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Margarete Mytton (Peshall)

Also Known As: "Margaret de Pershale", "Margaret de Peshall", "Margaret Peshale"
Birthdate: (27)
Birthplace: Staffordshire, England
Death: August 5, 1420 (27)
Weston, Staffordshire, England
Place of Burial: Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Adam Peshale, Kt., MP and Joyce Peshale
Wife of Sir Richard Mitton, Knight
Mother of William Mytton, Esq.
Sister of Joan Birmingham
Half sister of Baldwin Freville

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About Margarete Mytton

  • Margaret Peshall1,2,3,4,5,6
  • F, #2732, b. circa 1393, d. 5 August 1420
  • Father Sir Adam de Peshall, Sheriff of Staffordshire & Shropshire7,2,8,4,9,6 b. c 1340, d. 26 Oct 1419
  • Mother Joyce Botetourt7,2,8,4,9,6 b. c 1348, d. 12 Aug 1420
  • Margaret Peshall was born circa 1393 at of Peshale & Shifnal, Shropshire, England; Age 26 in 1419.2,3,6 She married Sir Richard Mitton, son of Reginald (Reynold) Mitton, Bailiff & Burgess of Shrewsbury and Eleanor le Skinner, after 11 April 1406; They had 1 son (William, Esq.).7,2,3,4,5,6 Margaret Peshall died on 5 August 1420; Buried at Weston under Lizard, Staffordshire.2,3,4,6
  • Family Sir Richard Mitton b. c 1390, d. 10 Nov 1418
  • Child
    • William Mytton, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire & Shropshire+2,3,4,6 b. 28 Dec 1415, d. a 1489
  • Citations
  • 1.[S138] Unknown author, David Mytton (e-mail address).
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 496.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 274.
  • 4.[S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 509.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 463.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 88.
  • 7.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 138.
  • 8.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 273-274.
  • 9.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 462-463.
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  • The history of the Parshall family (1903)
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  • SIR RICHARD DE PERSHALL, son of Sir Richard Pershall, by Alice Swinnerton, his wife. He was a Knight and a person of great power in Staffordshire, having been high sheriff, an office in those days of great authority, 7 Edward III (1333) and from the 11th to the 15th (1337-1341) of the same King. He m. Margaret dau. and heiress of Hugh, Lord of Knighton, and thus added that manor to his possessions. He was succeeded by his son
  • SIR ADAM DE PERSHALL, who was sheriff 15 Edward III (1341), and who made a similar accession to his estate by marriage with two heiresses, the daus. of John Weston, Lord of Weston Lizard, in the County of Salop
  • Pg.3
  • and John de Coverswall, of Bishop's Offley. By the former he had a son and heir
    • SIR ADAM DE PERSHALL, of Weston Lizard, whose grandson and heir another
      • SIR ADAM PERSHALL, left two daus. his co-heiresses, viz.:
        • MARGARET PERSHALL, who married Sir Richard Mytton and conveyed to him the estate of Weston Lizard.
        • JOHANNA PERSHALL, m. to W. de Birmingham.
  • By the latter he had a son .... etc.
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  • The Parshall family, A.D. 870-1913 : a collection of historical records and notes to accompany the Parshall pedigree (1915)
  • Pg.70a
  • Robertus Peshall de Weston; ch: Adam (m. Jocosa Bottetourt) Peshall
  • Adam Peshall, miles, Dus de Weston, 19 R.2, obiit 1439. = Jocosa, filia et haeres Jo de Bottetourt de Wely, obiit 1455; ch: Margarita (m. Willi Mitton), Johanna (m. _ de Birmingham) Peshall
  • Margarita, ux Willi Mitton; ch: Will Mitton de Weston.
  • Pg.95
  • Sir Richard de Swynnerton, Kt, had lands in Pershal, Co. Staff., living 1271.; ch: Richard, Adam (m. Anne __) de Peshale or de Whethale
  • Adam de Peshale [qu. same as Adam de Whethale, def. 1315]. = Anne, relict of Adam de Whethale; ch: Sir Richard (m. Margery Knighton), Adam (m. Margery Knighton & Joan Eyton) de Peshale
  • Adam de Peshale of Horseley and Eccleshall and juri uxor of Bishops Offley. Bailiff of Liberty of Coventry and Lichfield, 1340. Sheriff of Staff., 1341, decollatur 1346. [Qu. same as Adam, son of Adam de Peshale, 1323, and Adam son of Adam de Whethale, 1320]. = (1st) Margery, dau. of Hugh Knighton (also m. Richard de Peshale).; ch: Sir Richard (m. Joan Chetwynd), John, Sir Hamond (m. Alice Harley & Thomasine of Wasteney); = (2nd) Joan, dau. of John de Eyton and relict of Henry, de Cresswelle of Bishops Offley.; ch: Sir Adam (m. Eliz. Weston & Eliz. v. Philip & Joyce d. of Sir John Bart), Isabelle (m. Gech) de Peshale.
