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Sir William was s. at his decease by his eldest surviving son, 11. Sir BENJ Awix Ayloffe, who adhered with emiment fidelity to King Charles I., and was appointed by that monarch high sheriff of Essex at the commencement of the civil war. He survived until after the Restoration, and served as knight of the shire for Essex in the first parliament succeeding that great event. He married three wives, but had issue only by the second, Margaret, daughter of Thomas Fanshaw, esq. remembrancer of the Exchequer, and aunt of Thomas, Lord Fanshaw, three sons and one daughter, viz. 1. W 11.1.1 AM, his successor. 11. BExj Ax1N, heir to his brother. tu. Henry, who m. Dorothy, daughter and heir of Richard Bulkeley, esq. of Cheadle, and was father of Joh N, of Stanford Rivers, in Essex, who succeeded as fifth baron ET. 1. Catharine, m. to Thomas Hardwick, esq. of Leeds. Sir Benjamin d. about the year 1663, and was s. by his eldest son, 111. Sir W. 1 LLIAM Ayloff E, who wedded Anne, daughter of Peter Orbye, esq. of Burton Pedwarden, in Lincolnshire, and relict of Frederick de la Tremouille Comte de Laval and Benon, but had no surviving issue at his decease in 1675, when the title passed to his brother, iv. Sig BEN, A MIN Ayloffe, an eminent merchant of the city of London, who m. Martha, daughter of Sir John Tyrrel. kut. of Heron, in Essex, and had John, who d. 1. p. unm. Margaret, m. to the Rev. Mr. Jenks, minister of St. Dunstan's in the West, London. Martha, on. to John Preston, of London, merchant. Sir Benjamin died 5th March, 1722, and leaving no male issue, was s. by his nephew, v. The Rev. Sim Joh N AYLoffe, at whose demise arm. 10th December, 1730, the dignity reverted to (the descendant of the third marriage of the first baronet) his cousin, v1. Sia Joseph Ayloff E, F.R.S. who m. Margaret, *auchter and sole heir of Thomas Railton, esq. of Carlisle, but dying without surviving issue, 19th April, 17-1, aged seventy-two, the BARon Ercy expired.

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SiR Nichor.As BAcox, of Redgrave, eldest son of the Lord Keeper, was the first person advanced to the dignity of a BA RoNET on the institution of the order by JAMEs I. in 1611. He m. Anne, only daughter and heir of Edmund Butts, esq. of Thornage, in Norfolk, by Anne his wife, daughter and co-heir of Henry Buers, esq. of Barrow, in Suffolk, and had issue, 1. EDM UND (Sir), who s. his father as second baronet of Redgrave, but d. s. p. in 1649. 11. Robert (Sir), whose male line terminated with SIR EDMUND BAcox, the sixth baronet of Redgrave. iii. BAchev Eill, of Hockham, in Norfolk, who left three daughters his co-heirs, viz. Mary, m. to Sir Robert Baldock, knt. one of the judges of the Common Pleas.

Philippa, m. to Robert Keddington, esq. Anne, m. to Nicholas Rookwood, esq. Iv. Burrs, ancestor of the present SIR Edwu Nd BAcox, bart. of Redgrave and Mildenhall. (See Burke's Peerage and Baronetage.) v. Nicholas, of whom presently. v1. NATHANIEL (Sir), of Culford, in Suffolk, K. B. who m. Jane, daughter of Hercules Meautys, esq. and widow of Sir William Cornwallis, by whom he had one son and two daughters, wiz. Nicholas, who d. without male issue. Anne, m. first, to Sir Thomas Meautys, knt.; and, secondly, to Sir Harbottle Grimston, bart. Jane, d. unm.

1. Anne, m. to Sir Robert Drury, knt. of Hawsted, in Suffolk. 11. Dorothy, m. first, to Sir Bassingbourn Gawdey, knt. of Harling; and, secondly, to Philip Colby, esq. 111. Jemima, m. to Sir William Waldegrave, knt. of Smallbridge. The fifth son, Nicholas Bacon, esq. of Gillingham, in Norfolk, m. first, a daughter of Sir James Weston, baron of the Exchequer, by whom he had an only daughter, m. to Sir John Rous, bart. of Henham ; and, secondly, Margaret, daughter of Eustace D'Arcy, esq. of Norwich, by whom he had a son, 1. St R N icholas Bacon, of Gillingham, who was created a B.A.Ron ET 7th February, 1661; he m. Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Richard Freeston, esq. of Mendham, in Norfolk, and dying about the year 1666, was s. by his eldest son, 11. Sir Edw UN D BAcox, of Gillingham, at whose decease unmarried, in 1683, the title devolved on his brother, 111. Sir Richard Bacox, of Gillingham, who m.

