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my, and was entrusted with the command of
an expedition to the West Indies in 1695.
He m. first, Elizabeth, only daughter and
heiress of Robert Saunderson, esq. of Bon-
nel, in the province of Guelderland, by
whom he had no issue. He espoused, se-
condly, Catherine, only daughter and heiress

of Colonel Hassel, of Kirby Grindilith, in
the county of York, and relict of Colonel
Towey. Dying, however, issueless, General
Lillingston was s. in the estates of Ferriby
Grange and Kirby Grindilith, by his sister's

Lillingston Bowden, esq. b. in 1672,
who assumed the surname and arms of Lil-
lingston, and marrying the daughter of
William Dawson, esq. of Farlington, in the
county of York, had issue,
Luke, his successor.
Agnes, m. to William Thompson, esq.

of Humbleton, Yorkshire.
Elizabeth, m. to the Rev. Arthur Robin-
son, vicar of Hull.
Mary, m. to John Pownal, esq. father
of the present Sir George Pownal.
The only son and successor,

Luke Lillingston, esq. espoused Willi-
elma-Joanna, second daughter of Abel Dot-
tin, esq. of English, in Oxfordshire, grand-
father of Abel R. Dottin, esq. late M.P. for
Southampton, by whom he had an only
daughter and heiress,

Elizabeth - Mary - Agnes, who es-
poused, as stated above, Abraham
Spooner, esq.

Arms — Quarterly, first and fourth, for
Lillingston, a bugle, stringed, between
three crescents ; second and third, for
Spooner, az. a boar's head in bend ar.
armed or, couped, guttee de sang.

Estates — Manors of Ward End, purchased
in 1730, and of Elmdon in 1760, and of
Hampton-in-Arden, all in the county of
Warwick ; together with estates in Dorset-
shire and Devonshire.

Scat — Elmdon, near Warwick.



WOLFERSTAN-PIPE, STANLEY, esq. of Statfold Hall, in the county of Stafford,

b. 2 1st March, 1785, m. 21st July, 1817, Elizabeth-
Jervis, eldest daughter of Swynfen-Jervis, esq. of Ken-
sington, and grandaughter of Philip Jervis, esq. of
Netherseale, in Leicestershire, by whom he has issue,

1. Francis-Stafford, b. 14th October, 1826.

2. Grace.

3. Anna-Maria.

4. Margaret-Jane.

5. Frances-Elizabeth.

6. Another daughter.

Mr. Wolferstan succeeded to the estates upon the decease
of his father in 1820.


Robert Wolferston, esq. ofWolferston,
in Suffolk, made bis will in 1492, and was s.
by bis son,

Thomas Wolyerston, esq. of Culfye, in
Suffolk, who m. Mawde (or Mary), daughter
of Sir Humphry Stanley, of Pype, Knight
of the body to King Henry VII. and had

Philip, of Wolverston Hall, in Suffolk,
who left an only daughter,

Mary, m. to Sir John Kelligrew,
knt. of Arwenack, in Cornwall.
Humphry, of whom presently,
Sampson, m. in July, 1558, Jane La-

rance, and had several children.

Margaret, m. to Robert, son and heir
of Richard Everard, esq. of Hether,
in the county of Leicester.
Anna, m. to Hugh Massye.

The second son,

Humphrey Wolferston, esq. m. Kathe-
rine, daughter of John Stanley, esq. of Grove,
in the county of Nottingham, by whom he
acquired the Manor of Statfold, in Stafford-
shire, and bad issue,

Hercy, his successor.


Hastings, m. to Alice Mowlde.



Mawde, m. to Thomas Arblaster, esq.
of Lougdon, in the county of Staf-



Katherine, m. to Ralph Thicknesse, esq.
of Balterley, in Staffordshire.


Mr. Wolferston d. about the year 1592, and
was s. by his eldest son,

Hercy Wolferston, esq. who m. 18th
September, 1593, Mary, daughter of Ralph
Egerton, esq. of Betley , and had issue,

Walter, d. in infancy.
Francisse, his successor.
Richard, d. young.

Katherine, m. to John Bromefield, and
had issue,

Mr. Wolferston, who was sometimes styled
Captain Wolferston, and is supposed to have
been at the taking of Cadiz in 1595, d. 28th
July, 1636, and was s. by his eldest sur-
viving son,

Francisse Wolferston, esq. baptized
3rd May, 1612, who m. 29th Sept. 1631,
Frances, eldest of twenty-two children of
George Middlemore, esq. of Haslewell, and



had a numerous issue, of which three sons
and three daughters lived to maturity, viz.

