'Norris02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Norris of Rycote, Norreys of Yattenden

Sir John Norreys of Bray and Patenden, Sheriff of Devon and Berkshire (d 1466)
m1. Alice Merbrooke (dau of Richard Merbrooke of Yattenden)
1. Sir William Norreys (Norris) of Yattenden (d 04.01.1507)
  m1. Isabel Ingoldsthorpe (d before 1513-4, dau of Sir Edmund Ingoldsthorpe)
  BE1883 reports that Sir William had 3 sons, who died young, and 3 daughters, all of whom are shown below under his third marriage (to Anne Horne). We follow BP1934.
m2. Jane de Vere (dau of John de Vere, Earl of Oxford)
  A. Sir Edward Norreys of Yattenden 'of Ricot'
  m. Fridiswide Lovel (dau of John Lovel, 8th Lord of Titchmarsh, Lord Holand)
  i. John Norreys 'of Yattenden' (dspl 21.10.1564)
  m. Elizabeth (sister of Edmund, Lord Bray)
  It appears that (Sir) John had an illegitimate daughter ...
  a. Anne Norres alias Graunt
  m. Alexander Zinzano
ii. Sir Henry Norreys or Norris (d 17.05.1536)
  m. Mary Fiennes (d 1533, dau of Thomas Fiennes, Lord Dacre 'of the South')
  a. Sir Henry Norris, 1st Lord of Rycote (b c1525, d 27.06.1601)
  m. Margeret Williams (d 12.1599, dau of John Williams, Lord of Thame)
(1) William Norris (b c1547, dvp 25.12.1579, Marshal of Berwick)
  m. Elizabeth Morrison (d c04.07.1611, dau of Sir Richard Morrison of Cashiobury)
  (A) Francis Norris, 2nd Lord of Rycote, Earl of Berkshire (b 06.07.1582, d 29.01.1621-2)
  m. (1598-9) Bridget de Vere (d 1631, dau of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford)
  (i) Elizabeth, Baroness Norris (bur 28.11.1645)
  m. (27.03.1622) Edward Wray (of Glentworth family)
p. Sarah Rose (wife of Samuel Hayward)
  (ii) Sir Francis Rose or Norreys of Weston
  m. Hester Rous (dau of Sir Thomas Rouse, 1st Bart of Rouse Lench)
  (2) Sir Thomas Norris of Mallow (Justice of Ireland, 5th son)
  m. Bridget Kingsmill (dau of Sir William Kingsmill of Sydmonton) wife of Sir Thomas, presumed mother of ...
  (A) Elizabeth Norris
  m. Sir John Jephson of Froyle
  (3) Catherine Norris
  m. (1583) Sir Anthony Poulett, Governor of Jersey (d 22.07.1600)
(4)+ other issue - Sir John (d unm), Sir Edward (dsp, Governor of Ostend), Henry, Maximilian
  b. Mary Norris
  m1. Sir George Carew of Mohun's Ottery
  m2. Sir Arthur Champernowe of Dartington (d 1578)
  B. Anne Norreys
  m. John Tyrrel
  C. Margaret Norreys
  m. John Barret of Bellhouse
  D. Mary (or Margaret) Norreys (d c1512)
  m. Gilbert Bullock of Arbourfield (d 1500)
  E. Elizabeth Norreys (d 22.01.1518)
  Some sources show an Elizabeth of this generation & marriage as married to Thomas Fettiplace of Compton Beauchamp.
BP1934 identifies William's 3rd wife (and mother of Richard, Lionel, William, Joane, Elizabeth + unnamed daughter (not Anne), naming the daughters' husbands) as Anne, dau of Sir John Horne of Sarsden & widow of Sir John Harcourt. Visitation (Rylands (1908), Berkshire (additional), 'Stafford of Bradfield') provides more information about the daughters & husbands but identifies their mother as ...
  m3. Anne Horne (dau/heir of William Horne, Mayor of London)
  F. Joane Norreys (Norris)
  m. Sir John Cheney of Wodhay
  G. Elizabeth Norreys
  m. (sp) William Fermor (Farmer) of Somerton (d 20.07.1552)
  H. Katherine Norreys (Norris)
  m. Sir John Langford of Bradfield
  I. Anne Norreys mentioned by Rylands but not by BP1934
  m. Thomas Wroughton
  J.+ other issue (dsp) - Richard, Lionel, William
2. Anne Norris 'TUDOR' shows Anne to be by this marriage
  m. Sir John Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d 26.06.1485)
m2. Eleanor Clitherow (dau of Roger Clitherow of Colderstone)
3.+ other issue
m3. Margaret Chedworth (dau of Sir John Chedworth)
4.+ other issue
Possibly of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is unknown (albeit probably the last), was ...
5. Margaret Norris
  m. John Southcot of Southcot 

Main source(s): BP1934 (Abingdon) with support from TCP (Norreys or Norris of Rycote) and BE1883 (Norreys of Thame and Berkshire)
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