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Eleanor (Strangeways) Trenchard (abt. 1506 - aft. 1564)

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Eleanor Trenchard formerly Strangeways
Born about in Melberrie Sampford, Dorsetmap
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Died after in Wolfeton House Dorsetmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 22 Nov 2019 | Created 6 Apr 2016 | Last significant change: 22 Nov 2019
01:20: Isaac Taylor edited a message from Isaac Taylor on the page for Eleanor (Strangeways) Trenchard (abt.1506-aft.1564). [Thank Isaac for this]
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Eleanor was born in 1500.

'Strangeways01'Index links to: Lead / Letter Families covered: Strangeways of Harsley, Strangways of Ormesby

This family's names is spelt in modern times as either Strangeways or Strangways. It appears from the Visitation records that, generally speaking, the Yorkshire branch used Strangeways and, later on at least, the Dorset branch used Strangways. However, cross-references from other sources are not fully consistent with this. Henry Stranguyshe 1. James Stranguyshe m. Jone Orrell (dau of Nicholas Orrell) A. Sir James Strangways of Harsley Castle (Speaker of the House of Commons) m1. Elizabeth Darcy (dau of Philip Darcy, 6th Lord) i. Sir Richard Strangeways of West Harsley (d 13.04.1488) m. Elizabeth Nevill (dau of William Nevill, Earl of Kent, Lord Fauconberg) a. Sir James Strangeways of Harsley (d 16.12.1521) m1. (07.09.1472) Alice Scrope (dau of Thomas Scrope, 5th Lord of Masham and Upsal) (1) Sir Thomas Strangeways (d before 08.10.1525) m. Ann Dacre (dau of Humphrey, Lord Dacre) (A) Thomas Strangeways (B) (Sir) James Strangeways 'of Harsley Castle' (dsp 26.04.1541) m. Elsabeth Pygot (dsp, dau/heir of Thomas Pygot of North Hall 'of Clotherholme') (2) Richard Strangeways (3) James Strangeways m. Elsabeth Ratclyff (sister of Sir Edward Ratclyff) (4) Margaret Strangeways m. John Dawnay (5) Jane Strangeways (d 15.11.1546) m1. John Bygott (son of Sir Raff) m2. (c11.1522) Sir William Mauleverer or Maleverer of Wothersome (d 11.08.1551) (6) Mary Strangeways m. Robert Roos or Ross of Ingmanthorpe (d 05.1530, son of James) m2. Margaret Danby (dau of Sir James Danby) (7)+ other issue b. Joan Strangeways m. Randolff Pygot c. Margery Strangeways m. George Savage (brother of the Archbishop of York) d.+ other issue (d young) - William, Thomas, Elsabeth ii. Sir James Strangeways of Smeton The following is supported by FMG (vol 2, MS261, 'Strangways', p631). m. Ann Conyers (d 03.1517-7, dau of Robert Conyers "of Horneby in Clyveland (Ormesby)") a. James Strangwayes of Ormesby (d 03.1526-7) m. Ann Trafford (dau of Sir Edmund Trafford) (1) James Strangwayes of (Southhouse & Pickering and) Ormesby (d 01.1547-8) m. Agnes Danby (dau/coheir of Ralph Danby of Yafforth (Yafford)) b. Katherine Strangeways m. Robert Laton of Shereston c. Cyssely Strangeways m. Thomas Boynton of Barmston and Aclam d.