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Anne Ayscough

Also Known As: "Catherine Ayscough"
Birthplace: Yorkshire
Death: Died in England - widow of Sir Charles Sedley
Immediate Family:

Partner of Sir Charles Sedley, 5th Baronet
Mother of Sir Charles Sedley

Managed by: Kenneth Dean FORTIE
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About Anne Ayscough

Sir Charles Sedley, 5th Baronet, met Ann Ayscough, probably around 1670, by whom he had two illegitimate sons, William and Charles Sedley. William died in infancy, the brother Charles was knighted by William III after the coronation in 1689 and created a baronet in 1702.[1] The relationship with Ann Ayscough lasted to the end of Sedley's life.


  1. Complete Baronetage, 1611-1880 (1900-1906), Cokayne, George Edward, (5 volumes. Exeter [England]: W. Pollard, 1900-1906), FHL book 942 D22cg., vol. 1 p. 74 fn. (c).


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Southfleet, Kent, England

MARRIAGE: Bigamous> This couple is said to have celebrated a marriage during the husband's 1st wife's lifetime: see 'Complete Baronetage', vol. 1 p. 74 fn. (c).

Moves Anne into his home where she resides the rest of his life. His daughter Catherine takes job as Maid of Honor and moves out.

England - widow of Sir Charles Sedley