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Families covered: Sydenham of Brimpton, Sydenham of Whetstow

Walter Sydenham of Brimpton (d 1469-70)
m. Margaret Harcourt (dau of Sir Robert Harcourt, m2. William Moton)
1. John Sydenham of Brimpton, Sheriff of Somerset & Dorset (d 07.12.1542)
  m1. Elizabeth Audley (d 08.10.1530, dau of Sir Humphrey Audley)
  A. Sir John Sydenham of Brimpton
  m. Ursula (not Geilis)Brydges (dau of Sir Giles Brydges)
  i. Sir John Sydenham of Brimpton
  m1. Grace Godolphin (dau of Sir William Godolphin of Godolphin)
  a. Sir John Sydenham of Brimpton, Sheriff of Nottingham (d 1625)
  m1. Mary Buckland (dau of John Buckland of Westhharptree)
  (1) George Sydenham (dvpsp 05.04.1615)
(2) John Sydenham of Brimpton
  m. Alice Hoby (dau of William Hoby of Hales, sister/coheir of Sir William)
  (A) Sir John Sydenham, 1st Bart of Brimpton (d 1642)
  m. (1638) Anne Hare (dau of Sir John Hare of Stow Bardolph)
  (i) Sir John Posthumus Sydenham, 2nd Bart of Brimpton (b 1642, d by 19.12.1696)
  m1. Elizabeth Poulett (dsps, dau of John Poulett, Lord)
  m2. (24.101.1670) Mary Herbert (d 1686, dau of Philip Herbert, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery)
  (a) John Sydenham (dvps)
  (b) Sir Philip Sydenham, 3rd Bart of Brimpton (b c1676, d unm 16.10.1739)
  (c) Mary Sydenham (d unm 1698)
  (B) George Sydenham (d 1664-5, Major) mentioned by BEB1844 but not by MGH
  m1. Susan Sydenham (dau of John Sydenham of Combe)
  (i) George Sydenham (d infant)
  m2. Elizabeth Gilbert (dau of Gilbert of South Hams)
  (ii) Susan Sydenham (d unm 1666)
  (C)+ other issue - Joane (d infant) Mary, Katherine
  (3) Sir Ralph Sydenham (d 1671, MP)
  MGH & BEB1844 identify Ralph's wife as the widow of Sir Arthur Chichester, Bart. We can see no such Baronet who had a widow likely to have been Sir Ralph's wife.
  (A) John Sydenham
  m. Jane Portney (dau of Alexander Portney)
  (i) John Sydenham
(ii) daughter
  m. John Bowdage of Devon
  (4) Frances Sydenham
  m. Edward Paston of Horton
  m2. Mary Gifford (dau of Sir Thomas Gifford or Guilford, relict of John Baker)
  b. Ursula Sydenham
  m. Sir John Poyntz of Iron Acton, Sheriff of Gloucestershire (b c1560, bur 29.11.1633)
  m2. Mary Blunt
ii. Sir George Sydenham of Combe Sydenham
  m. Elizabeth Hales (dau of Sir Christopher Hales or HAlles)
  a. Elizabeth Sydenham
  m1. (1585) Sir Francis Drake 'the Navigator' (b c1540, dsp 1596)
  m2. (sp) Sir William Courtenay of Powderham Castle, de jure 3rd Earl of Devon (b 1543, d 24.06.1630)
  iii. John Sydenham of Hatch Bishop
  iv. Elizabeth Sydenham
  m. Richard Bampfield of Poltimore
  v. Anne Sydenham
  m. Alexander Sydenham of Luxburgh
  vi. Mary Sydenham
  m. John Fitz of Fitzford
  B. Thomas Sydenham of Whetstow this line given by BEB1844 but not by MGH
  m. Elizabeth Cross (dau of William Cross of Charlynch and/or Spaxton)
  i. Thomas Sydenham of Whetstow
  m. Dorothy Sellick (dau of David Sellick of Moorbath)
  a. Walter Sydenham of Whetstow (b c1609)
  The following comes from Visitation (Somerset & Bristol, 1672, 'Sidenham of Lydeard St. Lawrence').
  m. Jane Fulford (dau of Thomas Fulford of Fulford)
  (1)+ other issue (a 1672) - Walter (b c1670), George
  b. Thomas Sydenham (b c1614)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, John
  c. John Sydenham of Moorbath (b c1616)
  m. Anne Byam (dau of John Byam)
  (1) Walter Sydenham had issue
  m. Agnes Combe of Willand
  (2) William Sydenham had issue
  (3) George Sydenham of Poole
  m. Mary Hill
  (A)+ issue - George of New England, Thomas, Walter
  (4) Margaret Sydenham
  m. Isaac Mauduit of Exeter
  (5) Elizabeth Sydenham
  m1. John Parsons of Dulverton
  m2. George Peppin
  (6) Katharine Sydenham
  m. _ Melhuish
(7) Grace Sydenham
  m. _ Chorley
  d.+ other issue - George, Catherine (b c1610), Frances (b c1613), Margaret (b c1619), Elizabeth (b c1621)
  ii. Simon Sydenham
  m. Anne Cape or Cope
  a.+ issue - Anne (b c1613), Elinor (b c1617), Sara (b c1619)
  iii. Christopher Sydenham
  m2. _ Arundel (dau of _ Arundel of Lanherne)
2. Dorothy Sydenham
  m. Laurence Courtenay of Enthie

Main source(s): BEB1844 ('Sydenham of Brimpton'), MGH (NS2, vol 3 (1890), 'The Family of Sydenham of Brimpton, co. Somerset', p326+) with just a little support from Visitation (Somerset, 1623, 'Sidnam')
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