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Families covered: Poley of Badley, Poley of Boxted, Poley of Icklingham

Thomas Poley of Codreth, later of Boxted Hall
m1. Maude Gislingham (dau of John Gislingham)
1. Richard Poley of Woodall in Stoke Ash (d by 1474)
  m. Margaret Blyant (dau of Simon Blyant of Thornham)
  A. Simon Poley (d 05.02.1491)
  m. Margery Alcokes (d 13.10.1485, dau of Edmond Alcokes)
i. Henry Poley (a 1511)
  m. Constance Gedding (a 1540, dau of William Gedding of Icklingham)
  a. Edmund Poley of Badley (d before 23.05.1549)
  m. Myrabel Garneys (bur 25.02.1552, dau of John Garneys of Kenton)
  (1) John Poley of Badley (d 20.10.1589)
  m. Anne Wentworth (bur 29.08.1575, dau of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Lord)
(A) Edmund Poley of Badley (dsp 31.10.1613)
  m1. Katherine Seckford (d 19.06.1600-1, dau of Francis Seckford of Seckford Hall)
  m2. (17.09.1601) Alice Cockerham (dau of Philip Cockerham, widow of Richard Kempe of Gissing)
(B) Richard Poley of Badley (d 08.02.1592)
  m. (04.08.1590) Mary Brewse (d 29.06.1593, dau of Sir John Brewse of Little Wenham)
  (i) Edmund Poley of Badley
  m. Dorothy Warner (dau of _ Warner of Cratfield)
  (a) Sir Edmund Poley of Badley (a 1664)
  m. Hester Crofts (dau of Sir Henry Crofts of Little Saxham)
  ((1)) Judith Poley (bpt 02.07.1654, d 02.10.1726)
  m. (17.04.1675) Henry (not Thomas) Jermyn, Earl of Dover (b c1636, dsp 06.04.1708)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Poley who married ...
  m. Sir Richard Gipps
  ((3))+ other issue (a 1664) - Henry (b c1653), Edmund, Charles
(ii) Sisley (or Bridget) Poley mentioned in Visitation (Metcalfe 1882, Suffolk, 1612, Poley of Badley)
  m. Charles Crofts (son of Charles of Badwell)
  (C) Susan Poley (bur 14.09.1604)
  m. Thomas Croftes of Little Saxham
  (D) Margaret Poley (b c1542, d 08.1625)
  m. (c1563) Sir Thomas Palmer, Bart of Wingham (b 1540, d 07.01.1624/5)
  (E) Myrabel Poley
  m. (14.05.1574) William Brewster of Castle Hedingham
  (F) Mary Poley (b c1552, d 18.08.1633)
  m. (14.05.1574) John Lany of Cratfield
  (G) Anne Poley (bur 16.02.1602)
  m. Thomas Lambe (d 01.03.1617, son of Thomas of Trimley)
  (H) Martha Poley (bur 15.12.1625)
m. Thomas Daundy of Combs (d 1607)
  (I)+ other issue -Thomas, Mary (bur 07.01.1612)
  (2) Edmund Poley (3rd son)
  The following comes from Visitation (Walter C. Metcalfe 1882, Suffolk, 1612, Poley of Columbine Hall).
  m. Jane Grove (dau of John Grove)
  (A) Sir John Poley of Columbine Hall (a 1612)
  m. Ursula Gilbert (dau of Sir John Gilbert of Great Finborough)
  (i) Henry Gilbert (a l612)
  (B)+ other issue (dsp) - Henry, Elizabeth
  (3) Elizabeth Poley
  m. John Aldham of Brome (yeoman)
  (4) Dorothy Poley
  m. Edward Walker of Nether Stowey
(5) Margaret Poley
  m. Robert Knapp of Needham
  (6) Anne Poley
  m. William Kettleburgh of Didlington
  (7) Constance Poley
  m. Nicholas Crisp
  (8) Margery Poley
  m. Thomas Blunt of Kidderminster
  (9) Jane Poley (bur 27.01.1564)
  m. (after 07.1548) John Dunkon (bur 06.02.1564)
  (10) Myrabel Poley (d 01.12.1601)
m. (after 07.1548) William Boyse of Netlestead
  (11)+ other issue - Thomas, Richard, Henry
  b. William Poley of Thamhill in Icklingham (d before 06.09.1557)
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Poley of Icklingham).
