Margaret Rempston - Foljambe

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Margaret Rempston - Foljambe (Leek)

Also Known As: "Isabel"
Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, England
Death: before May 05, 1454
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Leeke of Cotham and Isabel Leek
Wife of Godfrey Foljambe, V and Sir Thomas Rempston, MP
Mother of Alice Plumton; Sir Thomas Rempston, MP and William Rempston
Sister of Sir John Leek of Sutton and Simon Leek, MP, of Leake & Cotham

Managed by: Eddy Jones
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About Margaret Rempston - Foljambe


Jeff Duvall states, "In “Political Society in Lancastrian England: The Greater Gentry of Nottinghamshire” (Clarendon Press, Oxford: 1991), p. 235, Simon Payling identifies Margaret, wife of Sir Simon Leek (d. ca. 1382) as the daughter of Sir John Vaux (d. 1349) of Cotham... Sir John Leek (d. 1413), son of Sir Simon Leek and Margaret Vaux, married Isabel Towers, daughter of Thomas Towers of Somerby by Gainsborough (Lincs.). Their son, Simon Leek married Joan, daughter of Sir John [sic: his son Thomas] Talbot of Swannington (Leics.), and it was their daughters who married into the Daubeney, Markham, Hercy, and Willoughby families. Margaret Leek, daughter of Sir John Leek (d. 1417) and Isabel Towers, was married to (1) Sir Godfrey Foljambe (d. 1388) and second Sir Thomas Rempston (d. 1406)."


Sir Thomas Rempston (or Ramston) KG (died 1406),was Constable of the Tower and an MP.

Family and Education prob. s. of John Rempston of Rempstone. m. Margaret (d. 21 Apr. 1454), da. of Sir Simon Leek† of Leake, Notts., wid. of Sir Godfrey Foljambe (1367-88) of Ockbrook, Derbys., at least 3s. inc. Sir Thomas II*. Kntd. by Jan. 1384; KG 21 May 1400.1


Stirnet: ‘Leeke01’

  • Sir John Leeke, lord of Cotham
    • 1. Sir Simon (not John) Leeke of Cotham, Nottinghamshire m. Margaret Vaux
      • A. Sir John Leeke or Leek of Cotham (MP) m. Isabell Towers (dau of John Towers of Somerby)
        • i. Sir Simon Leek of Cotham m. Joan Talbot (dau of Sir John Talbot of Swanington)
        • ii. Sir John Leek or Leake of Sutton, Derbyshire m. Alice Grey
        • iii. Margaret Leek or Leake m1. Godfrey Foljambe see above m2. Sir Thomas Rempston ## see here
      • B. William Leeke of Kirketon (a 1384, MP) m. Avice Stockton (dau/heir of John de Stockton by dau/heir (by Margaret) of Thomas de Kirketon son (by Beatrix) of Robert son of John son of Robert de Kirketon, probably son of Roger de Kireketon)


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Margaret Rempston - Foljambe's Timeline

Hassop, Derbyshire, England
Rempston, Loughborough, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
May 5, 1454
Nottinghamshire, England