Edward Raleigh (c1440-c1513)

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Sir Edward Raleigh of Farnborough was born 20 January 1441 in Farnborough, Warwickshire, England to William Raleigh (c1405-1460) and Elizabeth Greene (c1416-) and died before 1513 in Warwickshire, England of unspecified causes. He married Margaret Verney (c1441-aft1509) 1467 . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Israel, the Byzantine Empire, Italy.


Father William Raleigh, Esq.4,2,3 b. c 1410, d. 15 Oct 1460 Mother Elizabeth Greene4,2,3 b. c 1421, d. a 1452

Sir Edward Raleigh, Sheriff of Warwick & Leicester was born on 20 January 1441 at of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; Of age in 1463.

Sir Edward Raleigh, Sheriff of Warwick & Leicester left a will on 20 June 1509; Requested burial in the Chapel of Our Lady, Farnborough, Warwickshire. His estate was probated on 4 May 1513.

Sheriff of Warwick & Leicester

For a period prior to the middle of the 16th century the Sheriff of Warwickshire was also the Sheriff of Leicestershire.

  • 1468: Sir Edward Raleigh, Kt
  • 1496: Sir Edward Raleigh, Kt
  • 1506: Sir Edward Raleigh

Marriage & Family

He married Margaret Verney, daughter of Sir Ralph Verney, Auditor, Sheriff, & Lord Mayor of London and Emme, in 1467;

They had 2 sons (Edward, Esq; & Anthony) and 5 daughters (Anne; Alice; Joan; Elizabeth, wife of Austin Gainsford; & Emme).

  1. Edward Raleigh (c1440-c1513)
  2. Elizabeth Raleigh (c1472)
  3. Emme Raleigh (c1474)
  4. Anthony Raleigh (c1476)
  5. Anne Raleigh (c1481)
  6. Alice Raleigh (c1483)
  7. Joan Raleigh (c1485)


Offspring of Sir Edward Raleigh and Margaret Verney (c1441-aft1509)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anne Raleigh (c1481)
Alice Raleigh (c1483)
Joan Raleigh (c1485)
Edward Raleigh (c1472-1508) 1472 Farnborough, Warwickshire, England Anne Chamberlain (c1482-?)

Elizabeth Raleigh (c1472)
Emme Raleigh (c1474)
Anthony Raleigh (c1476)



Offspring of William Raleigh, Esq. and Elizabeth Greene (c1416-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Raleigh
Giles Raleigh
William Raleigh
Edward Raleigh (c1440-c1513) 20 January 1441 Farnborough, Warwickshire, England 1513 Warwickshire, England Margaret Verney (c1441-aft1509)

Margaret Raleigh


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