The Family of Margaret Gamage

by William Addams Reitwiesner

Margaret Gamage (d. 18 May 1581, dau. of Sir Thomas Gamage by his first wife Margaret St. John) [WG2 Gamage 2], married, as his second wife, William Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Effingham (b. ca. 1510, d. 11 Jan. 1572/3) [NCP V:9]. Their issue includes:
A. Douglas Howard m. John Sheffield 2 B Sheffield
AA. Edmund Sheffield 1 E Mulgrave m. Ursula Tyrwhitt
AAA. Frances Sheffield m. Sir Philip Fairfax
AAAA. William Fairfax m. Frances Chaloner
AAAAA. Isabel Fairfax m. Nathaniel Bladen
AAAAAA.       William Bladen, colonial emigrant to Maryland [RPA 112; RMC 91]
AAB. John Sheffield m. Grizel Anderson
AABA. Edmund Sheffield 2 E Mulgrave m. Elizabeth Cranfield
AABAA.       John Sheffield 1 D Buckingham, author
AAC. Mary Sheffield m. Ferdinando Fairfax 2 B Fairfax [Evans 4583]
AB. Elizabeth Sheffield m. Thomas Butler 10 E Ormonde
ABA. Elizabeth Butler m. Richard Preston Ld Dingwall
ABAA. Elizabeth Preston, Bss Dingwall, m. James Butler, 1 D Ormonde [Evans 5075; LAPC K1544]
B.       Sir William Howard m. Frances Gouldwell
BA.       Sir Francis Howard m. Jane Monson
BAA.       Sir Charles Howard m. Frances Courthope
BAAA.       Francis Howard, 5 B Howard of Effingham (1643-1695), colonial governor of Virginia


Evans -- Richard K. Evans, The ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales for twelve generations [Boston: NEHGS, 2007].

LAPC -- Gerald Paget, The Lineage and ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales [Edinburgh & London: Charles Skilton, 1977]

RMC -- Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry [Baltimore: Genealogical, 2005].

RPA -- Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry [Baltimore: Genealogical, 2004].

William Addams Reitwiesner