'Porter03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Porter of Launcells (Lancells), Porter of Newent

Visitation shows that the coat of arms of this family (excluding quartering) was: "Gules, five marlions' winges in saltire argent".
Thomas Poorter or Porter
m. Ciseley Chursdon (dau of John Chursdon (alias le Long) by Issabell, dau of Sir John Staunton by Margaret dau of Sir Peter St. Poole (who "came in to England with Q. Issabel wife to R.2") & sister of Thomas (m. _ Snarford))
1. Thomas Porter of Newent, Gloucestershire (d before 1510)
m. Catherine Hayward (dau/heir of John Hayward)
  A. Thomas Porter
  B. Roger Porter 'of Newent' (d 1523)
  m. Margaret Arthur (dau of John Arthur (Arther))
  i. Arthur Porter of Newent & Alvington, Sheriff of Gloucestershire (d 31.05.1559, MP)
m1. Alice Arnold (dau of John Arnold of Churcham sister of Sir Nicholas)
  a. Sir Thomas Porter of Hamsted, Newent & Alvington, Sheriff of Gloucestershire (b 1537, d 02.05.1598, MP, 2nd son)
m. (c1558) Anne Dennys (dau of Richard Dennys of Cold Ashton by Anne, dau of Sir John St. John of Blethsoe)
  (1) Sir Arthur Porter of Lantoney (Llanthony), Gloucestershire
  m. Anne Danvers (dau of John Danvers of Daunteshey)
  (A) Elizabeth Porter (d 18.12.1651)
  m. (12.03.1614/5) John Scudamore, 1st Viscount Scudamore of Sligo (b 03.1600/1, d 19.05.1671)
  (2) Ambrose Porter
  (3) Anne Porter
  m. Gabriel Pile of Colingbow
  (4) Katherin Porter
m. Richard Welsh (Walshe) of Shelsley (b c1557, d by 1607)
  b. Bridget Porter
  m. Christopher Baynham (son of Sir George)
  c. Tacye Porter
  m. Edward Oldisworth
  d. Issabell Porter
  m. Gyles Cordington
  e.+ other issue - Arnold (dvpsp), Richard, at least 6 other children (all d before 1549?)
  m2. (sp) Isabel Denys (dau of Sir William Denys, widow of Sir John Berkeley)
  C. Jane Porter
  m. Robert Elland
2. Anne Porter
  m. _ Messey of Shekenhurst
3. Margaret Porter
  m. _ Trussell
4. Elizabeth Porter
  m. Thomas St. Barbe



Note that, although the following family ended (as far as it is reported below) in Cornwall, it appears that it moved there from Norfolk. Vivian identifies its arms as "Gu. on a fess Or, between three cherub's wings Or, a tortequx charged with a lion passant guardant of the second".
Robert Porter
1. Walter Porter 'of London' of Thetford, Norfolk (d before 23.11.1550)
  m1. Sywell Beresford
  A. John Porter (d 24.08.1565)
  B. Walter Porter 'of Lancells', Cornwall (b c1555, d 17.01.1582)
m1. Jane Loveys (dau of Leonard Loveys)
  m2. Gertrude Chamond (d before 26.05.1621, dau of Richard Chamond)
  i. Richard Porter of Lancelles (b 1575-6, d 24.06.1631)
  ii. Peter Porter of Lancells
m. Susan Grenvile (dau of Digory Grenvile)
  a. John Porter (b c1604, a 1620)
  b. Richard Porter of Launcells (b c1606, d by 1675)
  m. (21.08.1628) Mary Molesworth (dau of John Molesworth of Pencarrow)
  (1) Grace Porter
  m. John Hele
  (A) Lucy Hele
  m. Francis Basset of Tehidy (d 1675)
(2) Mary Porter (bpt 14.05.1637)
  iii. John Porter
  iv. Mary Porter
  m. Richard Penhallow
  v. Margaret Porter
  m. Edward Larder
  C. Anne Porter
  m.1 Digory Thorne
  m2. John Fortescue of Filleigh
  m2. Jane Pyne (dau/heir of Henry Pyne)
  D.+ other issue - Henry (a 1550), Dorothy

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, 'Porter') with some support from HoP ("Arthur Porter" & "Sir Thomas")
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded within Porter02 on 11.12.11, moved here 08.11.21) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions,'Porter of Launcells')
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