'Worth1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Worth of Barkenden, Worth of Washfield, Worth (Worthe) of Worth

Reginald Worth of Worth, Witheridge & Radford
As reported at the continuation, we view with caution the common suggestion, supported by Vivian (but not given in the basic Visitation which starts with this Reginald), that Reginald was son or grandson of Ralph de Paynell, Sheriff of Yorkshire (who died in the 1120s).
1. Robert Worth of Worth & Witheridge
A. Alexander Worth of Worth
  i. Sir Richard Worth of Worth
  a. Sir Hugh Worth of Worth
  The basic Visitation identifies Sir Hugh's wife as "Constance d. of the Lord Rivers, aft. Countess of Devon". Vivian reports that that was erroneous and identifies her as follows, which is supported (on page 52) by 'Devonshire Wills - A Collection of Annotated Testamentary Abstracts' by Charles Worthy (in Google Books), with thanks to a contributor (MB, 05.10.10) for drawing our attention to that.
  m. Avis de Redvers (dau of Richard de Redvers, 3rd Earl of Devon)
  (1) Robert Worth of Worth
  Vivian follows the basic Visitation in identifying Robert's wife as dau of William Beauchamp of Whitelackington but adds a note to report that "At this date the Beauchamps had not acquired White Lackington."
  m. _ Beauchamp (dau of William Beauchamp)
  At this point, the basic Visitation omits several generations, jumping from Robert to the Thomas who m. Isabell Bevill. Vivian shows the following.
  (A) Richard Worth of Worth (a 1243)
(i) Alexander Worthe of Worth
  (a) Richard Worthe of Worth (a 1274)
  ((1)) Alexander Worthe of Worth (d 11.1293)
  ((A)) Richard Worthe of Worth & Wythenynch (Somerset) (a 1347)
  ((i)) Alexander Worthe of Worth (a 1367, dsp)
  ((ii)) Sir John Worthe - continued below
  m. Cicelye Doddiscombe (dau/coheir of Sir John Doddiscombe)
  ((iii)) Walter Worthe of Dartmouth (a 1372, youngest son?
  ((a)) Walter Worthy of Piltoin (b 1375, a 1435)
  ((iv))+ other issue - Richard (a 1374), Thomas (a 1377, rector of Stapledon Hall)
  ((B)) Simon Worthe (a 1327)
  m. Joan
  ((C)) Constance Worthe
  m. John Ayshford of Ayshford ## see here ##
  ((2)) Sir Richard de Worthe (d 1313, subdean of Sarum)
  (B) Reginald Worth (a 1219)
  B. Robert FitzPayne of Witheridge had issue



Sir John Worthe - continued above
m. Cicelye Doddiscombe (dau/coheir of Sir John Doddiscombe of Compton Pole & Doddiscombe Leigh)
1. John Worthe of Worth
  m. Margaret Willington (dau/coheir of Sir John Willington of Umberleigh by Matilda, dau of Sir Walter Carminow)
  A. Thomas Worthe of Worth
  i. Thomas Worthe of Worth (d 1412)
  m. Margery Beauchamp (dau of Thomas Beauchamp, sister/coheir of Humphry of Washfield)
  a. Thomas Worthe of Worth (d c1463)
  (1) Thomas Worth of Worth 'of Washfield'
  m. Isabell Bevill (dau/coheir of Humphry Bevill of Wolston)
(A) Thomas Worth of Worth (d 12.02.1502-3)
  m1. Maud Scholmaster (dau of John Scholmaster)
  m. Elinor (dau of George Midleton (possibly Milliton of Coker?))
  (i) Anthony Worth of Worth (b c1479, a 1517)
  m. Katherine Dygby (dau of Simon Dygby of Coleshill)
  (a) Simon Worth of Worth (d 27.09.1563)
  m. Elizabeth Fortescue (dau of Henry Fortescue)
  ((1)) Henry Worth of Worth (b c1537, d 03.08.1606)
  m1. Mary Mallet (bur 01.06.1581, dau of Michael Mallet of St. Awdrye)
m2. Bridget Fry ( bur 17.01.1636-7, dau of William Fry of Yarty)
  ((2)) Arthur Worth of Barkenden in Staverton (bpt 11.02.1556-7, d 18.03.1613-4)
  ((A)) Arthur Worth of Barkenden (b c1591, dsp 01.01.1626-7)
  ((B)) Simon Worth of Barkenden (b c1594, d 1669) had issue
  m. (23.06.1629) Christian Peter (dau of Otho Peter of Marldon)
  ((C)) Bridget Worth (bpt 20.03.1590-1)
((3)) Winifred Worth
  (b)+ other issue - Richard (d before 06.08.1547, rector of Washfield & Thurleston), Humfry, William, Henry, Agnes, Margaret, Mary, Alice
  (B) Roger Worthe of Compton Pole & Barnstaple, Mayor of Exeter (a 1482)
  m. Elizabeth (bur 1506)
  (C) Peter Worthe of Braunton (d before 29.08.1509, youngest son?) had issue
  m. Alice Michell of Monksleigh (a 29.08.1509)
  (D) Margery (or Mary) Worth
  m. John Curtis of Pyll
  (E) Elizabeth Worth
  m. John Militon of Meavy
  (F) Agnes Worth
  m1. Thomas Chammond or Chaumond of Launcells
  m2. William Strood of Newnham (dsp 18.03.1518)
  (G)+ other issue - William, John, Edmund, Humfrey
  b. Richard Worthy of Exeter (a 1424, 1437)
  m. Katherine (a 1438)
  c. William Worthe of Holdridge, Ideford (a 1412)
  m. Elizabeth (a 1412)
  (1) Elizabeth Worthe
  m. John Milliton

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Worth of Worth') with support from Visitation (Devon, 1620, Worth) which is referred to above as "the basic Visitation"
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