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Philip Wentworth

Male Abt 1424 - 1464  (~ 40 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Philip Wentworth was born about 1424 (son of Roger Wentworth and Margery le Despenser); died on 18 May 1464 in Middleham, Yorkshire, England.

    Notes:

    He was beheaded by the Yorkists after the Battle of Hexham.

    Family/Spouse: Mary Clifford. Mary (daughter of John Clifford and Elizabeth Percy) was buried in Friars Minor, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Wentworth was born between 1440 and 1449; died before Nov 1494.
    2. Henry Wentworth was born about 1448; died between 17 Aug 1499 and 27 Feb 1501; was buried in Newhouse Abbey, Lincolnshire, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Roger Wentworth was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England (son of John Wentworth and Agnes Dronsfield); died on 24 Oct 1452.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
    • Alternate death: Aft 5 Jun 1452
    • Alternate death: 21 Oct 1452

    Notes:

    According to Gary Boyd Roberts, 600D, Margery le Despenser and Sir Roger Wentworth were ancestors to Thomas Jefferson, to Jefferson's wife Martha Wayles, and to Edith Bolling, wife of Woodrow Wilson.

    Descent to Thomas Jefferson:

    1. Margery le Despenser = Sir Roger Wentworth
    2. Margaret Wentworth = Sir William Hopton
    3. Margaret Hopton = Sir Philip Booth
    4. Audrey Booth = Sir William Lytton
    5. Sir Robert Lytton = Frances Cavalery
    6. Anne Lytton = Sir John Borlase
    7. Anne Borlase = Sir Euseby Isham
    8. William Isham = Mary Brett
    9. Henry Isham of Virginia (emigrant) = Mrs. Katherine Banks Royall
    10. Mary Isham = William Randolph of Virginia (emigrant)
    11. Isham Randoph = Jane Roberts
    12. Jane Randolph = Peter Jefferson
    13. Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States

    Descent to Martha Wayles:

    10. Anne Isham (sister of Mary Isham) = Francis Epes III
    11. Francis Epes IV = Sarah (maiden name unknown)
    12. Martha Epes = John Wayles
    13. Martha Wayles = (1) Bathurst Skelton; (2) Thomas Jefferson

    Descent to Edith Bolling:

    13. Mary Jefferson (sister of Thomas Jefferson) = John Bolling III (great-great-great grandson of Pocahontas and John Rolfe)
    14. Archibald Bolling = Catherine Payne
    15. Archibald Bolling, Jr. = Anne E. Wigginton
    16. William Holcombe Bolling = Sallie Spiers White
    17. Edith Bolling = (1) Norman Galt; (2) Thomas Woodrow Wilson

    This couple were also ancestors of Jane Seymour and thus of Edward VI:

    Margery le Despenser (1399-1478) = Sir Roger Wentworth (d. 1452)
    Philip Wentworth (1424-1464) = Mary Clifford (1416-1478)
    Henry Wentworth (1448-1501) = Ann Saye (1453-1484)
    Margaret Wentworth (1478-1550) = John Seymour (1476-1536)
    Jane Seymour (1508-1537) = Henry VIII (1491-1547)
    Edward VI (1537-1553)

    And of Ada Lovelace, pioneer of computer programming:

    Roger Wentworth (d. 1452) = Margery le Despenser (1399-1478)
    Philip Wentworth (1424-1464) = Mary Clifford (1416-1478)
    Henry Wentworth (1448-1501) = Ann Saye (1453-1484)
    Richard Wentworth (1480-1528) = Anne Tyrell (1480-1534)
    Thomas Wentworth, 1st Baron Wentworth (1501-1551) = Margaret Fortescue (1550-1551)
    Thomas Wentworth, 2nd Baron Wentworth (1525-1584) = Anne Wentworth (d. 1571)
    Henry Wentworth, 3rd Baron Wentworth (1558-1593) = Anne Hopton (1561-1625)
    Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baron Wentworth (1591-1667) = Anne Crofts (d. 1637/8)
    Anne Wentworth, 7th Baron Wentworth (1623-1697) = John Lovelace (d. 1670)
    William Noel (1642-1675) = Margaret Lovelace (1644-1671)
    John Noel (1668-1697) = Mary Clobery (1672-1751)
    Clobery Noel (1695-1733) = Elizabeth Rowney (d. 1743)
    Edward Noel, 9th Baron Wentworth (1715-1774) = Judith Lamb (d. 1761)
    Judith Noel (1751-1825) = Ralph Milbanke (d. 1793)
    Anne Noel-Byron, 11th Baron Wentworth (1792-1860) = George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
    Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (Ada Lovelace) (1815-1852)

