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Families covered: Covert of Hascombe (Huscombe), Covert of Sillington (Sullington), Covert of Slougham

William Covert of Sullington (Sillington), Sussex (d 25.09.1444)
m. Grace Barentyne (dau of John Barentyne)
1. John Covert of Sillington (a 1494)
  m. Ann Vaver (dau/heir of Thomas Vaver by Joan, dau of Sir John Pelham)
  A. William Covert of Slougham (Sussex), Hascomb & Wisley (Surrey) (d 20.09.1494)
  m. Ann Fleming (dau of Sir Thomas Fleming, sister/coheir of John)
  i. John Covert of Slougham
m. Isabel Pelham (dau/heir of John Pelham)
  a. Ann Covert who apparently married ...
  m. George Blennerhassett of Kenninghall (d by 1544)
  b.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Dorothy
  ii. Henry Covert
  B. Thomas Covert 'of Slougham' of Sullington (Sillington)
  m. Elizabeth Sidney (dau of William (probably not John) Sidney)
i. Richard Covert of Slougham (d 07.06.1547)
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (Kent, 1619, Covert) which names 2 of Richard's wives, Eliza Nevill (dau of John (sb George?), Baron of Abergaveny), shown as mother of George, and Joanna (dau of William Ashburnham), identifying Joanna as the 3rd wife and mother of John. BEB1841 names 4 wives, in order shown above, but does not allocate the children between them. BEB1841 suggests that John was the elder son but that is not consistent with the order shown for the wives if the allocation of children given by Visitation is correct.
  m1. _ Tagger (dau/heir of John Tagger)
  m2. Elizabeth Nevill (dau of George Nevill, Lord Abergavenny) not easy to place her on Nevill03
  a. George Covert of Slougham
  m. Elizabeth Forster (dau of Sir Humphrey Forster of Aldermanston)
  (1) Humphrey Covert of Godstone, Surrey only son mentioned by BEB1841
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (Surrey, 1530+1572+1623, Covert) which shows Humphrey as only son of George and as brother of Anne.
  m. Ann or Joane Covert (dau of John Covert of Slougham) called Ann by BEB1841, Joane by Visitation (Surrey)
  (A) George Covert of Cuckfield, Surrey (dvp, 4th son)
  m. Audrey Makereth of London
  (i) Walter Covert of Woodmancote (a 1623)
  m. Anne Covert (dau of John Covert of Woodmancote)
  (ii)+ other issue (a 1623) - Thomas, John
  (B) Mary Covert
  m. John Dodd of Tanrige or Tandrige
(C) Frances Covert
  m. John Haselden of Haling or Grinsted
  (D)+ other issue - William of London, Humphrey (dsp), John (dsp), Agnes
  (2) Richard Covert of Slaugham only son mentioned by Visitation (Kent) & Berry
  m. Anna Hendley (dau/coheir of Sir Walter Hendley)
  (A) Walter Covert of Slaugham
  m. Timothia Lennard (dau of John Lennard)
  (B) Jane Covert (b1 552)
  m. Henry Smith
(C) Eleanor Covert (bur 12.03.1613) probably of this generation
  m. Bessels Fettiplace of Bessilsleigh & Shefford (b 1550, d 26.12.1609)
  (D) Mary Covert possibly fits here
  m. Richard Barttelot of Stopham (b c1564, d 1614)
  (3) Anne Covert only mentioned by Visitation (Surrey)
  m. Francis Poole of Dicheling
  m3. Jane Ashburnham (dau of William Ashburnham)
  b. John Covert of Slougham (d Bologne 1558)
Visitation (Kent)& Berry identify John's (first) wife as Johanna, dau/heir of Thomas Cooke. BEB1841, supported by Visitation (Sussex, 1530 & 1633-4, Cooke-Covert), identifies her as ...
