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Families covered: Willoughby de Broke, Willoughby of Eresby, Willoughby of Parham

Ralph, lord of the manor of Willoughby in Lincolnshire, was great-grandfather of ...
William de Willoughby (d 1306)
m. Alice Beke (dau of John Beke, Lord of Eresby)
1. Sir Robert de Willoughby, 1st Lord of Eresby (d 1316)
  m. (by 1303) Margaret Deincourt (d before 25.03.1317, dau of Edmund Deincourt, 1st Lord)
A. Sir John Willoughby, 2nd Lord of Eresby (a 1349)
  m. Joan Rosceline (dau of Sir Thomas Rosceline)
  i. John Willoughby, 3rd Lord of Eresby (d c1373)
  m. Cicely de Ufford (dau of Robert de Ufford, Earl of Suffolk)
a. Robert Willoughby, 4th Lord of Eresby (d 09.08.1396)
  m1. Alice Skipwith (dau of Sir William Skipwith, Lord of the Exchequer)
  (1) William Willoughby, 5th Lord of Eresby (d c1410)
  m1. Lucy Strange (dau of Roger le Strange, Lord of Knockyn)
  (A) Robert Willoughby, 6th Lord of Eresby, Earl of Vendosme and Beaumont (d c1452)
  m1. Elizabeth de Montacute (dau of Sir John de Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury)
  (i) Joan Willoughby, Baroness of Eresby (d 1461/2)
  m. Sir Richard Welles, 7th Lord Willoughby of Eresby (d 1469)
  m2. Maud Stanhope (dau of Sir Richard Stanhope)
BE1883 (Cromwell of Tatshall) reports that Maud was the mother of Joan who married Richard Welles. However TCP (Willoughby of Eresby) and BP1934 (Ancaster) agree that Joan's mother was Elizabeth.
  (B) Sir Thomas Willoughby of Parham
  m. Joan Arundell (dau of Sir Richard Arundell)
  (i) Sir Robert Willoughby of Parham (d 30.05.1465-6)
  m. Cicely Welles (dau of Leo, Lord Welles)
  (a) Sir Robert Willoughby (d c1468)
  (b) Sir Christopher Willoughby of Parham (d c1498)
  m. Margaret Jenney (dau of Sir William Jenney of Knottshall)
((1)) William Willoughby, 10th Lord of Eresby (d 19.10.1525)
  m1. Mary Hussey (dsp, dau of Sir William Hussey of Sleaford)
  m2. Maria de la Salines (dau of Count of Salines)
  ((A)) Katherine Willoughby, Baroness of Eresby (d 19.09.1580)
  m1. (1535) Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (d 21.08.1545)
  m2. (1552/3) Richard Bertie (b c1517, d 09.04.1582, MP)
  Their son became the 11th Lord Willoughby of Eresby.
((2)) Sir Christopher Willoughby
  m. Elizabeth Talboys (dau of Sir George Talboys)
  ((3)) George Willoughby had issue
  ((4)) Sir Thomas Willoughby (d 1545, chief justice)
  m. Bridget or Katherine Read (dau of Sir Robert Read of Bore Place)
  ((5)) Catherine Willoughby
  m. Sir John Heydon of Baconsthorp
  ((6)) Elizabeth Willoughby
  m. William Eure, 1st Lord (b c1483, d 15.03.1547/8)
  ((7))+ other issue - John, Dorothy
  This connection kindly reported by a contributor, DS (15.12.03).
(ii) Sir William Willoughby
  m. Joan Strangeways (dau of Thomas Strangeways)
  Children as reported by Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Strangeways).
