'Franklin02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Franklin of Moore Park, Franklin (Francklyn) of Willesden

BEB1841 reports that "This family was anciently of Skipon, in Craven, in the county of York." From this we surmise that it was an early cadet of the family shown on Franklin02. The first mentioned by VCH was ...
John Franklin of Little Stanmore, Harlesden & Willesden (d 1596)
1. John Franklin of Willesden, Middlesex (d c1605)
  A. Richard Franklin of Willesden & Dollis Hill (d 1615)
  m. Frances Roberts (dau of Francis Roberts of Willesden) mentioned in Mundy's Middlesex Pedigrees (Armytage 1914, Francklin of Willesden)
  i. Sir John Franklin or Francklin or Francklyn of Willesden (b c1599, d 24.03.1647) the first mentioned by BEB1841 & TCB
m. Elizabeth Purefoy (dau of George Purefoy of Wadley)
  a. Sir Richard Franklin or Francklyn of Moore Park (Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire), 1st Bart (bpt 20.07.1630, bur 16.09.1685)
  m1. (by 1655) Elizabeth Cheeke (bur 21.11.1660, dau/coheir of Sir Thomas Cheeke of Pirgo by Essex, dau of Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick)
  (1) Sir Richard Franklin or Francklyn, 2nd Bart (b c1655, dspm 1695)
  m. Anne Rich (dau/coheir of Robert Rich, 3rd Earl of Warwick (by Anne, dau of Sir Thomas Cheeke of Pirgo), widow of Thomas Barrington)
  (2) Sir Thomas Franklin or Francklyn of Dean (Middlesex), 3rd Bart (b c1656, d 05.10.1728)
  m. Mary Hawtrey (d 19.03.1736/7, dau of Ralph Hawtrey of Riselip (Rislip, Ruislip) (by Barbara, dau of Sir Robert de Grey of Merton), widow of Christopher Clitherow of Pinner)
(3)+ other issue (d unm) - Robert, Essex (d young)
  m2. (30.04.1661) Mary Tryon (b 1642-3, d before 08.1703, dau of Sir Samuel Tryon, 1st Bart, by Eleanor, dau of Sir Henry Lee of Quarendon)
  (5) Eleanora Franklin (dsp)
  m. Charles May (son/heir of Sir Algernon May)
  (6) Elizabeth Franklin (dsp)
  m. Richard Willis, Bishop of Winchester
  (7) Essex Franklin
  b. Elizabeth Franklin (b 1648, d 11.04.1701) probably of this generation
  m. (15.05.1671) Sir Christopher Musgrave, 4th Bart of Edenhall (d 29.07.1704)
  ii. Mary Franklin shown (as Margerett) in Mundy's Middlesex Pedigrees (Armytage 1914, Francklin of Willesden)
  m1. Sir John Smyth of Leeds Castle
  m2. (16.07.1633) Anthony Crofts of Stow (b c1593, d 01.10.1657)

Main source(s): BEB1841 (Francklyn of Moor Park) with some input from VCH (Middlesex, vol 7, 'Willesden: Manors'), TCB (vol 3, Francklyn of Franklin of Moor Park)
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