Joan Pickering

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Joan Pickering, daughter of Sir James Pickering, Knt., died before 12 June 1427, when her will was proved.1

Joan married (1) Sir Christopher Moresby, Knt., whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here);2 she married (2), as his 2nd wife, Sir William Gascoigne, Knt., Lord Chief Justice of England, son of William Gascoigne and Agnes Franke, after November 1391.1

Family 1

Sir Christopher Moresby, Knt. d. bef. Nov 1391
  • Sir Christopher Moresby, Knt.2
  • Robert Moresby2
  • Richard Moresby2

Family 2

Sir William Gascoigne, Knt., Lord Chief Justice of England b. abt. 1350, d. 1419
This person was last edited on2 Jun 2021


  1. [S950] Joseph Foster, Pedigrees of the County Families of Yorkshire, Two vols. (London: W. Wilfred Head, 1874), 1:2 (Gascoigne), further cited as Foster, Pedigrees of Yorkshire.
  2. [S748] John Watkins, "Re: Gascoigne of Gawthorpe - before the Chief Justice", soc.genealogy.medieval, newsgroup, 18 Jul 2014,, accessed May 2021.