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Families covered: Dryden of Canon's Ashby

                               
William Driden or Dreyden of Whalton
1. David Dryden of Staffe Hill
  m. Isabel Nicholson (dau of William Nicholason of Staffe Hill)
  A. John Dryden of Cannon's or Canon's Ashby (d 30.09.1584)
  m. Elizabeth Cope (dau of Sir John Cope of Cannon's Ashby)
i. Sir Erasmus Dryden, Sheriff of Northamptonshire, 1st Bart of Canon's Ashby (b 20.12.1553, d 22.05.1632)
  m. Frances Wilkes (d 19.02.1630-1, dau of William Wilkes of Hodnell)
  a. Sir John Dryden, Sheriff of Northamptonshire, 2nd Bart of Canon's Ashby (d c1658)
  m1. Priscilla Quarles (dau of James Quarles of Rumford)
  (1) John Dryden (dvpsp 04.12.1631)
  m2. Anne Parvis (dsp 02.1630, dau of Henry Parvis of Ruckholts)
  m3. (07.1632) Honor Bevile (b c1610, dau of Sir Robert Bevile or Bevill of Chesterton by Mary Coles)
  (2) Sir Robert Dryden, Sheriff of Northamptonshire then Warwickshire, 3rd Bart of Canon's Ashby (b c1633, d unm 19.08.1708)
  (3) Frances Dryden
  m. Ralph Sneyd of Keele, etc (b c1641, d 03.1703)
  (4) Anne Dryden
  m. Walter Pigott of Chetwynd (d 1669)
  (5)+ other issue - John of Chesterton (b c1641, d unm 01.1707), Erasmus (b c1643, bur 21.05.1708), Richard (b c1647, d unm 1667), Bevill or Bevile of London (b 25.07.1648, d unm), Benjamin of London (b 25.07.1649, dsp), Honor
  b. William Dryden of Farndon (bur 24.12.1660)
  m1. _ Cave of Leicestershire
  (1) Sir John Dryden, 4th Bart (bur 23.05.1710)
  m. (c06.1663) Elizabeth Luck of Northamptonshire
  (A) Honor Dryden
  m. Joseph Bateman (surgeon in London)
  (B)+ other issue (d unm) - John (dvp), Elizabeth
  (2) Elizabeth Dryden
  m. Ambrose Mayhew of Grisbury
  (3) Susanna Dryden
  m. John Spicer
m2. ?? (bur 27.06.1676)
  (4)+ other issue
  c. Erasmus Dryden of Tichmarsh (b c1588, bur 18.06.1654)
  m. (21.10.1630) Mary Pickering (bur 14.06.1676, dau of Rev. Henry Pickering)
  (1) John Dryden (b 19.08.1631, d 01/12.05.1700, Poet Laureate)
  m. Elizabeth Howard (dau of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Berkshire)
(A) Sir Erasmus Henry Dryden, 5th Bart (b 02.05.1669, bur 04.12.1710, priest, 3rd son)
  (B)+ other issue - Charles (d unm 1704), John (d unm 01.05.1701)
  (2) Sir Erasmus Dryden, 6th Bart (b c1636, d 03.11.1718)
  m. (27.08.1667) Elizabeth Martyn (dau of Edward Martyn of Westminster)
  (A) Edward Dryden (dvp 11.1717)
  m. Elizabeth Allen (dau of Edward Allen of Finchley, son of Sir Thomas)
(i) Sir John Dryden of Canon's Ashby, 7th Bart (dsp 21.03.1770)
  m1. Frances Ingram (dau of Thomas Ingram of Barraby)
  m2. (22.09.1726) Elizabeth Roper (dsp 07.05.1791, dau of John Roper of Berkhampstead)
  (ii) Erasmus Dryden (dsp, rector of Hampstead, 3rd son)
  m. (1747) _ Blegrave
  (iii) Bevile Dryden of Ore (5th son)
  m. Mary Dubber of Cirencester
  (a) Elizabeth Dryden (b 18.07.1758, d 05.11.1824)
  m1. (14.05.1781) Sir John Turner, later Dryden, Sheriff of Northamptonshire, 1st Bart of Ashby Canons (bpt 11.11.1752, d 14.08.1797)
  m2. Godfrey Scholey of London (d 04.01.1819)
  (b) Maria Dryden (d 1830)
  m. William Ramsay of Inveresk
  ((1))+ issue - John Turner of Tusmore, 3 daughters
  (c) Philippa Dryden
  m. Thomas Steele
  (d) Anne Dryden (d unm)
  (iv) Mary Dryden
  m. Allen Puleston
  (v)+ other issue - Robert, Edward of Oporto, Elizabeth, Anne
  (B) Elizabeth Dryden
  m. Richard Martyn (prebendary of Westminster)
  (C) Mary Dryden
  m. John Shaw
  (3) Henry Dryden (d in Jamaica)
  (A) Richard Dryden (a 1708)
  (4) James Dryden (d 1694)
  m. Elizabeth Dunch of London
  (A)+ 2 daughters
  (5) Agnes Dryden
  m. Silvester Emelyn of Stamford
  (6) Rose Dryden
  m. _ Laughton of Catworth (DD)
  (7) Martha Dryden
  m. _ Bletso of Northampton
  (8) Frances Dryden (b c1647, d 10.10.1736)
m. Joseph Sandwell of London
  d. Elizabeth Dryden
  m. Sir Richard Phillipps, Bart of Picton Castle (d 1648)
  e. Mary Dryden
  m. Sir Edward Hartopp, 1st Bart of Freathby (d 1652)
  f. Dorothy Dryden
  m. Edward Salway of Stanford (a 1658, MP)
  g. Susan Dryden (bur 16.04.1661)
  m. Sir John Pickering of Tichmarsh (bur 20.02.1627-8)
  h. Frances Dryden probably of this generation
  m. Brian Cave of Ingarsby (a 1619)
  ii. Stephen Dryden of Bulwik, Northamptonshire probably of this generation
  a. Grace Dryden
  m. Edward Cheselden or Cheseldyne of Bloxham (b c1603, d 1667)
  iii. Elizabeth Dryden probably of this generation
  m. Rev. Thomas Swifte of Goodrich & Bridstow (d 1658)
  iv. Mary Dryden probably of this generation
  m. Francis Foxley of Foxley
  v. Emma Dryden (b c1565, a 1644) probably of this generation
  m. (05.10.1599) William Bury of Grantham

Main source(s): BP1934 (Dryden), BEB1841 (Dryden of Canons Ashby), Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1661, Dryden of Canons' Ashby)
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