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George Purcfoy, esq. of Madeleyf Berks, and was t. fay bis son*
i. Sib Richard Francklyn, knt. of Moor Park, in the county of Hertford, who was created a Baronet by King Charlies II. 16th October, 1060. He m. first, Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of Sir Thomas Cheeke, knt. of Pyrgo, in Essex, and by her had three sons and a daughter, viz. Richard, his heir. Thomas, successor to his brother. Robert, died at King's College, Cambridge, unmarried. Essex, died young. Sir Richard m. secondly, Eleanora, daughter of Sir Samuel Tryen, bart. of Halstead, in Essex, and sister and heir of Sir Samuel Tryon, bart. and by that lady had three daughters, namely,
Eleanora, m. to Charles May, esq. son and heir
of Sir Algernon May, knt. and d. s. p. Elizabeth, m. to Dr. Richard Willis, Bishop of
Winchester, and d. s. p. Essex. Sir Richard, who represented the county of Hertford in parliament, died about the year 168.1, and was s. by his eldest son.
u. Sir Richard Francklyn, bart. who m. Lady Anne Rich, eldest daughter of Thomas, third Earl of Warwick,* and widow of Thomas Barrington, esq. but dying without male issue in 1695, was s. by his brother,
in. Sir Thomas Francklyn, bart. This gentleman m. Mary, daughter of Ralph Hawtrey, esq. of Rislip, in Middlesex, and widow of Christopher Clitherow, esq. of Pinners, in the same county* bnt dying 5th October, 1728, aged seventy-two, without issue, the Baronetcy became Extinct.
Arms— Arg. on a bend az. three dolphins naiant of the first.
Rorirt Freke, esq. was for many years auditor of the Treasury in the reigns of Henry VIII. and Quern Elisabeth, and died worth a plum, an immense fortune in those times. He left three sons and seven daughters, viz.
i. Sir Thomas Freke, knt. of Ewern Courtney,
twice and had issue. Ralph, of Hannington, in Wiltshire, ancestor of the Frekes of that place. Ii. John, of Hilton, in. William.
T. Mary, m. to William Hodges. H. Frances, m. to John Culliford, of Encomb. Hi. Susanna. It. Margaret, m. to Sir Robert Meller.
v. Elizabeth, m. to Thomas Beale. vi. Ann. Til Joan.
The youngest son,
William Freke, esq. who was of Careen, in Hampshire, m. Anne, daughter of Arthur Swaine, esq. and removed with his son Arthur into Ireland, which
Arthor Freke, esq. lived near the city of Cork, and marrying Dorothy, daughter of Sir Piercy Smith, of Youghall, had a son,
Pierct FRBRE,esq. who enjoyed a fair estate in the county of Cork, and coming into England, m. his kinswoman, Elizabeth, daughter of Ralph Freke, esq. with whom he had a considerable fortune, and purchased the estate of Bilney, in Norfolk, wherein he was s. by his son,
i. Ralph Freke, esq. who was created a Baronet by Queen Anne, 4th June, 1713. Sir Ralph m. Elisabeth, daughter of Sir John Meade, bart. and had issue,
Piercy, his successor.
Ralph, who d. at Richmond in 1727 unm.
John-redmond, successor to his brother Piercy.
Grace, eventually sole heiress of the family, who
m. in 1741, the Hon. John Evans, second son
of George, Lord Carbery, and left, with other
issue, a son,
John Evans, esq. who assumed, in compliance
with the testamentary injunction of his
maternal uncle, the additional surname of
Freke, and was created a Baronet in 1768.
Sir John Evans-Freke's eldest son is the
present John, Lord Carbert.
Sir Ralph died about the year 1718, and was #. by his eldest son,
II. Sir Piercy Freke, bart. member in the parliament of Ireland for Baltimore, who d. unmarried at Dublin 10th April, 1728, and was s. by his brother,
in. Sir John-redmond Freke, bart. who a*. Miss Brodrick, but d. s. p. 13th April, 1764, when the BaRonetcy became Extinct.
Arms—Sa. two bars or, in chief three mullets of the same.
• By hin second wife, Anne, daughter of Sir Thomas Cheeke, of Pyrgo.
i. Sir Henry Furnese, knt. of Waldershare,* in Kent, an alderman of the city of London, was created a Baronet by Queen Anne, 27th June, 1707. He m. first, Anne, daughter of Robert Brough, esq. and had by that lady an only child,
Robert, his heir. Sir Henry wedded, secondly, Matilda, daughter of Sir Robert Vernon, and widow of Anthony Balara, esq. and by her had a daughter,
Matilda, m. to Richard, Lord Edgcumbe. He d. 3rd November, 1711 (having represented the borough of Sandwich in several parliaments), and was s. by his son,
li. Sib Robert Fcrne.se, bart. M. P. for Bramber in 1098 and for New Romney in 1714, m. first, Anne, daughter of Anthony Balam, esq. by whom he had a daughter,
Anne, m. to the Hon. John St. John, who became
•Viscount St. John. He wedded, secondly. Lady Arabella Watson, daughter of Lewis, first Earl of Rockingham, and by her had
Henry, his successor.