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The family of Baker was settled at Cranbrooke, in Kent, so early as the reign of Edward III., and from one of its younger branches descended Thomas BAker, of Rushington, whose daughter and heiress, Margaret, m. to John Selden, was mother of the learned John Selden. Thomas Baker, of Sisinghurst, Cranbrook, Kent, was father of Rich ARD BAKER, living temp. HeNRY VII., whose son, SIR John BA k ER, knt. of Sisinghurst, adopting the legal profession, attained considerable eminence, and when a young man was sent ambassador to Denmark. On his return he became Speaker of the House of Commons, and was soon after appointed attorneygeneral and sworn of the privy council, but gained no further preferment until 1545, when, having recommended himself to the king by his activity in forwarding a loan in London and other imposts, he was made chancellor of the Exchequer. H INR Y VIII. constituted him an assistant trustee for the minor successor, after whose accession his name is scarcely mentioned in history, except in one instance, which ought not to be forgotten : he was the only privy counsellor who steadfastly denied his assent to the last will of that prince, by which Mary and Elizabeth were excluded from inheriting the crown. He was succes

sively recorder of London, attorney and chancellor of the Exchequer. He was likewise a privy counsellor to HENRY VIII., Edw ARD VI., MARY, and Elizabeth. Sir Richard m. Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Thomas Dinley, and widow of George Barret, by whom he had issue, Rich ARD (Sir), his heir. John, of London, who m. Catharine, daughter of Sir Reginald Scott, knt. of Scott's Hall, and left a son, S1 R Rich A R D BA k ER, b. about the year 1568, the celebrated Chronicle R. This distinguished writer m. Margaret, daughter of Sir George Manwaring, of Ightfield, by whom he had two sons and three daughters. Sir Richard, who possessed the manor of Middle Aston, and other estates in Oxfordshire, served the office of high sheriff for that county in 1620, but having become surety for some of the debts of his wife's family, was thereby reduced to poverty and thrown into the Fleet prison, where he died 18th February, 1645, and was buried in St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street. Elizabeth, on. to Sir Thomas Scott, knt. of Scott's Hall. Cecilia, m. to the Lord Treasurer Dorset. Mary, m. to George Tufton, of Heathfield, in Kent.

Sir Richard d. in 1558, and was interred at Sisinghurst, where he possessed a fine estate formerly belonging to the family of De Berham, and a noble mansion built by himself, Sisinghurst Castle, which remained for centuries with his descendants, but has since bowed down its battlements to the unfeeling taste of modern times. His eldest son and heir, S1 R Rich ARD BA k ER, knt. of Sisinghurst, entertained Queen Elizabeth in her progress into Kent July, 1573. He m. first, Catherine, daughter and heir of John Tirrell, youngest son of Sir Thomas Tirrell, knt. and had Joh N, his heir. Thomas (Sir), knt. of Whittingham, in Suffolk, m. and had issue. Anne, m. first, to John Goodwin; secondly, to — Drew; and, thirdly, to Baron Sandys, of the Wine, in Hampshire. Sir Richard wedded, secondly, Mary, daughter of John Gifford, and had by her two daughters, Grisagon, m. to Henry Lennard, Lord Dacre. Cecilia, m. to Richard Blunt, son and heir of Sir Michael Blunt. The elder son, Joh N BAKER, esq. of Sisinghurst, succeeded his father in 1594. He m. Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Guildford, knt. of Hempsted, in Kent, and had, with a daughter, Catharine, wife of Edward Yates, esq. of Buckland, two sons, Henry and Edward. The elder 1. HENRY BAKER, esq. of Sisinghurst, was created a BARonet 29th June, 1611. He m. Catharine, eldest daughter of Sir John Smith, knt. of Ostenhanger, and dying in 1623, was s. by his son, 11. Sir John BAKER, of Sisinghurst, who m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Robert Parkhurst, knt. and by her, who died in 1639, left at his decease, in 1653, an only surviving child, 111. S1 R Joh N BAKER, of Sisinghurst, who m. Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir Robert Newton, bart. of London, and by her (who wedded, secondly, Philip Howard, and died in 1693), had four daughters, his co-heirs, viz. ANNE, m. to Edmund Beaghan, esq. and dying in 1685, left a son, EDMUND-STU.Nc Are Be AGH AN, esq. of Sisinghurst, who sold in the year 1730, to the trus

