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Elizabeth Litton (Andrews)

Also Known As: "Lytton"
Birthplace: Baylham, Suffolk, England
Death: after 1509
Holy Trinity, Hounslow, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Andrew, Esq. and Dame Elizabeth Andrews
Wife of Thomas Windsor, Esq. and Sir Robert de Lytton II, KB
Mother of Elizabeth Fowler (Windsor); Alice Puttenham; Anne Corbet; William Windsor; Sir Andrews Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor and 8 others
Half sister of Anne Bourgcher

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About Dame Elizabeth Litton

  • Elizabeth Andrews1,2,3,4,5,6
  • F, #19975, b. 1442
  • Father John Andrews, Esq., Burgess of Ipswich & Bletchingley7,3,8,5,9 b. c 1415, d. 1473
  • Mother Elizabeth Stratton7,8,9 b. c 1425
  • Elizabeth Andrews was born in 1442 at of Baylham, Suffolk, England; 1st daughter. She married Thomas Windsor, Esq., Constable of Windsor Castle, son of Miles Windsor, Esq. and Joan Green, before 1 February 1466; They had 6 sons (Andrew; Sir Andrew, 1st Lord Windsor; William; Thomas; Sir Anthony; & Edward) and 5 daughters (Elizabeth; Bridget; Margaret, a nun at Sion; Elizabeth, wife of Sir Richard Fowler; Alice, wife of George Puttenham, Esq; & Anne, wife of Edmund Dudley, Esq.).2,3,4,5,6 Elizabeth Andrews married Sir Robert Lytton, Burgess of Ludgershall, Treasurer at War, Under-Treasurer of England, son of Robert Lytton and Agnes Hotoft, between 29 September 1485 and 1489; They had 1 son (Thomas).2,4,6
  • Family 1 Sir Robert Lytton, Burgess of Ludgershall, Treasurer at War, Under-Treasurer of England b. c 1445
  • Child
    • Fides Lytton
  • Family 2 Thomas Windsor, Esq., Constable of Windsor Castle b. c 1441, d. 29 Sep 1485
  • Children
    • Anne Windsor+3,4,5,6 d. a 1 Oct 1500
    • Sir Andrew Windsor, 1st Lord Windsor of Stanwell, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, Steward of New Windsor, Trier of Petitions in the House of Lords+2,4,6 b. Feb 1467, d. 30 Mar 1543
    • Elizabeth Windsor+ b. c 1469
    • Alice Windsor+ b. c 1473
  • Citations
  • [S6171] Unknown author, Lineage and Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Gerald Paget, Vol. II, p. 469; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 1619; Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 174; Wallop Family, p. 19.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 476.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 555-556.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 72.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 341.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 662-663.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 475-476.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 71.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 661.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p665.htm#i19975


  • Elizabeth Andrews1
  • F, #211413, b. 1444, d. 1485
  • Last Edited=2 Dec 2015
  • Elizabeth Andrews was born in 1444.2 She was the daughter of John Andrews and Elizabeth Stratton.1 She married, secondly, Sir Robert Litton.1 She married, firstly, Thomas Windsor, son of Miles de Windsor and Joan Green, before 1 February 1465/66.1,3 She died in 1485.2
  • Her married name became Litton.1 From before 1 February 1465/66, her married name became Windsor.1
  • Children of Elizabeth Andrews and Thomas Windsor
    • Elizabeth Windsor+4
    • Andrews Windsor, 1st Lord Windsor+1 b. c 1467, d. c 1543
  • Citations
  • [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 591. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
  • [S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
  • [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3153. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • [S5340] Redwine Lane, "re: Windsor Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 29 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Windsor Family."
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p21142.htm#i211413


  • A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, by John Burke
  • https://archive.org/details/agenealogicalan09burkgoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/agenealogicalan09burkgoog#page/n481/mode/1up
  • Pg.447
  • .... etc.
  • SIR ROBERT DE LYTTON, of Lytton, in the county of Derby, comptroller of the household to King Henry IV. receiver-general of the Queen's rents in her honour of High Peak, and agister of that forest. — His son (by his wife, Agnes, daughter of John Hotoft, sheriff of London),
  • SIR ROBERT DE LYTTON, of Lytton, under-treasurer of the Exchequer to Henry VII. keeper of the great wardrobe, a member of the privy council, and a knight of the bath, purchased in the 7th Henry VII. the demesne of Knebworth, of Sir Thomas Bourchier. Sir Robert m. Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of John Andrews, of Weston, in Norfolk, and relict of Thomas Windsor,* of Stanwell, by whom he had, (with a dau. Fides, m. to Richard Deveneish, esq. of Hellengleigh) a son,
  • WILLIAM DE LYTTON, of Knebworth, Governor of the castle of Bulloigne, in France, and sheriff for the counties of Herts and Essex, who wedded Audrey, daughter and heiress of Sir Philip Booth, .... etc.
    • * By this Thomas Windsor, Elizabeth left a son SIR ANDREW WINDSOR, summoned to parliament as Baron Windsor, 31 HENRY VIII. Burke's Extinct Peerage.


  • Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=p_yzpuWi4sgC&pg=PA475&lpg=PA475&dq=Elizabeth+STRATTON+1425&source=bl&ots=RQBL4NX3f9&sig=TeOVZmkrjW2fPdnHZfn4VDSic-Q&hl=en&ei=AJkkTc09j5qwA4euuJsB&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Elizabeth%20STRATTON%201425&f=false
  • Pg.475
  • 13. Elizabeth Stratton, daughter and heiress, born about 1425. She married about 1439 John Andrew (or Andrews), Esq., of Baylham, Suffolk, laywer, Burgess for Ipswich and Bletchingley, Suffolk, son of James Andrews, of Ipswich, Suffolk, by Alice, daughter and heiress of John Weyland. He was born perhaps about 1415. They had two daughters, Elizabeth and Anne. He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1453, and was a lawyer. They had two daughters. John Andrews, Esq., died in 1473, and was buried at Stoke near Ipswich, Suffolk. His widow, Elizabeth, left a will dated 18 Oct. 1474, proved 11 Dec. 1474 (P.C.C. 11 Wattys). She was buried at St. Dionis Backchurch, London.
  • .... etc.
  • Children of Elizabeth Stratton, by John Andrew, Esq.:
  • i. Elizabeth Andrew [see next].
  • Pg.476
  • 14. Elizabeth Andrew, 1st daughter and co-heiress. She married (1st) before 1 Feb. 1465/6 Thomas Windsor, Esq., of Stanwell, Middlesex, and West Hagbourne, Berkshire, lawyer, Usher of the Chamber, Constable of Windsor Castle, Knight of the Shire for Middlesex, son and heir of Miles Windsor, Esq., of Stanwell, Middlesex, by Joan, daughter of Walter Green. He was born about 1441 (aged 11 in 1452). They had three sons, Andrew, Andrew (2nd of name), Knt., K.B. [1st Lord Windsor], and Anthony, Knt., and four daughters, Elizabeth, Bridget, Alice and Anne, Thomas Windsor, Esq., died testate 29 Sept. 1485 (P.C.C. 14 Logge, requesting burial at Stanwell). His widow Elizabeth, married (2nd) Robert Lytton, Knt. (died testate, in 1505), of Lytton and Knebworth, Hertfordshire, Privy Councillor, Under-Treasurer of England, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, Treasurer at War, Burgess for Ludgershall, Knight of the Shire for Herfordshire. They had sons, William and Thomas. She died in 1542.
    • .... etc.


  • Thomas WINDSOR (Constable of Windsor Castle)
  • Born: ABT 1440/44, Stanwell, Middlesex, England
  • Died: 29 Sep 1485, Stanwell, Middlesex, England
  • Notes: fought on Richard III's side at the Battle of Bosworth. In his will, dated 13 Aug 1479, he lists: The late Dame Alice Wyche (wife's aunt), Elizabeth his wife, Andrews his son, John Andrews (father in law), Elizabeth wife of John Andrews (mother in law), Anthony Windesore his youngest son, William Windsor his son, Anne his unmarried daughter, Elizabeth his married daughter (married to Richard Fowler), Alice his married daughter (married to George (or Wm?) Puttenham), His cousin John Catesby.
  • Father: Miles WINDSOR
  • Mother: Joan GREEN
  • Married: Elizabeth ANDREWS (dau. of John Andrews and Elizabeth Stratton) (m.2 Robert Lytton of Lytton and Knebworth) BEF 1 Feb 1465/66, Baylham, Suffolk, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Elizabeth WINDSOR
    • 2. Anne WINDSOR
    • 3. Andrew WINDSOR (1° B. Windsor of Bradenham)
    • 4. William WINDSOR
    • 5. John WINDSOR
    • 6. Thomas WINDSOR
    • 7. Alice WINDSOR
    • 8. Miles WINDSOR
    • 9. Anthony WINDSOR
    • 10. Bridget WINDSOR
    • 11. Margaret WINDSOR (Prioress of Syon Abbey)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WINDSOR.htm#Thomas WINDSOR (Constable of Windsor Castle)1



  • Thomas Windsor
  • Birth: 1441, England
  • Death: Sep. 29, 1485, England
  • Esquire of Stanwell, Middlesex and West Hagbourne, Berkshire. Lawyer, Usher of the Chamber, Constable of Windsor Castle, Knight of the Sire for Middlesex.
  • Son and heir to Miles Windsor, Esq., of Stanwell by Joan, daughter of Walter Greene.
  • Husband of Elizabeth Andrew, eldest daughter and co-heiress of John Andrew and Elizabeth Stratton. They married before 01 Feb 1466 and had three sons and four daughters; Andrew 1st, Andrew 2nd Lord Windsor and Sir Anthony, Elizabeth, Bridget, Alice and Anne.
  • Burial: St Mary the Virgin, Stanwell, Spelthorne Borough, Surrey, England
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 111027523
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=windsor&GSfn=thomas&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1485&GSdyrel=in&GScntry=5&GSob=n&GRid=111027523&df=all&


  • Elizabeth Stratton Andrews
  • Birth: 1425, England
  • Death: 1474, England
  • Daughter of John Stratton, Esq., and Elizabeth Luttrell. Grand daughter of Sir Hugh Luttrell and Katherine Beaumont.
  • Wife of John Andrews, Esq., of Baylham, Suffolk, lawyer and Burgess of Ipswitch and Bletchingly, Suffolk, son of James Andrews and Alice Weyland. They were married about 1439, and had two daughters; Elizabeth who married Thomas Windsor, and Anne who married John Sulliard.
  • John died in 1473 and was buried at Stoke, Suffolk.
  • Burial: St Dionis Backchurch, London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 104949583
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=104949583


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Dame Elizabeth Litton's Timeline

Baylham, Suffolk, England
Age 25
Stanwell, Bradenlove, Buckingham, England
Age 25
Bradenlove, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 26
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 28
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 28
Bradenlove, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 30
Bradenlove, Buckinghamshire, England
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Buckinghamshire, England
October 1474
Age 34
Stanwell, Bradenlove, Buckingham, England