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Families covered: Villers (Villiers) of Hanbury

(1) The arms of the following family are identified as "Argent, a cross gules charged with five escallops or, a canton of the second for distinction".
(2) "descended from the antient family of the Villiers's of Brokesby, in the county of Leicester" was ...
Edward Villers of Burton Grange near Brokesby
1. Thomas Villers (d 30.04.1614, Lord Chamberlain for Queen Mary)
m. Johanne Pettye name found on various web sites
  A. Edward Villers of Hanbury (b c1575, a 03.1663)
  m. Dorothy Sale (dau of Richard Sale of Weston-on-Trent)
  i. Edward Villers (dvp)
m. Jane Horton (dau of Christopher Horton of Catton)
  a.+ other issue (a 03.1663) - Edward (b c1642), Christopher, Petronell
  Visitation ends with this generation. Provisionally, we assume that either Edward or Chrisopher was father of ...
  (1) George Villers of Hanbury
  (A) Parnell Villiers (b 1718, d 1798, coheir)
  m. Thomas Abney 'of Willesley Hall' (d 1790)
  ii. Thomas Villers (b c1616, a 03.1663)
  m. Dorothy Wase (dau of William Wase of Datchet)
  a.+ issue (a 03.1663) - Thomas (b c1642), John, Isaac, Dorothy
  iii. John Villers (4th son)
m. Jane Cooke (dau of Sir Walsingham Cooke of Ireland)
  a. George Villers
  iv. Dorothy Villers
  m. Thomas Grey of Langley
  v. Elizabeth Villers
  m. Andrew Vise of Staundon
  vi. Anne Villers
  m. Thomas Alsop of Stateley
  vii. Rebecca Villers
  m. Daniel Watson of Burton-on-Trent (b c1617, d by 30.06.1689)
  viii.+ other issue - George (d unm), Mary (d infant), Sarah (d unm)
  B. Dorothy Villers
  m. George Henshaw of Loughborough

Main source(s): Visitation (Dugdale (Armytage & Rylands, 1912), Staffordshire, 1663-64, 'Villers of Hanbury')
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