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My wife's ancestors - Stapleton - Contents

Henry Stapleton, of Wighill

Henry Stapleton (see here),
of Wighill, Yorkshire,
mar 1599 to Mary Forster [dau of John Forster],
he died 1631,
had issue:

  1. Robert Stapleton,
    of Wighill, born 1601.

  2. Sir Philip Stapleton, Kt,
    of Warter-on-the Wolds, Yorkshire, born 1603,
    mar 1stly, 1627, to Frances Hotham [born est c.1608, descendant of Edward III],
    mar 2ndly, 1638, to Barbara Lennard and had issue,
    distinguished officer under the Parliament in English Civil War 1642-51,
    Knight, NOT Baronet,
    died 1647, Calais, France, age 44 yrs,
    had issue by 1st wife:

    1. Mary Stapleton,
      born pre-1638.
      See her ancestors by Leo van de Pas.
      See her 12 descents from Edward III by Leo van de Pas.
      She mar 1stly to --- Biggs [of Dublin].
      She mar 2ndly to Thomas Fitzwilliam, 4th Viscount Fitzwilliam [born est c.1645] and had issue.

Sir Philip Stapleton.
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Sir Philip Stapleton.
Engraving of portrait by John Bulfinch.
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Mary Stapleton, 1679.
Used here with the kind permission of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

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