Sir Edward Raleigh of Farnborough was born circa 1472 in Farnborough, Warwickshire, England to Edward Raleigh (c1440-c1513) and Margaret Verney (c1441-aft1509) . He married Anne Chamberlain (c1482-?) circa 1500 JL in England. 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, Italy.


Sir Edward Raleigh was born circa 1470 at of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England. Sir Edward Raleigh left a will on 25 August 1508. His estate was probated on 20 September 1508.

Marriage & Family

He married Anne Chamberlayne, daughter of Richard Chamberlayne, Esq. and Sybil Fowler, between 1496 and 1505.

They had 5 sons (George; Edward; Leonard; Anthony; & Thomas) and 3 daughters (Bridget, wife of Sir John Cope; Margaret, wife of Richard Musket; & Mary, wife of Nicholas Wodhull, Esq.).

  1. Thomas Raleigh (c1494)
  2. Margaret Raleigh (c1496) - wife of Richard Musket
  3. Mary Raleigh (c1498-1523) - wife of Nicholas Wodhull, Esq.
  4. George Raleigh (c1500-bef1546)
  5. Edward Raleigh (c1502-)
  6. Leonard Raleigh (c1504-)
  7. Anthony Raleigh (c1508-)
  8. Bridget Raleigh (1506-?) - wife of Sir John Cope


Offspring of Edward Raleigh and Anne Chamberlain (c1482-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Raleigh (c1494)
Margaret Raleigh (c1496)
Mary Raleigh (c1498-1523)
George Raleigh (c1500-bef1546)
Edward Raleigh (c1502-)
Leonard Raleigh (c1504-)
Anthony Raleigh (c1508-)
Bridget Raleigh (1506-?) 1506 Farnborough, Warwickshire, England 1540 Northamptonshire, England John Cope (c1504-1558)


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)



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