+ other issue - Larance, Leonard, John, Thomas, Nycolas, Rychard, Martyn, Elsabeth (nun), Margery, Jone iii. Margaret or Margery Strangeways (a 1475) m1. John Ingleby m2. (10.08.1468, sp) Richard Welles, 7th Lord Willoughby of Ereseby, 7th Lord Welles (b c1429, d 12.03.1469) iv. Elsabeth Strangeways m. Marmaduke Clervaux v. Elenor Strangeways m. Edmund Malyvery or Maleverer of Woodersome see note here a. Robert Malyvery of Woodersome m. Jone Vavasor (dau of Henry Vavasor of Haselwod) vi.+ other issue - Philip, George, Thomas, Christopher, Henry, John, Robert, William (d infant), John (dsp), Thomas (d young), Jone (dsp) Visitation (Yorkshire) identifies James's (2nd) wife as "Elsabeth filia Roberti Evers". She appears to be the same person as ... m2. Elizabeth Eure (d 14.03.1481/2, dau of Ralph Eure of Witton Castle) xvii. Felice Strangeways m. William Aske of Aske xviii.+ other issue - Raff (had issue), Edward B. Elisabeth Stranguysh or Strangeways m. Sir Thomas Mountford or Montford C. Isabel Stranguysh or Strangeways m. Sir Peter Gerard (d before 1446) D. Margaret Stranguysh or Strangeways m. Thomas Surtees (son of Sir Thomas) E. Katherine Stranguysh or Strangeways m. William Romondby or Richmond F. Maude Stranguysh or Strangeways m. Ralph Stanley of Hampshire 2. Roger Stranguyshe m. Alice Orrell (dau of Robert Orrell) A. Thomas Stranguyshs or Strangeways m. Eleanor Taylboys (dau of Walter Taylboys of Kyme) i. (Sir) Henry Strangeways Foster names him Thomas and shows only 1 wife, a dau of Sir John Wadham (m2. John Strangwayes), implying that she was mother of Giles, John & Mary. We provisionally follow Visitation (1563-4) which names him Henry and shows his 2nd wife Dorothy as mother of his surviving children. m1. (sps) _ Wadam (dau of Sir John Wadam or Wadham) m2. Dorothy Arundell (dau of Sir John Arundell) a. Sir Giles Strangeways of Melbury m. Jane Mordaunt (dau of Sir John Mordaunt) b.+ other issue - John, Anna, Crystyan, Margaret ii. James Strangeways m. Katherine Seton or Gordon (dau of Alexander Seton, 1st Earl of Huntly) iii. Jone Strangeways m. Henry Champney iv.+ other issue - Thomas, John B.+ other issue (dsp) - James, Robert, John, (Henry), Joan, Margaret, Agnes 3. Sir Thomas Stranguyshe m. Catherine Nevill (d after 1483, dau of Ralph Nevill of Raby, 1st Earl of Westmorland) A. Thomas Stranguyshe (d young) B. Katherine Stranguyshe (d by 1474) m. (Henry) de Grey C. Joan Stranguyshe or Strangways (d 24.02.1484) m1. Sir William Willoughby m2. (11.1468) William Berkeley, 2nd Lord, Marquess of Berkeley (b 1426, dsp 14.02.1491-2) 4. Agnes Stranguyshe not mentioned by Foster m. Adam Wooton 5. Katherine Stranguyshe m. Raff Bulkeley 6. Isabell Stranguyshe m. Peter Workesley or Worsley 6. Sibill Stranguyshe (dsp) m. Richard Burton 7.+ other issue - John (dsp), Peter (dsp), Geffery (dsp), Cyssely

