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Families covered: Danvers of Adderbury, D'Anvers (Danvers) of Colthorp (Cothorp or Cathrop), D'Anvers (Danvers) of Culworth, Danvers of Dauntsey (Dantsey), Danvers of Epwell (Ipwell), Danvers of Waterstoke (Waterstock)

Robert D'Anvers of Cothorp (Colthorp)
m. _ Brancestre (dau of John de Brancestre of Oxfordshire)
1. John D'Anvers of Epwell (Ipwell) and Cothorp
  m1. Alice Verney (dau of William Verney of Byfield)
  A. Sir Robert D'Anvers or Danvers of Ipwell, then Culworth (d 1467, judge, Lord Chief Justice?)
  BEB1844 identifies Robert's wife as Agnes, dau of Richard Quatremains of Rycot. Thanks to a contributor (DR, 18.01.12) for pointing out that the most likely Richard Quatremains (Quartermain) dsps and suggesting that Robert's wives were as shown below. In fact the connection with the Quatremains/Quartermain family was through Robert's step-mother whose mother was a Quartermain. We presume that all of Robert's children were by ...
  m1. Agnes de la Bere (widow of William Herle)
  i. Henry Danvers (dvpsp)
ii. Agnes Danvers
  m1. Hugh Unton
  m2. Sir Walter Denys of Gloucestershire
  iii. Alice Danvers (dsp)
  m. _ Barnaby of Watford
  iv. Joan Danvers
  m. Henry Fenwick of Gunnoldsbury
  m2. Katherine Barantyne (widow of William Fettiplace)
B. John D'Anvers or Danvers (dsp)
  C. Richard D'Anvers or Danvers of Prescote, later of Culworth named Thomas by Visitation
  m. Elizabeth Langston (dau of John Langston of Caversfield)
  i. Sir John D'Anvers or Danvers of Culworth and Dantsey, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (a 1495)
  m. Anne Stradling (dau of Sir John Stradling of Dantsey, sister/heir of Sir Edward)
  a. Thomas D'Anvers or Danvers of Dantsey or Dauntsey, Wiltshire
  m. Margaret Courtenay (dau of Sir William Courtenay of Powderham Castle)
(1) Sylvester Danvers of Dantesey or Dauntsey
  The support from Visitation ends with Sylvester (not named by BEB1844) who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Mordaunt (dau of Lord John Mordaunt)
  (A) Sir John Danvers of Dantsey or Dauntsey (d 10.12.1594)
  The support from BE1883 starts here. Much of the following was originally shown on 'DZmisc02' (providing the connections to Elizabeth Nevill and Sir Edward Osborne) but was moved here to be combined with information from BEB1844.
  m. Elizabeth Nevill (bur 24.06.1630, dau of John Nevill, 4th Lord Latymer)
  (i) Sir Charles Danvers of Dauntsey (dsp 1602)
(ii) Sir Henry Danvers, Earl of Danby (b c1573, d unm 20.01.1643)
  (iii) Sir John Danvers of Chelsea and Cornbury (judge)
  m1. Magdalen Newport
  m2. Elizabeth Dauntsey (d 1636, dau of Ambrose Dauntsey)
  (a) Anne Danvers
  m. Sir Henry Lee of Ditchley, 3rd Bart
BEB1844 suggests that, after Sir Henry Lee, Anne married Henry Wilmot, 1st Earl of Rochester. However, TCP (Rochester) reports that the Anne who married Henry Wilmot was Anne St. John, widow of Sir Henry Lee, 2nd Bart not the 3rd Bart.
