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Families covered: Long of Ashley, Long of Draycot, Long of Lineham, Long of Shengay, Long of Wraxall

A progenitor of this family was reputed to have been 'Long Thomas' whose height produced the nickname that was taken on as his family's name. It appears that there are records identifying earlier generations (with marriages to a Stourton, a Berkley of Beverstone and a Seymour or St. Maur) but Commoners starts with ...
Robert Long or Longe (a 1426)
m. Alice Popham (dau of Reginald Popham of North Bradley)
1. Henry Long of Wraxall, Sheriff of Wiltshire (dsp 20.10.1490)
  m1. Joan Erleigh (d 1486)
  m2. Margaret Newburgh (dau of John Newburgh of Lullworth)
  m3. Joan
2. John Long
  m. Margaret Wayte (dau of Edward Wayte, sister of Thomas of the Temple and Draycote)
A. Sir Thomas Long of Wraxall and Draycot, Sheriff of Wiltshire (d 1510)
  m. Mary Darell (dau of Sir George Darell of Littlecote)
  i. Sir Henry Long of Wraxall and Draycot, Sheriff of Wiltshire (d 1556)
  m1. Frideswide or Frances Hungerford (dau of Sir John Hungerford of Down Ampney)
  a. Elizabeth Long
  m. Michael Quinton of Bubton
  b. Jane Long
  m. Thomas Leversedge of Frome Selwood
  c.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), John (d infant)
  m2. Eleanor Wrottesley (d 1543, dau of Richard Wrottesley of Wrottesley)
e. Sir Robert Long of Wraxall and Draycot, Sheriff of Wiltshire (b 1517, d 1581)
  m. Barbara Carne (d 1606, dau of Sir Edward Carne of Wenny)
  (1) Sir Walter Long of Wraxall and Draycot, Sheriff of Wiltshire (d 1610)
  m1. Mary Packington (dau of Sir Thomas Packington of Westwood)
  m2. Catharine Thynne (dau of Sir John Thynne of Longleat)
  (2) Anne Long
  m. Sir Thomas Snell of Kingston St. Michael
(3)+ other issue - Robert, Henry, Jewell (d 1647)
  f. Edmund Long of Kelwayes (3rd son of this marriage)
  m. Susan Snell (dau of Nicholas Snell of Kington St. Michael)
  (1)+ issue - Henry, Cicely, Alice
  g. Anthony Long of Ashley (d 05.1578)
  m. Alice Butler (dau of William Butler of Badminton by Margaret Pierce)
  (1) Henry Long of Ashley (3rd son)
  m1. Mary Paulett (dau of Richard Paulett of Minety, son of Sir Hugh & brother of Sir Amias)
  (A)+ issue - Henry (a 1660), Mary (dsp), Elizabeth (dsp)
  m2. Israel Hungerford (dau of Anthony Hungerford of Lea)
  (D) Anthony Long of Walcot
  m. Anne Long (dau of Richard Long of Avening)
  (i) Nathaniel Long of London (b c1651, d 1714)
  m. Sarah Lytcott (b c1648, d 1731, dau of Giles Lytcott, son of Sir John of Moulsey by Mary Overbury)
  (a) Sarah Long (b 1678)
  m. _ Knight
  (b) Alice Long
  m. _ Greene
  (c)+ other issue - Richard (d infant), Lytcott (b 1675), Nathaniel (b 1677), George (b 1690), John, Anne (d infant), Lucy
  (ii)+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Timothy, Josias
  (E) Alice Long
m. John Bonny of Bath
  (F) Anne Long
  m. George Long of Bath
  (2)+ other issue - William (dsp), Thomas (dsp), Francis (dsp), Silvester (dsp), Robert (dsp), Thomazine, Margaret, Jane, Eleanor, Elizabeth, Dorothy, Edith
  h. Richard Long of Lineham (d 1558)
  m. _ Browne (sister of Thomas Browne of Winterbourne Basset)
  (1) Edmund Long of Lineham (b 1555, d 1635)
  m. Rachael Coxwell (dau of John Coxwell of Ablington)
  (A) Henry Long (dvp)
  m. Margaret Duckett (dau of Leonard Duckett)
  (i) Catharine Long (b 1612)
  m. Leonard Atkins of Sutton Benger
(B) Richard Long of Lineham (d 1639)
  m1. Mary Miles of Gloucester (d 1665)
  (i) Edmund Long of Lineham (b 1621)
  m. Barbara Ayliffe (dau of Sir George Ayliffe of Rabson)
  (a) Edmund Long, last of Lineham (dsp bur 25.08.1681)
  m. Mary identified by a contributor (TC, 01.08.07) as Mary Otgher/Otger (b c1626, widow of _ Defisher/Devisscher, m3. Samuel Pett)
  (b) Martha Long
  m. _ Danvers
  (c) Elizabeth Long
  m. Christopher Guise (son of Henry of Winterbourne)
  (d)+ other issue - William (b 1655), Richard (b1660, d 1662), Oliver (d 1716 in Ireland), George, Lucy, Deborah, Barbara, Mary
  (ii) Richard Long (d 1665)
  m2. Susanna Clarke
  (iii) Humphrey Long (dsp 1679)
  (iv) Susanna Long (a 1680)
  m. Robert Compton
(C) Walter Long (b 1595, d 1630)
  m. Maria
  (i)+ issue - Walter (b 1628, dsp 170*), Rachael
  (D) Eleanor Long
  m. _ Willes of Somerset
  (E) Mary Long
  m. _ Bishop of Montgomery
(F) Norton Long (b 1606)
  m. _Smith
  (G)+ other issue - John, Anne, Elizabeth, Jane, Frances
  i. Margery Long
  m. Robert Hungerford of Cadenham
  j. Cicely Long
  m. Francis Stradling of Somersetshire
  k.+ other issue - Benedict,Thomazine
  ii. Sir Richard Long of Shengay and Hardwick (d 29.09.1545/6)
  m. Margaret Donnington (b c1509, d 1561, dau of John Donnington)
  a. Henry Long of Shengay (d 1573,MP)
  m. Dorothy Clarke (dau of Nicholas Clarke of North Weston, m2. Sir Charles Morriston of Cashiobury)
  (1) Elizabeth Long (d 12.06.1611)
  m. (13.02.1584-5) William Russell, 1st Lord of Thornhaugh (d 09.08.1613)
  b. Catharine Long
  m. Edward Fisher of Ickington
  c.+ other issue - Jane, Mary
  iii. Joan Long
  m. Edward Mylle (grandson of Sir William of Tremylle)
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas, Robert of Mawditt, John, William, Edward
  B.+ other issue - Sir Richard, William
3. Reginald Long (d before 1490)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 3, 'Long-Wellesley of Draycot Cerne', p211+) with support from BEB1841 ('Long of Westminster'), Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, 'Longe')
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