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Families covered: Drury of Besthorpe (Beesthorpe), Drury of Hawstead, Drury of Intwood, Drury of Hedgerley (Egerley), Drury of Riddlesworth, Drury of Rollesby

Roger Drury of Hawstead
m1. Felice Dunston (dau/heir of William Dunston or Denston of Besthorpe)
1. Sir Robert Drury of Hawstead (d 1535, Speaker of the House of Commons)
  m1. Ann Calthorpe (dau of William Calthorpe of Bunham Thorpe)
  The notes we took on Arthur Campling's book showed uncertainty on which of Sir Robert's children were by which wife. Initially, possibly misreading those notes, we showed the children as all by his 2nd wife, Ann Jernegan. However, as kindly pointed out by a contributor (PW, 04.11.06), this would mean that their daughter Bridget married her uncle, which is unlikely. Muskett shows all the children as by Ann Calthorpe.
A. Sir William Drury of Hawstead (d 1557)
  m1. Joan Seymour (d 1517, dau of Sir William Seymour or St. Maur)
  m2. Elizabeth Sotehill (d 1575, dau of Henry Sotehill of Stoke Faston)
  i. Robert Drury (dvp 1557)
  m. Audrey or Ethelreda Rich (dau of Richard, Lord Rich, Lord Chancellor)
a. Sir William Drury of Hawstead (b 1550, d 1589)
  m. Elizabeth Stafford (dau of Sir William Stafford of Chebsey, m2. Sir John Scott of Nettlestead)
  (1) Sir Robert Drury of Hawstead (b 1574, d 1615)
  m. Ann Bacon (d 1624, dau of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Bart of Redgrave)
  (A)+ issue - Dorothy (d infant), Elizabeth (b 1595, d 1610)
  (2) Frances Drury (d 1655)
  m1. Sir Nicholas Clifford
  m2. Sir William Wray, Bart of Glentworth (d 13.08.1617)
  (3) Elizabeth Drury (d 26.02.1654/5)
  m. William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter (b 1566, d 06.07.1640)
  (4) Diana Drury (bur sps 05.05.1631)
  m. (27.02.1616/7) Edmund Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon (b 29.02.1571/2, d 16.11.1638)
(5)+ other issue - Charles (d 1600), Susan (d unm 1607)
  b. Thomas Drury (dsp)
  m. _ Fitzharding of Radcliffe
  c. Ann Drury
  m. John Thornton of Soham
  d. Mary Drury
  m. Robert Russell of West Rudham
  e. Elizabeth Drury
  m1. Thomas de Grey of Merton (d 1566)
  m2. Nicholas Wynne of Walsingham
  f. Susan Drury
  m. Robert Basepole of Aldeby
  g. Winifred Drury
  m. Edmund Markant of Colchton
  h. Bridget Drury
  m. Richard Zouch of Pitton
  i. Dorothy Drury
  m. (1577) Edward Barnes of Soham
  j. Audrey Drury
  m. (1587) George Parker of Whepsted
k.+ other issue (dsp) - Henry, Robert
  ii. Henry Drury of Lawshall
  m. Elizabeth Isaac (da/heir of Thomas Isaac of Beddow)
  a.+ issue - Henry (b 1566, a 1586), others (d young)
  iii. Ann Drury (d 1561)
  m. Sir Christopher Heydon of Baconsthorpe (d 1579)
  iv. Mary Drury (b 1526)
  m1. Sir Richard Corbet 'of Assington'
  m2. (24.06.1565) John Tyrell of Gipping (dsp 1591)
  v. Frances Drury (d 1609)
  m. James Hobart of Haleshall (d 1615)
vi. Bridget Drury
  m. Henry Yelverton of Rougham (d 1601)
  vii. Elizabeth Drury (d 1621)
  m. Sir Robert Drury of Rougham (b 1543, d 1625)
  viii. Dorothy Drury
  m. Robert Rokewood of Coldham Hall (d 1600)
  B. Sir Robert Drury of Hedgerley or Egerley (d c1575/1589)
The following is supported by BEB1841 ('Drury of Riddlesworth') and 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Drurey of Riddlesworth' (p357) & 'Drury of Hedgerley' (p358)).
  m. Elizabeth Brudenell (dau of Edmund Brudenell of Hedgerley)
  i. Robert Drury of Hedgerley or Egerley, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (d before 02.03.1592)
  m1. ??
