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Families covered: Lygon (Ligon) of Madresfield

George Lygon
1. William Lygon
  m. Margaret
  A. Richard Lygon (a 1400)
  i. Richard Lygon
  m. Jane Bracy, heiress of Madresfield (dau of Walter Bracy)
a. William Lygon (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Arrundell (dau of Rainford Arrundell)
  b. Thomas Lygon
  m. _ Gifford
  (1) Richard Lygon or Ligon
BP1934 reports that the husband of Anne Beauchamp was called Thomas, grandson of the Thomas "who acquired the estate of Madresfield with the heiress of Bracy". TCP (Beauchamp) supports Visitation in identifying Anne's husband's name as Richard.
  m. Anne Beauchamp (d 1535, dau of Sir Richard Beauchamp, 2nd Lord Powyke)
  (A) Sir Richard Lygon of Madresfield
  m. Margaret Greville (dau of Judge William Greville)
  (i) William Lygon of Madresfield (d 08.09.1567)
  m. Eleanor Dennis (dau of Sir William Dennis)
  (a) Richard Lygon of Madresfield (bur 02.10.1584)
  m1. Mary Russell (bur 14.12.1576, dau of Sir Thomas (sb John?) Russell of Strensham)
  ((1)) Sir William Lygon of Madresfield - continued below
m. (c1586) Elizabeth Harewell (dau of E. Harewell of Besford)
  ((2)) Margaret Lygon (b 1565)
  m1. (1581) Ralph Hornyold of Blackmore Park (d 1588)
  m2. Francis Moore
  ((3)) Penelope Lygon
  m. Robert Walwin of Newland
  ((4)) Elizabeth Lygon
  m1. (1588) Morice Gilbert of Witcombe
  m2. Myles Smith, Bishop of Gloucester
((5)) Elianor Lygon
  m. John Washborne
  ((6))+ other issue - Francis (dsp), Henry, Anne (dsp)
  m2. (c1578) Margaret Talbott of Salwarpe
  ((9)) John Lygon of Arle
  m. _ Ligon (dau of Sir Arnold Ligon)
  (b) Margaret Lygon
  Visitation reports only Margaret's marriage to Sir Thomas Russell (his 2nd marriage). This is possibly the Margaret who (also) married (probably first) ...
  m1. Sir Henry Berkeley of Bruton
  m2. Sir Thomas Russell of Strensham
(c) Cicely Lygon
  m. Edward Gorge (b 1537, d 1568)
  (d) Katharine Lygon
  m. Thomas Folliott
  (e)+ other issue - Thomas, Ralfe, Hugh, Francis, Ferdinando, Elizabeth
  (ii) Henry Lygon (3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Berkeley (dau of Sir John Berkeley)
  (iii) Ursula Lygon
m. Humfrey Andrews
  (iv) Elizabeth Lygon
  m. Raffe Sheldon
  (v) Mary Lygon
  m. John Mitridg or Mindtridg
  (vi)+ other issue - John, Ferdinando (dsp), Susanna, Barbara
  A daughter, probably of this generation, married ...
  m. Sir John Bourne (d by 1575, Secretary of State to Queen Mary)
  (B) John Lygon
  m. _ Hickford
  (C) Michael Lygon
  m. _ Hoenold
  (D) Roger Lygon
  m. Katherine Dennis (dau of Sir William Dennis)
  (E)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Edward (dsp), George (priest), William



Sir William Lygon of Madresfield - continued above
m. (c1586) Elizabeth Harewell (dau of Edward (sb Edmond?) Harewell of Besford)
1. Sir William Lygon of Madresfield (d before 13.04.1619)
  m. Elizabeth Pleydell (d before 18.09.1661, dau of John Pleydell by Katherine)
  A. William Lygon of Madresfield (b c1612, d 29.01.1680)
  m. Mary Egioke (dau of Sir Francis Egioke, sister of John)
i. Richard Lygon of Madresfield (b c1638, d 1687, 2nd son)
  m1. Bridget Lisle (dau of John Lisle of Moxhall)
  a. William Lygon (d young)
  m2. Anne Russell (dsp 22.02.1734, dau of Sir Francis Russell of Strensham)
ii. William Lygon of London, later of Madresfield (b c1642, d 16.03.1720)
  m1. (07.08.1688) Margaret Corbyn (dau of Thomas Corbyn of Hall End)
  a. William Lygon (b 10.04.1691, dvpsp 04.09.1716)
  m. Margaret Cocks (dau of Charles Cocks of Worcester, she m2. Philip, Earl of Hardwick)
  b. Corbyn Lygon
  m. (03.06.1707/17) Jane Tully (dau of Isaac Tully of Covent Garden)
  (1) Margaret Lygon (dsp)
  c. Thomas Lygon (b 04.08.1696, dsp 02.04.1711)
  d. Margaret Lygon (d 14.09.1736)
  m1. (25.06.1713) Reginald Pyndar of Kempley
Their son inherited Madresfield and assumed the name Lygon. His son was created Earl Beauchamp.
  m2. Francis Biddulph of Ledbury
  m2. Elizabeth Bridges (dau of Richard Bridges of London)
  iii. Elizabeth Lygon (d 1674)
  m. John Walsham of Knill
  iv. Anne Lygon (d 1707)
  m. Edward Bull of Hollow Park
  v.+ other issue - William (d infant), Edward of the Middle Temple (dsp), Thomas (a 1683), George of the Middle Temple (d 1680), Mary (a 1683), Eleanor (a 1683)
  B. John Lygon
  C. Mary Lygon
  m. Henry Bromley of Upton-upon-Severn
  D. Margaret Lygon
  m. Thomas Moore (of family of Lindley)
2.+ other issue - Richard, Edmond, Elizabeth (d infant), Mary

Main source(s): Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569 & 1634, Lygon), Visitation (Walter C. Metcalfe 1883, Worcestershire, 1682-3, Lygon of Madresfield), BP1934 (Beauchamp)
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