Biography of John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 1585-1666

Paternal Family Tree: Strangeways

1640 Short Parliament

1640 Long Parliament

1661 Cavalier Parliament

Before 27 Sep 1585 [his father] John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 37) and [his mother] Dorothy Thynne (age 34) were married.

On 27 Sep 1585 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways was born to John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 37) and Dorothy Thynne (age 34).

Before 25 Sep 1592 [his mother] Dorothy Thynne (age 41) died. She was buried on 25 Sep 1592.

In 1593 [his father] John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 45) died.

Before 1607 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 21) and Grace Trenchard were married.

In 1612 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 26) was appointed High Sheriff of Dorset.

In 1614 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 28) was elected MP Dorset.

On 03 Jun 1615 [his son] Giles Strangeways was born to John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 29) and [his wife] Grace Trenchard.

In 1621 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 35) was elected MP Dorset.

In 1625 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 39) was elected MP Weymouth and Melcombe Regis.

In 1626 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 40) was elected MP Weymouth.

In 1628 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 42) was elected MP Dorset.

Short Parliament

In Apr 1640 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 54) was elected MP Dorset during the Short Parliament.

Long Parliament

In Nov 1640 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 55) was elected MP Dorset during the Long Parliament.

In 1645 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 59) was captured for supprting the King's cause during the Civil War at Sherborne Castle [Map].

In 1645 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 59) was imprisoned although his son [his son] Giles Strangeways (age 29) remained as a hostage until his fine was paid at Tower of London [Map].

In 1648 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 62) was released at Tower of London [Map].

In 1652 [his wife] Grace Trenchard died.

On 08 Jun 1653 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 67) and Judith Throckmorton were married.

In 1661 [his son] Giles Strangeways (age 45) and [his daughter-in-law] Susanna Edwards were married.

Cavalier Parliament

On 08 May 1661 King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 30) summoned his second Parliament.

John Bennet 1st Baron Ossulston (age 44) was elected MP Wallingford.

James Thynne (age 56) was elected MP Wiltshire.

Adam Browne 2nd Baronet (age 35) was elected MP Surrey.

Henry Cavendish 2nd Duke Newcastle upon Tyne (age 30) was elected MP Northumberland.

William Compton (age 36) was elected MP Cambridge.

Thomas Coventry 1st Earl Coventry (age 32) was elected MP Camelford.

Charles Berkeley 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge (age 61) was elected MP Bath and Heytesbury.

Edward Hungerford (age 28) was elected MP Chippenham.

Robert Pierrepont (age 24) was elected MP Nottingham.

John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 75) was elected MP Weymouth.

[his son] Giles Strangeways (age 45) was elected MP Dorset.

John Strangeways (age 24) was elected MP Bridport.

William Wyndham 1st Baronet (age 29) was elected MP Taunton.

James Herbert (age 38) was elected MP Queenborough.

William Alington 1st and 3rd Baron Alington (age 21) was elected MP Cambridge.

William Bowes of Streatlam (age 4) was elected MP Durham.

Robert Brooke (age 24) was elected MP Aldeburgh.

Josiah Child (age 30) was elected MP Dartmouth.

Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet (age 73) was elected MP Nottinghamshire.

Thomas Crew 2nd Baron Crew (age 37) was elected MP Brackley.

Richard Jennings (age 42) was elected MP St Albans.

Robert Kemp 2nd Baronet (age 33) was elected MP Norfolk.

Edward Phelips (age 48) was elected MP Somerset.

Robert Robartes (age 27) was elected MP Bossiney.

Hender Robartes (age 25) was elected MP Bodmin.

Clement Fisher 2nd Baronet (age 48) was elected MP Coventry.

William Portman 6th Baronet (age 17) was elected MP Taunton.

John Robinson 1st Baronet (age 46) was elected MP Rye.

On 30 Dec 1666 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (age 81) died.

[his daughter] Daughters x 2 Strangeways was born to John Melbury Sampford Strangeways and Grace Trenchard.

[his daughter] Howard Strangeways was born to John Melbury Sampford Strangeways and Grace Trenchard.

[his son] Sons x 2 Strangeways was born to John Melbury Sampford Strangeways and Grace Trenchard.

Thomas Edwards and Judith Throckmorton were married.

Royal Ancestors of John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 1585-1666

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 15 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 20 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 15 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 13 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Philip "The Fair" IV King France

Ancestors of John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 1585-1666

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Strangeways

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Strangeways 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eleanor Tailboys 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Giles Strangeways 8 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Arundell 8 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Dorothy Arundell 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Catherine Chideocke 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Henry Strangeways 9 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Mordaunt

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Mordaunt

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Peake

Great x 2 Grandmother: Joan Mordaunt

Great x 4 Grandfather: Nicholas Latimer

Great x 3 Grandmother: Edith Latimer

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Hody

GrandFather: Giles Strangeways 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Manners

Great x 3 Grandfather: Robert Manners 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Ogle 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: George Manners 11th Baron Ros Helmsley 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 5 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Eleanor Ros 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Philippa Tiptoft Baroness Ros of Helmsley 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Margaret Manners 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: John St Leger 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas St Leger 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margery Donet

Great x 2 Grandmother: Anne St Leger Baroness Ros of Helmsley 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke of York Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne York Duchess Exeter 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Father: John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Wadham

GrandMother: Joan Wadham

John Melbury Sampford Strangeways 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Ralph Boteville

Great x 1 Grandfather: Thomas Thynne

GrandFather: John Thynne

Great x 2 Grandfather: Thomas Eynns

Great x 1 Grandmother: Margaret Eynns

Mother: Dorothy Thynne

Great x 3 Grandfather: James Gresham

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Gresham

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Gresham

GrandMother: Christian Gresham

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Lynne

Great x 1 Grandmother: Audrey Lynne