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Monday, May 10, 2010

Bell 184690 & 184691

184690. Sir William Tyrell & 184691. Margaret Darcy {Bell}

~1420, William born in England, s/o 369380. John Tyrell & 369381. Alice Coggeshall.

~1420, Margaret born in Maldon, England, d/o 369382. Sir Robert Darcy & 369383. Alice Fitzlangley.

William, knt. of Gipping, near Stowmarket, Suffolk.

1446, William Sheriff of Suffolk and Norfolk. (S) The History of Rochford Hundred, Benton, 1888, P478.

1/24/1447 and 1459, Sir William Knight of Shire and M.P. for Suffolk.

1454, Sir William escheator of Norfolk and Suffolk.

2/22/1461, William, a Lancastrian, executed for treason against King Edward IV. [His companions executed were John, Earl of Oxford, Aubrey de Vere, Sir Thomas Tuddenham, and Sir John Montgomery.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P395.

Family notes:
• In Melford church there is a stainglass portrait of Margaret.

Children of William and Margaret:

i. Sir James Tyrell, born ~1445 in Suffolk, England.
James, eldest son, married Anne Arundell of Lanherne.
5/1471, James knighted by King Edward IV after the battle of Tewkesbury.
7/1482, Sir James made knight-banneret by Gloucester during the Scottish campaign.
1483, Sir James at the coronation of Richard and Anne.
[Many believe he was an accomplice in the murders of the Princes in the Tower.]
5/6/1502, Sir James beheaded for treason.

ii. Eleanor Tyrell (92345), born 1466 in England.

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