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Whittington 1: Whittington of Notgrove, Whittington of Pauntley, Whittington of Staunton
The upper parts of this pedigree are to be viewed with some caution although largely supported by acknowledged sources such as VCH.
Sir Guy Vyteinsen in Normandy
1. Sir Richard Vyteinsen in Normandy
A. Sir Guy Vyteinsen in Normandy
i. Sir Guy de Vytientson in Normandy a 1070, to England
Noting that Guy's grandson's wife is reported to have died in 1284, it is likely that EITHER Guy was very young when he came to England and he & his son did not have their successor until late in life OR there are one or more missing generations OR one or more of the dates is/are wrong.
a. Sir Guy de Witinton
1 Sir William Whittington
m Maud de Solers d 1284, dau of John de Solers
A Sir William Whittington of Pauntley, Gloucestershire b c1280, d 1359
m 1352 Joan Mansell dau of William Mansell, widow of Sir Thomas de Berkeley of Coberley
Various web sites show Sir Robert, shown below as surgeon to the King and successor to his brother William, as brother of this William even though that Robert was born some 70 years after William's mother died. We presume that there was at least one missing generation. There is clearly some confusion here. VCH Worcestershire, vol 4, Staunton mentions William Whittington, who married Catherine Staunton, as brother of Lord Mayor Dick and probably father of Robert who inherited Staunton but possibly brother of that Robert a 1396, 1429 with William, Robert & Richard's father being a William..
i Sir William Whittington of Pauntley
m1 Catherine Staunton apparently daughter of Robert Staunton of Staunton
a William Whittington of Pauntley
b Sir Robert Whittington of Pauntley & Staunton, Sheriff of Gloucestershire b c1355, a 1407, surgeon to the King
Wh18 Sir Guy Whittington of Pauntley & Notgrove, Sheriff of Gloucestershire d 1441-2
m by 1405 Cecily Browning dau/coheir of John Browning of Leigh in Gloucestershire etc, sister/heir of Richard
Wh17 Robert Whittington
m Elizabeth Rouse dau of Baldwyn Rouse
Visitation starts with Guy who, by the dau/heir of Pawntley sic, was father of Guy who, by the dau/heir of Upton of Hasler, was father of the following William. Robert is called William by VCH Gloucestershire, vol 10, Stonehouse - Manors and other estates which follows the ownership of Stonehouse Manor through Cicely Browning to Elizabeth who married Sir Giles Poole see below.
Wh16 William Whittington of Pauntley b c1451 - continued below
m Elizabeth Arundell dau of Humphrey/Reymfrey Arundell
Wh17-2 Richard Whittington of Staunton & Leigh d before 1492
The following comes from VCH Worcestershire, vol 4, Staunton.
i John Whittington of Staunton d 1504
ii Richard Whittington
a Maud Whittington
m William Horton d 1545
1 Walter Horton of Staunton
b Isabella Whittington
m1 John Rudhale d 1530, son of William
m2 Walter Horton
Identified by some web sites as mother of Dick, the Lord Mayor, was the following Joan, presumed 2nd wife of Sir William.
m2 Joan le Archer dau of Geoffrey le Archer, widow of Sir Thomas Berkeley
c Richard Whittington of Eldersfield, Lord Mayor of London b c1357, dsp 03.1423, public benefactor
This was the famous Dick Whittington. BHO The Aldermen of the City of London - Aldermen, Knights & Baronets reports that, despite many reports which suggest otherwise, he was never actually knighted.
m Alice Fitzwarren dau of Sir Ives FitzWarin of Wantage by Maud de Argentine
Wh16. William Whittington of Pauntley b c1451 - continued above
m Elizabeth Arundell dau/heir of Humphrey or Reymfrey Arundell by Joane, dau/heir of Sir John Coleshull, m2. ?? Brome
Wh15-1. John Whittington of Pawntley Pauntley d 1525
Visitation provides 2 pedigrees for this family, the first shows John 's parentage and shows him as married twice, to Elizabeth Milborne mother of John, Alexander & Christopher and to Elizabeth Croftes mother of Thomas & William. The second starts with John and does not mention the marriage to Elizabeth Croftes, showing Elizabeth Milborne as mother of Thomas, John, Alexander, Margery & Jane. We provisionally combine these as shown below but this is subject to review.
