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  • ID: I17314
  • Name: Joan de Markenfield
  • Sex: F
  • Death: ABT 1474
  • Note:

    Joan Lady Warde, the widow of Sir Roger Warde, senior, of Givendale makes her will on the 14th of November, 1473, which was proved at York on the 20th of March 1474-5. She describes herself as "in lecto egritudinis posita," and desires to be buried within the Abbey of Esholt. To the fabric of the Collegiate church of the Blessed Wilfrid at Ripon she gives 20s. To the prioress and convent of Esholt, to the profit of their establishment, she leaves 20s, and to the nuns she be bequeaths 10s. To the Abbey at Fountains 20s. To the fabric of the church of Kirkby-super-Moram 6s 8d. To the fabric of the church at Knaresborough 6s 8d. She then directs a jewel, called "an nowche" of gold adorned with a precious stone, to be sold, and the money obtained for it to be given to a priest who shall perform service for her soul, her husband's, and that of her brother Thomas Markenfield. To Christopher Warde, son of Sir Roger Warde, she gives a cup of silver with a cover called a "plane pece." For her funeral expense she lays aside the sum of 10, and the residue of her estate she leaves to Nicholas and William Warde, her sons.
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  • Change Date: 10 SEP 2007



    Father: Thomas Markenfield
    Mother: Beatrice Sawtell or Southill

    Marriage 1 Roger Warde b: ABT 1405
    • Married: ABT 1417
    Children
    1. Has Children Roger Warde b: ABT 1434
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