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Mary Ayscough (Hilliard)

Also Known As: "Margery", "Hildyard", "Hillyard"
Birthplace: Winestead, Yorkshire, England
Death: 1492 (21-29)
Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Hildyard, 2nd Lord of Winestead and Elizabeth Hastings
Wife of Sir William Ayscough, Kt.
Mother of Sir William Ayscough, Kt., MP; Edward Ascough; Robert Ascough and Jane Ascough
Sister of Peter Hildyard, 3rd Lord of Winestead; Katherine Hildyard; Robert Hildyard; Thomas Hildyard; Stephen Hildyard and 14 others

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About Mary Ayscough

  • Margery Hildyard
  • F, #90434, b. circa 1462
  • Father Sir Robert Hildyard b. c 1436, d. 21 May 1501
  • Mother Elizabeth Hastings b. c 1437
  • Margery Hildyard was born circa 1462 at of Winestead, Yorkshire, England. She married Sir William Ayscough, Sheriff of Lincolnshire, son of John Ayscough, Esq., Sheriff of Lincolnshire and Margaret Talboys, circa 1482.
  • Family Sir William Ayscough, Sheriff of Lincolnshire b. c 1462, d. 26 Mar 1509
  • Child
    • Sir William Ayscough, Sheriff of Lincolnshire+ b. c 1483
  • From:


  • The visitation of Yorkshire in the years 1563 and 1564 (1881)
    • Hyllyard.
  • Pyter Hyllyard had issu = ; ch: Robert Hyllyard
    • Robert Hyllyard who had issu = ; ch: Robert (m. Izabell Hylton) Hyllyard.
      • Robert Hyllyard that maryed = Izabell doughter & on of theyres of Sir Robert Hylton, Knight, & they had issu 2 sons and 2 daughters.; ch: Robert (m. _ Franceys & Kateren de la Hay), Jone (m. James Hutton), Mawde (died yong), Robert Hyllyard.
        • Jone wyff to James Hutton.
        • Mawde died young.
        • Robert.
        • Robert Hyldyard fyrst son to Robert maryed fyrst doughter of Franceys relicta Ricardi Mydelton & after to = Kateren doughter & on of theyres of Thomas de la Hay & had issu. ; ch: Sir Robert (m. Elsabeth Hastynges), Isabell (m. Thomas Metam & John Hotham) Hyllyard.
          • Isabell syster to Sir Robert Hylyard maryed fyrst to Thomas Metam & after to John Hotham.
          • Sir Robert Hyllyard Knight son & heyr of Robert by the doghter of De la Hay. = Elsabeth doughter to John Hastynges of Fenwyke. ; ch: Pyter (m. Jone Thesse (de la See)) Hyllyard, (Pg.171 Rychard, Steven, George, Antony, Edward, Sir William, Robert, Thomas, Hugh, John, Adam, Raff, Henry, Meryell (m. . . . . Phylpot), Dennys (m. Charles Barneby), Anne, Agnes, Kateren (m. John Hawdenby & William Gyrlyngton), Margery (m. William Askew) Hyllyard)
            • 1 Pyter Hyllyard son & heyr of Sir Robert, Knight. = Jone doughter of Sir Marten Thesse (de la See) of Barmston & on of his wyfe's heyres Margaret doughter of Sir Crystofer Spencer. The other doughter to Boynton. ; ch: Pyter, Elsabeth, Jane, Kateren, Rycard (a dau.), Margery (m. . . . . Rudston), Isabell (m. . . . . Holme), Sir Crystofer (m. _ Conyngsby & _ Counstable) Hyllard
              • Pyter .... etc.
            • Meryell Hyllyard wyff to . . . . Phylpot of London.
            • Dennys Hyllyard wyf to Charles Barneby of Barneby Hall.
            • Ann Hyllyard dyed sans issu.
            • Agnes dyed sans issu.
            • Kateren. = John Hawdenby fyrst husband to Kateren [P. 158.†] ; = William Gyrlyngton 2 husband to Kateren. [P. 140.†]
            • Margery Hyllyard. = William Askew of Stalyngburgh. ; ch: Jane (m. Pheylp Hanby), Sir William Askew.


