Name: Isabel Cresacre 1
Note: Vis of Yorks
Occupation: Became a nun after her husband?s death.
MEM: Darfield, Yorks: slab from which brass efigies have been removed
Change Date: 14 DEC 2010
m. 2ndly Henry Langton, Esq., and ?after his deth toke the mantell?.
THE NORTH CHANCEL AISLE OR CHAPEL of Cawthorne parish church, which is the original Chantry of St. Mary founded by Isabel, widow of John Boswell or Bosvile of Newhall, Darfield, and Ardsley, who died in 1441. She was the daughter of Percival Cresacre of Barnborough, and was afterwards the wife of Henry Langton.
A full account of the Foundation of this Chantry will be given under the heading of "Endowments." It dates from the Feast of St. Margaret (Aug.20) 1455, and was dissolved as a Chantry in the first year of Edward VI. (1547).
(History of Cawthorne, CT Pratt 1880)
Father: Percival Cresacre b: 1408
Mother: Alice Mounteney
- Elizabeth Bosvile
- Text: Papers of the Bosville-Macdonald Family
University of Hull, Brynmor Jones Library