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Vere 3: Vere of Great Addington, Vere of Drayton, Vere of Thrapston
Robert de Vere of Great Addington and Drayton a 1166, 1176
TCP vol X, appendix J reports that Robert married twice, the name of the first wife mother of Henry & William being unknown but that of the second wife being given as Margaret, dau of Baldwin FitzGilbert. But VCH shows as below:
The IGI appears to be one of several web sites which have followed the lead of BE1883 Vere of Oxford which suggests that the first Vere of Great Addington was Sir Henry, 2nd son of Robert, 3rd Earl of Oxford. BE1883 goes on to report that that Sir Henry was father of Sir Robert, father of Richard who married Isabel, dau/heiress of Richard Greene of Drayton. However, that appears to be missing out several generations possibly because it reported the gap in the wrong place, suggesting that there were some generations between the Richard who married Isabel Greene and the Sir Henry who married Isabel Tresham rather than between Sir Robert and Richard. We follow TCP & VCH.
m1 Margaret Wake probably dau of Geoffrey Wake, sister of Hugh, aunt of Baldwin
1. William de Vere of Great Addington & Thrapston
A. Thomas de Vere of Addington d 1204
B. Baldwin de Vere of Addington, Constable of Clun Castle d c1244
m Hawise
i. Robert de Vere of Addington d before 1277
m Joan de Waterville, heiress of Thorpe Waterville dau/heir of Reginald de Waterville of Thorpe & Achurch
a. Baldwin de Vere of Addington d before 1287
m Margaret de Segrave
b. Robert de Vere of Addington, Sheriff of Northamptonshire d before 1330
m Maud
1 Ralph de Vere of Great Addington d 1335
A John de Vere of Addington d Crecy 1346
m Alice
i John de Vere dsp c1350
B Robert de Vere of Great Addington d c1369
m Elizabeth Northburgh a 1400
i Robert de Vere of Addington & Thrapston d 1421
m Anne Malsores
a Margaret de Vere a 1421
m Thomas Ashby of Louseby ASHBY
ii Baldwin de Vere of Addington & Thrapston d 1424
m Elena
a Sir Richard de Vere of Great Addington d 1480
m Isabella Grene sister of Sir Henry Grene, aunt of Constance who m. John, Earl of Wiltshire
The following is supported by BE1883 Vere of Oxford.
1 Sir Henry Vere of Drayton & Addington d 1493
m Isabel Tresham dau of Sir Thomas Tresham of Sywell
A Elizabeth Vere
m 1499 John Mordaunt, 1st Lord b by 1485, d 18.08.1562
B Anne Vere
m1 sp Robert Mordaunt brother of John
m2 Sir Humphrey Brown a 1542, Chief Justice, brother of Sir Wistan, m2. Anne, dau of John, Lord Hussey
i George Brown dsp 1558
C Constance Vere b about 1472 dsp 1501
m John Parr dsp 1504, son of Sir William
D Audrey / Etheldreda Vere b about 1475
m John Brown 'of Rookwood Hall' son of Sir Wistan b about 1475
i George Brown dsp c1548
ii Anne Brownprobably of this generation
m John Beaumont of Harstead Manor a 1536
2 Constance Vere d 13.05.1499
m after 1471 John Butler or le Boteler of Thrapston
3 Elena Vereapparently of this generation
m Thomas Isham of Picheley
iii John de Vere
m2 Maud Furnell dau of Robert de Furnell
2. Sir Henry de Vere of Drayton d c1193-4, judge
m Hildaburga Bosco
Some web sites insert an additional generation here, a Sir Robert. He is not mentioned by VCH.
A. Sir Walter de Vere or de Drayton of Drayton d 1210-1
The following comes from VCH Northamptonshire, vol 3, Lowick.
m Lucy Basset dau of Gilbert Basset of Weldon
i. Sir Henry de Vere or de Drayton of Drayton d 1253
m Ivetta de Bourdon dau of William de Bourdon
a. Baldwin de Drayton of Drayton b c1223, d 1278
m Idonea de Jingues dau of John de Jingues
1 John de Drayton of Drayton b c1254, d 1291
m Philippa d'Arderne
A Sir Simon de Drayton of Drayton b 1281, d 31.05.1357this generation missed out by some web sites
m Margaret Lindsey d 1358, dau of Sir John Lindsey
i John de Drayton of Drayton
m Alice
a Baldwin de Drayton
m Alice
b Gilbert de Drayton
ii Catherine de Drayton b 1314, d 1369
m Henry de Green of Green's Norton & Drayton son of Thomas of Boughton, Lord Chief Justice
B. William de Vere or de Draytonpossibly the William de Drayton who was father of Alice by ...
m Gunnora de Cokefield dau of Robert de Cokefield
i. Alice de Drayton
m William de Bellomonte
C. Geoffrey de Vere or de Drayton

Sources: VCH Northamptonshire, vol 3, Great Addington + entries in italics are from various web sites including IGI
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