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Families covered: Babington of Babington, Babington of Burgley, Babington of Dethick, Babington of Kingston, Babington of Normanton, Babington of Rampton

Sir John de Babington of Babington, Northumberland
1. William de Babington of Babington (a 1271)
  A. Sir Bernard de Babington of Babington (a 1337) the first mentioned by Commoners & Visitation
  i. Sir John de Babington (a 1352)
  a. Sir John Babington of East Brigford (d 1409)
  m. Benedicta Ward (dau/heir of Simon Ward of Cambridgeshire)
  (1) Thomas Babington of Dethick (Derbyshire) & Kingston (Nottinghamshire) (d 1467)
  m. Isabel Dethick (d 1435, dau/heir of Robert Dethick of Dethick)
(A) Sir John Babington of Dethick & Kingston, Sheriff of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire (d Bosworth 1485)
  m. Isabel Bradburne (d 18.03.1486, dau of Henry Bradburne of the Hough, relict of ?? Rolleston)
  (i) Thomas Babington of Dethick, Sheriff of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire (d 15.03.1518)
  m1. Margery
  m2. Editha Fitzherbert (dau of Ralph Fitzherbert of Norbury)
(a) Sir Anthony Babington of Dethick, Sheriff of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire (b c1475, d 23.08.1536 (1544?))
  m1. Elizabeth Ormond (d 28.11.1505, dau of John Ormond of Alfreton by Joane, dau/heir of Sir William Chaworth)
  ((1)) Thomas Babington of Dethick (d 21.04.1560)
  m. Katherine Sacheverell (dau of Sir Henry Sacheverell of Morley)
  ((A)) Henry Babington of Dethick (b 1530)
  Visitation (Oxfordshire) does not mention Henry's 1st marriage to Frances Markham, showing Mary DE'Arcy as mother of Anthony, Francis & George. We follow BLG1886 & Commoners in showing the mother of his surviving children as ...
  m1. Frances Markham (dau of Sir John Markham)
  ((i)) Anthony Babington of Dethick had issue?
Anthony was attainted in 1586 for conspiring to release Mary, Queen of Scots.
  m. Margaret Draycott (dau of John Draycott of Paynsley)
  ((ii)) Francis Babington of Kingston
  m. Juliana Rowe (dau of Thomas Rowe, alderman of London (sb William Rowe, alderman of London, cousin of Thomas?))
  ((iii)) George Babington of Dethick
  m. Ellen Vine (dau of H. Vine of Ash)
  ((a)) Ferdinando Babington
  ((iv)) Edmund Babington mentioned by Commoners, not by BLG1886
  m. Mary Zouch (dau of George Zoiuch of Codnor)
  ((v)) Maud Babington (d 19.03.1609) probably of this generation, of this marriage
  m. (before 1595) Christopher Plunkett, 8th Lord of Dunsany (d 15.12.1603)
m2. Mary D'Arcy (dau of George D'Arcy, 1st Lord of Aston)
  ((vi)) Thomas Babington (dsp(vp?))
  ((B)) Thomas Babington (dsp)
  ((C)) Agnes (Anne) Babington shown (wrongly) by Commoners a generation later
  m. John Darcy, 2nd Lord of Aston (d 18.10.1587)
((D)) Margaret Babington probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Reresby of Thribergh (a 1584)
  ((2)) Edward Babington
  ((3)) Bernard Babington
  m. Ursula Clifton (dau of Sir Gervase Clifton)
  ((A)) Gervase Babington, Bishop of Llandaff then Exeter then Worcester (d 17.05.1610)
  m. Joan Taylor (dau of Thomas Taylor of Cardiff)
  ((i)) John Babington
((B)) Susan Babington
  m. Thomas Ratcliffe
  ((4)) John Babington of Rampton
  m. (1517) Sanchia Stanhope (dau of Sir Richard Stanhope of Rampton)
((A)) Original Babington of Rampton (bur 18.11.1577)
  m. Margaret Gally
  ((i)) John Babington of Rampton (bur 1588)
  m. (11.1577) Elizabeth Bussey (dau of John Bussey of Hether)
  ((a)) John Babington of Rampton
m. Mary (or Barbara) Nevile (dau of Henry Nevile of Grove, m2. Anthony Eyre)
  (((1))) Barbara Babington (dsp)
  m1. Thomas Boswell of Warmsworth
  m2. William Moore (DD)
  (((2))) Elizabeth Babington of Rampton (co-heir)
  m. (30.11.1624) Sir Gervase Eyre
  ((b)) Thomas Babington
  m2. Katherine Ferrers (d 1537, dau of Sir John Ferrers of Derbyshire)
  ((5)) George Babington (dsp)
  m. Anna Constable (dau/coheir of Sir John Constable of Kinoulton, m2. Sir Anthony Thorold)
  ((6)) Richard Babington
  ((7)) Elizabeth Babington
  m. Sir George Pierpont of Holme Pierrepont (d c1564)
  ((8)) Katherine Babington
  m. Sir John Markham
((9)) Mary Babington
  m. Robert Brett of Rotherby
  (b) Sir Rowland Babington of Derby 'of Normanton' (d 20.06.1548, 4th son)
  m. Jane Ridge of Kinver
  ((1)) Henry Babington (dvp)
  m. Agnes Bozom (dau/coheir of Sir Richard Bozom of Barrowby)
((A)) Francis Babington
  ((2)) Augustine Babington
  m. (Margaret) Zouche (dau of George Zouche of Codnor)
  ((A)) John Babington
m. _ Kellaway (dau of Francis Kellaway)
  ((i)) John Babington, last of Normanton
  ((3)) Michael Babington of Derby (a 1611)
  ((A)) Mary Babington (d unm 22.05.1632)
  ((4)) Catherine Babington
  m. George Curzon of Croxall
  (c) Humphrey Babington of Rothley Temple (d 22.11.1544)
  m. Eleanor Beaumont (dau of John Beaumont of Wednesbury)
  (d) William Babington of Wednesbury & Terrymor (d 1536, 7th son)
m. Jane Beaumont (dau/coheir of John Beaumont of Wednesbury)
  ((1)) Anthony Babington
  ((A)) Thomas Babington (d 1579)
  m. Dorothea Stanford (dau of Thomas Stanford)
  ((i)) Matthew Babington
  (e) Anne Babington (d 19.06.1538)
m1. George Leek of Chatsworth
  m2. Roger Greenehalge of Tevershal
  (f) Dorothy Babington
  m. Robert (Roger) Rolleston of Swarkston
  (g) Catherine Babington (d 12.10.1517)
  Visitation (Oxfordshire) shows Catherine's husband as George Wyrle of Nottinghamshire. BLG1886 & Commoners name him ...
  m. George Chaworth of Witherton (d 1521)
  (h) Jane Babington
  m. George Meverell of Trowley
  (i) Elizabeth Babington
  m. (1508) Philip Okeover, younger of Okeover (dvp 1536)
  (j) daughter mentioned by Visitation (Oxfordshire)
m. _ Humfreys of Leicestershire
  (k)+ other issue - John of London (knight of Rhodes), Ralph (d 29.08.1521, rector of Hickling), Thomas (a 1510, rector of Yelvertoft), Robert, George (d young), Elizabeth (d young)
  (ii) Beatrice Babington
  m. Ralph Pole of Wakebridge (a 1497)
  (iii) Anne Babington
  m. James Rolleston of Lea
  (iv) Elizabeth Babington
  m. Ralph Francis of Foremark
(v) Margaret Babington
  m. Edward Pilkington of Staunton
  (vi) Isabel Babington
  m. John Russell of Radcliffe
  (vii) Cicely Babington
  m. Thomas Samon of Annesley Woodhouse
  (2) Sir William Babington of Chilwell & Kiddington (d 1445, chief justice)
  m. Margery Martell (d 02.02.1442, dau/heir of Sir Peter Martell of Chilwell (Chelwell))
  (3) Norman Babington of East Brigford, Sheriff of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire (dsp(s) 1437, 4th son)
  m. Mary Mowbray (dau of John, Duke of Norfolk)
  (A) John Babington (dsp(vp?))
  (4) John Babington of Aldrington
  m. Emma (or Margaret) Knowles (dau/heir of Sir Robert Knowles of Knowles (Knowle or Knolles))
  (5)+ other issue - Arnold of Norwich, Sidonia (d 06.05.1448)
  B. William de Babington of Throckerington
  C. Gilbert de Babington
  i. John de Babington (a 1350)
2. Sir Hugh de Babington of Burgley and Rolleston, Governor of Cambridge, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (d 1296)
  A. Richard de Babington of Burgley and Gamlingay (d 1326)
  i. Hugh de Burgley of Otteley

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Babington of Cossington), Commoners (vol 4, 'Babington of Rothley Temple', p513+) with support from Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1566+1574+1634, 'Babington of Kiddington') and some support from BLG1952 (Babington of Cossington).
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