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Dorothy Darcy (Melton)

Birthplace: Aston, Yorkshire.
Death: Died in Brayton, Yorkshire, England
Place of Burial: Brayton, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Melton and Catherine Melton
Wife of Sir George Darcy, 2nd Lord Darcy
Mother of Elizabeth Darcy; Sir John Darcy, 3rd Baron Darcy of Aston; Mary Darcy; Edith Dawney; Margaret Darcy and 2 others

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About Dorothy Darcy

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Dorothy Melton:

Dorothy Melton [1]

  • F, #29263,
  • d. 21 September 1557
  • Last Edited=15 Mar 2009

Dorothy Melton was the daughter of Sir John Melton.[1]

She married Sir George Darcy, 2nd Lord Darcy, son of Sir Thomas Darcy, 1st Lord Darcy and Dowsabel Tempest, circa 26 March 1511.[1]

She died on 21 September 1557.[1]

Her married name became Darcy.

Children of Dorothy Melton and Sir George Darcy, 2nd Lord Darcy

  • 1. George Darcy [1]
  • 2. Sir John Darcy, 3rd Lord Darcy+[1] b. c 1530, d. 18 Oct 1602


  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1027. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
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Dorothy Darcy's Timeline

Aston, Yorkshire.
March 26, 1511
Age 5
Aston, Yorkshire, England
Age 31
Aston, South Yorkshire, England
Age 34
Aston, South Yorkshire, England
Age 37
September 21, 1557
Age 51
Brayton, Yorkshire, England