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Elizabeth Stanley (Weever)

Also Known As: "Elizabeth Done (2nd Marriage)"
Birthplace: Weever in Middlewich, Over Alderly, Chester, England
Death: Died in Over Alderly, Chester, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Edward Weever of Weever and Elizabeth Fitton
Wife of Sir John Stanley of Weever & Over Alderly and Sir John Done, of Utkinton
Mother of Sir John Stanley, of Melling; Cecily Davenport; Jane Hawarden; Margery Tarbock; Anne Savage and 9 others

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About Elizabeth Weever, heiress of Weever

  • 3. Elizabeth de Weever, heiress of Weever, in the parish of Middlewich, co. Chester, d. 17 Feb. 1512/3,[2] who m. (2) John Done, Knt., of Utkinton.[3] She m. after 1445, John Stanley, of Weever and Over Alderley, co. Chester jure uxoris, living 29 March 1470 but d. before 1485, third son of Thomas Stanley, Knt., Lord Stanley, by Joan, daughter of Robert Goushill, Knt., of Hoveringham.
  • 2. Information from Douglas Richardson, which will be incorporated in the 3rd ed. of Plantagenet Ancestry.
  • 3. V.C.H. Lancashire 3:180.
  • Elizabeth Weaver1,2,3
  • F, #44358, b. circa 1440, d. 17 February 1513
  • Father Thomas Weaver, Esq.1,3 b. c 1419
  • Mother Elizabeth1,3 b. c 1422
  • Elizabeth Weaver was born circa 1440 at of Wever, Cheshire, England. She married John Stanley, Esq., son of Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord of Latham and Knowsley, 1st Lord Stanley, Constable & Justice of Chester and Joan Goushill, after 1446; They had 3 sons (John; Thomas, Esq; & George) and 5 daughters (Cecily, wife of Thomas Venables, Esq; Margery, wife of Sir William Torbock; Anne, wife of Ralph Ravenscroft, Esq; Jane, wife of Thomas Hawarden, Esq; & Cecily, wife of Hugh Davenport, Esq.).4,5,1,2,3 Elizabeth Weaver married Sir John Done, son of Sir John Done and Elizabeth Dutton, before 28 June 1487; They had 2 sons (Richard, Esq; & William) and 3 daughters (Ellen, wife of David Middleton, of Piers Holland, & of Urian Brereton; Mary, wife of Richard Bruen, Esq; & Joan, wife of Tochet Beeston, Esq.).4,1,3 Elizabeth Weaver died on 17 February 1513 at of Utkinton, Cheshire, England.4,1,3
  • Family 1 John Stanley, Esq. b. c 1425, d. bt 1476 - 1485
  • Children
    • Cecily Stanley+4 b. c 1460, d. 1514
    • Margery Stanley+4,1,3 b. c 1466
  • Family 2 Sir John Done b. c 1443, d. c 1498
  • Children
    • Joanna Done+ b. c 1468, d. c 1542
    • Ellen Done+6 b. c 1470
    • Richard Done, Esq.+ b. c 1487, d. a 1517
  • Citations
  • 1.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 126.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 91.
  • 3.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 25.
  • 4.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 490.
  • 5.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 679.
  • 6.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1476.htm#i44358
  • ___________
  • Elizabeth Weever1
  • F, #247587
  • Last Edited=16 Oct 2007
  • Elizabeth Weever is the daughter of Sir Thomas Weever.1 She married Sir John Stanley, son of Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley and Joan Goushill.1
  • Her married name became Stanley.1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1101. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p24759.htm#i247587
  • ___________
  • John STANLEY (Sir)
  • Born: 1436, Weever, Alderley, Chester, England
  • Died: ABT 1485
  • Father: Thomas STANLEY (Knight Lord of Lathom)
  • Mother: Joan GOUSHILL
  • Married: Elizabeth WEEVER (b. ABT 1438 - d. 1515) (dau. of Sir Thomas Weever and Elizabeth Fitton) (w. of Sir John Done)
  • Children:
    • 1. John STANLEY of Melling
    • 2. Thomas STANLEY (Esq.)
    • 3. Ralph STANLEY
    • 4. William STANLEY
    • 5. Ellen STANLEY
    • 6. Anne STANLEY
    • 7. George STANLEY
    • 8. Cecily STANLEY
    • 9. Margery STANLEY
    • 10. Jane STANLEY
    • ¿11. Thomas STANLEY?
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STANLEY5.htm#John STANLEY (Sir)1


  • Alderley Park
  • .... The manor of Over Alderley came into the Stanley family when heiress Elizabeth Weever married John Stanley, a brother of the Earl of Derby. In the 1580s John Stanley's descendant, Thomas Stanley, built a mansion house on a moated site near the mill at Nether Alderley. Thomas died in 1591. ....
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alderley_Park


She married John Done-83305 about 1464 in Wever, Cheshire, Eng.


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Elizabeth Weever, heiress of Weever's Timeline

Weaver, Cheshire , England
Over Alderly, Chester, England
Age 9
Abt. 1459 Utkinton, Cheshire, England
Age 15
Of, Utkinton, Cheshire, England
Age 15
Lathom, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
Age 17
Cheshire, England
Age 19
Cheshire, , England
Age 21
Cheshire, England