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Agnes Winslow

Also Known As: "Agnes Winslow (SI)", "Agnes Winslowe"
Birthplace: Burton, Begbroke, Oxford Co., England
Death: Died in Twyford,,Buckinghamshire,England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas William Wyncelow and Agnes Throckmorton
Wife of Humphrey Seymour and John Giffard, Esq of Twyford
Mother of Eleanor Ashfield; Thomas Giffard, of Twyford; William Giffard, of Cowley; John Gifford; Roger Giffard, Esq. and 2 others
Sister of Isabel Wynslow Winslow; Joan Winslow; Elizabeth Winslow; William F. Winslow, Sr; Thomas William Winslow, Esq and 2 others

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About Agnes Winslow

Agnes Winslow

  • F, #55537,
  • d. 1506
  • Father: Thomas Winslow, Esq. b. c 1415
  • Mother: Agnes Throckmorton b. c 1420
  • Agnes Winslow married John Giffard, Esq.,
    • son of Thomas Giffard and Eleanor Vaux, circa 1454.
  • Agnes Winslow died in 1506.
    • Family John Giffard, Esq.
      • b. 1431,
      • d. b 23 Sep 1506
  • Children
    • Thomas Giffard+ b. c 1455, d. 10 Oct 1511
    • Roger Giffard+ b. 1463, d. 23 Jan 1543
  • From:


The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 75 By Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Pg.134 15. THOMAS GIFFARD

  • (Roger, Sir Thomas, Sir John, Sir John le Boef, Sir John le Boef, Osbert, Elias, Elias, Elias, Osberne, Osberne de Bolebec), of Twyford, co. Bucks, Esq.,
  • born at Fringford, co. Oxford, in 1408,
  • died 29 May 1469.
  • He married ELEANOR VAUX, daughter of William, Esq., ancestor of the Lords Vaux of Harrowden, co. Northampton.
  • he was aged one year and more in 1409, after his father's death, and on 21 October of the same year the King's kinsman, William, Lord Roos of Hamlak, was granted cusstody of the young heir (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1408-1413, page 114; cf. REIGISTER, vol. 74, page 234).
    • Lord de Roos died in 1414, and on 3 May 1415 custody of the heir was granted to Thomas, Duke of Clarence (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1413-1416, p. 321), who was killed in the Battle of Beauge in 1420.
    • In Trinity Term, 1415, Thomas Giffard by William Rodesburgh, his guardian, bought suit against John Stokes and Isabel his wife (who was Thomas Giffard's mother), to recover the manor of Helydon, under the settlement made 8 Mar 1361 by Sir John Giffard, Knight, great-grandfather of Thomas (ib., 1358-1361, page 571), and it was agreed that Thomas should recover his seisin of this manor. (Cf. REGISTER, vol. 74, page 267.)
    • In 1429 Thomas was holding the manor of Helydon and also the Somerton lands.
      • He proved his age on 14 Jan. 1429/30, Sybil, the widow of his grandfather, Sir Thomas Giffard, having died 26 Feb. 1428/9, and it was shown that he was born and baptized at Fringford and was aged twenty-one years on 29 Dec. 1429.
      • The manor of Fringford came to him after the death of Sybil. (Ib., vol. 74, pages 234, 235.)
    • On 5 Feb. 1429/30 he and his step-father, John Stokes, gave bond for L200 to Thomas Chaumbre, Esq., William Vaux, Esq., and Thomas Tresham, to permit Eleanor, daughter of William Vaux, Esq. deceased, to have sufficient estate for her life in the manors of Astwell and Helydon in Northamptonshire and in certain lands, etc., in Astwell and Helydon and in Water Stratford, co. Bucks - apparently a marriage settlement. (Ib., vol. 74, pages 267-268.)
    • In 1434 Thomas Giffard was one of those who were required to take oath not to maintain lawbreakers (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1429-1436, page 397), and in 1439 he was commissioned to investigate the escapes of felons in co. Bucks (ib., 1436-1441, page 269).
    • He appears to have been a Yorkist, as he began to hold local offices in Bucks upon the victory of Edward IV at Towton in 1461.
    • He was a commissioner of peace and array in Bucks in 1460-1464 and 1466 (ib., 1461-1467, page 560). At his death he held Twyford.
  • John Gifford, Esq., aged thirty-eight years and more, was found, by an inquisition taken at Dadyngton, co. Oxford, in Oct. 1469, to be his son and heir (REGISTER, vol. 74, page 235). Children:
  • 16. i. JOHN, born about 1431.
  • ii. ELIZABETH, m. ---- MOORE, Esq., according to a Visitataion pedigree. Pg.135


