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Families covered: Pretyman of Driffield, Pretyman of Greensfarm, Pretyman (Prettyman) of Lodington
[This page was originally launched as 'Pretyman1' but was renamed to permit a new Pretyman1 for the Bacton line which goes back earlier with greater reliability.]

As reported on the continuation, the alleged ancestry of the following William (which is reported in TCB but with some scepticism) is not viewed as reliable. Le Neve starts with ...
William Pretyman of Bacton, Suffolk
m1. ??
m2. _ How (dau of William How of Stowmarket)
1. William Pretyman (dsp)
2. Sir John Pretyman of Bacton, later of Driffield (Gloucestershire)
m1. _ Tracy ?)
  m1/2. Dorothy Drury (dau of Sir Robert Drury of Rougham)
  m2/3. Mary Bourchier (dau of William Bourchier of Barnesley, Gloucestershire) identified by TCB as 2nd wife
  A. Sir John Pretyman or Prettyman of Driffield, later of Lodington & Horninghold, Sheriff of Leicestershire, 1st Bart of Lodington (b c1612, d by 02.1676/7)
  m1. (by 1631) Elizabeth Turpin (d c03.1663, dau of George Turpin of Knaptoft & Horninghold by Anne, dau of John Quarles of London)
  i. John Pretyman 'of Lodington' (bpt 22.12.1632, dvp 30.08.1658)
  m. (1649) Margaret Mennes (b 1635, d 1676, dau of Sir Matthew Mennes by Margaret, dau of John Stewart, Earl of Carrick)
  a.+ issue - Mathew (bur 09.07.1656), John (b 1654, d young)
  ii. Sir George Pretyman or Prettyman, 2nd Bart of Lodington (bpt 17.12.1638, bur 14.04.1715)
  m. (22.08.1661) Elizabeth Sedley (b c1641, dau of Sir Isaac Sedley, 3rd Bart)
  a. George Pretyman (bpt 12.11.1662, dvpspm
b. Shirley Pretyman (dvpspm)
  (1) Elizabeth Pretyman (a 1712)
  iii. Sir William Pretyman of Greenwich, 3rd Bart (bpt 03.02.1640/1, bur 08.11.1719)
  m. ?? (bur 20.09.1694)
  a. Elizabeth Pretyman
  m. (c1700) Digby Berkeley of Ardusan, co. Carlow
iv. Thomas Pretyman of Greensfarm & Hackney (bpt 09.02.1642/3)
  m. (16.01.1667/8) Mary Norris (dau of Hugh Norris of Hackney)
  a. Sir John Pretyman of Greensfarm, 4th Bart (b c1670, d after 25.12.1749)
  Some years after the death of Sir John, the baronetcy was claimed by George Pretyman, Bishop of Winchester. The claim was not successful.
  m. (28.07.1698) Elizabeth Buggin (bur 11.04.1719, dau of John Buggin of North Cray)
  (1)+ issue (d unm) - Elizabeth (d 1781), Mary (d 1749), Grace (d infant)
  b. daughter
  v. Mary Pretyman (bpt 22.08.1631, bur 17.08.1663)
  m. (11.1651) Richard Verney, later 11th Lord Willoughby de Broke (b 1621, d 18.07.1711)
  vi. Elizabeth Pretyman
  m1. Sir Thomas Burton, 2nd Bart of Stockerston (b before 1618, d 03.04.1659)
  m2. Sir William Halford of Welham
vii. Katherine Pretyman
  m. _ Holford of Grey's Inne
  viii. Susan Pretyman (dsp)
  m. _ Sacheverell of Morley
m2. (by 1664, sp) Theodosia Adams (dau of Thomas Adams of London by Elizabeth, dau of Thomas Cresswell of Prior's Hall)
  B. William Pretyman of London (d 04.03.1687/8)
  m. Elizabeth King (d 26.09.1702, dau of Rev. John King, son of John, Bishop of London)
  i.+ issue - William (d unm 1696), Elizabeth (a 1712), Mary (a 1712)
  C. Susan Pretyman
  m. Edward Hungerford of Cadenham
  D. Elizabeth Pretyman
  m. Sir Richard Brown, Bart of Say's Court
  E.+ other issue - Robert, Mary (d unm)
3. Anne Prettyman (bur 02.05.1619) probably of this family, of this generation
  m1. Christopher Wase of London
  m2. (09.03.1606-7) Sir William Armine of Osgodby (b c05.1561, d 22.01.1621)

Main source(s): TCB (vol 3, 'Pretyman', p327+), 'Le Neve's Pedigrees of the Knights' (1873, edited by George W. Marshall)
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