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Elizabeth Knyvet (Lunsford)

Birthplace: Lunsford, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Stanway, Essex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir William Lunsford and Thomasine Lunsford (Barrington)
Wife of Thomas Knyvet, of Stanway
Mother of Thomasine Clopton; Edward Knyvet and Margaret Roydon
Sister of Eleanor Townsend; William Lunsford and John Lunsford
Half sister of Nicholas Sydney; Thomasine Tendering; Elizabeth Hopton and William Hopton

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About Elizabeth Knyvet

Elizabeth Lunsford

  • b. circa 1445 Lunsford, Sussex, England
  • d. 4 July 1471
  • Buried at Yoxford, Suffolk.2,3
  • Father William Lunsford, Esq.2,3 d. 1445
  • Mother Thomasina Barrington2,3 b. c 1415, d. 18 Jan 1497


  1. Thomas Knyvett, Esq. b. 1447, d. 1479 son of John Knyvett, Esq. and Margery Baynard, before 4 November 1462;

They had

  1. 1 son (Edward) and
  2. 2 daughters (Thomasine, wife of Sir William Clopton; &
  3. Margaret, wife of John Roydon).2,3


  1. [S15] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 477.
  2. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 510.
  3. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 450.
  4. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 520.
  5. [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 265.


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Elizabeth Knyvet's Timeline

Lunsford, Sussex, England
Age 18
Great Stanway, Essex, England
Age 23
Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
July 4, 1471
Age 24
Stanway, Essex, England
Suffolk, England, United Kingdom