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Families covered: Radclyffe of Foxdenton, Radcliffe of Hitchin, Radclyffe of Ordsall (or Ordeshall), Radclyffe of Newcroft

Sir Alexander Radclyffe of Ordsall, Flixton and Shoresworth (b c1401, d 20.07.1475)
m. Agnes Harrington (d 1490, dau of Sir William Harrington of Hornby Castle)
1. William Radclyffe of Ordsall (b 1435, d 15.05.1497)
  m. Jane Trafford (dau of Sir Edmund Trafford by Alice Venables)
  A. William Radclyffe (d unm 15.05.1497)
  B. John Radclyffe (dvp 12.04.1497)
  m. Elizabeth Brereton (dau of Sir William Brereton of Brereton)
i. Sir Alexander Radclyffe of Ordsall, Sheriff of Lancashire (b 1475, d 05.02.1548)
  m. Alice Booth (dau of Sir John Booth of Barton)
  a. Sir William Radclyffe of Ordsall (b 1502, d 12.10.1568)
  m1. Margaret Trafford (dau of Sir Edmond Trafford)
  (1) Sir Alexander Radclyffe (dvpsp 09.1568)
  m. (1555) Frances Towneley (dau of Sir Richard Towneley of Towneley)
(2) Sir John Radclyffe of Ordsall (b 1536, 19.01.1589)
  m. Anne Asshawe (b c1545, d 10.01.1627, dau of Thomas Asshawe of Elston)
  (A) Sir Alexander Radclyffe of Ordsall (bpt 26.01.1573, d unm 05.08.1599)
(B) Sir John Radclyffe of Ordsall (bpt 24.02.1581, d 29.10.1627)
  m. Alice Byron (d 10.1657, dau of Sir John Byron of Newstead Abbey by Anne Molyneux)
  (i) Sir Alexander Radclyffe of Ordsall (b 27.04.1608, d 14.04.1654) - continued below
  m. (07.06.1623) Jane Devereux (d c1675, natural dau of Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex)
  (ii) Mary Radclyffe
  m1. Sir John Stanhope of Elvaston (d 29.05.1638)
  m2. Sir John Gell, 1st Bart of Hopton (d 26.10.1671)
(iii)+ 2 daughters (d unm) - Alicia, Anne
  (C) Jane Radclyffe (bpt 14.06.1575)
  BLG1952 shows Jane's husband as Sir Ralph Constable of Burton Constable but TSP (Constable of Dunbar) reports another source as confusing him with ...
  m. (c1605) Sir Ralph Constable of Bentley (b c1569, d 29.10.1627)
  (D)+ other issue - William (bpt 28.06.1577, d 1598, Captain), Thomas (d 1599), Edmund (d 1599), Margaret (bpt 06.03.1573, d unm 10.11.1599), Alicia (bpt 14.06.1580, d young?), Anne (bpt 09.10.1583, d unm 29.09.1601)
  (3) Sir Richard Radclyffe of Newcroft (b c1540, d 13.01.1602)
  m1. Bridget Caryll (dau of John Caryll of Warnam, widow of William Molyneux, younger of Sefton)
  (A) Alexander Radclyffe of Newcroft (d 04.1628)
  m. Clemency Hawarden (d 09.1615, dau of Adam Hawarden of Woolston)
  (i) child (bur 18.02.1607)
  (B)+ other issue (d unm) - Francis of London (d 02.02.1635), Richard of London (d 1602)
m2. (c1579) Margaret Radclyffe (dau of John Radclyffe of Gisburne and Chadderton)
  (D) William Radclyffe of Foxdenton, Chadderton and Newcroft (b 07.1581, d 1642)
  m. Susan Coote (dau of Christopher Coote of Loxham)
  (i) Sir William Radclyffe of Foxdenton (dsp c1647, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Egerton (d 1650, dau of Sir Rowland Egerton)
(ii) Alexander Radclyffe of Foxdenton (dsp 1654)
  m. (10.05.1652) Mary Barker (d 1655)
  (iii) Susan Radclyffe of Foxdenton (b c1614, 01.1696)
  m. (1651) Alexander Potter of Manchester (b c1603, d 1691)
  (iv) Mary Radclyffe of Foxdenton (d 1693)
  m. (1652) John Byrom (son of Adam of Salford)
(v)+ other issue - Robert (d Edgehill 23.10.1642), Margaret (d after 11.1651), Elizabeth (d unm), Anne (d unm)
  (E)+ other issue - John (a 03.1598), Marie, 2 daughters (d young), 3 daughters (d infant)
  (4) Alice Radclyffe
  m. Francis Tunstall of Thurland Castle
  (5) Ellen Radclyffe
  m. Edward Standish of Standish (d 1603)
  m2. Anne (Caterall) (d 1551, widow of Sir John Towneley of Towneley)
  m3. Katherine Bellingham (dau of Sir Robert Bellingham of Burneside)
  b. Anne Radclyffe
  m. Sir Edmund Trafford of Trafford (d 1564)
  c. Elizabeth Radclyffe
  m. Sir John Atherton
  d. Eleanor Radclyffe
  m. Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton, Sheriff of Lancashire (d 1568)
e.+ other issue - Alexander, John, Edmund of Chenies
  ii.+ other issue - William, Christina, Anne, Elizabeth
  C. Elizabeth Radclyffe
  m. John Donville of Lymme
  D. Anne Radclyffe (d before 1536)
  m1. Sir Thomas Tyldesley of Wardley
  m2. (before 1495) Sir Henry ffarington of Wednacre (b c1471, d 08.12.1551)
  E. Eleanor Radclyffe
  Eleanor is shown as wife of Robert Langley Radclyffe of Agecroft Hall but this appears to be confusion with ...
