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Stapleton of Wighill, Yorkshire

later Stapylton.

Miles Stapleton, 1st Baron Stapleton, cr 1313, had issue:

Nicholas Stapleton, 2nd Baron Stapleton,
acquired Carlton, Yorkshire, by marriage,
apparently Lord of Wighill, W of York, N Yorkshire, at his death 1343 (but see below),
had issue:

Miles Stapleton, 3rd Baron Stapleton, had issue:

Sir Gilbert Stapleton, had issue:

Sir Bryan Stapleton, K.G.,
of Carlton, Yorkshire,
mar Alice St. Philibert [dau of Sir John St. Philibert],
died 1394,
had issue:

Sir Miles Stapleton, Kt,
mar Johanneth Ufflete [dau of Sir Gerard Ufflete by Lora de Furnivale],
apparently acquired Wighill, Yorkshire, by marriage,
died 1400,
had issue:

Sir John Stapleton, Kt, mar Margaret Norton [dau of Richard Norton of Norton Conyers], he died 1455, had issue:

Sir William Stapleton, Kt, mar 1stly to Margaret Pickering and had issue:

Sir Bryan Stapleton, Kt, of Wighill, mar Joan Thirkeld and had issue:

Christopher Stapleton, of Wighill, mar 1stly to Alice Aske and had issue:

Sir Robert Stapleton, mar Elizabeth Mallory, he died 1557, had issue:

  1. Sir Robert Stapleton, born 1547,
    High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1581 (23rd Elizabeth),
    mar 1stly to Catherine Constable [descendant of Edward III] and had issue:

    1. Henry Stapleton, of Wighill, Yorkshire.

    mar 2ndly and had issue:

    1. Bryan Stapylton, of Myton, Yorkshire, had issue:
      1. Sir Henry Stapylton, 1st Baronet, of Myton, cr 1660.

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