'Harcourt03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Harcourt of Ankerwycke, Harcourt of Penley, Harcourt of Raunton (Rampton), Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt, Harcourt of Wigsell, Harcourt of Winsham (Wincham), Harcourt of Wytham (Witham)

Sir Richard Harcourt 'of Stanton Harcourt' of Wytham (d 1487)
m1. Edith St. Claire (dau of Thomas St. Claire of Wethersfull or Burstow)
1. Christopher Harcourt (dvp)
  m. (before 21.02.1463/4) Jane Stapleton (d 13.05.1519, dau of Sir Miles Stapleton)
  A. Sir Simon Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d 1547)
  m1. Agnes (Alice) Dayrell (dau of Thomas Dayrell of Scotney)
i. Sir John Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d 19.02.1565)
  m. Margaret Barentyne (dau of Sir William Barentyne of Hasely)
  a. Simon Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt
  BE1883 and BLG1886 allocate Simon's children differently. BE1883 reports that Mary, his first wife, was mother of Walter, John, Elizabeth and Jane ("with other issue"). However, BLG1886 identifies all of those children mentioned by BE1883 as by Jane, his third wife. Because it also specifies (without naming) other children by the other wives, we follow BLG1886 but note that this may be wrong.
  m1. Mary Aston (dau of Sir Edward Aston of Tixhall)
  (1)+ issue - 5 sons (all presumed dvpsplms) and 1 daughter
m2. Grace Fitzherbert (dau of Humphrey Fitzherbert of Upsall)
  (7)+ other issue - 1 son (presumed dvpsplms) and 3 daughters
  m3. Jane Spencer (dau of Sir William Spencer of Wormleighton)
  (11) Sir Walter Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt and Ellenhall
  m. Dorothy Robinson (dau of William Robinson of Drayton Basset)
  (A) Sir Robert Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d after 02.03.1608)
  m1. Frances de Vere (dau of Jeffrey de Vere)
(i) Sir Simon Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt, Governor of Dublin Castle (a 1643)
  m. Anne Paget (dau of William, Lord Paget)
  (a) Sir Philip Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt (d 20.03.1688)
  m1. (1660) Anne Waller (d 23.08.1644, dau of Sir William Waller of Osterley)
((1)) Sir Simon Harcourt, Lord Chancellor, 1st Viscount (b 12.1661, d 28/9.07.1727)
  m1. (18.10.1680) Rebecca Clark (bur 16.05.1687, dau of Rev. Thomas Clark)
  ((A)) Simon Harcourt (b c1685, dvp 01.07.1720)
  m. Elizabeth Evelyn (dau of John Evelyn of Wotton)
  ((i)) Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl of Harcourt (b 1714, d 16.09.1777, General)
  m. (16.10.1735) Rebecca Le Baas (d 16.01.1765, dau of Charles Samborne Le Bass of Pipwell Abbey by Mary Moyer)
  ((a)) George Simon Harcourt, 2nd Earl of Harcourt (b 01.08.1736, dsp 20.04.1809)
m. (26.09.1765) Elizabeth Venables-Vernon (b 2101.1746, d 25.01.1826, dau of George Venables-Vernon, 1st Lord)
  ((b)) William Harcourt, 3rd Earl of Harcourt (b 20.03.1742/3, dsp 17.06.1830, General)
  m. (03.09.1778) Mary Danby (b c1750, d 14.01.1833, dau of Rev. William Danby of Swinton)
  ((c)) Elizabeth Harcourt (d 1811)
m. (1763) Sir W. Lee, Bart of Hartwell
  ((ii)) Martha Harcourt (d 08.04.1794)
  m. (10.04.1744) George Venables-Vernon, 1st Lord of Sudbury and Kinderton (b 09.02.1707-8, d 21.08.1780)
  ((B)) Anne Harcourt
  m. John Barlow of Alebeak
((C)) Arabella Harcourt
  m. Herbert Aubrey of Clayhanger
  ((D))+ other issue (d young) - Philip, Walter
  m2. Elizabeth Spencer (b c1658, dsp 16.06.1724, dau of Richard Spencer of London)
  m3. (30.09.1724) Elizabeth Vernon (d 12.07.1748, dau of Sir Thomas Vernon)
  m2. Elizabeth Lee (dau of John Lee of London & Ankerwycke)
  BE1883 confuses some of the following. We follow BLG1866.
