'Lytton1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lytton of Knebworth, Lytton of Lytton

Sir Robert de Lytton of Lytton, Derbyshire (Comptroller of the household to King Henry IV)
m. Agnes Hotoft (dau of John Hotoft, Sheriff of London)
1. Sir Robert de Lytton of Lytton, 1st of Knebworth (a 1492)
  m. Elizabeth Andrews (dau of John Andrews of Weston)
  A. William de Lytton of Knebworth, Sheriff of Hertfordshire & Essex, "Governor of Bulloigne"
  m. Audrey Booth (dau of Sir Philip Booth of Shrubland Hall by Margaret Hopton)
  i. Sir Robert Lytton of Knebworth and of Shrubland Hall, Sheriff of Hertfordshire & Essex (d 1550-1)
  MGH does not name Robert's 1st wife and indicates that Helen, ELizabeth & Mary were by his 2rd wife, identified as just Elizabeth. BP1934 shows as follows.
  m1. Frances Cavalery (dau of Anthony Cavalery)
  a. Helen Lytton
  m1. Sir Gabriel Fowler
  m2. Sir John Brocket of Brocket Hall
b. Elizabeth Lytton
  m1. Thomas Little of Shrubland Hall
  m2. Edward Barrett of Bell House
  c. Mary Lytton
  m. Thomas Harleston
  BP1934 shows that Mary m2. Edward Pulter but this appears to be a confusion with the Mary shown below as her cousin.
  d. Anne Lytton (bur 21.01.1621) possibly of this generation, of this marriage
  m. John Burlace of Marlow (d 1593)
m2. Elizabeth Munden (dau of Thomas Munden)
  ii. Rowland Lytton of Knebworth, Governor of Boulogne (d 1582)
  MGH does not name Rowland's 1st wife but implies that she was the mother of Rowland's children.
  m1. Margaret Tate (dau of John Tate of Calais, son of Sir John)
  a. Sir Rowland Lytton of Knebworth
  m. Anne St. John (dau of Oliver St. John, 1st Lord Bletsoe)
(1) Sir William Lytton of Knebworth
  m1. Anne Slaney (dau of Stephen Slaney of Norton)
  BP1934 is not clear which wife was mother of which children. As Anne is identified as mother of Dorothy in TCB (Barrington) and of Mary in TCB (Gostwick), we presume to show her as mother also of ...
  (A) Sir Rowland Lytton of Knebworth (d 1674)
  m1. Judith Edwards (dau of Sir Humphrey Edwards)
  (i) Sir William Lytton of Knebworth, Sheriff of Hertfordshire (dsp 14.01.1704-5)
  m1. Mary Harrison (dau of Sir John Harrison)
  m2. Philippa Kelyng (dau of Sir John Kelyng of Southill)
(ii) Anne Lytton (b c1640, d 1705)
  m. (c07.1662) Sir Francis Russell, 2nd Bart of Strensham (b c1638, d 24.01.1705)
  (iii) Judith Lytton
  m1. Maurice Abbot of Fulmere
  m2. Sir Nicholas Strode of St. John's Close and Etchingham
  (a) Sir George Strode
  m. (1687) Margaret Robinson (dau of John Robinson of Gwersyllt)
  ((1)) Lytton Strode, later Lytton of Knebworth (dsp 1710)
  m. Bridget Mostyn (dau of Richard Mostyn of Penbeddw by Charlotte Digby)
Knebworth passed to Lytton Lytton's cousin on his mother's side, William Robinson, later Robinson-Lytton of Knebworth.
  m2. Rebecca Chapman (dau of Thomas Chapman of Wormley)
  (iv) Rebecca Lytton (d 1709)
  m. Anthony Cary, 5th Viscount Falkland (b 15.02.1656, d 24.05.1694)
  (B) Margaret Lytton (d 1689)
  m1. Thomas Hillersdon of Elnstow
  m2. (c1633) Sir Thomas Hewitt, Bart of Eggington
  (C) Dorothy Lytton (d 1703)
  m. Sir John Barrington, 3rd Bart of Barrington Hall (d 24.0.1682)
  (D) Mary Lytton
  m. Sir Edward Gostwick, Bart of Willington
  (E) Jane Lytton
  m. Sir Thomas Bosville
(F) Elizabeth Lytton (d 08.01.1698) probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. John Scroggs of Patmore Hall (bpt 1612, d 1692)
  m2. Ruth Barrington (dau of Francis Barrington of Barrington Hall)
  (2) Anne Lytton (d 1612)
  m. Sir William Webbe, Mayor of London (a 1591)
  (3) Judith Lytton
  m1. Sir George Smyth of Annables
  m2. Sir Thomas Barrington, 2nd Bart of Barrington Hall (d 1654)
  (4) Elizabeth Lytton
  m. Thomas Windham of Felbrigg Hall
  (5) Jane Lytton
  m. Sir Charles Crofts (b c1580, d 1663)
  b. Frances Lytton (bur 13.01.1600-1)
  m. Sir Anthony Cope, 1st Bart of Hanwell (b 1549, bur 23.07.1615)
  c. Mary Lytton
  m. Edward Pulter
  m2. Anne Carleton (dau of George Carleton of Brightwell)
  iii. Dorothy Lytton
  m. Henry Ackworth
  B. Fides Lytton
  m. Richard Deveneish of Hellengleigh

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Lytton') with a little support/input from MGH (NS4 vol 11 1906), Part 1 (March 1904), 'Pedigree of Lytton and Pulter', p178)
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