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Baldwin Family. Pedigree

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Baldwin Family. Pedigree
After 1660, and late 17th century.
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Extent and format
Vellum; two rolls, one of three membranes, the second of two separate membranes. Formerly in a tin canister, painted black.
Scope and content
Pedigree of Baldwin of Diddlebury, Shropshire, from George FitzBaldwin, steward of Montgomery Castle, c. 1300, to Thomas Baldwin, married (1) Dorothy Mackworth, c. 1650, (2) Ellen Morgan, showing four children, Thomas, Leighton, Gertrude and John, of the second marriage after 1660. Coloured coats. For this family see Shropshire Arch. Soc. Trans., 4th ser., 2 (1912), 133-68. Together with a ?spurious pedigree (two membranes) from Richard FitzBaldwin, shown here as son of Baldwin of Normandy, and brother of Godfrey, Duke of Lorraine, said to have married the niece (Emma) of the Conqueror, to Richard Baldwin married Margaret, daughter of Robert Martin; compiled late 17th century. This pedigree, which includes the Courtenays, Earls of Devon, differs from GEC, IV (1916), 317, and is endorsed 'Baldwyne Pedigree Forged'.
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Provenance unknown.