'Smith01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Smythe of Ashford, Smythe of Bidborough, Smythe of Bounds, Smythe of Leeds Castle, Smythe of Osterhanger (Ostenbanger, Westenhanger), Smythe of Strangford

(1) BE1883 identiifies the arms of the Viscounts as "Az., a chevron, engrailed, between three lions passant-guardant, or". See Smith34.
(2) Visitation inserts an additional generation before the following John, another John (m. Alice), but does so in brackets noting that this was "From Somerset's copy, in later hand". It does so also for the next John's wife, naming her Agnes Branker (sic).
John Smythe of Corsham, Wiltshire (d 1538)
m. Joan Brouncker (dau of Robert Brouncker of Melksham)
1. John Smythe had issue
2. Thomas Smythe of Osterhanger, Kent (b c1522, d 1591) ## see here ##
  m. Alice Judde (dau of Sir Andrew Judde of Ashford, Lord Mayor of London)
A. Sir John Smythe of Osterhanger & Ashford, Sheriff of London (b 1556, d 29.11.1608)
  m. (1578) Elizabeth Fineux (dau of John Fineux of Hawhouse or Herne)
  i. Sir Thomas Smythe of Osterhanger & Ashford, 1st Viscount Strangford (b c1599, d 30.06.1635)
  m. (by 1621) Barbara Sydney (b 28.11.1599, d 1642/3, dau of Robert Sydney, 1st Earl of Leicester)
  a. Philip Smythe, 2nd Viscount Strangford (b 23.03.1633/4, bur 08.08.1708)
  m1. (22.08.1650/6) Isabella Sydney (bpt 30.09.1634, bur 20.06.1663, dau of Robert Sydney, 2nd Earl of Leicester)
  (1) Diana Smythe (b 1660, dsp)
  m. John Aelst
  (2) son (bur infant 15.03.1664/5)
m2. Mary Porter (d 13.11.1730, dau of George Porter)
  (3) Endymion Smythe, 3rd Viscount Strangford (d 08/9.09.1724)
  m. (c1710) Elizabeth Larget (d 28.06.1764, dau of Jean Larget de Bresville of Chalons)
  (A) Philip Smythe, 4th Viscount Strangford (b 14.03.1715, d 29.04.1787)
  m. (1741) Mary Jephson (dau of Anthony Jephson of Mallow Castle)
  (i) Lionel Smythe, 5th Viscount Strangford (b 19.05.1753, d 01.10.1801)
  m. (05.09.1779) Maria Eliza Philipse (b c1756, d 05.04.1838, dau of Frederick Philipse of Philipseburg, New York)
(a) Percy Clinton Sydney Smythe, 6th Viscount Strangford, Lord Penshurst (b 31.08.1780, d 29.05.1855) had issue
  m. (17.07.1817) Ellen Burke (b 1788, d 26.05.1826, dau of Sir Thomas Burke, 1st Bart of Marble Hill)
  (ii)+ other issue - son (bur 24.01.1744/5), Mary, Anne
  (4) Elizabeth Smythe
  m. Henry Audley of Berechurch
  (5) Olivia Smythe
  m. John Darell of Calehill
  (6) Katherine Clare Smythe (b 08.1683, d 16.04.1711)
  m. (c1704) Henry Roper, 8th Lord Teynham (b c1676, d 16.05.1723)
(7)+ other issue (dvpsp) - George (b c1672, bur 18.11.1703), Philip (bur 26.08.1674), John (bur 24.11.1681), Thomas (bur 31.01.1695/6)
  b. Barbara Smythe
  m. Peter Rycaut of Eastwell
  c.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Philippa, Dorothy
  ii. Katherine Smythe (d 08.06.1629)
  m1. Sir Henry Baker, 1st Bart of Sisinghurst (d 1623)
m2. George Lowe
  iii. Elizabeth Smythe
  m. Sir Henry Neville of Billingbear (d 1629)
  B. Sir Thomas Smythe of Bidborough, Kent (d 04.09.1625, Ambassador, first Governor of the East India Company)
m1. (sp) Judith Culverwell (dau/heir of Richard Culverwell)
  m2. Sarah Blount (dau/heir of William Blount, m2. Robert Sydney, 1st Earl of Leicester)
  i. Sir John Smythe of Bidborough
m. Isabella Rich (dau of Robert, 1st Earl of Warwick)
  a. Robert Smythe of Sutton-at-Hone and Bounds (and Bidborough ?)
