'Hanmer01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hanmer of Fenns, Hanmer of Hanmer

The following family is reported to have descended from Ednowain Bendew.
Sir Thomas Mackpol or de Macclesfelt 'de Macclesfelt' according to Griffith, 'Mackpol' according to BEB1841
m. _ Hanmer mentioned by Griffith
1. Sir John Mackpol or de Macclesfelt, later Hanmer (d c1389) the first mentioned by Siddons & Lipscomb
  (1) Lipscomb reports that Sir John is "said to be descended from Meredith, Lord of Rhi-whi-rieth and Coed Talog, bro. of Griffith Prince of North Wales" and shows that John was Constable of Carnarvon Castle.
(2) BEB1841 identifies John's wife as Hawes, dau/heir of Einion ap Griffith ap Gwinwinwin, Lord of Powis). Griffith, Lipscomb & Siddons identify her as ...
  m. Hawes (dau/heir of Einion ap Gwilim ap Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn, Lord of Powis)
  A. Owen Groch ('the Red') of Hanmer (dsp)
  B. David (dsp)
  C. Philip Hanmer of Hanmer, Flintshire the first mentioned by BP1934
BEB1841 identifies John's wife as Agnes, dau/heir of David ap Rice ap Evans ap Jones. BP1934 & Griffith identify her as Agnes, dau of David ap Ririd (Rhirid) ap Rhys Sais. Siddons identifies her as ...
  m. Annes (dau/heir of David ap Ririd ap Ynyr ap Jonas ap Gronwy ap Tydyr ap Rhys Sais)
  i. Sir David Hanmer of Hanmer (a 1383, Judge)
  m. Agnes or Angharad (dau of Llewelyn Ddu ap Griffith ap Iorwerth Voel ap Iorwerth Vychan)
  a. Griffith Hanmer of Hanmer
  m. Gwervill (dau of Tudor ap Grono of Angelsey)
  (1) Angharad or Ancharet Hanmer referred to as "sole dau." by Lipscomb
  m. John Puleston of Emral (d after 1442)
  (2) Ales Hanmer mentioned on Griffith ('Plas Penmynydd', p106)
  m. Dafydd Lloyd ap Ifan ap Gruffyd ap Madog, of Gilsfield
b. Sir Jenkin or John Hanmer of Hanmer (d Shrewsbury 22.07.1403)
  m1. Margaret (dau/heir of David ap Blethwyn Vychan of Ockenbolt)
  (1) Griffith Hanmer of Hanmer (d 1501)
  m. Eleanor/Ellen Dutton (dau of Sir Piers Dutton)
  (A) Richard Hanmer of Hanmer (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
  m. Margaret Kynaston (dau of Sir Roger Kynaston of Hordley)
  (i) Sir Thomas Hanmer of Hanmer (d 20.02.1545)
  m. Jane Brereton (dau of Sir Randolph Brereton of Malpas)
  (ii) Ermine Hanmer
  m. Sir Edward Puleston of Emral (d c1567)
  (iii) Dorothy Hanmer
  m. Edward Brereton of Burras
  (iv) Eleanor Hanmer
  m. Richard Wicherley of Wicherley (Wycherley of Wycherley)
  (v)+ other issue - John, Tristram/Christopher, David, Humphrey
  (B) Elizabeth Hanmer
  m. Ellis Eyton of Eyton mentioned by Griffith but not by BEB1841
  (C) Blanche Hanmer mentioned by Griffith but not by BEB1841
  m. David Deccaf Cychan of Rhwytyn
  (D) Alice Hanmer
m. David (Lloyd) ap Ifan ap Griffith, of Powys
  (E) Angharard or Margaret Hanmer Blanche Hanmer named Angharard by Griffith but Margaret by BEB1841
  m. David Eyton
  (F) Janet Hanmer
  m. William ap Rhys (ap Gwilim) of Tegingle
  (G) Maud Hanmer
m. Lewes Yale (Yolle) ap Jenkin ap Ifan, of Llewelyn
