Dame Elizabeth Litton

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From the book "A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, by John Burke, publ. 1835:

  • Elizabeth Andrews was the daughter and co-heir of John Andrews of Weston in Norfolk. She married first Thomas Windsor and had a son, Andrew Windsor who was summoned to Parliament as Baron Windsor in 31 Henry VIII. She married second Sir Robert de Lytton, KB. They had a son William and a daughter Fides.

Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham


  • Pg.475
  • 13. Elizabeth Stratton, daughter and heiress, born about 1425. She married about 1439 John Andrew (or Andrews), Esq., of Baylham, Suffolk, laywer, Burgess for Ipswich and Bletchingley, Suffolk, son of James Andrews, of Ipswich, Suffolk, by Alice, daughter and heiress of John Weyland. He was born perhaps about 1415. They had two daughters, 'Elizabeth' and Anne. He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1453, and was a lawyer. They had two daughters. John Andrews, Esq., died in 1473, and was buried at Stoke near Ipswich, Suffolk. His widow, Elizabeth, left a will dated 18 Oct. 1474, proved 11 Dec. 1474 (P.C.C. 11 Wattys). She was buried at St. Dionis Backchurch, London.
  • N.H. Nicolas 'Testamenta Vetusta' 1 (1826): 329-331. T. Benolte 'Vis. of Somerset 1531, 1573 & 1591' (1885); 42-43 (Luttrell pedigree: "Eliz. [Stratton], d.and h. = John Andrews of Baylham, Suff."). H.C.M. Lyte 'Hist. of Dunster' 1 (1909):107. J.C. Wedgwood 'Hist. of Parliament' 1 (1936): 11 (biog. of John Andrew). TAG 15 (1939): 119-143. H.F. Seversmith 'Col. Fams. of Long Island' 5 Pt. 1 (1958): 2322-2324, 2335-2337.
  • Children of Elizabeth Stratton, by John Andrew, Esq.:
  • i. 'Elizabeth Andrew [see next].
  • Pg.476
  • 14. 'Elizabeth Andrew, 1st daughter and co-heiress. She married (1st) before 1 Feb. 1465/6 Thomas Windsor, Esq., of Stanwell, Middlesex, and West Hagbourne, Berkshire, lawyer, Usher of the Chamber, Constable of Windsor Castle, Knight of the Shire for Middlesex, son and heir of Miles Windsor, Esq., of Stanwell, Middlesex, by Joan, daughter of Walter Green. He was born about 1441 (aged 11 in 1452). They had three sons, Andrew, Andrew (2nd of name), Knt., K.B. [1st Lord Windsor], and Anthony, Knt., and four daughters, Elizabeth, Bridget, Alice and Anne, Thomas Windsor, Esq., died testate 29 Sept. 1485 (P.C.C. 14 Logge, requesting burial at Stanwell). His widow Elizabeth, married (2nd) Robert Lytton, Knt. (died testate, in 1505), of Lytton and Knebworth, Hertfordshire, Privy Councillor, Under-Treasurer of England, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, Treasurer at War, Burgess for Ludgershall, Knight of the Shire for Herfordshire. They had sons, William and Thomas. She died in 1542.
    • F.C. Cass 'South Mimms' (1877): Grene pedigree following 128. T. Benolte 'Vis. of Somerset 1531, 1573 & 1591' (1885): 42-43 (Lutterell pedigree: "Eliz. [Andrews], = Sir Th. Windisore of Stanwell."), C.P. 12 Pt. 2 (1959): 792 (Sub Windsor), J. C. Wedgwood 'Hist. of Parliament' 1 (1936): 565-566 (biog. of Sir Robert Lytton), 954-955 (biog. of Thomas Windsor), TAG 15 (1939): 129-143, H.F. Seversmith 'Col. Fams. of Long Island' 5 Pt. 1 (1958): 2321, W. Harvey 'Vis. of Suffolk, 1561' 1 (H.S.P. n.s. 2) (1981): 111-112.
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  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p21142.htm#i211413
  • Elizabeth Andrews was born in 1444.2 She was the daughter of John Andrews and Elizabeth Stratton.1 She married Thomas Windsor, son of Miles de Windsor and Joan Green.1 She married Sir Robert Litton.1 She died in 1485.2 Her married name became Litton.1 Her married name became Windsor.1
  • Child of Elizabeth Andrews and Thomas Windsor
    • Andrews Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor+1 d. c 1543
  • Citations
  • [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 591. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
  • [S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
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  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WINDSOR.htm#Thomas WINDSOR (Constable of Windsor Castle)1
  • Thomas WINDSOR (Constable of Windsor Castle)
  • Born: ABT 1440/44, Stanwell, Middlesex, England
  • Died: 29 Sep 1485, Stanwell, Middlesex, England
  • Notes: fought on Richard III's side at the Battle of Bosworth. In his will, dated 13 Aug 1479, he lists: The late Dame Alice Wyche (wife's aunt), Elizabeth his wife, Andrews his son, John Andrews (father in law), Elizabeth wife of John Andrews (mother in law), Anthony Windesore his youngest son, William Windsor his son, Anne his unmarried daughter, Elizabeth his married daughter (married to Richard Fowler), Alice his married daughter (married to George (or Wm?) Puttenham), * His cousin John Catesby.
  • Father: Miles WINDSOR
  • Mother: Joan GREEN
  • Married: Elizabeth ANDREWS (dau. of John Andrews and Elizabeth Stratton) (m.2 Robert Lytton of Lytton and Knebworth) BEF 1 Feb 1465/66, Baylham, Suffolk, England
  • Children:
  • 1. Elizabeth WINDSOR
  • 2. Anne WINDSOR
  • 3. Andrew WINDSOR (1° B. Windsor of Bradenham)
  • 4. William WINDSOR
  • 5. John WINDSOR
  • 6. Thomas WINDSOR
  • 7. Alice WINDSOR
  • 8. Miles WINDSOR
  • 9. Anthony WINDSOR
  • 10. Bridget WINDSOR
  • 11. Margaret WINDSOR (Prioress of Syon Abbey)
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Dame Elizabeth Litton's Timeline

Baylham, Suffolk, England
Age 25
Bradenlove, Buckinghamshire, England
February 1, 1466
Age 26
Age 26
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
April 1, 1467
Age 27
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 28
Bradenlove, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 30
Bradenlove, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 32
Buckinghamshire, England
October 1474
Age 34
Stanwell, Bradenlove, Buckingham, England
Age 34
Buckinghamshire, England