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Mary Carew

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Carew was buried in St. Botolph's, Aldgate, London, England.

    Notes:

    Arthur Darcy and Mary Carew were both descendants of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, he as a 6Xgreat-grandson and she as a 5Xgreat-granddaughter. By those descents they were, to one another, sixth cousins once removed. But in fact they were slightly more closely related than that: fifth cousins once removed by shared descent from Ralph de Greystoke and Katherine Clifford, and fifth cousins twice removed by shared descent from John de Welle and Maud de Ros.

    Family/Spouse: Arthur Darcy. Arthur (son of Thomas Darcy and Dowsabel Tempest) was born in in of Brimham, Yorkshire, England; died on 3 Apr 1561; was buried in St. Botolph's, Aldgate, London, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Henry Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of Brimham, Yorkshire, England.
    2. 3. Thomas Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point died on 6 Nov 1605.
    3. 4. Edward Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1543 in of Dartford, Kent, England; died on 28 Oct 1612 in Dartford, Kent, England; was buried in St. Botolph's, Aldgate, London, England.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Henry Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (1.Mary1) was born in in of Brimham, Yorkshire, England.

    Family/Spouse: Katherine Tyrwhit. Katherine (daughter of Robert Tyrwhit and Elizabeth Oxenbridge) died in 1567. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Thomas Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (1.Mary1) died on 6 Nov 1605.

    Family/Spouse: Elizabeth Conyers. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  3. 4.  Edward Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (1.Mary1) was born about 1543 in of Dartford, Kent, England; died on 28 Oct 1612 in Dartford, Kent, England; was buried in St. Botolph's, Aldgate, London, England.

    Notes:

    Edward Darcy was Groom of the Privy Chamber to Elizabeth I, 1583-1603. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1561, and was admitted at the Inner Temple in Nov 1561. Special ambassador to Francis, Duke of Anjou and William of Orange in 1583. Burgess (M.P.) for Truro, Cornwall, in 1584; justice of the peace in Kent from 1604 to his death.

    His lifelong cupidity appears to have been notable even by the standards of Elizabethan court society. From his entry in the History of Parliament: "In 1594 the attorney-general protested at the nomination of one Wiseman to the post of clerk of the outlawries, after Darcy had virtually put up the office for auction, and in 1600 the widow of Edward Denny petitioned against Darcy's attempt to obtain part of the proceeds of the sale of her late husband's office. He had little need, she wrote, 'to suck this small portion of her Majesty's favour from the hungry mouths of my children'. [...] His patent for searching and sealing leather, which he was granted in 1592 (or 1593), led him to commit 'such exactions and outrages as disquieted all England', and his privileges were first reduced (in 1595) and then (before May 1598) replaced by a new patent for the monopoly of importing and manufacturing playing cards." Sometime between then and 1602, Darcy sued Thomas Allin (also spelled Allain, Allein, Allen, etc.), haberdasher of London, for infringing on his playing-card patent. In what came to be regarded as a landmark case in English law, known to history as the "Case of Monopolies," the King's Bench ultimately ruled against Darcy, declaring his patent void because monopolies are ultimately damaging to the public good. The arguments set forth in the verdict were later much quoted in the various deliberations leading to the creation of modern antitrust and competition law.

    His loss in court can't have broken his stride too badly; he was knighted the next year, on 23 Apr 1603, and retired to live the comfortable life of a wealthy man.

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    Edward Darcy (1543-1612) = Elizabeth Astley
    Robert Darcy = Grace Reddish
    Edward Darcy = Elizabeth Stanhope [1]
    Katherine Darcy (d. 1713) = Erasmus Phillips (d. 1697) [2] [3]
    Elizabeth Phillips (b. abt 1664) = John Shorter [4]
    Catherine Shorter (1682-1737) = Robert Walpole (1676-1745) [5]
    Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

    [1] Daughter of Philip Stanhope, 1st Earl of Chesterfield.

    [2] Erasmus Phillips and Katherine Darcy were parents of Sir John Phillips of Pembrokeshire, a leading Welsh social and religious reformer.

    [3] Through his mother, Elizabeth Dryden, Erasmus Phillips was a first cousin of the poet John Dryden, a second cousin once removed to Jonathan Swift, and a first cousin once removed to Mrs. Ann Marbury Hutchinson, the antinomian religious reformer who was famously cast out of the early Massachusetts Bay colony.

