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Willoughby of Parham, Baron (E, 1547 - 1779)

 

Creation: let.pat. 20 Feb 1546/7

 

Extinct: 29 Oct 1779

 

Family name: Willoughby

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Arms:

Or fretty Azure

Crest:

A Saracen's Head affrontée couped at the shoulders proper ducally crowned Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  An Ostrich Argent holding in the beak a Horseshoe Or;  Sinister: A Savage wreathed around the temples and loins with Ivy all proper

Motto:

 Verité Sans Peur

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William [Willoughby], 1st Baron Willoughby of Parham

son and heir of Sir Christopher Willoughby, of Parham, co. Suffolk (by his wife Elizabeth Tailboys, sister of Gilbert [Tailboys], 1st Baron Tailboys, and 5th dau. of Sir George Tailboys, of Kyme, co. Lincoln, de jure 9th Baron Kyme, by his second wife Elizabeth Gascoigne, dau. of Sir William Gascoigne, of Gawthorpe, co. York) , 2nd son of Sir Christopher Willoughby, de jure 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby, by his wife Margaret Jenney, dau. by his first wife of Sir William Jenney, of Knoddishall, co. Suffolk, Judge of the King's Bench

born

c. 1515

mar. (1)

c. 1535 Elizabeth Heneage (b. c. 1518;  d. after 1 Dec 1555), dau. and hrss. of Sir Thomas Heneage, of Hainton and Knaith, co. Lincoln, Chief Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, by his wife Katharine Skipwith, dau. of Sir John Skipwith, of Ormsby, co. Lincoln

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles Willoughby, later 2nd Baron Willoughby of Parham

2. Hon Mary Willoughby, mar. William Metham, of Bullington, co. Lincoln

mar. (2)

after 20 Aug 1559 Margaret Devereux (widow of Walter [Devereux], 1st Viscount Hereford;  bur. 21 Jul 1599 at Stowe by Chartley, co. Stafford), dau. of Robert Garneys, of Kenton, co. Suffolk, by his wife Anne Bacon, dau. of Thomas Bacon, of Baconsthorpe, co. Norfolk

died

30 Jul 1570 (bur. at Parham, co. Suffolk)

created

20 Feb 1546/7 Baron Willoughby of Parham, of Parham in the County of Suffolk

suc. by

son by first wife

note

knighted 1542;  Gentleman of the King's Bedchamber 1544;  Esquire of the King's Body 1545;  took part in the suppression of Kett's Rebellion 1549;  Deputy of Calais 1550-52;  Chief Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster 1552/3-70;  one of the 26 peers who signed the letters patent settling the Crown on Lady Jane Grey 1553;  Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire 1557-70;  commanded the rearguard sent under the Earls of Lincoln and Warwick to suppress the Northern Rebellion 1569

 

Charles [Willoughby], 2nd Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

1536-37

mar.

Lady Margaret Clinton, 3rd dau. of Edward [Clinton], 1st Earl of Lincoln, by his first wife Elizabeth Tailboys, mistress of King Henry VIII, widow of George [Tailboys], 1st Baron Tailboys, and 1st dau. of Sir John Blount, of Kinlet, co. Shrewsbury

children

1. Hon William Willoughby (dvp. 1 Jun 1601), mar. in or before 1582 Elizabeth Hildyard (bur. at Gainsborough, co. Lincoln, 7 Jan 1600/1), dau. and hrss. in her issue of Sir Christopher Hildyard, of Winestead, co. York, by his wife Frances Constable, dau. of Sir John Constable, of Burton Constable, co. York, and had issue:

1a. William Willoughby, later 3rd Baron Willoughby of Parham

1a. Hon Elizabeth Willoughby (bur. 18 Nov 1622), mar. Sir William Hickman, of Gainsborough, co. Lincoln (bur. 16 Sep 1625), and had issue

2a. Hon Catherine Willoughby (b. c. 1583; d. 15 Aug 1658), mar. 15 Jun 1603 Joseph Godfrey, of Thorock, co. Lincoln (d. 30 Jun 1631), and had issue

3a. Hon Mary Willoughby, mar. (1) 5 Mar 1601/2 Sir William Booth, of Killingholme, co. Lincoln (bapt. 4 Oct 1580; dsp. 30 Jan 1616/7), and (2) 16 Apr 1624 Thomas Fox, of Matherby, co. York

