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Hussey, Baron (E, c. 1529 - forfeited 1537)


Creation: let.pat. or writ sum. bef. 1 Dec 1529


Forfeited: 15 May 1537


Family name: Hussey




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Sir William Hussey, of Gray's Inn, London, Commissioner of Sewers for Kesteven 1464, Member of Parliament for Grantham 1467, Attorney-General of England 1471, Serjeant-at-Law 1477, Chief Justice of the King's Bench 1481, Commissioner of Array in Lincolnshire 1489 (d. 8 Sep 1495; bur. at Sempringham Priory, co. Lincoln), mar. Elizabeth Berkeley (will dated Aug 1503; to be bur. at Sempringham Priory with her late husband), dau. of Thomas Berkeley, of Wymondham, co. Leicester, and had issue:

1. Sir John Hussey, of Sleaford, co. Lincoln, later 1st Baron Hussey

2. Sir William Hussey

3. Sir Robert Hussey

1. Elizabeth Hussey

2. Mary Hussey


John [Hussey], 1st Baron Hussey

1st son and heir of Sir William Hussey MP, Chief Justice of the King's Bench 1481-95, by his wife Elizabeth Berkeley, dau. of Thomas Berkeley, of Wymondham, co. Leicester


1465 or 1466

mar. (1)

bef. 4 Aug 1492 Margaret Barr (widow of Sir John Barr, of Barr's Court; d. after 18 May 1509), only dau. and hrss. of Sir Simon Blount, of Mangotsfield, co. Gloucester, by his wife Eleanor Daubeny, dau. of William Daubeny

children by first wife

1. Hon Sir William Hussey, of Beauvale, co. Nottingham, and of Leake, Leverton, Skirbeck and Holywell, co. Lincoln, restored in blood but not to his father's property or peerage 1549 (b. c. 1492;  d. 19 Jan 1556/7), mar. after 7 Jul 1503 Ursula Lovel, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Robert Lovel, of Hingham, by his wife Ela Conyers, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas Conyers, and had issue:

1a. Nele Hussey (b. c. 1515), mar. Richard Disney, of Norton Disney, co. Lincoln, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d. 30 Dec 1578), and had issue

2a. Anne Hussey (b. c. 1516; dsp. after 1568), mar. Francis Columbell, of Darley, co. Derby

2. Hon Thomas Hussey (b. c. 1495)

3. Hon Gilbert Hussey (b. c. 1497), mar. ..... Jerningham

mar. (2)

c. 1509 Lady Anne Grey (b. c. 1490;  d. betw. 1 Mar 1544/5 and 11 Feb 1545/6), only dau. of George [Grey], 2nd Earl of Kent, by his second wife Lady Catherine Herbert, 3rd dau. of William [Herbert], 1st Earl of Pembroke

children by second wife

4. Hon Sir Giles Hussey, of Caythorpe, co. Lincoln, knighted by the Earl of Surrey at the Siege of Morlaix 1522 (b. c. 1505; d. c. 1530), mar. 1525 Jane Pigot (b. 1501; mar. (2) Thomas Folkingham, of North Hall; bur. 29 Oct 1597), 3rd dau. and cohrss.. of Thomas Pigot, of Clotheram, co. York, by his wife Isabel Gascoigne, dau. of ..... Gascoigne, and had issue:

1a. Francis Hussey (b. c. 1528)

2a. John Hussey

3a. Thomas Hussey, of Caythorpe, co. Lincoln (b. c. 1526; d. 1570), mar. Bridget Bowes, 1st dau. of Richard Bowes, of Aske, co. York, by his wife Elizabeth Aske, 1st dau. and cohrss, of Roger Aske, of Aske, co. York, and had issue (several online websites show Thomas and Bridget with another son John (b. 29 Apr 1559; d. Mar 1605), who is said to have married Catherine Odie (b. 1553; d. 4 Nov 1613) on 30 Jul 1574 at Boughton-under-Blean, co. Kent, and had descendants):

1b. John Hussey, of Honington and Caythorpe, co. Lincoln (dsp. bef. 5 Sep 1587), mar. Elizabeth Trigge (widow of Thomas Trigge, of Stamford, co. Lincoln; d. bef. 31 Mar 1597), sister of Thomas Metcalfe

