The Guy Lineage
Of Long Claxton [Long Clawson] Leicestershire; Born circa 1450, Juror at Loughborough 15th July 20 Henry VII., 1505 he said and made an oath that "John Hayford was seised of the Manor of Kebworth in his demesne as of fee, & died so seised," 6th Dec., 1 Henry VII.: 1485 [Inquisitions Post-Mortem. Series II.,,23-287]. Married _____ MAWER
2. i Hugh GYEE DE CLAXTON.
ii John GYE,
3. iii Agnes GYE.
4. iv William GYE.
5. v Joan GYE.
6. vi Robert GYE DE CLAXTON born cir 1480.
2.Hugh Gyee de Claxton
Hugh Gyee de Claxton, eldest son of Robert Gye, Subsidy Roll15, Henry VIII., 1523/4; Buried at Long Clawson.Will dated 16th September 1532. His wife died before him. They left two sons and a daughter.
i Sir William GYEE died cir 1564.
ii Annes GYEE.
iii Robert GYEE.
Agnes Gye, daughter of Robert Gye married John Fowkes, yeoman, named in brother Hugh and William's Wills. Had a son named Hugh and possibly more children besides.
i Hugh FAWCKES.
William Gye of St. Clements Danes, London, and of Claxton, "gentleman". About 1547 obtained land in Leicestershire from Edward VI..
After the Dissolution the chantry [St Giles] lands, were sold in 1548 for £138 13s. 4d. to William Gyes and Michael Purefoy. In a dispute c.1555 it was stated that a messuage which formerly belonged to the chantry had passed to John Beaumont and from him to Mr. Stokes (perhaps Adrian Stokes, husband of the Dowager Duchess of Suffolk.). This messuage was part of the property in the tenure of John Gaylarde, which was expressly excluded from the grant to Gyes and Purefoy.
William owned land in St. Clements, Marybone, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Kenton, Hatchend, Pinner, Welde, Appelton, Oxney Walron and Hatcher in Watford. Son of Robert Gye married to Christian, daughter of ... Gent, and widow of Richard Yeomans. They had two sons Michael, mentioned in Cousin William's Will, and Erasmus. Buried inside the church of St. Clement Danes.
i Michael GYE.
ii Erasmus GYE.
iii Joan GYE.
Joan Gye, daughter of Robert Gye, wife to Robert Leche, 'Citizen of London' and 'Leatherseller'. They had three children Raffe, John and Katherine.
i Raffe LEACHE.
ii John LEACHE.
iii Katherine LEACHE.
Robert Gye of Claxton, born circa 1480. Subsidy Roll 15 Henry VIII., 1523/4 Executor to W. Heryingham's Will in 1519. Buried inside St. Remigius Church, Long Clawson.Will dated 8th January 1544. Inventory of Goods
Robert had three sons and a daughter.
7. i William GUY.
ii Thomas GUY married 21 Aug 1570, in Long Clawson, Joan WODDE. Thomas buried: 19 Aug 1574, Long Clawson.
iii Elizabeth GUY buried: 20 Feb 1566/7.
8. iv Edward GUY.
Sir William Gye
William Gye, son of Hugh Gyee, became chaplain to the Marquis of Winchester, Lord High Treasurer of England; practised astronomy. One of three children with brother Robert and sister Anne.Will dated 8th of April 1564, proved 5th of May 1564.
William, described as a 'Husbandman' inherited a farm, horses and oxen from his father. He and his wife Anne had a total of thirteen children, eight of whom were male. He was buried inside Long Clawson church on Tuesday 26th of January 1590/1.Will dated 1591. Inventory. His wife, Anne, died eight years later and was buried on Friday the 23rd of February 1599 at Long Clawson.
9. i Richard GUY.
10. ii Robert GUY.
11. iii Hew GUY.
iv Thomas GUY buried: 03 Jun 1621, Long Clawson.
v Owin GUY baptised: 28 Jun 1573, Long Clawson.
vi Anne GYE.
