'Belasyse2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Belasyse of Belasyse, Belasyse of Brancepeth Castle, Belasyse of Fauconberg, Belasyse of Morton House, Belasyse of Newborough, Belasyse of Worlaby

Some disagreement with Foster's Visitation is reported on the continuation page.
William Belasyse of Belasyse
m1. Cecily Hotton (dau of William Hotton or Hutton of Butterwick)
1. Thomas Belasyse
  m. Margery Dalton (dau of Richard Dalton)
  A.+ 2 daughters (d young)
m2. Margaret Thirkeld (dau of Sir Lancelot Thirkeld of Malmerby)
2. Richard Belasyse (d 26.03.1540, Constable of Durham)
  m. Margery Errington (dau of Richard Errington of Cockley)
  A. Sir William Belasyse of Newborough, Sheriff of Yorkshire (a 1574, d 13.04.1604, 2nd son)
m. Margaret Fairfax (dau of Sir Nicholas Fairfax of Walton and Gilling)
  i. Sir Henry Belasyse, 1st Bart of Belasyse (bpt 14.06.1555, bur 19.08.1614, 2nd son)
  m. Ursula Fairfax (dau of Sir Thomas Fairfax of Denton, m2. William Mallory)
  a. Sir Thomas Belasyse of Newborough, 1st Viscount Fauconberg of Henknowle (b 1577, d 18.04.1653)
  m. (c1600) Barbara Cholmondeley (d 28.02.1618-9, dau of Sir Henry Cholmondeley of Roxby and Whitby)
  (1) Henry Belasyse (b c1604, dvp 20.05.1647, MP)
  m. Grace Barton (dau/heir of Sir Thomas Barton of Smithells)
  (A) Thomas Belasyse, 2nd Viscount, Earl Fauconberg (bpt 16.03.1627/8, dsp 31.12.1700)
  m1. (03.07.1651) Mildred Saunderson (d 08.05.1656, dau of Nicholas Saunderson, 2nd Viscount Castleton)
m2. (18.11.1657) Mary Cromwell (bpt 09.02.1636/7, d 14.03.1712/3, dau of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector)
  (B) Sir Rowland Belasyse (b c1632, d 16.08.1699, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Davenport (dau of James Humphrey Davenport of Sutton)
(i) Thomas Belasyse, 3rd Viscount Fauconberg (d 26.11.1718)
  m. (before 07.1698) Bridget Gage (d 18.11.1732, dau of Sir John Gage, 4th Bart of Firle)
  (a) Thomas Belasyse of Newborough, 4th Viscount, Earl Fauconberg (b 27.04.1699, d 04/8.02.1774)
  m. (05.08.1726) Catherine Betham (d 29/30.05.1760, dau of John Betham, aka Fowler, of Rowington & St. Thomas's)
  ((1)) Thomas Belasyse (d infant)
((2)) Thomas Belasyse (b 29.06.1740, dvp)
  ((3)) Henry Belasyse, 2nd Earl Fauconberg, 5th Viscount (b 13.04.1743, d 23.03.1802)
  m1. (29.05.1766) Charlotte Lamb (b 01.11.1743, d 01.04.1790, dau of Sir Matthew Lamb, Bart of Brocket Hall)
  ((A)) Charlotte Belasyse (b 10.01.1767)
  m. Thomas Edward Wynne, later Belasyse
  ((B)) Anne Belasyse (b 27.12.1768/9, d 07.07.1808)
  m. Sir George Wombwell, Bart of Wombwell
  ((C)) Elizabeth Belasyse (b 17.01.1770, d 24.03.1819)
m1. (23.04.1789, div 1794) Bernard Edward Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk (b 21.11.1765, d 16.03.1842)
  m2. (26.05.1794) Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan (b 04.12.1764, 30.06.1839)
  ((D)) Harriot Belasyse (b 21.04.1776, d infant)
  m2. (05.01.1791) Jane Chesshyre (d 04.04.1820, dau of John Cheshyre of Bennington)
  ((4)) Catherine Belasyse (d 12.01.1788)
  ((5)) Barbara Belasyse
  m. (04.1752) George Barnewall (b c1711, d 06.1771)
  ((6)) Mary Belasyse
  m. (23.07.1776) Thomas Eyre of Hassop
((7)) Anne Belasyse
  m. (20.04.1761) Francis Talbot (of Shrewsbury family)
  (b) Mary Belasyse
  m. (04/5.04.1721) John Pitt
  (c)+ other issue - Henry (d infant), Rowland (b 1702-3, d unm 09.04.1768), John (d infant), Anne (d unm), Penelope (d unm)
  (ii) Rowland Belasyse of Winchester (d 17.02.1746, 4th son)
  m. Frances Roper (dau of Christopher Roper, Lord Teynham)
  (a) Anthony Belasyse (b 08.11.1714, d 09.10.1754)
  m. Susannah Clervet (dau of John Clervet or Clarvet by Anne Clifford)
