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John Cope

Male - 1558


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  • Name John Cope  [1, 2, 3
    Born of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jan 1558  [8, 9
    Alternate death 22 Jan 1558  [5, 7, 10
    Person ID I4132  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2020 

    Father William Cope,   b. Abt 1440, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1513, Hanwell Manor, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Jane Spencer,   b. Abt 1462,   d. 12 Feb 1526, Hanwell Manor, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Bef 15 Sep 1496  [11, 12
    Family ID F1159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bridget Raleigh,   d. Bef Jun 1542 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Cope,   d. Aft 15 Aug 1584
    +2. Joan Cope
     3. Anthony Cope,   b. of Adstone, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 6 Jun 1558 and 20 Dec 1558
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F2482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Tame,   d. Aft Jan 1558 
    Married Aft 1548  [5
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F11592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S418] The English Ancestry of Anne Marbury Hutchinson and Katherine Marbury Scott, by Meredith B. Colket. Philadelphia: Magee Press, 1936.

    2. [S4254] John Denison Champlin, "The Tragedy of Anne Hutchinson." Journal of American History 5:348, 1911.

    3. [S4443] F. N. Craig, "Chamberlains in the Ancestry of the Marbury Sisters." The Genealogist 13:189, Fall 1999.

    4. [S1473] W. H. Welply, "Edmund Spenser: Being an account of some recent researches into his life and lineage, with some notice of his family and descendants." Notes and Queries ser. xiv. VI (1932), pp. 112-14, 128-32, 146-50, 165-69, 182-87, 202-06, 220-24, 239-42, 256-60.

    5. [S142] Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2013.

    6. [S1328] Memorials of the Danvers Family of Dauntsey and Culworth by F. N. Macnamara. London: Hardy & Page, 1895.

    7. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition, by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    8. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    9. [S3213] John Higgins, 5 May 2019, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    10. [S1474] F. N. Craig, "Ralegh of Farnborough." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 145:3, January 1991.

    11. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition, by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013., year only.

    12. [S4464] Clifford L. Stott, "Ancestry of Agnes Spencer, Wife of Thomas Higginson of Berkeswell, Warwickshire, Ancestor of Nine American Immigrants, Cousin to Diana, Princess of Wales, Sir Winston Churchill, President George Washington, and Others." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 174:199, Summer 2020.