeth Meryfield (coheir)
  a. William Dennis 'of Southcombe'
  m. Jacoba Fortescue (dau of William Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh)
(1) John Dennis of Matcott, Devon
  m. Elizabeth Barrie (dau of John Barrie of Wynscott)
  (A) William Dennis of Matcott
  m. Lucie Cloberie (dau of John Cloberie of Bradston)
  (i) William Dennis of Matcott (b c1587, a 1620)
  m. Frances Prideaux (dau of Richard Prideaux of Thewborow)
  (a)+ issue (a 1620) - Richard (b c1607), Francis (b c1605), Winifred, Lucia, Honor, Jaquet, Marie
  (ii) Jacquet Dennis
  m. Digories Sheere of Lawhitton
  (iii) Dorothy Dennis
  m. John Walter of St. Domonick
  (iv) Grace Dennis
  m. George Braddon of Satcombe
(B)+ other issue - Robert, Giles, Henry, Nicholas (dsp), Anne, Helen, Philippa
  (2)+ other issue - Nicholas, William, Richard, Anne, Margaret, Elizabeth, Edith, Katherine, Phillippa
  b. Margery Dennis
  m. Richard Milbourn
  c. Elizabeth Dennis
  m. William Howe
3. Katherine Dennis
  m. Thomas Hatch of Wooleigh
4. Avis Dennis
  m. Thomas Giffard of Halisbury (d 17.03.1532-3)
5. Margaret Dennis
  m. John Davils of Marland
6. Anne or Elizabeth Dennis
  m. John Basset of Umberleigh (b 1463, d 31.01.1528)
7.+ other issue - Thomas, Roger, Robert, Radigund, Eleanor, Thomasine, Joan, Elizabeth

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Dennis of Orleigh)
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