Some Descendants of
(Sir) Brian THORNHILL Knight
(1298 - 1369)

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First Generation

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(Sir) Brian THORNHILL Knight (See Link for Ancestry),318 son of (Sir) John THORNHILL Knight and Beatrice TALBONER, was born about 1298 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died 3 Oct 1369 in Killed on Crusade in Austria/Hungary about age 71. Brian married Joan FITZ WILLIAM (See Link for Ancestry),318 319 daughter of (Sir) John FITZ WILLIAM Knight and Joan DE RERESBY, in 1334 in Prob Yorkshire, England.303 Joan was born circa 1315 in Sprotborough, Emley, Yorkshire, England 319 and died before 1385 of Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.319

Children from this marriage were:

2. i.   Elizabeth THORNHILL 317 320 was born circa 1334 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died of Kirklington, Yorkshire, England.
3. ii.   (Sir) Simon THORNHILL M.P. was born circa 1337 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died in 1369 of Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England at age 32.
4. iii.   Thomas THORNHILL 26 was born circa 1340 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England 26 and died after 1374 of Cromwellbotham, Yorkshire, England.26
5. iv.  Daughter of Bryan THORNHILL was born circa 1343 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.  Daughter married (Sir) Henry STAUNTON circa 1360. Henry was born circa 1340 in Staunton, Nottinghamshire, England.
 
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Second Generation

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2. Elizabeth THORNHILL 317 320 (Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1334 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died of Kirklington, Yorkshire, England. Elizabeth married (Sir) Henry MUSTERS,316 320 321 323 son of (Sir) John DE MUSTERS and Alice (MUSTERS) UNKNOWN, circa 1350.321 Henry was born circa 1325 in Kirklington, Yorkshire, England 321 and died before 1367 of Kirklington, Yorkshire, England.321 Another name for Henry was Henry MONASTER.

The Child from this marriage was:

6. i.   Elizabeth MUSTERS 26 309 315 316 317 was born circa 1350 in Kirklington, Yorkshire, England 26 309 and died of Kirklington, Yorkshire, England.26 309

Elizabeth next married (Sir) William De STAINTON Knight after 1353. William was born circa 1335.

The Child from this marriage was:

7. i.  Elizabeth STAINTON was born circa 1360.

3. (Sir) Simon THORNHILL M.P.
(Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1337 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died in 1369 of Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England at age 32. Simon married Elizabeth BABTHORPE, daughter of (Sir) Edward BABTHORPE and Wife of Edward (BABTHORPE) UNKNOWN, circa 1360 in Yorkshire, England. Elizabeth was born circa 1340 in Babthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

8. i.   Elizabeth THORNHILL Heiress of Thornhill 276 was born circa 1360 of Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England 276 and died in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.276

4. Thomas THORNHILL
26 (Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1340 in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England 26 and died after 1374 of Cromwellbotham, Yorkshire, England.26 Thomas married Margaret LACY,322 daughter of John DE LACY and Margaret DE ELAND, circa 1360.322 Margaret was born circa 1340 in Cromwellbotham, Yorkshire, England.322

The Child from this marriage was:

9. i.   Richard THORNHILL 324 was born circa 1340 324 and died before 1393 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.324
 
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Third Generation

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6. Elizabeth MUSTERS 26 309 315 316 317 (Elizabeth THORNHILL 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1350 in Kirklington, Yorkshire, England 26 309 and died of Kirklington, Yorkshire, England.26 309 Elizabeth married (Sir) Alexander DE MOWBRAY (See Link for Ancestry),309 son of (Sir) John DE MOWBRAY Judge of Common Pleas and Margaret DE PERCY, circa 1367 in Prob Yorkshire, England.24 309 Alexander was born circa 1346 in Easby, Yorkshire, England 309 and died before 1369 of Kirklington, Yorkshire, England.309
 
See the (Sir) Alexander DE MOWBRAY Entry for this Couple's Children and Descendants.



Elizabeth next married (Sir) John De WANDESFORD 303 321 after 1373. John was born circa 1330 in Westwick, Ripon, Yorkshire, England 321 and died of Kirklington, Yorkshire, England.321

The Child from this marriage was:

10. i.  John De WANDESFORD 321 was born circa 1372 in Kirklington, Yorkshire, England.321

8. Elizabeth THORNHILL Heiress of Thornhill
276 (Simon M.P. ((Sir)) 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1360 of Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England 276 and died in Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.276 Elizabeth married Henry SAVILE Esq (See Link for Ancestry),22 son of (Sir) John SAVILE Knight, High Sheriff of Yorkshire and Isabel ELAND, circa 1380.275 Henry was born circa 1356 in Tankersley, Wortley, West Riding, Yorkshire, England 22 and died in 1412 of Thornhill, West Riding, Yorkshire, England 22 at age 56.
 