2. Hon Sir Ambrose Willoughby, of Matson, co. Gloucester (d. bef. 24 Nov 1608), mar. Susan Brookes (mar. (2) Sir Robert Lovett, of Soulbury, co. Buckingham), dau. of Richard Brookes by his wife ..... Pate, dau. of Richard Pate, of Matson, co. Gloucester, and had issue:

1a. Edward Willoughby, of Soulbury, co. Buckingham (d. bef. 30 Sep 1650), mar. Rebecca Draper (d. after 15 May 1666), dau. of Henry Draper, and had issue:

1b. Henry Willoughby, of Minsterworth, co. Gloucester, and Rappahannock, Virginia, British North America, later de jure 11th Baron Willoughby of Parham

2b. Richard Willoughby

1b. Sarah Willoughby, mar. ..... Birt

2b. Rebecca Willoughby, mar. Richard Hull

 

3. Hon Edward Willoughby, mar. Elizabeth Prescot (widow of John Prescot, of Driby), 9th dau. of Francis Manby, of Elsham, co. Lincoln, by his wife Anne Ayscough, dau. of Sir Francis Ayscough, of South Kelsey, co. Lincoln, and had issue:

1a. Edward Willoughby (d. young)

1a. Frances Willoughby, mar. (1) Henry Andrews, of Bardney, co. Lincoln (d. 1656), son of John Andrews, of Tupholme, co. Lincoln, yeoman, by his wife Jane ....., and (2) 23 Mar 1657/8 as his third wife Rev Everard Dighton, Vicar of Croft and Rector of Bucknall, co. Lincoln (d. 1677), and had issue by her first husband

4. Hon Charles Willoughby (dsp.)

5. Hon Sir Thomas Willoughby, of Newton-on-Trent, mar. Mary Thornhaugh, 4th dau. of John Thornhaugh, of Fenton, co. Nottingham, by his wife Elizabeth Bailles, dau. of Brian Bailles, and had issue:

1a. Thomas Willoughby, of Shaw Place, Horwich, co. Lancaster, later 1st Baron Willoughby of Parham

2a. Father William Willoughby

1a. Mary Willoughby, mar. (1) Augustine Wingfield, and (2) ..... Saul

1. Hon Catherine Willoughby, mar. Sir John Savile, of Howley, co. York

2. Hon Margaret Willoughby (dsp.), mar. as his second wife Augustine Earle, of Stragglethorpe, co. Lincoln (d. 1638)

3. Hon Anne Willoughby, mar. Sir William Pelham, of Brocklesby, co. Lincoln (d. 1629), 1st son and hr. of Sir William Pelham, of Brocklesby, co. Lincoln, by his wife Lady Eleanor Neville, 1st dau. by his first wife of Henry [Neville], 5th Earl of Westmorland, and had issue

died

betw. Oct 1610 and 26 Oct 1612

suc. by

grandson

note

a Commissioner for the trial of Philip [Howard], Earl of Arundel, 1589

 

William [Willoughby], 3rd Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

1584

mar.

after 4 Feb 1602/3 Lady Frances Manners (b. 22 Oct 1588; d. c. 1643; bur. at Knaith, co. York), 4th dau. of John [Manners], 4th Earl of Rutland, by his wife Elizabeth Charlton, 4th dau. of Francis Charlton, of Apley Castle, co. Shrewsbury

children

1. Hon Henry Willoughby, later 4th Baron Willoughby of Parham

2. Hon Francis Willoughby, later 5th Baron Willoughby of Parham

3. Hon William Willoughby, later 6th Baron Willoughby of Parham

1. Hon Frances Willoughby, mar. Sir Bulstrode Whitlock, of Chilton, co. Wiltshire

2. Hon Elizabeth Willoughby

died

28 Aug 1617 (bur. in Lincoln Cathedral)

suc. by

son

note

knighted by King James I 1603; a Commissioner for the trials of the Earl and Countess of Somerset 1616

 

Henry [Willoughby], 4th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

c. Nov 1612

died

c. 1618

suc. by

brother

 

Francis [Willoughby], 5th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

1613-14

mar.

