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The first of the family that came into Ireland was James
Stopford, Esq. an officer of rank in the parliament army, who
served in Irehmd during the rebellion which began in 1641. On
the restoration of the royal family, he acquired very considerable
•states in the city of Dublin, and counties of Meath, Westmeath,
Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny, and Kerry, partly by purchase, and
partly in considenition of his services during the war. He be-
came seated at Tar.ah-hill in the county of Meath, and married

a Speed's map of that county, and Cambden, vol. i. p. 478-9.
b Butcher's Survey of Stamford, p. 23.
c The heiress of this family married Nicholas de Eton, whose heiress
married Warrea of Pointon. See Lyson's, p. 779.

d Lysons, in his Cheshire, p. 353, says, Beate-hall, described as Lord
Courtoun's seat, is a dilapidated old mansion in the town of Macclesfield,
now occupied as a public-house.

Information of Dean vStopford



446 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

two wives J by his first, whose name we have not recovered, he
had three sons, viz. first, William j second, James ; and third,
Joseph.

The elder of whom, William, married Maiy, daughter of
Colonel Francis Willoughby, and died in the lifetime of his father,
leaving an only son, James, successor to his grandfather.

James, aforesaid, married, secondly, Mary, daughter of Sir
Robert Forth, Knight, (one of the privy-council in the reign of
King William III.) ' and by her had issue one son Robert, and
two daughters ; Robert was attainted by King James's parliament,
and dying without issue, was buried at St. Audeon's church,
Dublin ; ^ the daughters were, Amelia, married to Theophilus
Butler, created Lord Newtown Butler ; and Dorothy, married to
Edward, fourth Earl of Meath, on whose death she lemarried with
lieutenant-general Gorges, s

James Stopford, Esq. who succeeded his grandfather, wag
chosen to parliament for the borough of Wexford, September 2 1st,
1703, and elected for that county, November 25tli, ]/\3;^ he
was re-elected for the same county on the accession of King
George L and continued to fill that station till his decease. He
married Frances, daughter and heir to Roger Jones, of Dublin,
Esq. and deceased ' July pth, 1721, having had issue by her (wh»
died May 22d, 1751,'' five sons and four daughters, viz.

e Lodge Collect. f Parish Registry, and Lodge Collect.

g Lodge says, in i Edit. vol. i- p. 190, that these daughters were coheirs,
which we presume to be an error, for from this pedigree his grandson seems
to have succeeded.

h Commons Jour.

i King James I. February 17th, gth of his reign, did grant unto Sir Ed-
ward Fisher, Knight, the towns, lands, &c known by the names of Killder-
mott, Ballymaheys, with the hamlets thereof, called Ballintroohan, Glan^
vany, Ballynecarig, Ballinemoney, Ballynekilbeg, Killoneen, Shnaghkenagh,
Ballygarralt, Cronemullan, Ballnesketan, Shraleah, Croneroe, Cloneredmond,
Dowcarrick, Monehennie, Monennys, Kiltinnill, Ballicamclone, Ballymorris,
Tenestrath, Tourimore, Ballyvickenolug, Rathingwocinis, Moneallestron,
Gurtin, Ballinthe, Monemore.Tenehone, Kilbride, Taghmore, alias Pollalishe,
Ballylemcham, Muchloe, Tomsillagh, Ballyvadocke, Ballyda, Kilnehederny
and Binooge, and all other lauds, tenements, and hereditaments lying within
the mears, bounds, &c. of the said towns, villages, &c. being in the territory
called M'Damores county; also the town and lands of Ballinogelan with the
appurtenances lying in the territory called Kinshelch, containing by estimation
1500 acres; also the river of Owenbarra, and the fishery theieof, in the said



^ Lodge Collect.



LORD SALTERSFORD. 447

First, William, who died young.

Second, James, advanced to the peerage.

Third, William, a captain in the first regiment of horse
and died in December 1760, leaving issue, first, William in the
army; second, Philip, also in the army, who died in 1775 ; third,
Frances, married to John Ashburuham, Esq. a captain in the
army ; and fourth, Catherine, to Thomas Cosby, of Bailleborough,
in the county of Cavan, Esq. by whom she has issue, Arnold, in
holy orders, and other children.

Fourth, Thomas, a master in Chancery.