Francis, his successor.

Middlemore, b. 18th August, 1643, who
d. unmarried.

Stanford, M. A. in holy orders, Vicar
of Wotton-Wawen, and Fellow of
King's College, Cambridge, who m.
first, in 1679, Isabella, daughter of
John Hinckley, D.D. Rector of North-
field, in the county of Worcester, by
whom (who d. in 1680) he had an only
child, Francis, who d. in infancy. He
espoused secondly, Susanna, daughter
of Mr. John Creed, of Cambridge,
and left issue at his decease 29th
September, 1698,

1. Stanford, of whom hereafter,
as heir to Ins uncle.

2. Edward, b. in 1691, who d. s. p.
in 1761, and was buried at Tam-

3. Francis, in holy orders, Rector
of Drayton Basset, in the county
of Stafford, and of Grendon, in
the county of Warwick, d. s. p.
in 1758.

4. Nicholas, who resided at Bury,
in the county of Devon. He m.
twice, but left issue only by his
first wife (Elizabeth, daughter of
George Phillips, esq. of Corn-
wall), viz.

Edward, who had two wives,
but left issue by the second
only, viz.

Nicholas, b. in 1774, who
d. unmarried in 1799.

Mary, m. to Rev. William
Chanter, curate of Hart-
land, and had issue.

Elizabeth, m. to the Rev.
Thomas Thomas, master
of a grammar school at
Bristol, and had issue.


Sarah, who d. unmarried
in 1814.


5. Humphrey, Solicitor in Tam-

Grace, d. unm. in 1720.

Anne, m. in 1662, to Edward Arblaster,

esq. of Lyswis, grandson of Sir

Thomas Arblaster.
Elizabeth, m. to John Bott, esq. of

Dunstall, in the county of Stafford,

and had, with three other daughters,

Grace, who espoused the Rev.

Humphrey Pipe, M. A. youngest

of the branch springing from John

de Pype, living temp. Richard

II. and had issue, an only son,

Samuel Pipe, in holy orders,

M.A. vicar of Croxall, in

the county of Derby, and

rector of Walton on Trent,

in the same shire, b. in

August, 1719, who m. 19th

September, 1749, Dorothy,

eldest daughter of Stanford

Wolferstan, esq. of Stat-

fold Hall, by whom (who d.

26th October, 1754), he had

several children, mentioned


The eldest son,

Francis Wolferston, esq. purchased, in
1685, the manor and a considerable part of
the lands of Harlaston, in the county of
Stafford. This gentleman was the particular
friend and fellow amateur of Dr. Plot, the
historian of Staffordshire, who incribes his
first plate to him, and frequently quotes him
as an authority for his narrative. He was
likewise a maker of indifferent verses ;
among others, a translation of Ovid de arte
amandi. In 1667 he began to write big
name Wolferstan, an orthography his bro-
ther and posterity continued.

Mr. Wolferstan was a barrister of good

practice until the Revolution, but ever after

one of the stiffest of non-jurors. He m.

twice, but left issue only by his first wife,

Hester,* daughter of John Bowyer, esq. of

Biddulph (by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir

William Bowyer), viz. an only daughter,

Ann, heiress to her father's purchased

estates. She was second wife to Sir

John Egerton, hart, of Wrinehill,

but dying in 1726, without surviving

issue, devised her possessions to Sir

* The following lines to the memory of this lady,
who d. in 1673, were inscribed by her husband, in
the church of Statfold.

If sober sweetnes, chearfull modestie,

If prudence, patience, piety, a hie,

And fruitful faith, health, wealth or beuty could

Defend from death, she had not dy'd, but stood

A liveing monument of these, before

She's gon, she's dead to live, and die no more.



John Egerton's third son, hy a former
At Mr. Wolferstan's decease, thus without
male issue, Statfold devolved upon his
nephew and heir in tail,

Stanford Wolferstan, esq. an active

magistrate for the counties of Stafford and

Warwick, wlio m. Sarah, youngest daughter

of Sir Edward Littleton, hart, and had issue,

Littleton, who d.s.p. before his father,

in 1769.
Dorothy, who in. in 1749, the Rev.
Samuel Pipe, M. A. Rector of Wal-
ton-on-Trent, by whom (who d. loth
February, 1779) slie bad issue,

1. SAMUEL, inheritor of Statfold, of
whom presently.

2. Humphrey, of Uttoxeter, whom,
in 1776, Elizabeth, daughter of
Charles Pestell, esq. and had one
son, Samuel, who d. young.

