'Lenthall1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lenthall of Bessels Leigh, Lenthall of Burford, Lenthall of Great Haseley, Lenthall of Hampton Court, Lenthall of Latchford (Lachford), Lenthall of Lenthall Storkes

                               
Roger Lenthall
Visitation (Oxford) is clear that the elder of Roger's reported sons was ...
1. Walter Lenthall of Lenthall Storkes
  m. Isabella
  A. John Lenthall of Lenthall Storkes
  m. Christian Fox (dau of Roger Fox of Wigmore)
  i. Thomas Lenthall of Wigmore
m. Margery Baxter (dau of Henry Baxter of Herefordshire)
  a. William Lenthall of Lenthall Storkes and Latchford or Lachford (d 06.1497) first to be reported by BLG1952
  m. Catherine Badby (dau of John Badby of Latchford by Jane, dau of Richard Pipard)
  (1) Thomas Lenthall of Latchford or Lachford
  m. Elizabeth Willie (dau of John Willie or Willis of Bovey Tracy)
  (A) William Lenthall of Latchford or Lacheford
  m1. Jane Brome (dau of Sir John Brome or Browne of Halghton or Halton)
(i) John Lenthall
  Visitation (Devon) both reports that John dsp and shows a son William, heir of Lachford in 1589. This might be read as dsp being an error for dvp but BLG1952, whose wording on the preceding generations is not fully clear, confirms that the John who married Elinor Lee was in 1580 in possession of the Manors of Latchford and Great Haseley. It is of course possible that he had possession of the family estate in his father's lifetime and dvp.
  m. Elinor Lee (dau of Edward Lee of Pitstone)
  (a) Sir Edmund Lenthall of Latchford and Great Haseley (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Stonor (dau of Sir Francis Stonor of Stonor)
  (ii) William Lenthall (b 1552, d 02.12.1596) - continued below
  m. Frances Southwell (dau of Sir Richard Southwell of St. Faiths)
  (iii) Elinor Lenthall
  m. Abraham Horseman of Haseley
  (iv) Elizabeth Lenthall
  m. Edward Knightley of Offchurchbery
  (v) Alice Lenthall possibly of this generation (or the one after?)
  m. Richard Crispe of Copcott
  (vi)+ other issue - Mary, Anne, Frances
  m2. Isabell (heir of William Bond)
  (2) Anne Lenthall
  m1. Robert Tempest of Holmeset
  m2. George Smith of Manstanton
  m3. Sir John Tempest of Bolinghall or Bollinghall
  (3) Mary Lenthall
  m. Richard Swinerton of Worcestershire
  (4) Julia Lenthall
  m. Bartholomew Pigott of Aston Rowhant
  (5) Margaret Lenthall
  m. Thomas Tempest of Holmesett
(6)+ other issue - John, Richard or Rowland
  ii. Roger Lenthall of Wigmore (a 1463)
  m. Johanna
  a. John Lenthall of Stanton
  iii. Margaret Lenthall
  B. Alice Lenthall
  m. Richard Butterleigh
2. Sir Rowland Lenthall of Hampton Court
According to www.hamptoncourt.org.uk, Hampton Court, the one in Herefordshire not the royal palace in Surrey, was granted by King Henry IV to Sir Rowland at the time of his marriage to Margaret FitzAlan, (second) cousin of the King (and first cousin once removed of the King's wife). Rowland, who was knighted at Agincourt, built the manor house in 1427. He was succeeded by his daughter "who married the Baron of Burford and it was their grandson who sold Hampton to Sir Humphrey Coningsby in 1510." Hampton stayed with the Coningsby family until the early 19th Century.
  m1. Margaret FitzAlan (dau of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, by Elizabeth de Bohun)
  Visitation (Devon) shows all Sir Rowland's children as by Margaret FitzAlan. We provisionally show the sons as by Margaret FitzAlan but, as explained below, show the daughters as by Lucy Grey.
  A. Edmund Lenthall (dspvp?)
  m. Margaret (dau of Lord Zouche)
  B. John Lenthall shown by Visitation (Devon) as 'of Hampton Court' but dvpsp?
  m. Anne (sister of Humphrey Besilles de Besilles Leigh)
  m2. Lucy Grey (dau of Richard Grey, 4th Lord of Codnor, by Elizabeth Bassett)
  TCP (Zouche of Haryngworth) is clear that Lord Zouche's wife Katherine's mother was Lucy Grey. Furthermore, BLG1952 (Legh of High Legh) [one of whom married the heiress of the Cornwells of Burford] reports "it was through this marriage that the present representative of the family derives his co-heirship to the Baronies of Grey of Codnor, and Basset of Sapcote". This evidences that Agnes was also daughter of Lucy Grey.
  C. Agnes Lenthall
  m. Thomas Cornwell, Baron of Burford (d 1473)
  D. Katherine Lenthall called Alice by Visitation (Devon)
  m. William la Zouche, 6th Lord (b by 1430, d 15.01.1467/8)

