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Bray 2: Bray of Barrington, Bray of Cobham, Bray of Shere
Sir Edward Bray of Vachery Park and Shere, sheriff of Surrey and Sussex d 01.12.1558
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m1 div Elizabeth Lovell dau of Henry Lovell of Lorting
m2 Beatrix Shirley dau of Raffe Shirley, widow of Elderton
1. Sir Edward Bray of Shere d 1581
m1. Mary Elrington dau of Simon Elrington of Northampton
A. Reginald Bray of the Inner Temple a 1557, dvpsp
m2 Elizabeth Roper dau of William Roper of Eltham
B. Reginald Bray of Shere bpt 01.05.1555
m. Elizabeth Covert dau of Richard Covert of Hascomb
i. Edward Bray of Shere b 1577
m1. Jane Covert dau of Edward Covert of Toynham
a. Edward Bray of Shere bpt 10.09.1609
m. Susanna Heath dau of William Heath of Pedinghoe
1 Edward Bray of Shere bpt 18.10.1640, d 1714
m. Frances Randyll dau of Vincent Randyll of Chilworth
A Edward Bray of Shere bpt 04.01.1687, d 1740
m. 1727 Ann Duncomb dau of Rev. George Duncomb
i Rev. George Bray of Shere d unm 01.03.1803
ii William Bray of Shere bpt 07.11.1736, d 21.12.1832, antiquarian and local historian
m. Mary Stevens dau of Henry Stevens
a Edward Bray b 31.01.1768, dvp 1814
m. Mary Anne Catherine Malthus dau of Daniel Malthus of Albury
1 Edward Bray of Shere b 20.07.1793, dsp 20.01.1866
2 Reginald Bray of Shere b 26.01.1797, d 09.08.1879 had issue
m. 21.11.1836 Frances Longman d 15.02.1888, dau of Thomas N. Longman
3 Henrietta Mary Bray
m. Augustus Warren
4+ other issue - William vicar in Shirfield, Louisa d 1862, Catherine Elizabeth d 1877
b+ other issue d unm - Mary, Catherine, Amelia Caroline
b. Jane Bray possibly of this generation, of this marriage
m. Anthony Duncomb
m3. Magdalene or Mary Cotton d 1563, dau of Sir Thomas Cotton of Kent
BLG1886 reports that Sir Edward had no children by Magdalene but had the following daughters by a 4th marriage, the wife being called Mary. BLG1952 shows no 4th marriage but has Magdalene as the mother of the following daughters. Visitation Kent, 1574, Cotton appears to show the connection, calling his wife Mary.
C. Mary Bray
m. Sir George Chowne of Wrotham
D. Magdalen Bray
m. George Bowes of Biddick
E. Frances Bray
m. George Gastrell
2. Owen Bray of Cobham, Surrey
m. Ann Banester dau of John Banester of Cobham, Baron of the Exchequer
A. Edward Bray of Cobham
m. Susan Doyley dau of Robert not John Doyley of Merton
i. Owen Bray of Cobham a 1623
m. Sence Blackwell dau of William Blackwell of London
a.+ issue a 1623 - Edward b c1608, Owen, Reignald, Peregrine, Anne, Susan
ii. Susah Bray
m1. Humffrey Laward
m2. _ Milson of Berkshire
iii. Anne Bray
m. Perce Edmonds of Couse Castle, Isle of Wight Captain
iv.+ other issue - John, Frances, Dorothy
B. John Bray dsp
C. Jane Bray
m. _ Rudson of London
D. Mary Bray
m. _ Wharton of Yorkshire
E. Dorothy Bray
m. Thomas Stampe of Berkshire
F. Frances Bray
m. John Lathom Captain
G. Anne Bray
m. Thomas Dolman of Shaa, Berkshire
3. Bridget or Beatrix Bray
m. Thomas Elrington
m3. Jane Brown dau of Sir Matthew Brown
Reginald Bray of Barrington
m. Anne Monington dau of Richard Monington name given by 'Tudor'; Visitation Sussex, 1634, Bray gives her family name as Monings
BLG1886 Bray of Shere identifies Reginald as of Barrington Gloucestershire and as ancestors of the Brays of that place. Visitation Oxfordshire starts its entry on the family with the following Edmund who is shown by 'Tudor' to be Reginald & Anne's son.
1. Edmund Bray of Barrington<
m Agnes Harmon dau of Edmund Harmond of Taynton name given by 'Tudor'
A. Edmund or Edward Bray d by 1593?
m. Dorothy Tracy bur 05.03.1612, dau of Sir John Tracy of Tuddington
i. Possibly here was:
Michael Bray d 1613
m Catherine Chetwood dau of Sir Richard Chitwood/Chetwood of Warkworth and Jane Drury or Dorothy Needham b 1570
i. Sir Gyles Bray of Barrington b c 1585 a 1634
m. Anne Chitwood/Chetwood b c 1588 dau of Sir Richard Chitwood/Chetwood of Warkworth and Jane Drury or more likely Dorothy Needham b 1570
a. Reginald Bray a 1634
m by 1634 Martha Humble dau of Peter Humble of Gooshays
b. Jane Bray
m. Res Jones of Astall
c.+ other issue - Edmond, Mary
B. John Bray of Fyfield, Oxfordshire a 1634, 3rd son
m. Mary Palmer dau of Robert Palmer of Dunnington
i. Mary Bray
m. Alexander Reddy of Burford
ii. Anne Bray
m. Herbert Wepon of London
iii. Anne Bray
m. John Doyley of Atherbury
iv. Ursulah Bray
m. Henry Hester of Stowwood
v.+ other issue - Edmond, Gyles, Anthony, Dorothy
The following connection is given by 'Tudor'.
2. Reginald Bray of Steane Stene, Northamptonshire
m. Anne Vaux dau of Thomas Vaux, 2nd Lord of Harrowden
A. Temperance Bray
m. Sir Thomas Crewe of Stene d 01.02.1633-4
B.+ 5 daughters

1 BLG1886 Bray of Shere, BLG1952 Bray of Shere, Visitation Surrey, 1530+1572+1623, Bray.
2 Visitation Oxfordshire, 1566+1574+1634, Bray of Fifield with input from 'Tudor' as reported above
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