'Fitzherbert01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fitzherbert of Norbury, FitzHerbert of Somersal Herbert, Fitzherbert of Upton

1. William FitzHerbert of Norbury (a 1125)
  A. William Fitzherbert of Norbury (a 1166)
  i. John Fitzherbert of Norbury
a. John Fitzherbert of Norbury (a 1228)
  m. Emmeline de Grendon (dau of William de Grendon of Ockbrook)
  (1) Sir William Fitzherbert of Norbury, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire (a 1274)
  m1. ??
(A) Sir Henry Fitzherbert of Norbury, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire (a 1263, 1308)
  m. _ de Chaddesdon (dau of Ralph de Chaddesdon)
  (i) Sir John Fitzherbert of Norbury (a 1350)
  m. Margaret Montgomery (dau of Sir Walter Montgomery of Marston & Cubley)
  (a) William Fitzherbert of Norbury (a 1363, 1398)
  m. Alice Longford (dau of Nicholas Longford of Longford)
  ((1)) Henry Fitzherbert of Norbury (a 1410) - continued below
  m. _ Downes
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1354), Walter (a 1350)
  (ii) Margaret Fitzherbert possibly of this generation
  m. John Okeover of Okeover (d by 1293)
  (B) William Fitzherbert
  The following connection comes from BP1934 ('FitzHerber't).
(i) Thomas FitzHerbert of Somersal Herbert, Derbyshire (a 1268)
  (a) ?? Fitzherbert
  ((1)) ?? Fitzherbert
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  ((A)) ?? Fitzherbert
  ((i)) John FitzHerbert of Somersal Herbert
((a)) John FitzHerbert of Somersal Herbert
  ((b)) Nicholas FitzHerbert of Upton, later of Tissington (d 1472)
  m. (before 1466) Margaret Franceys (dau of Robert Franceys)
  ((c)) William Fitzherbert
  (1) Showing William here is speculative! It is done primarily because William's son is shown as 'of Upton', as was his brother Nicholas before moving to Tissington, and as it appears that William's wife was sister of his brother.
(2) The following comes from 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Jakes of Whellesburgh and Fitzherbert of Upton', p964* (just before p963))
m. Cecilia Frances (a 1486, dau (but not heir) of Robert Frances)
  (((1))) Nicholas Fitzherbert of Upton (a 1497, 1523)
  m. Elizabeth Leeson (dau of William Leeson of Packington)
  (((A))) Collet or Anne Fitzherbert
  m. Thomas Banister, later of Upton (a 1546)
  (((B))) Joyce Fitzherbert
  m. Robert Richardson
  (((C))) Dorothy Fitzherbert
  m1. _ Everard
  m2. _ Clarke
  (C) Richard Fitzherbert ancestor of Fitzherbert of Twycross, Leicestershire
  m2. ??
  (D) Helen Fitzherbert
  m. Walter de Ridware
  (E) Jane Fitzherbert



Henry Fitzherbert of Norbury (a 1410) - continued above
m. _ Downes
1. Nicholas Fitzherbert of Norbury, Sheriff of Derbyshire (d 19.11.1473)
  Nichols shows Nicholas's sons John, Robert & Ralph as all by his second wife, Elizabeth Ludlow. Visitation, which starts with this Nicholas, shows them as by his first wife ....
  m1. Alice Booth (dau of Henry Booth of Harlaston)
  A. Ralph Fitzherbert of Norbury (d 02.03.1483-4)
  m. Elizabeth Marshall (dau/heir of John Marshall of Upton)
  i. John Fitzherbert of Norbury (d 24.07.1531)
  m. Benedicta Bradburne (dau of John Bradburne of the Hoo (or Hoghe))
a. Nicholas Fitzherbert (dvpsp 1517)
  m. (1501) Dorothy Longford (dau of Sir Ralph Longford)
  b. Elizabeth Fitzherbert
  m. Sir Philip Draycote of Draycote & Painsley
  c. Anne Fitzherbert
  m. John Wells of Hoar Cross
  d. Edith Fitzherbert
  ii. Henry Fitzherbert of London
  m. Elizabeth Godwin (dau of Robert Godwin)
  a. daughter
iii. Sir Anthony Fitzherbert of Norbury (b 1470, d 27.05.1538, judge, 6th son)
  m1. Dorothy Willoughby (dsp 1597, dau of Sir Henry Willoughby of Wollaton)
  m2. Mathilda Cotton (dau of Richard Cotton of Hamstall Ridware)
  iv. Dorothy Fitzherbert
  m. Thomas Comberford of Comberford (d 1532)
  v. Edith (probably not Elizabeth) Fitzherbert
  m. Thomas Babington of Dethick (d 15.03.1518)
  vi. Agnes Fitzherbert
  m. Richard Lister of Rowton
  vii. Elizabeth Fitzherbert
  m. _ Fuljambe
  viii. Margaret Fitzherbert
m. Thomas Purefoy of (Fenny) Drayton (d 1542)
  ix. other issue - Richard, William (a 1506, prebendary of Lincoln), Thomas, Alice (a 1505, Abbess of Polesworth)
  B. John Fitzherbert of Etwall (d 18.11.1502, remembrancer of the Exchequer)
m1. Margaret Babington (dau of Robert Babington "of the flette")
  BP1934 reports that, by Margaret, John was ancestor of the Fitzherberts of Perry Hall, Staffordshire. Visitation shows only his marriage to Margaret and shows their children as Henry & Jane with Eustace as Henry's only child. The following comes from Visitation (Essex, 1558, 'Jenour'). We presume that a younger unmentioned son was ancestor of the Fitzherberts of Perry Hall.
  i. Henry Fitzherbert
  m. Cecylie Molineux (d 1502, dau/heir of John Molineux)
a. Eustace Fitzherbert (d 16.09.1518)
  m. Jayne Meringe
  (1) Joanne Fitzherbert (d 14.08.1526)
  (2) Elizabeth Fitzherbert
  m1. Edward Smith (son of Sir John of Cressing Temple)
  m2. Thomas Smith of Camden
  ii. Jane Fitzherbert
  m1. (c1474) John de la Pole, younger of Radbourne
  m2. Sir John Port of Etwall
  John's 2nd wife is identified by BP1934 just as Joan. It looks as though she was probably ...
  m2. Joan Babington (dau of Robert Babington of Kiddington)
  iii.+ 4 daughters
  Probably of this generation, but by which wife is unknown, was ...
C. Robert Fitzherbert of Uphall ancestor of Fitzherbert of Kiddington & Begbrooke
  Visitation, supported by Nichols, provides the following.
  m. Elizabeth Jocelyn (dau of Ralph Jocelyn of Sawbridgeworth)
  i. Humfrey Fitzherbert
  m. Dyonise Elveden (dau/heir of Henry Elveden)
  a. Sir John Fitzherbert
  m. Anne Wayneman (Wainman)
  (1) Henry Fitzherbert
  b.+ other issue - Anthony, Michael
  D. Joan Fitzherbert
  m. John Cotton of Hampstall Ridware
  E. Isabella Fitzherbert
  m. _ Babington
  F.+ other issue - Roger (had issue), William, Douce, Anne
  m2. Isabel (Elizabeth) Ludlow of Stokeshay
  J.+ 2 sons and 2 daughters

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Stafford') with input/support for the lower section from Visitation (Staffordshire, 1583, 'Fitzherbert of Norbury, etc.'), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Fitzherbert of Twycross', p853)
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