3. Sarah-Grace, in. to James Bell,
of Uttoxeter, and had issue, a son,
Samuel, b. 17th January, 1789,
who in. Katherine, daughter of
Simon Mountfort, esq. of Beam-
hurst, and three daughters,
Sarah - Grace, Ann-Mary, and
Dorothy de Pipe.

4. Elizabeth, in. in 1775, to the
Rev. George Greaves, Rector of
Stanton, and of Swarkston, both
in the county of Derby, and had
issue, a son, George, who d. in
1801, with four daughters, Lydia-
Elizabeth, the wife of the Rev.
Paul Belcher, Dorothy-Cathe-
rine, Frances, and Georgiana, in.
to W. D. Flamsteed, esq.

Sarah, in. in 1737, to Joseph Girdler,
esq. barrister at law, son and heir of
Serjeant Joseph Girdler, of Haselor,
in the county of Stafford, and dying
in 1781, left issue,

1. Joseph-Bayntum-Girdler, who
d. in 1787.

2. John-Stanford-Girdler, b. in
1751, of Haselor, in. Mrs. Le-
titia Jones, and had issue.

3. Frances - Lucy Girdler, d. in

Joyce, in. first, to Edward Littleton, esq.
of the Moat, by whom she had no
issue. She espoused secondly, Ed-
ward Plaisted, esq. of Bolehall, near

Tamworth, and left at her decease in
1775, an only surviving daughter,
Mary-Elizabeth, second wife of the
Rev. Martin Stafford Smith, of Bath,
Rector of Fladbury, in the county of
Hester, d. unmarried in 1746.
Frances, of Widcombe House, near

Bath, d. in 1797, unmarried.
Elizabeth, in. in 1773, to Thomas
Hedges, esq. of Week, in the county
of Devon, major in the North Devon
militia, and d. in 1811, «. p.
Mr. Stanford Wolferstan dying 2nd July,
1772, devised his estates,* after the decease
of his wife, to his grandson,

Samuel Pipe, esq. who inheriting them
upon the demise of that lady, assumed, in
1776, by sign manual, the surname and arms
of Wolferstan. He m. first, Margaret,
daughter of Walter Biddulph, esq. of Bar-
ton-under-Needwood, uncle to Sir The-
ophilus Biddulph, bart. and had issue,
Stanley, present proprietor.
Margaret, in. in 1817, to Charles Salt,
He espoused secondly, 4th October, 1796,
Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Philip Jervis,
esq. cousin of John, Earl St. Vincent, but
had no further issue.

Mr. Pipe Wolferstan, a diligent and ac-
complished antiquary, d. in 1820, and was
s. by his son, Stanley Pipe-Wolferstan,
esq. now representative of the family.

Arms — Quarterly; for Wolferstan. Sa.
a fess wavy between three wolves' heads
erased or. For Pipe. Az. two organ pipes
in chev. between ten cross crosslets or.

Crests — For Wolferstan. A wolf under
a tree all ppr. For Pipe. A Leopard's
head erased or.

Estates — Statfold, in the county of Staf-
ford, first possessed in 1560, Hearthcote, in
the county of Derby, and Pipe, near Lich-
field, an ancient property of that family, re-
purchased in 1800 from theWelds, of Dor-
setshire, by the late Mr. Pipe Wolferstan.

Seat — Statfold Hall, near Tamworth.

* With remainder to his grandson Humphrey
Pipe, and his other grandsons, the Gihdlers, in
strict settlement, and all taking the name and arms
of Wolferstan.



LATHAM, JOHN, esq. of Bradwall Hall, in the county of Chester, M.D. of Brasenose

College, Oxford, late President of the Royal College
of Physicians, London, F.R.S. L.S. &c. b. 29th Decem-
ber, 1761 , m. 12th April, 1784, Mary, eldest daughter
and co-heiress of the Reverend Peter Meyer, (see family
of Meyer at foot) Vicar of Prestbury, and has issue,

John, LL.D. sometime of All Soul's college, Oxford,
b. 18th March, 1787 ; m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir
Henry Dampier, knt. late one of the judges of the
court of king's bench.

