Eleanor de Gorges, Heir of Wraxall & Knighton (c.1307 - c.1376) MP

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Nicknames: "Eleanor De Goages", "Elianor Gorges"
Birthplace: Knighton, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Wraxall, Long Ashton, Somerset, England
Occupation: Heiress of Wraxall & Knighton
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Eleanor de Gorges, Heir of Wraxall & Knighton

  • parents: Ralph De GORGES (1° B. Gorges) & Eleanor

Married:

  1. Theobald RUSSEL

Children:

  1. Ralph RUSSELL
  2. William RUSSELL (died sp)
  3. Theobald GORGES (Sir)

Notes

  • His [Ralph 2nd Baron de Gorges'] coheirs were his three sisters ....(2) Eleanor, who received the manors of Wraxall and Knighton was wife of Sir Theobald Russell, of Kingston Russell, by whom she had a son and heir, Ralph (father of Sir Maurice Rusell (b).
  • (b) She [Eleanor de Gorges] had also a son, Theobald, who assumed the name of Gorges, and from him descend the Gorges of Wraxall, the Lords Gorges of Dundalk, Gorges of Kilbrew, co. Meath, etc. In connection with which the Editors desire to record their thanks to Mr. Raymond Gorges of Washington, USA, for his kindly interest in this article. Sir Theobald de Gorges was sheriff of Somerset and Dorset in 1361, and of Hants in 1375. (1)

Sources

  1. Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000. Page: VI:12-13

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Eleanor de Gorges, Heir of Wraxall & Knighton's Timeline

1307
1307
Knighton, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England
1324
1324
Age 17
Kingston, Russell, Dorset, England
1329
1329
Age 22
Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
1340
1340
Age 33
1341
1341
Age 34
Dyrham, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England
1376
1376
Age 69
Wraxall, Long Ashton, Somerset, England
1380
1380
Age 69
Swyre, Dorset, England
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