  m. Katherine Larke (d 1560/1, dau of _ Larke of Thetford)
  (1) Thomas Poley of Icklingham (a 1572)
  m. Julyan Fayre (dau of John Fayre of London, widow of Thomas Spring of Pakenham & Icklingham)
(2) Constance Poley
  m. Brice Rookwood or Rokewood of Euston
  (3) Margaret Poley
  m. Stephen Heyward of Bury
  ii. Edmund Poley of Badley (d 25.01.1504)
  m. Jane Toppesfield (dau of Ralph Toppsefield of Little Saxham)
  a.+ issue - 2 sons, Thomas, Anne, Margery, Elizabeth
  iii. Thomas Poley
  iv. Margaret or Margery Poley
  m. John Slingsby of Scriven (b c1471, d 16.09.1513)
  B. John Poley
2. Anne Poley
  m. Nicholas Lovell
3.+ other issue - John (priest), Rose
m2. Anne Badwell (dau of Thomas Badwell of Boxted Hall Manor)
5. Thomas Poley of Boxted Hall
  m. Alice Rokehill (dau of Jeffrey Rokehill of Wormingford)
A. John Poley of Wormingford and Boxted (d 30.10.1487)
  m. Agnes Whetley (dau of Sir Richard Whetley or Whethill of Calais)
  i. Richard Poley of Boxted (d 19.02.1546)
  m. Anne Clopton (d 1549/50, dau of Sir William Clopton of Melford (sister of Sir William of Liston Hall))
a. John Poley of Boxted (bpt 27.09.1539, bur 06.08.1580)
  m. Margaret Blyant (bur 20.08.1561, dau of John Blyant of Ringshall)
  (1) William Poley of Boxted (bur 18.12.1587)
  m. Alice Shaa (bur 07.03.1577, dau of Edmund Shaa of Hordon-on-the-Hill)
  (A) Sir John Poley of Boxted (b c1557, dsp 07.12.1593)
(B) Sir William Poley of Boxted (bpt 26.08.1562, bur 06.08.1629)
  m. (20.09.1597) Anne Jermine (bur 04.04.1658, dau of Sir Robert Jermine of Rushbrooke)
  (i) Sir William Poley of Boxted (b 1602, 2nd son)
  m1. Elizabeth Arden (d 1632, dau of Sir Henry Arden of Warwickshire)
  (a) Susan Poley
  m1. Anthony Maxey
  m2. Richard Savage (dsp, 3rd son of 2nd Earl Rivers)
  m2. Elizabeth D'Ewes (d 1698, dau of Paul D'Ewes of Stowlangtoft)
  (b) Thomas Poley (b 1642, 2nd son)
m. (1677) Frances Head (d 1689, dau of Sir Richard Head, 1st Bart of Rochester)
  ((1)) Richard Poley (b 1682, dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Dilford
  ((2)) Elizabeth Poley (d 1761)
  m. Robert Wheller of Tunbridge (d 1751)
  ((A)) George Wheller, later Wheller-Poley of Boxted (b 1710, d 1778)
  m. Frances Hussey (d 1796, dau of Thomas Hussey of Burwash)
  ((i)) John Wheller-Poley of Boxted (b 1755, d 29.05.1799, Rev.)
m. (01.02.1783) Jane Whaley (d 1833, dau of John Blatch Whaley of Colchester)
  ((a)) George Wheller-Poley of Boxted Hall (b 01.11.1783, d 05.11.1849) had issue
  m. (08.03.1808) Helen Sophia Fisher (d 20.10.1860, dau of James Fisher of Browston Hall)
  ((3))+ other issue - William (dsp), Bridget
  (c) Elizabeth Poley (a 1713) possibly of this generation, of this marriage
  m. William Clopton of Liston (d 169*)
(d)+ 2 sons and 2 daughters
  (ii) Judith Poley probably of this generation
  m. Sir Humphrey May of Carrow Priory (bpt 01.1574, d 1630)
  (iii)+ 2 sons and 2 daughters
  (C) Anne Poley (bur 13.06.1623)
  m. Sir John Higham
  (D) Mary Poley
  m. (1572) George Colt of Grey's in Cavendish (bur 05.01.1615)
  (E) Alice Poley
  m. (05.10.1585) Waldegrave Abell of Nether Hall
(F) Jane Poley (bpt 31.01.1564)
  m1. _ Powell
  m2. (19.12.1599) William Croftes
  (G)+ other issue - George (bpt 30.12.1563), Gabriel (bpt 17.08.1565, bur 29.04.1567), Francis (bpt 17.10.1571), Joan (bpt 16.02.1569, bur 17.02.1569)
  (2) Giles Poley (3rd son)
  m. (19.12.1554) Alice Tenderlove
  (3) Anne Poley
  m. William Worliche
  (4) Elizabeth Poley (d before 04.09.1616)
  m. William Hervey of Ickworth and Wordwell (b 1509, d 02.11.1592)
  (5)+ other issue - Richard, Cuthbert, Thomas
  b. Richard Poley (d 1559)
  m. Julian Morgan (bur 10.02.1563, dau of Judge _ Morgan)
  (1)+ issue - Francis (a 1568), John (bpt 27.09.1539), Richard (bpt 27.01.1546), George (bpt 02.03.1557), Elizabeth (bpt 31.12.1540), Anne (bpt 11.10.1542), Mary (bpt 23.01.1544, bur 27.11.1558)
  c. Thomasine Poley
  m. Thomas Cornewall of Haverhill
  d.+ other issue - Barbara, (Elizabeth ?)
  ii. John Poley of Bedenham (4th son)
  m. Prudence Sheldon (dau of Richard Sheldon)
  iii. Barbara Poley
  m. _ Darell
  iv. Jane Poley
  m. _ Baker
  v.+ other issue - Anthony, George (d by 1540, rector of Attleborough)
6. Abeline Poley (dsp)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Weller-Poley of Boxted Hall), Visitation (Suffolk, 1561+1644, Poley of Badley), Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Poley of Boxted)
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