'Earle2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Erle of Charborough, Erle of Culhampton, Erlegh of Beckington

John de Erlegh of Beckington (d 1160-1)
1. William de Erlegh
  A. John de Erlegh of North Petherton (a 1195)
  i. William de Erlegh
  a. John de Erlegh (dsp 1227-8)
  b. Henry de Erlegh, Sheriff of Dorset and Somerset (a 1227)
  (1) ?? de Erlegh
  (A) Sir John de Erlegh (a 1367)
  (i) Sir John de Erlegh
  (a) Margaret de Erlegh, heiress of Beckington
  m1. John St. Maur
  m2. Walter Sandys
  m3. Sir William Cheney
Commoners is not fully clear in that is reports that "The first ancestor that occurs in the pedigree is Henry de Erle, Lord of Newton in Somersetshire, 35 Henry III., but the family was long previously settled in that county" and goes on to report the pedigree from John de Erlegh (d 1160-1). Presumably the Henry of Newton was the first proven ancestor of the branch of the family it thereafter covers. Arbitrarily, we presume that that branch connected to the above line as follows.
  ii. ?? de Erlegh or Erle
  a. Henry de Erle of Newton (a 1250-1)
  (1) ?? de Erle
  (A) ?? de Erle
  (i) ?? de Erle
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (a) ?? de Erle
  ((1)) ?? de Erle
  ((A)) John Erle of Ashburton
  ((i)) John Erle (2nd son)
  ((a)) John Erle of Culhampton - continued below



John Erle of Culhampton - continued above
1. John Erle of Culhampton
  m. Thomasine Beare of Somerset
A. Walter Erle of Charborough, Dorset (d 1581)
  m. Margery Wikes (dau of Richard Wikes of Charborough)
  i. Thomas Erle of Charborough (d 16.03.1597)
  m. Dorothy Pole (dau of William Pole of Columpton, she m2. Sir Walter Vaughan
a. Sir Walter Erle of Charborough, Governor of Dorchester (d 1665)
  m. Anne Dymoke, heiress of Erckington and Pipe (d 1665, dau of Francis Dymoke, sister of Sir Henry)
  (1) Thomas Erle (b c1621, dvp)
  Commoners & BLG1952 identify Thomas's wife as Susanna, 4th dau of William Fiennes, 3rd Viscount Say & Sele. As that Viscount was born c1641, we presume that she was ...
  m. Susanna Fiennes (dau of William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Say & Sele)
  (A) Walter Erle (dsp?)
  m. Anne Trenchard (dau of Thomas Trenchard)
(B) Thomas Erle of Charborough (d 1720, General)
  m. Elizabeth Wyndham (dau of Sir William Wyndham, Bart of Orchard Wyndham)
  (i) Frances Erle of Charborough (d 14.05.1728)
  m. Sir Edward Ernle, 3rd Bart of Etchilhampton and Maddington (d 31.01.1728-9)
  (C) Anne Erle probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Trenchard of Wolfeton or Wolverton
  (D) daughter
  (2) Anne Erle
  m. Richard Norton of Southwick (d 05.1681)
  b. Elizabeth Erle (d 1652)
  m. Sir Richard Strode of Devon (b 25.06.1584, a 1640)
  c.+ other issue - Christopher of Stourminster Marshal, John (d young), Thomas (d 1592), Dorothy (d young)
  ii. Honor Erle
  m. John Giffard of Brightley
  iii.+ other issue - Bridget, Mary reported in Visitation (Dorset, 1623, Earle)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 4, Erle-Drax of Charborough), BLG1952 (Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax of Charborough)
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