Person:Isabel de Mowbray (1)

Isabel de Mowbray
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Name[1] Isabel de Mowbray
Gender Female
Birth? ABT 1396 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England"of Bristol"
Alt Birth? ABT 1396 Monmouthshire, Wales
Other? Kinship: 1st daughter and in her issue coheiress.
Other? Punishment: Imprisonment> She was, while about to appeal to the King in Council on behalf of her husband, arrested by order of Margaret, Countess of Shrewsbury (granddaughter and coheir of the last Lord Berkeley) and imprisoned at Gloucester, where she died.
Marriage 1414-1415 to Sir Henry Ferrers, Knight
Alt Marriage Bef 13 Jul 1416 to Sir Henry Ferrers, Knight
Marriage 1423/1424 Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, Englandto James de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley
Other Status: 3rd marriage for husband; 2nd marriage for wife.
with James de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley
Other Condition: 4 sons and 3 daughters of this marriage.
with James de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley
Death[1][2][3] 27 Sep 1452 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Alt Death[7] 29 Sep 1452 Berkeley, Gloucestershire, EnglandBerkeley Castle
Burial[1][4] Gloucester, Gloucestershire, EnglandChurch of the Grey Friars
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), 2:132.
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis; William R. Beall; and Walter Lee Sheppard. The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and some of their descendants who settled in America during the early colonial years. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1999), p. 85 line 66:8.

    Isabel de Mowbray (dau of Thomas de Mowbray and Elizabeth Fitz Alan), d. 27 Sept. 1452; m. (2) 1423/4, James de Berkeley, Lord Berkeley, b.c. 1394, d. Nov. 1463, M.P., 1421-1461 (son of Sir James de Berkeley, b.c. 1353/4, d.v.f. 13 Jun 1405 (elder bro & male heir of Sir Thomas de Berkeley, Lord Berkeley), and Elizabeth, dau. & h. of Sir John Blouet of Raglan, co. Monmouth, both sons of Maurice de Berkeley by Elizabeth Despencer, dau. Sir Hugh le Despencer (14-6) and Alianore de Clare (34-5). (CP II: 131, 132, and table 145).

  3. Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 159 GREY:8.
  4. Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, supra, p. 23 BERKELEY:7, p. 159 GREY:8.
  5.   Collins, Arthur. The peerage of England: containing a genealogical and historical account of all the peers of England, now existing either by tenure, summons or creations, their descents and collateral lines, their births, marriages, and issues, famous actions both in war and peace... (London: W. Innys, 1756), vol. 3 p. 608.
  6.   Lady Isabel Mowbray, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  7. Foster, Joseph. The royal lineage of our noble and gentle families, together with their paternal ancestry. (London, England: Hazell, Watson and Viney Limited, 1884), p16.
  8.   Smyth, John, and John Maclean. The Berkeley manuscripts: the lives of the Berkeleys, lords of the honour, castle and manor of Berkeley, in the county of Gloucester, from 1066 to 1618, with a description of the hundred of Berkeley and of its inhabitants. (Gloucester: J. Bellows, 1885), 2:80-81.