1901320. Roger Wentworth & 1901321. Margery Despenser
Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Coloncial And Medieval Families (Royal Ancestry)
~1390, Roger born in England, s/o 3802640. John Wentworth & 3802641. Agnes Dronfield.
1399, Margery born in England, heir & d/o 3802642. Philip le Despenser & 3802643. Elizabeth Tibetot.
9/13/1404, Margery “married” Sir John Roos, 7th Lord Roos of Hemsley. [No children.]
4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.
3/22/1421, John, baron de Ros, killed in France serving under the Duke of Clarence at the siege of Beauge. (S) Burkes Genealogical and Heraldic History, 1914, P608.
Bef. 3/22/1422, Roger married Margery acquiring the manor of Nettlestead, Suffolk. (S) DNB.
6/25/1423, Pardon, for 1,000£. … to Margery, late the wife of John de Roos, knight, tenant in chief of Henry V, and to Roger Wentworth, esquire, for intermarrying without the king’s licnece. (S) CPRs.
1424, Margery 24 or 26, heir to her father, inheriting the manor of Parlington.
1427-8, “Receipt by Roger Wentworth, esquire, to the sheriffs of the city of York, for 55 marks, the Easter instalment of an annuity of 110 marks assigned in dower to Margery, Lady Roose, his wife, out of the fee-farm of the city. York.” (S) UKNA.
5/16/1443, “… in Suffolk. Warranty clause. Witnesses: Roger Wentworth, esq. …” (S) UKNA.
6/30/1446, “Margery Hovell of Nettlestead, widow; and Roger Wentworth, esquire, Margery Lady Roos his wife, Philip Wentworth, esquire, their son, … Margery has granted to Roger, Margery, Philip, … in Cretyng Omnium Sanctorum, Cretyng Sancte Marie, Stonham, Codynham, Beylham, Blakynham Magna, Blakynham Parva, Netlystede, Somerysham and Bramford (Suff.)” (S) UKNA.
10/24/1452, Roger died.
1455, Margeria, Dame de Roos, widow of Roger, sealed a document. (S) Catalogue of Seals, Dept. of Manuscripts, British Museum.
1458, Philip, his mother Margery and his children “of both sexes” received a papal indult to choose their confessor.
5/18/1464, Margery’s son Philip executed; his son Henry his heir.
8/30/1477, Margery wrote her will: My body to be buried in the Chapel of St. Margaret and St. Bernard at Cambridge … to Henry Wentworth, my heir, twelve dishes of silver, and I will wht the said Henry shall cause at his own proper expense, the body of [his] father Dni Philip Wentworth, Knight, to be transferred to the Church of Newsam, in Lincolnshire, … and another marble to be laid upon the body of his mother, in the Church of Friars Minors at Ispwich ; to my son Thomas Wentworth, Chaplain, to John Constable, son of my daughter Agnes Constable ; … (S) Testamenta Vetusta, V1, P347.
4/20/1478, Margery died; buried at Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P613.
Child of Roger and Margery: [3 sons, 3 daughters]
i. Philip Wentworth (950660), born ~1420 in England.