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Eustace Whitney, Knight

Also Known As: "Eustace de Whitney"
Birthplace: Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
Death: Died in Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert de Whitney; Robert Whitney; Joan Whitney (Oldcastle) and Joan Whitney
Husband of Jennet Whitney
Father of Eleanor Scudamore; Sir Robert de Whitney; Sir Robert Whitney, of Whitney and Penelope Whitney
Brother of Perinda Whitney

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About Sir Eustace Whitney

  • 'Eustace Whitney, Esq.1,2
  • 'M, d. 1481
  • Father Sir Robert Whitney1
  • Mother Angarad verch Madog1
  • ' Eustace Whitney, Esq. married Joan Trussell, daughter of Sir William Trussell, Sheriff of Staffordshire and Margery Ludlow; His 1st wife; they had 1 son, Robert.1,3,2 Eustace Whitney, Esq. died in 1481 at of Whitney & Colepychard, Herefordshire, England.1
  • 'Family Joan Trussell
  • Child
    • ◦Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire+1,2 b. c 1418, d. c 6 Oct 1494
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 104.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 190.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 719.
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  • 'Jennet RUSSELL
  • Born: ABT 1414
  • Father: Stephen RUSSELL of Weymouth
  • Mother: Alice De La TOUR
  • 'Married: Eustace WHITNEY (b. 1410 - d. ABT 1468) (son of Robert Whitney and Joan Oldcastle) 1435
  • Children:
    • 1. Robert WHITNEY of Whitney (b. 1436) (m. Constance Touchet)
  • From: RUSSELL1
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  • 'Eustace Whitney1
  • M, #190863
  • Last Edited=9 May 2006
  • ' Eustace Whitney married Joan Trussell, daughter of Sir William Trussell and Margery Ludlow.1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S79] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), page 719. Hereinafter cited as Plantagenet Ancestry.
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  • 'Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of ..., Volume 3 edited by William Richard Cutter
  • Pg.1398
  • (VII) Sir Robert Whitney, son of Sir Robert (6), was sent abroad to negotiate treaty with the Count of Flanders in 1388; member of parliament for Herefordshire in 1391. He was sent to France to deliver the castle and town of Cherbourg to the King of Navarre in 1393 was knight marshal in the court of Richard II; sent on King's business to Ireland in 1394. He was killed, together with his brother and most of his relatives, at the battle of Pilleth, 1402.
  • (VIII) Sir Robert Whitney, son of Sir Robert (7), was granted the castle of Clifford and lordships of Clifford and Glasbury by Henry IV in 1404, on account of the services of his father. He was sheriff of Herefordshire in 1413-28-33-37; member of parliament, 1416-22. He fought in the French war under Henry V, and was captain of the castle and town of Vire in 1420. He was named as one of the five knights in Herefordshire in 1433, and died March 12, 1441.
  • ' (IX) Sir Eustace de Whitney, son of Sir Robert (8), was born in 1411. He was head of a commission sent to Wales by Henry VI in 1455 and was member of parliament for Herefordshire in 1468. He married Jenett Russell; second, Jane Clifford.
  • (X) Robert Whitney, son of 'Sir Eustace (9)', was probably a knight and was an active participant in the War of the Roses, and was attainted as a Yorkist in 1459. He was probably at the battle of Mortimer's Cross in 1461. He was the subject of a poem of Lewis Glyn Cothi, on the occasion of his marriage to Alice, the great-granddaughter of Sir David Gam. He married first, Alice, daughter of Thomas Vaughan; second, Constance Touchett, who was the mother of his sons. She was descended from William the Conqueror, through the second wife of Edward I, King of England.
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"Line 1.  17. Henry I, King of England , by an unknown mistress  16. Robert de Caen, 1st Earl of Gloucester (2-17), m. Maud FitzHamon  15. Christian of Gloucester, m. William FitzAlan  14. Christian FitzAlan, m. Hugh Pantulf  13. Ivo Pantulf, m. ----- -----  12. William Pantulf, m. Alice de Verdun  11. Rose Pantulf, m. Sir William Trussell  10. William Trussell, m. Maud Mainwaring (2-10)  9. Sir Warin Trussell, m. Maud de St. Philibert (3-9)  8. Lawrence Trussell, m. Maud Charnells  7. William Trussell, m. Margery Ludlow  6. Jennet Trussell, m. Sir Eustace de Whitney  5. Sir Robert Whitney, m. (2) Elizabeth Vaughn  4. Robert Whitney, m. ----- -----  3. Robert Whitney, m. Elizabeth verch Morgan ap William  Connection here is doubtful.  2. Thomas Whitney, m. Mary Bray  1. John1 Whitney, m.(1) Elinor -----

Line 2.  17. Robert de Caen, 1st Earl of Gloucester (1-16), m. Maud FitzHamon  16. Maud FitzRobert, m. Ranulph de Gernon, 2nd Earl of Chester  15. Hugh de Kevelioc, 3rd Earl of Chester, m. Bertrade de Montfort  14. Amicia de Meschin, m. Ralph de Mainwaring  13. Roger de Mainwaring, m. ----- -----  12. Roger de Mainwaring, m. ----- -----  11. Warin de Mainwaring , m. Agnes de Arderne  10. Maud Mainwaring, m. William Trussell (1-10)

Line 3.  15. Henry II, King of England, by mistress Ida de Toeni  14. William Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, m. Ela FitzPatrick, Countess of Salisbury  13. Ida Longespee, m. Sir William de Beauchamp  12. Beatrice de Beauchamp, m. Sir Thomas FitzOtes  11. Maud FitzThomas, m. Sir John de Botetourte  10. Ada de Botetourte, m. John de St. Philibert  9. Maud de St. Philibert, m. Sir Warin Trussell (1-9)

Copyright © 2007, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.

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Sir Eustace Whitney's Timeline

Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
Age 15
Hertfordshire, England
Age 24
Whitney, Herefordshire, England
Age 25
Herefordshire, England
Age 57
Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
Age 57
Incomb, Gloucestershire, England
May 21, 1934
Age 57
August 30, 1934
Age 57
September 10, 1992
Age 57
September 24, 1992
Age 57