PALMER FAMILY

John PALMER

Born: ABT 1307, Steyning, Sussex, England

Father: Ralph PALMER

Mother: ?

Married: Dau. PELHAM

Children:

1. Adam PALMER


Adam PALMER

Born: ABT 1348, Steyning, Sussex, England

Father: John PALMER

Mother: Dau. PELHAM

Married: Dau. SEDINGHOUSE

Children:

1. Robert PALMER


Robert PALMER

Born: ABT 1397, Steyning, Sussex, England

Father: Adam PALMER

Mother: Dau. SEDINGHOUSE

Married: Isabel STOPHAM (dau. of William Stopham)

Children:

1. John PALMER


John PALMER

Born: ABT 1420, Steyning, Sussex, England

Father: Robert PALMER

Mother: Isabel STOPHAM

Married: Joan JULIAN

Children:

1. John PALMER (Sir Knight)


John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1445

Notes: Early historians believe that the Palmer family may have had some roots in Angmering prior to the 14th Century but there seems to be no evidence of this. In the 1524 Subsidy Rolls, John Palmer (1498-1563) heads the list of West Angmering taxpayers which probably indicates his status. The manor of West Angmering seems therefore to have been acquired by the Palmers before this date, possibly by the first John Palmer (born c1445). They probably restored and took up residence in New Place manor house, one wing of which still exists today.

Father: John PALMER

Mother: Joan JULIAN

Married: Isabella BILTON (b. ABT 1450) (dau. of Edward Bilton and Margaret Cook)

Children:

1. Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

2. Edward PALMER of Angmering (Sir Knight)

3. Elizabeth PALMER

4. Alice PALMER

5. Robert PALMER (Mercer of London)

6. Catherine PALMER (b. 1482)

7. Anne PALMER


Elizabeth PALMER

Born: ABT 1473

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Isabella BILTON

Married: Robert BROWNE ABT 1500, Walcot, Northamptonshire, England


Alice PALMER

Born: ABT 1475

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Isabella BILTON

Married: James BURTON


Anne PALMER

Born: ABT 1485

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Isabella BILTON

Married: John BELLINGHAM ABT 1520, Lyminster, Sussex, England

Children:

1. Joan BELLINGHAM (b. ABT 1522) (m. George Holland)


Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1467

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Isabella BILTON

Married: Margaret SACKVILLE


Edward PALMER of Angmering (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1470

Died: 1517

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Isabella BILTON

Married: Alice CLEMENT (sister and coheir of Sir Richard Clement of the Moat, Ightam)

Children:

1. Henry PALMER (Sir Knight)

2. John PALMER (Sir Knight)

3. Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

4. Catherine PALMER (Abbess of Syon)

5. Eleanor PALMER

Catherine PALMER (Abbess of Syon)

Born: ABT 1500, Angmering, Sussex, England

Died: 19 Dec 1576, Mechelen, Antwerp, Belgium

Notes: was a Bridgettine nun at Syon Abbey at Isleworth in the 1530s. When the monastery was dissolved on 25 Nov 1539, she received a pension of six pounds. It is unclear where she spent the next twelve years, but in 1551 she led the community of Syon into exile to the Low Countries, where they lived for six years at Termonde in Flanders. Cardinal Reginald Pole visited them there in 1554. Returned to Old Syon under Mary. On 1 Mar 1557, twenty-one sisters and three brothers were officially reestablished back in England, at Syon. Catherine Palmer was elected abbess on 31 Jul 1557. Abbess Palmer conducted the community into its second exile upon the accession of Elizabeth. Syon was dissolved by Parliament in May 1559 and Catherine Palmer and some of her sisters left England in the party of the departing ambassador from Spain, the Count of Feria. They returned to Termonde until 1564, then moved first to Zurich Zee; then to Mishagen, near Antwerp (1568-1571); then to Mechelen. Pope Pius IV had issued a papal bull on 7 Jul 1563 to ask church leaders, particularly the Archbishop of Utrecht, to assist the nuns in exile from Syon. She died from the shock when a Calvinist mob pillaged the convent on 8 Nov 1576. After burying Catherine Palmer in Mechelen, the others moved on to France and then to Portugal, finally settling in Lisbon in 1594. They returned to England in two groups, one in 1809 and the other in 1861, and eventually established a permanent community, still extant, in Devon.