 

 

William Lenthall (b 1552, d 02.12.1596) - continued above
m. Frances Southwell (dau of Sir Richard Southwell of St. Faith's)
1. Sir John Lenthall of Creslow, later of Latchford and Great Haseley
  m. Bridget Temple (dau of Sir Thomas Temple, 1st Bart)
  A. Edmund Lenthall of Latchford and Great Haseley
  m. Elizabeth Wade (dau of Sir William Wade, Lt. of Tower of London)
  i. William Lenthall of Latchford and Great Haseley (dsp)
  m1. Stephanie Harvey (dau of Admiral Sir S. Harvey)
  m2. Lucy Dunch (cousin by marriage of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector)
  ii.+ other issue - Edmund (d 1644), John (dsp 14.05.1641), Bridget (d unnm 1641)
  B. Edmund Lenthall probably of this generation
  m. Susannah Brereton (dau of Sir William Brereton, 1st Bart of Honford)
  C. Catherine Lenthall
  m. (28.04.1653) James Hamilton, Lord Paisley (dvp before 1670)
  D. Frances Lenthall
  m. Edward Moore (son of Sir Edward of Odiham)
E.+ 4 sons and 6 daughters
2. William Lenthall of The Priory, Burford, Lord Lenthall (b 06.1591, d 01.09.1661, Speaker of the Long Parliament, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)
  William was influential ineffecting the restoration of King Charles. Nevertheless, the Peerage granted to him by Oliver Cromwell appears not to have been confirmed.
  m. Elizabeth Evans (dau of Ambrose Evans of Lodington)
  BEB1841 shows Catherine who married Lord Paisley, shown above as William's niece, as one of William's daughter. TCP (Abercorn) confirms that we are right to follow BLG1952. Consequently, we follow BLG1952 on the other children rather than BEB1841.
  A. Sir John Lenthall of Besselsleigh, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Governor of Windsor Castle (d 09.11.1681, Colonel, MP)
  (1) The baronetcy granted to John by Oliver Cromwell appears not to have been confirmed.
(2) BEB1841 suggests that John's first wife (sp) was Rebecca, daughter of T. Bennet, alderman of London, but BLG1952 identifies her as ...
  m1. Mary Ayshcombe (dau of Sir William Ayshcombe of Alverscot)
  m2. Mary Blewett (widow of Sir John Stonhouse or Stonehouse, 2nd Bart of Amberden Hall)
  i. William Lenthall of Burford Priory (b 1659, d 05.09.1686)
  m. Catherine Hamilton (b c1653, d 24.05.1723, dau of James Hamilton, Lord Paisley)
  a. John Lenthall of Burford, Sheriff of Oxfordshire
  m. Jane Hill (dau of Sir W. Hill)
  (1) William Lenthall of Burford, Sheriff of Oxfordshire (d unm 1781)
  (2) John Lenthall of Burford (bpt 29.01.1722)
  m. Anne Shute (dau of Rev. Christopher Shute)
(A) John Lenthall of Burford, Sheriff of Oxfordshire (d 1820)
  m. Sarah Caswell (d 02.03.1837, dau of Rev. John Caswell of Swalcliffe)
  (i) William John Lenthall of Burford had issue
  m. Frances Mary Terry (dau of T. Terry of Beverley)
  (ii) Rowland Henry Lenthall of Kemsey
(a) Rowland Lenthall (d unm 02.12.1899)
  (B) William John Lenthall of Bessels Leigh, Sheriff of Caernarvonshire and Merionethshire (b 01.1764, d 03.1855)
  m. (01.1789) Elizabeth Kyffin (d 06.1791, dau of Sir Thomas Kyffin of Maenan)
  (i) Kyffin John William Lenthall of Bessels Leigh Manor and Maenan Hall, Sheriff of Caernarvonshire (b 12.10.1789, d 03.1870) had issue
  m. (18.04.1818) Mary Ann Ashton (d 24.09.1866, dau of John Ashton of The Grange, Cheshire)
  (ii) Ann Margaret Lenthall (b 1801, d 1810)
  (3)+ other issue - Anne, Mary
  b. James Lenthall
  ii. Elizabeth Lenthall
  m. Sir Sandys Fortescue, 2nd Bart of Fallapit (b 1660, d 1682)
  m3. (sp) Catherine Andrew (dau of Col. Eusebius Andrew of Edmonton)
  B. Frances Lenthall
  m. Roland Lacey (son of Sir John of Puddlecote and Shipton)
  C.+ other issue - William, Francis, Elizabeth
3. daughter
  m. _ Warcup
4.+ other issue - Thomas, Francis, 3 daughters

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Devon, 1620, Lenthall), Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1574, Lenthall of Lachford), Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1634, Lenthall of Burford), BLG1952 (Lenthall of Bessels Leigh)
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 (Lenthall of Bessels Leigh) with support from BEB1841 (Lenthall of Bessels Leigh)
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