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GIFFARD OF CHILLINGTON

Posted: 1 Jan 2005 11:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 16 Jan 2005 4:19PM GMT
Surnames: GIFFARD
wOULD APPRECIATE ANY CORRECTION/ADDITIONS TO THIS FAMILY HISTORY

GIFFARD OF CHILLINGTON IN BREWOOD, STAFFS
GIFFARD OF BLACKLADIES IN BREWOOD, STAFFS
GIFFARD OF HIGH OFFLEY, STAFFS
GIFFARD OF MITTON IN PENKRIDGE, STAFFS
GIFFARD OF WHITELADIES IN BOSCOBEL, SALOP
GIFFARD OF WATER EATON IN PENKRIDGE, STAFFS
GIFFARD OF DUNSTON, STAFFS

ARMS:*Azure three stirrups (with leathers) or (*1324)

CREST: (1) A panthers head couped affront‚e or spotted gules and azure flames issuant from the mouth proper (2) A panthers head couped affront‚e or sem‚e of hurts flames issuant from the mouth gules

CHECK For a discussion of his ancestry see SHC 1882 and SHC V NS and compare early BLG (1914)

Gilbert Giffard
chn: William Gifford below
.[dau]. Gifford m Peter Corbuson of Studley, Warwicks and Chillington

William Giffard
chn: Peter Giffard below

Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1155-
(by grant from Earl Richard, held the vill of Tachmelin in Ireland etc) c1170; (by grant from Peter Corbuson, lord of Chillington) c1175-82-....
chn: Peter Giffard below

Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1190-
m c1220 (with Walton in Eccleshall) Avice Hastang dau of Eutrop Hastang of Chebsey
c1150-.... QV
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington); (by right of his wife, lord of Walton in Eccleshall); (for the order of his children see SHC 1882 212]
chn: Hugh Giffard [1] b c1220 below
Peter Giffard [2] b c1225 below
William Giffard [3] b c1230 below
John Giffard [4] b c1240 below

Hugh Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1220-a1255
m Sybil .....; (has a dau ..... m Sir William Deveroys Knight c1240-1265 QV)
d a1255
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall)
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Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1225-c1263
d c1263
(as brother and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall)
(held 1/2 KF in Wickham, Suffolk)
(served in Wales in the retinue of the Earl of Norfolk);
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William Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1230-a1270
d a1270 [SHC 1914 38]
(as brother and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall)
(supported King Henry III against Simon de Montfort and the Barons)
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Sir John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight c1240-a1310
m Ada [? Bassett dau of Ralph Bassett "1st Baron Basset of Sapcote c1214-c1282 QV]
d c1307-10
(as brother and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall); (of age but not yet a knight) 1272; (held 0.5KF in Chillington of Richard fitz John) *1285; (with Robert Slindon, held 0.25KF in Walton in Eccleshall)
chn: John Giffard b c1280 below
Peter Giffard b c1285; m Ela Audley dau of Nicholas Audley "Baron Audley" a1258-
1299 QV: She m1 Gruffydd de la Pole c1285-1309 QV; m2 1313 Sir James Perrers
Knight; d 1325: He (knighted); (keeper of Mortimer's Castle and Chirk, Denbigh)

Sir John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight c1265-1344
[? m a1320 Eufena Marahon]
[? m a dau of ..... Chandos of Derbys]
d c1343-44
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall); (a knight, Staffs) *1293; (as a Staffs Knight, summoned to attend the King at Westminster and on an armorial roll) *1324; (M.P., Staffs) 1322(2) 1324
chn: [?] Catherine Giffard m Robert Minors c1290-.... QV
John Giffard b c1315 below
Edmund Giffard b c1320 below
Elizabeth Giffard m1 William Bowles of Rushall c1320-.... QV; m2 William
Coleson (of Rushall) c1320-.... QV

John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1315-p1350
m (settlement, 1348) Catherine Dunsowe dau of Robert Dunsowe of Shrewsbury; (but had
no chn); m2 .... .....
d p1350
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall)
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Sir Edmund Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight c1320-1379
m Agnes Whiston dau and heir=b of Sir John Whiston of Whiston in Penkridge c1302-
c1359 QV; b c1335
[??? m ..... Venables dau of ..... Venables of Kinderton, Cheshire [BLG]]
d 1379
(as brother and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall)
chn: John Giffard below

Sir John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight c1355-1400
m Margaret .....; (as a widow, seized of the manor of Drayton Bassett) 1403 [IPM 511]
d 1400
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall)
chn: Thomas Giffard below
Joan Giffard m Richard Knightley of Brough Hall in Gnosall c1370-a1440 QV
Elizabeth Giffard m Robert Kynnersley of Loxley in Uttoxeter c1378-a1459 QV
[?] Catherine Giffard m Robert Minors (of Blakenhall) c1345-.... [DATES ODD]

