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to the 36th of Edwird III. Beside Tolethorp, Sir William was lord of Foxlin, and other lands in Leicestershire. He d. in the 48th of Edwakd III. and was s. by his son,

Sir Thomas Dk Burton, knight of the shire for Rutland in the 1st of Richard 11. and sheriff for the same county in 1370. This gentleman, by deed dated at Tolethorp, on the Saturday next after the feast of St. Martin, the bishop, 50th Edward III. did convey unto John Brown, esq. of Stamford, the manor of Tolethorp, together with all its appurtenances, and the perpetual advowson of the chapel of the same; also all his lands, tenements, rents, and services, in the village of Little Casterton, with the reversion of the patronage of the church. Sir Thomas d. in the 8th of Richard II. leaving, by his wife, Margaret, daughter of Thomas Grenham, a son and heir,

Sir Thomas Burton, knt. who served as high sheriff for the county of Rutland four times, in the reigns of Henry V. and Henry VI. and was appointed in the former to receive such sums of money collected in the county, as should be lent to the king to enable him to carry on the war in France. Sir Thomas m. the daughter of Simon Louthe, and was *. by his son,

Thomas Burton, esq. who was sheriff of Rutland in the 18th of Henry VI. This gentleman m. first, a daughter of Sir Robert Brabeson, knt. and had one son, who died young. He wedded, secondly, a daughter of Sir Hugh Bushey, knt. and was s. by his son, by that lady,

William Burton, esq. who m. a daughter of John Folville, esq. of Ashby Folville, in the county of Leicester, and left a son and heir,

John Burton, esq. of Uppingham, in the county of Rutland, who, by his wife, a daughter of Thomas Basing, had a son and successor,

Sir Thomas Burton, who was knighted by Aing Henry VIII. This gentleman m. the daughter of Ralph Lowe, esq. of Denbigh, in the county of Derby, and was s. by his son,

John Burton, esq. of Brannston, who m. the daughter of — Blackwell, and dying in the 1st year of Queen Mary, left a son and heir,

William Burton, esq. of Braucston, who m. Alice, daughter of Richard Peck, of Ridlington, in Rutland, and had three sons, vis. John, his heir. Bartin, of Okeham, ancestor of the Burtons of

that place, and of Exeter. Simon, of Brannston. The eldest son,

John Burton, esq. of Stockerston, in the county of Leicester, m. Anne, daughter and heir of Thomas Digby, esq. of Coats,* and acquired thereby a considerable estate. He was s. by his son,

i. Sir Thomas Burton, knt. of Stockerston, who was created a Baronkt by King James I. 22nd July, 1622. He m. first, Philippa, relict of Waller Calvcrley, of Calverley, in the county of York, and daughter of the Hon. Henry Brooke, son of George Brooke, Lord Cobham, by which lady ho had three daughters, viz. Anne, m. to Sir Abel Barker, bait, of Hambleton,

in the county of Rutland. Elizabeth, 1 d nnmFrances, J Sir Thomas wedded, secondly, Anne, daughter of Robert Reynolds, of London, gent, and widow of Thomas Havers, of the Custom-Houae. He d. in 1655, and was s. by his son,

ii. Sir Thomas Burton, of Stockerston, a distinguished royalist in the time of Charles I. and & commissioner of array, with Sir George Villiers, Sir Henry Skip with, and others, for the county of Leicester, on the breaking out of the rebellion in 1641. He m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John Prettyman, hart, of Lodington, and by that lady, who wedded,secondly, Sir William Halford, knt. of Welham, in Leicestershire, had two sons,

Thomas, his successor. John, d, s. p. Sir Thomas, who suffered sequestration and imprisonment, d. 3rd April, 1650, and was s. by his elder son,

in. Sir Thomas Burton, of Stockerston, whom. Anne, eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Clutterbuck, knt. of London, and Blakesware, in the county of Hertford, and had two sons, Charles, his successor, and Thomas. Sir Thomas sold the estate of Stockerston to Sir Charles Duncomb, knt. and dying in 1705, left little more than the title to his son and heir,

iv. Sir Charles Burton, who appears to have been in great pecuniary distress, and a prisoner for debt in 1710. In two years afterwards he was tried at the Old Bailey sessions on a charge of stealing a ring, and being convicted sentenced to transportation.