((2)) Philip Harcourt of Wigsell (d 1708)
  ((3)) John Harcourt of Ankerwycke (d c1705-6, 4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Woodruffe (dau of T. Woodruffe of Lawton Hope)
  ((A)) Philip Harcourt of Ankerwycke (d 1758)
  m. Sarah Hall (dau of Henry Hall of Hutton Hall)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Harcourt (d unm)
  ((B)) John Harcourt of Ankerwycke (d 1784)
  m1. Anne Parker
  m2. Margaret Irene Sarney (dau of John Sarney of Somerset House)
((i)) John Simon Harcourt of Ankerwycke and Yardley Place (b 1772, d 1813) had issue
  m. (07.12.1800) Elizabeth Dale Henniker (d 1810, dau of Major Henniker, son of Sir John, Bart)
  ((ii))+ other issue - Philip Francis (d young), George William Richard (d unm, Major General)
  ((C)) Mary Harcourt
  m. Thomas Ringer
  ((D))+ other issue - Lee of Bombay (dsp c1726), Elizabeth (d unm)
  ((4)) Elizabeth Harcourt
  m. Richard Harcourt of Pendley @@ below
  ((5)) Anne Harcourt
  m. Thomas Powell (d 1761)
  ((6)) other issue - Lee (d 1680), Isabella (d 1688), Mary (d 1748)
  (ii) Francis Harcourt (dsp)
(iii) Vere Harcourt (b 1605-6, d 04.07.1683, archdeacon of Nottinghamshire, rector of Plumptre)
  The following is partly supported by 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Browne of Stretton en le Field', facing p1029).
  m. Lucy Thornton (dau of Sir William (Roger?) Thornton of Snailswell by Mary Eden)
  (a) Vere Harcourt
  ((1)) Vere Harcourt (a 1707)
  (b) Simon Harcourt of Penley (bpt 1653, d 30.03.1724, town clerk)
m1. Elizabeth Anderson (dau of Sir Richard Anderson, Bart of Penley)
  ((1)) Henry Harcourt of Penley (d 09.11.1741/3)
  m. Sarah Frances Bard (dau of Nathanniel Bard by Persiana, dau of Viscount Bellamont)
((A)) Richard Bard Harcourt 'of Pendley (Penley)'
  m. Rachel Nesbit (dau of Albert Nesbit)
  ((i)) Henry Harcourt
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Sophia Harcourt
  m. Charles Amadis Harcourt, Marquis in France
  ((B))+ other issue - John (d 14.08.1748), Henry (rector of Warbledon and Crowhurst), Elizabeth, Ernestina, Louisa, Melusina, Anne, Persiana
  ((2)) Richard Harcourt of Penley (of the Middle Temple)
m1. Elizabeth Harcourt (dau of Sir Philip Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt) @@ above
  ((A)) Richard Harcourt of Wigsell
  m. Phoebe Palmer (dau of Charles Palmer of Dorney Court)
  ((i)) Phoebe Harcourt
  m. Anthony Sawyer of Heywood Lodge
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Harcourt
  m. William Boys of Hawkhurst
  ((B)) Anne Harcourt (b c1711, d 20.05.1774)
  m. (06.1729) Sir Charles Palmer of Dorney Court, Bart (d 08.11.1773)
  m2. _ Bannister
((C))+ 2 daughters
  ((3))+ other issue - Simon (d unm), daughters
  m2. Elizabeth Morse (dau of George Morse of Henbury)
  (c) Clifton Harcourt (bpt 1664)
  m. Susan
  ((1)) Susan Harcourt (b c1686, d 16.10.1757) probably of this generation
  m. Isaac Newby (b 1671-2, d 01.09.1728, vicar of Abkettleby)
  ((A)) Lucy Newby (b c1709, d 18.03.1770)
  m. Rev. Wiliam Browne Allsopp
  ((B)) Susanna Newby
  m. _ Farnell in Appleby (surgeon)
((2))+ other issue - Simon (bur 1694), Vere (bpt/bur 1695), Thomas (bpt 1698), Basil (bpt 1699, bur 1700), John (bpt 1703), Elizabeth (bpt 1692), Mary (bpt 1697), Sarah (bpt 1702)
  (d) Lucy Harcourt (bpt 1648, a 1705)
  m. Thomas Browne of Stretton (d 1705)
  (e)+ other issue - Anthony (bpt 1650, d young?), Benjamin (bpt 1659, d young?), Anne (bpt 1655)
m2. Elizabeth Fitzherbert (dau of John Fitzherbert of Norbury)
  (B) Jane Harcourt
  m. Sir William Essex, Bart of Lamborne
