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Peyton 3: Peyton of Doddington, Peyton of Knowlton
Sir John Peyton of Calthorpe and Knowlton d intestate 22 Oct 1558
m Dorothy Tindall living 18 Oct 1559 dau of Sir John Tindall or Tyndall of Hockwould
1. Sir Thomas Peyton of Knowlton d 1611
m Anne Calthorpe dau of Sir Martin Calthorpe, Lord Mayor of London
A. Sir Samuel Peyton, 1st Bart of Knowlton d 1623
m Mary Ashton dau of Sir Roger Ashton
i. Sir Thomas Peyton, 2nd Bart of Knowlton d 02.1683
m1 x Osborne dau of Sir Peter Osborne
m2 Cecilia Swan dau of Sir William Swan
a. Thomas Peyton dvpsp 1667
b. Dorothy Peyton
m Sir Basil Dixwell, Bart
c. Catherine Peyton dsp 1715
m Sir Thomas Longueville, Bart b c1631, d 25.06.1685
d. Elizabeth Peyton
m William Longueville of the Inner Temple
e. Esther Peyton
m Thomas Sandys
m3 Jane Monins dau of Sir William Monins, Bart
ii. Edward Peyton 3rd son
a. son
iii. Anne Peyton
m Henry Oxendon of Herne
iv. Margaret Peyton
m Thomas Osborn
v.+ other issue - Samuel dsp, Elizabeth
B. Alice Peyton
m sp Robert Darell of Cale Hill b c1567, d 23.02.1643
C. Mary Peyton
m Sir Francis Clarke of Merton Abbey
D. Anne Peyton
m Thomas Hales son of Sir Charles
E. Elizabeth Peyton
m Sir Robert Banaster
2. Sir John Peyton of Doddington b about 1541, and inherited his father’s leasehold estates in Cambridgeshire. He served with distinction in the Irish Wars until the end of 1576, when he returned to England, served in the English army expedition in the Netherlands under the command of the Earl of Leicester in 1586, and received the honour of knighthood for his services. From this time he was in constant favour with Queen Elizabeth. He was made Lieutenant of the Tower, and a member of the Queen’s Privy Council.
m at Outwell, Norfolk 8 June 1578 Dorothy Beaupre d Feb 1602/3 wid of Robert Bell, Knt., Chief Baron of the Exchequer (d 25 Jul 1571), and dau and heiress of Edward Beaupre of Outwell by his 2nd wife, Katherine Bedingfield
2-1 John Peyton b 1579 d Mar/Apr 1635 admitted in 1594 a Fellow Commoner of Queen’s College, Cambridge, first Knight created B James I after Becoming King of England for bringing him the first news of the death of Queene Elizabeth
m at Isleham, Cambridgeshire 25 Nov. 1602 Alice Peyton living 1638, 2nd dau of John Peyton, Knt Bart. of Isleham, Cambridgeshire, by Alice, eldest daughter of Edward Osborne, Knt Lord Mayor of London
2-1-1 Robert Peyton of Doddington dsp 1658
m Elizabeth Anderson dau of Sir Richard Anderson of Penley
2-1-2 Algernon Peyton of Doddington rector
m Elizabeth Cook dau of John Cook of Chissel
i. Sir John Peyton, Bart of Doddington d unm 25.12.1660
ii. Sir Algernon Peyton, 1st Bart of Doddington a 1666
m Frances Sewster dau of Sir Robert Sewster of Ravely
a. Sir Sewster Peyton, 2nd Bart of Doddington d 28.12.1717
m 17.07.1701 Anne Dashwood d 04.04.1751, dau of George Dashwood of Hackney
-1 Sir Thomas Peyton, 3rd Bart of Doddington b 1702, dsp 29.06.1771
m 1736/8 Bridget Skeffington bur 29.12.1762, sister of Thomas Skeffington of Skeffington
-2 Anne Peyton
mRichard Dashwood of Cockley Cley
-3 Margaret Peyton
m 23.10.1764 George Dashwood d 03.1762, cousin Their son inherited Doddington and changed his name to Peyton. He was created a Baronet.
4+ other issue - Henry d unm 25.09.1741, Henrietta d young
b. Anne Peyton
m Philip Bell of Wellington
c. Algerina Peyton
m George Dashwood of Peyton Hall b 1669, Lt. Colonel
iii. Henry Peyton, Governor of Galway d unm 1724, Brigadier
iv. Dorothy Peyton d young
v. Elizabeth Peyton
m Gregory Parlet of Downham
vi. Alice Peyton d 1717
m1 John Nelson prebendary of Ely
m2 John Cremer of Norfolk
2-1-3 Henry Peyton
2-1-4 Elizabeth Peyton b c1603, d 03.07.1692
m Sir Anthony Chester, 2nd Bart of Chichley bpt 23.03.1593, d 1651
2-1-5 Anne Peyton
m y Lowe ?and/or (s.b.) George Brent of Defford, Wors.
2-1-6 Dorothy Peyton
m Lawrence Oxburgh of Emneth
2-1-7 Frances Peyton
m Francis Fortescue solicitor to Queen Mary
2-1-8 Susanna Peyton b c1616, d 1706
m John Richer of Tring Hall
2-1-9. Anne Peyton
m _ Brent of Worcestershire
3. Elizabeth Peyton
m Thomas Moyns
4. Frances Peyton
m y Engham of Goodneston

Sources: BEB1841 Peyton of Knowlton, BEB1841 Peyton of Doddington
Memoirs of Chesters of Chicheley RJCW Ref 175a Tyndall of Hockwold, 258.
