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Families covered: Vaux of Harrowden

Sir William Vaux of Harrowden (d Tewkesbury 14.05.1471)
m. Catherine Peniston (dau of George Peniston of Courtesellas (Penison of Courtsello))
1. Nicholas Vaux, 1st Lord of Harrowden (b c1460, d 14.05.1523)
  m1. Elizabeth FitzHugh (dau of Henry FitzHugh, 6th Lord, widow of Sir William Parr)
  A. Anne Vaux probably of this marriage
  m. Sir Thomas Le Strange of Hunstanton, Sheriff of Norfolk (b 1494, d 16.01.1545)
B. Katherine Vaux probably of this marriage
  m. Sir George Throckmorton of Coughton (a 1540)
  C. Alice Vaux
Identified in Visitation (Huntingdonshire, Sapcotts) as Anna but named in some web sites as Alice, which we accept given that there is already an Anne above, and shown as the 3rd of the 3 daughters of this marriage, was ...
  m. Richard Sapcote of Elton
  m2. (1507) Anne Green (dau of Sir Thomas Green of Boughton & Green's Norton by Jane, dau of Sir John Fogge of Repton)
  D. Thomas Vaux, 2nd Lord of Harrowden (b 25.04.1509, bur 10.1556)
  m. (1523) Elizabeth Cheyney (d 20.11.1556, dau of Sir Thomas Cheyney of Tithlingborough)
  i. William Vaux, 3rd Lord of Harrowden (d 20.08.1595)
  m1. Elizabeth Beaumont (dau of John Beaumont of Grace Dieu by Elizabeth, dau of Sir William Hastings)
  a. Henry Vaux (b 1558-9, dvp unm 11.1587)
  b. Anne Vaux ('Mrs Perkins') (d unm 1635)
  c. Elizabeth or Ellin Vaux
  m. Edward Brooksby
d. Eleanore Vaux
  m2. Mary or Muriel Tresham (d 28.12.1597, dau of John Tresham of Rushton)
  e. George Vaux (bpt 27.09.1564, dvp 13.07.1594)
  m. (25.07.1585/90) Elizabeth Roper (dau of John Roper, 1st Lord Teynham)
  (1) Edward Vaux, 4th Lord of Harrowden (b 13.09.1588, d 08.10.1661)
  p/m. Elizabeth Howard (bpt 11.08.1586, d 17.04.1658, dau of Sir Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk)
  Their sons were born whilst Elizabeth was still married to William Knollys, Earl of Banbury. They took the name Knollys and they and their successors claimed the earldom of Banbury.
  (A) Edward Knollys, '2nd Earl of Banbury' (b 10.04.1627, d unm by 06.1645)
(B) Nicholas Knollys, '3rd Earl of Banbury' (b 03.01.1630/1, d 14.03.1673)
  m1. Isabella Blount (bur 02.03.1654/5, dau of Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport)
  m2. (04.10.1655) Anne Sherard (d 06.03.1679/80, dau of William Sherard, 1st Lord of Leitrim)
  (2) William Vaux (d young)
  (3) Henry Vaux, 5th Lord of Harrowden (d unm 26.09.1662)
  (4) Mary Vaux (d c1622)
  m. Sir George Symeon of Britwell
  One of their descendants (George Charles Mostyn) successfully claimed the barony of Vaux of Harrowden in 1838.
  (5) Joyce Vaux, a nun
(6) Catherine Vaux
  m. Henry Nevill, 9th Lord Abergavenny (d 1641)
  f.+ other issue - Edward (dsp), Sir Ambrose (dsp), Catherine, Muriel
  ii. Anne Vaux
  m. Reginald Braye of Shene (sb Stene)
  iii.+ other issue - Nicholas, Maud (d unm)
  Unknown by which marriage were ...
  E. Maud Vaux
  m. Sir John Fermor of Easton Neston, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (d 12.12.1571)
  F. Margaret Vaux
  m1. Sir Francis Pulteney of Pulteney & Misterton
  m2. Francis Verney mentioned by various web sites
2. Jone Vaux probably of this generation
  m. Sir Richard Guldeford of Hemsted
3. Elianor Vaux possibly of this generation
  m. John Humphrey of Barton

Main source(s): BP1934 (Vaux of Harrowden)
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