Lady Margaret Fiennes, 11th Baroness Dacre

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Margaret Leonard (Fiennes)

Also Known As: "Margaret /Dacre/", "Baroness Dacre-M /Fiennes/", "Margaret /Fiennes/", "D\acre\", "Mararet /Fiennes/", "11th Baroness Dacre", "BARONESS DACRE"
Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Pontypool, Monmouthshire, England
Death: March 10, 1611 (71)
Chevening, Kent, England
Place of Burial: Chevening, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Fiennes III and Mary Thursby, Baroness Dacre
Wife of Sampson Lennard, MP
Mother of John Lennard; Sir Henry Lennard, 12th Baron Dacre; Anne Morley; George Leonard; Mary Bosville and 4 others
Sister of Gregory G. Fiennes, 10th Baron Dacre and Thomas Fiennes
Half sister of Joanna Metcalf

Occupation: 11th Baroness Dacre, 1541–1611, 11th baroness dacre
Managed by: Glenna Davidson Murdock
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About Lady Margaret Fiennes, 11th Baroness Dacre

Resided Herstmonceux, England. Her Family Owned an Iron Works In England.

From the Find A Grave page on Margaret Fiennes Lennard

Birth: 1540 - Monmouth, Wales

Death: Mar. 10, 1611 - Chevening, Kent, England

Baroness Dacre, daughter of Thomas Fiennes, 9th Lord Dacre, and Mary Neville. Married the High Sheriff of Kent Sampson Lennard 16 Nov 1564 in Kent, England.

Sampson and Lady Margaret's home was at Chevening, co. Kent, 15 miles southeast of London, until perhaps 1594, the year of her brother's death, after which they were much at Hurstmonceux Castle, which they greatly embellished and where they entertained lavishly.

At St. Botolph's Church at Chevening is the stately alabaster tomb of Sampson Lennard and Margaret Fiennes.

In the south chancel, a stately tomb of alabaster, on which are the figures of a man in armour, and a lady in her robes, with their heads resting on cushions; at his feet is a brass head out of a ducal crown, and at her's a dog; on the south side are three sons (Henry, George & Thomas) kneeling on cushions, the first in robes, the others in armour; on the north side are five daughters (Anne, Mary, Margaret, Elizabeth & Frances), erected for Sampson Lennard, esq. with his wife Margaret Fiences, lady Dacre, &c. obt. 1615; on the top are six coats of arms with their quarterings.

Family links:


  • Thomas Fiennes (1516 - 1541)
  • Mary Neville Fiennes (1520 - 1565)


  • Sampson Lennard (1544 - 1615)

Burial: St Botolph Churchyard, Chevening, Kent, England

Created by: Sonnet Tidwell

  • Record added: Feb 06, 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 33583487
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Lady Margaret Fiennes, 11th Baroness Dacre's Timeline

January 1540
Pontypool, Monmouthshire, England
Age 27
March 25, 1570
Age 30
Chevening, Kent, England
August 1, 1572
Age 32
Chevening, Kent, England
October 25, 1573
Age 33
Probably Chevening, Kent, England
October 17, 1574
Age 34
Chevening, Kent, England
Age 38
Probably Chevening, Kent, England
November 26, 1581
Age 41
Probably Chevening, Kent, England
Age 43
Chevening, Chevening, Kent, Eng
Age 44