79488. William Pitt & 79489. Helena de Haviland
~1489, William born in Blandford, Dorset, England, heir & s/o 158976. Nicholas Pitt.
~1500, Helena born in England, d/o 158978. James de Haviland & 158979. Helena de Beauvoir.
1538-44, “John Eyer v. William Pitt.: Arrears of rent of the parsonage of Blandford Forum.: Dorset.” (S) UKNA.
Bef. 1/17/1551, William died; Helena a widow living with her brother Christopher.
Children of William and Helena:
i. John Pitt, born ~1523 in England.
John married Joan Swayne, d/o John.
John, Clerk of the Exchequer to Queen Elizabeth 1st.
Thomas Pitt, born ? in England.
[gggrandfather of William Pitt, the Earl of Chatham; Prime Minister of England.]
ii. Christopher Pitt, born ~1524 in England.
1588, Christopher captain of the Handmaid, a Bristol ship in the Armada campaign which defeated a much larger Spanish fleet.
iii. Thomas Pitt (39744), born ~1527 in England.