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Families covered: Griffin of Braybrooke (Braybroke), Griffin of Dingley, Griffin of Gumley

Sir John Griffin of Gumley Ewing (a 1347)
m. Elizabeth Favell (dau of John Favell of Weston Favell)
1. Sir Thomas Griffin
  BE1883 reports that Sir Thomas died 33rd Edward IV (1494) but TCP (Latimer) is clear that both his wife and his son were dead by 1411. It is possible that BE1883 meant 33rd Edward III (1360).
  m. Elizabeth de Latimer (d by 1411, dau of Sir Warine de Latimer of Braybrooke)
  A. Richard Griffin
  m. Anne Chamberlaine (dau of Sir Richard Chamberlaine of Coates)
i. John Griffin, de jure 7th Lord Latimer of Braybrooke (dsp 01.02.1444/5)
  m. Elizabeth
  ii. Nicholas Griffin
  BE1883 identifies Nicholas's wife as Catherine, dau of Sir Thomas Pilkington, but TCP (Latimer) identifies her as ...
  m. Margaret Pilkington (dau of Sir John Pilkington, m2. Sir Thomas Savile)
  a. Nicholas Griffin of Braybrooke, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (b 05.06.1426, d 06.06.1482, 2nd son)
  TCP (Latimer) identifies Nicholas and his successors as de jure Lords Latimer "according to modern doctrine". As such title was not claimed, and is not mentioned by BE1883, we henceforth ignore that title.
  m1. Catherine Curzon (dau of Richard Curzon)
  (1) John Griffin of Braybrooke (b by 1454, d 26.09.1485)
  m. Emmote Wheathill (d before 06.1498, dau of Richard Wheathill of Calais)
(A) Sir Nicholas Griffin of Braybrooke, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (b c1476, d 15.05.1509)
  m1. Anne Throgmorton (dau of Sir Thomas Throgmorton)
  m2. Alice Thornburgh (dau of John Thornburgh)
  BE1883 does not mention Sir Nicholas's first marriage, which is given in TCP, so it is presumed that his children were by his second marriage.
  (i) Sir Thomas Griffin of Braybrooke, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (b by 1496, d 27.08.1566)
  m. Jane Newton (dau of Richard Newton of Weeke)
  (a) Rice Griffin (dvp 1549)
  m. Elizabeth Brudenel (dau of Sir Thomas Brudenel of Dean)
  ((1)) Mary Griffin (b by 1546)
  m. Thomas Markham of Allerton (son of John by Anne Strelley)
  (b) Thomas Griffin
  (c) Bridget Griffin possibly fits here
  m1. Miles Hesilrige of Noseley
m2. William Lane of Cottesbrooke
  (ii) Sir Edward Griffin 'of Gumley & Walkerley' (Attorney General)
  m1. Elizabeth Palmer (dau of Robert Palmer of Bowden)
  (a) Sir Edward Griffin of Dingley and Gumley (d 1620)
  m. Lucy Conyers (dau of Reginald Conyers of Wakerly)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Griffin of Dingley and Braybrook (dvp 1615)
  m1. Catharine Morison (dau of Sir John Morison of Carleton)
  m2. Elizabeth Touchet (dau of George Touchet, Lord Audley)
((A)) Lucy Griffin
  m. Sir Richard Wiseman of Torrel's Hall
  ((2)) Sir Edward Griffin of Gumley (d 05.05.1681)
  m1. Ellen Palmes (dau of Francis Palmes of Lindley)
  m2. Frances Uvedale (dau of Sir William Uvedale of Wickham)
  ((A)) Sir Edward Griffin, 1st Lord of Braybroke (d 10.11.1710)
  m. Essex Howard (dau of James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk, 3rd Lord de Walden)
  ((i)) James Griffin, 2nd Lord of Braybroke
  m. Anne Rainsford (dau of Richard Rainsford, son of Sir Richard of Dallington, lord chief justice)
  ((a)) Edward Griffin, 3rd Lord of Braybroke (d 1742)
m. Mary Welden (dau of Anthony Welden of Well, Governor of Bengal)
  (((1))) Essex Griffin (d unm 20.09.1738)
  ((b)) Elizabeth Griffin (bpt 30.11.1691, dsp 13.08.1762)
  m1. Henry Neville of Billingbear (d 1740)
  m2. (09.06.1741) John Wallop, 1st Earl of Portsmouth (b 15.04.1690, d 22.11.1762)
  ((c)) Anne Griffin
  m. (1717) William Whitwell of Oundle
  (((1))) John Griffin Whitwell, later Griffin, 4th Lord Howard de Walden, 1st Baron Braybrooke, Field Marshal (b 13.03.1719, dsp 25.05.1797)
  The title Baron Braybrooke was a new creation. It passed by special remainder to Richard Aldworth-Neville of Billingbere, later Griffin.
  m1. (1749) Anna Maria Schutz
  m2. (1765) Catherine Clayton
  (((2))) Mary Whitwell, later Griffin (dsp 17.11.1799)
m. William Parker
  ((d))+ other issue - James (d unm), Richard (d young)
  ((3))+ other issue - Frances, Elizabeth, Anne
  (b) Frances Griffin
  m. Sir Gregory Cromwell (son of Henry, Lord Cromwell)
  (c) Elizabeth Griffin
  m. (27.01.1599-1600) Cecil Hall (son of Arthur of Grantham)
  (d) Anne Griffin
m. Sir William Villiers, 1st Bart of Brokesby (b c1575, d 12.06.1629)
  m2. (sp) Anne Smith (dau of John Smith, baron of the Exchequer)
  m3. Elizabeth Chambers (dau of Geffrey Chambers of Stonmore, widow of Reginald Conyers) @@ see here @@
  (e) Sir Rice Griffin of Bickmarsh
  ((1)) Edward Griffin (d 1659)
  ((A))+ issue - Nicholas, Lucy
  (B) Mary Griffin
  BE1883 mentions only Mary's marriage to Lord Audley but it appears that she first married ...
  m1. William Brocas of Beaurepaire (d 07.07.1506)
m2. John Touchet, Lord Audley (b c1483, d before 20.01.1557/8)
  (C)+ other issue - George, David
  (2) Richard Griffin
  (3) Edward Griffin
  m. _ Leigh
  (A) Jane Griffin dau of Edward of Dingley, possibly fits here?
  m. (c1559?) Henry Keble of Humberstone (d 05.1571)
  (B)+ other issue - Henry, Thomas
  (4) Isabel Griffin
  m. Thomas Nevil of Rolleston
  (5) Katharine Griffin
  m. Sir John Digby of Eye Kettleby
  m2. _ Roos not mentioned by BE1883, marriage presumed sp
  m3. Marina Belers (dau of John Belers of Eye Kettleby, relict of Thomas Green of Green's Norton)
  BE1883 suggests that Nicholas had 3 daughters by this marriage. We show them as Marina's daughters by her 1st marriage.
  iii. Margaret Griffin
  m. Richard Cheshull
  B. Thomas Griffin
  m. Maude Mulshoe (dau of Henry Mulshoe of Geddington)
  C. Hugh Griffin
  D. Elizabeth Griffin
  m. _ Teakin
  E. Anne Griffin
  m. _ Hardwicke

Main source(s): BE1883 ('Griffin of Braybroke Castle') with some support from TCP ('Latimer of Braybrook')
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