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Families covered: Wentworth of Nettlestead (Nettlested), Wentworth of North Elmsall, Wentworth of Wentworth

John de Wentworth of Elmsall (a 1314)
m. Joan (dau of Richard le Tyas of Burgh Walleys)
1. John Wentworth of Elmsall
  m. Alice Bisset (dau of John or Roger Bisset)
A. John Wentworth of North Elmsall (a 1413), d 15.10.1425
  m. (1407) Agnes Dronsfield (dau (sb sister?) of Sir William Dronsfield of West Bretton)
  Visitation shows the following John as father rather than brother of Roger of Nettlestead and Richard of West Bretton. It identifies Roger as the eldest son, Richard as the 2nd, and John (who married Miss Calverley) as the 3rd. We follow BEB1844 because the generations are consistent with the report in TCP of the ancestry of the 1st Lord Wentworth.
i. John Wentworth of North Elmsall (d 11.06.1461)
  m. Elizabeth Beaumont (dau of Richard Beaumont of Whitley)
  a. John Wentworth of North Elmsall
  BEB1844 (Wentworth of North Elmsall) suggests that John's wife was Elizabeth, daughter of William Calverley of Calverley. Visitation identifies her as Elizabeth, daughter of William Calverley. We follow BEB1844 (Calverley of Calverley) in identifying her as ...
  m. Anne Calverley (dau of Walter Calverley of Calverley)
  (1) Thomas Wentworth of North Elmsall (a 1522)
  m. Jane Mirfield (dau of Oliver Mirfield of Howley)
  (A) Sir John Wentworth of North Elmsall (d before 08.1544)
  m1. Anne Crake (dau of Thomas Crake of Beverly)
  m2. Jane Appleton (dau of Roger Appleton of Dartford)
(B) daughter (presumably Anne)
  m. Walter Hawksworth
  (2) Jane Wentworth
  m. William Goldthorpe of Goldthorpe
  ii. Roger Wentworth of Nettlestead or Nettlested (d 21/4.10.1452)
  m. Margery le Despenser (d 20.04.1478, dau of Philip le Despenser of Nettlestead and Goxhill, 2nd Lord)
  TCP reports that, according to modern doctrine, Margery may be viewed as 'Baroness le Despenser' and her successors as de jure Lords Le Despenser. The title was not recognised during their lifetimes.
  a. Sir Philip Wentworth of Nettlestead or Nettlested (d 18.05.1464)
  m. Mary Clifford (dau of John de Clifford, Lord Clifford)
  (1) Sir Henry Wentworth of Nettlestead, de jure 4th Lord le Despenser, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk then of Yorkshire (d 1499/1500)
  m1. Ann Say (dau of Sir John Say of Sawbridgeworth)
(A) Sir Richard Wentworth of Nettlestead, de jure 5th Lord le Despenser, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk (d 17.10.1528)
  m. Anne Tyrrell (a 11.1529, dau of Sir James Tyrrell of Gipping)
  (i) Thomas Wentworth, 1st Lord (b 1501, d 03.03.1550/1) the first mentioned by MGH
  m. (c1520) Margaret Fortescue (d before 12.05.1551, dau of Sir Adrian Fortescue by Anne Stonor)
  (a) Thomas Wentworth, 2nd Lord (b 1525, d 13.01.1583/4)
  m1. (09.02.1545/6) Mary Wentworth (dsp c1554, dau of Sir John Wentworth of Gosfield)
  m2. (1555-6) Anne Wentworth (d 02.09.1574, dau of Henry Wentworth of Mountnessing)
  ((1)) William Wentworth (b 1555-6, dvpsp 07.11.1582)
m. (16.02.1581/2) Elizabeth Cecil (b 01.07.1564, d 04.1583, dau of William Cecil, 1st Lord Burghley)
  ((2)) Henry Wentworth, 3rd Lord (b 1558, d 16.08.1593)
  m. (c1585) Anne Hopton (bur 10.05.1625, dau of Sir Owen Hopton)
  ((A)) Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Cleveland (b 1591, d 25.03.1667)
  m1. (before 1612) Anne Crofts (d 16.01.1637/8, dau of Sir John Crofts of Little Saxham by Mary, dau of Sir Thomas Shirley of Wiston)
  ((i)) Thomas Wentworth, 'Lord Wentworth of Nettlested' (bpt 02.02.1612/3, dvp 01.03.1664/5)
m. (before 21.03.1657/8) Philadephia Carey (d 04.05.1696, dau of Sir Ferdinando Carey)
