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Lady Eleanor Hungerford (de Moleyns), Lady of Hungerford

Also Known As: "Eleanor Moleynes", "Eleanor Hungerford De Moleyns", "Eleanore /de Moleyns/", "Manningham"
Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: March 10, 1476 (49)
Farleigh Hungerford Castle, Farleigh, Somerset, England
Place of Burial: Buckinghamshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir William Moleyns, "5th Baron Moleyns" and Lady Anne Whalesborough, Baroness Moleyns
Wife of Sir Oliver Hungerford; Robert Hungerford, 3rd Baron Hungerford and Oliver (Manyngham) Manningham
Mother of Eleanor Hungerford; Sir Thomas Hungerford of Rowden; Sir Walter Hungerford; Friswold Hungerford; Frideswide Hungerford and 2 others
Sister of Lady Catherine Howard, Duchess of Norfolk and Frideswide de Moleyns
Half sister of Richard De Moleyns

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About Lady Eleanor Hungerford, Lady of Hungerford

  • Eleanor Moleyns1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • F, #26796, b. 11 June 1426, d. circa 1492
  • Father Sir William Moleyns3,4,8,6,9 b. 8 Dec 1405, d. 8 May 1429
  • Mother Anna Whalesborough3,4,8,6,9 b. c 1405, d. 1 Mar 1487
  • Eleanor Moleyns was born on 11 June 1426 at of Stoke Poges, Aston Mullin in Dinton, & Weston Molyns in Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire, England; Age 3 in 1429, 12 in 1438, & 14 in 1440. She was christened in the church there.2,4,6 She married Sir Robert Hungerford, 3rd Lord Hungerford, Lord Moleyns, son of Sir Robert Hungerford, 2nd Lord Hungerford and Margaret Botreaux, before 5 November 1440; They had 3 sons (Sir Thomas; Walter; & Leonard) & 1 daughter (Frideswide).2,3,4,5,6,7 Eleanor Moleyns married Sir Oliver Manyngham circa 24 March 1465; They had one daughter (Frideswide, wife of Sir Thomas Oxenbridge).2,4,5,6,7 Eleanor Moleyns died circa 1492 at of Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England; Buried at Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire.2,4,6
  • Family 1 Sir Oliver Manyngham
  • Child
    • Fridiswide Manningham
  • Family 2 Sir Robert Hungerford, 3rd Lord Hungerford, Lord Moleyns b. c 1429, d. 18 May 1464
  • Children
    • Leonard Hungerford
    • Sir Walter Hungerford+ b. c 1445, d. c 29 May 1516
    • Sir Thomas Hungerford+2,4,6 b. c 1447, d. 18 Jan 1469
  • Citations
  • 1.[S8328] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. VI, p. 620/1; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 1599; Families Directly Descended from all the Royal Families in Europe, by Elizabeth M. Rixford, p. 26.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 408-409.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 504.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 430-431.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 154.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 361.
  • 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 109.
  • 8.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 153-154.
  • 9.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 108.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p892.htm#i26796

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  • Eleanor de Moleyns1,2
  • F, #211723, d. 1476
  • Last Edited=15 Jun 2013
  • Eleanor de Moleyns was the daughter of Sir William de Moleyns and Anne Whalesborough.1 She married Robert Hungerford, 3rd Lord Hungerford, son of Robert Hungerford, 2nd Lord Hungerford and Margaret de Botreaux, 4th Baroness Botreaux, on 5 November 1440.2 She married Sir Oliver Manyngham circa March 1468/69.2 She died in 1476.1
  • From 5 November 1440, her married name became Hungerford. From circa March 1468/69, her married name became Manyngham.2
  • Children of Eleanor de Moleyns and Robert Hungerford, 3rd Lord Hungerford
    • 1.Sir Walter Hungerford+3 d. 1516
    • 2.Sir Thomas Hungerford+1 d. 17 Jan 1468/69
    • 3.Leonard Hungerford3
    • 4.Frideswide Hungerford3
  • Citations
  • 1.[S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
  • 2.[S37] Volume 3, page 3476. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 3.[S37] See. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p21173.htm#i211723

