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Stapleton of Wighill, Yorkshire

Later "Stapylton".

Sir Gilbert Stapleton.
There is some confusion over his parentage.
He had issue:

Sir Bryan Stapleton, K.G. (and here),
of Carlton, North 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, W of York, North Yorkshire, by marriage,
died 1400,
had issue:

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

Sir William Stapleton, Kt,
mar 1stly to Margaret Pickering,
had issue by 1st wife:

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

Sir Christopher Stapleton,
of Wighill,
mar 1stly to Alice Aske,
had issue by 1st wife:

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

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

    1. Henry Stapleton,
      of Wighill, Yorkshire.

    Sir Robert mar 2ndly to Olive Sherrington.
    He was bur 3 Oct 1606 at Wighill.
    He had issue by 2nd wife:

    1. Bryan Stapylton,
      of Myton, Yorkshire,
      had issue:

      1. Sir Henry Stapylton, 1st Baronet,
        of Myton,
        cr 1660.

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