'Palmer01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Palmer of Angmering, Palmer of Fairfield, Palmer of Parham

Raff Palmer of Sussex (a 1307)
1. John Palmer of Sussex
  m. _ Pelham (dau of Sir John Pelham, Sheriff of Sussex & Surrey)
  A. Adam Palmer of Sussex
  m. ?? (dau/(co)heir of John Lodinghouse or Sedinghouse of East Preston)
  i. Robert Palmer of Steyning, Sussex
  m. Elizabeth (Isabel) Stopham (dau/heir of William Stopham of Stopham)
  Visitation & MGH include another generation here, another Robert, and then the following John. Berry omits both those generations. We compromise!
  a. John Palmer of Angmering, Sussex
  m. Joane Julian (dau of Robert Julian)
  (1) John Palmer of Angmering
Visitation names the seat 'Augmering'. We follow Berry & MGH in naming it 'Angmering' as that is supported by BHO (inter alia).
  m. Isabel Bilton (dau/heir of Edward Bilton by Margaret, dau of John Cooke of Ruglington (Russinton))
  (A) (Sir) Edward Palmer of Angmering
  m. Alice Clement
  (i) Sir John Palmer of Angmering, Sheriff of Sussex & Surrey (d before 23.02.1563)
  m1/2. Joane Hinde (dau of John Hinde or Hynde of London)
  (a) John Palmer (dsp)
  m2/1. Mary (Sandys) (dau of William, Lord Sandes)
  (b) Sir Thomas Palmer of Augmering (b c12.1542)
  m. Mary Palmer (dau of Sir Thomas Palmer of Parham) @@ below
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, 'Palmer', folio 143).
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Palmer (of Augmering?) (dsp 1626, 2nd son?)
  m1. Margaret Parker (dau of Sir John Parker, son of Mathew, Archbishop of Canterbury)
  m2. _ Sandes (dau of Michael Sandes, widow of Sir _ May)
  ((2)) Henry Palmer (4th son?)
  m. Elizabeth Parker (dau/heir of Edward Parker)
  ((A)) Alice Palmer
m. Thomas Laning of London
  ((3)) William Palmer of Pepperinge, Sussex (bpt 09.11.1572)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Sussex, 1662, 'Palmer of Harting').
  m. Elizabeth Mynott (dau of Thomas Mynott or Minott 'of the Star Chamber')
  ((A)) Thomas Palmer of Harting, Sussex (b c1625)
  m1. Mary Houghton (dau of Thomas Houghton of Mayfield)
  ((i)) Mary Palmer
  m2. (14.02.1658-9) Mary Pellett (dau of William Pellett of Bignor)
  ((ii))+ other issue - Thomas (b 1672), Bridget, Anne, Jane, Elizabeth, Dorothy
  ((B)) William Palmer (a 1634)
  ((i))+ issue - Mary, Barbara
((C)) Jane Palmer
  m. Paul Lawrence (minister of Tangmer)
  ((D)) Dorothy Palmer
  m. John Willoughby
  ((E)) Elizabeth Palmer
  ((4)) Dorothy Palmer
  m. Anthony Bustard of Oxfordshire
  ((5))+ other issue (dsp) - John (d young?), Richard, Walter
(ii) Sir Henry Palmer of Wingham, Kent (b c1489, d Guisnes 1558)
  m. Jane Windebank (dau of Sir Richard Windebank of Guisnes)
  (iii) Sir Thomas Palmer (dsp)
  (iv) Eleanor Palmer
  m1. John Benners of (Peeches in) Finchingfield (m1. ??)
  m2. William Bendlowes (sergeant-at-law)
  (B) Robert Palmer of Parham, Sussex
  m. Beatrix or Bridget Wesse (dau/(co)heir of John Wesse, alderman of London)
  (i) Richard Palmer (dsp)
  m. Joane Barton (dau of Edward Barton of Billinghurst)
  (ii) Sir Thomas Palmer of Parham - continued below
  m1. Griselda (Grissell) or Bridget Carell (dau of John Carell, Serjeant-at-law)
  m2. Katherine Stradling (dau of Sir Edward Stradling of St. Dannett)
  (iii) Robert Palmer
  The following is supported by Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, 'Palmer', folio 181a).
  m. Mary Audley (dau of James Audley, brother of Lord Audley)
  (a) Catherine Palmer
  m. George Arderne (son of George, from Cheshire to Chichester)
  ((1)) Richard Arderne
  m. Mary Greene (dau of Thomas Greene of West Marne)
  ((A))+ issue - Thomas, George, Richard, Catherine
  ((2)) Anne Arderne
  m. John Newman of Chichester
  ((A)) Frances Newman
  m. Edward Osborne of Coates
((B))+ other issue - John, Anne
  ((3)) Richard Arderne
  ((4))+ other issue (dsp) - George, John
  (b) Elizabeth Palmer
  m. John Cowper of Ditcham
  (iv) Elizabeth Palmer
  m. John Carrell of Sussex ("the father of the Law")
  (a)+ issue - Thomas, John, Edward
  (C) Ann Palmer
  m. John Bellingham (son of Raffe)
  (D) Elizabeth Palmer
  m. Robert Browne of Walcott
  (E) Alice Palmer
  m. James Burton of Eastbourne
  (F)+ other issue - Sir Thomas of Calais (dsp bur 30.04.1582), Katherine (d unm)



