'Noel01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Noel of Ellenhall, Noel of Hilcote, Nowell of Pelsall (Pettsall)

Noel of Ellenhall, Wiverstone, Podmore, Milnese, etc (a 1066)
BE1883 reports that Noel "came into England with the Conqueror in 1066 and for his services obtained" the above-mentioned manors.
1. Robert FitzNoel of Ellenhall (a 1154)
  A. Thomas Noel of Ellenhall & Ronton (Raunton), Sheriff of Staffordshire (a 1189)
  m. Margaret le Strange (d 02.1222, dau of Guy le Strange, Sheriff of Salop)
  i. Alice Noel (d 1235)
  m. (1201) Sir William Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d 1223)
  ii. Joan Noel
  m. William de Dunstan (Duston)
  a. Roysia Dunstan (Dunston or Duston)
  m. John Doilley (a 1267)
  B. Philip Noel of Hilcote, Staffordshire
  i. Robert Noel of Hilcote
  m. Joan Acton (dau of Sir John Acton)
  BE1883 & BP1934 jump from Robert "to his lineal descendant", James (a 1490). Nichols, used to review the page on 17.12.22, provides the intervening generations.
  a. Thomas Noel
  b. Philip Noel of Cestford (a 1267)
  (1) Philip Noel of Cestford & Newbold
  (A) Philip Noel (dvp)
  m. Cecilia (a 1308)
  (i) Thomas Noel
  m. Alice (dau/heir of Henry of Wyverston)
  (a) William Noel of Newbold
  ((1)) Richard Noel of Newbold
((A)) Thomas Noel of Newbold
  m1. Jane Sonde
  ((i)) Isabella Noel
  m. Thomas Chetwood
  m2. Jane Draycote (dau of Roger Draycot of Panesley)
  ((ii)) Robert Noel of Hilcot (a 1466)
  m. Matilda Brereton
  ((a)) James Noel of Hilcote (a 1490) - continued below
  m. _ Pole (dau of Richard Pole of Langley)
  ((b)) Thomas Noel ## see below
  Nichols shows this as the Thomas who married Dorothy Pettitte (sic) and shows their issue as Edward of Preshall. Provisionally, we follow BLG1886 in showing him a generation later with an extra generation before Edward.
  ((c))+ other issue - Richard, John (rector of Swynerton), Richard (dsp), Humphrey, Leonard (dsp)
  ((B)) Robert Noel (a 1449)
  (ii) Philip Noel ofNewbold (a 1368)
2. Richard FitzNoel



James Noel of Hilcote (a 1490) - continued above
BLG1886 starts with James and, providing more information on the next generation than our other sources, shows the following.
m. _ Pole (dau of Richard Pole of Langley)
1. Robert Noel of Hilcote (2nd son)
  m. Mary Asplane (Aspland) of Essex
2. Andrew Noel of Dalby & Brook, Sheriff of Rutland (a 1548)
  m1. Elizabeth Hopton (dau of John Hopton of Hopton)
  m2. Dorothy Conyers (dau of Reginald Conyers of Wakerley)
3. Thomas Noel or Nowell of Pelsall, Staffordshire (youngest son) ## see above
  m. Dorothy Petyt (dau of Henry Petyt of Badger)
  The following comes from Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, 'Kynnersley of Loxley, etc.').
  A. Jacob Nowell of Pelsall or Pettsall
  m. Mary Mitton (dau of Edward Mitton of Weston)
  i. Edward Nowell of Pettsall
4.+ other issue - Arthur (dsp), Anthony (Rev.), Humphry (dsp)

Main source(s): BE1883 ('Noel of Ridlington, Gainsborough, etc'), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 1, 1800, 'Noel of Old Dalby', p254), BP1934 ('Gainsborough') with input/support for the lower section from BLG1886 ('Noel of Bell Hall')
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