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Tilney 1: Tilney/Tylney of Boston, Tilney of Shelley, Tilney Tylney of Tilney, Tilney of Wexford
We have been advised by a site visitor JECR, 30.05.06 that "The Tilney pedigree is bogus." We understand that this refers to the early generations reported by the book that is our main source for this family. Pending further investigation, we have 'italicised' the early generations to show that they should be viewed with caution.
Brother of Baldwin, an abbot who died in 1097, was ...
Ty27. Frodo a temp Edward the Confessor, a 1066
Ty26. Alan de Tilney a temp King Stephen who r. 1135-1154
Ty25. Alan de Tilney
Ty24-1 Baldwin de Tilney
a. Galfrid de Tilney a temp Henry III who r. 1216-1272
1 Walter de Tilney
A John de Tilney
m _ Fitton
i Sir Thomas de Tilney a temp Edward III who r. 1327-1377
a Sir John de Tilney of Whapland
1 Isabel de Tilney
m Jeffrey Fulvile
2 Alice de Tilney
m Edmund Kirvill of Wig***
ii John de Tilney
Ty24 Sir Frederick de Tilney a 1190
Unfortunately, the page that provided the information for this family had been torn. We were not able to read the name of the next generation and have probably missed out on some of the branches of the family. Given the doubt about the reliability of the earlier generations reported by Pishey Thompson's book, we start 'properly' with the following Frederick a 1327.
Ty25-2. Galfrid
Ty26-2. Gilbert
The first mentioned by the Visitation, identified in Pishey Thompson's book as descended from the above Sir Frederick a 1190, was a grandson
Ty21.y de Tilney..
Ty20. Frederick de Tilney of Boston a 1327
m Margaret Lyne
Ty19. Philip de Tilney 3rd son
m Grace Rosse dau of Sir Robert Rosse of Ryngborough or Gedney
Ty18 Frederick de Tilney
m Margaret Rochford dau of Sir John Rochford
Ty17 Philip de Tilney of Boston d 30/1.10.1453
m Isabel de Thorpe dau of Sir Edmund de Thorpe of Ashwell Thorpe
Ty16. Sir Frederick Tilney or Tylney of Boston and Ashwell Thorpe
m Elizabeth Cheyney dau of Laurence Cheyney of Ditton by Elizabeth Cokayne
Ty15 Elizabeth Tilney or Tylney d 04.04.1497
m1 Sir Humphrey Bourchier dvp Barnet 14.04.1471
Sir John Bourchier, 2nd Lord Berners b 1467, d 16.03.1532 inherited West Horsley from his grandmother, Margery Berners in 1475. m1 Catherine Howard + 2 ch dau of John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk p2 Elizabeth Bacon
-2 Anne Bourchier a 09.1530 m 1492 Thomas Fiennes, Lord Dacre b 1471/2, d 9 Sep 1534
-3 Margaret Bourchier b 1468, d 1551 Lady Governess of all Henry VIII´s children m Sir Thomas Bryan of Cheddington b 1464, d 1517
-4 Sir Thomas Bourchier d 1491 m Anne Andrewes b about 1428 wid of Sir John Salyard of Eye
-5 Joanna Bourchier m Sir Henry Nevill, younger of Latimer dvp Edgcote 14 Jul 1469
m Edmund Knyvett d 1 Mar 1539
-1-3 James Bourchier
-1-2 Ursula Bourchier
-3-1 Sir Francis Bryan d 02.02.1549/50, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland m. 1548 Joan Fitzgerald dau of James FitzThomas or Fitzgerald, 10th Earl of Desmond This political marriage may have suffered under a secret affair of Joan with Gerald Fitzgerald 15th Earl of Desmond.
Catherine Herbert b about 1564 Cogan Pell Glamorgans Wales d 1604 and granddau of Nicholas Herbert and Mary Morgan shows her name as Brockers b about 1695 Roanoke Va d 1804 Salem Va had issue
-3-1-1-1-1-2 Morgan Bryan b 1671 in Denmark d 1763 Chester Pa ?Virginia had issue Morgan and his brother William came to Pennsylvania in 1718
m2 30.04.1472 Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk d 21.05.1524
The Visitation covers only the above. Pishey Thompson's book also shows ...
