'Lewin3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lewen of Broomley, Lewen of Durham, Lewen of Newcastle

John Lewin or Lewen of Durham & Broomley (a 1378)
1. Walter Lewen of Broomley (a 1378) possibly father of ....
  A. Walter Lewen of Durham
  m. Alice Sabraon (dau of Nicholas Sabraon)
  i. Richard Lewen
m. _ Claxton (dau of William Claxton)
  a. Robert Lewen of Broomley (a 1525)
  m. Maud Astley (dau of William Astley of Aislaby)
(1) William Lewen
  m. Alice Heslerigg (dau of Lancelot (sb John?) Heslerigg of Swarland)
  (A) Robert Lewen, Sheriff then Mayor of Newcastle (b by 1504, d c12.1563, MP)
  Our (downloaded) copy of the Main Source is not clear as to which of Robert's wives was mother of which of his children. However, HoP ("Robert Lewen") shows that he had 2 sons by Margaret and 5 sons (including Edward) by Jane, enabling us to attribute the sons as follows.
  m1. Margaret Middleton (dau of Gilbert Middleton of Newcastle, Silksworth & Kibblesworth)
  (i) George Lewen of Silksworth
  (ii) Gilbert Lewen (a 11.1562, cleric, master of St. Mary Magdalen Hospital)
  m2. Jane Brigham (d c1569, dau of Christopher Brigham of Newcastle)
  (iii) Christopher Lewen of Newcastle & Hetton, last of Broomley, Sheriff of Newcastle (a 1585)
  m. Anne (a 1611)
  (a)+ issue - Thomas (a 1607), Christopher of Newcastle (a 1593)
  (iv) Edward Lewen of Newcastle & Hetton-le-Hole, Sheriff then Mayor of Newcastle (d 1619, MP)
  (v)+ other issue - Robert of Newcastle (a 03.1592), William, Michael (dsp before 26.11.1562)
  (B)+ other issue - Lancelot, Thomas (dsp)
  (2) Lancelot Lewen (dsp)
  b. Thomas Lewen
  c. John Lewen 'of Newcastle' possibly father of ....
  (1) Elizabeth Lewen
  m. John Hagthorpe of Nettleworth
  ii.+ other issue - John, daughters
  B. John Lewen (a 1397)

Main source(s) 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 6, John Crawford Hodgson, 1902, 'Lewen of Durham, Newcastle and Broomley', p148)
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