'Faunt1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Faunt of Foston, Faunt of Wistow

                               
"Linially (sic) descended from ye Barons Hardy in Ireland 18.R.2." (1394-5) was ...
William Faunt
m. _ Moyne (heir)
1. William Faunt in Wistow, Huntingdonshire
  m. _ Moulton (dau of Sir Thomas Moulton)
  A. John Faunt of Wistow
  m. (Alice) Clarvaux (dau/heir of Thomas Clarvaux)
  i. John Faunt
  m. _ Hide (sister of Geore Hide)
a. Alice Faunt
  m. _ Draper of Essex
  ii. William Faunt of Wistow
  m. _ Scot
  a. John Faunt (monk)
b. William Faunt of Fosson (Foston), Leicestershire (b c1496, d 1559)
  m1/2. (sp) Anne Feilding (dau of Sir William Feilding of Newna' (Newnham?))
  m2/1. Jane Vincent (d 1566-7, dau of George Vincent of Pecleton)
(1) Anthony Faunt of Fossion (Foston) (d 1588)
  m. Elizabeth Noell (dau of Andrew Noell of Dalby)
  (A) Sir William Faunt of Fossion or Foston (a 1619)
  m. Lucy Harrington (dau of Sir James Harrington of Ridlington)
Visitation ends with this generation. The following are probably of the next generation.
  (i) George Faunt of Foston father of Elizabeth, possibly also of ...
  (a) Walter Faunt of Foston (bur 16.05.1695) had issue
  m. (17.08.1637) Mabel Morgan (dau of Francis Morgan of Kingsthorp)
  (b) Elizabeth Faunt
  m. Samuel Bale of Humbertston (dsp 1687)
  (ii) Arthur Faunt presumed of this family
  m. Elizabeth Coke (dau of Sir John Coke, Secretary of State, m2. Thomas Stocke)
  (iii) Frances Faunt
  m. Sir Francis Wortley, 2nd Bart of Wortley (b c1616, dspl 14.03.1665)
(B) Henry Faunt
  Visitation just shows a Henry as 2nd son of this generation. We have seen a web site which identifies him as 'of Newton Harcourt & Wistow' and shows the following connection.
  m. Barbara Love
  (i) Mabel Faunt
  m. Henry Sutton
  (C) Anthony Faunt
  (D) Mabill Faunt
  m. Henry Hastinges (d 1629, son/heir of Sir Edward of Leicester Abbey)
(E) Barbara Faunt probably the Barbara who married ...
  m1. Sir Henry Beaumont of Gracedieu (b c1571, d 13.07.1605)
  m2. Sir Henry Harpur of Normanton, 1st Bart of Calke Abbey (b c1579, d 1638)
  (F) Frideswith Faunt probably of this generation
  m. Christopher Hales of Whitefriars
  (2) Mary Faunt
  m. George Kerkin of Hallend
  (3) Dorothy Faunt
  m. Rodolph (Ralph) Burton of Linley
(4) Alice Faunt
  m. Humphrie Purifoy of Barwell (d 1598)
  (5) Griswold Faunt
  m. John Hales of Coventry
  (6)+ other issue - Vincent (dsp 1571), William (b c1547, d 1574), Arthur (d 1591)
  c. Anthony Faunt of Wistow
  (1) John Faunt
  (A) Francis Faunt (dsp)
  (2) Thomas Faunt
  m. Jane Vincent (dau of Thomas Vincent, son of George)
  (A)+ issue - William, Alice, Judith, Jane
  iii. Thomas Faunt (dsp)
  B. Alice Faunt
  m. John Clarvaux of Senton

Main source(s): Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, Faunt)
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