Lady Margaret de Ros, {Fictional}

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Lady Margaret de Ros, {Fictional}

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Drayton, Northamptonshire, , England
Death: Died in Braintree District, Essex, UK
Immediate Family:

Wife of Sir Thomas Carrington, {Fictional}
Mother of Edmond Carrington and Ann Carrington

Managed by: Anne Brannen
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About Lady Margaret de Ros, {Fictional}

This person is fictional, and part of a major genealogical hoax.

The Smyth-Carrington line is, according to J. Horace Round, a fiction. The line has been based on a work by Dr. Walter Arthur Copinger -- History and Records of the Smith-Carington Family, from 1901, which is itself full of misreadings, inaccuracies, and sheer inventions, and is furthermore based on an earlier work, The Pedigree and Exploits in Foreign Countries of John Carrington, Armiger, which, though supposedly written in 1446, was itself not only a fabrication, but a forgery, written in the 17th century. See Round, J. Horace, Peerage and Pedigree: Studies in Peerage, Law and Family History, first published in 1910, and republished in Baltimore by the Genealogical Publishing Company in 1970 -- chapter 2 is the relevant one here, The Great Carington Imposture. The work is available online at (March 31, 2017; Anne Brannen, curator)

Part of a spurious genealogy, invented to connect the Smiths to a noble heritage. See

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Lady Margaret de Ros, {Fictional}'s Timeline

Drayton, Northamptonshire, , England
Age 13
England, Essex, England
Age 17
Rivenhall, Essex, England
Age 38
Braintree District, Essex, UK