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tees of Sir Hon Acr MANN, knt. his portion of the Sisinghurst estates. Plizabeth, m. to Robert Spencer, esq. and d.s. p. in 1705. MARY, m. to John Dowel, esq. of Over, in Gloucestershire, and had a son, John-BAR ER Dow El, esq. of Over, who d. in 1738, and was s. by his son, Joh N-Baker-Bai Do Es Dowel, esq. of Over, who d. in 1744, bequeathing his interest in the Baker estates to the Rev. Staunton Degge, who conveyed them to Galfridus Mann, esq. father of Sir HoRAcE MANN. KATHER IN E, m. to Roger Kirkby, and d. in 1733. Sir John Baker died in 1661, and leaving no male issue, the BA Roxetcy expired, while his estates passed to his daughters, from whose heirs they were purchased by Sir Horace Mann's family.

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William Baillie, esq. son of Alexander Baillie, esq. of Dockfour, m. first, Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Sutherland, esq. of Cleyn, in the county of Ross, by whom he had (with an elder and younger son) Ew Ex, of whom presently; and, secondly, Miss Margaret Mackay, of Biggens, in the county of Caithness, and had, with other children, Catherine, who m. in 1769, Roderick Mackenzie, esq. of Fairburn, by whom she had ALEx A.N DER MAck ENzi E, the present baronet of Fairburn. (See Burke's Peerage and Baronetage.) With other issue. 1. Ew Ex Bailli E, esq. having attained the rank of major-general in the army, with the colonelcy of the 23rd regiment of native infantry in Bengal, and being some time commander-in-chief of the forces there, was created a BA Rox ET on the 11th December, 1812, but having no issue he obtained a second patent 26th May, 1819, with remainder to his nephew, Alex ANDER MAcxzxzis. Sir Ewen d. s. p. in 1820, when the title under the first patent became Extinct, while that under the second passed according to the limitation.

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shire family, married Frances, daughter of Bernard Brocas, of Beaurepaire, in Hampshire, and by her, who d. in 1629, aged eighty, had issue,

George, his heir. Robert, d. s. p. John, of Sadington. Francis, of London, merchant, who m. Margaret, daughter of John Maninge, also of London, merchant, and had issue, Charles, b. in 1625. Elizabeth, b. in 1614. Margaret, b. in 1623. Edmund, of Sadington, m. Joice, daughter of Sir Richard Roberts, of Sutton Cheynell, and had three sons, William, b. in 1610, John and Richard; and four daughters, Elizabeth, Frances, Dorothy, and Joice.

The eldest son, George Bale, esq. of Carleton Curlieu, espoused Elizabeth, daughter of Valentine Hartopp, esq. of Burton Lazars, and by her (who m. secondly, Sir William Roberts, of Sutton Cheynell), had issue, John (Sir), his heir. Valentine, of Humberston, who m. Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Tobias Chippingdale, son and heir of John Chippingdale, doctor of civil law, and had a son, John, b. in 1618, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Emma.

Frances, m. to William Roberts, esq. of Barwell.

The elder son, Sir John Bale, received the honour of knighthood from JAMEs I., and served as high sheriff for Leicestershire in 1624. He m. first, Emma, daughter of William Halford, of Welham, which lady died in 1630; and, secondly, a daughter of John Bainbrigge, esq. of Lockington. By the former he had issue,

Joh N, his heir.
William, of Humberston, m. Elizabeth, daughter
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Thomas, killed in the royal cause at Ashby-de-la-
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Samuel, b. in 1625.
Francis, d. in 1631.
Richard, d. in 1657.

Frances, m. to William Warner, esq. of Lubbenham.

The eldest son,

1. John Bale, esq. of Carleton Curlieu, one of the loyalists to whom the king's commission of array was addressed in June, 1642, was created a BA RoNET 9th November, 1643. During the civil wars he adhered with devoted attachment to the ill-fated king, and in 1645 his house at Carleton Curlieu was garrisoned in the royal cause. Sir John contributed also largely to the expenses of the war, by voluntary gifts to the monarch, and by the fines which were levied by parliament. He m. Anne, daughter and heir of Sir Thomas Puckering, bart. of Warwick, but having no issue at his decease about 1653, the BA Rox Etcy became Extinct, and his property at Carleton was purchased by a London scrivener named Prudham, who sold it in 1654 to Sir Geoffrey PALMER, of Carleton, in Northamptonshire.

