1. Lancelot Mansfield, Esquire was born about 1533 at Yorkshire, England and died after 1566. He married about 1550, Anne Eure, born about 1530 and died before 1566, daughter of Sir Ralph Eure and Margery Bowes. Anne is of royal descent from Edward III and her ancestry is given here. Lancelot married secondly Margaret (---). They were the parents of John, Ralph, Julian, Margaret, and Lucy.
2. John Mansfield, Esquire was born about 1551 at Yorkshire England and who died in July 1601 at London, England. He married before 1592, Elizabeth (---) who was buried at St. Michael Cornhill, London, England on 12 February 1633/4. John attended Cambridge University (Peterhouse College) and graduated with a B.A. in 1572. He was the master of the minories and Queen's surveyor. John and Elizabeth had four children, three of whom came to New England: Elizabeth, Anne, Martha, and John.
3. Elizabeth Mansfield was baptized 3 December 1592 at Henley on Thames, Oxford, England and died 6 June 1660 at Boston, Massachusetts. She married about 1616, the Rev. John Wilson born December 1588 at Windsor, England and died 7 August 1667 at Boston, Massachusetts, son of the Rev. William Wilson and Isabel Woodhall. The Rev. John Wilson attended Eton and then Christ College at Cambridge graduating with an A.B. in 1606 and M.A. in 1609. He migrated to New England in the Winthrop Fleet of 1630 and was the first minister of Boston. Elizabeth and John had four children: Edmund, John, Elizabeth, and Mary.
“The Ancestry of the Royally-Descended Mansfields of the Massachusetts Bay” by Robert C. Anderson, John C. Brandon, and Paul C. Reed New England Historical & Genealogical Register 155 (2001): 3-35.
Visitation of Yorkshire in the Years 1563 and 1564 by William Flower, ed. Charles B. Norcliffe (London, 1881), p. 111-114.
Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 2nd ed., 2011) II:17-18.
New England Historical & Genealogical Register 61 (1907):36-129. [Wilson]
Robert Charles Anderson The Great Migration Begins; Immigrants to New England 1620-1633 (NEHGS, Boston, 1995), III:2012-2015. [Wilson]