Catherine, m. first, in 1738, to Lewis, second
Earl of Rockingham; and secondly, in 1751, to
Francis, Earl of Guildford. She d. s. p.
Sir Robert m. thirdly, Lady Selina Shirley, daughter
of Robert, first Earl Ferrars, and by that lady, who
</- in 1779, had a daughter,
Selina, m. to Sir Edward Dering, (sixth) bart. of
Surrenden-Dering, in Kent, and was mother of
Sir Edward Dxrino, the seventh baronet.
The baronet d. 7th March, 1733, and was t. by his son,
in. Sir Henry Furnese, bart. who died unmarried in 1735, aged nineteen, when the Baronetcy became Extinct; the estates vesting in his three sisters in equal shares and proportions. The manor of Waldershare became eventually the property of the eldest, Catherine, Countess of Rockingham, who, having no issue, devised it to her second husband, Francis, Earl of Guildford.
Arms—Arg. a talbot sejant and border aa.
This family was of great antiquity, and in remote times united with houses of high distinction: it produced many persons of eminence, amongst whom may be enumerated John Fust, of the city of Mentz, in Germany, who about the year 1430, invented the art of printing, Richard Fust, who flourished in the reign of Edward IV. and Thomas Fost, who suffered martyrdom in 1555, having been burnt to death, at a stake in the market-place at Ware.
Edward Fust, of the city of London, m. about the year 1504, Jane Singleton, and had issue, Richard, his heir.
Edward, b. 8th October, 1569, d. unm.
Jane, d. unmarried..
Barbara, b. 12th October, 1573, m. to Francis
Elizabeth, b. 31st January, 1577, m. to Henry
Anne, d. unm.
The eldest Bon,
Richard Fust, esq. purchased in the time of Queen Elizabeth, the manor of Hill or Hull, in the county of Gloucester. He m. first Anne, daughter of Robert John Hide, esq. of Ingarstone, in Essex, and Addisham, in Kent; and secondly, Catherine, daughter of Giles Hambler, of Ghent. By the former he had issue,
• This manor Sir Henry Furnese purchased temp. William and Mary, and rebuilt the mansion after a design, ii is "aid, uf Imgo Jones. * *
Edward, his heir.
Jane, b. 20th January* 1*031 **• to the ReT. Rich-
He was j. by his eldest son,
i. Edward Fust, esq. of Hill, in the county of Gloucester, who for his fidelity to the house of Steuart in its extremity, was created a Baronet by King Charles II. 21st August, 1002. Sir Edward m. Bridget, daughter of Sir Thomas Denton, knt. of Hillersdon, Bucks, and had issue, Edward, d. unm.
Richard, b. 27th January, 1632, d. unm.
Sir Edward d. 6th April, 1674, and was s. by his eldest surviving son,
ii. Sir John Fust, sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1675. He m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Richard Cocks, bart. of Dumbleton, in the same county, and dying I2th February, 1608, was buried in a vault adjoining Hill Church, and s. by his only surviving child,
in. Sir Edward Fust. This gentleman married four wives: first, Anne-Mary, daughter of Thomas Stephens, esq. of Lipiat, in the county of Gloucester, and by her had a daughter, Elizabeth, who in. Thomas Warner, esq. of Packenhull, in the same county. His second wife was Elizabeth, daughter and heir of William Mohan, esq. of Portislu-.nl, in the county of Somerset, and by her had, to survive infancy, one son,
Edward, his heir. He wedded, thirdly, Catherine, daughter of Francis Milium, esq. of Fleet, in Dorsetshire, and had by that lady,
Francis, heir to his half brother.