c. 1628-29 Hon Elizabeth Cecil, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Edward [Cecil], 1st Viscount Wimbledon, by his first wife Theodosia Noel, sister of Edward [Noel], 2nd Viscount Camden, and 2nd dau. of Sir Andrew Noel, of Brooke, co. Rutland, and Dalby, co. Leicester

children

1. Hon Diana Willoughby (bur. sps. 27 Mar 1648), mar. 21 May 1645 as his first wife Heneage [Finch], 3rd Earl of Winchilsea

2. Hon Frances Willoughby (bur. 12 Sep 1680 at St Martin's -in-the-Fields, co. Middlesex), mar. in or bef. 1659 William [Brereton], 3rd Baron Brereton, and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Willoughby (d. 1 Aug 1695), mar. 28 Oct 1662 as his first wife Richard [Jones], 1st Earl of Ranelagh, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. c. 23 Jul 1666 when his ship, the Hope, was lost with all hands in a hurricane off Guadeloupe

suc. by

brother

note

 

William [Willoughby], 6th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

c. 1616

mar.

c. 1638 Anne Carey (bapt. 10 Jun 1615; bur. at Aldenham, co. Hertford 1671/2), 3rd dau. and hrss. in her issue of Sir Philip Carey, of Aldenham, co. Hertford, and of St Olave's, Silver Street, London (yr. brother of Henry [Carey], 1st Viscount of Falkland), by his wife Elizabeth Bland, dau. and hrss. of Richard Bland, of Carleton in Rothwell, co. York

children

1. Hon George Willoughby, later 7th Baron Willoughby of Parham

2. Hon Edward Willoughby (b. 9 Feb 1639/40; dvp. young)

3. Hon Henry Willoughby, Lieut General and Governor of Antigua (b. 16 Dec 1640; bur. vp. 1 Dec 1669)

4. Hon William Willoughby, Lieut General of Barbados (b. 24 Nov 1641; bur. vp. 22 May 1669)

5. Hon John Willoughby, later 9th Baron Willoughby of Parham

6. Hon James Willoughby (b. 3 Aug 1647; dvp. bef. 23 Mar 1669/70)

7. Hon Carey Willoughby (b. 5 Apr 1649; d. Dec 1676)

8. Hon Charles Willoughby, later 10th Baron Willoughby of Parham

1. Hon Frances Willoughby (dsp. 25 May 1714), mar. (1) after 3 Jun 1661 Sir John Harpur, of Swarkeston, co. Derby, (2) 25 Aug 1679 Charles Henry [Kirkhoven], 1st Earl of Bellomont, and (3) 3 Jul 1684 Henry Hevingham, of Hevingham Hall, co. Suffolk

2. Hon ..... Willoughby

3. Hon Anne Willoughby (b. 15 Dec 1652), mar. 17 Sep 1674 Sir John Harpur, 3rd Bt., of Calke, co. Derby, and had issue

4. Hon ..... Willoughby

5. Hon Catharine Willoughby (b. 14 May 1655; d. 11 Feb 1688/9), mar. 26 Dec 1678 Charles [Cokayne], 3rd Viscount Cullen, and had issue

died

10 Apr 1673 (bur. at Knaith, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

note

Joint Keeper of Bestwood Park, co. Nottingham 1638; admitted to the Middle Temple 1652

 

George [Willoughby], 7th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

18 Mar 1638/9

mar.

9 Oct 1666 Elizabeth Clinton or Fiennes (b. 12 Jan 1650/1; bur. at Knaith, co. Lincoln, 24 Dec 1679), dau. of Henry Clinton or Fiennes, of Kirkstead, co. Lincoln, by his wife Jane Markham, dau. of Abraham Markham

children

1. Hon John Willoughby, later 8th Baron Willoughby of Parham

1. Hon Anne Willoughby (d. young)

2. Hon Elizabeth Willoughby, mar. Hon James Bertie MP, of Stanwell, co. Middlesex (b. 13 Mar 1673; d. 18 Oct 1735), 2nd son of James [Bertie], 1st Earl of Abingdon, by his first wife Eleanora Lee, 1st dau. and event. sole hrss. of Sir Henry Lee, 3rd Bt., of Quarendon, and had issue

died

1674 (bur. at Knaith, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

son

note

 

John [Willoughby], 8th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

16 Jul 1669

died

1677/8 (bur. at Stanwell, co. Middlesex)

suc. by

uncle

note

 

John [Willoughby], 9th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

29 Dec 1643

mar.

