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Families covered: Cokayne of Baddesley Ensor, Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley, Cokayne (Cockayne) Lords Cullen, Cokayne of Rushton Hall

William Cokayne
Most of this section was previously uploaded on 22.12.04 into draft Cockayne1 (sic) but was moved here to facilitate expansion.
1. Edmond Cokayne of Starston (Sturson) (a 1599)
  m. Ellen Moore of Derbyshire
  A.+ issue - Edmond, Nicholas (a 1611)
2. Roger Cokayne of Sturson (Derbyshire) & Baddesley Ensor (Warwickshire)
  m. Katherine
  A. William Cokayne of Baddesley Ensor & Clapham (d 18.11.1599)
m. Elizabeth Medcalfe (dau of Roger Medcalfe of Wensleydale)
  i. Thomas Cokayne of Clapham
  m1/2. Mary Frier (dau of Robert Frier)
  a.+ issue - William, Thomas, John, Joseph, Samuel, Anne, Mary, Martha, Catharine
  MGH identifies Thomas's wife and mother of his children as Mary Frier but Thomas seems (also) to have married ...
  m2/1. Mary Colte (dau of John Colte of Little Munden)
  ii. Sir William Cokayne of Rushton Hall, Lord Mayor of London (d 20.10.1626 (or bur 12.09.1626))
  m. (22.06.1596) Mary Morris (d 08.01.1648-9, dau of Richard Morris of London, m2. Henry Cary, Earl of Dover)
a. Charles Cokayne of Rushton Hall, 1st Viscount Cullen (b 04.07.1602, d 1661 MGH does not follow this line
  m. (24.06.1627) Mary O'Brien (bur 31.05.1686, dau of Henry O'Brien, 5th Earl of Thomond)
  (1) Brien Cokayne, 2nd Viscount Cullen (b 1631, d 07.1687, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Trentham (d 30.11.1713, dau of Francis Trentham of Rocester Priory)
(A) Charles Cokayne, 3rd Viscount Cullen (b 15.11.1658, d 30.12.1688)
  m. (26.12.1678) Katherine Willoughby (d 11.02.1668-9, dau of William Willoughby, 6th Lord of Parham)
  (i) Charles Cokayne, 4th Viscount Cullen (b 04.01.1686-7, d 06.04.1716)
  m. (11.07.1706) Anne Warren (bpt 02.11.1684, bur 17.01.1713/4, dau of Arthur Warren of Stapleford Hall by Anne Borlase)
  (a) Charles Cokayne or Cockayne, 5th Viscount Cullen (b 02.09.1710, d 07.06.1802)
  m1. (18.04.1732) Ann Warren (d 28.06.1754, dau of Borlase Warren)
  ((1)) Borlase Cockayne, 6th Viscount Cullen (b 30.09.1740, d unm 11.08.1810)
((2)) Anna Maria Cockayne (b 16.04.1739, d 08.04.1825)
  m. (28.07.1768) Nathaniel Mapleton (rector of Broughton)
  ((3))+ other issue - Charles (b 31.07.1736, d unm 1765), John (b 25.06.1745, d unm 1768)
  m2. (16.12.1754) Sophia Baxter (d 13.07.1802, dau of John Baxter)
  ((5)) William Cockayne (b 16.04.1756, d 08.10.1809)
  m. (11.10.1777) Barbara Hill, later Medlycott (dau of George Hill of Rothwell Manor)
  ((A)) Matilda Sophia Cockayne (b 13.02.1779, dspms 23.02.1869)
  m. (31.12.1804) Rev. Robert Austen
((B)) Georgiana Cockayne (b 17.11.1784, dsp 19.12.1864)
  m. (11.10.1824) John Edmond Maunsell
  ((C)) Caroline Eliza Cockayne (b 17.10.1787, d 12.03.1860)
  m. Thomas Philip Maunsell of Thorpe Malsor
  ((D)) Frances Annabella Cockayne (b 21.07.1795, d 25.07.1835)
  m. (09.08.1816) William Assheton of Downham Hall (b 16.03.1789, d 08.08.1858)
  ((E)) Elizabeth Charlotte Cockayne (b 09.06.1798, d 21.04.1883)
m. (14.02.1825) Edmond Sexton Pery of Bury House (b 07.02.1797, d 31.12.1860)
  ((F)) Mary Anne Cockayne (b 11.12.1781)
  m. William Adams of Eastley End & Dummer Grange (d 11.06.1851)
  Their son George took the name Cockayne and was the famous Clarenceux King of Arms, author of The Complete Peerage (TCP) etc., father of 1st Baron Cullen of Ashbourne.
