Sir Roger Giffard, Knt.

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
King John to Margaret (Wyatt) Allyn
Sir Roger Giffard, Knt., son of Thomas Giffard and Anne Coryton, died at Brightly, Chittlehampton, Devon, England, 1 May 1547.1,2

Roger married Margaret Cobleigh, daughter of John Cobleigh and Jane Fortescue, before 1526.3,4


Margaret Cobleigh b. abt. 1503, d. 23 Dec 1547
  • Jane Giffard+4,5,6,3 b. say 1524, d. bef. 16 Apr 1596
  • John Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Roger Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Hugh Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Thomas Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Andrew Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Fulk Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Walter Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Anne Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Alice Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Mary Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Elizabeth Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Wilmot Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
  • Philippe Giffard4 b. aft. 1526
This person was last edited on25 Mar 2021


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:114 (Allyn 18), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 25-36, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  3. [S2174] Gary Boyd Roberts, The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History (two vols., Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 2018), 1:672, further cited as Roberts, RD900.
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:113 (Allyn 18).
  5. [S520] Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed., 25-37.
  6. [S803] Sir William Richard Drake, Notes: Genealogical, Historical, and Heraldic of the Family of Chichester, of Youlston, Hall, and Arlington, co. Devon (London: p.p., 1886), 287-289, further cited as Drake, Family of Chichester.