The Digby Family of Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham: a descent from King John

by Michael P Bodman [1]


This article gives new biographical details on the first two members of the Digby family to be seated at Mansfield Woodhouse, co. Nottingham, from wills recently retrieved from archives and also from the 1662 heralds’ visitation of Nottinghamshire. It includes a line of descent from King John (1167-1216) via Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Digby (d.1534) of Clipstone and Mansfield Woodhouse, and daughter of Robert Neville, Esq. (d.1527) of Ragnall, co. Nottingham.

Foundations (2022) 14: 81–87                          © Copyright FMG and the author

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