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Families covered: Rous of Cranford, Rous of Dennington, Rous of Henham Hall, Rous of Stradbroke

Peter le Rous of Dennington, Suffolk (a temp Edward III who r. 1327-1377)
m. Maude (dau of John Hubberd or Hobert of Dennington)
1. William le Rous
  m. Katherine (dau of Walter le Wafre of Dennington)
  A. William le Rous
  m. Evelyn or Adeline Clowting (dau of John Clowting of Laxfield and Elizabeth, dau of William Phelip of Dennington Manor)
  i. Robert le Rous of Dennington
  m. Margaret Roys (dau of Richard Roys of North Walsham, son of Roger and Joan, dau of Lawrence Spriggey of Mundesley)
a. Reginald Rous of Dennington (d 1464)
  m. Elizabeth Denston (dau of William Denston of Denston)
  (1) Henry Rous of Dennington (d 21.09.1492/3)
  m. Agnes Denton of Oxfordshire
(A) Sir William Rous of Dennington
  m. Alice Sulyard (dau of Sir John Sulyard of Wetherden, Lord Chief Justice)
  (i) Sir Anthony Rous of Dennington and Henham Hall (d 08.02.1545) the first reported by BP1934
  m. Agnes Blennerhassett (dau of Sir Thomas Blennerhassett of Frenze)
  (a) Thomas Rous of Dennington and Henham Hall
  m1. Katherine Hansard (dsp 1558, dau of Giles Hansard of Fressingfield & Hasketon)
  m2. Anne Hare (dau of Sir Nicholas Hare of Bruisyard)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Rous of Dennington and Henham Hall - continued below
  m. Parnall Goodwyn (dau of Sir John Goodwyn of Winchington)
((2)) Margaret Rous (d 1616)
  m. (c05.1579) Henry Hobart of Blythford, later of Fincham
  ((3))+ other issue - Thomas (bur 21.07.1574), Anthony, Mary (bur 13.03.1585), Lucy (d unm)
  (b) John Rous
  (ii) Alice Rous
  m. Thomas Garneys of Beccles Manor (d 01.08.1540/1)
  (iii) Anne Rous (d 1573/4)
  m1. Christopher Goldingham of Belstead (d 1559)
  m2. (1563) Henry Reynolds of Belstead and East Bergholt (d 1587)
  (iv)+ other issue - Edmund, George
  (B) Edmund Rous
  (C) Anne Rous
  m. Thomas Bacon of Hessett (d before 05.06.1546)
(2) Thomas Rous of Cransford (a 1536)
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Rous of Cransford).
  m. Anne Symonds (dau of John Symonds of Essex)
  (A) William Rous (dsp)
  (B) Edward Rous of Cransford (d by 1558)
  m. Alice Lewston (dau of Robert Lewston of Wimbledon and Alice, dau of John Vawse of Devon)
  (i) Thomas Rous of Cransford (a 1578)
  m1. Anne Woodhull (dau of Fulke Odell, later Woodhull of Warkworth or Thenford)
  (a) Katherine Rous
  m2. Margaret Kempe (dau of Robert Kempe of Gissing and Flordon)
(b)+ other issue - Edward (a 1607, rector of Flordon), Richard, Thomas
  (ii) Elizabeth Rous
  m. Henry Whipple of Dickleburgh Hall
  (iii) Dorothy Rous
  m. William Reynolds of Heveningham
  (iv) Margaret Rous
  m. William Arnold of Cromer
  (v)+ other issue John, Reginald, George
  (3) Edward Rous of Hacheston and Badingham (d before 21.05.1506, 4th son)
  m. Margaret Liston (a 1503, dau of Robert Liston of Badingham Hall)
  (4) Humphrey Rous (6th son) had issue
  m. Philippa Singleton of Mendlesham
  (5) Anne Rous
  m. Thomas Fastolfe of Pettaugh
  (6)+ other issue - John, William