  m. (08.07.1652) Dorothy Sydney (d 05.02.1684, dau of Robert Syndey, 2nd Earl of Leicester)
  (1) Robert Smythe, Governor of Dover Castle (d 1695)
  m. Catherine Stafford (dau of William Stafford of Blatherwick)
  (A) Henry Smythe
  (i) Sir Sydney Stafford Smythe of Bounds (dsp 1777)
  m. Sarah Farnaby (dau of Sir Charles Farnaby, 3rd Bart of Kippington)
  b. Letitia Isabella Smith (d 09.07.1714) apparently of this generation
  m1. (before 21.04.1647) John Robartes, 1st Earl of Radnor (b 1606, d 17.07.1685)
m2. (08.06.1688) Charles Cheyne, 1st Viscount Newhaven (d 30.06.1698)
  ii. son
  C. Henry Smythe of Corsham
  m. Elizabeth Owen (dau of judge Thomas Owen)
  D. Sir Richard Smythe of Leeds Castle, Kent (b 1563, d 1628, MP)
  The following comes from HoP ("Richard Smythe"), which identifies Richard as 5th but 4th surviving son, and HoP ("John Smythe").
  m1. (09.1589) Elizabeth Scott (dau of Sir Thomas Scott of Scotshall & Nettlestead, widow of Richard Knatchbull)
  i. Thomas Smythe
  Thomas is the only one of this generation mentioned by MGH (NS1, vol 3 (1880), p406) where it is indicated that he was "of Leeds Castle", was knighted, and had issue.
  ii. Sir John Smythe of Leeds Castle (b c1592, d 20.05.1632)
  HoP ("John Smythe") identifies John as 2nd but only surviving son of Sir Richard. Leeds Castle was sold by his sisters to Sir Thomas Culpeper.
  m. (03.03.1617) Mary Franklin (d 11.05.1678, dau of Richard Franklin of Willesden, m2. Anthony Crofts)
  a. John Smith (dvp)
  iii.+ 2 daughters
  m2. (after 1597) Jane White (d 13.10.1607, dau/heir of Sir John White of London, widow of Samuel Thornhill of Bromley)
  v. daughter
  m3. Mary Boyle (dau of Roger Boyle of Preston by Favarsham, widow)
E. Maria Smythe
  m. Robert Davis of London
  F. (Ursula) Smythe
  m1. (sp) Simon Harding
  m2. William Boteler of Biddenham (a 1586)
  G. Joan Smythe (bur 30.05.1622)
  m. (1580) Thomas Fanshawe (d 19.02.1600)
  H. Catharin Smythe
  m1. Sir Rowland Hayward of London (d 1593)
  m2. (sp) Sir John Scott of Scottshall (Nettlested)
  I. Alice Smythe (d 11.1615)
  m. Sir William Harris of Woodhall, Essex (d 11.1616)
  J. Elizabeth Smythe (bur 03.06.1613)
  m. Sir Henry Fanshawe of Ware Park, etc (bpt 13.08.1569, bur 12.03.1615-6, remembrancer)
  K.+ other issue including Symon (6th son)
3. Henry Smythe
  A. Henry Smythe of Baydon
4. Elizabeth Smythe
  m. Simon Horsepool of London
5.+ other issue - Robert (a 1592), Ann, Jane

Main source(s): BE1883 (Smythe of Strangford and Penshurst, in Addendum), Visitation (Kent, 1619, Smith) with input from TCP (Strangford)
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