'Hare01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hare of Coleraine, Hare of Docking Hall, Hare of Harpham, Hare of Stow Bardolph

BEB1841 notes that this family "claimed to be a scion of the House of Harecourt or Harcourt, in Lorrain, who were Counts of Normandy." No dates are given for the early generations but it seems reasonable to suppose that the following Sir John was alive in the 13th century.
Sir John Hare
m. Elizabeth Ashton (dau of Sir John de Ashton)
1. William Hare
  m. Anne Mydleton (dau of Sir Thomas Mydleton of Mydleton Hall)
  A. John Hare
  m. Agnes Shirley (dau of Sir John Shirley of Whiston)
  i. Sir Thomas Hare
  m. Julian Hussey of Lincolnshire
  a. Nicholas Hare
  m. Elizabeth Walingham (dau of Sir Thomas de Walingham)
  (1) Richard Hare
  m. Elizabeth Seckford (dau of John Seckford of Suffolk)
  (A) John Hare
  m. Jane Neville
  (i) Thomas Hare
  m. Joye Hyde (dau of John Hyde of Norbury)
  (a) John Hare
  m. Catherine Aunderson (dau of Richard de Aunderson)
((1)) Nicholas Hare
  ((A)) Sir Nicholas Hare of Brusyard (a 1553, Speaker of the House of Commons)
  m. Catherine Bassingbroune (dau of Sir John Bassingbourn of Woodhall)
  ((i)) Michael Hare (dsp)
  m1. Elizabeth Hobart (dau of Henry Hobart of Hales Hall)
  m2. Mary Brudenell (dau of Sir Thomas Brudenell of Dean)
  ((ii) Anne Hare
  m. Thomas Rous of Henham
  ((iii)) Audrey Hare
  m. Thomas Tymperley of Hintlesham
  ((iv)) other issue - Robert (dsp), William (dsp), Thomasine (d unm)
  ((B)) John Hare of Stow Bardolph - continued below



