Elizabeth Denys (Donne) (1495 - 1561) MP

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Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died
Managed by: Shelley Chrystal Mactyre
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About Elizabeth Denys (Donne)

Born between 1495 and 1500; (estimate; after 1484); reportedly listed as a minor child in her father's will 1505. Married 1519 London. Widow Sep 1523. 1524 resided in Stanway, Middlesex.

Date of birth has also been erroneously reported to be circa 1482, and 1512.

only daughter

heiress of her father

Sir Robert Denys (1477-1561) married (2) lic. 14 July 1524, Elizabeth, da. of Sir Angel Donne of London, wid. of Sir Thomas Murfyn of London, 5s. inc. Robert 3da. She and Sir Thomas DENNYS obtained a marriage license on 15 Jul 1524; date of marriage bond. She and Sir Thomas DENNYS had a large family.

notes

As was the tradition of London, he (Angel Donne) gave his wife Anne Dune [sic] one-third of his estate, plus an additional 100 pounds and household stuff. He gave another third (again, tradition) to his minor children Edward, Francis and Elizabeth Dun. The two sons were also given an additional 100 pounds. Later on in his will he left his son Gabriell ten pounds to be used to school him at Cambridge or Oxford." Probate on 9 Dec 1506 London PCC 13 Adeane. FHL #91,905. Proved by his widow. Paul C. Reed, FASG.

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  1. A View of Devonshire in MDCXXX: With a Pedigree of Most of Its Gentry (Google eBook) Thomas Westcote. William Roberts, 1845 - Devon (England) - 649 pages. Page 615. "Sir Thomas Dennis of Holcomb-Burnel and Bicton, Knt., (chancellor to Queen Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of King Henry Vlll) married Ann, daughter of Wood of London, sans issue; secondly he married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir Angel Donne, and had issue ...."
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Elizabeth Denys's Timeline

1495
1495
London, Middlesex, England
1499
1499
Age 4
London, Middlesex, England
1519
1519
Age 24
Probably Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
1524
July 14, 1524
Age 29
1528
1528
Age 33
Holcombe Burnel,Devonshire,England
1530
1530
Age 35
1532
1532
Age 37
Of Holcombe Burn,Bicton,Devon,England
1534
1534
Age 39
Of Holcombe Burn,Bicton,Devon,England
1536
1536
Age 41
Of Holcombe Burn,Bicton,Devon,England
1538
1538
Age 43
Of Holcombe Burn,Bicton,Devon,England