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Greene Crest Greene Crest
Title
The GREENE Line
NEC TIMEO NEC SPERNO...
I neither fear nor despise...

Greene is directly linked through their wives to Zouche, Talbot, Ferrers & Sayles

Links to external Greene pages: Legends

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Generation No. 1

Alexander de Greene de Boketon [www3] GOGREEN LINK
b c1182 in France,
d Boughton, Northamptonshire, England.

Notes
Alexander's great grandfather was one of the Norman nobles who invaded England with William the Conqueror. King John bestowed the estate of Boughton in Northampton upon him. He was made a knight at the King's court by King John as the 1st Baron de Greene de Boketon.


Generation No. 2


Walter de Greene de Boketon [www3] GOGREEN LINK
was b c1217 in England,
d Aft 1314 in England.

Notes
He was listed in old rolls of 20th year of Henry III, (1236) and the 45th year of the same king, (1261).
He was probably a knight in the 7th Crusade which ended in 1240.


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Generation No. 3


John de Greene de Boketon [www3] GOGREEN LINK
b c1234 in Broudston, England,
d c1271 in Palestine.

m c1270 in England

Alice Bottisham [www3]
daughter of Thomas Bottisham.

Notes
John was listed in the rolls on the 7th year of Edward II (1314) and is also thought to have been the John who perished in Palestine in 1271 during the 7th crusade. This is a conflict and may well be two people who are namesakes of each other.

Clark identifies the husband of Alice Bottesham as Thomas de Greene de Boketon.


Generation No. 4


Thomas de Greene [www3] GOGREEN LINK
b c1271 in Boughton, Northamptonshire, England,
d Aft 1319 in England.

Notes
Thomas fought with Edward I againsta the Scots. He used "de Boketon" at the end of his name in more formal situations; hpwever, he was commoly known as "Thomas de Greene" and on some papers, he signed "Thomas de Greene". For a long time the full name of "de Greene de Boketon" was used in legal documents; in everyday speech it was shortened to "deGreene". He was living in 1319.

Some scholars asign Alice Bottisham as his wife, rather than his mother.
i.e. Clark identifies the husband of Alice Bottesham as Thomas de Greene de Boketon.


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Generation No. 5


Thomas de Greene [www3] GOGREEN LINK
b 1292 Boughton, Northamptonshire, England,
d c1352 in Boughton, Northamptonshire, England.[www12]

m 23 October 1312[S1578]

He married Lucie la Zouche[www12], [www3] GOGREEN LINK
daughter of Eudo la Zouche[d/o Eudes LaZouch[www12]] and Millicent de Cantelou.

Notes
Thomas was made High Sherriff of Northampton in the early part of the reign of Edward III. He was knighted and used the title, "Sir Thomas, 5th Lord of de Greene";.


Generation No. 6


Sir Henry de Greene [www3] GOGREEN LINK Knight
b 1311 in Green's Norton, Northamptonshire, England,
d 1370 in Boughton, Northamptonshire, England.
OCC the King's Chief Justice[www12][S1578]

m c1340 in England

Catherine Drayton %Catherine DeDrayton [www3][www12][S1578]
b c1324
d c1387
daughter of John de Drayton and Philippa d'Ardene.

Notes
In 1340, Henry received from Thomas de Boketon and wife Joanna the manors of Brampton and Boketon.

Sir Henry was Lord Chief-Justice of England in 1353 under King Edward III, was Speaker of the House of Lords in two Parliaments (1363 & 1364), and became last of the King's nearest Counsel, or "State Cabinet". Some scholars give his dates as Chief Justice as 24 May 1361 through 28 October 1365.[www12]

Henry was granted a charter from the King to estabalish Boughton Fair, a Vigil for St John the Baptist, held June 24 to 26. The fair was second only to the London Fair in its time, and was observed for five and a half centuries.

By a special licence given by the King, Thomas, the eldest of Henry's children, received Boughton, and Henry, the second son, received Greene's Norton


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Generation No. 7


Sir Henry de Greene [www3] GOGREEN LINK Knight
b 1343 in Green's Norton, Northamptonshire, England, d 2 Sep 1399 in Green's Norton, Northamptonshire, England.

m c1368 in England

Matilda de Mauduit [www3][www12] daughter of Thomas Mauduit.

Notes
He received Greene's Norton from his father, and was heir to his uncle, Sir Simon Drayton. While King Richard was in Ireland, Lord Henry Bolingbroke seized the government and executed, beheaded, by order of Duke of Lancaster, Sir Henry and his associates, Sir John Buskey and the Earl of Wiltshire. Bolingbroke later became King Henry IV. Shakespeare refers to Sir Henry Greene in Acts I and II of his play "Richard II".

