'Denton01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Denton of Amersden, Denton of Appleton, Denton of Fyffiekd, Denton of Hillesden

Thomas Denton of Appleton & Eaton, Berkshire
1. John Denton of Appleton & Eaton
  A. Thomas Denton of Appleton & Eaton
  m. _ Wike (dau of Sir John Wike of Wike)
  i. John Denton of Fyffield
  m. Johanne De la Launde (dau of Sir Thomas De la Launde)
a. Thomas Denton of Fyffield (a 1389)
  m. Agnes Baldington (dau of William Baldington of Shipton)
  (1) Thomas Denton of Fyffield
  m. Alison Dauncey (dau of William Dauncey, she m1. William Browninge, m3. Richard Wightam of Barkly)
(A) John Denton of Wightam (Berkshire) 'of Amersden'
  m. Isabell Brome (dau of John Brome of Baddesley, widow of Phillip Purefoy of Shalstone)
  (i) Thomas Denton of Caverfield (Oxfordshire) ('of Besselsleigh'?)
  m. Jane Webb (dau of John Webbe of Cardiff, widow of _ Cheney of Chesham Bois)
  (a) John Denton of Ambresden
m. Magdalen Brome (dau of Sir John Brome of Halton)
  ((1)) Edward Denton of Hampton Poyle 'of Amersden'
  m. Joyce Carleton (dau of Anthony Carleton of Baldwyn Brightwell by Ann, dau of Thomas Perient of Digonswell)
  ((A)) Anne Denton
  m. Thomas Perient
  ((B)) Jane Denton
  m1/2. Edwin Acton of Elmeley
Probably the Jane who (also) married ...
  m2/1. John Hebborne (a 1575)
  ((C)) Dorothy Denton
  m. Edward Smith of Worcestershire
((2)) John Denton
  m. Theodora Blundell (dau of John Blundell of Barton)
  ((3)) Jane Denton
  m. Thomas Heath of Selleswell
((4))+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), William (dsp), Christopher, George, Bridget, Dorothy
  (b) Thomas Denton of Hillesden, Buckinghamshire - continued below
  m. Margaret Mordaunt (dau of Lord Mordaunt)
  (c) Susan Denton (nun)
  (d) Jane Denton
  m. John Langeston of Caverfield
  (e) Anne (or Jound) Denton
  m. William Ann of Northaston
  (f) Elizabeth or Isabel Denton (d 1536)
  m. Edward Grenfield of Wooton Underwood (b 1486, d 1536)
  (ii) Anne Denton
  m. Sir Edward Grevill of Milcott
  (iii) Alice Denton
  m. Nicholas Purefoy of Shaldeston (d 18.02.1547)