  m1. Elizabeth Coke (dau of John Coke or Cooke of Rustington)
  (1) William Covert
  m. Benedict or Benetta Herenden
  (A) William Covert of Ledes Abbey (or Vinters in Boxley), Kent (d 1614)
  m. Elizabeth Steed (dau of Sir William Steed)
  (i) Sir Walter Covert of Maidstone, Kent (d before 1632)
m. Ann Covert (d 22.09.1632, dau/heir of John Covert of Slougham)
  (a) Walter Covert (dvp?) shown by Visitation as (only son and) heir
  (b) Sir John Covert, Bart of Slougham (b 06.06.1620, d 11.03.1678-9)
  m. Isabella Leigh (d 09.1680, dau of Sir William Leigh of Longborow, relict of Gervase Warmshey of Worcester)
  ((1)) Mary Covert
  m1. (02.03.1675/6) Henry Goring (dvp 1687, son of Sir Henry, Bart of Highden)
  m2. Nicholas Best of Horsham mentioned in TCB (vol 3, Covert)
  ((2)) Ann Covert of Slougham
  m. (26.12.1671) Sir James Morton
  ((A)) John Morton of Slougham
  ((B)) James Morton, last of Slougham
((3))+ other issue - Walter (bur 30.09.1672), Jane (d unm 1658), Isabel (d unm 1661)
  (c) Jane Covert (b 07.1620)
  (ii) Mary Covert
  m. Edward Bust of London
  (iii) Jane Covert probably of this generation
  m. Henry Smith of Pepperbarrow, Surrey
  (a) Jane Smith (b c1578, bur 26.09.1655)
  m1. Ninion Burrell of Cuckfield
  m2. (12.05.1618) Peter Courthope of Danny (b c1557, d 1657)
  (iv)+ other issue - Thomas, William (b c1589, d 5.0.1607), Edward, Robert
  (2) Jane Covert (d 25.01.1585/6) possibly fits here
  m1. Francis Fleming
m2. Sir John Fettiplace 'of Lifford (b 1527, d 1580-9)
  m2. (1547) Ann Beard (dau of William Beard)
  (3) Edward Covert
  (A) John Covert of Abberton, Sussex
  (4)+ 3 daughters
  m4. Blanch Vaughan (dau of John Vaughan)
  Uncertain which wife was mother of ...
  c. Elizabeth Covert
  m. Thomas Thrale
  ii.+ other issue
  C. John Covert
2. William Covert of Hascombe or Huscombe, Surrey
  The following is supported by Visitation (Surrey, 1530+1572+1623, Covert).
  m. Elianor Pelham (dau/heir of John Pelham of Laughton by Jane, dau/heir of John Bramshott)
A. William Covert of Hascombe (d 23.06.1556)
  m. _ Wasse (dau of Richard Wasse)
  Visitation shows William as father of Giles father of Giles (dsp), Richard, Jane, Mabell & Agnes. BE1883 shows no intermediary Giles.
  i. Giles Covert of Hascombe
  m. Jane Corke (heir)
  ii. Richard Covert of Hascombe
  m. (1558) Katherine Erneley (dau of William Erneley of Cokham or Cookham)
  a. Anthony Covert of Hascombe (a 1623)
  m. Emme Bayly (dau of Walter Bayly, doctor to Queen Elizabeth)
  (1) John Covert (b c1593, a 1623)
  m. _ Midleton (dau of Thomas Midleton of Horsham)
(A)+ issue - Anthony, Richard, Frances
  (2)+ other issue - William, Henry, Anthony, Edward, Emme
  b. Richard Covert of Greenwich, Kent
  m. Cicely Fettiplace of Berkshire
  (1) daughter
  m. Robert Holand of London
  c. Susan Covert
  m. Robert Coke of Kent
d. Elizabeth Covert
  m. Reginald Bray of Shere
  e.+ other issue - John. William, Agnes (dsp), Mabell (dsp)
  iii. Jane Covert
  m. Hugh Gunter
  iv. Mabell Covert
  m. Richard Blake
  v. Agnes or Anne Covert
  m. William Bartlett or Bartelott of Stopham (b c1504, d 1601)
  B. John Covert 'of Slaugham'
  m. _ Aspall
  i. Elizabeth Covert (d 16.11.1588)
  m. Sir William Goring
3.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Roger (priest), Henry

Main source(s): BEB1841 (Covert of Slougham) with some input/support from CountyGen (Kent, Berry, pp428) and as noted above
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