'Wake1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wake of Blisworth, Wake of Bourne, Wake of Deeping, Wake of Liddell, Wake of Wake
[The line of Blisworth, etc, was added on 22.11.03 before which the Wake of Liddell family formed part of WZmisc01.]

Geoffrey Wac (b before 1100, d c1142)
1. Hugh le Wake (d by 12.1176)
  m. Emma (d by 1168, dau of Baldwin FitzGilbert)
  BE1883 shows an additional generation here, a Baldwin (who died in 1201) father of the Baldwin who married Agnes du Hommet. We follow TCP.
  A. Baldwin Wake of Bourne & Deeping (d before 12.1198)
  m. Agnes (a 1224, dau of William du Hommet, Constable of Normandy)
i. Baldwin Wake of Bourne & Deeping (d before 20.07.1213)
  m. Isabel de Briwere (d before 10.06.1233, dau of William de Briwere of Blisworth)
  a. Hugh Wake of Liddell, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d Jerusalem before 18.12.1241)
  m. Joane de Stuteville (d before 06.4.1276, dau of Nicholas de Stuteville, Lord of Liddell)
  (1) Baldwin Wake of Bourne and Liddell (d 04.02.1282)
  m1. Ela de Beauchamp (d before 10.01.1266/7, dau of William de Beauchamp of Bedford)
  (A) Joan Wake
  m1. Michael Picot 'of Doddington, Streatly & Higham Gobion' (d 12.11.1278)
  m2. Ralph Paynel
  (B) Ida Wake H
  m. (before 1273) John de Steyngrave (d before 25.04.1295) H
(C) Elizabeth Wake (dsp)
  m. John de Horbury
  m2. Hawise de Quinci (dau of Robert de Quinci)
  (D) John Wake, 1st Lord of Liddell (b 1268, d before 10.04.1300)
  TCP is not clear about the identity of his wife other than to name her as Joan. It indicates that she may have been a daughter of either John FitzBernard of Kingsdown or William de Fenes, a Count of Spain. BE1883 does not name his wife at all. The following marriage is suggested by various web sites (eg. 'TUDOR') and is being followed on a provisional basis only and is not secure.
  m. (before 24.09.1291) Joan de Fiennes (dau of William, Baron of Fiennes)
  (i) Thomas Wake, 2nd Lord of Liddell (b c20.03.1297/8, dsp 30/1.05.1349)
  m. (before 09.10.1316) Blanche Plantagenet (b 1305, d before 12.07.1380, dau of Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster)
  (ii) John Wake (a 06.1320, dsp before 1349)
  (iii) Margaret Wake 'of Liddell' (b c1299, d 29.09.1349) HJY
  m1. John Comyn, Lord of Badenoch (dsps Bannockburn 24.06.1314)
  m2. (1325) Edmund Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Kent, Earl of Arundel (b 05.08.1301, d 19.03.1330) HJY
  Either Margaret married again (as follows) or it was a sister (Elizabeth) who married ...
m(3). Sir Eustace Dampredicourt
(E) Sir Hugh Wake of Winterbourne Stoke
  (2) Nicholas (or Richard) Wake
  (3) Sir Hugh Wake of Blisworth & Deeping (d 04.05.1315)
  (A) Sir Thomas Wake of Blisworth & Deeping, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (d Calais 1346)
  m. Elizabeth Cransley (dau of Hugh Cransley 'of Kettering')
(i) Sir Thomas Wake of Blisworth & Deeping (d 1379)
  m. Alice de Pateshulle (d 1398, dau of Sir John de Pateshulle, sister/coheir of William)
  (a) Sir Thomas Wake of Blisworth & Deeping (d 08.1383)
  Sir Thomas's wife is identified by various of our sources as Maud, dau of Sir John Pigot (the Archbishop's work says dau of Sir Thomas Pigot). Various web sites give further details as follows.
  m. Maud Pigot (d 26.04.1425, dau of Sir John Pigot of Cardington)
  ((1)) Thomas Wake of Blisworth & Deeping (d by 1425) - continued below
  m. Margaret Philpot (dau of John Philpot)
  www.geneajourney.com suggests that this was the Sir Thomas Wake who was father of ...
  (b) Anne Wake
  m. Sir Philip Courtenay of Powderham Castle, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d c1406)
  (B) Mirabilia Wake possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas de Aspale of Lackford (a 1350)
  (4) Isabel Wake TCP suggests that she was "possibly a sister" of Baldwin and his brothers
  m. Simon de Beauchamp of Bedford (dvp c1258?)
2. Margaret Wake probably of this generation
  m. Robert de Vere of Great Addington and Drayton (a 1166, 1176)



Thomas Wake of Blisworth & Deeping (b 12.03.1378/9, d by 1425) - continued above
m. Margaret Philpot (dau of John Philpot, sister of Sir John of London)
1. Thomas Wake of Blisworth, Deeping, etc. (b 1402, d 10.09.1458)
  m. (c1432) Agnes Lovell (d 14.10.1471, dau/coheir of Thomas Lovell of Clevedon)
A. Thomas Wake of Blisworth, Deeping & Clevedon (b 1434-5, d 05.1476)
  Various sources, including the Archbishop's work, omit this generation and show Thomas & Agnes as parents of Roger. We follow BP1934, VCH & the Blisworth talk notes in showing this generation.
  m1. ??
  i. Roger Wake of Blisworth, Deeping, etc. (b 1452, d 16.03.1503/4)
  After the battle of Bosworth Field, Roger was attainted for his support of Richard III and his lands were forfeited, although some were later restored.
  m. Elizabeth Catesby (dau of Sir William Catesby)
  a. Thomas Wake of Bourne & Deeping, last of Blisworth (d 1536)
  BP1934 reports that Roger was succeeded by his 2nd son, Richard, not naming the 1st son. The Blisworth talk notes identified below names him Thomas (supported by VCH) and names his son & grandson. Those notes also mention a church plaque testimonial which reads "Here lies Sir Tom but do not think it odd. Not earth to earth but sod to sod. Surley for miscreants such as this, Hell was created bottomless".
m. Isobel Sapcotes of Burley-on-the-Hill (sister/coheir of Sir Edward Sapcole (Sapcote))
  (1) Thomas Wake of Bourne & Deeping
  (A) Thomas Wake, last of Bourne & Deeping
  b. Richard Wake of Hartwell
  m1. Dorothy Dive (dau of Sir John Dive of Bromham)
  m2. Margaret Grey (dau of Thomas Grey, Marquess of Dorset)
  c. John Wake of Flore probably of this generation
  (1) Margaret Wake (bur 31.03.1586, heir)
  m. John Wyrley of Dodford (but 05.04.1584)
  d.+ 4 sons & 3 daughters
  m2. Elizabeth Beauchamp (dau of Thomas Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick)
  Possibly of this generation, but (if so) of which wife is not known, was ...
  ii. Mary Wake
  m. Michael Ardes of Sherrington
  B. Isabel Wake possibly of this generation (or one later?)
  m. John Broke of Great Oakley (a 1472)

Main source(s):
(1) BP1934 (Wake) with some support/input from TCP (Wake), BE1883 (Wake), VCH (Northamptonshire, vol 4, 'Parishes: Blisworth')
(2) Notes on a talk on "The Wakes of Blisworth" by Sir Hereward Wake on 20.03.03 (reported here) with a little support from 'Memorial of the Family of Wake' ('A brief enquiry into the Antiquity, Honour and Estate of the Name and Family of Wake') by William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury (edited/published 1833 by Etheldred Benett), with thanks to a contributor (DR, 30.05.13) for drawing our attention to these sources
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