Margaret Hungerford (c.1413 - 1452) MP

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Birthplace: Farleigh-Hungerford, Somersetshire, England
Death: Died in England
Occupation: 1404 ALTB ?
Managed by: Beth-Ane Dorst
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About Margaret Hungerford

  • Margaret Hungerford
  • F, b. circa 1412
  • Father Sir Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford, Sheriff of Somersetshire & Dorsetshire, Speaker of the House of Commons, Lord High Treasurer b. c 22 Jun 1378, d. 9 Aug 1449
  • Mother Katherine Peverell b. c 1394, d. a 12 Nov 1432
  • Margaret Hungerford was born circa 1412 at of Farleigh Hungerford, Somersetshire, England. She married Walter Rodney, son of Sir John Rodney, Sheriff of Somerset & Dorset and Alice, circa 1447.
  • Family Walter Rodney b. c 1399
  • Child
    • Thomas Rodney+1 b. c 1448, d. 1471
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, SLC Archives.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1582.htm#i47568

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  • Margaret Hungerford1
  • F, #568504
  • Last Edited=13 Dec 2012
  • Margaret Hungerford is the daughter of Sir Walter Hungerford, 1st Lord Hungerford and Katherine Peverell.2 She married Sir Walter Rodney.1
  • Her married name became Rodney.
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Volume 3, page 3476. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S37] See. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p56851.htm#i568504

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  • Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=p_yzpuWi4sgC&pg=PA407&lpg=PA407&dq=Walter+Rodney+1400&source=bl&ots=RRsL5O03f7&sig=mkJm4UpDYdLs-ZlU_MBS50xpmzI&hl=en&ei=tvC-TcelAZG-sAODl4y_BQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CEUQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=Rodney&f=false
  • Pg. 407
  • 9. KATHERINE PEVERELL, younger daughter and co-heiress, born about 1394 (aged 28 in 1422). She married as his (1st wife) before Sept. 1400 WALTER HUNGERFORD, K.B., K.G., king's knight, Knight of the Shire for Wiltshire and for Somerset, Speaker of the House of Commons, Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, Steward of the Household to Kings Henry V and Henry VI, Constable of Windsor Castle, Lord High Treasurer of England, 4th but 1st surviving son and heir of Thomas Hungerford, Knt., of Farleigh and Wellow, Somerset, and Heytesbury, Wilts, Speaker of the House of Commons, Chief Stewart to John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, by his 2nd wife, Joan, daughter and co-heiress of Edmund Hussey, Knt. He was born about 22 Jun 1378. They had four sons, Walter, Robert, Knt. [2nd Lord Hungerford], Edmund, Knt., and Thomas, and two daughters, Margaret (wife of Walter Rodney, Knt.) and Elizabeth. He was pre-eminently distinguished in the French wars, for which he was granted the lordship of Hommet d'Arthenay in Normandy. He was one of the executors of King Henry V and served on the Council of Regency in 1422. He was summoned to Parliament from 7 Jan. 1425/6 to 2 Jan. 1448/9, by writs directed Waltero Hungerford Chivaler, whereby he is held to have become Lord Hungerford. His wife, Katherine, was living 12 Nov. 1432. He married (2nd) before 8 May 1439 ELEANOR BERKELEY, widow of John Arundel, K.B., Lord Arundel and Mautravers [see ARUNDEL 12], and Richard Poynings, Knt., of Poynings, Sussex [see POYNINGS 12], and daughter of John Berkeley, Knt., of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, by his 2nd wife, Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John de Betteshorne, Knt., of Betteshorne (in Sopley), Wilts [see FISHER 9]. They had no issue. SIR WALTER HUNGERFORD, 1st Lord Hungerford, died testate 9 August 1449, and was buried with his 1st wife in Salisbury Cathedral. His widow Eleanor, died testate 1 August 1455.

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  • Magna Carta ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=wHZcIRMhSEMC&pg=PA442&lpg=PA442&dq=Walter+Rodney+1400&source=bl&ots=2EwaxtZB5J&sig=erORFMUYHOiVYpKY7rsXWlT1d88&hl=en&ei=O_W-TdO6H4i8sAPel5zEBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CCIQ6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=rodney&f=false
  • Pg. 442
  • 8. KATHERINE PEVERELL, younger daughter and co-heiress, born about 1394 (aged 28 in 1422). She married as his (1st wife) before Sept. 1400 WALTER HUNGERFORD, K.B., K.G., of Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, and Heytesbury, Wiltshire, and, in right of his wife, of South Cadbury, Somerset, king's knight, Knight of the Shire for Wiltshire and for Somerset, Speaker of the House of Commons, Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, Steward of the Household to Kings Henry V and Henry VI, Constable of Windsor Castle, Lord High Treasurer of England, 4th but 1st surviving son and heir of Thomas Hungerford, Knt., of Farleigh and Wellow, Somerset, and Heytesbury, Wilts, Speaker of the House of Commons, Chief Stewart to John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, by his 2nd wife, Joan, daughter and co-heiress of Edmund Hussey, Knt. He was born about 22 Jun 1378. They had four sons, Walter, Robert, Knt. [2nd Lord Hungerford], Edmund, Knt., and Thomas, and two daughters, Margaret (wife of Walter Rodney, Knt.) and Elizabeth. He was pre-eminently distinguished in the French wars, for which he was granted the lordship of Hommet d'Arthenay in Normandy. He was one of the executors of King Henry V and served on the Council of Regency in 1422. He was summoned to Parliament from 7 Jan. 1425/6 to 2 Jan. 1448/9, by writs directed Waltero Hungerford Chivaler, whereby he is held to have become Lord Hungerford. His wife, Katherine, was living 12 Nov. 1432. He married (2nd) before 8 May 1439 ELEANOR BERKELEY, widow of John Arundel, K.B., Lord Arundel and Mautravers [see ARUNDEL 10], and Richard Poynings, Knt., of Poynings, Sussex [see POYNINGS 9], and daughter of John Berkeley, Knt., of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, by his 2nd wife, Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John de Betteshorne, Knt., of Betteshorne (in Sopley), Wilts [see FISHER 7]. They had no issue. SIR WALTER HUNGERFORD, 1st Lord Hungerford, died testate 9 August 1449, and was buried with his 1st wife in Salisbury Cathedral. His widow Eleanor, died testate 1 August 1455.

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Margaret Hungerford's Timeline

1413
1413
Farleigh-Hungerford, Somersetshire, England
1435
1435
Age 22
England
1447
1447
Age 34
1452
1452
Age 39
England
1953
November 23, 1953
Age 39
November 23, 1953
Age 39
1954
March 17, 1954
Age 39
March 17, 1954
Age 39
October 22, 1954
Age 39
1994
January 12, 1994
Age 39