Peter-Mere, M.D. of Brasenose college, Oxford, fel-
low of the royal college of physicians, b. 1st July,
1789; 7)i. Diana-Clarissa, daughter of Major-general
the Hon. Granville-Anson Chetwynd-Stapylton.

Henry, M.A. of Brasenose College, Oxford, in holy
orders, b. 4th November, 1794; m. Maria, daughter
of James Halliwell, esq. of Broomfield, in Lancashire.

Sarah, m. to George Ormerod, esq. of Sedbury Park,
in the county of Gloucester, and has issue.

Frances, d. unmarried in 1829.
Doctor Latham succeeded his father 21st June, 1783.


This is a junior branch of the ancient
Cheshire house of Lathom, of Lathom and
Knowsley, which terminated in an heiress,
Isabella Latham, who m. Sir John Stan-
ley, knt. ancestor of the earls of Dei-by, by
which alliance the Stanleys acquired, with
other lands, the estate of Knowsley, in
Lancashire, which has since been their chief
seat. This line divided itself into various
branches, amongst which the estate was
partitioned, and immediate traces of con-
nexion lost, but in the reign of Henry VIII.
Alexander de Latham occurs in existing
deeds, as seised of lands in Astbury, and
using the same arms : and from him pro-
perty descended lineally to the present pro-
prietor of Bradwall.

Alexander Latham, of Congleton, in
Cheshire, living in the time of Henry VIII.
was father of

John Latham, of Congleton, who m. 9th
February, 1578, Margaret, daughter of —
Wardle, and was s. by his son,

John Latham, of Congleton, b. 25th Oc-

tober, 1579 ; m. 2nd February, 1607, Pris-
cilla, daughter of — Ley, and had issue,

John, liis successor.
Edward, who left issue,

John, in holy orders, vicar of Bed-
ingfield, in Sirffolk, father of

John, rector of Westleigh, in
the same county.

John Latham d. 31st December, 1631, and
was s. by his eldest son,

John Latham, of Congleton, b. in 1609,
and dying in 1670, was *. by his son,

The Rev. John Latham, rector of Law-
ton, in Cheshire, b. in 1636; m. 31st March,
1692, Maria, daughter of — ■ Moreton, and
had issue,

John, his successor.
Hester, m. to the Rev. William Hall,
rector of Gawsworth, and d. s. p.



Mr. Latham d. 5th June, 1705, and was s.
by his son,

The Rev. John Latham, minister of Bun-
ney, in the county of Notts, and of Wool-
strop, in Leicestershire, b. 11th November,
1694; to. Margaret, daughter of William
Knott, esq. of Great Gonerby, in Lincoln-
shire, and had two sons,

John, his successor.
Charles, of Waltham, in Leicestershire,
in. and had issue.
Mr. Latham was s. by his elder son,

The Rev. John Latham, B.A. of Oriel
College, Oxford, minister of Siddington, in
Cheshire, b. 28th November, 1725 ; to. 9th
June, 1753, Sarah, daughter of Richard
Podmore, esq. of Sandbach, in the same
county, and had issue,

John, M.D. present proprietor of Brad-
well Hall, in the county of Chester.
Richard, of Sandbach, m. Sarah, daugh-
ter of Charles Latham, esq. of Wal-
tham, in the county of Leicester, and
has issue.
Mr. Latham d. 21st June, 1783, and was
buried at Prestbury, in the county of Ches-

Arms — Erm. on a chief indented az. three
besants, over all a bend gules.

Crest — On a rock ppr. an eagle with
wings elevated erminois, preying on a child
ppr. swaddled az. banded ar.

Estates — The manor of Bradwall, in Che-
shire, purchased by the present proprietor,
with various other minor estates, in the same
county, inherited from the Meres and Ar-

Seat — Bradwall Hall, Cheshire.