  (C)+ other issue - Michael, Elizabeth
  (12) John Harcourt
  m. Mary Jones (dau of Walter Jones of Witney)
  (A) Essex Harcourt
  (13) Elizabeth Harcourt
  m. Richard or Edward Chamberlayne of Astley
  (14) Jane Harcourt
  m. John Gray of Envill
  b. Mary Harcourt probably of this generation
  m1. Richard Taverner of Wood Eaton (b c1505, d 14.07.1575)
  m2. Cornwall Lee name found on a web site
  c.+ 5 sons and 6 daughters
  ii. Edmund Harcourt
iii. Florence Harcourt
  m. Sir William Cottesmere of Baldwin Brightwell
  m2. Elizabeth (dau of Lord Darcy and Meynell)
  B.+ other issue - Miles (d unm), Richard of Abingdon (dsp)
2. William Harcourt (d 31.08.1517-8)
  A. Francis Harcourt of Wytham or Witham (d 1536-7)
  i.+ issue - Robert, Simon, Elizabeth, Anne, Margaret
  B. Richard Harcourt of Cornbury Park
3. Anne Harcourt
  m1. Henry Fiennes, Lord Saye and Sele (d 01.08.1476)
  m2. John Montfort (son of Simon)
4. Alice Harcourt (d before 19.06.1526)
  m. William Beailles (Besilles of Besells) 'of Besselsleigh'
m2. Eleanor Lewkenor (dau of Sir Roger Lewkenor or Lewknor of Raunton)
5. John Harcourt of Raunton (Rampton, Staffordshire)
  m. Margaret Bracy (dau of William Bracy of Pembridge)
6. Thomas Harcourt of Raunton (d 08.02.1510)
  'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Newdigate-Ludford of Ansley Hall, p1025), which supports the line to Elizabeth, wife of Michael Ludford and names the seat Rampton rather than Raunton, suggests that Thomas was son rather than brother of John.
  m. Isabel Egerton (dau of Hugh Egerton of Wrynhill)
  A. John Harcourt of Raunton (Rampton)
  m. Anne Brereton (dau of Sir Randall Brereton of Malpas)
  i. Robert Harcourt of Raunton (Rampton) (dsp)
  ii. Simon Harcourt
  m. Roisa Cave (dau of Richard Cave of Peckwell)
  a. Elizabeth Harcourt (a 1605)
m1. Michael Ludford of Witherly (Ansley) (d 1591-2)
  m2. Clement Throckmorton
  iii. Richard Harcourt
  m. _ Clive
  iv. William Harcourt of Winsham or Wincham, Cheshire (d 1600)
  The following comes from Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 1, Winsham, p465).
  m1. Margaret Leftwick (d 1588, dau/heir of Richard Leftwich of Leftwich, widow of Thomas Woodrofe)
  a. Richard Harcourt of Winsham (d 1628)
  m. Elizabeth Widnester of London
  (1) William Harcourt of Winsham (a 1669)
  m. (1629) Mary Holford (a 1669, dau of George Holford of Newborough in Dutton, son of Thomas of Holford)
  (A)+ issue - George (b 1632, a 1669), Frances (d 1651)
  (2) Elizabeth Harcourt
  m. Randle Birchenhead of Northwich
(3) Mary Harcourt (b 1619)
  m. John Capper of Brindley
  (4)+ other issue (dsp) - Raufe (b 1614, d 1647), Thomas, Margaret (d infant), Jane (d infant)
  b. Margaret Harcourt
  m. John Grimsdich ("then of Hallum")
c.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas (d 1640), Simon
  m2. Parnell
  e. Mary Harcourt (b 1599)
  m. Robert Pownall of Witton
  f. Jane Harcourt
  m. Richard Broom of Lostock-Gralam
  v.+ other issue - Anthony, 3 daughters
  B. Richard Harcourt of Church Eaton
  i. Thomas Harcourt (dsp)
  ii. Walter Harcourt of Tamworth
  m. Mary Comberford (dau of Humphrey Comberford of Comberford)
  a.+ issue - Edward, Thoms
  C. Katherine Harcourt
  m. John Pershall
m3. (sp) Katherine de la Pole (dau of Sir Thomas de la Pole)

Main source(s): BE1883 (Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt), BLG1886 (Harcourt of Nuneham and Stanton Harcourt) with some input from BLG1886 (Harcourt of Ankerwycke), BEB1841 (Anderson of Penley)
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