Arms—Sa. a chev. between three owls arg. crowned

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Son of Lybeut Digby, esq. of Coats and Luffenham, fourth Bod of Sir Simon Digby, of ColesbUl.

daughter of Sir Bernard Drake, of Ash, in De-
Tonshire, and wa* father of
John Button, esq. of Buckland, who d. 7th
March, 1665, leaving by Eleanor, his wife,
daughter of Thomas South, esq. of South
fiadesley, Hants, an only son,
John Button, esq. of Buckland, who m.
Mary, daughter of William Jesson, esq.
of Coventry, and dying 1679, was buried
at Lymington, leaving issue,

Elizabeth, ft. 1651, m. to John Bur-
rard, esq. M.P. for Lymington, and
had issue.
Mary or Sarah, ft. 1C53, m. to Sir
Richard Hopkyns.knt. of Coventry,
ancestor of the present William-
Richard Hopkyns-northey, esq.
Lady Hopkyns d. 1711.
Anne, ft. IG56, m. to Paul Burrard,
esq. of Walhampton, M.P. for Ly-
mington: hence descend the Bur-
Rards, baronets.
Eleanor, ft. 1658, m. to Thomas Dore,
and had issue.

Cicely, m. to John Meux, esq. of Kingston, Isle

of Wight. Dorothy, m. to John Drake, esq. of Ashe, county Devon. The second son,

William Button, of Alton, m. Jane, daughter of John Lamb, of Wiltshire, and had three sons and two daughters, via,

William, his heir.
Martyn, living num. 1640.
John, d. M. p.

Jane, m. to Walter Coningsby, D.D.
Martha, m. to Thomas Coningsby, esq. of North
Mima, Herts.
The eldest son,

i. Sir William Button, of Alton, in Wiltshire, was created a Baroskt in 1621. He m. Ruth, daughter of Walter Dunche, esq. of Ave bury, Wilts, and had issue,

William, n. Anne, daughter of Sir Henry Rolle,

knt. of Steven ton, in Devonshire.
Thomas, d. unm.
Robert, of whom presently.
John, living 1640.

Mary, m. to Clement Walker, esq. of Charter-
House Leadon, in Somersetshire, usher of the
Exchequer, and their representative is the pre-
sent George Hsneagk Walker-heneace, esq.
of Coropton Basset, in Wiltshire.
Jane, m. to Dr. Richard Steward, dean of the

king's chapel.
Ruth, *n. to Thomas Lambert, esq. son of Sir
Thomas Lambert.
The third son,

Ii. Sir Robert Button, of Alton, m. Eleanor, daughter of William Compton, esq. of Hartbury, in Gloucestershire, and dying about 1670, was s. by his brother,

m. Sm John Button, of Alton, who m. twice, but d. s. p. in 1712, when the title Expired.

Arms—Erin, a fess gn.

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The founder of this family,

Thomas Cairnes, of the Cairnes's, of Orchardtown, North Britain, went over to Ireland, with his kinsman, the Earl of Annandale, and settled there. He m. Jane, daughter of John Scott, of Colefadd,* in Scotland, and was father of

John Cairnks, of Donoghmore, in Ireland, who wedded Jane, daughter of James Miller, M.D. of Millhugh,t and was s. by his eldest son,

i. Alexander Cairnes, esq. of Monaghan, who was created « BARONETof England and Ireland: by Queen Anne, 6th May, 1708, with remainder, in default of his own male issue, to his brother Henry, and the heirs male of his body. Sir Alexander m. Elizabeth, sister of Sir Nathaniel Gould, knt. of Newington, Middlesex, and had an only daughter and heiress, Mary, in. to Cadwallader,seventh Lord Blayney, but d. s. p. He d. at Dublin, 30th October, 1732, and leaving no son, the title passed under the limitation to his brother,

ii. Sir Henry CA.iRNES.of Monaghan, M.P. for that borough, who m. Frances, daughter of John Gould, esq. of Hackney, in Middlesex, brother of Sir Nathaniel Gould, but d. without issue, 16th June, 1743, when the Baronetcy became Extinct.

Arms— Arg. three martlets gu. within a border or.

