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Eleanor Vaughan (Whitney), the elder

Also Known As: "Eleanor Whitney", "Ellen Whitney", "Eleanor"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Whitney, Herefordshire, England
Death: Died in England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Robert de Whitney and Constance Whitney
Wife of Thomas Vaughan
Mother of Eleanor Vaughan; Richard Vaughan; Thomas Vaughan, Jr. and Sir Reid Vaughan
Sister of Joan or Jane Vaughn
Half sister of Elsbeth Pye; James de Whitney; Hugh Whitney; John Whitney; Robert Whitney and 3 others

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About Eleanor Whitney, the elder

  • 'Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ... By Douglas Richardson
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=kjme027UeagC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Plantagenet+ancestry&hl=en&sa=X&ei=U8VLUYTME-boiALhroHwBw&ved=0CEcQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=puleston&f=false
  • Pg. 265
  • 12. ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., of Whitney, Herefordshire, Sheriff of Herefordshire, 1474-5, son and heir. He married (1st) CONSTANCE AUDLEY (or TUCHET), daughter of James Tuchet (or Audley), Knt., 5th Lord Audley (descendant of King John), by his 2nd wife, Eleanor, illegitimate daughter of Edmund Holand, K.G., 4th Earl of Kent [see TUCHET 12 for her ancestry]. They had two daughters, Joan and 'Eleanor (wife of Thomas Vaughan, Knt., of Bredwardine)'. He married (2nd) ELIZABETH VAUGHAN, daughter of Thomas Vaughan, of Hergest, Herefordshire, by Ellen Gethin, daughter of Dafydd ap Cadwgan ap Phylip Dorddu. They had four sons, James, Esq., John, Hugh, and Robert, and three daughters, Eleanor (wife of John Puleston), Sibyl (wife of Roger ap Richard), and Elizabeth (wife of John Pye). He was attainted as a Yorkist by the Lancastrian Parliament in 1459. ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., died shortly before 6 Oct. 1494. His widow Elizabeth, was living 4 May 1525. ....
  • 13. JOAN WHITNEY, daughter by her father's 1st marriage. She married ROGER VAUGHAN, Knt., of Porthaml (in Talgarth), Breconshhire, Wales, Steward and Receiver of the Lordship of Dinas, 1509, 2nd son of Robert Vaughan, Knt., of Tretower, Breconshire, by his 1st wife Denise, daughter of Thomas ap Philip Vaughan of Tyle-Glas. They had four sons, Watkin, Esq., John, Harry, Esq., and Thomas, Esq., and four daughters, Elinor (wife of Thomas Gwyn, Hywel ap Gwilym, and William Dometh), Elizabeth, __ (wife of Jenkin ap Thomas), and Margaret (wife of John Parker). By a ....
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Welsh Biography Online

It is also said that John Vaughan, father of Sir Hugh Johneys, knight of the Sepulchre, 1441, was an illegitimate son of Walter Vaughan. Walter Vaughan's heir was 'Sir THOMAS VAUGHAN, who m. Eleanor , daughter of Robert Whitney'.

From: http://wbo.llgc.org.uk/en/s-VAUG-BRO-1350.html

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  • 'Vaughan Family of Wales
  • http://archive.org/details/VaughanFamilyOfWales
  • http://archive.org/stream/VaughanFamilyOfWales/VaughanFamily#page/n3/mode/1up
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  • Watkin Vaughan was killed by an arrow one source says at Hereford another at the battle of Mortimers Cross. He had married Elizabeth daughter of Sir Henry Wogan and had at least fifteen children. One of them William Vaughan Of Rhydhelig the second son slew the earl of Warwick, the kingmaker, when the earl was trying to escape from the battle at Barnet in 1471. He was regarded as the supreme champion on the battle field after the death of his uncle Thomas ap Roger of Hergest He was constable of Aberystwyth castle
  • Another of Watkins sons, Lewis Vaughan was described as being of Llanbedr, Painscastle and Rhulen.
  • From John Vaughan another of his sons were descended the Vaughans of Pont-faen
  • Another John Vaughan, an illegitimate son of Watkin Vaughan was father of Sir Hugh Johneys knight of the Sepulchre
  • Watkin Vaughan's heir was 'Sir Thomas Vaughan who married Eleanor daughter of Robert Whitney.
  • His heir was Sir Richard Vaughan knighted at Tournai on the 14th October 1513, Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1530 and 1541 (therefore must have owned considerable property in that county at the time) and married Anne ....
  • http://archive.org/stream/VaughanFamilyOfWales/VaughanFamily#page/n4/mode/1up
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  • daughter of John Butler and heiress of the Dunraven and Pen-bre estates. The main line of the family moved from Bredwardine to Dunraven

