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Families covered: Golafre of Blakesley, Golafre of Bury Blunsden, Golafre of Fyfield, Golafre of Norton, Golafre of Sarsden
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Baker (vol 2) starts with 2 probable brothers, connected by dotted line, whom we show as sons of ...
?? Golafre
1. Roger Golafre of Golafre
  A. Herbert Golafre
  B. ?? Golafre
  m. Matilda of Blakesley parva
  Baker's pedigree (in vol 2) could easily be interpreted as showing Matilda as sister rather than sister-in-law of Herbert, married to _ Golafre.
  i. Richard Golafre of Blakesley, Northamptonshire (d by 1197)
  m. Juliana de Aquila (a 1197)
  a. Hugh Golafre of Blakesley (a c1200)
  (1) Richard Golafre of Blakesley (a 1272)
  ii.+ other issue
2. Herbert Golafre of Adston
  A. Hugh Golafre of Adston & Blakesley (a 1167)
  m. Matilda
  i. Sir Roger Golafre of Blakesley, Adston, Norton & Sarsden (Oxfordshire) (a 1215) the first mentioned by Lipscomb
  a. Sir Roger Golafre of Blakesley, Sarsden & Norton (Northamptonshire) (a 1273)
  Baker (vol 2) does not identify Roger's wife and shows only one child, John. Lipscomb shows John, a daughter, Maud, plus an elder unnamed son whose male line is said to have "terminated in John de Golafre, son of John, who occurs in 20 Ed.3.". Baker (vol 1) starts with Roger of Norton (a 1215) father of Roger (a 1252) father of Matilda & William who, by Amabilia (dau/heir of Hugh of Upper Heyford), was father of John father of John. Lipscomb suggests that it was this Roger who married ...
  m. Amabel (dau/heir of Hugh of Upper Heyford)
  (1) William Golafre of Norton (a 1274, Chamberlain of the Exchequer) probably father or grandfather of ...
  (A) John Golafre of Norton (d by 1316)
  (i) John Golafre of Norton (a 1346, dspms)
  (2) Sir John Golafre of Blakesley & Sarsden (d 05. 06.1297)
  m. Alice Colworp
  (A) Thomas Golafre of Blakesley & Sarsden (d 1332)
  m. Joan
  (i) Sir John Golafre of Blakesley, Sarsden, Bury Blunsden (Wiltshire) & Fyfield (Wiltshire) (d 03.01.1363, MP)
  m. Elizabeth Fyfield (d 01.02.1360, dau/heir of John Fyfield of Fyfield)
Baker shows John & Elizabeth as parents of Thomas, William, John, Nicholas & Julian with John being father of Sir John who dspl. We follow Lipscomb who shows the same children, albeit in different order, but with the John being the Sir John who dspl without an intervening generation.
  (a) Sir John Golafre of Quainton (Buckinghamshire), Sarsden, Bury Blunsden & Fyfield (d 1379)
  m1. (sp) Amicia de Langley (dau/heir of Thomas de Langley of Langley)
  m2. (sp) Isabella Brocas (dau of Bernard Brocas, relict of Sir Thomas de Missenden)
  p. Joan Pulham
  ((1)) Sir John Golafre of Sarsden, Bury Blunsden & Fyfield (d before 27.11.1396, Constable of Wallingford Castle)
  m. Philippa de Mohun (dau/coheir of John de Mohun, Lord of Dunster, m2. Edward, Duke of York)
((2)) Alice Golafre (prioress of Burnham)
  (b) Thomas Golafre of Sarsden, Blakesley & Radley (Oxfordshire) (d 26.08.1378)
  m1. Margaret Foxley (d 1396, dau of Thomas Foxley)
  ((1)) John Golafre of Sarsden & Fyfield (dsp 23.02.1441/2, MP)
  Lipscomb identifies John's 3 wives as the relict of Sir _ Bruen (and mother of Sir Morice Brune (sic)), the relict of Sir _ Englefield, and the relict of Sir _ Pole. That is supported by Baker. However, HoP ("John Golafre") identifies them as ...
  m1. (c1401) Elizabeth de la Pole (b 14.07.1362, d 14.12.1403, dau of Sir Edmund de la Pole by Elizabeth)
  m2. (by 10.1404) Nicola Devenish (b c1361, sister/heir of Thomas Devenish of Greatham, widow of John Englefield of Englefield)
  m3. (after 1434) Margaret Heveningham (d 1472-3, dau of John Heveningham, widow of Sir Walter de la Pole)
  m2. ??
  (c) William Golafre
  m. Alice Bishop (a 1393, dau of John Bishop of Abingdon)
  Baker suggests that William & Alice dsp but Lipscomb shows them as parents of ...
  ((1)) John Golafre (a 1393)
  (d) Sir Nicholas Golafre
  (e) Julia Golafre (d 1408/1416)
  m. Robert de Wightham or Witham of Witham, Berkshire (d 1406)
  ((1)) Richard de Wightman
  m. Alice Daundeney (dau of Walter Daundeney of Oxfordshire)
  ((A)) Agnes Wightman
  m1. William Browning
  m2. _ Horne of Sarsden
  ((2))+ other issue - Maria, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Catherine, Margaert, Felice, Agnes
  (B)+ other issue - Roger (dsp) or John, William
  (3) Maud or Matilda Golafre (a 1284)
  Lipscomb shows Maud married ?? Griffin of Northamptonshire. Baker (vol 1) identifies Matilda's husband as ...
  m. Richard Griffin of Weston Favill

Main source(s): 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 2, 1841, 'Golafre of Blakesley and Adston', p22), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Golafre or Gulafre (of) Missenden, Frome, Breose, Spigurnell, Iwardby and Elmes', p394+) with just a little input/support from 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Golafre of Norton', p417)
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