Father: Edward PALMER of Angmering (Sir Knight)

Mother: Alice CLEMENT


Eleanor PALMER

Born: ABT 1504, Angmering, Sussex, England

Buried: Bardfield, Essex, England

Father: Edward PALMER of Angmering (Sir Knight)

Mother: Alice CLEMENT

Married 1: John BERNERS of Finchinglefield (w. of Elizabeth Wiseman) ABT 1520

Married 2: William BENLOWES of Brent Hall (Esq.) (b. 1516 - d. 19 Nov 1584)

Children:

1. William BENLOWES (d. 1613)

2. Dau. BENLOWES


Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1499, Angmering, Sussex, England

Died: 1554, London, Middlesex, England

Notes: Sp. Arrested with Sir John Gates, Sir John Cheke, Bishop Ridley, Dr. Sandys, Lord Chief Justice Mantague and the Marquess of Northampton for their part in the attempt to put Jane Grey in the throne. Beheaded.

Father: Edward PALMER of Angmering (Sir Knight)

Mother: Alice CLEMENT


Henry PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1496, Angmering, Sussex, England

Died: 1558 / 10 Sep 1608, Guesnes, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France

Buried: Wingham, Kent, England

Father: Edward PALMER of Angmering (Sir Knight)

Mother: Alice CLEMENT

Married: Jane WINDEBANK (dau. of Richard Windebank and Margaret Henry)

Children:

1. Thomas PALMER (Sir)


Thomas PALMER (Sir)

Born: 1540, Wingham, Kent, England

Died: 7 Jan 1625

Buried: Wingham, Kent, England

Father: Henry PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane WINDEBANK

Married: Margaret POLEY (b. ABT 1542 - d. Aug 1625) (dau. of Sir John Poley and Anne Wentworth) ABT 1562

Children:

1. Jane PALMER

2. Thomas PALMER

3. Roger PALMER (Sir) (b. ABT 1583)

4. Margaret PALMER

5. James PALMER of Dorney (Sir)

Jane PALMER

Born: ABT 1565, Wingham, Kent, England

Died: BEF 1634

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Margaret POLEY

Married: William MEREDITH

Children:

1. Jane MEREDITH (b. ABT 1600) (m. Peter Wyche)


Margaret PALMER

Born: ABT 1585, Wingham, Kent, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Margaret POLEY

Married: Richard AMHERST (b. ABT 1565 - d. 12 Apr 1632) (son of Richard Amherst and Margaret Rixon) (w. of Anne Raynes) 29 Mar 1605, Wingham, Kent, England

Children:

1. Frances AMHERST (b. ABT 1606 - d. AFT 1634) (m. Thomas Beck)

2. Margaret AMHERST (b. ABT 1608 - bur. 26 Jul 1666) (m. James Colebrand)


James PALMER of Dorney (Sir)

Born: 29 Jan 1583/4, Wingham, Kent, England

Died: 15 Mar 1657

Buried: Dorney, Buckinghamshire, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Margaret POLEY

Married 1: Martha GARRARD (dau. of William Garrard)

Children:

1. Phillip PALMER of Dorney (b. 1615 - d. 1683)

Married 2: Catherine HERBERT 1625, Hindon, London, Middlesex, England

Children:

2. William PALMER (b. ABT 1626 - d. 22 Mar 1639)

3. Percy PALMER (b. ABT 1628)

4. James PALMER (b. ABT 1630)

5. Catherine PALMER (b. ABT 1632)

6. Roger PALMER (1 E. Castlemaine) (b. 3 Sep 1634 - d. 21 Jul 1700) (m. Barbara Villiers)

7. Frances Mary PALMER (b. ABT 1636)

8. Anne PALMER (b. ABT 1638)

9. James PALMER (b. ABT 1640)

10. Jane PALMER (b. 1642 - d. 4 Aug 1663)


Thomas PALMER

Born: ABT 1575, Wingham, Kent, England

Buried: 10 Sep 1608, Wingham, Kent, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Margaret POLEY

Married: Margaret PELHAM ABT 1598

Children:

1. Thomas PALMER

2. Herbert PALMER (b. ABT 1603)

3. William PALMER

4. Henry PALMER


William PALMER

Born: ABT 1603, West Ashton, Wiltshire, England

Father: Thomas PALMER

Mother: Margaret PELHAM

Married: Alice SILVERTHORNE (dau. of John Silverthorne and Joan Lane)

Thomas PALMER

Born: ABT 1600, Kent, England

Died: 20 Apr 1656, Wingham, Kent, England

Buried: 20 Apr 1656

Father: Thomas PALMER

Mother: Margaret PELHAM

Married: Elizabeth SHIRLEY (dau. of John Shirley and Jane Shirley) 4 Dec 1624, Isfield, Sussex, England

Children:

1. Henry PALMER (b. ABT 1623 - d. 1706)

2. Herbert PALMER (b. ABT 1629 - d. 1700)


John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1498, Angmering, Sussex, England