12. vii Edward GUY 24 Nov 1567, Long Clawson, married 08 May 1602, in Bottesford, Margaret CHARETIE, buried: 16 Mar 1637/8. Edward buried: 22 Jul 1653.
13. viii Andrew GUY.
14. ix Salloman GUY.
15. x Ffrancis GUY.
xi Jane GUY 01 Sep 1581, Long Clawson.
xii Jane GUY 01 Sep 1583, Long Clawson.
xiii Effam GUY 14 Feb 1585/6, buried: 30 Jan 1591/2, Long Clawson.
Edward Gye, son of Robert Gye of Claxton. 'Husbandman', buried Tuesday 8th of February 1596/7 inside St Remigius Church, Long Clawson.Will proved Monday 21st of March 1596/7. His wife Jane was buried on Friday the 4th of December 1612 at Long Clawson. They had three daughters, Ann, Mary and Elizabeth also a son William.
16. i Ann GUY.
17. ii Mary GUYE.
iii Elizabeth GUY.
iv William GUY.
Richard inherited a lease of land and stock from his father, he and Margaret Fillingham, (of Bradmore) married at Bunny in Nottinghamshire on Saturday the 15th of January 1597. They had nine children three sons and six daughters. He is recorded as the owner of the Guy Plantation at Widmerpool. Buried on Wednesday the 15th of January 1616/7 inside Long Clawson church. Will proved 1616/7 . Margaret , buried Thursday 08 Oct 1657, Long Clawson.
18. i Edward GUY.
ii Eleanor GUY 27 Sep 1607, Long Clawson.
19. iii William GUY.
20. iv Andrew GUY.
v Mary GUY 13 Nov 1602, Long Clawson, buried: 22 Nov 1602, Long Clawson.
vi Ann GUY 27 Nov 1603, Long Clawson.
vii Alice GUY 13 Nov 1605, Long Clawson, married 18 Aug 1632, in Long Clawson, Michael RICHARDSON.
21. viii Elizabeth GUY.
ix Margaret GUY 08 Mar 1611/12, Long Clawson, buried: 21 Nov 1631, Long Clawson.
Robert Gye, son of William and Anne, 'Husbandman', married Mary Stevens at Long Clawson on Monday the 20th of January 1583/4. Buried inside St. Remigius church Long Clawson on Friday 20th January 1603/4. Will proved Sunday 28th April 1604. They had two sons; Richard and Hew, both mentioned in their grandfather William's Will.
i Hew GUY.
ii Richard GUY.
Hew Gye, son of William & Anne Gye, baptised on Sunday the 7th of January 1565/6 in Long Clawson. Married Ann Fillingham, Margaret Fillingham's sister, on the same day as his brother and her sister Margaret married on Saturday 15thof January 1597/8. They had at least two children, Andrew, baptised on Friday the 29th of July 1608 at Bunny and Alice, born on Tuesday the 11th of March 1601. It is from this lineage the Guy's of Plungar descend. Hew died cir 1626.
i Andrew GUY 29 Jul 1608, Bunny.
ii Anne GUY married Nevill WAGSTAFFE.
iii Elizabeth GUY.
iv Jane GUY.
v Prudence GUY.
vi Mary GUY married Richard FAWKES.
vii Edward GUY married Agnes JACKSON.
viii Alice GUY born 11 Mar 1601, married William JACKSON
The Church of St. Helen, Plungar
The Church (St. Helen or Holy Cross) has a nave, aisles, and chancel, a tower and two bells, and was repaired in 1829, when the clock was given by Daniel Smith. In 1856 it was restored and re-seated, a new stone pulpit was erected, the south aisle was rebuilt and enlarged, a porch and a vestry were added and a warming apparatus was fitted up, chiefly at the cost of the Rev. F.G.Burnaby, M.A., a late vicar. The tithes and moduses were commuted for land at the enclosure, in 1791. The poor of Plungar ought to have 15s. a year , left by Richard Guy in 1699, and Wm. Gibbins at an unknown date , but it has not been paid for many years. The registers of births , marriages & deaths are sparse and uninformative. This was nothelped when in the late 1700s, the parish clerk, who was also the village grocer, used to rip the pages out of the registers in order to wrap up his customers tea and snuff.