Thomas Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1383-1420
m Joyce Francis dau and coheir of Sir Robert Francis of Foremark, Derbys Knight
c1345-a1420 QV
d 1420
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall); (under age) 1403 [IPM 511]; (Sheriff, Staffs) 1411-2; (Comr.) 1412 [CPR]; (served in France with King Henry V) 1415; (Escheator, Staffs) 1416-7; (summoned to attend the King at Westminster on 7 Mar 1419.20) [SHC 1903 198]
chn: Robert Giffard below

Robert Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1416-1486
m1 Isabella Blount; (but had no chn)
m2 (settlement, 1472/3) Cassandra Humphreston dau of Thomas Humphreston c1395-....
QV; m2 John Brodoke; d Jan 1537.8 OR Jan 1527.8; i Brewood; M.I.[SHC 1882 80-1]
[? NOT m Cassandra Knightley dau of John Knightley of Fawsley, Northants; m1 John Langtree]
d 4 Jun 1486 [M.I.]
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall); (lord of Whiston)
chn:
[2] John Giffard below

Sir John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight c1466-1556
m1 Joane Hoord dau of Thomas Hoord of "Hoords Park", Bridgnorth, Salop c1420-1488 QV;
(heir of ......?); d in childbirth 8 Dec 1491
m2 p1513 Elizabeth Gresley dau of Sir Thomas Gresley of Drakelow, Derbys Knight
c1456-1504 QV; m1 Sir John Montgomery of Cubley, Derbys Knight c1460-1513 QV;
(with her husband Sir John Giffard claimed advowson of Cubley for life) 1515
[PFTPR 469]
d 13 Nov 1556 aged 90; i Brewood; M.I. [KING] [EFFIGIES 84-6]
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall); (by grant from the Crown, lord of Plardiwick) 1540-56; (by purchase from the Crown, lord of Marston) 1540-56; (as lessee from the Crown, lord of Pattingham) 1530-56; (J.P., Staffs) 1501-47; (M.P., Staffs) [?? 1504 1510 1512-4 1515 1523] 1529-36; (Sheriff, Staffs) 1509-10 1517-8 1522 1526 1530-1 1541-2; (knighted at the Siege of Terouenne and Tournay) 25 Dec 1513; (J.P., Derbys) 1515+; (as Knight, of Brewood, 1st family listed, with his wife Elizabeth and the soul of Sir John Montgomery, [no mention of his first wife]) c1532 FAS; ("Sir John Giffard dwelleth at Chillington, where hee hath a fayre house and a parke, it is 4 miles from Penckrich, and 2 miles from Uluorhampton. This Giffard married Sir John Montgomerik wife, and Thomas his sunne married the eldest of Montgomerick.", noted by Leland) *c1543
chn: Thomas Giffard b Dec 1491; c1532 FAS below

SECOND MARRIAGE AFTER 1513 DATES WRONG

[2] William Giffard b c1494; c1532 FAS
Dorothy Giffard c1532 FAS
Frances I Giffard c1532 FAS; [? m Thomas Forster of Evelith in Shifnal, Salop
c1492-.... QV]; d ? a1520
Cassandra Giffard c1532 FAS; m a1532 Humphrey Swynnerton of Swynnerton c1500-
1562 QV; 1559 bw; i 7 Jan 1570 .....
Constance Giffard c1532 FAS
Dorothy Giffard c1532 FAS; m1 John Congreve of Shareshill c1490-a1535 QV; m2
(by licence, 8 Apr 1535) Francis Shirley of Staunton Harold, Leics c1515-1571
QV; 1559 bw; Will (...) 9 Aug 1571/16 May 1571
Eleanor Giffard c1532 FAS
Ann Giffard c1532 FAS
Thomas Giffard c1532 FAS
Nicholas Giffard c1532 FAS
Thomas Giffard c1532 FAS
Frances II Giffard b c1520; c1532 FAS; m Sir John Talbot of Grafton, Worcs
Knight c1519-1555 QV; 1559 bw
Robert Giffard c1532 FAS

