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Barbara (Cholmley) Belasyse (abt. 1580 - 1618)

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Barbara Belasyse formerly Cholmley
Born about in Whitby, Yorkshiremap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about in Newbrough, North Riding, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Coxwold, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Nov 2013
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British Aristocracy
Barbara (Cholmley) Belasyse was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Father Sir Henry Cholmondley b. c 1549, d. 1614

Mother Margaret Babthorpe b. c 1553

Barbara Cholmondley married Sir Thomas Belasyse, 1st Baron & Viscount Fauconberg, 2nd Baronet, son of Sir Henry Belasyse, 1st Baronet and Ursula Fairfax, circa 1600.

Barbara Cholmley is the daughter of Henry Cholmeley and Margaret Babthorpe.[1] Barbara married Thomas Belasyse, Viscount Fauconberg, an ardent Royalist during the Civil War. They had seven children.

Barbara Cholmondley died on 28 February 1619. She was buried on 7 March 1619 at Coxwold, Yorkshire, England.[2]


  • Sir Thomas Belasyse, 1st Baron & Viscount Fauconberg, 2nd Baronet b. 1577, d. 18 Apr 1653


  • John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse b. 24 Jun 1614, d. 10 Dec 1689


  1. Maternal relationship is confirmed by an exact HVR1 and HVR2 match between this mtDNA test for Michael Ibsen and this mtDNA test of his direct maternal line 14th cousin twice removed Wendy Duldig and this mtDNA test of his direct maternal line 15th great uncle King Richard III.
  2. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. V, p. 264.

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