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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

George Clerke Esq. & Elizabeth Wilsforde

9760. George Clerke Esq. & 9761. Elizabeth Wilsforde   

1510, George born in Forde, Wrotham, Kent, England, heir & s/o 19520. James Clerk & 19521. Elizabeth Ferrers.

~1510, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 19522. Thomas Wilsforde & 19523. Elizabeth Culpepper.

~1533, George married Elizabeth.

7/10/1535, Edward Ferrers, brother of Elizabeth, wrote his will, naming his nephew George.

1538–44, “William Goldewyn v. George Clerke, gentleman.: Detention of deeds relating to a messuage and land in Wrotham.”

2/10/1553, George participated with Lord Abergavenny and Sir Robert Soughwell in the suppression of Wyatt’s Rebellion by defeating Sir Henry Isley near Wrotham.

7/12/1554, Conveyance from William Wytt: “Myller, jnr., his son, John Fremlyn, snr., Gilbert Kypps, James Clerke, son of George Clerke of Wrotham, esq.”

3/6/1558, George died in Wrotham, co. Kent.

(S) 1619 Visitation of Kent. (S) NEH&GR, 1874, P75. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, Richardson, 2004. (S) UKNA.

Children of George and Elizabeth:

[Children: Elizabeth, Thomas – will of 1618, Reginal, Rob’tus/Roger, George, Jacobus/James, William]

i. James Clerke, born ?.

[The UKNA has multiple entries for this James Clerke in Wrotham.]

ii. William Clerke (4880), born 1535 in co. Kent, England.

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