Sir Thomas Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight 1491-1560
b Dec 1491
m1 1514-5 Dorothy Montgomery dau and coheir of Sir John Montgomery of Cubley, Derbys
Knight c1460-1513 QV; c1532 FAS
m2 [? 20 Oct] 1531 Ursula Throckmorton dau of Sir Robert Throckmorton of Coughton,
Warwicks Knight c1440-?1518 QV; 1559 E hw; (paid Å“15, Brewood) 1576 LS; (a
Catholic landowner) *1578; d [? 15 Mar] 1581; [i ? Brewood; M.I. [KING]]
d 27 May 1560 Chillington; i Brewood; M.I. [KING] [EFFIGIES 95-7]; Will (PCC) 4 Aug
1559/26 Jun 1560 [abstract SHC 1917-8 335]
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington, Marston, Plardiwick and Walton in Eccleshall) 1556-60; (as lessee from the Crown, lord of Pattingham) 1556-60; (by right of his first wife, lord of Cubley+A, Derbys and Caverswall) ....-1560; ; (by grant, held Blackladies Nunnery, Brewood) ....-1560; (a Catholic); (said to have lived at Caverswall Castle until 1539 and then at Blackladies); (presented at Cubley) 1516; (Escheator, Staffs) 1523-4 1537-8; (Sheriff, Staffs) 1529-30 1553-4; (as Mester, of Brewood, 2nd family listed, with his wife Dorothy, but no chn) c1532 FAS; (J.P., Staffs) 1535-60; (knight of the carpet) 22 Feb 1547; (M.P., Staffs) 1553(Oct) 1554-5 1555
chn: Elizabeth Giffard [1] [heir=m] b c1515; m Sir John Port of Etwall, Derbys Knight
c1511-1558 QV
[2] John Giffard [1] b 1533; 1559 fw below
Edward Giffard [2] b c1542; 1559 fw further below
Humphrey Giffard [3] b c1545; 1559 fw further below
Robert Giffard [4] (unm.); 1559 fw
Dorothy Giffard [2] m 1550-1 Gilbert Astley of Patshull c1525-1587 QV; 1559
fw
Isabel Giffard [3] m c1558 Francis Biddulph of Biddulph c1535-1598 QV; 1559 fw
Cassandra Giffard [4] m a1559 Erasmus Wolseley of Wolseley in Colwich c1534-
.... QV; 1559 fw
Elizabeth Giffard [5] (unm.) 1559 fw
Ann Giffard [6] (unm.) 1559 fw; m p1559 George Smith of Wootton Wawen, Warwicks
c1547-1607 QV

John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire 1533-1613
b 1533
m 1550 Joyce Leveson dau of James Leveson of Lilleshall, Salop c1500-1546 QV;
b c1535; d 14 Mar 1608[.9?]; i Brewood; M.I. [KING]
d [? 28 Aug] 1613; i 29 Aug 1613 Brewood; M.I. [KING]; Will (PCC) 27 Aug 1613/6 Jul
1614 leaves all not already disposed of to his son and executor Walter
(as lessee from the Crown, lord of Pattingham) 1560-1578; (M.P., Lichfield) 1553(2); (M.P., Stafford)) 1554; (Sheriff, Staffs) 1573-4; (visited at Chillington by Queen Elizabeth I) 9 Aug 1575; (summoned to appear before the Star Chamber) 12 Aug 1575; (constantly in prison, his estates administered by the Crown) 1575-1614; (paid Å“20, Brewood, lay subsidy) 1576; (received Queen Elizabeth at Chillington) 1576; (J.P., Staffs) 1577-80; (a Catholic landowner) *1578; (as armiger, summoned and entered at the Visitation, and signed the record) Aug *1583; (imprisoned) 1585 ; (imprisoned in London) 27 Jun-28 Nov 1588 [SIMMS]
chn: Mary Giffard [1] b c1550; m Richard Brooke of Lapley c1545-1624 QV
Walter Giffard [1] b c1551; 1613 E fw below
Richard Giffard [2] b c1553 further below
Thomas Giffard [3] (had no chn)
Gilbert Giffard [4] b c1560; unm.; d Nov 1590; (ordained seminary priest) 14 Mar
1587; (became a spy for the English government) 1587 [DNB] [SEMINARY PRIESTS]
Giles Giffard [5]
Cassandra Giffard [2] b c1557; m Thomas Cassey of Whitefield in Deerhusrt, Glos
c1557-1634 QV
Jane Giffard [twin] [3] m Sir John Dormer of Dorton, Bucks Knight c1555-....
[VIS.OXON.1669-75]; (and had chn: Robert, Giffard); d 9 Sep 1605; i Crendon,
Bucks
Ursula Giffard [twin] [4] m (as hsi 2nd wife) John Wakeman of Beckford, Glos
Esquire c1560-....[VIS.GLOS.1623 175]; (and had chn: John c 25 Dec 1594
Brewood, Thomas b c1599) [see SEMINARY PRIESTS II 330-1]
George Giffard [6] b c1560; [? m ..... .....; (and had chn: Mary m (as his 2nd
wife) Anthony Southwell of Ireland c1577-.... [LE NEVE 202]); (of
Wolverhampton)]
Gerard Giffard [7] c parents unnamed 28 Jun 1562 Brewood; m .... ....; (and had
chn); (of Hilton)
Frances Giffard [5] c parents unnamed 4 Aug 1563 Brewood; m Edmund Powell of
Sandford, Oxon
Edward Giffard [8] c parents unnamed 4 Sep 1564 Brewood; [? m Mary Lee]
[TSAS 1887 I 71]
Dorothy Giffard [6] m Sir Walter Leveson of Wolverhampton Knight c1567-c1617
QV

