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Families covered: Holbeche of Corley, Holbech of Birchley Hall, Holbeche of Fillongley, Holbech of Stowe, Holbeche of Whitehouse

BLG1952 starts its article with the report that "The traditional pedigree of the family of Holbeche (indiscriminately spelt Holbech and, to a lesser degree, in other ways in early days) as given in the family and other records, in unbroken descent from Oliver Holbeche, of Holbeach (spelt in the most ancient documents Holbeche and also Holbech), in Holland, Lincs, who was living ca. 1223, is at present under investigation as to the possibility of authentication of its earlier generations". BLG1952 then starts its pedigree with the Thomas of the White House, Fillongley, who d 1528. Commoners (vol 1, Holbech of Farnborough) starts 2 generations earlier with ...
Sir Laurence Holbech
1. Richard Holbech
  Commoners reports that Richard had 2 sons, William (d Towton) and the following Thomas. BLG1952 reports that "in the ancient pedgrees this Thomas is shown as having both a brother and an uncle of the name of John".
  A. Thomas Holbeche of the White House, Fillongley, Warwickshire (d 1528)
  m. (before 1483) Allice
  i. William Holbeche of the White House, Fillongley (bur 26.08.1558)
m. Elizabeth Petye of Tetsworth, Henley & Huntingdon
  a. Thomas Holbeche of the White House, Fillongley (probably d before 16.04.1588)
  m. (18.10.1551) Alice Averell of Solihull (bur 19.07.1589)
  (1) William Holbeche of the White House, Fillongley (bur 05.02.1615/6)
  m. Mary Rugeley (bur 11.09.1616, sister of John Rugeley of Hurley)
  (A) Margaret Holbeche (bur 20.05.1616)
  m. Walter Holbech of Old Fillongley & Cole Newton
  (B)+ 2 sons and 3 daughters
BLG1952 reports that the line continued at the White House until it became extinct in July 1745.
  (2) Thomas Holbeche of Dowley (bpt 10.02.1558/9, 3rd son)
  m1. Cicely Holbeche (bur 14.11.1597, dau of Martin Holbeche of Fillongley, cousin) @1@ below
  (A)+ issue - William (bpt 01.09.1584), Lancelot, Antony, Thomas, Martin
m2. Elizabeth Harper
  (F) Amilion Holbeche of Fillongley (bur 08.12.1685, youngest son)
  m. Mary Power (bur 02.02.1690/1, dau of Anthony Power of Warwick by Ann, dau of Henry Sewall of Coventry)
  (i) Thomas Holbeche of Fillongley (bpt 14.03.1639/40, d 10.08.1705)
  m. Elizabeth Daniels (b 1651-2, d 30.06.1718, dau of ?? Daniels by Ann, dau/coheir of Bernard Paulet, great-grandson of Giles Paulet of Cokels, son of 1st Marquess of Winchester)
  (a) Mary Holbeche (bpt 05.08.1677, d 06.09.1743)
  m. (11.09.1705) Edward Leigh, 3rd Lord of Stoneleigh
  (b)+ other issue (d unm) - Paulet (bpt 16.08.1677, d 24.03.1702/3), Thomas (bpt 18.02.1678/9, d 28.06.1699), William (bpt 15.07.1682, d 18.05.1703)
  (ii) Mary Holbeche (bpt 03.04.1642, bur 07.04.1642)
  (G)+ other issue - Barnaby, Elizabeth
  (3) Martin Holbeche of Ryton, Warwickshire (bpt 15.01.1565/6)
  m. Elizabeth Lapworth
  (A) Amilion or Amilian Holbeche (2nd son)
  m. (28.08.1636) Ruth Skipp
  (i)+ issue - Thomas (bur 20.11.1643), Francis (bpt 26.05.1645), John (bpt 20.10.1641, bur 27.09.1650), Ruth (bpt 20.10.1641, bur 13.06.1642)
  (B) John Holbeche of Ryton (d by 1651)
  m. Katherine
  (i) John Holbeche
(C)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 30.03.1597, dsp), Mary (bpt 13.08.1589), Margaret (bpt 01.06.1591), Elizabeth (bpt 26.03.1595), Alice, Katherine (bpt 06.04.1601), Frances (bpt 01.10.1609)
  (4)+ other issue - George (bur 10.01.1557/8), Elizabeth (bpt 08.03.1561/2, a 05.1590)
  b. John Holbeche of Fillongley (bur 11.02.1597/8)
  m. Elizabeth Grey (bur 27.06.1602)
  (1) William ("Blox") Holbeche of Pinfold House, Fillongley (bpt 14.02.1545/6, bur 19.09.1612)
m1. _ Clayton
  m2. _ Lawford
  (A) Thomas Holbeche of Coleshill Hall, Warwickshire had issue
  m. (c1629) Grace
  m3. (03.03.1605/6) Elizabeth Holbeche (bur 27.11.1680, dau of Thomas Holbeche of Bentley Heath in Solihull, cousin)
  (2) John ("Picrust") Holbeche of Fillongley (bpt 15.06.1548, bur 24.12.1621)
  m. (17.09.1584) Susanna Harding (bur 13.08.1629, dau of Nicholas Harding by Margaret, dau of William Holbeche of the Whitehouse) @2@ below
  (A) Susanna Holbeche (bpt 19.03.1599/1600)
  m. (13.10.1629) John Gun
  (B)+ other issue - William (bpt 03.03.1585/6, dsp), Daniell (dsp), Elizabeth (bpt 26.08.1585, a 09.1612?), Mary (bpt 06.03.1588/9, a 09.1612)
  (3) Alice Holbeche probably the Alice (bpt 12.12.1550) who married ...
