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Simon Harcourt

Male Abt 1473 - 1547  (~ 74 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Simon Harcourt was born about 1473 in of Witham, Berkshire, England (son of Christopher Harcourt and Joan Stapleton); died on 16 Jan 1547; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

    Family/Spouse: Agnes Darell. Agnes (daughter of Thomas Darell and Thomasine Gresley) died after 1508. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. John Harcourt was born about 1500; died on 19 Feb 1566; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Christopher Harcourt was born about 1449 in of Great Ashby, Leicestershire, England (son of Richard Harcourt and Edith St. Clair); died after 1476.

    Christopher married Joan Stapleton before 1468. Joan (daughter of Miles Stapleton and Katherine de la Pole) died between 18 Apr 1518 and 10 Jun 1519. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Joan Stapleton (daughter of Miles Stapleton and Katherine de la Pole); died between 18 Apr 1518 and 10 Jun 1519.
    Children:
    1. 1. Simon Harcourt was born about 1473 in of Witham, Berkshire, England; died on 16 Jan 1547; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Richard Harcourt was born about 1412 in of Witham, Berkshire, England (son of Thomas Harcourt and Jane Francis); died on 1 Oct 1486.

    Richard married Edith St. Clair before 1444. Edith (daughter of Thomas St. Clair and Margaret Hoo) was born about 1426; died in 1467. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Edith St. Clair was born about 1426 (daughter of Thomas St. Clair and Margaret Hoo); died in 1467.
    Children:
    1. Alice Harcourt died between 24 May 1526 and 19 Jun 1526.
    2. 2. Christopher Harcourt was born about 1449 in of Great Ashby, Leicestershire, England; died after 1476.

  3. 6.  Miles Stapleton was born about 1408 in of Ingham, Norfolk, England (son of Brian Stapleton and Cecily Bardolf); died on 1 Oct 1466; was buried in Ingham, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1439-40. Knight of the shire for Yorkshire, 1442, 1449, 1450.

    Called by John Paston (d. 1466), in a letter to his wife dated 12 Jul 1461, a "knavish knight" and a "false shrew."

    Miles married Katherine de la Pole in 1438. Katherine (daughter of Thomas de la Pole and Anne Cheyne) was born about 1416; died on 13 Oct 1488. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Katherine de la Pole was born about 1416 (daughter of Thomas de la Pole and Anne Cheyne); died on 13 Oct 1488.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 14 Oct 1488

    Children:
    1. 3. Joan Stapleton died between 18 Apr 1518 and 10 Jun 1519.
    2. Elizabeth Stapleton was born about 1441; died on 18 Feb 1505.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Harcourt was born about 1377 in of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England (son of Thomas Harcourt and Maud de Grey); died on 6 Jul 1420; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Oxfordshire.

    Thomas married Jane Francis about 8 Nov 1406. Jane (daughter of Robert Francis and Isabel Brumpton) was born in 1394; died after 1449. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Jane Francis was born in 1394 (daughter of Robert Francis and Isabel Brumpton); died after 1449.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1450

    Notes:

    Also called Jane Fraunceys, Joan, etc. According to some, she procured the initial Harcourt attacks on the Staffords of Grafton, murders which set off a feud that lasted from 1448 to 1471 and much reduced the families on both sides.

    Children:
    1. Robert Harcourt was born on 20 Sep 1410 in Ellenhall, Staffordshire, England; died on 14 Nov 1470; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.
    2. 4. Richard Harcourt was born about 1412 in of Witham, Berkshire, England; died on 1 Oct 1486.
    3. Jane Harcourt was born before 1415.

  3. 10.  Thomas St. Clair was born about 1403 in of Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, England (son of Philip St. Clair and Margaret Lovaine); died on 6 May 1434.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1398

    Thomas married Margaret Hoo before 8 Feb 1424. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Margaret Hoo (daughter of William de Hoo and Eleanor Wingfield).
    Children:
    1. 5. Edith St. Clair was born about 1426; died in 1467.

  5. 12.  Brian Stapleton was born about 1379 (son of Miles Stapleton and Ela Ufford); died on 7 Aug 1438; was buried in Ingham, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1424-26. Knight of the shire for Yorkshire, 1436-37.

    He fought at Agincourt. He was subsequently in the retinue of Robert Willoughby on Henry V's second expedition into France, where he was taken prisoner and held for five years until ransomed for 3,000 marks.

    Brian married Cecily Bardolf before 1408. Cecily (daughter of William Bardolf and Agnes Poynings) died on 29 Sep 1432; was buried in Ingham, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Cecily Bardolf (daughter of William Bardolf and Agnes Poynings); died on 29 Sep 1432; was buried in Ingham, Norfolk, England.
    Children:
    1. 6. Miles Stapleton was born about 1408 in of Ingham, Norfolk, England; died on 1 Oct 1466; was buried in Ingham, Norfolk, England.
    2. Brian Stapleton was born about 1410 in of Crisping's Manor, Happisburgh, Norfolk, England; died before 1467.

  7. 14.  Thomas de la Pole was born in in of Marsh in Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, England (son of Michael de la Pole and Katherine Wingfield); died in 1420.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Grafton, Northamptonshire, England

    Thomas married Anne Cheyne. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Anne Cheyne (daughter of Nicholas Cheyne).
    Children:
    1. 7. Katherine de la Pole was born about 1416; died on 13 Oct 1488.