Margery Wentworth

Brief Life History of Margery

When Margery Wentworth was born in April 1453, her father, Henry Wentworth, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Howard, was 24. She had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with William Waldegrave. She died on 6 May 1540, in Bures, Suffolk, England, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bures, Suffolk, England.

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Family Time Line

William Waldegrave
1462–1527
Margery Wentworth
1453–1540
George Howard Wentworth Waldegrave
1483–1528
Jane Waldegrave
1487–1549
William Waldegrave
Margaret Waldegrave
1484–1565
Edmond Walgrave
1489–
Anthony Waldegrave
1491–1571
Mary Waldegrave
1492–
Bridget Waldegrave
1494–1549
Anne Walgrave
1500–1568
Dorothy Waldegrave
1504–1564

Sources (8)

  • Margaret Wentworth Waldegrave, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Visitation of Essex, 1558 (Wentworth)
  • Margaret Wentworth Waldegrave, "Find A Grave Index", St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard Bures St Mary, Babergh District, Suffolk, England

World Events (1)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

Name Meaning

English:

habitational name from Wentworth in Yorkshire. The placename probably derives from the Old English personal name Wintra + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

habitational name from Wentworth in Cambridgeshire, which has the same etymology as the placename in 1 above.

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

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