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Croft 1: Croft of Croft Castle, Croft of Wharton
Bernard de Croft, Sheriff of Gloucester a 1086
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1. Sir Jasper de Croft ?= b c 1095 Herefordshire
m Maud de la Bere b c 1100
3-1 Katherine de Croft b c 1127 Herefordshire
m William de Harley b c 1120 Harley Shropshire
3-1-1 Nicholas de Harley b c 1148 Harley Shropshire
m x de Bostock b c 1150 dau of Warren Bostock
3-1-1-1 William de Harley b 1167 Harley
m Joan de la Bere b c 1176 Harley
-1 Nicholas de Harley bc 1195 Harley m Alice de Presthop b c 1204 Harley dau of Robert de Prestho b c 1175 -1-1 Robert de Harley b c 1223 Harley m Alice de Pulesdon b c 1230 Pulesdon Shropshire dau of Roger de Pulesdon b c 1198 -1-1-1 Richard de Harley b c 1250 Harley m Burgo de Wiley b c 1256 Wiley Shropshire dau of Andrew de Wiley b c 1230 Wiley d 1265 m x de Hungerford b c 1233 Hungerford dau of Walter de Hungerford b c 1186
-1-1-2 Margaret de Harley b c 1258 Herefordshire m William Parker b c 1256 Puddlestone Herefordshire son of John Parker b c 1230
-1-1-1-1 Robert de Harley b c 1276 d 1341 m Margaret de Brampton b 27 OCT 1286 dau of Brian de Brampton b c 1263 Herefordshire, Knighton, Brampton Bryan d 28 DEC 1294 Shropshire, Kinlet and Eleanor de Hereford (dau of Robert)
-1-1-2-1 Eleanor Parker b c 1276 Herefordshire, Croft Castle d aft 1317 m Hugh de Croft b c 1274 Herefordshire, Leominster k 1317 Ireland
-1-1-1-1-1 Robert de Harley b c 1298 Shropshire d c 1359 m Joan Corbet
-1-1-1-1-2 Joan de Harley b c 1306 Harley d aft 1341 m John de Besford
-1-1-2-1-1 Hugh de Croft b 29 SEP 1306 Leominster m Maud de Brampton b c 1295 Herefordshire, Knighton, Brampton Bryan dau of Brian de Brampton b c 1263 d 28 Dec 1294 and Eleanor de Hereford
-1-1-1-1-1-1 Alice de Harley b c 1345 Harley m Hamon de Peshale b c 1332 Derbyshire, Belper
-1-1-2-1-1-1 Sir John de Croft b c 1325 d 1375 m Alina Haviock b c
-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 Elizabeth de Peshale b c 1375 Derbyshire d 23 JUN 1435 Bedford, Willey m John Grendon b c 1355 Warwickshire, Atherstone, Grendon -1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 Ellen Grendon b c 1393 Staffordshire m William Burley b c 1390 Broomscroft Shropshired 10 Aug 1458 -1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 Joan Burley b c 1422 Broomscroft d 22 MAR 1505 m Thomas Littleton
Sw24-6-1-1-1-1-2 Elizabeth Burley b c 1425 Broomscroft m Thomas Trussell
2. Gilbert de Croft
A. Hugh de Croft of Wharton
i. Hugh de Croft of Wharton a 1165
a. Hugh de Croft of Wharton
m Christine
1 Sir Hugh de Croft of Wharton, Newton and Croft
m Isabel dau of Robert Longberch
A Robert de Croft dsp before 01.1289
m Eva
B Sir John de Croft a 1305
m Catherine
i Sir Hugh de Croft of Wharton, Newton and Croft, Sheriff of Salop and Staffordshire a 1310
m1 Perina Havering dau of Sir Hugh Havering
m2 Eleanor Parker see above dau of William Parker, son of John of the Fords
a Sir John de Croft
m Alina Haviock b c 1334 d 1372 dau of Sir John Haviock
1 Sir John de Croft a 1403 - continued below
m Janet of Glyndwrdwy dau of Owen Glyndwr or Glendower, Lord of Glyndwrdwy, 'Prince of Wales'
b Margaret Croft b 27.10.1293
m Robert de Harley
c Elizabeth Croft b 12.12.1294
m 07.12.1309 Edward of Cornwall
ii Robert de Croft of Staunton and Letton
b. Miles de Croft
B. Robert de Croft
Sir John de Croft a 1403 - continued above
m Janet of Glyndwrdwy dau of Owen Glyndwr or Glendower, Lord of Glyndwrdwy, 'Prince of Wales'
1. William de Croft of Croft Castle b c1398, d 1436
m Margaret Walwyn dau of Thomas Walwyn of Hellens by Isabella Hathway
A. Sir Richard Croft of Croft Castle, Sheriff of Herefordshire b c 1431, d 29.07.1509
m Eleanor Cornewall dau of Sir Edmund Cornewall of Burford she m2 Sir Hugh Mortimer
i. Sir Edward Croft of Croft Castle, Sheriff of Herefordshire b 1465, d 23.03.1541
m Joyce Skull dau of Sir Walter Skull of the Holt
a. Sir Richard Croft of Croft Castle d 01.01.1562
m Katherine Herbert dau of Sir Richard Herbert of Montgomery
1 Sir James Croft of Croft Castle, Lord Deputy of Ireland a 1552, 2nd son
m1 Alice Warnecombe dau of Richard Warnecombe of Irington
m2 Catherine Blount a 1582, dsp, dau of Edward Blount
2 Thomas Croft b 1520
m Audrey Paris dau of Philip Paris of Lynton
A Christian Croft
m John King
3 Joyce Croft
m Sir Thomas Gamage
4 Ann Croft
m Thomas Delawarr
5 Sybill Croft
m1 Edmund or Edward Randolph
m2 John Hastings
6+ other issue dsp - Richard, John d Boulogne 1551, Edward d Boulogne 1551
b. Robert Croft of Oakey Park
m Mary Scryven dau of G. Scryven
1 son ancestor of Crofts of Oakey Park
2 Mary Croft
m John Davies
c. Eleanor Croft
m Thomas Scryven of Froydsley d 1533
d. Margaret Croft
m John Apryce or Gwynne
e. Anne Croft
m 1520 John Harley of Brampton b 1491, d 06.08.1542
f. Joyce Croft
m Sir David ap Owen of Tudor family
g. Elizabeth Croft b about 1495
m?1 Sir James Vaughan of Hergest
?possibly m2 Richard Fiennes, 4th Lord Saye and Sele b 12.04.1471, d 1501
h. Maud Croft
m Hugh Lloyd of Bellas
i. Agnes Croft
m H. Philips of Leominster
k.+ other issue - Thomas dsp, George d 1539, rector of Sapey
ii. John Croft ancestor of Crofts of Holt
m1 _ Skull dsp, dau of Sir Walter Skull of Holt
m2 Elizabeth Seymour dau of Sir John Seymour
iii. Robert Croft of Kyre
m Elizabeth
a. Margaret Croft
m Thomas Wysham of Tedston
iv. Ann Croft
m Sir Thomas Blount of Kinlet d 1525
v. Elizabeth Croft
m Thomas Whittington not Whittingham of Pauntley
vi. Joyce Croft
m Thomas Mill of Avenbury
vii. Alice or Jane Croft
m Sir Edmund Darrel of Littlecote
viii. Sibyll or Jane Croft
m Sir George Herbert of St. Julians
B. Joan Croft
m Richard Wigram of Lacton dvp 1435

Sources: 'The House of Croft of Croft Castle' by O.G.S. Croft, published by E.J. Thornton, 1945.
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