Main source(s): Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Strangeways), Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1574/5+1612, Strangwayes of Ormesby) Back to top of page

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Strangeways02'Index links to: Lead / Letter Families covered: Strangewayes (Strangways) of Melbury (Milbury Sampford), Strangways of Ormesby, Strangways of South House, Strangwayes of Sneaton, Robinson of Welburn [Much of the lower section of this page was previously within Strangeways01. It was moved here to facilitate expansion.]

James Strangwayes of (Southhouse & Pickering and) Ormesby (d 01.1547-8) m. Agnes Danby (dau/coheir of Ralph Danby of Yafforth (Yafford)) 1. Sir Richard Strangwayes of Ormesby & Sneaton (d c1558) m1. Jane Metham (dau of Sir Thomas Metham) A. James Strangwayes of Ormesby & Sneaton (a 1584) m. Margaret Cholmeley (dau of Sir Richard Cholmeley) i. Jane Strangwayes (dsp(s)) m. Ralph Crathorne (Crathorn of Crathorn) c B. Elizabeth Strangwayes m1. _ Tristram i. Dorothy Tristram m. Christopher Fulthorpe of Ryall Hill (Royal Hill) m2. James Bradshaw of Gisburne, Cleveland ii. Strangwayes Bradshaw of Upsal, Cleveland (a 1612) m. Elizabeth Pennyman (dau of James Pennyman of Ormesby) a.+ issue (a 1612) - James (b c1601), John, Thomas, Henry, Mary, Elizabeth, Muriel iii. Jane Bradshaw m. Ralph Johnson of Long Preston iv.+ other issue - Roger, John m2. Isabel Thwaites (dau of ?? Thwaites of Lound) C. William Strangwayes (dsp) m. Mary Tocketts (dau of Roger Tocketts) D. Edward Strangwayes of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire What we show for Edward's children follows Visitation but FMG (p631) shows James by the 1st marriage and Anne by the 2nd. m1. Phillip Ratcliffe (dau of William Ratcliffe of Lancashire) i. Anne Strangwayes m. William Chapman of Arsum (Acham) m2. ?? ii. James Strangwayes of Gisborough, Yorkshire had issue E. Henry Strangways of South House in Whitby Strand, Yorkshire (d c1615) m. _ Millet of the Bishoprick of Durham i. James Strangways of South House (d c1647) The above is supported by FMG (vol 2, MS261, 'Strangways', p631). m. Alice Key of Oldstede a. Thomas Strangways of South House, Pickering (b 1619-20, bur 10.1669) m. (1654) Jane Robinson (dau of Luke Robinson of Thorneton Risebrough) The following comes from FMG (vol 2, MS260, 'Robinson-Strangways', p628+). (1) Thomas Strangways of Pickering (b 19.01.1656, d 10.1702) m1. Penelope Etherington (dau of Richard Etherington of Rillington (recorder of York)) (A) Thomas Strangways, later Robinson of Pickering (b 12.1677, 3rd son?) m. Elizabeth Gibson (b c1688, d 1751, dau of James Gibson of Welburn (Town Clerk of London)) (i) Thomas Robinson of Welburn m. Dorothy Bowes (dau of George Bowes of York (son of George of Bootham)) (a) George Robinson of Welburn (d unm 1777, 3rd son?) (b) John Robinson of Welburn (youngest son?) (c) Elizabeth Robinson m. Digby Cayley (b c1745, d 14.01.1798, rector of Thormanby) (d)+ other issue - Thomas (b c1742, dsp 10.1762), James (b 1746-7, d 02.1763), Luke (b 21.03.1750, rector of Kirkby Misperton), Frances (d young), Dorothy (d young), Delia (d young) (ii) Elizabeth Strangways or Robinson m. John Bell of Scarborough (iii) Penelope Strangways or Robinson (iv) Judith Strangways or Robinson m. William Horncastle of Malton (apothecary) (B)+ other issue (d young) - John, Charles, James m2. Clara Dickenson of Filingdale (widow of _ Hayes of York) (E) Elizabeth Strangways m1. Anthony Hunter of Picerking (d c12.1705) m2. John Adams of Cambleforth (2) Jane Strangways (b c1656) m. Thomas Potter of Leeds (3) Elizabeth Strangways (b c1661, d 29.01.1729-30) m. (27.07.1699) Boynton Boynton of Rawcliffe (4)+ other issue - James (b 18.11.1660, d 1680-1), Frances (b 03.1667, d yoiung) b. Henry Strangways of Sneton, Yorkshire m. Margaret Mitford (dau of William Mitford of Kirby Misterton) c. James Strangways d. Dorothy Strangways m. John Moxon of Hull e. Isabella Strangways m1. James Cosens of Whitby m2. Francis Knags of Whtby m3. Henry Lisle of Whitby f. Alice Strangways m. William Smith of Swynton ii. Margery Strangways m. Richard or Robert Jones of Ampleforth iii. Thomasine Strangways m. Robert Hudson of Whitby Parish F. Margaret Strangwayes m. William Rabankes or Robanks G. Ursula Strangwayes 2. Alice Strangwayes m1. Christopher Conyers m2. Robert WIlberfoss m3. Hugh Creyke 3. Margaret Strangwayes m. William or Philip Bainbridge of Whitley-on-the-Hill 4. Isabel Strangwayes