Fifth, Joseph, a cornet in the second regiment of horse, who,
in July i743, married Anne, daughter of Knightly Chetwood, of
Woodbrooke in the Queen's County, Esq.'" (by his wife Hesther
Stopford, half sister to the Bishop of Cloyne) and had issue one
son James, baptized November 1] th, 1746, in holy orders, and
rector of Killeary in the diocese of Meath ; and five daughters,
viz. Anne, married to the Rev. William Stopford, vicar of Dona-
moyne, in the diocese of Clogher ; Frances, to Michael Kearney,



county of Wexford, with free access to the banks thereof, on both sides, with
nets, &c. necessary for fishing ; also the mountain ofTorchill; as also the
advowson, donation, and right of patronage of the rectory and vicarage of
Kiltinnill, all the said lands, &c. lying in the county of Wexford, to hold to
the said Sir Edward Fisher, Knight, his heirs and assigns for ever; rendering
yearly to his Majesty and his successors 8/ sterling, which said lands were,
by the said patent, created into a manor by the name of the Manor of Chi-
chester.

This patent was surrendered by Sir Edward Fisher, February loih, 14 of
King James, upon which the said King, by letters patent January 17th, in 15
of his reign, conveyed to the said Sir Edward Fisher, his heirs and assigns,
the said several lands, &c. with others, which by this patent were created into
the manor of Fisherstown, which patent is entered in the office of the auditor
general, and inrolled in the Rolls-office of this kingdom. This patent, &c.
afterwards became vested in Edward Chichester, third son of Edward, Vis-
count Chichester, who intermarried with Elizabeth, the fifth and youngest
daughter of said Sir Edward Fisher, the patentee (who died in December,
i6ji), and with Elizabeth his said wife, in Michaelmas term, 21 Charles II.
sutiered a recovery thereof; upon whose death Edward Chichester, their
eldest son, became seized of said manor, lands, and premises, his mother, the
said Elizabeth, having by deed, November i ith, 1O67, conveyed the same to
him and his heirs for ever. The said Edward Chichester enjoyed the said
lands to his death, when they came to his brother John, who, by deeds dated
December 28th and 29th, 171 1, in consideration that he was childless, and the
friendship which he had fur James Stopford and his family, and other consi-
derations in said deed mentioned, did grant the said manor to the said James
Stopford, his heirs and assigns for ever. ArchJ.ilt.

Ill Information of Dean Stopford.



44 8 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

D. D. rector of Rathmelton, in the diocese of Raphoe; Catherine,
baptized July 24th, 1748, to the Rev. Henry St. George ; Eliza-
beth, baptized December 2Q, 1750, to Abel Ram, of the county of
Wexford, Esq. then member of the Irish parliament for the borough
of Duleek, and by him hath issue, Abel, William, James, Mary,
Anne, and Elizabeth ; and Hester, who died unmarried in 1785. "

Eldest daughter Elizabeth, married to Philip Doyne, of Welles
in the county of Wexford, Esq. by whom she left issue, James,
who died unmarried in 1763 j and Frances, married to the Rev.
Erancis Thomson, rector of Drumcree, alias Kilcumney, in the
diocese of Meath, and had one son and two daughters.

Second, Anne, to Doctor James Stopford, Lord Bishop of
Cloyne. °

Third, Frances, died young; and

Catherine, married William Ludlow, Esq. counsellor at law. i*

James Stopford, Esq. the eldest surviving son, ^first Earl of
Courtown, was chosen to parliament, November 28th, 1727, '' for
the borough of Feat hard, which he continued to represent till his
late Majesty, by privy-seal, dated at Kensington July 28, 1758, and
patent '' at Dublin Sept. 19 following, was pleased to call him to the
house of peers, by the title of Baron of Courtown in the county of
Wexford; and his Lordship took the accustomed oaths gnd his
seat October 31st same year.* Pursuant to privy-seal at St.



