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... knt. an eminent person in the time of Henry VIII. who received for his services
the honour of knighthood, and was constituted warden of the stanneries. Sir
William lived to an advanced age, and was several times elected knight of the
shire for ...
The name may be presumed to have been local, there being two places so called
in the shire, — one near Plymouth, the other in the parish of Owlscomb, near
Uoniton. The first who advanced the family was Stephen Ridgeway, who was one
Sir Thomas m. first, Jane, daughter of Sir John Ferrers, of Tarn worth Castle, in
that shire, by whom he had a son, Edward, his heir. Ilia second wife was Frances,
daughter of David Murray, esq. and by her he had Francis, successor to his ...
Sir Thomas Savile, tnt. of Thorn hill, one of the gentry of the county of York
returned by the commissioners IS Henry VI. anil knight of the shire in the 20th of
the same king. He m. -Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas Pilkingtou, knt. and was .
v. by ...
Thomas Scliter, esq. of Catlcy Park, in the county of Cambridge, who acquired by
purchase considerable estates in that shire, and served the office of sheriff in
1680, was created a Baronet in 1000. He m. Susan, daughter of Mr. Freeston, ...
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Concerned that Sir Anthony, the 1st Baronet of Ashley Wimbourne St. Giles, is said to have had only a daughter, Anne, and no son. Other records indicate he had a son, William, b. 1594.
The information about Vere Booth nee Egerton is wrong. She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Egerton junior (d.1599), son of Sir Thomas Egerton who was Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Lord Ellesmere (1603) and the Viscount Brackley. He died 1617, both are buried in St Mary's Church, Dodleston, Chester. See www.bernarddennis.co.uk