The EYRE (Family)

Family 1:
  1. 12th_Century EYRES
  2. 13th_Century EYRES
  3. 14th._Century EYRES
  4. 15th._Century EYRES
  5. 16th._Century EYRES
  6. 17th._Century EYRES
  7. 18th._Century EYRES
  8. 19th._Century EYRES
  9. Undated EYRES

          __
       __|__
    __|
   |  |   __
   |  |__|__
 __|
|  |      __
|  |   __|__
|  |__|
|     |   __
|     |__|__
|
|--The EYRE 
|
|         __
|      __|__
|   __|
|  |  |   __
|  |  |__|__
|__|
   |      __
   |   __|__
   |__|
      |   __
      |__|__

INDEX

Notes

!SOURCE: Joseph Foster, THE DICTIONARY OF HERALDRY: FEUDAL COATS OF ARMS AND PEDIGREES, first published in 1902 as SOME FEUDAL COATS OF ARMS, by James Parker and Co., this edition 1994, Studio Editions Ltd., London, p. 79, 80. ...Stephen Le Eyre was commissioned with another person in 11 Ed. III. to take into the King's hands the Alien Houses (Priories), in the county of Nottingham. Joseph Hunter. [NOTE: 11 Edward III would be the year 1328.] Richard Le Eyre, held the fourth part of a knight's fee at Barton, in Warwickshire, with his brother-in-law, Robert Marshall, of Brough, near Hope, 36 Hen. III. 1251-2, Testa De Nevill. A namesake Richard, the crusader, having taken up the cross, was named with others in letter of protection dated at Westminster, 26 June, 1270, 54 H. III. Richard, William and John Eyre -- also Richard and Edward Heyre, occur in the Agincourt Roll, 1415. -- Public Record Office. Richard and Hugh Eyre, gen.-- with 4 archers -- were summoned to serve the King in Normandy for one whole year. 21 Nov. 14 E. IV. 1474. [NOTE: 14 Edward IV is 1474/5] Arthur Eyr (Possibly Sir Arthur), and Thomas Eyr his brodyr, his Pety Captayn, were with the army in France. 5 Hen. VIII. 1513. [NOTE: 5 Henry VIII is 1514] ARMS: [Eyre, William Le, of Hope (H.III)--bore, argent, on a chevron sable three quatrefoyles or. -- Shirley] F. Richard le Eyr took the cross in the last crusade 1270. Possessed these arms as early as that time.

!SOURCE: WILTSHIRE VISITATION PEDIGREES, 1623, Harleian Library Publications, London, p. 57. ARMS: [Or], a chevron [azure] between three bugle-horns stringed [sable]. The Seale of Eyre of Bromham. [The following notes are in Browne Willis's hand: Rich le Eyr Ld of a 4th pt of Barton M co: Warwick Temp: H: 3. Simon Eyre LD Mayor of London Temp: Hen: 6 See Stow. Roger Eyre mentioned in a Fine 48 H:3 Robt Eyre High Sheriff of Derbyshire 1481 21 E 4 The Eyres an antient Family in Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire give the same Arms as I remember from some of their epitaphs in Ashmoles Collections in the Musaeum wch are 200 years old as I remember]

!SOURCE: THE VISITATION OF WILTSHIRE, 1623, Publications of the Harleian Library, London, 1954, pp. 57ff. (1 C. 2, 35v., 36v.; Lyte 29v.-30v.; Harl. 1165, 55a, b, 76a.) ARMS:--Quarterly: 1 & 4, Argent, on a chevron sable three cinquefoils or; 2, Argent, a chevron gules between three Cornish choughs proper, Crooke; 3, Argent, a chevron between three lozenges gules, Paine. CREST:--A leg couped at the thigh habited per pale argent and gules, spurred. [The following notes are in Browne Willis's hand: Arms Argent on a chevron Sable 3 Cinque Foyls or or rather Quater Foyles Robt. Eyer gen: membr for New Sarum 4 & 5 Philip & Mary 1557. [Mary I born 1516, reigned 1553-1558; 5tth year is 1558.] John Eyre esqr Kt of Wilts 5 Elizabeth & Robert Eyer esqr Bayiff for Weymut. John Eyre esqr member for Sarum City 13 Eli [Elizabeth I born 1533, reigned 1558 - 1603. 13th year is 1572.] Sir Wm. Eyre Kt. member for Co: Wilts 39 Eliz [39th year is 1597] Tho: Eyre for New Sarum [1597] Sir Will: Eyre member for Heytesbury 1 Jacobi [James I born 1566, reigned 1603-1625; 1st year 1603.] Sir John Eyre member for Calne 1 Caroli [Charles I born 1600, reigned 1625-1649. 1st year 1625.] Will: Eyre 15 Caroli member for Dunton [15th year 1640] Henry Eyre Recorder for Sarum mention Henry Eyre member for New Sarum 1660. Giles Eyre member for New Sarum 1688. Robt Eyre member for New Sarum for 1698 to 1710. Will: Eyre member for Westbury 1690 Giles Eyre member for Downton from 1660 to 1677. John Eyre member for Downton from 1710-17-- Giles Eyre member for Downton 1722 John Eyre High Sheriff of Wilts 1565 Will Eyre High Sheriff of Wilts 33 Eliz: 1591. [1591] Giles Eyre High Sheriff of Wilts 16 Caroli 164_ [1641] Monumt for Sir Will: Eyre who died 1691 in Salisbury Cathedral.

A GENEALOGICAL GUIDE: --Eyre Notes and Queries (A.S.Hartigan, 1911) --Visitation of Buckinghamshire, 1634, Harleian Society Publications, lviii, 53. --Hunter's Pedigrees, Harleian Society Publications, lxxxviii, 58. --Visitation of Worcestershire, 1634, Harleian Society Publications, xc, 34. --Ruvigny (Clarence), 57; --(Exeter) 147, 278, 612; --(Essex) 69, 71; --(Mortimer-Percy) 260. --Ancestor, v, 83. --Wiltshire Notes and Queries, v, 27, 49, 148, 218, 272, 309, 346, 416, 426, 468. --Bristol & Glos. Arch. Soc. xxiii, 260. --Derby. Arch. Soc. xxxi, 192; xxxiv, 248. --Feudal History of Derbyshire, ii, 395, 408. --Furness, Peter, Esq., 1870. The Family of Eyre, of Hassop. (see pp. 5-6) --Louvain, ii, at end. --Burke, Landed Gentry (1937), and at pp. 1162, 1174, 1556. --Burke, Landed Gentry of Ireland (1912). --Hunter Arch. Soc. iv, 144. --Thoroton Soc. xxiv, 24. --Nelson Family History, 62. --Feudal Coats of Arms, 80. --Hurt of Haldworth, 34, App. I. --Burke's Extinct Peerage. --The Houblon Family, its Story & Times (Lady A.A. Houblon, 1907), 305. --Whinyates Records, i, 13. --Webb Descents. --New Chronicles of the life of Lord Nelson (ClJ.Britton, 1946), 10. --Worsborough, 66. --A History of the Family of Eyre of Eyrescourt and Eyre of Eyreville, co. Galway (A.S.Hartigan, 1904). See Ayre. EYRE-MATCHAM --Visitation of England and Wales, xiv, 113. --Ruvigny (Essex), 189.


Created by Sparrowhawk 1.0 (4/17/1996) on Sun Mar 11 17:58:55 2001