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Families covered: Banaster of Gnosall, Banaster of Upton

Nichols identifies the arms of this family, quartered with those of other families (Jakes, Fitzherbert, Clinton, Meignell, Savage, De la Warde & Warden) as 'Argent, a cross fleury Sable, within a border Gules bezanty".
Philip Banaster
1. Sir Philip Banaster of Gnosall (a 1280)
  A. William Banaster (a 1337)
  Nichols moved from William to Thomas. We presume that he omitted a generation (at least).
  i. ?? Banaster
  a. Thomas Banaster of Gnosall (a 1434, 1467)
m. Margaret Hichenson (a 1405, dau of William Hichenson)
  (1) William Banaster of Gnosall (a 1496)
m. Helen (a 1491, m2. Thomas Cotes of Cotes)
  (A) John Banaster of Bosworth (a 1516)
  m. (1502-3) Elizabeth Jakes (dau/coheir of Robert Jakes of Whellesborough by Joice)
  (i) Thomas Banaster of Upton (a 1537)
  m1. Anne or Collet Fitzherbert (dau/coheir of Nicholas Fitzherbert of Upton)
  (a) Daniel Banaster (d 1608)
  m. Anne Cockes (dau of Thomas Cockes of Nailston)
  ((1)) Thomas Banaster (a 1619, 1632) - continued below
  m. Anne Hall (a 1632, dau of Robert Hall of Ratcliffe-on-Trent)
  m2. Dorothy Herdwicke (d 1593, dau of John Herdwicke of Lindley, widow of Anthony Harcourt of Bosworth)
  (b) Nicholas Banaster (dsp)



Thomas Banaster 'of Upton' (a 1619, 1632) - continued above
m. Anne Hall (a 1632, dau of Robert Hall of Ratcliffe-on-Trent)
1. Henry Banaster of Upton (b c1589, a 1638)
  m1. (c1611) Jane Burton (d 1613, dau of Ralph Burton of Lindley)
  m2. Hannah Temple (dau of Edmund Temple of Temple Hall (by Elizabeth), m2. _ Egerton)
  A. Thomas Banaster of Temple Hall, Upton (dsp before 03.08.1693)
  B. Peter Banaster of Nottingham, last of Upton (a 10.1695)
  i. Thomas Banaster (d by 1693?)
  C. Benjamin Banaster (a 1660)
  D. Elizabeth Banaster (b 1616)
  m. William Hubbard
  i. Phebe Hubbard
  E. Deborah Banaster (a 1695)
  m. John Dilke of Cold Newton (a 1695)
  F. Hannah Banaster
m. _ Cradocke
  G. Sarah Banaster
  m. Samuel Doughty of Manchester (a 1677
  i.+ issue (a 1657) - Thomas, Nathaniel, John of Styche (a 1695, clerk)
2. Nicholas Banaster (b c1603)
  m. Joane (dau of Elizabeth, widow of John Farmer of Ratcliffe Cuiley)
3. Jane Banaster
  m. Roger Corbett
4. Elizabeth Banaster
  m. Robert Stratford of Nuneaton
5. Anne Banaster
  m. William Geary of Barleston

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of
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