    They are also ancestral to Megan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, wife of Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne. Notably, Roger and Marjory's son Philip Wentworth and his wife Mary Clifford are the most recent common ancestors shared by Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess:

    Roger Wentworth (d. 1452) = Margery le Despenser (1399-1478)
    Philip Wentworth (1424-1464) = Mary Clifford (1416-1478)
    Elizabeth Wentworth (1440-1480) = Martin De La See (1420-1494)
    Jane At See (1464-1528) = Piers Hildyard (1460-1502)
    Isabel Hildyard (1500-1540) = Ralph Legard (1490-1540)
    Joan Legard (1530-1586) = Richard Skepper (1495-1556)
    Edward Skepper (1552-1629) = Mary Robinson (1576-1630)
    Rev. William Skepper (1597-1646) of Boston, MA (d. 1640-50) = unknown 1st wife
    Jane Skepper (1635-1682) = Abraham Browne (1630-1690)
    Jane Brown (b. 1657) = Henry Lunt (1653-1709)
    Jane Lunt (1693-1743) = Nathaniel Drake (1695-1763)
    Abraham Drake (1726-1805) = Martha Eaton (1730-1799)
    Martha Drake (1767-1841) = John Smith (1760-1842)
    John Smith (1792-1866) = Mary "Polly" Mudgett (1797-1869)
    Mary Hussey Smith (1822-1908) = Jacob Lee Merrill (1818-1899)
    George David Merrill (1861-1924) = Mary Bird (1862-1925)
    Gertrude May Merrill (1887-1938) = Frederick George Sanders (1873-1944)
    Doris May Sanders (1920-2011) = Gordon Arnold Markle (1918-1982)
    Thomas Wayne Markle (1944- ) = Doria L. Ragland (1956- )
    (Rachel) Megan Markle (1981- ) = Prince Henry Charles Albert David (1984- )

    Roger married Margery le Despenser before 2 Mar 1423. Margery (daughter of Philip le Despenser and Elizabeth de Tibetot) was born about 1399 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England; died on 20 Apr 1478; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Margery le Despenser was born about 1399 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England (daughter of Philip le Despenser and Elizabeth de Tibetot); died on 20 Apr 1478; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
    Children:
    1. Agnes Wentworth was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died on 20 Apr 1496.
    2. Henry Wentworth was born in in of Codham Hall in Wethersfield, Essex, England; died on 22 Mar 1483.
    3. Margaret Wentworth died on 20 Apr 1478.
    4. 1. Philip Wentworth was born about 1424; died on 18 May 1464 in Middleham, Yorkshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Wentworth was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England (son of John Wentworth and Alice Bissett); died after 1413.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1415 and 1420
    • Alternate death: 1425
    • Alternate death: 15 Oct 1425

    Notes:

    Most recent common ancestor of two out of TNH's four attested "gateway ancestors", Olive Welby (through his son Roger) and William Wentworth (through his son John).

    John married Agnes Dronsfield in 1407. Agnes (daughter of John Dronsfield and Joan de Stainton) was born in in of West Bretton, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England; died on 3 Oct 1430. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Agnes Dronsfield was born in in of West Bretton, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England (daughter of John Dronsfield and Joan de Stainton); died on 3 Oct 1430.
    Children:
    1. John Wentworth was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England; died between 1415 and 1420.
    2. 2. Roger Wentworth was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died on 24 Oct 1452.
    3. Richard Wentworth was born in in of West Bretton, Yorkshire, England; died after 20 Dec 1477.

