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Anne Wentworth (Tyrell)

Birthplace: Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir James Tyrrell, Kt. and Anne Tyrrell
Wife of Sir Richard Wentworth
Mother of Thomas Wentworth,1st Baron Wentworth of Nettlestead; Dorothy Tollemache and Margery Glemham, (Wentworth)
Sister of Sir Thomas Tyrrell; James Tyrrell, of Colombine Hall and Margery Garneys

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About Anne Wentworth

  • Anne Tyrrell1,2
  • F, b. circa 1481, d. after 11 November 1529
  • Father Sir James Tyrrel, Sheriff of Glamorganshire, Master of the Horse to King Richard III1,2 b. c 1445, d. 6 May 1502
  • Mother Anne Arundell1,2 b. c 1446
  • Anne Tyrrell was born circa 1481 at of Gipping, Suffolk, England. She married Sir Richard Wentworth, 5th Lord le Despenser, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk, son of Sir Henry Wentworth, 4th Lord le Despenser, Sheriff of Norfolk, Suffolk, & Yorkshire and Anne Saye, circa 1499; They had 3 sons (Thomas, Philip, & Richard) and 5 daughters (Anne, Elizabeth, Margery, Dorothy, & Thomasine).1,2 Anne Tyrrell died after 11 November 1529.1
  • Family Sir Richard Wentworth, 5th Lord le Despenser, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk b. c 1480, d. 17 Oct 1528
  • Child
  • Sir Thomas Wentworth, 6th Lord le Despenser, 1st Lord Wentworth+1 b. c 1500, d. 3 Mar 1551
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 381.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 519.


  • Richard WENTWORTH (Sir Knight)
  • Born: ABT 1468 / ABT 1475, Nettlestead, Suffolk, England
  • Died: 17 Oct 1528
  • Buried: Friars Minor, Ipswich
  • Notes: De jure 5th Baron Despenser. Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk in 1509 and 1517, was knighted in 1512, served at the battle of Spurs in 1513, was present at the Field of the Cloth of Gold in 1520, and died on 17 Oct. 1528. Knighted 1523 with Arthur Poole. He married Anne, daughter of Sir James Tyrrell, the supposed murderer of the Princes in the Tower.
  • Father: Henry WENTWORTH (Sheriff of Yorkshire)
  • Mother: Anne SAYE
  • Married: Anne TYRRELL (b. ABT 1479 - d. AFT 11 Nov 1529) (dau. of Sir James Tyrrell, Knt. of Gipping and Anne Arundell) ABT 1507, Gipping, Suffolk, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas WENTWORTH (1° B. Wentworth of Nettlestead)
    • 2. Dorothy WENTWORTH
    • 3. Margery WENTWORTH
  • WENTWORTH (Sir Knight)1


  • Thomas Wentworth, 1st Baron Wentworth and de jure 6th Baron le Despencer, PC (1501 – 3 March 1551) was an English peer and courtier during the Tudor dynasty.
  • The Wentworths were originally from Yorkshire but a branch of the family had settled in Nettlestead, Suffolk in the mid-fifteenth century, where Wentworth was born. He was the eldest son of Sir Richard Wentworth, de jure 5th Baron le Despencer of the 1387 creation, and was a nephew of Margery Wentworth, the mother of Jane Seymour. His mother was Anne, the daughter of Sir James Tyrrell, the supposed murderer of the Princes in the Tower. He had two younger brothers, Philip and Richard, and five sisters, Anne, Elizabeth, Dorothy, Margery and Thomasine.[1]
  • Circa 1520 Wentworth married Margaret Fortescue, the eldest daughter of Sir Adrian Fortescue. They had a large family of eight sons and nine daughters, including Thomas, later 2nd Baron Wentworth and Mary, who married Sir William Drury. Another daughter, Dorothy, married the explorer Martin Frobisher.
  • In 1523, Wentworth took part in Suffolk's failed invasion of France and was knighted by him. In 1529, he was also created Baron Wentworth in the Peerage of England. In 1536, he was present at the trials of Anne Boleyn and her brother, Lord Rochford and at those of Lord Montagu and the Marquess of Exeter in 1538.
  • In 1550, Lord Wentworth was appointed Lord Chamberlain to Edward VI and died the following year. His funeral was held at Westminster Abbey and he was buried in the abbey's Chapel of St John the Baptist. His title passed to his eldest son, Thomas.
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  • Sir James Tyrrell (c.1455 – 6 May 1502)[1] was an English knight, a trusted servant of King Richard III of England. He is known for allegedly confessing to the murders of the Princes in the Tower under Richard's orders. .... etc.
  • James Tyrrell was the eldest son of William Tyrrell of Gipping, Suffolk, and Margaret Darcy, the daughter of Robert Darcy of Maldon, Essex, and the grandson of Sir John Tyrrell.[1][3]
  • Tyrrell's father was beheaded on Tower Hill on 23 February 1462, together .... etc.
  • In 1469 Tyrrell married Anne Arundel, the daughter of John Arundel of Lanherne, Cornwall, by his first wife, Elizabeth Morley, daughter of Thomas, Lord Morley,[1] by whom he had three sons and a daughter:[5][6]
    • Sir Thomas Tyrrell (d.1551) of Gipping, Suffolk, who married firstly Margaret Willoughby, daughter of Christopher Willoughby, 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby, by whom he had a son, Sir John Tyrrell (d.1574), who married Elizabeth Munday, the daughter of Sir John Munday (d.1537), Lord Mayor of London, and a daughter, Anne Tyrrell, who married Sir John Clere of Ormesby, Norfolk.[7][8][9]
    • James Tyrrell (d.1539) of Columbine Hall in Stowupland, Suffolk, who married Anne Hotoft.[10][11]
    • William Tyrrell.[10]
    • Anne Tyrrell, who married Sir Richard Wentworth (d.1528) of Nettlestead, Suffolk, by whom she was the mother of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Baron Wentworth.[12]
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Anne Tyrrell (b. 1480, d. date unknown)

Anne Tyrrell was born 1480, and died date unknown. She married Richard Wentworth on 1503 in Woolley, son of Henry Wentworth and Anne Say.

More About Anne Tyrrell and Richard Wentworth: Marriage: 1503, Woolley.

Children of Anne Tyrrell and Richard Wentworth are:

   +Thomas Wentworth, b. 1501, Nettlestead, d. Mar 03, 1550/51, Woolley.


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Anne Wentworth's Timeline

Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
Age 21
Nettlestead, Suffolk, England, UK
Age 30
Of, Nettlestead, Suffolk, England
Age 50