'Quarles1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Quarles of Norwich, Quarles of Rumford, Quarles of Ufford

(1) Wikipedia ("Quarles, Norfolk") reports that "The name Quarles originates from the name Huerueles which is old English for the place of hwerfel. The name is thought to (have) originally referred to a prehistoric stone circle which was thought to be near-by although no trace of any such feature remains today."
(2) www.geni.com provides a pedigree going back to the 12th century (see here) which, unfortunately, does not identify its sources. It shows the undermentioned John, who m. Amy Plumsted, as son (by Agnes Elizabeth Chaworth) of Thomas of Ufford son (by Catherine Ufford) of William of Ufford (1390-1420) son of William de Quarles son of Ralph son of John son of Nicholas de Querueles son of John (b c1202) son of ?? Querueles of Quarles. www.geni.com (here) mentions a report that "William Quarels, Lord of the Barony of Quarles, ... came in 1420 from Scotland and settled in Northamptonshire, where he m. Catherine Ufford of the family of the Earls of Suffolk". It is not clear how that can be consistent with the pedigree that shows that his ancestors were of Quarles in Norfolk. That apparent inconsistency, along with some odd dates (such as one of the brothers of that John (who m. Amy Plumsted) being shown as born some years after his father died) and the naming of the father of that John as Thomas whereas Visitation (Northamptonshire) names him as another John, makes us wary of including all that www.geni.com provides.
(3) Wilson, used for Quarles2, starts his pedigree with William Quarles "of Northamptonshire, afterwards of Gresham, in Norfolk, (who) was lineally descended from William Quarles of Ufford, in the county of Northampton, who lived in the reign of King Henry the Vth" (who r. 1413-1422) and then shows his son, by Emma Buck of Blakney, as the John of London (d 12.1577) who married 3 times (m1. Alice Handley m2. Dorothy Darrell m3. Agnes Greenway) and had many children. Visitation (1612) starts with George of Ufford (a temp Henry VIII, who r. 1509-1547) with that John of London shown as his 2nd son.
(4) The following is based on Visitation (Essex, 1612) which starts with an unnamed father of George ("esquier Auditor") and Margery (m. Richard Wingfield). Visitation (Northamptonshire) starts with ...
John Quarles
1. John Quarles
  m. Amy Plumsted of Norfolk
  A. George Quarles of Ufford, Northamptonshire ("esquier Auditor to Kinge Henry the 8th")
  m. Margaret Browne (dau of Thomas Browne of Walcott) ## see here ##
  i. Francis Quarles of Ufford
Visitation (Northamptonshire) completes its pedigree by showing Francis as married only to Cecily Crokehorne with their children as George (father by Catherin Chaworth of Francis & Roger), John, Francis, James, Charles, Jonas, John, John, Alice (m. Humfrey Welby), Lucy, Isabel & Elizabeth. The following comes from Visitation (Essex, 1612) with input/support as reported.
  m1. Cecily (Cyssley) Cruckhorne of Northamptonshire
  a. George Quarles of Ufford
  m. Catherine Chaworth (dau of Sir John Chaworth of Nottinghamshire)
  (1) Francis Quarles of Ufford (a 1637)
The following is supported by Visitation (Essex, 1634, 'Quarles')
  m. (1598) Dorcas or Mary Doyley (dau of John Doyley of Chislington (Chiselhampton))
  (A) Francis Quarles of Oxford
  m. Anne Jay of Holson
  (i) Elizabeth Quarles probably the Elizabeth who married ...
m. Daniel Hall (bpt 04.09.1627, d 10.1666)
  (ii)+ issue - George, Francis, William, Anne, Mary
  (B) John (or Joseph?) Quarles (Archdeacon of Northampton)
  m. _ Beacon (dau of John Beacon of Norfolk)
  (i) daughter possibly the Mary who married ...
