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John Digby

Birthplace: Borris, Leinster, Ireland
Death: Died in Borris, Leinster, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Kenelm Digby and Venetia Stanley
Husband of Margaret Digby
Father of Margareta Conway and Charlotte Theophila Mostyn

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About John Digby

  • 'The history and antiquities of the county of Buckingham (1847) Vol. 4
    • PEDIGREE OF DIGBY. From Harl. MSS. 1364.
    • CHART
  • 1. EVERARD DIGBY, "de alta proditione attinctus, an. 1605; quia nefandissimis illis incendiariis ad principem at patriam uno tartarei fulminis ictu toltendum horrenda consilia scelerate sociavit." mar. MARY, sole dau. and heir of William Mulsho, of Golthurst. ch: 1. SIR KENELM DIGBY, 2. SIR JOHN DIGBY, Knt, major-General in the King's Army in the West; killed at the Battle of Longport, in Somersetshire, 9 July 1645.
    • 1. SIR KENELM DIGBY, Knt., of Gothurst, Co. Bucks; died in 1665, aet. 62. mar. VENETIA ANASTATIA, dau. and co-heir of Sir Edward Stanley, K.B., of Tongue Castle, Co. Salop; died May 1663, aet. 33; bur. in Ch. Ch. London. ch: 1. KENELM DIGBY, born in 1611; killed at St. Neot's, fighting for the King, 9 July 1648; died s. p., '2. JOHN DIGBY', 3. GEORGE, 4. EDWARD, ob. jur., 5. MARGERY, mar. to Edward Dudley, Esq., of Clopton, Co. Northampton.
      • ' 2. JOHN DIGBY, Esq. of Gothurst. mar. (1) CATHARINE, eldest surviving dau. of Henry Earl of Arundel. (2) MARGARET, fourth dau. of Edward Longueville, Esq., of Wolverton, Co. Bucks. ch: 1. MARGARET MARIA, 2. CHARLOTTA THEOPHILA
        • 1. MARGARET MARIA, dau. and co-heir. Sold her share to Gayhurst in 1704. mar. SIR JOHN CONWAY, Knt. of Bodreythem, Co. Flint.
        • 2. CHARLOTTA THEOPHILA, dau. and co-heir. Sold her share of Gayhurst in 1704. mar. RICHARD MOSTYN, Esq., of Penbedw, Co. Flint.
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John Digby's Timeline

December 29, 1627
Borris, Leinster, Ireland
Age 33
Borris, Leinster, Ireland
Age 43
Gothurst, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 62
Borris, Leinster, Ireland