'Roope1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Roope of East Allington, Roope of Horswell, Roope of St. Patrick, Roope of South Milton, John Roope of Townstall
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Vivian shows the Arms of the following family as "Arg., a lion rampant per fess Gu. and Vert between seven pheons Az.".
William Roope of South Milton, Devon
1. Richard Roope of South Milton
  m. _ Compton (dau of Peter de Compton)
  A. John Roope shown by Vivian as dsp but by Commoners as father of ...
  i. William Roope
  m. _ Mathews
  a. Mathew Roope
  m1. _ Sweet of Trayne
  m2. Maria Costard (dau of Roger Costard of Aveton Gifford)
  (1) Mathew Roope (2nd son)
m. Joan Stroude (dau of Adam Stroude of Innterton in Ugborough)
  (A) John Roope of Horswell, Devon (b 1663)
  m. Frances Cholwich (dau of Andrew Cholwich of Oldston & Cholwich Town)
  (i) William Roope of Horswell
  m. Mary Wills (dau of Alexander Wills of Kingsbridge)
  (a) Frances Roope
  m. (1761) William Ilbert of Bowringsleigh
  (ii)+ other issue - John (b 1694, dsp), FRances, Joan, Elizabeth
  (2) John Roope
  m. Maria Head (dau/coheir of _ Head of Churston)
  (3) Elizabeth Roope
  m. _ Michell of Cornwall
  (4) Susanna Roope
  m. Sir Samuel Lomister
  (5)+ other issue (d young) - Joseph, Maria
  b. James Roope
  B. William Roope of Milton
  m. (25.09.1541) Johanna Putt (dau of Robert Putt of Norton)
  i. Thomas Roope
  ii. William Roope
m. _ Roope (dau of Gilbert Roope)
  a. Thomas Roope (a 1602)
  (1) Jane Roope (bpt 17.11.1576, bur 22.03.1576-7)
  iii. Richard Roope of East Allington (bur 02.09.1624)
  m. (07.08.1575) Honor Stoude (a 1602, dau of John Stoude or Sloude)
  a. William Roope 'of Allington' (b c1582/bpt 28.08.1579, a 1620, 2nd son)
  m. Mary Saverey (dau of Stephen Saverey of Totnes)
  (1) John Roope of East Allington (b 15.04.1607)
  m. Mary
  (A)+ issue - John (bur 24.05.1637), William (bpt 11.05.1643), John (bpt 01.05.1645, bur 01.11.1646), John (bpt 09.06.1649), Mary (bpt 17.07.1638), Honor (bpt 29.12.1639), Mary bpt 24.01.1640-1)
  (2) Anne Roope (bpt 06.12.1605)
  m. (17.11.1636) William Belfield
  (3) Joane Roope (bpt 29.07.1609)
  m. (14.01.1635-6) Robert Perrot
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 28.03.1613, bur 10.04.1613), Savery (bpt 07.02.1614-5, bur 06.11.1618), Dorothy, Mary (bpt 05.02.16018-9)
  b. Richard Roope of Cuttery (bpt 10.09.1583, bur 12.8.1668)
  m. Mary (bur 09.04.1640)
  (1)+ issue - Mary (bpt 10.12.1615), Sarah (bpt 14.05.1620)
  c. Honor Roope (bpt 24.10.1595, a 1620)
  m. Samuel Berrye of Plymouth
  d. Margaret Roope (bpt 24.10.1595, a 1620)
  m. Thomas Rich of Totnes
  e.+ other issue - John of Nutcombe (bpt 05.04.1577, d before 26.07.1602), James (bpt 09.03.1593-4, a 1620), Otho (bpt 21.09.1597, bur 23.11.1590), Anne (bpt 24.03.1575-6), Alice (bpt 22.04.1586, bur 03.09.1586), Joane (bpt 02.05.1587, a 1620), Frances (bpt 25.04.1588, a 1620), Jane (bpt 06.07.1589, a 1620), Susanna (bpt 30.06.1592), Dorothy (bpt 25.06.1599, a 1620), Mary (a 1602)



Vivian shows the Arms of the following family as "Arg., a lion rampant Gu., an orle of nine pheons Az.".
