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Joyce Acton

Birthplace: Charlecote, Warwickshire, , England
Death: Died in France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Acton and Mary Lacon
Wife of Sir Thomas Lucy, MP, of Charlecote
Mother of Anne Lucy and Sir Thomas Lucy, of Charlecote

Managed by: Sherry Martin
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About Joyce Acton

Joyce Acton is the daughter of Thomas Acton.1 She married Sir Thomas Lucy, son of William Lucy and Anne Fermer.1 Her married name became Lucy.1

Children of Joyce Acton and Sir Thomas Lucy

  • Anne Lucy+1
  • Sir Thomas Lucy+1 d. 1605


  • [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), page 1152. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.

Alternate spelling Joice instead of Joyce.

From Who's Who of Tudor Women (A)

Joyce Acton was the daughter of Thomas Acton of Sutton Park, Tenbury, Worcestershire (1486-January 2, 1546/7) and Margaret Lacon (1506-April 28, 1564). At not quite thirteen, she married Sir Thomas Lucy of Charlecote, Warwickshire (1532-July 7, 1600). Her dowry allowed him to pull down his old house and built a new mansion. They entertained Queen Elizabeth there in August 1572. They were the parents of Anne (1550-1596) and Sir Thomas (1551-1605). Joyce's daughter married Edward Ashton of Tixhall, Staffordshire (1551-February 1, 1597) on April 27, 1581. It was an unhappy relationship and Ashton blamed his mother-in-law.

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Joyce Acton's Timeline

Charlecote, Warwickshire, , England
September 1, 1550
Age 18
Charlecote, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Age 18
Charlecote, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Age 20
Charlecote, Warwickshire, , England
February 10, 1595
Age 63