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Families covered: Clifford of Bobbing Court, Clifford of Borscombe, Clifford of Chudleigh, Clifford of Tixall, Clifford of Ugbrooke

Sir Lewis de Clifford (d 1404, Ambassador)
BP1934 starts with Lewis and identifies his wife as "Eleanor, dau. of John, Lord Delawarr" (which is supported by Vivian). Thanks to a contributor (KL, 26.05.16) for pointing out that she was in fact probably ...
m. Eleanor Mowbray (dau of John de Mowbray, 3rd Lord, widow of Roger La Warr, 3rd Lord)
1. William Clifford (d 1438)
  m. Eleanor Savage (dau of Sir Arnold Savage of Bobbing Court, widow of Sir Reginald Cobham)
  A. Lewis Clifford of Bobbing Court had issue
The following was suggested with caution by a contributor (DS, 25.12.05). We hope to verify or amend it in due course.
  m. Anne (dau of Lord Molynes) named Anne Molines by Vivian
  i. Sir Alexander Clifford of Bobbing Court
  m. Margaret Colepeper (dau of Walter Colepeper)
  a. Lewis Clifford, Sheriff of Kent
  m. Mildred Bourne (dau of Bartholomew Bourne of Sharstead)
  (1) Nicholas Clifford of Holme (and Chart)
  (A) Elizabeth Clifford (d 30.11.1581, co-heir)
  m1. Sir William Brabazon (d 09.07.1552, Lord Justice in Ireland)
  Elizabeth also married ...
  m2. Christopher Blount (Captain)
  m3. Sir Edward Moore of Mellefont (d 1602)
  B. John Clifford
  m1/2. Florence St. Leger (dau of Sir John St. Leger)
  i. Thomas Clifford of Borscombe
  m. Thomasine Thorpe (dau of John Thorpe of Kingsteignton)
  a. William Clifford of Borscombe
m. Elizabeth Vaulx
  (1) Henry Clifford of Borscombe (d 22.08.1577)
  m. _ Hungerford (dau of Hungerford of Downe Amney)
  (A) Anthony Clifford of Borscombe (b 1540-1, d 12.09.1580)
  m. Anne Courtenay (bur 07.01.1604-5, dau of Sir Peter Courtenay of Ugbrooke)
  (i) Henry Clifford of Borscombe & Kingseignton, Devon (bpt 02.03.1566-7, d(sps?) c04.1636)
  m1. Mary Clifford (dsp, dau/heir of James Clifford of Frampton)
  m2. Martha (a 1636)
  (ii) Simon Clifford of Borscombe (bpt 4.09.1569, a 1636)
  m. Cicily Williamson
(a) Anthony Clifford (bpt 27.02.1603-4, dsp before 25.03.1686, rector of Newton Ferrars, 3rd son)
  m. _ Potter (dau of Barnaby Potter, Bishop of Carlisle)
  (b)+ other issue - Simon (d by 1685, had issue), Henry (b c1613, a 1623, dsp), Mary (bpt 26.02.1604-5), Ann, Elizabeth (bpt 25.11.1607), Susan, Dorothy, Jane, Cicell
  (iii) Thomas Clifford of Ugbrooke (bpt 01.06.1572, d 01.09.1634, cleric?)
  m. (16.12.1601) Amy Staplehill (bur 12.10.1663, dau of Hugh Staplehill or Steplehill of Bramble (Bremells))
  (a) Hugh Clifford of Ugbrooke (bpt 15.07.1603, bur 12.02.1639-40, Colonel) - continued below
  m. (01.01.1627-8) Mary Chudleigh (dau of Sir George Chudleigh, Bart of Ashton)
  (b) Thomas Clifford (bpt 03.12.1606, bur 16.01.1637-8, vicar of Brent)
  m. Jone Wood (d before 28.03.1663)
((1)) Thomas Clifford (bpt 20.01.1634-5, a 1662)
  (c) Sabine Clifford (bpt 18.05.1604)
  m. (04.11.1624) Matthew Halse
  (d) Shilston Clifford (bpt 11.10.1605)
  m. (30.05.11627) Janes Eastchurch
  (e) Elizabeth Clifford (bpt 05.07.1608)
  m. (29/30.08.1629) John Carew of Haccombe (b c1603)
  (f) Anne Clifford (d 08.12.1656))
m. (03.10.1629) Thomas Carew of Haccombe (b 1601, d 1656)
  (g)+ other issue - Amey (bpt 23.11.1610, d young), Amey (bpt 16.06.1612, bur 31.10.1634)
  (iv) Magdalen Clifford (bpt 25.07.1575)
  m1. (1591) John Kempthorne
  m2. Leonard Vacy 'of Tamarton' of Cornwall ('Vasie of Vasie')
  (v)+ other issue - John (bpt 29.07.1577, bur 27.03.1587), Hugh (bpt 06.10.1579), Jone (bpt 16.08.1570, bur 05.04.1594), Shilston (bpt 18.06.1576, bur 14.03.1592-3)
  m2/1. Alice Gainsford
  ii. William Clifford
2. daughter probably the Elizabeth who married ...
