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Henry Davenport

Birthplace: Coventry, Warwickshire, , England
Death: Died in Coventry,Warwick,Warwickshire,England
Place of Burial: Holy Trinity, Coventry Warwick, ENG
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Son of Edward Davenport and Margery Davenport
Husband of Elizabeth Davenport and Winnifred Barnabi Davenport
Father of Barnaby Davenport; Edward Davenport; Christopher Davenport; Henry Davenport and Rev. John Davenport
Half brother of Christopher Davenport and John Davenport

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About Henry Davenport, of Coventry

  • 'A history and genealogy of the Davenport family, in England and America, from A. D. 1086 to 1850 .. (1851)
  • http://www.archive.org/details/historygenealogy51dave
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/historygenealogy51dave#page/72/mode/1up
  • Issue of Thomas Davenport, (No. 47.)
  • (58.) VI. Richard Davenport, who appears from the pedigrees to have first removed to the County of Northampton, adjoining Warwickshire, and then to have settled at Coventry, in the latter County, about the year 1510. His wife was a daughter of ..... . Venables.
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/historygenealogy51dave#page/73/mode/1up
  • (59.) VII. Ralph Davenport, of Boughton, living in 1542.*
  • Issue of Richard Davenport, ( No. 58.)
    • (60.) I. Edward Davenport of Coventry, who married a daughter of John Harford, Alderman of Coventry. In 1534, he was chosen to the city office of Chamberlain, and in 1540 to that of Sheriff. In 1550, he was chosen Mayor of Coventry, and during the time of his Mayoralty overruled all this county.
    • Issue of Edward Davenport, (No. 60.)
      • ' (61.) I. Henry Davenport, of Coventry, who married, 1st, Winifred, daughter of Richard Barnabit. She was the mother of his issue. His second wife was Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas ___ of Gloucestershire. He was chosen Sheriff of Coventry, in 1602, and seems to have succeeded his younger brother as Mayor, in 1613.
      • (62.) II. Christopher Davenport, who married a daughter of William Hopkins, Alderman of Coventry. He was chosen Sheriff, in 1593; and Mayor, in 1602. [On Thursday, about 2 o'clock, March 24, 1603, deceased Queen Elizabeth, at Richmond, when Hon. Mayor Davenport proclaimed James I. King of England. Harl. MSS.]* Christopher Davenport
      • http://www.archive.org/stream/historygenealogy51dave#page/75/mode/1up
      • founded what is now known as the Bablake School. This is one of the most celebrated of the free schools of Coventry, and for nearly two centuries and a half has furnished a thorough system of instruction to a large number of youth. Its funds are also used for the maintenance of a certain number of superannuated teachers.* It derives its name from a small sheet of water near which the school is located, called Bablake, from the circumstance of a babe having there been drowned. The master of this school is still appointed by the General Charity Trustees of Coventry. A portrait of Christopher Davenport is to be seen in St. Mary's Hall, which stands a little south of St. Michael's Church, with those of other benefactors of the city. In these rooms are also to be found many ancient paintings, figures, arms, &c. : also half-length portraits of Queen Elizabeth, James I., Charles I. : whole lengths of Charles II., James II., &c. : William and Mary (copies) in their coronation robes: originals of Anne, George I., George II., and Caroline, in their coronation robes, &c.
      • ' Issue of Henry Davenport, (No. 61.)
        • (63.) I. Barnabas Davenport of Coventry, who married Mary, daughter of Simon Glover, by whom he had issue, Christopher, Anne, and Elizabeth.
        • (64.) II. Edward Davenport, who married Sarah, daughter of John White, Alderman of Coventry, by whom he had issue, Christopher, Winifred, Elizabeth, and Phillipa.
        • (65.) III. Christopher Davenport, who married. Frances, daughter of John Higginson, by whom he had one daughter, Elizabeth.*
        • http://www.archive.org/stream/historygenealogy51dave#page/77/mode/1up
        • (66.) IV. Henry Davenport.
        • (67.) V. John Davenport, who married Elizabeth Wolley.
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  • 'The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215 ... By Frederick Lewis Weis, William Ryland Beall
  • The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215 ... By Frederick Lewis Weis, William Ryland Beall
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  • 10. CICELY de WARENNE; m. c. 4 Jan. 1435, John de Davenport, Esq., bp. Stockport, 3 May 1419, d. Oct. 1478, of Bramhall, (Earwaker, cit.).
  • 11. MARGARET DAVENPORT, of Bramhall, prob. d.s.p.; m. c. 1459/60, her kinsman, NICHOLAS DAVENPORT, ESQ. (130-12). He m. (2) Margaret Savage.
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  • 12. CHRISTOPHER DAVENPORT, of Lowcross in Malpas Parish, most prob. not son of Margaret No. 11; m. Emma, dau. of John Blunt of Stafford.
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    • The parentage of Edward Davenport is not known.
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    • 13. EDWARD DAVENPORT, Mayor of Coventry, 1551; m. Margery, dau. of John Harford, alderman of Coventry.
      • ' 14. HENRY DAVENPORT, Mayor of Coventry, 1613, alderman for life, 1621, bur. Coventry, co. Warwick, 29 May 1627; m.(1) c. 1585, WINIFRED (122A-15), d. by 1619, dau of Richard Barnaby.
        • 15. THE REVEREND JOHN DAVENPORT, B.D., bp. Coventry, 9 Apr. 1597, d. Boston, Massachusetts, 11, 15 or 16 Mar. 1669/70; Oxford Univ., 1625; a founder of the New Haven Colony in Connecticut, and minister of the First Church there, and later of the First Church in Boston; m. c. 1634 Elizabeth, who came to America with him & d. Boston 15 Sept. 1676 ae. 73. (See Jacobus, New Haven Gen. Mag. 3: 522.).
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  • John Davenport (April 9, 1597 – May 30, 1670) was an English puritan clergyman and co-founder of the American colony of New Haven.
  • Early life
  • Born in Manchester, Warwickshire, England to a wealthy family, Davenport was educated at Oxford University. He matriculated at Merton College in 1613 but migrated to Magdalen College two years later, eventually leaving Oxford before completing his degree.[1]
  • ' His father was Henry Davenport (d. May 29, 1627), draper, alderman, and Mayor of Coventry, son of Edward Davenport, Mayor of Coventry (1551), and Margery Harford. His mother, Winifred Barnaby (1569 - April 12, 1597), is most probably a descendant of William I of Scotland and of Henry I of England and a direct descendant of an illegitimate son of Henry II and Rosamond de Clifford.[2]'
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Davenport_(Puritan)
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sheriff of Coventry in 1602 later, the mayor (after his younger brother, Christopher

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Henry Davenport, of Coventry's Timeline

Coventry, Warwickshire, , England
July 17, 1586
Age 31
Holy Trinity, Coventry, Warwickshire, England
October 1587
Age 32
Coventry, Leics, England
September 1590
Age 35
Coventry, Leics, England
Age 41
Coventry, Leics, England
April 9, 1597
Age 42
Coventry, Warwick, Warwickshire, England
May 29, 1627
Age 72
May 29, 1627
Age 72
Holy Trinity, Coventry Warwick, ENG