Walter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1551-1632
m (pre-marriage settlement, 3 Oct 1579) Philippa White dau and coheir of Henry White
of South Warnborough, Hants Esquire ....-.... QV; d 29 Jul 1636; i Brewood; M.I.
[KING]
d 27 Apr 1632; i Brewood; M.I. [KING]
(as son and heir, lord of Chillington and Walton in Eccleshall)
(named in the Visitation) *Aug 1614;
(not present at coronation of Charles I and later fined Å“30 for knighthood) 2 Feb 1625.6
chn: Peter Giffard [1] b c1581; (aged 2) 1583; (aged 33) 1614 below
John Giffard [2] m ..... Andrews dau of ..... Andrews of Winwick, Northants;
(sister of Sir John Andrews Knight)
George Giffard [3] unm.; (as late of Clements Inn gent., 3rd son of Walter G. of
Highon, adm. Middle Temple) 8 May 1607 [MT]; (a Catholic landowner) *1648
Mary Giffard
Walter Giffard d young
Robert Giffard [4] (M.D.)
Andrew Giffard [5] b c1589 further below
Ursula Giffard [1] m Sir Thomas Vavasour of Haslewood, Yorks
Dorothy Giffard [2]
Bridget Giffard [3]
Frances Giffard
Philip Giffard
Walter Giffard
Andrew Giffard
Ann Giffard [4]
Elizabeth Giffard [5] m Francis Hanford of Wollashull, Worcs
[?] ..... Giffard further below
[?] Richard Giffard [?]

Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1581-1663
m Frances Fowler 2nd dau of Walter Fowler of St Thomas c1547-1621 QV
d 25 Jun 1663
(aged 2) 1583; (aged 33) 1614; (as of Blackladies gentleman, not present at coronation of Charles I and later fined Å“ for knighthood) 2 Feb 1625.6; (Catholic landowner) *1648
chn: Walter Giffard [1] b 25 Sep 1611 [IGI]; (aged 3) 1614; (aged 52) 1663 below
Richard Giffard [2]
Joseph Giffard [3]
[?] James Giffard
Mary Giffard [1]
Dorothy Giffard [2]
Margaret Giffard [3]
John Giffard [4] c 14 Nov 1620 Brewood; (aged c55) 1680 further below
Edward Giffard [5] b c1624 below
Charles Giffard [6] (materially assisted Charles II in his escape from the
field of Worcester to White Ladies and Boscobel); (living) 1680
Ursula Giffard [4] b 1628 [IGI]
Catherine Giffard [5] m Henry Hugford of Solihull, Warwicks
Elizabeth Giffard [6]
Winifred Giffard [7]

Walter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1611-1688
b 25 Sep 1611 [IGI]
m1 Ann Holte 3rd dau of Sir Thomas Holte of Aston in Birmingham, Warwicks 1st Baronet
1571-1654 QV
m2 Ann Hugford 3rd dau of Thomas Hugford of Solihull, Warwicks; (but had no chn)
d 1688 France
(as son and heir, lord of Marston); (aged 3) 1614; (a Catholic landowner) *1648; (aged 52, certified Visitation) 25 Sep 1663; (owner of Chillington Park) c1665 [ERDESWICK (1844) xix-xxi]; (as Esquire, 15 hearths, Chillington) 1666 HT; (with an estate of Å“1,500, an intended Knight of the Royal Oak) 16--; (living in France) 1680
chn: John Giffard [1] b c1638; (aged 25) 1663 below
Walter Giffard [2] unm.; d c1670
Charles Giffard [3] d young
Frances Giffard [1] unm.; d a1663
Winifred Giffard [2] unm.; d a1663
Mary Giffard [3]
Catherine Giffard [4] m Thomas Hawkins of Nash in Boughton-under-Blean, Kent
....-1678; (and had chn: Thomas of Nash in Boughton-under-Blean, Kent c1674-
1766): She "was plundered at the Revolution, forced into France, and was buried
at the English Poor Clares in Rouen") [ESTCOURT 86]
Magdalen Giffard [5] (as spinster of St Giles-in-the-Fields, Middx, an English
Catholic Nonjuror, had the Manor of Chalvestone in Roxton, Beds etc, late in
possession of John Fincham Esquire, in Beds, worth Å“133 pa) *1715 [Note: Her
nephew and residuary legatee Thomas Hawkins of Nash, Kent was executor of her
will dated 9 Sep 1720] [ESTCOURT 1]
Winifred Giffard [6] d young

