'Paget1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Paget of Beaudesert, Paget of Uxbridge

William Paget of Wednesbury (Staffordshire) then London (Serjeant at Mace in London)
Collins reports that "This family sprung from Staffordshire, the first who attained to the dignity of Peerage was William Paget, a person of humble origin, but of very great and eminent abilities". Visitation does not name the father of the 1st Lord but reports that he was described as "... Pagitt, of London, mediocris fortunae vir.".
1. Sir William Paget, 1st Lord of Beaudesert (b c1506, d 09.06.1563, Secretary of State)
  m. (1530) Anne Preston (bur 15.02.1586, dau/heir of Henry Preston son of Laurence son of Thomas of Preston)
  A. Henry Paget, 2nd Lord of Beaudesert (b c1537, d 28.12.1568)
  m. (20.05.1567) Catherine Knevitt (d 20.12.1622, dau of Sir Henry Knevitt of Buckenham and/or Charlton by Anne Pickering)
  i. Elizabeth Paget (b 08.1568, d 29.06.1570)
TCP calls Elizabeth the (suo jure) 3rd Baroness, and numbers her uncle the 4th Lord, but BP1934 does not (along with Collins). We follow BP1934 on the numberings of the Lordships and so hereafter differ from TCP.
  B. Thomas Paget, 3rd Lord of Beaudesert (b c1544, d 1589/90)
  m. (after 06.1568) Nazareth Newton (d 16.04.1583, dau of Sir John Newton of East Harptree & Barre's Court (by Margaret Poyntz), relict of Sir Thomas Southwell of Norfolk)
  i. William Paget, 4th Lord of Beaudesert (b 1572, d 29.08.1629)
  m. (before 19.06.1602) Lettice Knollys (d 1655, dau of Henry Knollys of Kingsbury by Margaret Cave)
a. William Paget, 5th Lord (b 13.09.1609, d 19.10.1678)
  m. (28.06.1632) Frances Rich (bur 12.09.1672, dau of Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland)
  (1) William Paget, 6th Lord (b 10.02.1637, d 26.02.1712-3)
  m1. (1661) Frances Pierrepont (bur 07.11.1681, dau of Francis Pierrepont, son of Robert, Earl of Kingston)
  (A) William Paget (b c1662, dvp unm bur 09.08.1684)
(B) Henry Paget, 7th Lord, 1st Earl of Uxbridge (b c1663, d 30.08.1743)
  m1. (1685-6) Mary Catesby (bur 09.11.1734, dau/cohjeir of Thomas Catesby of Whiston)
  (i) Henry Paget (dvp bur 14.11.1689)
  (ii) Thomas Catesby Paget (b 1689, dvp 04.02.1741/2)
  m. (06.05.1718) Elizabeth Egerton (d 18.02.1735/6, dau of John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater)
((a)) Henry Paget, 2nd Earl of Uxbridge, 8th Lord (bpt 22.01.1719, d unm 16.11.1769)
  ((b)) George Paget (b c1720, d 04.1737)
  (iii) Mary Paget (dsp before 1769)
  m. Stephen Metcalfe
  m2. (07.06.1739) Elizabeth Bagot (dsp 02.09.1749, dau of Sir Walter Bagot of Blithfield, 3rd Bart)
  m2. Isabel Irby (bur 18.12.1685, dau of Sir Anthony Irby of Boston by Katherine Paget)
  (C) William Paget (d young)
  (2) Henry Paget
  m1. Anne Sandford (d 15.12.1683, dau of Robert Sandford of Sandford)
  (A)+ 7 sons (dsp)
  Collins mentions only 1 wife for Henry, _ Sandford, implying that she was mother of Thomas & Dorothy. We follow BP1934 in identifying their mother as ...
m2. (1684) Mary O'Rorke (dau of Col. Hugh O'Rorke, Sheriff of Leitrim, by Joan, dau of Humphrey Reynolds of Loughseur)
  (H) Thomas Paget, Governor of Minorca (d 1741, Brigadier)
  m. Mary Whitcombe (d 15.02.1740-1, dau of Peter Whitcombe of Great Baxted)
  (i) Caroline Paget (d 07.02.1766)
  m. (19.04.1737) Sir Nicholas Bayly, 2nd Bart of Plas-newydd (d 09.12.1782)
Their eldest son became 9th Lord Paget, later 1st Earl of Uxbridge of the second creation, and took Paget as his family name. His eldest son became 1st Marquess of Anglesey.
  (I) Dorothy Paget (d 1734)
  m. (1706) Sir Edward Irby, 1st Bart (d 1718)
  (3) Lettice Paget
  m. Richard Hampden of Great Hampden (bur 02.01.1695-6)
  (4) Frances Paget (bur 12.11.1701)
  m. Rowland Hunt of Boreatton (bur 10.01.1699)
(5) Penelope Paget
  m. Philip Foley of Prestwood
  (6) Diana Paget (bur 03.09.1707)
  m. (1670) Sir Henry Ashurst, 1st Bart of Waterstoke (d 13.04.1711)
  (7)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas, Isabella, Elizabeth, Anne
  b. Margaret Paget (bur 10.09.1652)
  m. (08.09.1625) Sir William Hicks of Ruckholt, 1st Bart (b 1596, d 09.10.1680)
  c. Catherine Paget
  m. Sir Anthony Irby of Boston (d 1670)
  d. Anne Paget
  m1. Sir Simon Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (a 1643)
m2. Sir William Waller (b c1598, d 1668, General)
  e.+ other issue (d unm) - Henry, Thomas, Dorothy
  C. Etheldreda (Audrey) Paget
  m. Sir Christopher Alen (Alleyne)
  D. Anna Paget
  m. Sir Henry Lee
  E. Jane Paget (dsp 1558)
  m. (1557) Sir Thomas Kitson (b 10.1540, d 28.01.1602)
F. Aleonroa Paget
  m1. Jerome (Hieronimus) Palmer
  m2. Sir Roland Clerk
  G. Dorothea Paget (dsp)
  m. Thomas Willoughby of Wollaton
  H. Grisel Paget (d 1600)
m1. Sir Thomas Rivett of Chippenham (d 1582)
  m2. Sir William Waldgrave of Smallbridge
  I.+ other issue - Charles, Edward (d young)
2. ?? Paget
  Both Collins and the Visitation name just 3 sons for this generation. BP1934 (Paget of Cranmore) reports that the undermentioned John of Rugby is "tradionally recorded to have been a great-grandson of the 4th brother of William, the 1st Baron Paget".
  A. ?? Paget
  i. ?? Paget
  a. John Paget of Rugby (bur 30.11.1659)
  m. (17.09.1632) Joyce Harris (d 05.1691)
3. daughter
  m. _ Smith
  A. daughter
  m. _ Wright
4.+ other issue - John (dsp), Robert

Main source(s): BP1934 (Anglesey) with some input/support from Collins (Brydges, vol 5, 1812, 'Paget Earl of Uxbridge', p174+), Visitation (Staffordshire, 1563, Paget of Beaudesert), TCP (Paget)
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