|Sir Philip Wentworth|
Wentworth coat of arms: Sable, a chevron between three leopard's faces, or
|Died||18 May 1464
Margery le Despencer
Wentworth was Usher of the King's Chamber, King's Sergeant, Esquire of the Body, King's Carver, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk (1459–1460), Knight of the Shire for Suffolk, Constable of Llanstephen and Clare Castles, Chief Steward of the Honour of Clare.
Wentworth supported the house of Lancaster and was in the army of King Henry VI, which was defeated at the Battle of Hexham on 15 May 1464. He was captured and three days later beheaded at Middleham, Yorkshire on 18 May 1464.
They had a son and two daughters who survived him:
- Sir Henry Wentworth, de jure 4th Baron Despenser, of Nettlestead, Suffolk, who married firstly Anne Say, by whom he had two sons, Sir Richard and Edward, and four daughters, Elizabeth, Margery, Dorothy and Jane, and secondly Elizabeth Neville, by whom he had no issue. His daughter, Margery Wentworth, married Sir John Seymour, and had several notable children.
- Margaret Wentworth, who married Thomas Cotton, esquire.
- Elizabeth Wentworth, who married, as his second wife, Martin De La See, Knight, of Barmston, East Riding of Yorkshire, son of Brian De La See, by Maud, daughter of John Monceaux.
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|Ancestors of Philip Wentworth|
- Harvey, W.; et al. (1930). "Visitations of the North 3". Surtees Soc. 144: 78–79.
- Lundy, Darryl (19 June 2011). "Margaret Despenser". p. 346 § 3451.
- Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage. 1 (107th, in 3 volumes ed.). Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books). p. 1107.
- Mosley, editor-Charles, ed. (2003a). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage. 2 (107th, in 3 volumes ed.). Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books). p. 2441.
- Metcalfe, Walter C., ed. (1882). The Visitations of Suffolk. Exeter: William Pollard. p. 77.
- Richardson, Douglas (2011). Plantagenet Ancestry (2nd ed.). Douglas Richardson. pp. 214, 541–542. ISBN 9781461045137.
- Blore, Thomas (1811). The History and Antiquities of the County of Rutland. Stanford: R. Newcomb.
- Metcalfe, Walter C., ed. (1878). The Visitations of Essex. XIII. London: Harleian Society. p. 314.
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