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Geoffrey Daumarle
George de Meriet
(Abt 1300-1328)
Sir William Daumarle Knight
Hellen de Meriet
(Abt 1325-)
Margaret Daumarle
(Abt 1347-1399)


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Margaret Daumarle

  • Born: Abt 1347
  • Marriage: Sir William Bonville Knight 141,160,1274,1277,1280
  • Died: 25 May 1399, England about age 52

bullet   Another name for Margaret was Margaret d’Aumale.1271

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 141
Margaret, daughter of Sir William d'Aumale, cousin and heir of Sir John Meriet, junior, which Margaret died 25 May 1399 and was the first wife of Sir William Bonville. She conveyed, with her husband, the manor of Great Glen, co. Leicester, and of Yelverton and Sokes, Somerset, to feoffees, 1 Henry VI.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 218, footnote (d)

• Background Information. 160
Sir William Bonville married, as his first wife, Margaret Daumarle, born about 1347, died in 1399 and daughter and coheir of Sir William Daumarle (or de Albemarle) of Woodbury and Lympstone, co. Devon, and Middle Chynnock, Somerset. Sir William Daumarle died in 1361. His wife and the mother of Margaret Daumarle. was Agnes de Meriet.

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 124A:35

• Background Information. 1271
From George's son, Sir John de Meriet (d. 1369), the manor descended to his son Sir John (d. 1391), and subsequently to the latter's daughter Elizabeth, wife of Urry Seymour.[Cal. Inq. p.m. xii, pp. 376-7; Proc. Som. Arch. Soc. xxviii. 126-64] On Elizabeth's death without issue c. 1395 the estate was inherited jointly by her cousins Elizabeth and Margaret d'Aumale, granddaughters of George de Meriet (d. 1328) and wives of Sir Humphrey Stafford and Sir William Bonville (d. 1408) respectively. [Proc. Som. Arch. Soc. xxviii. 164-7]

~A History of the County of Somerset, Volume IV, p. 53-55

Margaret married Sir William Bonville Knight, son of Nicholas de Bonville and Joan Champernoun 141,160,1274,1277.,1280 (Sir William Bonville Knight was born about 1340 in Shute, Axminster, Devon, England,160 died on 14 Feb 1408 in Lambeth Palace, Surrey, England 141,160,1274,1277,1280 and was buried in 1408 in Newenham Abbey 1280.)

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