John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1638-1696
m Frances Fitzherbert dau of William Fitzherbert of Swynnerton c1612-.... QV;
(living) 1680
d 1696
(aged 25) 1663; (living) 1680
chn: Thomas Giffard b c1658; (aged 5) 1663 below
Peter Giffard b c1668; (aged 12) 1680

Thomas Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1658-1718
m 1688 Mary Thimbleby dau of John Thimbleby of Irnham, Lincs; (but had no chn); Will
(...) 18 Dec 1749/13 Mar 1753 [SIMMS]
d 1718
(of Long Birch); (aged 5) 1663; (a Catholic with a Staffordshire estate worth Å“2,100/6/6.5) *1715; (succeded by his kinsman Peter Giffard of Blackladies in Brewood c1687-1746 QV)
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John Giffard of Blackladies in Brewood gentleman 1620-p1680
c 14 Nov 1620 Brewood 4th son of Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire
c1581-1663 QV
m Catherine Hawkins dau of Richard Hawkins of Nash in Boughton-under-Blean, Kent
(a Catholic landowner) *1648; (as gentleman, 7 hearths, Blackladies) 1666 HT; (aged c55) 1680
chn: John Giffard b c1660; (aged c26) 29 Jan 1685.6 below
Catherine OR Frances Giffard

John Giffard of Blackladies in Brewood gentleman c1660-1709
m bach. aged c26 (by Worcester licence, 29 Jan 1685.6) Catherine Taylor dau and heir
of John Taylor of Fockbury, Worcs; (aged 18 spinster of Worcester St Nicholas) 1686
[ml]
d 1709
(his widow Catherine, as late of the Blackladies and now of the city of Worcester, widow of John Giffard, an English Catholic Nonjuror, had The messuage of Blackladies and the Nun Moors in part let at Å“180. Life estate at Stretton subject to Å“2,100 for younger children, Å“300 to Thomas Giffard Esquire and Å“260 to Thomas How of Boscobel, in Staffs, worth Å“195/12 pa) *1715 [ESTCOURT 246]
chn: Peter Giffard [1] b c1687 below
John Giffard [2] b c1695 below
Walter Giffard [3]
Catherine Giffard m Thomas More of Barnborough, Yorks 1692-1739 [YORKS.PED];
d 4 Dec 1767 York; i York
[3 other daus]

Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1687-1746
m1 Winifred Howard dau and heir of Robert Howard of Hoarcross in Yoxall c1652-1699
QV; b c1687; (but had no chn); d 1734
m2 Barbara Throckmorton dau of Sir Robert Throckmorton of Coughton, Warwicks 3rd
Baronet 1662-1721 [BP] [..]
m3 Helen Roberts dau of Robert Roberts of Plas-Ucha, Flints
d 5 Jul 1746
(of Blackladies, Brewood gentleman); (educ. Douay College); (as heir of his kinsman Thomas Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1658-1718, lord of Chillington) 1718-46
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John Giffard of Madeley, Salop c1695-
m (marriage settlement, 20 Jun 1733) Rose Brooke dau and coheir of Comberford Brooke
of Madeley, Salop c1672-1710 QV
(by right of his wife, lord of 2/2 Madeley, Salop)
(of London merchant)
chn: Rose Giffard [coheir]
Ann Giffard [coheir]
Mary Giffard [coheir]
Barbara Giffard [coheir]
[see VCH (SALOP) XI 36]
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Edward Giffard of High Offley gentleman c1624-
b c1624 5th son of Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1581-1663 QV
m Winifred Draycott dau of Albyn Draycott c1601-.... QV; d 4 Jun 1695; i Whiteladies;
M.I. [ESTCOURT 245]
(of The Lodge in High Offley Park); (Catholic landowner) *1648; (as Mr, 5 hearths [? Giffard House], Goat Street, Wolverhampton) 1666 HT; [? (as Mr, 10 hearths, Tettenhall Regis) 1666 HT]; (7 hearths, The Lodge, Tedgley Hay) 1666 HT
chn: Thomas Giffard b c1655; (aged c25) 1680 below
[?] Edward Giffard below
[?] Elizabeth Giffard b 7 May 1657 [IGI]; (as spinster of Wolverhampton, an
English Catholic Nonjuror, had Land in Wolverhampton and an annuity of Å“10
granted her in 1712 by Edward G., in Staffs, worth Å“26 pa) *1715 [ESTCOURT 242]

