Robert Clifton

Last updated 29 Jun 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Died: 9 Sep 1517

Father: Gervase Clifton (? – ?)

Mother: Anne Griffith (? – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-baronetage-of-england-v1-1771: E. Kimber and R. Johnson, The Baronetage of England: Containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Englsh Baronets Now Existing: With Their Descents, Marriages, and Memorable Actions both in War and Peace, Collected from Authentic Manuscripts, Records, Old Wills, our best Historians, and other Authorities, Volume 1; London: G. Woodfall, et. al., 1771; book image (PDF), unrecorded repository (accessed 4 Aug 2009) [This is the third edition of The Baronetage of England. The first two were authored by Thomas Wotton, who died in 1766. Kimber and Johnson edited and released this third edition.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 28 (PDF page 102)

Comment: Source includes name (Robert Clifton).

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source includes name (Robert Clifton).

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 32, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

Comment: Source includes name (Robert Clifton).

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death

book-baronetage-of-england-v1-1771: E. Kimber and R. Johnson, The Baronetage of England: Containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Englsh Baronets Now Existing: With Their Descents, Marriages, and Memorable Actions both in War and Peace, Collected from Authentic Manuscripts, Records, Old Wills, our best Historians, and other Authorities, Volume 1; London: G. Woodfall, et. al., 1771; book image (PDF), unrecorded repository (accessed 4 Aug 2009) [This is the third edition of The Baronetage of England. The first two were authored by Thomas Wotton, who died in 1766. Kimber and Johnson edited and released this third edition.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 28 (PDF page 102)

Comment: Source includes date (3rd of September, the 9th of Henry VIII). Since Henry took the throne on 24 Jun 1509, his first year was 1509, and his 9th was 1517. This gives a range from 24 Jun 1517 to 23 Jun 1518.

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source includes date (9 Sept. 1517).

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 32, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

Comment: Source includes date (9 September 1517).

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Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Alice Digby (? – ?)

Married: ?

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 32, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

Comment: Source includes upper limit to the date (1515) of the marriage of Robert Clifton and Anne Clifford. The date is based on son Gervase's age, who was younger than two when Robert died. His daughter Dorothy was older.

book-baronetage-of-england-v1-1771: E. Kimber and R. Johnson, The Baronetage of England: Containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Englsh Baronets Now Existing: With Their Descents, Marriages, and Memorable Actions both in War and Peace, Collected from Authentic Manuscripts, Records, Old Wills, our best Historians, and other Authorities, Volume 1; London: G. Woodfall, et. al., 1771; book image (PDF), unrecorded repository (accessed 4 Aug 2009) [This is the third edition of The Baronetage of England. The first two were authored by Thomas Wotton, who died in 1766. Kimber and Johnson edited and released this third edition.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 28 (PDF page 102)

Comment: Source identifies (first) marriage of Robert Clifton to Alice Digby. Text notes "His eldest son, Robert [Clifton], married first, Alice, daughter of Simon Digby...".

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source notes marriage of Robert Clifton (first marriage) and Alice Digby.

book-baronetage-of-england-v1-1771: E. Kimber and R. Johnson, The Baronetage of England: Containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Englsh Baronets Now Existing: With Their Descents, Marriages, and Memorable Actions both in War and Peace, Collected from Authentic Manuscripts, Records, Old Wills, our best Historians, and other Authorities, Volume 1; London: G. Woodfall, et. al., 1771; book image (PDF), unrecorded repository (accessed 4 Aug 2009) [This is the third edition of The Baronetage of England. The first two were authored by Thomas Wotton, who died in 1766. Kimber and Johnson edited and released this third edition.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 28 (PDF page 102)

Comment: Source identifies Agnes [Clifford] as the second wife of Robert [Clifton].

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source includes limiting year (before 1515) of marriage of Anne Clifford and Robert Clifton.

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Family #2

Spouse/Partner: Anne Clifford (? – ?)

Married: Bef 1515

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

periodical-samuel-levis-quaker-immigrant-1999: “Samuel Levis: Quaker Immigrant to Pennsylvania” by Leslie Mahler, journal article; The Genealogist, 13.1 (American Society of Genealogists: Spring 1999), pages 30-36, online home (https://fasg.org/the-genealogist/: accessed 31 Mar 2007)

Additional detail for reference: p. 32, (gen. 9, Ann Clifford).

Comment: Source includes upper limit to the date (1515) of the marriage of Robert Clifton and Anne Clifford. The date is based on son Gervase's age, who was younger than two when Robert died. His daughter Dorothy was older.

book-baronetage-of-england-v1-1771: E. Kimber and R. Johnson, The Baronetage of England: Containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Englsh Baronets Now Existing: With Their Descents, Marriages, and Memorable Actions both in War and Peace, Collected from Authentic Manuscripts, Records, Old Wills, our best Historians, and other Authorities, Volume 1; London: G. Woodfall, et. al., 1771; book image (PDF), unrecorded repository (accessed 4 Aug 2009) [This is the third edition of The Baronetage of England. The first two were authored by Thomas Wotton, who died in 1766. Kimber and Johnson edited and released this third edition.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 28 (PDF page 102)

Comment: Source identifies (first) marriage of Robert Clifton to Alice Digby. Text notes "His eldest son, Robert [Clifton], married first, Alice, daughter of Simon Digby...".

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source notes marriage of Robert Clifton (first marriage) and Alice Digby.

book-baronetage-of-england-v1-1771: E. Kimber and R. Johnson, The Baronetage of England: Containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Englsh Baronets Now Existing: With Their Descents, Marriages, and Memorable Actions both in War and Peace, Collected from Authentic Manuscripts, Records, Old Wills, our best Historians, and other Authorities, Volume 1; London: G. Woodfall, et. al., 1771; book image (PDF), unrecorded repository (accessed 4 Aug 2009) [This is the third edition of The Baronetage of England. The first two were authored by Thomas Wotton, who died in 1766. Kimber and Johnson edited and released this third edition.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 28 (PDF page 102)

Comment: Source identifies Agnes [Clifford] as the second wife of Robert [Clifton].

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source includes limiting year (before 1515) of marriage of Anne Clifford and Robert Clifton.

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Child: Dorothy Clifton (? – ?)

Child: Gervase Clifton (1515 – 1587)

Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Social Rank: (esquire)

Supporting evidence for:
events

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source includes social rank (Esq.).

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Attributes

Residence: at , Clifton, Nottinghamshire, England

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

book-plantagenet-ancestry-2004: Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry — A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004; individual page images, unrecorded site (accessed 15 July 2009)

Additional detail for reference: Page 536, Need family, #15

Comment: Source includes location (Clifton, Nottinghamshire).

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