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Families covered: Taverner of Hexton, Taverner of North Ellingham (Elmham), Taverner of Marston, Taverner of Soundess, Taverner of Wood Eaton

Descended from Warren Le Taverner "of North Elingham" (a temp Henry II who r. 1154-189) was the undermentioned Henry. The visitations name their location as either North Elingham or North Elmham. The village is normally spelt North Ellingham nowadays.
Henry Taverner of North Elingham, Norfolk
1. Nicholas Taverner of Elingham or Ellingham
  A. John Taverner of North Elingham (b c1457, d 1545)
  m1. Alice Silvester (dau/heir of Robert Silvester of North Elmham or Elingham)
i. Richard Taverner of Wood Eaton, Sheriff of Oxfordshire (b c1505, d 14.07.1575, translator of the Bible, MP) details added from various web sites
  m1. Margaret Lambert (dau of Walter Lambert)
  a. Richard Taverner of Wood Eaton
  m. _ Heyton (dau of Francis Heyton of Surrey)
  b. Peter Taverner of Hexton, Hertfordshire
  m. Frances Dockwra (dau of Thomas Dockwra of Putteridge)
(1) Francis Taverner of Hexton
  m. Jane Needham (dau of George Needham of Wimondly Priory)
  (A) Richard Taverner 'of Hexton'
  Visitation ends with this generation. It seems reasonable to suppose that Richard was father or grandfather of ...
  (i) Edward Taverner of Hexton
  (a) Sarah Taverner (d 03.04.1748)
  m. (06.10.1706) Robert Poyntz of Hexton Heath (b c1682, d 08.05.1756)
(ii) Joane Taverner (b c1639) probably of this generation
  m. (1663) Robert Crawley of Dunstable (b c1625)
  (iii) Anne Taverner (b c1639, "youngest dau.") probably of this generation
  m. Lawrence Tristram of Hitchin (bpt 1636, d 09.10.1712)
  (2) John Taverner (b 1584, d 08.1638, parson of Newington, professor) dates from a web site
  (3) Margaret Taverner
  m. Edward Wingate of Welwyn
  c. Edmond Taverner of Soundess
  m. Lucy Hales of Warwickshire
(1) John Taverner of Soundess
  m. _ Smyth of Somerset (coheir)
  (A) Edmond Taverner (b 11.1629)
  (B) Mary Taverner possibly of this generation
  m. John Harris of Silksted (b c1623, d c1663)
  (2) Edmond Taverner
(3) Mary Taverner
  m. _ Hills
  (A) Edmond Hills
  d. John Taverner (dsp, clerk)
  e. Martha Taverner
  m. George Caulfied
  f. Jane Taverner
  m. Thomas Waynman of Witney Park (brother of Sir Richard)
  g. Margaret Taverner
  m. _ Freer of Water Eaton (father of Sir Edward, Bart)
  m2. Mary Harcourt (dau of Sir John Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt)
  h. Harcourt Taverner
i. Penelope Taverner
  m. _ Pettitt
  ii. Roger Taverner of Upminster, Essex (surveyor of the Queen's woods)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Essex, 1634, 'Taverner 2').
  a. John Taverner of Upminster (surveyor general)
  Visitation (Essex) shows John as having had only 1 wife, Susan Davis of London, but Visitation (Hertfordshire) shows that he married as follows:
  m1/2. (sp) _ Wentworth of Lillingstone
  m2/1. _ Whitehead (sister of Sir Henry Whitehead of Hampshire)
  (1) Roger Taverner of Upminster (a 1634)
m. Anne Harrington (dau of William Harrington of Hennington (Hedingham))
  (A) John Taverner (b c04.1634)
  (2) John Taverner possibly of this generation
  m. Joyce Gates (dau of Geffrey Gates)
  b. Judith Taverner possibly of this generation
  m. Anthony Gates
  iii. Robert Taverner of Arnoys (Arneways in Lambourn), Essex
  The following is supported by Visitation (Essex, 1634, Taverner 1) & Visitation (London, 1633-4, Taverner).
  m. (Elizabeth) Newcomen of Saltfleetby
  a. Thomas Taverner of Arnoys
  m. Anne Griffith of London
  (1) Robert Taverner of Arnoys (a 1634)
  m. Anne Godman (dau of Thomas Godman (Goodman?) of Letherhead)
  (A)+ issue (a 1634) - William (b c1630), Anne, Catherine, Jane, Margaret
  (2) Thomas Taverner of London
  m1. _ Dunen of London
  m2. Margaret Smyth (dau of George Smyth of Mitcham)
  (3) William Taverner of Colchester
  iv. Silvester Taverner of Marston, Bedfordshire
  The following comes from Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, Taverner).
  a. Silvester Taverner of Marston
  b.+ other issue - Thomas in Kent, John, son
  v. Margaret Taverner
  m. _ Newgate of Norfolk
  m2. Anne Crane of Norfolk (sister of the mother of Sir John Petty of Norfolk, father of Sir Augustin)
  vi. James Taverner of North Elmham (Elingham or Ellingham) (d 1604)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Taverner).
  m. Grace Russell (dau/heir of John Russell of Wighton, widow of Edmond Bedingfield)
  a. Thomas Taverner of North Elmham (d before 27.07.1654)
  m. Amy Richers (d 22.02.1630, dau/coheir of Edmund Richers of Swannington)
  (1) Henry Taverner of North Elmham (d before 1654)
  m. Anne Rogers of Westminster (d before 24.02.1689, sister of Roger)
  (A) Charles Taverner of North Elmham (d by 1683-4)
  m. Ann Monyment of Brisley (d 1682)
  (i) Anne Taverner (b 1678-9, d 15.03.1712)
  m. William Harvey
  (B)+ other issue - Peyton of North Elmham (dsp before 27.07.1667), HYenry (bpt 1631, dsp), John, Amy (d before 28.02.1654)
  b. Frances Taverner
  m. Sir William Denny (recorder of Norwich)
  vii. Thomas Taverner of Kerdiston (or Rettisden or Kettleston), Norfolk
  m. _ Grimstone
  a. Robert Taverner of Kerdiston (or Rettisden or Kettleston)

Main source(s): Visitation (Hertfordshire, 1634, Taverner of Hextonbury), Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, Taverner) with input/support as reported above
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