'Clarell1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Clarell of Aldwark(e), Clarell of Edgcote
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Sir William Clarell (d 1332)
m. Agnes, lady of Aldwarke
MGH (p70) shows that the Thomas (below) who m1. Maude Montgomery m2. Elenor was son of Sir Thomas (by Isabell, dau/heir of Redcomyn), son of William son of Sir William by Agnes, dau/heir of William Wallers or Regat. Provisionally, we follow the other sources in showing as follows.
1. Sir Thomas Clarell of Aldwarke (a 1341)
  m. Isabel Philibert
  A. William Clarell of Aldwarke (a 1371, d before 1380)
  m. Elizabeth Reygate (not Reyne) (a 1389, sister/coheir of James de Reygate of Steeton, m2. Sir Thomas Leeds)
i. Sir Thomas Clarell of Aldwarke (d 1442)
  m1. Matilda (Maud) Montgomery (dau of Sir Nicholas Montgomery by Margaret Foljambe)
  a. Thomas Clarell of Aldwarke (b c1394, d 1430)
  m. Elizabeth or Margaret Scrope (dau/heir of Sir John Scrope)
  (1) Elizabeth Clarell (b 1415/6, d 23.04.1503)
  m. Sir Richard Fitzwilliam of Aldwarke (d 1478)
(2)+ other issue - Maude (dsp, m.??), Ales (nun)
  b. Elizabeth Clarell
  m. (c1410) Sir John (not Thomas) Gresley of Gresley (d 17.01.1448/9)
  c. Margaret Clarell (a 1441)
  m1. Sir John Fitzwilliam of Sprotborough (d 1421)
  m2. Sir Robert Waterton
  m3. (c1425) Sir William Gascoyne
  d.+ other issue - John, Robert, Catherine, Matilda
  MGH (p30) includes a small pedigree on a Clarell family which starts with the following Richard. MGH (p70) shows that he was son of Thomas's 2nd wife ...
m2. Elenor (dau of Roger of Aisford)
  h. Richard Clarell of Edgcote & Sewell (d 22.08.1478) date from Baker
  'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Buckland, Whittingham and Clarell of Egdcote and Sewell', p493) names the wife of Richard of Edgecote & Sewell as Margaret, dau of Richard Whyttyngham (son of Sir Robert by Agnes Buckland) who m2. Thomas Hazelwood of Edgcote, showing her as mother of Richard & Margaret (m. Thomas Andrew of Charwelton but note that the Andrew source identifies his wife as Joan, dau/heir of Richard Clarell of Edgcote). Provisonally, except to add Joan, we follow MGH (p30) which shows differently, as follows.
m1/2. Agnes (sb Margaret?) Whyttyngham (dau/heir of Richard Whyttingham, son of Sir Robert of Penley by Agnes Buckland)
  (1) William Clarell
  (A) daughter
  m. Sir Benet Alye
  (2) Nicholas Clarell (3rd son)
  m. Izabell Rydgeley of Staffordsihre
  (A) Margaret Clarell
  m. Thomas Ffulwer of Neshall, Isle of Sheppey
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas (priest), John (dsp)
  m2/1. Margaret (widow of Elyott)
  (5) James Clarell
  m. the "lady bowdey"
  (6) Ales Clarell (dsp)
m. _ Holdenby
  (7) Margaret Clarell (d unm)
  (8) Elizabeth Clarell
  m. William Babyngton
  (9) Anne Clarell
  m. John Sutton of Aston (brother of Edward, Lord Dudley)
  Possibly of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not clear, was ...
  (10) Joan Clarell
  m. Thomas Andrew of Charwelton (d 15.11.1496)
  iii. Elizabeth Clarell
  m. Thomas Fitzwilliam
  iv.+ other issue - William, Agnes
  B. Agnes Clarell
2. James Clarell

Main source(s): 'Historical Collections of Staffordshire', or 'Collections for a History of Staffordshire', edited by The William Salt Archaeological Society (New Series volume 1, 1898) with support from 'Pedigrees of the County Families of England' (vol 2, Yorkshire - West Riding, 'Reygate of Steveton') by Joseph Foster (1874) and input/support from MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), p30+ ( 'De ffulwer or ffuller Pedigreee') & p70) and as reported above
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