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Genealogical Account of WINDSOR-HICKMAN, Earl of PLYMOUTH,

THE genealogy of the ancient ror, by whom he was made baron

1 and noble family of Windsor, and conftable of the castle of Windfrom whom this earl is maternally for, and keeper of the forelt ; and descended, is originally deduced from at the time of the general survey in Otho, a noble baron in Italy, de. 1078, was pofTefied of three lordscended from the great duke of tips in Surrey, three in Berks, three Tuscany, and has flourished in fe. in Bucks, three in Dorset, four in veral ages, in the most renowned Middlesex, nine in Wilts, and ten countries of Europe, one of the fa- in Hants. By Beatrix his wife he mily being patriarch of Jerusalem. had three sons, William, Robert,

Walter Fitz - Other came into and Gerald. . England with William the Conque From William, the eldest is deNovember, 1764.

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fcended the present earl of Plymouth. Brian de Windsor, who married. The empress Maud ratified to him Alice, daughter to Thomas Drew, all the grants which had been made Esq; and dying left two sons. to his father in as foil and ample a Miles the eldest dying unmarried, manner as he enjoyed them from Richard his brother, succeeded to her father king Henry I. To him the estate. He married Christian, fucceeded

daughter to Richard Faulkner of the William his son, who was lord of county of Southampton, Efq; and Stanwell in Middlesex, and father of dying in the fixth year of the reign Sir William, whose wife was Ag- of Henry VI. left a lon, nes, by whom he had a daughter, Miles de Windsor, who died in Joan, and a lon,

Italy Sept. 30, in the 26th year of William, who was third lord of the reign of Henry VI. leaving issue Stanwell. He married Margaret by Joan, daughter to Walter Green sister to Sir John Derekenford kot. of Bridgengrth in Shropshire, Esq; and had

Thomas de Windsor, who died in Sir Richard de Windsor, who mar. 1485. He married Elizabeth, daugh. ried Julian,, daughter to Sir Richard ter and coheir to John Andrews of Stapleton of Hachilsay in Yorkshire, Baylam, in the county of Suffolk, knt. by whom he had a lon, Rich. Esq; and by her had several chilard de Windsor, and William rector dren, of whom Margaret was the of the church of Stanwell. Richard last, prioress of the monastery of the eldest son, served in parliament Sion. for Middlesex in the 4th and 12th Sir Andrews Windsor the eldest years of the reign of Edward III. fon, was created knt, of the Bath at and for Berkshire in the 14th year the coronation of king Henry VIII. of the same reign. By Julian, daugh- and a knt. banneret for his valiant ter and coheir of James Molyns of behaviour at the Battle ofibe Spurs. the county of Southampton, he had In the 21st year of the reign of Sir James, his heir, and Sir Willi- Henry VIII, he was summoned by am, who was twice appointed lord writ among the peers of the realm, lieutenant of Ireland in the reign of to that remarkable parliament which Edward III. and was summoned to gave the first stroke to the dissoluparliament among the barons in that tion of monafteries ; but he was afof Richard Il. He married the fa. terwards obliged by that monarch to mous Dame Alice Perrers, or Pierce, quit his loved seat at Stanwell (which favourite of king Edward III, but his ancestors had enjoyed from the left no issue male.

Conquest) in lieu of Broaddey-AbSir James Windsor, his elder bro- bey in Worcestershire. He married ther, married Elizabeth, daughter Elizabeth, filter and coheir to Edto Sir John Strechy, knt. and by her ward Blount lord Montjoy, by whom had

he had four fons, George, Sir Wil. Sir Miles de Windsor, who died liam, Sir Edmund, and Thomas ; in the lith year of the reign of and four daughters. George the el. Richard II. leaving issue by Alice his dest married lady Ursula, after and wife, daughter to Adam de Wy- heir of John Vere earl of Oxford, mondham, or Wyndham, of Wynd- by whom he had no issue; and dyham in Norfolk,

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Sir William the second son became Bath, succeeded his father, and was heir. He was made one of the knts. the fixth lord Windsor. He was of the Bath at the coronaţion of queen rear-admiral of the feet which Anne Boleyn ; and upon the death brought prince Charles out of Spain of king Edward VI, was one of the in 1623. He married Catharine, firft that appeared for queen Mary. youngest daughter to Edward SomerHe was twice married. By his first fet, fourıh earl of Worcester ; but wife Margaret, daughter and heir to dying without iffue, put an end to Sir William Samburnę of Southcot, this line; and the title of lord Wind. knt. he had seven fons, and ninę for was at the disposal of king daughters. Sir William married le. Charles II. who, in 1665, confercondly, Elizabeth, second daughter red it on and cobeir to Peter Coundray of Thomas Windsor-Hickman, son Harriard in Hampshire, Esq; by of Dixie Hickman and Elizabeth whom he had a son named Philip, his wife abovementioned. The same and a daughter, Elizabeth, who monarch afterwards created him earl both died without issue.

of Plymouth, and made him one Sir Edward, the fifth but eldest of his privy-council.. surviving fon by Sir William's first Having given an account of the lady, succeeded his father, and was family of Windsor, it remains now created lord Windsor of Bradenham, to give that of Hickman, from He married Catharine, daughter to whom the present earl is paternally John Vere earl of Oxford; and dy- descended. . ing at Venice on the 24th of Janu. Robert Fitz - Hickman, lord of ary, in the 17th year of the reign the manors of Bloxham and Wickof queen Elizabeth, left four fons, hain in Oxfordshire, in the latter Frederick, Henry, Edward, and end of the reign of Henry III, had Andrews, and two daughters. two sons, Sir John, who died with

Frederick fucceeded his father, and out issue, and died the 241 h of December, in the Williain who became heir. He had 28th year of the reign of queen issue Sir Roger, who died without Elizabeth, unmarried, and was suc- illue, and ceeded by

John, who became heir; whose fon Henry his brother, who was one Henry left issue of the peers at the trials of the earls William, who was lord of the of Effex and Southampton, died the manor of Woodford-hall in Essex. 6th of April 1605, and was buried He had two sons, William, who died at Tarbick in Worcestershire. He without ilue, and married Anne, daughter and coheir Walter, who succeeded as heir, to Sir Thomas Rivet of Chipenham He had three fons; William the ela in Cambridgeshire, kot. by whom deft died without illue, as did Hen. he had two sons, and five daugh. ry the younger, who was prebendters; of which only one son named ary of Landaff; and Thomas, and two daughters, both Walter the second son was heir to named Elizabeth, survived ; the el. his father. He married Alice, deit of whom married Dixie Hick- daughter of ---- Jephson of Froyle man of Kew in Surrey, Erg. in Hampfire, and had several chil: Sir Thomas, who was kne of the dren, whereof

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