'Lisle02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lisle of Moyles Court, Lisle of Thruxton, Lisle (de Insula or de L'Isle) of Wodyton (Wotton)

                               
BLG1886 starts its article with the following: "A Norman Knight, of the name of Fitz-Asor, who accompanied William, Duke of Normandy, into England at the time of the Conquest, received from the Conqueror a grant of several manors in the Isle of Wight, as may be seen by a reference in the "Domesday Book." "
Jordan de Insula or De Lisle (d by 1155)
m. Hawise
1. Geoffrey (Galfride) de Insula, lord of Wodyton, Isle of Wight (d 1188?)
  BLG1886 reports that Galfride was alive in the time of Henry III, who r. 1216-1272, but TCP reports that he appears to have died in 1188.
  m. Hawise
  A. Walter de Insula of Wodyton (d 1221)
  m. Margaret
  i. Geoffrey (Galfride) de Insula of Wodyton, Sheriff of Hampshire (d 1251)
  m. Hawise
  a. William de Insula or de L'Isle, lord of Wodyton (d 1275)
(1) Sir John de Insula or de L'Isle, 1st Lord Lisle of Wodyton (Wootton) (d 1303/4)
  m. (before 04.11.1281) Nichole de Columbers (dau of Michel de Columbers)
  (A) John de Insula or de Lisle, 2nd Lord Lisle of Wodyton (Wootton) (b c1281, d before 20.08.1331)
  BLG1886 identifies John's wife as Roesia, dau of Sir John Cormailles of Thruxton but TCP names her ...
  m. Pernel
  (i) Bartholomew de Insula or de Lisle of Wodyton, '3rd Lord' (d 15.08.1345)
BLG1886, having noted that Bartholmew's father & grandfather had been summoned to Parliament as Barons, makes no such claim for Bartholomew & his successors. TCP reports that, "according to modern doctrine", Bartholomew & his successors may be identified as de jure Lords.
  m. (by 1329) Elizabeth de Courtenay (a 04.1364, dau of Hugh de Courtenay, Earl of Devon)
  (a) Sir John de Insula or de Lisle of Wodyton, '4th Lord' (b 13.12.1335, d 24.11.1370)
  m. (by 1365) Maud (d 08.04.1378, probably of family of Edynton of South Baddesley)
  ((1)) Sir John de Lisle of Wodyton & Thruxton, '5th Lord', Governor of Guernsey (b 15.08.1366, d 31.01or01.02.1407/8)
  BLG1886 suggests that Thruxton was in the family for 2 generations before this Sir John but TCP suggests that his wife Elizabeth "was presumably heiress or coheiress of Thruxton", implying that Thruxton came into the family in this generation.
  m. Elizabeth (d 02.1434/5, she probably m2. Sir John Bysse)
  ((A)) John de Lisle of Wodyton & Thruxton, '6th Lord' (b 1386, d 17.02.1428/9) - continued below
  m. Margery Bremshote (dau of John Bremshote or Bremshott of Bramshot)
2. Brian de Insula, Lord Chief Forrester of England (d 1234)
  m. Matilda (dau of William de Seleby)
  A.+ 3 daughters

 

 