  (b) Elizabeth Danvers, 'Viscountess Purbeck' (bpt 01.05.1629, bur 22.08.1709)
  m1. (23.11.1648) Robert Wright, later Howard then Villiers then Danvers (b 19.10.1624, d 1674)
m2. (before 19.10.1676) John Duvall (a 03.1694)
  m3. Grace Hawes
  (iv) Anne Danvers
  m. Arthur Porter of Newark (Newent) & Lanthony
  (v) Lucy Danvers (d 1621)
  m. Sir Henry Baynton of Bromham (b 1572, d 24.09.1616)
  (vi) Eleanor (or Elizabeth) Danvers
  m. Thomas Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh
  (vii) Dorothy Danvers
  m. Sir Peter Osborn of Chicksands, Governor of Guernsey (d 03.1653)
  (viii) Elizabeth Danvers
m. Sir Edward Hobby of Gloucestershire
  (ix) Katherine Danvers
  m. Sir Richard Gargrave of Kingsely Park and Nostell
  (B) Henry Danvers 'of Dancy' probably of this generation
  (i) Elizabeth Danvers (bur 22.08.1622)
  m. George Bray of Treswydyan (b c1566, bur 04.1633)
  (C) Charles Danvers probably of this generation
  (i) Eleanor Danvers (d 16.11.1677)
  m. (c12.1647) Sir John Osborn, 1st Bart of Chicksands Abbey
  (D) Elizabeth Danvers possibly of this generation
  m. John Bawde of Bedfordshire brother of Margaret m. Thomas Staveley son of Constance Danvers
b. William Danvers of Culworth (d 20.06.1544) shown by Visitation as brother rather than son of Sir John
  m. (1522) Elizabeth Fiennes (dau of Richard Fiennes, 4th Lord Say and Sele)
  c. John Danvers of Tokenham (a 1537)
  (1) Richard Danvers of Tokingham
  (A) William Danvers
  d. Margaret Danvers
  m. Edward Fiennes, de jure 5th Lord Saye and Sele (b c1502, d 1528)
  e. Dorothy Danvers (d 05.02.1559)
  m1. Sir John Fettiplace of Shefford (d 06.10.1524)
  m2. Sir Anthony Hungerford of Down Ampney
  f. Susanna Danvers
  m. Sir Walter Hungerford, Lord of Heytesbury (d 28.07.1541)
  g. Anne Danvers
  m. Thomas Lovett of Astwell (a 1561)
  h. Constance Danvers possibly of this generation (but see Bawde connection above)
m. John Staveley of Bignell
  D. Agnes Danvers (b c1424, d 04.06.1478)
  BEB1844 shows John D'Anvers as having 2 daughters called Agnes, one by his first marriage (who m. Thomas Baldington) and one by his second (married 3 times). Visitation shows only 1, by the second marriage married to Sir John Fray (or Say). TCP (Wenlock) indicates that they were the same Agnes who m. 4 times as below. Thanks to a contributor (OWC, 29.10.09) for drawing our attention to the fact that CTG (vol 4, p310) mentions marriages 1+2+4 and identifies her daughters by Sir John Fray.
  m1. Thomas Baldington of Albury or Alderbury, Oxfordshire (d 22.08.1435, son (by Joan) of William (d 1419) son (by Alice) of John, 1st of Albury)
  Thomas's ancestry and most of the information on the daughters is given by Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, Tracy) & VCH (Oxfordshire, vol 5, Parishes: Albury).
i. Agnes Baldington
  m1. William Brome of Halton (d 1461)
  m2. Sir Geffrey Gate or Gates
  m3. (sp) William Bramlac this marriage reported by a contributor (OWC)
  ii. Alice Baldington
  m. Henry Tracy of Tuddington
  iii. Isabella Baldington named by a contributor (OWC)
  m2. (1452) Sir John Fray (b c1415, d 01.07.1461, Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
iv. Elizabeth Fray
  m1. Sir Thomas Waldegrave
  m2. Sir William Say 'of Essenden and Lawford'
  a. Elizabeth Say (d before 21.07.1506) apparently of this generation, identified by TCP (Mountjoy) as elder daughter/coheir
  m. (c04.1497) William Blount, 4th Lord Mountjoy (b c1478, d 08.11.1534)
  b. Mary Say (a 06.1535) apparently of this generation, identified by TCP (Essex) as elder daughter/coheir
  m. (c1498) Henry Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Essex (b by 1472, d 13.03.1539/40)
v. Catherine Fray (d 12.05.1482)
  m. (08.1458) Sir Humphrey Stafford of Grafton (b c1440, d 08.07.1486)
  vi. Margaret Fray (dsp)
  m. Sir John Plomer alias Laynham or Leynham
  vii. Anne Fray (dsp)
  m3. (after 15.07.1467) John Wenlock, Lord Wenlock (dsp 04.05.1471)
  m4. (before 09.10.1474) Sir John Say of Broxbourne (Speaker of the House of Commons)
  m2. Joan Bruley (dau of (John Bruley (by Maud Quartermain) son of) William Bruley of Waterstoke, m2. Sir Walter Mantell of Harford)
  E. Sir Thomas Danvers of Waterstoke (dsp)
  Sir Thomas's wife is sometimes shown as Isabell Quatermains. Thanks to a contributor (DR, 18.01.12) for suggesting that his wives were as shown below.
m1. Jane Fiennes
  m2. Sybil Fowler of Rycote
  F. Sir William Danvers of Colthorpe & Waterstoke (Oxfordshire) & Chamberhouse (Buckinghamshire) (judge, Lord Chief Justice?)
