'Harcourt04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Harcourt of Bosworth, Harcourt of Dadlington

The following William is identified as "sprung from a younger son of the family of Harcourt, of Bosworth". His family's arms, quartered with several other families, are given as "Gules, two bars Or, a crescent for difference".
William Harcourt of Bosworth (a 1492, 1505)
m. Anne Palmer (dau/coheir of William Palmer of Stony Staunton)
1. Sir Anthony Harcourt of Bosworth (d 08.02.1541-2)
  m. Dorothy Herdwick (b 1504, d 1591, dau/coheir of John Herdwick of Lindley)
A. Anthony Harcourt (dsp)
  B. George Harcourt of Dadlington (d 19.09.1597)
  m. Elizabeth Leigh (dau of Henry Leigh of Rushall)
  i. William Harcourt of Lindley & Dadlington (d 1640)
  m. Margaret Shukburgh (dau of John Shukburgh of Naseby)
  a. Edward Harcourt of Dadlington (b c1590, d 1632)
  m. _ Miles (dau of Thomas Miles of Leicester)
  (1) Richard Harcourt of Dadlington (b 1627, d 06.1662)
  m. Mary Hopkins (dau of Sampson Hopkins of Coventry, brother of Sir Richard)
  (A) Charles Harcourt of Rowden in Higham-on-the-Hill (b c1661)
  m. (24.08.1682) Elizabeth Shelton (dau of THomas Shelton of Tamworth, grandson of Sir Richard Shelton of West Bromwich)
  b. George Harcourt (d unm)
  c. Joan Harcourt
  m. John Tew of Wolston
  d. Mary Harcourt
  m. Bartholomew Swift of Hinckley
  e. Elizabeth Harcourt
  m. Henry Calne or Caune of Higham-on-the-Hill
  f. Hannah Harcourt
  m1. Robert Johnson of Bocheston
  m2. Edward Farmer of Bocheston
  g. Mary Harcourt
  m. Matthew Gee of Higham-on-the-Hill
  ii. Anthony Harcourt (d 1611)
  m. Elizabeth Shakerley (dau of Daniel Shakerley)
  iii. Dorothy Harcourt
  m1. _ Trevell
  m2. Jo. Bourne
  iv.+ other issue - George (a 1611, d unm), Valentine (dsp)
  C. Barbara Harcourt
  m. Thomas Green of Manceter
  D. daughter
  m. _ Corik

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Harcourt of Dadlington and Rowden', p723)
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