    [4] John Shorter was a son of John Shorter (1625-1688), Lord Mayor of London.

    [5] Robert Walpole is generally considered to have been the first Prime Minister of England in the modern sense.

    Family/Spouse: Elizabeth Astley. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Robert Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of Dartford, Kent, England; died before 1632.
    2. 6. Isabella Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1600; died between 29 May 1668 and 4 Aug 1669.


Generation: 3

  1. 5.  Robert Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born in in of Dartford, Kent, England; died before 1632.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1631

    Family/Spouse: Grace Reddish. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Edward Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1610 in of Dartford, Kent, England.

  2. 6.  Isabella Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born about 1600; died between 29 May 1668 and 4 Aug 1669.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1669, London, England

    Notes:

    Her second husband was the Rev. Sydrach Simpson, Master of Pembroke Hall at the University of Cambridge.

    Isabella married John Launce about 1619. John (son of Robert Launce and Susan Tubb) was born about 1597 in of Penair in St. Clement, Cornwall, England; died before 25 Jun 1635; was buried on 25 Jun 1635 in St. Clement, Cornwall, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Mary Launce  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1625; died on 9 Mar 1710 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 7.  Edward Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (5.Robert3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born about 1610 in of Dartford, Kent, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Newhall, Derbyshire, England

    Edward married Elizabeth Stanhope after 1634. Elizabeth (daughter of Philip Stanhope) died about 1683. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Katherine Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1641; died on 15 Nov 1713.

  2. 8.  Mary Launce Descendancy chart to this point (6.Isabella3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born about 1625; died on 9 Mar 1710 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    One of AP's two proven gateway ancestors.

    Cotton Mather, in Magnalia Christi Americana, called Mary Launce, second wife of the Rev. John Sherman, a "young gentlewoman [...] a Person of good Education, and Reputation, and honorably descended," whose mother was "daughter to the Lord Darcy, who was Earl of Rivers." She certainly was not, and in his pioneering 1860-64 Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, James Savage took delight at exercising his well-known animus against Mather, who "tells of this wife calling her mother daughter of Darcy, Earl Rivers, one of the Popish Counsellors of Charles I who had no daughter that married a Launce." Savage continues: "If [Mary Launce Sherman] did give [her husband] these myths of her noble descent [...] either she was insane, which he had not sanity enough to discover, or she was irreverently playing on his bottomless credulity." It was left to the great Donald Lines Jacobus, founder of the twentieth-century "Jacobus School" of skeptical, fact-based genealogy, to point out, in a 1944 article, "The Family of Rev. John Sherman" (citation details below), that Mary Launce's mother really was a Darcy, albeit one of the Darcy family of Kent. Isabella Darcy of London, daughter of Sir Edward Darcy, a confidant and ally of Elizabeth I, first married John Launce of Cornwall and, secondly, the Rev. Sydrach Simpson, master of Pembroke Hall at Cambridge University. Her 1668 will names, with others, her sons James Launce and Darcy Launce, and her daughter Mary Sherman. In a subsequent article, "The Darcy Ancestry of Mrs. John Sherman" (citation details below), Jacobus put forth further proofs of Mary Launce's parentage, calling it a "perfect chain of evidence" and remarking that "Few English lines of early colonists are so thoroughly proved."

    Descendants of the Rev. John Sherman and Mary Launce include Norman Rockwell, Declaration of Independence signer Robert Treat Paine, and the 68th governor of Massachusetts, William Weld.

    Regarding the date of her death, the Early New England Families Study Project (citation details below) states only that she "[d]ied probably at Watertown between 15 October 1705 and 24 December 1712. She was living on 20 October 1704, when she acknowledged a deed." But Watertown records (citation details below) clearly state "ms Mary Sherman (widow of mr. John Sherman Late: Rd: pastor of the church in watertown) deceast march : 9 : 1709/10".

    Mary married Rev. John Sherman about 1647. John (son of Edmund Sherman and Grace Makin) was born on 26 Dec 1613 in Dedham, Essex, England; died on 8 Aug 1685 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in East Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 10. Rev. James Sherman  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1651; died on 3 Mar 1718 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 5

  1. 9.  Katherine Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (7.Edward4, 5.Robert3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born about 1641; died on 15 Nov 1713.

    Katherine married Erasmus Phillips about 1 Sep 1660. Erasmus (son of Richard Phillips and Elizabeth Dryden) was born in in of Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales; died on 18 Jan 1697. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 11. Elizabeth Phillips  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1664.

