'Caesar1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Caesar of Bennington Place, Caesar of Great Gransden, Caesar of Hyde Hall

Commoners reported that "The family of Caesar was of Italian origin, and its ancestors, under the surname of Adelmare, sprung from Ademar, Count of Genoa, and Admiral of France in the year 1086, had been long settled in the city of Treviso."
Peter Maria Adelmare of Treviso
m. Paula Caesarino (dau/coheir of John De Paolo Caesarino)
1. Caesar Adelmare (d 1569, physician to Queen Mary, to London in 1550)
  m. Margaret or Margery Perient (dau of Martin or George Perin or Perient, m2. Michael Lock of London)
  A. Sir Julius Caesar Adelmare, later Caesar (bpt 10.02.1557, d 18.04.1636, Master of the Rolls)
  Commoners reported that he took the name Caesar "at the queen's desire".
  m1. (1581) Dorcas Martin (d 1595, dau of Sir Richard Martin, alderman of London, relict of Richard Lusker of the Middle Temple)
  i. Sir Charles Adelmare Caesar 'of Bennington' (b 1589, d 06.12.1642, Master of the Rolls)
  m1. Anne Vandlore (d 1625, dau of Sir Peter Vandlore)
  a. Jacomina Caesar
  m. Sir Henry Anderson, Bart of Penley (b c1613, d 07.07.1658)
  b. Anne Caesar
m. Henry Levingston of Much Eldever
  c.+ other issue (d infant)
  m2. (1626) Jane Barkham (dau of Sir Edward Barkham, alderman of London)
  d. Julius Caesar of Bennington Place, Hertfordshire (d 11.12.1642)
  e. Sir Henry Caesar of Bennington Place (d 1667-8)
m. (1649) Elizabeth Angel (dau/heir of Robert Angel)
  (1) Sir Charles Adelmare Caesar of Bennington Place (d 13.08.1694)
  m. (03.09/11.1672) Susannah Bonfoy (d 29.03.1693, dau/heir of Sir Thomas Bonfoy)
  (A) Charles Adelmare Caesar of Bennington Place (b c1674, d c1741)
  m. (1702) Mary Freeman (dau of Ralph Freeman of Aspenden Hall)
  (i) Charles Adelmare Caesar (b 1703-4)
  m. Jane Long (dau of Henry Long of Bayford Pleas)
(a) Jane Caesar (d 1802)
  m1. Sir Charles Cottrell Dormer of Rousham (d 1779)
  m2. General John Parker (brother of the Earl of Macclesfield)
  (b) Harriot Caesar
  m. Robert Chester
  (ii)+ other issue (d unm) - Julius (d 1762, Major General), Mary, Elizabeth (b 1790)
  (B) Elizabeth Caesar (b c1679, d 1727)
  m1. (1695) Sir Richard Bennet, Bart of Babraham
  m2. James (probably not Francis) Butler of Sussex (d 1741)
  (C)+ other issue - Henry (d unm), Thomas (d young)
  (2) Jane Caesar
  m. Sir Thomas Pope Blount, Bart of Tittenhanger
  f. Charles Caesar of Great Gransden, Hertfordshire (b 1635-6, d 1707)
  m. (1662) Joanna Leventhorpe (dau of Sir Thomas Leventhorpe by Dorothy Allington)
  (1) Charles Caesar of Great Gransden (b 1664, d 1726, Treasurer of the Navy)
  m. (1689) Mary Harris (dau/heir of Daniel Harris, relict of _ George)
  (A) Charles John Caesar (b 1697)
  m. Elizabeth Vick
(i) Elizabeth Caesar (d 1833)
  m. John Aberdein of London
  (ii)+ other issue (d unm)
  (B) Jane Caesar
  m. Rev. James Musgrave
  (C) Susanna Caesar
  m. Thomas Ladds
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - Harris (rector of Kensington), Joanna, Julia
  (2) Henry Caesar (b 1666, d unm)
  (3) Dorothy Caesar
  m. (1691) Henry Bacon of Burton Latimer
  ii. Dorcas Caesar (b 15.09.1584, d 01.04.1608)
Commoners identified Dorcas's husband as Thomas Anderson but this seems to be an error for ...
  m. Thomas Saunderson of Gainsborough (b c1568, d before 03.12.1642)
  iii.+ other issue - Charles (d infant), Julius (b 14.02.1587, d 1607), Richard (d young)
  m2. (1596) Alice Grant (d 1614, dau of Christopher Grant of Manchester, widow of John Dent of London
  vi. Sir John Caesar of Hyde Hall, Hertfordshire (b 20.10.1597, d 1647)
  m. Anne Hungate (dau of William Hungate of East Bradenham)
  a. John Caesar of Hyde Hall
  m. _ Slingsby (dau of Sir Thomas Slingsby)
  (1) John Caesar (d unm, Major)
  b. Robert Caesar of William or Williams, Hertfordshire
  m. Johanna Lovelace (dau of Sir William Lovelace of Lovelace)
  (1) Anne Caesar (d 1729)
  m. (c05.1667) Sir John Poyntz of Iron Acton (b c1646, dsp 1680)
  (2) Juliana Caesar
  m. Thomas Gage of Bentley
  (3) Johanna Caesar
  m. John Rampayne
  c. Julius Caesar
  (1)+ 2 sons (d unm)
  d. Edward Caesar
  (1) John Caesar (vicar of Croydon)
  (A) Charles Caesar (d c1756, 2nd son)
  m. _ Rose of Croydon
  (i) John Caesar (proctor)
  m. Sarah Robinson (dau of Henry Robinson of Ely)
  (a)+ issue - Julius Henry, John Charles, Edward (d young), Susannah, Sarah
(ii) Charles Caesar
  m. Jane Warland (dau of William Warland)
  (a) Charles Augustus Caesar of Cambridge
  (B)+ other issue - Julius (d unm 1763), Susannah
  (2)+ other issue (dsp)
  e.+ other issue (d unm) - Anne, Susan
  vii.+ other issue - Thomas (d unm), Robert (dsp)
  m3. Anne Wodehouse (dau of Sir Henry Wodehouse of Wraxham, relict of William Hungate of East Bradenham)
  B. Sir Thomas Adelmare or Caesar (b 1561, d 09.06.1621, Baron of the Exchequer, 3rd son)
  m(3). Susanna Ryther (dau of Sir William Ryther of The Mote, Kent)
  i. Thomas Adelmare or Caesar had issue
  m. Frances Philpot (dau of Sir George Philpot of Thruxton)
  ii. Avice Adelmare or Caesar
  m. _ Darell
  iii. Mary Adelmare or Caesar
  m. Ralph Knaptos of Brokenhurst
  iv. Elizabeth Adelmare or Caesar
  m. Christopher Wright of Derbyshire
  v.+ other issue - Augustus (d unm), Ferdinando (d unm), Susan, Margaret
  C. Margaret Adelmare or Caesar
  m. Nicholas Wright of Eastmead
  D. Elizabeth Adelmare or Caesar
  m. _ Hunt
  E. Anne Adelmare or Caesar
  m. _ Pecke
  F.+ other issue - Charles, William, Henry (d unm 07.10.1636, Dean of Ely, rector of Bennington, etc.)
2.+ other issue - Claudius, John Baptist

Main source(s): Commoners (vol II, section on 'Family of Caesar' within Chester of Bush Hall)
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