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Robert Willoughby

Male Abt 1452 - 1502  (~ 50 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert Willoughby was born about 1452 (son of John Willoughby and Anne Cheyne); died on 23 Aug 1502; was buried in Callington, Cornwall, England.

    Notes:

    Under-sheriff of Cornwall 1478. Sheriff of Devon 1480-81, 1487-88. Knight of the Body to Henry VII. King's councillor. Lord Steward of the Household. Receiver of the Duchy of Cornwall. Admiral of the Fleet and Marshal of the Army in the Boulogne campaign of 1492.

    He was with Buckingham's rebels against Richard III in 1483, and upon its failure, he took refuge in Brittany with Henry Tudor. Attainted in 1484, he was in exile at the court of Charles VIII of France until 1485, when he returned to England and fought at Bosworth Field.

    He was summoned to Parliament by writ 12 Aug 1491.

    Family/Spouse: Blanche Champernoun. Blanche (daughter of John Champernoun and Elizabeth Bikebery) was born about 1453; died before Dec 1480. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Robert Willoughby was born between 1470 and 1472 in of Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England; died on 10 Nov 1521.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Willoughby was born about 1422 in of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England (son of John Willoughby and Jane Welby); died between Dec 1475 and Aug 1477.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Wiltshire 1453-54, 1472-73. Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset 1455-56. Knight of the shire for Wiltshire. Knight of the shire for Somerset.

    Knighted 3 May 1461 by Edward IV at Grafton by Tewkesbury. Fought at Towton as a Lancastrian.

    John married Anne Cheyne before 4 Mar 1445. Anne (daughter of Edmund Cheyne and Alice Stafford) was born on 26 Jul 1428 in Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England; died after 1473. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Anne Cheyne was born on 26 Jul 1428 in Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England (daughter of Edmund Cheyne and Alice Stafford); died after 1473.
    Children:
    1. 1. Robert Willoughby was born about 1452; died on 23 Aug 1502; was buried in Callington, Cornwall, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Willoughby was born about 1400 in of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England (son of Thomas Willoughby and Elizabeth Neville); died on 24 Feb 1437.

    John married Jane Welby. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Jane Welby
    Children:
    1. 2. John Willoughby was born about 1422 in of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England; died between Dec 1475 and Aug 1477.

  3. 6.  Edmund Cheyne was born on 4 Dec 1401 in of Avon in Bremhill, Wiltshire, England (son of William Cheyne and Cecily Strecche); died on 30 May 1430.

    Edmund married Alice Stafford before 1424. Alice (daughter of Humphrey Stafford and Elizabeth Maltravers) died before 24 Apr 1448. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Alice Stafford (daughter of Humphrey Stafford and Elizabeth Maltravers); died before 24 Apr 1448.
    Children:
    1. 3. Anne Cheyne was born on 26 Jul 1428 in Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England; died after 1473.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Willoughby was born in in of Boston, Lincolnshire, England (son of Robert de Willoughby and Margery la Zouche); died before 20 Aug 1417.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1403-04. Knight of the shire for Lincolnshire. Alderman of the guilds of both St. George and Corpus Christi, Boston.

    Thomas married Elizabeth Neville before 27 May 1396. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Neville (daughter of John de Neville and Elizabeth le Latimer).
    Children:
    1. 4. John Willoughby was born about 1400 in of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England; died on 24 Feb 1437.

  3. 12.  William Cheyne was born in in of Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Wiltshire. Sheriff of Devon. Knight of the shire for Dorset.

    William married Cecily Strecche. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Cecily Strecche (daughter of John Strecche).
    Children:
    1. 6. Edmund Cheyne was born on 4 Dec 1401 in of Avon in Bremhill, Wiltshire, England; died on 30 May 1430.

  5. 14.  Humphrey Stafford was born about 1379 in of Hooke, Dorset, England (son of Humphrey Stafford and Alice Grenville); died on 27 May 1442; was buried in Abbotsbury Abbey, Dorset, England.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Staffordshire 1403-04; Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset 1415-16. Knight of the shire for Staffordshire in 1406 and knight of the shire for Dorset ten times between Apr 1414 and 1432.

    He was Knight of the Body to Henry V at his coronation in 1413. In his later years he was styled Sir Humphrey "of the silver hand," because of his use of an artificial limb after the loss of one of his own.

    Humphrey married Elizabeth Maltravers before Oct 1397. Elizabeth (daughter of John Mautravers and Elizabeth d'Aumarle) was born about 1378; died before Jan 1420; was buried in Abbotsbury Abbey, Dorset, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Elizabeth Maltravers was born about 1378 (daughter of John Mautravers and Elizabeth d'Aumarle); died before Jan 1420; was buried in Abbotsbury Abbey, Dorset, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1378 and 1380
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1380
    • Alternate death: 1422

    Children:
    1. 7. Alice Stafford died before 24 Apr 1448.