Richard Roope
1. John Roope of Townstall, Devon
  m. Dorothy Ford
  A. John Roope of Townstall (d before 26.05.1620)
  m. Mary Rouse (dau of Richard Rouse)
  i. Ambrose Roope of Townstall (d before 11.12.1647)
  m. Frances Harris (a 1643, dau of Sir William Harris of Chreksey)
  a. Ambrose Roope (bur 09.02.1688-9)
  m. (16.01.1654-5) Julian Cabell (bur 12.02.1697-8, dau of Richard Cabell)
  (1) Ambrose Roope (bpt 24.02.1655-6, bur 18.04.1695)
  (A) George Roope (bur 14.08.1731)
  m. (18.01.1719-20) Julian Mauduit
  (i)+ issue - Cabell (b 05.05.1721, bur 10.01.1742-3), Mary (bpt 17.12.1728)
  (B) Margaret Roope
  m. (23.02.1716-7) John Lavington
  (C)+ other issue - Ambrose (bur 15.04.1707), George (bur 31.01.1714-5)
  (2) Julian Roope (bpt 14.02.1652-3)
  m. (21.01.1695-6) Laurence Hayne
  (32)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 17.11.1660, bur 31.01.1726-7), Mary (b 19.01.1657-8)
  b.+ other issue (a 1643) - John (a 1647), Arthur, William, Mary, Frances, Dorothy
  ii. George Roope (bur 01.12.1659)
  m. Margaret
  a. Mary Roope (bpt 15.02.1652-3)
  iii. Anthony Roope (d 24.03.1642)
  a. John Roope (b c1621, a 1642)
  b. Anthony Roope of London (d 1665)
  m. Margaret
  (1) Julyan Roope (b 10.09.1665)
  iv. Barbara Roope (a 1619)
  m. Thomas Mondaye of Little St. Collume
  B. Nicholas Roope of St. Patrick (d before 11.12.1623)
m. Alice Coppin of Kent (a 1621)
  i. Nicholas Roope of St. Patrick (bpt 20.01.1588-9, d 08.09.1660)
  m. Mary Ellicott (dau of John Ellicott of Exeter)
  a. Nicholas Roope'of Dartmouth' of Wellfleet (b c1615, d before 14.02.1681-2)
  m. (c12.1643) Jane Pomeroy (bur 06.06.1689, dau of Valentine Pomeroy of Stoke Gabriel)
  (1)+ issue - Nicholas (a 1660, 1681), Anthony of Wellfleet (dsp before 25.10.1680), John (bpt 13.03.1648-9, a 1682), Thomas (a 1681), Jane (bpt 17.06.1647)
  b. Arthur Roope (bpt 08.10.1626, a 1660, 4th son)
  m. Fortune (a 1660)
  (1)+ issue (a 1660) - Nicholas, Mary, Elizabeth
  c. Mary Roope (b c1617)
  m. (c11.1638) Thomas Staplehill of Dartmouth
  d.+ other issue - John (b c1618, d before 1621), John (bpt 20.04.1621), Dorothy (b c1616, a 1660), Bridgett (a 1660), Lucy (a 1660)
  ii. Dorothy Roope (bpt 02.10.1587, d before 1621)
  m. _ Rous
  iii. Joane Roope (d before 1621)
  m. _ Somers
  C. Philip Roope of Little Dartmouth
  i.+ issue - John (a 1619), Arthur (a 1619), Margaret (bur 28.06.1590)

Main source(s) :
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol 4, 'Ilbert of Horswell House and Bowringsleigh', p136+), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Roope of East Allington', p657)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Roope of Dartmouth', p658)
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