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This family is descended from Simon Banke, who m. the daughter and heiress of Caterton, of Newton, Yorkshire, 7th Edward III. By this marriage the manor of Newton, in the Wapentake of Stain. cliffe, came to the family of Banke, and was afterwards called Banke Newton. It was sold to Mr. Townley, of Royle, about the middle of the seventeenth century. HENRY BANkr, of Banke Newton, the tenth in li

neal descent from the said Simon, m. Isabella daughter of William Lister, of Thornton and Medhope, in the county of York, by whom he had two sons, Henry and Robert. The elder son, Henry, of Banke Newton, living in 1912, m. first, Alicia, daughter of Robert Byncloes, of Bewick, in Lancashire, by whom he had T homas, aged eleven, in 1612, and Isabella. He married, secondly, Johanna, daughter of Nicholas Parker, of Horracforth, in Lancashire, by whom he had four sons and two daughters,

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The second son, Robert BAN KEs was an eminent attorney at Giggleswick, in Yorkshire, temp. Eliza e ETH and Jac. I. and 1.ved at Bock, jure uroris. He m. Anne, daughter of Joseph Crake, of Beck Hall, in the parish of Giggleswick, by whom he had three sons and two daughters, 1. Luke, died in the king's service in the civil wars: he m. Hester, daughter of Alan Bellingham, esq. by whom he had one daughter, Anne, who was the first wife of Roger Pepys, esq. of the Middle Temple, London. She d. about 1641, without issue : he was afterwards recorder of Cambridge, and m. a daughter of Judge Bacon, by whom he had several children. 11. Robert, in holy orders, of whom hereafter. 111. Joseph, a barrister-at-law, one of the six clerks in Chancery: he died without issue at Giggleswick. 1. Anne, was wife of Ralph Baynes, gent. of Mewith-Head, of the parish of Benthau, in Yorkshire. 11. Margaret, on. to William Pukering, A.M. rector of Swillington, in Yorkshire. He d. in 1646, and she in 1686. Rev. Robert BAN KEs, of Beck Hall, second son, living 16th February, 1641, 17th CAR. I. as per do ed : he was heir to his niece, Anne Pepys, and m. Anne, daughter of Stephen Pudsey, esq. by whom he had a son, Rev. Robert BANKs, of Beck Hall, born there 27th March, 1630; m. Margaret, daughter of John Frankland, of Rathmell, and sister of the Rev. Richard Frankland, also of Rathmell, by whom he had two sons," Robert, and Joseph BAN ks, esq. of Revesby Abbey, in Lincolnshire, sometime of Sheffield, M. P. for Grimsby, in Lincolnshire, and Totness, in Devonshire, born at Giggleswick 6th September, 1065, d. 27 th September. 1727, buried at Revesby. He m. Marv, daughter of the Rev. Rowland Handcock, of Shircliffe Hall, in the parish of Ecclesfield, in Yorkshire, by whom he had one son, Joseph, and one daughter, Mary, wife of Sir Francis Whichcote, bart. of Aswarby, in Lincolnshire. She died s. p. and was buried at Chesham, in Buckinghaunshire. The son and heir, Joseph BAN ks, esq. aged twenty-nine years 1719, was high sheriff of Lincolnshire 1736, and sometime

* Rev. Robert Banks, born 22nd June, 1650, vicar of Trinity, in Hull, and prebendary of York in 1712. He m. first, Margaret, daughter of the Rev. Robert Thornton, rector of Birkin, in Yorkshire, by whom he had four sons and three daughters, . Robert Banks, of Bawtrey, in Yorkshire, attorney-at-law, and clerk of the peace for the county of Nottingham. He m. first, Jane, daughter of – Wharton, by whom he had one son, Robert Bar of Bawtrey, attorney-at-law, who m. Elizabeth, daughter of Francis Ward, of Wittington, in Derbyshire, by whom he had two sons, Robert and Joseph, who both died in their infancy. 11. Rev. Joseph Banks, rector of Stooton-Roberts, in Yorkshire, and buried there. He m. Mary, daughter of Mr. Alderman Sykes, of Leeds (buried at Stooton-Roberts), by whom he had issue, three sons and one daughter, Robert Banks, of London, merchant, who m. but died without surviving issue. Joseph Banks, LL.B. of Mortlake, in Surrey, chancellor of the diocese of York 1780, bat. rister-at-law, of Lincoln, died at Walton

upon Thames, in Surrey. He married his cousin Mary, daughter of the Rev. William Steer, who died at Margate, in Kent, ISth November, 1789, by whom he had an only daughter, Anne, m. at Walton 29th November, 1784, to Henry-John Kearney, esq. Samuel, governor of Wigapatam, in the East Indies, where he died s. p. Mary, the daughter, was wife of the Rev. Mr. Wilkinson, vicar of Gargrave, in Yorkshire. 111. Hamon, third son of Robert, m. Anne, daughter of - Rogers, and died s. p. 1 v. John, died s. p. Of the daughters of Robert, 1. Anne, was wife of William Steer, vicar of Ecclesfield, and prebendary of York, by whom she had one daughter, Mary, wite of her cousin, Joseph Banks, abovementioned. 11. Elizabeth, was wife of the Rev. Mr. Wilkinson, vicar of Trinity church, Hull, and died s. p.

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M.P. for Peterborough. He m. first, Anne, daughter and heiress of William Hodgkinson, esq. of Overton, in Derbyshire receiver-general of the customs, by whom he had three sons and four daughters, 1. Joseph, who d. tita patris. ii. Will 1A M, of whom hereafter. 11. Robert-Hodgkinson, of Overton, succeeded to that estate by his grandfather's will, when his brother William succeeded to the Revesby estate, F.R.S. and F.S.A. aged four 1726, highsheriff for Carmarthenshire 1784, died 11th November, 1792, and was buried at Battersea. He m. 1st October, 1757, Bridget, daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Williams, esq. of Edwinsford, Carmarthenshire, chancellor and chamberlain of the counties of Carmarthen, Pembroke, and Cardigan. 1. Lettice-Mary, died unmarried at Revesby Abbey, 1757. 11. Flizabeth, died young. 111. Elizabeth, wife (1744) of James Hawley, M. D. of Brentford, in Middlesex, and of Leybourne Grange, Kent, died 1777, aged seventy-two. iv. Margaret-Eleanor, wife of the Hon. Henry Grenville, uncle to the Marquess of Buckingham. Joseph Banks m. secondly, Catherine, daughter of — Collingwood, esq. of Northumberland, relict of Newran Wallis, of Stamford, in Lincolnshire, and by her had two sons, Collingwood, who died at Christchurch college, Oxford, a minor, and there buried. George, b. 10th March, 1735-6, a lieutenant of the guards, died unmarried. The son and heir, Will law BAN Ks, b. 1719, assumed the surname and arms of Hodgkinson for the Overton estate, before his eldest brother's death. He m. Sarah, daughter of William Bate, of Fausson, in Derbyshire, by the daughter and co-heiress (with her sister, HannahSophia, wife of Brownlow, eighth Earl of Exeter) of Thomas Chambers, e-q. of London, by whom he had one daughter, Sarah-Sophia, b. 17th October, 1744, and one son, Josr Ph. Mr. Banks d. 1761, and was s. by his sou, the celebrated 1. Richt Hox. Sir Joseph BANks, bart. president of the Royal Society, knight of the most honourable order of the Bath, and one of his majesty's most honourable privy council, b. 13th December, 1743. He m. 23rd March, 1779, Dorothea, daughter and coheiress (with her sister Mary, wife of Sir Edward Anatchbull) of William-Weston Hugessen, esq. of Provender, in the parish of Norton, in Kent, but dying **ueless, 19th June, 1820, the BA Ron ETcy, which had been couferred on him in 1781, expired.

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31intage. This family resided at Ipswich from a very remote period, and so early as the time of Edward III. it gave its name to a street in that borough. Robert BARKER, of Ipswich, m. Anne, daughter of — Bestney, esq. of Cambridgeshire, and left by her a son and heir, Robert Barken, a burgess of Ipswich in the 1st of Elizabeth. He m. a daughter of — Kempe, of Suffolk, and had a son, John BARKER, a burgess of Ipswich in the 26th and 30th of Elizabeth, who m. first, Willemina, daughter and heir of John Bomart, a merchant at Bremen, and by that lady had issue, Robert (Sir), his heir. John, a colonel in the army, m. a daughter of Paul Withypoole, esq. by the Honorable Dorothy Wentworth his wife, youngest daughter of Thomas, Lord Wentworth, and left two daughters, namely, Dorothy, m. to — Knowles, esq. of Kenthorp, in the county of Warwick. Willemina, n. to — Gerling, esq. William.

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