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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sir Richard Knollys & Margaret d’Odyley

950758. Sir Richard Knollys & 950759. Margaret d’Odyley          

1414, Richard Knolles born in Mimms, Hertfordshire, England, s/o 1901516. Thomas Knolles & 1901517. Isabel ?.

~1415, Margaret born in England.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

11/6/1429, Henry VI, age 7, crowned king of England.

5/20/1435, Richard named in the will of his paternal grandfather.

2/8/1445, Richard’s father Thomas wrote his will leaving his older brother the manor of North Mimms.  

2/1446, Richard’s father died.   

3/29/1446, Attornment by Robert Knolles, esquire, son and heir of Thomas Knolles, late citizen and grocer of London, deceased, to Richard Knolles his brother, whom he has put in peaceable possession, by the payment of 1d. of a yearly rent of 100 marks issuing from the manor of North Mymmes. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, 1900, P373.

Richard Knowles, knt, died.

1473, Margaret  widow of Richard Knoll claimed dower in Lancashire. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V7, 1912, Chipping.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P796. (S) The English Baronetage, Collins, 1741, P62.

Children of Richard and Margaret:

i. Margaret Knollys (475379), born ~1435 in England.

ii. Robert Knollys, born ? in Hertfordshire, England.

Robert married Lettice Penyston. (S) Gen. & Herald. Hist., Burke, 1841, P292.

Robert, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to King Henry VIII.


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