Thomas Giffard (of High Offley) c1655-?a1683
m ? c1681 Mary Comberford dau and coheir of Robert Comberford of Comberford in
Tamworth c1594-1671 QV; She Adm (Lichfield) 11 Jun 1683 to sister Ann
Brooke wife of Thomas Brooke of Comberford gentleman; her mother Catherine of
Comberford widow renounced
[? d a1683]
(aged c25) 1680
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Edward Giffard of Worcester apothecary
(as of Worcester apothecary, an English Catholic Nonjuror, had an Estate in fee, at Wolverhampton and Tettenhall; Thomas and Edward Giffard gentlemen both deceased named as lessors, in Staffs, worth Å“58/19 pa) *1715 [ESTCOURT 244-5]
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Andrew Giffard of Wolverhampton gentleman c1589-a1651
b c1589 5th son of Walter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1551-1632 QV
m Catherine Leveson 2nd dau of Sir Walter Leveson of Wolverhampton Knight 1567-
c1617 QV; c 13 Mar 1611.2 Wolverhampton; d May 1688
d killed during Civil War a1651 near Wolverhampton
(by settlement, lord of Walton in Eccleshall); (Royalist) [SIMMS]; (his widow, as Mrs, 10 hearths, Cock Street, Wolverhampton) 1666 HT
chn: Thomas Giffard [1]
Augustine Giffard [2] b 1636 [IGI]; unm.; i Feb 1721 Brewood; (ordained a
seminary priest); (of Cock Street, Wolverhampron recusant) 1681 [SEMINARY
PRIESTS]
Ann Giffard [1]
Barbara Giffard [2] c 15 Jun 1640 Wolverhampton
Mary Giffard [3] c 23 Sep 1641 Wolverhampton
Bonaventure Giffard [3] b c1642; d 12 Mar 1733.4 aged 92 Hammersmith, Middx;
i St Pancras; (at Douai College); (at Sorbonne University, Paris) 30 Oct 1667;
(D.D.) 1677; (Vicar-General, Midland District) 12 Jan 1688; (consecrated Bishop
of Madaura, in partibus) 22 Apr 1688; (President, Magdalen, .....) 31 Mar 1688
[DNB] [long account in SEMINARY PRIESTS] [SIMMS]
Andrew Giffard [4] b c1646; unm.; d 28 Sep 1714; i 30 Sep 1714 St Pancras; Will
(...) 25 Sep 1714/15 Oct 1714; (at Douai) 1666; (ordained a seminary priest)
c1672; (Professor of Philosophy & Divinity, Douai); (in charge of chapel at
Fishmonger's Hall, Lime Street, London) 1686; (Fellow, Magdalen, Oxford) 1687 ;
(Bishop, Centuria) 12 Jan 1705 [SEMINARY PRIESTS] [SIMMS]

In 1651 Katherine G. widow petitions for possession of her estate in Walton, sequestrated for recusancy. The following year Colonel Edward Ashenhurst states he had bought Walton Grange inheritance and was prepared to pay off the mortgage of Å“1,500 for which Andrew Giffard held it. [SHC 1914 39]
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..... Giffard c1590-
b c1590 yr son of Walter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire c1551-1632 QV
(a brother of Peter Giffard of Chillington in Brewood c1581-1663 QV)
chn: John Giffard [1] (unm. of Whiston in Penkridge) 1680
Nicholas Giffard [2] below

Nicholas Giffard of Mitton in Penkridge c1620-
m ..... .....
(a sojourner at Mitton) 1680
chn: .[dau]. Giffard b c1650; m ..... Wayt of Mitton in Penkridge
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Richard Giffard of Saredon in Wolverhampton gentleman c1553-?1606
b c1553 2nd son of John Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Esquire 1533-1613 QV
m Elizabeth Leveson 6th dau of Thomas Leveson of Wolverhampton c1533-1595 QV
[? i of the Lea, esquier 30 Apr 1606 Wolverhampton] [check SHC NS5 142]
(as late of Clements Inn gent., 2nd son of John G. of Chillington Esq., adm. Middle Temple) 10 Nov 1573 [MT]; (as of Wolverhampton Esquire) 1597 [SHC 1935 6-7]
chn: John Giffard b c1598; d 17 Mar 1672.3 aged 75; i Wolverhampton; M.I.
[SHAW II 161] [ERDESWICK (1844) 160]; (Knight of Malta)
Mary Giffard m Francis Purcell of Little Bloxwich, Walsall c1572-.... QV
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Edward Giffard of Whiteladies in Boscobel, Salop c1542-1607
b c1542 2nd son of Sir Thomas Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight 1491-1560 QV
m Frances Skerne 1st dau and heir of Bartholomew Skerne of London
d Jan 1606.7 [M.I.]; Will (...) 1606/..... settled Plardiwick on his 2nd son Thomas
for 99 years at an annual rental of 20s.
(as 2nd son of Thomas G. of Chillington, adm. Middle Temple, generally) 3 Nov 1560 [MT]
(as 2nd son, by devise of his father, lord of Hyde and Plardiwick) 1560-1607
(as 3rd[sic] son of Thomas G. of Chillington, adm. Middle Temple, specially) 10 May 1562 [MT]
chn: John Giffard [1] b c1578 below
Thomas Giffard [2] b c1580 below
Frances Giffard m Francis Adams of Longdon, Salop c1579-.... [VIS.SALOP.1623 13]
Jane Giffard m Humphrey Sandford of The Isle of Rossall, Salop 1580-1654 QV