  m. Henry Longe of Barrow
  (ii)+ other issue - John, son, Elizabeth
  (C) Katherine Quarles
  m. John Hanger of Stibinton
  (D)+ other issue (a 1634) - George (of Gray's Inn), James of London, Robert, Doyley of London, Bridget
(2) Roger Quarles
  b. John Quarles
  m. Ann North (dau of Roger North of Nottingham)
  (1)+ issue - John, Edward, Winifred
  c. Francis Quarles of London
  m. Ann Burnell (dau of John Burnell of London)
  (1) Francis or Robert Quarles of London (d 05.01.1618)
  m1. _ Bonde
  m2. (Thomasine) Allott (dau of Sir John Allott of London, m2. Sir Henry Lee of London) ## see here ##
(2) James Quarles of London
  (3) Ann Quarles
  m. Francis Whetson of Peterborough
  d. Robert Quarles (dsp)
  e. Thomas Quarles of Norwich
  m. Ann Grosse (dau of John Le Grosse of Crostwick)
  (1) Edmond Quarles of Norwich
m. Mary Daundye (dau of Thomas Daundye of Crettingham by dau of _ Fastolphe of Pettow)
  (A)+ issue - Walter (dsp), Thomas (dsp), Edmond (dsp), John (dsp), Francis, William, Myles, Edmond (dsp), Elizabeth, Mary, Catherin
  (2)+ other issue - Bryan (dsp), Thomas (dcsp), Henry, Margaret, Elizabeth
  f. Alice Quarles
  Visitation (Northamptonshire) identifies Alice's husband as Humfrey Welby of Frosdyke in Lincolnshire (## see here ##). Visitation (Essex) identifies him as ...
  m. Humfrey Le Grosse of Crostwick in Norfolk
  m2. Bridget Brampton of Suffolk
  g. James Quarles of Rumford, Essex (d 25.09.1599, "Clarke of the Green Clothe")
The following is supported by Visitation (Essex, 1634, 'Quarles')
  m. Joanne Dalton (dau/heir of Edward Dalton of Moore or Mores Place)
  (1) Sir Robert Quarles of Rumford
  m1. Hester Lewkenor (dau of Sir Edward Lewkenor of Higham Hall)
  (A) James Quarles of Romford (b c1604, a 1634)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1878), 'Berry's Essex Pedigrees' ('Harlakenden', in Appendix)).
  m. Anne Mordaunt of Hempstead
  (i) Hester Quarles
m. William Holgate of Walden (d 31.08.1672)
  (B)+ other issue (a 1634) - Edward, Susan
  m2. _ Brewster (widow of Sir Thomas Seckford of Seckford)
  m3. Mary Parvis (dau of Henry Parvis of London)
  (D)+ other issue (a 1634) - Gabriel, William, Elizabeth
  (2) Martha Quarles
  m. Sir Cope or Coope Doyley of Chidlington (Chiselhampton) (d 1633)
  (3) Mary Quarles
  m. John Browne of Tolthrop
  (4) Priscilla Quarles
  m. Sir John Dryden, Bart
  (5)+ other issue - Arthur, James, Francis
  h. Charles Quarles
  m. Magdalen Browne (dau of John Browne of London)
  (1)+ issue - Charles, Judeth, Mary, Hanna
  i. Jonas Quarles of Porchmouth
  m. Margaret Aylemer (dau of William Aylemer)
  (1) Margaret Quarles
  j. John Quarles
  m. Jonne Farwell of Norfolk
  (1)+ issue - Jonas, John, Ann, Martha
  k. Luce Quarles
  m. Lawrence Ley of Depinge
  l. Isabell Quarles
  m. Humfrey Bogg of Sutterton
  m. Mabell Quarles
m. Richard Whitingham of Sutterton
  n.+ other issue (dsp) - Humfry, John
  ii. John Quarles of London (d 12.11.1577, draper)
  John is not mentioned by Visitation (Northamptonshire). www.geni.com shows a John (draper) as son of George (by Margaret Browne) and brother of Francis of Ufford but does not show any family for him. As mentioned above, Wilson, which provides the continuation, shows him as son of William of Northamptonshire, then Gresham in Norfolk, by Emma Buck of Blakeney, Norfolk. Wilson shows John as "of the parish of St. Peter le Poor, London" but does not mention his trade. Taking all that together, this connection should be viewed as supported by Visitation (Essex) only.
  m1. Alice Handley (d 1554)
  m2. Dorothy Darrell (d 06.01.1570)
  m3. Agnes Greenwaye (d 18.04.1588)
  ii. Barbara Quarles
  Visitation (Essex) shows an Alice Quarles as m. an unnamed Cope of Aston. Visitation (Northamptonshire) shows Barbara married ...
  m. William Cope of Oxfordshire
  B. Elizabeth Quarles
  m. John Sansyk
  C. Margery Quarles (d 04.02.1575-6)
  m. Richard Wingfield of Upton
  D.+ other issue - William (dsp), Henry (priest)
2. Henry Quarles (dsp)

Main source(s): Visitation (Essex, 1612, 'Quarles'), Visitation (Northamptonshire, Walter Metcalfe (1887), 1564+1618/9+additional, 'Quarles of Ufford' (in Appendix)) with input/support as reported above
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