'Cope01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cope of Banbury, Cope of Bramshill, Cope of Denshanger, Cope of Hanwell, Cope of Mardon

John Cope of Denshanger (d 1415)
m. (1393) Joan Newenham (d 1435, dau/heir of John Newenham by Elizabeth, dau/heir of Baron Hasted of Hansted)
1. John Cope (b 1399, dsp by 1435)
2. Stephen Cope of Denshanger & Adstock (b 1403, d 1436)
  m. Joan (a 1445)
  A. John Cope of Denshanger & Hansted (d 1510)
  m. Anne (d 1513)
  i. Edward Cope 'of Spraton' of Helmeden, Torres & Denshanger (b 1510)
  m. Mary Woodhall (dau/heir of Fuke Woodhall)
  a. Anne Cope (b 1500, d 05.02.1587-8)
  m1. William Lovett of Astwell ## see here ##
m2. John Heneage
3. William Cope (a 1488)
  m. _ Gossage (dau/heir of William Gossage of Spratton)
  A. Stephen or Alexander Cope named Stephen by BP1934, Alexander by MGH
  i. Sir William Cope of Banbury, Hardwick, etc. (b 1450, d 07.04.1513, keeper of Porchester Castle)
  m1. (1470) Agnes Harcourt (dau of Sir Robert Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt, (probably not widow of Thomas Stonar))
  a/b. Sir Henry Cope of Bedhampton (b 1473) not mentioned by MGH, line given by BP1934
  m. Ann Sanders (dau of William Sanders) confusion with just below?
  (1) George Cope
  m. Dorothy Spencer (dau of Thomas Spencer of Everdon) ## see here ##
  (A) John Cope
  (B) Dorothy Cope
  m. _ Kirton
  b/a. Stephen Cope of Bedhampton mentioned by BP1934, line given by MGH
  m. Ann Sanders (dau/coheir of William Saunders of Oxford) confusion with just above?
  (1) Anthony Cope of Havant (b 1569, d 1586, 2nd son)
  m. (1552) Anne Stafford (dau of Sir Humphrey Stafford of Blathewyke)
  (A) John Cope of Mardon, Wiltshire (b 1555, d 1613, younger son)
  m. Jane Lavington (dau of Richard Lavington of Wiltshire)
  (i)+ issue - Martha, Jane, Anne
  (B) Edward Cope (d before 1634)
  m. Maude (d 1635)
  (i) John Cope of Mardon (d 1656)
  m. Margaret (d 1670)
  (a) John Cope of Mardon & Heyle (d 1649)
  m. Elizabeth
  ((1)) Oliver Cope (b 1691, d 1773)
  MGH reports that Oliver "went to America, where his descendants still are" and that he was ancestor of "Baron Biddle-Cope of Verona, Italy, created Baron by King Humbert 1886".
  ((2)) John Cope
  (b)+ other issue - Oliver (d 1657, carpenter), William, Richard, Thomas, Margaret, Lucy, Jane
  (ii) Edward Cope ("went to America")
  (iii) Elizabeth Cope
  m. _ Snowe
  (C) George Cope of N. Burrant (d 1636)
  m. Catherine Fettiplace (widow of Henry Deane of London)
  (i)+ issue - Dorothy (b 1599), Catherine (b 1600)
  (D) Margaret Cope
  m. _ Murfyn
(E)+ other issue - John (d young), Anthony (a 1592), Stephen, Jane, Elizabeth, Anne
  (2) William Cope (4th son)
  m. _ Morris
  (A)+ issue - Dorothy, Frances, Alice, daughter
  (3) Elizabeth Cope
  m. James Harrington of Atherton
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas, John, Elborow
  m2. (before 1496) Jane Spencer (d 12.02.1525, dau of Sir John Spencer of Hodnell, m2. William Saunders of Banbury)
  c. Sir Anthony Cope of Hanwell & Grymsbury, Sheriff of Oxfordshire & Berkshire (d 06.01.1550-1)
  m. Jane Crews (dau of Matthew Crews or Crerwys of Pynne)
  (1) Edward Cope of Hanwell (b 1517, d 20.06.1557)
m. Elizabeth Mohun (dau of Walter Mohun of Wollaston)
  (A) William Cope (b 1544, d 1606)
  (B) Sir Anthony Cope, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, 1st Bart of Hanwell (b 1549, bur 23.07.1615)
  m1. Frances Lytton (bur 13.01.1600-1, dau of Rowland Lytton of Knebworth)
(i) Sir William Cope, 2nd Bart of Hanwell (b 1577, d 02.08.1637) - continued below
  m. (08.04.1602) Elizabeth Chaworth (bur 24.08.1635, dau of Sir George Chaworth of Wiverton)
  (ii) Richard Cope (d 1628, to Ireland)
  m. Anne Walter (sister of Sir William Walter of Wimbledon)
  (iii) John Cope of Gray's Inn (b 1590, d unm)
  (iv) Anthony Cope of Loughgall (d 1634)
  m. Elizabeth Sheffield (dau of Capt. _ Sheffield of Youghal)
  (v) Anne Cope
  m. Sir John Leigh, younger of Stoneleigh (dvp)
(vi) Elizabeth Cope
  m. (23.03.1602/3) Sir Richard Cecil of Wakerley (b 1570, d 04.09.1633)
  (vii) Mary Cope
  m. Henry Champernowne of Dartington
  m2. (07.04.1606) Anne Paston (b 1548, bur 02.08.1637, dau of Sir William Paston of Paston)
(C) Sir Walter Cope of Kensington (d 31.07.1614)
  m. Dorothy Grenville (bur 30.08.1638, dau of Richard Grenville of Wootton)
  (i) Isabel Cope (d 01.09/30.08.1655)
  m. (1616) Sir Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland (bpt 19.08.1590, d 09.03.1649)
  (D) William Cope (b 1544, d 1566) mentioned by MGH but not by BP1934
  (E) Edward Cope mentioned by BP1934 but not by MGH
  m. _ Yelverton (dau of Sir Christopher Yelverton)
  (F) Elizabeth Cope
m. Henry Lane of Horton
  (G) Ursula Cope
  m. John Doyle of Chiselhampton
  (2) Anne Cope
  m. Sir Kenelm Digby of Drystoke
  d. William Cope (d unm 1567)
  e. Sir John Cope of Canons Ashby & Eydon (d 22.01.1557-8)
  m1. Bridget Raleigh (dau of Edward Raleigh of Farnborough)
  m2. (sp) Margaret or Mary Mallory (dau.coheir of Nicolas Mallory, widow of Clement Cave)
  m3. (sp) Margaret Tame (dau/coheir of Sir Edward Tame, widow of Sir Humphrey Stafford)



