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Families covered: Halsall of Halsall

1. Alan de Lydiate of Halsall, Lancashire (a 1212)
  m. Alice (possibly dau/heir of Vivian Gernet of Halsall by Emma, dau of Pain de Villiers of Halsall)
  A. Simon de Halsall of Halsall (a 1242)
  i. Gilbert de Halsall of Halsall (a 1256) mentioned by VCH but not by the Visitations
  a. Richard de Halsall of Halsall (d c1275)
  m. Denise (m2. Hugh de Worthington) widow of Richard, possibly mother of ...
  (1) Gilbert Halsall of Halsall (d before 1296)
m. Denise
  (A) Gilbert Halsall of Halsall (d c1346)
  Flower shows 2 generations of Gilberts but St. George shows only one (shown with date 24E1 = 1295-6). VCH notes "The succession had been rapid, and Gilbert was no doubt very young at this time" (in the 1290s).
  (i) Otes (Oto) Halsall of Halsall (a 1367)
  m1. Margaret Atherton (sister of Henry de Atherton)
  p/m2. Katherine de Cowrday
VCH indicates that Otes was an infant when the betrothal between Otes and Margaret was made in 1325. That marriage "did not prove altogether satisfactory" and Otes "unlawfully allied himself with Katherine de Cowdray. Katherine was the name of his wife in 1354." It is not clear who was mother of ...
  (a) Sir Gilbert Halsall of Halsall (d by 1404, escheator for Lancashire)
  m. (c1367?) Elizabeth wife of Gilbert, presumed mother of ...
  ((1)) Henry Halsall of Halsall (dsp 07.03.1422-3)
  ((2)) Robert Halsall of Halsall (d by 1429?)
  m. Ellen Scarisbrick (dau of Henry de Scarisbrick)
((A)) Henry Halsall of Halsall (d 07.1471)
  m. (c1427) Katherine Harrington (dau of Sir James Harrington)
  ((i)) Margaret Halsall (b c1431)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Halsall (b c1433)
  m. Lambert Stodagh
  ((B)) Richard Halsall of Halsall - continued below
  m. (1448) Grace Tempest (dau of Sir John Tempest)
  ((C))+ other issue - William, Gilbert (rector)
  ((3)) Ellen Halsall possibly of this generation
  m. (1404) Richard Bold
  (ii) Gilbert Halsall (a 1350)
  (iii) Margery/Margaret Halsall possibly of this generation
  m. Sir John de Ireland of Hutt & Hale (d after 23.05.1411)



Richard Halsall of Halsall (d by 1471?) - continued above
m. (1448) Grace Tempest (dau of Sir John Tempest of Braswell)
1. Hugh Halsall of Halsall (b c1451, a 1483)
  m. Dowce Scaresbricke (dau of Gilbert Scaresbricke (Scarsbridge) of Scaresbricke)
  A. Sir Henry Halsall of Halsall, Renaces, Lydiate & Barton (d 06.1522)
m. Margaret Stanley (dau of James Stanley (clerk, possibly later Bishop of Ely))
  i. Sir Thomas Halsall of Halsall (b c1498, d 1539)
  m. Jane Stanley (dau/coheir of John Stanley, son/heir of John of Weaver (base son of John, brother of Thomas, 1st Earl of Derby))
a. Henry Halsall of Halsall (b c1521, d 1574)
  m. Anne Molyneux (d 1589, dau of Sir William Molyneux of Sefton (by Elizabeth, heiress of Clifton), sister/heir of Thomas)
  (1) Richard Halsall of Halsall (a 1567, dvp)
  partner unknown
  (A) Sir Cuthbert Halsall, last of Halsall, later of Salwick Hall (d c1632)
m. Dorothy Stanley (natural dau of Henry, Earl of Derby)
  (i) Ann Halsall
  m1. (1618) Thomas Clifton (son/heir of Cuthbert of Westby)
  m2. Bartholomew Hesketh of Aughton (b c1600, a 09.1664)
  (ii) Bridget Halsall (a 1613) who married ...
  m. Thomas Crompton of Cresswell
  b. Jane Halsall
m. Gabriel Hesketh
  c. Mawde Halsall
  m. (1548) Edward Osbaldestone of Osbaldestone
  partner(s) unknown
  d.+ other issue - Gilbert, Thomas of Barton
  ii. Catherine Halsall
  m. John Eccleston of Eccleston
  iii. Helen Halsall
  m. William Banester of the Banke
  iv. Anne Halsall
  m. Richard Holmes of the Male
  v.+ other issue - James, Richard (clerk), Henry, Robert, Margaret (dsp)
  partner(s) unknown
  x. Edward Halsall of Halsall (d 1594)
  a. son (dvp)
  xi. George Halsall

Main source(s): VCH (Lancashire, vol 3, 'Townships: Halsall') with input/support from Visitation (William Flower, Lancashire, 1567, 'Halsall of Halsall'), Visitation (Richard St. George, Lancashire, 1613, 'Halsall')
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