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Families covered: Weedowes (Wyddowes or Woodhouse) of Brandon, Wraxall of Bristol, Wraxall of Mayse Hill, Wraxall of Wraxall, Whithull (Wheathill or Whitehill) of Shepey, Wincoll of Waldingfield

Raif Wyddowes of Brandon, near Cornforth (bur 20.01.1584-5)
m. Wnefryde (bur 13.11.1587) possibly wife of Raif & mother of ..
1. Anthony Wyddowes (bur 24.04.1604)
A. Raif Widdowes (d before 05.1630)
  m. (03.12.1588) Janet Myddelton (bur 06.05.1630)
  i. William Wyddowes or Woodhouse of Brandon House (bpt 10.09.1592)
  m. (23.04.1616) Agnis (Banks?)
  a. William Weedowes or Woodhouse of Brandon near Cornforth (bpt 25.01.1623-4)
  m. (15.05.1679) Dorothy Hutchinson (d 10.12.1710, dau of Thomas Hutchinson)
  (1) John Woodhouse of Brandon
  (2) Margaret Woodhouse (bpt 08.05.1688)
  m. (13.12.1713) Robert Lynn of Mainsforth
  b. Ann Woodhouse
  m. W. Hutchinson



Nathaniel Wraxall of Mayse Hill (near Bristol), Sheriff of Somerset (b 1687, d 24.03.1731)
m. (1708) Anne Goddard (d 1764, dau of John Goddard of Cork)
1. Nathaniel Wraxall of Mayse Hill & Bristol (b 1725, d 1781)
  m. (1749) Anne Thornhill (d 1800, dau of William Thornhill of Bristol & great-niece of Sir James Thornhill)
  A. Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall of Wraxall (Somerset), 1st Bart (d 07.11.1831)
  m. (30.03.1789) Jane Lascelles (d 09.08.1839, dau of Peter Lascelels of Knights House)
  i. Sir William Wraxall of Wraxall, 2nd Bart (b 05.09.1791, d unm 02.05.1863)
  ii. Charles Edward Wraxall (b 09.08.1792, d 1849) had issue
  m. (1827) Ellen Cecilia Madden (d 11.1840, dau of John Madden of Richmond)
  B. Catherine Wraxall
  C. Rebecca Wraxall (d 1786)
  m. James Robertson (Captain)
2. Sarah Wraxall (d 1747)
  m. Joseph Eiles of Mayse Hill
3. Elizabeth Wraxall (d 1784)
  m. Thomas Deane
4. Mary Anne Wraxall (d 1794)
  m. William Jenkins of Shepton Mallet
5. Martha Wraxall (d unm)



Nichols identifies the arms of this family ("Whettell"), quartered with those of Shepey & Flaunders, as " Argent, on a fess Gules, three mullets Or".
Richard Whithull (a 1436)
m1. (1429) Margaret Shepey (dau/heir of John de Shepey of Great Shepey)
m2. Margaret Flanders (dau/coheir of John de Flanders of Flanders)
1. Thomas Whithull
  A. John Whithull (d 1536)
  m. ?? Temple (natural dau of Nicholas Temple son of Robert (son of Nicholas) by Joan, dau of William de Shepey)
  i. John Whithull of Shepey
  a. Richard Whithull of Shepey
  m. Jane Billking (dau/heir of _ Billing of Dunnington)
  (1) Richard Whithull of Oldbury (d 18.03.1639)
  m. (1578) Joan Wriothesley of Staffordshire (d 10.10.1640)
  (A) daughter
  m. _ Coslynges
  (i) Dorothy Coslynges
  m. (1656) John Farmer of Baddesley
ii. Thomas Whithull 'of Shepey'
  m. _ Norton
  a. Simon Whithull (a 1601)
  m. _ Bradshaw (dau of Robert Bradshaw of Morebarne)
  b. William Whithull
  c. Dorothy Whithull
  m. _ Norwood of Woodstock
  d. Elizabeth Whithull
  m. (George) Purefoy of Drayton (d 1593)
  e. Anne (Jane) Whithull
  m1. _ Bostock
  m2. (William) Mounteney (a 1608)
  m3. _ Cowper



Visitation identifies the arms of this family as "Ermine, a chevron quarterly per chevron or and sable, betweeen three crescents gules".
John Wincoll of Waldingfield, Suffolk
Visitation identifies John's wife as a dau of Syday of Burts. Nichols identifies her as ...
m. _ Gidam of Burt
1. John Wincoll of Waldingfield (dsp)
  m. _ Groome of Pattelsden (Ratlesden)
2. Roger Wincoll of Waldingfield
  m. Anne Gordon (dau of John Gorden (Gourden) of Waldingfield)
  A. Roger Wincoll
  m. _ Bantock of Hitcham
  i. John Wincoll of Waldingfield (a 1619)
  m. _ Chaplin of Lindsey
  ii. Elizabeth Wincoll
  B. Robertt Wincoll of London (3rd son)
  m. Anne Croche of London
  i. Mary Wincoll
  C. Thomas Wincoll of Caxton, Cambridgeshire
  m. Susan Madocke of Ipswich
i. Thomas Wincoll (a 1619)
  D. Mary Wincoll
  m. Thomas Hudson of London
  E.+ other sisue - John, William, Richard
3. William Wincoll of Langham, Suffolk
  m. _ Vaughan
  A. Anna Wincoll
m1. Sir Leonard Holliday, Lord Mayor of London (d 01.1612)
  m2. (sp) Sir Henry Mountagu, later 1st Earl (not Duke) of Manchester (Lord Chief Justice)
  B. Margaret Wincoll
  m. John Spencer of Barford (Boxford)
4. daughter
  m. _ Cage of Beere (Berrey)
5. Alice Wincoll
  Alice is identified as the mother of Sir John Spencer, Lord Mayor of London. That suggests that her husband was ...
  m. Richard Spencer of Waldingfield

Main source(s):
(1) For Wyddoes (Woodhouse) (uploaded 18.05.21) : 'Genealogy of the Descendants of the Pritchards' (Rev. Thomas Gregory Smart, 1868, p93+)
(2) For Wraxall (uploaded 17.09.21) : BP1934 ('Wraxall')
(3) For Whithull (uploaded 02.01.23) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Shepey including that of Wheathill or Whithull of Shepey', p932)
(4) For Wincoll (added 16.02.23) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 1, part 2, 1815, 'Pedigree of Wincoll of Leicester', p548), Visitation (Leicester, 1619, 'Wincoll')
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