Ty16-2. Robert Tilney
m Mary Waldegrave dau of Richard Waldegrave
1 Robert Tilney of Wexford
m _ Playters of Sottely
A Philip Tilney dsp
B John Tilney of Wexford dsp
m _ Hynde
Ty16=18 Sir Hugh Tilney or Tylney of Skirbeck and Boston
m Eleanor Tailboys dau of Walter Tailboys
Ty15 =17 Sir Philip Tilney of Shelley d 1532/3
m1 Margaret Brewse dau of _ Brewse of Wenham
Ti16 Thomas Tilney of Shelley - continued below
m Margaret Barett
Ti16-2 Philip Tilney
m Malyn Chambre
i Edmund Tilney
m _ Cotton dau of Sir J. Cotton
m2 Jane Lancelot dau of Thomas Lancelot
Sir Philip's 3rd wife was identified as Elizabeth, dau of Geffery Stanfield, but appears to have been ...
m3. Elizabeth Jeffrey dau of ?? Jeffery of Stanfield
Ti16-3 Catherine Tilney
m _ Baker
Ti16-4 Anne Tilney
m _ Hobart
Ti16-5 Elizabeth Tilney b c 1525
m Peter Clarkson ???, b about 1530
Ti17-2 Agnes Tilney bur 31.05.1545
m 17.08.1497 Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk d 21.05.1524
Ti16-4. son ancestor of Tilneys of Rutherwick and Todenham
Ti16-5. Grace Tilney
m Oliver Sutton of Sutton
Ti16-6.+ other issue - Maude, Marion
Ty17? Claimed to be here was:
Elizabeth Tylney b 1474 d 4 Apr 1497
m Thomas Howard b 1443 d 1524 2nd Duke of Norfolk
-1 Thomas Howard ex 1536
m Lady Margaret Douglas dau of Archibald Douglas and Princess Margaret Tudor
Ty18-2? Claimed to be here was:
Anne Tylney b c 1325 d 1390
m Hamon Beckwith b 7 Dec 1310 Clint d there 1368
Ti16.Thomas Tilney of Shelley - continued above
m Margaret Barett
Ti15-1. Francis Tilney of Shelley
m Margaret Buch dau of _ Buch of Melford
A. Philip Tilney of Shelley d 1602
m Anne Framlingham dau of Francis Framlingham of Crow's Hall
i. Charles Tilney dsp
Ti15. Emery Tilney of Haxton
m Winifred Dangers of Kent
Ti14. Thomas Tilney of Shelley
m Elizabeth Gosnold b about 1575 bur at All Saints Shelley. dau of Anthony Gosnold of Greendisburgh and Clopte sis of Bartholomew Gosnold, founding father of Jamestown, the first English settlement in America. The church was the centre of media attention in June 2005 when an attempt was made to compare the DNA of Elizabeth Gosnold Tilney with that of a skeleton found in Jamestown and thought to be Bartholomew b 1571 near Ipswich. Gosnold family seat at Otley Hall.
Ti13-1. Philip Tilney 4th son b about 1580
m Elizabeth Needham dau of Francis Needham of Berkshire
a. Francis Tilney vicar of Denham b about 1610
1 Francis Tilney b c1634, d 1715, rector of Bessingham
m Elizabeth Rode dau of Thomas Rode of North Cove
A Francis Tilney dsp
B Elizabeth Tilney dsp
m John Barker rector of Feisfield
2 Henry Tilney
A Henry Tilney of Thaugh
m Margaret Chester
i Henry Tilney of Ellingham b c1706, d 1793, 3rd son
m Elizabeth Ward dau of R. Ward of Kirby Lane
a Henry Tilney of Harkeston d 1801
m Sarah Bertram d 1815, dau of John Bertram
1 Sarah Tilney
m _ Basset
2 Mary Tilney dsp
m _ Johnson
3+ other issue dsp - Henry rector of Harkwold, Francis of Harleston, Martha d unm
b Francis Tilney dsp
ii+ other issue dsp - Francis, Robert
Ti13-2 Frederick Tilney,
Ti13-3 Thomas Tilney,
Ti13-4 Edmund Tilney,
?Ti13 possibly of this generation and family was:
Bridget Tilney b about 1570 as there must also have been one of the unmentioned daughters. However, with Shelley in York and Haxton near Salisbury some geographical explanation is needed.
m Thomas Duncan b 1569 in St. Andrews, Baxter, Scotland
Du12 Peter Duncan b 1597 in St. Andrews, Baxter, Scotland
m Sarah Elizabeth Stone b c 1600
Du11 Peter Duncan b 1624 in Edinbourgh, scotland
m Sarah Elizabeth Stone b c 1600
B. Frederick Tilney dsp
Ti15-3. Elizabeth Tilney
m James Ford of Hadley
Ti15-4. Anne Tilney
m y Wakefield

Main sources: 'The History and Antiquities of Boston' by Pishey Thompson, 1856, + Visitation Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, Tilney.
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