NEWDIGATE FAMILY

John De NIWDEGATE

Notes: a temp. John who r. 1199-1216.

Married: Agnes ?

Children:

1. Richard De NIWDEGATE

2. William De NIWDEGATE

3. Robert De NIWDEGATE


Richard De NIWDEGATE

Father: John De NIWDEGATE

Mother: Agnes ?

Married: Alice De HORLEY (dau. of Walter De Horley)

Children:

1. John De NYWDEGATE

2. William De NYWDEGATE

3. Peter De NYWDEGATE


John De NYWDEGATE

Father: Richard De NIWDEGATE

Mother: Alice De HORLEY

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. William De NYWDEGATE


William De NYWDEGATE

Father: John De NYWDEGATE

Mother: ¿?

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. Henry De NEWDIGATE of Newdegate (Sir)


Henry De NEWDIGATE of Newdegate (Sir)

Father: William De NYWDEGATE

Mother: ¿?

Married: Catherine MALMAINS (dau. of Sir Nicholas Malmains)

Children:

1. John De NEWDIGATE of Newdegate (dsp)

2. William De NEWDIGATE of Newdegate


William De NEWDIGATE of Newdegate

Father: Henry De NEWDIGATE of Newdegate (Sir)

Mother: Catherine MALMAINS

Married: Amice ECHYNGHAM (dau. of John Echyngham)

Children:

1. John De NEWDIGATE

2. Richard De NEWDIGATE

3. Robert De NEWDIGATE

4. William De NEWDIGATE


John De NEWDIGATE

Father: William De NEWDIGATE of Newdegate

Mother: Amice ECHYNGHAM

Married: Agnes ?

Children:

1. William De NEWDIGATE of Newdigate

2. John De NEWDIGATE of Harefield

3. Thomas De NEWDIGATE of Hulland (b. 1382)


William De NEWDIGATE of Newdigate

Died: ABT 1378

Notes: Sheriff of Surrey and Sussex.

Father: John De NEWDIGATE

Mother: Agnes ?

Married: Amicia ?

Children:

1. John NEWDIGATE of Newdigate


John NEWDIGATE of Newdigate

Born: ABT 1406

Father: William De NEWDIGATE of Newdigate

Mother: Amicia ?

Married: ¿?

Children:

1. Thomas NEWDIGATE of Newdigate


Thomas NEWDIGATE of Newdigate

Born: ABT 1430, Newdigate, Surrey, England

Died: 1482, Newdigate, Surrey, England

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Newdigate

Married: Alice PAUL (dau. of Peter Paul)

Children:

1. Walter NEWDIGATE


Walter NEWDIGATE

Born: ABT 1457

Father: Thomas NEWDIGATE of Newdigate

Mother: Alice PAUL

Married: Isabella HAMPDEN (dau. of Thomas Hampden and Margery Popham) ABT 1490, Baddesley, Hertfordshire, England

Children:

1. Anne NEWDIGATE

2. Elizabeth NEWDIGATE

3. Thomas NEWDIGATE


Anne NEWDIGATE

Born: 1490

Father: Walter NEWDIGATE

Mother: Isabella HAMPDEN

¿Married: William SAUNDERS (Sir)

Children:

1. George SAUNDERS?


Thomas NEWDIGATE

Born: 1497

Buried: 16 Oct 1559, Wivelsfield, Sussex, England

Notes: will of 4 Apr 1559 was proved 11 Dec 1559. His wife died c1563 holding a tithe to Wivelsfield Church.

Father: Walter NEWDIGATE

Mother: Isabella HAMPDEN

Married: Catherine HAMPDEN (dau. of John Hampden and Elizabeth Savage) (w. of Henry Ferrers)

Children:

1. Thomas NEWDIGATE


Thomas NEWDIGATE

Born: ABT 1520, Wivelsfield, Sussex, England

Buried: 16 Oct 1559, Wivelsfield, Sussex, England

Notes: will of 4 Apr 1559 was proved 11 Dec 1559. (FP: 135, 156; PCC Wills: 22 Mellershe; VBU: 70; VCH, Sussex, 7: 123; VSU: 27)

Father: Thomas NEWDIGATE

Mother: Catherine HAMPDEN

Married 1: Dau. VAVYSOR ABT 1546, Wivelsfield, Sussex, England

Children:

1. Elizabeth NEWDIGATE

2. Thomas NEWDIGATE (b. ABT 1545)

3. Barbara NEWDIGATE

4. Dorothy NEWDIGATE

Married 2: Jane PARKER ABT 1558


Elizabeth NEWDIGATE

Born: ABT 1548, Wivelsfield, Sussex, England

Died: 1602

Notes: will of 5 May 1601 was proved 17 June 1602. (PCC Wills: 58 Montague)

Father: Thomas NEWDIGATE

Mother: Dau. VAVYSOR

Married: William POYNTZ of Woodhatch (Sir) 23 May 1569, Reigate, Surrey, England

Children:

1. Rachel POYNTZ

2. Anne POYNTZ

3. Margaret POYNTZ

4. John POYNTZ (Sir Knight)

5. Elizabeth POYNTZ (b. 1579)

6. Mary POYNTZ

7. Alice POYNTZ


John De NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Born: ABT 1381

Father: John De NEWDIGATE

Mother: Agnes ?

