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Mary Arden (Webb)

Also Known As: "Agnes Webbe"
Birthplace: Wilmcote, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Alexander Webb, Jr. and Margaret Webb
Wife of Robert Arden
Mother of Joan Arden; Joyce Arden; Mary Shakespeare; Margaret Webb; Thomas Arden and 4 others
Sister of William Webb; Sir Henry Alexander Webb, I; Abigail Shakespeare; Agnes Webb and Sir Henry Alexander Webb, IV
Half sister of Sir Henry Alexander Webb,l

Managed by: Clifton (Clif) Shelby Crawford
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About Mary Arden

Mary Webb was Shakespeare's grandmother. See notes on Henry Alexander Webb (born 1510)

Sir Henry Alexander Webb married Grace Arden, sister of Robert Arden. Mary Webb (Shakespeare's grandmother) married Robert Arden, brother of Grace.

Sir John Alexander Webb (1484-1516) - 15th GRGR, an officer in King Henry VIII's army, had four children by an unknown wife, including Mary, Abigail, Sir Henry Alexander Webb and Margaret. Our family is related to Mary and Henry.

   Mary Webb (1512-1550)  married Robert Arden (1506-1556) and had 2 daughters.
       Mary Arden Shakespeare (1537-) who married John Shakespeare and gave birth to William . - see below
       Margaret Arden Webb (1538-1608 ) who married Sir Alexander Webb Sr. and whose descendants emigrated to America  - see below

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   Abigail Webb Shakespeare (1515-  ) married  her first cousin, Richard Shakespeare in 1532 and had 2 sons- John and Henry.
       John Shakespeare also married his first cousin Mary Arden (1537 -  ), daughter of Robert Arden & Mary Webb (Abigail's sister), in 1557.  They had eight children including William Shakespeare. 
   Sir Henry Alexander Webb (1510-1544):    Presumably named after King Henry, he was an usher in the Privy Council of Queen Regent Catherine Parr (King Henry's 6th wife), who granted him lands and privileges for his service. Henry married Grace Arden (1514- )  (daughter of Thomas Arden) and had three children:  Alexander, Agnes and Robert.  
       Sir Alexander Webb Sr. (1534-1573) also married his first cousin, Margaret Arden (1538-1608)  who was the daughter of Robert Arden.
           Sir Alexander Webb Jr. (1559-1629) married Mary Wilson (1561-1629) emigrated to America abt 1629  with their family including Richard Webb (1594-1676) (my 11th gr gr)
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Mary Arden's Timeline

February 5, 1512
Wilmcote, Warwickshire, England
Age 17
Age 20
Of, Wilmcote, Aston Cantlowe, Warwickshire, England
Age 21
Stratford, Warwick, England
Age 23
Stratford, Warwick, England
Age 24
Aston Conlowe, Warwickshire, England
Age 25
Wilmcote, Aston Cantlowe, Warwickshire, England
Age 27
Wilmcote, Aston Cantlowe, Warwickshire, England
Age 30
Of, Wilmcote, Aston Cantlowe, Warwickshire, England