Died: 7 Jan 1562/63, Angmering, Sussex, England possibly

Notes: eldest of the three sons of Sir Edward Palmer said to have been born at new Place on three successive Sundays (Cartwright quotes... Fullers Worthies of Sussex for the truth of this story). Sheriff of Sussex in 1534 and 1544. He left in his will 10 a year for life to maister John Caryll and after his death to Edward Caryll his son for life; 4 to John Paynett for life; 10 and copyhold and land in her occupation to Joan Raymond rentfree; 4 marks to Joan Holland yearly for her lifetime "that she be not troublesome to my howse"; Year's wages and a coat to each servant; 4 marks a year to Harry Michell to serve his son honestly; 10 to brother Benlouse?

Father: Edward PALMER of Angmering (Sir Knight)

Mother: Alice CLEMENT

Married 1: Jane HYNDE (b. ABT 1505) ABT 1520, Angmering, Sussex, England possibly

Children:

1. John PALMER (b. ABT 1525)

2. Margaret PALMER

Married 2: Mary SANDYS BEF 1542, Angmering, Sussex, England possibly

Children:

3. Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)


Margaret PALMER

Born: ABT 1520

Died: 2 Dec 1562

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Jane HYNDE

Married: William CHENEY ABT 1540, Angmering, Sussex, England

Children:

1. Robert CHENEY (b. ABT 1542)

2. Constance CHENEY (b. ABT 1543)

3. Margaret CHENEY (b. ABT 1545)

4. Pelham CHENEY (b. ABT 1547 - d. May 1559)

5. Elizabeth CHENEY (b. ABT 1550)

6. Richard CHENEY (b. ABT 1552)

7. William CHENEY (b. ABT 1554)


Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: 8 Dec 1542, Angmering, Sussex, England

Died: AFT 1608

Notes: Much of the west of the parish, part of Ecclesden manor in Angmering, belonged in the Middle Ages to Fecamp Abbey and later to Syon Abbey (Horsfield). The lands concerned included the area known as Selden. In 1540 Ecclesden manor was granted to John Palmer of Angmering, together with its appurtenances in Patching but excluding lands later called Barnstake and Surgeons fields. The Palmer lands in Patching were partly or wholly dispersed in the early 17th century. In 1605 Sir Thomas Palmer, the son of John Palmer, granted lands in Patching to Sir John Caryll, who died seised of lands there and in Ecclesden in 1613 [Sussex Record Society 70] In 1608 he also granted away lands in Selden which had formerly been part of the demesne lands of Ecclesden manor, and of which 10 acres were successfully claimed in 1850 to be tithe-free as former monastic land. Palmer's son, another Sir Thomas, sold a messuageand 40 acres in Selden to Robert and Sibyl Grinyer.

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary SANDYS

Married 1: Mary PALMER BEF 1565, Angmering, Sussex, England

Children:

1. Henry PALMER (b. 1565 - bur. 17 Jun 1566)

2. John PALMER

3. Catherine PALMER (b. 13 May 1568 - bur. 20 Jun 1568)

4. Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

5. William PALMER

6. Richard PALMER (b. 4 Oct 1574)

7. Henry PALMER

8. Dorothy PALMER

9. Walter PALMER (AFT 1578)

Married 2: Alice ADERNE (b. ABT 1550 - bur. 23 Aug 1605)  AFT 1576, Angmering, Sussex, England


John PALMER

Born: 15 Aug 1566

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary PALMER

Married: Margaret PARKER ABT 1590


Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: 11 Feb 1569/70, Angmering, Sussex, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary PALMER

Married: Margaret PARKER Sep 1602


William PALMER

Born: 9 Nov 1572

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary PALMER

Married: Elizabeth MYNAT BEF 1625

Children:

1. Thomas PALMER

2. William PALMER

3. Jane PALMER

4. Dorothy PALMER

5. Elizabeth PALMER


Henry PALMER

Born: 22 Aug 1576, Angmering, Sussex, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary PALMER

Married: Elizabeth PARKER

Children:

1. Alice PALMER (b. 6 Oct 1603) (m. Thomas Laming)


Dorothy PALMER

Born: 8 Mar 1577/8, Angmering, Sussex, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Mary PALMER

Married: Anthony BUSTARD


Robert PALMER (Mercer of London)

Born: ABT 1480 / 1490, Angmering, Sussex, England

Died: 13 May 1544, Parham, Sussex, England

Notes: granted Parham by Henry VIII 1540, however, Parham as such, was not built until after 1577 by his son Thomas. Because of this, no children are shown herein born in Parham until after 1477. Only the Palmer Pedigree records his marriage to the widow Blanche Reynolds and all his children from her. The Palmer Pedigree disagrees with many other records for Robert's children but the Palmer Pedigree is more credible. Because the Palmer Pedigree records his son Thomas born ca 1520, and because some other records show a Thomas born 1518-19, we believe the historically important Thomas (he began construction of Parham) is the son of widow Reynolds and leaves all children recorded herein from her. Also, the birth dates for the wives of Robert's sons provide credence to later birth dates for his children. Robert's first wife, Bridget or Beatrix, may have had children born between 1498 and 1510 with some or all the same names recorded herein.

