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Richard de Wentworth

Birthplace: Wentworth, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: 1112 (30-40)
Strafford, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry de Wentworth and Mrs. Henry Wentworth
Husband of Mrs. Richard De Wentworth
Father of Michael de Wentworth

Occupation: lord
Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About Richard de Wentworth

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  • The Wentworth genealogy, comprising the origin of the name, the family in England, and a particular account of Elder William Wentworth, the emigrant, and of his descendants (1870)
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  • Reynold1 (or Reginald) de Wynterwade living in 1066. had
    • Henry2 de Wyntword had
      • Richard3 de Wentworth had
        • Michael4 de Wentworth had
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  • I. REGINALD WENTWORTH, or, as written in Domesday Book, RYNOLD DE WYNTERWADE, who was living at the time of the Norman Conquest, A. D. 1066. As at that time there were no actual surnames, he was simply Reginald of Wentworth. In other words, he was the possessor, in Saxon times, of the lordship of Wentworth, in the Wapentake of Strafford, in the West Riding of Yorkshire. ....
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  • ... Nothing, however, is known of his family, except that he was succeeded by his son —
    • *II. HENRY WENTWORTH, sometimes written de Wyntworth, or Wyntword, concerning whom nothing has been preserved but his name. He was succeeded by his son --
      • III. RICHARD WENTWORTH, who was succeeded by his son —
        • IV. MICHAEL WENTWORTH, who was succeeded by his son —


  • A genealogical and biographical account of the descendants of Elder William Wentworth : one of the first settlers of Dover, in the state of New Hampshire (1850)
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  • In my unsuccessful but laborious researches to find the connection between the American and English families by the name of Wentworth, I have had access to rare books in this country and out of print in England, which furnished me with some particulars respecting the origin of the name, that I have thought would be of interest to the readers of the Register.
  • Strafford is a wapentake, or hundred, or subdivision of the county of York in England, in what is called the Wet Riding or west part, and in it are the towns of Wentworth and Woodhouse. My map places them near each other, but is not sufficiently minute to show whether they adjoin. In Wentworth, at the time of the Conquest, A. D. 1066, lived Reginald (or Rynald) de Winterwade, (as written in the Doomsday Book, of William the Conqueror.) He had a son Henry. He had Richard. He had Michael. He had Henry. He had Hugh, who died in the year 1200. Hugh had a son William, who called himself William Wyntwood, of Wyntwood. He married Emma, the daughter and heir of William Wodehous de Wodehous: and, from that time, they were called Wentworth, of Wentworth Woodhouse. ....





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Wentworth, Yorkshire, England
Wentworth, Yorkshire, England
Age 35
Strafford, Yorkshire, England