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Robert Throckmorton

Male Abt 1451 - 1518  (~ 67 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert Throckmorton was born about 1451 in of Coughton, Warwickshire, England (son of Thomas Throckmorton and Margaret Olney); died in 1518.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1452, of Coughton, Warwickshire, England
    • Alternate death: 1519, On pilgrimage to the Holy Land

    Notes:

    Robert Throckmorton (d. 1518) = Katherine Marrow (d. 1505)
    George Throckmorton = Katherine Vaux
    Clement Throckmorton (d. 1573) = Catherine Nevill
    Catherine Throgmorton = Thomas Harby (d. 1594)
    Emma Harby (1590-1622) = Robert Charlton (d. 1670)
    Emma Charlton = Henry Barnard (d. 1680)
    Elizabeth Barnard (d. 1719) = James Brydges (1642-1714)
    Mary Brydges (1666-1703) = Theophilus Leigh (1647-1725)
    Thomas Leigh (1696-1764) = Jane Walker (1705-1768)
    Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827) = George Austen (1731-1805)
    Jane Austen (1775-1817)

    Robert married Katherine Marrow about 1477. Katherine (daughter of William Marrow, Mayor of London and Katherine Rich) died in 1505. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Richard Throckmorton was born in in of Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, England'; died in 1547.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Throckmorton was born in 1412 in of Coughton, Warwickshire, England (son of John Throckmorton and Eleanor Spinney); died on 13 Jul 1472 in Coughton, Warwickshire, England; was buried in St. John Fladbury, Pershore, Worcestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Throckmorton, Worcestershire, England
    • Alternate death: Abt 1473

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire. Knight of the shire for Worcestershire, 1447.

    Thomas married Margaret Olney about 1446. Margaret (daughter of Robert Olney and Goditha Bosam) died in 1493. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Margaret Olney (daughter of Robert Olney and Goditha Bosam); died in 1493.
    Children:
    1. 1. Robert Throckmorton was born about 1451 in of Coughton, Warwickshire, England; died in 1518.
    2. John Throckmorton was born about 1460 in of South Elmham, Suffolk, England; died between 1507 and 1510.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Throckmorton was born about 1380 in of Fladbury, Warwickshire, England (son of Thomas Throckmorton and Agnes Besford); died after 12 Apr 1445; was buried in St. John Fladbury, Pershore, Worcestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 12 Apr 1445, London, England
    • Alternate death: 13 Apr 1445
    • Alternate death: 13 Apr 1446

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Worcestershire Nov 1414, 1420, 1422, 1432, 1433, 1439. Undertreasurer of the Exchequer, 19 Jul 1433 - abt Jul 1443. Justice of the peace for Worcestershire, 16 Jan 1414 to his death; for Warwickshire, 26 Oct 1433 - Dec 1439. Deputy sheriff of Worcestershire (by appointment of Richard, earl of Warwick), 2 Nov 1416 - 5 Sep 1418; 29 Sep 1419 - 20 Oct 1420; 29 Sep 1430 - 1431. Escheator of Worcestershire, 4 Nov 1418 - 23 Nov 1419. Warwick chamberlain of the Exchequer, Dec 1418 to his death.

    "Merely tenants of the bishops of Worcester in the manor of Throckmorton, the Throckmortons owed their rise in the early 15th century almost entirely to John's legal and administrative ability and the family connexion with the earls of Warwick." [History of Parliament, citation details below]

    They are GX10-grandparents of Jane Austen on one line:

    John Throckmorton (d. 1445) = Eleanor Spinney
    Thomas Throckmorton (b. 1412) = Margaret Olney
    Robert Throckmorton (d. 1518) = Katherine Marrow (d. 1505)
    George Throckmorton = Katherine Vaux
    Clement Throckmorton (d. 1573) = Catherine Nevill
    Catherine Throgmorton = Thomas Harby (d. 1594)
    Emma Harby (1590-1622) = Robert Charlton (d. 1670)
    Emma Charlton = Henry Barnard (d. 1680)
    Elizabeth Barnard (d. 1719) = James Brydges (1642-1714)
    Mary Brydges (1666-1703) = Theophilus Leigh (1647-1725)
    Thomas Leigh (1696-1764) = Jane Walker (1705-1768)
    Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827) = George Austen (1731-1805)
    Jane Austen (1775-1817)

    And on another line, her 11X-great grandparents:

    John Throckmorton (d. 1445) = Eleanor Spinney
    John Throckmorton (d. 1436) = Elizabeth Bruges
    Christopher Throckmorton = (Unknown) Hartley
    William Throckmorton = Margaret Matthew
    Thomas Throckmorton (d. 1586) = Margaret Whittington
    Thomas Throckmorton (d. 1607) = Elizabeth Berkeley
    Mary Throckmorton (d. 1632) = James Scudamore (d. 1619)
    Mary Scudamore = Giles Brydges (d. 1637)
    John Brydges (1623-1652) = Mary Pearle
    James Brydges (1642-1714) = Elizabeth Barnard (d. 1719)
    Mary Brydges (1666-1703) = Theophilus Leigh (1647-1725)
    Thomas Leigh (1696-1764) = Jane Walker (1705-1768)
    Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827) = George Austen (1731-1805)
    Jane Austen (1775-1817)