11 Information of Dean Stopford.
o James Stopford, (after Bishop of Cloyne, but of whose affinity to Lord
Courtown's family, we have not been informed) was the intimate friend of
Jonathan Swift, the celebrated Dean of St. Patrick's. He received his educa-
tion in Trinity College Dublin, and was elected a Fellow of that University,
March 2^th, 1727. After the promotion of Dr. Robert Howard to the see of
Killala, he was instituted to the vicarage of Finglass, thence promoted to the
deanery of Kilmacduagh, and in pursuance of letters patent dated February
28th, 1753. was consecrated Bishop of Cloyne. He married, December i6th,
1727, Anne, second daughter of James Stopford, Esq. as in text, and deceas-
ing in Dublin, August 23d, 1759, 1^^' issue three sons, viz. James, (baptized
October 7th, lyji* elected Fellow of the University of Dublin in June, 1753,
which he resigned in 1755. for the united rectories of Garry-Cloyne,and Gla-
nore in the diocess of Cloyne He married Anne, daughter of William Wray,
of Ards in the county of Donegal, Esq. and left issue) ; Joseph, baptized De-
cember 4th, 1732, who married Angel, daughter of the said William Wray,
and had issue, James, Williami Joseph; and one daughter, married and
William, baptized January 26th, 1730, also in holy orders, and married as ija
text. Siuift's Letters, and Inform. Dean Stopford.

P See Earl Ludlow' q Commons Jour.

r Rot. pat. de Anno 32 Geo. II. la. p. D. R. 43—44.

s Lords Journals, vol. iv. p. jj8.



LORD SALTERSFORD. 449

James's March 24th, and patent * April 12th, 1762, his present
Majesty was pleased farther to advance him to the dignities of
Viscount Stopford and Earl of Courtoivn, and as such he took his
seat on the 16th of that month. ' February 24th, 1/26," he mar-
ried Elizabeth, only daughter of Doctor Edward Smyth, Lord
Bishop of Down and Connor, and sister and heiress to Edward
Smyth of the city of Dublin, E-iq. ; ^ he deceased January 12th,
1 //O, y h iving had issue by this Lady (who survived him) six sons
and six daughters, viz.

First, James, Viscount Stopford. ^

Second, Edward, baptized June 29th, 1732; in March, 1765,
appointed major of the sixty-sixth regiment; November 2Sth,
1/82, Major-general; advanced to the staff October 1st, 1783;
and November 1st, 1784, appointed colonel of his Majesty's fifth
regiment of foot. June 27ih, 1783, he married Letitia, daughter
of William Blacker, Esq. and niece to the Right Hon. Edward
Gary ; and by her had issue three sons and a daughter j viz. Ed-
ward ; Jimes; William-Kenry ; andJnne.'^

Third, Thomas,^' in holy orders; made dean ofKilbloe in
1781, and promoted to the deanery of Ferns, by letters patent,
dated November 21st, 1787; died unmarried. Lord Bishop of
Cork and Ross, July 24th, 1605.

Fourth, Joseph,"^ baptized November 11th, 174! ; appointed
lieutenant colonel of the fifteenth regiment of foot, with rank of
colonel in the army. He died at Wexford June 29th, 1786, un-
married.

Fifth, Philip,^ baptized February 17th, 1/43; appointed^
June 20th, 1765, a lieutenant in the royal navy.

Daughter Lady Elizabeth, died young. ^

Lady Frances, unmarried. ''

Lady Mary, unmarried, s

Lady Anne, ^ born in 1734, and married May 2Sth, 1758, ' to
Walter Hore, of Harperstown in the county of Wexford, Esq. ^
She died in March, 1808.



s Rot. pat. de anno 2 Geo. I II. 2a. p. D. R. 2i - -i2-

t. Lords Journals, vol. iv. p 246. u Ulster's Office.

X Arclulall's Collect. y Ulster's Office

X Idem. a Information of Dean Stopford.

k Ulster's Office. t Idem and information of the Dean.

d Idem. e Dean Stapford. t Ulster's Office

g Idem. h Idem, and Lodge. i Lodge.

t Walter Hore, of Harperstown, Esq knight of the shire for Wexford

VOL. VI n. 2 fj



450 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

Lady Catherine, "" unmarried ; and

Lady Charlotte, " baptized March 4th, 1/45, married, June
18th, 1774, to Stephen Ram, of Ramsfort in the county ofWex-
ford, Esq. formerly member in the Irish parliament for the bo-
rough of Gorey, and hath issue.

James ih.e second Earl of Courtoivn, and first Lord Sal-
TERSFORD, was bom May 28tb, 1731, ° and took his seat in the
house of peers, October 8th, 1771"'^ On the institution of the
illustrious order of St. Patrick in 1783, his Lordship had the
honour of being nominated by the sovereign, to be a knight com-
panion, and with the other knights, was installed in St. Patrick's
cathedral, March 17th same year.

