'Villiers03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Villiers of Donomagan, Villers (Villiers) of Hanbury, Villeirs of Kilpeacon

(1) The arms of the following family are identified as "Argent, a cross gules charged with five escallops or, a canton of the second for distinction".
(2) "descended from the antient family of the Villiers's of Brokesby, in the county of Leicester" was ...
Edward Villers of Burton Grange near Brokesby, Leicestershire
1. Thomas Villers (d 30.04.1614, Lord Chamberlain for Queen Mary)
m. Johanne Pettye name found on various web sites
  A. Edward Villers of Hanbury (b c1575, a 03.1663)
  m. Dorothy Sale (dau of Richard Sale of Weston-on-Trent)
  i. Edward Villers (b 1608-9, dvp 14.07.1647)
m. Jane Horton (d 15.11.1710, dau of Christopher Horton of Catton)
  a.+ other issue (a 03.1663) - Edward (b c1642), Christopher, Petronell/Parnel
  Both Visitation & MGH end this line with this generation. Provisionally, we assume that either Edward or Chrisopher was father of ...
  (1) George Villers of Hanbury
  (A) Parnell Villiers (b 1718, d 1798, coheir)
  m. Thomas Abney 'of Willesley Hall' (d 1790)
  ii. Thomas Villers (b c1616, bur 21.08.1686
  m. Dorothy Wase (dau of William Wase of Datchet)
  a.+ issue - Thomas (b c1642, bur 13.07.1666), John (b c1645, bur 10.01.1726), Isaac (b c1649, bur 20.09.1719), Dorothy (b 1637-8, bur 01.09.1720)
  iii. John Villers or Villiers (a 11.1648, Major, 4th son)
  m. Jane or Anne Cooke (dau of Sir Walsingham Cooke of Tomduff by Mary, dau/coheir of Sir Edward Fisher of Fisher's Prospect (alias Tomduff)) named Jane by Dugdale but Anne by MGH
  a. George Villiers of Donomagan & Raheen (a 1669)
m. Margaret Woodcocke (dau/coheir of John Woodcocke of Kilcregan & Balliatarsney, son/heir of Captain John)
  (1) John Villiers of Donomagan & Raheen (d before 15.05.1716)
  m. (1692) Mary King (d before 09.05.1746, dau/heir of Richard King of Kilpeacon by Frances, dau/heir of Cornet Richard Hawford by Alice Chandley)
  (A) Richard Villiers of Kilpeacon (dsp before 10.03.1758)
  (B) Edward Villiers of Kilpeacon & Donomagan (dsp before 27.08.1783, 3rd son)
  m. Hannah Scott (dau of John Scott by Anna, dau of Christopher Tuthill of Kilmore)
  (C) Frances Villiers
  m. (1716) Robert Whitby (son of Jonathan by Elizabeth Woodcocke)
  (D) Margaret Villiers
  m. (1726) Robert Crips of Edwardstown
  (E) Dorothea Villiers
  m. (09.11.1740) George Tuthill of Kilmore
  (F) Jane Villiers
  m. (1741) Barnaby Jackson
(G)+ other issue - George (dsp 1755), Elizabeth (d unm)
  (2) George Villiers of Waterford
  m. Hannah Frith (d 1744-5)
  (A) John Villiers
  (B) Mary Villiers
m. William Weekes
  (C) Elizabeth Villiers
  m. Matthew Sankey of Coolmore (son of Jacob)
  (3) Anna Villiers
  iv. Dorothy Villers
  m. Thomas Grey of Langley
  v. Elizabeth Villers
  m. Andrew Vise of Staundon
  vi. Anne Villers
  m. Thomas Alsop of Stateley
  vii. Rebecca Villers
  m. Daniel Watson of Burton-on-Trent (b c1617, d by 30.06.1689)
  viii.+ other issue - George (b c10.1622, d unm 19.05.1649), Mary (d infant), Sarah (b c1615, d unm 25.02.1650)
  B. Dorothy Villers
  m. George Henshaw of Loughborough

Main source(s): Visitation (Dugdale (Armytage & Rylands, 1912), Staffordshire, 1663-64, 'Villers of Hanbury'), MGH (NS4 vol 2 (1908), 'Pedigree of Villiers of Hanbury, co. Stafford, and of Kilpeacon, co. Limerick', p325+)
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