Catharine Digby (Griffin)

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Catharine Digby (Griffin)

Also Known As: "Catharine Griffin", "Katherine Giffin"
Birthplace: England
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Nicholas Griffin, III, Kt. and Catharine Griffin
Wife of Sir John Digby
Mother of Elizabeth Hercye, Lady; Parnel Digby; William Digby; Simon Digby, MP and Anne Digby
Sister of John Griffin, 9th Lord Latimer; Isabel Griffin; Richard Griffin and Edward Griffin

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About Catharine Digby (Griffin)

  • 'Katherine Griffin1,2,3,4
  • 'F, b. circa 1455, d. before 24 October 1517
  • Father Nicholas Griffin, Esq., 8th Lord Latimer, Sheriff of Northamptonshire4,3 b. 5 Jun 1426, d. 6 Jun 1482
  • Mother Katherine Curzon1,4,3 d. bt 1 Jul 1465 - 2 Oct 1471
  • ' Katherine Griffin was born circa 1455 at of Braybrook, Northamptonshire, England.4 She married John Bellers, Esq., son of John Bellers, Esq. and Elizabeth Sutton, after 1470; No issue.3,4 Katherine Griffin married Sir John Digby, Sheriff of Rutland, Warwickshire, & Leicestershire, son of Everard Digby, Esq. and Jacquette Ellis, circa 1478; They had 4 sons (William, Esq; Simon; Rowland; & Everard) and 4 daughters (Anne, wife of Sir William Skeffington; Elizabeth, wife of Humphrey Hercy, Esq; Alice, wife of George Ashby, Esq; & Dorothy, wife of Mr. Brokesby, Esq.).2,3 Katherine Griffin died before 24 October 1517.5,3
  • 'Family 1 John Bellers, Esq. b. c 1413, d. 27 Jan 1476
  • 'Family 2 Sir John Digby, Sheriff of Rutland, Warwickshire, & Leicestershire d. bt 19 May 1533 - 31 May 1533
  • Children
    • ◦William Digby, Esq.3 d. b 1 Aug 1529
    • ◦Elizabeth Digby+ b. c 1480
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11581] Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerages, p. 255.
  • 2.[S387] Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 4th Ed., by F. L. Weis., p. 63.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 86.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 288.
  • 5.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 624.
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Catharine Digby (Griffin)'s Timeline

Grove, Nottinghamshire, England
Kettleby &, Luffenham, Co. Leicester