Margaret Percy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Margaret Percy (1447))
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Lady Margaret Gascoigne (née Percy) (born c. 1447) was an English noblewoman, the daughter of Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland and Eleanor Poynings.

She married Sir William Gascoigne, "the Younger", son of Sir William Gascoigne and wife. Their daughter Agnes (or Anne) Gascoigne married Sir Thomas Fairfax (died 1520–1521).


She married Sir William Gascoigne V (c. 1450 – 1486),[1] son of Sir William Gascoigne IV (c. 1427 – c. 1463[2], great-grandson of Sir William Gascoigne I, Chief Justice of England) and Joan Neville (c. 1436–1464, great-granddaughter of Robert Ferrers, 5th Baron Boteler of Wem and Joan Beaufort). The couple had the following children:[3][4]

  • Sir William Gascoigne VI: married firstly Alice Frognall and secondly Margaret Nevill (daughter of Richard Nevill, 2nd Baron Latimer of Snape). Had issue by both marriages. Second son by first marriage, Sir Henry Gascoigne, was ancestor of the Wyvill Baronets (from the 3rd onwards).[5][6] His daughter Margaret married Sir Thomas Middleton, of Stockeld.[7] Male line by primogeniture ended with his grandson William Gascoigne VIII, whose only daughter and heiress (other children died young) Margaret (1530–1592/93) who became the paternal grandmother of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford.[8]
  • Margaret or Margery (c. 1473 – 1515):[9] married Ralph Ogle, 3rd Baron Ogle, and had issue.[10]
  • Elizabeth (1470–1559):[11] married before April 1493 as his second wife Sir George Tailboys (c. 1467 – 1538), de jure 9th Baron Kyme and Sheriff of Lincolnshire, grandson of Sir William Tailboys, de jure 7th Baron Kyme.
  • Anne or Agnes (c. 1474 – 1504): married firstly Sir Thomas Fairfax (c. 1475 – 1520). She had twin sons: Nicholas and William. Married secondly Ralph Nevill, of Thornton Bridge.
  • Dorothy (c. 1475 – 1527):[12] married Sir Ninian Markenfield (died 1527).[13]



  1. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Sir William Gascoigne". The Peerage.[unreliable source]
  2. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Sir William Gascoigne". The Peerage.[unreliable source]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  4. ^
  5. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "p21259.htm#i212582". The Peerage.[unreliable source]
  6. ^ Noonan, Barry Christopher. "ruvignyplus/".[self-published source][better source needed]
  7. ^
  8. ^ Burke's Peerage , see page 564 of this edition (however, the book confuses this Margaret with William V's daughter Margaret, Lady Ogle)
  9. ^ Margaret or Margery
  10. ^
  11. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Elizabeth". The Peerage.[unreliable source]
  12. ^ Dorothy
  13. ^ Sir Ninian Markenfield