'Papillon1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Papillon of Acrise, Papillon of Crowhurst Park, Papillon of Lexden, Papillon of Lubenham, Papillon of Papillon Hall

BLG1952 identifies the following Thomas as "Gentleman of the Bedchamber and Capt. of the Guard to Henry IV of France" and reports that his wife died "on her passage to England" and that his son Thomas married in Paris whilst his son David is identified by VCH (Leicestershire, vol 5 (Gartree Hundred), Lubenham) as "a French Huguenot". This leads us to suggest that Thomas was based in Paris and was not in fact, as is suggested by Commoners, a lineal descendant of William Papillon (a 1300) who was "one of King Edward I's most devoted servants" and "is supposed to have founded the family of Papillon, of Lubbenham, in Leicestershire". It appears that it was in fact Thomas's son David who established the family at Lubenham.
Thomas Papillon 'of Paris' (d 20.11.1608)
m. (12.08.1572) Jeanne Vieue de la Pierre
1. Thomas Papillon of Paris (b 1578)
  A. David Papillon (d 1693)
2. David Papillon of Papillon Hall in Lubenham, Leicestershire (b 1581, d 1659 (or 1629))
  m1. (11.06.1611) Mary Castol (b 1593, d 1614, dau of Johan Castol of London)
  A. Thomas Papillon (b 1612, d 1615)
  B. Mary Papillon (b 1614, d 1662)
m. (07.06.1631) Peter Fountaine (d 1649)
  m2. (04.07.1615) Anne Marie Calandrini (d 08.11.1675, dau of Jean Calandrini son of Juliano)
  BLG1952 reports that Anne Marie was "of an ancient family of Lucca, in Italy" and that Juliano was great-grandson of Sir Pietro Calandrini, brother of Phillippo, Cardinal of Bologna (1470), and half-brother of Pope Nicholas V.
  C. George Papillon (b 1620, d 1684 in London)
  m. (1653) Mary Nicholson (dsp 1725, dau of Thomas Nicholson)
  D. Thomas Papillon of Papillon Hall in Lubenham & Acrise Place in Kent, Sheriff of London (b 06.09.1623, d 1702, MP)
  m. (1651) Jane Broadnax (dau of Thomas Broadnax of Godmersham)
  i. Philip Papillon of Acrise (b 1660, d 1736, MP)
  m1. (1689) Anne Jolliffe (d 1693, dau of William Jolliffe of Caverswall Castle)
a. David Papillon of Acrise (b 1691, d 1762, MP)
  m. (1717) Mary Keyser (d 1763, dau of Timothy Keyser of London)
  (1) David Papillon of Acrise & Lee, Kent (b 1729, d 1809, youngest son?)
m1. (1753) Bridget Turner (b 1734, d 1770, dau/heir of William Turner)
  (A) Thomas Papillon of Acrise (b 12.01.1757, d 14.04.1839, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (02.06.1791) Anne Pelham (d 1839, dau of Henry Cressett Pelham of Crowhurst)
  (i) Thomas Papillon of Acrise & Crowhurst Park (Sussex) (b 07.03.1803, d 19.08.1883) had issue
  m. (08.09.1825) Frances Margaret Oxenden (b 01.09.1803, d 24.06.1885, dau of Sir Henry Oxenden of Broome Park, 7th Bart)
  (ii) John Papillon (b 30.12.1806, d 19.10.1889, rector of Lexden, 3rd son) had issue
  m1. (27.02.1840) Frances Anne Prudential Leslie (d 24.04.1853, dau of John Leslie, Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh)
  m2. (1858, sp?) Laura Nancy Lochner (d 06.10.1899, dau of John Christopher Lochner)
