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Families covered: Wiseman of Bradax (Bradox), Wiseman of Much Waltham, Wiseman of Rivenhall (Ravenhall), Wiseman of Stisted, Wiseman of Torrell's Hall

BEB1841 reported that this family descended from John Wiseman, elder brother of Thomas of Gayharlands in Chelmsford from whom descended the Wisemans of Canfield Hall covered by Wiseman01.
John Wiseman of Felsted & Bradox, Essex (d 05.01.1568)
m. Joan Lege or Lucas of London
1. Thomas Wiseman of Bradax
  m. _ Vaughan (dau of Cuthbert Vaughan)
  A. Sir William Wiseman of Bradax
  m. Jane Huddelston (dau of Edmond Huddelston or Hudlestone of Sawston)
  i. John Wiseman of Bradax (a 1634)
  m(2). Mary Rugeley (dau of Sir Rowland Rugeley of Dunton)
  a. Lucy Wiseman probably the Lucy (b 1652-3, d 11.06.1699) who married ...
  m. Sir John Marshall of Finchingfield
  b.+ other issue - Aurelius Percy, Elizabet
  ii. Dorothy Wiseman
  m. William Brooksbye of Shoby
iii. Winifred Wiseman (nun)
2. Sir Ralfe Wiseman of Ravenhall or Rivenhall, Essex (d 1608)
  m1. Elizabeth Barley (dau of Francis Barley of Essex)
  A. Sir Thomas Wiseman of Ravenhall or Rivenhall
  m. Isabel Roper (d 1622, dau of Anthony Roper of Farningham)
  i. Sir Thomas Wiseman of Rivenhall
  m. Elizabeth Sidley (dau of Sir Isaac Sidley, Bart)
  a. Sir William Wiseman, Bart of Rivenhall (b by 1634, d 1692, 2nd son)
  The following comes from BEB1841 (Wiseman of Rivenhall).
  m. Elizabeth Mansel (dau of Sir Lewis Mansel, Bart of Margam)
  (1) Elizabeth Wiseman (b c1664, d 29.12.1722)
m1. John Le Mott (or Lamotte) Honywood of Marks Hall
  m2. (c11.1694) Sir Isaac Rebow of Colchester
  b.+ other issue - Thomas (b c1629), Elizabeth, Mary, Penelope, Helen, Susan
  ii. Robert Wiseman of Rivenhall
  m. Anne Norgate (dau of William Norgate of Panfield)
  a.+ issue (a 1634) - Thomas (b c1624), Frances
  iii. Isabel Wiseman
  m. Sir Henry Bosvile of Eynesford
  iv. Frances Wiseman probably the Frances (b c1607, bur 02.03.1688-9) who married ...
  m. (c11.1624) Sir Edward Bathurst of Franks
v.+ other issue - William, Robert
  B. Robert Wiseman of Standon
  m. _ Fitz
  i. Sir Richard Wiseman of Standon, Bart (a 1634)
  Presumed to be the Sir Richard (dsp) shown by BEB1841 as 'of Thundersley'.
  C. Frances Wiseman
  m. Thomas Fitch of Brasenhed
  D.+ other issue - Thomas, John, Robert
  m2. Catherine Riche (dau of Thomas Riche of Horndon, widow of ?? Baker)
3. George Wiseman of Upminster, Essex
  m. Martha Strangman (dau of William Strangman of Hadley)
  A. William Wiseman of Baddow
  m. Ursula Danyell (dau/coheir of John Danyell of Messingehall)
  i. William Wiseman
  B. William Wiseman of Langham or Laindon Hill (2nd) had issue
  m. _ Kinge
  C. Mary Wiseman
  m. Robert Crabe of Tilbery
  D. Ann Wiseman
  m1. John Chamber of East Tilbury
  m2. _ Winsor
  m3. Thomas Rookewood of Norfolk
  E. Martha Wiseman
  m. Richard Dowe of Fobbin
  F. Adrian Wiseman (dsp)
  G. Jayne Wiseman
  m. James Nuttall of Rocheford
4. Richard Wiseman of London (d 12.12.1618)
  m. Mary Browne (dau of Robert Browne of London by Margaret, cousin/heir of Thomas Lucas of London)
A. Sir Robert Wiseman of Torrells Hall, Essex (dsp)
  m. ?? of London
  B. Robert Wiseman of Malden (2nd)
  m. _ Brett (dau of Sir Robert Brett)
  C. Sir Richard Wiseman of Lincoln's Inn and Torrells Hall
  m1. _ Hewitt (dau of Henry Hewitt or Hewett of London)
  i. Elizabeth Wiseman
  Visitation (1612) identifies Richard's 2nd wife as a sister of Sir James Bourcher & widow of _ Bridges of London. Visitation (1634) identifies her as ...
  m2. Lucy Griffin (dau of Sir Thomas Griffin of Braybrooke Castle)
  ii. Elizabeth Wiseman probably the Elizabeth who married ...
  m. William Duncomb of Godalming (a 1662, dsp)
iii. Lucy Wiseman probably the Lucy who married ...
  m. Sir Gobart Barrington of Tofts
  iv.+ other issue - Robert (b c1625), Richard, Edward, Catherine, Penelope, Mary
  D. Thomas Wiseman of London
  m. Elizabeth Backhouse (dau of Rowland Backhouse, alderman of London)
  E. Mary Wiseman
  m. George Warde of Upton
  F. Ursula Wiseman
  m1. Sir Simon Hervy or Hervey
  Ursula appears also to have married ...
  m2. Harecourt Leighton of Plashe (a 1623)
  G. Elizabeth Wiseman
m. Sir William Hewet (d 1637)
  H. Penelope Wiseman
  m. John Stevens of Colchester
  I.+ other issue - John, Edward, William
5. William Wiseman of Mayland & Malden
  m. Mary Cooke (dau of John Cooke of Rochford)
A. Robert Wiseman of Mayland (a 1634)
  m. Margaret Brett (dau of John Brett of Edmonton)
  i.+ issue - Thomas (b c1625), William, Mary
  B. Martha Wiseman
  m. Thomas Roberts of Little Broxted
  C. Mary Wiseman
  m. Thomas Turner of Layer Delahay
  D. Elisabeth Wiseman
  m. John Josselin of Sawbridgeworth
  E. Winifred Wiseman
  m. Charles Chibborne of Messing (Serjeant-at-law)
  F. Penelope Wiseman
  m1. John Stevens of Colchester
  m2. Robert Aylett
6. Ann Wiseman
  m1. William Fitch of Little Canfield
  m2. (Ralph) Pudsey of Yorkshire then Essex
7.+ other issue - Phillip, John (dsp), Richard, (dsp)



