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Margaret Grenville (Whitheigh)

Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Efford, Devon, England
Death: circa January 1514 (32-48)
Kilkhampton Manor, Kilkhampton, Cornwall, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Richard Whitleigh, I and Margaret Whitleigh
Wife of Sir Roger Grenville, Kt., MP, of Stowe
Mother of Elizabeth Margaret Cornwall; Digory Granville, of Penheale; Sir Richard Grenville, Kt., MP; Agnes Fitz; Amye Drake and 7 others
Sister of Lady Joan Halse and Amye Drake
Half sister of Sir William Godolphin; Thomasin Godolphin; Elizabeth Bonython; daughter Godolphin; Florence Crane and 4 others

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About Margaret Grenville

Birth surname has also been reported to be:

  • Whilleigh
  • Whitheigh
  • Whitley
  • Margaret Whitley1
  • F, #148707
  • Last Edited=23 Oct 2015
  • Margaret Whitley is the daughter of Richard Whitley and Margaret Tregarthin.1,2 She married Sir Roger Grenville, son of Sir Thomas Grenville and Isabel Gilbert.1
  • Her married name became Grenville.1
  • Children of Margaret Whitley and Sir Roger Grenville
    • Anne Grenville+1
    • Diggory Grenville2
    • Sir Richard Grenville+2 b. c 1495, d. 1550
    • John Grenville2 b. c 1506, d. c 1562
  • Citations
  • [S1169] Rosie Davis, "re: Burrard Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 16 September 2004 - 12 June 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Burrard Family."
  • [S130] Wikipedia, online http;// Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  • From:


  • Margaret Whitley
  • F, #73981, b. circa 1475
  • Father Richard Whitley b. c 1455
  • Mother Margaret Tregarth b. c 1453
  • Margaret Whitley was born circa 1475 at of Efford, Devonshire, England. She married Sir Roger Grenville, son of Sir Thomas Grenville, Sheriff of Cornwall and Isabella Gilbert, in January 1493 at of Efford, Devonshire, England.
  • Family Sir Roger Grenville b. c 1477, d. 7 Jul 1524
  • Children
    • Christian Grenville+ b. c 1503
    • Anne (Amy) Grenville+1 b. c 1513
  • Citations
  • [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From:


  • Individual: Margaret Whitleigh
  • Birth: ABT 1474 at: Efford, Devonshire, England
  • Marriage: Jan 1493 at: Efford, Devonshire, England
  • Death: at: Kilhampton Manor, Kilhampton, Cornwall, *England
  • Father: Richard Whitleigh
  • Mother: Margaret Tregarthin
  • Spouse: Sir Roger Greenville
  • Birth: ABT 1473 at: Stow, Cornwall, England
  • Marriage: Jan 1493 at: Efford, Devonshire, England
  • Death: 7 Jul 1524 at: Stow, Cornwall, England
  • Father: Sir Knight, Thomas Greenville
  • Mother: Isabell Gilbert
  • Spouses:
  • Children:
  • Amye or Anne Greenville
  • Phillippa Greenville
  • Digory Greenville
  • John Greenville
  • Sir Richard Greenville
  • Source 1: Internet:


  • The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass. (1883)
  • 1. Joan Tothill, m. John, s. of Richard and Joan (Whitlegh) Hulse. 1. Arthur Grenville, d. 1653; Capt.; m. Dorothy, dau. of Richard Boyle, Lord Archbishop of Tuam. She m. (2) Henry Turner, Sergt. Major under Lord Inchinquin in Ireland. 2. Sir Nicholas. 3. Richard, m. Jane Fortescue, dau. of John and gr. dau. of Sir Louis Forescue, one of the Barons of the xchequer temp. Hen. VIII. 1. Richard of Keneden and Efford, Esq., living in 1620; m. Anne Sutcliffe, only dau. of Dr. Matthew Sutcliffe founder of the College at Chelsea and over forty years dean of Exeter. 1. Matthew, d. 1656; m. Sabina Clifford and had dau. Anne, m. 1655, Rev. John Tyndal, D. D. 'MARGARET WHITLEIGH, sister of Joan, m. Sir ROGER GRENVILLE of Stow, High Sheriff of Cornwall, 2, Henr. VIII., d. 1524; had 3 ss 6 daus., of whom Sir Richard Grenville, Kt. 1532; High Sheriff of Devon 1533; Marshal of Calais; m. Matilda Beavil, and among others: Roger Grenville, Kt., Esq. of the body of Hen. VIII.; drowned in life time of his father in the Rose Frigate off Portsmouth; m. Thomasine Cole and had; Sir Richard Grenville of Stow, a gallant naval commander; served in army in Hungary with high repute; High Sheriff of Cornwall 1578; fitted out a colony and sailed for Florida 1583 where he left 100 men; made many successful voyages; d. in battle with the Spaniards; m. Mary St. Leger and had; Bernard Grenville, Kt., High Sheriff of Cornwall 1596; M. P. and Kt.; d. 1636; m. Elizabeth Beavil and had; Sir Bevil Grenville, Kt.; called "the Bayard of England," b. 1595; fell at Lansdown with a patent from Chas. I. in his pocket for the Earldom of Bath; m. Grace, dau. of Sir George Smith of Exeter and sister of the mother of George Monk, Duke of Albermarle; had; 1. Bernard Grenville, groom of the bedchamber to Chas. II.; was father of Bernard Grenville and grandfather of Mary Grenville, b. 1700; d. 1788; m. 1717 Alex. Pendaryes of Cornwall; (2) 1743 Mr. Delany. Her autobiagraphy, edited by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey [8], published 1879. 2. Sir John Grenville, Earl of Bath, attended Chas. II. in all his wanderings abroad; d. 1701; m. Jane Wyche and had Grace Grenville, m. Sir George Cartaret.
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Margaret Grenville's Timeline

Efford, Devon, England
Age 5
Broadoaks, Essex, England
Age 21
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Age 21
Kilkhampton, Cornwall, England
Age 24
Tavistock or Fitzford, Devon, England
Age 28
Bideford, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Age 30
Of, Stow, Cornwall, England
Age 31
Stowe, Cornwall, England
Age 31