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Margaret Widdrington (Percy)

Also Known As: "Marjory Percy", "Margery Widdrington", "Margery Percy", "Margery"
Birthplace: Acton, Northumberland, , England
Death: November 25, 1540 (64-65)
Skipton, Yorkshire, , England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Henry Percy, Gov. of Bamburgh Castle, Lord Warden of the Marshes and Constance Percy
Wife of Sir Henry Widdrington, Kt. and Sir William Ellerker
Mother of Dorothy de Widdrington; Ralph Widdrington; Constance Widdrington; Margaret " Jane " Widdrington; Sir John Widdrington and 3 others
Sister of John Percy

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About Margaret Widdrington

  • Marjory PERCY
  • Born: ABT 1482
  • Father: Henry PERCY (Sir)
  • Mother: ¿?
  • Married: Henry WIDDRINGTON (Sir)
  • Children:
    • 1. John WIDDRINGTON (b. 1507 - d. 1568) (m. Agnes Metcalffe 1522, Nappa, Yorkshire, England )
    • 2. Dorothy WIDDRINGTON (b. 1510 - d. AFT 1 Mar 1527) (m. Robert Ogle)
  • From: PERCY
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  • Ancestry of ANNE (ELLERKER) SHAFTO:
  • 1. ANNE ELLERKER, called "Wedowe Shafto of Bavington" in 1565.
  • 2. Sir WILLIAM ELLERKER of Wythryngton [Widdrington, Northumberland]. Knighted by the Earl of Surrey at the battle of Flodden (1513). Sheriff of Northumberland 1522-25. Receiver at Dunstanburgh Castle. Married secondly without issue to MARGERY (PERCY) WIDDRINGTON.
  • Actually Anne (Ellerker) Shafto was a daughter of Sir William Ellerker by his wife Margery (Percy) Widdrington, so scratch the Aske connection.
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  • 3. Henry Percy, Knt., of Bamburgh Castle. In his 27 Jul. 1485 will Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, made provision for "my Cousin Sr Henry Percys children for their Marriages." Constance, widow of Sir Henry Percy, re-married by 1492 to Sir William Eure [with dispensation dated 3 Jul. 1497]. A daughter of Henry and Constance:
  • 4. Margery Percy In Flower's 1563/64 Yorkshire Visitation she is described as "Margery doter to Sir Henry Percy of Bamborow, basse son." She married Sir Henry Widdrington [son of Sir Rauffe Widdrington & Felicia Claxton] probably ca. 4 Jan. 1492 when a settlement was made between Sir Rauffe Widdrington and Sir William Eure & his wife Constance. "Rauff Wedrington Knt." was also a legatee in the 27 Jul. 1485 will of the 4th Earl of Northumberland. Robert, Lord Ogle, made a grant of premises in Northumberland on 29 Jan. 1526/7 mentioning "Sir Wm Ellercar, kt., and wife Dame Marjory, widow of Sir Hen Woddryngton, kt."
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  • 3. John Shafto [d. by 1565], Esquire, of Bavington, Brenkley, & Benwell One of the supervisors to the 1554 will of Martin Turpyn of Langley [who was the second husband of his sister Agnes Shafto]. Married Anne Ellerker, daughter of Sir William Ellerker [d. 1526] of Dunstanburgh and Warkworth Castles, Sheriff of Northumberland 1522 & 1525, by his wife Dame Marjory (Percy) Widdrington-Ellerker [alive 1537].
  • From:
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  • Percy02
  • a. Sir Henry Percy of Bamburgh & Newton (d 1486)
  • m. ?? (possibly _ of the Myddleton family)
    • (1) John Percy of Hasand & Newton
    • (2) Margery Percy
    • m1. Sir Henry Widdrington of Widdrington Castle (d before 12.1517)
    • m2. Sir William Ellerker, Sheriff of Northumberland
  • From:
  • Widdrington01
  • 1. Sir Ralph Widdrington of Widdrington (d 1502)
  • m1. Felicia Claxton (dau of Sir Robert Claxton of Dilston)
    • A. Sir Henry Widdrington of Widdrington (d before 12.1517)
    • m. Margery Percy (dau of Sir Henry Percy of Bamburgh)
      • i. Sir John Widdrington of Widdrington, Sheriff (b c1503, d 10.10.1571)
      • m1. Agnes Metcalf (dau. of Sir James Metcalf of Nappa)
      • m2. (c1542) Agnes Gower (bur 29.12.1583, dau. of Sir Edward (not Thomas) Gower of Sittenham
      • ii. Dorothy Widdrington
      • m. (c1526/7) Robert Ogle, Lord (d 06.03.1544/5)
      • iii. Constance Widdrington
      • m. Valentine Fenwick of Walker
      • iv. Mary Widdrington
      • m. John Mitford of Seghill
      • v. Margery Widdrington
      • m. Robert Fenwick of Pitchfield
      • vi.+ other issue - Ralph (dsp), Anne (d unm)
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  • Ellerker1
  • a. Sir Ralph Ellerker of Risby (d 22.11.1539) FMG identifies Sir Ralph as being 'of Burstwick' and shows his 1st wife, and mother of his children as Ellen, dau of _ Carr of Flickne and his 2nd wife as _ Gouldsboroiugh, widow of Sir Edward Gower. Visitation (1563-4) & Foster identify her as ...
  • m. Anne Gower (dau of Sir Thomas Gower)
    • (2) Sir William Ellerker 'of Dunstanbrgh & Warkworth Castle', Sheriff of Northumberland (2nd/3rd son) Just shown as William by the Visitations and as Sir William by FMG. Details found in a web siter.
    • m1. Agnes Aislabie
      • (A) Ann Ellerker
      • m. John Shafto of Little Bovington (d c1564)
    • m2. Margaret Percy
  • From:
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