'Lewknor1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lewknor of Denham, Lewknor of Kingston Bewsey, Lewknor of Trotton, Lewknor of West Deane

                               
Visitation starts with the following Roger. RHG, which supports the cadet line of Kingston Bewey (below), shows him as son of Thomas son of Roger, SHeriff of Sussex (a 1324).
Roger Lewknor (a 1339)
m. Catherine Bardolphe named Barbara (heir) by RHG
1. Sir Thomas Lewknor (a 1356, d 1375)
  m. Joane Doyley (dau of Sir John Doyley)
  A. Sir Roger Lewknor (a 1452)
  m. Elizabeth Carew (dau of John Carew of Malford)
i. Sir Thomas Lewknor (a 1452)
  m. Phillip(a) Dalingrig (sister (not dau) of Sir Richard Dalingrig, she m2/3. Richard Barnes)
  a. Sir Roger Lewknor 'of Horsted Keynes' (a 1477)
  m1. Ellianor or Allice Camoys (dau of Richard Camoys)
  Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569) inserts an additional generation here, a Sir Roger.
  (1) Sir Thomas Lewknor of Trotton
m. Katherine Pelham (dau of Sir John Pelham)
  (A) Sir Roger Lewknor 'of Camois Court, Sussex'
  m1/2. Ellenor Touchet (dau of John (not George) Touchet, Lord Audley)
  (i) Ellenor Lewknor
  m1. Sir Arthur Poole
  (a)+ issue - Henry, Mary, Margaret
  m2/3. Sir Christopher Pickering
## Visitation identifies a daughter Ann by this marriage who m1. John Francis Weston, m2. Henry Knevet, m3. John Vaughan of Kyrkhowell. This looks exactly like the Anne who is shown on Pickering1 as daughter of Sir Christopher Pickering and Jane or Elizabeth Lewkner who is shown below.
  m3/2. Sir William Barentyne
  (d) Sir Drew Barentyne of Plumpton
  m. Ann Gray
  m2/1. Elizabeth Hussey
  (ii) Katherine Lewknor
  m1. John Milles
  m2. William Morgan
(iii) Mabell Lewknor
  m. Anthony Staple
  (iv) Constance Lewknor
  m. Thomas Foster of Worcestershire
  m3. Ellen Messant (dau of Thomas Messant)
  (2) Sir Roger Lewknor
  m. Mary West (dau of Reignald West, Lord Delaware)
  (A) Edmond Lewknor of Fyning (4th son)
  m. Jane Tirell
  (i) Thomas Lewknor
  m1. Bridgett Lewes
  (a) Richard Lewknor
((1)) Richard Lewknor
  (b)+ other issue - Edmond, Sir Lewes, Thomas, John
  m2. Ann Hill @@ see here @@
  (ii) Edmond Lewknor
  (iii) Richard Lewknor (b 1539-40, d 06.04.1616, Chief Justice of Wales and/or Chester)
  (a) Richard Lewknor of West Deane (b 1567/8, d 09.03.1602)
  m. Ellenor Broome (dau of Christopher Broome or Brome of Halton)
  ((1)) Richard Lewknor of West Deane, Sussex (d 27.05.1635)
  The following includes input from Visitation (Sussex, 1662, Lewknor of West Deane).
  m. (01.01.1617-8, Mary Bennett (dau of Thomas Bennett, alderman of London)
((A)) Sir John Lewknor of West Deane (b c1623, d 03.12.1669)
  m. Anne Mynn (d 09.06.1604, dau of George Mynn of Woodcot, she m2. Sir William Morley of Halnaker)
  ((i)) John Lewknor (b 24.08.1658, dsp 19.02.1706)
  ((2)) Sir Christopher Lewknor or Lewkenor (a 1640, recorder of Chichester)
  m. (1619) Mary May (d 1642, dau of John May of Rawmere)
((A)) Elizabeth Lewkenor who apparently married ...
  m. Edward Woodward of Fosters
  ((i)) William Woodward
  m. Elizabeth Martin (dsp 1737, dau of Michael Martin of Ensham)
  ((B)) Frances Lewkenor who apparently married ...
