BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM VILLIERS 2ND VISCOUNT GRANDISON 1614-1643

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: VILLIERS

Descent English Royalty: 9G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 11G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 18G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

In 1614 William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison was born to Edward Villiers (29) and Barbara St John

In 1630 William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison (16) succeeded 2nd Viscount Grandison

On 27 Nov 1640 Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland was born to William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison (26) and Mary Bayning at St Margaret's Church

On 20 Sep 1643 the First Battle of Newbury was fought at Newbury with Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (42) commanding the Royalist army and Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex (52) commanding the victorious Parliamentary army. For Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (42) John Byron 1st Baron Byron (44) fought with distinction. Henry Bertie, Lucius Carey 2nd Viscount Falkland (33) , Robert Dormer 1st Earl Carnarvon (33) and William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison (29) were killed. Edward Villiers (23) fought.

William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison and Mary Bayning were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward Villiers

GrandFather: George Villiers

GrandMother: Audrey Saunders

Mother: Barbara St John (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: John St John (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Nicholas St John (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John St John (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John St John (7G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Oliver St John (8G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Scrope (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Iwardby

2G GrandMother: Margaret Carew (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Carew (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: James Carew (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Hoo (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Malyn Oxenbridge

4G GrandFather: Robert Oxenbridge

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Blount (13G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Blount (12G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Blount (11G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Blount (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandMother: Lucy Hungerford (11G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: Walter Hungerford (10G Grandson Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford (9G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward Hungerford (8G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Walter Hungerford (7G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Jane Bulstrode

3G GrandMother: Jane Zouche (11G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth (10G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Dinham (10G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Susan Danvers

3G GrandFather: John Danvers

1G GrandMother: Anne Dormer

2G GrandFather: William Dormer

2G GrandMother: Mary Sidney

3G GrandFather: William Sidney

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Sidney

4G GrandMother: Anne Brandon

3G GrandMother: Anne Pakenham

4G GrandFather: Hugh Pakenham