Anne Bolterton, of Bermuda, West Indies (d. bef. 3 Oct 1683)

died

s.p. Sep 1678 (bur. at Knaith, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

brother

note

 

Charles [Willoughby], 10th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

6 Oct 1650

mar.

Mary Dixie (b. 16 Mar 1660; mar. (2) 24 Apr 1683 Hon George Cokayne (b. 16 Jul 1665; dsp. 12 Jul 1722), 3rd son of Brien [Cokayne], 2nd Viscount Cullen; d. bef. 1716), 2nd dau. of Sir Beaumont Dixie, 2nd Bt., of Market Bosworth, co. Leicester, by his wife Mary Willoughby, sister and hrss .of Sir William Willoughby, 1st Bt., of Selston, co. Nottingham

died

s.p. 9 Dec 1679 (bur. at Knaith, co. Lincoln)

suc. by

cousin

note

 

Henry Willoughby, de jure 11th Baron Willoughby of Parham

bapt.

14 Nov 1626

mar.

bef. 25 Jun 1661 Mary ..... (bur. 8 Oct 1681 at Minsterworth, co. Gloucester)

children

1. Henry Willoughby, later de jure 12th Baron Willoughby of Parham

1. Rebecca Willoughby, mar. (2) Richard Hull, of the Potomac River, Virginia

died

26 or 28 Nov 1685

suc. by

son

note

emigrated to Rappahannock, Virginia, with his daughter Rebecca 1675-76

 

Henry Willoughby, de jure 12th Baron Willoughby of Parham

bapt.

13 Apr 1665

mar.

28 Jul 1695 Elizabeth Pidgeon (b. c. 1672; bur. at Bunhill Fields, co. Middlesex, 1750), dau. of William Pidgeon, of Stepney, co. Middlesex

children

1. Henry Willoughby, later 13th Baron Willoughby of Parham

2. William Willoughby (d. 27 Dec 1729), mar. 1723 Elizabeth Knochton (d. 1756), and had issue:

1a. William Willoughby (dsp. 19 Sep 1755), mar. Mary Bray (widow of Richard Bray)

3. Edward Willoughby (dsp. bef. 3 Aug 1754)

4. Joseph Willoughby (dsp. betw. 3 Aug 1754 and 3 Nov 1766), mar. Anne de Graves, of St Katherine-by-the-Tower, London

5. Fortune Willoughby (bur. 20 Jun 1750), mar. 7 Feb 1746 Hannah Tollet (former wife of Cook Tollet, of Swanscombe, co. Kent; d. Oct 1796), dau. of Thomas Barrow, of Deptford, co. Kent, and had issue:

1a. George Willoughby, later 14th Baron Willoughby of Parham

died

22 Oct 1722 (bur. at Bunhill Fields, co. Middlesex

suc. by

son

note

apprenticed to John Kittlebutter, Citizen and Cutler, of Tower Hill, London 1680; became a Cutler bef. 1695

 

Henry [Willoughby], 13th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

14 May 1696

mar.

6 Jan 1725/6 Susanna Greswell (d. 23 Dec 1745 ; bur. at Bunhill Fields, co. Middlesex), dau. of Robert Greswell, of East Smithfield, London

children

1. Henry Willoughby (dvp. an infant)

2. Henry Willoughby (dvp. an infant)

3. Ambrose Willoughby (d. an infant)

1. Susan Willoughby (d. an infant)

2. Elizabeth Willoughby (b. 23 Oct 1726; dvp. and sp. May 1763), mar. (1) John Halsey, and (2) Edward Argles

died

s.p.m.s. 29 Jun 1775 (bur. at Bunhill Fields, co. Middlesex)

suc. by

nephew

note

a Cutler and Brewer; Col, 2nd Regiment of the trained Bands of Tower Hamlets; unsuccessfully claimed the Barony of Willoughby of Parham 1733; claimed the Barony a second time in 1765 and was allowed it by a Resolution of the House of Lords 1767

 

George [Willoughby], 14th Baron Willoughby of Parham

born

24 Apr 1748

died

29 Oct 1779

 

On the death of the 14th Baron Willoughby of Parham the Barony of Willoughby of Parham became extinct.

 

 First written 10 Oct 2007

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