Sir Thomas Rous of Dennington and Henham Hall - continued above
m. Parnall Goodwyn (dau of Sir John Goodwyn of Winchington)
1. Sir John Rous of Dennington and Henham Hall (bur 10.09.1653)
  m. Elizabeth Yelverton (dau of Sir Christopher Yelverton of Easton, judge)
  A. Christopher Rous (b 1605, dvpsp 23.03.1635)
  m. (c05.1630) Elizabeth Fytche (d 13.09.1666, dau of Sir William Fytche of Ramsden, she m2. Sir Poynings Moore, Bart)
  B. Sir John Rous, Sheriff of Suffolk, 1st Bart of Henham Hall (b 1608, d 27.11.1670)
m1. (23.06.1636) Anne Bacon (dsp, dau of Nicholas Bacon of Gillingham)
  m2. (1656) Elizabeth Knyvett (d 07.07.1670, dau of Thomas Knyvett of Aswelthorpe)
  i. Sir John Rous, 2nd Bart of Henham Hall, Sheriff of Suffolk (d 08.04.1730)
  m1. (1676) Philippa Bedingfield (dau of Thomas Bedingfield of Darsham Hall)
  a. Sir John Rous, 3rd Bart of Henham Hall (d 01.02.1730-1)
  b. Hanna Rous
  m. Charles Hoskyns
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - Elizabeth, Philippa
  m2. (c09.1686) Anne Wood (bur 25.02.1735-6, dau of Robert Wood of Kingston-on-Thames)
e. Sir Robert Rous, 4th Bart of Henham Hall (d 08.06.1735)
  m. (1726) Lydia Smith (d 13.10.1769, dau of John Smith of Holton)
  (1) Sir John Rous, 5th Bart of Henham Hall, Sheriff of Suffolk (d 31.10.1771)
  m. (05.06.1749) Judith Bedingfield (d 10.09.1794, dau of John Bedingfield of Beeston St. Andrew)
  (A) Sir John Rous, 1st Earl of Stradbroke (b 30.05.1750, d 17.08.1827)
  m1. (26.01.1788) Frances Juliana Warter-Wilson (d 20.06.1790, dau of Edward Warter-Wilson of Biboa by Frances, dau of George Evans, 2nd Lord Carbery)
  (i) Frances Anne Juliana Rous (d 31.01.1859)
  m. (06.07.1816) Sir Henry Hotham (b 19.02.1777, d 19.04.1833, Vice Admiral)
m2. (23.02.1792) Charlotte Maria Whittaker (b 17.03.1769, d 15.01.1856, dau of Abraham Whittaker of Stratford)
  (ii) John Edward Cornwallis Rous, 2nd Earl of Stradbroke (b 13.02.1794, d 27.01.1886) had issue
  m. (26.05.1857) Augusta Musgrave (b 1830, d 11.10.1901, dau of Rev. Sir Christopher Musgrave, 9th Bart of Edenhall, widow of Col. Henry Frederick Bonham)
  (iii) Henry John Rous (b 23.01.1795, d 19.06.1877, Admiral)
  m. (02.01.1836) Sophia Cuthbert (d 30.01.1871, dau of James Ramsay Cuthbert of London)
(iv) William Rufus Rous of Worstead House, Norfolk (b 01.08.1796, d 02.03.1875) had issue
  m. (27.12.1822) Louisa Hatch (d 01.10.1876, dau of James Hatch of Claybery Hall)
  (v) Charlotte Marianne Harriet Rous (d 29.04.1830)
  m. (27.12.1810) Nathaniel Micklethwait of Taverham and Beeston
  (vi) Louisa Maria Judith Rous (d 24.03.1843)
  m. (23.02.1824) Spencer Horsy De Horsy (d 20.05.1860)
  (vii)+ other issue - Hugh Anthony (b 15.07.21800, d 29.09.1828), Thomas Manners (b 1810, d 18841, Rev.)
  (B) Frances Rous (d 27.05.1808)
  m. (12.1771) Sir Henry Dashwood, later Peyton, 1st Bart (d 05.1789)
  (C) Charlotte Rous (d unm)
  (D) Louisa Judith Rous
  m. (1791) John Birch
  f. Philip Rous (rector of Dennington)
  g. Mary Rous
  m. Nathaniel Acton of Hemiston
h. Anne Rous (dsp)
  m1. William Turner
  m2. _ Mackey
  ii. Catherine Rous
  m. John Harbord (son of Sir Charles of Stanninghall)
  iii. Elizabeth Rous (d young)
  iv. Letitia Rous
  m. John Ayde of Horstead
  C. Michael Rous (b 1611)
  m. Judith Jenny (dau of Sir Arthur Jenney of Knodishall)
  D. Thomas Rous
  E. Mary Rous
  m. Richard Coke of Thorrington
  F. Elizabeth Rous
  m. Francis Warner of Parham

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Rous of Dennington)
(2) For lower section : BP1934 (Stradbroke)
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