Peter Mere, of Hough, son and heir of
William Mere, of Mere, in. Frances, daugh-
ter of John Gerton, of Burton upon Trent,
and had issue,

Peter, d. s. p. in 1737.
Henry, d. s. p. in 1746.
Peter Mere d. in 1720, and was s. by his
eldest son, Peter, who dying s. p. was s.
by his brother Henry, but he dying like-
wise issueless, the estates and representa-
tion devolved upon the youngest son,

Nathaniel Meyer, of Macclesfield, who
to. Sarah, daughter of William Lingard,
and had issue,

Peter, his successor.
Henry, in holy orders, M.A. fellow of
Brasenose college, Oxford, and rec-
tor of Cottingham, in Northampton-
shire, in. Eton, daughter of — Jeffe-
ries, of Northwich, but d. s. p. in
Mary, d. 4th January, 1733.
The eldest son,

The Rev. Peter Meyer, vicar of Prest-
bury, in the county of Chester, b. 30th
March, 1728; to. 26th December, 1753,
Martha, second daughter and co-heiress of
John Arderne, esq. of the Oak, in Sutton,
Cheshire, and of Romsey, in Hants, and
left at his decease, in 1785, two daughters,
his co-heirs, viz.

Mary, m. to the present John Latham,

M.D. of Bradwall Hall.
Frances, to. to the Rev. David Davies,
D.D. of Macclesfield, and died 15th
October, 1797, leaving an only daugh-
Frances Davtes.



COLE, STEPHEN-THOMAS, esq. of Stoke Lyne, in the county of Oxford, and of

Twickenham, Middlesex, b. 26th April, 1765; m. 19th
January, 1795, Lady Elizabeth Stanley, second daughter
of the Earl of Derby, and niece to the Dukes of Hamil-
ton and Argyll, by whom he has issue,

Edward, captain in the Oxford Militia, m. to Mary-
Letitia, daughter of Sir Henry Parnell, bart. and
relict of Lord Henry Seymour Moore.


Mowbray, an officer in the army.




Mr. Cole s. to the representation of the family upon the
demise of his father.


The Cole family has been seated at
Twickenham, in Middlesex, for several ge-
nerations, and may be found in the church
registers as early as 1584. Previous to the
usurpation of Cromwell, the Coles possessed
nearly the whole place ; and there is a fine
monument of them in Petersham church,
erected in 1624.

One branch of the family was elevated to
the rank of baronet in 1640.

The present possessor of Stoke Lyne, in
Oxfordshire, is the eldest son of the late
Major Cole, of the 98th regiment, by Isa-
bella, eldest daughter of the late Sir Henry
Ibbetson, bart. and inherited his estate in
the county of Oxford from the Countess of
Shipbrook, only daughter of Samuel Ibbot-
son, esq. elder brother of Sir Henry Ibbet-

son, bart. and widow of the Earl of Ship-
brook. Francis Burton, esq. first cousin to
the late Major Cole, represented the town
of Woodstock, previously to the city of Ox-
ford, for many sessions in parliament. He
was also recorder of both places, joint jus-
tice of Chester, and one of his majesty's

Arms — Ar. a bull passant gu. armed or,
within a bordure sa. bezantee.

Crest — A demi-griphon holding an arrow
or, headed and feathered arg.

Motto — Deum Cole, regem serva.

Estates — Stoke Lyne, and Fencott, near
Bicester, Oxfordshire, inherited, in 1719,
from the Countess of Shipbrook.

Seats — Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire ; and
Twickenham, Middlesex.



TREMAYNE, JOHN-HEARLE, esq. of Heligan, in Cornwall, and of Sydenham, in

the county of Devon; b. 17th March, 1780, in. 11th
January, 1813, Caroline-Matilda, youngest daughter of
Sir William Lemon, Baronet, of Carclew, and has issue,

John, b. 15th April, 1825.
Arthur, b. loth May, 1827.
Henry-Hawkins, b. 24th March, 1830.
Harriet- Jane.

Mr. Tremayne, who has represented Cornwall in Parlia-
ment, inherited the estates from his father, the Reverend
Henry Hawkins Tremayne.


From the Manor of Tremayne, in the
parish of St. Martin, on the banks of Hel-
ford-Haven, this family derived at a very
remote period its designation, and in the
reign of Edward III. we find residing there
Perys Tremayne, who, by his wife, Dame
Opre Treskewys, was father of

John Tremayne, to whom, having no
issue himself, succeeded his brother,

Perys Tremayne, who in. Onera Tre-
vartea, and was grandfather of

Thomas Tremayne. This was the last
resident of the family at Tremayne. He
espoused Isabella, daughter and sole hei-
ress of Trenchard, of Collacombe, in the
parish of Lamerton, and removed in con-
sequence to that estate, where his descend-
ants flourished for more than three centuries,
enjoying the highest degree of reputation.
By the heiress of the Trenchards he had

