'Harewell1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Harewell of Beston, Harewell of Wootton

Visitation provides 2 entries on the following family, the 2nd generally providing a little more detail than the first but the first providing more detail on the connection to the Besford of Besford family which provides an additional connection to the family shown in the lower section below.
John Harewell of Wootton, Worcestershire
1. John Harewell of Wootton Shottrey, Warwickshire
  m. Margaret Beawpine (dau/heir of Thomas Beawpine of Pederton by Agnes, dau/heir of Stephen Delamore)
  A. Roger Harewell of Wootton Shottrey
  m. Agnes Clopton (dau/coheir of Sir William Clopton by a dau/coheir of Alexander Besford alias Pearesford of Besford)
i. William Harewell of Wootton Shottrey (2nd son?)
  The first Visitation record identifies William's wife as a dau of Morgan of Pendergest with the only child being shown as John. Other than to show her as a Wogan rather than an Owgan, we follow the second record which identifies her as ...
  m. Agnes Wogan (dau of Sir Henry Wogan of Witton or Wiston by Margaret, dau (sb sister) of William, Earl of Pembroke)
  a. John Harewell of Wootton Shottrey ('Wootton Wawen' or 'Wootton Walden')
The first Visitation record identifies John's wife as a sister of Sir Thomas Greene (esquire to the body of King Henry VII). The second Visitation record identifies her as Sir Thomas Green's half-sister, being a child of Mawde Throgmorton not by her 1st marriage (to Thomas Green) but by her 2nd marriage (to Richard Midelton, son of Sir John). We have seen various web sites support the view that she was Sir Thomas's full sister but (provisionally, at least) we follow the second Visitation record in identifying her as ...
  m. Anne Midelton (dau of Richard Midelton by Maud Throgmorton, widow of Sir Thomas Green)
  (1) Maud (Matilda) Harewell (dsp)
  m. Sir Thomas Leighton ## probably sb John here ##
  (2) Elizabeth Harewell (dsp)
  m1. Anthony Rawley of Warwickshire
  m2. Leonard Reade
(3) Agnes Harewell
  m. Sir John Smyth of Wooton (d 1547)
  (4) Anne Harewell
  m. James (John) Clifford (d 1544)
  (5) Bridget Harewell
  m. (1512) Thomas Aston of Aston (d 1553-4)
  (6)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp 1512), William (d young), Richard (d young)
  b. Elizabeth Harewell
  m. Symond Bracebridg
  c. Anne Harewell
  m. Sir John Burdett of Bramcott
  d.+ other issue - William, Thomas, John
  ii. Margaret Harewell
  m. William Herbert
  iii. Maud Harewell
  m. _ Lacon
  iv.+ other issue - Roger, John



John Harewell
1. John Harewell
2. William Harewell of Besford
  m. Elizabeth Dickleston (dau/heir of John Dickleston or Dikleston by Margaret, dau/coheir of Alexander Besford alias Pearesford of Besford)
  A. Roger Harewell
  m. _ Corbett (dau/heir of _ Corbett by dau/heir of _ Cowley)
  i. Edmond Harewell of Besford
  m. Jone (or Margery) Russell (dau of Robert Russel)
  a. Thomas Harewell of Besford
  m. Margery Vampage (dau/coheir of Robert Vampage of Wollashull (Wollashall))
  (1) Gyles Harewell (dsp)
(2) Edmond (Edmund) Harewell of Besford
  m1. Margaret Nevill (dau of Thomas Nevill)
  (A) Frances Harewell
  m2. Elizabeth Bury (dau/heir of James Bury or Bery of Hampton Poyle)
  (B) Edmond (Edmund) Harewell of Besford (2nd son?)
  m1. (1586) Susan Coles (dau of Edmond/Edmund Coles)
(i) Mary Harewell
  m. William Newce
  (ii)+ other issue - Edmund (dsp), John (dsp), Anne, Elizabeth
  m2. Elizabeth Griffith (dau of John Griffith of Harpies)
  (vi) Lucy Harewell
  m. Joshua Hussey of Carrioldnassy, co. Cork
  (vii)+ other issue - Foulk, Nevell, Dorothy, Lutterell
  (B) Elizabeth Harewell probably the Elizabeth who married ...
  m. (c1586) Sir William Lygon of Madresfield
  (C) Margaret Harewell possibly the (unnamed) daughter who married ...
  m. John Gower of Woodhall (b c1549)
  (D)+ other issue - Richard, Jane
(3) Thomas Harewell of Birlingham
  m. Margaret Harman (widow of Richard Sheldon of Beely)
  b. daughter
  m. (?) _ Grote or Grotes
  c. Dorothy Harewell
  m1. _ Hickford of Dixston
  m2. Thomas Wynchcomb
  d. Avis (Alice) Harewell
  m. William Mylle
  ii. Margaret Harewell possibly of this generation
  m. John Gower of Woodhall
3. daughter
  m. _ Hickford

Main source(s): Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569, Harewell)
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