Richardson, Douglas, Magna Carta ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Pub. Co., c2005, page 287. Pedigree of Doddington. see below:
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Magna Carta Ancestry
DODDINGTON
ROBERT DE VERE, Earl of Oxford, married ISABEL DE BOLEBEC.
ELEANOR DE VERE, married RALPH GERNON, Knt., of East Thorpe, Essex.
WILLIAM GERNON, of East Thorpe, Essex, married .
JOHN GERNON, Knt., of East Thorpe, Essex, married ALICE DE COLEVILLE.
JOHN GERNON, Knt., of East Thorpe, Essex, married ALICE .
MARGARET GERNON, married JOHN PEYTON, Knt., of Peyton Hall (in Boxford), Essex.
JOHN PEYTON, of Peyton Hall (in Boxford), Essex, married JOAN SUTTON.
JOHN PEYTON, Esq., of East Thorpe, Essex, married GRACE BURGOYNE.
THOMAS PEYTON, Knt., of Isleham, Cambridgeshire, married MARGARET BERNARD.
THOMAS PEYTON, married JOAN CALTHORPE.
ROBERT PEYTON, Knt., of Isleham, Cambridgeshire, married ELIZABETH CLERE [see PEYTON 11],
12. JOHN PEYTON, Esq., of Knowlton, Kent, younger son, Burgess for Hastings, and of Winchelsea, 2nd son, born about 1503 (aged about fifteen at death of father), and was admitted a student at Gray’s Inn in 1521. Under the terms of his father’s will, he inherited the manor at Barnham St. Martin, Suffolk, which had been the inheritance of his grandmother, Joan Calthorpe, and also the manor of Caldecote, Cambridgeshire. On the death of his youngest brother, Edward, he became entitled to large estates in Kent, and established himself in that county. He married about 1537 DOROTHY TYNDALL, eldest daughter of John Tyndall, Knt., KB., of Hockwold, Norfolk, by Amphillis, daughter of Humphrey Coningsby, Knt. [see TYNDALL 12 for her ancestry]. They had three sons and two daughters. JOHN PEYTON died intestate 22 Oct. 1558. His widow, Dorothy, was living 18 Oct. 1559.
Waters Chester of Chichele) 1 (1878): 288, 245-248, 276. Bindoff House of Commons 1509-1558 3 (1982): 100-101.
13. JOHN PEYTON, Knt., of Doddington, Cambridgeshire, 2nd son, born about 1541, and inherited his father’s leasehold estates in Cambridgeshire. He served with distinction in the Irish Wars until the end of 1576, when he returned to England. He married at Outwell, Norfolk 8 June 1578 DOROTHY BEAUPRE, widow of Robert Bell, Knt., Chief Baron of the Exchequer (died 25 July 1571), and daughter and heiress of*'Edmund Beaupre, Esq., of Beaupre Hall in Outwell, Norfolk, by his 2nd wife, Katherine Bedingfield. She died in February 1602/3. He served in the English army expedition in the Netherlands under the command of the Earl of Leicester in 1586, and received the honour of knighthood for his services. From this time he was in constant favour with Queen Elizabeth. He was made Lieutenant of the Tower, and a member of the Queen’s Privy Council. After Queen Elizabeth’s death he was made

14. JOHN PEYTON, Knt., of Doddington, Cambridgeshire, son and heir, born in 1579. He was admitted in 1594 a Fellow Commoner of Queen’s College, Cambridge. He married at Isleham, Cambridgeshire 25 Nov. 1602 ALICE PEYTON, 2nd daughter of John Peyton, Knt., Bart., of Isleham, Cambridgeshire, by Alice, eldest daughter of Edward Osborne, Knt., Lord Mayor ofXondon [see PEYTON 14 for her ancestry]. They had three sons and six'daughters.
On the death of Queen Elizabeth on 23rd  March 1602/3, he was dispatched by his father to Edinburgh to assure King James of his father’s loyalty and that the Tower was being held at the King’s disposal. The King received him with much distinction, and, recognizing his father’s services, selected him as the first person on whom he bestowed knighthood. He was thereafter described as “His Majesty’s first Knight.” He was appointed his father’s lieutenant in the government of Jersey. SIR JOHN PEYTON died testate (P.C.C. 33 Sadler) in March or April 1635. His widow, Alice, was living in 1638.
Lennard & Vincent Vis. of Warwick 1619 (H.S.P. 12) (1877): 378—381 (Peiton pedigree: “Joh’es Peiton miles fil. et hasres was the first Knight yt K. J ames made after he was K. of Engl, for bringing him the first newes of the death of Queene Elizab. = Alicia filia J oh’is Peiton de Isleham miles et Baronettus.”). Waters Chester of Chicheley 1 (1878): 222, 288, 310-318. Copinger Manors of Suffolk 1 (1905): 22-28.
Child of John Peyton, by Alice Peyton:
i. ANNE PEYTON, married GEORGE BRENT, of Defford, Worcestershire [see BRENT 18].-”»