There are a plethora of Roberts, Hamnets, and Margarets in the Hyde family and they have been horribly confused and merged erroneously continuously. The goal of the project is to further document the family and to help people who are confused understand who married whom, who begat whom, and who was the heir and succeeded whom!
GEN 1 John de Hyde m. Matild de Masci, heir was Hamon or Hamnet Hyde
GEN 2 Hamon or Hamnet Hyde of Norbury and Hyde, who died before 1470. His heir was his second son Thomas.
GEN 3 Thomas Hyde m. daughter of Kniveton of Underwood. Alive in 151. Thomas was the heir of his older brother, John.
GEN 4 1542 in possession was Robert de Hyde son of Thomas m. (1) Margaret dau of Richard Holland of Denton with whom he had Hamnet and John and Agnes, (2) daughter of Robert Skargill of London, (3) maybe – daughter of ? Boydell of Pulcroft with whom he had Lawrence.
GEN 5 Hamnet son of Robert and Margaret Holland, died during his father's lifetime, so it was Hamnet's son Robert who succeeded his grandfather.
GEN 6 Robert, son of Hamnet, heir to his grandfather, m. Margaret daughter of John Dukinfield Esq
GEN 7 Robert, son of Robert and Margaret Dukinfield, m. Beatrice daughter of Sir William Calverly of Calverly York. Robert died March 22 1614 buried Stockport
GEN 8 Hamnet, son of Robert and Beatrice, m. Margaret daughter of John Warren of Poynton. Died May 1643 at 79 yrs of age His son Robert m. Margaret GRANDdaughter of Sir Edward Fitton. This Robert died 1642 before his father, hence his son inherited.
GEN 9 Edward Hyde, son of Robert d. 1642 m. Anne Brooke, daughter of Sir Richard Brooke of Norton Priory. Died ca April 13 1669
GEN 10 Robert his son succeeded him, died 1670 buried Stockport
GEN 11 Edward, only son of Robert, sold
John de Hyde married Matild daughter of Hamon de Masci of Rixon Their heir was Hamon or Hamnet Hyde of Norbury and Hyde who died before 1470 and was eventually succeeded by his second son Thomas Huyde heir to the elder brother John Thomas married a daughter of Kniveton of Underwood He was exempted from serving on juries August 1511 In 1542 we find Robert de Hyde the son of Thomas in possession
Robert de Hyde was thrice married first to Margaret the daughter of Richard Holland of Denton by whom he had two sons Hamnet and John and one daughter Agnes who became the wife of John Arden By his second union with the daughter of Robert Skargill of London some have it by a third marriage with the daughter of Boydell of Pulcroft he had a son Lawrence who settled in West Hatch Henry Hyde the son of this Lawrence was the father of Edward Hyde the great Earl of Clarendon who was the father of Ann Hyde the Queen of James II and the grandfather of the two succeeding reigning Queens Mary and Anne The ancestral estates passed to the family of Hamnet Hyde the eldest son and heir who had married Margaret daughter of Lawrence Warren of Poynton Hamnet dying during his father's lifetime transmitted the rights to his son Robert who married as his first or second wife Margaret daughter of John Dukinfield Esq of Dukinfield The inquisition of Robert Hyde was taken as follows
Inq PM 13 Eliz Robert Huyde Esq held the manor of Norbury also a moiety of the manor of Huyde and 8 messuages 600 acres of land 40 of meadow 40 of pasture 20 of wood 20 of moor and 10 of turbary therein of Edward Leigh Esq of Bagalegh as socage and by yearly rent service of 4s Val pa 11 16s 2d Died January 17th last Robert Huyde son and heir aged 28 on the Feast of the Annunciation of Blessed Virgin Mary last
Robert Hyde the heir mentioned in the inquisition married Beatrice daughter of Sir William Calverly of Calverly York and had fourteen children He died in 1614 and was buried at Stockport His inquisition runs as under Inq PM 18 Jac 1
Robert Hyde held the manor of Norbury also half the manor of Hyde and the messuages and lands aforesaid of Robert Leigh Esq as of his manor of Baguley in socage by fealty and a rent of 6d Val PA 5 Died at Norbury March 22 11 Jac 1 Hamnet Hyde son and heir aged 55 years
Hamnet Hyde who was 55 years old at the time of his father's inquisition married at Prestbury in 1583 Margaret daughter of John Warren of Poynton He died in May 1643 being nearly 80 years of age His son Robert married to Margaret grand daughter of Sir Edward Fitton of Gawsworth pre deceased his father dying in 1642
Edward Hyde son of Robert Hyde who died 1642 and grandson and heir of the last named Hamnet took an active part on the side of Parliament in the great Civil War and is frequently met with in company with Colonel Dukinfield He married Anne daughter of Sir Richard Brooke of Norton Priory and he it was who restored Hyde Hall and placed in the centre of the chimney piece of the panelled great room the arms of Hyde quartered with Brooke noted both in Ormerod and Earwaker These arms are now in possession of John Clarke Esq of Oswestry
Edward Hyde died in April 1669 and was buried on the 13th of that month at Stockport His son Robert who succeeded him died the following year and was also interred at Stockport Edward Hyde the only son of the last named sold the Norbury and other estates and then went to America having been appointed Governor of North Carolina where he is supposed to have died He married and had two sons and two daughters Anne and Penelope Both the sons died unmarried and thus the direct male line of the Hydes terminated