  (iii) Alexander Frederick William Papillon (b 1814, d 05.12.1902, Major, youngest son) had issue
  m. Sarah Stewart (d 12.11.1896, dau of Duncan Stewart of Bermuda)
  (iv) Anne Papillon (b 1793, d 1819)
  m. (1815) Richard Hardinge
  (v) Elizabeth Mary Papillon (b 1800)
  m. (1826) Rev. H. Thursby (cousin)
(vi)+ other issue - Henry (b 1805, d infant), Philip (b 1812, d 1813), Maria (b 1794), Caroline Elizabeth (b 1796), Frances (b 1797), Henrietta (b 1799), Lucy Jane (b 1808), Bridget Octavia (b 1809), Charlotte Maria (b 1817, d 1819)
  (B) William Papillon (b 1761, d 22.09.1838, 4th son)
  m. (1798) Sarah Maria Drake (dau/heir of Rev. Richard Drake of Wymondham)
  (C) John Rawstone Papillon of Lexden Manor (b 1763, d 04.04.1837)
  (D) Elizabeth Papillon of Lexden Manor (b 1765, d unm, 1839)
  (E) Sarah Papillon (b 1766, d 07.1836)
m. (1791) Henry Jackson
  (F)+ other issue - David (b 1758, d 1772), Philip (b 1759, d unm 1809), George (b 1768, 05.02.1837), Anna Maria (b 1754, d unm 1769), Jane (b 1769, d 1770)
  m2. (1772) Esther (Hester) Curteis (dsp 1782, dau of Rev. ?? Curteis of Sevenoaks)
  (2) Anne Papillon (b 1719)
  m. (1753) Rev. Richard Jacob of East Malling
  (3) Sarah Papillon (b 1720)
  m. John Hardy Franklyn (rector of Acrise)
  (4) Elizabeth Papillon (b 1724, d 1786)
  m. (1743) Rev. Thomas Curteis of Sevenoaks
  (5) Susannah Papillon (b 1726, dsp?)
  m1. (1754) Arthur Weaver of Bridgenorth
  m2. _ Ogilvy/Ogilvie
  (6)+ other issue - Thomas (b 1721, d 1722), Philip (b 1723, d 1737),William (d young), Mary (b 1718, d nm 1756), Jane (b/d 1731)
  b.+ other issue - Jane (b/d 1690), Anne (b 1693, d 1694)
  m2. (1695) Susannah Henshaw (b 1661, d 1707, dau of George Henshaw)
  d. Philip Papillon of West Malling, Kent (b 1698, dsp 1746)
m1. Mariane de Salvert (b 1721, dsp 1746)
  m2. Gabrielle of Nouleville (Neuville?) (dsp)
  e. Susannah Papillon (b 1700)
  m. John Gregory
  f.+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (b 1696, d 1714), Elizabeth (b 1697, d 1729), Sarah (b 1701)
  ii. Elizabeth Papillon (b 1658, d 1723)
  m. Sir Edward Warde (d 1714, Lord Chief Baron)
  iii. Sarah Papillon (b 1664)
  m. (1683) Samuel Rawstorne of Lexden Manor
  iv. Anna Maria Papillon (b 1665, d 1729)
  m. (1689) William Turner
  v .+ other issue (d infant) - David (b/d 1652), Thomas (b 1654), Jane, Anne
  E. Abraham Papillon (b 1630)
m. Catherine Billingsley
  F. Anne Papillon (b 1626)
  m1. (1653) William Brudenell of Graston
  m2. (1655) Everard Fawkner
  G.+ other issue - Philip (d 1617), John (b 1618, dvp?), Katherine (b 1616, d 1617)
3. Peter Papillon
  m. Susannah Kerswick (dau of John Kerswick)
4. Elizabeth Papillon
  m. _ de Britton of Havre de Grace
5. Anne Papillon (b 1573)
  m. (14.05.1594) David Chamberlaine of Rouen
6. Esther Papillon (b 1576)
  m. (1594) Abraham Chamberlaine

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Papillon formerly of Crowhurst Park), Berry's Essex Pedigrees (1838, Papillon), Commoners (vol 1, Papillon of Acrise)
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