Upon the establishment of the Prince of Wales's household,
17SO, lie was appointed a lord of the bed-chamber to his Royal
Highness, as he was in 17S4, treasurer of the household to his Ma-
jesty. His Lordship was a member of the privy-councils in Great
Britain and Ireland.

On April l(5th, 1762, his Lordship married Mary, daughter



and the seventeentli in lineal descent, from the first of the name who pos-
sessed this estate, died in 1741, leaving William his heir, member of parlia-
ment for Taghmon, who was appointed, February 25th, 1729, advocate-ge-
neral and judge-martial; November 19th, 1730, a commissioner of appeals ;
and April 18th, i"32, a master in Chancery. He married, first, Dorothy,
fifth daughter of William, Viscount Duncannon, and had two daughters;
viz. Mary, married, April nth, 1748, to John Cox, of Coolclilfe in the county
of Wexford, Esq ; and Anne, who was baptized April 20th, 1732. He mar-
ried secondly, Mary, daughter of John Grogan, of Johnstown in ihe county of
Wexford, Esq. and widow of Andrew Knox, Esq. of the same county, (who
died fort-major of Kingsale in 1737], and deceasing in February, 1745, left by
her (who was born about the year 1694, re-married with Charles Tottenham,
of Tottenham-Green in the said county of Wexford, Esq died in 1777, and
was interred at Rathaspetk in tlie same county), an only son, Walter, his
heir, to whom he had resigned the offices of advocate-general, and judge-
martial. The said Walter succeeded at Harperstown, married as in the text,
and had issue one daughter, Elizabeth, married to James Boyle, of Rosslare
in the county of Wexford, Esq. and four sons, viz. William, high sheriff of
the said county 1788, married to the daughter of the la;e Sir Simon Brad-
street, Bart, and niece to Sir Samuel, one of the judges of the court of King's
Bench; Walter, a captain in the army, and married to a daiighler of John
Conroy, Esq. ; Thomas, in holy orders, and rector of Killtinnill in the diocese
of Ferns on the presentation of the Earl of Courtown ; and Pons mby.
Lodge's Collect. Rot. Cane. Letter from J. Grogan, Esq. title Besborough in
Lodge's first edition. Prerogative Office. Information of Dean Stopford; and
see title Lord Loftus, in Vol. IX.

m Ulster's Office. n Idem

e Lodge. P Lords Journal, vol. iv. p. 579.



LORD SALTERSFORD. 451

and coheir to Richard Powys, of Hintleshatn-hall in the county
of Suffolk, Esq. (by Lady Mary Brudenell, daughter of George
Earl of Cardigan, and sister to George, last Duke of Montague,
she remarried with Thomas Bouldby, of the bishopiick of Dur-
ham, Esq and died in October 1808 i), by whom his Lordship
had issue, one daughter, Mary, who died young ; and four sons,
viz.

First, James-George, ■" present peer.

Second, Edward, born September 2Sth, 1/66, appointed a
colonel in the army, 1808, and a captain in the third regiment of
foot-guards.

Third, Robert, born February 5th, 1768, appointed an Ad-
miral, 1810.

Fourth, Richard Bruce, born March 4th, 1/74, in holy orders,
chaplain in ordinary to his Majesty, married, November 19th,
ISOO, the Hon. Helena Powys, eldest daughter of Thomas^ first
Lord Lilford.

Fifth, Mary, died young.

His Lordship having sat in parliament for Marlborough from
17SO, was elevated to the British peerage August 13th, 1794, by
the title of Lord Saltersford, of Saltersford in Cheshire, and
dying in April 1810, was succeeded by his eldest son,

James George, third Earl of Coiirtown, and second Lord
Saltersford, who was formerly an ensign in the foot-guards;
and afterwards lieutenant-colonel of Villiers's fencible cavalry,

1794.

His Lordship was born August 15th, 1/65, married, January
29th, 1791, Lady Elizabeth Scott, eldest daughter of Henry, Duke
of Buccleuch, Knight of the Garter, and had

A son, born May 4th, 1792, died an infant.

A son, born February 20th, 1793.

A son, born October 21st, 1797-

His Lordship was appointed treasurer of the King's house-
hold in 1793 ; and latterly comptroller of the same, and while a
commoner represented in parliament Great Bed win in 179O; and
1806j and Selkirk, &:c. in 1796.

