Margaret Skipwith

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Margaret Skipwith, daughter of John Skipwith and Alice Tilney, was born about 1380.1 She died before 6 August 1415, when her will was proved.2

Margaret married (1) Sir Hugh de Cressy, Knt., son of Sir John Cressy, Knt. and Agnes (…), between 1395 and 1397;1 they later divorced on grounds of impotence, before June 1399;1 she married (2) Sir Henry Vavasour, Knt., 9th Lord Vavasour, son of William Vavasour, 7th Lord Vavasour and Elizabeth de Cressy, before June 1399.2,1

Family 1

Sir Hugh de Cressy, Knt. b. 23 Jun 1374, d. 27 Sep 1408

Family 2

Sir Henry Vavasour, Knt., 9th Lord Vavasour d. 27 Mar 1413
This person was last edited on23 Mar 2019


  1. [S748] John Watson, "Two Margaret Skipwiths Revisited", soc.genealogy.medieval, newsgroup, 11 Feb 2013,, accessed Mar 2019.
  2. [S2054] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Peerage: Or a History of the House of Lords and All Its Members From the Earliest Times: Revised and Much Enlarged (13 in 14 vols., London, England: The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1940), 12B:236 (Vavasour), further cited as CP.