Sir Maurice Berkeley1

M, #27951, b. circa 1436, d. September 1506
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.63%
     Sir Maurice Berkeley was born circa 1436.1 He was the son of James de Berkeley, 1st Lord Berkeley and Lady Isabel Mowbray.1 He married Isabel Meade, daughter of Philip Meade and Isabel (?), in 1465.1 He died in September 1506.1 He was buried at Austin Friars, London, England.1
      Sir Maurice Berkeley also went by the nick-name of Maurice 'the Lawier'.1 He held the office of Knight of the Body, to King Edward IV.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Berkeley [E., 1421] on 14 February 1491/92, by writ, de jure.1

Children of Sir Maurice Berkeley and Isabel Meade

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 II, page 135. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 136.

Sir Maurice Berkeley1

M, #27952, b. 1467, d. 12 September 1523
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Sir Maurice Berkeley was born in 1467 at Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was the son of Sir Maurice Berkeley and Isabel Meade.1 A contract for the marriage of Sir Maurice Berkeley and Katharine Berkeley was signed on 28 January 1484/85.2 He died on 12 September 1523 at Calais, France, without legitimate issue.1 He was buried at Trinity Chapel, Parish Church, Calais, France.1 His will was probated on 28 November 1523.1
      Sir Maurice Berkeley also went by the nick-name of Maurice 'the Courtier'.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Berkeley [E., 1421] in September 1506, by writ, de jure.1 He held the office of Keeper of Kingswood Forest in 1508.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire from 1509 to 1510.1 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor on 23 June 1509.1 He was Marshal of the Army for Spain in 1512.1 He held the office of Knight of the Body on 13 April 1512, to King Henry VIII.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1513 in the service of the Army in France.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire from 1515 to 1516.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Leicestershire from 1516 to 1517.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Warwickshire from 1516 to 1517.1 He held the office of Lieutenant of Calais in 1520.1 His last will was dated from 1 May 1520 to 11 September 1523. He lived at Yate, Gloucestershire, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1523 in the service of the Army in France.1

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 II, page 135. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 136.

Katharine Berkeley1

F, #27953, b. circa 1469, d. circa 1526
Last Edited=18 Sep 2004
     Katharine Berkeley was born circa 1469.1 She was the daughter of Sir William Berkeley and Ann Stafford.1 A contract for the marriage of Katharine Berkeley and Sir Maurice Berkeley was signed on 28 January 1484/85.2 She died circa 1526.2 She was buried at Yate, Gloucestershire, England.2

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 II, page 135. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 136.

Sir William Berkeley1

M, #27954, b. 1433, d. 1501
Last Edited=19 May 2012
     Sir William Berkeley was born in 1433.2 He was the son of Maurice Berkeley and Ellen Montfort.3,4 He married Ann Stafford, daughter of Sir Humphrey Stafford.4 He died in 1501.3
     He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.).3 He lived at Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England.1 In 1486 he was attainted.4 In 1497 he was restored to his honours.4

Children of Sir William Berkeley and Ann Stafford

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 II, page 135. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S2049] Russell Downe, "re: Millington-Drake Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 17 December 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Millington-Drake Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 234.
  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 45. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.

Thomas Berkeley, 5th Lord Berkeley1

M, #27955, b. 1472, d. 22 January 1532/33
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Thomas Berkeley, 5th Lord Berkeley was born in 1472 at Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was the son of Sir Maurice Berkeley and Isabel Meade.1 He married, firstly, Eleanor Constable, daughter of Sir Marmaduke Constable and Joyce Stafford, between 1504 and 1505.2 He married, secondly, Cicely Arnold in 1526.2 He died on 22 January 1532/33 at Mangotsfield, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.2 He was buried at St. Augustine's, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.2 His will was probated on 6 June 1533.2
      Thomas Berkeley, 5th Lord Berkeley also went by the nick-name of Thomas 'the Sheep Master'.1 He was invested as a Knight on 9 September 1513 from the Earl of Surrey.2 He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513.2 He held the office of Constable of Berkeley Castle on 15 May 1514.2 He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire between November 1522 and November 1523.2 He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Berkeley [E., 1421] on 12 September 1523, by writ.1 His last will was dated from 28 April 1532 to 11 January 1532/33.