Titles. James-George Stopford, Earl of Courtown, Viscount
Stopford, and Baron of Courtown ; Irish honours. And Baron
Saltersford in Cheshire.

•1 Collins, vol. li. p. 501 - ^ Ulster's Office.



452 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

Creations. Baron of Courtown in the county of Wexford,
September igth, 1 758, 32 Geo. II. ; Viscount Stopford, and Earl
of Courtown April 12th, 1762, 2 Geo. III. ; Lord Saltersford of
Cheshire, August 13th, 17g4.

Arms. Azure, crusuly of crosslets, three lozenges Or.

Crest. On a wreath, a cockatrice rising.

Supporters. Two stags, plain collared and chained, each
charged on the shoulder with a lozenge.

Motto. PATRIiE INFEUCI FIDELIS.

Chief Seats. Courtown in the county of Wexford, forty-five
miles from Dublin; and formerly Bete-hall in the county of
Chester, one hundred and fifty-one miles from London. *

s Information of Dean Stopford, but see Lysons, ut supra



LORD DAWNEY.



453




DAWNEY, LORD DAWNEY

{VISCOUNT DOIVNE IN IRELAND. J



Sir Paine Dawney, of Dawney-castle in Normandy, from
whom this family is descended, came into England with King
William the Conqueror.

In former times they wrote their name, D'Anney, and were
lords of the manor of Shunock, or Shannock, in the county of
Cornwall.

Of this family was John Dawney, living in the reign of Ed-
ward \. who married Jane, third and youngest daughter of Peter
Le Cave (by his wife, the only child of Sir Thomas Bromflete),
and had

Sir Edward D'Annay, the father of

Sir Nicholas, who in the reign of Edw. IL obtained a charter
for a weekly Wednesday and Friday market, and a yearly fair on
the eve, day and morrow of St. James the Apostle, at his said
manor of Shannock.

Tn 1 Edw. III. he had summons to parliament among the
Barons of England, but not after, =* which was occasioned by his
absence in the holy war against the infidels j whence he brought
a very rich and curious medal, now in the familys possession :
but continuing in the Holy Land many years, the estate, consist-
ing ot fifteen large manors in Cornwall, was conveyed into the
family of Courtenay, Earls of Devon, by the marriage of Emme-
line (or Emme), daughter and heir to Sir John Dawney, of
Madfordferry in the county of Somerset, to Edward, son and

» Dujclale.



454 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

heir apparent of Hugh, the second Earl of Devon, who dying
before his father, left issue by her two sons, Edward, the third
Earl of Devon; and Hugh of Haccombe and Boconnock, Esq.
father of Edward Courtenay, whom King Henry VII. for his
adherence to the house of Lancaster, advanced to the Earldom of
Devonshire October 28th, 1485, first of his reign.

Sir Nicholas Dawney, aforesaid, departed this life 7 Edward
III. as appears by inquisition } and by Elizabeth, his wife, had
two sons J

First, Thomas ; and,

Second, Sir John Dawney, of Madfordferry before-mentioned,
made a knight banneret by King Edward IIL at the battle of
Cressy, on whose death an inquisition was taken 20 Edw. III. and
he was found to have left only the said Emmc, married to Ed-
ward Courtenay, Esq.

Thomas Dawney, the elder son, marrying Elizabeth, daughter
and heir to John Newton, of Snaith in Yorkshire, Esq. fixed his
residence at Estrick in that part of England, where he was living
11 Rich. II. and was the direct ancestor of the Viscount Downe,
and also of Roger Dawney, of Norton, Esq. who left only daugh-
ters, whereof Joan was married to John Churchill, Esq. by whom
she had two daughters, coheirs, Margaret and Agnes, living in the
reign of Edward III.

Thomas Dawney, aforesaid, had issue, besides Roger, a

daughter, Margaret, married to Saltmarsh, of Yorkshire j

and a son.

Sir John, who succeeded at Estrick ; married Ellen, daughter
of John Barden, and died in 1417 (5 Hen. V.), having issue,

First, Sir John.

Second, William, of Rhodes.

Thirdj Alice, married to Robert Fleming ; and Agnes, to Peter
Weston.

Sir John, the elder son, died in 1424 (2 Hen. VI,') ; and by
Margaret, or Joan, daughter of Sir Alexander Lound, Knight,
had, first. Sir John, his successor j second, Joan, married to Wil-
liam Dallison j and, third, Catherine, to Thomas Awger, Esqrs.