  m. Sir Philip de la Vache or Vacche



Hugh Clifford of Ugbrooke (bpt 15.07.1603, bur 12.02.1639-40, Colonel) - continued above
m. (01.01.1627-8) Mary Chudleigh (dau of Sir George Chudleigh, Bart of Ashton, m2. Gregory Cole)
1. Sir Thomas Clifford, 1st Lord of Chudleigh (b 01.08.1630, d 17.10.1673)
  m. Elizabeth Martin (d 21.09.1709, dau of William Martin of Lindridge, sister/coheir of William of Lindridge)
  A. Hugh Clifford, 2nd Lord of Chudleigh (bpt 21.12.1663, d 12.10.1730, 5th son)
  m. (by 1685) Anne Preston (b c1667, d 05.07.1734, dau/coheir of Sir Thomas Preston of Furness)
  i. Thomas Clifford (b 12.12.1687, dvp 21.02.1718-9, 2nd son)
  m. (22.12.1713) Charlotte Maria Livingstone, Countess of Newburgh (b 1694, d 04.08.1755, dau of Charles Livingstone, 2nd Earl of Newburgh)
a. Anne Clifford (d 20/8.04.1793)
  m1. (22.12.1739) John Joseph Mahony of O'Mahony bpt 05.11.1699, (Count of France, Lt General in Naples)
  One of their descendants successfully claimed the Earldom of Newburgh in 1858.
  m2. (1773) Don Carlo Severino
  b. Frances Clifford (d unm 07.07.1711)
  ii. Hugh Clifford, 3rd Lord of Chudleigh (b 14.04.1700, d 26.03.1732, 7th son)
  m. (14.10.1725) Elizabeth Blount (d 11.1778, dau of Edward Blount of Blagdon)
  a. Hugh Clifford, 4th Lord of Chudleigh (b 29.09.1726, d 01.09.1783)
  m. (17.12.1749) Anne Lee (b c1731, d 07/09.12.1802, dau of George Henry Lee, 2nd Earl of Lichfield)
(1) Hugh Edward Clifford, 5th Lord of Chudleigh (b 02.07.1756, dsp 15.01.1793)
  m. (02.05.1780) Apollonia Langdale (b c1755, d 31.12.1815, dau of Marmaduke Langdale, 5th Lord of Holme)
  (2) Charles Clifford, 6th Lord of Chudleigh (b 28.11.1759, d 29.04.1831)
  m. (29.11.1786) Eleanor Mary Arundell (b 20.03.1766, d 24.11.1835, dau of Henry Arundell, 8th Lord of Wardour)
  (A) Hugh Charles Clifford, 7th Lord of Chudleigh (b 22.05.1790, d 28.02.1858) had issue
m. (01.09.1818) Mary Lucy Weld (b 31.01.1799, d 15.05.1831, dau of Thomas Weld of Lulworth Castle, Cardinal)
  (B) Charles Thomas Clifford of Irnham Hall (b 27.05.1797, d 11.09.1870, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (14.01/15.06.1822) Theresa Constable-Maxwell (d 24.04.1885, dau of Marmaduke Constable-Maxwell of Everingham)
  (C) Christina Maria Clifford (b 04.02.1789, d 19.03.1857)
  m. (12.02.1811) Humphrey Weld of Chideock (d 09.01.1852)
  (D) Charlotte Mary Clifford (d 31.03.1819)
  m. (27.01.1817) Charles Joseph Stourton, later Langdale (b 19.09.1787, d 01.12.1868)
  (E) Mary Lucy Clifford (d 30.09.1872)
  m. (01.08.1825) Charles Stourton, 19th Lord (b 13.07.1802, d 01.12.1868)
(F)+ other issue - Charles Everard (b 18.08.1793, d 02.01.1794), Edward Charles (b 14.09.1798, d 17.09.1798), Edward Charles (b 05.02.1803, d 22.10.1843, priest), Walter Charles (b 26.04.1804, d 1844, priest), Robert Henry (b 31.10.1806, d 10.06.1833), Anna Maria (b 24.02.1788, d 14.07.1805), Maria Louisa (b 25.11.1791, d 24.09.1792), Elizabeth Mary (b 05.09.1794, nun), Apollonia Mary (b 14.09.1798, nun), Louisa Mary (b 13.05.1801, d 10.1842)
  (3) Thomas Edward Clifford (b 05.12.1774, d 02/09.04.1817) had issue (3 daughters)
  m. (17.11.1807) Henrietta Philippina, Baroness de Lutzow (d 20.11.1822)
  (4)+ other issue - Robert Edward (b 16.10.1767, d unm 18.02.1817), Frances (b 07.10.1752, d 18.04.1807), Anne Elizabeth Maria (b 17.05.1754, d 12.01.1790), Maria Anna Rosa (b 24.05.1755, d 15.11.1767), Charlotte (b 01.02.1773, d 13.07.1800, nun at Newhall)
