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Duke, George

Male Abt 1612 - 1655


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  • Born  Abt 1612  Of Salterton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  13 Oct 1655  Wilsford, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I09613  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 May 2015 

    Family  Ayliffe, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1614, Of Brinkworth, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 5 Apr 1698, Wilsford, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Aug 1636  Wilsford, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F03002  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Son of John Duke of Lake, Wiltshire.

      Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica: Fourth Series edited by W. Bruce Bannerm
      George Duke of Salterton, eldest son and heir, of Salterton, in Great Durnford, matriculated at Magdalen Hall, Oxon., 11 May 1632, aged 19; married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir George Ayliff, knt. Of Rabson or Rabenson, alias north Winterborne (whose sister, Ann Ayliff, was the first wife of Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon and died of small pox in her first confinement); their marriage settlement is referred to as being dated about 20 August 1636, in Chancery Proceedings, Ayliff v Duke, Hamilton 403 and Collins depositions of witnesses, taken 18 Jan. 1654, at Devizes.


      An account of the family of Duke, of Lake.By the Reverend R.E.H. Duke Wiltshire Notes and Queries
      Vol. 8 pp 193-205, 241-251, 289-300 March 1915 Added notes by Gerald Duke November 2003
      ...This George purchased the Manor of Lake ... in 1608, he had a lease of the rectory and manor of Bulford for 40 years from the crown; in December 1609 he bought the manor of Salterton for £1,300 ...He married Mary, daughter of Philip Poor of Durrington, by whom he had issue three sons and six daughters.
      i. John Duke of Lake, of whom presently.
      ii. George Duke of Bulford, who is stated in the allegation for a marriage licence to have been 26 years old in 1622; he married Catherine Gilbert (she was buried at Bulford, 9 September 1623), by whom he had issue on son, viz., George Duke, bapt. At Milston, 29 June 1623; admitted to the Middle Temple, 1 Feb 1650; a deponent in the Chancery suit Aycliff v Duke (Collins 328 Depositions).
      iii. Andrew Duke, who was possessed of a moiety of the manor and rectory of Bulford which by his will, dated 24th May 1633, he devised to his eldest bother John Duke of Lake; he bequested 1000 marks to his nephew George, the son of his brother George, on the condition that he released all his moiety of the manor and rectory of Bulford to the said John Duke of Lake, to the intent that John should have the enjoyment of the whole manor and rectory; he left £10 to Thomas Duke of Trowbridge. He died at Lake, unmarried, 24 June 1633, and was buried in Wilsford Church 27 June; his will was proved 11 July 1633 (P.C.C.)


      The inquisition on the death of George Duke of Lake is No. 650 in the Chancery Inquisitions taken at Marlborough, 1 August, 16 K. James 1, 1618, wherein it is stated that he died 18 May 1618, seized of the manor of Lake, of the manor and capital messuage of Bulford, of the Rectory of Bulford with the tithe of Bulford and Durrington, and also of the manor of Compton. John Duke is his eldest son and heir, and is 33 years of age or more. His widow, Mary Duke, made her will 11 March 1640, proved 6th July 1642.


      John Duke, eldest son and heir, of Lake, was admitted to Lincolnís Inn, 23 October 1605; he married at Dunsford, 25 Feb 1609, Mary dau. Of Edward Young of Little Durnford (she was bapt. 1 April 1588) by whom he had issue-
      i. George Duke of Salterton, of whom presently.
      ii. John Duke of Stratford sub Castro, of whom presently.
      iii. Edward Duke of Wilsford and Winterbourne Stoke, of whom later.
      iv. Andrew Duke, of Bulford.
      i. Mary - allegation for marriage licence at Salisbury, dated 13th January 1629 (her age 19 years) to marry Henry White
      ii. Barbara, aged 7 in 1623; buried 26 March 1630, at Wilsford.