Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

My wife's ancestors - Belknap - Contents


Mary Arden's House near Stratford-upon-Avon.
Not to be confused with Palmer's Farm just down the road, which was mistakenly thought to be Mary Arden's House for many years.
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Walter Arden.
See Arden family.
See his descent (and here) from Henry I by Ed Mann.
This attempted descent from William the Conqueror by George Larson fails because Gundred is not dau of William the Conqueror.
Walter mar Eleanor Hampden [descendant of Henry I].
He died 1502.
They had issue:

Thomas Arden,
had issue:

Robert Arden,
died 1556,
had issue:

  1. Mary Arden, born c.1537,
    mar John Shakespeare,
    had issue:

    1. William Shakespeare (see here), bapt 1564.

Shakespeare's baptism, 26 April 1564, Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon.
"Gulielmus filius Johannes Sakspere" (William son of John Shakespeare).
From here.

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