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Families covered: Knight of Barrells

Nicholas Knight of Beoley, Worcestershire (a 1484)
m. Agnes
1. Robert Knight of Beoley (d 1558)
  m. Margerie
  A. William Knight of Barrells in Wotton Waren, Warwickshire (d 1580, 3rd son)
  m1. ?? (widow)
  m2. Elizabeth Cookes (dau of William Cookes of Norgrave, m2. Thomas Court)
  i. Nicholas Knight of Barrells (d 1652)
  m. (1593) Margaret Townes (d 1650, dau of George Townes of Stoke Prior)
a. William Knight of Barrells (b 1594, d 1651)
  m1. (1622) Agnes Randoll (d 1639, dau of John Randoll of Barrells)
  (1) John Knight of Barrells (b by 1623, d 23.08.1681)
  m. Johanna Rawlins (d 04.04.1664, dau of Edmund Rawlins of Donington)
  (A) William Knight of Barrells (b 1657, a 1682)
  Visitation ends with this generation, noting that William was "now living 1682 unmarried". VCH (Warwickshire, vol 3 (Barlichway hundred), 'Parishes: Ullenhall') mentions that Barrells Hall "was bought by Robert Knight, Lord Luxborough (afterwards Earl of Catherlough), from his second cousin Raleigh Knight in 1730." Provisionally, we speculate that Raleigh was son of this William.
  (i) Raleigh Knight of Barrells (a 1730)
  (B) Elizabeth Knight (b 1653)
  m. (1678) William Martin of Evesham
(C)+ other issue - John (d infant), Edmund of London (b 1662)
  (2) Robert Knight of London (b 1632, a 1682, 3rd son)
  m1. Elizabeth Randoll (dau of Thomas Randoll of London)
  (A) Robert Knight (b by 1682, 4th son)
  Visitation ends with this generation. As reported above, VCH reports that Robert, later Earl of Catherlough, purchased Barrells Hall in 1730 from his second cousin, Raleigh. TCP (Catherlough) identifies the Earl's father as Robert of Barrells (d 11.1744, Cashier to the South Sea Company). Provisionally, we speculate that this Robert was that Robert who was father (by his first wife) of the Earl. The following comes from TCP and BE1883 (Knight, Earl of Catherlough).
  (i) Robert Knight of Barrells, Earl of Catherlough (b 17.12.1702, d 30.03.1772, MP)
  m1. (10.06.1727) Henrietta St. John (b 15.07.1699, d 26.03.1756, dau of Henry, Viscount St. John (by Angelica Magdalen, dau of George Pellisary), half-sister of Henry, Viscount Bolingbroke)
(a) Henry Knight (b 25.12.1728, dvpsp 15.08.1762)
  m. (21.06.1750) Frances Heath (dsp 1782, dau of Thomas Heath of Stanstead, m2. Thomas Scott, 4th Earl of Deloraine)
  (b) Henrietta Knight
  m1. (div) _ Wymonfold of Licknige
  m2. Josiah Child (brother of the Earl of Tylney)
  m2. (18.06.1756, sp) Mary, 'Lady de Quene' (d 1795, widow)
  p. Jane Davies (dau of _ Davies of Moat Farm) mother of Robert, possibly also of Henry
  (c) Robert Knight of Barrells, Sheriff of Warwickshire then Montgomeryshire (b 03.03.1768, d 05.01.1855, MP)
  Some details on Robert come from HoP ("Robert Knight").
  m. (12.06.1791) Frances Dormer (dau of Charles, 8th Lord Dormer)
  ((1)) Frances Elizabeth Knight
  ((2)) Georgina Knight
m. Edward Bolton King
  (d) Henry Raleigh Knight (d 1836, Lt. General)
  m. _ Boulton
  ((1))+ issue - Raleigh (Captain), 2 daughters
  (e)+ 2 others (dvp?)
  (ii) Catherine Knight (d 1736) dau of Robert (cashier), sister of Earl Robert
  m. John Page (MP)
  (B) Catherine Knight possibly of this generation
  m. Benjamin Collier of Ruckholts ## see here ##
  (i) Catherine Collier
  m. (26.05.1736) Edmond Malone of Baronston
  (C)+ other issue (b by 1682) - John, Thomas, William (d infant), Robert, Elizabeth, Sarah, Anne
  m2. Jane Barkham (dau of Sir Robert Barkham, 'Bart')
  (3) Elizabeth Knight (d 1651)
  m. Thomas Hanbury of Huntingtropp (d 11.09.1668)
  (4)+ other issue - William (b c1629, d 1647), Thomas (d unm 1664)
  m2. (1641) Johanna Parker (d 1655, dau of Clement Parker of Rowington)
  b. Robert Knight (dsp 1654, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Waring (dau of Edward Waring of Worcester)
  c. Mary Knight
  m. Robert Adams of Ullenhall
  d. Jane Knight
  m. Hugh Hopkins of Pinley
  e. Elizabeth Knight
  m. Thomas Lea of Ullenhall
  f. Agnes Knight
  m. George Brocks of Farnborow
  g.+ other issue - Nicholas (d 1630), John, Margaert (d infant)
  ii. Edward Knight (clerk, 4th son)
  m. Susanna Basset
  a.+ issue - Richard, Thomas (d young), George
  iii. Mary Knight
  m. John Mills of Crimscott
  iv. Isabell Knight
  m. John Cullabine
  v. Alice Knight
  m. William Palmer
  vi. Elizabeth Knight
  m1. William Pain
  m2. William Moore
  vii.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Thomas, Richard
  B. Alice Knight
  m1. George Paine
  m2. John Addenbroke
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - Nicholas (d 1559), Thomas (d 1558), Raphe (d 1558)
2. Thomas Knight

Main source(s): Visitation (Warwickshire, 1682-3, Knight of Barrells, Henley in Arden) with input as reported above
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