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Thomas Southcott

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Son of Sir Nicholas Southcote, Jr. and Margaret Bossam
Husband of Margaret Fursland
Father of John Southcot, of Southcott
Brother of William Southcote; John Southcote, MP and Margaret Reade

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About Thomas Southcott

  • The Genealogy of the Family of Cole, of the County of Devon: Of the County of Devon, and of ... by JAMES. EDWIN-COLE
  • Pg.12
  • II. We now return to JOHN,* (second son of Sir John Cole, knt.) who married Jane, daughter of Robert Meryot of Devon, and had two sons, viz. : — Simon, his heir ; and WILLIAM, of whom presently, viz., on p. 22. Sir Simon (as he is frequently designated) † was seated at Slade, in the parish of Cornwood, in the county of Devon, and died 12 Henry VII. (1497). He married Alice, ‡ daughter and co-heir to — Leuri, of the county of Devon, had a daughter Joane, married to William Hele,§ of South Hele in Copneywood, Devonshire, esq. (by whom she had issue, represented by James Modyford Hele, who died a minor in August, 1716) § and a son, John Cole, of Slade, one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the county of Devon in 1512-13, etc., who died 21 Nov., 35 Henry VIII., (1543), having had issue by his wife, Thomasine, || daughter and heiress to Thomas Wallcot of Walcot in the county of
    • .... etc.
  • Pg.13
  • Devon, a son and heir, Thomas, who married, first, Joan, daughter of William Stourton, esq., and having no issue by her he married, secondly, Joane,* daughter and heiress to John Hill of Buckland Touzsaints, in the county of Devon, esq., and died 31 January 1541 (32 Henry VIII.) leaving three daughters, and three sons, viz. : — first daughter, Margaret, married, first, to Thomas Southcote, of Southcote, in the county of Devon, and secondly, to John Fursland, of Bickington, in the county of Devon, by whom† she had Walter F., Judith (married to Alexander Gottom, of Abbots Kerswell), Ursula (to Robert Barnes, of Plymouth), Alice (to Hugh Lear, of Ipplepen), Thomasine (to Robert Lynham, of Cornwall) ; second dau., Joane, married first, to Hugh Hill, of Heath, and secondly to Robert Dowrish, of Heath-barton, in the county of Devon, gent, (second son of Thomas Dowrish, of Dowrish in Sandford), by whom she had Thomas Dowrish, who married Wilmot, daughter of Richard Prouse of Exeter ; third daughter, Thomasine, married, first, to Sir Roger Grenville, an esquire of the body to Henry VIII. (son of Sir Richard Grenville, knt., of Stowe)‡ who was drowned at sea, vitâ patris, and had issue, three sons, viz, : — (A) John Grenville, who died s. p. ; (B.) Sir Richard Grenville, successor to his grandfather, knighted in 1577, Vice- Admiral of England, and Sheriff of Cornwall in 1578, slain in a sea fight in 1591, and married Mary, daughter and co-heiress of Sir John St. Leger, of Annery, in the county of Devon, knt., by whom she had, John, Katherine, Ursula, Mary, and an eldest son, Sir Bernard, who died in 1605, and left by his wife Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Philip Bevile of Brynne, a son, the eminent royalist, Sir Bevil Granville, called "the Bayard of England," the "Mirror of Chivalry,"
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  • and "Hero of his Country;" and (C) Sir Charles Grenville, who died s. p. She (Thomasine) married, secondly, Thomas Arundel, of Ley in Cornwall, and by him had : — 1, Alexander Arundel, who married Katherine, daughter of Robert Hill of Hilligan, in the county of Cornwall ; 2, John Arundel ; 3 , Rbert Arundel ; 4, Thomas Arundel ; 5, Digory Arundel ; first daughter, Katherine, married to —— Hitchin ; second daughter, Elizabeth, married to John Coplestone ; third daughter, Mary ; and fourth daughter, Jane.*
  • I. William (son of Thomas and Joane) succeeded his father; married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Philip Champernon, of Modbury, knt., (by Catherine, daughter of Edmund Carew of Mohun's Ottery) and died 23 April 1547 (4 Edward VI.) eaving Philip,† his heir, .... etc.
  • Pg.15
  • II. Richard Cole of Buckland, esquire, (second son of Thomas and Joane Cole) married Alice, daughter to John Greenfield, alias Grenville, of Exeter, esq., and died 5 February, 1572 (15 Eliz.) leaving a son John .... etc.
  • III. Robert Cole,‡ (third son of Thomas and Joan Cole married
    • .... etc.
  • ——, daughter of John Evelyn, of Kingston-on-Thames, in the county of Surrey, esq., and had .... etc. ___________________
  • The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising ..., Volume 1, Pages 1-452 edited by John Lambrick Vivian
  • Pg.213
  • .... etc.
  • Thomas Cole of Slade, d. 31 Jan. 1541, and named as deceased in the Inq. taken on the death of his son William. = Joan, da. of William Stourton, 1 wife, d. s.p. ; = Joane da. & h. of John Hill of Buckland, Co. Devon, 2 wife, named in the Inq. taken on the death of her son William, living 1547, remar. William Burgoyne, heir to her mother, aged 50 years and over 2 Edw. VI. ; ch: Joane (m. Hugh Hill & Robert Dowish), Margaret (m. Thomas Southcott & John Fursland Cole, A (Pg.214 Robert Cole (3 sonne B Vide page 215), Richard (m. Alice Greenevile), Thomasine (m. Roger Greeneville & Thomas Arundell), William (m. Elizabeth Champernown) Cole)
    • .... etc. ____________________
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