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From: "John Higgins" <>
Subject: RE: Frances Jennings (and Sarah ancestor of Prince William)
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 10:58:57 -0700
A couple of additional notes:
A pedigree of Braybrooke in MGH, 3rd series, 3:242 says #35, the 1st wife of
Henry Brounker, was Elizabeth (not Ursula) Braybrooke. Her parents are
shown as James Braybrooke of Suffolk (will dated 19.II.1508, proved
28.III.1509) and Margery Woodcock of Shinfield, Berks (will dated 8.V.1523,
proved 19.VI.1523), who was previously m. to Thomas Humfrey and was
subsequently m. to Richared Harcourt who d. before 1523. No ancestry is
given for these parents. (The source in the Rowlett/Jennings article for
the two wives of Henry Brounker both being named Ursula is the 1623
Visitation of Wiltshire - likely either in error or miscopied).
#37, Ursula Yate is noted in the 1623 Visitation of Berkshire (HSP 56:148)
to be dau. of John Yate of Charney and later Lyford by his 2nd wife Anne,
dau. of Oliver Hyde of South Denchworth.
Also a note on Leo's original ancestry list: #13, Anne Lyte Howard, wife of
Sir William Thornhurst, is shown as dau. of Charles Lyte Howard and Roberta
Webb and gdau. of the 1st Viscount Howard of Bindon, apparently a pedigree
in BEP (sub Howard of Bindon). But in the CP 12.2:569 article on Mildmay
Fane, 2nd Earl of Westmorland, whose wife was Grace, dau. of Sir William
Thornhurst and Anne, Anne is specifically said to be dau., not gdau., of the
1st Viscount Howard of Bindon. I suspect that CP is right - can anyone
"Who begot whom is a most amusing kind of hunting" - Horace Walpole
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Powys-Lybbe [mailto:]
> Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 6:07 AM
> Subject: Re: Frances Jennings (and Sarah ancestor of Prince William)
> In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> "Chris Phillips" <> wrote:
> > Leo van de Pas wrote:
> > > For her pages, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd asked me for an ancestor list of
> > > Frances Jennings
> > > and placed it on
> > >
> > >
> > > http://worldroots.com/brigitte/famous/f/francesjenningsanc1647.htm
> > ...
> > > Can anyone add anything to it?
> > Some of the blanks can be filled in from an article by H. C.
> Andrews, "Notes
> > on the Rowlett and Jennings Families" (Miscellanea Heraldica et
> > 5th series, vol. 8, p. 88). The article is very well documented on the
> > Rowletts and Jenningses, but for the Brounkers relies partly on
> > pedigrees. I have added a little on the Rowletts.
> > 8. John Jennings
> > 9. Anne Brouncker
> > 16. Ralph Jennings (d. 1572)
> > 17. Joan Brounker (d. 1577)
> > 18. Sir William Brounker of Melksham and Stoke
> > 19. Mary Mildmay
> > 32. Bernard Jennings, citizen and skinner of London (d. 1552)
> > 33. Elizabeth Rowlett
> > 34. Henry Brounker of Melksham, Wilts
> > 35. Ursula Braybrook
> > 36. Same as 34
> > 37. Ursula, daughter of ... Yate of Lyford, Berks
> > 38. Sir Walter Mildmay, knight
> > 39.
> > 64. Thomas Jennings
> > 65.
> > 66. Ralph Rowlett, merchant of the Staple of Calais (d. 1542/3)
> > 67. Jane, daughter and coheir of Robert Knight of Shrewsbury
> > ...
> > 70. James Braybrook
> > (There are further details on no 64 and his wives (Bernard is said to be
> > presumably a son of his first wife) but I haven't copied the
> earlier part of
> > the article relating to Jennings.)
> > Chris Phillips
> The 1612 visitation of Essex shows that 38 Sir Walter Mildmay died in 26
> Mar 1576 and that the person interviewed was probably his second son
> Humfrey of Danbury, Essex who died in 1613. Allowing the rule that a
> person knows his grandparents, here's what this says of the Mildmays
> (pp. 250-252):
> (76) Thomas Mildmay of Chelmsford, Essex living 1521.
> (77) Agnes Reade.
> (38) Sir Walter Mildmay of Apthorpe in com. Northampton, Chauncelor of
> Exchequer, buryed in Gt St Bartholome, obiit 26 of March 1576 and Privi
> Councelor to Q. Eliz.
> (39) Mary syster to Sr Frauncis Walsingham Knight Private Cownselor to
> Q. Eliz obiit ye laste of Maye ao 1589.
> (18) Matha, mar. to Sr William Branker of Wiltshir Knight. [Sister to
> Humfrey Mildmay of Danbury, Essex, the probable interviewee.]
> This 1612 Visitation also gives some twelve generations prior to (76)
> Thomas Mildmay, but with what credence I do not know.
> The British Dictionary of national Biography in its article on Sir Wm
> Mildmay, gives that his wife's parents were:
> (78) William Walsingham, d. Mar 1534 a lawyer of London.
> (79) Joyce Denny, dau of:
> (178) Edmund Denny of Cheshunt [Herts?] baron of Exchequer.
> Tim Powys-Lybbe
> For a miscellany of bygones: http://powys.org
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