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Families covered: Rowse of Little Stewkley, Rous of Ragley, Rouse of Rouse Lench

John Rous (a 1324)
1. Sir Baldwin Rous omitted by some sources
  A. John Rous of Ragley (d 1396)
  m. Ciceley
  The following comes from VCH (Warwickshire, vol 3: Balichway hundred, Parishes: Arrow).
  i. John Rous of Ragley (d c1397)
  m. Christiane (d 1416)
  a. ?? Rous
  (1) William Rous (b c1409, d 1420)
  (2) John Rous of Ragley (b c1415, d 1476)
m. Margaret (a 1476)
  (A) Thomas Rous of Ragley (d 1499)
  m. Maud
  (i) Thomas Rous of Ragley (d 1523)
  (ii) Margaret Rous
  m. John Brome of Halton
  B. Henry Rous of Ragley
  m. Margaret (probably not Maud) Throgmorton (dau of John Throgmorton, Treasurer)
  i. Thomas Rous 'of Rouse Lench' (a 1445)
  m1/2. Elizabeth Lyttelton (dau of Sir William (not John) Lyttelton)
  a. Elizabeth Rous (Abbess of Ramsey)
  m2/1. Anne Cheyny (dau of Sir John Cheyny)
  b. Thomas Rous (dsp)
c. William Rous of Randolf Lynche (d 1505/6)
  m. Anne Stafford (dau of Sir Humfrey Stafford)
  (1) Thomas Rous of Overston, Northamptonshire
  m1. _ Taylor
  m2. Elizabeth Vavasor (dau of William Vavasor)
  (A) John Rous of Lynge Randolfe (Rouse Lench), Worcestershire
  m1. Anne Mountague (dau of Sir Edward Mountague, Lord Chief Justice)
(i) Edward Rous (d 1611)
  m1. Mabell Fortescue (dau of Sir Nicholas Fortescue)
  (a) Elizabeth Rous
  m. Anthony Hobby
  m2. ?? Haselrigg (possibly Maria, dau of Miles Hesilrige of Noseley)
  (b) Sir John Rous of Rouslinch or Rouse Lench (d before 12.09.1645)
  m. Hester Temple (dau of Sir Thomas Temple of Stowe)
((1)) Sir Thomas Rouse, Sheriff of Worcestershire then Warwickshire, 1st Bart of Rouse Lench (b 1608, d 26/7.05.1676)
  m1. Jane Ferrers (dau of Sir John Ferrers of Tamworth Castle by Dorothy, dau of Sir John Puckering)
  ((A)) Sir Edward Rouse, 2nd Bart of Rouse Lench (dsp 05.11.1677)
  m. Elizabeth Lisle (d by 1692, dau of John Lisle or Lisley of Moxhull)
((B)) Mary Rouse
  m. _ Phillips
  ((i)) ?? Phillips
  ((a)) Thomas Phillips, later Rouse of Rouse Lench, Sheriff of Worcestershire (d unm 30.07.1768)
  ((C)) Hester Rouse (d before 03.09.1717)
  m. Sir William Russell (d by 1714)
  m2. Frances Murray (dau of David Murray)
((D)) Sir Francis Rouse, 3rd Bart of Rouse Lench (dsp 31.07.1687)
  m. (c08.1682) Frances Archer (dau of Thomas Archer of Umberslade, she m2. John Chaplin of Tathwell)
  ((E)) Sir Thomas Rouse, 4th Bart of Rouse Lench (b 1664, dsp 29.12.1721)
  m. Anne Hooker (dau of Charles Hooker)
  ((i))+ 2 sons (d infant)
  ((F)) Elizabeth Rouse (d unm 1720/9)
  m3. (sp) Anne
  ((2)) Hester Rous
  m. Sir Francis Norreys of Weston (natural son of Earl of Berkshire)
  ((3)) Mary Rous
  m. John Savage of Egioke
  ((4))+ other issue - Edward, John, Bridget
  (c) Bridget Rous
  m. Thomas Tooley of Burmingham
  (d) Ursula Rous
  m. _ Bishop of Wolfold
  (e) Ellinor Rous
  m. John Palmer of Compton
  (ii) Thomas Rous
  (a) Thomas Rous
  m. Elizabeth Hillesden (dau of Sir Thomas Hillesden of Ampthill)
  ((1))+ issue including Thomas
  (b) John Rous
  (iii) Dorothy Rous
  m. Anthony Wolmer
  (iv) Elianor Rous
  m. Walter Creswell
(v) Isabel Rous
  m. Thomas Woodward
  (vi) Margaret Rous
  m. John Humfrey or Humphries
  (a)+ issue - John, Edward, Margery, Jane, Elizabeth
  (vii) Jane Rous
  (viii) Cicely Rous
  m. Walter Hanbury of Benhall
  m2. (c1575) Elianor or Ellen Creswell (dau of Richard Creswell)
  (ix)+ other issue - John, William
  (B) William Rous (dsp)
  (C) John Rous or Rowse of Little Stewkley, Huntingdonshire
m. Dorothy Conquest (dau of Edmond Conquest of Houghton Conquest)
  (i) Edmond Rowse of Little Stewkley (a 1613)
  m. Judith Torkington (dau of Lawrence Torkington of Stewkley)
  (ii) Henry Rowse of Little Stewkley (3rd son)
  m. Mary Throgmorton (dau of Robert Throgmorton of Ellington)
  (a)+ issue - John, Robert, Edmond, Henry, Judith, Allice
  (iii)+ other issue - John, Joane, Anne, Dorothy, Margaret
  (D) Anne Rous
  m. John Bassett of North Luffenham
  (E) Margaret Rous
  m. William Button of Ampthill
  (2)+ other issue - Sir Gilbert (priest), John, Humfrey

Main source(s): Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569+1634, Rouse), BEB1841 (Rouse of Rouse Lench), TCB (vol ii, Rouse or Rous of Rouselench)
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