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Margaret Allyn (Wyatt)

Also Known As: "/Wiatt/"
Birthplace: Braunton, Devonshire, England
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Wyatt, Gentleman and Frances (Franny) Wyatt
Wife of Matthew Allyn, of Braunton & Windsor
Mother of Mary Newberry; John Allyn and Capt. Thomas Allyn
Sister of John Wyatt; Agnes Wyatt; Joan Wyatt; Hugh Wyatt; Phillip Wyatt and 1 other

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About Margaret Allyn

Margaret Wyatt

  • Birth: 1607 - Braunton, Devonshire, England
  • Death: Sep 12 1675 - Windsor, CT
  • Parents: John Wyatt, Frances Chichester
  • Husband: Mathew Allyn


  1. Mary Allyn b: 1628-1632 in Braunton, Devonshire, England c: 20 Jan 1628 in Braunton, Devonshire, England. Married Benjamin Newbury.
  2. John Allyn b: 24 Feb 1630 in Braunton, Devon, England c: 24 Feb 1630 in Braunton, Devon, England. Married Hannah Smith.
  3. Thomas Allyn (Allen) b: 1635 in Braunton, Devon, England. Married Abigail Warham.


  1. [S16] Frederick Lewis and Sheppard, Jr., Walter Lee Weis, AR, 8th Ed. 52/45.
  2. [S48] , 2127.


  1. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, Gale Research, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT: Operations,Inc, 2010.Original data - Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Research, 2010.Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Pas), Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts; Year: 1633; Page Number: .. Arrival date: 1633 Arrival place: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  2. Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England: My Ancestors Part in that ... By Ernest Flagg. Page 358
  3. Ancestry of Margaret Wyatt, wife of Matthew Allyn of Braunton in Devon, and later of Windsor in Connecticut. Published 1898 by s.n. in [Boston Written in English. Chart.
  4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 51 1897, Volume 51. Page 214



This person is known to have royal descent. She is included in a list of 100 or so early settlers with "RD".

For the descent of Mrs. Margaret Wyatt Allyn from Henry I, King of England (d. 1135), see, for example, Gary Boyd Roberts, The Royal descents of 500 immigrants [Baltimore: Genealogical, 1993], p. 396.

I have rebuilt the royal line with info from "Maternal Ancestry of Charles Whiting MacNair" By Hannah Louise MacNair Crawford

Charlemagne, King of France and Emperor of the West, d. 814, had by his third wife, Hildegarde, d. 783, daughter of Childebrand, Duke of Suabia:

Pepin, King of Lombardy and Italy, second son, who m. Lady Bertha, daughter of William, Count of Thoulouse, and had:

Bernard, King of Lombardy, who had by his wife, Cunegonde:

Pepin, Count of Vermandois and Peronne, a lay abbot, 840, father of:

Pepin de Senlis de Valois, Court Berengarius, of Bretagne, father of:

Lady Poppa de Valois, who m. (his first wife) Roll the Dane, founder of the royal House of Normandy & England, first Duke of Normandy, 912, d. 932, also of Royal Descent, and had:

William the Longsword, second Duke of Normandy, father of:

Richard I, third Duke of Normandy, father of:

Godfrey, Count of Eu and Brion, in Normandy, father of:

Gislebert-Crispen, Count of Eu and Brion, father of:

Baldwin de Brion, who accompanied his relative, William of Normandy, to England, and became high sheriff of Devonshire. He m. Lady Albreda, daughter of Richard-goz d'Abrancis, Viscount d'Auveran-chez (who accompanied the Conqueror and was granted the Earldom of Chester, in 1086), and his wife, Lady Emme, half-sister of King William the Conqueror, and had:

Richard d'Auveranche de Redvers, Baron of Oakhampton, created Earl of Devon, d. 1137; m. Lady Adeliza, daughter of William Fitz-Osborne, Count of Bretoille, lieutenant and steward in Normandy, created Earl of Hereford, and had:

Baldwin de Redvers de Vernon, who succeeded as sixth Earl of Devon, d. 1216. He had by his wife, Lady Mabel de Bellomont, also of Royal Descent, daughter of Robert the Consul, Earl of Mellent and first Earl of Glouces-ter, d. 1147:

Lady Mary de Redvers (widow of Robert de Courtenay, of Oakhampton, d.1249), who m. secondly, Peter Prouz, of Eastervale, Devonshire and had:

William Prouz, father of:

Walter Prouz, who had by his wife, a daughter of Baron Dinham:

William Prouz, who had by his wife, daughter and heiress of Giles de Gidley, in Devonshire:

Sir William Prouz, Knight, Lord of Gidley, m. Alice, daughter and heiress of Sir Fulke Ferners, or Throwleigh, and had:

William Prouz, of Orton, Devonshire, m. Alice, daughter of Sir Hugh de Widworthy, and had:

Lady Alice Prouz, who m. Sir Roger Moels, Knight, and had:

Lady Joan Moels, who m. John Wotton, of Widworthy, in Devonshire, and had:

John Wotton, of Widworthy, who m. Engaret, daughter of Walter Dymoke, and had:

Alice Wotton, who m. Sir John Chichester, Knight, b. 1385, who was in the retinue of Le Lieur de Harrington at Agincourt, son of Sir John Chichester, of Treverbin, Cornwall, and had:

Richard Chichester, b. 1424, sheriff of Devonshire, 1469, 1465, d. 25 December, 1496; m. Margaret, daughter of Sir Nicholas Keynes, of Winkleigh, and had:

John Chichester, of Rawleigh, Devon, b. 1472, d. 22 February, 1537-38; m. secondly, Joan, daughter of Robert Bright, or Brett, and had:

Amias Chichester, of Arlington, Devon, b. 1527, d. 4 July, 1577; m. Jane Giffard, will proved 16 April 1596; daughter of Sir Roger Giffard, of Brightley, d. 1 May, 1547, and had:

Frances Chichester, who m. John Wyatt, bapt. Braunton, Devon, 27 November, 1558; admitted to the Inner Temple in 1576, son of Philip Wyatt steward and town clerk of Barnstaple, Devon, 1562-3, d. 1592, and had:

Margaret Wyatt, who m. Matthew Allyn, 1632

Immigrated about 1632.

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Margaret Allyn's Timeline

March 18, 1595
Braunton, Devon, UK
March 18, 1595
Braunton, Devon, England
Braunton, Devonshire, England
January 20, 1628
Age 22
Braunton, Devon, England
February 24, 1630
Age 24
Braunton, Devon, England
Age 26
Came to New England and resided in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Age 27
Braunton, Devon, England
September 12, 1675
Age 69
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
September 12, 1675
Age 69
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA