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Elizabeth Cope

Female - Aft 1584


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizabeth Cope (daughter of John Cope and Bridget Raleigh); died after 15 Aug 1584.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 30 Sep 1584

    Elizabeth married John Dryden in 1551. John (son of David Dryden and Isabel Nicholson) was born in in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England; died on 30 Sep 1584; was buried in Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Erasmus Dryden died on 22 May 1632.
    2. Nicholas Dryden
    3. Bridget Dryden was born after 1563 in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England; died after 12 Feb 1644.

Generation: 2

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


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  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. 2. John Cope was born in in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England; died on 21 Jan 1558.

  3. 6.  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. 7.  Anne Chamberlain (daughter of Richard Chamberlain and Sybil Fowler); died after 1529.
    Children:
    1. 3. Bridget Raleigh died before Jun 1542.
    2. Mary Raleigh died before 1523.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Alexander Cope was born in in of Bramshill, Hampshire, England (son of William Cope and (Unknown daughter of William Gossage)).
    Children:
    1. 4. William Cope was born about 1440 in of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England; died on 7 Apr 1513 in Hanwell Manor, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England; was buried in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.

  2. 10.  John Spencer was born about 1438 in of Hodnell, Warwickshire, England (son of Henry Spencer and Isabel); died on 4 Jan 1497 in Hodnell, Warwickshire, England.

    John married Anne Empson. Anne (daughter of Peter Empson and Elizabeth Joseph) died before 1483. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  3. 11.  Anne Empson (daughter of Peter Empson and Elizabeth Joseph); died before 1483.
    Children:
    1. 5. Jane Spencer was born about 1462; died on 12 Feb 1526 in Hanwell Manor, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England; was buried in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.

  4. 12.  Edward Raleigh was born on 20 Jan 1441 in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England (son of William Raleigh and Elizabeth Greene); died between 20 Jun 1509 and 4 May 1513.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 20 Jan 1443, of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England
    • Alternate death: Between 20 Jun 1509 and 6 Jun 1513

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire 1467-68, 1495-96, 1506-07.

    Sixth in descent from John Raleigh of Farnborough who married Joan de Grey of the Rotherfield Grays, according to Memorials of the Danvers Family (citation details below).

    Edward married Margaret Verney in 1467. Margaret (daughter of Ralph Verney, Mayor of London and Emma) died after 1508. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 13.  Margaret Verney (daughter of Ralph Verney, Mayor of London and Emma); died after 1508.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 20 Jun 1509

    Children:
    1. 6. Edward Raleigh was born about 1470 in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died after 25 Aug 1508.

  6. 14.  Richard Chamberlain was born between 1436 and 1439 in of Coates in Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England (son of Richard Chamberlain and Margaret Knyvet); died on 28 Aug 1496; was buried in Shirburn, Oxfordshire, England.

    Richard married Sybil Fowler before 30 Nov 1476. Sybil (daughter of Richard Fowler and Joan Danvers) died in 1525; was buried in Shirburn, Oxfordshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  7. 15.  Sybil Fowler (daughter of Richard Fowler and Joan Danvers); died in 1525; was buried in Shirburn, Oxfordshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 7. Anne Chamberlain died after 1529.