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Families covered: Molyneux of Houghton, Molyneux of Maryborough, Molyneux of Sefton, Molyneux of Teversall, Molyneux of Thorpe

Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton, Sheriff of Lancashire (d 1397?)
m. Ellen Ursewick (dau of Sir Thomas Ursewick, m2. Sir Thomas Savage)
1. Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton (a 1446)
  Foster shows that Richard m1. Helene Harrington m2. Johane Haydocke. Dugdale does not order the marriages. Provisionally we follow BP1934 which shows the marriages the other way round.
  m1. Joan Haydock (dau of Sir Gilbert Haydock)
  A. Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton (d Bloreheath 23.09.1459)
  m. Elizabeth Stanley (dau of Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord)
  i. Sir Thomas Molyneux of Sefton (d 1491)
  m. Anna Dutton (dau of Thomas Dutton of Dutton)
a. Sir William Molyneux of Sefton (d 1548)
  m1. Jane Rugge (dau of Richard Rugge of Rugge (Rydge of Ridge) by Margaret Moreton)
(1) Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton, Sheriff of Lancashire (d 1568)
  m1. Eleonore Radcliffe (dau of Sir Alexander Radcliffe of Ordsall)
  (A) William Molyneux (dvp 1567)
  m. Bridget Caryll (dau of John Caryll (Carrel) of Warnham)
  (i) Sir Richard Molyneux, 1st Bart of Sefton (b c1560, d 08.02.1622-3)
The following is supported by Visitation (St. George, Lancashire, 1613, 'Molyneux').
  m. Frances Gerard (dau of Sir Gilbert Gerard of Sudbury)
  (a) Richard Molyneux, 1st Viscount Molyneux of Maryborough (bpt 21.02.1593/4, d 08.05.1636, 3rd son)
  m1. (05.09.1599!!, div 15.02.1607/8) Fleetwood Barton (b 19.06.1595, dau of Richard Barton of Lancashire)
  m2. Mary Caryll (bpt 12.08.1596, d before 21.06.1639, dau of Sir Thomas Caryll of Bentons (by Mary, dau of Sir John Tufton, Bart), m2. Raphael Tarterau)
(b) Anne Molyneux
  m. Sir John Byron of Newstead Abbey (d 28.09.1625)
  (c) Alice Molyneux
  m1. Sir John Gilbert of Compton (dsp 05.07.1608)
  m2. (21.02.1609/10) Sir William Dormer (dvp bur 22.10.1616)
  (d) Frances Molyneux
  m. Sir Thomas Gerard, 2nd Bart of Bryn (d 15.05.1630)
  (e) Bridget Molyneux
m. Ralph Standish of Standish (d 1656)
  (f) Elizabeth Molyneux
  m. Richard Sherburne of Stonihurst
  (g) Juliana Molyneux (d 10.1668)
  m. Sir Thomas Walmesley, younger of Dunkenhalgh (dvp 13.07.1637)
  (h) Margaret Molyneux
  m. Sir George Simeon of Baldwin's Brightwell and Chilworth
  (i)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), William (d young), Vivian (a 1665), Gilbert (dsp), Adam (dsp)
  (ii) John Molyneux
m. Dorothy Boothe (dau/heir of John Boothe of Barton)
  (a) Bridget Molyneux possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Charnock (b c1587, d 1648)
  (iii) Thomas Molyneux
  (iv) Eleanor Molyneux
  m. Sir William Norreys or Norres of Speke (a 1620)
  (v) Margaret Molyneux possibly of this generation
m. Edward Osbaldeston of Langscale, later of Hunmanby (d c1639)
  (B) Richard Molyneux
  m. Anne Molineux (dau of John Molineux of Mellingwood)
  (i) Richard Molyneux
  (ii) Frances Molyneux
  m. Henry Latham
  (C) John Molyneux of New Hall
  m. Anne Radcliffe (dau of Richard Radcliffe of Langley)
  (D) Alice Molyneux
  m. James Prescot of Driby
  (E) Elenor Molyneux
  m. Francis Sutton of Sutton
  (F) Mary Molyneux
  m. Thomas Woolfield of Woolfield
(G) Jane Molyneux
  m1. (sp) Thomas Stanley of Bykerstaff
  m2. (sp) William Radcliff of Wymerley
  m3. Thomas Molyneux of Nottinghamshire
  (H) Anne Molyneux
  m1. Thomas Dalton
  m2. John Westby of Westby
(I) Margaret Molyneux (bur 21.06.1617)
  m. John Warren of Poynton & Stockton (d 07.12.1587)
  (J)+ other issue - Alexander, Arthur
  m2. Eleonore Maghull (dau of Robert Maghull of Maghull (Male), widow of Thomas Ives)
  (L)+ other issue - Thomas, Robert, Anthony (d 1586), Eleanor
  (2) Ann Molyneux
m. (1518) Alexander Standish of Standish
  (3) Jane Molyneux
  m. (sp) Richard Bold of Bold
  BP1934 identifies William's 2nd wife as Elizabeth, dau of Cuthbert Ellison. Flower identifies her as ...