  m2. Anna (Agnes) Bourman (dau of Nicholas Bourman or Borman of Brook)
  a. Sir Henry Drury of Hedgerley/Egerley (d 1617)
  m. Susan Stakely (dau of Hugh Stakely of Merch (Stukeley of Marsh))
  (1) William Drury (b 1597, a 1641, 2nd son)
  m. (14.01.1618) Judith Payne (dau of William Payne of Highgate)
  (2) Sarah Drury (a 1632)
  m. John Penn of Penn
  (3)+ other issue - Hugh/Henry (dsp 1606), Robert (b 1602, d 1625/9), Frances (b 1598), Mary (b 1600, a 1666)
b. Elizabeth Drury
  m. John Banks of Shelford
  c.+ other isue - Robert of Cockfield Hall (dsp), Ann, Mary (a 1613)
  ii. Roger Drury (dsp)
  iii. Sir William Drury (d c13.10.1579, Marshall of Berwick, Lord Justice of Ireland)
  m. (10.10.1560) Margaret (Margery) Wentworth (dau of Thomas Wentworth, Lord)
a. Jane or Margaret Drury
  m. Sir Richard Chetwood of Oxfordshire
  b. Anne Drury (a 1613)
  m. Sir Robert Hartwell of Northamptonshire
  c. Elizabeth Drury
  iv. Sir Dru or Drue Drury of Hedgerley (Buckinghamshire) & Linstead (Lynsted) (Kent) (b c1518, d 1617)
  m1. Elizabeth Calthorpe (d 26.05.1578, dau of Sir Philip Calthorpe of Erwarton (by Amata Boleyn), widow of Sir Herny Parker then Sir William Wodehouse)
  m2. (1582) Catherine Finch (d 13.09.1601, dau/heir of William Finch of Linstead/Lynsted)
  a. Sir Drue Drury, 1st Bart of Riddlesworth (b 1588, d 23.04.1632, MP)
  The following is mostly supported by TCB (vol 2, Drury).
m. (28.06.1608) Anne Wallgrave (d before 05.1642, dau of Edward Wallgrave of Canfield or Lawford (by ?? Averell), m2. ?? Gleane of Hardwick)
  (1) Sir Drue Drury, 2nd Bart of Riddlesworth (b 17.01.1611, d 13.07.1647)
  m1. Susan Jones (dau of Isaac Jones of London, sister/coheir of Sir Samuel of Curteen ('of Waltham, Nazing & Courteenhall))
  (A) Sir Robert Drury 'of Besthorpe', 3rd Bart of Riddlesworth (b 1635, dsp 27.04.1712)
  m1. Elizabeth Dunstan (dau of Edward Dunstan of Worlingworth & Waldingfield by Elizabeth, dau/heir of John Matthew)
  m2. Eleanor Harsnet (d 1703, dau of Samuel Harsnet of Great Fransham, widow of William Marsham of Sratton)
  m3. Diana Vilet (d 1744, dau of George Vilet of Pinkney Hall)
(B) Drue Drury (dsp)
  (C) Diana Drury (d 25.01.1674)
  m. Sir William Wake, 3rd Bart (d 01.1697-8)
  m2. (07.08.1641) Mary Boys (d 1649, dau of John Boys, widow of John Reynolds)
  (D) Margaret Reynolds Drury
  (2) Katharine Drury (d 1612)
  m. Henry Brampton of Blo Norton (d 1648)
  (3)+ other issue - William of Riddlesworth (b 1615, d 1654), others (d infant - Waldegrave, Robert, Henry, Elizabeth, Ann)
  b. Elizabeth Drury (d 1620)
  m1. Sir Thomas Wingfield of Letheringham (d 22.01.1609)
  m2. Henry Reynolds of Belstead
c. Ann Drury
  m. (27.08.1604) Sir John Deane of Maplestead
  d. Frances Drury (b 1585, d 1662?)
  m. (1607) Sir Robert Botiler of Wotton
  v. Edmund Drury of Horton, Buckinghamshire
  The following comes from 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Drury of Ireland', p359) with data (shown in italics) which was kindly brought to our attention by a contributor (DD, 01.09.06) found in 2006 within 'Tudor'. That supplementary data was not checked within the review of this page that was completed on 08.11.20. Note that Muskett reported that Robert was Edmund's 2nd son and suggested that Thomas was Robert's only son.
