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Martin Archdale

Birthdate:
Death: December 25, 1597 (57-58)
At home near Tower Street, London, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: City of London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Archdale, II and Anne Dorrington
Husband of Barbara Ayloffe
Father of John Archdale; Alice Archdale; Anne Archdale; Martin Archdale; Robert Archdale and 3 others
Brother of John Archdale, III; Barnard Archdale; Richard Archdale and Matthew Archdale

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About Martin Archdale

(3) Martin Archdale c1539 - 1597 London. Married Barbara Sexton 1575 St. Olaves, Hart, London England Notes for Martin Archdale: In 1578 he obtained a grant or ratification of Arms from Robert Cooke, Clarencieu, as recorded in the College of Arms, London. He lived at All Hallows, Barking by the Tower London and was also known as Martin Avondale He purchased Abotts Hall Darsham, Suffolk in 1593. Later he purchased three other Manors in Darsham. It appears from his will he also purchased lands in other parts of England. He purchased a farm called Elmsted, at Bromley, Kent, and acquired property at Erith, Kent. He had land at Skegnes in the parish of Engelmells. Linconshire, as well as a house in Suffolk Lane, London. He also held, of the Dean and Chapter of St. Pauls, some property at Stoke, Newington.

Notes for Barbara Sexton: Daughter and heiress of Thomas Sexton. Her second marriage was to Sir William Ayloffe She was buried at Hornchurch, Essex, England

Children of Martin Archdale & Barbara Sexton:- John Archdale b. 30 Dec 1578, d. 31 Aug 1621, = m. Francis Honings 1600 Alice Archdale b. 1581, d. c Nov 1612 = m. Sir Benjamin Ayloffe c1611 Martin Archdale b. 1587, d. after 1631 Reverend Robert Archdale b. 1589, d. 1644. Unmarried Samuel Archdale b. 1591, buried 10 June 1617 Daniel Archdale b. 1593, d. 1647 Sarah Archdale b. 1595, = m. Richard Baker 17 Dec 1618 6 Martin Archdale married at St. Olave's, Hart Street, on June 13th 1575, Barbara, daughter and heiress of Thomas Sexton. of Lavenham. Suffolk, and London. By her, he had seven children ;— 1. John Archdale, born in 1578, of whom presently. 2. Martin Archdale, born in 1587; went to Ireland with his brother John, and was party to a Deed at June 10th 1617. He afterwards returned to England, where he was living in 1631. 3. Robert Archdale (Rev.). born in 1589; graduated B.A. at Christ's College. Cambridge, in 1607, and M.A. in 1611. He was Rector of Trimley St. Martin. Suffolk, in 1627, and died unmarried in 1644-5. Administration was granted to Thomas Aylolffe, his half- brother. on February 20th 1644-5 (Probate Registry, London). 4. Samuel Archdale, of Hornchurch, Essex, born in 1591; was admitted to Lincoln's Inn, May, 30th 1609. He was buried at St. Helen's, Bishopsgate, June 10th 1617. His will is dated June 6th, and proved November 27th 1617 (See Appendix C). 5. Daniel Archdale, of Winnington, Essex, born in 1593. He was a Pensioner at Christ's College. Cambridge, in 1610 ; Was admitted to Lincoln's Inn, August 6th 1612 ; and died in 1647. Administration was granted, May 25th 1647, to his surviving daughter. Mary Archdale (Probate Registry, London). 1. Alice Archdale, born in 1581 ; married Sir Benjamin Ayloffe, 2nd Bart., of Braxted, Essex. She was buried at Hornchurch, November 28th. 1612, leaving an only child, Barbara Ayloffe. 2. Sarah Archdale, born in 1595 ; married at St. Helen's, Bishopsgate, December 17th 1618, Richard Baker, of the parish of St. Saviour's, Southwark. Martin Archdale's will is dated October 29th 1597, with a codicil of December 12th, and proved on December 31st of the same year. He gave directions for his burial in the church of St. Margaret Pattens, London, and appointed guardians for his children as follows : “ My good friend Mr. Roger Mountagu shall have the order, rule and disposing of my son John ; my brother Thomas Archdale shall have the order, rule and government of my sons. Martin and Robert ; my brother Matthew Archdale shall have the order, rule and government of my sons, Samuel and Daniel ; my wife Barbara shall have the ordering, rule and government of my two daughters.” To his eldest son John, the testator devised his Manor and house of Abbotts, at Darsham, together with the farm called Molletts ; an estate “ which, according to the ancient and laudable customs of this Realm of England ought to descend unto the said John Archdale,” the said Manor being held of the Queen in chief by knight's service. He left the rest of his lands and tenements in Suffolk, including the Manors of Austins and Gerrards, to his son Martin ; his property in Kent to his son Robert ; an interest in his Middlesex estate to his son Samuel ; his property in Suffolk Lane, and in Lincoln shire, to his son Daniel. He bequeathed two separate legacies of 1000 marks and £100 to each of his sons, to be paid at the age of twenty-one ; to his wife Barbara the sum of £1000, and “ one chaine of gold, two paires Of bracelets of gold, six ringes of gold, and all her apparell whatsoever;” to his daughter Alice £900, and to his daughter Sarah £600, both to be paid at the age of twenty-one or at date of marriage. If either of his daughters should marry before the age of twenty-one without the consent of her mother or of the executors, her portion was to be divided amongst her brothers. Amongst the smaller bequests. the testator left £40 to his sister Elizabeth ; £40 to his brother Thomas ; £20 to his brother Matthew; £lO to John Dorrington ; whose brothers George, Francis and Richard are also named in the will ; a gold ring of the value of £3, to each of the three legatees, Thomas and Matthew Archdale, and John Dorrington ; to his son John Archdale. “ my Seale ringe of golde, having my marke thereon ;” the sum of 100 marks to Roger Mountagu ; £10 each to his (the testators) nephews, John and Abraham Archdale, sons of Mary Archdale, widow ; £20 to his sister-in-law, Anna Archdale of Oxford, widow ; £5 to every one of the children of his niece Browne, daughter of the said Anna ; £lO to the unmarried daughter Of Anna Archdale ; £10 to his nephew Richard Ripton ; £20 to his servant Michael Pynder ; mourning apparel to each servant who should be in his employment at the time of his decease ; legacies to hospitals, prisoners in the Fleet, “ poor, godlie and learned preachers.”

