'Manley3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Manley of Northampton, Manley of Spratton

Visitation reports that the following Laurence's "Ancestor came out of Cheshire".
Laurence Manley of Northampton then Spratton (d 12.10.1601)
m1. (27.08.1573) Pannyl (bur 20.06.1581)
1.+ issue
m2. Katherine Duncomb (bur 01.06.1601)
2. Laurence Manley of Spratton (b c1582/86, d c1662)
  m. (14.01.1600-1) Sarah Bryan (dau of Joseph Bryan of Northampton)
  A. Laurence Manley of Spratton (b 1613, a 1681)
  m. (01.01.1639-40) Mary Danvers (bpt 11.11.1607, dau of Sir John Danvers of Culworth)
  i. Laurence Manley (b 1650, dvp 1655)
3. Barbara Manley (bpt 18.10.1587)
  m. (24.06.1612) Josias Tomkins of Harpole (bpt 25.02.1591-2)
4.+ other issue - John of Northampton (bpt 13.12.1583, d unm c1652), Katherine (bpt 24.01.1584-5), Anne (bpt 19.05.1586, a 1610), Mary (bpt 01.10.1589, bur 04.10.1589), Frances (bpt 02.02.1594-5)
m3. (19.08.1601) Elizabeth Holled



Visitation identfieis the arms of this family as "Argent, a dexter hand couped and erect sable within a bordure engrailed of the last" quartered with Willoughby.
Edward Manley of Northampton (d after 01.1579)
m(2). Cecilie
1. Robert Manley 'of Warwickshire' of Sprotton, Northamptonshire
  m. Susan Nicolls (dau of Thomas Nicolls, sister of Sir Augustine of Faxton)
  A. Edward Manley 'of Shipley' of Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire (d 11.1642)
  m. Mary Willoughby (dau of Gilbert Willoughby of Normanton (by Frances, dau of William Walkedyne), sister/heir of William of Normanton)
  i. Willoughby Manley of Thorney Hill in Hanbury, Staffordshire (b 1616-7, a 04.1664)
  m. Prudence Stone (dau/coheir of Thomas Stone of Carsington)
  a. Anne Manley
  m. (by 1644) Anthony Izod of London
  b.+ other issue (a 04.1664) - Willoughby Stone (b c1646), Morton, Edward, Prudence
  B. Cecilie Manley
  m. Thomas Tookey
  C. Susan Manley
  m. Nicholas Cole of Haverhill
  D. Mary Manley
  m. William Cotton of Burton-on-Trent
  E. Elizabeth Manley
  m. Walter Neale of Ashted
  F.+ other issue - Thomas, William, Robert, Frances (d unm)
2.+ other issue - Edmund, Anthony of Bedfordshire, Aug(usta?), Elizabeth

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1681, 'Manley of Spratton')
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Grazebrook, 1884, Staffordshire, 1663-4, 'Manley of Thorney Hills')
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