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Joan Scott (N.N.)

Also Known As: "Joan (AKA:Lady Mary Howard)"
Birthplace: Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Place of Burial: Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Wife of Edmund Scott, of Rattlesden
Mother of Thomas Scott, of Rattlesden; Henry Scott, of Rattlesden; Dinah Ranson; Edmund Scott, of Rattlesden; George Scott, of Rattlesden and 6 others

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About Joan Scott

This Joan is not Lady Joan Howard, daughter of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham and Admiral of the Navy who defeated the Armada because Charles did not have any daughter by the name of Joan.

Scott is an important noble line, but perhaps Edmund was somewhat modest in rank to marry the daughter of an earl. Edmund is likely to have married someone of suitable rank, probably from another noble line. This Joan may very well be a Howard, which is a very long noble line, with many other branches stemming from the same progenitor, but the connection to this particular Howard, Charles Howard Earl of Nottingham had to be removed, as it is an historical fact that he had no daughter named Joan.


U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

about Edmund Scott

Name: Edmund Scott

Gender: male

Birth Year: 1524

Spouse Name: Joan

Spouse Birth Year: 1532


Year: 1559

Number Pages: 1

Source Citation: Source number: 178.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: WVB.

Source Information:

Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.

Original data: This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie.



  • Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury by Holman, Mary Lovering, 1868-1947, Pillsbury, Helen Pendleton Winston, 1878-1957 Vol. 1
  • EDMUND SCOTT born probably in Rattlesden, Suffolk, Eng., about 1530, buried there, 14 Aug. 1621, aged "about ninety-seven years." He married, probably about 1560, JOAN ___ , who was buried 15 May 1615, "an old woman".
  • Edmund Scott appears in the records of Rattlesden in 1569 as a "Questman", a parish officer. This is the first mention found of him, although the records begin in 1558, and as the baptisms of his two eldest children are not of record, he possibly came to Rattlesden about 1556 from some other parish. In 1588-89, he was a church warden and in 1593, he was a collector. In 1611, Edmund Scott, "Sr." served again as collector. His age at death was probably exaggerated.
  • Children, all but two baptised in Rattlesden:
    • i. EDMUND, b. about 1561, buried 14 July 1642, Rattlesden; m. 16 Sept. 1583, Rattlesden, AGNES LOSSE, baptism and burial not found. Children (SCOTT), baptised in Rattlesden, (1) Edmund, bapt. 18 Oct. 1586, buried 30 June 1615, "a yonge man, ye sone of Edmund ye younger."; (2) Jonas, bapt. 20 Oct. 1588; (3) Nicholas, bapt. 25 Sept. 1591; (4) George, bapt. 28 Dec. 1594; (5) Robert, bapt. 25 May 1597.
    • ii. HENRY, b. probably about 1565; m. MARTHA WHATLOCK.
    • iii. DINAY, bapt. 18 June 1567; m. 8 Jan. 1587-88 JOHN RANSONE. Child (RANSONE, Priscilla, bapt. 2 June 1588.
    • iv. ANNE, bapt. 21 Aug. 1569.
    • v. ROSE, bapt. 15 Sept 1571, buried 19 Sept 1571.
    • vI. GEORGE, bapt. 31 Jan. 1573-74.
    • vii. NICHOLAS, bapt. 13 June 1576; m. 7 Apr. 1603, ANNE BATMAN. Child, Nicholas, bapt. 22 Jan. 1503-04, buried 29 Nov. 1606.
  • HENRY SCOTT (Edmund), born probably in Rattlesden, Suffolk, about 1565, was buried there, 24 Dec. 1624. He married in Rattlesden, 25 July 1594, MARTHA WHATLOCK, baptised there, 18 July 1658, died before 1653, daughter of Thomas and Joan (___) Whatlock.
  • Henry Scott grew up in Rattlesden, a yeoman farmer. After his death, his family continued to reside there until 1634 when they emigrated to America. His widow, Martha, aged about sixty (really fifty-six), his son Thomas and his fammily, his daughter, Ursula (Scott) Kimball with her husband, Richard Kimball, their children, and Kimball's brother, Henry Kimball, and his family, sailed in the Elizabeth of Ipswich, 30 Apr. 1634. This shipping list, given by both Drake and Hotten, is divided into two parts, those who took the oath of allegiance and those who did not, the latter being children under age.



Curator, please remove Joan Howard form the tree of Charles Howard She was removed once before and someone reposted her again as a daughter. Joan was NOT his daughter. - Done EH 28 May 2013


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Joan Scott's Timeline

Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Age 6
November 1, 1560
Age 7
Bradfield Saint George, Suffolk, England
May 31, 1562
Age 9
Bradfield, St George, Suffolk, England
July 28, 1564
Age 11
Saint George,Bradfield,Suffolk,England
Age 11
Bradfield, Suffolk, St George, UK
August 2, 1565
Age 12
Bradfield,St George,Suffolk,England
June 28, 1567
Age 14
Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
September 15, 1568
Age 15
Rattlesden, Suffolk, , England