'Gates01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gates of Essex, Gates of Gloucestershire, Gates of Seamer

Thomas Gates (a temp Edward III who r. 1327-1377)
1. William Gates
  A. Sir Geoffrey Gates of Garnetts, Essex (d 22.01.1477, Marshall of Calais, Captain of the Isle of Wight)
  m. Ann/Agnes Baldington (dau/heir of Sir Thomas Baldington of Alderbury)
  i. William Gates this generation omitted by FMG
  m. Mabell Capdow (dau/heir of Thomas Capdow of High Easter by Agne, dau/heir of (Sir) Thomas Fleming of Essex) called Mirabell by Foster
a. Sir Geffrey Gates 'of High Roding' of Essex
  m. Elizabeth Clopton (dau of Sir William Clopton of Kentwell)
  (1) Sir John Gates (dsp, Captain of the Guard)
  m. Mary Denny (dau of Sir Edward (sb Edmund?) Denny)
  (2) Geffrey Gates
  Foster identifies Geffrey's wife as _ Pasthall of Essex and shows Elizabeth Walsingham (m2. Peter Wentworth) as 2nd wife of his brother Sir John. Berry, who does not mention Elizabeth Walsingham at all, shows Geffrey's wife as _ Pascall of Essex. We are following Visitation (Gloucester) & FMG in showing Geffrey's wife as ...
m. Elizabeth Walsingham (dau of William Walsingham, sister of Secretary-of-State Sir Francis)
  (A) Geffrey Gates of Bury St. Edmunds (a 1623)
  m. Elizabeth Pinchon (dau of John Pinchon of Writtell)
  (i) Geffrey Gates (b c1593)
  The following comes from Berry's Essex Pedigrees (1878, Gates).
  m. Joane Wentworth
  (a) Peter Gates
  (ii)+ other issue (a 1623) - Henry, John, Peter, Paul, 2 sons, 1 daughter
  (B) Anthony Gates
  m. Judith Taverner (dau of Roger Taverner of Essex (surveyor of the woods))
(i) Timothy Gates of Cleve, Gloucestershire (parson)
  m. Catherine Bridges (dau of Charles Bridges of Wilton)
  (a)+ issue (a 1623) - Francs (b c1621), Judith, Ellinor, Catherine, Jane
  (ii) Thomas Gates of the Inner Temple
  (iii) Judith Gates
  m. Robert Lydcott of Berkshire
(iv) Mary Gates
  m. Valentyne Wirley of Dodford (Worley of Dadford)
  (v) Elizabeth Gates
  m. Charles Crafford or Cratford of Worcestershire
(a)+ issue - Christopher (b c1622), Judith (b c1620), Petronella (b c1621), Elizabeth (b c1623), Catherine (d infant)
  (C) Joyce Gates
  m. John Taverner (son of John of Upminster (surveyor general))
  (3) Sir Henry Gates of Seymer or Seamer, Yorkshire (d 07.04.1589)
  m1. Lucy Knevett (d 01.10.1577, dau of Thomas Knevett of Buckenham Castle)
(A) Edward Gates of Semer or Seamer
  m. Elizabeth Cave (dau/heir of Richard Cave of Stamford, son of Sir Thomas)
  (i) Elizabeth Gates
  m. (c1595) Sir Richard Darley of Buttercrambe mentioned by FMG
  (ii)+ other issue - William (b c1578), Henry, Edward, Catherine
  (B) John Gates of Holden or Howden, Yorkshire
  m. Isabel Snawsell (dau of _ Snawsell (probably not Knowsell) of Holden)
  The following comes from Visitation (Foster 1875, Yorskhire, 1584/5 + 1612, Gates of Seamer), supported by FMG (vol 3, Gates).
  (i) Mary Gates
  m. Sir John Vavasour of Spaldington
  (ii)+ other issue - Henry, Edward (or Edmund), Isabell
  (C) Henry Gates of Gosberton, Lincolnshire
  m. Elizabeth Robinson (b c1556, dau/heir of Nicholas Robinson of Boston (son of Thomas of The Staple) by Florence Yarforth)
  (i) Robert Gates of Gosberton (d c1646)
  The following comes from Visitation (Foster 1875, Yorkshire, 1584/5 + 1612, Gates of Thorrne-Park), which describes Robert as 'of Scalby' (Yorkshire), and is supported by FMG. In his pedigree on 'Gates of Seamer', Foster calls him Edward rather than Edward. This is repeated in Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903, Gates of Osberton) but Maddison adds a note to report that the marriage licence confirmed that he was Robert.
m1. Elizabeth Fiennes alias Clinton of Tattershall
  (a)+ issue - Edward of London, Robert of London, Charles of Kingston-upon-Hull
  m2. Eleanor Mompesson (dau of Henry Mompesson or Monpesson of WIltshire)
  (d) Henry Gates of Thorne Parke in Pickering Lythe, Yorkshire (b c1632, a 08.1665)
  m. Isabel Pullen (dau of George Pullen of York, widow of Matthew Robinson of Clawton)
  ((1))+ issue (a 08.1665) - Margaret (b c1661), Dorothy (b c1663)
  (e) Elizabeth Gates
  m. Nicholas Hewlet of Semer
  (ii) Lucy Gates
  m. (c1601) William Hake (not Lake) of Peterborough
  (iii) Elizabeth Gates
  m. John Thornton of Holderness
  (iv) Susan and/or Mary Gates
(D) Catherine Gates
  m. Richard (sb Charles?) Egerton
  The following comes from Visitation (Foster 1875, Yorkshire, 1584/5 + 1612, Gates of Seamer), supported by FMG.
  (E) Mary Gates (d unm?)
  (F) Frances Gates
  m. John Alured of Hull
  m2. (sp) Catherine Vaughan (d 15.11.1594, dau of Watkyn Vaughan of Bredwardyn, widow of James Boyle of Hereford, m3. Robert White of Aldershot)
  (4) Dorothy Gates mentioned by FMG & Berry
  m. Thomas Josselyn of Josselyn Hall
  (5)+ other issue (dsp) - Alberic/Avery, William
  b. Anne Gates
  m. Thomas Darcy (uncle of Thomas Darcy, Lord of Chiche)
  B.+ other issue - Rafe, Christopher

Main source(s): Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, Gates) with some support/input as reported above
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