Margaret Kerdeston

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Margaret Kerdeston
Bornafter 1425
Diedafter 5 December 1485
Noble familyFoix
Spouse(s)John de Foix, 1st Earl of Kendal
FatherSir Thomas Kerdeston (d. 1446)
MotherLady Elizabeth de la Pole

Margaret Kerdeston (after 1425 – after 5 December 1485), Countess of Kendal (Candale). Paternal grandmother of Anne of Foix-Candale, queen of Hungary and Bohemia.[1]


She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Kerdeston (d. 1446) and Elizabeth de la Pole. Her mother was a daughter of Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk and sister of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk.[2] She married John de Foix, 1st Earl of Kendal, she gave birth to four children, including Gaston de Foix, Count of Candale.

She is buried at the church of Castelnau-de-Médoc with her husband.[3]



  1. ^ See Kropf (1895).
  2. ^ Neil D. Thompson and Charles M. Hansen, The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (2012), 58-63.
  3. ^ Les Foix-Candale


  • Kropf, Lajos: Anna királyné, II. Ulászló neje (Queen Anne of Foix-Candale, the Consort of Ladislas II). Századok (Periodical Centuries) 29. 689-709. 1895.

External links[edit]

  • Les Foix-Candale
  • Seigneurs de Grailly Généalogie
  • Foix-Grailly Généalogie
  • Cawley, Charles, Medieval Lands Project/Foix Genealogy, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
  • Cawley, Charles, Medieval Lands Project/De La Pole Genealogy, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
  • Marek, Miroslav. "Euweb/Foix-Grailly Genealogy". Genealogy.EU.