'Turpin1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Turpin of Bassingborne, Turpin of Knaptoft

Nicholas Turpin
1. John Turpin of Whitchester, Northumberland (d 1494)
  m. Elizabeth Kinnesman, heiress of Knaptoft (dau/heir of Thomas Kinnesman by Margaret Paynell)
  A. Sir William Turpin (d 01.09.1525)
  m. Mary
  i. Edward Turpin (dvp)
  m. Elizabeth Dockwra (dau/heir of Thomas Dockwra (prior of St. John's), m2. Thomas Chichley of Wimpole) ## see here & here ##
a.+ issue - Margaret, Catharine
  ii. John Turpin of Knaptoft, Leicestershire (d 18.06.1530)
  m. Rose Routhall (dau of Richard Routhall of Moulsho, m2. Richard (Edmund?) Astell)
  a. Sir George Turpin (b 1530, d 1583, 2nd son)
m. Frances Lane (dau of Sir Robert Lane of Horton)
  (1) Sir William Turpin of Knaptoft (d 1617)
  m. Elizabeth Fienes (d 1635, sister of Richard Fienes, Baron Say & Sele)
  (A) George Turpin of Knaptoft
  m. Anne Quarles (dau of John Quarles of London, m2. Thomas Dolman)
  (i) Elizabeth Turpin (d c03.1663)
m. (by 1631) Sir John Pretyman of London (d c1676)
  (B) Richard Turpin of Knaptoft (a 1653)
  m. Anne Sheldon (dau of Thomas Sheldon of Hoby)
  (i) daughter
  m. _ Bluder
(ii)+ other issue - George (d unm 1649), James, Christopher (a 1653)
  (C) Andrew Turpin (dsp)
  (D) Elizabeth Turpin
  m. Sir Henry Beaumont of Stoughton (d 1648)
  (E) Frances Turpin
  m. Sir George Quarles of Enderby (d 08.01.1633)
  (F) Anne Turpin
m. Sir Anthony Colly of Glaiston
  (G) Jane Turpin
  m. Sir John Wingfield of Tickencote
  (2) daughter probably Elizabeth who married ...
  m. Andrew Halford of Kilby (b c1603, dvp 1657)
  b. Anne Turpin
  m. _ Prestwich of Brixworth
  c. Sibilla Turpin
  m. Edward Villiers of Hothorpe
  d.+ other issue - William (b 01.09.1559, dsp), Richard (d 17.10.1581, herald)
  iii. Sydonia Turpin
  m. William Belgrave (d 15.06.1510-1)
  iv.+ other issue - Francis (a 1532, rector of Little Bowden), William, Richard (b 1506, d 1545, author)



Noting that there is intermarriage with the Dockwra family from both the following family and that shown above, with also an indirect connection with the Dolman family, it is not impossible that the following family was quite closely connected to the one shown above.
John Turpin of Bassingborne, Cambridgeshire
1. Thomas Turpin of Bassingborne
  A. John Turpin of Bassingborne
  i. William Turpin of Bassingborne (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
  m1/2. _ Humberstone of Pakenham
  a. Leonard Turpin of Bassingborne
  m. Margaret Pelsett (dau of William Pelsett of Itham)
  (1) Thomas Turpin of Bassingborne
  m1. Elizabeth Watts (dau of Christopher Watts (or Waters) of Lincolnshire)
(A) John Turpin of Bassingborne (2nd son)
  The Harleian editor notes the following.
  (i) Edward Turpin of Bassingborne
  m. Elizabeth Mason (dau of Symon Mason of Great Gransden)
  (a)+ issue - John, Thomas, Symon (a 1667), Edward (a 1667), Elizabeth, Susanna, Margaret, others (d infant - Thomas, Symon, Geoffrey, William)
  (B) Anne Turpin
  m. Thomas Dockra of Bassingborne
  (C) Elizabeth Turpin
  m. Richard Herne of Coxton
  (D)+ other issue - Edward, Gawen
  m2. Grace Dolman (dau of John Dolman of Newnham)
  m2/1. Jane Sapcotts of Lincolnshire

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 1, 1807, 'Pedigree of Gobion and Turpin of Knaptoft', p225)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Cambridgeshire, 1575+1619, 'Turpin')
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