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From: Brad Verity <>
Subject: Additional Edward III Descents for Anne Skipwith Goforth Oxley
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 22:46:17 -0700 (PDT)


Martin Hollick has done a great service laying out a descent from
Edward III for Quaker immigrant Anne Skipwith, wife first of William
Goforth, with whom she immigrated to Burlington, New Jersey. After his
death, she married William Oxley and settled with him in Philadelphia:
http://mhollick.typepad.com/slovakyankee/2010/01/the-royal-line-of-anne-skipwith-goforth-oxley-ca-16421723-part-ii.html

The descent shows she is 10 generations removed from Edward III
through his youngest son Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester. She
has two other descents from Edward III. In the first she is fourteen
generations removed from that monarch, through his second surviving
son, Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence. In the other she is
thirteen generations removed through his third son, John of Gaunt,
Duke of Lancaster:

Edward III had two sons, 1A & 1B:
1A) Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence (1338-1368), who had
2A) Philippa of Clarence, Countess of March (1355-1377), who had
3A) Elizabeth Mortimer (1371-1417) m. 1) Sir Henry 'Hotspur' Percy
(1364-1403), and had
4A) Elizabeth Percy (c.1395-1437) m. 1) John, 7th Lord Clifford
(1388-1422) (descended from Edw I), and had
5A) Thomas, 8th Lord Clifford (1414-1455) m. Joan Dacre (c.1417-c.
1452) (descended from Edw I), and had
6A) John, 9th Lord Clifford (1435-1461) m. Margaret Bromflete (c.
1436-1493), and had
7A) Elizabeth Clifford (c.1460-bef. 1529) m. Sir Robert Aske of
Aughton (see 6B below)

1B) John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (1340-1399), who had
2B) Joan Beaufort (c.1377-1440) m. 1) Sir Robert Ferrers of Wem (c.
1372-1396), and had
3B) Elizabeth Ferrers (1393-1434) m. John, 4th Lord Greystoke (c.
1390-1436), and had
4B) Anne Greystoke (c.1417-1477) m. Sir Ralph Bigod of Settrington
(1410-1461), and had
5B) Elizabeth Bigod m. 1462 Sir John Aske of Aughton (1443-1497), and
had
6B) Sir Robert Aske of Aughton (c.1463-1531) m. Elizabeth Clifford
(see 7A above), and had
7) Julian Aske (c.1490-bef. 1530) m. Thomas Portington of Portington
(c.1492-1540), and had
8) Henry Portington of Portington (c.1510-1560) m. Maud Tyrwhitt
(descended from Edw I), and had
9) John Portington of Portington (c.1535-1579) m. Anne Langton, and
had
10) Thomas Portington of Portington (1563-1612) m. Elizabeth Skipwith
(descended from EIII thru Thomas of Woodstock), and had
11) Anne Portington (d. aft. 1648) m. 1) William Skipwith of South
Ormsby (c.1567-1622) (descended from EIII thru Thomas of Woodstock),
and had
12) Willoughby Skipwith (1613-1658) m. Honora Sanders (c.1616-1679),
and had
13) Anne Skipwith Goforth Oxley of Philadelphia (c.1643-1723)

Cheers, --------Brad


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