Thomas Denton of Hillesden, Buckinghamshire (d 30.10.1558) - continued below
m. Margaret Mordaunt (dau of Lord Mordaunt)
1. Alexander Denton of Hillesden (b c1543, d 08.01.1574)
  m1. Anne Willison (b c1548, dsps 29.10.1566, dau of Richard Willison of Sugwas)
  m2. Mary Martin (d 12.07.1576, dau of Sir Roger Martin, Lord Mayor of London)
A. Sir Thomas Denton of Hillesden, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (bur 23.09.1633, MP)
  m. Susan Temple (bur 07.09.1641, dau of John Temple of Stow, sister of Sir Thomas, Bart)
  i. Sir Alexander Denton of Hillesden (bpt 21.03.1596, bur 05.01.1644-5)
  m. (03.09.1617) Mary Hampden (bur 06.04.1641, dau of Edmond Hampden of Hartwell)
  a. Edmund Denton of Hillesden (bur 13.11.1657, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Rogers (dau of Sir Richard Rogers of Estwood in Gloucestershire)
  (1) Alexander Denton of Hillesden (bpt 08.12.1654, d 17.10.1698, MP)
  m. (10.11.1673) Hester Harman (d 1691, dau/heir of Nicholas Harman or Herman of Middleton Stoney)
  (A) Sir Edmund Denton, Bart of Hillesden (bpt 25.10.1676, dsp 04.05.1714)
m. (18.05.1700) Mary Rowe (b 15.02.1683/4. d 23.08.1742, dau/coheir of Anthony Rowe of Muswell Hill & North Aston (by Mary Manley), m2. Trevor, Viscount Hillsborough)
  (B) Sir Alexander Denton of Hillesden, Buckinghamshire (b 14.08.1679, dsp 22.03.1740, recorder of Buckinghamshire, MP)
  m. (03.03.1716) Catharine Bond (b 1693-4, d 26.06.1733, dau/heir of John Bond of Sundridge)
  (C) John Denton (b 1680, d 14.04.1701)
  (D) Elizabeth Denton (bpt 05.08.1675, bur 24.02.1722)
  m. George Chamberlayne of Wardington
Hillesden passed into the Chamberlayne family members of which took the name Denton.
  (E) Carey Denton (bpt 19.02.1677)
  m. Godfrey Boate ("an Irish Judge")
  (2)+ other issue (dsp) Edmund (bur 25.02.1728), Nicholas
  b. Elizabeth Denton (bpt 28.07.1618)
  m. Francis Drake of Walton-on-Thames
  c. Susan Denton (bpt 10.09.1620)
  m. Robert Townsend
  d. Margaret Denton
  m. Sir William Smith of Ratcliffe, Bart
  e. Mary Denton (bpt 12.04.1627)
  m. John Townsend (alderman of Oxford)
  f. Anne Denton not mentioned by Lipscomb
m. George Woodward of Stratton Audley
  g.+ other issue - John (d unm Abington bur 22.08.1644), Alexander of the Middle Temple (b c1654, dsp bur 25.10.1698), Thomas (dsp bur 26.09.1678), George (dsp), Arabella, Sophia (bur 07.01.1640), Dorothy (d 14.04.1712)
  i. William Denton (bpt 18.11.1601, bur 14.05.1691, physician to King Charles I & II, 5th son)
  m. Catherine Fuller (dau of Bostock Fuller of Tandridge Court)
  a. Anne Denton
  Lipscomb shows that Anne married Sir Edward Nicholas (Principal Secretary of State to King Charles I & II) but that appears to be incorrect.
ii. Margaret Denton (bpt 17.11.1594, d 1641)
  m. Sir Edmund Verney of Middle Claydon (b 07.04.1596, d Edgehill 23.10.1642)
  iii. Susan Denton
  m. Jacomia or Jeremiah Abercromy (Colonel)
  iv. Elizabeth Denton (bpt 06.05.1610, d 20.09.1667)
  m. Thomas Isham (son of Sir Euseby of Pitchley)
  v. Margaret Denton (bpt 15.11.1612, d 1688, 2nd)
  Visitation (Buckinghamshire), in italics suggesting that the data was added by the Harleian editor, shows Margaret ("youngest d."), the 2nd of that name, as married to John Poultney. Lipscomb shows that she married John Poultenay then Col. William Eure (brother (sb son) of Lord Eure) then Capt. William Sherrard. Collins (vol 3, Sherard, Earl of Harborough) shows the wife of Philip Sherard as Margaret, "Widow of John Poultney, Esq; and of William Eure, Esq; second son of William Lord Eure".
  m1. John Poultney (dsp 1637)
  m2. William Eure (dvp Marston Moor bur 07.07.1644)
  m3. Philip Sherard of Whissendine (d 1695)
  vi. Bridget Denton (bpt 20.02.1607)
  m. (27.01.1631) Sir Edward Fust, 1st Bart of Hill Court (b 10.04.1606, d 06.04.1674)
  viii.+ other issue - Paul (bpt 23.08.1599, d unm 19.12.1678), Thomas (bpt 01.11.1600, d young), John (bpt 09.04.1598), Anne (bpt 30.06.1611, d unm)
2. ? Elizabeth Denton
  m. Edward Greenvil

Main source(s): Visitation (Berkshire, 1532+1566+1623+1665-6, Denton of Witham), Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1566+1574+1634, Denton of Ambrosden), Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 1634, Denton of Hillesden) with input/support for the lower section from Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 3, 'Pedigree of Denton of Hillesden', p17+)
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