'Medley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Medley of Buxted, Medley of Coneyburrows, Medley of Friston, Medley of London, Medley of Newstead, Medley of Rusted, Medley of Tiltey Abbey, Medley of Whitnash (Whitnesse)

MGH mentions a number of early generations of de Methleys of Thornhill, Yorkshire, but does not connect them. Possibly descended frm John de Methley or Medley was ...
(James? George?) Medley of Warwickshire MGH shows "(James?)" but the Marow source names him George
m. Elizabeth Marow (dau of William Marow of Rudfield (by Joan, dau of John Chadworth, Lord Mayor of Loindon) son of Sir WIlliam Marow, Lord Mayor of London, by Katherine, dau/coheir of Thomas (sb John or Richard?) Rich of London)
1. Benedict or Bennett Medley of Whitnash (Whitnesse), Warwickshire (d 1504, clerk of the signet to King Henry VII (not Henry VIII)) the first mentioned by Berry & Visitation
  m. Agnes Govis (dau of Ambrose Govis)
A. William Medley of Whitnash Whetnesse or Whitnesse) (d 1509)
  m. Margaret Wotton (dau of Sir Robert Wotton of Boughton Malherbe (by Anne, dau of Sir Henry (sb Edward?) Belknapp), m2. Thomas, Marquess of Dorset)
  i. George Medley of Tiltey Abbey (Essex) & Whitnash (b 1497-8, d 21.05.1562)
  m. Mary Danet (dau of Gerard Danet or Dannett of Warwickshire by Mary Belknapp)
  a. Henry Medley of Tiltey Abbey last generation mentioned by Visitation
  m. Frances Throgmorton (dau of Sir Clement Throgmorton of Hasley by Katherine Nevill)
  (1) Clement Medley of Newstead (Rusted), Hemsworth, Yorkshire (2nd son)
  m. Martha Mabbe (dau/heir of John Mabbe, Chamberlain of London)
  (A) John Medley of Newstead (Rusted) (d c1580, Chamberlain of London)
  m. Anna Laxton (dau of Sir WiIliam Laxton (Luxton), Lord Mayor of London (by Joane, dau of William Kirkeby of Kirkeby) son of John Laxton of Oundle, relict of Henry Luddington of London)
(i) Robert Medley of London (d 1593)
  m. Alice Pilkington (d 1589, dau of Ralph Pilkington)
  (a) John Medley 'of London' (b 1589, d 1630)
  m. Mary Alchorn (b 1589, d 1639, dau of John Alchorn of Aylesford & Boughton Monchelsey by Alice Walsingham)
  ((1)) Thomas Medley (b 1612)
  m. Elizabeth Partridge (bpt 03.02.1619, dau of Rev. Avery Partridge of North Searle)
  ((A)) John Medley of Looth, Kent (b 1642)
  m. (c10.1672) Mary Turner (b c1649, dau of Thomas Turner of Maidstone)
  ((i)) Thomas Medley (dsp)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Medley (b 1673, dsp)
m. _ Ferrars or Ferrers
  ((B)) Thomas Medley of Buxted & Friston, Sussex (b 1645, bur 23.02.1728)
  m. (15.08.1672) Susanna Reynes (b 1638, d 05.04.1704, dau of Edward Reynes (by Elizabeth, dau of John Rowe), sister/heir of John of Coneyburrows Park)
  ((i)) Thomas Medley of Buxted & Friston (bpt 04.02.1678-9, d 28.11.1732, 2nd son)
  m. Annabella Dashwood (bur 19.01.1771, dau/coheir of Sir Samuel Dashwood, Lord Mayor of London, by Anne Smith)
  ((a)) Thomas Medley of Buxted Place (b 1714, d unm bur 11.03.1735)
((b)) Samuel Medley of Friston Place, later also of Buxted (b 1716, d unm bur 16.04.1741)
  ((c)) Edward Medley of Friston Place (b 1719, d unm 16.08.1751)
  ((d)) George Medley of Buxted, Friston & Coneyburrows (b 06.08.1720, dsp 01.06.1796, MP)
  m1. (02.06.1757) Elizabeth Jemima Palmer (bur 30.06.1757, dau of Sir Thomas Palmer of Carleton)
m2. (08.11.1762) Jane Waldo (b 1738, d 14.12.1829, dau/heir of Sir Timothy Waldo of Clapham by Catherine)
  ((e)) Annabella Medley (b 1718)
  m. (01.05.1755) James Evelyn of Fellbridge (b 1718, d 1793)
  ((f)) Catherine Medley (b 1723, d unm bur 09.10.1787)
  ((i)) Edward Medley of Coneyburrows Park (bpt 31.05.1680, dsp bur 17.12.1754)
  m. Sarah (dsp bur 05.02.1761)
  ((i)) Susannah Medley (bpt 05.05.1675, d 1753)
  m. (1714) Sir Borlase Miller of Oxenhoath, Bart (dsp 1714)
  ((i))+ other issue - John (bpt 01.01.1673-4, d 10.10.1682), Elizabeth (bpt 29.06.1676, d infant)
  ((2))+ other issue (d young) - Richard (b 1622, d 1640), John (b 1625, d 1641)
  (ii) Elizabeth Medley
  m. James Mallory of Cambridgeshire
(2) Susanna Medley
  m. Abraham Carrack of London
  (3)+ other issue (d young) - Henry, Letitia
  b. William Medley mentioned by MGH & Visitation but not by Berry
  m. Anne Peyton (dau of Sir Robert Peyton of Iselham, widow of Thomas Wrenn of Hinton)
  c. Elizabeth Medley mentioned by MGH & Visitation but not by Berry
  m. James Morris of Chipping Ongar
  d.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Mary (d unm)
  ii. Margaret Medley mentioned by MGH & Berry but not by Visitation
  m. Nicholas Lavender (clerk)
  iii. Mary Medley (d unm) mentioned by MGH & Berry but not by Visitation
  B. Isabell Medley mentioned by MGH & Visitation but not by Berry
  m. Thomas Shaksbrough of Shaksbroughe (Shuckburgh)
  C. Agnes Medley mentioned by MGH & Berry but not by Visitation
  m. John Hore (Hoare) of Stonythorpe

Main source(s): MGH (NS2, vol 4 (1892), 'Pedigree of Family of Medley', p353+), CountyGen (Sussex, Berry, p74) with a little support/input from Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, 'Medley')
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