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Francis "the Elder" Knollys, Knight

Birthplace: Caversham and Rotherfield Greys, Oxford, England
Death: Died in Rotherfield Greys, Oxford, England
Place of Burial: Plot: Knollys Chapel, St Nicholas Churchyard, Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Knollys and Lettice Knollys
Husband of Mary Catherine Carey, Lady Knollys
Father of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Essex & Leicester; Mary Stalker; Sir Henry Knollys, MP; William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury; Edward Knollys, MP and 9 others
Brother of Henry Knollys, MP; Mary Knollys and Joan Knollys

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About Sir Francis Knollys, Knight

"Sir Francis Knollys (the Elder), of Greys Court, in Oxfordshire, KG (c. 1514 – 19 July 1596) was an English courtier in the service and favour of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Elizabeth I of England, and was a Member of Parliament for a number of constituencies."




[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume X, page 284. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 400.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 160.

[S266] #379 [7th edition, 1992] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Who Came to America Before 1700 (7th edition, 1992), Weis, Frederick Lewis, (7th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, c1992), FHL book 974 D2w 1992., p. 4 line 1:37.

[S394] #230 [5th edition, 1999] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215 (5th edition, 1999), Adams, Arthur, (5th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1999), FHL book 973 D2aa 1999., p. 99 line 80:14.

[S347] Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-century Colonists: the Descent from the Later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III, of Emigrants from England and Wales to the North American Colonies Before 1701 (2nd ed., 1999), Faris, David, (2nd edition. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999), FHL book 973 D2fp., p. 70 CAREY:2.

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Sir Francis Knollys, Knight's Timeline

Caversham and Rotherfield Greys, Oxford, England
Age 4
Age 4
December 25, 1539
Age 30
Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England
April 26, 1540
Age 30
Age 31
Age 32
Warwickshire, England
March 3, 1544
Age 34
Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England
Age 36
Age 37
Of, Reading, Berkshire, England