'Gorges2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gorges of Butshead, Gorges of Charlton, Gorges of Dundalk, Gorges of Gorges House, Gorges of Horsington, Gorges of Redlynch, Gorges of Wraxall

Sir Theobald Russell, later Gorges of Wraxall, Sheriff of Somerset, Dorset, etc (d 22.11.1380)
m. Agnes de Wyke (d 15.11.1400, dau of John de Wyke of Yatton)
1. Sir Ralph Gorges of Wraxall (dsp 1381)
2. Bartholomew Gorges of Wraxall (b c1368, d c1396)
  m. Elizabeth
  A.+ issue - Joan (b c1388), Philippa, Elizabeth
3. Thomas Gorges of Wraxall (d 04.1404)
  m. Agnes de Beauchamp (d 1419, dau of Sir John de Beauchamp of Liddesdon)
  A. John Gorges of Wraxall (b 1398, dsp 1414)
  m. Florence
  B. Sir Tibbot Gorges of Wraxall (b c1400, d 07.07.1470)
  m1. Joan Hankeford (dau of (Richard??) Hankeford)
i. Walter Gorges of Little Fransham (b c1422, dvp 09.1466)
  m. Mary Oldhall (d 10.1466, dau of Sir William Oldhall)
  a. Sir Edmund Gorges of Wraxall
  m. Anne Howard (dau of Sir John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk)
(1) Sir Edward Gorges of Wraxall (b c1482, d 11.02.1565)
  m. Mary Poyntz (dau of Sir Anthony Poyntz of Iron Acton)
  (A) Edmund Gorges of Braunton Gorges (dvp 31.03.1557)
  m. Anne Walsh (d 1574, dau of Sir John Walsh of Little Sudbury)
  (i) Edward Gorges of Wraxall (b 1537, d 1568)
  m. Cicely Lygon (dau of William Lygon of Madresfield)
  (a) Sir Edward Gorges of Wraxall and Charlton, Sheriff of Somerset (b 1564, d 1624)
  m. (c1585) Dorothy Speke (dau of Sir George Speke of White Lackington)
  ((1)) Sir Robert Gorges of Wraxall and Charlton (b 1598, d 1636)
  m1. Mary Dayrell (dau of Sir Marmaduke Dayrell)
((A))+ 2 children (d young)
  m2. ?? (widow of Sir Charles Vaughan)
  ((2)) Samuel Gorges of Wraxall and Charlton (b 1599, d 1671, Colonel)
  ((A)) Edward Gorges of Wraxall and Charlton (b 1631, d 1708)
  m. Grace Winter (dau of William Winter of Clapton-in-Gordano)
((i)) Samuel Gorges of Wraxall (b 1657, dvp 1693)
  ((a)) Elizabeth Gorges (b 1686, d 1741)
  m. John Codrington of Wraxall (Colonel)
  ((B)) Samuel Gorges (b 1635, d 1686, judge)
  m. Margaret Poyntz (dau of Sir Robert Poyntz)
  ((3)) Dorothy Gorges (d 11.1622)
m. William Cary of Clovelly
  ((4)) Anne Gorges
  m. (1613) Edward Tynte of Chelvey
  ((5)) Frances Gorges probably of this generation
  m1. John Luttrell of Santon Court (bpt 1584, d 02.1616-7)
  m2. Sir Edward Southcott
  ((6))+ other issue - Thomas (b 1603, dsp 1667, Archdeacon of Winchester), 2 sons (d young)
  (b) Sir Ferdinando Gorges of Maine and Birdcombe (b c1565, d 1647)
  m(4). (28.09.1629) Elizabeth Gorges (b c1578, dau of Sir Thomas Gorges) @1@ below
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  ((1)) John Gorges (d 1657)
  m1. Lady Frances Clinton
  ((A)) Ferdinando Gorges (b 1630, d 1718)
  m. _ Hamilton (dau of Hamilton of Glenawley)
((i)) Ferdinando Gorges of Ashley (b 1663, d 1738)
  ((a))+ issue (d young) - Richard, Ferdinando
  m2. Mary Meade (dau of Sir John Meade)
  ((2)) Robert Gorges, Governor General of New England (a 1623)
  (B) Sir William Gorges 'of Bristol' of Charlton (Vice Admiral)
  m(3). _ Hawkins
  m(4). Winifred Budockshed (bur 01.1600, dau of Roger Budockshed of Butshead)
Unsure which wife was mother of ...
