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Mary Ridley (de Musgrave)

Birthplace: Hartly Castle, Kirkby Stephen, Westmoreland, England
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Daughter of Sir Thomas Musgrave of Hartley and Joan Musgrave
Wife of Sir Nicholas Ridley
Mother of Margaret Featherstonhaugh; Sir Hugh Ridley; William Ridley; Anne Wallis; Mabel Lumley and 1 other
Sister of Sir Richard Musgrave of Edenhall; John Musgrave, Sir, Knight, of Musgrave Hall; Eleanor Lancaster; Margaret Sandford; Nicholas Musgrave and 2 others

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Thomas de Musgrave, son and heir of Sir Richard, married Joan, the other daughter and co-heir of Sir William Stapleton, by Margaret his wife; and with her he had Eden-Hall. He died in 1469, and had issue Richard, John, Nicholas, and 'William; from whom descended the four families of Eden-Hall, Musgrave-Hall, or Fairbank ; Hayton, and Crookdake: and four daughters, Margaret, the wife of John Sandford; Eleanor, of Christopher Landcastle; Mary, of Nicholas Ridley; and Isabella, of John Crackenthorpe of Newbiggin, Esq.


  1. The baronetage of England: or The History of the English baronets ..., Volume 1 By William Betham, page 79.
  2. Peerage & baronetage of Great Britain & Ireland. 1839. Page 752.


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Hartly Castle, Kirkby Stephen, Westmoreland, England
Age 47
Stanhope, County Durham, England, United Kingdom