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
Margery Wentworth
George Howard Wentworth Waldegrave
Jane Waldegrave
William Waldegrave
Margaret Waldegrave
Edmond Walgrave
Anthony Waldegrave
Mary Waldegrave
Bridget Waldegrave
Anne Walgrave
Dorothy Waldegrave

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


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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