John Giffard of Whiteladies in Boscobel, Salop c1578-a1647
m ..... .....
d a1647
(as son and heir, lord of Plardiwick) 1607-a1647
chn: Frances Giffard [1] b c1608; m 1633 John Cotton of Gidding Abbots, Hunts c1603-
a1654 QV
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Thomas Giffard of Whiteladies in Boscobel, Salop c1580-
m Margaret Cresswell dau and heir of Thomas Cresswell of Wolverhampton c1560-....
QV; b c1585
[also m Margery Erdeswick dau of Sampson Erdeswick of Sandon c1550-1603 QV]
(also of Plardiwick in Gnosall)
chn: Agatha Giffard m Henry Fleetwood (of Calwich in Ellastone) 1616-.... QV
Peter Giffard b c1629; unm.; d 1689 Townley; (adm. Lisbon) 24 Nov 1647;
(ordained priest) 1 Jul 1653; (sent to England) 7 Sep 1661; (Rural Dean,
Blackburn, Lancs) 8 May 1667 [SEMINARY PRIESTS]
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Humphrey Giffard of Blackladies in Brewood gentleman c1545-
b c1545 3rd son of Sir Thomas Giffard of Chillington in Brewood Knight 1491-1560 QV
m Eleanor Ward dau John Ward of Capestone, Cheshire c1517-.... [VIS.CHESH.1613 248];
d 10 Jul 1600; M.I. (Brewood)
(with his brother Robert, was devised Blackladies) 1559 fw; (as 3rd son of Thomas G. of Chillington Knt deceased, adm. Middle Temple) 13 May 1568 [MT]; (as 3rd son of [blank], a gentleman. summoned and entered at the Visitation) Aug *1583
chn: Robert Giffard [1] b c1581; (of Blackladies gentleman, adm. Gray's Inn) 26 Oct
1596; unm.
Edward Giffard [2] b a1583; unm.
Nicholas Giffard [3] unm.
Giles Giffard [4] unm.
Francis Giffard [5] b c1589 below
John Giffard [6] unm.
Ursula Giffard b a1583

Francis Giffard of Water Eaton in Penkridge gentleman c1589-
m c1622 Margaret Fletcher dau of Thomas Fletcher of Shareshill c1569-1610 QV; m1
9 Jun 1608 Standon: William Chetwynd of Water Eaton in Penkridge 1591-1619 QV
d slain near Dudley Castle
(Captain, Royalist Army)
chn: Humphrey Giffard [1] c 13 Jan 1623[.4?] Penkridge below
Thomas Giffard [2] c 26 Apr 1625 Penkridge below
Francis Giffard [3] c 28 Dec 1626 Penkridge; unm.
William Giffard [4] i Jun 1630 Penkridge; (also said to be ? "one of ye
Lifeguard")

Humphrey Giffard of Water Eaton in Penkridge gentleman 1624-1710
c 13 Jan 1623[.4?] Penkridge
m1 Dorothy Ipsley dau of Edward Ipsley of Middle Mayfield in Mayfield c1599-....QV;
20 Nov 1693 Penkridge
m2 24 Jun 1694 Penkridge: Mary Kendrick; 1705 E hw; m2 19 May 1711 William Aston
i 4 Apr 1710 Penkridge; Will (Lichfield) 3 Aug 1705/24 May 1710 [abstract VIS]
(aged 38, certified Visitation) 6 Apr 1663
chn: Jane Giffard [1] [coheir] b c1652; m John Stubbs junior of Water Eaton in
Penkridge; (and had chn: Giffard): [see BURKE'S COMMONERS iv 373]; (a widow)
1705 fw
Edward Giffard [1] c 13 Apr 1654 Penkridge; (aged 8) 1663; d c1672
Priscilla Giffard [2] [coheir] c 20 Aug 1655 Penkridge; m 3 Apr 1678 Penkridge:
James Collier of Darlaston in Stone c1655-.... QV; 1705 fw
Humphrey Giffard [2] c as son of Walter 8 Dec 1657 Penkridge; d c1670
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Thomas Giffard of Dunston 1625-
c 26 Apr 1625 Penkridge
m Amy Knight dau of Edward Knight of Water Eaton in Penkridge; i as wife of Thomas of
Dunston 17 Jan 1681 Penkridge
(catholic landowner) *1648; (as Mr, 2 hearths, Dunston) 1666 HT
chn: Thomas Giffard b c1662; (aged c18) 1680
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c1532 FAS; *1583; *1614/64; *1664/1700; IGI; VCH (PLARDIWICK, GNOSALL) (15/4/03)
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GIFFARD OF LONGUEVILLE