Sir Giles Strangeways of Melbury m. Jane Mordaunt (dau of Sir John Mordaunt) 1. Henry Strangeways of Melbury m. Margaret Manners (dau of Sir George Manners, Lord Roos) A. Sir Giles Strangeways of Melbury m. Johanna Wadham (dau of John Wadham, sister of Nicholas of Merefeild) i. John Strangeways of Melbury m. Dorothy Thynne (dau of Sir John Thynne of Longleate) a. Giles Strangeways (dsp) m. Frances Newton (dau of Henry Newton of Barr's Court) b. Sir John Strangways of Melbury or Milbury Sampford (b c1584, d 30.12.1666, MP, 3rd son) m1. Grace Trenchard (dau of Sir Thomas or George Trenchard of Woolveton) (1) Giles Strangways of Milbury Sampford (d before 02.11.1675, 2nd son) m. Susan Edwards (dau of Thomas Edwards of London) (A) John Strangways of Milbury Sandford (d 1676) m. Anne Capel (dau of Arthur Capel, Lord Capel) (B) Wadham Strangways of Milbury Sandford (d 15.06.1685) m. Elizabeth Radford (d 14.09.1683, dau of Arthur Radford of Dewlish) (C) Thomas Strangways of Milbury Sandford (b c1633, d 21.12.1713) m. (19.01.1674) Susan Ridout (b c1661, d 19.08.1718, dau of John Ridout of Bistol) (i) Susannah Strangways (d 11.02.1758) m. Thomas Horner, later Strangways-Horner of Mells (ii) Elizabeth Strangways (dsp 03.11.1729) m. (1727) James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Brandon (b 1702-3, d 1742-3) (iii)+ other issue - Giles (b 25.10.1677, d 01.06.1698), Thomas (b c1682, d 23.09.1726), John (b c1687, d 05.05.1716), Wadham (b 25.01.1691/2, d 25.06.1694), Henry (b 05.05.1697, d 27.06.1706), Susan (b 15.02.1675/6, d 05.11.1678), Anne (d infant) (D) Grace Strangways m. Francis Dyves (E) Judith Strangways m. George Ayliffe of Grittenham (F) Susan Strangways m. James Long of Draycott (G)+ other issue (d infant) - Giles, Rowland (2) Howarda Strangways m1. Edward Rogers of Bryanston m2. (14.08.1624) Sir Lewis Dives of Bromham (3)+ other issue (d unm) - Wadham (d infant), James (b c1616), Jane (b c1611), Elizabeth (b c1613) m2. (08.06.1653, sp) Judith Throckmorton (dau of Francis Throckmorton of Wootton Wawen, widow of Thomas Edwards of London & Wadhurst) c. Nicholas Strangways of Abbotsbury m. Anne Trenchard (dau of Sir George Trenchard of Woolverton) (1) George Strangways of Melcombe Regis (b c1617, d before 06.10.1695) m. Elizabeth Chaffin (dau of Thomas Chaffin of Chettell) (2)+ other issue - John (b c1619), Nicholas (b c1620, a 1676), Grace (b c1614), Elizabeth (b c1618) d. Dorothy Strangeways m. John Manning of Collumpton and/or Hackland (1) Joan Manninge apparently of this generation m. John Huysh of Doniford (b c1592, d 02.11.1626/7) e. Grace Strangeways (d before 08.05.1634) m. Edmund Chamberlayne of Mangersbury (d 1634) f. Anne Strangeways m. George Norton of Abbot's Leigh g.+ other issue - Henry (dsp), Thomas (dsp) ii. Nicholas Strangeways (dsp) m. Elizabeth Berkely iii. George Strangeways (dsp) m. _ Sidenham (dau of _ Sidenham of Wanford) iv. Anna Strangeways m. _ Bridgman a. Judith Bridgman m. Edward Bliss v. Elizabeth Strangeways m. Jo. Buller of Lillesdon B. Elizabeth Strangeways probably of this family, of this generation m. William Wright of Winchester Mentioned in Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Strangeways) were ... 2. Elsabeth Strangeways 3. Elenor Strangeways m1. Thomas Trenchard (son of Sir Thomas) m2. Thomas Carew (son of John of Anthony)

Main source(s): (1) For upper section : Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Strangeways), Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1574/5+1612, Strangwayes of Ormesby) with some input from Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, Strangways of South House) and a little support from VCH (Yorkshire, North Riding, Volume 2, Parishes - Ormesby) (2) For lower section : Visitation (Dorsetshire, 1623+1677 as amended, Strangways)

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On 22 Nov 2019 at 01:14 GMT Isaac Taylor wrote:


This bio violates the (visible) copyright of the publisher from whose Stirnet website it was apparently copy-and-pasted.

Please correct this as it's gotta be a violation of WikiTree style guide and legal standards, right?

p.s. It's nice to see a a contemporary post-nominal in use. Congrats. And thanks for your work IRL.

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