  m2. Eve or Efa (dau/heir of David ap Grono ap Jorwith of Llai)
  (2) John Hanmer of Halton (Halchdyn) & Llai omitted by BP1934 & Siddons
  (A) (Sir Edward) Hanmer
  BEB1841 identifies the grandchildren of John as ...
  (i) Sir Edward Hanmer (dsp)
  m. Margaret Salusbury (dau of Sir Thomas Salusbury)
  (ii) Jane Hanmer
  m. (c1484) Sir Roger Poleston of Emral (d 18.01.1545-6)
  (3) Edward Hanmer of Fenns Hall, Hanmer this line followed only by Griffith
  m. Margaret (dau of Maurice ap Ifan Gethin (Jevan Gythen))
  (A) Griffith Hanmer of Fennes Hall (d 1501)
m. Margaret (dau of Meredydd Lloyd of Maen)
  (i) Jenkin Hanmer of Fenns
  m. Margaret Dymock (dau of Thomas Dymock of Wellington)
  (a) William Hanmer of Fenns (d before 09.04.1570)
  m. Eleanor Hanmer (dau of Sir Thomas Hanmer)
  ((1)) (Sir) William Hanmer 'of Fenns' (d 1589)
  m. Margaret Kynaston (dau/heir of David Kynaston (Kynarton) of Crickett)
((A)) (Sir) William Hanmer 'of Fenns' (d 1621)
  m. Eleanor Dymock (dau of Edward Dymock of Willington)
  ((i)) Thomas Hanmer 'of Fenns' (d 1625, 2nd son)
  m. Catherine Puleston (dau of Thomas Puleston of Emral)
  ((a)) William Hanmer of Fenns (d 1669)
  m1. Eleanor Warburton (d 1649, dau of Peter Warburton of Warburton & Arley)
  m2. Mary Sneyd (dau/coheir of Ralph Sneyd of Keel)
  ((ii)) Margaret Hanmer (d 25.07.1646) probably of this generation
  m. William Dymock of Willington Hall & Penley (d 03.1620/1)
  ((iii)) Magdalen Hanmer probably of this generation
  m. Edward Dymock of New Hall
((iv))+ other issue - William (dvpsp 1621), Humphrey, Catherine
  ((B)) Mary Hanmer
  m. William Davis
  ((C)) Jane Hanmer
  m. Thomas Rhode
  ((D))+ other issue - Thomas, John, Maud, Ellen
  ((2)) Elin Hanmer
  m. Edward Winstanley
  ((3)) Maud Hanmer
  m. P(ierce) Davies (ap David) of Anglesey
  ((4)) Margaret Hanmer
  m. Randle Brereton of Coddington
  ((5)) Eleanor Hanmer
  m1. John Griffith
  m2. Philipp Oldfield of Bradwall (b c1541, d 17.12.1616)
((6))+ other issue - Thomas, Humphrey, Griffith, Christopher, Henry, Catherine
  (b) Ellen Hanmer
  m. John Hanmer (son of Sir Thomas)
  (c) Maud Hanmer
  m. Edward ap David Lloyd, of Powis
  (d) Margaret Hanmer
  m. Henry Parry of Basingworth
  (e) Catherine Hanmer
  m. James Pickering of Titchmarsh
  (ii)+ other issue - Lawrence, Edward, William, David, Mathew, Elizabeth Rose, Margaret, Blanche
  (B) Philip Hanmer
  (4) Richard Hanmer of Bettisfield, Flintshire ancestor of Hanmers of Bettisfield & Burbridge
  c. Margaret Hanmer
  m. Owen Glyndwr or Glendower, Lord of Glyndwrdwy, 'Prince of Wales' (b 1359, d 1416)
  ii. James/Jenkin Hanmer
  iii. Margaret Hanmer
  m. Morgan Goch ap Griffith ap Iorwerth Foel
  iv. Myfanwy Hanmer
  m. Gruffe ap Howell de Overton

Main source(s): Griffith ('Hanmer', p286), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Hanmer of Simpson', p341), BEB1841 ('Hanmer of Hanmer'), BP1934 ('Hanmer'), Visitation (Michael Powell Siddons (1996, 'Visitations by the Heralds in Wales'), Flintshire, 1670, 'Hanmer of Hanmer', p108+)

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