Father: John PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Isabella BILTON

Married 1: Bridget (Beatrix) WESSE (dau. of John Wesse and Elizabeth Oliver)

Children:

1. Elizabeth PALMER

Married 2: Blanche REYNOLDS

Children:

2. Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

3. Francis PALMER

4. Robert PALMER

5. John PALMER

6. Richard PALMER


Elizabeth PALMER

Born: ABT 1506, Angmering, Sussex, England

Father: Robert PALMER (Mercer of London)

Mother: Bridget (Beatrix) WESSE

Married: John CARRYLL of Warnam (bur. 24 Mar 1565/6) (son of John Carryll and Margaret Ellenbirgge) ABT 1527

Children:

1. John CARRYLL

2. Thomas CARRYLL (b. ABT 1530 - d. 1563) (m.1 Mary White - m.2 Dorothy Buckenham)

3. Bridget CARRYLL (b. AFT 1532 - d. AFT 1567) (m.1 William Molyneux - m.2 Richard Radcliffe)

4. Edward CARRYLL (b. ABT 1538 - d. 1609) (m.1 Phillippa Gage - m.2 Elizabeth Wooton - m.3 ? - m.4 Joan Warnecombe)


Robert PALMER

Born: ABT 1528, Parham, Sussex, England

Father: Robert PALMER (Mercer of London)

Mother: Blanche REYNOLDS

Married 1: Griseld CARREY

Married 2: Mary AUDLEY ABT 1553


Richard PALMER

Born: ABT 1530, Pulborough, Sussex, England

Father: Robert PALMER (Mercer of London)

Mother: Blanche REYNOLDS

Married: Joan BURTON ABT 1553, Billinghurst, Sussex, England


Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1520, Parham, Sussex, England

Died: 1582/3

Father: Robert PALMER (Mercer of London)

Mother: Blanche REYNOLDS

Married 1: Bridget (Griseld) CARRYLL

Children:

1. Mary PALMER

2. Elizabeth PALMER

3. Dorothy PALMER

Married 2: Catherine STRADLING (b. ABT 1512 - d. ABT 1585) (dau. of Sir Edward Stradling and Elizabeth Arundell)

Children:

4. William PALMER (Sir)

5. Thomas PALMER (Sir) (b. 1548)

6. John PALMER (Sir)

7. Robert PALMER

8. Margaret PALMER


Mary PALMER

Born: ABT 1545, Parham, Sussex, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Bridget (Griseld) CARRYLL

Married: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Children:

1. Henry PALMER (b. 1565 - bur. 17 Jun 1566)

2. John PALMER

3. Catherine PALMER (b. 13 May 1568 - bur. 20 Jun 1568)

4. Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

5. William PALMER

6. Richard PALMER (b. 4 Oct 1574)

7. Henry PALMER

8. Dorothy PALMER

9. Walter PALMER (AFT 1578)


Elizabeth PALMER

Born: ABT 1547, Parham, Sussex, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Bridget (Griseld) CARRYLL

Married: John LEEDES ABT 1573


Dorothy PALMER

Born: ABT 1548, Parham, Sussex, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Bridget (Griseld) CARRYLL

Married: Henry ROBERTS 7 Apr 1568

Children:

1. Grisold ROBERTS (b. ABT 1569)


William PALMER (Sir)

Born: ABT 1545, Parham, Sussex, England

Died: 1587

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Catherine STRADLING

Married: Elizabeth VERNEY ABT 1575, Parham, Sussex, England


John PALMER (Sir)

Born: 14 Jul 1544, Parham, Sussex, England

Father: Thomas PALMER (Sir Knight)

Mother: Catherine STRADLING

Married: Elizabeth VERNEY ABT 1579, Parham, Sussex, England

Children:

1. Catherine PALMER

2. Thomas PALMER (Sir)

3. Abraham PALMER

4. Walter PALMER

5. Sarah PALMER

6. William PALMER

7. John PALMER (b. 1589)

8. John PALMER

9. Nathaniel PALMER


Catherine PALMER

Born: 1580

Died: 10 Nov 1661, Chilton Foliot, Wiltshire, England

Father: William PALMER (Sir) / John PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth VERNEY

