Margaret Gascoigne

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
Margaret Gascoigne, daughter of Nicholas Gascoigne and Mary Clitheroe, died before 8 July 1458, when her will was proved.1

Margaret married Thomas Arderne, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced).2

Margaret left a will dated 15 June 1458, and proved 8 Jul 1458:
to be buried at Bridlington, near her husband.
To Anthony, her dearly beloved son, she left a gold ring with a diamond.
To Nicholas, her son, all the arrears of her rents.
To her daughter Elizabeth she bequeathed 40 marks and two gilt zones, one white and the other red.
To her daughter Cecily £20 and two gilt zones, one blood colour and the other black, and she desires that her said daughter may be advised and governed by Lady Anne Constable or Lady Isabel Greystock.
To her daughter Margaret 20 marks.
To her daughter Joan, a nun (monacse), 40s.
She leaves the residue of her property to her daughter Elizabeth
appoints as one of her executors Robert Constable of Flamburgh.3


Thomas Arderne d. bef. 16 Jan 1455
This person was last edited on5 Sep 2016


  1. [S2051] J. W. Clay, editor, Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire, with additions (3 vols., Exeter, England: William Pollard & Co., 1899-1917), 3:98, further cited as Clay, Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire.
  2. [S2051] Clay, Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire, 2:448.
  3. [S2075] James Raine, John Williams Clay, and James Raine [Jr] Testamenta Eboracensia, or Wills Registered at York: Illustrative of the history, manners, language, statistics, etc., of the province of York, from the year MCCC downwards, 6 vols. (: Surtees Society), 2:195n, further cited as Raine, Clay, and Raine, Testamenta Eboracensia.