'Cottington1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cottington of Fonthill Gifford

'Wilts' identifies this family's arms as "Azure, a fess between three roses Or".
Phillip Cottington of Lye-under-Mendip, Somerset
1. John Cottington of Frome
  m. Joan Harbin (dau of Henry Harbin of Claniden (Chaldon))
  A. John Cottington of Frome (b c1589, a 1623)
  B. James Cottington
  C. Sarah Cottington
  m. Thomas Savage of Compton
2. Philip Cottington of Godmaston, Somerset
  m. Jane Biflete (dau of Thomas Biflete)
A. Maurice Cottington
  i. Sir Francis Cottington of Fonthill Gifford (bur 10.05.1665)
  a. Francis Cottington of Fonthill Gifford (bur 14.12.1663)
  'Wilts' identifies Francis's wife as Elizabeth (a 1669). This appears to be ...
  m. Elizabeth Thimbleby (b 17.10.1643, a 1676, dau of Sir John Thimbleby of Irnham)
  (1) Francis Cottington (d infant)
  b. Charles Cottington, later of Fonthill Gifford (bur 22.12.1697)
  m1. Alithea (bur 14.10.1687)
(1) Francis Cottington of Fonthill Gifford, Baron Cottington of Fonthill (d 08.09.1728)
  Francis was created Baron Cottington of Fonthill "by the Pretender".
  m. ?? (d 02.09.1728)
  (A) Francis Cottington, lsat of Fonthill (d 03.1758)
  (2)+ other issue - Charles (bur 15.12.1694), John (a 1716)
m2. Catherine (a 1697)
  c. Jane Cottington (a 1666) probably the Jane (d 1711) who married ...
  m. Richard Frampton of Biston or Biddeston (b 1630, d 12.1685)
  ii. Dorothy Cottington (b 1603-4, d unm 25.04.1690)
  B. Sir Francis Cottington, Baron Cottington of Hanworth (b c1579, dsps 19.06.1652, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ambassador, etc.)
  m. (1622) Anne Meredith (b c1599, d 22.02.163/4, dau of Sir William Meredith of London (by Jane, dau of Sir Thomas Palmer of Wingham, Bart), widow of Sir Robert Brett)
  i.+ issue (dvpsp) - Francis, Frances, Elizabeth, Anne, Anne
  C.+ other issue - James, Edward
3. James Cottington of Wells
  m. Helen Bullingham (dau of John Bullingham, Bishop of Gloucester)
  A. George Cottington (a 1629)

Main source(s): Wilts' (vol 4 (1829), 'Cottington of Fonthill Giffard', p22*/37)
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