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Families covered: Risby of Felsham, Risby of Lavenham, Risby of Thorpe Morieux

The pedigree starts with 5 siblings, identified as children of ...
?? Risby of Lavenham (Suffolk)
1. Thomas Risby of Lavenham (a 12.1500)
  m. Agnes (a 08.1528)
  A. William Risby of Lavenham & Thorpe Morieux (d 11.1551)
  'Evidences' notes the possibility that Wiliam's 1st wife was Margery, dau of Robert Sexton of Lavenham, but gives precedence to identifying her as ...
  m1. Bridgett Groome (dau of Roger Groome of Lavenham)
  i. Alice Risby (a 08.1560)
  m1. ?? shown on 'Evidences' (p107)
  a. Elizabeth
  m. Robert Osmund of Bildeston
  m2. Thomas Munnyng of Nedging (d by 08.1582)
  m2. Margaret May (a 1552), dau of Alice King who m2. Thomas Spring of Lavenham
  ii. Robert Risby of Thorpe Morieux (b c1529, d by 1557)
  m. Margery Rosse (dau of Edward Rosse of Nayland & sister of John, m2. John Wincoll of Little Waldingfield)
  a. William Risby of Thorpe Morieux & Felsham (b c1554, d before 12.07.1593)
m. Catherine Smith (dau of George Smith of Cavendish)
  (1) William Risby of Thorpe Morieux & Felsham (b c1575, d before 07.07.1625)
  m. (21.03.1592) Bridget Heigham (dau of Sir John Heigham of Barrow Hall)
  (A) John Risby of Thorpe Morieux (b c1601)
m. (02.10.1638) Margaret Jermy (dau of Sir Thomas Jermy of Brightwell & Kettlebaston)
  (i) John Risby of Thorpe Morieux (a 04.1687)
  m. Elizabeth Cornwallis (b c1641, d 1705, granddau/heir of William Smith of Elmsett)
  (a) John Risby of Thorpe Morieux (dsp after 21.09.1727)
  m. Mary Bright (dau of Thomas Bright of Thurston)
  (b) Heigham Risby (b c1676, d 1740)
  m. Elizabeth
  ((1)) Jane Risby
  m. Robert Sparrow of Ofton
  (c) Anne Risby
  m. (1697) Rev. Edward Grove
  (d) Katherine Risby of Thorpe Morieux (dsp before 11.11.1747)
(e) other issue - Charles (b c1683, d 1723), Elizabeth, Margaret, Jane, Mary
  (B) Penelope Risby (bpt 1600)
  m. (01.09.1619) Thomas Spring of Loose Hall in Walsham
  (C)+ other issue (a 1625) - Robert, Daniel (bpt 1605), William, Susan, Jane
  (2)+ other issue - Robert (dsp), Anthony (bpt 1584, a 1593), Henry of Cornard Parva (bpt 1586, d before 08.11.1614), Elizabeth (a 1593, d unm), Bridget of Bridget Melton (a 1625)
  b. Elizabeth Risby (d 1637)
  m1. (06.02.1566, div) John Winthrop of Groton
  m2. (1617) Reynold Branch of Southwark
  c. Margaret Risby
  m1. John Betts of Eye
  m2. Anthony Gosnold ## see here ##
d.+ other issue - Thomas, Anne
  iii. Thomas Risby of Lavenham (d before 07.05.1601)
  m. Jane Harbottle (dau/heir of John Harbottle of Crowfield)
  a. Robert Risby (dsp)
  b. Elizabeth Risby
  m1. Henry Wingfield of Crowfield
  m2. Thomas Clench of Holbrook
  c. Joane Risby
  m. (c1580) Edward Grimstone
  iv. George Risby (dsp)
  v. Elizabeth Risby
  m. Nicholas Spring of Lavenham
  B. Anne Risby
  m. Robert Groome of Lavenham
  C.+ other issue
2.+ other issue - William, Robert, John, Agnes

Main source(s): 'Evidences of the Winthrops of Groton' (Robert C. Winthrop Jr., 1897, 'Risby of Thorpe Morieux', p73)
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