John de Lisle of Wodyton & Thruxton, Sheriff of Hampshire, '6th Lord' (b 1386, d 17.02.1428/9) - continued above
m. Margery Bremshote (dau of John Bremshote or Bremshott of Bramshot)
1. Sir John de Lisle of Wodyton & Thruxton, '7th Lord' (d 27.01.1470/1/4)
  m1. Anne Botreaux (dau of John Botreaux of Brixton, brother of Lord William)
  The following comes from TCP with some support from VCH (Hampshire, vol 4, Parishes: Thruxton).
  A. Sir Nicholas Lisle of Wodyton & Thruxton, '8th Lord' (d 20.03.1505/6)
  m. Cecily
  i. Sir John Lisle of Wodyton & Thruxton, Sheriff of Hampshire, '9th Lord' (b c1471, dsp c1523)
  m. Mary Courtenay (dau of John Courtenay of Exeter)
  ii. Eleanor Lisle
m. John Kingston
  a. Mary Kingston (d 24.03.1538/9)
  m. Sir Thomas Lisle of Throkeleston (d 01.02.1541/2, kinsman?) possibly Sir Thomas below ?? @@
  (1) Francis Lisle (dvmsp)
  b.+ other issue (dsp?) - John, Nicholas
  B. Elizabeth or Anne or Agnes Lisle
  m. John Philpott or Philpot of Compton
  C. Margery Lisle presumed of this marriage
  m. John Rogers of Freefolk, Hampshire
  i. Anne Rogers (d 1517, coheir)
  m1. John Brocas of Beaurepaire, Sheriff (a 1482)
  m2. _ St. Marten
  D.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Margery presumed of this marriage
  m2. Isabel (d 07.10.1484, widow of Richard Horne of Kent, she m3. Thomas Beauchamp)
2. George de Lisle
  m. Ann Montgomery of Callis (Callais?)
  A. John de Lisle
  m. Christiana de Tisted (sister of William de Tisted of West Tisted)
  i. John Lisle
  m. Maria Corker (dau of John Corker of Dorset)
  a. Maria Lisle
  m. Sir Edward Rogers of Canyngton
  b.+ other issue - John (d infant?), John (dsp)
  ii. Sir Thomas Lisle
Sir Thomas is mentioned by Visitation (Hampshire). This might be the Sir Thomas who married Mary Kingston above. @@
  iii. Launcelot Lisle of Wodyton
  m. Ann Wroughton (dau of Sir Thomas Wroughton)
  a. Thomas Lisle of Wodyton
  m. Mary Moore (dau of _ Moore of Moore Court, Odiam)
(1) Anthony Lisle of Wodyton (Wotton) (a 1587)
  m. Elizabeth Dormer (dau of John Dormer of Steeple Ashton 'of Barton')
  (A) Sir William Lisle of Wodyton (Wotton) (a 1622)
  m. Bridget Hungerford (dau of Sir John Hungerford of Down Ampney)
  (i) Sir William Lisle of Wodyton (Wotton) (d 1665)
  m. Mary Lowe (d 1716, dau of Sir William Lowe of Crux Easton)
(a) Edward Lisle of Wodyton & Crux Easton, later also of Moyles Court (d 1727)
  m. Mary Phillipps (d 1749, dau of Sir Ambrose Phillipps of Garendon Park & Grace Dieu)
  ((1)) Edward Lisle of Wodyton & Moyles Court (dsp 1752)
  m. _Carter (dau of John Carter of Weston)
  ((2)) John Lisle of Wodyton & Moyles Court (dsp 1755)
  m. _ Savage
  ((3)) Charles Lisle of Wodyton & Moyles Court (d 1777)
  m. Ann Carey (dau of Nicolas Carey of Upcern)
  ((A)) Charles Lisle of Wodyton & Moyles Court (d unm 1819)
  ((B)) Mary Lisle (a 1800)
  m. Christopher Tailer (vicar of Selbourne)
  ((C)) Susan Lisle (b c1753, d 1837)
  m. Thomas March, later March-Phillipps @@ just below
  ((D)) Elizabeth Lisle (d unm 1762)
  ((E)) Catherine Lisle (dsp)
  m1. John Manley
  m2. J. Tailor of Reading
  ((4)) Elizabeth Lisle (dsp 1725)
  m. Henry March
((5)) Sophia Lisle (dsp 1780)
  m. Thomas Rawston of Lexden
  ((6)) Jane Lisle (d 1764)
  m. Thomas March (d 1754 in London)
  ((A)) Thomas March of More Critchell, later March-Phillipps of Garendon Park & Grace Dieu (d 03.1817)
  m. Susan Lisle (dau of Charles Lisle of Wodyton & Moyles Court) @@ just above
((i)) Charles March-Phillipps of Garendon Park & Grace Dieu, Sheriff of Leicestershire (b 28.05.1779, d 24.04.1862) had issue
  m. (1807) Harriet Ducarel (dau of Gustavus Ducarel of Walford, Marquis de Chateaunay)
  ((ii)) Samuel March-Phillipps (b 07.1780, d 03.1862) had issue
  m. Charemelle Grant (d 1825, sister of Charles Grant, Lord Glenelg)
  ((iii)) Edward Thomas March-Phillipps (d 12.07.1859, rector of Hathern) had issue
  m. _ Hayes of Liverpool