  m. Robert Langley of Agecroft (d 1527)
F. Clemency Radclyffe
  m1. James Holme of Darcy Holme
  m2. John Chetham of Nuthurst
  G. Jane Radclyffe
  m. Alexander Hepworth of Hollingworth
  H. Isabel Radclyffe
  m. Robert Chetham
2. Robert Radclyffe had issue
  m. Elizabeth Radclyffe (dau of John Radclyffe of Chadderton)
3. Alexander Radclyffe had issue
  m. Anne Travers of Hampstead
4. Thomas Radclyffe
  A. Ralph Radclyffe of Hitchin Priory, Hertfordshire (b c1519, d 1559)
  The following comes from BLG1952 (Delmé-Radcliffe of Hitchin Priory) with just a little input for the early generations from CountyGen (Kent, Berry, 1830, p130).
  m. Elizabeth Marshall of Hitcham
  i. Ralph Radclyffe of Hitchin (Hitchen) (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Edolphe (dau/heir of John Edolphe of Romney, widow of William Wilock)
  ii. Sir Edward Radcliffe (d 1632, physician to King James I)
  m. Martha Wilcox (dau of William Wilcox by Elizabeth, dau/heir (by Alice, dau/heir of John May of Brooke) of John Edolphe of Romney, son of John of Kent by Sibilla, dau/heir of Simon Earde of Brock)
  a. Edward Radcliffe (b c1592, a 1619)
BLG1952 jumps from Sir Edward to his grandson Sir Ralph. Berry names the issue of this generation but goes no further. We presume that it was Sir Edward's eldest son Edward who was father of ...
  (1) Sir Ralph Radcliffe of Hitchin (d 15.07.1720)
  m. Anne Piggott (dau of John Piggott of Abingdon Piggotts)
  (A) Edward Radcliffe of Hitchin (d 24.5.1727)
  m. (1680) Penelope Shirley (dau of Arthur Shirley of Ashfield)
(i) John Radcliffe (b 14.09.1691, d 16.09.1742)
  m. Anne Alcock (dau of Laurence Alcock 'of Trotton')
  (a) Ralph Radcliffe (b 1738, d 1760)
  (b) John Radcliffe of Hitchin Priory (dsp 1783)
  m. (1768) Frances Howard (d 04.1808, dau of Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle)
  (c) Anne Radcliffe
  m. Charles Clarke of Addiscombe
  ((1)) Charles John Clarke of Hitchin Priory
  ((2)) Anne Melicent Clarke of Hitchin Priory
  m. (27.07.1802) Emilius Henry Delmé, later Delmé-Radcliffe (b 28.03.1774, d 26.02.1832)
  (d) Jane Radcliffe (d unm)
  (e) Penelope Radcliffe (dsp 1802)
m1. Richard Charlton 'of London'
  m2. Sir Charles Farnaby, Bart
  b. Martha Radcliffe
  m. George Lloyd
  c.+ other issue - Jeremiah, Richard, Elizabeth
5. John Radclyffe
6. Isabel Radclyffe (d 29.06.1520)
  m. Sir James Harrington of Wolfedge
7. Katherine Radclyffe
  m1/2. Thomas Davenport of Henbury
  This is probably the Catherine who (also) married ...
  m2/1. Roger Wombwell of Wombwell (d before 26.09.1521)
8. Anne Radclyffe
  m. John Talbot of Salesbury



Sir Alexander Radclyffe of Ordsall (b 27.04.1608, d 14.04.1654) - continued above
BLG1952 identifies Jane as "natural dau. of (Alexander's) kinsman the 5th Earl of Essex". That numbering is not particularly helpful but the dates indicate that she was probably ...
