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Families covered: Molyneux of Little Crosby, Molyneux (de Molines) of Sefton

The information shown in italics has provisionally been obtained from the impressive site at www.geneajourney.com.
William de Molines, later of Sephton (a 1066) was father or possibly brother of ...
1. Vivian de Molines
A. Adam de Molines of Sefton
  m. Annota (Annora) de Garnett (dau of Benedict de Garnett (Gernet) of Speke)
  i. Robert de Molines or Molyneux (temp John who r. 1199-1216)
  m. Beatrix de Villiers (dau of Sir Robert de Villiers of Little Crosby)
  a. Richard de Molines or Molyneux of Sefton and Little Crosby
  Dugdale identifies Richard's wife as Edith, sister of Almeric Pincerne. www.geneajourney.com shows her a generation earlier, as ...
  m. Edith le Boteler (dau of Sir Richard le Boteler, 'Pincerna', lord of Warrington)
  (1) Adam Molyneux of Sefton (a 1228)
  BP1934 jumps from this Adam to his great-grandson Sir William (a 1286). BEB1844 jumps from Adam to the Richard who was son of Sir Richard & Ellen Ursewick below. Flower starts with William who is shown by Dugdale as son of Adam by ...
  m. Lettice de Brinley
  (A) Sir William Molyneux of Sefton (a c1200)
Dugdale identifies William's wife as Margaret, dau of Sir Allan de Thorne. www.geneajourney.com identifies her as ...
  m. Margaret de Thornton (dau of Sir Alan de Thornton)
  (i) Richard Molyneux of Sefton (a 1232, d c1320?)
  m. Emma Donne
  (a) Sir William Molyneux of Sefton (a 1286)
  m. Isabella Scaresbrick (d 1289)
  ((1)) Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton and Little Crosby (d 1363)
  Dugdale identifies Richard's wife as Agatha, dau/heir of Sir Roger de Sefton. BP1934 identifies her as ...
  m. Agatha Kyrton (dau/heir of Sir Roger Kyrton of Lardbrook)
((A)) Sir William Molyneux of Sefton and Little Crosby named John by Foster
  m1. Joan Ellall (dau/heir of Jordan Ellall, forester of Wyresdale, by Anne de Thwenge)
  ((i)) Sir William Molyneux of Sefton (a 1367)
  m. Jane Holland (dau/(co)heir of Sir Robert Holland)
  ((a)) Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton, Sheriff of Lancashire
  m. Ellen Ursewick (dau of Sir Thomas Ursewick)
  ((b)) Robert Molyneux possibly fits here
  (((1))) Florence Molyneux
  m. John Lacy
  ((ii)) Sir John Molyneux of Crosby (3rd son)
  ((a)) Agatha Molyneux
  m. David Blundell
((b)) (Jane) Molyneux
  m. Robert (Roger) Erneys of Chester
  Ormerod's 'Miscellanea Palatina' identifies the following Alice as dau/heir of Roger Erneys of Chester & Speke by Jane, dau/heir of William Molyneux of Crosby.
  (((1))) Alice Erneys
  m. Sir Henry Norreys of Speke
  ((c)) (Jane?) Molyneux
  m. Henry Charnock of Charnock
  ((iii)) Sir Thomas Molyneux of Cuerdale (d 1388, 5th son) probable ancestor of Molyneux of Castle Dillon
  ((iv))+ other issue - Richard (parson of Sefton), Robert, Peter, Symonde
m2. Margaret (relict of Sir Robert Holland)
  ((B)) daughter
  m. _ Arden
  ((C)) Joan Molyneux apparently of this generation
  m. (1360) Henry de Scarisbrick
  ((D)) Ellen Molyneux apparently of this generation
  m. Sir Richard Bold of Bold (d c1390)
  ((E))+ other issue - Rkcihard of Larbreke, Roger of Rnhill, John
  ((2)) Joan Molyneux
  m. Robert Erneys
  (b) Robert Molyneux
  ((1)) Robert Molineux of Netherton
(c) Agnes Molyneux
  m1/2. Hugh Banester of Forneby
  This may be the Agnes who (also) married ...
  m2/1. Henry de Aintree
  ((1)) Emma de Aintree
  m. Henry de Atherton of Aintree (d by 1343)
  (d) Alicia Molyneux probably the Alice who married ...
  m. (1306) Hugh de Standish
  (e)+ other issue - Thomas, Peter, Joan (nun at Chester)
  (ii) Robert Molyneux (a 1238) shown here by Flowers
  The following comes from VCH (Lancashire, vol 3, Townships: Little Crosby) with some support/input from VCH (Lancashire, vol 3, Townships: Rainhill) and a little from Visitation (Flower, Lancashire, 1567, 'Molineux of Hawkley').
  (B) Roger de Molyneux of Little Crosby, Speke & Rainhill, Lancashire (d c1287)
  m. Agnes (dau/coheir of Simon de Rainhill (by Emma), son of Roger)
(i) Sir Richard Molyneux of Little Crosby & Speke (d by 1325?)
  m. Beatrice de Hindley (dau/heir of Adam de Hindley)
  (a) Sir John Molyneux of Little Crosby (d c1362)
  m1. Agnes
  m2. Clemency de Cheadle (dau/coheir of Roger de Cheadle, widow of William de Baguley)
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  ((1))+ issue (dvpsp)
  (b) Allan Molineux of Raynhill
  VCH (Rainhill) mentions that there were various Molyneux families 'of Rainhill', Dugdale shows this Allan as son of Richard of Raynhill son of Roger of Raynhill & Hawkley (temp Edward I). Flower shows only Alane in this generation.
  (c) Agnes Molyneux (a 1335)
  m1. David Blundell of Great Crosby (d by 1311)
  m2. Richard de Holland of Sutton (d by 1335)
  (d) Margery Molyneux
  m. John de Lancaster
  ((1)) John de Lancaster of Rainhill
  (e)+ other issue - Maud, Margaret, Elizabeth
  (2) Robert Molineux
  (A) Richard Molineux
  (i) Robert Molineux of Thorneton
  ii.+ other issue - Henry, Gilbert, Siwarda

Main source(s): BP1934 (Sefton) with a little input/support from BEB1844 (Molyneux of Teversal), Visitation (Flower, Lancashire, 1567, 'Molineux of Sefton') , Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Molineux of Sefton') and with input/support from www.geneajourney.com (shown in italics) and as reported above
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