Ellen Hendley1

Female, #8599, (say 1524 - 1606)
Father*Sir Walter Hendley of Copshorn in Cranbrook, co. Kent (s 1508 - s 1550)
Mother*Helen Ashburnham2 (s 1505 - )
Birth*say 1524 Ellen was born say 1524. 
Marriage*say 1540 She married Sir Thomas Culpeper of Bedgebury in Goudhurst say 1540. 
Married Namesay 1540  As of say 1540, her married name was Culpeper. 
Birth of Sonsay 1543 Her son George Culpeper of Buston in Hunton, co. Kent was born say 1543. 
Birth of Sonsay 1544 Her son Walter Culpeper of Buston in Hunton was born say 1544. 
Birth of Sonsay 1545 Her son Ponyng Culpeper was born say 1545. 
Death of Fathersay 1550 Her father Sir Walter Hendley of Copshorn in Cranbrook, co. Kent died say 1550. 
Will6 Aug 1557 She is mentioned in the will of Sir Thomas Culpeper of Bedgebury in Goudhurst at Goudhurst, co. Kent, England, on 6 Aug 1557.1 
Death of Spouse13 May 1558 Her husband Sir Thomas Culpeper of Bedgebury in Goudhurst died on 13 May 1558 at Goudhurst, co. Kent, England
Marriagesay 1560 She married Sir George Somerset say 1560. 
Married Namesay 1560  As of say 1560, her married name was Somerset. 
Death of Son1561 Her son Ponyng Culpeper died in 1561. 
Marriage1566 She married Sir Thomas Fane in 1566. 
Married Name1566  As of 1566, her married name was Fane. 
Death of Son1575 Her son Walter Culpeper of Buston in Hunton died in 1575. 
Burial*1606 Her body was interred in 1606 at Hunton, co. Kent, England
Death*1606 She died in 1606. 
Biography* Second wife of Sir Thomas. An unidentified pedigree shows her father as Sir William Hendley, Sheriff 1548-49. The Colepeper of Bedgebury pedigree says she was the dau and co-heiress of Sir Walter Hendley of Copshorne in Cranbrook. 

Family

Sir Thomas Culpeper of Bedgebury in Goudhurst (say 1501 - 13 May 1558)
Marriage*say 1540 She married Sir Thomas Culpeper of Bedgebury in Goudhurst say 1540. 
Children
Last Edited17 May 2011

Citations

  1. Thomas Culpeper of Bedgebury Will, 6 Aug 1557
    Tudor P.C.C. Will Transcription by L. L. Duncan - Book 54 page 70.
  2. The Visitation of Kent 1530-1592 (Harleian vol 75).