Dorothy Davy1

F, #5481, b. 3 November 1663, d. between June 1715 and February 1718
Last Edited=7 Jan 2013
     Dorothy Davy was baptised on 3 November 1663.1 She was the daughter of John Davy and Dorothy (?).2,3 She married Richard Annesley, 3rd Baron Altham, son of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey and Elizabeth Altham, before 1689.2 She died between June 1715 and February 1718. Her will was probated on 18 February 1717/18.2
      From before 1689, her married name became Annesley.2 As a result of her marriage, Dorothy Davy was styled as Baroness Altham circa 1700.

Children of Dorothy Davy and Richard Annesley, 3rd Baron Altham

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1408. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [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 I, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 136.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 116.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 411.

Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham1

M, #5482, b. circa 1689, d. 16 November 1727
Last Edited=25 Nov 2013
     Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham was born circa 1689.2 He was the son of Richard Annesley, 3rd Baron Altham and Dorothy Davy.3 He married, firstly, Phillips Thompson, daughter of John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham and Lady Frances Annesley, on 8 April 1703 at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.1 He married, secondly, Mary Sheffield, daughter of John Sheffield, 1st Duke of the County of Buckingham and of Normanby and Ursula Stawel, on 22 July 1707 at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.1 He and Mary Sheffield were separated in 1717.1 He died on 16 November 1727 at Inchicore, County Dublin, Ireland, without legitimate issue.3 He was buried on 18 November 1727 at Christ Church, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.4
     He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Altham, of Altham, co. Cork [I., 1681] on 19 November 1701.1 He and Joan Landy were associated in 1717.

Child of Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham and Mary Sheffield

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 I, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3976. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 114.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 116.

John Davy1

M, #5483, b. 12 April 1635, d. circa May 1680
Last Edited=7 Jan 2013
     John Davy was baptised on 12 April 1635.1 He was the son of John Davy and Rebeckah Leech.2 He married Dorothy (?).1 He died circa May 1680.1 He was buried on 28 May 1680.1
     He lived at Ruxford, Devon, England.1

Children of John Davy and Dorothy (?)

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1408. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [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 I, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Phillips Thompson1

F, #5484, d. May 1704
Last Edited=2 May 2008
     Phillips Thompson was the daughter of John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham and Lady Frances Annesley.1 She married Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham, son of Richard Annesley, 3rd Baron Altham and Dorothy Davy, on 8 April 1703 at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.1 She died in May 1704, without issue.1 She died intestate and her estate was administered to to the Dowager Baroness Altham, mother and guardian of her husband on 22 June 1704.1 She died intestate and her estate was administered to to her husband, after he attained the age of 21 on 18 January 1708/9.1
     As a result of her marriage, Phillips Thompson was styled as Baroness Altham on 8 April 1703. From 8 April 1703, her married name became Annesley.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 I, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham1,2

M, #5485, b. circa 1648, d. 1 November 1710
Last Edited=25 Nov 2013
     John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham was born circa 1648.2 He was the son of Maurice Thompson and Dorothy Vaux.2 He married Lady Frances Annesley, daughter of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey and Elizabeth Altham.3 He married, firstly, Lady Frances Annesley, daughter of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey and Elizabeth Altham, on 14 July 1668 at St. James's, Clerkenwell, London, England.2 He married, secondly, Martha Graham on 10 March 1709 at St. Sepulchre's, London, England.2 He died on 1 November 1710 at Richmond, Surrey, England.2 He was buried on 13 November 1710 at Richmond, Surrey, England.2 His will was probated on 11 December 1710.2
     He held the office of Sheriff of Buckinghamshire from 1669 to 1670.2 He was created 1st Baronet Thompson, of Haversham, co. Buckingham [England] on 12 December 1673.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Gatton between 1685 and 1687.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Gatton between 1689 and 1696.2 He was created 1st Baron Haversham, of Haversham, co. Buckingham [England] on 4 May 1696.2 He held the office of a Lord of the Admiralty between 1699 and 1701.2 He lived at Haversham, Buckinghamshire, England.2 His last will was dated 21 September 1710.
     John Macky described him as "very eloquent, but very passionate and fiery; a Dissenter by principle and very turbulent—a short red faced man, past 50 years old."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 I, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 410.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3976. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 136.
  5. [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 531. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.


