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Families covered: Earle of Heydon, Earle (Erle) of Salle, Earle of Stragglethorpe

Brother (probably older brother) of Alexander le Erle of Willingham & Sottery was ...
William le Erle of Salle, Norfolk (a c1350)
1. John Erle of Salle (a 1450)
  A. ?? Erle
  Uncertain on the number of intervening generations.
  i. ?? Erle
  a. ?? Erle
(1) John Erle of Salle (a 1520, d 10.1570)
  (A) John Erle of Salle & Heydon (d 02.1611)
  m1. (sp) Agnes Locksmith (bur 1560)
  m2. Catherine (bur 1606)
  (i) Thomas Earle of Salle & Heydon (dvp 09.1605)
  m1. Anne Founteyn (bur 1598, dau of Arthur (not John) Founteyn of Salle)
(a) Erasmus Earle of Salle & Heydon (bpt 20.09.1590, d 07.09.1667, Recorder of Norwich, Serjeant-at-law)
  m. (25.02.1616) Frances Fountaine (bur 13.09.1671, dau of James (sb John) Fountaine of Salle)
  ((1)) John Earle of Salle & Heydon, Sheriff of Norfolk (bpt 04.1622, bur 1697)
  m. Sarah Hare (dau of Sir John Hare of Stow Bardolf, sister of Sir Ralf, Bart)
  ((A)) Ralph Earle of Salle (d unm 1679)
  ((B)) Erasmus Earle of Heydon, Sheriff of Norfolk (bur 03.1721)
m. Eleanor Castle (d 1736?, dau/heir of Augustine Castle of Raveningham)
  ((i)) Erasmus Earle (dsp 28.10.1728, 2nd son)
  m. (1717) Hannah Maria de Grey (dau of William de Grey, sister of Colonal Thomas of Merton, widow of James Calthorp)
  ((ii)) Augustine Earle of Heydon, Salle, etc.
  m. (1726) Frances Blaicklock (dau/heir of Robert Blaicklock of Seascate Hall)
  ((a)) Mary Earle probably the Mary who married ...
m. William Wiggett, later Bulwer of Heydon Hall (a 1748)
  ((b))+ other issue - Erasmus, Robert (b 1729, d 1832), Augustine (b 1737, d 1744), Frances, Elizabeth
  ((iii))+ other issue - John (dvp unm 1721), Edward (b 1697, d unm 1731)
  The following connection is given in BLG1952 (Hare of Docking Hall).
  ((C)) Mary Earle
  m. John Basset (rector of Heydon)
  ((i)) Mary Basset
  m. Thomas Bret or Brett of Scarning or Scarney Hall
  ((a)) Elizabeth Brett (d 29.08.1797)
  m. (1748) Humphrey Christian (b 04.10.1720, d 31.07.1773, vicar of Docking)
  ((2)) Richard Earle (Serjeant-at-law)
  ((3)) Anne Earle (b 24.04.1634, bur 02.12.1691) apparently of this generation
  m. (30.08.1653) William Darwin (b 1620, d 1675, recorder of London)
  (b)+ 3 daughters
  m2. Margery Oxburgh (dsp 1599, dau of William Oxburgh of Aylsham)
  (ii)+ 2 sons and 7 daughters



Possibly connected to the above family was ...
Augustine Earle of Stragglethorpe (d 25.04.1587-8)
1. Augustine Earle of Stragglethorpe (d before 14.12.1638)
  m1/2/3. Agnes Audley (dau of William Audley of Hough, widow of Robert Thorold)
  A. John Earle (dsp)
  B. Elizabeth Earle (a 1636)
  m. Robert Anderson of Castlethorpe
  m2/3/1. Margaret Willoughby (dau of Charles Willoughby, Lord of Parham)
  m3/1/2. Frances Cony (dau of Sir Thomas Cony of Bassingthorpe)
C. Sir Richard Earle, Sheriff of Lincolnshire, 1st Bart of Stragglethorpe (b 1606/7, d 25.03.1667)
  m. (08.01.1627-8) Frances Hartopp (dau of Sir Edward Hartopp, Bart of Buckminster)
  i. Augustine Earle (dvp 04.07.1654)
  m. Jane Nodes (d 25.05.1654, dau of Charles Nodes of Shephall)
  ii. John Earle (dvp)
  m. _ Noy
  a. Sir Richard Earle, 2nd Bart of Stragglethorpe (d unm)
  iii. Sir Richard Earle, 3rd Bart of Stragglethorpe, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (bur 1684)
  m. Eleanor Welby (bpt 12.04.1646, dau of William Welby of Denton, she m2. Edward Payne of Hough)
  a. Sir Richard Earle, 4th Bart of Stragglethorpe (b c1673, d unm 18.08.1697)
  iv. Elizabeth Earle (bur 28.03.1712)
  m. (1670) John Thornhagh of Osberton (bpt 1647-8, bur 17.05.1723)
  v. Mary Earle (bur 04.1646)
  D. Bridget Earle (d 25.07.1627)
  m. Thomas Bishop of Hemswell
  E.+ other issue - William (dsp), George, Frances, Jane
2. Helen Earle
  m. Thomas Grant of Allington
3. Martha Earle
  m. Gervase Jackson

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 03.06.09) : BHO ('An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk', vol 6, Hundred of South Erpingham: Heydon, by Francis Blomefield, 1807)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 15.04.07) : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Earle of Stragglethorpe)
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