  3. 6.  Philip le Despenser was born about 1365 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England (son of Philip le Despenser and Elizabeth); died on 20 Jun 1424.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1365 and 1366, of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England

    Philip married Elizabeth de Tibetot before 23 Nov 1385. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Tibetot and Margaret Deincourt) was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died before 20 Jun 1424; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth de Tibetot was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England (daughter of Robert Tibetot and Margaret Deincourt); died before 20 Jun 1424; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1371, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

    Notes:

    Or Tybotot, or Tiptoft.

    Children:
    1. 3. Margery le Despenser was born about 1399 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England; died on 20 Apr 1478; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Wentworth was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England (son of John Wentworth and Joan Le Tyes); died after 1388.

    Notes:

    The Wentworth Genealogy (1878) omits this generation, and has Alice Bissett, heir of John Bissett of North Elmsall, marrying the John Wentworth who was brother to this John Wentworth's grandfather William Wentworth (d. 1308), and North Elmshall passing to that John's nephew John (this John's father) after the older John died without surviving issue. We have placed Alice Bissett here instead based on the notes of John P. Ravilious and Brice Clagett. Note that neither of them (to our knowledge) give a name for her father.

    John married Alice Bissett. Alice (daughter of John Bissett) was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Alice Bissett was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England (daughter of John Bissett).
    Children:
    1. 4. John Wentworth was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England; died after 1413.

  3. 10.  John Dronsfield was born in in of West Bretton, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England (son of John de Dronsfield and Agnes de Thornhill); died after 1369.

    Notes:

    Possibly named William.

    John married Joan de Stainton. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Joan de Stainton (daughter of John de Stainton and Joanna Clarell).

    Notes:

    Or Juliana.

    Children:
    1. 5. Agnes Dronsfield was born in in of West Bretton, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England; died on 3 Oct 1430.

  5. 12.  Philip le Despenser was born on 18 Oct 1342 in Gedney, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England (son of Philip le Despenser and Joan de Cobham); died on 4 Oct 1401 in Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 18 Oct 1342, Gedney, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

    Notes:

    Accompanied John of Gaunt to Britanny in 1378. Summoned to Parliament by writs, 17 Dec 1387 to 3 Oct 1400.

    Philip married Elizabeth. Elizabeth died before 1401; was buried in Newhouse Abbey, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Elizabeth died before 1401; was buried in Newhouse Abbey, Lincolnshire, England.
    Children:
    1. Joan le Despenser
    2. Alice le Despenser died after 1380.
    3. 6. Philip le Despenser was born about 1365 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England; died on 20 Jun 1424.

  7. 14.  Robert Tibetot was born before 11 Jun 1341 in Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England (son of John de Tibetot and Margaret de Badlesmere); died on 13 Apr 1372.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Jun 1341, Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    Summoned to Parliament by writs 24 Feb 1368 to 8 Jan 1370.

    Died "apparently in Gascony," as multiple sources put it.

    He and his wife Margaret Deincourt were the in-laws of the famous Sir John Fastolf, through their daughter Milicent.

    Robert married Margaret Deincourt before 5 Jun 1348. Margaret (daughter of William Deincourt and Millicent la Zouche) died on 2 Apr 1380 in Oxendon, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Margaret Deincourt (daughter of William Deincourt and Millicent la Zouche); died on 2 Apr 1380 in Oxendon, Gloucestershire, England.

    Notes:

    Some corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage: Volume 4: Despenser clarifies that this Margaret Deincourt was a daughter of Sir William Deincourt d. 1364, not of his son as originally stated in CP.

    Children:
    1. 7. Elizabeth de Tibetot was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died before 20 Jun 1424; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
    2. Margaret Tibetot was born about 1366; died between 13 Apr 1431 and 14 May 1431.
    3. Milicent Tibetot was born on 12 Apr 1368; died about 1446; was buried in Abbey Church of St. Benet's-at-Holm, Horning, Norfolk, England.