  ((iv)) Susan March-Phillipps (d 1853)
  m. Edward Dawson of Whatton
  ((iv)) Sophia March-Phillipps (d 30.08.1862)
  m. Henry Ryder, Bishop of Lichfield & Coventry (d 1837, son of Earl of Harrowby)
  ((v)) Catherine March-Phillipps (dsp 1830)
  m1. (1808) Edward Spencer (Clavering) Cowper (d 1823, son of George, 3rd Earl)
  m2. G.A. Hamilton (vicar of Sheppeshed)
  ((vi))+ other issue - William (b 19.05.1790, dsp 1818, Rev.), Henry Cranmer (b 03.1793, RN), Harriet (d 04.09.1859), Frances Anna (b 1791, d 09.08.1863)
  ((B)) Mary March (dsp)
  m. Rev. J. Berkin, later Lisle
  ((C)) Jane March (d unm)
  ((7)) Catherine Lisle (dsp 187)
  m. Thomas Allen
  ((8)) Susan Lisle (dsp)
  m. John Eaton of Hendon
((9))+ other issue (d unm)
  (ii) John Lisle (b c1609, d 11.08.1664, Lord Chief Justice )
  Visitation, which shows John as the eldest son, reports that his wife was Elizabeth Hobert. BLG shows his wife as Alice Becansaw and adds a significant note about both John & Alice. The following is supported by 'The Genealogist' (vol 6, 1882, 'Descendants of Alice Lisle, p13+).
  m1. Elizabeth Hobert (b 1608, d 17.09.1633, dau of Sir Henry Hobert, Bart, Lord Chief Justice)
  (a) William Lisle (d young)
  m2. Alice Becansaw (b c1617, d 02.09.1685, dau of Sir White Becansaw or Beaconshaw of Moyles Court)
  (b) John Lisle of Moyles Court (d 1709)
  m. Jane or Catherine Crook (bur 17.10.1684, dau of J. Crook)
  ((1)) John Lisle (bpt 20.02.1680, bur 08.03.1681)
((2)) Charles Lisle of Moyles Court (bpt 18.10.1684, dsp bur 20.11.1721)
  m. Lucy Molyneux (dau of Sir Francis Molyneux of Teversal)
  (c) Triphena Lisle
  m1. (by 1682) Robert Lloyd
  ((1)) Elizabeth Lloyd (d 01.12.1736)
  m1. James Russell (d 22.03.1712, son of Duke of Bedford, broter of Sir William)
  m2. Sir Henry Hoghton of Hoghton Tower, Bart
  m2. (02.1692) Robert Grove of Ferne House
  (d) Margaret Lisle (bur 27.03.1686)
  m. Robert Whitaker (bpt 1638, d 01.1718)
  (e) Bridget Lisle (a 1689)
  m1. Rev. Leonard Hore (a 1682?)
  m2. Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Massachusetts
  (f) Anne Lisle (b after 1662, d 17.02.1708)
  m. _ Harfell
  (g)+ other issue - William, Beconsawe (a 1638), Ann (d young),Mary (a 1682), Mabella (a 1682)
  (iii)+ other issue- Daniel (d young), Edward, Richard, Elizabeth, Mabel, Mary
  (B) Thomas Lisle of Palmers, Isle of Wight (b c1594, d c1654, 5th son)
  The following comes from Visitation (Hampshire & the Isle of Wight, 1686, Lisle of Palmers in Whippingham).
  m1. Elizabeth Searle (dau of John Searle)
  (i) Anne Lisle (dsp)
  m2. Grace Potnall of Newport, Isle of Wight
  (ii) William Lisle of Shales
  m1. ??
  (a)+ issue - John, William, Richard, Edward, Mary, Bridget, Mabella, Elizabeth
  m2. ??
  (i)+ other issue - Barnaby, Anthony
(iii) Nicholas Lisle of Palmers, Whippingham (d by 1684, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Tomlinson (dau of Robert Tomlinson of Suffolk)
  (iv) George Lisle of Whippingham
  m. Anne Cheeke (dau of Edward Cheeke of Merston)
  (v) Mary Lisle
  m1. John Tabor of London
  m2. Robert Luteman of London
  (vi)+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Lancelot
  (C)+ other issue - John, Edward (dsp), Anthony
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas, Lancelot, Richard, Nicholas
  iv. Agnes Lisle
  m. Nicholas Dyker of Salisbury
3. Elizabeth Lisle probably of this generation
  This connection is given by VCH (Berkshire, vol 3, Thatcham) which was kindly brought to our attention by a site visitor (DS, 18.11.08).
  m. John Pury 'of Chamberhouse' (a 1439, 1479)
  A. Anne Pury (only dau/heir)
  m. Sir William Danvers (judge)
4.+ other issue - Edmund, 3 sons, 2 daughters

Main source(s): BLG1886 (De Lisle of Garendon Park and Grace Dieu Manor), TCP (Lisle of the Isle of Wight) with some input/support (for lower section) from Visitation (Hampshire, 1530+1575+1622-34, Lisley)
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