Married: Thomas HINTON (b. 1574 - d. 1 Feb 1635) (son of Anthony Hinton and Martha Warnford)

Children:

1. Anthony HINTON (b. 1596 - d. 1647) (m. Mary Gresham)

2. Catherine HINTON (b. 1598)

3. Thomas HINTON (b. 1600 - d. 1683) (m.1 Elizabeth Farrar - m.2 Alice Busher)

4. Frances HINTON (b. 1601 - d. 1675) (m.1 Samuel Mathews - m.2 Nathaniel West - m.3 Abraham Peirsey)

5. John HINTON (b. 1603 - d. 1682) (m.1 Elizabeth Duke - m.2 Catherine Van Der Ruckle)

6. William HINTON (b. 1605 - d. 1676) (m. Mary Popham)

7. Francis HINTON (b. 1607 - d. 1627)

8. George HINTON (b. 1607 - d. 1627)

9. Mary HINTON (b. 1609)


Thomas PALMER (Sir)

Born: 5 Aug 1582

Died: 8 Feb 1605, Valladolid, Spain

Father: William PALMER (Sir) / John PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth VERNEY

Married: Dorothy MALLET (dau. of Thomas Mallet and Elizabeth Coles) (m.2 Sir Ralph Grey) ABT 1593, Fairfield, Somersetshire, England

Children:

1. William PALMER (b. 1596)

2. Catherine PALMER (b. ABT 1597)

3. Elizabeth PALMER (b. ABT 1601)

4. Peregrine PALMER (b. ABT 1605) (m. Anne Stevens)


Abraham PALMER

Born: ABT 1583

Died: 1653

Father: William PALMER (Sir) / John PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth VERNEY

Married: Grace ?


Walter PALMER

Born: 1587

Died: 1637/8

Father: William PALMER (Sir) / John PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth VERNEY

Married: Frances HINTON


Sarah PALMER

Born: 23 Feb 1587

Died: 1632/3

Father: William PALMER (Sir) / John PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth VERNEY

Married: Son SMITH (Capt.) ABT 1605, Parham, Somerset, England


William PALMER

Born: 1587

Died: 13 Nov 1637/8, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Father: William PALMER (Sir) / John PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth VERNEY

Married 1: Elizabeth PADDOCK

Married 2: Frances BLOSSOM (dau. of Thomas Blossom and Anne Helsdon)

Children:

1. Bridget PALMER

2. Sarah Anne PALMER

3. William PALMER (Liut.)

4. Joan PALMER

5. Rebecca PALMER

6. Henry PALMER

7. Jonas PALMER

Married 3: Mary TRINE Nov 1637, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Children:

8. William PALMER


John PALMER

Born: ABT 1599, Crewkerne, Somerset, England

Father: William PALMER (Sir) / John PALMER (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth VERNEY

Married: Mary NEELD ABT 1618, Crewkerne, Somerset, England

Children:

1. Susannah PALMER (b. ABT 1621) (m. Thomas Dutton)

2. John PALMER

3. John PALMER

4. Prudence PALMER



Thomas PALMER

Born: ABT 1395, Holt, Leicestershire, England

Died: 1475

Father: William PALMER

Mother: Catherine ?

Married: Elizabeth BISHOPSTON (b. ABT 1401) (dau. of William Bishopston and Phillippa Willcott)

Children:

1. Catherine PALMER

2. Joan PALMER (b. ABT 1420 - d. 1476)


Catherine PALMER

Born: ABT 1427

Died: 1475

Father: Thomas PALMER

Mother: Elizabeth BISHOPSTON

Married: William NEVILLE of Holt ABT 1452

Children:

1. Mary NEVILLE

2. Thomas NEVILLE of Holt

3. William NEVILLE



Jerome PALMER

Born: ABT 1543

Married: Eleanor PAGET



Mary PALMER

Born: ABT 1565

Married: William SANDYS



Alice PALMER

Married: Richard SCROPE 6 Nov 1572


Alice PALMER

Born: 1600

Married: John OGLE

Children:

1. James OGLE



Brian PALMER

Born: ABT 1511

Married: Anne CONSTABLE AFT 2 May 1542



Alice PALMER

Married: George FITZWILLIAM 20 Oct 1570, Badenderby



Margaret PALMER

Born: ABT 1579

Married: Edward NEVILLE ABT 1604, Keymer, Sussex, England

Children:

1. Frances NEVILLE

2. Anne NEVILLE

3. Richard NEVILLE

4. Mary NEVILLE

5. Henry NEVILLE


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