Elinor Whitney (1455 - d.)

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Nicknames: "Ellen Whitney", "Eleanor"
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Birthplace: Whitney, England
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About Elinor Whitney

  • 'Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ... By Douglas Richardson
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=kjme027UeagC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Plantagenet+ancestry&hl=en&sa=X&ei=U8VLUYTME-boiALhroHwBw&ved=0CEcQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=puleston&f=false
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  • 12. ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., of Whitney, Herefordshire, Sheriff of Herefordshire, 1474-5, son and heir. He married (1st) CONSTANCE AUDLEY (or TUCHET), daughter of James Tuchet (or Audley), Knt., 5th Lord Audley (descendant of King John), by his 2nd wife, Eleanor, illegitimate daughter of Edmund Holand, K.G., 4th Earl of Kent [see TUCHET 12 for her ancestry]. They had two daughters, Joan and Eleanor (wife of Thomas Vaughan, Knt., of Bredwardine). He married (2nd) ELIZABETH VAUGHAN, daughter of Thomas Vaughan, of Hergest, Herefordshire, by Ellen Gethin, daughter of Dafydd ap Cadwgan ap Phylip Dorddu. They had four sons, James, Esq., John, Hugh, and Robert, and three daughters, 'Eleanor (wife of John Puleston)', Sibyl (wife of Roger ap Richard), and Elizabeth (wife of John Pye). He was attainted as a Yorkist by the Lancastrian Parliament in 1459. ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., died shortly before 6 Oct. 1494. His widow Elizabeth, was living 4 May 1525. ....
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  • 'Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ... By Douglas Richardson
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=8JcbV309c5UC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Magna+Carta+ancestry:+a+study+in+colonial&hl=en&sa=X&ei=kshLUY2yHM_SigKTqYHwAg&ved=0CDwQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=puleston&f=false
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  • 13. CONSTANCE AUDLEY (or Tuchet), married as his 1st wife) ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., of Whitney, Herefordshire, Sheriff of Herefordshire, 1474-5, son and heir of Eustace Whitney, Esq., of Whitney and Colepychard, Herefordshire by his 1st wife Joan, daughter of William Trussell, Knt. They has two daughters, Joan and Eleanor (wife of Thomas Vaughan of Bredwardine). He married '(2nd ELIZABETH VAUGHAN', daughter of Thomas Vaughan, of Hergest, Herefordshire, by Ellen Gethn, daughter of Dafydd ap Cadwgan ap Phylip Dorddu. They had four sons, James, Esq., John, Hugh, and Robert, and three daughters, 'Ellen (wife of John Puleston)', Sibyl (wife of Roger ap Richard Vaughan, of Hergest), and Elizabeth (wife of John Pye). ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., died shortly before 6 Oct. 1494. His widow, Elizabeth, was living 4 May 1525. ....
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  • 13. WILLIAM GRIFFITH, Knt., of Penrhyn, Caernarvonshire, Esqure of the Body to King Henry VIII, Chamberlain of North Wales, Deputy Justice of North Wales', son and Heir by his father's 1st marriage, born about 1480. He married (1st) Jane Stradling, daughter of Thomas Stradling, of St. Donat's, Glamogan, by Janet, daughter of Thomas Mathew, Esq. [see STRADLING 11 for her ancestry]. They had five sons, William, Edward, Esq., Rhys, Knt., John, and Hugh, and eight daughters, Grace (wife of William Stanley, Knt.), Jane (wife of Thomas Mostyn), Elin/ Elinor (wife of Hugh Conway, Esq.), Catherine (wife of Richard Bulkeley, Knt.), Anne (wife of Hugh Lewis, Esq.), Elizabeth (wife of John Philips, Esq.), Dorothy, and Margaret (wife successively of Peter Mytton, Thomas Griffith, and Hugh Thelwall). He served in the French campaign in 1513, being present at the Siege of Therouanne, the Battle of the Spurs, and the Siege of Rournai. His wife Jane died before 1520. He married (2nd) by marriage settlement dated 2 Aug. 1522 JANE PULESTON, widow of Robert ap Maredudd, of Glynllifon, Caernarvonshire, and daughter of 'John Puleston, of Hafoyd-y-Wern, Wrexham, and Bersham, Denbighshire, Constable of Caernarvon, Chamberlain of North Wales, by Eleanor, daughter of Robert Whitney, Esq., of Whitney, Herefordshire'. They had three sons, William Esq., Rowland, and George [Archdeacon of Anglesey], and two daughters, Mary (wife of Randall Brereton, Knt., and Hugh Cholmondeley, Knt.) and Sibyl (or Isabel). SIR WILLIAM GRIFFITH died in 1531. ...
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  • '(THIS ENTRY HAS SOME ERRORS AS THE DAU.S JOANNE & ELEANOR AS LISTED IN THE BODY OF TEXT ARE DAU. OF THE 1ST WIFE CONSTANCE)
  • Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire1,2,3,4
  • M, #30436, b. circa 1418, d. circa 6 October 1494
  • Father Eustace Whitney, Esq.2,3 d. 1481
  • Mother Joan Trussell2,3
  • Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire was born circa 1418 at of Whitney, Herefordshire, England. He married Constance Touchet, daughter of Sir James Touchet, 5th Lord Audley, Chief Justice & Chamberlain of South Wales and Eleanor Holand, circa 1449; They had 2 daughters (Joan (Jane), wife of Sir Roger Vaughan; & Eleanor, wife of Sir Thomas Vaughn.2,5,3,4 Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire married Elsbeth Vaughan, daughter of Thomas Vaughan and Ellen (Ellena) Gethin, circa 1451; They had 4 sons (James, Esq., John, Robert, & Hugh) and 3 daughters ('Ellen, wife of John Puleston'; Sibyl, wife of Roger ap Richard Vaughan; & Elizabeth, wife of John Pye).2,3 Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire died circa 6 October 1494.3
  • Family 1 Constance Touchet b. c 1432, d. c 1451
  • Child
    • Jane Whitney+6,3 b. c 1450
  • Family 2 Elsbeth Vaughan b. c 1428, d. a 4 May 1525
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Whitney+ b. c 1452, d. b 1495
    • Eleanor Whitney b. c 1454
    • Joanne Whitney b. c 1456
    • James Whitney+ b. c 1465, d. 1500
  • Citations
  • 1.[S9397] Unknown author, Some Early English Pedigrees, by Vernon M. Norr, p. 145.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 104.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 190.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 219.
  • 5.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 722-723.
  • 6.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 709.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1013.htm#i30436
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Elinor Whitney's Timeline

1455
1455
Whitney, England
1479
1479
Age 24
Bersham, Denbighshire, Wales, (Present UK)
1487
1487
Age 32
Of,Wrixham,Denbighshire,Wales
1489
1489
Age 34
Of,Bersham,Denbighshire,Wales
1490
1490
Age 35
Hafod Y Wern, Denbigh, Wales, United Kingdom
1491
1491
Age 36
Of,Bersham,Denbighshire,Wales
1493
1493
Age 38
Of,Bersham,Denbighshire,Wales
1494
1494
Age 39
Gesford, Denbighshire, Wales, (Present UK)
1497
1497
Age 42
Of,Bersham,Denbighshire,Wales
1500
1500
Age 45
Of,Bersham,Denbighshire,Wales