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Francis Annesley

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Death: November 22, 1660 (70-78)
England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Annesley and Beatrix Cornwall
Husband of Dorothy Phillips and Lady Jane Annesley
Father of Hon. Jane Annesley; Letitia Annesley; Hester Annesley; Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey; Robert Annesley and 16 others
Brother of Mary Coney; Beatrix Annesley; Elizabeth Annesley; Robert Annesley and Bridget Annesley

Occupation: 1st viscount of Valentia, 1st Viscount Valentia
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About Francis Annesley, 1st Viscount Valentia

"Francis Annesley, 1st Viscount Valentia was baptised on 2 January 1585/86",_1st_Viscount_Valentia

Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire. London : Harrison 1869. page 1128


  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and ... By John Burke
  • Pg. 7
  • THOMAS ANNESLEY, esq. of Annesley, M.P. for the county of Nottingham, 7th RICHARD II. This gentleman m. Agnes, daughter of Robert Clifton, of Clifton, by whom he had issue,
    • HUGH, his successor.
  • Pg. 8
    • Isabel, m. to Sir Gervase Clifton, Knt. of Clifton, in the county of Nottingham.
  • Thomas Annesley was s. at his decease by his only son,
  • SIR HUGH ANNESLEY, knt. who m. ___ dau. of Sir John Babington, of Chilwell, in the county of Notts, and left (with a daughter, Isabella, wife of Edmund Willoughby, esq.) an only son and successor,
  • SIR HUGH ANNESLEY, knt. of Annesley, who m. a daughter of William Fitz Williams, esq. and had two sons,
    • JOHN, of Annesley, who d. 15th HENRY VI. leaving a dau. and sole heiress,
      • ALICE, who m. Sir George Chaworth, knt. ancestor of the Viscounts Chaworth, and with her the manor and estate of ANNESLEY passed to the family of Chaworth, and is now in the possession of JOHN CHAWORTH-MUSTERS, esq.
    • THOMAS.
  • The second son,
  • THOMAS ANNESLEY, esq. of Rodington, was s. by his elder son,
  • WILLIAM ANNESLEY, esq. of Rodington, who m. Mabel, daughter of ___ English, esq. and had (with four daughters) five sons, viz.
    • HUGH (Sir), of Maple Durham, in the county of Oxford, who left three daughters.
    • Bryan, d.s.p.
    • Ralph, d.s.p.
    • ROBERT, of whom presently.
    • John.
  • The fourth son,
  • ROBERT ANNESLEY, esq. eventually succeeded to the family estates, and was of Newport Pagnell, in the county of Bucks. He m. Joan, daughter of William Cloville, of Coldhall, in Essex, by whom he had (with three daughters) an only son and heir,
  • GEORGE ANNESLEY, esq. of Newport Pagnell, who m. Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Dove, esq. and had eight sons and three daughters. The eldest son,
  • ROBERT ANNESLEY, esq. settled in Ireland. He m. Beatrice, daughter of John Cornwall, esq. of Moor Park, in the county of Hereford, and was s. by his elder son,
  • SIR FRANCIS ANNESLEY, knt. who, for forty years, filled several of the highest official situations in Ireland. Upon the insitution of the order of baronets of that kingdom, Sir Francis Annesley was the second person advanced to the dignity, by patent, dated 7th August, 1620, . . . .


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Francis Annesley, 1st Viscount Valentia's Timeline

January 2, 1586
Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Age 22
Age 24
April 3, 1613
Age 27
July 10, 1614
Age 28
Dublin, Ireland
August 2, 1615
Age 29
September 11, 1616
Age 30
Ballysonan Castle, Kildare
March 27, 1619
Age 33
Age 32