'EZmisc05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Edmonds of Devon, Ellacott (Elacott) of Exeter, English of Stockleigh English, Empson of Easton Neston, Empson of Towcester

Henry Edmonds of New Sarum, Wiltshire
m. Julyan Brandon (dau of William Brandon of Wiltshire)
1. Thomas Edmonds of Plymouth & Foye (bur 21.08.1604)
  m1. Joane De la Bere (dau of Anthony De la Bere of Sharborne)
  A. Arthur Edmonds (4th son)
i.+ issue - John, Henry
  B. Sir Thomas Edmonds of Overston (b 1563, d 20.09.1639, Clerk of the Council & Treasurer of the Household of King James)
  The following is supported by Baker's 'Northamptonshire' (vol 1, p56-7). We do have a slight concern that Vivian may have confused this Sir Thomas with someone else!
  m1. Magdalen Wood (d 31.12.1614, dau/coheir of Sir John Wood of Albins & Overston) Sir John idenitified by Vivian as 'of Sapleford Abbott'
  i. Sir Henry Edmonds (b 1600, dsp 1635)
  ii. Isabella Edmonds (b 11.1607, d c1677)
  m. (03.1624-5) Henry West, 4th Lord De La Warr (b 03.10.1603, d 01.06.1628) not mentioned by Vivian
  iii. Mary Edmonds
  m1. (c05.1616) Thomas Bennett mentioned by Vivian
  m2. Robert Mildmay of Overstone (dvp 1646) mentioned by Baker, supported by TCP ('FitzWalter')
  iv. Maud Edmonds mentioned by Vivian but not by Baker
  m. Thomas Williams of Higham
  v. Louisa (Lewes) Edmonds (b 1611) named Lewes by Vivian but Louisa by Baker
  m. (1635-6) ??
  m2. (c09.1626) Sara Harrington (b c1566, bur 03.10.1629, dau of Sir James Harrington of Exton, widow of Francis, Lord Hastings, then Edward Curzon, Lord Zouche)
  C. daughter
  m. Thomas Daman of Blandford
  D.+ other issue - Silvester, William, John
  m2. (1591) Anne Verner (dau of John Verner of Fernfeld, widow of Willam Houghton of Sussex)
2. Joane Edmonds
  m. John Vanner
3. Olyve Edmonds
  m. Alexander Good
4. Jane Edmonds
  m. Thomas Codamore
5.+ other issue - Lawrence, Henry



Henry Elacott of Exeter (bur 14.11.1594)
m1. Lucey Hawkins
1. John Elacott (Ellacott) of Exeter (bur 10.12.1609)
  m. (23.11.1583) Margaret Martin (dau of Nicholas Martin, m2. John Plumleigh of Dartmouth)
  A. Henry Ellacott of Milbury, Devon (bpt 12.01.1586-7, a 1620)
  m. Anne Pert (dau of Edward Pert of Exeter)
  i. Margaret Ellacott (b c1616, a 1620)
  B. Lucy Ellacott (bpt 25.02.1587-8)
  m. (28.08.1609) George Hele
  C. Julyan Ellacott (bpt 26.11.1595)
  m. (1620) Thomas Talley
  D.+ other issue - John (bpt 03.10.1591, a 1609), Nicholas (bpt 18.02.1593-4, bur 28.05.1597), Robert (bpt 20.01.1596-7, bur 22.01.1596-7), Elizabeth (bpt 12.09.1584, bur 07.02.1599), Joan (bpt 24.09.1585, bur 27.10.1590), Margaret (bpt 16.07.1589, bur 26.07.1597), Mary (bpt/bur 31.07.1590), Mary (bpt 24.10.1592, a 1609), Margaret (bpt 12.04.1599, a 1609), Grace (bpt 24.12.1600)
2. Margaret Ellacott of Exeter possibly fits here
  m. (c06.1580) Alexander Hext of Staverton (bur 05.07.1588)
m2. Elizabeth (a 1594)
3. Robert Ellacott of Exeter
  A.+ issue - John (bpt 22.10.1599, bur 03.07.1602), Robert (bpt 16.05.1601), Richard (bpt 31.01.1602-3), John (bpt 11.03.1603-4, bur 25.06.1610), Henry (bpt 16.06.1606), William (bpt 20.11.1608), Grace (bpt 27.02.1597-8, bur 08.05.1600), Mary (bpt 02.05.1605), Margaret (bpt 30.08.1607), Anne (bpt 22.03.1609-10)