m. (07.06.1623) Jane Devereux (d c1675, natural dau of Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex)
1. John Radclyffe or Ordsall & Attleburgh, later of Stoke (b 1652, d 08.04.1669)
  m1. Sarah (bur 05.05.1659)
  A.+ issue - John (bpt 17.07.1654, dsp 07.01.1695), Sarah (b 30.05.1653), Jane (b 19.10.1656), Elizabeth (b 27.07.1658)
  m2. (02.05.1661) Judith (d 09.1665, Bowcher, widow)
2. Alexander Radclyffe, later of Hampstead (d 24.07.1682, Captain)
  A. Alexander Radclyffe (a 1696, poet)
3. Humphrey Radclyffe of Oldfield (d 01.1663, 4th son)
  m. (after 1651) Margaret Radley (bur 11.03.1673, dau of William Radley of Saddleworth)
  A. Margaret Radclyffe (d unm 1665)
4. Charles Radclyffe of Baldwin's Garden, High Holborn, later of Rose Alley (bur 31.12.1653)
  m. Mary (d 07.1651)
5. Robert Radclyffe of Withenshaw (b 13.11.1650, d 20.02.1685)
  m. (27.02.1676) Anne Eyre (dau of Rowland Eyre of Bradway, widow of William Tatton of Wythenshaw)
A. Alexander Radclyffe of Foxdenton (bpt 17.01.1677, bur 02.02.1735)
  m. Elizabeth Bagshawe (d 1735, dau of John Bagshawe of Hucklow & Litton)
  i. Robert Radclyffe of Foxdenton (bpt 31.03.1708, d 12.04.1749)
  m. (20.05.1731) Margaret Bagshawe (d 16.11.1786, dau of Adam Bagshawe of Wormhill)
  a. Robert Radclyffe of Foxdenton (bpt 25.05.1737, d 18.12.1783, 2nd son)
  m. (11.08.1772) Frances Sidebottom (d 1819, dau of Rev. Samuel Sidebottom) @@ below
  (1) Robert Radclyffe of Foxdenton & Huish, Sheriff of Dorset (b 14.04.1773, d 28.03.1854)
  m. (14.04.1796) Mary Patten (d 22.09.1845, dau of Lt. Col. Thomas Patten of Bank Hall)
  (A) Robert Radclyffe (b 2310.1798, dvp 1838) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (16.02.1827) Agnes Sill (dau of Rev. J. Sill of Burton)
  (B) Charles James Radclyffe of Hyde & Foxdenton, Sheriff of Dorset (b 08.11.1804, d 12.06.1882, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (01.07.1835) Anna Maria Lillington (d 22.07.1854, dau of Robert Lillington of Stockley)
  (C) Mary Radclyffe (b 06.03.1797)
  m. (1827) William Hallett of Candys
  (D) Dorothea Radclyffe (b 23.10.1798)
  m. (28.06.1849) William Atthill of Brandiston Hall (Rev.)
  (E) Frances Radclyffe (b 16.11.1802, dsp 30.09.1900)
  m. (11.04.1844) Sir William Marriott Smith-Marriott, 4th Bart (d 04.10.1864, rector of Horsmonden)
  (F) Emma Elizabeth Radclyffe (b 28.02.1806, d 08.12.1880)
  m. William Heffill (vicar of Ashton)
  (G) Amelia Radclyffe (b 31.05.1810, d 08.11.1880)
  m. W.K. Bateson of Godley (Rev.)
  (H) Julia Radclyffe (b 24.01.1813, d 1842)
  m. (1841) L.C. Davies (Rev.)
  (I)+ other issue - Richard (b 14.02.1801, d young), Frederick William (b 08.11.1806, d unm 08.06.1880, rector of Tarrant Rushton & Tarrant Rawston)
  (2) Frances Radclyffe (d young)
  (3) Margaret Radclyffe
  m. (03.12.1805) Rev. Peter Rideout of Hookswood
  (4) Mary Radclyffe
m. George Neat Tremlett (d 1865, Cmdr, son of George)
  b. Eleanor Radclyffe
  m. Bazeriel Burges of Liverpool
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (d young), Betty (d 18.11.1788), Anne (d 02.05.1783), Margaret (d 1826)
  ii. Mary Radclyffe (d 1784)
  m. Samuel Sidebottom (d 22.05.1752, rector of Middleton)
  a. Frances Sidebottom (d 1819)
  m. Robert Radclyffe of Foxdenton (bpt 1737, d 18.12.1783) @@ above
  b. Mary Sidebottom
  The following connection comes from 'Royal Descents and Pedigrees of Founders' Kin' by Sir Bernard Burke (1858, 'James William Farrer, Esq.', #LXVII).
  m. William Loxham
  (1) Frances Loxham (only dau)
  m. John (James) Farrar (b 1751)
  c.+ 1 son and 1 daughter
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - Alexander (d 1740), Anne (d 1759), Frances (d young), Margaret (d 1795)
  B. Edward Radclyffe (bpt 01.12.1683, dsp)
  m. Mary Warren (dau of Edward Warren of Poynton, she m2. Rev. Thomas Dakin)
  C.+ other issue (d unm) - Frances (d 1764), Mary (d 1762)
6.+ other issue - Sussex (bur 30.09.1649), Mary (bpt 22.02.1630), Frances, Jane, Anne, Margaret

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Radclyffe of Foxdenton and Hyde) with input/support as reported above
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