  m. Jane Trenchard (dau of Thomas Trenchard of Lickett)
  a. Roger Drury
  b. Robert Drury of Laughlin
  m. Elizabeth Carew (dau of Sir Peter Carew of Idrone)
  (1) Thomas Drury of Laughlin
  m. Margaret de la Freigne (dau of Robert de la Friegne by Katherin Butler of Ballyroady)
  (A) Robert Drury of Callow (b c1610, d 13.01.1673)
  m. Margaret Lloyd (dau of Thomas Lloyd (originally of Flint & Denbyshire) by Honor Price of Cloone)
  (i) John Drury of Callow (2nd son)
  m. Grace Walcope (dau of James Walcope by Margaret Maxwell of Dromanelis & Finebroge)
  (a)+ issue - John (d infant?), John, William (d infant?), William, Valeria, Henrietta, Jeane, Mary
  (ii) Edward Drury of Kingsland (4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Gore (dau of Sir Frances Gore by Ann Parks of Sligo)
  (a)+ issue - John, Robert (d young), Margaret, Ann, Jeane, Elizaebeth, Frances, daughter (d young)
  (iii) Margaret Drury (d 25.12.1679)
  m. John Forster of Tullaghan
  (iv) Frances Drury
  m. Michael Mosse of Bandon (nephew of Richard Boye, Bishop of Laughlin & Fernes and Roger Boyle, Bishop of Down & Conor then Clogher)
  (v)+ other issue - Robert (d young), William (d 17.04.1680), Katherin (d young), Elizabeth (d young), Jeane (d unm 08.1684)
  (2) Catherine Drury
  m. Sir John King (d 04.01.1636)
  (3)+ other issue - John of Dublin, Robert of Callow
  vi. Anne Drury
  m. Robert Woodleif or Woodlese of Aylesbury or Peterley
  vii. Margarey Drury
  m. Henry Trenchard
viii. Lucy Drury
  m. Robert Tesche or Tesh
  a.+ issue - Edward, Margaret
  ix. Elizabeth Drury
  m. Rowland Hynde or Hinde of Hedsworth
  C. Ann Drury (d 08.06.1572)
  m1. Sir Guy or George Waldegrave of Smallbirch (d 1528)
  m2. Sir Thomas Jermyn of Rushbush (d 1552)
  D. Elizabeth Drury (d 1574)
  m. Sir Philip Boteler of Hertfordshire
  E. Bridget Drury
  m. Sir John Jernegan of Somerleyton/Cosssey (d 1556)
  F. Ursula Drury
  m. Sir Giles Alington of Horseheath (d 1586)
  m2. Ann Jernegan (dau of Edward Jernegan of Somerleyton)
2. William Drury of Besthorpe (a 1491)
  The following is supported by 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Drury of Besthorpe' (p355) & 'Drury of Rollesby, etc.' (p356)).
m. Margaret Briggs (dau/heir of William Briggs (or Bbridges) of Quidenham)
  A. Robert Drury of Besthorpe
  m1. Elizabeth Clifford
  i. William Drury of Besthorpe
  m. Ursula Coe (dau of Richard Coe by Ann Clifford)
  a.+ issue (dsp) - Charles, Francis
  m2. (sp) ?? m3. (sp) ??
  B. William Drury of Besthorpe (d before 11.11.1552)
  m1. Mary Blennerhasset (dau of John Blennerhasset of Frenze, relict of Henry Warner)
  m2. Dorothy Brampton (dau of William Brampton of Letton, m2. William Cocket of Ampton)
  i. Anthony Drury of Besthorpe (d 1616)
  m1. Ann Kemp (dau of Robert Kemp of Gissing)
  a. Elizabeth Drury
  m. William Harburne of Mundham (Harborne of St. Olave's)
m2. Ann Garneys (d 1634, dau of John Garneys of Spexhall)
  b. Sir Anthony Drury of Besthorpe, Sheriff of Norfolk (d 1628, MP)
  m. Bridget Spelman (dau of John Spelman of Narborough)
  (1) Sir William Drury of Besthorpe or Beesthorpe (b 1598, d 1639)
  m. Mary Cockayne (d 1688, dau of William Cockayne of London)
(A) Bridget Drury (b 1635?, bur 11.07.1696)
  m1. (27.02.1654-5) Charles Needham, 4th Viscount Kilmorey (d 1660)
  m2. (24.06.1663) Sir John Shaw, Bart of Eltham (bur 06.03.1679/80)
  m3. (15.02.1680/1) Sir John Baber of St. Paul's ,Covent Garden (b c1625, bur 03.04.1704)
  (B) Ann Drury (b 1640, d 1679)
