The third son of King William (1) (the Conqueror) and his Queen, Matilda of Flanders, (married 1050) was King Henry I (2) who married (1100) (Edith/Maud) Matilda, the daughter of (.pdf file) King Malcolm III (Canmore) of Scotland and St. Margaret.
St. Margaret was the mother of (Maud) Matilda - the Empress - and of Henry I's only son, William, drowned in the sinking of the White Ship in 1120.
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Their son, King John (5) of England, married (1189) (secondly) Isabel of Angou who was the daughter - and heiress - of Aymer, Count of Angou whose wife was Alice, the granddaughter of King Louis VI of France. A daughter of King John - Joan - married Llewelyn the Great whose descendant became King Henry VII of England in 1485, after the Battle of Bosworth Field which brought to a close the long lasting and blood-costly wars of the Roses.
A daughter of Henry VII (Tudor) and Princess Elizabeth of York, (born 1496) was the Princess Mary Tudor. (15)
She married (1515) (secondly) Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk. Her first husband was Louis XII Valois (King of France) (married 9 Oct 1514 at Abbeville). The daughter of this second marriage was Frances Brandon (16) who married (1535) Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk.
Their daughter Catherine Grey (17) (Sister of Lady Jane Grey, "the 9 Days Queen" of England) married (1560) (secondly) Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford. Their son, (Lord) Edward Beauchamp Seymour (18) married (1585) Honora Rogers.
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The son of Lord Edward Beauchamp Seymour and Honora Rogers was William Seymour, Duke of Somerset (19) who married (1616) as his second wife (after Arabella Stuart d. 1615) Lady Frances Devereux - daughter of the executed Robert, 2nd. Earl of Essex and Frances Walsingham. (H.M. Queen Elizabeth II of England descends from the marriage of William Seymour, Duke of Somerset and Frances Devereux.)
Mary Seymour (20) - the daughter of William Seymour and Lady Frances Devereux, married (1653) Heneage Finch, Earl of Winchilsea. Their daughter Frances Finch (21) married (c. 1670) Thomas Thynne, Viscount Weymouth. Their daughter Frances Thynne (22) married (1690) Sir Robert Worsley, 4th Bt Their daughter Frances Worsley (23) married (1710) John Carteret, Lord Granville. (The Spencer Family Tree) (Conjoined at Generation 9 qv) Their daughter Grace Carteret (24) (1713-1755) married (1729) Lionel Tollemache, Earl of Dysart K.T. (1708-1770) Their daughter Louisa Tollemache, Countess of Dysart (25) (1745-1840) married (1764) John Manners. (1730-1792) (John Manners was an illegitimate son of Lord William Manners and Corbetta Smyth, a daughter of William Smith/Smyth - Apothecary of Shrewsbury.) Lord William Manners was the 2nd. son of the 2nd Duke of Rutland.
A son of Louisa Tollemache, Countess of Dysart and John Manners was William Manners, Lord Huntingtower (26) (1776-1833). He married (1790) Catherine Rebecca Gray.(d.1852) Their son The Hon. Frederick James Tollemache, M.P. (27) (1801-1888) married (secondly) (1847) Isabella Anne Forbes (1817-1850).