'Ashley01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles

BEB1841 identifies the arms of the following family as "Ar. three bulls passant sa. armed, and unguled-or".
Benedict Ashley of Ashley, Wiltshire (a 1272)
1. ?? Ashley
  A. ?? Ashley
  i. John Ashley
  m. Edith Talbot (dau of John Talbot) named (with John) in BLG1952 (Hambly) as parents of ...
  a. Robert Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles, Dorset (a temp Henry IV who r. 1399-1413)
  m. Egidia Hamelyn (dau/heir of Sir John Hamelyn of Winbourne St. Giles by Joan Plecy)
  (1) Edmund Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
  m. Margaret Turgis (dau of Robert Turgis)
(A) Hugh Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles (d 29.04.1493)
  m. Elizabeth Walwyn (dau of Raynold Walwyn of Sussex)
  (i) Henry Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles (d 1549)
  m. Radegan Gilbert (dau of Robert Gilbert of Somerset)
(a) Sir Henry Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles (b 1519, d 1588)
  m. Catharine Basset (dau of Sir John Basset)
  ((1)) Sir Henry Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles (b 1548)
  m. Anne Burgh (dau of Lord Burgh)
  ((A))+ issue - 3 sons (dsp), 4 daughters
(b) Anthony Ashley of Damerham
  m. Dorothy Lyte (dau of John Lyte of Lytes Carey)
  ((1)) Sir Anthony Ashley, Bart of Winbourne St. Giles (d 13.01.1628, Secretary to the Council of War, MP)
  m1. Jane Okeover (dau/coheir of Philip Okeover of Okeover, relict of Thomas Cokaine)
  ((A)) Anne Ashley (d 20.07.1628)
  m. Sir John Cooper, Bart of Rockbourne (d 23.03.1631)
Winbourne St. Giles passed to their son who assumed the name Ashley-Cooper and was created Earl of Shaftesbury.
  m2. (sp) Philippa Weston (d c05.1674) ## see here ##
  ((2)) Robert Ashley (a 1596, dsp, MP for Dorchester)
  ((3)) Sir Francis Ashley (d 1635, recorder of Dorchester)
  m. Anne Samwayes (dau/coheir of Bernard Samwayes of Toller Fratrum)
  ((A)) Dorothy Ashley (d 21.06.1640)
  m. (04.06.1626) Denzill Holles, Lord of Ifield (b 1599, d 1679-80)
  (c) Elizabeth Ashley
  m. _ Percy
  (d) Anne Ashley
  m. John Osborne
  (e) Margaret Ashley
  m. John Hales
  (ii) daughter
  m. Stephen Wallop of Over Wallop



Henry Ashley of Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire (d 1729)
m. Alice
1. Sarah Ashley of Brandon, Suffolk (dsp 1767)
  m. Joseph Burch (d before 20.09.1753)
2. Johanna Ashley (bur 02.111747)
  m. (after 06.1720) Joshua Palmer (bur 20.11.1744, of the Middle Temple)
  A. Ashley Palmer 'of Bury St. Edmunds' (b 1720-1, dsp 22.05.1792)
  m. (07.11.1775) Susanna Cullum (b 04.1737, d 09.1829, dau of Sir John Cullum, Bart))
  B.+ other issue - Joshua (bpt 05.10.1728), Sarah (d 20.05.1801)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 22.02.09) : BEB1841 ('Ashley of Winbourne St. Giles')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 09.08.23) : 'History and Antiquities of Suffolk: Thingoe Hundred' (John Gage, 1938, p254)
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