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Margaret Longford (Melton)

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: High Melton, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Death: 1451 (45-53)
Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Melton and Margaret Melton
Wife of Sir John Markenfield; Mr. Hastings and Ralph Longford 1
Mother of Margaret Markenfield; Ralph Sir Knight Longford II; Joane Longford; Nicholas Longford; Margaret Longford and 3 others
Sister of Joan Melton; Anthony Melton; Thomasine Melton; Agnes Serman; Henry Melton and 1 other

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About Margaret Longford

Margaret Clifford married Sir John Melton, 7th Lord Lucy, son of Sir William Melton, Sheriff of Yorkshire and Elizabeth Everingham, before 1415; They had 2 sons (John & Anthony) and 3 daughters (Thomasine, Margaret, & (wife of Mr. Hastings).1,2,3,4

'Family Sir John Melton, 7th Lord Lucy b. c 1377, d. 24 May 1455

Margaret Melton+2,5

Sir John Melton+ d. 1455

Thomasine Melton+6,4 b. c 1418


1.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VIII, p. 255.

2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 215.

3.[S11583] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney, p., 540.

4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 358.

5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 131.

6.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 583.

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'Roger de Clifford, 5th Baron de Clifford, ninth Lord Clifford, fifth Baron of Westmoreland (10 July 1333[1]' - 13 July 1389), ..... He married Maud (d. 1403), daughter of Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick.[12] Thomas de Clifford, 6th Baron de Clifford (d. 1391 ?) William Clifford, the Governor of Berwick (d. 1419) Mary, married Sir Philip Wentworth of Wentworth, Yorkshire' Margaret, married Sir John Melton, knight Katherine, married Ralph, lord Greystock, Philippa, married William Ferrers, 5th Baron Ferrers of Groby (Lewis, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed. (2006), line 11, no. 34)

'Our Royal Titled Ancestors- Ralph Longford1'-Last Edited: 7 Oct 2004, M, #37105, b. circa 1400 Father: Sir Nicholas Longford, Sheriff of Lancashire b. c 1373, d. 1 Oct 1415, Mother: Alice b. c 1372, d. a 1416, Ralph Longford was born circa 1400 at of Longford, Derbyshire, England. He married Margaret Melton, daughter of Sir John Melton and Margaret Clifford, circa 1432. Family, Margaret Melton, Children, Joan Longford+ b. c 1433 and Sir Ralph Longford+2 b. c 1440, d. 1513-

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Margaret Longford's Timeline

High Melton, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Age 14
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Age 20
Age 22
Age 24
Age 31
Age 38
Longford, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England
Age 49
Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England