The PEDIGREE of
Robert Bruce (1st Baronet; of Connington) COTTON

     (politician and bibliophile)

     Born:  Huntingdons. 1571    Died:  1631


Poss. PM Churchill's 10-Great Uncle.       Poss. Lady Diana's 12-Great Uncle.       PM Cameron's 10-Great Grandfather.

 Wife/Partner:       Elizabeth BROCAS
 Child:       Thomas (2nd Baronet; of Connington) COTTON
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/-- Wm. (Sir; of LENWEDE) COTTON   +==&=> [ 255 ,hgC,rY,&]
/-- William de COTTON  (1426? - 17/2/1461)
/  \-- Alice ABBOT   +====> [ 1]
/-- William COTTON  (1460? - ?)
/  \-- Mary WESSENHAM
/-- Thomas COTTEN  (1482? - 1557)
/-- Thomas COTTEN
/-- Thomas COTTEN  (1529? - ?)
/  \-- Joan PARIS
/-- Thomas COTTON  (1544? - ?)
/-- Thomas (of Elmstoke) HARVEY
/  \-- Lucy HARVEY
- Robert Bruce (1st Baronet; of Connington) COTTON
/-- Ralph (Sir) SHIRLEY   +==&=> [ 255 ,WHa,Rv,&]
/-- John (of Lower Ettington) SHIRLEY
\-- Margaret (de) STAUNTON   +==&=> [ 255 ,WHa,Rv,&]
/   | OR: poss. Elizabeth (le) BLOUNT   +==&=> [ 255 ,wHAG,RvMX,&]
/-- Ralph (Sir; of Ettington) SHIRLEY  (? - 1517?)
/  \-- Eleanor WILLOUGHBY   +==&=> [ 255 ,nWH,RT,&]
/-- Francis (of Staunton Harold) SHIRLEY  (? - 1571)
/-- Robert (Sir) SHEFFIELD   +====> [ 255 ,wh,rv,&]
\-- Jane SHEFFIELD
/   \-- Helen (Ellen) DELVES   +==&=> [ 255 ,WHa,rv,&]
\-- Elizabeth SHIRLEY  (1540? - ?)
| OR: poss. Dorothy TAMWORTH   +====> [ 1]
/-- Robert (of CHILLINGTON) GIFFARD   +==&=> [ 255 ,wHG,rv,&]
/-- John (Sir; of Chillington) GIFFARD  (1486? - 1556)
/  \-- Cassandra HUMPHRESTON   +====> [ 1]
\-- Dorothy GIFFARD  (? - 1571 )
/-- Thomas (of Bridgnorth) HOORDE   +==&=> [ 255 ,WH,Rv,&]
\-- Joan (of Bridgnorth) HOORDE  (? - 1491)
/-- John STAPLETON   +====> [ 255 ,n,&]
\-- Joyce STAPLETON
| OR: poss. Joyce STAPLETON [alt ped]   +==&=> [ 255 ,wH,rvD,&]
\-- Johanna DRAKE   +====> [ 12]
 


  His 3-Great Grandchildren:       Charles (K.G.) WATSON-WENTWORTH   ;   Anne (Lady) WATSON-WENTWORTH   ;   Mary HANBURY   ;   Mary COTTON   ;   Jacob (3rd Baronet of Melton Constable) ASTLEY   ;   Lucy le STRANGE   ;   Armine (5th Baronet) WODEHOUSE
 
  His 8-Great Grandchildren:       Sybil PLEYDELL-BOUVERIE   ;   William Malcolm (2nd Baronet) MOUNT   ;   George Manners ASTLEY (20th Baron HASTINGS)
 

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