Thomas  Andrews

Thomas Andrews (abt. 1508 - 1563)

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Thomas Andrews aka Andrewes [uncertain]
Born about in Charwelton, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
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Died in London, Middlesex, Englandmap
Andrews-855 created 8 Apr 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 11 Sep 2017
13:51: Kirk Hess edited the Biography for Thomas Andrews. [Thank Kirk for this]
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Categories: Sheriffs of Northamptonshire.

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Andrew, Sir Thomas (d. 1564), kt. of Charwelton was the eldest son of Thomas Andrew (d. 1541) of Charwelton and his wife Agnes, daughter of Robert Newport of Sandon (Herts). He was Sheriff of Northamptonshire, 1556. Knighted 2 October 1553. He inherited the Charwelton estate from his father in 1541, and bought the manor of Ilmington (Warks) in 1550.

He married 1st, Katharine (d. 18 August 1555), daughter of Edward Cave, and 2nd, Mary (fl. 1563), daughter of John Heneage of Towse (Northants) and widow of Erasmus Cope

Children of Sir Thomas Andrew and Katherine Cave:

  1. Thomas Andrew (c.1541-94)
  2. Roger Andrew (fl. 1563) of Pebworth (Glos); married Magdalen, daughter of William Box of London and had issue a son;
  3. Edward Andrew (fl. 1563) of West Haddon (Northants);
  4. John Andrew; died without issue before 1563;
  5. Anne Andrew (fl. 1563); Valentine Pigott of Loughton;
  6. Audrey Andrew; died without issue before 1563;
  7. Dorothy Andrew; died without issue before 1563;
  8. Ursula Andrew (fl. 1563); married 1st, June 1583, Thomas Hesilrigge (d. 1600) of Noseley and 2nd, Robert Forest of Huntingdonshire;

Children of Sir Thomas Andrew and Mary Heneage:

  1. Thomas Andrew (d. 1609) of Longdon Travers (Warks)
  2. Mary Andrew (fl. 1596); married her step-brother, Sir William Lane (d. 1615);
  3. Valentine Andrew; probably died young before 1563;
  4. Simon Andrew (fl. 1596); died unmarried, c.1596;
  5. Richard Andrew (fl. 1630); married Alice (b. 1571; fl. 1612), daughter of Francis Hill of White Ladies Aston (Worcs), and had issue one son and six daughters; inherited the manor of White Ladies Aston in 1611 and sold it the following year;
  6. Katherine Andrew (d. 1616); married, c.1584 (settlement 1 December) John Pleydell (d. 1608) of Alderton (Glos) and had issue; her will was proved in the PCC, 11 June 1616.

He died 1 February 1563/4 and was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Charwelton, 8 February 1563/4; his will was proved 19 May 1564. His widow married 3rd, Sir Robert Lane of Hogshaw (Bucks) and Horton (Northants) and died 5 February 1608/9; she was buried at Charwelton, 16 February 1608/9; her will was proved 15 May 1609.

Research Notes

Note: According to: VISITATION OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE; Issue firet marriage Katherine Cave are 1.Thomas son and heir,2.Roger{married Magdalen Box), 3. Thomas(sic), married Miss Brewe of London, 4 Edward, 5.John (died without issue.
Note: Issue by second Marriage to Mary Henage: 1. Thomas(sic) of Longdon Worestershire, married Jane Casey 2. Valentine, 3. Simon. 4. Richard.


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On 3 Apr 2017 at 17:02 GMT Kirk Hess wrote:

Removed parents, premerged spouse and children. Andrews-855 has the right details now.

On 3 Apr 2017 at 15:20 GMT Kirk Hess wrote:

Andrews-858 and Andrews-855 appear to represent the same person because: -858 had spouse 1 and 855 had spouse 2 - premerged. Fathers also need to be merged.

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