Children of Thomas Berkeley, 5th Lord Berkeley and Eleanor Constable

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 II, page 136. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 137.
  3. [S34] BP1970 page 2643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  4. [S35] BLG1965 volume 1, page 580. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]


Samantha Jane Baring1

F, #27956, b. 5 February 1969
Last Edited=18 Oct 2003
     Samantha Jane Baring was born on 5 February 1969.1 She is the daughter of Guy Esmond Baring and Raina Elizabeth Campbell.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 120. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Henry Berkeley, 7th Lord Berkeley1

M, #27957, b. 26 November 1534, d. 26 November 1613
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Henry Berkeley, 7th Lord Berkeley was born posthumously on 26 November 1534.2 He was the son of Thomas Berkeley, 6th Lord Berkeley and Anne Savage.2 He married, firstly, Katherine Howard, daughter of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and Lady Frances de Vere, in September 1554 at Kenninghall, Norfolk, England.2 He married, secondly, Jane Stanhope, daughter of Sir Michael Stanhope and Ann Rawson, on 9 March 1597/98 at St. Giles, Cripplegate, London, England.2 He died on 26 November 1613 at age 79 at Callowdon, Warwickshire, England.2 He was buried at Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.2 His will was probated on 2 February 1613/14.2
      Henry Berkeley, 7th Lord Berkeley also went by the nick-name of Henry 'the Harmlesse'.2 He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Berkeley [E., 1421] on 26 November 1534, by writ.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 28 September 1553.2 On 13 May 1555 he had special livery of his lands, by Royal Warrant, including Berkeley Castle.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire between 1603 and 1613.2 His last will was dated 20 December 1612.

Children of Henry Berkeley, 7th Lord Berkeley and Katherine Howard

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 VI, page 629. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 138.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 350. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Jane Stanhope1

F, #27958, d. 3 January 1617/18
Last Edited=6 May 2008
     Jane Stanhope was the daughter of Sir Michael Stanhope and Ann Rawson.1 She married, firstly, Sir Roger Townshend before 1597.1 She married, secondly, Henry Berkeley, 7th Lord Berkeley, son of Thomas Berkeley, 6th Lord Berkeley and Anne Savage, on 9 March 1597/98 at St. Giles, Cripplegate, London, England.1 She died on 3 January 1617/18 at The Barbican, London, England.1 Her will (dated 20 July 1617) was probated on 10 March 1617/18, by Sir Roger Townshend, Bt..1
      From before 1597, her married name became Townshend.1 From 9 March 1597/98, her married name became Berkeley.1

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 II, page 138. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Sir Michael Stanhope1

M, #27959, b. between 1502 and 1512, d. 25 February 1552
Last Edited=15 Mar 2007
     Sir Michael Stanhope was born between 1502 and 1512. He was the son of Sir Edward Stanhope and Avelina Clifton.2 He married Ann Rawson, daughter of Nicholas Rawson.1 He died on 25 February 1552 at Tower Hill, The City, London, England, beheaded.2
     He was invested as a Knight in 1545 by King Henry VIII.2 He was involved in the fall of his brother-in-law, the Duke of Somerset, and was charged with plotting the death of Dudley, Duke of Northumberland.2 He lived at Shelford, Nottinghamshire, England.1 He lived at Elvaston, Derbyshire, England.2

Children of Sir Michael Stanhope and Ann Rawson

Child of Sir Michael Stanhope

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 II, page 138. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 65. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 139.

George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley1

M, #27960, b. circa 1627, d. 14 October 1698
Last Edited=22 Mar 2014
     George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley was born circa 1627.2 He was the son of George Berkeley, 8th Lord Berkeley and Elizabeth Stanhope.1 He was baptised on 23 April 1627 at St. James's, Clerkenwell, London, England.3 He married Elizabeth Massingberd, daughter of John Massingberd and Cecilia Pettit, on 11 August 1646 at Morden, Surrey, England.2 He died on 14 October 1698.2 He was buried at Cranford, London, England.2 His will was probated on 19 December 1698.2
     He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Lord Berkeley [E., 1421] on 10 August 1658, by writ.1 He held the office of Custos Rotulorum of Gloucestershire between 1660 and 1689.1 He was a member of the Committee of the East India Company between 1660 and 1697.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) on 20 May 1663 one of the original members.1 He was Governor of the Levant Company between 1673 and 1696.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 17 July 1678.2 He was created 1st Earl of Berkeley, co. Gloucester [England] on 11 September 1679.2 He was created 1st Viscount Dursley, co. Gloucester [England] on 11 September 1679.2 He held the office of Master of Trinity House in 1681/82.4 He held the office of Custos Rotulorum of Surrey between 1689 and 1698.2 He donated the valuable library of Sir Robert Coke (husband of his aunt Theophila) to Sion College, London.2 He was a member of the Committee of the East India Company from 1698 to 1699.1 His last will was dated 21 September 1698.
     Pepys writes that he "will say openly that he hath fought more set fields than any man in England hath done."2 Brydges writes that he was "a man of strict virtue and piety, of considerable literature, and author of a religious tract."2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Children of George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley and Elizabeth Massingberd

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 II, page 139. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 140.
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 88. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 350. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference: "Berkeley, George". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 431.
  7. [S4438] Brian Bouchard, "re: Rooth Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 21 January 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Rooth Family."
  8. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."