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Knyvett 2: Knyvet of Ashwellthorpe, Knyvet of Berners, Knyvett of Buckenham, Knyvett of Denver
Sir Edmund Knyvett of Buckenham a 1547 BEB1844 reports that Sir Philip, 1st Bart, was son of Sir Edmund's son Sir Thomas but BE1883 suggests that the 1st Bart was great-grandson of Sir Edmund. We follow BEB1844, as it names the/an intervening generation as Sir Thomas, but note that there may be a missing generation here.
m Anne Sheldon dau of Sir Thomas SHELTON

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1. Sir Thomas Knyvett of Buckenham a 05.1603
m Catherine Stanley 4 Mar 1565, settlement
A. Sir Philip Knyvett, 1st Bart of Buckenham d c 1634
m Katherine Ford dau of Charles Ford of Butley Abbey
i. Sir Robert Knyvett, 2nd Bart of Buckenham dsp c 1699
m1 Elizabeth Ludley dau of William Ludley of Middleham
m2 Dorothy Thornborough dau of William Thornborough of Salstead
m3. Philippa Russell dau of Thomas Russell of Barsham
ii. Dorothy Knyvett bur 04.02.1638/9
m James Erskine, Earl of Buchan d 01.1639-40
iii. Katherine Knyvett d unm
iv. Eleanor Knyvett
m1 Sir Henry Hastings of Braunston
m2 Thomas Waldron of Charley
B son Knyvett
2 Edmund Knyvett
3 Henry Knyvett possibly the Sir Henry whose daughter married Richard Rich
4 Anthony Knyvett
Edmund Knyvett d 01.03.1539
m Jane Bourchier of Ashwellthorpe, de jure Baroness Berners d 17.02.1561/2, dau of Sir John Bourchier, 2nd Lord Berners
1. John Knyvet of Plumstead b 1510, dvm
m Agnes Harcourt dau of Sir John Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt
A. Sir Thomas Knyvet, Sheriff of Norfolk, de jure 4th Lord Berners b c1539, d 09.02.1617-8
m Muriel Parry d 25.04.1616, dau of Sir Thomas Parry of Welford
i. Sir Thomas Knyvet dvp bur 20.09.1605
m Elizabeth Bacon dau of Sir Nathaniel Bacon of Stiffkey
a. Thomas Knyvet of Ashwellthorpe, de jure 5th Lord Berners bpt 10.06.1596, d 30.06.1658
m 28.02.1619-20 Catherine Burgh bur 01.05.1646, dau of Thomas Burgh, 5th Lord of Gainsborough
1 Sir John Knyvet, de jure 6th Lord Berners d 28.07.1673
m 13.06.1655 Mary Bedingfield d 18.04.1713, dau of Sir Thomas Bedingfield of Darsham
A Thomas Knyvet of Ashwellthorpe and Darsham, de jure 7th Lord Berners b 02.1655-6, d unm 28.09.1693
B Elizabeth Knyvet
m Thomas Glemham of Little Glemham
C Katharine Knyvet, Baroness Berners bpt 13.08.1658, dsp 29.11.1743
m1 02.10.1685 John Harris of London dsp 09.1686
m2 05.01.1696 Richard Bokenham of Weston Market d 02.09.1721
D Mary Knyvet 3rd dau probably of this generation
m Dugald Campbell, 3rd of Kilberry
E+ other issue d before 1711
2 Thomas Knyvet of Mutford bpt 22.02.1624, d c1658
m Emme Haward dau of Thomas Haward
A John Knyvet of Trowse bur 10.1731
m Lucy Suckling dau of Charles Suckling
i Elizabeth Knyvet of Ashwellthorpe bur 24.08.1757
m 02.05.1720 Henry Wilson of Didlington bur 28.03.1741
The barony of Berners was successfully claimed by one of their grandsons.
ii Lucy Knyvet bur 11.04.1740
m1 Thomas Holt of Reading d 11.1728
m2 1729 John Field of Reading
3 Elizabeth Knyvett d 07.07.1670 probably of this generation
m 1656 Sir John Rous, 1st Bart of Henham Hall b 1608, d 27.11.1670
b. Nathaniell Knyvett of Denver, Norfolk d before 17.12.1659, 2nd son
Visitation Norfolk, 1664, Knevett shows Nathaniell as of this generation and provides the following:
m Margaret Vernatti of Delft, Holland
1 Nathaniell Knyvett of Denver dsp before 15.02.1672-3
2 Elizabeth Knyvett
m John Ayde
3 Adriana Knyvett
4 Margaret Knyvett
m Robert London of Aldeby
c. Elizabeth Knyvet shown by Visitation Norfolk, 1664, Knevett
m Sir Thomas Pettus, Sheriff of Norfolk, 1st Bart of Rackheath d 21.11.1654
d. Catherine Knyvet d 1628 probably of this generation
m Sir Edmund Paston of Paston b c1584, d 1632
ii. Merriell Knyvet probably of this generation
m Edmund Bell of Outwell
B. Abigail Knyvet b c 1540 d 15 Dec 1623
m Martin Sedley b c 1531 Morley Norfolk d 1609 son of Martin Sedley and Elizabeth Mounteney
-1 Muriel Sedley b 1583 Morley Norfolk d 22 Aug 1661 Letton Norfolk m Brampton Gurdon of Assington Suffolk d 1650 MP Sheriff of Suffolk he m2/1 Elizabeth Barrett -1-1 Muriel Gurdon b c 1613 Assington Suffolk d c 1688 m 4 Jul 1633 in London Maj Richard Saltonstall b by 1 Oct 1610 Woodsome York d 29 Apr 1694 Hulme son of Richard Saltonstall and Grace Kaye
C Rose Knyvet
m Michael Beresford a 1580, son of George of Newton Grange
2. William Knyvet ancestor of Knyvets of Fundenhall
The following are mentioned in BEB1844 Knyvett of Buckenham.
3. Edmund Knyvet
4. Rose Knyvet
m Oliver Reynes
5. Alice Knyvet
m Oliver Spiers
6. Christian Knyvet
m Thomas Foster
7. Katherine Knyvet probably of this generation
m John Walpole d 1557, lawyer, MP
8. Elizabeth Knyvet apparently of this generation
m Francis Bohun of Westhall d before 29.07.1607

1 BE1883 Knyvett of Escrick, BEB1844 Knyvett of Buckenham.
2 BP1934 Berners + TCP Berners.
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