  ((G))+ 4 daughters (d unm)
  (ii) Catherine Cokayne (b 05.01.1687-8, d 11.1716)
  m. (13.03.1711-2) William Dowdeswell of Pull Court
  (iii)+ other issue (d infant)
  (B) George Cokayne (b 16.07.1665, dsp 12.07.1722)
  m. Mary Dixie (dau of Sir Beaumont Dixie, 2nd Bart)
(C) Elizabeth Cokayne (b 20.10.1666, d 11.03.1676)
  m. Thomas Crathorne of Crathorne
  (D)+ other issue - Trentham (b 05.11.1663, d 1690), Mary (b 11.03.1676, d unm 1753)
  (2) Mary Cokayne (d 1682)
  m. Robert Pierson or Pearson of Bishop's Middleham
  (A) Margaret Pearson possibly of this generation
  m. (1701) Gilbert Spearman of Thornley & Bishop Middleham
  (3) Elizabeth Cokayne mentioned by MGH
  m. Charles Cokayne
(4)+ other issue (d infant) - William (d 1629-30), Charles (d 1657)
  b. Mary Cokayne (b 1598, dsp 06.02.1650-1)
  m. (22.04.1620) Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Nottingham (b 17.09.1579, dsp 03.10.1642)
  c. Anne Cokayne (b 1604, d 17.05.1668)
  m. (11.02.1620-1) Sir Hatton Fermor of Easton Neston (d 28.10.1640)
d. Martha Cokayne (bpt 26.05.1605, d 07.1641)
  m1. (c07.1624, sp) John Ramsay, Earl of Holdernesse (b c1580, d 06.12.1618)
  m2. (18.04.1627) Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey (d 25.07.1666)
  e. Elizabeth Cokayne (bpt 02.04.1609, bur 27.02.1667-8)
  m. (24.06.1629) Thomas Fanshawe, 1st Viscount of Dromore (b c1596, d 26.03.1665)
  Elizabeth is reported in BEB1841 (Fanshawe) & BE1883 (Fanshawe) as having married Sir Thomas Rich after the death of Thomas Fanshawe. However, that appears to have been a different Elizabeth.
  f. Abigail Cokayne (b 1610, d 10.02.1687-8)
  m. (02.12.1630) John Carey, 2nd Earl of Dover, 5th Lord (b c1608, d 1677)
  g. Jane Cokayne (b 1612, d 09.1683)
  m. (23.04.1639) James Sheffield (son of Edmond, Earl of Mulgrave)
  h.+ other issue (d infant) - William (d 1601), William (d 1613), Elizabeth (d 1601)
  iii. Francis Cokayne (4th son)
  m. Gertrude Hancigrove of Elling
  a.+ issue - William, John, Elizabeth
  iv. Roger Cokayne
  m. Anne Nash (dau of Thomas Nash of Wings)
  v. Richard Cokayne
  m. Elizabeth Glenham
  a.+ issue - Richard, Elizabeth Jane
  vi.+ other issue - John, Ferdinando
  B. Thomas Cokayne
  m. Magdaline Towers
  i. Thomas Cokayne
  m. Fridswid Purefoy
  a. Thomas Cokayne
  ii. William Cokayne
  m. Ellenor Fluyd alias Lloyd
  a.+ issue - William, Thomas, Mary, Ellenor, Elizabeth
  iii. Anne Cokayne
  m. Henry Sherrat
  iv. Jane Cokayne
  m. John Carter
  v. Alice Cokayne
  m. Thomas Robinson
  vi. Elizabeth Cokayne
  m. Robert Withers
  vii. Dorothy Cokayne
  m. Robert Steele
  viii. Isabell Cokayne
  m. William Kennor



John Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley (d 1427, chief baron of the Exchequer)
Most of this section was previously uploaded on 17.03.05 into draft Cockayne1 (sic) but was moved here to facilitate expansion.