He had forty known manors besides his townhouse in London.

By a special licence given by the King, Thomas, the eldest of Henry's children, received Boughton, and Henry, the second son, received Greene's Norton


Generation No. 8

Sir Thomas de Greene Knt. of Green's Norton, Northamptonshire
[rt9;14-33][www1] [hs34][www3] Knight
b 1369/1373 in Green's Norton, Northamptonshire, England
d 14 December 1417 in England.
Sheriff of Northamptonshire 1416

He married Mary Talbot Abt 1397.[rt9;14-33][www1] [hs34][www3] CH28 LINK
b c1383,
d 13 Apr 1433

He married Catherine Ela Mallory was born about 1370 in Drayton, Norfolk, England.
She married Thomas de Greene about 1397 in England.[www14] GREEN LINK


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Generation No. 9

Sir Thomas Greene of Greene's Norton; Sheriff of Northamptonshire
[rt9;14-34][hs34][www1][www3][www14] LINK Knight
b 10 Feb 1399/1400 Norton
d 18 Jan 1461/62

He married about 1419 in England Phillipa de Ferrers [rt9;61-35][hs34][www1][www3] HS LINK
b c1390[www1]
d 3 Nov 1415
bur at Norton 5 Nov 1415


Generation No. 10


Siblings Elizabeth Greene & Thomas de Greene are both ancestors.

Elizabeth Greene [rt9;14-35][www2][hs34][www3] HS LINK

m c1440

Sir William Raleigh Esq. of Farnborough, Warwickshire
[rt9;14-35][www2][hs34][www3] Knight
b c1420 in Of Farnsborough, Warwickshire, England,
d 1460 in England.

Lineage = Greene -> Raleigh -> Dryden -> Marbury -> Hutchinson ->
Dyer -> Card -> Wilcox -> Saunders -> Barbé



Thomas de Greene
b 1430 in Green's Norton, Northamptonshire, England
d Aft 1450 in England.

He married Ela Malorie about 1449 in England.
b c1430 in Gillingham, Dorset, England.
d c1465 in England[www14]
Dau of Ankatil Malorie, MP, b c1405 in Sudborough Manor, Northamptonshire, England, and was married about 1429 in England.[www14]


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Generation No. 11


John Greene Aka; John, the Fugitive Greene Bio LINK
b 1450 in Bowridge Hill, Gillingham, Dorsetshire, England,
d Abt 1520 in England.[www14]

m c1488 in England Elizabeth .


Generation No. 12


Robert Greene Greene Bio LINK
b c1490 in Bowridge Hill, Gillingham, Dorsetshire, England, d 1558 in Bowridge Hill, Gillingham, Dorsetshire, England.

m c1518

Elizabeth .


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Generation No. 13


Richard Greene
b 1525 in Bowridge Hill, Gillingham, Dorsetshire, England,

Generation No. 14


Richard Greene b c1560 in Bowridge Hill, Gillingham, Dorsetshire, England, and died Bef 23 June 1617 in Salisbury, Dorsetshire, England.

m c1582

Mary Hooker , daughter of John Hooker and Anstice Bridgman.


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Generation No. 15


John Greene
John Greene BIO
b Feb 1596/97 in Gillingham, Dorsetshire, England
d Bef 7 January 1658/59 in Warwick, RI.

m 4 Nov 1619 in St Thomas Church, Salisbury,Wiltshire, England

Joan Tattershall , daughter of Richard Tattershalland Margaret Fox.


Generation No. 16


John Greene
Rhode Island Charter
b Aug 1620 in Salisbury,Wiltshire, England
d 27 Nov 1708 in Warwick, RI.

He married Ann Almy.

Notes
Deputy Governor


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Generation No. 17


William Greene
b 1 Mar 1652/53 Warwick, RI[www2]
d 16 January 1680/81 in Newport, RI.

m Dec 1674 in Warwick, RI[www2] Mary Sayles 17 , daughter of John Sayles and Mary Williams.


Generation No. 18


Mary Greene
b 8 July 1677 in Warnick, RI[www2]
d Aft 1705.

She married Edward Dyer Abt 1698[www2], son of Samuel Dyer and Anne Hutchinson.

Lineage = Greene -> Dyer -> Card -> Wilcox -> Saunders -> Barbé


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Sources:

[rt1] Reference Texts

[www1] WWW References

[hs1] Prof. Dr. Herbert Stoyan references

[S418] Bonner & Bass references - change ending of URL below to find the source. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mysouthernfamily/myff/sources/sou0003.html#S418



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