Cranmer Family

Hugh de Cranmer

m.Matilda dau. of William de Sutterton

Children included:

  1. Gilbert Cranmer

"Cranmer" means a lake abounding in cranes.

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Gilbert Cranmer

m.Ida dau. of Adam de Loughton

CHILDREN included:

  1. Hugh Cranmer

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Hugh Cranmer

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Cranmer

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Thomas Cranmer

CHILDREN included:

  1. Edmond Cranmer

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Edmond Cranmer

m.Isabella dau. of William Aslacton

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Cranmer

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John Cranmer

m.Alice Marshall

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Cranmer

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Thomas Cranmer (Esq)

d.May 27, 1501 Aslacton, Nottinghamshire, England
m.Agnes Hatfield

CHILDREN born in Aslacton:

  1. Edmund Cranmer (Archdeacon)
  2. Thomas Cranmer (Archbishop) d.March 21, 1555 burned at the stake in Oxford, England.

NOTE: Thomas Cranmer, Esq. probided annuities for sons Edmund and Thomas in his will, and they were both educated at Cambridge (Edmund, B.A. in 1513; M.A. in 1520) and after graduation both entered holy orders. Thomas is buried between the nave and the north aisle of the Whatton parish church in an alabaster tomb. Thomas was Squire of Aslockton, to which the family had moved sixty years before the birth of his son, Thomas.

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Edmund Cranmer (Archdeacon)

b.Aslacton, England
d.1571 Germany
m.bef.1534 Alice Sands

CHILDREN included:

  1. Alice Cranmer d.1602 m.Thomas Norton

When his brother Thomas was martyred Edmund fled to Germany.

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