  (a) Edward Willoughby
  ((1)) Vyncent Willoughby
  (b) Cecily Willoughby
  m. Edward Sutton, 2nd Lord of Dudley (b c1459, d 31.01.1531/2)
  (C) Elizabeth Willoughby (d before 12.11.1428)
  m. (before 07.1405) Henry Beaumont, 5th Lord (b 1379/80, d 06.1413)
  (D) Marjory Willoughby
  m. Sir William FitzHugh, 5th Lord (b 1398, d 1452)
(E) Margaret Willoughby
  m. Sir William Oldhall
  (i) Mary Oldhall (d 10.1466)
  m. Walter Gorges of Little Fransham (b c1422, dvp 09.1466)
  m2. Joan Holland (dsp 1431, dau of Thomas 2nd Holland, Earl of Kent)
  (2) Robert Willoughby
  (3) Sir Thomas Willoughby
  m. Elizabeth Nevill (dau of John Nevill, 3rd Lord of Raby)
  (A) Sir John Willoughby
  m. Joan Welby
(i) Sir John Willoughby
  Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Willoughby of Pehembury', p790) shows this Sir John as younger brother of Robert, 6th Lord of Eresby, & Sir Thomas of Parham (see above).
  m. Anne Cheney (dau of Sir Edmund Cheney of Broke)
  (a) Sir Robert Willoughby, 1st Lord de Broke (b c1452, d 23.08.1502) generation omitted by Vivian
  m. (by 1473) Blanche Champernoun (b c1453, d by 12.1480, dau/coheir of Sir John Champernoun (Champernowne) of Bere Ferrers by Elizabeth, dau of William Bigbery)
  ((1)) Robert Willoughby, 2nd Lord de Broke (b 1472, d 1522)
  m1. Elizabeth Beauchamp (dau of Sir Richard Beauchamp, 2nd Lord Powyke)
  ((A)) Edward Willoughby (dvp)
  m. Margaret Nevill (b 09.03.1494, dau of Sir Richard Nevill, 2nd Lord Latymer)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Willoughby (d 1560)
  m. Sir Fulke Greville (d 10.11.1569)
Their descendants include the later Lords Willoughby de Broke and the extant Earls of Warwick.
  ((ii)) Anne Willoughby (d unm before 1560)
  ((iii)) Blanche Willoughby (dsp before 1560)
  m. Sir Francis Dautry
  m2. Dorothy Grey (dau of Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset)
  ((B)) Elizabeth Willoughby (d 04.11.1576)
  m1. (1545) John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester (d 18.08.1577)
  m2. Sir Henry Oughtred
((C)) Anne Willoughby (d 24.12.158)
  m. (c08.1530) Charles Blount, 5th Lord Mountjoy (b 28.06.1516, d 10.10.1544)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Willoughby
  m. John, Lord Dynham
  The following comes from Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, Willoughbie).
  ((3)) Sir Anthony Willoughby
  m. Elizabeth Gilbert (dau/coheir of Robert Gilbert of Somerset)
  ((4)) Richard Willoughby of Silton (d before 12.09.1524)
  m. Isabel Bedick of Somerset (d before 15.12.1524, heir)
  (b) Sir William Willoughby of Turners Pidle
  (c) Elizabeth Willoughby
  m. William Carent or Carew of Tumber
  (d)+ other issue - Sir Richard, Edward (Dean of Exeter), Cicilia (abbess of Wilton)
  (4) John Willoughby ancestor of Willoughby, Barts of Baldon House (?)
(5) Bryan Willoughby
  m2. Margery la Zouche (dau of William la Zouche, Lord of Harringworth)
  m3. Elizabeth Latimer, Baroness Latimer (b c1356, d 05.11.1395, dau of William Latimer, 4th Lord)
  b. Margaret Willoughby
  m. Sir Thomas Skipwith of Ormesby (d c1427)
  ii. Joan Willoughby possibly of this generation
  m. William de Astley, 4th Lord (b before 1345)
  iii. Elizabeth Willoughby possibly of this generation
  m. William de Huntingfield, Lord (bpt 08.01.1330, d 11.1376)
2. Thomas de Willoughby
  m. Margaret de Munby (sister of Alun de Munby)
  A. William Munby (dsp)
  B. Agnes Munby this connection is reported by BEB1844 (Skipwith of Newbold Hall)
  m. Sir William de Hiltoft
  i. Sir William de Hiltoft of Ingoldnells
  m. Alice (sister of Ralph de Muer of Cathorp and Cavenham)
  a. Alice Hiltoft
  m. Sir William Skipwith of Ormesby (d 1391, judge, Chief Justice of Ireland)
3. Margaret de Willoughby
  m. Walter Hamby

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ancaster), BP1934 (Willoughby de Broke), BE1883 (Willoughby of Parham)
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