Elizabeth Herbert

about 1456–
of Raglan Castle, Raglan, Monmouthshire, Wales

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Herbert was born about 1456. She married Sir Knight Thomas Cokesey about 1482.

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Sir Knight Thomas Cokesey
Elizabeth Herbert
Marriage: about 1482

Spouse and Children

about 1482

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, English, and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. In Britain, this Old French name, introduced by the Normans, reinforced the less common Old English cognate Herebeorht. The surname was taken to Ireland after the Anglo-Norman invasion and in the 16th century.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the German personal name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Isabel De Herbert -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Isabel De Herbert -

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