  m. Michael Martin of Ensham (d 1681)
  ((3)) Anthony Lewknor
  m. Susan Bullock (dau of Edmond Bullock of Salop)
  ((A))+ issue - Lawrence, Elizabeth
  ((4)) Margaret Lewknor
  m. John Austen of Shalford, near Guildford
  ((5+)) Elizabeth Lewknor
  (b) Thomas Lewknor
  (B)+ other issue - Roger, William, George
(3) Richard Lewknor of Sherfield
  m. ?? (dau of _ of Mychellgrove, Sussex)
  (A) Richard Lewknor of Marshelop
  Visitation (Sussex) reports that Richard was 'of Buckstead' and dsp, having married Jane Forster of Northfleet. We follow Visitation (Worcestershire) which shows that Richard as son of this Richard and this Richard as 'of Marshelop' and his family as follows:
  m. Joane Maskall (dau of Richard Maskall of Maskall)
  (i) Thomas Lewknor shown by Visitation (Sussex) as brother rather than son of Richard
  m1. Bennett Chaloner (dau of Thomas Chaloner of Linfield)
(a) Nicholas Lewknor 'of Horsley'
  (b) Jane Lewknor
  m. Anthony Sheldon of Brodwaye, Worcestershire
  m2. Joane Wheeler
  (ii) Richard Lewknor of Northflitt, Kent
  m. Jane Forster of Northflitt (Northfleet)
  (iii) Elizabeth Lewknor shown by Visitation (Sussex) as sister rather than daughter of Richard
  m. _ Cokes
  (iv) Anne Lewknor shown by Visitation (Sussex) as sister rather than daughter of Richard
  (B)+ other issue - John (dsp), Roger (dsp), John
  (4) Elizabeth or Jane Lewknor apparently of this generation but see note ## above
  m. Sir Christopher Pickering of Killington
  (5)+ other issue - Edward, William (dsp), George (dsp), Reignold (dsp), Roger (dsp), Margaret, Mary, Amye
  m2. Isabel Ickingham (dau of Roger Ickingham)
  b. Richard Lewknor of Brambury (dsp)
  c. Thomas Lewknor (3rd son)
  (1)+ issue (dsp) - John, Frances
  d. Walter Lewknor (5th son)
  m. Joane Culpeper (dau of Walter Culpeper of Bedgbery)
  (1) Richard Lewknor
  m. Jane Maynard (dau of John Maynard of Essex)
  (A) Richard Lewknor of Trotton, Sussex
  m. Elizabeth Messant (dau of Thomas Messant, widow of Sir Roger Lewknor)
  (i) Edmond Lewknor
  m. Ann Browne (dau of Sir Anthony Browne)
  (a) Herbert Lewknor of Loverhill, near Trotton
  m. Mary Ponts (dau of William Ponts of Reigate)
  ((1)) Edward Lewknor of Denton, Sussex (a 1634)
  m. Sara Richardson (dau of Henry Richardson of Comberland)
  ((A)) Susan Lewknor
  ((2)) Anne Lewknor
  m. William Berham of Mayfield
  ((3)) Elizabeth Lewknor
  m. Cuthbery Cotto of London
  ((4))+ other issue (dsp) - William, John, Herbert
  (b) daughter
  m. William Thomlinson Clarke
  (c)+ other issue - Anthony (dsp), Constance
  (ii)+ other issue - Richard, Henry, George, Thomas, Anthony, Elizabeth, Amye, Katherin, Jane
  (B) Elizabeth Lewknor
  m. Thomas Lovelace of Kent
  (C)+ other issue (dsp) - Robert, Humphrey
  (2) Humphrey Lewknor
  m1/2. Anne Hall of Wore
  (A) Robert Lewknor of Leigh, Kent
  m1/2. Mary Poynings (dau of Edward Poynings)
(i) Richard Lewknor (dsp)
  (ii) Mary Lewknor
  m. _ Norton
  m2/1. ??