See the Henry SAVILE Esq Entry for this Couple's Children and Descendants.


9. Richard THORNHILL 324 (Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1340 324 and died before 1393 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.324 Richard married Margaret TOOTHILL 325 circa 1360.325 Margaret was born circa 1340 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England 325 and died of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.325

Children from this marriage were:

11. i.   William THORNHILL Esq. was born circa 1360 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England and died in 1443 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England at age 83.
12. ii.  John THORNHILL Rector of Thoresby was born circa 1363 and died after 1411.
13. iii.  Robert THORNHILL was born circa 1366 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England.
 
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Fourth Generation

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11. William THORNHILL Esq. (Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1360 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England and died in 1443 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England at age 83. William married Barbara HOPTON in 1392. Barbara was born circa 1360 in Swillington, Yorkshire, England and died of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

14. i.   Brian THORNHILL was born circa 1400 in Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England and died after 1477 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.
 
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Fifth Generation

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14. Brian THORNHILL (William Esq. 4, Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1400 in Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England and died after 1477 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England. Brian married Wife of Brian (THORNHILL) UNKNOWN circa 1420. Wife was born circa 1400 of York, East Riding, Yorkshire, England and died of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

15. i.   John DE THORNHILL was born circa 1430 in Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England and died before 1477 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.
 
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Sixth Generation

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15. John DE THORNHILL (Brian 5, William Esq. 4, Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1430 in Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England and died before 1477 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England. John married Elizabeth MIRFIELD circa 1430. Elizabeth was born circa 1430 in Mirfield and Howley, West Riding Yorkshire, England and died after 1477 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

16. i.   William THORNHILL was born circa 1460 in Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England and died of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.
 
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Seventh Generation

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16. William THORNHILL (John DE 6, Brian 5, William Esq. 4, Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1460 in Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England and died of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England. William married Elizabeth (THORNHILL) UNKNOWN circa 1485. Elizabeth was born circa 1465 and died of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

17. i.   John THORNHILL Esq. was born circa 1485 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England and died before 2 May 1529 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.
 
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Eighth Generation

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17. John THORNHILL Esq. (William 7, John DE 6, Brian 5, William Esq. 4, Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1485 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England and died before 2 May 1529 of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England. John married Jennet SAVILE, daughter of Nicholas SAVILE and Wife of Nicholas (SAVILE) UNKNOWN, circa 1505. Jennet was born circa 1485 in Newhall (near Eland), Yorkshire, England and died of Fixby and Toothill, Yorkshire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

18. i.   Elen THORNHILL was born circa 1510 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England and died of Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.
 
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Ninth Generation

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18. Elen THORNHILL (John Esq. 8, William 7, John DE 6, Brian 5, William Esq. 4, Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born circa 1510 in Fixby Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England and died of Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England. Elen married John HOLDWORTH circa 1530. John was born circa 1510 in Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

19. i.   Alice 'Agnes' HOLDWORTH was born about 1540 in Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.
 
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Tenth Generation

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19. Alice 'Agnes' HOLDWORTH (Elen THORNHILL 9, John Esq. 8, William 7, John DE 6, Brian 5, William Esq. 4, Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born about 1540 in Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England and died in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England. Alice married Thomas GRICE about 1565 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England. Thomas was born about 1535 in Warrington, Lancashire, England and died before 24 Apr 1588 of Warrington, Lancashire, England.

The Child from this marriage was:

20. i.   Margaret GRICE 326 was born Betw 1568 and 1572 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England 326 and died in 1612 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.326
 
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Eleventh Generation

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20. Margaret GRICE 326 (Alice 'Agnes' HOLDWORTH 10, Elen THORNHILL 9, John Esq. 8, William 7, John DE 6, Brian 5, William Esq. 4, Richard 3, Thomas 2, Brian Knight ((Sir)) 1) was born Betw 1568 and 1572 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England 326 and died in 1612 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.326 Margaret married Anthony WALL about 1590 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England. Anthony was born about 1565 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England and died in 1601 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England about age 36.

Children from this marriage were:

21. i.  William WALL was born in 1593 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England and died in 1626 in Lancashire, England at age 33.
22. ii.  Thomas WALL was born about 1590 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.
23. iii.  John WALL was born about 1595 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.
24. iv.  Alice WALL was born about 1595 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.
25. v.  Mary WALL was born about 1600 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.

Margaret next married Peter WORDEN (Gateway 1),326 son of Robert WORDEN and Isabel WORTHINGTON, about 1603 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England.326 Peter was born about 1576 in Clayton, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, England,326 died before 5 Mar 1638/39 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA,326 and was buried before 5 Mar 1638/39 in East Dennis, Massachusetts.
 
 
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