Lady Margaret Fiennes, 11th Baroness Dacre

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Margaret Leonard (Fiennes), 11th Baroness Dacre

Also Known As: "Margaret /Dacre/", "Baroness Dacre-M /Fiennes/", "Margaret /Fiennes/", "D\acre\", "Mararet /Fiennes/", "11th Baroness Dacre"
Birthplace: Pontypool, Monmouthshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Chevening, Kent, England, (Present UK)
Place of Burial: St. Botolph's Church - South Chancel, Chevening, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Fiennes III and Mary Fiennes, Baroness of Dacre
Wife of Henry Norreys and Sampson Lennard, MP
Mother of Sir Henry Lennard, 12th Baron Dacre; Gregory Lennard; George Leonard; Margaret Barrett Lennard; Mary Bosville and 5 others
Sister of Thomas Fiennes and Gregory Fiennes, 10th Baron Dacre

Occupation: 11th Baroness Dacre, 1541–1611
Managed by: Glenna Davidson Murdock
Last Updated:

About Lady Margaret Fiennes, 11th Baroness Dacre

Resided Herstmonceux, England. Her Family Owned an Iron Works In England.


From the Find A Grave page on Margaret Fiennes Lennard

Birth: 1540 - Monmouth, Wales

Death: Mar. 10, 1611 - Chevening, Kent, England

Baroness Dacre, daughter of Thomas Fiennes, 9th Lord Dacre, and Mary Neville. Married the High Sheriff of Kent Sampson Lennard 16 Nov 1564 in Kent, England.

Sampson and Lady Margaret's home was at Chevening, co. Kent, 15 miles southeast of London, until perhaps 1594, the year of her brother's death, after which they were much at Hurstmonceux Castle, which they greatly embellished and where they entertained lavishly.

At St. Botolph's Church at Chevening is the stately alabaster tomb of Sampson Lennard and Margaret Fiennes.

In the south chancel, a stately tomb of alabaster, on which are the figures of a man in armour, and a lady in her robes, with their heads resting on cushions; at his feet is a brass head out of a ducal crown, and at her's a dog; on the south side are three sons (Henry, George & Thomas) kneeling on cushions, the first in robes, the others in armour; on the north side are five daughters (Anne, Mary, Margaret, Elizabeth & Frances), erected for Sampson Lennard, esq. with his wife Margaret Fiences, lady Dacre, &c. obt. 1615; on the top are six coats of arms with their quarterings.

Family links:


  • Thomas Fiennes (1516 - 1541)
  • Mary Neville Fiennes (1520 - 1565)


  • Sampson Lennard (1544 - 1615)

Burial: St Botolph Churchyard, Chevening, Kent, England

Created by: Sonnet Tidwell

  • Record added: Feb 06, 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 33583487
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Lady Margaret Fiennes, 11th Baroness Dacre's Timeline

January 1540
Pontypool, Monmouthshire, England, (Present UK)
Age 24
March 25, 1570
Age 30
Chevening, Kent, England
August 1, 1572
Age 32
Chevening, Chevening, Kent, Eng
October 25, 1573
Age 33
Of, Chevening, Kent, England
Age 33
October 17, 1574
Age 34
Chevening, Kent, England
Age 38
Of, Chevening, Kent, England
November 26, 1581
Age 41
Probably Chevening, Kent, England, (Present UK)
Age 43
Chevening, Chevening, Kent, Eng