  BEB1844 identifies Sir William as ancestor of Danvers of Upton & Blisworth.
  m. Anne Pury (dau of John Pury of Chamberhouse)
  i. Sir John Danvers of Colthorpe (Calthorpe) & Waterstoke
  m. Alice Hampden (dau of William Hampden of Hartwell) wife of Sir John, presumed mother of ...
  a. Anne Danvers probably of this generation
  m. Reginald Digby of Colehill
  b. Elizabeth Danvers probably of this generation
  m. Sir Thomas Cave of Stanford
  c. Dorothy Danvers named on a web site
  m. Nicholas Huband
  d. daughter (unless a 2nd marriage by Anne?) probably of this generation
  m. William Boughton
  ii. Thomas Danvers
  iii. William Danvers of Banbury
  The following comes mainly from Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 1634, Danvers) which shows the family name as "Davers".
  m. Cicely Dove (dau of Sir Ralph Dove (Doeve or Donne?) of Cheshire)
  a. George Danvers of Colthorpe or Cathrope
  m. Margaret Doyly (dau of Thomas Doyly or Doyley of Greenland & Chiselhampton)
(1) John Danvers
  m. Dorothy Verney (dau of Sir Rerney (Richard?) Verney of Campton)
  (A)+ issue (a 1634) - George, Mary, Elizabeth
  (2) Thomas Danvers
  m. Magdalen Bernard (dau of Francis Bernard of Abingdon)
  The following comes from Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1574+1634, Danvers of Cothrope (2)).
  (3) George Danvers of Marton, Oxfordshire (a 1634)
  m. Frances Woodford here?
  (A) Harrington Danvers (b c1612)
  m. Jane Clarke (dau of Richard Clarke of Biseter)
  (i)+ issue (a 1634) - Henry, Margery
  (4) Elizabeth Danvers
  m. Nicholas Dimmock of Lincolnshire
  b. Edward or Edmond Danvers of Adderbury
  The following comes from Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1574+1634, Danvers of Adderbury).
  m. Cycely Woodford (dau of _ Woodford of Burnham)
  (1) Thomas Danvers of Adderbury
  m. Alice Knevet
  (2) William Danvers
  m. Dorothy Clarke of Ardington
  (A)+ issue - Thomas, Edward, William, George, John, Charles, Mary, Anne
  c.+ other issue - Richard, John, Barbara
  The following comes from Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1574+1634, Danvers of Cothrope (1)).
  p. Mary Tynwy
  f. John Danvers of London
  m. Isabel Wryothesley (dau of Sir John Wryothesley)
  (1) Rowland Danvers in Suffolk
  (A) William Danvers
(i)+ 4 daughters
  (2) Mark Danvers
  m. Joane Bell (dau of John Bell)
  (A)+ issue including William
  iv. Margaret Danvers
  m. John Ramsey
  v. Anne Danvers
  m. Richard Verney (son of Edmund)
  vi. Alyse Danvers
  m. John Raynesford of Tewe
  vii. Isabel Danvers
  m. Martin Dockrey (Docwra)
  G. Henry Danvers had issue
  m. Beatrice Verney (dau of Sir Ralph Verney)
  i. Dorothy Danvers dau of Henry of London (son of John of Colthorpe)), possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Dairell of Lillingston Dairell (a 1500)
H. Alicia Danvers
  BEB1844 shows Alicia as daughter of John's first marriage. We show her as of his second marriage because TCP (Wenlock) describes her sister Agnes as the only daughter of the first marriage.
  m. Henry Tracey
  I. Amicie or Margaret Danvers
  m. John Langston of Caversfield
  J. Elizabeth Danvers
  m. Thomas Poure of Bletchingdon (Power of Blechington)
  K. Jane Danvers
  m. Richard Fowler of Buckingham (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)
  L. Bova Danvers mentioned by Visitation
  m. Sir Jefery Joole of Buckingham
  M.+ other issue (dsp) - Simon, Edward

Main source(s): BEB1844 (D'Anvers of Culworth) with some support from BE1883 (Danvers of Dantsey and Danby), Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1634, Danvers of Waterstock)
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