Sir Richard Croft1

M, #324871, d. 29 July 1509
Last Edited=11 Dec 2008
     Sir Richard Croft was the son of William de Croft and Margaret Walwyn.1 He married Eleanor Cornwall, daughter of Sir Edmund Cornwall.1 He died on 29 July 1509.1
     He held the office of Treasurer of the Household, to King Henry VII.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Herefordshire.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Herefordshire.1 He fought in the Battle of Mortimer's Cross in 1461, with the Yorkists, the battle being fought on his own estate.1 He fought in the Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471, where he captured Prince Edward, son of King Henry VI, but was not responsible for the Prince's murder.1 He fought in the Battle of Stoke in 1487.1 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1487.1 He lived at Croft Castle, Herefordshire, EnglandG, Croft Castle.1

Child of Sir Richard Croft and Eleanor Cornwall

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Eleanor Cornwall1

F, #324872
Last Edited=20 Dec 2008
     Eleanor Cornwall is the daughter of Sir Edmund Cornwall.1 She married, secondly, Sir Richard Croft, son of William de Croft and Margaret Walwyn.1 She married, firstly, Sir Hugh Mortimer.1
     Her married name became Mortimer.1 Her married name became Croft.

Child of Eleanor Cornwall and Sir Richard Croft

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Edward Croft1

M, #324873, d. 1547
Last Edited=19 Dec 2008
     Sir Edward Croft was the son of Sir Richard Croft and Eleanor Cornwall.2 He married Joyce Skull, daughter of Sir Walter Skull.1 He died in 1547.1
     He held the office of High Sheriff of Herefordshire.1 He lived at Croft Castle, Herefordshire, EnglandG.1 He was appointed Knight before 1513.1

Children of Sir Edward Croft and Joyce Skull

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Joyce Skull1

F, #324874
Last Edited=20 Dec 2008
     Joyce Skull is the daughter of Sir Walter Skull.1 She married Sir Edward Croft, son of Sir Richard Croft and Eleanor Cornwall.1
     Her married name became Croft.

Children of Joyce Skull and Sir Edward Croft

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Richard Croft1

M, #324875, d. 1 January 1562
Last Edited=11 Dec 2008
     Richard Croft was the son of Sir Edward Croft and Joyce Skull.2 He married Catherine Herbert, daughter of Sir Richard Herbert.1 He died on 1 January 1562.1
     He lived at Croft Castle, Herefordshire, EnglandG.1

Child of Richard Croft and Catherine Herbert

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Sir Richard Herbert1

M, #324876, b. 1468
Last Edited=12 Jan 2016
     Sir Richard Herbert was born in 1468.2 He is the son of Sir Richard Herbert and Margaret ap Thomas.2 He married, firstly, Marged ap Gwilyn, daughter of Gwilyn ap Rhys.2 He married, secondly, Ann ap David, daughter of David ap Ieuan ap Llywelyn 'Fychan'.2
     He was appointed Knight in 1513.2 He lived at Montgomeryshire, WalesG.1

Child of Sir Richard Herbert

Child of Sir Richard Herbert and Marged ap Gwilyn

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Catherine Herbert1

F, #324877
Last Edited=11 Dec 2008
     Catherine Herbert is the daughter of Sir Richard Herbert.2 She married Richard Croft, son of Sir Edward Croft and Joyce Skull.1
     Her married name became Croft.

Child of Catherine Herbert and Richard Croft

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir James Croft1

M, #324878, d. 4 September 1590
Last Edited=11 Dec 2008
     Sir James Croft was the son of Richard Croft and Catherine Herbert.2 He married, firstly, Alice Warncombe, daughter of Richard Warncombe.1 He married, secondly, Catherine Blount, daughter of Edward Blount.1 He died on 4 September 1590.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Herefordshire.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.)1 He was appointed Knight in 1547.1 He held the office of Governor of Haddington in 1549.1 He held the office of Lord Depute of Ireland in 1551.1 He held the office of Deputy Constable of the Tower in 1552.1 On 21 February 1554 he was convicted of high treason and committed to the Tower.1 On 18 January 1555 he escaped with being bound to good bearing and fined £500.1 He held the office of a Lord of the Marches in 1557.1 He held the office of Governor of Berwick in 1560.1 He held the office of Comptroller of the Household.1 In 1586 he was one of the Privy Counsellors appointed to try Mary, Queen of Scots.1 He was Commissioner of the Treaty of Bourbourg in 1588.1 He lived at Croft Castle, Herefordshire, EnglandG.1

Child of Sir James Croft and Alice Warncombe

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Alice Warncombe1

F, #324879, d. 1573
Last Edited=20 Dec 2008
     Alice Warncombe was the daughter of Richard Warncombe.1 She married, secondly, Sir James Croft, son of Richard Croft and Catherine Herbert.1 She married, firstly, William Wigmore.1 She died in 1573.1
     Her married name became Wigmore.1 Her married name became Croft.

Child of Alice Warncombe and Sir James Croft

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 966. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Crofton1

F, #324880
Last Edited=21 Dec 2008
     Elizabeth Crofton is the daughter of Thomas Crofton and Honora O'Conor.1 She married Thomas Nugent.1
     Her married name became Nugent.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 972. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]