Sir Thomas Palmer of Parham - continued above
m1. Griselda (Grissell) or Bridget Carell (dau of John Carell, Serjeant-at-law)
1. Mary Palmer
  m. Sir Thomas Palmer of Agmering @@ above
2. Dorothy Palmer
  m. Hugh Roberts of Reshe (Nesh?) in Steynings
3. Elizabeth Palmer
  m. John Leeds of Stenings (Stenning)
m2. Katherine Stradling (dau of Sir Edward Stradling of St. Dannett)
Visitation shows Sir Thomas's son John as by his marriage to Katherine Stradling but Crisp shows him as by Thomas's marriage to Griselda Caryll. We are left uncertain as to who was John's mother.
4. John Palmer of Parham (d 1587)
  m. Elizabeth Verney (dau Sir Hugh Verney or Vernai of Fairfield and/or Beauchampe)
  A. Sir Thomas Palmer of Fairfield, Somerset (d 1605)
  m. Dorothy Malet (dau of Thomas Malet of Enmore, m2. Sir Ralf Gray)
i. William Palmer 'of Fairfield' (dsp 1652)
  ii. Peregrine Palmer 'of Fairfield' (d 1684, Colonel)
  m. (20.04.1654) Ann Stephens (b 1626, dau of Nathaniel Stephens of Gloucestershire)
  a. Nathaniel Palmer 'of Fairfield' (d 1717)
  m. Frances Wyndham (d 1712, dau of Sir William Wyndham)
  (1) Thomas Palmer (b c1683, dsp 1734, antiquary)
  m. Elizabeth Wroth (d 1737, dau of Sir Thomas Wroth)
  (2) Peregrine Palmer (dsp 1762)
  m. _ Longman
  (3)+ other issue - Elizabeth (bpt 26.11.1695), Frances, Catherine, Anne (b c1657, d 27.11.1701)
  b. Elizabeth Palmer
  m. Sir John Wroth, Bart (d 1677)
  c.+ other issue - Robert, Thomas (d 1680)
  iii. Katherine Palmer (dsp)
  B. Catherine Palmer
  m. Sir Thomas Hinton of Chilton
  C. Sarah Palmer
  m. R. Smith of Pear Tree, Hampshire

Main source(s): Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, 'Palmer', folios 18-19) with input/support for upper section from CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p258+), MGH (vol 1, 1868, 'The Pedigreee of the Ancient Family of the Palmers of Sussex', p105+) with input/support for lower section from "Abstract of Somersetshire Wills, Etc: Copied from the Manuscript Collections of the Late Rev. Frederick Brown" by Frederick Arthur Crisp (with thanks to a contributor (CV, 11.08.10) for drawing that to our attention), MGH (vol 1, 1868, 'The Pedigreee of the Ancient Family of the Palmers of Sussex', p113+)
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