  m2. Elizabeth Clyfton (dau/coheir of Cuthbert Clyfton of Clyfton (sb Lithom?) by dau/heir of Sir John Lawrence of Ashton)
  (4) Thomas Molyneux
m. Cicely Labalston
  (5) Anne Molyneux
  m. Henry Halsall of Halsall
  (6) Margaret Molyneux (d unm)
  b. Edward Molyneux (clerke)
  c. Jane Molyneux
  m. Robert Fowleshurst of Crewe
d. Elizabeth Molyneux (d 11.1508)
  m. James Boteler of Rawcliffe (b c1468, d 1504)
  ii. Margaret Molyneux
  m1. John Dutton of Dutton
  m2. Sir William Bulkeley of Eaton (a 1451, Lord Chief Justice)
  B. Sir Thomas Molyneux of Houghton (d 1492)
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Molineux of Haughton').
m1. Elizabeth Markham (dau of Sir Robert Markham of Cothan)
  i. Robert Molyneux of Houghton
  m. Dorothy Poutrell (dau of Thomas Poutrell of West Hallam)
  a. Richard Molyneux of Haughton
  m. Margaret Bussy (dau of Edmund Bussy of Hather)
(1) Francis Molyneux of Haughton & Teversall, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire (a 1582)
  m. Elizabeth Greenhalgh (dau of Thomas, son of Roger Greenhalgh of Teversal)
  (A) Thomas Molyneux 'of Haughton' (d 1597)
  m. Alice Cranmer (dau of Thomas Cranmer of Aslacton)
  (i) Sir John Molyneux, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, 1st Bart of Teversall (a 1611)
m1. Isabel Markham (dau of John Markham of Sedgebrook)
  (a) Sir Francis Molyneux, 2nd Bart of Teversall (d 12.10.1674)
  m. (1619-20) Theodosia Heron (dau of Sir Edward Heron of Cressy Hall)
  ((1)) Sir John Molyneux, 3rd Bart of Teversall (b 1623, d 1691)
  m. Lucy Rigby (dau of Alexander Rigby of Middleton)
  ((A)) Sir Francis Molyneux, 4th Bart of Teversall (b c1657, d 12.03.1742)
  m. Diana Howe (dau of John Howe of Langar Castle)
  ((i)) Francis Molyneux (dvp 10.1733)
  m. Mary Brewer
  ((a))+ issue - Diana, Mary
((ii)) Sir Charles Molyneux, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, 5th Bart of Teversall (d unm 28.07.1764, 4th son)
  ((iii)) Sir William Molyneux, 6th Bart of Teversall and of Wellow (d 1781)
  m. Anne Challand (dau of William Challand of Wellow)
  ((a)) Sir Francis Molyneux, 7th Bart of Teversall (dsp 09.06.1812)
  ((b)) Anne Molyneux
  ((c)) Juliana Molyneux (d 12.06.1808)
m. (30.10.1764) Henry Howard of Glossop (b 09.04.1713, d 11.11.1787)
  ((iv)) Annabella Molyneux
  m. John Plumptre of Nottingham
  ((v)) Lucy Molyneux
  m. Charles Corke Lisle of Moyle's Court (dsp 1721)
  ((vi))+ other issue - John (dvp), Scroop (dvp), Diana
  ((B)) John Molyneux (d unm)
((C)) Thomas Molyneux of Preston (d 25.05.1727)
  m. Mary Mundy (dau of Gilbert Mundy of Allestree)
  ((i)) Rigby Molyneux 'of Preston'
  m. _ Merton (dau of Oliver Merton of Lancaster)
  ((a)) Mary Molyneux
  m1. John Bashell (MD)
  m2. _ Griffiths (Captain)
  ((b)) Diana Molyneux probably of this generation
  m. William Dalrymple
((D)) Mary Molyneux
  m. Hon. Richard Leke (d 16.04.1687, of Scarsdale family)
  ((E)) Elizabeth Molyneux
  m. Edmund Jodrell of Erdsley
((2)) Francis Molyneux of Mansfield
  m. Grace Darcy (dau of Conyers Darcy, Lord D'Arcy)
  ((A)) Darcy Molyneux
  m. Elizabeth Basset (dau of _ Basset of Doncaster)
  ((i))+ issue - William, John
  ((B)) Francis Molyneux 'of London'
  m. Mary Tancred (dau of Charles Tancred of Whixley)
  ((i)) Dorothy Molyneux (d 26.06.1722) probably of this generation
  m. (05.10.1704) Lucius Henry Cary, 6th Viscount Falkland (b 27.08.1687, d 31.12.1730)
((ii))+ 3 daughters
  ((3)) Elizabeth Molyneux
  m. Hugh Cartwright of Hexgrave
  ((4)) Theodosia Molyneux
  m. (1652) Edward Bunny of Newland
  ((5)) Anne Molyneux who married ...