ARMS: Gules three ?lions passant argent [GIFFARD OF BRIMPSFIELD]

CREST:

Osborn Bolebec "Lord of Longueville" c1000-
m Aveline .....; (sister of Gunnor 2nd wife of Richard Duke of Normandy)
(of Normandy)
chn: Walter Bolebec later Giffard [1] b c1030 below
Berenger Bolebec later Giffard [2] b c1035 further below
Osbern Bolebec later Giffard [3] b c1040 further below

Walter Bolebec later Giffard "Lord of Longueville" c1030-a1085
m Ermengarde Flaitel dau of Gerald Flaitel; (sister of William Flaitel Bishop of
Evreux)
d a1085
(a cousin of William I c1028-1087); (accompanied William I) 1066; (lord of 107 manors, 48 of which were in Bucks) [CP]
chn: Walter Giffard below
Rohese Giffard m Richard FitzGilbert

Walter Giffard "Lord of Longueville" 1st Earl of Buckingham c1060-1102
m Agnes Ribemont; (sister of Anselm Ribemont)
d 15 Jul 1102; i Longueville, Normandy
(Justiciar of England); (created Earl of Buckingham but known as "Earl Giffard") [CP]a1093

Walter Giffard "Lord of Longueville" 2nd Earl of Buckingham c1090-1164
m Ermengarde .....; (but had nochn)
d 1164; i Notley Abbey
(under age) 1102; (fought at the battle of Brenneville, Normandy) 1119; with his wife, founder or benefactor of Notley Abbey, Bucks) [CP]
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Berenger Bolebec later Giffard c1035-
(baron of Fonthill); (lord of Sutton Mandeville, Wilts)
chn: Robert Giffard below

Robert Giffard c1065-
(baron of Fonthill); (living) 1130
chn: Gerard Giffard [1]
Walter Giffard [2] below

Walter Giffard c1095-
chn: Peter Giffard

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Osbern Bolebec later Giffard of Brimpsfield, Glos c1040-a1096
d a1096
(lord of Brimpsfield, Stoke, Rockhampton, Glos) *1086
(lord of Elston, Orcheston etc, Wilts) *1086
?? (ancestor of GIFFARD OF RUSHALL) [see BLG 1952] ???
chn: Elis Giffard below

Elis Giffard of Brimpsfield, Glos c1070-a1130
m Ala .....
d a1130
(succeded) a1096
chn: Elis Giffard below

Elis Giffard of Brimpsfield, Glos c1100-....
m Berta dau of Richard fitz Ponce; (sister of Walter Clifford of Clifford and
Glasbury); (living) 1167
(paid relief on his father's lands) 1130
(became a monk in Gloucester Abbey)
chn: Elis Giffard below

Elis Giffard of Brimpsfield, Glos c1140-a1190
m Matilda dau of Morice fitz Robert fitz Hardinge of Berkeley
d aMich 1190
(living) 1166
chn: Elis Giffard c1180 below
Osbern Giffard b c1185 further below

Elis Giffard of Brimpsfield, Glos c1180-1248
m1 ..... .....
m2 Alice Mautravers dau of ..... Mautravers; (sister of Sir John Mautravers of
Lytchet Matravers, Dorset Knight)
d (a2 May) 1248; IPM 1248
chn: John Giffard b 19 Jan ?1232; (aged 16+) 1248 [IPM] below

Sir John Giffard of Brimpsfield, Glos 1st Baron Giffard 1232-....
b 19 Jan ?1232
(aged 16+) 1248 [IPM]
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Sir Osbern Giffard of Winterborne Houghton, Dorset Knight c1185-1237
m Isabel Bocland dau and heir of Sir Alan Bocland of Egg Buckland and Hooe
d (a17 Oct) 1237
chn: Osbern OR Osbert Giffard b 10 Jun 1234 [CP] below

Sir Osbern OR Osbert Giffard "Baron Giffard" 1234-....
b 10 Jun 1234 [CP]
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CP (BUCKINGHAM, GIFFARD); NOT INDEXED (15/4/03)
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