|Birth: ||1478, England|
|Death: ||Oct., 1550, England|
Daughter of Sir Henry Wentworth and Anne Say, granddaughter of Sir Philip Wentworth and Mary Clifford, John Say and Elizabeth Cheyne.
Wife of Sir John Seymour, son of John Seymour of Wolfhall, Wiltshire and Elizabeth Darrell. They were married 22 Oct 1494 and had six sons and four daughters, including:
* Margery 1502-1520
* Sir John Seymour d 1510
* Sir Henry Seymour
* Dorothy, wife of Sir Clement Smyth & Thomas Levinthorpe
* Sir Edward, Earl of Hertford and Duke of Somerset
* Sir Thomas, Lord Seymour of Sudeley, married Catherine Parr, the last wife of King Henry VIII
* Jane Seymour, wife of King Henry VIII of England, Queen of England
* Elizabeth, wife of Lord Gregory Cromwell
* Anthony Seymour
Margery was placed in the household of her aunt, Elizabeth Tilney, the Countess of Surrey, where Margaret me the poet John Skelton, and became his muse. John described Margery as a great beauty, and dedicated poems as he praised her demeanor. In his poem, "Garland of Laurel," he portrays Margery as a shy and kind girl, and compares her to primrose and columbine.
On the day of her marriage to John Seymour, her father married a second time to Lady Elizabeth Scrope, the daughter of Sir John Neville, widow of Lord Thomas Scrope.
After her husband's death, Margery did not remarry, but chose to devote herself to her children and running Wolfhall house, and raised her daughter Jane, the future Queen of England, in informal but highly traditional settings.
Henry Wentworth (1448 - 1499)
John Seymour (1474 - 1536)
Edward Seymour (1506 - 1552)*
Thomas Seymour (1508 - 1549)*
Jane Seymour (1509 - 1537)*
Elizabeth Seymour Paulet (1513 - 1653)*
Margery Wentworth Seymour (1478 - 1550)
Richard Wentworth (1480 - 1528)*
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Oct 28, 2010
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