  • 'Hildyard1'
  • .... etc.
  • (ii) Peter Hildyard of Arnall
  • m. Alice Meaux (dau of Sir John Meaux of Berwick)
    • (a) Robert Hildyard of Arnall, Preston, Normanby and Kettleby
    • m. Alice Dubine (dau of Sir Henry Daubine)
      • ((1)) John Hildyard of Arnall, Preston and Normanby
      • m. Catharine Hildyard (dau of Thomas Hildyard) @@ just above
      • Visitation (1563/4) starts with the following Peter but Foster shows him as son of Robert son of John son of John and provides the line of Peter's brother Robert.
        • ((A)) Piers Hildyard (a temp Edward III who r. 1327-1377)
          • ((i)) Robert Hildeyard (a 1405)
            • ((a)) Sir Robert Hildyard of Arnall, Normanby, Riston and Winestead (d 1428) - continued below
            • m1. Matilda Lovell
            • m2. Isabel Hilton (dau of Sir Robert Hilton of Swine and Winestead)
        • ((B)) Robert Hildiard
          • ((i)) Thomas Hildiard
            • ((a)) Cicely Hildiard
            • ((b)) Katherine Hildiard
            • m. Sir Peter Nuthill
  • .... etc.
  • Sir Robert Hildyard of Arnall, Normanby, Riston and Winestead, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d 1428) - continued above
  • m1. Matilda Lovell
    • 1. John Hildyard (dsp(vp?))
  • m2. Isabel Hilton (dau of Sir Robert Hilton of Swine and Winestead)
    • 2. Sir Robert Hildyard of Winestead
    • m1. Catherine de la Haye (dau of Thomas de la Haye of Spaldington)
      • A. Sir Robert Hildyard (d 1492)
      • m. Elizabeth Hastings (dau of Sir John Hastings of Fenwick by Anne Morley)
        • i. Peter Hildyard of Winestead (d 1502)
        • m. Joan del See (dau/coheir of Sir Marten del See of Barnston by Margaret, dau of Sir Christopher Spencer)
          • a. .... etc.
        • ii. Katherine Hildyard (d before 05.04.1540)
        • m1. John Haldenby of Haldenby
        • m2. William Girlington (d 1540)
        • iii. Margery Hildyard
        • m1. William Askew (sb Ayscough) of Stallingborough (d 26.03.1509) this marriage reported by Visitation (1563/4)
        • m2. Robert Hyde of Norbury this marriage reported by Foster
        • iv. Meryell Hildyard
        • m. _ Phylpot of London
        • v. Dennys (Dionisia) Hildyard
        • m. Charles Barneby of Barneby Hall
        • vi.+ other issue - Richard, Steven, George, Anthony, Edward, Sir William, Robert, Thomas, Hugh, John, Adam, Raff, Henry, Anne (dsp), Agnes (dsp)
        • Visitation (1563/4) identifies the children as above. Apart from Peter & Margery, Foster identifies the children as Robert, Thomas, Stephen, Edward, John, Adam, Hugh, Ralph (all died young), Anne, Katherine.
      • B. John Hildyard
      • C. Isabel Hildyard
      • m1. Sir Thomas Metham
      • m2. John Hotham (d Towton 1461)
    • m2. Agnes (Anne) Creyke (dau of Alexander Creyke, relict of Richard Midleton)
    • 3. Jone Hildyard
    • m. James Hutton
    • 4. Isabel Hildyard (dsp)
    • m. John Roos
    • 5.+ other issue - Robert, Mawde (d young)
  • Main source(s): BLG1952 (Hildyard of Flintham Hall) with support/input (mainly for the lower section) from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563/4, Hyllyard), Yorkshire (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Hildyard of Winestead)
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Mary Ayscough's Timeline

Winestead, Yorkshire, England
Age 19
Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, England
Age 21
Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 23
Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 25
Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 25
Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, England