HERBERT FAMILY

III. TROYE LINE

William HERBERT of Troye (Sir)

Born: ABT 1448 / 1452, Troye, Monmouthshire, Wales

Died: Apr 1524

Father: William HERBERT (1 E. Pembroke)

Mother: Frond Verch HOESGYN

Married 1: Jane DUNN

Married 2: Blanche MILBOURNE ABT 1499

Children:

1. Charles HERBERT (Sir Knight)

2. Thomas HERBERT

3. Son HERBERT


Charles HERBERT (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1500 / BEF 1503, Troye, Monmouthshire, Wales

Died: 1557

Notes: The Herbert family of Troy, near Monmouth, was established by Sir William Herbert, a bastard son of William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke of the first creation. This Sir William Herbert was an annuitant of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, and a frequent visitor with his wife and sons of Thornbury Castle, Gloucestershire, where Charles Herbert first appears in 1508. He is next met with in 1524 when with George Whitney of Iccomb, Gloucestershire, he stood surety for James Whitney as receiver of Monmouth for the duchy of Lancaster. In Jul 1533 he himself became deputy to Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester, as duchy steward for Monmouth, and he remained in the duchy's service until he ran into debt towards the end of his life; he also took as his second wife the daughter of a chancellor of the duchy. By the time the valor ecclesiasticus was compiled Herbert held a number of offices with religious houses. After the Union he was one of the leading figures of the newly formed shire and was pricked its first sheriff. In 1544 he went to France for the Boulogne campaign, supplying seven men for the expedition; he was also chosen as the King's standard-bearer at a wage of 10 shillings a day.

The last years of Herbert's life saw his fortunes crumble. Under Edward VI he remained active locally and received a knighthood, but with the advent of Mary his arrears of payments to the duchy caught up with him and in Aug 1554, John Phillip Morgan was put in charge of his office. His indebtedness was the main theme of the will which he made on 23 Apr 1552. BEF providing for his children, wife and mother, he directed his executors to sell his manors of Wonastow and St. Wogan's to meet his arrearages, Wonastow being bought by his brother Thomas. He named as executors Edward Herbert and William Herbert. As the will was not proved until 22 Jan 1558 Herbert survived its making by several years, probably dying shortly before his replacement on 20 Mar 1557 as the duchy's steward for Ebbw.

Father: William HERBERT of Troye (Sir)

Mother: Blanche MILBOURNE

Married 1: Elizabeth Ap RHYS (dau. of Gruffydd Ap Rhys of Dynevor, Carmarthen)

Children:

1. Joan HERBERT

2. Blanche HERBERT

Married 2: Cecilia GAGE

Children:

3. Son HERBERT


Joan HERBERT

Born: ABT 1526, Troy, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Charles HERBERT (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth Ap RHYS

Married: Lewis St. PIER


Blanche HERBERT

Born: ABT 1528, Troy, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Charles HERBERT (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth Ap RHYS

Married: Olivi LLOYDE


Thomas HERBERT

Born: ABT 1502, Wynerstowe, Monmouthshire, Wales

Died: 8 Oct 1588

Notes: BEF the dissolution Thomas Herbert held office in three monasteries in the Welsh marches. In 1545 he and William Breton bought the site and various possessions of one of these, Grace Dieu, for 517 pounds, as well as ex-monastic property in the Fenlands, Herefordshire and London. Although Herbert's public career was confined to Monmouthshire, his two marriages gave him some standing in Warwickshire. After 1550 his position in his own shire was strengthened first by the financial troubles which overtook his eldest brother Charles, on whose death in 1557 he bought the manor of Wonastow, one of two set aside for the payment of debts, and then by the death of the next brother without male issue. It was Charles Herbert whom he succeeded as knight of the shire in Mary's second Parliament. He was to win a contested election in 1559 but thereafter his only contribution to the Commons was the son Henry whom he returned as sheriff in 1572.

Father: William HERBERT of Troye (Sir)

Mother: Blanche MILBOURNE

Married 1: Dau. CATESBY

Married 2: Anne LUCY (dau. of Thomas Lucy of Charlecote and Elizabeth Empson) ABT 1527, Charlcott, Warwickshire, England

Children:

1. Henry HERBERT (Sheriff)

2. Son HERBERT

3. Elizabeth HERBERT

4. Charles HERBERT

5. Edmund HERBERT

6. Blanche HERBERT

7. Barbara HERBERT

8. Son HERBERT

9. Son HERBERT


Elizabeth HERBERT

Born: ABT 1530, Wonastow, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Thomas HERBERT

Mother: Anne LUCY

Married 1: John BREYNTON

Married 2: William VAUGHN


Blanche HERBERT

Born: ABT 1536, Wonastow, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Thomas HERBERT

Mother: Anne LUCY

Married: Walter (Watkin) POWEL


Barbara HERBERT

Born: ABT 1538, Wonastow, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Thomas HERBERT

Mother: Anne LUCY

Married: Arnold WELSH (b. ABT 1540 - d. 1617)

Children:

1. Cecily WELSH (b. ABT 1565) (m. Henry Morgan)


Charles HERBERT

Born: ABT 1532, Wonastow, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, England

Father: Thomas HERBERT

Mother: Anne LUCY

Married: Maria TETLOWE ABT 1584, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Charles HERBERT (b. 1585 - d. AFT 1613)

2. Francis HERBERT (b. ABT 1587)

3. Edward HERBERT (b. ABT 1589)

4. John HERBERT (b. ABT 1591)

5. George HERBERT (b. ABT 1593)

6. Elizabeth HERBERT


Elizabeth HERBERT

Born: ABT 1595, Covington, Huntingdonshire, England

Father: Charles HERBERT

Mother: Maria TETLOWE

Married: William HAWKES


Henry HERBERT (Sheriff)

Born: ABT 1528, Wonastow, Mitchel Troy, Monmouthshire, Wales

Died: 18 Jan 1595/6

Father: Thomas HERBERT

Mother: Anne LUCY

Married: Lucy SOMERSET

Children:

1. William HERBERT (d. young)

2. Elizabeth HERBERT

3. Eleanor HERBERT

4. Christian HERBERT

5. Joan HERBERT


Joan HERBERT

Born: 1588, Wonastow, Mitchel Troy, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Henry HERBERT (Sheriff)

Mother: Lucy SOMERSET

Married: Henry LEWIS (d. 7 Feb 1636/7)

Children:

1. George LEWIS (d. 7 Nov 1634) (m. Mary Morgan)


Christian HERBERT

Born: 1582, Wonastow, Monmouthshire, Wales

Died: 20 Jan 1633/4

Father: Henry HERBERT (Sheriff)

Mother: Lucy SOMERSET

Married: George MILBOURNE

Children:

1. John MILBOURNE


Elizabeth HERBERT

Born: ABT 1560, Wynestowe, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Henry HERBERT (Sheriff)

Mother: Lucy SOMERSET

Married: Charles HERBERT

Eleanor HERBERT

Born: 1578, Wonastow, Mitchell Troy, Monmouthshire, Wales

Father: Henry HERBERT (Sheriff)

Mother: Lucy SOMERSET

Married: William RAWLINGS

Joyce HERBERT

Born: ABT 1490, Pantglas,  Monmouthshire, Wales

Notes: some sources says she was the grand-daughter of William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke, possibly a daughter of Sir William Herbert of Troye.

Father:  William HERBERT

Mother: ?

Married: Thomas Ap ROBERT (d. 1536) (son of Robert Ap Jenkin and Joan ?)

Children:

1. Walter Ap PROBERT (ROBERT) (m. Dorothy Baynham)


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