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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 Aft 15 Aug 1584.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 30 Sep 1584

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

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

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Cope was born , of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England (son of William Cope and Jane Spencer); died 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 Bef Jun 1542. [Group Sheet]


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


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Cope was born Abt 1440, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England (son of Alexander Cope); died 7 Apr 1513; was buried , 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 Bef 1496. Jane (daughter of John Spencer and Anne Empson) died 12 Feb 1525; was buried , Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Jane Spencer (daughter of John Spencer and Anne Empson); died 12 Feb 1525; was buried , Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 12 Feb 1526

    Notes:

    She was William Cope's third wife.

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

  3. 6.  Edward Raleigh was born Abt 1470, of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England (son of Edward Raleigh and Margaret Verney); died Between 25 Aug 1507 and 1508.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 25 Aug 1508

    Edward married Anne Chamberlain Between 1496 and 1505. Anne (daughter of Richard Chamberlain and Sybil Fowler) died Aft 1529. [Group Sheet]


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


Generation: 4

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

  2. 10.  John Spencer was born , of Hodnell, Warwickshire, England (son of John Spencer); died 4 Jan 1497.

    John married Anne Empson. [Group Sheet]


  3. 11.  Anne Empson (daughter of Peter Empson and Elizabeth Joseph).
    Children:
    1. 5. Jane Spencer died 12 Feb 1525; was buried , Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.

  4. 12.  Edward Raleigh was born 20 Jan 1441, 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 1467. Margaret (daughter of Ralph Verney, Mayor of London and Emma) died Aft 1508. [Group Sheet]


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

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 20 Jun 1509

    Children:
    1. 6. Edward Raleigh was born Abt 1470, of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died Between 25 Aug 1507 and 1508.

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

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


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