  (i) Tristram Gorges of Butshead (d 1607)
  m. (1572) Elizabeth Cole (d c1608, dau of Martin Cole of Cole Auger)
  (a) Elizabeth Gorges ("filia maxima") probably of this generation
  m. Edward Courtenay
  (b) Duglas Gorges (bpt 13.09.1586, d before 01.10.1660, 3rd dau) probably of this generation
  m1. William Courtenay
  m2. Sir John Trelawny, 1st Bart (b 1592, bur 16.02.1664)
  (c)+ issue - Butshead (b c1577, dvp), William of Butshead and Dunchidiock (b c1580, d unm 12.1614), 3 sons, 3 daughters
  (ii) Sir Arthur Gorges of Great House, Gorges House, and Butshead (b 1557, bur 10.10.1625)
  m1. Douglass Howard (bur 24.01.1590/1, dau of Henry Howard, 2nd Viscount of Bindon)
(a) Ambrosia Gorges (b 25.12.1588, dsp 1600)
  m. (mcrt 12.1596) Francis Gorges (dvp) @2@ below
  m2. (c1597) Elizabeth Clinton (d 1643, dau of Henry Clinton, 2nd Earl of Lincoln)
  (b) Sir Arthur Gorges of Gorges House, Chelsea (b 08.03.1598, d 1661)
  m. Elizabeth Chauncey (dau of Sir William Chauncey)
  ((1)) Arthur Gorges of Gorges House and Ancaster (b 1629, dsp 18.04.1668)
  m. Mary Bayning (d before 20.01.1671-2, dau of Paul Bayning, 1st Viscount)
  ((2)) Carew Gorges
  m. John Crewe of Crewe (d 1684)
((3))+ 3 other children
  (c) Dorothy Gorges
  m. Sir Robert Lane
  (d) Elizabeth Gorges
  m1. Sir Robert Stanley of Brickills
  m2. Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln (d 22.05.1667)
  (e)+ other issue - Timoleon, Egremont, Carrew, Henry, 7 others
  (iii) Sir Edward Gorges (b c1558, bur 01.09.1625)
  (C) Nicholas Gorges (d 1594)
  m(2). Mary Southwell (dau of Francis Southwell of Wyndham Hall)
(D) William Gorges of Alderton and Tintagel (d 1589)
  m. Cicely Sparchford
  (i) Frances Gorges (d 1638)
  m. Sir Thomas Hesilrige, 1st Bart of Noseley Hall (d 11.01.1629)
  (E) Sir Thomas Gorges of Langford Castle (b 1536, d 1610)
  m. (1580) Hellena Snakenborg (d 1635, dau of Wolfangus Snakenborg or Suavenburgh of Sweden aka Ulf Henriksson Snakeburg (by Agneta, dau of Knut Lillie), widow of William Parr, Marquess of Northampton)
(i) Francis Gorges (b c1579, dvp c1599)
  m. (mcrt 12.1596) Ambrosia Gorges (b 25.12.1588, dsp 1600, dau of Sir Arthur Gorges) @2@ above
  (ii) Sir Edward Gorges, 1st Bart, 1st Lord of Dundalk (d c1650)
  m1. (c07.1605) Katherine Osborne (bpt 14.10.1582, d 10.03.1633/4, dau/heir of Sir Robert Osborne of Kelmarsh (by Margaret, dau/heir of John Freeman of Great Billing), widow of Edward Haselwood)
  (a) Richard Gorges, 2nd Lord of Dundalk (b 1620, d 09.1712, 3rd son?)
