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Families covered: Somervile of Ederiston, Somervile of Whichnor, Swillington of Swillington, Saunders of Buckinghamshire

Walter de Somervile (a 1165)
m. Cicily de Lemesi (dau of _ de Lemesi of Stockton)
1. Roger de Somervile (a 1190)
  m. Edeline Boteler (dau of Robert Boteler of Ingleby)
  A. Roger de Somervile of Stockton, Warwickshire (d 1201)
  m. Maud (d before 1220)
i. Roger de Somervile of Whichnor & Alrewas (1215)
  a. John de Somervile (d 1280)
  (1) Sir Robert de Somervile of Whichnor (d 1297)
  m. Isabel de Merley (dau of Roger de Merley, last of Morpeth)
  (A) Edward de Somervile of Whichnor (dsp, 4th son)
  (B) Sir Philip de Somervile of Whichnor (d 23.01.1355)
  m. Margaret de Pype (dau of Sir Thomas de Pype)
  (i) Joan Somervile (d 08.10.1376)
  m. Rhese ap Griffith of Whichnor (d 10.05.1356)
  (ii) Elizabeth Somervile
  m. John Stafford
  (a) daughter
  m. Edmund Vernon (son of John)
  (C)+ other issue (dsp) - Robert, Adam, John, Roger
  (2) Joan de Somervile
  m. Sir Ralph Cromwell (a 1300)



Visitation shows some generations of the above Somerviles of Whichnor before showing the following family thereby indicating that (but not showing how) the following family was connected to the above Somerviles.
Thomas Somervile of Somervile Asson, Gloucestershire
m. Jane Alisberie (dau/heir by Elizabeth Porton) of John Alisberie of Ederiston, son (by dau/heir of Benfoies) of John, son (by _ Harris) of Roger, son (by _ Brampston) of Phillip, son (by Horabell, dau of Fulke de Penbridge) of Sir Roger, son of Sir Walter Alisberie by dau of Lord Someri)
1. Robert Summervill or Somervile of Edston or Ederiston, Warwickshire
  m. Mary Grevil (dau of John Grevil of Melcourt)
A. John Summervill or Somervile of Ederiston
  m. Elizabeth Corbett (dau of William Corbett of Lee)
  i. John Summervill or Somervile
  m. Margaret Arden (dau of Edward Arden)
  a.+ issue - Elizabeth, Margaret
  ii. Sir William Summervill or Somervile of Edston or Ederiston
  m. Elizabeth Ferrers (dau of Sir Humphrey Ferrers)
  a.+ issue - William, Grace
  iii. Johanna Somervile possibly of this generation
  m. Henry Blount of Bewdley
  B. Anna Somervile
  m. Edward Graunt (Grant)
  C. Jane Somervile
  m. Edmund Cooles of Lye



John Swillington of Swillington (a 1176)
1. Adam Swillington
  A. Sir Hugh Swillington
  i. Robert Swillington
a. Sir Hugh Swillington of Swillington (a 1282)
  (1) Sir Adam Swillington (a 1282, 1311)
  m. Margaret Reyner
  (A) William Swillington
  (i) Hugh Swillington of Swillington, Preston, Garforth, etc.
  (a) Sir Roger Swillington of Swillington
Walker shows Sir Roger as married only to a lady who later married Sir John Grey. See the note below.
  m1. Joan Scrope (who m1. William le Pert)
  m2. ?? (dau of _ Fosse of Wissett?, m2. Sir John Grey)
  ((1)) Margaret or Anne Swillington
  Walker shows Sir Roger's sole heir Margaret as married to William Hopton and mother of Sir Arthur Hopton (a 1541). That date makes that connection look wrong. The Hopton records show a Sir John Hopton of Swellington or Swillington married to Anne, dau of Sir Roger Swellington or Swillington by a dau of _ Foose of Wissett, several generations before Sir Arthur. Note that Sir John was son of Sir Thomas Hopton by _ Pert, probably Margaret Pert whose mother Joan Scrope is shown as having married Sir Roger Swillington after Margaret's father died.
  m. Sir John (not William) Hopton
  (ii) Thomas Swillington of Thorpe-super-montem (Thorpe on the Hill)
  (a) Elizabeth Swillington
  m. John Gascoigne
  (B) Reyner Swillington
2. daughter
  m. William Calverley of Calverley



Thomas Saunders, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (bur 08.12.1741)
m. Elizabeth
1. Thomas Saunders, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (bur 25.10.1775, Governor of Fort St. George, younger son?)
  m. Christiana Pitt (dau of Thomas Pitt of Bocconoc by Christiana Lyttleton)
  A. Thomas Saunders, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (bur 17.09.1798?, Captain)
2. Richard Saunders (bpt 22.03.1730, d 03.11.1814, Captain RN)
  m. Martha (d 29.09.1824)
  A. Thomas Saunders of Pitchcott then Aston Abbats then Swanbourne, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (d 07.1831)
  B. Elizabeth Saunders (a 1831)
  m. Henry Alen Leyster (d by 1831)
  C. Martha Saunders (d 06.12.1825)
  m. William Richard Smith (Captain RN)
  D. Anne Saunders (d 27.07.1826)
  m. Samuel Wilson (General)
  E. Mary Saunders (a 1831)
  m. Charles Wheeley of Abergavenny (d by 1831)
3. Elizabeth Saunders (bpt 29.5.1722, bur 12.04.1785)
  m. W. Lally (Colonel)
4.+ other issue - Charles (bpt 09.12.1723), William (bpt 21.08.1725), Hallet (bpt 02.11.1732), Francis (dsp), Mary (bpt 25.01.1726), Anne (bpt 28.06.1728)

Main source(s):
(1) For Somervile of Whichnor (uploaded 29.12.07) : the pedigree of Somerville and Griffith within the Whichnor section of 'Shaw's Staffordshire' (as kindly provided by a contributor (MF, 07.12.07))
(2) For Somervile of Ederiston (uploaded 29.12.07) : Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Somervill)
(3) For Swillington of Swillington (uploaded 08.03.08) : Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, Swillington of Sillington in Skyrack Wapentake)
(4) For Saunders (uploaded 03.10.15) : Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Saunders of Pitchcott and Brill', p385)
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