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Families covered: Ruding of Westcotes
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William Ruding (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
1. John Ruding of Ardbury (Warwickshire) & Westcotes (Leicestershire) (d 1543)
  m. Joyce Purefoy (dau of Thomas Purefoy of Drayton)
  A. John Ruding of Westcotes
  m. Joanna Lyttle (dau of Robert Lyttle of Berkshire)
  i. Gray Ruding of Bromkinthorpe
  m. Dorothy Wakefield (dau of John Wakefield)
  a. Francis Ruding (b c1592, a 1619)
  b. George Ruding (b c1598, a 1619)
  m. Susan Waton (dau of _ Waton or Watson of Bucklands)
  c. Dorothy Ruding
  m. _ Simerell of Scotland
  (1)+ issue - Lodowick, Maria, Anne
  d. Jane Ruding
  m. Clement Gage of Womondon
  ii.+ other issue - Michael of Skeffington (dsp), Mary
  B. Humphry Ruding
  i. Michael Ruding
  C. Richard Ruding of Westcotes (d 08.10.1582) 
m. Anne Driver (dau of John Driver of Limehouse)
  i. Walter Ruding of Westcotes (b 1578, d 1655, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Presgrave (dau of Francis Presgrave of Wescott "who descended from the Netherlands")
  a. Walter Ruding of Westcotes (b c1614, a 1652)
  m. Jane Inge (b 02.12.1621, d 09.10.1685, dau of Richard Inge of Knighton (Mayor of Leicester) by Jane, dau of William Ives, Mayor of Leicester)
  (1) William Ruding of Westcotes (d 04.07.1712) 
  m. Abigail Clifton (dau/coheir of Henry Clifton of Toftrees by Anne, dau of John Worsley)
  (A) Walter Ruding of Westcotes (b 12.12.1665, d 06.05.1748)
  m. Sarah Rogers (b 31.08.1685, d 19.03.1461, dau of Rev. John Rogers (archdeacon of Leicester))
  (i) William Ruding of Westcotes (b 08.09.1707, d unm 29.02.1762, 2nd son)
  (ii) Rogers Ruding (b 27.10.1710, d 27.03.1795, 4th son)
  m. Anne Skrymsher (b 03.06.1721, d 04.03.1791, dau/heir of James Skrymsher of Hill Hall)
(a) Walter Ruding of Westcotes (b 11.01.1746, a 1821?)
  VCH (Leicestershire, vol 4: The City of Leicester, 'The ancient borough: Bromkinsthorpe') reports that "The manor (of Westcotes in Bromkinsthorpe) remained in the hands of the Ruding family until 1821, when Walter Ruding sold it".
  m1. Susannah Maria Miller (dau of Sanderson Miller of Radway)
  ((1)) Walter Ruding
  m. Jemima Smith
  ((2)) Susannah Anne Ruding
  m. John Robert Deverell
((A))+ issue - Spencer, Walter, Maria
  ((3)) Maria Ruding
  m. John Stephens of Leicester (b 1775, d 1823)
  ((4))+ other issue - William, Maria (d infant), Sarah (d infant), Anne (d infant)
  m2. Mary Warner (dau of Rev. John Warner of Warwick)
  (b) Rogers Ruding (b 09.08.1751, d 16.02.1820, vicar of Maldon)
  m. (16.05.1793) Charlotte Ruding (dau of John Ruding) @@ below
  ((1))+ issue - Skrymsher, Clifton Skrymsher (dsp), John Skrymsher (dsp), Charlotte, Harriet
  (c) Sara Ruding (b 28.01.1747)
  (d) Anne Ruding (b 15.0331748)
  m. Charles Porter Packwood
  ((1))+ issue - Charles Porter (dsp infant?), Rogerts Porter, Charles Porter (dsp)
  (iii) John Ruding (b 24.11.1722, d 1787 in East Indies, 6th son)
  m. Jane Evans (d 09.01.1805, dau of Hills Evans o St. Petersburg)
  (a) John Clement Ruding (b 10.08.1753)
  m. Martha Davis
((1))+ issue - John Clement, Rogers (dsp), Rogers, Charlotte (dsp), Judith, Martha
  (b) Jane Ruding (b 10.03.1757)
  m. Henry Busby of London (d 1792)
  ((1)) Jane Busby
  (c) Charlotte Ruding (b 17.09.1761)
  m. Rev. Rogers Ruding @@ above
  (d)+ other issue - Walter Francis (b 08.08.1767, d 1798), Maria (b 1752, dsp),
  (iv) Clifton Ruding (b 24.05.1727, d 03.09.1802)
  m. Anne Cowper of St. Alban's (d 24.10.1774)
  (v)+ other issue - William (d infant), John (d infant), Walter (b 14.05.1717, d 04.01.1789), Sarah (b 08.05.1712, d 28.05.1798), Jane (d infant), Anne (d infant)
  (B)+ other issue - William (dsp), Clifton (dsp), Richard (dsp), Martha, Jane (b c1671, d 03.01.1709)
  (2) Walter Ruding of Port Royal, Jamaica (d 07.06.1692, "swallowed up in the earthquake")
  m. Philadelphia Sherburn (dau of Justinian Sherburn of Great Parrington & Yardley)
  (3) John Ruding (b 1651, d 1670)
  (4) Richard Ruding of London (d 07.02.1693)
  m. Catharine Clifton (sister of Abigail)
  (5) Jane Ruding
  m. John Blurton
  (6) Elizabeth Ruding
  m. John Hughes
  (A) John Hughes (d young)
  (B) Jane Hughes
  m. Thomas Pochin of Loughborough
  (i) son (d young)
  (C) Elizabeth Hughes
m. _ Heard of London
  (i) son
  (7) Martha Ruding
  m. Thomas Palmer
  (A) Ruding Palmer
  b. Martha Ruding 
  m1. Sir Henry Hungate of East Braddenham
  m2. William Inge of Thorpe Constantine (b c1617?, d 1662?)
  c. Lucy Ruding
  m. Henry Hungate (son of Sir Henry of Belgrave)
  (1)+ issue - Jane, infant, Elizabeth
  d.+ other issue - Richard (b c1616), John, Christian, Dorothea, Elizabeth, Elizabeth (dsp), Frances
  ii. Jane Ruding
  m. James Beauchamp
  a.+ issue - Anne, Margery (dsp)
  iii.+ other issue - William (dsp), Thomas (dsp), Christian (or Catherine), Frances (dsp)
  D. Thomas Ruding
  m. Elizabeth Coningsby (dau of Humprey Coningsby)
  i.+ issue - Nicholas, Michael
  E. Elizabeth Ruding
  m. Thomas Green of Humberston

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Ruding of Westcotes', p568+) with some support from Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Ruding')
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