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Family & Will of Stephen Agard, Esq. (~1513-~1563) of Broughton, Northamptonshire (Rev 11/16)

Stephen Agard Will page 1

Stephen Agard Will page 1

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Agard, Esq. of Broughton, Northamptonshire, was born about 1513 and died shortly before 13 Oct 1562, when he was buried in Broughton.  He was probably the second born surviving son of George Agard (~1486? – 1522) and his wife, Elizabeth Middlemore (~1487? – ?).  The family consisted of three surviving children that I know of:  eldest son John, Stephen, and, I would argue, their sister, Katherine.  As Stephen held Broughton by 1546, I am guessing that John died young without surviving heirs.

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George Agard, William Boughton, a Court Case & a Muddy Ancestry (Revised post)

George Agard, William Boughton court case document

George Agard, William Boughton court case document

 

 

 

 

Agard Boughton Court Case Transcription Rev 1

This post focuses on the pedigree of the Sutton-Malory-Boughton-Allesley-Agard family detailed in the legal document above (Available from UK National Archives: reference C 1/1495/7, Boughton v Malory), which was provided by George Agard and William Boughton in support of their lawsuit against Joan Malory in about 1495/1510.

First, I will explain what I understand of the pedigree, and secondly, I will explain what I think the actual pedigree is; I don’t think they are exactly the same.

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