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Mary Guilford (FitzWilliam)

Also Known As: "Shelley"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Milton, Kent, England
Death: Died in Michelgrove, West Sussex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir William Fitzwilliam and Mildred Fitzwilliam
Wife of John Shelley, of Michelgrove and Sir John Guildford
Mother of Sir William Shelley; Eleonor Shelley; Richard Shelley; Anne Shelley; John Shelley and 6 others
Sister of Catherine Doughtie; Thomas FITZWILLIAM; Christopher FITZWILLIAM; Francis FITZWILLIAM and Ellen (Helena) Le Strange
Half sister of Anne Fitzwilliam; Sir William Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth FitzWilliam

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Mary Guilford

Mildred Sackville, daughter of Richard Sackville, Esq., of Withyham, Sussex, by Isabel, daughter of John Digges, Esq., married as his second wife William FitzWilliam, Knight, and they had three sons, Christopher, Francis and Thomas, and two daughters, Eleanor (wife of Nicholas Strange, Knight,) and:

Mary (wife of John Shelley).

She was born at Buckhurst, Sussex, England.

Mary FitzWilliam, widow of John Shelley (died 1550), of Michelgrove (in Clapham), Sussex, and daughter of William FitzWilliam, Knight of Milton, Northamptonshire, married second, as his second wife, John Guildford, Knight, of Hempsted (in Benenden), Kent, Great Bromley, Essex, etc. Bailiff of Winchelsea, Burgess (M>P.) for Gatton, 1529, etc. etc. [3] They had one son, Richard.

 Note: According to Douglas Richardson, Mary FitzWilliam was the daughter of William's second wife, Mildred Sackville. William and his first wife Anne Hawes had two daughters, Anne and Ellizabeth (wife of Thomas Brudenell, Knight), and two sons, William, Knight, and Richard, Esq. 

Sources: http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/FitzWilliam-245

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Mary Guilford's Timeline

1510
1510
Milton, Kent, England
1518
September 14, 1518
Age 8
Michel Grove, Sussex, England
1520
1520
Age 10
Of Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1522
1522
Age 12
Of,Clapham,Sussex,England
1525
1525
Age 15
Of Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1527
1527
Age 17
Of, Clapham, Sussex, England
1531
1531
Age 21
Of, Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1533
1533
Age 23
Of Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1535
1535
Age 25
Mitchelgrove, Sussex, England
1536
1536
Age 26
Michaelgrace, Sussex, England