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Thursday, May 27, 2010

950716 Bourchier-Berners

950716. Lord John Bourchier & 950717. Marjorie Berners

10/24/1410, Majorie born in England, d/o 1901434. Sir Richard Berners & 1901435. Philippe Dalyngridge.

1413, Majorie heir to her father’s estates, except those of dower to her mother.

~1415, John born in England, s/o 1901432. Sir William Bouchier & 1901433. Anne of Woodstock.

Majorie 1st married to Sir John Feriby. [No children.]

1421, Majorie heir to her mother.

5/19/1426, John knighted by the Duke of Bedford.

1447, John Ferby, Comptroller of the Household of King Henry VI died.

John married Majorie.

4/11/1451, “Indenture, marriage settlement. 1) John Bourgchier, kt. 2) John Say esqs. Laurence Cheyne esqs. Humfrey, s. of (1) to espouse Eliz., d. of Frederyk Tylney, esq., "that is to God passed", she being ward of J.S., before next All Saints. … If Humfrey die before Eliz. 14 yrs., she is to marry next son, or in default to be returned unmarried with any property. …” (S) UKNA.

5/22/1455, John fought at the 1st battle of St. Albans on the side of King Henry VI.

5/26/1455, John created 1st Lord Berners by writ.

Bef. 4/23/1459, John made Knight of the Garter.

1461-74, John, Constable of Windsor castle.

1467, Margaret, Lady Berners, governess of Elizabeth and Mary, daughters of Queen Elizabeth [Woodville], wife of Edward IV. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P342.

3/21/1473, John wrote his will.

5/1474, John, died; buried at Chertsey Abbey, Surrey.

12/18/1475, Margery died.

(S) Letters of Queen Margaret of Anjou, Monro, 1863, P122.

Children of John and Marjorie:

i. Humphrey Bourchier (475358), born ~1450 in England.

ii. Elizabeth Bourchier, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married Robert de Welles, 8th Lord Willoughby de Eresby.
3/19/1469, Robert died.
1470, Elizabeth died.

iii. Joanna Bourchier, born ? in England.
Joanna married Sir Henry Neville.