Married: Joanna De SWANLAND (dau. of William de Swanland of Harefield and Margaret, niece of Sir Richard de Bacheworth of Harefield)

Children:

1. John NEWDIGATE of Harefield


John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Born: 1401

Father: John De NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Mother: Joanna De SWANLAND

Married: Elizabeth KNOLL (dau. of Walter Knoll of Crawley)

Children:

1. William NEWDIGATE

2. Thomas NEWDIGATE

3. Margaret NEWDIGATE


Margaret NEWDIGATE

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Mother: Elizabeth KNOLL

Married: Son CASTLEMAINS


Thomas NEWDIGATE

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Mother: Elizabeth KNOLL

Married: Catherine CHAMBERS (dau. of Roger Chambers)


William NEWDIGATE

Died: 1465

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Mother: Elizabeth KNOLL

Married: Editha BOWETT (dau. of John Bowett)

Children:

1. John NEWDIGATE of Harefield


John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Father: William NEWDIGATE

Mother: Editha BOWETT

Married: Elizabeth YOUNG (dau. of Thomas Young)

Children:

1. John NEWDIGATE of Harefield (Esq.)


John NEWDIGATE of Harefield (Esq.)

Born: 1460, Long Medford, Suffolk, England

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Mother: Elizabeth YOUNG

Married: Amphelicia NEVILLE

Children:

1. Jane NEWDIGATE

2. John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

3. Dau. NEWDIGATE (Nun at Haliwell)

4. Maria NEWDIGATE (Nun)

5. Sebastian NEWDIGATE

6. Dorothy NEWDIGATE

7. Son NEWDIGATE


Jane NEWDIGATE

Born: 1487, Harefield, Middlesex, England

Died: 7 Jul 1571, Louvain

Notes: She rejected Sir Francis Bryan’s suggestion that her son marry Jane Seymour, considering the match beneath him. Jane Seymour went on to marry King Henry VIII while William Dormer married Mary Sidney. Jane raised her granddaughter, Jane Dormer, until Jane became a maid of honor to Mary Tudor. After Queen Mary died in 1558, Jane married the count of Feria and left England in Jul 1559, taking her grandmother with her. Lady Dormer accompanied the countess of Feria as far as Mechlin, where the countess gave birth to a son. When she continued on to Spain with her husband, however, Lady Dormer went to Louvain, where she became a leading light in the community of English Catholic exiles. She attempted to return to England only once, to collect her rents, but was forbidden to enter the country by Queen Elizabeth.

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield (Esq.)

Mother: Amphelicia NEVILLE

Married: Robert DORMER of West Wycombe (Sir)

Children:

1. William DORMER (Sir Knight)


Maria NEWDIGATE (Nun)

Born: 1497, Harefield, Middlesex, England

Died: BEF 1536

Notes: Nun at Syon Abbey.

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield (Esq.)

Mother: Amphelicia NEVILLE


Sebastian NEWDIGATE

Died: 19 Jun 1535, Tyburn

Notes: younger son of John Newdigate of Harefield Place, Middlesex, king's sergeant, and Amphelicia, daughter and heiress of John Nevill of Sutton, Lincolnshire. Newdigate came of a landowning family of Harefield (Mdx.), later of Arbury (Warws.). He had many connexions with families in other counties: his mother was a Nevill of Lincolnshire and two of his sisters were to become ancestresses of the Dormers and Stonors, two well-known recusant families of the Elizabethan age. Two other sisters were nuns, of Haliwell and Syon, and two brothers, knights of Malta. He was educated at Cambridge, and on going to Court as page at court and later a gentleman of the privy chamber became and intimate friend of Henry VIII and a privy councillor. He married and had a daughter, named Amphelicia, but his wife dying in 1524, he entered the London Chaterhouse and became a monk there. He signed the Oath of Succession "in as far as the law of God permits", 6 Jun 1534. Arrested on 25 May 1535, for denying the King's supremacy, he was thrown into the Marshalsea prison, where he was kept for fourteen days bound to a pillar, standing upright, with iron rings round his neck, hands, and feet. There he was visited by the King who offered to load him with riches and honours if he would conform. He was then brought before the Council, and sent to the Tower, where Henry visited him again. His trial took place, 11 Jun, and after condemnation he was sent back to the Tower. With him suffered William Exmew and Humphrey Middlemore.

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield (Esq.)

