Anne (Knollys) West
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Anne (Knollys) West (1555 - abt. 1633)

Baroness Anne West formerly Knollys aka Knowles, Knolles, Baroness De La Warr
Born in Stanford, Berkshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Wife of — married 19 Nov 1571 in Englandmap
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Died about in Lansium, Hampshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 12 Nov 2008
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Anne Knollys was born in 1555 [1]. She married on 19 November 1571, Thomas West, 2nd Baron De la Warr, son of William West, 1st Baron De la Warr and Elizabeth Strange. [1]
Anne was the daughter of Sir Francis Knolles/Knollys/Knowles and Katherine Carey. [1]
As a result of her marriage, Anne Knollys was styled as Baroness De la Warr on 30 December 1595.[2]
NOTE: Anne's husband Thomas did not inherit the barony automatically at his father's death on 30 December 1595. The House of Lords placed Thomas in the ancient barony 14 November 1597, which was the date Anne could be called Baroness de la Warr. [1]
Anne and Thomas had six sons: Robert, [Knight], Thomas [Knight] 3rd Lord de la Warr, Governor of Virginia], Walsingham, Francis, Esq., Governor of Virginia, John, Governor of Virginia, Nathaniel [Lieut. Col.] and eight daughters: Elizabeth, Lettice (m. Henry Ludlow, Esq.), Anne, Penelope, Katherine, Helen (m. William Savage, [Knight], Anne (again), Elizabeth (again). [1]
Ann "presented to the church of Goodworth Clatford, Hampshire, England, 23 December 1622". [1]
"She left a will dated 2 July 1633, proved 17 August 1633 (Cons. court of Winchester)". [1]


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  • The Earliest Sherms of Dedham, Essex, and their Wives, NEHGR, VOL. 167, Michael Johnson Wood

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This is my 16th great grandma :)
posted by Queen Kendra Kern
Knollys-159 and Knollys-11 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate. I have already proposed merges of both parents.
posted by Amelia Utting
Knollys-137 and Knollys-11 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicates

Rejected matches › Anne Margaret WestAnne Marie West

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