Sir George Darcy, 1st Baron D'Arcy

Male 1487 - 1558  (71 years)


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  • Name George Darcy 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix 1st Baron D'Arcy 
    Born 1487  Aston, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1558  County Meath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Brayton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I35763  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2018 

    Father Sir Thomas Darcy, Knight, 1st Baron Darcy de Darcy,   b. ~ 1467, Temple Newsam, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1537, Tower Hill, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Dowsabel Tempest,   b. ~ 1475, (Cumbria, England) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (Cumbria, England) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married ~ 1490  (Cumbria, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Family ID F16818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Melton,   b. ~ 1501, Aston, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1557, (Aston, Yorkshire) England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1521  Aston, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Edith Darcy,   b. 1530, Aston, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Oct 1585, Snaith, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F13169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1487 - Aston, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1521 - Aston, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Aug 1558 - County Meath, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Brayton, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The Darcys were followers of the Conqueror, and, among those Barons who resisted the tyranny of King John. Philip, whose grandson John was Lord of Eckington, made himself memorable in history by accusing Henri, de Bathe, senior judge of England, of extortion

      One of the military heroes of the first half of the fourteenth century was John Darcy, Lord of Eckington, a peer of the realm, and husband of Elizabeth Meynell, of Meynell Langley. He was with Edward I at Falkirk, and with Edward III at Cressy. He was made Constable of the Tower, Sheriff of Nottingham, and Derby, and Lancaster, Justice of Ireland, Steward of the King's household, and employed as Ambassador to France.

      John, great grandson of John Lord of Eckington and founder of the Darcy's of Aston married Joan Greystock while in his teens without a licence.

      Thomas Lord Darcy (great-grandson of John Darcy and Joan Greystock) m1.Isabel, daughter and heiress of Richard Tempest of Giggleswick. m2. before 1520, Edith, widow of Ralph Nevill(d.1498). Thomas was beheaded in 1537, for his role in the Pilgrimage of Grace.

      Children:

      George Lord Darcy, King's servant, (living 1545) m.Dorothy daughter and heiress of Sir John Melton of Aston
      Sir Arthur Darcy m. Mary, daughter of Sir Nicholas Carew of Bedington

      Children of George Darcy and Dorothy (Nee Melton):

      John m. Agnes daughter of Thomas Babington of Dethick
      George
      Elizabeth m. Bryan Stapleton of Carlton
      Clara
      Mary m1. Henry Babington of Dethick, their son Anthony, page to Mary Queen of Scots, was executed in 1586 ; m2. Henry Foljambe (son of George Foljambe and Dorothy (Nee Barlow)
      Agnes m. William Fairfax of Gilling
      Edith m. Sir Thomas Dawney of Cowick
      Dorothy m. Sir Thomas Metham
      Dorothy (Nee Melton) died in 1557 and various estates including Aston, Ulley Grange, Stainton and Hellaby passed to her children.

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      Click here to view George's 8-generational ahnentafel: http://www.wikitree.com/treewidget/Darcy-84/9 [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S49474] http://www.kateemersonhistoricals.com/TudorWomenM.htm.

    2. [S6583] "George Darcy Ancestor List" 8-generation ahnentafel, http://www.wikitree.com/treewidget/Darcy-84/9, downloaded March 11.

    3. [S6586] "Thomas Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy of Darcy or of Temple Hurst, KG, PC, (c. 1467 - 30 June 1537)" biography, https://en.wiki.

    4. [S13344] "Thomas Darcy", Obituary, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33235227/thomas-darcy, abstracted by David A. Hennessee, i.

    5. [S13452] Mabel (Strickland) Tempest (1444 - 1544), Peidgree & Registry, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Strickland-102, abstracted.

    6. [S49463] http://www.rotherhamweb.co.uk/genealogy/darcy.htm.

    7. [S9199] "Dorothy (Melton) Darcy (abt. 1501 - 1557)" biography, profile manager, Doug Lockwood, last updated March 8, 2016, http:.

    8. [S9196] "George Darcy" 8-generation ahnentafel, downloaded March 11, 2016 by David A. Hennessee.