Lady Frances Annesley1

F, #5486, b. circa 1648, d. 3 March 1704/5
Last Edited=25 Nov 2013
     Lady Frances Annesley was born circa 1648.2 She was the daughter of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey and Elizabeth Altham.1,3 She married John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham, son of Maurice Thompson and Dorothy Vaux.2 She married, firstly, Francis Wyndham before 1668.4 She married, secondly, John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham, son of Maurice Thompson and Dorothy Vaux, on 14 July 1668 at St. James's, Clerkenwell, London, England.3 She died on 3 March 1704/5.3 She was buried on 13 March 1704/5 at Haversham, Buckinghamshire, England.3
      From before 1668, her married name became Wyndham.4 From 14 July 1668, her married name became Thompson.1 As a result of her marriage, Lady Frances Annesley was styled as Baroness Haversham on 4 March 1696.

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 I, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3976. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 410.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 136.
  5. [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 531. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.

Mary Sheffield1

F, #5487, b. before 1692, d. 26 October 1729
Last Edited=10 Mar 2013
     Mary Sheffield was born illegitimately before 1692.1 She was the daughter of John Sheffield, 1st Duke of the County of Buckingham and of Normanby and Ursula Stawel.1,2 She married Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham, son of Richard Annesley, 3rd Baron Altham and Dorothy Davy, on 22 July 1707 at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.1 She and Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham were separated in 1717.1 She died on 26 October 1729, from paralysis.1 She was buried at St. Andrew's Church, Holborn, London, England.1 She died intestate and her estate was administered to to her son "James Annesley, Esq." on 18 May 1743.1
     As a result of her marriage, Mary Sheffield was styled as Baroness Altham on 22 July 1707. From 22 July 1707, her married name became Annesley.1

Child of Mary Sheffield and Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham

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 I, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 116.

Joan Landy1

F, #5488
Last Edited=12 Jul 2003
      Joan Landy also went by the nick-name of Lady Altham.1 She and Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham were associated in 1717.

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 I, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

James Annesley1

M, #5489, b. 1715, d. 5 January 1760
Last Edited=5 Mar 2013
     James Annesley was born in 1715 at Dunmain, County Wexford, Ireland.1 He was the son of Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham and Mary Sheffield.1 He married, firstly, unknown Chester.2 He married, secondly, Margaret l'Anson, daughter of Sir Thomas l'Anson, 4th Bt. and Mary Bankes, on 14 September 1751 at Bidborough, Kent, England.1 He died on 5 January 1760.1 He was buried on 14 January 1760 at Lee, Kent, England.1
      Opposed his f's raising money to fund a spendthrift way of life, hence apparently spirited away to a remote place of education, it being shortly afterwards claimed that he had d.2 In 1728 he was removed to an obscure school, and then his death announced. He was sold to an American planter as a slave by his uncle, Richard (who went on to assume his title of Baron Altham). He subsequently escaped to Jamaica.1 In 1737 de jure 7th VISCOUNT OF VALENTIA and 6th EARL OF ANGLESEY (as which would normally have succeeded his f's 1st cousin on latter's death ).2 In 1740 on his f's death his uncle assumed the title and sold him into slavery to an American plantation owner but he managed to get away to Jamaica and from there sailed to England, arriving in and suing his uncle for ejectment.2 In September 1740 he made his way back to England under the care of Admiral Vernon.1 On 11 November 1743 he took action against his uncle, Richard, to eject him as Baron Altham. His uncle's defence was that James was not the legitimate son of Mary, but actually the illegitimate son of Joan Landy. The verdict was in James' favour, and his estates were returned to him, although he never took up his titles.1 On 11 November 1743 at the hearing, which started , the defendant argued that JAMES was illegitimate, being s of the 4th BARON by Joan Landy.2 On 26 November 1743 the jury disagreed and found for the plaintiff, who got back the family estates.2 On 3 August 1744 his uncle was in addition found guilty of assault on his nephew (i.e., presumably the selling into slavery).2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Child of James Annesley and unknown Chester

Child of James Annesley and Margaret l'Anson

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 I, page 116. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3976. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Annesley, James, 1715-1760". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

unknown Chester1

F, #5490, d. 22 December 1749
Last Edited=5 Mar 2013
     unknown Chester married James Annesley, son of Arthur Annesley, 4th Baron Altham and Mary Sheffield.2 She died on 22 December 1749.1
     She lived at Staines Bridge, London, England.1 Her married name became Annesley.2

Child of unknown Chester and James Annesley

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 I, page 116. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3976. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]