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  • Robert HUNGERFORD (3º B. Hungerford of Farleigh)
  • Born: 1431
  • Died: 18 May 1464, executed
  • Notes: better known as Lord Moleyns, it appears he engaged in private warfare against his neighbour and was later captured at Chastillon and held prisoner in France for seven years during the last battle of the Hundred Years War, Robert finally returned to England and enlisted with the Lancastrians in the War of the Roses. He was attainted in 1461 and executed in 1464.
  • Father: Robert HUNGERFORD (2º B. Hungerford of Farleigh)
  • Mother: Margaret BOTREAUX
  • Married: Eleanor De MOLEYNS (b. 1426 - d. 1476) (dau. of William De Moleyns and Anne Whalesborough) BEF 5 Nov 1440
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas HUNGERFORD (Sir)
    • 2. Walter HUNGERFORD (Sir Knight)
    • 3. Leonard HUNGERFORD
    • 4. Alice HUNGERFORD
    • 5. Frideswide HUNGERFORD
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/HUNGERFORD.htm#Robert HUNGERFORD (3º B. Hungerford of Farleigh)

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  • Robert Hungerford, 3rd Baron Hungerford (1431–1464) He supported the Lancastrians cause in the War of the Roses. In the late 1440s and early 1450s he was a member ....
  • Hungerford was son and heir of Robert Hungerford, 2nd Baron Hungerford, and was grandson of Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford (died 1449).[1] Hungerford was summoned to parliament as Baron Moleyns in 1445, sui uxoris (in the right of his wife), Alianore or Eleanor, the great-great-granddaughter of John, baron de Molines or Moleyns (died 1371). Hungerford received ....
  • Hungerford married at a very early age (about 1441) Alianore or Eleanor (b. 1425), daughter and heiress of Sir William de Molines or Moleyns (d. 1428).[1] They had two children:[5]
    • Thomas Hungerford of Rowden
    • Walter Hungerford of Farleigh
  • Eleanor, Baroness Moleyns, survived her husband and subsequently married Sir Oliver de Manningham. She was buried at Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire.[5]
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hungerford,_3rd_Baron_Hungerford

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Eleanor DE MOLEYNS Baroness was born on 11 June 1426 in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England. She was christened in 1426 in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England. She died in 1476. Eleanor was buried in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England. Parents: William DE MOLEYNS Baron and Anne WHALESBOROUGH. Spouse: Robert HUNGERFORD Baron. Eleanor DE MOLEYNS Baroness and Robert HUNGERFORD Baron were married on 5 November 1440 in Bef, England. Children were: Alice Eleanor HUNGERFORD, Thomas HUNGERFORD Sir Knight, Walter HUNGERFORD Sir, Friswold HUNGERFORD, Leonard HUNGERFORD, Frideswide HUNGERFORD Nun, Walter HUNGERFORD Sir Knight.


Her sister Catherine married John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk.

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Eleanor de Moleyns married Robert, third Baron Hungerford (not his father Robert, second baron Hungerford), and was indirectly responsible for him being summoned to Parliament as "Baron de Moleyns". http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/content/hungerford1425.htm

Robert Hungerford, 3rd Baron Hungerford married at a very early age (about 1441) Alianore or Eleanor (b. 1425), daughter and heiress of Sir William de Molines or Moleyns (d. 1428).[1] They had [at least] two children:[5]

  • Thomas Hungerford of Rowden
  • Walter Hungerford of Farleigh

Eleanor, Baroness Moleyns, survived her husband and subsequently married Sir Oliver de Manningham. She was buried at Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire.[5]

Notes

  1. Lee 1891, p. 256.
  2. Lee 1891, p. 256 Citing Paston Letters, ed. Gairdner, i. xxxi, lxix, 75-6, 109-12, 221-3, iii. 449.
  3. Lee 1891, pp. 256–257 Cites: William of Worcester [772-3], Lee states that "the year is wrongly given as 1459".
  4. Lee 1891, p. 257 cites: Paston Letters, ii. 45-6, 93.
  5. Lee 1891, p. 257.

Lee, Sidney (1891). "Hungerford, Robert". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 28. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 256, 257. Endnotes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hungerford,_3rd_Baron_Hungerford

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June 11, 1426
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