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From: malinda <>
Subject: Re: CHARLEMAGNE Desc. to Richard Wright
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 15:48:09 -0500
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From Learned Cousin...Richard Wright is the father of Major Francis Wright who married Anne Washington d/o Col John Washington

CHARLEMAGNE, King of the Franks, Emperor of the West, b. 2 Apr. 742, d. 28 Jan 813-4; m. (3) ca. 771 Hildegarde of Swabia,
b. ca. 758, d. 30 Apr. 783,

PEPIN, King of Italy (781-810) b. 777, d. 8 Jul 810, at Milan,

BERNARD, King of Italy (813-817), b. 797, d. 17 Apr 818, at Milan; m. Cunigunde, d. ca. 835,

PEPIN, Count of Senlis, Peronne and St. Quentin, b. ca. 815, d. aft. 840,

HERBERT I, Count of Vermandois, b. ca. 840, murdered, ca. 902; m. Bertha de Morvois,

HERBERT II, Count of Vermandois and Troyes, b. ca. 880-890, d. at St. Quentin, ca. 943; m. Liegard, dau. of Robert I, King of
France, and Adele, his wife,

ROBERT, Count of Troyes and Meaux, b. ca. 920; d. ca. 967-8; m. (1) Adelaide, dau. of Giselbert, Count of Burgundy, and his
wife, Ermengarde, of Burgundy.

ADELAIDE de Vermandois, b. 950, d. 975-8; m. (2) Geoffrey I, Grisgonelle, Count of Anjou, son of Fulk II, the Good, Count of
Anjou, and his wife Gerberga of the Gatinais,

ERMENGARDE of Anjou, m. 980 Conan I, Count of Brittany, d. 992,

GEOFFREY, Count of Brittany, b. c. 980, d. 20 Nov 1008; m. 996, Hawise of Normandy, d. 21 Feb 1034, dau of Richard I, "The
Fearless", Duke of Normandy,

EUDES, Count of Brittany, b. 999, d. 7 Jan 1079.

BARDOLF, natural son of Eudes, and brother of BODIN who held Ravensworth, Mickleton, Romankirk, and other lands in
Richmondshire, at the time of William the Conqueror's Domesday Survey, 1086,

AKARIS Fitz Bardolf, of Ravensworth,

HERVEY Fitz Akaris of Ravensworth, forester of the New Forest and Arkengarthdale, Yorkshire, living circa 1200,

HENRY Fitz Hervey of Ravensworth, living 16 May 1212; m. Alice, dau of Randolf Fitz Walter (Wauter) of Greystoke,

RANDOLPH Fitz Henry of Ravensworth, d. bef. 13 Jan 1242-43, m. Alice, dau & heir of Adam de Staveley, Lord of Staveley, by
Alice, dau of William Percy of Kildale,

SIR HENRY Fitz Randolph, d. 1262, and buried in Jervaulx Abbey,

SIR HUGH Fitz Henry of Ravensworth, d. 12 Mar 1304-5, Berwick-on-Tees, and bur. in the church of Romaldkirk, Richmondshire;
m. Aubrey, widow of Sir William de Steyngrave, and she was buried at Jervaulx Abbey, 25 Jan 1302-3,

SIR HENRY Fitz Hugh, 1st Baron Fitz Hugh, d. 1356, at Ravensworth; m. (1) Eve de Bulmer, dau of Sir John Bulmer of Wilton
in Cleveland and Bulmer, Yorkshire, by Tiphaine de Morwic, dau of Sir Hugh de Morwic of Morwick, Northumberland,

ANNABEL Fitz Hugh, d. bef. 9 Dec 1353; m. c. 1326-7, Sir Henry le Vavasour of Hazelwood, d. bef 27 Nov 1349,

SIR WILLIAM le Vavasour of Hazelwood, b. 1334, d. bet 15 Aug and 8 Sep 1369; m. Elizabeth Cressy, dau of Sir Hugh Cressy,
and she d. sh. bef 8 Nov 1404,

SIR HENRY le Vavasour of Hazelwood, Esquire to the body of King Henry IV in 1399, d. 27 Mar 1413; m. Margaret Skipwith,
d. jul 1415, dau of Sir William Skipwith of Ormesby, Lincoln, Lord Chief Justice of England,

MARGARET le Vavasour m. Hamon Sutton of Burton-by-Lincoln, M.P. for Co. Lincoln 1434, living in 1452,

HAMON Sutton, living 1452, but died in his father's lifetime,

HAMON Sutton of Burton-by-Lincoln, heir to his grandfather, 22 Dec 1501; m. Margaret Sheffield (Will dated 1 Oct 1525), dau
of Sir Robert Sheffield of Butterwick, Lincoln, ancestor of the Dukes of Buckingham,

HAMON Sutton of Washingborough, Lincoln (Will proved 2 Mar 1556-7); m. Emlyn Disney (Will proved 5 Jan 1557-80, dau of Richard Disney of Fulbeck, Lincoln,

MARY Sutton, m. Thomas Yorke of Ashby de la Launde, Lincoln, d. 7 Sep 1574,

MARY Yorke, d. 27 Feb 1596-97, bur. in Lincoln Cathedral; m. Thomas Randes of Nettleham, Lincoln, d. 17 Feb 1608-9, son
of Henry Randes, D.D. Bishop of Lincoln, 1547, m. Joan Manett,

MARY Randes, d. bet 26 Feb 1629-30 and 13 Oct 1630, at York; m. George Merriton, D.D., educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, Rector of Hadleigh, Suffolk, 1599; Dean of York, 1617; Chaplain to Queen Anne, wife of King James I of England,
d. 23 Dec 1624, bur. in York Cathedral,

ANNE Merriton, d. 19 Mar 1670; m. 1626, in Yorkshire [ Paver's Marr. Lic.], Rev.Francis Wright of Bolton-on-Swale, Yorkshire,son of Francis Wright of Bolton-on-Swale, d. abt. 1651, and his wife Grace Beckwith, dau. of Roger Beckwith of Alborough and Northcote, Yorkshire, d. 19 Jan 1634, WD 18 Mar 1633, who m. (1) 22 Jun 1578 at Featherstone, Dorothy Currer of Leeds. Their 4th son:

RICHARD Wright, b. circa 1633, in Yorkshire, d. sh.bef 10 Dec 1663, (date Will proved) at Chicacoan, Northumberland Co. VA,
where he settled early in 1655, where he served as a justice of the county from 1657 until his death. He had a patent for 2,200 ac. in Westmoreland Co. VA, along the Potomac River, dated 7 Oct 1658, which included land left to his wife by her father. He m.1656 at Northumberland, Anne Mottrom, b. circa 1639, d. aft 1680, dau of Col. John Mottrom of Chicacoan, d. 1655.

[Pedigrees of Some of The Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants, Vol III, Compiled by J. Orton Buck and Timothy Field Beard,
pp. 283-5, Pub. GPC, 1988]



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