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Katherine de Molyneux

Birthplace: Chadderton, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Richard de Molyneux, IV and Ellen Urswick, Countess of Badsworth
Wife of John or Richard de Radcliffe
Mother of Joan Ashton and Margery Standish
Sister of Agnes Molyneux; Anne Molyneux; Robert Molyneux; Bishop Of Chichester Adam Molyneux; Sir Richard Molyneux, 6th Earl of Sefton and 1 other
Half sister of Richard MacKerness; Richard Harrington; William Harrington; Lady Elizabeth Harrington and Joan Harrington

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About Katherine de Molyneux

Katherine MOLYNEUX (AFN: 9FDZ-8S) Pedigree

Sex: F Family Event(s)

Birth: Abt 1398

Of, , Lancashire, England


Father: Richard MOLYNEUX (AFN: 9FGB-F8) Family

Mother: Ellen URSWICK (AFN: 9FG5-K8)


Spouse: John (AFN: 9FDZ-7M) Family


Spouse: John RADCLYFFE (AFN: M59G-3C) Family


Alternate spelling of 1st name: Katharine


married John Radclyffe (son of John Radclyffe and Mary Turnstall)


Joan (married Edmund Ashton)

Margaret (married Ralph Standish)

Elizabeth (married Robert Radclyffe)


  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 4
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=KikAAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA401&lpg=PA401&dq=Margaret+Radclyffe+1476&source=bl&ots=OUpvVzw1r0&sig=a4jI1o8sv5hn8ZjyoIg7pQ-eJ0M&hl=en&ei=bLkGTJOmKZTWNunSqcAJ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CDAQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=Ralph%20Standish&f=false
  • Pg.400
  • I. ROBERT, of Radclyffe Tower, who m. first, Mary de Bury, by whom he had a son, RALPH, who d. s.p. He m. secondly, Margery, Lady of the Booths, and had by her two sons, viz.
    • William, of Smithills, in Lancashire, living 4 EDWARD III. m. Katherine, dau. of Sir Thurstan Morley, knt. and was ancestor of the Radclyffe of Smithills, Tingrave, &c.
    • John, in holy orders, rector of Bury, living 16 EDWARD III. His illegitimate son, John Radclyffe, marrying Mary, daughter of William de Catherton, of Catherton, in Lancashire, acquired that estate, and was father of JOHN RADCLYFFE, of Catherton, whose son, SIR JOHN RADCLYFFE, Knt. of Catherton, married twice: by his second wife Elizabeth, daughter of John Knyvett, of Thirling, he had a son EDMUND, ancestor of the Radclyffes of Broad Clist, in Devonshire; and by his first wife, Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Tunstal, Knt. of Tunstal, he had a son, JOHN, who m. Katherine, daughter of Richard Molyneux, of Sefton, and left three daughters his co-heirs, namely, JOAN, m. to Edmund Ashton, esq. second son of Sir Thomas Ashton, knt. of Ashton-under-Line; MARGARET, m. to Ralph Standish, esq. of Standish; and ELIZABETH, m. to Robert Radclyffe, second son of Alexander Radclyffe, esq. of Ordsall.


  • Katherine Molyneux1
  • F, #33869
  • Father Richard Molyneux, Esq., Sheriff of Lancaster2 d. 27 Sep 1397
  • Mother Ellen Urswick b. c 1376, d. a 1 Sep 1432
  • Katherine Molyneux married Sir John Radcliffe, son of Sir John Radclyffe and Mary Tunstall. Katherine Molyneux was born at of Sefton, Lancashire, England. She married Alexander Osbaldeston, son of John Osbaldeston and Joan, circa 1342; Her 1st husband.3
  • Family 1 Sir John Radcliffe
  • Children
    • Joan Radcliffe2
    • Margaret Radcliffe+ d. 1476
    • Elizabeth Radcliffe2
  • Family 2 Alexander Osbaldeston b. c 1310, d. a 1350
  • Child
    • Geoffrey Osbaldeston+3 b. c 1345, d. a 1380
  • Citations
  • 1.[S10559] Unknown author, Burke's Commoners, Vol. IV, p. 400.
  • 2.[S11580] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. IV, by John Burke, Esq., p. 400.
  • 3.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1128.htm#i33869


  • Richard RADCLIFFE
  • Born: ABT 1410, Chadderton, Lancashire, England
  • Father: John RADCLIFFE
  • Mother: Elizabeth RADCLIFFE
  • Married: Catherine MOLYNEAUX (dau. of Richard Molyneaux and Joan Haydock)
  • Children:
    • 1. Joan RADCLIFFE
    • 2. Margery RADCLIFFE
    • 3. Elizabeth RADCLIFFE
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/RADCLIFFE4.htm#Richard RADCLIFFE1


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Katherine de Molyneux's Timeline

Chadderton, Lancashire, England
Oldham, Lancashire, England
Chadderton, Oldham, Lancashire, England
November 15, 1930
Age 525
May 11, 1932
Age 527
March 4, 1950
Age 545