'Massie02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Massey (Massy) of Denfield (Denfeild), Massy of Tatton

                               
William Massy of Tatton (d 1273)
m. Margaret (sister/heir of Hugh de Rosthorne)
1. Sir Richard Massy of Tatton (dsp 1305)
2. Robert Massy of Rosthorne, later of Tatton
  A. William Massy of Tatton (d 02.05.1338)
  m. Margery Ligh (dau of Thomas Ligh of High Ligh)
i. Hugh Massy of Tatton
  m. Amabilia Wrenbury (dau of John Wrenbury of Wrenbury) wife of Hugh, possibly mother of ...
  a. Sir John Massy of Tatton
  m. Alice Worseley (dau of Sir Geffery Worseley)
  (1) William Massy of Tatton
  (A) Geffrey Massy of Tatton
  (i) Jane Massy
  m1. William Stanley (son/heir of Sir William of Holt)
  This Jane presumably also married ...
  m2. Sir John Brereton
(B) Richard Massey probably of this generation
  The following comes from CTG (vol 7, article I).
  m. Blanche Lathom (dau/heir of Robert Lathom of Congleton, m2. John Davenport)
  (i) Jane Massey
  m. John Davenport of Davenport
  (ii) Elizabeth Massey
  m. William Somerford of Somerford Radnor
  (2) Hugh Massy (younger son)
  This may be the Hugh who is thought by some to be ancestor of the Massies of Coddington. We show the Massies of Coddington as a cadet of the Maseys of Rixton who themselves are a cadet of the Massys of Tatton.
  (3) Margery Massy probably of this generation
  m. Sir John Bromley (a 1419)
(4) Elene Massey (d before 1436) probably of this generation
  m. Sir Ralph de Radcyffe (b 1403)
  (5) Jane Massey probably of this generation
  m. Sir William Venables of Bollin
  (6)+ other issue - Thomas, Sir Geffrey (dsp), Lawrence, John, Richard
  b. Elena Massey probably of this generation
  m. Sir William Brereton of Brereton
  ii. Richard Massy of Dychelhouse in Rawstorne
  iii. Oliver Massy of Denfeild
  a. John Massy of Denfeild or Denfeld
  (1) John Massy of Denfeld or Denfield
  m. _ Booth (dau of Sir William Booth)
  (A) Hugh Massy of Denfield (a 1566)
  m. Jane Smith (dau of Sir Thomas Smith of Chester, she m2. Randall Crew of Nantwich)
  (i) William Massey of Denfield
m. Jane Priestland (dau of Richard Priestland)
  (a) Hugh Massey of Denfield 'of Mosshouse' (d 15.04.1620)
  m. Elizabeth Whitney (d 1646, dau of Robert Whitney of Cowlane)
  ((1)) William Massey 'of Denfield & Mosse' (bpt 1600, d 1668)
m. (1622) Dorothy Cotton (dau of George Cotton of Combermere)
  ((A)) George Massey (b c1633, d 1666)
  m. Bridget Pershall (dau of Thomas Pershall, son of Sir John, Bart)
  ((i)) William Massey (b c1650)
((2)) Jane Massey
  m. (1623?) Edward Gregge of Bradley
  ((3)) Elizabeth Massey (bpt 1595)
  m. John Page (son of John (sb Humphrey) of Erdeshaw)
  ((4)) Mary Massey (bpt 1597)
  m. Cholmondeley Salmon of Cowlane
((5)) Anne Massey (bpt 1603)
  m. (1628?) John Millington of Millington
  ((6))+ other issue - Geoffrey (d young), Barbara (bpt 1598)
  (b) Edward Massey of Nantwiche
  m. _ Wright of Nantwich
  ((1))+ issue - Randall, William, Gefferey, Margaret
  (c) Margaret Massey probably of this generation
  m. Ralph Bressey or Bressie of Bulkeley
  (d)+ other issue - William (dsp), Richard of Audlem, Thomas, Geffrey, Anne
  (ii) Thomas Massey
  (iii) Robert Massey of Cowlane had issue
  (iv) Elizabeth Massey
  m. John Yeardworthe
  B. Sir Hamon Masey of Rixton (a 1346, escheator of Cheshire)
  m. (by 1333) Katherine de Rixton (dau/coheir of Alan de Rixton of Rixton)
3. Thomas Massy of Rosthorne & Wythenshawe (d 1316) had issue
4. Hawise Massy
  m. Richard de Fernelay

Main source(s): Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Massy of Tatton), Visitation (Cheshire, 1613+1663, Massey of Denfield) with a (very) little support/input for the first few generations from the pedigree on 'Mascy or Massey of Rixton, and Rixton of Rixton' from Baine's 'History of Lancaster' which was kindly copied to us by a site visitor (CV, 09.05.09)
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