    And they have a genealogical Shakespeare connection, albeit a recondite one through their GX4-granddaughter Muriel Sheldon's husband Francis Clare:

    John Throckmorton (d. 1445) = Eleanor Spinney
    Thomas Throckmorton (b. 1412) = Margaret Olney
    Robert Throckmorton (d. 1518) = Katherine Marrow (d. 1505)
    George Throckmorton = Katherine Vaux
    Robert Throckmorton (1513-1581) = Muriel Berkeley (d. 1542)
    Anne Throckmorton (1540-1603) = Ralph Sheldon (d. 1613)
    Muriel Sheldon = Francis Clare

    The abovenamed Francis Clare was a grandson of Edward Blunt (d. 1557) via his mother Anne Blunt. Francis Clare's aunt Joyce Blunt married John Combe2 (d. 1558) of Stratford-upon-Avon. (Their son John Combe3 died in 1614, leaving William Shakespeare £5 in his will.) John Combe2 was the son of John Combe1 (d. 1550) and his wife Katherine. Katherine married, secondly, Adrian Quiney (d. 1553). Their great-grandson Thomas Quiney (1589-1655) married Judith Shakespeare (1585-1662), daughter of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway.

    John married Eleanor Spinney after 30 Jun 1409. Eleanor (daughter of Guy Spyne and Katherine) died after 1466. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Eleanor Spinney (daughter of Guy Spyne and Katherine); died after 1466.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 1448

    Notes:

    Or Spyne, or de la Spine, or Spinetti, or de Spineto.

    Children:
    1. Agnes Throckmorton
    2. Eleanor Throckmorton died before 1503.
    3. 2. Thomas Throckmorton was born in 1412 in of Coughton, Warwickshire, England; died on 13 Jul 1472 in Coughton, Warwickshire, England; was buried in St. John Fladbury, Pershore, Worcestershire, England.

  3. 6.  Robert Olney was born in in of Weston, Buckinghamshire, England (son of John Olney and Margeria Bosun).

    Notes:

    A patron of St. Leonard's, Birdingby (Birdingbury), Warwickshire in the 1430s and 1440s. Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1453.

    Robert married Goditha Bosam. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Goditha Bosam (daughter of William Bosam).

    Notes:

    Or Bosun, Besyn.

    Children:
    1. 3. Margaret Olney died in 1493.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Throckmorton was born about 1355 (son of Robert Throckmorton and Lucy Coleman); died after Jan 1411; was buried in St. John Fladbury, Pershore, Worcestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 1361
    • Alternate death: Abt 1412

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Worcestershire, 1402. Justice of the peace for Worcestershire, 16 May 1401 - Nov 1403; 19 Jul 1404 - Feb 1410. Escheator for Worcestershire, 8 Nov 1401 - 29 Nov 1402. Constable of Elmley castle, Worcestershire, by appointment of Richard, earl of Warwick, by 1404 - after 1405.

    Thomas married Agnes Besford about 1380. Agnes (daughter of Alexander Besford and (Unknown) Lench) was born between 1355 and 1360; died after 1428. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Agnes Besford was born between 1355 and 1360 (daughter of Alexander Besford and (Unknown) Lench); died after 1428.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1350

    Children:
    1. 4. John Throckmorton was born about 1380 in of Fladbury, Warwickshire, England; died after 12 Apr 1445; was buried in St. John Fladbury, Pershore, Worcestershire, England.

  3. 10.  Guy Spyne was born in in of Coughton, Warwickshire, England (son of William Spyne and Alice); died about 1427.

    Notes:

    Also called Guido de la Spine and several other variants. Knight of the shire for Warwickshire, Feb 1388, Sep 1388, Jan 1390, Nov 1390, 1391. Escheator, Warwickshire and Leicestershire, 4 Mar 1398 - 29 Oct 1399.

    He is referred to by Ancestral Roots (43:34) (and several other sources) as "Sir Guy Spinney," referencing the Throckmorton chart in NEHGR 98 between pages 114 and 115 where he is "Sir Guy Spiney of Coughton, co. Warw". But his History of Parliament entry gives no evidence that he was ever knighted, or likely to be.

    Guy married Katherine before 1370. Katherine died after 1438. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Katherine died after 1438.

    Notes:

    Not proven to have been Katherine Holt, daughter of John Holt and Eleanor Durvassal, as reported in Charles Wickliffe Throckmorton's Genealogical and Historical Account of the Throckmorton Family and duplicated in many online sources.

    Children:
    1. 5. Eleanor Spinney died after 1466.

  5. 12.  John Olney was born in in of Buckinghamshire, England (son of John de Olney and Dionysia Abberbury).

    Notes:

    Living 1419. Receiver-general of William Beauchamp, son of the earl of Warwick.

    John married Margeria Bosun. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Margeria Bosun

    Notes:

    Or Bosam, Besyn.

    Children:
    1. 6. Robert Olney was born in in of Weston, Buckinghamshire, England.

  7. 14.  William Bosam
    Children:
    1. 7. Goditha Bosam