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  • ID: I15138
  • Name: Margaret Sewarby
  • Sex: F
  • Death: ABT NOV 1485 1
  • Note: 1

    MARGARET SYWARDBY, daughter and heiress. She married before 9 April 1450 (date of her father's will) GEOFFREY PIGOT (or PIGOTT), Knt., of Clotherholme (in Ripon) and Melmerby, Yorkshire, and, in right of his wife, of Sewerby, Gristhorpe (in Filey), etc., Yorkshire, son and heir of Ranulph Pigot, Esq., of Clotherholme (in Ripon) and Melmerby, Yorkshire, by Margaret, daughter of Robert Plumpton, Knt.
    They had three sons, Ranulf, Knt., William, and Thomas, and three daughters, Joan (wife of John Wandesford, Knt.), Anne, and Elizabeth.
    In 1453 an oratory was granted to them at Sewerby, Yorkshire, and again in 1454.
    In 1454 they granted Peter Sywardby, Esq., a yearly rent of 40s. from their manor of Sewerby, Yorkshire. In 1455 an oratory was granted to them and to her mother, Elizabeth Sywardby. He was a legatee and sole executor of his father's will dated 20 April 1466.
    SIR GEOFFREY PIGOT was living 9 May 1467, when he proved his father's will. He died in or before 1469, when his widow, Margaret, took a vow of chastity. She left a will dated 7 Nov. 1485, proved 17 Dec. 1485.
  • _UID: BE47C2ACCAA2414FBE0166F11A53C122D535
  • Change Date: 9 SEP 2007



    Father: William Sewarby b: 1390
    Mother: Elizabeth Vavasour

    Marriage 1 Geoffrey Pigot b: 1418
    • Married: BEF 9 APR 1450 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Thomas Pigott b: 1454
    2. Has Children Anne Pigot b: ABT 1461

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Magna Carta Ancestry
      Author: Douglas Richardson
      Date: 2005
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