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Families covered: Lyttleton of Mounslow, Lyttleton (Littleton) of Naunton Beauchamp, Lyttleton (Littleton) of Spetchley, Littleton of Stoke Milburgh, Lyttleton of Studley Castle
[This page was originally named 'Lyttleton03'. Its name was changed on 10.09.18. Part of the top section was first shown in Temp19 on 15.05.06.]

                               
Thomas Lyttleton of Spetchley (d by 1535)
m. Anne Botreaux (dau/heir of John Botreaux of Abbot's Salford)
1. Thomas Lyttleton of Spetchley, Elmley Castle & Abbot's Salford (d by 1535)
2. John Lyttleton of Munslow, later of Spetchley (d 30.11.1560)
  m. Alice Thornes (dau of Richard Thornes of Shelvrock)
A. Sir Edward Littleton of Henley (& Mounslow), Salop (d before 16.11.1622, Chief Justice of North Wales, 2nd son?)
  m. Mary Walter (dau of Edmund Walter of Ludlow, Chief Justice of South Wales)
  i. Sir Edward Littleton, Lord Lyttelton of Mounslow (b 1589, d 09.08.1645, Solitictor General)
  m1. Anne Lyttleton (d 06.02.1623/4, dau of John Lyttleton of Frankley by Muriel Bromley)
  Visitation ends with this generation, indicating that Sir Edward had issue by both marriages. The following comes from TCP (Lyttelton of Mounslow) which reports that he had no male issue. BE1883 (Lyttleton of Mounslow) mentions only his marriage to Anne and identifes as their only child ...
  a. Anne Littleton (b 21.08.1623, bur 04.12.1705)
  m. (10.1637) Sir Thomas Littleton, 2nd Bart of Stoke Milburgh (d 04.1681) @@ below
  m2. (by 1625) Elizabeth (or Sidney) Jones (dau of Sir William Jones, widow of Sir George Calverley)
  ii. Anne Lyttleton
  m. Thomas Kettleby of Steeple
  iii. Mary Lyttleton
  m. Gilbert Jones (son of Gilbert of Welshpool)
iv. Priscilla (or Margaret) Lyttleton
  m. Periot (sb Perrot?) Price (son of Thomas of Scotsberow)
  v. Jane Lyttleton
  m. John Osbaldeston of Oxfordshire
  vi.+ other issue - William (a 1640, Serjeant-at-law), James (d unm 1645, Chancellor of Worcester), Thomas of London, John (a 1643, Master of the Temple), Nathaniel, Timothy, Samuel (dsp), Martha (dsp)
  B. Thomas Littleton of Stoke Milburgh or Milburge (d by 1622)
Visitation indicates that Thomas dsp. However, BEB1841 (Littleton of Stoke Milburgh) & TCB (vol ii, Littleton otherwise Poyntz) provide the following. TCP, TCB & BEB1841 identify Anne, wife of the 2nd Bart, as his cousin. BE1883 (Lyttleton of Mounslow) suggests that they were 2nd cousins, which we (provisionally) follow.
  m. Frances Lutley (dau of Adam Lutley of Bronscroft Castle)
  i. Sir Adam Littleton, 1st Bart of Stoke Milburgh (d c1647)
  m. Awdrey or Etheldred Poyntz (bur 25.05.1648, dau of Thomas Poyntz of North Skynden or Ockenden by Jane, dau of Sir William Periam)
  a. Sir Thomas Littleton, 2nd Bart of Stoke Milburgh, otherwise Poynytz of North Ockenden (b c1622, d 12.04.1681)
  m. (10.1637) Anne Littleton (b 21.08.1623, d 27.11.1705, dau of Edward Littleton, Lord of Mounslow) @@ above
  (1) Sir Thomas Littleton, 3rd Bart of Stoke Milburgh, otherwise Poyntz of North Ockenden (b 03.04.1647, dsp 01.1710, Speaker of the House of Commons)
m. Ann Baun (d 21.07.1714, dau of Benjamin Baun or Baron of Westcoate or Weston)
  b. Anne Littleton probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Powys of Henley Hall (b 1620)
  c. Mary Littleton probably of this generation
  m. (10.12.1663) Thomas Walcot of Bitterley Court
  C.+ other issue - Christopher (dsp), William of Stretton, Adam (rector of Rushbury)
3. Katherine Lyttleton
  m. Richard Sheldon of Spechley
  A. Isabella Sheldon apparently of this generation
  m. William Gower of Great Witley, Sheriff of Worcestershire (d 10.1596)
  B. Scisselly Sheldon probably of this generation
  m. Robert Gower of Queenhill, Rydmarly, etc. (d 1595, brother of William)
The following comes partly from Visitation (Worcesteshire, 1569, Lyttleton).
4. Frances Lyttleton
  m1. _ More
  m2. _ Alderford
5. Judith Lyttleton
  m. Anthony Atwood
6. Sycelle or Sybell Lyttleton
  m. Robert Gower
7. Margaret Lyttleton
  m1. Thomas Porter
  m2. _ Pye
8.+ other issue - William (dsp), Anthony

 

 

Roger Lyttelton of Groveley, Worcestershire
m. Elizabeth Stanley (dau of John Stanley of West Bromwich)
1. George Lyttleton or Littleton of Bromsgrove (dsp)
2. Francis Lyttleton or Littleton (Captain)
  m. Mary Bellingserd ("a German")
  A. William Littleton of Sheriff's Norton
  m. Judith Barker of Shrewsbury
  i. Mary Littleton
3. Humphrey Lyttleton or Littleton of Naunton Beauchamp, Worcestershire (d by 1624)
  m. Margaret Westfaling (d before 27.04.1637, dau of Herbert Westfaling, Bishop of Hereford)
  A. Edward Lyttleton or Littleton of Naunton Beauchamp (d 02.12.1634)
Visitation ends with this generation but Commoners does not pick up this line again until Phillips. VCH (Worcestershire, vol 4, Parishes: Naunton Beauchamp) is not fully clear on the succession to the manor but does report that it passed from Edward to his infant son ...
  i. Humphrey Lyttleton or Littleton of Naunton Beauchamp (b c1633, d 1665?)
  a. ?? Lyttleton or Littleton presumed intermediary generation
  (1) Phillips Lyttleton of Studley Castle & Naunton Beauchamp (b 1687-8, d 15.07.1763)
m. (25.06.1723/1725) Dorothy Bloxham (dau of Robert Bloxham of Great Alne)
  (A) Phillips Lyttleton of Studley Castle (b 1729, d unm 1809)
  (B) Robert Lyttleton (b 20.04.1731, d 1782, Captain)
  m. Leonora Rutland of Richmond (heir)
  (i) Dorothy Elizabeth Lyttleton (d 06.1811)
  m. (17.04.1795) Francis Holyhead of Tettenhall & Morton Bagot
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - John (b 1725, d 1813), Elizabeth 9d 1778)
  B.+ other issue - William (dsp), Frances (dsp), Elizabeth
4. Amphillis Lyttleton
  m. John Cox of Stalbrook
5. Bridget Lyttleton
  m. Henry James of Foxfield
6. Anne Lyttleton
  m. William Paget of Belbroughton

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 19.10.08) : Visitation (Worcestershire, 1634, Littleton) with input as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 25.03.11) : Visitation (Worcestershire, 1634, Littleton), a note in Commoners (vol 2, Holyoake of Tettenhall and Studley Castle)
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