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• By his wife, Mary Anne, niece of the then Earl of Annandale.

4 By Margaret, his wife, daughter of Mure, of RowalUd, by his wife, the La ly Elizabeth Smart, daughter of

the Duke of Lennox, and sister of the unhappy Earl of Daraley, James the First's father.

% Mr. Le Neve says, he was advanced to the dignity of barunet of Great Britain ami Ireland, paying whole feci for the former, and half fees for the latter.

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John Callander, b. in 1033, a near kinsman of James, fourth Earl of Callander, who inherited upon the demise of his uncle, George, third earl of Linlithgow, that title, and thus the two earldoms were united in his person. Enrolling himself, however, under the banner of the Chevalier in 1715, his lordship was attainted, and his lands and honours fell under the forfeiture. John Callander m. Jauet, eldest daughter of John Buchanan, esq. and was father of

Alexander Callander, b. in 1719, who Mi. in 1734,
Margaret, youngest daughter of David Ramsay, esq.
and had issue,

Alexander, d. s. p.
David, rf. unm.
Euphemia, d. unm. in 1798.
Janet, m. to John Higgins.
The eldest son,

i. Sir John Callander, of Westertown,in Stirlingshire, a colonel in the army, and M.P. for Berwick upon Tweed, b. in September, 1739, was created a Baronet 1st August, 1798. He m. 2nd February, 1788, Margaret, daughter of John Romer, esq. of Cherwick, in Northumberland, and relict of Bridges Kearney, esq. but dying s. p. 2nd April, 1812, the title became EXTINCT.

Arms—Sa. a bend chequy or and gu. between six billets of the second.

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John Scott, who m. Larderina, second daughter of Alphonsua Gospatrick, Lord of Calverley, and several other manors, and a person of great importance. HU son, another

John Scott, lord of the manor of Calverley, in the county of York, in right of his mother, was steward of the house to the Empress Maud, and bore sometimes a lion rampant counterchanged, and sometimes a lion rampant, droit; inclosed in an ortogon, as affixed by his seal affixed to deeds in his time. He was living in 1st Strphen, anno 1138, and m. the daughter of Sir John Luttrell, knt. of Hooton Pannel, and had several sons, of whom the eldest,

William Scott, gave the vicarage of Calverley to the chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary at York, founded by Roger, the archbishop, (whose right surname was Scott, in King Henry the Second's reign. He m. Joan, daughter of Sir John Swillington, and bad. issue,

William, his heir.

Roger (Sir), a person of great eminence.

Henry, who held lands in Pudsey, which he gave

to the Knights Templars. Thomas, from whom the Scot is of Newton descended; of which family was William Scott, who, in 1153, gave the vicarage house at Leeds, &c. by deed, dated that year, and sealed with an owl. Barnard, d. unm.

Mary, m. Jeffrey, son of Peter de Arthington, with which lady her brother. Sir Roger Scott, gave lands in Calverley. The eldest son and heir,

William Scott, living in 1217, m. Mabel, daughter of Sir Nicholas Stapleton, knt. and was father of

Walter Scott, living in 1273, m. the daughter of Sir John Normanville, and had several sons, from one of the younger of whom descended the Calverley* of Hayton, Clarebrough, Lound,&c. in Nottinghamshire. The eldest son and heir,

William Scott, in. the daughter of Sir John Goldsbrough, knt. of Goldsbrougb, and had issue. This gentleman, who was living in 1355, was the last of the family who bore the name of Scott, his eldest son and heir being styled

John De Calverley. This John, whose wife's christian name was Margaret, had two sons and a daughter, viz.

John (Sir).

Elizabeth, the wife of Thomas Paitfyn, of Hedingley, who bequeathed her body to be buried at the priory of Eshnlt. This lady, by deed executed in her widowhood, 15th Edwaro 11. granted the manor of Hedingley to her brother, John Calverley; and the said John appears to have made a gift of the manor, in 1324, to the abbot and convent of Kirkstall. His son and heir.

