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Thomas Rogers, Esq.

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England
Death: 1499 (64)
Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Rogers, Gent. and Avice Rogers
Husband of Cecilia Rogers and Lady Catherine Huddesfield
Father of William Rogers, of Bradford, gent.; John Rogers; George Rogers and Nicholas Rogers

Occupation: Sergeant at Law
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Thomas Rogers, Esq.

Primary Sources

The will of Dame Kateryn Lady Huddesfeld, dated 1514, mentions Thomas Rogers sometime her husband and Sergeant at the Law, William Rogers son of the said Thomas and his brother John Rogers [presumably her step-sons].

Other Sources

  • History and Genealogy of the Mayflower Planters By Leon C. Hills, Leon Clark Hills Pg.130
  • Gen.1 John Fitz Roger, b. abt. 1335 Eng. m. 1385/6 Elizabeth, b. 1330, dau. of Sir Symon de Furneaux of Ashington, wid. of Sir John Blount. She was a very wealthy heiress, sole heir of her father and of the 9th gen. in direct line from Odo de Fornell b. abt. 1040 in Normandy who came to Eng. with the Conqueror.
  • Gen.2 Sir John Fitz Roger, Knt. b. abt. 1386/7.
  • Gen.3 Thomas Rogers Gent, b. 1408 at Ashington, Somerset, in a Furneaux mansion. m. 1st abt. 1433/4 and had Thomas; m. 2nd late in life.
  • Gen.4 Thomas Rogers Sergeant at Law Esq., b. 1435 probably at Benham Valence, a Furneaux mansion, d. at Bradford on the Avon, Wilts 1489. He was buried there. He was a man of influence, but of small means. m. 1st 1479 Cecilia Besill of Bradford, and had son William; m. 2nd 1483 Catherine de Courtney dau. of Sir Philip de Courtney, and had sons George and John Rogers. Catherine de Courtney is the 8th gen. in direct line from Edward I, King of England, through the de Courtneys, de Bohuns, ect., and from Edward I is in direct line to King Alfred. The Historian Gibson states that the house of Courtney is "one of the most illustrious races among the English nobility".
  • Gen.5 John Rogers, of Deritend, b. 1485 at "Bradford," m. Margaret Wyatt abt. 1505/6 dau. of Sir Henry Wyatt of Abington Castle. Sir Henry was quite prominent at the Courts of Henry VII and VIII. The Sir Thomas Wyatt who led the uprising against the marriage of Queen Mary to Philip of Spain, and paid the penalty by losing his head, was a nephew. They made their home at "Deritend" in the parish of Aston, Warwick Co. They had children---
    • Rev. John, b. 1507 at Deritend
    • William
    • Edward
    • Eleanor, m. Robert Mylward
    • Joan.
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  • Thomas Rogers, Gent., Justice of the Peace for Wiltshire, Burgess of Marlborough1,2,3,4,5
  • M, #24664, b. 1435, d. between 10 July 1478 and 12 October 1479
  • Father Thomas Roger b. 1408, d. 1471
  • Thomas Rogers, Gent., Justice of the Peace for Wiltshire, Burgess of Marlborough was born in 1435 at of Benham, Valence, Kent, England. He married Katherine Courtenay, daughter of Sir Philip Courtenay, Forester of Dartmoor and Elizabeth Hungerford, after 31 May 1471; They had 1 son (George, Esq.).6,2,3,5 Thomas Rogers, Gent., Justice of the Peace for Wiltshire, Burgess of Marlborough died between 10 July 1478 and 12 October 1479 at Bradford, Wiltshire, England.6,3,5
  • Family Katherine Courtenay b. c 1440, d. 12 Jan 1515
  • Citations
  • 1.[S2750] Unknown author, Ahnentafel Charts from Douglas Scott Robertson.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 31.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 395-396.
  • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 403.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 424-425.
  • 6.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 595.
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  • Catherine COURTENAY
  • Born: ABT 1438
  • Died: 12 Jan 1515, Shillingford, Devonshire, England
  • Father: Phillip COURTENAY of Powderham and Molland (Sir)
  • Mother: Elizabeth HUNGERFORD
  • Married 1: St. Clare POMEROY (Sir Knight) (d. 31 May 1471) (son of Henry De La Pomeroy and Alice Raleigh)
  • Married 2: William HUDDESFIELD (Sir) ABT 1477
  • Children:
    • 1. Elizabeth HUDDESFIELD ( b. ABT 1479) (m. Sir Anthony Poyntz)
  • Married 3: Thomas ROGERS
  • Children:
    • 2. Thomas (John) ROGERS
  • From: COURTENAY1
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Baptism: 1435 Benham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

Baptism: 1435 Occupation: M. Abt 1483 Marriage: Marriage to: Cecilia Besyll (Bessils) Circa 1454

 Bradford, Wiltshire, England 

Marriage: Marriage to: Catherine De Courtenay (Pomeroy-Rogers-Huddesfield) Circa Feb 1483 Marriage: Marriage to: Margaret Wyatt Rogers Circa 1505

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Thomas Rogers, Esq.'s Timeline

Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England
Benham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 23
Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England, (Present UK)
Age 40
Luppitt, Devon, England
Age 43
Sutton, Kent, England
Age 64
Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England
October 21, 1890
Age 64
January 20, 1897
Age 64