Nicholas, his successor.
Thomas, in holy orders, rector of Au-
ton Giffard, in Devonshire, and canon
of St. Peter's, Exeter.
The lady (Isabella Trenchard) surviving her
husband, remarried with Sir John Dammerel,
and acquired so much influence over her
second lord, that he settled upon her and
her heirs by Tremayne (she had no children
by Dammerel) North HuiSH, Sydenham-
Damerel, with other lands, and appointed

her executrix by his will, dated before the
feast of Simon and Jude, 1392. Thomas
Tremayne was s. by his elder son,

Nicholas Tremayne, who was s. by his

Thomas Tremayne, who m. Elizabeth,

daughter of Carew. In 1448, Edmund

Lacy, Bishop of Exeter, granted license
unto this Thomas Tremayne and his wife,
" that they might have divine service cele -
brated in their presence within the Manor
of Collacombe." They had issue a son and
John Tremayne, of Collacombe, who

wedded daughter of VVarr, and

had issue,

John, his heir.
. Richard who was seated at Tregonnan,
in the parish of St. Eue, in Cornwall,
and was ancestor of
Lewis Tremayne, of Heligan, who
commanded a regiment of foot
for King Charles I., and was
lieutenant Governor of Pendinnis
Castle. This gallant person had
two sons,

1. John (Sir), Serjeant at law,
who d. issueless.

2. Charles, whose son,
Lewis Tremayne, m. the

co-heiress of Clotwor-



thy, in Devon, and was
*. by his son,

John, who espoused
Grace, daughter
and heir of Henry
Hawkins, esq. of
St. Austell, and left
a son,

The Rev. Hen-
ry Hawkins
Tremayne, of
whom here-
after, as repre-
sentative of
the family at
the decease of
Arthur Tre-
mayne, esq. of
Sydenham, in
Mr. Tremayne was s. by his elder son,

John Tremayne, of Collacombe, high
sheriff of Cornwall, in the second of Henry
VII. (1485). This gentleman wedded Phi-
lippa, eldest daughter of Roger Grenville,
of Stowe, in the same county, and had eight
sons with as many daughters, the former
wei - e

1. Roger, who d. s.p.

2. Edmond, of whom Prince, in his wor-
thies of Devon, gives the following
account. " Being a younger brother
he became servant to Edward, Mar-
quess of Exeter, and a great sufferer
for his inviolable fidelity to his noble
master : — for when the Marquess of
Exeter, and the Lady Elizabeth,
(afterwards Queen of England, of
Glorious Memory), were committed
to the Tower in Queen Mary's days,
upon an accusation of being privy to
Wyat's conspiracy, Mr. Edmund Tre-
mayne was set on the rack, thereby
to extort from him a confession of
their guilt (prisoners were oft exa-
mined about her, and some were put
to the rack to try if they could be
brought to accuse that lady) ; wherein
approving their innocency and his
own fidelity, with invincible resolu-
tion, he was upon the Lady Elizabeth's
advancement to the throne made one
of the clerks of her Majesty's most
honorable privy council. He had
also an honorary salary settled upon
him by the city of Exeter, for the
good offices it had received and ex-
pected from him. He m. Eulalia,
daughter of Sir John Saint Leger,
and had two sons, named Francis,
who both died issueless."

3. Digory, eventual successor to the

4. Richard, (twin with John) in holy
orders, and an eminent divine. He

was educated at Oxford, and became
a fellow of Exeter College, in that
University, which he retained until
the accession of Queen Mary, when
he was obliged from his zeal for the
reformation to seek an asylum in
Germany, having been deprived of
his fellowship. Upon the elevation
of Elizabeth to the throne he re-
turned from exile, and visiting his
college had the honor of receiving
both degrees of divinity at once on
the 15th February, 1565. Doctor
Tremayne subsequently removed to
Gates Hall, and thence passed within
a short period into his own county,
being instituted Canon Residentiary
of St. Peters, Exeter, and treasurer
of that church. He was esteemed in
his time a famous preacher, and he
is styled by Carew — "Well born,
learned, and well beloved." He m.
Joan, eldest daughter of Sir Piers
Courtenay, of Ugbrook, but d. s. p.
in 1584.

5. John, twin with his brother Doctor

6. Nicholas? twins, between these bro-

7. Andrew > thers so great a resem-

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