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Katherine Norreys

Also Known As: "Norris"
Birthplace: Speke, Prescot, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Bruen, Stapleford, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John le Norreys, Lord of Speke and Katherine Balderstone
Wife of Roger le Bruyn, of Stapleford
Sister of Sir Henry Norreys and John Norreys, of Speke

Managed by: Neil Murphy
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About Katherine Norreys

From Ormerod, George. "A Memoir on the Lancashire House of Le Noreis or Norres, and on Its Speke Branch in Particular, with Notices of Its Connections with Military Transactions at Flodden, Edinburgh, and Musselburgh." In Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, P. 138-182. April 4th 1850, No. 6 ed. Vol. Session II,. Liverpool: Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire., 1849.

IV. John Le Norreys, son and heir, first in this list, appears in the Visitation of 1567, as Knight, and as father of Sir Henry. He had a grant from his father Alan, in 13 Edw. III. of two Carucates in Speke, the original measure of the manor; and in 28 Edw. III. he occurs as deforciant of two parts of the manor of Huyton in a fine at Preston. In 43 Edw. III. he enfeoffs two priests, as trustees, with his estate in Speke, described as Sir John Norreys, Knight.3

By his wife Catherine, daughter of Robert Balderston, Esq., he had issue Sir Henry, son and heir, and Catherine, wife of Roger le Bruyn of Stapleford in Cheshire, whose marriage was given to Geoffrey Osbaldeston by Nicolas Bruen her grandfather, for this purpose, 6 R. 2.4

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Speke, Prescot, Lancashire, England
Bruen, Stapleford, England