Grace Wentworth (Gascoigne) (1532 - 1574) MP

‹ Back to Wentworth surname

Is your surname Wentworth?

Research the Wentworth family

Grace Wentworth's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Related Projects

Nicknames: "Grace /Gascoigan/", "Grace /Gastiogne/"
Birthplace: Lasingcroft, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Lasingcroft, Yorkshire, England
Occupation: Plantagenet Ancesters
Managed by: Daniel Robert May
Last Updated:

About Grace Wentworth (Gascoigne)

ACCORDING TO SEVERAL SOURCES THOMAS WHO MARRIED GRACE GASCOIGNE WAS SON OF THOMAS & BEATRIX (WOODRUFFE) WENTWORTH, IT WAS THIS THOMAS' NEPHEW WHO MARRIED MARGARET GASCOIGNE AND WAS THE SON OF WILLIAM & CATHERINE BEESTON.

  • __________________
  • 'The Wentworth genealogy, comprising the origin of the name, the family in England, and a particular account of Elder William Wentworth, the emigrant, and of his descendants (1870)
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/wentworthgenealo01inwent#page/n162/mode/1up
  • (18) William Wentworth, Esq., married, 1460-1, Isabel, daughter of Sir Richard Fitzwilliams, of Aldwarke, in Yorkshire, by Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Thomas Clarell of the same place, and had issue, Thomas, Ralphe, George, William, and Elizabeth. The latter married, first, Thomas Lea, Esq., of Middleton, and scondly, Henry Arthington, Esq. Of the three younger sons, there is no record save of their names. The father died in 1477, and the line was continued by the eldest son--
    • (19) Sir Thomas Wentworth, who was knighted for his bravery at the battle of Spurs, 16 August, 1513. It will be seen that down to this period, the successors to the estate of Wentworth-Woodhouse were almost invariably only sons, and as invariably married heiresses or co-heiresses.
    • By this, time, therefore, the wealth of this family had become enormous, as may be judged by the fact, that this Sir Thomas bore the sobriquet of "Golden Thomas." He paid at one time a heavy fine to be excused from accepting the Order of the Bath, and in 1528 abtained a license* from Henry VIII. to remain covered in the royal presence. The reason alleged was his infirmity arising from old age. But, as he lived twenty years longer, (he died 5 Dec., 1548,) the presumption is, that the license was purchased at a great price for the purpose of gratifying a whim or some feeling of personal pride. He married Beatrix, daughter of Sir Richard Woodruff, Kt., of Woolley, in Yorkshire, and widow of John Drax, Esq., of Woodhull, by whom he had five sons and three daughters, viz: William, Gervase, Michael, 'Thomas', Bryan, Elizabeth, Isabel, and Beatrice.
    • http://www.archive.org/stream/wentworthgenealo01inwent#page/n164/mode/1up
      • 'Thomas was of Scoreby, in Yorkshire, and married Grace, daughter of John Gascoigne, Esq., of Lasingcroft, in Yorkshire, by whom he had an only son, Thomas, and three daughters, Mary, Grace, and Elizabeth.
  • _________________________
  • 'Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry, Volume 2 By John Burke
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=0NEKAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA1552&lpg=PA1552&dq=William+Wentworth+1440&source=bl&ots=a5R_iUbtrl&sig=yC5dc7iRAC0-k0uh7PWbBZNBOvk&hl=en&ei=ucm7TPydFIb6swOtkenxDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CCkQ6AEwBjgK#v=onepage&q=Grace%20GASCOIGNE&f=false
  • Pg.1551
  • Thomas Wentworth (s. of William & Isabel FitzWilliam), m. Beatrix Woodruffe (d. of Sir Richard Woodruffe) children:
    • I. William, d. 4 July 1549 m. Catherine Beeston
    • II. Michael, m. Isabel Whitley
    • III. 'THOMAS WENTWORTH, who m. Grace, dau. of John Gascoigne, Esq. of Lasingcraft, in Yorkshire, and had (with three daus., Mary, Grace, and Elizabeth) an only son, Thomas.
    • IV. Bryan.
    • I. Elizabeth, m. Ralph Denam.
    • II. Isabella, m. Nicholas Wombweil, Esq.
    • III. Beatrix, m. Thomas Worrall, Esq.
  • -----------------------------
  • The Wentworth genealogy: English and American, Volume 1 By John Wentworth
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=KR8aAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA10&lpg=PA10&dq=grace+gascoigne+wentworth&source=bl&ots=MdHPAorWA9&sig=_htazZV9c5Un4mN4FeLh6fMWsmI&hl=en&ei=x8q_TMDdB5LSsAOFscSTDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CCIQ6AEwBTg8#v=onepage&q=grace%20gascoigne%20wentworth&f=false
  • Pg.10
  • 'Thomas Wentworth, son of Thomas Wentworth and Beatrix Woodruff, was of Scoreby, in Yorkshire, and married Grace, daughter of John Gascoigne, Esq., of Lasingcroft, in Yorkshire, by whom he had an only son, Thomas, and three daughters, Mary, Grace, and Elizabeth.
  • --------------------------------
  • THIS INFORMATION IS IN ERROR, AND CONTAINS INFO FOR TWO DIFFERENT THOMAS' , THE PARENTS ARE FOR THE ONE WHO MARRIED MARGARET GASCOIGNE, NEITHER THOMAS' MARRIED BOTH WOMEN
  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WENTWORTH.htm#Thomas WENTWORTH (Sir)2
  • Thomas WENTWORTH (Sir)
  • Born: 1520, Wentworth, Yorkshire, England
  • Died: AFT 27 Mar 1574 / 14 Feb 1587, Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Buried: 1574, Wentworth, Yorkshire, England
  • Father: William WENTWORTH (Thomas & Beatrix Woodruffe)
  • Mother: Catherine BEESTON
  • 'Married 1: Grace GASCOIGNE ABT 1549, Scrooby, York, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas WENTWORTH (b.1565-d.27 Apr 1627)
    • 2. Grace WENTWORTH
    • 3. Mary WENTWORTH (b.1569-d.17 Apr 1627 m. William BREWSTER)
    • 4. Elizabeth WENTWORTH (b.ABT 1552 m. Nicholas MORTON)
  • Married 2: Margaret GASCOINE
  • Children:
    • 1. Elizabeth WENTWORTH (m.Thomas DANBY (Esq.))
    • 2. Barbara WENTWORTH
    • 3. Margaret WENTWORTH (bur.13 Nov 1614 m.1: Michael DARCY m.2: Jasper BLYTHMAN (Esq.))
    • 4. Catherine WENTWORTH (m. Thomas GARGRAVE (Esq.))
    • 5. William WENTWORTH (b.ABT 1563-1614 m. Anne ATKINSON)
  • --------------------
view all 32

Grace Wentworth's Timeline

1532
1532
Lasingcroft, Yorkshire, England
1532
Lasingcroft, Yorkshire, England
1538
1538
Age 6
of Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England
1548
1548
Age 16
Lasingcroft, Yorkshire, England
1550
1550
Age 18
of Lasingcroft,Yorkshire,England
1550
Age 18
Bridford, Devonshire, England
1552
1552
Age 20
of Lasingcroft, Yorkshire, England
1569
1569
Age 37
Scrooby,,Yorkshire,England
1574
March 27, 1574
Age 42
Lasingcroft, Yorkshire, England
1936
April 25, 1936
Age 42