Sir Francis Weston

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Francis Weston

Death: Died in London, Greater London, UK
Cause of death: Executed, beheaded, for high treason and adultery with the queen
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Weston, MP and Anne Copton Sandys
Husband of Anne Knyvett
Father of Sir Henry Weston, KB, MP and Anne Keilway
Brother of Margaret Denys and Anne Weston

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About Sir Francis Weston

Sir Francis Weston (1511 – 17 May 1536) was a gentleman at the court of King Henry VIII of England. He became a friend of the king and gained a sad fame by being one of the men accused alongside Anne Boleyn. Charged with high treason and adultery with the queen, he was condemned to death together with George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford, Sir Henry Norris, Sir William Brereton and Mark Smeaton. They were all executed in the year 1536, shortly before the queen.


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  • The visitations of the county of Surrey : made and taken in the years 1530 by Thomas Benolte, Clarenceux king of arms ; 1572 by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux king of arms ; and 1623 by Samuel Thompson, Windsor herald, and Augustin Vincent, Rouge croix pursuivant, marshals and deputies to William Camden, Clarenceux king of arms (1899)
    • Weston - Chart Pg.7-8
  • Peter vel John Weston. = d. of Dawney of Yorkshire ; ch: 1. Edmond (m. Katheryn Camell), 2. John, 3. William Weston.
    • 2. John Weston Lord Pryor of St Johns.
    • 3. William Weston Knight of the Rhodes.
    • 1. Edmond Weston = Katheryn d. & heire of John Camell of com. Som. & widow of Rougwell. ; ch: Sr Ric' (m. Anne Sands), Will'm (Pryor of St Johns), Mabel (m. John Dingley), Anne (m. Rafe Verney) Weston.
      • Will'm Weston Lord Pryor of St Johns.
      • Mabell vx. John Dingley of the Ilse of Wight this Mabell was by a 2 wife.
      • Anne vx. Rafe Verney of Buckinghamshire sonn of Sr John this Anne was by a 2 wife.
      • Sr Ric' Weston Knight M'r of the Wards Threaseror of Callis & vnder Threaseror of England temp. H. 8. = Anne d. of William Sands. 3 egles legs in Chefe & a chevero' between 3 mores hds wth croses formy on the cheveron. ; ch: (Pg.8 Francis (m. Anne Pikering), Margaret (m. Walter Dennys), Katherin (m. John Rogers) Weston.)
        • Francis Weston = Anne d. & sole heire of Sr Christopher Pikering heire to Morseby & Lasscells. ; ch: Sir Henry (m. Margaret Arundell), & possibly Richard Weston of Skrynes in Essex.
          • Sir Henery Weston Knighted at Callis was of Sutton in com. Surrey. = Margerett d. of Sir Tho. Arundell of com. Dorsett Knt. ; ch: Sir Richard (m. Jane Dister), Elizebeth (s.p.) Weston.
            • Sir Richard Weston of Sutton Knt. = Jane d. & heire of John Dister of London. ; ch: Sir Richard (m. Grace Harper) Weston.
              • Sir Richard Weston of Sutton Knt. 1623. = Grace d. & heire of John Harper of Chelston in com. Herefford. ; ch: 1. Richard (5 yere old 1623), 2. John, 3. Henery, Frances Weston.
          • possibly Richard Weston of Skrynes in Essex. Vide Essex. had issue
        • Margarett vx. Walter Dennys of Glostershire. ; ch: Richard, William Dennys
        • Katherin vx. John Rogers of com. Dorsett. ; ch: Richard, John, Katherine Rogers.


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