  m. (29.04.1578) William Smyth of Old Fillongley
  (4) Katherine Holbeche (bpt 27.03.1551)
m. (17.12.1578) Richard Clarke of Astley
  (5) Isabell Holbeche (bpt 10.02.1557/8)
  m. (02.12.1589) Thomas Lawford
  (6)+ other issue - Margaret (bpt 07.06.1544), Elizabeth (bpt 16.12.1547)
  c. Richard Holbeche of Fillongley, later of Corley, Warwickshire (bur 09.02.1597/8) had issue
  m1. (17.11.1544) Margery Perkins
  m2. (24.01.1577/8) Elizabeth Grene
  BLG1952 reports that Richard had issue by both wives and that 3 of his 4 sons "had only surv. female issue" and that the 4th son had 1 son.
  d. William Holbeche of Corleymore, Fillongley (bur 06.05.1583)
  m. Elizabeth Fetherston of Packwood (bur 02.02.1594/5?)
  e. Martin Holbeche of Fillongley (bur 08.02.1591/2)
  m. (16.01.1546/7) Elizabeth Sadler (a 1591, dau of Thomas Sadler of Fillongley)
  (1) George Holbeche of Fillongley (bur 07.12.1603, 3rd son)
  m. (27.12.1590) Milicent Poultney (dau of John Poultney)
  (A) John Holbeche of Exhall, Warwickshire (b c1595, d 1646)
  m. Sibella Smallwood (dau of Alderman Humphrey Smallwood of Coventry, m2. Richard Cayley (son of James of Thormonby))
  (i)+ issue (a 05.1646) - Milicent, Katherine, Anne
  (B) Gabriell Holbeche (bpt 02.12.1603, 4th son)
  (i)+ 2 sons (d young?)
  (C)+ other issue - Martin (bpt 28.08.1597, dsp?, master at Felsted School), George (bpt 04.11.1601, d young?)
  (2) Amilion Holbeche of Warwick (bpt 21.05.1562)
  m. Katherine Hix (dau of William Hix of Warwick)
  (A) Katherine Holbeche
  m. (before 1618) Richard Booth of Bermingham
  (B) Elizabeth Holbeche
  m1. (before 1619) William South of Warwick (a 1619, son/heir of John of Lowth by Jane Kelke of Lincoln)
  m2. H. Todlowe
  m3. Edmund Palmer
(3) Thomas Holbeche of Fillongley & Meriden Hall (Warwickshire) (bpt 31.08.1557, a 1638) ancestor of Holbeche of Meriden (extinct c1725)
  m. Elizabeth Mathew (dau/heir of George Mathew (or Mathewes) of Berkeswell)
  (4) Elizabeth Holbeche (bpt 15.03.1547/8)
  m1. (18.02.1567/8) Francis Whytbie (Whitby)
  m2. (07.07.1578) Gideon Hancocks (Hancox)
  (5) Cicely Holbeche
m. Thomas Holbeche of Dowley (son of Thomas of the Whitehouse) @1@ above
  (6)+ other issue - Anthony (bpt 10.02.1548/9, dsp before 18.12.1591), William (dsp before 18.12.1591)
  f. George Holbeche (d unm bur 18.08.1558)
  g. Elizabeth Holbeche
  m1. (05.02.1543/7) William Brereley
  m2. (18.11.1546) John Oughton
  h. Margaret Holbeche
m. (18.11.1542) Nicholas Harding
  (1) Susanna Harding (bur 13.08.1629)
  m. (17.09.1584) John Holbeche of Fillongley (bur 24.12.1621) @2@ above
  ii. Thomas Holbeche of Fillongley (d 1562)
  m. (before 1512) Elizabeth Brierley (bur 12.09.1558, dau of Richard Brierley or Brearley of Fillongley)
  a. John Holbeche of Fillongley Hall, Old Fillongley (bur 13.02.1561/2)
  m1. (13.10.1544, sp) Elizabeth Wigston (dau of Roger Wigston of Wolston, sister of Sir William, widow of John Dabridgecourt of Solihull)
  m2. Margery of FiIlongley Hall (widow of _ Belshier, probably sister of George Kynersley)
  (1) Edward Holbeche (bpt 13.10.1561, dvp?)