  (iii)+ other issue - William, Edward, Vane
  (B)+ other issue - Roger, Mary
  m2/1. _ Arden
(D)+ other issue - Katheren, Margaret
  e. Nicholas Lewknor (a 1473)
  m. Elizabeth (dau of Raffe Radnell or Radmylde by Margaret Camoys)
  (1) Edward Lewknor
  m1. Margaret
(A) Edward Lewknor of Kingston Bewsey
  m. Margaret Copley
  (i) Edward Lewknor of Kingston Bewsey
  m. Dorothy Wroth (dau of Sir Robert Wroth of Enfield)
(a) Sir Edward Lewknor of Denham Hall, Suffolk (bur 05.10.1605)
  m. (c1569) Susan Higham (bur 04.10.1605, dau of Thomas Higham of Higham's Hall)
  ((1)) Sir Edward Lewknor of Denham Hall (d 01.05.1618)
  m. Mary Nevell (bur 28.10.1642, dau of Sir Henry Nevell or Neville of Billingbear)
  Visitation ends with this generation. The following, and support for Edward's ancestry, comes from RHG (vol 2, 'Pedigree of Lewkenor', p469+).
  ((A)) Henry Lewknor (bpt 04.05.1612, bur 25.07.1613)
  ((B)) Edward Lewknor of Denham Hall (bpt 17.02.1613, bur 22.12.1634)
  m. Elizabeth Russell (dau of Sir William Russell of Chippenham)
  ((i)) Mary Lewkenor (b 09.1634, dsp bur 22.05.1673)
m. (before 13.04.1659) Sir Horatio Townshend, 3rd Bart, later 1st Viscount Townshend of Raynham (d 12.1687)
  ((C)) Anne Lewknor (d 15.07.1663)
  m. (26.08.1630) Sir Nicholas Le Strange, 1st Bart of Hunstanton (bpt 27.03.1604, d 24.07.1665)
((D)) Katherine Lewknor (d 1677)
  m. (30.07.1641) James Calthorp of East Barsham
  ((2)) Sir Robert Lewknor of Acris
  m. Mary Hamon (dau of Alexander Hamon of Acres)
  ((A)) Hamon Lewknor
  ((3)) Martha Lewknor
  m. Thomas Gourney of Elingham
  ((4)) Susan Lewknor
  m. Thomas Steward of Bacon (Barton)
  ((5)) Dorothy Lewknor
  m. Robert Castell of East Hatley
((6)) Ann Lewknor
  m. Godfrey Rodes of Halton (d c1634)
  ((7)) Hester Lewknor
  m. Robert Quarles of Romford
  ((2)) Elizabeth Lewknor (dsp)
  m. Thomas Catlyn
((8))+ other issue - Mary (dsp), Susan (dsp), Anne
  (b) Thomas Lewknor
  m. Judeth Bulman
  (c) Mary Lewknor
  m. Mathew Machell of Hackney
  (d) Dorothy Lewknor
  m. (15.02.1580/1) Benjamin Pellet of Slaning
  (e)+ other issue - Stephen (dsp), William (dsp), Anne, Elizabeth
  (ii) Anthony Lewknor
(iii) Elianor Lewknor
  m. (Henry) St. Barbe (d 1567)
  (iv) Mary Lewknor
  m. John Michel
(v) Barbara Lewknor
  m. Sir John Dawtrey
  (B) Ellianor Lewknor possibly the Elianor who married ...
  m. William Wroughton of Broadhenton (b c1509, d 1559)
  (C)+ other issue - Richard, Dorothy
  m2. Ann (she m2. Sir Edmond Edlingham)
  f. daughter
  m. ?? Wroth
  g. Elizabeth Lewknor
  m. Thomas Kemp
h. Jane Lewknor
  m. Thomas Gooder of Hadley
  i. Allice Lewknor
  m. John Pelham of Sussex
  ii. Ann (Agnes) Lewknor
  m1. (Andrew) Sackvill
  m2. Raffe or Richard Myle (Mill)
  m3. _ Kighley
  B. John Lewknor apparently of this generation
  i. Joan Lewknor (d 1473)
  m. John Barttelot of Stopham (d 1453)
  C. Beatrice Lewknor possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Kempe

Main source(s): Visitation (Sussex, 1513+1633-4, Lewknor) with some support from Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569, Lewknor)
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