  2. 10.  Rev. James Sherman Descendancy chart to this point (8.Mary4, 6.Isabella3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born about 1651; died on 3 Mar 1718 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1645

    Notes:

    Minister at Sudbury, Massachusetts, Elizabethtown, New Jersey, and Salem, Massachusetts.

    James married Mary Walker on 13 May 1680 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of Thomas Walker and Mary Stone) was born on 9 Aug 1661 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died after 11 Mar 1709. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 12. Dr. John Sherman  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 20 Nov 1683 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 28 Nov 1774 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.


Generation: 6

  1. 11.  Elizabeth Phillips Descendancy chart to this point (9.Katherine5, 7.Edward4, 5.Robert3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born about 1664.

    Family/Spouse: John Shorter. John (son of John Shorter, Lord Mayor of London) was born in in of Bybrook, Kent, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 13. Catherine Shorter  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1682; died on 20 Aug 1737 in London, England; was buried on 27 Aug 1737 in Houghton, Norfolk, England.

  2. 12.  Dr. John Sherman Descendancy chart to this point (10.James5, 8.Mary4, 6.Isabella3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born on 20 Nov 1683 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 28 Nov 1774 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He and his wife Abigail Stone "settled in Springfield, Mass., where he was a schoolmaster and physician; but about 1722 they removed to the region which in 1731 became the town of Brimfield, where he was a physician, town clerk for thirty successive years, representative three years, and captain of militia." They were married for nearly seventy years.

    John married Abigail Stone on 9 Nov 1703 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Abigail (daughter of Daniel Stone and Mary Moore) was born on 13 Feb 1681 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 9 Mar 1772 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 14. Bezaleel Sherman  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 31 Mar 1703 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died in 1779.


Generation: 7

  1. 13.  Catherine Shorter Descendancy chart to this point (11.Elizabeth6, 9.Katherine5, 7.Edward4, 5.Robert3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born about 1682; died on 20 Aug 1737 in London, England; was buried on 27 Aug 1737 in Houghton, Norfolk, England.

    Catherine married Robert Walpole on 30 Jul 1700 in Knightsbridge Chapel, London, England. Robert (son of Robert Walpole and Mary Burwell) was born on 26 Aug 1676 in Houghton, Norfolk, England; died on 18 Mar 1745 in London, England; was buried on 25 Mar 1745 in Houghton, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 15. Horace Walpole  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 24 Sep 1717 in Picadilly, Westminster, Middlesex, England; died on 2 Mar 1797 in Berkeley Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried on 13 Mar 1797 in Houghton, Norfolk, England.

  2. 14.  Bezaleel Sherman Descendancy chart to this point (12.John6, 10.James5, 8.Mary4, 6.Isabella3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born on 31 Mar 1703 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died in 1779.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 31 Mar 1703, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts

    Bezaleel married Abigail Graves on 4 Feb 1732 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. Abigail (daughter of Ebenezer Graves and Mary Colton) was born on 18 Feb 1707 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 16. Abigail Sherman  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 29 Nov 1732 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.


Generation: 8

  1. 15.  Horace Walpole Descendancy chart to this point (13.Catherine7, 11.Elizabeth6, 9.Katherine5, 7.Edward4, 5.Robert3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born on 24 Sep 1717 in Picadilly, Westminster, Middlesex, England; died on 2 Mar 1797 in Berkeley Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried on 13 Mar 1797 in Houghton, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    Christened Horatio Walpole, he was an antiquarian, an art historian, the author of the first Gothic novel The Castle of Otranto, and of letters of great social and historical interest, which have been published in 48 volumes by Yale University Press.

    MP for Callington, Cornwall, 1741-1754; for Castle Rising, Norfolk, 1754-1757; and for King's Lynn, Norfolk, 1757-1768. Earl of Orford from 1791 to his death.


  2. 16.  Abigail Sherman Descendancy chart to this point (14.Bezaleel7, 12.John6, 10.James5, 8.Mary4, 6.Isabella3, 4.Edward2, 1.Mary1) was born on 29 Nov 1732 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.

    Abigail married Joseph Thompson on 19 Feb 1754 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. Joseph (son of James Thompson and Mary) was born on 25 Mar 1733 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died in 1795 in Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio; was buried in Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 17. Amherst Thompson  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 20 May 1762 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died on 21 May 1857; was buried in Peru Center Cemetery, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts.