Landwade

John Cotton & Isabelle Spencer

Sally’s 10-great Grandparents:

Sir John Cotton 1512 – 1593 | his parents
&. 1536 Dame Isabelle Spencer 1515 – 1578 | her parents
of Landwade, CBG, Suffolk, England


Working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


John and Isabelle Cotton’s tomb (with folded hands)
Isabelle died 2 Nov 1578 at Landwade, Suffolk, England.

Children of Sir John Cotton & Isabell Spencer:
1. John Cotton (3 wives)
2. Robert Cotton
m. Elizabeth Dodmore
3. Alice Cotton
m. Thomas Ryvett, Knight
4. Sir Thomas Cotton
5. Sara Cotton
6. Edmund Cotton
m Jane



Sally’s 11-great Grandparents:

Sir Robert Cotton 1477 – 1519 | his parents
& Alice Thornborough | her parents
of Landwade,


Working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


His first wife was Dorothy d. of Sir Rob. Cleare, Knight
2nd wife was Allice d of Thornborough, widow of Nic. Griffin, Kt.

1. Thomas s.p.
2. Sir John Cotton of Landward ob 1593
m. Issabell Spencer
3. Edmond ob. s.p.
4. Robert ob s.p.
5. Bridgett Cotton
m Sir John Hudleston knight
6. Anne s.p. [a nunne]


Sally’s 12-great Grandparents:

Sir Thomas Cotton 1440 – 1499 | his parents
& Joane Sharpe d. 1496 | her parents
of Landwade, Suffolk, England


Working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Sir Thomas’s first wife was Margery d. of Sir Philip Wentworth.
They had two daughters One married Crokett/Cocket and the other married Doyley
Joane d. & heire of Nic. Sharpe was his second wife.
Joane died 29 March 1496 at Landwade, Suffolk, England.

Children of Thomas and Joane:
1. Audrey Cotton
m. John Bassingborne
2. Sir Robert Cotton of Landward ob. 18 July 1519
m Dorothy Cleare
m. Alice Thornborough
3. John Cotton [2nd son]
4. William Cotton
m. Margerett d & heire of Ric. Colpeper
5. Leonard Cotton a priest ob s.p
6. Martyn Cotton ob s,p.


Sally’s 13-great Grandparents:

Sir William Cotton 1411 – 1455 | his parents
& ca 1442 Alice Abbot ca 1425 – 1473 | her parents
of London England and St. Albans, HRT England


Working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Esquire to King Henry VI.
He was born 1411 in London, England.
He died 22 May 1455 in the Battle of St. Abrans, War of the Roses.
Alice was born ca 1425 in London, England and died
21 Nov 1473 at Landwade, Suffolk, England.

Children per The Visitation of Cambridge 1575 and 1619:
1. Sir Thomas Cotton of Landward ob 1499
3. Andrew Cotton
5. John Cotton
6. Robert Cotton

  Landwade Hall


Sally’s 14-great Grandparents:

Walter Cotton 1375 – 1445 | his parents
& ca 1399 Joane Reade bef 1378 – bef 1445 | her parents
of Cambridge and Landwade, England


Working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Aldeman of Cambridge.
He was born 1375 Cambridge Town.
He was a mercer.
Retired. Bought Landwade.
He died 14 May 1445 Landwade, Suffolk, England.
married ca 1399 Joan Rede in London, England.
Joan Rede was born before 1378 in Checkingden, Oxfordshire, England

Children per The Visitation of Cambridgeshire 1575 & 1619
1. Will’m of Landward ob. 1453.
m. Allice Abbott d. of John Abbott of London, Esq.
[Alice and sister  Eliz. da and coh. of John Abbott, Esq.
m Sir Walter Mantell, Knt.]

“Here lies Walter Cotton sole rebuilder of this church, & Joan his wife, which Walter died 1445, on whose souls may God have mercy. Amen.”
Landwade

St. Nicholas at Landwade, Suffolk, England

Landwade Moat

Sally’s 15-great Grandparents:

John de Cotton ca 1330 – 1393 | his parents
& Margaret Grace | her parents
of Cotton Hall, Cambridge, England


Working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


This John de Cotton was the Mayor of Cambridge.
He was born ca 1330 in Coton, Cambridgeshire, England.
Margaret was the daughter of Richard Grace and Bridgett 

Children given in The Visitation of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619:
1. Thomas & heire ob. s.p, 1434

2. Walter Cotton [Brother and heire]
married Joane d. of Sir Robert Reade of Oxfordshire.