William Musgrave of Crookdake

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William Musgrave

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Hartly Castle, Kirkby Stephen, Westmoreland, England
Death: March 10, 1488 (50-58)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Musgrave of Hartley and Joan Musgrave
Husband of Margaret Thornhill and Felicia Musgrave
Father of Cuthbert Musgrave of Crookedyke
Brother of Sir Richard Musgrave of Edenhall; John Musgrave, Sir, Knight, of Musgrave Hall; Mary Ridley; Eleanor Lancaster; Margaret Sandford and 2 others

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About William Musgrave of Crookdake

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.


  1. A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland (Google eBook). Sir Bernard Burke. Hurst and Blackett, 1855. Page 41. "William Musgrave m Felicia Tiliol co heiress of the ancient family of Tiliol descended from Richard the Rider temp Henry I receiving for her portion Crookdake and Ireby. He, William Musgrave and his descendants, Lancastrians, like most of the northern proprietors, ... "
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Kirkby Stephen, Westmoreland, England
Age 46
Cumberland, England
March 10, 1488
Age 54