  m. Philip Harbord of Stanninghall (d 1687)
  (C)+ other issue (d young) - William, Anthony (bpt 1638, d 1640)
  (2) Anthony Drury of Intwood
  m. Elizabeth Smyth (d 1693, dau of William Smyth of Winston)
  (A) Nicholas Drury of Intwood
  m. Catharine Jenney (dau of Robert Jenney of Knodishall)
  (i) Elizabeth Drury
  m. _ Roberts
  (ii)+ other issue - Anthony of Southolt (dsp 1748), Catherine
  (B) Elizabeth Drury
  m. John Leach of Wells (d 1662)
  (3) Robert Drury of Besthorpe
m. Margaret Revett (dau of John Revett of Bilderston (Rivet of Bildeston))
  (A) Mary Drury (d 1716)
  m. John Smyth of Gimmingham
  (B) Elizabeth Drury (dsp 1727)
  m. Philip Grime of Seething
  (4) Anne Drury (d 1661)
  m. (1624) Humphrey Rant of Yelverton
  (5) Dorothy Drury (d unm 1627)
  (6) Bridget Drury
  m. (20.02.1625) Arthur Branthwayt of Hethel (d 1642, son of Miles of Hethel))
(7) Elizabeth Drury (d 1671)
  m. (1632) William Revett of Bilderston
  (8) Susan Drury (d 1643)
  m. (20.11.1636) Robert Wilton of Wilby (d 1643)
  c. Anne Drury
  m. William Pleasance of Brandon (d 1640)
  d. Dorothy Drury (d 1642)
  m1. John Burnam of Tasburgh (d 1623)
  m2. (10.02.1623) Charles Suckling of Woodton (b 1578, d 1644)
  e. Susanna Drury
  m. (1606) Henry Rokewood of Weston
  f.+ other issue (dsp) - William of Weston (d 1640), Robert
  ii. Roger Drury of Rollesby (d 1599, MP)
  m. Catherine Nesse (sister of Thomas Nesse of Yarmouth, widow of William Lister (Lovell?))
  a. Sir Drue Drury of Rollesby (dsp by 1625)
  m. Anne Burgh (dau/coheir of Thomas, Lord Burgh, widow of Henry Coppinger) confusion just below?
  b. Roger Drury of Drury Lane, London (dsp 1631)
  c. Ann Drury confusion just above?
  m. Thomas, Lord Burgh
  iii. Edward or Edmund Drury (a 1612, Rector of Yelverton)
  iv. Henry Drury (d 1612, rector of High Rodney & Tendring)
  m. Ann Tanner
  a. Henry Drury of High Rodney (High Roding) (a 1613)
  b. Dorothy Drury
  m. Lewis Bradford (vicar of Dunmow)
  c. Mary Drury
  m. William Payne (vicar of Duckworth)
  v. Catherine Drury
  m. John Chamberlain of Ellingham
  vi. Tabitha Drury
  m. Andrew Clark of Wroxham
vii. Dorothy Drury
  m. Robert Constable of Hingham (Ingham)
  viii. Ann Drury
  m. Francis Watson of Little Pelham (Parson)
  C. John Drury of Calrton Forehoe (d before 30.11.1560)
  m. Ann Brampton (dau of Robert Brampton of Attleburgh)
  i. Henry Drury of Stanningall
  a. Amy Drury (a 1599)
  ii. Elizabeth Drury
  m. Sir Roger Wodehouse of Kimberley (d 1560)
iii. Catherine Drury
  m. _ Whinburgh (Whinborough of Whinborough)
  iv. Mary Drury
  m. _ Thurgood or Thursgood of Essex
  v. Joan or Ursula Drury
  m. _Thomas Gray of Merton
  D. Mary (Catherine?) Drury
  m. _ Stoner of Waltham
  E. Ann Drury (d 1577)
  m1. John Bladwell of Thurlow (d 1534)
  m2. _ Walpole of Thurlow?
  F.+ other issue - Thomas (priest), Joan (d unm 1541, nun)
3. Felice Drury
  m. James Andrews of Baylham
4. Katherine Drury (d 1496)
  m1. Sir Henry Le Strange of Hunstanton (d 1485)
  m2. Sir Robert Radcliffe of Atleburgh (Attleburgh)
5.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Roger
m2. Agnes Hanningfield (dau/coheir of William Hanningfield of Lawshall)

Main source(s): 'The History of the Family of Drury in the counties of Suffolk and Norfolk from the Conquest' (Arthur Campling, 1937) with some input/support from 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Edited with extensive additions', vol 1, 1900, 'Drury of Hawstead', p354) and as reported above
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