Sir John De Caltiblit, who bore for arms six or eight owls, m. Joanna, daughter or niece of Sir Simon Ward, and had issue, John, Walter, and Richard, and a daughter, Isabel, who was prioress of Esholt. He was s. by his eldest son,

John Dx Calverlrt, who was sheriff of the county of Rutland, and one of the squires to the Queen in King Richard the Second's time, and being in the wars on the King's part, was made prisoner by the enemy and beheaded. He left no issue, and was ». in his estate by his brother,

Walter De Calvbrlet, who in. first, a daughter of — Nevile, without issue, and secondly, Margery, daughter of John de Dineley, and had issue,

William (Sir), in. Eleanor, daughter of Sir John Thornhill, knt. and d.s. p. in his father's lifetime. Walter (Sir), heir to his father. John. The second son, Sir Walter de Calver LEY, knt, s. to the estate in consequence of the decease issueless of his elder brother. He wedded, temp. Richard II. Joanna, daughter of Sir John Bygot, knt. of Settrington, and had two sons, John and WALTER. In the time of Sir Walter, Calverley church was rebuilt, and his arms, six owls, cut or plated in the wood-work there. His elderson, SIR John De CalvealeY, was knighted and killed at the battle of Shrewsbury, fighting for King HENRY IV. against Hotspur. His brother and heir, Walter Calver LEY, living in 1429, m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Mackingfield, and had issue, William, his heir. Thomas, of Park House, in Byrill, had that and other lands settled upon him. He m. Agnes, daughter and heir of – Skargill, and acquired thereby a considerable estate. From him descended the Calverleys of Morley, and those of Cumberland. Robert, who had lands at Baseford and Broxton, in Nottinghamshire.

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The eldest son and heir,
SIR WALTER CALVERLEY, knt. m. first, temp. HENRY

VIII., Isabel, daughter and heir of John Drax, esq. and had

William (Sir), his heir.




Alice, m. to Robert Warcop, esq. of Warcop. Margery, m. to Henry Radcliffe, esq. Ellen, m. to Miles Hodson, esq. of Newcastle. Isabel, m. to Gilbert Legh, esq. Anne. Jane. Margaret, m. to Mr. Bollinge, of London. Elizabeth. Maud. Sir Walter wedded, secondly, Anne, daughter of John Vavasor, esq. but had no other issue. He was s. by his eldest son, Sir William CALVERLEY, who was knighted about the 3rd Edward VI., and the next year was sheriff of Yorkshire. He m. first, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Middleton, knt. of Stockeld, and had a numerous progeny, viz. Walter, his heir. Thomas, m. 1sabel, daughter of Mr. Anderson, of Newcastle, and was progenitor of the Calverleys of Ayreholm, in Durham. William, m. Anne, daughter and heiress of Walter Calverley, of Park, and acquired thereby estates in Morley, Carlinghow, Seacroft, Bolton, &c. Henry. John, who m. the daughter of Mr. Leys, of Lincolnshire. Ralph. Michael. Isabel, m. to Francis Passelew, esq. of Riddlesden. Elizabeth, m. to Robert Beeston, esq. of Beeston. Anne, m. to Thomas Ellis, esq. of Kiddall. m. to William Wentworth, esq. of Kilns

wick. Dorothy, m. to Walter Furnes, of Mirfeild. m. to John Cooper, alderman of Chester. Sir William wedded, secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Sneyd, esq. and had three other daughters, Beatrice, m. to Robert Hide, esq. of Norbury, in Cheshire. Jane, m. to Mr. Anby. Elizabeth, m. to Mr. Hallie.

He d. about the 13th of Elizabeth, and was s. by his eldest son, WALTER CALvKRLEY, esq. of Calverley, who wedded Anne, daughter of Sir Christopher Danby, knt. and had, with one daughter, three sons, viz. William, his heir. Christopher, living in 1568. Edmund, whose grandson, Edmund Calverley, of the Broad, in Sussex, was ancestor of the present Thomas CALVERLEY, esq. of the Broad, and of Ewell Castle. He was s. by the eldest son, WILLIAM CALveRLEY, esq. of Calverley, who m. Catherine," daughter of Sir John Thornholm, knt. of Haystrope, and was s. by his eldest son, WALTER CALVERLEY, esq. of Calverley, who wedded Philippa, sister of John Broke, Lord Cobham, and by that lady, (who m. secondly, Sir Thomas Burton, knt.) had a son and successor, . HENRY CALveRLEY, esq. of Calverley. This gentle