  ((1)) Rowland Belasyse, 6th Viscount Fauconberg (b 12.02.1745, d unm 30.11.1810)
  ((2)) Raymond Belasyse (d infant)
((3)) Charles Belasyse, 7th Viscount Fauconberg (b 07.05.1750, d unm 24.06.1815)
  ((4)) Thomas Belasyse (b 11.09.1751)
  m. (1788) Marie Louise de Maneville
  ((A))+ issue - Mary, Frances, Elizabeth, Anne, Barbara
  ((5))+ other issue - Mary (d 04.1790), Frances (b 1753), Barbara (b 1754)
  (b)+ other issue
  (iii)+ other issue - Henry (d unm), John (dsp)
(C) Grace Belasyse (d 16.11.1667)
  m. (before 03.1656) George Saunderson, Viscount Castleton (b 12.10.1631, d 27.05.1714)
  (D) Frances Belasyse
  m. Sir Henry Jones of Ashton (Aston), Oxfordshire
  (E) Arabella Belasyse (d 26.02.1687)
  m. (1662) Sir William Frankland, Bart of Thirkleby (d 02.08.1697)
(F) Barbara Belasyse
  m1. Walter Strickland
  m2. Sir Marmaduke Dalton of Huxwell / Hawkswell
  (G)+ other sons (d infant/young - Henry, William, John, Charles, William) and daughters (Mary, Barbara, Margaret)
  (2) John (not Henry) Belasyse, 1st Lord of Worlaby (Lincolnshire), Governor of York (b 24.06.1614, d 10.09.1689, CIC)
  m1. (08.03.1636) Jane Boteler (bpt 20.01.1620/1, d before 12.12.1657, dau of Sir Robert Boteler of Watton Woodall by Frances, dau of Sir Drew Drury 'of Halstead')
  (A) Sir Henry Belasyse (dvp 1667/8)
m1. Rogersa Rogers (dau of Richard Rogers of Brianston)
  m2. Susan Armine, Baroness Belasyse of Osgodby (d 1713, dau of Sir William Armine, Bart of Osgodby)
  (i) Henry Belasyse, 2nd Lord of Worlaby (dsp bur 26.08.1691)
  m. (before 09.1672) Anne Brudenell (dau of Francis Brudenell, younger of Cardigan)
  (B) Mary Belasyse (a 07.1687)
  m. (by 1672) Robert Constable, 3rd Viscount Dunbar (b 1651, d 23.11.1714)
  (C) Frances Belasyse
  m2. (after 24.07.1659) Anne Crane (dsp 11.08.1662, dau of Sir Robert Crane, Bart of Chilton)
  m3. Anne Paulet (bur 11.09.1694, dau of John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester)
  (D) Honora Belasyse (dsp 06.01.1706)
  m. George, Lord Abergavenny
  (E) Barbara Belasyse (d 28.03.1740)
  m. Sir John Webb, 3rd Bart of Oldstock (d 10.1745)
(F) Katherine Belasyse
  m. John Talbot of Longford
  (G) Isabella Belasyse (dsp 1705/6)
  m. (16.03.1696) Thomas Stonor of Stonor, Watlington Park (b 20.06.1677, d 10.08.1724)
  (H)+ other issue (d infant) - 3 sons and 5 daughters
(3) Margaret Belasyse (d 07.11.1624)
  m. (13.10.1618) Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bart of Kiveton (bpt 12.12.1596, d 09.09.1647)
  (4) Mary Belasyse
  m. (sp) John Darcy, 3rd Lord of Aston (d 1635)
  (5) Barbara Belasyse (bpt 11.10.1609, d 31.12.1641)
  m. (07.07.1631) Sir Henry Slingsby, 1st Bart of Scriven (b 14.01.1601, d 08.06.1658)
  (6) Ursula Belasyse
  m. Sir Walter Vavasor, Bart of Haslewood
(7) Frances Belasyse
  m. Thomas Ingram, younger of Temple Newsom
  b. Dorothy Belasyse
  m. Sir Conyers Darcy of Hornby Castle, 1st Lord Darcy (d 03.03.1653)
  c. Mary Belasyse
  m. Sir William Lister of Thornton (d 1650)
  ii. Bryan Belasyse of Brandon, later of Morton House in Bishoprick of Durham (b 19.07.1559, d 12.07.1608, 4th son)
  m. Margaret Lee (dau of William Lee of Brandon)
a. Sir William Belasyse of Morton House
  m. Margaret Selby (dau of Sir George Selby of Newcastle)
  (1) Sir Richard Belasyse of Ludworth
  m(2). Margaret Lambton (dau of Sir William Lambton of Lambton)
  (A) Sir Henry Belasyse of Potto (Yorkshire) & Brancepeth Castle (Durham) (b c1648, d 16.12.1717, General, MP, 2nd son)
  m1. (c03.1680) Dorothy Jenkins (d 1696, dau of Tobias Jenkins of Grimston, widow of Robert Benson of Wrenthorpe)
  HoP ("Henry Belasyse") suggests that Henry & Dorothy had 1 son + 3 daughters, all dvp. Information on the following William comes from a web site (here).