  b. Thomas Holbeche of Fillongley, later of Stowe Parke, Lincolnshire (d 15.04.1591) ancestor of Holbeche of Stowe Park
  m. Anne Yaxley (d 07.09.1581, dau of Anthony Yaxley of Yaxley)
  The following comes from Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, Holbeche of Stow).
  (1) Edward Holbeche of Stowe
  m. Julyan Portington (dau of John Portington of Sawcliffe)
  (A) Roger Holbeche (bpt 29.08.1590, d before 09.1666, 5th son?)
  m. Anne Burgh (bpt 05.07.1599, a 09.1666, dau of Richard Burgh of Stow)
  (B) Anne Holbeche (bpt 25.10.1579)
  m. (08.10.1606) Francis Aske of York
  (C)+ other issue - Charles (bpt 13.01.1584-5), Edward of Sturton-by-Stow (bpt 16.05.1586, a 08.1618), Richard (bpt/bur 02.1587-8), Thomas (bpt 14.01.1588-9), Francis (bpt 03.01.1592-3), Douglas (bpt 13.06.1594), Henry (bpt 11.11.1595), Michael (bpt 24.06.1597), Margaret (bpt 04.01.1581-2, d by 1592), Elizabeth (d unm bur 02.1658-9)
  c. William Holbeche of Chadshunt, Warwickshire
  (1) Francis Holbeche (a 1598)
d. Barnaby Holbeche of Birchley Hall (on Corley Moor, Young Fillongley) (bur 16.03.1617/8)
  m. Emma (or Anna) Perkins (bur 29.06.1599, dau of William Perkins of Marson Jabett)
  Except for the details of Vice Chancellor Thomas, the following comes from Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Holbech).
  (1) Thomas Holbech (b c1569, d unm?)
  (2) William Holbech of Birchley Hall
  m1. Frances Tonge (dau of Peter Tonge of Ashley)
  (A) Barnaby Holbech of Birchley Hall (b c1602) who apparently married ...
  m. Mary Oldfield (dau of Anthony Oldfield of Spalding) mother of Mary
  (i) Mary Holbech (bur 25.04.1709, heir) probably of this generation
  m. (1653) Sir William Cayley, 2nd Bart of Brompton (bpt 23.06.1635, d before 16.03.1708)
  (B) Thomas Holbech (bpt 21.10.1606, bur 10.1680, Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University, 3rd son)
  (C)+ other issue - William (b c1604), Francis (b c1608), Maria (b c1610)
  m2. Maria Colverwell (dau of Nicholas Colverwell of Cherie Burton)
  (F) Emma Holbech (b c1617)
  (3)+ 3 daughters mentioned by BLG1952
  c. Ann Holbeche
  d. Alice Holbeche
  m. (23.07.1542) Richard Hawkyns (alias Fisher) of Warwick
  iii. Leonard Holbeche of Fillongley (bur 17.08.1546)
  m. Agnes (a 1546)
  a. John Holbeche (bur 20.11.1602) had issue
m. (17.10.1552) Lucia Taylor (bur 18.03.1574/5)
  iv. Barnaby Holbeche of Fillongley & Corley
  m. (05.05.1539) Anna
  a. Thomas Holbeche of Fawkfeild Gate, Corley (d beforev 23.11.1609, 5th son)
  (1) son
  (A)+ issue (daughter (marrried), 2 others (dvp)
  (2)+ 2 daughers
  b.+ other issue - William (bpt 07.03.1538/40, probably bur 24.10.1546), Thomas (bpt 20.10.1542, bur 27.10.1542), John (bpt 19.04.1548, d young?), Richard (dsp)
  v. Clement Holbeche ancestor of Holbeche of Leamington (extinct 1612) & Warwick (extinct before 1700)
  vi. Richard Holbeche of Solihull, Warwickshire (bur 25.06.1551)
  m. (before 1511) Ann Smallbrooke of Yardley
  vii.+ other issue - George, Alice, Elizabeth

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Holbeche of Hillybroom)
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