  b. Thomas Clifford 'of Tixall' (b 22.08.1732, d 16.07.1787, 3rd son)
  m. (02.02.1762) Barbara Aston (d 02.08.1786, dau of James Aston, 5th Lord of Forfar)
  (1) Sir Thomas Hugh Clifford, later Constable, 1st Bart of Tixall (b 04.12.1762, d 25.02.1829) had issue
  m. (07/17.06.1791) Mary McDonald Chichester (d 16.09.1825, dau of John Chichester of Arlington)
  (2) Henry Clifford (b 02.03.1768, dsp 22.04.1813, 3rd son)
  m. (21.01.1813) Anne Theresa Ferrers (dau of Edward Ferrers of Baddesley Clinton, m2. Edward Hebden)
(3) James Francis Clifford (b 16.08.1774)
  m. (10.08.1809) Elizabeth Symonds (dau of William Symonds)
  (4) Arthur Clifford (b 05.07.1777, d 1830, 6th son) had issue
  m. (05.1809) Eliza Matilda Macdonnell (d 08.1827, dau of John Macdonnell of Leagh (Leek))
  (5) George Lambert Clifford (b 09.01.1779, d 31.01.1854) had issue
  m. (06.04.1812) Mary Coyney (d 22.07.1854, dau of Walter Hill Coyney of Weston Coyney)
  (6) Mary Clifford (d 16.07.1811)
  m. (13.12.1792) Sir Charles Wolesley, 7th Bart (d 03.10.1846)
  (7) Lucy Bridget Clifford (d 01.06.1815)
  m. (07/14.06.1796) Thomas Weld of Lulworth Castle, later Cardinal (d 10.04.1837)
(8) Constantia Clifford (b 24.02.1776, d 24.10.1857)
  m1. (1802) Julian Austin Montriou (d 1827, of Longchamps family)
  m2. (1831) Thomas Burges of Clayton Woods (dsp 1844)
  (9)+ other issue - Edward James (d infant), Walter (d 1806), James Francis, Lewis (b 1777), Barbara Elizabeth (d unm 1782), Anne (d unm)
  c. Mary Clifford (b 27.04.1731)
  m. (14.04.1766) Sir Edward Smythe, 4th Bart of Eshe and Acton Burnell (d 02.11.1784)
  d.+ other issue - Edward, Elizabeth (bur 01.11.731)
  iii. Elizabeth Clifford (b 06.04.1689, dsp 25.04.1721)
  m1. William Constable, 4th Viscount Dunbar (b 1654, d 15.08.1718)
  m2. (17.09/11.1720, sp) Charles Gregory Fairfax, Viscount of Elmley (d 1741)
  iv. Anne Clifford (b 27.07.1704, d 06.04.1762)
  m. (07.1723) George Cary of Tor Castle (b 1685, dsp 01.10.1758)
v. Amy Clifford (b 24.10.1705)
  m. Cuthbert Tunstall, later Constable of Burton Constable
  vi.+ other issue - Francis (b 13.12.1686, d infant), Francis (b 25.12.1690, d young), William (b c1694, bur 11.1703), George (d young), Charles (d young), Henry (b 11.12.1702, bur 31.01.1729-30), Lewis Walter (b 10.02.1709, d young), Catherine (b 24.02.1694, nun at Ghent), Mary (b 01.05.1695, nun at Ghent), Preston (b 01.06.1707, nun at Ghent)
  B. Elizabeth Clifford (b 12.06.1655)
  m. (spms) Sir Henry Carew, 2nd Bart of Haccombe (b 1654, d 1695)
  C. Mary Clifford (b 16.03.1658-9)
  m. Sir Simon Leech (dsp 1708)
  D. Amy Clifford (bpt 23.06.1661)
  m. (c10.1681) John Courteney of Molland
  E.+ other issue - Thomas (d infant), Thomas (Robert?) (d infant), Thomas (bpt 18.12.1652, d unm bur 28.07.1671), George (dvpsp unm), Simon (bpt 06.11.1668), Charles (bpt 24.06.1671, d 04.07.1691), Isabella (b 1647-8, d unm 27.05.1708), Elizabeth (d young), Anne (bpt 30.07.1662, d unm), Rhoda (bpt 03.06.1665, d unm 10.10.1689), Catherine (bpt 12.02.1669-70, d unm 06.05.1708)
2. George Clifford (bpt 31.07.1632)
  m. Elizabeth Price (dau of George Price of Esher)
3. Mary Clifford (bpt 09.01.1628-9)
  m. (26.10.1652) Baldwin Acland (dsp 1462)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Clifford), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Clifford of Chudleigh', p195) with support for the lower section from TCP (Clifford of Chudleigh)
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