Cunnant English of Stockley English, Devon
m. _ Yard of Churchton
1. John English (dsp)
2. Henry English
  m. Mary Stukley (dau of William Stukley of Afton)
  A. Giles English of Brodinsh (d before 09.12.1647)
  m1. Margaret Rumbelow
  i. Amias English (dvp 1617)
  m. Jane Till
  a. Giles English (b c1613, a 1623)
  ii. Peter English (a 1647)
  m. Anne Courtney (a 1647, dau of William Courtney of Holwell)
  a. Peter English (b c1618, dsp c04.1656, 2nd son)
  m. Johane Taylor
  b. Susanna English (b c1612)
m. (25.10.1631) Henry Lee
  c.+ other issue - Richard (b c1615, a 1620), John (a 1647), Gyles (a 1647), Frances (b c1614, a 1620), Anna (b c1618, a 1620)
  iii. Richard English (b c1595, dvp before 1647)
  m. (c03.1622) Dorothy (widow of _ Gammon of Seaton)
  a.+ issue (a 1647) - Gyles, Humphry, Susanna, Margaret
  m2. (c09.1622) Joanna Hart (widow of _ Hart of Silverton)
  B. Richard English of Hillorsden (dsp before 10.01.1623-4)
  m1. Alice Osborne (dsp, dau of William Osborne)
  m2. (c09.1515) Jane Saverie (dau of Nicholas Saverie of Rotorie, widow of Thomas Evereye of Totnes)
  C. Elizabeth English (a 1623)
  D. Grace English (a 1623)
  m. _ Richards



Peter Empson of Towcester, Northamptonshire (d 1473)
m. Elizabeth Joseph (a 1475, dau/coheir of Thomas Joseph of Towcester)
1. Sir Richard Empson of Easton Neston (d 17.10.1510, Recorder of Coventry, Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, Speaker of the House of Commons)
Wikipedia ("Richard Empson") confirms that Sir Richard was Speaker of the House of Commons (not mentioned by Baker) and that he had the following family (including Mary, not mentioned by Baker).
  m. Jane
  A. Thomas Empson of Easton Neston (dsp c1535)
  m. Ethelreda Wolston (a 1515, dau/heir of Sir Guy Wolston of Tansover)
  B. John Empson of Easton Neston (a 1523, dsp)
m. Agnes Lovell (dau/coheir of Henry Lovell of Harting & Preston Capes)
  C. Elizabeth Empson
  m1. George Catesby of Ledgers Ashby (d 29.11.1505)
  m2. Sir Thomas Lucy of Charlecote (d 03.09.1525)
  D. Joan Empson
  m1. Henry Sothill of Kinalton (d 1506, Attorney General to King Henry VII)
  m2. Sir William Pierrepoint of Holme Pierrepoint (a 1530)
  E. daughter
m. _ Tyrrell of Thornton
  F. Jane Empson
  m1. John Pinchon of Writtle
  m2. Thomas Wilson (Secretary of State to Queen Elizabeth)
  G. Mary Empson (b 1463, d 1485) eldest dau?
  m. Edward Bulstrode
2. Elizabeth Empson (b c1448)
  m. William Spencer of Radburn
3. Anne Empson
  m. John Spencer of Hodnell

Main source(s):
(1) For Edmonds (uploaded 17.03.18, reviewed 19.03.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Edmonds of Plymouth', p327)
(2) For Ellacott (uploaded 18.03.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Ellacott of Milbury', p333)
(3) For English (uploaded 18.03.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'English of Stockleigh English', p335)
(4) For Empson (uploaded 05.10.19) : 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 2, 1841, 'Emson or Empson of Easton Neston, Towcester, &c', p141)
[We used to have a section above (uploaded 18.03.18) on Eyfford of Hawlysbery & Bickleigh, based on Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Eyfford of Bickleigh', p338). Thanks to a contributor (RF, 14.10.19) for drawing our attention to the fact that that was confusion (not picked up by Vivian) with Gifford of Halsbury (shown on Giffard08) and Gifford of Brightleigh (shown on Gifford06).]
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