Sir William Cope, 2nd Bart of Hanwell (b 1577, d 02.08.1637) - continued above
m. (08.04.1602) Elizabeth Chaworth (bur 24.08.1635, dau of Sir George Chaworth of Wiverton)
1. Sir John Cope, 3rd Bart of Hanwell (bpt 28.08.1608, d 13.10.1638)
  m1. (11.11.1626) Mary Walter (b 1607, dau of Sir John Walter)
  A. Anne Cope (a 1638, dsp)
  m2. Elizabeth Fane (d 1669, dau of Francis Fane, 1st Earl of Westmorland, m2. William Cope of Icombe)
B. Sir Anthony Cope, 4th Bart of Hanwell (b 1632, dsps bur 12.06.1675)
  m. Mary Gerard (d 1714, dau of Dutton Gerard, 3rd Lord of Gerard's Bromley)
  i.+ issue (d young) - John, Anthony, Henry (b 1655, d 1662), Mary (b 1665, d 1672)
  C. Sir John Cope, 5th Bart of Hanwell (b 1634, d 1721, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Booth (dau of Philip Booth)
  i. Sir John Cope, 6th Bart of Hanwell and Bramshill Park (bpt 01.12.1673, d 08.12.1749)
  m. (1696) Alice Monnoux (b 1670, d 1749, dau of Sir Humphrey Monnoux, Bart of Wotton)
  a. Sir Monnoux Cope, 7th Bart of Hanwell and Bramshill (b 1696, d 24.06.1763)
  m. Penelope Mordaunt (d 1737, dau of Lt. Gen. Henry Mordaunt)
(1) Sir John Mordaunt Cope, 8th Bart of Hanwell and Bramshill (b 1731, d unm 07.03.1770)
  b. Anne Cope
  m. Hugh (not W*) Bethell of Rise
  c.+ other issue - John (b 1705, d unm 1760), Philip (b 1710, d 1713), Elizabeth (b 1717, d 1730)
  ii. Anthony Cope (b 1673, dsp 1738/1750)
  m. Anne Spinkes (dsp 1758, dau of Bishop _ Spinkes)
  iii. Galen Cope (b 1690, d 1735, rector of Eversley, youngest son)
  m. Anne Onslow (dau of Richard Onslow of Drungwick)
  a. Sir Richard Cope, 9th Bart of Hanwell & Bramshill (b 1719, dsp 06.11.1806, prebendary of Wells)
  m1. (1754) Anne Wyndham (d 1785, dau of Thomas Wyndham of Yateley)
  m2. (1787) Catharine Law (dsp 1801, dau of John Law of Rotherham, widow of John Burton of Owlerton)
b. William Cope of Bridgen Place (d 1803)
  m. (1765) Anne Greenwood (bpt 08.10.1733, d 1810, dau of Benjamin Greenwood of St. Mary Cray)
  (1) Sir Denzil Cope, 10th Bart of Hanwell & Bramshill (b 18.06.1766, dsp 30.12.1812)
  m. (13.09.1810) Elizabeth Dorothea Francis (d 16.02.1840, m2. Henry Rush)
(2) Sir John Cope, 11th Bart of Hanwell & Bramshill (b 22.07.1768, dsp 18.11.1851)
  The baronetcy passed to his kinsman, William Henry Cope.
  c. John Cope (b 1720, dsp?)
  iv.+ other issue - Charles (b 1681, dsp 1764), William (b 1684, d 1706), Daniel (d young), Albion (d young), Elizabeth (d young)
  D. Elizabeth Cope (b 1638, d 1677)
  m. (1665) Thomas Estcourt, younger of Estcourt (bpt 10.02.1641, dvpsp 1668)
  E.+ other issue - William (d young), Mary (d young), Ursula (d unm)
2. Jonathan Cope of Ranton Abbey (b 1627, d 1670, youngest son)
  m. Anna
3. Frances Cope
  m. Robert Lee of Billesley
4. Mary Cope
  m. Francis Blake of Coggs
5.+ other issue - William (b 1610, a 1628), Anthony (b 1616, d 1617), Anthony (b 1621), Hannah (b/d1609), Elizabeth (b 1611), Ursula (d unm)

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Cope of Bramshill'), MGH (NS3 vol 4 (1902), 'Pedigrees of the Family of Cope', p208+)
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