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Families covered: Rede of Boarstall (Borstall), Reade of Folkestone, Read of Norfolk

John Rede (sergeant-at-law, MP?)
m. Cecilia Marmion (d 20.05.1428, dau/coheir of Griffin Marmion of Checkendon, m2. William Faukner)
1. William Reade (d 1473, founded Boarstall Church)
2. Edmund Rede of Boarstall, Buckinghamshire (d 08.10.1430 (or 1432)) the first mentioned by Lipscomb
  m. (1412) Christine James (b c1401, d 28.03.1435, dau/heir of Robert James of Wallingford & Borstall by Catharine, dau/coheir of Edmund de la Pole of Boarstall)
  A. Sir Edmund Rede of Boarstall (b 1416, d 07.06.1487, MP)
  m1. (sp) Agnes Cottesmere (dau of John Cottesmere or Cotesmore)
  m2. Catherine Greene (d 1489, dau of Walter Greene of Bridgenorth, widow/m2. Nicholas Gaynsford)
i. William Rede of Boarstall (Borstall) (dvp) this generation given by Rossiana & VCH but omitted by Lipscomb
  m. Anne Mantle (dau of Sir Walter Mantle of Heyford)
  a. Edmund Rede (dsp)
  b. Sir William Rede of Borstall 'of Rockingham Castle' (d by 1547?)
(1) Lipscomb identifies William's 1st wife Anne as dau of Sir John Donn and his 2nd wife as Anne, dau of William Wantham (m2. George Gaynsford). Rossiana identifies them as follows.
(2) Rossiana mentions that William's son (with other issue) was Leonard but does not specify which wife was his mother. Lipscomb shows the undermentioned children as by the 2nd marriage.
  m1. Anne (dau of Sir John Twyneho)
  m2. Anne (dau of William Warham, m2. George Gaynesford of Oxford)
  (1) Leonard Rede of Boarstall (d by 1552?)
  m1. Anne Heron (dau of John Heron of Heron in Kent)
  (A) Catherine Rede (d 1547)
m. (16.08.1546) Thomas Dynham (d 16.02.1562)
  (B)+ other issue
  m2. Anne Wilford (dau of Sir _ Wilford, alderman of London, m2. Thomas Read of Muswell (son of Thomas of the New Forest))
  (2) Anne Rede probably the Anne (d 1585) who married ...
  m1. Sir Giles Grevile
  m2. Sir Adrian Fortescue (d 1539)
  m3. Sir Thomas Parry (d 1560)
  (3) daughter probably either Elizabeth or Mary mentioned below
  m. William Tipping of Tipping Hall
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas, Edward, Giles, Elizabeth, Mary
  Mentioned by Lipscomb but not by Rossiana, so possibly a generation later, were ...
  ii. Joane Rede
  m. _ Wykeham
  iii.+ other issue (a 1487) - John, Sebastian, Thomas ("Forester of Bernwode" & "Parson of Chinnor"), Katherine



Edward Read, Sheriff then Mayor of Norwich
m1. (sp) Elizabeth Lyston
m2. Isolde (Isabel or Izod) Stanley (dau of William Stanley, son/heir of Sir Humphrey)
1. John Read, Sheriff of Norfolk (dsp 14.06.1572)
2. William Read (cleric)
  A. Sir William Reade
  m. Elizabeth Menis of Sandwich (heir)
  i. William Reade of Folkestone, Kent (d c1618)
  m. Rebecca Menis (dau/coheir of Sir Robert Menis of Sandwich)
  a. Matthew Reade of Folkestone (d c1625)
  m. Alice Ward (dau of Ambrose Ward)
  (1) William Reade (d young)
  (2) Elizabeth Reade
m. Henry Oxenden of Deane
  (3) Benet Reade
  m. John Michel of Richmond
  b. John Reade (dsp)
  c. (Sir) William Reade of Canterbury (d c1630?, of the Middle Temple)
  m. Lucy Heneage (dau of Michael Heneage by dau of Robert Honywood)
  (1) John Reade of Gray's Inn (d unm)
  (2) William Reade of Weymouth, Massachusetts (b 1565, d 1623) had issue in USA
  m. Avice Deacon (b 1586, d 1621)
  (3) Rebecca Reade
  m. _ Wansford
  (4) Anna Reade
m1. Thomas Hatton of London
  m2. John Brewer
  d. Richard Reade of London (d c1657)
  The Harleian editor noted that the following has been supplemented by information taken from Visitation (Cambridgeshire, 1684).
  m. Joanna Dale (dau/coheir of William Dale of London)
  (1) Richard Reade of Whitlesey (b c1639, a 1684)
  m. Margaret Atkinson (dau of Henry Atkinson of Whitlesey)
  (A)+ issue (a 1684) - Henry (b c1664), Richard (b c1676), John (b c1683), Rebecca (b c1666), Sara (b c1671), Joanna (b c1673), Anna (b c1678)
  (2) Elizabeth Reade
  m. John Ellis of London
  (3)+ other issue - William, Elizabeth
  ii. Matthew Reade (dsp)
  iii. Alice Reade
m. Stephen Richardson
  iv. Rebecca Reade
  m. Stephen Ruck
3. Sir Peter Read of Gymmyngham, Norfolk (d 29.12.1568, General)
  m1. Jane Lee (dau of Sir Anthony Lee of Quarenden)
  A. Elizabeth/Isabell Read (dsp young?)
  m. Anne Blennerhassett (dau of Sir Thomas Blennerhassett of Frens, widow of George Duke of Brampton)
  B. Giles Read 'of Gloucestershire' (dvp)
  m. Catherine Greville (dau (sb sister) of Lord Brooke)
4. Margaret Read
  m. Robert Cage
5. Elizabeth Read
  m. Jeffrey Loveday
A.+ issue - Arthur, Mauld, Anne
m3. Isabel Woodlesse of Harwich
6. Ursula Read
  m1. Thomas Garneys of Beccles
  Reed shows Ursula as mother by Thomas of the wife of Edward Croft. However, Visitation shows that it was Thomas Browne who was Edward's father-in-law. That is supported by the Croft records.
  m2. Thomas Browne 'of Beccles' of Attleborough
  A. Anne Browne (d 1575, heir)
  m. Edward Croft (d 1601, son/heir of Sir James of Croft Castle)
  m3. (sp) Sir John Brend 'of Beccles'
  m4. (sp) Thomas Colby 'of Brandich'
m4. Ann/Agnes Cranmer (widow of _ Blackman)
7. Francis Read (d young)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Rossiana' (see Reade1), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Fitz-Nigel, Handlo, De La Pole, Bruyn, Rede, Dynham, Banastre, and Lewis', p66) with some support from VCH (Buckinghamshire, vol 4, 'Parishes: Boarstall')
[Much of this section was first uploaded to a Temporary page on 06.09.11. It was reviewed & expanded on 07.10.15 when it was moved to RZmisc07. It was moved here when it was reviewed using Rossiana.]
(2) For lower section : 'The English Ancestry of William Reade of Weymouth' (see above) with support from Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Reade')
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