'Disney01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Disney of Carlton, Disney of Fulbeck, Disney (De Isney or Deisney) of Norton D'Isney (Disney)

                               
Lambert De Isney of Norton D'Isney
No dates have ben found for any of these early generations. Working backwards the 10 generations from the Sir William who married Jane Dive, this Lambert (who, according to the Visitation of Essex, is the first mentioned in records) was probably alive around the time of the Conquest.
1. Sir Jordan D'Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. _ Friskney (dau of Sir Geoffrey Friskney)
  A. Sir Gilbert De Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. _ Bardolph (dau of Lord Bardolph ??)
  i. Sir Anthony De Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. _ Ropesley (dau of Thomas Ropesley)
  a. Sir John De Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. _ Hotby (dau of Robert Holtby)
  (1) Sir Robert De Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. _ Auke (dau of Gregory Auke)
  (A) Sir John De Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. Anne Skipwith (dau of Sir William Skipwith)
  (i) Sir William de Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. Christiana (dau of Thomas Cheldon or Chelder)
  (a) Thomas de Isney of Norton D'Isney
m. _ Panell (dau of Sir Geoffrey Paynell)
  ((1)) William de Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. Bathsheba Ormesby (dau of Thomas Ormesby)
  ((A)) Sir William de Isney of Norton D'Isney (a 1274, 1325)
  m. Jane Dive (a 1293, dau of Sir William Dive of Kingerby)
  ((i)) Sir William de Isney of Norton D'Isney (d after 1325) - continued below
  m. Joan Langford (dau of Sir Nicholas Langford of Langford)
  ((ii)) Margaret de Isney
  m. Thomas de Fenton of Fenton
  ((iii))+ other issue (dsp) - Richard, John
  (2) Anne Disney possibly of this generation (could be 2 later?)
  m. Robert Hildeyard (a 1158)

 

 