Edward GUYE, son of William & Anne, baptised on Monday the 24th of November 1567 at Long Clawson. Settled in Bottesford; married Margaret Charetise at Bottesford on Saturday the 8th of May 1602, from whom the Guy's of Bottesford descend. Edward was buried on Friday the 22nd of July 1653, his wife Margaret was buried on Friday the 16th of March 1637/8.
i Isabell GUYE, bap. 07 Aug. 1602, Bottesford, m. 24 Nov. 1631, Robert THOMPSON, b. bef. 1631.
ii Thomas GUYE.
iii William GUYE, bap. 02 Jul. 1604.
iv Edward GUYE.
Andrew Gye, fifth son of William & Anne Gye. Baptised on Sunday the 20th of August 1570, married Mary Brynsley on Wedensday the 12th of June 1611 at Long Clawson, they had seven children.
26. i Ralph GUY.
ii Ellin GUY.
iii Ann GUY.
iv Sarah GUY.
v Mary GUY.
vi Sussannah GUY.
vii Elizabeth GUY.
Salloman Gye, baptised on Sunday the 17th of August 1578 at Long Clawson, married Alles Wilkinson on Tuesday the 21st of January 1605/6 at St. Peter's church, Nottingham. They had a son named Gervis, born on Friday the 5th of December 1606.
i Gervis GUY born 05 Dec 1606.
Ffrancis Gye, baptised on Wedensday the 8th of February 1580/1 at Long Clawson, married Chlirs UNKNOWN, Friday 01 Sep 1581, Long Clawson.
i Simon GUY born 12 Mar 1608.
Ann GUY married _____ HARPER.
i _____ HARPER.
ii _____ HARPER.
iii _____ HARPER.
Mary GUYE married Wedensday 20 Sep 1592, in Long Clawson, Thomas MARRIOT.
i _____ MARRIOT.
ii _____ MARRIOT.
William GUYE, m. 20 Jan. 1594/5, Elizabeth MOORE, buried: 06 Dec. 1620. William buried : 12 May 1628
i Edward GUY, bap. 26 Apr. 1598, buried: 1 Feb. 1617/8
ii Margaret GUY, bap. 12 Mar. 1599/00, m. 20 Apr. 1626, Gabriel HEBB.
iii Mary GUY, bap. 26 Nov. 1606, buried: 26 Feb. 1613/4.
The church (St. Remigius) is a fine ancient structure, with transepts, and a square tower containing five bells.
There is also a Wesleyan Chapel built in 1840, at an outlay of £1300 and a Baptist Chapel built in 1845. The Primitive Methodists also erected a place of worship in 1868, at an expenditure of £330.
The Church of St. Remigius Long Clawson
Edward Gye, son of Richard & Margaret; baptised on Sunday the 17th of September 1615, married Elizabeth Parr at Ab Kettlby on Saturday the 24th of November 1638. Buried on Thursday the 16th of November 1676 at Long Clawson.His Will nuncupative proved on Friday the 9th of March 1676/7. Inventory of Goods
He left four sons and three daughters.
i Eleanor GUY 12 Aug 1649, Long Clawson.
27. ii Robert GUY.
iii Elizabeth GUY 25 Sept 1642, Long Clawson.
iv Edward GUY 27 Oct 1644.
v Andrew GUY 03 Feb 1646/7, Long Clawson, buried: 13 Oct 1721, Knipton.
vi Mary GUY 14 Feb 1651/2.
28. vii Richard GUY born 26 Feb 1654/5.