2b. George Hussey, of Caythorpe, co. Lincoln (b. c. 1551; d. 5 Apr 1612), mar. Elizabeth Stuydolf, dau. of Thomas Stuydolf, of Norbury, co. Surrey, , and had issue:

1c. Hugh Hussey

2c. John Hussey, of Dorking, co. Surrey (b. c. 1570; d. 24 Jul 1632), mar. 5 Dec 1593 Marie Wood (b. 9 Jul 1581; bur. 16 Jun 1660 at Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire), dau. of Henry Wood, of Dorking, co. Surrey, by his wife Martha Bull, and had issue

1d. John Hussey (b. c. 1596; dvp. 8 Nov 1597)

2d. Capt Christopher Hussey, the immigrant, sailed from Southampton in the "William and Francis" in May 1630 and landed at Charlestown, New England, about 23 Jul 1630, Town Clerk, etc. of Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in 1659 he was one of the purchasers of Nantucket (b. 18 Feb 1599 in Dorking, co. Surrey; bur. 6 Mar 1686 at Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire), mar. (1) c. 1629 Theodate Bachelor (b. 2 Mar 1603; bur. 20 Oct 1649 at Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire), dau. of Rev Stephen Bachelor, of Wherwell, co. Hampshire, by his first wife Anne Bate, and (2) 9 Dec 1658 Ann Mingay (b. c. 1599; bur. 24 Jun 1680 at Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire), widow of Jeffrey Mingay, of Denton, Norfolk County, New Hampshire, and dau. of John Capon, by his wife Elizabeth Snelling, and had issue by his first wife

1b. Elizabeth Hussey, mar. Thomas Stuydolf, of Mickleham and Norbury, co. Surrey (d. 1604), 1st son of John Stuydolf, of Mickleham, co. Surrey, by his second wife Jane Gyle, dau. of John Guyle, of Chertsey, co. Surrey, and had issue

1a. Alice Hussey, mar. Blaise Holland, of Howell

2a. Elizabeth Hussey, mar. Percival Lumley, of Kew, co. Surrey (b. 1526), illeg. son of Richard [Lumley], 4th and 3rd Baron Lumley , and had issue

5. Hon Reginald Hussey (dsp.)

1. Hon Joan Hussey, mar. Sir Roger Forster

2. Hon Elizabeth Hussey (b. c. 1510; d. 23 Jan 1554), mar. (1) Oct 1532 as his third wife Walter [Hungerford], 1st Baron Hungerford of Heytesbury, and (2) c. 1542 as his second wife Sir Robert Throckmorton, of Coughton Court, co. Warwick (b. c. 1513; d. 12 Feb 1581), 1st son and heir of Sir George Throckmorton, of Coughton Court, co. Warwick, by his wife Hon Katherine Vaux, 1st dau. of Nicholas [Vaux], 1st Baron Vaux of Harrowden, by his first wife Hon Elizabeth Parr, widow of Sir William Parr KG, of Kendal, co. Westmorland, 3rd dau. of Henry [FitzHugh], 5th Baron FitzHugh, and had issue by her second husband

3. Hon Bridget Hussey (b. c. 1525; d. 12 Jan 1600/1; bur. at Watford, co. Hertford), mar. (1) Sir Richard Morrison, of Cashiobury, co. Hertford (d. 17 Mar 1556), (2) bef. 1563 as his second wife Henry [Manners], 2nd Earl of Rutland, and (3) 25 Jun 1566 as his second wife Francis [Russell], 2nd Earl of Bedford, and had issue by her first husband

4. Hon Anne/Agnes Hussey, mar. (1) Sir Humphrey Browne, of Ridley Hall, Terling, co. Essex, a Justice of the Court of Common Pleas 1542-62, and (2) Humphrey Dymoke, of Warwick, and had issue by her first husband

5. Hon Dorothy Hussey, mar. Edward Docwra

6. Hon Mary Hussey


29 Jun 1537


by let pat. or writ sum. before 1 Dec 1529 Baron Hussey


Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1493; knighted at the Battle of Blackheath 1497; Chief Butler of England 1521; Member of Parliament for Lincolnshire 1523-29; Justice of the King's Bench 1526; attainted and beheaded at Lincoln 29 Jun 1537


On the attainder of the 1st Baron Hussey the Barony of Hussey became forfeited.


Last updated 4 Oct 2020



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