Sir William de Isney of Norton D'Isney (d after 1325) - continued above
m. Joan Langford (dau of Sir Nicholas Langford of Langford)
1. Sir William de Isney of Norton D'Isney, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (a 1340)
  m. Mary Grey (dau of Roger Grey, Lord of Ruthyn)
A. Sir William de Isney of Norton D'Isney
  m. Lucy Felton (dau of Sir William Felton)
  i. John de Isney or Disney of Norton D'Isney or Disney (d Towton 29.03.1461)
  The Lincolnshire Visitation starts with this John, spelling the family name Disney. The Essex Visitation continues using De Isney. BLG1952, which follows the Essex Visitation from the first Lambert, uses Deisney for the earlier generations (after Lambert) and continued with that spelling for some more generations. We follow the Lincolnshire Visitation and hereafter use the modern spelling.
  m. Katherine Leake (dau of John Leake)
  a. John Disney of Norton Disney
  m. Margaret Neville (dau of Thomas Neville of Rolleston)
  (1) John Disney of Norton Disney
The Lincolnshire visitation names this squire as William, and his wife's family name as Grosholme rather than Crosholme, but we follow the Essex Visitation in naming him as John (and his wife's name as Crosholme) as that is supported by BLG1952.
  m. Margaret Crosholme (dau of Thomas Crosholme)
  (A) William Disney of Norton Disney, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (a 1532)
  m. Margaret Joyner
(i) Richard Disney of Norton Disney, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d 30.12.1578)
  m1. Margaret (or Neile) Hussey (dau of Sir William Hussey of Bevall)
  m2. Jane Ayscough (bur 27.12.1590, dau of Sir William Ayscough of South Kelsey)
  (ii) Francis Disney (4th son)
  (a)+ issue - William, John, Frances
  (iii) Catherine Disney
  m. (mcrt 31.01.1517-8) Vincent Meres of Holbeach
  (iv) Anne Disney
  m. John Bruen (son of John Bruen)
  Possibly sb Thomas Brune, son of William? If so, she m2. William Williams.
  (v) Mary Disney
  m. William Hardeby or Hervey of Evedon
  (vi) Margaret Disney
  m1. John Wayte of Segingworth
  m2. Ralph Faukener of Wilsthire
  The Essex Visitation reports that Margaret married the following Richard Grey and the Lincolnshire Visitation reports (in brackets, after naming the above 2 marriages) that "some say she mar. Richard Grey of Kingerby and had issue").
m(3). Richard Grey of Kingerby
  (vii)+ other issue - William, Thomas, Bridget
  (B) John Disney of Carlton-in-Moorland (d 12.11.1557)
  m. Elizabeth Walcot (dau of _ Walcot of Walcot)
  (i) Thomas Disney of Carlton (b by 1510, d 17.04.1568)
  m. Katherine Porter (dau of Augustine Porter of Belton)
  (a) Edward Disney of Carlton (b c1550, d 07.09.1595)
  m. (01.07.1578) Jane Thorold (bur 01.06.1637, dau of William Thorold of Harmston)
  ((1)) Thomas Disney of Carlton (bpt 08.09.1579)
  m1. Ursula Peterson (bur 22.08.1615, dau of Robert Peterson of Deptford Strand)
  ((A))+ issue - Edward (b c02.1609-10, d 15.01.1610-1), Thomas (b c11.1610, d 25.04.1612)
  m2. Elizabeth Denman (dau of Thomas Denman)
  m3. Bridget Neville (dau of Anthony Neville of Mattersey)
  ((C))+ other issue - Thomas, William, Bridgett, Margaret (bpt 22.05.1624), Elizabeth, Jane (b/d 07.1627)
  ((2)) Jane Disney
  m1. William Jessopp of Sheffield
  m2. (26.11.1635) Lionel Fanshaw of Dronfield
((3))+ other issue - Henry (bpt 05.04.1585, bur 08.06.1588), William (bpt 25.04.1588, a 02.1610-1), John (bpt 20.04.1589, dsp 1653), Richard of Allington (bpt 12.12.1592, bur 03.07.1627), Katherine (bpt 18.08.1581, bur 24.12.1583), Mary (bpt 28.05.1591, bur 06.09.1613), Anne (bpt 22.08.1593, bur 19.10.1620), Elizabeth (bpt 11.01.1595-6, bur 08.12.1596)
  (b) John Disney of Somerton Castle
  m. Agnes
  (c) Thomas Disney (dsp bur 31.05.1623)
  m. (26.02.1590-1) Anne Thorold (bur 29.05.1646, dau of William Thorold of Harmston)
  (d) Mary or Jane Disney (bur 14.03.1595-6)
  m. (14.07.1577) William Monson (brother of Sir John of South Carlton)
  (e)+ other issue - John (dsp bur 07.09.1619), Henry (dsp bur 12.04.1582)
  (ii) Anne Disney
  m. John Thompson of Boothby
  (iii) Elizabeth Disney
  m. _ Poplington
  (iv)+ other issue - James (a 1537), Anthony (a 1537), Agnes
  b. Edward Disney of Fulbeck (4th son)
  m. Catherine Middleton (dau of William Middleton of Fulbeck)
  (1) William Disney of Fulbeck (d 25.02.1573)
  m. Alice Blaunch (dau of William Blaunch of Fleet)
  (A) Richard Disney (a 09.1535)
  m. (after 09.1535) Margaret Meeres (dau of John Meeres of Auborn and Kirton)
  (i) Katherine Disney (b c1550)
  m. John Skipwith of Saltfleetby
  (ii) Mary Disney (b c1552)
  m. Thomas Curtis
(B) Christopher Disney
  m1. ??
  (i)+ issue - Mary, Eleanor, Anne
  m2. Elizabeth Man
  (iv)+ other issue - Arthur, James, Thomas
  (C) Thomas Disney
  m. Elizabeth ('Eleanor') Sandford (dau of Hugh Sandford)
  (i) Edward Disney 'of Fulbeck'
  m. Katherine Portington (dau of George Portington)
  (a)+ issue - William, Edward, Thomas, John, Francis
  (ii) Richard Disney
  m. Mary (dau of Simon But****)
  (a)+ issue - Edward, Richard
  (iii) Anne Disney
  m1. Anthony Madenwell
  m2. _ Very
  (iv) Elizabeth Disney
  m. Christopher Anlott
  (v) Katherine Disney
  (D) William Disney (d before 05.10.1560)
  m. Lucy Clarke (d 12.10.1604, dau of Thomas Clarke of Leadenham)
(i)+ issue - Nicholas, Thomas, Margaret, Anne, Elizabeth, child (bpt 20.07.1559)
  (E) Giles Disney
  m. _ Hutchinson
  (F) Katherine Disney (dsp)
  c. Richard Disney of Fulbeck (a 1497, 5th son)
  m. Jane Middleton (dau of William Middleton of Fulbeck)
  (1) Emelyne Disney (d c12.1557)
  m. Hamon Sutton of Washingborough (d 1557)
  (2) Katherine Disney (a 1523)
  m. Thomas Blesby of Blesby
  d. Katherine Disney
  The Essex Visitation shows Katherine, Miles and Henry as children of Edward of Fulbeck, shown by the Lincolnshire Visitation as her brother. We follow the Lincolnshire version.
  m. William Staunton of Staunton or Stanton
  e.+ other issue - William, Thomas, Miles, Henry

Main source(s): Visitation (1879 edition (Harl. Soc. vol xiv), Essex, Disney or D'Isney in appendix), Visitation (1903 edition, Lincolnshire, Disney of Norton Disney), BLG1952 (Disney of The Hyde)
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