William Fitzwilliam, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam1

M, #11721, b. 30 May 1748, d. 8 February 1833
Last Edited=31 Oct 2009
     William Fitzwilliam, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam was born on 30 May 1748. He was the son of William Fitzwilliam, 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam and Lady Ann Watson-Wentworth. He married, firstly, Lady Charlotte Ponsonby, daughter of William Ponsonby, 2nd Earl of Bessborough and Lady Caroline Cavendish, on 11 July 1770. He married, secondly, Hon. Louisa Molesworth, daughter of Field Marshal Richard Molesworth, 3rd Viscount Molesworth of Swords and Mary Jenney Ussher, on 21 July 1823 at Bishopscourt, County Kildare, Ireland.2 He died on 8 February 1833 at age 84.1
     He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl Fitzwilliam, co. Tyrone [I., 1716] in 1756. He lived at Norborough.

Child of William Fitzwilliam, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam and Lady Charlotte Ponsonby

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume X, page 577. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume X, page 576.

John de Vere1

M, #11722
Last Edited=24 Oct 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.08%
     John de Vere was the son of Sir Robert de Vere and Joan Courtenay.1 He married Alice Kilrington, daughter of Sir Walter Kilrington.1

Child of John de Vere and Alice Kilrington

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alice Kilrington1

F, #11723
Last Edited=24 Oct 2016
     Alice Kilrington is the daughter of Sir Walter Kilrington.1 She married, secondly, John de Vere, son of Sir Robert de Vere and Joan Courtenay.1 She married, firstly, Sir Walter Courtenay.1
     Her married name became Courtenay.1 She was also known as Alice Colbroke.1

Child of Alice Kilrington and John de Vere

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford1

M, #11724, b. circa 1488, d. 21 March 1539/40
Last Edited=25 Oct 2016
John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford
by Daniel Mytens 2
     John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford was born circa 1488 at Castle Hedingham, Essex, England.3 He was the son of John de Vere and Alice Kilrington.1 He married, firstly, Christian Foderingey, daughter of Thomas Foderingey, in 1493/94.1 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Trussel, daughter of Edward Trussel and Margaret Dun, from 29 April 1507 to 4 July 1509 at Bentley, Rowley near Hull, Yorkshire, England.3 He died on 21 March 1539/40 at Colne, Essex, England.3
     He held the office of Esquire of the Body to King Henry VII in 1509.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1513.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Essex from 1515 to 1516.1 He held the office of Keeper of Colchester Castle from 1515 to 1516.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Hertfordshire from 1515 to 1516.1 He held the office of Keeper of Colchester Castle from 1519 to 1520.1 He held the office of Keeper of Colchester Castle from 1524 to 1525.1 He held the office of Lord Great Chamberlain in 1526, for life only.1 He succeeded to the title of 15th Earl of Oxford [E., 1142] on 14 July 1526.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1527.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in March 1530/31.1

Children of John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford and Elizabeth Trussel

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S145] George Naylor, The Register's of Thorrington (n.n.: n.n., 1888). Hereinafter cited as Registers of Thorrington.
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 78. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 138.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 661.

Sir George de Vere1

M, #11725, d. 1503
Last Edited=25 Oct 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Sir George de Vere was the son of John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford and Elizabeth Howard.1 He married Margaret Stafford, daughter of Sir William Stafford.1 He died in 1503.1
     He fought in the Battle of Barnet.1 He was attainted, and was restored on the triumph of King Henry VII.1 He held the office of Chief Steward of St. Osyth's Priory, Essex in 1491.1

Children of Sir George de Vere and Margaret Stafford

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Margaret Stafford

F, #11726
Last Edited=24 Oct 2016
     Margaret Stafford was the daughter of Sir William Stafford.1 She married Sir George de Vere, son of John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford and Elizabeth Howard.1

Children of Margaret Stafford and Sir George de Vere

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford1

M, #11727, b. 14 August 1499, d. 14 July 1526
Last Edited=25 Oct 2016
     John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford was born on 14 August 1499.1 He was the son of Sir George de Vere and Margaret Stafford.1 He married Lady Anne Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk and Agnes Tilney.2 He died on 14 July 1526 at age 26, without issue.1
     John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford also went by the nick-name of 'Little John of Campes'.1 He succeeded to the title of 14th Earl of Oxford [E., 1142] on 10 March 1512/13.1 On his death, the post of Lord Great Chamberlain reverted to the Crown.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Thomas Skeffington1

M, #11728
Last Edited=9 May 2015
     Thomas Skeffington lived at Leicestershire, England.1

Child of Thomas Skeffington

Citations

  1. [S7560] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 101st edition (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1959), page 1783. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage, 102nd ed.

Elizabeth Trussel1

F, #11729, b. 1496, d. before July 1527
Last Edited=25 Oct 2016
     Elizabeth Trussel was born in 1496 at Kibbleston, Stone, Staffordshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Edward Trussel and Margaret Dun.1,2 She married John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford, son of John de Vere and Alice Kilrington, from 29 April 1507 to 4 July 1509 at Bentley, Rowley near Hull, Yorkshire, England.2 She died before July 1527.2
     As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Trussel was styled as Countess of Oxford on 14 July 1526.

Children of Elizabeth Trussel and John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XI, page 662. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S145] George Naylor, The Register's of Thorrington (n.n.: n.n., 1888). Hereinafter cited as Registers of Thorrington.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford

M, #11730, b. 1516, d. 3 August 1562
Last Edited=25 Oct 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford was born in 1516 at Castle Hedingham, Essex, England.1 He was the son of John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford and Elizabeth Trussel.2 He married, firstly, Lady Dorothy Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 4th Earl of Westmorland and Lady Catherine Stafford, on 3 July 1536.3 He married, secondly, Margery Golding, daughter of John Golding, on 1 August 1548.2 He died on 3 August 1562.2
     He succeeded to the title of 16th Earl of Oxford [E., 1142] on 21 March 1539/40.2 He fought in the Bolougne Campaign in 1544.2 In 1547 he was declared to have no right to the post of Lord Great Chamberlain.2 He was invested as a Knight in February 1546/47.2 He held the office of Joint Lord-Lieutenant of Essex between 1550 and 1553.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1553.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Essex from 1558 to 1559.2 He held the office of Lord Great Chamberlain [England] on 15 January 1558/59.2

Child of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and Lady Dorothy Neville

Children of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and Margery Golding

Citations

  1. [S145] George Naylor, The Register's of Thorrington (n.n.: n.n., 1888). Hereinafter cited as Registers of Thorrington.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3465. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 15. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 591. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]