Sir John, who succeeded, married Agnes, daughter of Guy
Rockliffe, of Rocklifie in the county of York, Esq. and deceasing
October 20th, 1403, had, first. Sir Gny, his heir ; second, Wil-
liam ; third, Margaret, married to Ralph, son and heir of Richard
Acclam ; fourth, Agnes, to John Bechard ; and, fifth, Elizabeth,
to John Langton, Esqrs,



LORD DAWNEY. 455

Sir Guy (Guydo) Dawney, Knight^ was seated at Cowick in
the county of York, where he lived in the reigns of Henry VII.
and VIII. and died August l7lh, 1522, He married Jane, or
Joan, sister and heir to Sir John Darell, oi Sezay, who died without
issue in 7 Hen. VII. and to I'homas Darell, who died also child-
less, and daughter of Sir George Darell,^ of Sezay, who died March
30th, 146o, by his wife Margaret, daughter of Sir William
Plumpton, and had issue, first. Sir John, his successor ; second,
Anne, marrittd to Robert Howdenby; and, third, a younger
daughter to Babthorpe, of Drax, Esqrs.

Sir John Dawney, of Cowick, was sheriff of Yorkshire 35
Hen VIII. and died March 2d, 1,5.53, having issue by Dorothy,
daughter of Richard, Lord Latimer, who died in November, 1532,
two sons and four daughters, viz.

First, Sir Thomas.

Second, John, of Herke, who in 1572 (H Eliz.) was sheriff
of Yorkshire, and married Elizabeth, fifth daughter of John
Roper, of Ell ham in Kent, Esq. prothonotary of the court of
King's Bench, and attorney-general to King Henry VIIl. by Jane
his wife, daughter of Sir John Fineux, chief justice of the said
court, and left a son John, born in 156l, seated at Potter Brunton
in Yorkshire, whose only daughter and heir, Mary, was married
to John Legard, of Ganton, Esq and was mother of Sir John Le-
gard, created a Baronet in 166O.

The four daughters were ; Elizabeth, married to Robert Aske,
of Aughton, Esq. by whom she had John, whose wife was Chris-
tian, daughter of Sir Thomas Fairfax, of Denton ; Dorothy, to Sir
Henry Nevile, of Chute, and had Gervaise Nevile, Esq. living in
1585 3 Joan, to Bryan Palmes, of Narbourn, Esq. whose son John,
living 1584, married Joan, daughter of George Dawney, Esq. and
bad three sons, George, John, and Francis j and Anne, to Sir
George Conier^i, Knight.

Sir Thomas Dawney, of Sezay and Coivkk, Knight, married
Edith, eldest daughter of George, Lord D'Arcie of Aston, and
dying September 3d, 156Q, had, lirst. Sir John, his heir; second,
Paul ; and, third, Frances, married to Sir William Babthorpe, of
Osgodby, to whom she was second wife, and had two daughters,
Mary and Christian.

b This was the eldest branch of the ancient family of Darell. Another
branch settled at Littlecor in Wiltshire. And a third branch settled, in the
reign of Henry IV. iXCaUhill, near Ashford in Kent, where they still remain-



456 PEERAGE OF ENGLAND.

Sir John, who succeeded, was knighted by Queen Elizabetli
in 1580, and served the office of sheritl^" for Yorkshire in 1589.
He married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Marmaduke I'unstali, of
Thurland in Lancashire, Knight, by whom he had four sons and
two daughters ; first, Thomas ; second, Marmaduke; third, Wil-
liam : fourth, D'Arcie J fifth, Mary, married to Ralph, the third
Lord Eure, of Witton, lieutenant of the principality of Wales for
King James L and was mother of William, Lord Eure, born in
15/9; 2nd, sixth, Dorothy died unmarried.

Sir Thomas, who succeeded his father at Cow'ick, was born
in 1563, and honoured with knighthood by King James L in
whose eighth year he was sheriff of Yorkshire, and was living in
1619. He married Faith, daughter and heir to Sir Richard Led-
giavd of Rysom, and had issue five sons and four daughters; first,
John; second, Thomas, who died childless ; third, George; fourth,
Richard ; fifth, Henry ; sixth, Elizabeth, married to Sir William
Acclam, of Hereby ; seventh, Frances, to Sir Henry Vaughan, of



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