  m. Bridget Kingsmill (dau of Sir Henry (not Richard) Kingsmill of Sidmanton by Bridget, dau of John White of Southwick)
  ((1))+ issue (dvp) - Edward, Henry (b c1655, d 1674)
  (b)+ other issue (dvp) - Thomas (b c1612), Francis (d 1628/9)
  m2. (before 1645) Jane Sproxton (bur 15.05.1665, dau of Richard Sproxton of Wakefield, widow of William Marwood then Sir John Livingston of Kinnaird, 1st Bart)
BE1883 & BLG1952 suggest that Richard, 2nd Lord, was son of Jane Throxton, widow of Sir John Levingstone. TCP ('Gorges of Dundalk') gives the dates and makes it clear that Richard's mother was Katherine Osborne. However, given that uncertainty, it is not clear which wife was mother of the other children which are reported by BLG1952 as being by Jane.
  (d) Margaret Gorges
  m1. Sir Thomas Fleming
  m2. Sir Francis Prideaux of Pridjean
  m3. Sir John Maynard
  (e) Katherine Gorges
  m. Sir Robert Dillington, 1st Bart of Knighton George (d 1664)
(f) Helena Gorges
  m. John Gibbon
  (g) Bridget Gorges
  m. Rev. Ezechiel Johnson
  (h) Mary Gorges (d 1660, of Stoke-under-Hamden)
  (iii) Sir Theobald (Tibbot) Gorges of Ashley (d 1648)
  m1. ?? ## see here ##
(a) Helena Gorges
  m. John Scrope of Castle Combe
  (b)+ other issue - Theobald (d c1643), 2 sons (d before 02.1646), Anne, Elizabeth
  m2. Anne
  (iv) Sir Robert Gorges of Redlynch (b c1588, d 1648)
  (a) Thomas Gorges of Redlynch
  m. (10.12.1632) Margaret Poyntz (dau of Sir Robert Poyntz of Iron Acton) wife of Thomas, presumed mother of ...
  ((1)) Poyntz Gorges of Redlynch
(b) Charles Gorges
  ((1)) Mary Gorges (b before 1659)
  (c)+ 2 sons
  (v) Elizabeth Gorges (b c1578)
  m1. Sir Hugh Smyth of Long Ashton (d 1627)
  m2. (28.09.1629) Sir Ferdinando Gorges of Maine and Birdcombe (b c1565, d 1647) @1@ above
  (vi) Bridget Gorges
  m. Sir Robert Phelips of Montacute House (b 1586, d 1638)
  (vii) Frances Gorges (bur 23.05.1649)
  m. Sir Thomas Tyringham of Tyringham (bpt 03.10.1580, bur 24.01.1636-7)
(F) Mary Gorges
  m. T. Morgan
  (G) Jane Gorges
  BLG1952 identifies Jane as 'Lady Stafford'. Thanks to a contributor (OWC, 25.01.17) for providing the following informatino about her husbands.
  m1. John Arthur of Clapton (b by 1530, dsp 1558)
  m2. Sir Robert Stafford of Hanslope
  (H) Elizabeth Gorges
  m. John Wake of Piddington and Salcey Forest (d 1572)
  (2) Sir William Gorges of Birdcombe Court (a 1540, 1623)
  (3) John Gorges
  (4) Margaret Gorges
  m. Sir Thomas Newton (a 1513)
  ii. Thomasyne Gorges
  iii. Jane Gorges
  m. John Hack (of Wolleigh family)
  m2. Joan Flegge (dau of John Flegge of Harlesford)
  iv. Richard Gorges of Horsington (b 1448, d 1481)
  m. Maud (widow of John Harbord)
  a. Marmaduke Gorges of Horsington (d 1599)
  (1)+ 2 daughters
  b. Jane Gorges
  m. William Belows
  v. Agas Gorges of Harlesford
  m. Richard Lovell
  C.+ other issue - William, Isabella

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Gorges formerly of Wraxall) with support from BE1883 (Gorges)
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