8544. ? Montague of Boveney
· This family in England are called the Boveney and Dorney Montagues, and their Coat of Arms is blazoned, “Argent three fusils in fess gules between three pellets (or ogresses).” The arms of the Boveney family are the same as the arms of Sir Simon Montacute, except that to the former there have been added three ogresses. The ogresses may have been added as a part of the maternal arms of William Montague, son of Robert, for his mother was Margaret, dau. of Roger Cotton. The Arms of one family of Cotton were, “Argent a bend Sable between three ogresses.” Whatever may have been the origin of the pellets, the Boveney family bear the Arms of Sir Simon Montague of A.D. 1300, which Arms were also borne by his son lord William Montacute and by his grandson the first Earl of Salisbury.
Children of ? and ?:
i. William Montague, born ? in England.
William married Jone Grow.
1522, William listed with his extended family. “The Hamlett of Boveney in ye parishe of Burnham.”: Wm. Mountegue, land worth £1 6s. 8d.; Wm. Mountague senior, land worth 13s. 7d.; Wm. Mountegue, land worth 3s.; John Mountegue, goods worth £2; Agnes Mountegue, goods worth £3; John Mountague, land worth 1s. and goods worth £13 6s. 8d.; and Rob. Mountague, goods worth £3 6s. 8d. (S) Certificate of Musters for Buckinghamshire. [Boveney, parish of Burnham, Buckinghamshire, a hamlet on the Thames, just above Eton college 23 miles from London.]
3/21/1550, William left a will naming his children. He has a son Robert, who is 12 or under “noneage”, and was probably named after his brother.
ii. Robert Montague (4272), born ~1505 in Buckingham, England.
iii. Alice Montague, born ? in England.
iv. Katherine Montague, born ? in England.