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Richard Harcourt

Male Abt 1412 - 1486  (~ 74 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Richard Harcourt was born Abt 1412, of Witham, Berkshire, England (son of Thomas Harcourt and Jane Francis); died 1 Oct 1486.

    Richard married Edith St. Clair Bef 1444. Edith (daughter of Thomas St. Clair and Margaret Hoo) was born Abt 1426; died 1467. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Alice Harcourt died Between 24 May 1526 and 19 Jun 1526.
    2. Christopher Harcourt was born Abt 1449, of Great Ashby, Leicestershire, England; died Aft 1476.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Harcourt was born Abt 1377, of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England (son of Thomas Harcourt and Maud de Grey); died 6 Jul 1420; was buried , Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Oxfordshire.

    Thomas married Jane Francis Abt 8 Nov 1406. Jane (daughter of Robert Francis and Isabel Brumpton) was born 1394; died Aft 1449. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Jane Francis was born 1394 (daughter of Robert Francis and Isabel Brumpton); died Aft 1449.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1450

    Notes:

    Also called Jane Fraunceys, Joan, etc. According to some, she procured the initial Harcourt attacks on the Staffords of Grafton, murders which set off a feud that lasted from 1448 to 1471 and much reduced the families on both sides.

    Children:
    1. Jane Harcourt was born Between 1405 and 1415.
    2. Robert Harcourt was born 20 Sep 1410, Ellenhall, Staffordshire, England; died 14 Nov 1470; was buried , Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.
    3. 1. Richard Harcourt was born Abt 1412, of Witham, Berkshire, England; died 1 Oct 1486.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Thomas Harcourt was born Abt 1342, of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England (son of William de Harcourt and Joan de Grey); died 12 Apr 1417.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1335
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1343, of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Oxfordshire, 1376; Sheriff of Oxfordshire, 1408-9.

    Thomas married Maud de Grey Bef 29 Sep 1373. Maud (daughter of John de Grey and Avice Marmion) was born , of Little Linford, Oxfordshire, England; died 1391; was buried , Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Maud de Grey was born , of Little Linford, Oxfordshire, England (daughter of John de Grey and Avice Marmion); died 1391; was buried , Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1394
    • Alternate death: 29 Jan 1394

    Notes:

    Also called Alice, Eleanor.

    The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz places her as a daughter of John de Grey, 2nd Baron Grey of Rotherfield, who d. 1375. We're following Richardson's Royal Ancestry, which shows her as a daughter of the first Lord Grey of Rotherfield, who d. 1359.

    Children:
    1. 2. Thomas Harcourt was born Abt 1377, of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England; died 6 Jul 1420; was buried , Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

  3. 6.  Robert Francis was born , of Foremark, Derbyshire, England (son of Robert Francis and Cecily); died Aft 1412.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1350, of Allestrey, Derbyshire, England
    • Alternate death: Between 1419 and 1420
    • Alternate death: Aft Mar 1419
    • Alternate death: Abt 1420

    Notes:

    Also called Francis; Fraunceys. Knighted by Richard II.

    Knight of the shire for Derbyshire Apr 1384; 1385; Feb 1388; Sep 1388; 1411; knight of the shire for Staffordshire Jan 1397; 1399; 1401; Oct 1404.

    Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 15 Nov 1389 - 7 Nov 1390; 5 Nov 1406 - 23 Nov 1407. Sheriff of Staffordshire 11 Nov 1394 - 9 Nov 1395; 29 Nov 1402 - 5 Nov 1403; 22 Oct 1404 - 22 Nov 1405; 15 Nov 1408 - 4 Nov 1409.

    Robert married Isabel Brumpton Bef 14 Apr 1392. Isabel (daughter of Thomas Brumpton) died Aft 1436. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Isabel Brumpton (daughter of Thomas Brumpton); died Aft 1436.
    Children:
    1. Cecily Francis
    2. 3. Jane Francis was born 1394; died Aft 1449.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William de Harcourt was born Abt 1300, of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England (son of John de Harcourt and Eleanor la Zouche); died 6 Jun 1349.

    Notes:

    Died of the plague.

    William married Joan de Grey Bef 1324. Joan (daughter of Richard de Grey and Joan Fitz Payn) died 22 Jul 1369, Ellenhall, Staffordshire, England; was buried , Priory of Ronton, Staffordshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Joan de Grey (daughter of Richard de Grey and Joan Fitz Payn); died 22 Jul 1369, Ellenhall, Staffordshire, England; was buried , Priory of Ronton, Staffordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 19 Aug 1369

    Children:
    1. 4. Thomas Harcourt was born Abt 1342, of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England; died 12 Apr 1417.

  3. 10.  John de Grey was born 9 Oct 1300 (son of John de Grey and Margaret de Odingsells); died 1 Sep 1359, Rotherfield, Oxfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 29 Oct 1300, Rotherfield, Oxfordshire, England

    Notes:

    Steward of the King's Household, 1350-56. Founding member of the Order of the Garter, 23 Apr 1349. Summoned to Parliament from 15 Nov 1338 to 15 Dec 1357, by writs directed Johanni de Grey de Rotherfield.

    In January 1332 he had a quarrel with William la Zouche Mortimer, 1st Lord Zouche of Zouche's Castle, and drew his knife on him in the king's presence. He was committed to prison, and sought pardon on 27 March 1332 and had restoration.

    John married Avice Marmion Bef 1341. Avice (daughter of John Marmion and Maud de Furnival) died Aft 20 Mar 1379. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Avice Marmion (daughter of John Marmion and Maud de Furnival); died Aft 20 Mar 1379.
    Children:
    1. 5. Maud de Grey was born , of Little Linford, Oxfordshire, England; died 1391; was buried , Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.
    2. Robert de Grey was born , of Wilcote, Oxfordshire, England; died 19 Aug 1367.

  5. 12.  Robert Francis was born , of Foremark, Derbyshire, England; died Bef 1370.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef Jun 1380

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Derbyshire 1353, 1354, 1357, 1360, 1362. Authorities disagree on whether his father was Hugh Franceys (d. 1336) of Allestrey, Derbyshire, as stated by The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz; or William Franceys; or Thomas Francis of Foremark, Derbyshire, as quoted by Leo van de Pas from Gerald Paget's 1977 Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales.

    Robert married Cecily. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Cecily
    Children:
    1. 6. Robert Francis was born , of Foremark, Derbyshire, England; died Aft 1412.

  7. 14.  Thomas Brumpton
    Children:
    1. 7. Isabel Brumpton died Aft 1436.