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Families covered: Du Cane of Braxted Park, Du Cane (Du Quesne) of London

John Du Quesne
BLG1886 reports that "John Du Quesne (an elder of the French Protestant Church), fled out of Flanders, to avoid the Duke of Alva's persecutions), and settled at Canterbury, from whence he removed to London." John (originally Jean?) married thrice. BLG1952 provides the date which shows that his 3rd wife could not have been the mother of any (possibly but probably not excluding the youngest) of the children. Neither BLG1886 nor BLG1952 give the 2nd wife's Christian name. Berry shows only 1 wife, naming her just Judith and suggesting that she was the mother of all of John's children. We presume that Judith was the 2nd wife.
m1. Mary de la Court
m2. Judith Ramon (dau of Henry Ramon)
1. John Du Quesne of London (bpt 02.08.1590??)
  m. (22.01.1599) Sarah de Francqueville (dau of John de Francqueville)
  A. John Du Quesne (b 31.01.1600, d 22.04.1684)
  m. (22.01.1647) Esther de la Place (dau of Samuel de la Place)
i.+ issue - John (d 20/6.02.1702), Samuel (d 20.10.1685), Benjamin
  B. Peter Du Quesne or Du Cane (b 11.07.1609, d 07.02.1671, Alderman of London, 4th son)
  m. (07.07.1636) Jane Maurois (d 05.03.1672, dau of Elias Maurois of Canterbury by Elizabeth, dau of Lawrence Desbouverie of Sandwich)
  i. Peter Du Cane of London (b 17.03.1645, d 16.09.1714, 5th son)
  m. (06.01.1675) Jane Booth (b c1659, d 21.09.1721, dau of Richard Booth, alderman of London)
  a. Richard Du Cane 'of Coggeshall' of London (b 13.10.1681, d 03.10.1744, MP, Director of the Bank of England)
  m. (17.08.1710) Anne Lyde (b c1688, d 21.09.1722, dau/heir of Nehemiah Lyde of Great & Little Coggeshall)
  (1) Peter Du Cane of Braxted Park, Sheriff of Essex (b 22.04.1713, d 28.03.1803, Director of the Bank of England & East India Co.)
  m. (27.03.1735) Mary Norris (b 1711-2, d 03.05.1758/1752, dau of Henry Norris of Hackney & Woodford)
  (A) Peter Du Cane of Braxted Park (b 20.04.1741, d 13.06.1822, 2nd son)
  m. (22.11.1769) Phoebe Philips Tredcroft (b 1742-3, d 23.02.1831, dau of Edward Tredcroft of the Manor House, Horsham)
  (i) Peter Du Cane of Braxted Park, Sheriff of Essex (b 19.08.1778, dsp 23.05.1841, MP)
  (ii) Mary Du Cane (b 09.1770, d 23.04.1844)
  m. (22.08.1794) Edmond Smith (d 29.10.1845, son of William of Horsham Park & Woodbridge House, Guildford)
(iii) Charlotte Phoebe Du Cane (b 05.10.1774, dsp 15.04.1854)
  m. (04.11.1803) Richard Marriott (son of Randolph of Leases Hall, Yorkshire)
  (iv)+ other issue - Henry James (b 01.11.1786, d 08.08.1789), Sarah (b 16.06.1772, d 21.06.1782)
  (B) Henry Du Cane (b 21.09.1748, d 16.04.1810, vicar of Coggeshall)
  m. (04.04.1778) Louisa Desmadryll (d 24.12.1825, dau of John Charles Desmadryll of Trimnals)
  (i) Henry Du Cane of The Grove, Witham, Essex (b 30.08.1786, d 22.1.1855, Rev.) had issue
  m. (1825) Mary Sowerby (b 30.12.1796, d 01.08.1883, dau of John Sowerby of Putteridge Bury)
  (ii) Richard Du Cane (b 24.06.1788, d 04.12.1832, Major) had issue
  m. (01.10.1818) Eliza Ware (b 12.07.1791, d 02.07.1870, dau of Thomas Ware of Woodfort)
  (iii) Charles Du Cane of Braxted Park (b 24.09.1789, d 17.11.1850, Commander RN) had issue
  m. (1823) Frances Prideaux-Brune (b 05.08.1794, d 02.07.1871, dau of Rev. Charles Prideaux-Brune of Prideaux Place)
  (iv)+ other issue (d unm) - Louisa (b 08.10.1781, d 09.12.1858), Anna Maria (b 05.01.1783, d 10.01.1860), Sarah (b 02.11.1790, d 28.07.1869)
(C)+ other issue - Richard (b 19.02.1739, dvpsp 27.03.1760), George (b 02.01.1753, dsp 10.04.1795), Jane (b 03.06.1738, d 13.06.1740), Anne (b 19.11.1743, d 03.12.1743), Mary (b 08.06.1745, d 12.11.1812), Sarah (b 19.03.1750, d 13.02.1830)
  (2) Richard Du Cane (b 20.09.1715, d 04.02.1744)
  (3) Jane Du Cane (b 22.06.1711, d 09.01.1756)
  m. (10.09.1730) Charles Boehm (son of Clement)
  ii. Jane Du Cane (b 24.08.1644, d 03.04.1718)
  m. (20.08.1661) Sir Christopher Lethieulier, Sheriff of London (b c1639, d 13.07.1690)
  iii.+ other issue (dsp) - Peter (b 14.10.1637, d 17.02.1642), John (b 05.11.1638, d 03.07.1666), Elias (b 25.01.1640, d 08.10.1661), Jacob (b 30.05.1642, d 18.01.1644), James (b 06.11.1649, d 10.02.1712), Elizabeth (b 18.05.1648, d 01.08.1648)
  C. Benjamin Du Quesne of Bridewell & Bethlehem Hospital (b 20.03.1612, dsp 13.04.1690)
  m. Olive Price (dau of Richard Price of London)
  D. Mary Du Quesne (b 17.09.1602, d 15.09.1646)
  m. (11.11.1620) James Houblon of London
  E. Sarah Du Quesne (b 13.06.1608, d 15.03.1653)
  m. (23.08.1636) Isaac Le Quesne of London
  F.+ other issue - James (b 01.06.1605, d 16.10.1630), Paul (b 26.01.1607, dsp 25.08.1625), David (b 03.08.1611, d 12.03.1612), Sarah (b 23.05.1604, d 18.08.1606)
2. David Du Quesne mentioned by Berry but not by BLG1886
  m. (24.02.1627) Esther Perquin (dau of John Perquin)
3. Peter Du Quesne mentioned by BLG1886 but not by Berry
  m. (04.02.1611) Sarah Harber (dau of Hugh Harber)
  A.+ issue - John (b 1613), Peter (b 1614), Samuel (b 1619), James (b 1619), Sarah (b 1620), Mary (b 1629)
4. Mary Du Quesne mentioned by BLG1886 but not by Berry
  m. (1613) Peter Houblon
5.+ other issue - Samuel (d young), John (d young), Elias (d young), Susanna (d young), Elizabeth, Anne mentioned by Berry but not by BLG1886
m3. (08.01.1606) Catherine de Behault (Begault)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Du Cane of Braxted), Berry's Essex Pedigrees (1878, Du Cane), BLG1952 (Du Cane of East Hoe Manor formerly of Braxted)
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