Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Nicholas FOWLE (c1475-1522)

and Joane VINCE (?-?)


Many thanks to William Green for additions and corrections to this page.  Please see his article in the Sussex Family History Group's journal of March 2012.


Nicholas Fowle married Joane Vince.

Nicholas Fowle was the son of Thomas Fowle of Lamberhurst and possibly Ellen.  He died in 1522 and left a will mentioning 3 sons and a daughter.

Nicholas may have had a brother William Fowle who died before 1509, who in turn may have had a son William Fowle (c1500-1567).


Nicholas Fowle and Joane Vince had the following known children:

  1. Gabriel Fowle was of Southover in Lewes, Sussex.  Gabriel left a will dated 27 January 1554/5 which was proved in Lewes on 17 August 1555.

    Gabriel had the following children:

    1. Magnus Fowle was mentioned in his father's will.  His own will was dated 31 July 1595 and was proved by the Peculiar Court of Canterbury on 11 May 1596.  Magnes lived in Mayfield, Sussex.  He had the following child:

      1. Agnes Fowle was mentioned in her father's will.  She married Edward Byne of Burwash, Sussex.

    2. Agnes Fowle married John Harman.  John was mentioned in his father-in-law's will, by which his was left Garbriel's best gown and best jacket.  John and Agnes had the following children:

      1. Elizabeth Harman

      2. John Harman

  2. Christopher Fowle

  3. John Fowle

  4. A daughter - her brother mentioned in his will "my sister's children".


FOWLE          VINCE

This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012