John Hare of Stow Bardolph - continued above
1. Nicholas Hare of Stow Bardolph (dsp 1591)
2. Ralph Hare of Stow Bardolph (dsp 1601)
3. Richard Hare of Stow Bardolph
  m. Elizabeth Barnes (d 02.12.1655, dau of Richard Barnes)
A. Sir Ralph Hare of Stow Bardolph (d 08.1623)
  m1. Mary Holmden (dau of Sir Edward Holmden)
  i. Sir John Hare of Stow Bardolph (d 1638)
  BP1934 provides support and input from here down.
  m. Elizabeth Coventry (dau of Thomas Coventry, Lord Coventry of Aylesborough)
  a. Sir Ralph Hare, 1st Bart of Stow Bardolph (d 02.1671)
  m1. (c10.1647) Mary Crane (dau of Sir Robert Crane, Bart of Chilton)
(1) Sir Thomas Hare, 2nd Bart of Stow Bardolph (b c1657, d 01.01.1693)
  m. Elizabeth Dashwood (d 1750, sister of Sir Robert Dashwood, Bart of Northbrook)
  (A) Sir Ralph Hare, 3rd Bart of Stow Bardolph (b c1681, dsp 22.09.1732)
  m. Susan Norborne (bur 15.07.1730, dau of Walter Norborne of Calne)
  (B) Sir Thomas Hare, 4th Bart of Stow Bardolph (b c1686, d 21.02.1760)
  m. Rosamond Newby (d 17743, dau of Charles Newby of Hooton)
  (i) Elizabeth Hare (d unm)
  (ii) Mary Hare (dsp 24.03.1791)
  m. Sir Thomas Harris, Sheriff of London (d 15.06.1782)
(C) Sir George Hare, 5th Bart of Stow Bardolph (b c1691, d unm 18.03.1764)
  (D) Elizabeth Hare
  m. Sir Thomas Robinson, Bart of Worlingham (dsp 21.04.1743)
(E) Mary Hare
  m. Thomas Leigh of London (son of Edward of Ivor)
  (i) Thomas Leigh of Ivor
  m. Anne Clavering (dau of Robert Clavering, Bishop of Peterborough)
  (a) Sir Thomas Leigh, later Hare, 1st Bart of Stow Hall (d 12.02.1834) had issue
  m1. (30.03.1779, sp) Mary Geary (d 1801, dau of Admiral Sir Francis Geary, Bart)
m2. (15.01.1803) Anne Elizabeth Graves (11.09.1823, dau of Admiral Thomas Graves, 1st Lord of Gravesend)
  (F)+ other issue - Richard (d infant), Susan, Margaret (d unm), Sarah
  (2)+ 6 children (d infant)
  m2. (30.08.1660, sp) Vere Townshend (dau of Sir Roger Townshend, Bart of Raynham)
  m3. (12.07.1671) Elizabeth Chapman of Suffolk
  (8) John Hare (d infant)
b. John Hare of Snitterton and Bromsthorp
  m. Susan Walpole (dau of John Walpole of Bromsthorp)
  (1) Elizabeth Hare
  m. Philip Bedingfield of Bromsthorp
  (2)+ other issue - John (d 1720, Richmond herald), Anne (d 1724)
  c. Nicholas Hare 'of Harpham' (4th son)
  m. Catherine Gery (dau of William Gery of Bushmead)
  (1) Ralph Hare of Harpham (d 09.1728)
  m. Anne Willis (dau of Sir John Willis, Bart of Fen Ditton)
  (A) Thomas Hare of Harpham (d 1736)
  m. Mary Sharpe (dau of Joseph Sharpe)
(i)+ issue - Hugh, Anne
  (B) Mary Hare
  m. Thomas Lobb of Great Cressingham
  (C) Elizabeth Hare
  m. John Dethick of Wareham
  (D)+ other issue - Ralph of Cambridge, John (rector of Harpham and Wilby), Anne (d unm), Susan (d unm)
  d. Elizabeth Hare (d 17.06.1699)
  m1. (20.02.1638) Woolley Leigh of Addington (d 28.12.1644)
  m2. (1653) Sir John Lowther of Ackworth
e. Anne Hare
  m. (1638) Sir John Sydenham, Bart of Brimpton (d 1642)
  f. Mary Hare (b c1624, d 13.11.1708)
  m. Thomas Savage of Elmley Castle
  g. Susan Hare
  m. Thomas Barrow
  h. Sarah Hare
  m. John Earle of Heydon
  i. Margaret Hare
  m. John Corrance of Rendlesham
  j.+ other issue (d unm) - Hugh, Thomas
  m2. (sp) Anne Crouch (dau of John Crouch of Cornbury)
B. Richard Hare
4. John Hare (7th/8th son)
  m1. (sp) Lucia Barlow
  m2. Margaret Crouch (dau of John Crouch of Cornbury)
  A. Nicholas Hare (dsp)
B. Hugh Hare of Longford Castle, 1st Lord Coleraine (b c1606, d 02.10.1667)
  m. (before 1636) Lucy Montagu (bur 09.02.1681/2, dau of Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester)
  i. Henry Hare, 2nd Lord Coleraine (bpt 21.04.1636, d 04.07.1708, antiquary)
  m1. (by 1667) Constantia or Theodocia Lucy (dau of Sir Richard Lucy, 1st Bart of Broxbourne)
  a. Hugh Hare of East Bletchworth (bpt 02.07.1668, dvp bur 01.03.1706/7)
  m. Lydia Carlton (dau of Matthew Carlton of Edmonton)
  (1) Henry Hare, 3rd Lord Coleraine (b 10.05.1693, dspl 10.08.1749)
  m. (c01.1717/8) Anne Hanger (d 10.01.1754, dau of John Hanger, Governor of the Bank of England)
  p. Rosa Duplesis
  (A) Henrietta Hare
(2) Lydia Hare
  m. John Rogers (rector of Wrigton)
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - Hugh, Lucia, Constantia
  b. Lucius Hare (d unm)
  c. Constantia Hare
  m. (sp) Hugh Smithson of Tottenham
  m2. (c07.1682, sep) Sarah Alston (dsp bur 02.11.1692, dau of Sir Edward Alston)
  m3. (04.08.1696) Elizabeth ?? (d 02.1.1731/2, Mrs. Read, probably dau of Thomas Werg)
  ii. Hugh Charles Hare of Docking
  The following connection is mentioned in BLG1952 (Hare of Docking Hall).
  a. Catherine Hare
  m. Henry Holt Henley of Leigh
  Docking passed into the Christian family members of whom assumed the name Hare. BLG1952 suggests that there was a kinmanship but we have not yet identified the relationship between the families.
  iii. Mary Hare probably of this generation
  m. Erasmus Smith of Weald Hall (b c1610, a 1683)
  iv. Lucy Hare probably of this generation
  m. (27.02.1654-5) Sir George Fletcher, 2nd Bart of Hutton (b c1633, d 1700)
5.+ other issue - Rowland (dsp), Edmond (dsp), Hugh (d after 24.12.1619), Thomas (dsp), Elizabeth, Margaret

Main source(s): BEB1841 (Hare of Stow Bardolph), BP1934 (Hare of Stow Hall), BE1883 (Hare of Coleraine), TCP (Coleraine) and input as reported above from BLG1952 (Hare of Docking Hall)
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