Monday, July 1, 2019

The Lineage of Margaret Montfort Married to Nicolas Girlington

The de Montfort line is complicated by both lack of and too much information about the family. There are still connections which need to be made but this sketch is a good place to begin more research.

Alexander de Montfort
-unknown spouse

Image Credit: John M. Watson

Alexander de Montfort d. before June 1287
-Maud unknown

Alexander de Montfort b. born about 1272 d. October 1326 and April 1335
-Elizabeth Brough (de Burgh, possibly kin or daughter of Philip de Burgh of Cawthorne, Walton and Hackforth, Yorkshire and Burgh, Cambridgeshire)

Sir Laurence de Mountfort b. about 1310
-Isabel de Toutheby,  daughter of Gilbert de Toutheby, king’s serjeant-at-law by his wife Joan, daughter of John Hansard

Thomas de Mountfort b. 1340
knighted before 16 December 1380
-Elizabeth de Swinhoe
daughter of William de Swinhoe of Scremerston

Thomas Mountfort
-Elizabeth Aske, daughter of Conan Aske and Eleanor Widdrington b. about 1380-90

Sir Thomas Mountfort b. 1402
knighted before 1453
-Elizabeth Strangeways, daughter of Sir James Strangeways of West Harlsey, Yorkshire by his wife Joan Orell and sister of Sir James Strangeways, later Speaker of the Commons

Thomas, Mountfort, esquire, b. 1420 d. 1490
"Here lyeth Thomas Mountford, esquyer, and Agnes, his wief which Thomas deceased ye xx day of January the yere of our Lord God anno m° cccc° lxxxix, and the vth yere of the reigne of our soveraigne lord, King Herry the vij, on whose soules Jhesu have mercy."
-Agnes Killom, John Killom of Kilham on the Wolds, and Danby upon Ure in Yorkshire, by Joan his wife

Thomas, Mountfort, esquire, b. 1440 d. 1485
-Isabel Norton, daughter of Sir John Norton, of Norton Conyers

Nicholas Girlington, II, b. 0___ 1455, Deighton-Juxta-Escrick, North Yorkshire, England, d. 0___ 1531, (Yorkshire) England (Age ~ ? years)
-Margery Montfort, b. ~ 1468, Hackforth, Hornby Parish, North Yorkshire, England, d. 7 Apr 1557, (Yorkshire) England (Age ~ 89 years)

see, de Grylyngton

Source: British History
John M. Watson