William Gye, 'Husbandman' son of Richard & Margaret, baptised Tuesday 2nd January 1598/9 at Long Clawson. He married Jane Armson of Kegworth by licence on Monday the 5th of November 1621. Described as a 'Yeoman' in will proved on Friday 7th of April 1665.
William Guy & his wife Jane Guy in a lawsuit with Edward Wright lost 13 acres, 8 meadow, & 6 pasture & waste, at Long Clauxton, & got £41. William buried Thursday 30 Jan 1664/5.
29. i Edward GUY.
ii Elizabeth GUY born cir 1625.
iii Richard GUY born cir 1627.
iv William GUY born cir 1629.
v Jane GUY born cir 1634.
vi William GUY born cir 1637.
vii Mary GUY 01 Sep 1622, m. Thomas STOKES.
30. vii Margaret GUY.
Andrew Gye, baptised on Sunday the 5th of April 1600 at Long Clawson, inherited a house and land from his father. Married Bridget DIXON on Tuesday 02 Nov 1624 in Strathern.
31. i Hugh GUY born cir 1630.
32. ii Andrew GUY born 26 Oct 1634, Strathern.
Elizabeth GUY Sunday 08 Oct 1609, Long Clawson, married on Sunday 30 Sep 1638, in Long Clawson, Robert HICKLING.
i Thomas HICKLING.
23 Richard Guy
Richard Guy, baptised on Tuesday 23rd of November 1585, married Elizabeth Hickling on Sunday the 29th of July 1609. Elizabeth was buried on Wedensday the 11th of September 1644 and Richard on Wedensday the 18th of July 1638, they had nine children.
i Robert GUY 29 Jan. 1610/1
ii Mary GUY 15 Feb. 1611/2
iii Edward GUY 26 Dec.1613 buried 27 Dec.1613
33. iv Hugh GUY
v Robert GUY 24 Jan. 1617/8
vi Richard GUY 25 Mar.1622
vii William GUY 06 Sep.1624
viii Sarah GUY 03 July 1629 buried 07 June 1647
ix Elizabeth GUY 09 Jan. 1619/20
24 Thomas Guy
Thomas Guy baptised on Monday 2nd July 1604, married Sussannah Hutton on Tuesday 6 May 1634. Thomas was buried on Saturday 23rd April 1653 and Sussannah on Tuesday the 4th April 1676.
i Elizabeth GUY, bap. 15 April 1635, Bottesford
ii William GUY, bap. 21 Jan 1637, Bottesford
iii Margaret GUY, bap. 26 March 1641, Bottesford, buried 27 April 1643, Bottesford
iv Margaret GUY, bap. 12 April 1644, Bottesford
v Susannah GUY, bap. 15 May 1647, Bottesford, m. 12 Feb. 1687/8 Paul REAST
34. vi Thomas GUY, bap. 27 Oct 1650, Bottesford
vii Edward GUY, bap. 9 Oct 1653, Bottesford, buried 24 March 1657/8
25. Edward Guy
Edward GUY, Monday 2 February 1606/7, married Jane surname unknown to me at this time. Jane was buried in Bottesford churhyard on Tuesday 11th of April 1648, Edward married Elizabeth Brodhurst on 11 July 1648 atBottesford. He was buried in Bottesford churchyard on Monday 9th May 1653.
i Richard GUY 02 Dec 1632
ii Margaret GUY, bap. 22 Jan 1634/5, Bottesford
iii Edward GUY, bap. 12 Nov 1637, buried 27 Oct 1642, Bottesford
iv John GUY, bap. 15 April 1641, Bottesford
v William GUY, bap. 27 Jan 1643/4, Bottesford
vi Edward GUY, bap. 12 Nov 1646, Bottesford
Children to Elizabeth Brodhurst
vii Elizabeth GUY, bap. 18 May 1649, Bottesford
viii Thomas GUY
Ralph GUY married _____ UNKNOWN.
i William GUY.
ii John GUY.
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