m1/2. Elizabeth Milborne dau/coheir of Simon Milborne of Tillington, widow of Thomas Monington of Sarnfield
A. Thomas Whittington of Pauntley or Pawntley d 1546
m Mary or Margaret Nedham dau of Sir William Nedham or Needham of Shenton
i. Anne Whittington
m Bevice Brice Barkley
a. Elizabeth Barkley Berkeley
m Edward Barkley Captain
This connection was kindly brought to our attention by a site visitor OWC, 04.11.08 who helped also with other items in this page.
ii. Jane Whittington
m Roger Bodenham d 1579
iii. Alice Whittington
m John Nanfant or Nanfan
iv. Elizabeth Whittington
m Sir Giles Poole d 24.02.1588
v. Blanch Whittington
m John St. Alban
vi. Margaret Whittington
Visitation identified Margaret's husband as Thomas Throgmorton of Crowsland, showing that they were parents of Sir Thomas of Crowsland. Thanks to a site visitor OWC, 04.11.08 who confirmed that this was the same person as ...
m Sir Thomas Throckmorton of Tortworth d 1586
B. Alexander Whittington of Notgrove, Gloucestershire d 1579, 3rd son
m Anne or Margaret Dauntsey dau of John Dauntsey of Brinsop
i. Christopher Whittington of Notgrove dvp?
m Ellenor Wever dau/coheir of John Wever of Burton
a. John Whittington of Notgrove a 1637
m Catherine Hanford dau of Thomas Hanford of Wollashall not Nanffon of Wollyshall!
1 Edmond Whittington of Notgrove a 1660
m1/2. Ellenor Patshall dau of William Patshall of Pidelstone
Visitation ends with the next generation, identifying the children John, Dorothy & Catherine. John & Dorothy are presumed dvp as, according to VCH Gloucestershire, vol 9, Notgrove, reports that Notgrove passed through Catherine.
A John Whittingtonprobably the John of Notgrove Rev. who married ...
m Susan Pateshall dau of John Pateshall of the Ford
B Dorothy Whittington
C Catherine Whittington
m1 George Talbot
George's identity was found through VCH reporting that their daughter Sarah aka Catherine married Sir Clement Clerke, Bart.
m2 Christopher Roper
2 Dorothy Whittington
m John Carre of Busley
3 Susan Whittington
m Richard Haven
4 Anne Whittington
m Richard Dawkes
5 Ellenor Whittington
m Alexander Llewellin
6+ other issue - Thomas, Henry, Guy, John, Alexander, Richard, Catherine
b. Alexander Whittington of Strangwarren, Herefordshire
m Jane Pateshall dau of William Pateshall
1+ issue - Christopher, Alexander
c. Thomas Whittington of Risington, Gloucestershire
m Ann Risley dau of William Risley of Chitwood
d. Ellenor Whittington
m _ Bennet
ii. William Whittington of Burton, Herefordshire
m Anne Mallory
iii. Richard Whittington
m Mary Hereford dau of _ Hereford of Sufton (father named William by various web sites)
a. John Whittington of Hampton, Hereforshire
m Bridget Higford dau of John Higford of Dixton
1+ other issue including William, John, Bridget
Visitation ends with this generation. Various web sites suggest that the William mentioned here was the William b 1616, d 1659 who emigrated to Virginia, North America, where he became a Captain of the Militia and had issue.
b. Elizabeth Whittington
m _ Gamage
c.+ other issue - Phillip, Henry, William, Rowland dsp, Jane
iv. Rowland Whittington
v. Jane Whittington d c1590probably of this generation
m William Pateshall of the Ford b c1540, a 1569
C. Margery Whittington
m Edward Welsh
D. Jane Whittington
m William Harper
E.+ other issue - John of Bewdley, Christopher
m2/1. Elizabeth Croftes dau of Sir Richard Croftes
G. William Whittington
WH15-2. Elizabeth Whittington
m John Brome
WH15-3. Jane Whittington
m John Bodoge
WH15 Mary Whittingtonprobably the Mary who married ...
m Sir William Lyttleton of Frankley d 1507

Sources:
1 Visitation Gloucestershire, 1623 & Miscellaneous, Whittington
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