Roger Davenport of Davenport, married Mary Salemon, she was the daughter of Robert Salemon of Wythington. Roger owned a moiety of Wythington, also a part of Tunstede and Wultroke (Wheltrough). He was the son of Vivian de Davenport and Beatrix de Hulme.
By an inquisition taken before Reginald de Gray, 16 year of Edward I (1288), it was found that Roger de Davenport held his sergeancy in the Hundred of Macclesfield, and that he shall find eight segeants (one a horseman) to keep the peace, who shall come at the king's summons, at their own cost in the country, and at the king's cost when they shall have left out of the county. The same Roger, in 1248, witnessed a deed of Alexander Wythington. He seems to have died in 1291.
Roger and Mary's children were
Peter de Davenport, son and heir, died without issue.
Sir Thomas Davenport
John de Davenport, who married Matilda, daughter of William de Rode, by whom he had issue, Richard Davenport.
Ellen Davenport, who was married to William de Burklegh, eldest son of heir of Robert Burkley, Esq., and ancestor of the lords of Burkley.
Henry Davenport of Marton, who also had lands in Macclesfield in 1292. He had one son, Roger, who married 1st, Mary, widow of William Mainwaring de Peover; and 2nd, Margaret, widow of Thomas de Swettenham.
Vivian de Davenport (1190 - 1260)
Beatrix de Hulme (1200 - 1266)
Ellen de Davenport (1245 - 1279)*
Henry de Davenport (1257 - ____)*
Thomas de Davenport (1261 - 1320)*
St Peter Churchyard
Cheshire East Unitary Authority
Created by: Mad
Record added: Dec 10, 2010
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