Cecily de Denton
- Marriage: Robert de Shoresworth 767
Another name for Cecily is Margaret de Denton.
Noted events in her life were:
• Background Information. 767
Margaret de Shoresworth, was the daughter of Robert de Shoresworth. It is certain that she was the mother of Thurstan de Holand, son of Sir William, and that she is the mother of several children by Robert de Radcliffe of Radcliffe Tower, ancestor of the Radcliffes of Smithells, and that she married, ultimately, Sir Henry de Worsley of Booths. She is also been described as the grand daughter of Alexander de Denton [Langton,Chetham Society, Lanc. Funeral Cert.], and the daughter of Robert de Shoresworth and heiress of Cecily de Denton. [Whitaker, Whalley, 4th Ed. p. 319].
~A History of the Family of Holand, p. 21
• Background Information.
A snipped found on Google Books from a book titled, Savage-Stillman-Rogers-Lindsey-Dever and Related Families with Magna Carta and Royal Lines, by Myrtle Savage Rhodes, 1971:
Henry de Worsley, b. ca. 1255, d. in or before 1304, m. 1st Joan ________, 2nd, Margaret de Shoresworth, dtr. Robert Lord of the Manor of Shoresworth and Margaret, dtr. and heiress of Sir Alaxander de Denton. She d. 1363, age 80 to 90.
Cecily married Robert de Shoresworth, son of William Shoresworth and Unknown.767 (Robert de Shoresworth died before 1299.)