"This lady, who was a zealous Catholic, suffered much for recusancy, the estate being sequestered, and some

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man m. first* Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander More, esq. of Grantham, but by that lady had no surviving issue. He wedded, secondly, Joyce, daughter of Sir Walter Pye, knt. of the Mynde, in Herefordshire, attorney-general to the court of wards and liveries, and had, Walter, his successor, and John, of Gray's inn, barrister at-1 aw. He was f. by the elder son,

Walter Calverley, esq. of Calverley, who espousing the cause of the king, suffered in person and estate during the civil wars. He m. Frances, daughter of Henry Thompson, esq. of Esholt and firomneld, and had, with two daughters, Anne, wife of Benjamin Wade, esq. of New Grange, near Leeds; and Bridget, wife successively of John Ramsden, esq. and Walter Nevile, esq.; a son and successor,

I. Walter Calverley, esq. of Calverley, who was created a Baronet by Queen Anne, 11th Dec. 1711. Sir Walter m. in January, 1706, Julia, eldest daughter of Sir William Blackett, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, bart. and left at his decease in 1749, a daughter, Ji/lia, m. to Sir George Trevelyan, bart. and an only son,

II. Sir Walter Calverley, of Calverley, who wedded Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir William Blackett, bart. and thereupon assumed the surname and arms of Blackktt. (See Blackett baronetcy.)

Arms—Sa. an inescutcheon arg. with an orle of eight horned owls of the second.

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Sir Thomas Camdell, who was lord mayor of London in 1609, */. 13th February, 1613, aged seventyeight, leaving by Alice, his wife, daughter of Edward Bugle, merchant, a son,

Sir Robert Cam Bell, alderman of London, who m. Alice, daughter of William Wellington, and had two ■ons, James, of Woodford, and Thomas, of Clay Hall, who were both created Baronets. The younger,

i. Sir Thomas Cambell, of Clay Hall, in Essex, was so created in 1664. He m. first, a daughter of Nicholas Corsellis, merchant of London, and secondly, Mary, daughter of Thomas, Viscount Fanshawe. Sir Thomas d. in 1665, (his widow wedded, secondly, Robert Sheffield, esq.) and was s. by his son,

ii. Sir Thomas Cambell, at whose decease, unm. in 1668, the title passed to his brother,

in. Sir Harrt Cambell, who m. first, Katherine, daughter of Sir Anthony Chester, bart. of Chichley, in Buckinghamshire, and secondly, Katherine, daughter of Sir William Whorwood, of Sturton Castle, in Staffordshire, and relict of Captain Anthony Markham. Dying, however, without male issue, in 1699, the Baronetcy Einrbd, but his property devolved on

his only daughter, Anne, m. to Thomas Price, esq. of Westbury, Bucks.

Arms—Sa. on a fess erm. three pellets between three tigers' heads erased or.


Created 9th April, 1661.—Extinct May, 1664.


i. Sir John Cambell, of Woodford, Essex, elder brother of the first baronet, of Clay Hall, was himself created a Baronet in 1662, but dying s. p. the following year, the title became Extinct.

Arms— As Cambell, of Clay Hall.

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William Cann, esq. who was mayor of the city of
Bristol in 1648, and bore for arms, " Azure, fretty,
argent, a fesse, gules," m. Margaret, sister of Robert
Yeamans, esq.* and had issue,
Robert (Sir), his heir.

Richard, who in. Eleanor, daughter of Hugh
Grove, esq. of Chiselhurg, in the county of
Wilts, and had a daughter,
Anne, tn. to Thomas Wilkins, esq. of Llanbli
thian, in Glamorganshire, prothonotary for
the counties of Glamorgan, Brecon, and
Radnor, and had a son,
Cann Wilkins, esq. grandfather of the

Cann Wilkins, esq. of Clifton. (See
Bcrke's Commoners, vol. iii. p. 392.)

t Robert Yeamans was one of the sheriffs of Bristol in 1642. and the next year (30th May, 1643,) was executed, with George Bouchier, by tbe command of Col. Fiennes, the new governor, opposite the Nagg's Head

tavern, in Wine Street, in that city, for being concerned together in projecting a scheme, for letting Prince Rupert into the said city, and taming the governor and rebels out.

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