Witherington-Widdrington family tree-a speculated line from MD to Northumberland, England

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  • ID: I66101
  • Name: Elizabeth SEYMOUR 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1406 in Chelvey, Somersetshire, England
  • Death: 1446

    Father: John SEYMOUR b: ABT 1382 in Chelvey, Somersetshire, England
    Mother: Margaret FARWAY b: ABT 1384 in Penhallam, Cornwall, England

    Marriage 1 Thomas BERKELEY b: ABT 1405 in Beverstone, Gloucester, England
    • Married: BEF 1421
    1. Has Children Cecily BERKELEY b: ABT 1442 in Tickenham, Somerset, England
    2. Has No Children John Berkeley b: ABT 1430 in Tickenham, Somerset, England

    1. Title: Douglas Richardson-royalancestry@msn.com
        Name: Susan Johanson's personal email

      Douglas Richardson-royalancestry@msn.com.
      Page: 7/10/2009
      Text: ELIZABETH SEYMOUR, daughter and heiress, born about 1406 (aged 16 in 1422). She married before 1421 THOMAS BERKELEY, of Tickenham, Somerset, and, in right of his wife, of Welham, Leicestershire, possibly younger son of John Berkeley, Knt., of Beverstone, Gloucestershire (descendant of King John), by his 2nd wife, Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John de Betteshorne, Knt. [see FISHER 9 for her ancestry]. They had one son, John, Esq., and one daughter, Cecily. THOMAS BERKELEY died in 1443. His widow, Elizabeth, died in 1446.

      Gentleman’s Mag. n.s. 3 (1835): 588–594. Notes & Queries 4th Ser. 7 (1871): 536–538. Benolte Vis. of Somerset 1531, 1573 & 1591 (1885): 108 (Furneaux pedigree: “_____ [Seymour], ux. … ux. Berkley of Tykenham.”). VCH Leicester 5 (1964): 330–336. VCH Wiltshire 8 (1965): 96–103. Emery Greater Medieval Houses of England & Wales, 1300–1500 3 (2006): 646.

      Children of Elizabeth Seymour, by Thomas Berkeley:

      i. JOHN BERKELEY, Esq., died 1479. Byrchmore Colls. for a Parochial Hist. of Tickenham (1895): 9–11. Emery Greater Medieval Houses of England & Wales, 1300–1500 3 (2006): 646. National Archives, C 140/70/40 [John Berkeley, Esq., Somerset, Dorset. 19 Edward IV].

      ii. CECILY BERKELEY [see next].
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