Name: Elizabeth SEYMOUR 1
Birth: ABT 1406 in Chelvey, Somersetshire, England
Father: John SEYMOUR b: ABT 1382 in Chelvey, Somersetshire, England
Mother: Margaret FARWAY b: ABT 1384 in Penhallam, Cornwall, England
Thomas BERKELEY b: ABT 1405 in Beverstone, Gloucester, England
- Cecily BERKELEY b: ABT 1442 in Tickenham, Somerset, England
- John Berkeley b: ABT 1430 in Tickenham, Somerset, England
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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.
Gentlemans Mag. n.s. 3 (1835): 588594. Notes & Queries 4th Ser. 7 (1871): 536538. Benolte Vis. of Somerset 1531, 1573 & 1591 (1885): 108 (Furneaux pedigree: _____ [Seymour], ux.
ux. Berkley of Tykenham.). VCH Leicester 5 (1964): 330336. VCH Wiltshire 8 (1965): 96103. Emery Greater Medieval Houses of England & Wales, 13001500 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): 911. Emery Greater Medieval Houses of England & Wales, 13001500 3 (2006): 646. National Archives, C 140/70/40 [John Berkeley, Esq., Somerset, Dorset. 19 Edward IV].
ii. CECILY BERKELEY [see next].