'Catelyn1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Catelyn (Catlyn) of Kirby Cane (Kirkby Caime), Catlyn of Randes (Raundes), Catelyn of Wingfield Castle, Catlyn of Wolverston

Visitation shows the arms of Catelyn of Wingfield Castle as "Per chevron Azure and Or, three lions passant guardant in pale countercharged".
Richard Catelyn or Catlyn ("serjeant at Lawe temp. Marie" (who r. 1553-1558)
m. Barbara Spencer (dau of John Spencer of Rendlesham, m2. Francis Southwell)
1. Richard Catlyn of Wolverston, Suffolk had issue "all the issue male gone"
m. Dionysia Sydney
  A. Phillip Catlyn of Wolverston Hall possibly of this generation
  i. Dorothy Catlyn
  m. Richard Weekes of Hatherleigh (d 02.1670)
  ii. Mary Catelyn (b c1620, d 11.02.1692)
  m. Thomas Brocas (dvp bur 13.09.1650)
2. Thomas Catelyn of Pakenham & Kirby Caime, Norfolk (d before 15.04.1636) the first mentioned by Visitation
m. Judith Elrington (d 1615, dau of Edward Elrington or Eldrington of Theydon Boys)
  A. Richard Catelyn of Kirby Caime (Cane) & Brakendale 'of Wingfield Castle' (b c1583)
  Le Neve suggests that Richard was killed at the battle of Newbury (20.09.1643) but Visitation suggests that he died in 1662.
m1. Mary Houghton (dau of Robert Houghton (judge))
  m2. Dorothy Nevill (b c1605, d 1672, dau of Sir Henry Nevill of Billingbere)
  i. Sir Nevill Catelyn of Kirby Cane (Caime) & Wingfield Castle (Suffolk) (bpt 03.03.1633, d before 06.08.1706)
  m1. Dorothy Bedingfield (dau of Sir Thomas Bedingfield)
  a.+ "sev. childr. all dead" (including Charles (a 1664) & Elizabeth (a 1664)
  m2. Elizabeth Houghton (dau of Robert Houghton of Ranworth)
  h. Richard Catelyn (d young)
  m3. (sp) Mary Bloys (dau of Sir William Bloys or Blois of Grundesburgh, sister of Sir Charles, Bart, m2. Sir Charles Turnor of Warham)
  ii. Richard Catlyn of Kirby (bpt 12.05.1626)
  m. (sp) Anne Mason of Sidmanton (d 1687)
  iii. Anne Catlyn
  m. Thomas Leman of Wenaston
  iv. Dorothy Catlyn
  m. Leonard Gouch of Ersham
v. Elizabeth Catlyn (d unm)
  vi. Barbara Catlyn
  m. L'Estrange (probably not Henry) Mordant of Congham
  B. Thomas Catelyn
  C. Barbara Catelyn
  m. Robert Bendish
  D. Judith Catelyn
  m. Robert Houghton of Itteringham
3. Anne Catlyn who married ...
  m. Thomas Derham of Crimplesham (dsp 1576-7)
4.+ other issue - William, Lettys, Elizabeth mentioned in Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, ''Spencer')



Visitation shows the arms of the following family as "Per chevron Azure and Or, three lions passant-gardant in pale countercharged within a bordure Argent". That indicates that the following was a cadet branch of the family shown above.
John Catlyn
1. Thomas Catlyn of Randes ("eldest son")
m. _ Barton (dau/coheir of _ Barton of Hargrave)
  A. Robert Catlyn of Randes
  m. Ann Hill (dau/coheir of _ Hill of Maulden)
  i. Thomas Catlyn of Randes
  m. Anne Chauncey (dau of John Chauncey of Paulespury)
a. Robert Catlyn of Randes (bur 20.03.1598-9)
  m. (30.09.1562) Elianor Mulshoe (dau of Thomas Mushoe of Thingdon)
  (1) William Catlyn of Randes (a 1618, 2nd son?)
  m. Helen Coningsbye (dau of Sir Henry Coningsbye of North Mimmes)
  (A) Ellinor Catlyn
  m. (by 1618, sp?) Robert Pickering of Tichmarsh
  (B) Elizabeth Catlyn
  m. (by 1618) Thomas Dove (Archdeacon of Northampton, son of the Bishop of Peterborough)
  (C)+ other issue (a 1618) - Robert (b c1593), Wingfield, William, Henry, Edward, Ralph, Lucius, John, Lettice, Mary (dsp by 1618), Anne, Mary, Katherine, Theodosia
  (2) Mary Catlyn
  m. William Berry of Barton
  (3) Elizabeth Catlyn
  m. Gregory or George Isham of Barby
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas (d young by 1564), Edward (dsp)
  b. Margaret Catlyn
  m. Francis Garland of Randes
  (1)+ issue - Edward, Judith
  c. Anne Catlyn
m. William Raye
  d. Elizabeth Catlyn
  m. Bernard Garter
  (1)+ issue - George, Katherine, Anne
  e.+ other issue - Henry, Clement
  ii. Christopher Catlyn 'of Harrold'
  m. Margaret Risley of Chetwood
  a. William Catlyn
  iii. Edward Catlyn
  m. _ Walker
  a. Robert Catlyn
(1) Robert Catlyn
  iv. Alis Catlyn
  m. John Stewkley of Bedford
  v. Amey Catlyn
  m. William Walker of Markett Orton
  vi. Ann Catlyn
  m1. John Tawyer of Stanwicke
m2. Henry Clarke of Stanwicke
  vii. Frances Catlyn
  m. Nicholas Foxley of Northamptonshire
  B. Thomas Catlyn of Leicestershire
  m. _ Atsee
  i. Sir Robert Catlyn 'of Bern', Lord Chief Justice (d 1574)
  The following comes from Wikiedia ("Robert Catlyn").
  m. Ann Boles (dau of John Boles of Wallington, relict of John Burgoyne)
  a. Mary Catlyn
  m1. Sir John Spencer (d 01.1599)
  m2. Sir Robert Fowler
  C.+ other issue - Christopher, Edward, Alice, Amice, Anne, Frances

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'Pedigrees of the Knights' (Le Neve, 1873, p161), Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, 'Catelyn')
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1887), Northamptonshire, 1564, 'Catlyn of Raundes'), Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1887), Northamptonshire, 1618-9, 'Catlyn of Raundes')
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