  (i) William Belasyse of Brancepeth Castle (b 1696, d 1769)
  m. (1732) Bridget Billingsley (b 1715, d 1735)
  (a) Bridget Belasyse of Brancepeth Castle (b 1735, d (unm?) 06.04.1774)
(ii)+ 3 daughters (dvp)
  m2. (23.04.1709) Fleetwood Shuttleworth (d 1733, dau of Nicholas Shuttleworth of Forcett)
  (v)+ other issue (dvp) - 1 son + 1 daughtter
  (2) William Belasyse of Morton House (b 30.12.1617)
  m. Martha Curwen (d 1665, dau of Sir Henry Curwen of Workington)
  (A) William Belasyse (d c1680)
  (B) Richard Belasyse (d 01.11.1721, rector of Haughton-le-Skerne)
  m. Margaret Hall (d 1728, dau of Lodowick Hall of Great Chilton)
  (i) Thomas Belasyse 'of Darlington' of Haughton-le-Skerne
  m. Alice Hilton (bur 29.11.1761, dau of Robert Hilton, widow of Christopher Blackett of Newham & Francis Smart of Snotterton)
  (a) Martha Maria Belasyse (b 08.03.1721, bur 14.07.1767)
  m. (01.1740-1) Richard Bowes of Darlington
  (ii) William Belasyse
m. Jane Loftus (dau of Seth Loftus of Wickall)
  (a) Charles Belasyse (a 1738)
  (iii) daughter (d young)
  (3)+ other issue - Margaret, Elizabeth mentioned in Visitation (Durham, 1615, 'Bellasis of Morton')
  Probably one of these daughters married ...
  m. _ Sympson
  (A) William Sympson of Piddinghall Garth (dsp?)
  (B) Margaret Sympson
  m. Edward Shipperdson, later 'of Piddinghall Garth'
  b. Mary Belasyse
m. Gerard Salvin of Croxdale (d 18.01.1663)
  c.+ other issue - Richard, Joane, Margaret mentioned in Visitation (Durham, 1615, 'Bellasis of Morton')
  iii. James Belasyse (dsp, 6th son)
  m. Mary Tunstall (dau of Marmaduke Tunstall of Thurland)
  iv. Catherine Belasyse (bpt 08.09.1553) called Dorothy in Visitation (Durham, 1615, 'Bellasis of Morton')
  m. Thomas Metham of Metham
  v.+ other issue - Nicholas (bpt 03.10.1551, dsp), Charles (d unm), Richard (dsp), daughters (d young - Anne, Jane, Margaret, Mary)
  B. Margaret Belasyse
  m. William Pulleyne of Scotton
  C. Jane Belasyse
  m. John Hedworth of Harraton (son/heir of Sir Ralph of Harraton)
  D.+ other sons (d young/unm) - William, Anthony (d 1552, archdeacon of Colchester), Francis, Thomas, Anthony, Richard, Cecila, Anne
3. Elizabeth or Isabell Belasyse
  m. William Clervaux of Crofts
4. Anne Belasyse
  m. Anthony Smith of Kalton or Kelton or Ketton (son of John of Stainton)
  A. Cuthbert Smythe of Ketton (dsp) brother of ...
  B. Isabel Smythe possibly of this generation
  m. Christopher Sotheron of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (a 1565)
5.+ other issue - Francis (dsp), Thomas (dsp), Anthony of Newburgh Abbey

Main source(s): BE1883 (Belasyse of Fauconberg), TCP (Fauconberg), BE1883 (Belasyse of Worlaby) with some support/input from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Bellasis of Newborough)
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