  • (Thomas, Roger, Sir Thomas, Sir John, Sir John le Boef, Sir John le Boef, Osbert, Elias, Elias, Elias, Osberne, Osberne de Bolebec), of Twyford, co. Bucks, Esq.,
  • born about 1431,
  • died before 23 Sept. 1506.
  • He married (according to the pedigree in Heralds' College entered by his great-grandson, Thomas Giffard of Middle Claydon, co. Bucks)
    • first ALLES ---- ;
    • and secondly AGNES WINSLOWE, daughter of Thomas of Begbroke, co. Oxford.(*)
  • In 1479 and 1483 he was commissioner of the peace.
  • He appears to have adhered to Richard III.
  • He was high sheriff of co. Bucks in 1497 (Lipscombe's History of Buckinghamshire, vol. 1, pag xvi).
  • On 24 Nov. 1487 he granted his lands in Fringford, co. Oxford, to his son Thomas and his (Thomas's) wife Joan and their heirs (REGISTER, vol. 74, page 235(T)), and on 23 Sept. 22 Henry VII [2506], his son Thomas received licence to enter, without proof of age, upon the lands of his father, John Gifford of Twyford, a tenant in chief (Calendar of Patent Rolls).
  • Children by first wife:
    • ii. ISABEL, m. JOHN ARDERNE of Cottisford, co. Oxford, Gent.
    • iii. ALLES, m. THOMAS PERWICKE of Leicester.
    • iv. MARGARET, m. WILLIAM PORTER, of Compton.
  • Children by second wife:
    • 17. v. THOMAS, living in 12 Edward IV [1472-3].
    • 18. iv. ROGER, b. about 1463.
    • vii. WILLIAM, m. ---- VACHELL. Child: 1. Anna, heiress, m. (1) Vincent Curzon of Waterperry, co. Oxford; m. (2) Edward [Windsor], brother of Lord Windsor.
    • viii. JOHN.
    • ix. EDMUND.
    • x. ROBERT, mentioned 2 Dec. 1542 in a codicil to the will of his brother Roger.
    • (John, Thomas, Roger, Sir Thomas, Sir John, Sir John le Boef, Sir John le Boef, Osbert, Elias, Elias, Elias, Osberne, Osberne de Bolebec), of Twyford, co. Bucks,
    • the testator of 1511 (REGISTER, vol. 74, page 268), living in 12 Edward IV [1472-3], died 10 Oct. 1511 (ib., vol. 74, page 235).
    • He married JANE (or JOAN) LANGSTON, who survived him, daughter and heiress of John of Caversfield, co. Bucks. Children: .... etc. Pg.136
    • (John, Thomas, Roger, Sir Thomas, Sir John, Sir John le Boef, Sir John le Boef, Osbert, Elias, Elias, Elias, Osberne, Osbern de Bolebec), of Middle Claydon, co. Bucks, Esq.,
    • the testator of 1538 (REGISTER, vol. 74, page 269), born about 1463,(*)
    • died 23 Jan. 1542/3 (ig., vol. 74, page 235).
    • He married, about 1490, MARY NANSEGLOS, who was livin 8 Feb. 1543/4, daughter of William.(t)
    • On 24 Feb. 1524 [? 1523/4] he was commissioner of the peace in co. Bucks, and
    • on 1 Apr. 1524 he was a collector of the subsidy for the French War (Letters Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII).
    • In 1495 he leased the manor of Middle Claydon of the Verney family for ninety-nine years.
    • In his will, dated 24 Sept. 1538, he mentions his wife Mary, his sons John (eldest son), George (second son), Rauffe (third son), William (fourth son), and Nycholas (youngest son), and provides for the occupation of the manor of Middle Claydon by his sons. Children: .... etc.

Agnes Winslow

  • b. Abt. 1439,
  • d. Aft. 1506
  • daughter of Thomas William Wynslow and Agnes Throckmorton
  • was born Abt. 1439 in Burton, Oxfordshire, England, and
  • died Aft. 1506 in Twyford, Buckinghamshire, Englnd.
  • She married John Gifford.

Notes for Agnes Winslow:

  • 1309. Agnes19 Wynslow (Thomas William20) was born in Begbroke, Oxfordshire, England 'about 1439.
  • She married John Giffard Esq about 1460.
    • John was born about 1431 in Twyford, Buckinghamshire, England, Eng.
    • John was the son of Thomas Giffard Esq and Eleanor Vaux.
    • John died before September 23, 1506 in England, at age 75.
      • (See John Giffard Esq for the children resulting from this marriage.)

Name: Agnes Wynslow 1 2

  • Sex: F
  • ALIA: Agnes /Winslow/
  • Birth: ABT 1439 in Burton, Oxfordshire, England 3
  • Death: AFT 1506
  • Note: Agnes Wynslow;
    • m. (1) John Gifford of Twyford, co. Buckingham,
      • d. 1506. [Ancestral Roots]
  • Father: Thomas William Wynslow , of Burton b: ABT 1416 in Burton, Oxfordshire, England
  • Mother: Agnes Throckmorton b: ABT 1420 in Fladbury, Worcestershire, England
  • Marriage 1 John Giffard , of Twyford, Esq. b: ABT 1431 in Twyford, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Married: 1460 in 1st husband 4
  • Children
    • Roger Giffard , of Middle Claydon, Esq
    • b: ABT 1463 in Twyford, Buckinghamshire, England


  • 1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frderick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999, Page: 163-4
  • 2. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999 Page: 29a-38, 43-34
  • 3. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
  • Page: Joseph Cook, 21 Sep 2003
  • 4. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999 Page: 29a-38

Children of Agnes Winslow and John Giffard are:

  • i. +Thomas Giffard, b. Abt. 1460, Twyford, Oxfordshire, England, d. Bef. November 15, 1511, Twyford, Buckinghamshire, Englnd.
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Agnes Winslow's Timeline

Burton, Begbroke, Oxford Co., England
Age 22
Twyford, Buckinghamshire, England
January 23, 1463
Age 24
Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 26
Begbroke, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Age 28
Begbroke (Oxfordshire) England
Age 30
Of, Begbroke, Oxfordshire, England
Age 32
Begbroke, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Age 42
Oxfordshire, England
Age 67