'Throckmorton01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Throckmorton of Coughton, Throckmorton of Throckmorton (Throgmorton of Throgmorton), Throckmorton of Tortworth

(1) BEB1841 reports that the family took its name from "Throckemertona, Throckmorton, or the Rockmoor Town" in the vale of Evesham, Worcestershire. John (de) Throckmorton was lord of the manor c1130 which, according to BEB1841, "leaves little room to doubt that the family possessed it, at the entrance of the Normans, or long before, the etymology of the name being either British or Saxon".
(2) Both BP1934 & BEB1841 spell the family name "Throckmorton". Visitation and various cross-references from elsewhere in the database sometimes spell it "Throgmorton". We view the spellings as effectively inter-changeable in the past but "Throckmorton" as probably more popular nowadays.
Robert Throgmorton
1. Simon Throgmorton
  A. Robert Throgmorton (a 1310)
  i. John Throgmorton (a 1339)
  a. John or Thomas Throgmorton of Throgmorton (Throckmorton of Throckmorton)
  There is some uncertainty with these early generations. The above comes from Visitation. The husband of the Abberbury heiress is the first mentioned by BEB1841, which names him John. Visitation names him Thomas father of Thomas, the husband of Elinor "Da. & hey. of Guido Spineo". BEB1841 identifies the latter's husband as John which is supported by BP1934 (which starts with him). We are following BEB1841 which shows another generation between those husbands.
  m. Agnes or Anne Abberbury (dau of Sir Richard de Abberbury of Abberbury)
  (1) Thomas Throckmorton (a 1404, Constable of Elmley Castle)
  m. Agnes Besford ("an heiress")
  (A) Sir John Throckmorton of Coughton (Warwickshire), (d 23.04.1445) - continued below
  m. Eleanor Spineto (dau/coheir of Sir Guy de Spineto of Coughton)
  (B) Eleanor Throckmorton possibly of this generation, earlier?
  m. Henry Frowick of the Old Fold
  ii. Giles Throgmorton



