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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Lord John Heneage Esq. & Katherine Wymbish

16488. Lord John Heneage Esq. & 16489. Katherine Wymbish   

1452, John born in Lincolnshire, England, s/o 32976. John Heneage & 32977. Eleanor Preston.

~1470, Katherine born in England, d/o 32978. Thomas Wymbish, “of Nocton” co. Lincoln.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

~1487, John of Hainton married Katherine in Lincolnshire.

1488, “By John Veer, Earl of Oxford, … Signature, "Oxynford," seals gone. Witnesses:-- …, John Hennage, … .” (S) UKNA.

1497, John elected a Member of Parliament for Grimsby. His extensive properties clustered within 20 miles south of Grimsby.

7/9/1500, “Notification of an award and arbitration … John Billisby and John Hennage squires, are to hear and determine whether Woodford’s claim for a further 10 marks for the 1½ years is to be accepted.” (S) UKNA.

1504, Edward Ponynges, knight, …, James Dygges, esquire, and …, v. John Henege and Katherine his wife; manor of Middelton and 20 messuages, 3 tofts, 400 acres of land, 80 acres of meadow, 300 acres of pasture, 30 acres of wood, 300 acres of heath, £4 rent in Middelton; … (S) Sussex Fines, V3, 1916.

9/12/1508, Recognizances to the king … Six by George Tailboys of Kyme knight, two with William Turwhite of Ketelby, knight, and John Henege of Haynton and William Blesby of Blesby, esquires, … [Lincoln] (S) CCRs.

4/21/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.

1510, John, a lawyer, was a leading local figure who served on many commissions, including the inquest into riots at the Lincolnshire election for knights of the shire.

12/9/1510, Warrant to the abp. of Canterbury, Chancellor, for a commission to Will. lord Willoughby, …, justice of King's Bench, John Henege, Geof. Paynell, …; to enquire into all murders and riots committed in co. Linc. (S) L&Ps, F&D, Henry VIII, V1, 1920.

12/28/1513, To cancel 5 recognizances of £60 each, made 12 Sept. 24 Hen. VII., of Sir George Tailboys of Kyme, …, John Henege of Hynton, and William Blesby of Blesby, Linc., for 60l.; … (S) L&Ps, F&D, Henry VIII, V1, 1920.

5/31/1530, John died in England. (S) UKNA - Exchequer: King's Remembrancer: Escheators’ Files, Inquisitions Post Mortem, Series II.

(S) LPs, Maddison, 1903, P481. (S) Burke’s Genealogy, 1847, P559.

Family notes:

·         The family of Heneage was originally of Hainton, near Wragby Co. Lincoln, and its pedigree which dates from the Norman Conquest, has been traced from Sir Robert Heneage who lived in the reign of Henry I. [1100-1135]. John Heneage, his direct descendant living in the middle of the 15th century had two sons, William who, settling in East Sussex established a family there, which is now extinct, and John who, remaining at Hainton had by his wife, Catherine Wimbish, four sons, and died in 1530. (S) UKNA.

Children of John and Katherine:

i. John Heneage (8244), born ~1490 in Towes, Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, England.

ii. Sir Thomas Heneage, born ~1498 in Towes, Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, England.

Thomas an auditor of the duchy of Lancaster.

Thomas married Katherine Skipworth, d/o Sir John, Knt. of South Ormsby.

Thomas, “Groom of the Stole” to Henry VIII.

1530-49, See brother Robert.

10/1536, while involved in suppressing the Cistercian Abbey near Louth, Thomas was attacked by an angry mob.

10/18/1537, Thomas knighted by Henry VIII.

1539, Thomas involved in the surrended of monasteries with his brother John.

8/21/1553, Thomas died. [1557 will proved.]

Children: Elizabeth Heneage, born ? in England. She, as heir to Thomas, married William, Lord Willoughby of Parnham.

iii. George Heneage, born ~? in Towes, Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, England.

1510, George graduated from Cambridge.

George one of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey’s [Archbishop of York] gentlemen ushers.

1521, George Treasurer of Lincoln.

1522, George archdeacon of Oxford.

10/7/1528, George “Dean of Lincoln”.

1533, George archdeacon of Taunton.

George, Warden of Tattershall College.

9/19/1549, “Will of George Hennage or Hennege, Archdeacon of Lincoln, Lincolnshire”. (S) UKNA.

George died in Islington.

iv. Elizabeth Heneage, born ~? in Towes, Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, England.

Elizabeth married John Ashfordby of Bilsby.

v. Margaret Heneage, born ~? in Towes, Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, England.

Margaret 1st married Erasmus Cope, s/o Sir John Cope & Bridget Raleigh. [Probably related to Edward No. 16490.]

Margaret married Arthur Sandon of Ashby.

Margaret married John Bohun of Driby.

1/12/1531, Margaret married Thomas Kyne of Friskney.

Bef. 7/25/1562, Margaret died – will proved.

vi. Eleanor Heneage, born ~? in Towes, Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, England.

Eleanor married Edward Skipwith of Habrough.

5/21/1545, “Will of Edward Skipwith or Skipwithe of Nonne Cotham, Lincolnshire.” (S) UKNA.

vii. Robert Heneage, born ~1505 in Towes, Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire, England.

Robert married 1st Lucy Buckton, heiress of Ralph of Hemswell, co. York. (S) Athenae Cantabrigienses, Cooper et.al, 1861, P192…

1530-49, “Rough account book of Richard Eton, mercer and customs official of London. It contains records of private transactions and payments for his own household as well as many items recording payments on behalf of others including Robert Heneage, Sir Thomas Heneage and his wife Katherine, ‘my lady of Oxford’, …” (S) UKNA.

Robert an auditor of the King.


Sir Thomas Heneage, born 1532 in England. He married Anne, d/o Sir Michael Poyntz. He 2nd married Mary, d/o Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount – Montacute. 12/1/1577, he was knighted at Windsor. Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Elizabeth. 5/27/1589, “Sir George Carew to Mr. Vice-Chamberlain (Sir Thomas Heneage).” (S) UKNA.

10/17/1595 he died; buried in St Paul’s Catherdral.

Michael Heneage, born ? in England. Keeper of the archives in the Tower of London. 12/30/1600 he died.

Katherine Heneage, born ? in England. She married Henry Fetherston.

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