Mother: Amphelicia NEVILLE


Dorothy NEWDIGATE

Born: ABT 1518, Harefield, Middlesex, England

Buried: Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England

Notes: her daughter Cecily Chamberlaine was a devout Catholic and married another of that ilk, Sir Francis Stonor (b. 1520 - d. 1564), in 1552. The entire family was involved in hiding priests and turning out Catholic propaganda during the reign of Elizabeth I. Cecily was arrested in Aug 1581 for harboring Father Campion. She had allowed him to set up an illegal printing press at Stonor Park, which is four miles south of Henley-on-Thames and about twenty miles from London. By that time she was a widow. Her younger son, John, was also arrested and upon his release in 1582, he went into exile in the Low Countries. Cecily was allowed to move back into Stonor Lodge in Nov of that year but she was in prison again ten years later, in 1592. Her older son, Sir Francis (b. 1553 - d. 1625) remained in England.

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield (Esq.)

Mother: Amphelicia NEVILLE

Married: Leonard CHAMBERLAIN of Shirburn Castle (Sir Knight) (d. 1561) (son of Edward Chamberlain and Cecily Verney)

Children:

1. Francis CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1542 - d. 1570) (m. Anne Chesman)

2. George CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1543) (m. Mary Pring)

3. John CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1544) (m. Elizabeth Owen)

4. Mary CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1546) (m. Richard Owen)

5. William CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1548) (m. Margaret Streightley)

6. Sybil CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1550)

7. Cecilia CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1552 - d. AFT 1592) (m. Sir Francis Stonor)

8. Anne CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1554)

9. Dorothy CHAMBERLAINE (b. ABT 1556) (m. Thomas Hoord)


John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Born: 1492, Harefield, Middlesex, England

Died: 1545

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield (Esq.)

Mother: Amphelicia NEVILLE

Married: Anne HYLTON (dau. of Nicholas Hylton of Cambridge)

Children:

1. John NEWDIGATE of Harefield


John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Born: 1519, Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, England

Died: ABT 1573 / 1565

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Mother: Anne HILTON

Married 1: Mary CHENEY

Children:

1. John NEWDIGATE of Arbury

Married 2: Elizabeth (Anne) LOVETT (b. ABT 1521 - d. 21 Aug 1577) (dau. of Thomas Lovett and Elizabeth Butler) (w.1 of Anthony Cave - m.3 Richard Weston)


John NEWDIGATE of Arbury

Born: 1543, Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire, England

Died: 1592

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Harefield

Mother: Mary CHENEY

Married: Martha CAVE (b. 24 Feb 1545) (dau. of Anthony Cave and Elizabeth (Anne) Lovett) 1565, Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, England

Children:

1. John NEWDIGATE of Arbury and Brackenbury (Sir)

Married 2: Mary SMITH

Children:

2. Henry NEWDIGATE of Hampton and Little Asted

Married 3: Winifred WELLS


John NEWDIGATE of Arbury and Brackenbury (Sir)

Born: 1570, Arbury, Warwickshire, England

Buried: 12 Apr 1610

Notes: married when he was only sixteen and the bride thirteen. They lived at her father’s expense for the next seven years, Anne with her parents and John at Oxford, at least for part of that time. Around 1595, they set up housekeeping at Arbury, Warwickshire. Much of Lady Newdigate’s correspondence with the gentry and nobility of her day has survived. Perhaps due to her connections, she was able to persuade Sir Robert Cecil to grant her the guardianship of her son when her husband died. William Knollys wrote to her of his passion to her sister Mary, and when made godfather to Newdigate's daughter he named the child Mary. Although she had offers of marriage, Lady Newdigate preferred to handle estate matters herself. She was successful in this, and in arranging good marriages for her children.

Father: John NEWDIGATE of Arbury

Mother: Martha CAVE

Married: Alice FITTON (b. Oct 1574 - d. Jul 1618) (dau. of Sir Edward Fitton of Gawsworth and Alice Holcroft) 30 Apr 1587, Gawsworth, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. Mary NEWDIGATE (b. 1598 - d. 1643)

2. John NEWDIGATE of Arbury and Brackenbury (b. 1600 - d. 1642, dsp) (m. Susannah Luls)

3. Richard NEWDIGATE (1° Bt. of Arbury) (b. 1602 - d. 1678) (m. Juliana Leigh, dau of Sir Francis Leigh of Newnham Regis)

4. Lettice NEWDIGATE (b. 1604 - d. 1625)

5. Anne NEWDIGATE (b. 1608- d. 1637) (m. Richard Skeffington)



Francis NEWDIGATE (Esq.)

Born: ABT 1500, Hansworth, Middlesex, England

Died: 26 Jan 1581

Married: Anne STANHOPE (D. Somerset)



Margaret NEWDIGATE

Born: 1562, Enfield, Middlesex, England

Died: 1591

Father: Richard NEWDIGATE (Sir Knight)

Mother: ¿?

Married: Edward PHILLIPS (Sir) ABT 1578, Montacute, Somersetshire, England

Children:

1. Robert PHILLIPS of Montacute (Sir) (b. 22 Nov 1579) (m. Margaret Helena Gorges)

2. Margaret PHILLIPS (b. 1591)


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