Sir John Throckmorton of Coughton (Warwickshire), (d 23.04.1445, under-treasurer of England) - continued above
m. Eleanor Spineto (dau/coheir of Sir Guy de Spineto of Coughton)
1. Thomas Throckmorton of Coughton, Sheriff of Warwick & Leicester (d 1472) this line followed by BP1934 & Visitation
  m. Margaret Olney (dau of Sir Robert Olney of Weston)
  A. Sir Robert Throckmorton of Coughton
  m1. Elizabeth Baynham (dau of Thomas Baynham)
  i. Ursula Throckmorton
  m. Sir Thomas Gifford of Chillington
  m2. Catherine Marrow (dau of Sir William Marrow, Lord Mayor of London)
  ii. Sir George Throckmorton of Coughton, Sheriff of Warwickshire & Leicestershire (d 1553)
m. Katherine Vaux (dau of Nicholas Vaux, Lord of Harrowden)
  iii. Richard Throckmorton of Higham Ferrers (d 1547)
  m. Joan Beaufo (dau of Humphrey Beaufo of Bereford)
  iv. Michael Throckmorton (d 01.11.1554-5),
  The following comes from Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Throckmorton).
  m. Agnes Hide of Southamptonhire
  a. Francis Throckmorton of Ullenhall, Warwickshire (d 1617)
  m. Judith Tracy (dau of Richard Tracy of Stanway)
  (1) John Throckmorton (a 1619)
m. Mabella ("fil. Corniu'")
  (2) Michael Throckmorton
  m. Rebecca ("fil. Cramporn.")
  (A)+ issue (a 1619) - Timothy, John
  (3) Judith Throckmorton
  m1. Thomas Edwards 'of London & Wadhurst'
  (A) Susan Edwards possibly of this generation
  m. Giles Strangways of Milbury Sampford (d before 02.11.1675)
  m2. (08.06.1653, sp) Sir John Strangways (MP)
  (4)+ other issue - Francis, Michael, Judith (dsp)
  v. Mary Throckmorton
  m1. Thomas Burdet of Bramcot (d c1540)
  m2. Richard Middlemore of Edgbaston duplication with Mary of generation earlier?
vi. Elizabeth Throckmorton
  m. Sir Thomas Englefield (d 1537)
  vii.+ other issue - Anthony (d Pavia 24.02.1525), Margaret (nun), Anne, Bridget
'TUDOR' reports that Sir Robert married twice, firstly to Catherine Marrow, secondly to Elizabeth Russell, and attributes Michael, Robert, Elizabeth, and John to Elizabeth Russell. Neither BP1934 nor BEB1841 mention a marriage to ...
  m3. (??) Elizabeth Russell (dau of Robert Russell of Strensham)
  B. John Throckmorton ancestor of Throckmortons of Claxton and Southelham
  m. Jane Baynard (dau of Henry Baynard of Spelshull)
C. Richard Throckmorton ancestor of Throckmortons of Great Stoughton
  D. Goditha Throckmorton
  m. Edward Peyto of Chesterson (d 1487)
  E. Mary or Margery Throckmorton
  m. Richard (not Thomas) Middlemore of Edgbaston (d 1499)
  F. Margaret Throckmorton
  m. William Tracy of Toddington
  G. Eleanor Throckmorton possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Middlemore of Hawkeslowe
  H.+ other issue - William, Elizabeth or Agnes (d 13.01.1547, abbess of Denny)
2. John Throckmorton in Gloucestershire (d 1436) shown by Visitation as a 2nd Thomas, this line followed by BEB1841
  m. Isabel Bruges (dau of Edward Bruges or Brydges of Lone)
A. John Throckmorton
  m1. Anne Scargill (dau of Thomas Scargill)
  i. Christopher Throckmorton, Sheriff of Gloucester (a 1490)
  m. _ Harley (dau of Sir John Harley of Herefordshire)
  a. William Throckmorton 'of Tortworth', Sheriff of Gloucester (a 1530)
  m. Margaret Matthew (dau of Sir David Matthew of Ruyder)
(1) Sir Thomas Throckmorton of Tortworth & Coss Court, Sheriff of Gloucester (d 1586)
  m. Margaret Whittington (dau of Thomas Whittington of Pauntley) wife of Thomas & mother of ...
  (A) Sir Thomas Throckmorton of Tortworth, Sheriff of Gloucester (d 1607)
  m1. Elizabeth Berkeley (dau of Sir Richard Berkeley of Stoke)
  (i) Sir William Throckmorton, 1st Bart of Tortworth (b c1579, d 18.07.1628)
  m1. Cicely Baynham (b c1586, dau of Thomas Baynham of Clowerwall by Mary Winter)
(a) Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 2nd Bart of Tortworth (b c1606, d 28.05.1664)
  m. (c1626) Margaret Hopton (dau of Robert Hopton of Wotham (by Jane Kemeys), sister of Lord Ralph)
  ((1)) Sir Baynham Throckmorton, 3rd Bart of Tortworth (b c1628, d before 03.02.1681/2)
m1. (by 1661) Mary Garton (b c1638, d 02.04.1666, dau of Giles Garton of Billinghurst)
  ((A)) daughter
  m. _ Grimshaw (Captain)
  m2. (11.12.1669) Katherine Edgecumbe (d by 1685, dau of Piers Edgecumbe of Mount Edgecumbe by Mary Glanvile)
  ((B)) Katherine Throckmorton
  m. Thomas Wyld of Worcester
  (b) Sir Nicholas Throckmorton of Hewelsfield, Gloucestershire (d 06.1664)
  ((1)) Sir William Throckmorton, 4th Bart of Tortworth (b 1658, dsp 06.1682)
  ((2))+ 3 daughters
  (c) Hannah Throckmorton probably of this generation
  m. John Johnson of Ayscoughfee Hall (bur 10.03.1666-7)
m2. Alice Morgan
  m3. Sarah Hale or Hall
  m2. _ Rogers (dau of Sir Edward Rogers)
  (B) son
  (C) (Anne) Throckmorton
  m. Sir Thomas Tracey of Toddington (d 25.09.1591)
  (D) Mary Throckmorton (d 17.10.1632) probably of this generation
  m1. Sir Thomas Baskervile of Goodrest (d 1597, General)
  m2. (1599) Sir James Scudamore (dvp bur 14.04.1619)
  (2) Anthony Throckmorton ancestor of Throckmortons of Cheston, Hertfordshire
  (3) son
  (4) Elizabeth Throckmorton probably of this generation
m. Henry Huntley of Boxwell
  (5) Margaret Throckmorton possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Barnaby Samborne of Timsbury (b 09.06.1560, bur 12.04.1610)
  (6) Alice Throckmorton possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Daunt of Owlpen (d 1574)
  m2. _ Nanfan.
3. Eleanor Throckmorton
  m. Richard Knightley of Fawsley
4. Maud Throckmorton
  m1. Sir Thomas Greens of Norton (d 1462)
  It appears that Maud also married the following Richard. Although some web sites show her as having had a daughter Anne by her 1st husband, we (provisionally) follow Visitaton (Worcestershire, 1569, Harewell (2)) and show Anne (and Mary) as her daughter(s) by ...
  m2. Richard Midelton (son of Sir John)
  A. Anne Midelton
  m. John Harewell of Wootton
  B. Mary Midleton
5. Margaret Throckmorton
  m. Henry (not John) Rous
6. Agnes Throckmorton
  m. John Winslow
7. Elizabeth Throckmorton
  m. Robert Russell
  Visitaton shows 2 Elizabeths, one m. _ Russell (supported by BEB1841), the other m. _ Seymore (not mentioned by BEB1841).

Main source(s): Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Throgmorton), BEB1841 (Throckmorton of Tortworth) with input for lower section from BP1934 (Throckmorton) and some support for lower section from TCB (vol 1, Throckmorton of Tortworth)
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