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Thomas West

1Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: a Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, p. 404 (2004).
"16. THOMAS WEST, Knt., 2nd Lord De la Warr, of Wherwell, Hampshire, Sheriff of Hampshire, Burgess for Chichester, East Looe, Yarmouth, and Aylesbury, Knight of the Shire for Hampshire, Sheriff of Hampshire, son and heir by 1st marriage, born about 1556 (aged 40 in 1596). He married 19 Nov. 1571 ANNE KNOLLYS (or KNOWLES), a daughter of Francis Knollys, Knt., K. G., of Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, Treasurer of the Household, by Katherine (descendant of King Edward III), daughter of William Carey, Esq. [see CAREY 14 for her ancestry]. They had five sons, Robert, Knt., Thomas, Knt. [3rd Lord De la Warr], Francis, Esq., John, and Nathaniel, and six daughters, Elizabeth, Lucy (wife of Henry Ludlow, Esq.), Penelope, Katherine, Eleanor (wife of William Savage, Knt.), Anne (wife of John Pellatt, Esq., Rev. Christopher Swale, and Rev. Leonard Lechford). THOMAS WEST, 2nd Lord De la Warr, died 24 March 1601/2. His widow, Anne, was living at St. Catherine, Coleman, London 30 August 1608.
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Children of Thomas Kent, Knt., by Anne Knollys:
i. ELIZABETH WEST [see next]
ii. THOMAS WEST, Knt., 3rd Lord De la Warr, of Thornwell, Wilts, 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir, born 9 July 1577, matriculated at Queen's College, Oxford, 9 March 1591/2; created M. A. 30 August 1605; Burgess for Lymington, 1597-98. He married at St. Dunstan's in the West, Fleet Street, London 25 Nov. 1602 CECILY SHIRLEY, daughter of Thomas Shirley, Knt., of Wiston, Sussex. They had six children. He was first Lord Governor and Captain General of Virginia, 28 Feb. 1608/10. His timely arrival at Jamestown, Virginia in June 1610 saved the colony from abandonment by disheartened settlers. SIR THOMAS WEST, 3rd Lord De la Warr, died in Nova Scotia 7 JUne 1618, on a return voyage to America. His widow, Cecily, was buried at Wherwell, Hampshire 31 July 1662. His descendants remained in England.
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iii. PENELOPE WEST, marreid HERBERT PELHAM, Esq., of Hastings, Sussex [see PELHAM 17]
iv. FRANCIS WEST, Esq., 4th son, born 25 Oct. 1586, immigrated to Virginia, elected to the Council, 1609, of Virginia 14 Nov. 1627. He married (1st) before 6 Feb. 1625/6 MARGARET ______, widow of Edward Blayney. They had one son, Francis, and one daughter, Elizabeth. He married (2nd at James City, Virginia 31 March 1628 TEMPERANCE FLOWERDEW, widow of George Yeardley, Knt., Governor of Virginia, and daughter of Anthony Flowerdew, of Hethersett, Norfolk, Stanley. She died in Dec. 1628. He married (3rd JANE DAVYE, daughter of Henry Davye, Knt. FRANCIS WEST, Esq., died in Virginia, leaving a will dated 17 Dec. 1629, proved 28 April 1634.
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v. JOHN WEST, 5th son, born in Hampshire 14 Dec. 1590. He received a B. A. degree from Magdalen College, Oxford 1 Dec. 1613. He immigrated to Virginia in the Bony Bess in 1618. He served as a member of the House of Burgesses, 1628-30; member of the Council, 1631-59; justice of York County, 1634; and Governor 1635-1637. He married ANN _____. They had one son, John. In 1630 he patented 600 acres of land on York River, which plantation he sold to Edward Digges in 1650. He subsequently moved to his 3,000 acre plantation at the fork of York River on the site of the present town of West Point, Virginia. JOHN WEST died at his West Point plantation in 1659.
vi. LT.-COL. NATHANIEL WEST, 6th, born 30 Nov. 1592, immigrated to Virginia, probably in 1618. He married in Virginia in 1621 FRANCES GREVILLE. Lt.-Col. NATHANIEL WEST died shortly before Feb. 1623/4. His widow, Frances, married (2nd) about 1626 Abraham Peirsey, Esq. (died testate 16 Jan. 1627/8), Cape Merchant to the Virginia Company, citizen and dyer of London. She married (3rd) shortly after 24 March 1627/8 Capt. Samuel Mathews, Esq. (died shortly before March 1657/80. She died in or before about 1634.".