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Families covered: Edgecomb of Cotelehe, Edgcombe of Devon, Edgcumbe (Edgecumbe) of Mount Edgcumbe
[This page was originally named Edgcumbe1. It was renamed on 16.03.18.]

BP1934 reported that this family "derives its surname from Eggecomb, near Milton Abbot" in Devon.
William de Eggecomb or Edgcombe (d 1380)
m. Hillaria de Cotehele (dau/heir of William de Cotehele or Cotenhele (Cothele))
1. William Edgcomb of Cotehele (a 1418)
  m. _ Denset(t)
  A. Peter Edgecomb of Cotelehe
m. Elizabeth Holland (dau/heir of Richard Holland)
  i. Sir Richard Edgecomb of Totness Castle & Cornworthy, Sheriff of Devon (d 1489/99, comptroller of the Household of Henry VII)
  m. Joan Tremayne (dau of Thomas Tremayne of Colacomb)
  a. Sir Piers Edgcombe, Sheriff of Devon (d 14.08.1539)
  m1. Jane Durnford (dau/heir of Stephen (possibly James) Durnford of East Stonehouse & Rame)
  (1) Sir Richard Edgecomb of Mount Edgecomb (formerly West Stonehouse), Sheriff of Devon (d 01.12.1561)
Visitation (Devon) shows only Sir Richard's marriage to _ Tregian of Cornwall (shown as mother of Peter). BP1934 mentions only his 2nd wife Winfred Essex and notes that it was she who was mother of Peter (eldest son, no other children mentioned). Collins reports that Winifred Essex was his 2nd wife and names his 1st wife as as Elizabeth, dau of Sir John Arundell (1516, sp?). Noting that his aunt Elizabeth (or Mary) is shown as having married Sir John, we suspect that there has been some confusion between the Elizabeths. Provisionally we follow BP1934 in identifying Winifred as mother of Peter, leaving some uncertainty as to who was the mothe of the otherc hildren, but note that Vivian shows that they were all children of ...
  m1. Elizabeth Tregian (dau of John Tregian of Golden)
  m2. Winfred Essex (dau of William Essex of Wiltshire (sb Berkshire?))
  (A) Peter Edgcumbe of Mount Edgecumb, Sheriff of Devon (b c1536, d 04.01.1607)
  m. Margaret Luttrell (dau of Sir Andrew Luttrell of Dunster Castle)
  (i) Sir Richard Edgecumb of Mount Edgecumb (b 1565-6, d 23.03.1638)
  m1. Mary Cottle (d 25.07.1620, dau/heir of Sir Thomas Cottle or Coteel or Cotules of London)
  (a) Piers Edgecumbe of Mount Edgecumbe (b c1609, d 1660) - continued below
  m. Mary Glanvil (dau of Sir John Glanvil of Broad Hinton)
  (b)+ other issue - Richard (b c1612, d unm 05.11.1656), Thomas (d 22.05.1614)
m2. Anne Cary (dsp 01.1625, dau of George Cary of Cokington)
  (ii) Peter (Peirse) Edgecumb (d 08.07.1628)
  (a)+ issue - Peter (bpt 01.01.1608), Agnes (bpt 01.12.1619)
  (iii) Andrew Edgcomb in London (bur 17.03.1640, youngest son)
  (a)+ issue - John, Philip
(iv) Margaret Edgcumbe
  m. Sir Edward Denny of Waltham Abbey
  (v) Katherine Edgcumbe
  m. Edmond Predeaux of Netherton (b 1554, d 23.03.1628)
  (vi) Elizabeth Edgcumbe
  m. Sir John Speccot of Speccot
  (vii) Anne Edgcumbe
  m1. Richard Trefusis of Trefusis
  m2. Ambrose Mannington of South Petherwin
  (viii)+ other issue - Edward of Bodryan (d 1630), John (dsp)
  (B) Catharine Edgcumbe
  m. Henry Champernon of Modbury Court
(C) Anne Edgcumbe
  m1/2. William Trevanion
  This is probably the Anne who (also) married ...