Catherine, b. 4th January, 1703-4. His fourth wife was Susanna, daughter of Richard Cocks, esq. sister of Sir Richard Cocks, bart. of Dumbleton, and widow of Roger Thompson, of London, merchant; by her he had three children, John, Richard, and Edward, who all died in infancy. He d. 5th August, 1713, and was s. by his elder surviving son,
iv. Sir Edward Fust, high sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1717, who m. Dorothy, daughter of the abovementioned Roger Thomson, of London, and had four children, who all died young. He died 27th February, 1727-8 (his widow m. Gilbert Maximilian Mohun, esq. of Fleet), and was s. by his half brother,
v. Sir Francis Fust, who m. 28th September, 1724, Fanny, daughter of Nicholas Tooker, of the city of Bristol, merchant, and had surviving issue.
i. Sir Thomas Fytche, of Eltham and Mount Maskail, in Kent, descended from the ancient family of Fytche, in Essex, having been knighted by King Charles II. was created a Baronet in the following reign, 7th September, 1088. He m. Anne, only daughter and heir of Richard Comport, esq. of Eltham, and dying 16th September, 1688, was s. by his son,
ii. Sir Comport Fytche, bart. who m. Anne, daughter of Sir Lumley Robinson, bart. of Kentwell HalU in the county of Suffolk, and dying 29th December, 1720, was s. by his son,
in. Sir William Fytche, hart, who d. a minor, unm. 13th June, 1736, when the Baronetcy became
Arms—Vert, a chevron between three leopards' faces or.
i. Sir James Galbraith, who was created a BaroNet in 1813. He m. Rebecca-Dorothea, daughter and co-heir of John Hamilton, esq. of Castlefin (by Jane Hamilton, of Brown Hall, in the county of Donegal), and had issue,
i. Jane, m. 4th November, 1820, to Captain Charles-George Stanhope, son of the late Rear Admiral Stanhope. Ii. Letitia-Elizabeth. in. Angal-Isabella. It. Harriet. T. Isabella. Sir James died at Wells, in Somersetshire, 30th April, 18*7, when the Baronetcy became Extinct.
Amu—Per pale, as. and gules, three bears* heads or, muzzled, sable, in the centre point a trefoil, slipped arg.
Robert Gardiner, esq. (descended from the Gardiners of Wigan, in Lancashire,) m. Mary, sister of Sir William Palmer, and was s. by his son,
i. Sir William Gardiner, K. B. of Roche Court, in the county of Southampton, who was made a knight of the Bath at the coronation of King Charles II. and created a Baronet in the same year, 24th December, 1660. He m. Anne, daughter and heir of Robert Brocas, esq.* of Beaurepaire, in Hampshire, and had two sons, namely, Brocas, his heir.
Bernard, D. D. warden of All Souls College, Ox-
Grace, m. in 1742, Robert Wballey, M.D. of
Grace Whalley, m. to Sir William Henry
Ashhurst, knt. judge of the King's
Sir William dying in 1691, was s. by his eldest son,
Ii. Sir Brocas Gardiner, who m. Alicia, daughter of Sir John Kelynge, knt. son of the Lord Chief Justice Kelynge, and had issue,
William, his successor.
Frances, who married.
Catherine, m. to Edward Kay, gent of Hatton Garden. Sir Brocas was made one of the commissioners of the Stamp Office in the reign of Queen Anne, and continued in that post until his death, 13th January, 173U-40, being then nearly eighty years of age. He was j. by his son,
in. Sir William Gardiner, who d. unm. 30th October, 1779, when the Baronetcy became Extinct. His estates passed to his cousin, John Whalley, esq. of Tackley, in Oxfordshire, who assumed, in compliance with the testamentary injunction of his predecessor, the name and arms of Gardiner, and was created a Baronet in 1783. He died s. p. in 1797, and was s. in the title (which was thus limited) by his next brother, Sir James Whalley Smythe Gardiner, bart. whose son is the present Sir James W. S. Gardiner, bart. of Roche Court.
Arms—Or, on a chevron gu. between three gryphons* heads erased ax. two lions counterpassant or.
The name of this family was originally Attegarb, and they were seated in the county of Kent.
Allured Attegare, of Buckland, in that county, was father of
Sir Simon Attegare, knt. of Buckland, in Sittingborne, Kent, whose son,
Stephen Attegare, assumed the surname of GarRard. His great-grandson, William Garrard, of Sittingborne, was father of John Garrard, who bore for arms, " Argent, on a /esse sable a lion passant of the first." His son,
Sir William Garrard, knt. was of Doraey, in Bucks. He was a citizen of London, and Lord Mayor in 1555. Sir William m. Isabel, daughter and co-heir of Julius Nethennill, esq. of Coventry, and had issue,
i. William (Sir), his heir.
u. George, m. Margaret, daughter of George D'Acres, esq. of Cheshunt, Herts, and had
• Descended from Sir Bernard Brocas, knt. who came into England with the Conqueror, under whom he was a great commander, and obtained for his services lands to the amount of £400 per annum, situated in the
county of Hants, where he erected a mansion house, and called it Beaurepaire, from a place tn France, whervof bis ancestors were lords. He encompassed the mansion with a large moat, dn» by his soldiers.