  • Sir Adam de Peshale, Kt. of Weston under Liziard. Kt., 1379. Sheriff of Salop, 1398. Sheriff of Staff, 1418. d. Oct. 1419. m. (1) Eliz. dau. of John de Weston, 1362. m. (2) Eliz. dau. of Philip ap Rees, 1369. m. (3) Joyce, cau. of Sir John Bart, 1388, leaving two daughters only, Margaret & Joan.
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  • Collections for a history of Staffordshire Vol. 5 pt.2
  • The Heraldic Visitations of Staffordshire Made by Sir Richard St. George ... By Sir Richard Saint-George, Sir William Dugdale
  • Pg.239
  • Joh'es Swinnerton, miles, D'n's Manerii de Peshall, 55 H. 3. = ch: Ricardus (m. Margeria Knighton) Peshall.
  • Ricardus Peshall, miles, a0 55 H. 3. = Margeria, filia et haeres Hugonis Knighton, D'ni de Knighton.; ch: Adam (m. Agnes Caverswell & .... Weston), Ricardus Peshall.
  • Adam Peshall, Dominus de Peshall. = Agnes, filia et haeres Jo. Caverswell.; ch: Ricardus (m. Johanna Chetwynd) Peshall; = .... filia et haeres Jo'is Weston, D'ni de Weston sup. Lizard.; ch: Adam Peshall
  • Adam Peshall de Weston sup. Lizard. = ; ch: Robertus Peshall
  • Robertus Peshall de Weston. = ; ch: Adamus (m. Jocosa Botetort) Peshall.
  • Adamus Peshall, miles, D'n's de Weston, 19 R. 2; obijt 1439. = Jocosa, filia et haeres Jo. D'ni Botetort de Weley, ob. 1455.; ch: Margareta (m. Willi'i Mitton), Johanna (m. __ Bermingham) Peshall
  • Margareta, ux. Will'i Mitton.; ch: Will'mus (m. Margareta _) Mitton
  • Will'mus Mitton de Weston. = Margareta.; ch: Joh'es (m. Agnes Swinnerton & Margaret _ ) Mitton.
  • Joh'es Mitton de Weston, obijt 1489. = Agnes, filia . . . . Swinnerton.; = Margaret, obijt 1463.; ch: (Pg.240 Johannes (m. Constancia Beaumont) Mitton).
  • Pg.240
  • Johannes Mitton de WEston, obijt 13 Feb. 1532. = Constancia, filia Henrici Beaumont, Militis.; 4 children.
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  • A Survey of Staffordshire: Containing the Antiquities of that County (1820)
  • Pg.136
  • And not far from thence, southward, lieth Weston-under-Lizard ; of which was lord, 20 Conq. Rainald de Balgiole aforenamed ; and from him it descended to, or was received by, one Hugo de Weston, who had issue Hugo, who had issue John, who had issue Thomas, who had issue sir John Weston, knt. 19 Edw. II who had issue a daughter and heir, married to Adam Peshall, who had issue Adam, who had issue Robert, who had issue sir Robert Peshall, knt. who had issue Margaret, married to sir Richard Mitton, knt.(1) who had issue William, who had issue William, who had issue William, who had issue John, who had issue John Mitton, who had issue Joan, married to John Harpesfield, who had issue Edward, who called himself Mitton, after his mother's father, who had issue John Mitton, now living A. D. 1596.
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  • Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who Came to America Before ... By Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, Kaleen E. Beall
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  • 32. JOYCE LA ZOUCHE (DE MORTIMER), by (3), liv. 4 May 1372; m. (1) 31 May 1347, as 2nd wife, JOHN DE BOTETOURT (216-31), Lord Botetourte of Weobley Castle, b. 1318, d. 1386, M.P. 1342-1385. (CP II: 234-235, XII (2): 962-963).
  • 33. JOYCE DE BOTETOURTE (216-32), b. 1367/8, d. 13 Aug. 1420; m. (1) as 2nd wife, SIR BALDWIN III FREVILLE (230A-33), of Tamworth Castle, co. Warwick, b. 1350/1, d. 30 Dec. 1387; m. (2) 1388, Sir Adam Peshall, d.s.p.m. 1419, son of Adam de Peshale and Joan de Eyton. (Inq.p.m. Sir Adam Peshale, 20 Dec. 1419, mentions wife Joyce, and dau. Margaret, wife of Richard Mytton (Mitton); Wm. Salt Soc. XV: 312; Mis. Gen. Her. n.s. III: 273; History and Genealogy of the Pearsall Family in England and America II 572; Gen. Mag. 21; 187-188).
  • 34. MARGARET DE PESHALE, d. 5 Aug. 1420; m. Sir Richard Mytton (Mitton), Knt., d. bef. 26 Oct. 1419. (Wm. Salt Soc. I; 167; CP XIV; 102; Visit. of Shropshire, 360).
  • 35. WILLIAM MYTTON, ESQ., liv. 1485; m. Margaret Corbet, dau. of Thomas Corbet of Lee. (Wm. Salt Soc. I: 367; Visit. of Shrophire, 360).
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  1. The Parshall Family - Ch. 6. PDF document. "Margaret married R. Mitton"
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Margarete Mytton's Timeline

Staffordshire, England
December 28, 1415
Age 23
Weston, Staffordshire, England
August 5, 1420
Age 27
Weston, Staffordshire, England
Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom