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Families covered: Essex of Bewcott, Essex of Lamborne, Essex of Wandown Green

Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, 'Anderson of Broughton, etc.') indicates that this family descended from Sweno de Essex (a temp Edward the Confessor who r. 1042-1066).
William Essex of Wandowne Greene, Middlesex (Treasurer of England)
m. Edith Marrow (dau of William Marrow of Stepney)
1. Thomas Essex of Wandown Green (d 11.1500)
m. Elizabeth Babthorpe (dau/heir of William Babthorpe of Elstone)
  A. Sir William Essex of Lamborne, Berkshire
  m. Elizabeth Rogers (dau/heir of Thomas Rogers of Benam, heir of John Shottesbrooke of Beckett)
  i. Sir Thomas Essex of Lamborne (d 29.08.1558)
  m. Margaret Sandes (dau of Sir William Lord Sandes, Lord Chamberlain)
  a. Thomas Essex of Lamborne & Bewcot (a 1566, 2nd son)
m. Jane Browne (dau of Robert Browne of Walcott)
  (1) Thomas Essex of Bewcott (in Shrivenham, Berkshire)
  The following is partly supported by BEB1841 (Essex of Bewcot) & TCB (vol 1, Essex of Bewcott).
  m. (11.1573) Jone Harrison (dau of Thomas Harrison of Brentford)
  (A) Sir William Essex of Bewcott, Bart (b c1575, d c1645)
  m. Jane Harcourt (dau of Sir Walter Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt by Dorothy Robinson)
  (i)+ issue - William (d infant?), Charles (dvp Edgehill, 23.10.1642, Colonel), Richard (d infant?)
  (B) Jane Essex (bur 03.11.1599)
  m. (13.06.1598) Thomas Sherley of Preston
  (C) Joane Essex
  m. William Anderson
  (2) Robert Essex (5th son)
  m. Mary Blenhasset (dau of Thomas Blenhasset or Blennerhassett of Suffolk)
(3) Alice Essex
  m. Sir George Gill of Widgell (b 1578-9, d 17.11.1619)
  (4)+ other issue - Scipio, (Sir) Edward, William, Isabell, Jane
  b. Edmund Essex of Lamborne
  m. Dorothy Powell (dau of Edward (sb Edmund?) Powell of Sandford)
  (1)+ issue - Edmund, Thomas
c. Humfry Essex of Lamborne
  m. Lucy Browne (dau of Robert Browne of Walcott)
  (1)+ issue - Humfry, William, Lucy, Elizabeth, Bridget
  d. Elizabeth Essex
  m. Edward Darrell of Littlecott
  e. Alice Essex
  m. William Hyde of South Denchworth (d 1567)
f. Mary Essex
  m. Edward Fettiplace of Pusey (d 1596)
  g. Anne Essex
  m. Edward Butts
  h. Margery Essex
  m. Anthony Disney of Lincolnshire
  i.+ other issue - William (dvpsp), George
  ii. Winifred Essex
  m. Richard Edgercombe of Cornwall (d 1561)
  B. Katherine Essex
  m. John Hulcott of Bercot
  C. Anne Essex
  m. John Estbury
2.+ other issue - Anne, Elizabeth

Main source(s): Visitation (Berkshire, 1532+1566+623+1665-6, Essex of Lamborne)
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