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Christopher Harcourt

Male Abt 1449 - Aft 1476  (~ 28 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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]

    Children:
    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: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  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. 1. Christopher Harcourt was born about 1449 in of Great Ashby, Leicestershire, England; died after 1476.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  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. 2. Richard Harcourt was born about 1412 in of Witham, Berkshire, England; died on 1 Oct 1486.
    3. Jane Harcourt was born before 1415.

  3. 6.  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. 7.  Margaret Hoo (daughter of William de Hoo and Eleanor Wingfield).
    Children:
    1. 3. Edith St. Clair was born about 1426; died in 1467.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Harcourt was born about 1342 in of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England (son of William de Harcourt and Joan de Grey); died on 12 Apr 1417.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1335
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1343, of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Oxfordshire, 1376; Sheriff of Oxfordshire, 1408-9.

    Thomas married Maud de Grey before 29 Sep 1373. Maud (daughter of John de Grey and Avice Marmion) was born in in of Little Linford, Oxfordshire, England; died in 1391; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Maud de Grey was born in in of Little Linford, Oxfordshire, England (daughter of John de Grey and Avice Marmion); died in 1391; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1394
    • Alternate death: 29 Jan 1394

    Notes:

    Also called Alice, Eleanor.

    The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz places her as a daughter of John de Grey, 2nd Baron Grey of Rotherfield, who d. 1375. We're following Richardson's Royal Ancestry, which shows her as a daughter of the first Lord Grey of Rotherfield, who d. 1359.

    Children:
    1. Maud Harcourt died between 26 Nov 1413 and Sep 1414.
    2. 4. Thomas Harcourt was born about 1377 in of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England; died on 6 Jul 1420; was buried in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England.

  3. 10.  Robert Francis was born in in of Foremark, Derbyshire, England (son of Robert Francis and Cecily); died after 1412.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1350, of Allestrey, Derbyshire, England
    • Alternate death: Between 1419 and 1420
    • Alternate death: Aft Mar 1419
    • Alternate death: Abt 1420

    Notes:

    Also called Francis; Fraunceys. Knighted by Richard II.

    Knight of the shire for Derbyshire Apr 1384; 1385; Feb 1388; Sep 1388; 1411; knight of the shire for Staffordshire Jan 1397; 1399; 1401; Oct 1404.

    Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 15 Nov 1389 - 7 Nov 1390; 5 Nov 1406 - 23 Nov 1407. Sheriff of Staffordshire 11 Nov 1394 - 9 Nov 1395; 29 Nov 1402 - 5 Nov 1403; 22 Oct 1404 - 22 Nov 1405; 15 Nov 1408 - 4 Nov 1409.

    Robert married Isabel Brumpton before 14 Apr 1392. Isabel (daughter of Thomas Brumpton) died after 1436. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Isabel Brumpton (daughter of Thomas Brumpton); died after 1436.
    Children:
    1. Cecily Francis
    2. 5. Jane Francis was born in 1394; died after 1449.

  5. 12.  Philip St. Clair was born before 1367 in of Aldham St. Cleres, Ightham, Kent, England (son of John St. Clair and (Unknown) de Audley); died on 16 May 1408.

    Philip married Margaret Lovaine before 24 Nov 1398. Margaret (daughter of Nicholas de Lovaine and Margaret de Vere) was born about 1372; died on 18 Apr 1408. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Margaret Lovaine was born about 1372 (daughter of Nicholas de Lovaine and Margaret de Vere); died on 18 Apr 1408.
    Children:
    1. 6. Thomas St. Clair was born about 1403 in of Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, England; died on 6 May 1434.

  7. 14.  William de Hoo was born in in of Maulden, Bedfordshire, England (son of Thomas de Hoo and Isabel de St. Leger); died on 22 Nov 1410.

    Notes:

    Captain of Hammes (Pas-de-Calais); Captain of Oye Castle in Picardy, 1387-1402.

    William married Eleanor Wingfield. Eleanor (daughter of Thomas Wingfield and Margaret de Bovile) died after 1414. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Eleanor Wingfield (daughter of Thomas Wingfield and Margaret de Bovile); died after 1414.
    Children:
    1. 7. Margaret Hoo