m. Ida or Ede/Edith Grey (dau of Reignold, Lord Grey de Ruthyn)
1. Reignold Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley
  m. Beatrice Wallis (dau of John Wallis or Walleys)
  A. John Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley
  m. Elizabeth Bosvile (dau of John Bosvile or Boswill or Boyvile)
  i. Edmond Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley
  m. Elizabeth Locke (Leke)
  a. Humfrey Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley
  m. Catherine Savage (dau of John Savage of Cheshire) named Agatha by MGH
  (1) Chad Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley (2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Luke (dau of Nicholas Luke of Couple, Baron of the Exchequer)
  (A) John Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley
  m. Elizabeth Stacy (dau of Sir Thomas Stacy)
(i) Lewis (Ludowick) Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley
  Visitation shows the marriages as 1. Ursula Pell 2. Margaret Hare but it must surely be the other way round as the children by Margaret Hare were shown as married by 1634 but those by Ursula Pell were not.
  m1. Margaret Hare (sister of Sir Rafe Hare)
  (a) John Cokayne
  m. Suzan Feld of Hertford (dsp)
  (b) Elizabeth Cokayne
  m. Alexander Napier (son of Sir Robert Napier, Bart)
(c) Mary Cokayne
  m. George Andrews of Tingrith
  m2. (c12.1613) Ursula Pell (dau of Sir Richard Pell of Dimbleby, relict of ?? Ellis of Chesterton)
  (d)+ other issue (a 1634) - Richard (b c1616), Thomas, Dorothy
  (ii) Elizabeth Cokayne
  m. (sp) Sir Patrick Hume
  (iii)+ other issue - John, Thomas of Shingey (had issue), Nicholas, Lawrence, Samuel
  (B) Nicholas Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley
  m. Jane Denys of Gloucestershire
  (i) Nicholas Cokayne of Souldrop, Bedfordshire (2nd son)
  m. Katherine Duncombe (dau of John Duncombe of Great Brickhill)
  (a)+ issue (a 1634) - Sir John (b c1627), Nicholas, Oliver, Sibell, Katherine, Elizabeth, Arabella, Jane
(ii) Elizabeth Cokayne
  m. George King of Bugden
  (iii) Margaret Cokayne
  m. John Haynes of Hunspill
  (iv)+ other issue - Oliver, Charles in London, Dorothy
  (C) Judith Cokayne probably the Judith who married ...
  m. John Raymond
(D)+ issue - George of Cotten End in Cardington (had issue), Rose, others (d young - William, Frances, Margery, Anne)
  (2) Isabell Cokayne
  m1. Michael Fisher of Clyfton (natural son of Sir Michael)
  m2. James ffage of Clyfton
  (3)+ other issue - John (d young), Margaret (dsp)
  b. William Cokayne
  m. Margaret (m2. Edward Nenell of Kidlington)
  (1) Frances Cokayne
  m1. (William) Rotherham
  m2. Adam Markham of Nottinghamshire
  ii. Beatrice Cokayne
  m. Sir Thomas Tirrell
2. Elizabeth Cockayne possibly fits here
  m1. Sir Philip Boteler of Woodhall (d 05.11.1421)
  m2. Lawrence Cheney

Main source(s):
(1) For Cokayne of Rushton Hall : BP1934 ('Cullen of Ashbourne'), MGH (NS3 vol 3 (1900), 'Cokayne Pedigree', p225+)
(2) For Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley : Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1566, 'Cokayne of Hatley Port'), Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, 'Cokayne of Cokayne Hatley') with some support from MGH (NS3 vol 3 (1900), 'Cokayne Pedigree', p223+)
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