and to the poor of the parish of St. Margaret Pattens. He also left 20 shillings to the Doctor of Divinity, who should preach at his funeral; and to his wife Barbara, and his executors, cloth of the value of 20 shillings a yard, to make “gownes” to be worn on that occasion. In his will, Martin Archdale states that his wife had a jointure of his copyhold lands, which were to remain, after her decease, to his son Samuel. The executors named in the will were the testator's son, John Archdale, when he should reach the age of twenty-one, together with Roger Mountagu and Thomas Archdale, citizens of London (Probate Registry, London ; Cobhan, 114). According to his Funeral Certificate, preserved in the College of Arms, Martin Archdale died at his house near Tower Street on Christmas Day, 1597, and was “worshipfully buryed” in St. Margaret Pattens (at the upper end of the Choir on the right hand, under his hatchment), on January 3rd following. The preacher was Mr. Folson. The duty of bearing the pennon in the procession was assigned to John Archdale of Whately, the eldest nephew of the deceased. The helm and crest were borne by William Smith, Rouge Dragon, and the Coat by William Segar, Norroy, who directed the funeral on behalf of William Camden, Clarencieux King of Arms of the Province.¹ A writ of Mandamus having been issued (28 December, 40 Elizabeth), an Inquisition was taken at Eve, Suffolk, on January 12th following The jurors found that Martin Archdale had died seized in his demesne as of fee, of the Manor of Darsham, alias Abbotts, and of the two Manors called Austins and Gerrards in the parish of Darsham, all of which property had formerly been possessed by Robert WaIter and Francis Honyng (sic); also of one other messuage and lands in Darsham, which Martin had lately purchased of Thomas Gonnell. It was found also, that the said Martin was seized of the farm called Elmsted, late parcel of the possessions of Nicholas Stoddard gent., in the parishes of Bromley and Mottingham, Kent; of three tenements in Eryth (sic), Kent ; of two messuages in Suffolk Lane, London ; and of one tenement and 14 acres of land in Englemells, Lincolnshire. The jurors found also, that Martin had devised all these lands and tenements to his sons by will; that his eldest son and heir, John Archdale, was aged 18 years, 11 months and 15 days on the previous 15th December; and that Barbara, wife of Martin Archdale, still survived and was living at Darsham.² Mrs Barbara Archdale married secondly Sir William Ayloffe, 1st Baronet, of Braxted and Hornchurch, Essex, by whom she had two sons, Thomas and John Ayloffe. She was buried at Hornchurch, December 16th, 1617.

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Martin Archdale's Timeline

1539
1539
1578
December 30, 1578
Staffordshire
1581
1581
England
1584
1584
1587
1587
England
1589
1589
Binfield, Bracknell Forest, England, United Kingdom
1593
1593
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1595
1595
1597
December 25, 1597
Age 58
London, Middlesex, England