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Sir Arthur Darcy Knight
(Cir 1505-1561)
Mary Carew
(Abt 1515-)
Thomas Astley
Mary Denny
Sir Edward Darcy Knight
Elizabeth Astley
Isabell Darcy


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John Launce

Isabell Darcy

  • Born: 1600, Dartfort, Kent, England 1169
  • Marriage: John Launce 1169,160,1170,1171
  • Died: Aug 1669, London, Middlesex, England at age 69 1169

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• Background Information. 1169
Mary's mother was Isabell Darcy, who left a will as Mrs. Isabella Simpson of London, at that time a widown of her second husband, Rev. Sydrach Simpson, Master of Pembroke Hall, University Cambridge, dated 29 May 1668 and proved 4 Aug 1669, which named, with others, her sons James Launce aand Darcy Launce, and her daughter Mary Sherman. [NEHGR, 50:399-400]

Vivian's Visitation of Cornwall, 1620 [Harl. Soc. 9:124-125], which gives John Launce, aged 23 in 1620, with bride "Isabel Da. of Sir Edward Darsie of Dartford in Kent." Sir Edward Darcy had fifteen children and he himself was one of fifteen children of Sir Arthur Darcy.

~"The Family of Rev. John Sherman of Wethersfield, Milford & Branford, Connecticut, and Watertown, Massachusette", Complied by Donald Lines Jacobus, The American Genealogists, Vol. 20, pp. 129-130

• Background Information. 1169
Isabella Darcy, born circa 1600 and died at London in 1699. She married as her first husband, John Launce, of Penneare, Corwall who was born circa 1597. John was the son of Robert Lance and Susan Tubb.

married, as his second wife and her second husband, Reverand Sidrach Simpson, who was buried at St. Bartholomew's Exchanged, London, 18 Apr 1655, according to the parish register, but his will, 2 Apr 1655, was proved 15 Apr 1655.

~The American Genealogists, Vol. 20
, pp.

• Background Information. 160
Isabella Darcy, born about 1600 and died in London in 1669, will was made May 1668 and proved 4 Aug 1669, meantions "my daughter Mary Sherman." Isabella married John Launce, born about 1597, of Penare, Stl Clement's Parish, Cornwall, son of Robert Launce and Susan Tubb, daughter of George Tubb.

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 13A:40

Isabell married John Launce, son of Robert Launce and Susan Tubb 1169,160,1170.,1171 (John Launce was born in 1597 in St. Clement, Cornwall, England 1169 and died in Jun 1635 in St. Clement, Cornwall, England.)

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