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Families covered: Cokayne (Cockayne or Cokaine) of Ashbourne (Ashborne)

BP1934 starts with the following John then jumps to the Sir John who d 1373, identifying him as "Eighth in descent" from the first John. MGH starts with Andrew from whom Sir John was 7th in descent from the first John. We therefore presume that Andrew was son of ...
John Cokayne of Ashborne (Ashbourne), Derbyshire (a c1150)
1. Andrew Cokayne of Ashbourne
  A. William Cokayne of Ashbourne
  m. Sarah (dau of Adam fitzAldecinder)
  i. William Cokayne of Ashbourne
  m. Alice de Dalbiny (dau of Hugh de Dalbiny, m2. Hugh Bonisovant)
  a. John Cokayne of Ashbourne (a 1294)
  m. Maud Oldney (dau of Robert Oldney)
  (1)+ issue - Andrew (dsp 1311-2), Margaret
  b. Roger Cokayne of Ashbourne
  m. Elizabeth
  (1) William Cokayne of Ashbourne
  m. Sara
  (A) John Cokayne of Ashbourne (a 1304)
(i) John Cokayne of Ashbourne
  (a) John Cokayne of Ashbourne (d 1373)
  m. Cecilia (widow of Robert Ireton)
  ((1)) Sir Edmund Cokayne (d Shrewsbury 1403)
  m. Elizabeth de Herthull (dau of Sir Richard de Herthull)
  ((A)) Sir John Cokayne of Ashbourne and Pooley (d 1438)
  m. Isabel Shirley (dau of Sir Hugh Shirley of Etindon & Shirley)
  ((i)) John Cokayne of Ashbourne - continued below
  m. Agnes Vernon (dau of Sir Richard Vernon)
  ((ii)) William Cokayne
  ((iii))+ other issue - Reginald, Roger
  ((B))+ other issue - Thomas, Edmond, George, Richard
  ((2)) John Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley (d 1427, chief baron of the Exchequer)
  m. Ida or Ede/Edith Grey (dau of Reignold, Lord Grey de Ruthyn)
  (B) Roger Cokayne
  m. Elizabeth
  (i)+ issue - William, Elizabeth
  (2)+ other issue - Henry, Margaret, Elizabeth, Sarah



John Cokayne of Ashbourne - continued above
m. Agnes Vernon (dau of Sir Richard Vernon of Haddon)
1. Thomas Cokayne of Ashbourne
  m. Anne Barlow (dau of Robert (or Richard) Barlow of Barlow)
A. Thomas Cokayne of Ashbourne (a 1504)
  m. Barbara Fitzherbert (dau of John Fitzherbert)
  i. (Sir) Francis Cokayne of Ashbourne
  m. Dorothy Marrowe (dau of Thomas Marrowe)
  a. Sir Thomas Cokayne of Ashbourne
  m. Dorothy Ferrers (dau of Humfrey Ferrers of Tamworth)
  (1) Francis Cokayne (b c1545, dsp 25.12.1594)
m. Anne Knightley (dau of Sir Valentine Knightley of Fawsley)
  (2) Thomas Cokayne (b c1551, d 19.01.1587)
  m. Jane Okeover (dau of Philip Okeover)
  (3) Sir Edward Cokayne of Ashbourne (b c1554, d 09.1606) the first mentioned by MGH (NS3 vol 4)
m. Jane Ashby (d 09.1647, dau of Nicholas Ashby of Willoughby)
  (A) Thomas Cokayne of Ashbourne (d 27.01.1638)
  m. Anne Stanhope (d 29.08.1664, dau of (Sir) John Stanhope of Elvedon (Elvaston))
  (i) Sir Aston Cokayne, Bart (b 28.12.1608, d 1684)
  m. Mary Kniveton (dau of Sir Gilbert Kniveton of Mircaston)
  (a) Thomas Cokayne (b 08.05.1636, dvp)
  m. Rachel Sturry (dau/coheir of Carey Sturry of Rossall)
  (b)+ other issue (a 08.1662) - Mary (b 15.08.1646), Isabella (b 09.05.1654)
  (ii) Anne Cokayne
  m. Sir Francis Boteler of Tuin
  (iii) Lettice Cokayne
  m. Gilbert Armstrong
(iv) Katherine Cokayne
  m. Richard Weston (son/heir of Sir Richard of Rugely)
  (v)+ other issue - Thomas (b 1610, d 05.09.1629), Isabella (d unm), Lucie (d unm)
  (B) Francis Cokayne (d 06.1652)
  m. Frances Cresswell
  (i) Dorothy Cokayne
  m. _ Pictyn (Pictin)
  (ii)+ other issue (d unm) - John (d young), Mary
  (C) Dorothy Cokayne
  m. William Fleetwood of Ireland (brother of Sir Richard of Calwich)
  (D) Jane Cokayne
  m. Thomas Powell of Ireland
  (E) Mary Cokayne (d unm)
  (4) Dorothy Cokayne
  m. German Poole of Radburne (d 1599)
(5) Tabitha Cokayne (b c1549)
  m. William Bradburne of Hough (d 1579)
  (6)+ other issue - Frances (dsp), Jane (dsp), Jane (dsp), Jane, Mawde
  b. Francis Cokayne
  m. _ Browne of Warwickshire
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Dorothy
  c. William Cokayne
  d. Barbara Cokayne
  m. John Ferrers of Tamworth (d 1576)
e. Alice Cokayne
  m. Sir Edward Littleton of Pillaton Hall (d 19.10.1574)
  ii. Anthony Cokayne (dsp)
  iii. Thomas Cokayne
  a. Florence Cokayne
  m. Henry Bagshawe
  iv. Jane Cokayne
  m. Vincent Lowe of Denby (d c1558)
  v. Anne Cokayne
  m. Sir William Basset of Blore (b 1493, d 31.10.1553)
  vi. Elizabeth Cokayne
  m. Robert Burdett (not Burnet) of Bramcote (d 11.01.1548-9)
  B. Roger or Henry Cokayne
  C. Beatrix Cokayne probably of this generation
  m. Bryan Vincent (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
2. Roger Cokayne

Main source(s): MGH (NS3 vol 3 (1900), 'Cokayne Pedigree', p221+), Visitation (Derbyshire, 1569+1611, Cokayne of Ashbourne), Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-64, Cokaine of Ashbourne) with some support for the upper section from BP1934 Cullen of Ashbourne) and for the lower section from MGH (NS3, vol 4 (1902), 'Pedigree of Cokayne, Cokaine, or Cockaine', p153)
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