Agnes (Ann) Digby (Clarke) (deceased) MP

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Nicknames: "Anne Clark", "Agnes Clerk", "Anne Clerke"
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Birthplace: Co Rutland
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About Agnes (Ann) Digby (Clarke)

  • 'The history and antiquities of the county of Buckingham (1847) Vol. 4
  • http://www.archive.org/details/historyantiquiti04lips
    • PEDIGREE OF DIGBY. From Harl. MSS. 1364.
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/historyantiquiti04lips#page/145/mode/1up
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/historyantiquiti04lips#page/146/mode/1up
    • CHART
  • ROBERT DIGBY, died before 1403. mar. CATHARINE, dau. of Simon Pakeman (and sister and coh. of Henry Pakeman, of Kirby; 1391. ch: 1. SIMON DIGBY, 2. ROBERT DIGBY, died young., 3. CATHARINE, 4. JOAN.
    • 1. SIMON DIGBY, of Tilton, Co. Leicester, and Drystoke, Co. Rutland; died before 1422. mar. JOAN, dau. of Sir James Beler. ch: 1. SIR EVERARD DIGBY, 2./3./4. Three sons, slain at Towton.
      • ' 1. SIR EVERARD DIGBY, alias GREENLEAF, Sheriff and M.P. for Rutland, temp. Hen. VI.; slain at Towton, 1461. mar. ANNE, dau. of Francis Clarke, of Whissendine. [Called Clerc. by Pennant, in Journey from Chester, p. 328.] ch: 1. EVERARD DIGBY, 2. JOHN DIGBY, 3. DEVORGUILLA, mar. to Robert Hunt, of Lindon, Co. Rutland. 4. (1.) MARGARET DIGBY, mar. SIR WILLIAM Skeffington, Knt. Lord Deputy of Ireland, his (2.) ANNE, dau. of Sir John Digby, of Kettleby.
        • 1. EVERARD DIGBY, Esq., alias Greenleaf, of Tilton and Drystoke; died 1508. Will dated 16 Jan. 1508; proved 12 Feb. mar. JAQUETTA ELLYS; died in 1483. ch: 1. SIR EVERARD DIGBY, 2. SIMON, from whom descended the Digbys of Coleshill, Co. Warwick, and Earls Digby, 3. SIR JOHN DIGBY, Knt., of Eyekettleby. [Mentioned in his father's Will.], 4. LEBBEUS, of Luffenham., 5. ROWLAND, 6. THOMAS, of Olney., 7. BENJAMIN, 8. ALICE, 9. ELLEN, 10. KATHARINE, a Nun at Sempringham., 11. DARNEGOLD, mar. to Robert Hunt, of Lindon.
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  • 'Rockingham Castle and the Watsons (1891)
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    • CHART - THE DIGBYS OF TILTON AND DRY STOKE.
  • 8. ROBERT DIGBY, died before 1403. mar. Catherine, d. of Simon Pakeman, of Kirby. ch: SIMON DIGBY.
    • 9. SIMON DIGBY, of Tilton, Leicestershire, and of Dry Stoke, Rutland, died before 1422. mar. Joan, d. of Sir James Beler. ch: SIR EVERARD DIGBY.
      • ' 10. SIR EVERARD DIGBY, alias Greenleaf, slain at Towton, 1461. mar. Anne, d. of Francis Clarke, of Whissendine ch: EVERARD DIGBY.
        • 11. EVERARD DIGBY, of Tilton and Dry Stoke, died 1509. mar. Jaquetta Ellis, died 1483. ch: SIR EVERARD DIGBY
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  • ...... Roger died in 1428, when John Clarke had sole possession. (fn. 28) His son Francis married Agnes, daughter of Roger Flore. Francis died in 1435 in his father's lifetime, (fn. 29) leaving a son Francis who died in the following year, and a daughter 'Agnes who became his sole heir and married Simon, alias Everard Digby of Tilton; (fn. 30) thus the Digbys came to Stoke Dry, which they made their chief seat. Everard was killed at the battle of Towton in 1461 and was succeeded by his son' Everard, who married Jacquetta Ellis (d. 1496). (fn. 31)
  • From: 'Parishes: Stoke Dry', A History of the County of Rutland: Volume 2 (1935), pp. 221-227. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66239 Date accessed: 28 November 2011.
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EVERARD'S FATHER ROBERT IS LISTED AS SIMON IN OTHER REFERENCE AND ANN'S FATHER AS FRANCIS.

  • 'Agnes (Ann) Clerk1
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  • Father Sir John (Francis) Clerk1
  • ' Agnes (Ann) Clerk married Everard (Edward) Digby', son of Robert 'Digby and Jane (Joan) Belers.1'
  • 'Family Everard (Edward) Digby d. 29 Mar 1461
  • Child
    • ◦Everard Digby, Esq.+1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, SLC Archives.
  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2911.htm#i87467
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THIS REFERENCE DOES NOT LIST SIMON/ROBERT WHO MARRIED JOAN BELER WHO WAS SON OF ROBERT & CATHERINE PAKEMAN, AND FATHER TO EVERARD/SIMON WHO MARRIED AGNES/ANNE CLARKE

  • 'Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical (1812)
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  • The surname of this ancient and honourable family is said to be originally TILTON, assumed from their residence at Tilton, in the county of Leicester, where they possessed a fair estate in the reign of Henry II. in whose time lived Sir John Tiilton, who gave certain parcels of land in Billersdon and Kirby-Bellers, in that county, to the lepers of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem, which the King confirmed to the infirm brethren of Burton-Lazars. In 1256, 40 Henry III the family removing from Tilton to Digby, in the county of Lincoln, received a name from that place, which hath ever since been retained; and of this line we read of
    • JOHN DIGBY, who in the 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 32d, and 33d years of Edward I. was a Commissioner for the gaol-delivery at Warwick, and served that King in his wars. He lies buried at Tilton, under a tomb, adorned with his effigies at full length, and cross-legged, holding a shield of his arms of the Fleur de lis, with the sun and moon thereon, and this line,
    • Jehan de Digby, gist icy, praiez pour luy.
      • To him succeeded ROBERT de Diggeby, to whom, in the reign
      • http://www.archive.org/stream/collinsspeerage05brydgoog#page/n359/mode/1up/search/Digby
      • of Henry III. William Franceis conveyed certain lands in Billersdon, in Leicestershire; and by Catharine, daughter and coheir of Simon Pakeman, he was father of
        • ' SIMON otherwise EVERARD Digby, Esq. who marrying Agnes, daughter of John Clarke, and widow of Richard Seddale, had issue
          • EVERARD Digby, of Tilton, and three other sons, who all in 1440, 1 Edward IV. lost their lives at Towton-Field, in the county of York, fighting against that King, on the part of his unfortunate predecessor Henry VI.
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