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Elizabeth Boyle

Female Abt 1576 - 1622  (~ 46 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizabeth Boyle was born about 1576 (daughter of Stephen Boyle and Joan Cope); died on 23 Aug 1622.

    Elizabeth married Edmund Spenser in 1594. Edmund was born about 1552 in London, England; died on 13 Jan 1599 in Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Elizabeth married Roger Secklestone in 1603. Roger died before 1606. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Elizabeth married Robert Tynte on 3 Mar 1612. Robert was born before 31 Mar 1571 in of Ballycrenane, Cork, Ireland; died after 10 May 1643. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Jane Tynte

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Stephen Boyle was born in in of Kentish Town, Middlesex, England; died before 23 May 1582.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Oct 1582

    Stephen married Joan Cope after 1558. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Joan Cope (daughter of John Cope and Bridget Raleigh).

    Notes:

    Or Jane.

    Children:
    1. 1. Elizabeth Boyle was born about 1576; died on 23 Aug 1622.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  John Cope was born in in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England (son of William Cope and Jane Spencer); died on 21 Jan 1558.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 22 Jan 1558

    Notes:

    Or Coope. Sheriff of Northamptonshire 1545-6. Knight of the shire for Northamptonshire, 1547. Knighted May 1549 or Mar 1550 (accounts differ). In 1538 he purchased Canons Ashby from Sir Francis Bryan and became a grazier and wool producer. His History of Parliament entry is here.

    John Cope and Bridget Raleigh were:

    Great-great grandparents of John Dryden (1631-1700) poet, critic, playwright, and Poet Laureate of England.

    Great-great-great grandparents of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), satirist, poet, and author of Gulliver's Travels.

    Grandparents of Elizabeth Boyle (d. 1622), who married, as his second wife, Edmund Spenser (d. 1599), author of The Faerie Queene.

    And great-great grandparents of Anne Marbury (Anne Hutchinson), (1591-1643), religious visionary and central figure in the Antinomianism controversy that rocked the early Massachusetts Bay Colony.

    John married Bridget Raleigh. Bridget (daughter of Edward Raleigh and Anne Chamberlain) died before Jun 1542. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Bridget Raleigh (daughter of Edward Raleigh and Anne Chamberlain); died before Jun 1542.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Cope died after 15 Aug 1584.
    2. 3. Joan Cope
    3. Anthony Cope was born in in of Adstone, Northamptonshire, England; died between 6 Jun 1558 and 20 Dec 1558.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  William Cope was born about 1440 in of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England (son of Alexander Cope); died on 7 Apr 1513 in Hanwell Manor, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England; was buried in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1450, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

    Notes:

    Cofferer of the household of Henry VII. Serjeant of Catery, and later of the Poultry. Steward of Worpledon and Witeby, 1510. Constable of Porchester Castle, 1511. Lieutenant of Southbere Forest. Steward and Bailiff of Bedhampton. Secretary to the Duchess of Savoy, 1513.

    Alleged in some online sources to have fought at Bosworth, a claim we have been unable to confirm.

    Royal Ancestry (vol. III, p. 242) has him as cofferer to Henry VIII rather than VII, but we assume that to be a typographical error.

    Cofferer of the household of Henry VII. Serjeant of Catery, and later of the Poultry. Steward of Worpledon and Witeby, 1510. Constable of Porchester Castle, 1511. Lieutenant of Southbere Forest. Steward and Bailiff of Bedhampton. Secretary to the Duchess of Savoy, 1513.

    Burgess to Parliament from Ludgershall, Wiltshire, 1491-92.

    Alleged in some online sources to have fought at Bosworth, a claim we have been unable to confirm.

    Royal Ancestry (vol. III, p. 242) has him as cofferer to Henry VIII rather than VII, but we assume that to be a typographical error.

    William married Jane Spencer before 15 Sep 1496. Jane (daughter of John Spencer and Anne Empson) was born about 1462; died on 12 Feb 1526 in Hanwell Manor, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England; was buried in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  Jane Spencer was born about 1462 (daughter of John Spencer and Anne Empson); died on 12 Feb 1526 in Hanwell Manor, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England; was buried in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 12 Feb 1525

    Notes:

    Also called Joan. She was William Cope's third wife.

    Children:
    1. 6. John Cope was born in in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England; died on 21 Jan 1558.

  3. 14.  Edward Raleigh was born about 1470 in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England (son of Edward Raleigh and Margaret Verney); died after 25 Aug 1508.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Between 25 Aug 1507 and 1508

    Edward married Anne Chamberlain between 1496 and 1505. Anne (daughter of Richard Chamberlain and Sybil Fowler) died after 1529. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 15.  Anne Chamberlain (daughter of Richard Chamberlain and Sybil Fowler); died after 1529.
    Children:
    1. 7. Bridget Raleigh died before Jun 1542.
    2. Mary Raleigh died before 1523.