George, who d. s. p
Anne, m. to Sir Dudley Carlton, vice-cbamberlain to Xing Charles I. created Viscount Dorchester, and had a son, Henry, who d. young. Frances, m. to Sir Richard Harrison, knt. of Hurst, Berkshire, in. John (Sir), heir to his elder brother, iv. Peter, i. Anne, m. to Sir George Barne, knt. lord mayor of London, and had issue. (See Burke's Comnwners, vol. i. page 130.) Sir William died in 1371. In St. Magnus's Church, near London Bridge, was erected a fair monument to his memory, thus inscribed:
Sir William Garrard, Haberdasher, Mayor, 1395, a grave, sober, wise, aud discreet Citizen, equal with the best, and inferior to none of our time, deceased 1371, in the parish of St. Christopher, but was buried in this Church of St. Magnus, as in the Parish where he was born.
His eldest son and heir.
Sir William Garrard, knt. of Dorney, m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Roe, knt. lord mayor of London, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir John Gresham, knt. of the same city, and had, with seven sons, who all predeceased him unmarried, the following daughters,
Mary, m. to Kedderminster.
Martha, m. to Palmer.
He d. 17th November, 1807, was buried in Dorney Church, where a fine monument recorded his memory, and leaving no male issue, the representation of the family devolved upon his brother,
Sir John Garrard, knt. sheriff of London in 1302, and lord mayor in 1601. He m. Jane, daughter of Mr. Richard Partridge, citizen of London, and died 7th May, 1623, leaving two sons and six daughters, and was buried in St. Magnus Church, "where on a fair monument, in the south isle of the chancel is this incription for him and his lady:"
Here licth interred the Bodies of Sir John Gerrard, Knt. and Dame Jane, his wife, who was Daughter to Richard Partridge, Citizen and Haberdasher of London, by whom he had 13 Children; five whereof died young. They lived comfortably together, 43 years.
He was Lord-Mayor of London, in the year 1601. She departed this Life, the 24 Jan. 1616; and he left this world, the 7 of May, 1623, being 79 years old; leaving only 2 Sens, and six Daughters behind hiin.
This Monument was erected at the Charges of Be-
Their surviving children were,
county of Lincoln.
Ursula, m. to Francis Hamby, esq. of Lincolnshire.
, m. to Sir George Sams.
, m. to — Lindley, esq.
, m. to — Robinson, esq. of Totnesa.
The eldest son and heir,
i. Sir John Garrard, knt of Lamar, in the
county of Herts, waa advanced to a Baronetcy by King James I. 16th February, 1621-2. He married first, in 1611, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Sir Edward Barkham, knt. lord mayor of London in 1621, by whom he had six sons and eight daughters; she died 17th April, 1632, and liea buried in the north aisle of the church of Whethampstead, in the county of Hertford: upon a handsome marble monument (whereon are placed two marble figures, at full length, of Sir John Garrard, and Dame Elizabeth, his wife), is an inscription setting forth her many virtues, age, marriage, &c. Of their surviving children were, John, successor to his father. Jane, the wife of Sir Justinian Isbam. Sir John wedded, secondly, Elizabeth, relict of Sir Moulton Lambard, knt. of Sevenoaka, Kent, but by that lady had no issue. He d. about the year 1637, and was s. by his eldest son,
ii. Sir John Garrard, hart, who m. Jane, daughter of Sir Moulton Lambard, knt and died in 1683, leaving issue,
John, his successor.
Samuel, heir to his brother.
Elizabeth, m. first, to Sir Nicholas Gould, knt.
and, secondly, to Thomas Neale, esq. Jane, m. to Sir Thomas Spencer, hart, of Yarring.
ton, in the county of Oxford. , m. to Anthony Farringdon, esq. serjeantat-law. Rachael, wi.to Richard Emerton,e«q. of Mackeryend, in the county of Hertford. He died in 1686, and was t. by his eldest eon,
in. Sir John Garrard, who m. Katherine, daughter and co-heir of Sir James Enyon, knt, of Flore, in the county of Northampton, and relict of Sir George Boswell, bart. of Clipston, by whom he left at his decease, 13th January, 1700, an only daughter and heiress,
Jane Garrard, who m. Montague Drake, esq.
Charles Drake, inherited the estates of his cousin, Sir lii.Nir Garrard, bart. in 1767. Sir John leaving no male issue, the baronetcy devolved upon his brother,
iv. Sir Samuel Garrard, Lord Mayor of London in 1710, and M.P. for several years for the borough of Agmondesham. He m. first, Elizabeth, daughter of George Poyner, esq. of Coddicote-Bury, in the county of Herts, but by that lady had no issue. He m. secondly, Jane, daughter of Thomas Benet, esq. of Salthorp, Witts, by whom be left three sons, via. Samuel, his successor.
Thomas, barrister-at-law, and common Serjeant of