Presumed to be connected to the above family (in some way as yet unknown) was ...
?? Wiseman of Much Waltham, Essex
1. Thomas Wiseman of Stisted & Much Waltham
  m. Dorothy (d 30.06.1589)
  A. William Wiseman of Stisted
  m. _ Bedell
  i. John Wiseman of Stisted
  m1. Elizabeth Glascock (dau of John Glascock of Roskeswell)
  a. Ann Wiseman
  m. William Clopton of Lystons
  m2. Mary Everard (dau of Richard Everard of Much Waltham)
  b. Thomas Wiseman of Stisted & Much Waltham (a 1634)
  m. Catherine Palmer (dau/heir of Dionis Palmer of Felsted)
  (1)+ issue (a 1634) - Thomas (b c1613), Nathaniell, John. Dionis, Joseph, Anne, Mary
  c. Joseph Wiseman of Much Totham, Essex (5th son)
  m. Elizabeth Crabb (dau of William Crabb of Colne Engaine)
  (1)+ issue (a 1634) - Joseph, Thomas
  d. Elizabeth Wiseman
  m. John Freshwater of Heybridge Hall
  e. Clemence Wiseman
  m. James Whitcombe of Writtle
  f. Mary Wiseman
  m. _ Maydston of Colchester
  g.+ other issue - John (had issue), Richard of London (had issue), Theophilus, William
  ii.+ other issue - William, Thomas
  B. Stephen Wiseman (d 12.04.1567)
2. John Wiseman of Felsted
  A. Thomas Wiseman of Felsted
  i. William Wiseman of Felsted
  m. Ursula Daniell
  a. William Wiseman of Much Baddow

Main source(s): Visitation (Essex, 1552+1612+1634, Wiseman)
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