'Crane2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Crane of Cramborne, Crane of Crane, Crane of London, Crane of Loughton, Crane of Stoke Park, Crane of Woodrising

Vivian identifies the Arms of this family as "A crane Sa. on a perch raguly Vert.". That indicates that it has no connection with that shown on Crane1.
Stephen Crane
m. Agnes Newton (dau/heir of John Newton)
1. John Crane of Cramborne, Cornwall
m. Florence Godolphin (dau of John Godolphin)
  A. Richard Crane (bur 09.11.1606)
  m. Mawde Vyan (dau of Nicholas Vyan)
  i. Richard Crane of Cramborne
  m. Jane Lanyon (dau of Richard Lanyon of Gwynear)
  a. Richard Crane of Crane (bpt 08.05.1576)
  (1) Richard Crane (bpt 27.10.1606)
  m. Elizabeth (bur 24.02.1658)
  (A) Richard Crane of Crane (bpt 18.07.0631)
  (i) Richard Crane of Crane
  (a) Richard Crane (bpt 14.01.1687)
  (2)+ other issue - Arthur (bpt 02.01.1609), Thomas (bpt 12.09.1614), James (bur 20.01.1656), Eleanor (bur 09.07.1609)
  ii. Katherine Crane
  m. Oliver Collins
  iii. Margaret Crane
  m. John Burdogga
  iv. Jane Crane
  m. James Denham
  v. Elizabeth Crane
  m. (26.01.1560) John Trevideock or Trevithick
  vi. Cheston Crane
  m. Thomas Walcock
  vii.+ pther issue - Henry (clerk), Humfry, Nicholas (bur 25.10.1616)
  B. Thomas Crane (bpt 1565)
  i. Elizabeth Crane
  m. (21.11.1614) John Jeffry
2. William Crane (bur 1580)
  A. Joane Crane (bur 20.12.1559)
3. Richard Crane (bur 1559)



(1) We previously speculated that the undermentioned Sir Francis & Sir Richard were descended from John Crane of Norfolk (see here). That was in large part because BEB1841 (Crane of Woodrising) reports that the undermentioned brothers "deriv(ed) probably from a common ancestor with the Cranes of Chilton" and suggests that their arms were "As Crane, of Chilton" and because that John's great-grandmother was of the family of Southwell of Woodrising which might have had an influence on the undermentioned Francis's purchase of Woodrising from that family. However , Baker identifies the arms of Crane of Stoke Park as "Per bend Or and Azure" which is different from those of Crane of Chilton.
(2) Both BEB1841 ('Crane of Woodrising') and TCB (vol 2, 'Crane of Woodrising', p209) report on 2 brothers without identifying their parents. Their siblings are identified by Baker which also does not identify their parents.
?? Crane
1. Sir Francis Crane of Woodrising (Norfolk) & Stoke Park (Northamptonshire) (dsp 06.06.1636, Chancellor of the Order of the Garter)
  m. Mary de la Maire (d 1644-5, dau of David de la Maire, sister of Sir Peter)
2. Sir Richard Crane of Woodrising & Stoke Park, Bart (dsp 03.1644/5)
  m1. Mary Widdrington (dau of William Widdrington, 1st Lord, by Mary Thorold)
  m2. (1639) Jane (d before 25.02.1651/2, widow of Jacob James)
3. Joan Crane (d 1650)
  m. William Bond
  A. Frances Bond (a 1665)
  m. (20.10.1636)William Crane of Loughton & Woodrising @@ below
  B. daughter
4. Edith Crane (a 1651)
  m. Rev. Gregory Arundel of Sheviock



Baker, supported by Visitation, identifies the arms of the following family as "Gules, on a fess between three crosses patée fitched Or, as many annulets Azure". There are some similarities between that and the arms of the Cranes of Chilton referred to on Crane1 but there are quite a few differences.
William Crane of London
1. John Crane of London
  m. Phillis (Felice) Moreton (dau of George Moreton of Moreton)
A. John Crane of Loughton, Buckinghamshire (b c1576, a 1651, Chief Clark of the Kitchen to King Charles)
  m. Mary Tresham (d by 1651, dau of Sir Thomas Tresham of Newton)
  i. William Crane of Loughton & Woodrising (b c1608, a 1655)
  m. Frances Bond (dau of William Bond by Joan, sister/coheir of Sir Richard Crane of Woodrising) @@ above
  a.+ issue - Francis, William, Mary, Elizabeth, Jane
  ii. Mary Crane
  m. Thomas Fowles or Foulkes of London (Foulkes of Bulwick)
  iii. Anne Crane (d 04.01.1674)
  m. Francis Arundel of Stoke Park (d 16.04.1654)
  iv. Dorothy Crane (a 1651)
  m. _ Davenport of Wellesburne
  v. Phillis Crane
  m. _ Hilder of London
  vi.+ other issue - Thomas (a 1651, dsp), John, Robert (a 1651), Henry, Valentine (a 1651), 3 others (d by 1634?), Francis (b 1620-1, d 31.03.1703, Richard (a 1634, 1651), Elizabeth (d unm 14.11.1672)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 13.07.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Crane of Camborne', p120)
(2) For middle section (uploaded 27.09.19) : 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 2, 1841, 'Crane of Stoke Park, Baronet, and Arundel of Stoke Park', p243)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 27.09.19) : Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 1634, 'Crane of Loughton') with some input from 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 2, 1841, 'Crane of Stoke Park, Baronet, and Arundel of Stoke Park', p243+)
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