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  • '(according to Plantagenent and the listing for her father Robert on Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors & Cousins, this Eleanor was the dau. of Robert's first wife Constance, the dau. of Elsbeth Vaughan also named Eleanor is the wife of John Puleston)
  • 'Eleanor Whitney1
  • 'F, #58576, b. circa 1454
  • Father Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire b. c 1418, d. c 6 Oct 1494
  • Mother Elsbeth Vaughan1 b. c 1428, d. a 4 May 1525
  • ' Eleanor Whitney was born circa 1454 at of Whitney, Herefordshire, England.1 She married Sir Thomas Vaughan, son of Watkin Vaughan and Ellen (Janet) Wogan, circa 1475.2
  • 'Family Sir Thomas Vaughan b. c 1439, d. a 1509
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11588] Some Early English Pedigrees, by Vernon M. Norr, p. 145.
  • 2.[S11588] Some Early English Pedigrees, by Vernon M. Norr, p. 117.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1949.htm#i58576
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  • 'Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ... By Douglas Richardson
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=kjme027UeagC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Plantagenet+ancestry&hl=en&sa=X&ei=U8VLUYTME-boiALhroHwBw&ved=0CEcQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=puleston&f=false
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  • 12. ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., of Whitney, Herefordshire, Sheriff of Herefordshire, 1474-5, son and heir. He married (1st) CONSTANCE AUDLEY (or TUCHET), daughter of James Tuchet (or Audley), Knt., 5th Lord Audley (descendant of King John), by his 2nd wife, Eleanor, illegitimate daughter of Edmund Holand, K.G., 4th Earl of Kent [see TUCHET 12 for her ancestry]. They had two daughters, Joan and Eleanor (wife of Thomas Vaughan, Knt., of Bredwardine). He married (2nd) ELIZABETH VAUGHAN, daughter of Thomas Vaughan, of Hergest, Herefordshire, by Ellen Gethin, daughter of Dafydd ap Cadwgan ap Phylip Dorddu. They had four sons, James, Esq., John, Hugh, and Robert, and three daughters, 'Eleanor (wife of John Puleston)', Sibyl (wife of Roger ap Richard), and Elizabeth (wife of John Pye). He was attainted as a Yorkist by the Lancastrian Parliament in 1459. ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., died shortly before 6 Oct. 1494. His widow Elizabeth, was living 4 May 1525. ....
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  • 'Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ... By Douglas Richardson
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=8JcbV309c5UC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Magna+Carta+ancestry:+a+study+in+colonial&hl=en&sa=X&ei=kshLUY2yHM_SigKTqYHwAg&ved=0CDwQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=puleston&f=false
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  • 13. CONSTANCE AUDLEY (or Tuchet), married as his 1st wife) ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., of Whitney, Herefordshire, Sheriff of Herefordshire, 1474-5, son and heir of Eustace Whitney, Esq., of Whitney and Colepychard, Herefordshire by his 1st wife Joan, daughter of William Trussell, Knt. They has two daughters, Joan and Eleanor (wife of Thomas Vaughan of Bredwardine). He married '(2nd ELIZABETH VAUGHAN', daughter of Thomas Vaughan, of Hergest, Herefordshire, by Ellen Gethn, daughter of Dafydd ap Cadwgan ap Phylip Dorddu. They had four sons, James, Esq., John, Hugh, and Robert, and three daughters, 'Ellen (wife of John Puleston)', Sibyl (wife of Roger ap Richard Vaughan, of Hergest), and Elizabeth (wife of John Pye). ROBERT WHITNEY, Esq., died shortly before 6 Oct. 1494. His widow, Elizabeth, was living 4 May 1525. ....