  m2/1. Rev. Hugh Dowrish
  (D) Elizabeth Edgcumbe
  m. Thomas Carew of Anthony
  (E)+ other issue - Richard, Henry, Edward, Honor
  (2) Elizabeth Edgecomb named Mary by Vivian
  m. John Arundel of Lanhern
(3) Jane Edgecomb
  m. Sir Thomas Pomery of Sandridge
  (4)+ other issue - John, James, Catherine, Agnes/Ann
  m2. (sp) Catherine St. John (dau of Sir John St. John of Bletshoe, widow of Sir Griffith Ryce)
  b. Margaret Edgcombe
  m1. Sir William St. Maur
  m2. Sir William Courtenay of Powderham (d 24.11.1535)
  c. Agnes (Annes) Edgcombe
  m1. William Trevanion of Cornwall (d 09.1518)
  m2. Andrew Hillersdon
  d. Elizabeth Edgcombe
  m. Weymond Raleigh of Raleigh
  e. Joan Edgcombe
  m. (sp) Fulk Prideaux of Thewborough



Piers Edgecumbe of Mount Edgecumbe, Sheriff of Cornwall (b c1609, d 06.01.1660, MP) - continued above
m. (03.1636) Mary Glanvil (dau of Sir John Glanvil of Broad Hinton)
1. Sir Richard Edgecumbe of Mount Edgecumbe (bpt 13.02.1640, bur 03.04.1688)
  m. Anne Montagu (d 14.03.1729, dau of Edward Montagu, Earl of Sandwich)
  A. Richard Edgecumbe, 1st Lord of Mount Edgecumbe (bpt 23.04.1680, d 22.11.1758, Major General, 3rd son)
  m. (12.03.1715) Matilda Furnese (b 1698-9, d 09.03.1721, dau of Sir Henry Furnese, 1st Bart of Waldershare, by Matilda, dau of Sir Thomas Vernon)
  i. Richard Edgecumbe, 2nd Lord of Mount Edgecumbe (b 02.08.1716, d unm 1761)
  ii. George Edgecumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgecumbe (b 03.03.1720, d 04.02.1795, Admiral)
m. (06.08.1761) Emma Gilbert (b 28.07.1729, d 26.12.1807, dau/heir of John Gilbert, Archbishop of York, by Margaret Sherard, sister of Philip, 2nd Earl of Harborough)
  a. Richard Edgecumbe, 2nd Earl of Mount Edgecumbe (b 13.09.1764, d 26.09.1839)
  m. (21.02.1789) Sophia Hobart (b 05.04.1768, d 17.08.1806, dau of John Hobart, 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire)
  (1) William Richard Edgecumbe, 'Viscount Valletort' (b 19.11.1794, dvp unm 29.10.1818)
  (2) Ernest Augustus Edgecumbe, 3rd Earl of Mount Edgecumbe (b 23.03.1797, d 03.09.1861) had issue
  m. (03-6.12.1831) Caroline Augusta Feilding (b 22.01.1808, d 02.11.1881, dau of Rear Admiral Charles Feilding by Elizabeth Theresa, dau of Henry Thomas Fox-Strangways, 2nd Earl of Ilchester)
(3) George Edgecumbe (b 23.06.1800, d 18.02.1882) had issue
  m. (19.05.1834) Fanny Lucy Shelley (d 11.05.1899, dau of Sir John Shelley, 6th Bart)
  (4) Emma Sophia Edgecumbe (b 28.07.1791, d 28.01.1872)
  m. (24.07.1828) John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow (d 15.09.1853)
  (5) Caroline Edgecumbe (b 22.10.1792, d 10.04.1824)
  m. (1812) Reginald George Macdonald, chief of Clanronald (d 11.03.1873)
  (6) daughter (b 26.06.1800)
  B. Elizabeth Edgecumbe (bpt 22.04.1675)
  m. _ Atkins of Gloucestershire
  C. Margaret Edgecumbe (bpt 26.05.1681)
  m. _ Pine (sb Tyne?, son of the Lord Chief Justice)
  D.+ other issue - John (b 1673, bur 09.04.1674), Piers (b 1676, d before 17.02.1694), Anne (bpt 16.04.1672, bur 26.05.1674), Mary (bpt 29.01.1673, bur 03.07.1674), Catharine (bpt 25.01.1677, bur 09.05.1681), Anne (bpt 11.06.1679, d unm)
2. Francis Edgecumbe (b 1646-7, d 27.04.1668)
3. Katherine Edgecumbe
  m. Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 3rd Bart of Tortworth
4. Winifred Edgecumbe (d 11.06.1694)
  m. Thomas Coventry, 1st Earl of Coventry (d 15.07.1699)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Mount Edgcumbe), Collins's 'Peerage of England' (Brydges edition, vol 5, 1812, Edgecumbe), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Edgcumbe of Mount Edgcumbe', p141+) with some support/input for the upper section from Visitation (Devon, 1620, Edgcombe)
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