  m. (10.10.1665, sp) Edward Rigby of Preston
  ((6)) Elizabeth Molyneux
(b) Thomas Molyneux (dsp)
  (c) Mary Molyneux
  m. Michael Fawkes of Farnley
  (d) Elizabeth Molyneux
  m. Gilbert Gregory of Barnby
  m2. Anne Harrington (dau of Sir James Harrington of Ridlington)
  (e) Roger Molyneux (Colonel)
m. Jane Monson (d 1648, dau of Sir Robert Monson of Carleton)
  (ii) Thomas Molyneux
  (iii) (Elizabeth) Molyneux
  m. Sir Anthony Thorold of Marston
  (B) Jane Molyneux (b 1560-1, d 01.05.1633) probably of this generation
  m. Francis Lindley of Skegby (d 16.04.1629)
  (2) Mary (or Elizabeth) Molyneux (bur 24.04.1609)
m. Daniel Disney of Norton Disney
  b. William Molyneux
  m. ?? (relict of _ Comyn)
  c.+ other issue - Anne, Elizabeth, Catherine, Margaret
  ii. Elizabeth Molyneux
  m1. John Bacard
  m2. Stephen Hatfield of Willoughby
  Dugdale identifies Thomas's 2nd wife as Catherine, dau of Peter Cotton of Cheshire. Provisionally we follow BEB1844 which identifies her as ...
  m2. Catherine Cotton (dau of John Cotton of Redware, widow of Thomas Poutrell of Hallam)
  iii. Sir Edmund Molyneux (d 1552, judge)
  m. Jane Cheynes (dau of John Cheynes of Chesham-Bois)
a. John Molyneux of Thorpe
  m. Anne Lascelles (dau of George Lascelles of Gatfoy)
  (1) Edmund Molyneux of Thorpe
  m1. _ Hearles (dau of John Hearle)
  (A) Anne Molyneux (d unm)
  m2. Bridget Sapcote (dau of Robert Sapcote)
  (B) Sir John Molyneux of Thorpe
  (C)+ other issue - Edmund, Richard
  Possibly of this generation, but if so by which marriage is not known, was ...
  (E) Bridget Molyneux
  m. (01.05.1612) William Disney of Norton Disney (b 03.01.1589-90, d 1656)
  (2) Rutland Molyneux of Woodcotes
  m. Mary Bevercotes (dau of Cuthbert Bevercotes of Bevercotes)
  b. Thomas Molyneux
  m. Jane Molyneux ( dau of Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton)
  c. Margaret Molyneux
  A contributor (SC, 19.02.07) has kindly advised us that this Margaret is reported in her father's will as having married ...
  m1/2. Robert Fletcher
  It is not known if the marriage to Robert Fletcher was before/after or instead of the marriage reported in BEB1844 which was to ...
m2/1. Francis Fleetwood
  d. Dorothy Molyneux
  m. Robert Parslow
  e.+ other issue - Edmund (d unm 1589), Anthony
  iv. Anthony Molyneux (d 1558, rector of & and Walton)
  a. Ellen Molyneux
  m1. John Bond of Coventry
  m2. Laurence Ireland of Lidiat
  b. Margaret Molyneux
  m. Sir Hugh Willoughby of Risley
  v. Margaret Molyneux
  m. Hugh Willoughby
  vi. Ellen Molyneux
m. John Bond of Coventry
  C. Edmund Molyneux (7th son)
  m. "ye Lady of Cheneys"
  D. Elizabeth Molyneux
  m. (1429) Sir Richard (not Thomas) de Southworth (b c1420, d 1472)
  E. Catherine Molyneux
  m. Ralph (probably not Richard or Robert) Radclyf of Smethills
  F. Janet (Jone) Molyneux
  m. Sir Robert Preston, 1st Viscount Gormanston (d 05.04.1503)
  m2. John Stanhope
  G.+ other issue - John (rector of Sefton), William, Robert of Alcar, Henry, Gilbert
  m2. Helen Radcliffe (dau of James Radclyffe of The Tower)
L. Anne or Ellenor/Ellen Molyneux
  m. Sir Robert (probably not Richard) Nevil of Leversedge
  M. Margaret Molyneux
  m. Sir Roger (not Peter) Legh of Bradley (Lyme and Hadcock) (d 1478)
2. Adam Molyneux, Bishop of Chichester (d 09.06.1442)
3. Robert Molyneux
  m. Margaret L'Estrange (dau of Sir Baldwin L'Estrange)
  A. daughter (only dau/heir)
  m. Sir William Troutbeck
  i. Ellen Troutbeck (dau/heir)
  m. Sir Gilbert Talbot of Grafton
4. Agnes Molyneux possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Thomas de Clifton of Clifton (a 1415)

Main source(s):
(1) For Molyneux of Sefton : BP1934 (Sefton), Visitation (Flower, Lancashire, 1567, 'Molineux of Sefton'), Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Molineux of Sefton') with input from TCP (Molyneux of Maryborough) and TCP (Sefton)
(2) For Molyneux of Houghton, Thorpe, Teversal : BEB1844 (Molyneux of Teversal)
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