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  • 13. WILLIAM GRIFFITH, Knt., of Penrhyn, Caernarvonshire, Esqure of the Body to King Henry VIII, Chamberlain of North Wales, Deputy Justice of North Wales', son and Heir by his father's 1st marriage, born about 1480. He married (1st) Jane Stradling, daughter of Thomas Stradling, of St. Donat's, Glamogan, by Janet, daughter of Thomas Mathew, Esq. [see STRADLING 11 for her ancestry]. They had five sons, William, Edward, Esq., Rhys, Knt., John, and Hugh, and eight daughters, Grace (wife of William Stanley, Knt.), Jane (wife of Thomas Mostyn), Elin/ Elinor (wife of Hugh Conway, Esq.), Catherine (wife of Richard Bulkeley, Knt.), Anne (wife of Hugh Lewis, Esq.), Elizabeth (wife of John Philips, Esq.), Dorothy, and Margaret (wife successively of Peter Mytton, Thomas Griffith, and Hugh Thelwall). He served in the French campaign in 1513, being present at the Siege of Therouanne, the Battle of the Spurs, and the Siege of Rournai. His wife Jane died before 1520. He married (2nd) by marriage settlement dated 2 Aug. 1522 JANE PULESTON, widow of Robert ap Maredudd, of Glynllifon, Caernarvonshire, and daughter of 'John Puleston, of Hafoyd-y-Wern, Wrexham, and Bersham, Denbighshire, Constable of Caernarvon, Chamberlain of North Wales, by Eleanor, daughter of Robert Whitney, Esq., of Whitney, Herefordshire'. They had three sons, William Esq., Rowland, and George [Archdeacon of Anglesey], and two daughters, Mary (wife of Randall Brereton, Knt., and Hugh Cholmondeley, Knt.) and Sibyl (or Isabel). SIR WILLIAM GRIFFITH died in 1531. ...
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  • '(THIS ENTRY HAS SOME ERRORS AS THE DAU.S JOANNE & ELEANOR AS LISTED IN THE BODY OF TEXT ARE DAU. OF THE 1ST WIFE CONSTANCE)
  • Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire1,2,3,4
  • M, #30436, b. circa 1418, d. circa 6 October 1494
  • Father Eustace Whitney, Esq.2,3 d. 1481
  • Mother Joan Trussell2,3
  • Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire was born circa 1418 at of Whitney, Herefordshire, England. He married Constance Touchet, daughter of Sir James Touchet, 5th Lord Audley, Chief Justice & Chamberlain of South Wales and Eleanor Holand, circa 1449; They had 2 daughters (Joan (Jane), wife of Sir Roger Vaughan; & Eleanor, wife of Sir Thomas Vaughn.2,5,3,4 Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire married Elsbeth Vaughan, daughter of Thomas Vaughan and Ellen (Ellena) Gethin, circa 1451; They had 4 sons (James, Esq., John, Robert, & Hugh) and 3 daughters ('Ellen, wife of John Puleston'; Sibyl, wife of Roger ap Richard Vaughan; & Elizabeth, wife of John Pye).2,3 Sir Robert Whitney, Sheriff of Herefordshire died circa 6 October 1494.3
  • Family 1 Constance Touchet b. c 1432, d. c 1451
  • Child
    • Jane Whitney+6,3 b. c 1450
  • Family 2 Elsbeth Vaughan b. c 1428, d. a 4 May 1525
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Whitney+ b. c 1452, d. b 1495
    • Eleanor Whitney b. c 1454
    • Joanne Whitney b. c 1456
    • James Whitney+ b. c 1465, d. 1500
  • Citations
  • 1.[S9397] Unknown author, Some Early English Pedigrees, by Vernon M. Norr, p. 145.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 104.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 190.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 219.
  • 5.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 722-723.
  • 6.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 709.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1013.htm#i30436
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Eleanor Whitney, the elder's Timeline

1440
1440
Whitney, Herefordshire, England
1470
1470
Age 30
Bredwardine, Herefordshire, Wales, (Present UK)
1482
1482
Age 42
England
1485
1485
Age 42
Of, Bredwardine, Herefordshire, England
1487
1487
Age 42
Of, Bredwardine, Herefordshire, England
1995
June 10, 1995
Age 42
June 16, 1995
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June 16, 1995
Age 42
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