  ((a)) Henrietta Maria Wentworth, Baroness Wentworth (b 11.08.1660, d unm 23.04.1686)
  ((ii)) Anne Wentworth, Baroness Wentworth (bpt 29.07.1623, d 07.05.1697)
  m. (11.07.1638) John Lovelace, 2nd Lord of Hurley (b c1616, d 24.09.1670)
  ((iii))+ other issue - William (bpt 26.07.1616, bur 13.05.1623), Charles (b 1619-20, bur 04.07.1622), Anne (b 1610, bur 04.07.1612), Mary (bpt 06.03.1613/4, bur 29/30.01.1632/3)
m2. (before 25.10.1638) Lucy Wentworth (d 23.11.1651, dau of Sir John Wentworth, Bart of Gosfield)
  ((vii)) Katherine Wentworth (b c1639, dsp bur 21.05.1670)
  m. (c07.1661) William Spencer of Cople
  ((B)) Henry Wentworth (d 1644, Major General)
  ((C)) Jane Wentworth
  m. Sir John Finet of West Keele
  ((3)) Elizabeth Wentworth (dsp)
  m1. John Hutton of Dry Drayton
m2. William Hynde (d 1606, son of Sir Francis)
  m3. Sir Arthur Capell
  (b) Sir Henry Wentworth 'of Blakenham'
m. Elizabeth Glemham (dau of Sir Christopher Glemham)
  (c) Richard Wentworth
  m. Margaret Roydon or Royden
  (d) Philip Wentworth
  m. _ Corbet (dau of Sir Richard Corbet)
  ((1)) Margery Wentworth possibly fits here
  m. Thomas Mingay (bpt 28.07.1572)
(e) Anne Wentworth
  m. Sir John Poley or Pooley of Bradley
  (f) Cicily Wentworth
  m. Sir Robert Wingfield
  (g) Mary Wentworth
  m. (1551) William Cavendish
(h) Margaret or Margery Wentworth (d 20.07.1587/8?)
  m1. (after 19.04.1557) John Williams, Lord Williams of Thame (b c1500, d 14.10.1559)
  m2. (10.10.1560) Sir William Drury (d c13.10.1579, Lord Justice of Ireland)
  m3. (before 15.07.1580) James Crofts (d 1624)
  (i) Joan Wentworth (d 16.04.1614)
  m. Henry Cheney, Lord of Toddington (bur 03.09.1587)
  (j) Dorothy Wentworth (b 1543, d 03.01.1601)
  m1. Paul Withypoole (bur 09.12.1579)
  m2. (1590) Sir Martin Frobisher (d 1594)
(k) Elizabeth Wentworth
  m1. John Cock of Shopland
  m2. Leonard Mathew
  (l)+ other issue - John, Edward, James, Roger, Catherine, Margery
  (ii) Margery Wentworth (bur 26.03.1587)
  m1. Sir Christopher Glemham
  m2. Francis Colby
  (iii) Dorothy Wentworth
  m. Lyonell Tallmache
  (iv) Thomasine Wentworth
  m. Richard Pinder of Ipswich
  (B) Margaret Wentworth (d 1550)
  m. Sir John Seymour of Wolf Hall (d 21.12.1536)
(C) Elizabeth Wentworth (a 1542)
  m1. Sir Roger Darcy of Banbury
  m2. Sir Thomas Wyndham of Felbrigg (d 1521)
  m3. (sp) John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath (d 30.04.1539)
  m2. (10.1494, sps) Elizabeth Nevile (d 09.1517, dau of John Nevile, Marquess Montague)
  b. Henry Wentworth of Codham Hall (d 22.03.1482)
  m1. Elizabeth Howard (dau of Henry Howard of Teringhampton)
  m2. Joane FitzSymonds (dau of Robert FitzSymonds)
  c. Anne Wentworth
  m. John Calthorpe
  d. Margaret Wentworth
  m. (John or) William Hopton (a 1483)
  e. Agnes Wentworth
  m. Sir Robert Constable of Flamburgh, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 1488)
  iii. Thomas Wentworth of Doncaster (a 1448)
  iv. Richard Wentworth of West Bretton (a c1440)
  m. Maud Clifford (dau of Thomas (sb John??), Lord Clifford)
  a. Richard Wentworth of West Bretton
  This generation omitted by Visitation (Essex).
  m. Isabell Fitzwilliam (dau of Sir William Fitzwilliam of Sprotborough)

Main source(s):
(1) For Wentworth of North Elmsall : BEB1844 ('Wentworth of North Elmsall'), Visitation (Essex, 1558+1612, 'Wentworth')
(2) For Wentworth of Nettlestead : TCP ('Wentworth of Wellesborough'), BE1883 ('Wentworth of Cleveland'), MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Pedigree of Wentworth of Toddington, co. Beds.', p340+) with some support from TCP ('Despenser')
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