'Bourchier2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bourchier of Beningbrough (Beningborough), Bourchier Lord Berners

Part of the upper section was originally shown within Bourchier1. It was moved here for review & expansion using Ducatus Leodiensis & Foster.
John Bourchier of West Horsley, 1st Lord Berners (d 16.05.1474)
m. Margery Berners (d 18.12.1475, dau of Sir Richard Berners of West Horsley)
1. Sir Humphrey Bourchier (dvp Barnet 14.04.1471)
m. Elizabeth Tylney (dau/heir of Frederick Tylney of Boston, m2. Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk)
  A. Sir John Bourchier, 2nd Lord Berners (b 1467, d 16.03.1531/2)
  m(1). (div?) Catherine Howard (dau of John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk)
  i. Mary Bourchier (dvpsp)
m. Alexander Unton of Wadley
  ii. Jane Bourchier of Ashwellthorpe, de jure Baroness Berners (d 17.02.1561/2)
  m. Edmund Knyvett (d 01.03.1539)
  After the death of John, 2nd Baron Berners, the Barony was dormant for many years. It was re-established in 1720 for a descendant of this marriage.
  iii. daugher
p/(m2?). Elizabeth Bacon
  iv. James Bourchier of Hambleton - continued below
  m. Mary Banister (dau of Sir Humfrey Banister or Bannester)
  v. Ursula Bourchier (dspms (not dsp)) 
  m. Sir William Sherington (b c1495, d before 06.07.1553)
  vi.+ other issue - Humfrey, George
  B. Margaret Bourchier (b 1468, d 1551)
  m1. John Sands (son/heir of Sir William Sands)
  m2. Sir Thomas Bryan of Cheddington (b 1464, d 1517)
  C. Anne Bourchier (a 09.1530)
  m. (1492) Thomas Fiennes, Lord Dacre (b 1471/2, d 09.09.1534)
2. Sir Thomas Bourchier
  m. Agnes Carlton (dau of Sir Thomas Carlton or Charlton)
3. Elizabeth Bourchier (d 10.1470)
  m. Robert Welles (dsp 19.03.1469, son/heir of Lord Welles)
4. Joanna (Jane) Bourchier
  m. Sir Henry Nevill, younger of Latimer (dvp Edgcote 14.07.1469)



James Bourchier of Hambleton and/or Haughton - continued above
m. Mary Banister (dau of Sir Humfrey Banister or Bannester or Bannister of Calais, sister/heir of John of Calais and Beninbrough)
1. Sir Ralph Bourchier of Haughton (Staffordshire) & Beninbrough (Beningborough, Yorkshire) (b c1531, d 11.06.1598, MP)
  m1. Elizabeth Hall (dau of Francis Hall of Grantham, sister of Arthur)
A. William Bourchier (b c1559, a 1584)
  Ducatus Leodiensis identifies William's wife as an unnamed dau of Sir Thomas Barrington of Hartfield Broad Oak. Foster names her ...
  m. (c1588) Katherine Barrington (dau of Sir Thomas Barrington of Barrington Hall)
  i. Robert Bourchier (d unm)
  ii. Sir John Bourchier of 'Beningbrough Grange' (b c1595, d 08.1659-60, MP, regicide)
  m. (1617) Anne Rolf (dau/heir of William Rolf of Hadley)
  a. Barington Bourchier (b c1627, d 29.10.1695, MP)
m. Frances Strickland (dau of Sir William Strickland of Boynton, Bart)
  (1) Sir Barington Bourchier 'of Beningborough' (b 09.09.1651, d 11.11.1700)
  m1. (c1670) Judith Milbank (dau of Mark Milbank by Dorothy Cocke)
  (A) Sir Barington Bourchier 'of Beningborough Park' (dsp)
  m. Mary Compton (dau of Sir Francis Compton, son of Spencer, Earl of Northton (Northampton))
(B) Mark Bourchier (dsp)
  m2. Margaret Hardwick (dau/coheir of Thomas Hardwick)
  (C) Sir John Bourchier of Beningborough, Sheriff of Yorkshire (a 1712, d by 1749)
  m. Mary Belwood (dau of _ Belwood (Serjeant-at-law))
(i) John Bourchier of Beningborough,Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 1759)
  m. Mildred Roundell (dau of Richard Roundell of Hutton Wansley) probably wife of this John, presumed mother of ...
  (a) Mildred Bourchier probably of this generation
  VCH reports that Mildred m. (1760) Hon. Robert Lane and died in the same year. However, it appears that she (also?) married ...
m. Robert Fox (b 05.08.1732, dvpsp 05.1768, m2. Bridget Henley)
  (ii) Mary Bourchier
  (D) Ralph Bourchier in London, later of Beningborough (d 1768, physician)
  (i) Margaret Bourchier (d 1827)
  m. (by 1768) Giles Earle
  m3. (Ursula) Dalston (dau of Sir (William) Dalston (Dalton))
  b. Bridget Bourchier (d 12.09.1662)
m. (1647) William Bethall (cleric)
  c. Mary Bourchier probably of this generation
  m. (1654) George Blakiston of Houghall & Stapleton-on-Tees (b 1633)
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - William, John
  iii. Thomas Bourchier 'of Beningborough'
  m. (1629) Elizabeth Pickering (dau of Mark (sb Michael?) Pickering)
  a. Elizabeth Bourchier (d 28.01.1705)
  m. (14.04.1657) William Rokeby of Sandal
  b Abigail Bourchier
  m. Andrew Taylor of York
  (1) Abigail Taylor
  m. Robert Spencer of Leeds
  iv. Winifred Bourchier
  m. _ Lister of York (MD)
  v. Elizabeth Bourchier
m. William (brother of John)
  vi. Anne Bourchier
  m. John (brother of William)
  B. Ursula Bourchier
  m1. Sir Richard Molyneux
  m2. Sir Richard Trewe
  C. Lucy Bourchier probably the Lucy (bur 08.11.1641) who married ...
  m. Richard Aldeborough of Ellenthorp
  D. Catherine Bourchier probably the Katherine who married ...
  m. Sir Richard Mauleverer of Allerton, Sheriff of Yorkshire
  E.+ other issue - (Sir) John, Bridget
  m2.(1577, sp?) Christian Shakerley (dau of Rowland Shakerley of London, widow of John Harding of London (alderman))
  m3. (sp?) Anne (d 08.1598-9, widow of _ Coote) mentioned by HoP ("Ralph Bourchier")
2. Arthur Bourchier
  m. Katherine Jones (dau of William Jones of Holyhead)
3. Jane Bourchier
4. Mary Bourchier
  m. Nicholas Yestsworth or Elsworth ("clerk of the signet and secretary for the French tongue to the Queen's majesty")

Main source(s): 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p123+), Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584, 'Bourchier of Benningborough, &c.') with some support for the upper section from Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Bourchier', p106+), BP1934 ('Berners'), TCP ('Berners') and a little input in the lower section (shown in italics) from various web sites (particularly VCH (Yorkshire North Riding, vol 2, 'Parishes: Newton-upon-Ouse'))
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