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Biography of Anthony Eyre (c.1576-)

Anthony Eyre Esq. was the only son of Gervase Eyre Esq., of Newbold in Derbyshire and Kiveton in Yorkshire, and his wife Mary Nevile. He was 9 years old in 1585.

He was later the owner of an estate at Laughton en le Morthen in south Yorkshire. Through his second marriage to Mary Babington he acquired a moiety of the manor of Rampton in Nottinghamshire. 


He married 1stly Anne (d 1608), daughter of John Markham of Sedbrough, Lincolnshire, and had:

  • Gervase
  • John (b 1603)
  • Francis (b 1605)
  • Robert (b 1607)
  • Mary
  • Martha
  • Isabella

He married 2ndly in 1609 Mary (d 1632), daughter of Henry Nevile Esq. of Grove, and widow of 1) Thomas Pate Esq. and 2) John Babington of Rampton, and had:

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