Lady Margaret Beaufort



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Declaration of Uses

Declaration of uses by Lady Margaret of a grant dated 22 May 1472 related to the performance of her will, namely to pay the debts of Edmund, earl of Richmond and Sir Henry Stafford her former husbands; the cost of translating the bones of Edmund out of Wales where he is buried to the abbey of Bourne, Lincolnshire and for making a tomb for Edmund and herself, and for a tomb at Plesshey, Essex where Stafford's bones lie; for the foundation of a chantry at Bourne and a chantry at Plesshey, with an income of 12 marks a year for the priests serving them; the reversion of the issues to go to her son Henry earl of Richmond

Bawessey, 2 June 1472
Seal of the Countess.
Endorsed: an olde wyll mayd and revoked by my ladyes grace
Slit through by way of cancellation.

Domestic plate: Collyweston

Inventory of plate in the cellar, spicery, pantry, ewery [office of the ewerer] and scullery at Colyweston. It begins with:
"first ii greate pottes gilet graven full of porternalions and margarettes with the kings armes inaelde above the two lidis bother ponderying [weighing] ccccxxviij unc. at iij s viij d. le unce

The goods are listed under the headings:

  • cellar (pp.2-13)
  • spicery (p.14)
  • pantry (pp.15-18)
  • ewery (pp.19-24)
  • scullery (pp. 25-30)

Beaufort, Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby

Draft will: probate

A contemporary copy of the will of Lady Margaret, with marginal notes and headings. [most likely prepared for probate] It is entitled and endorsed as a copy of the will of the Lady Margaret.

  • pp.3-29: an estimate of her funeral expenses, amounting to £1033.2s.8d.
  • pp.39-38: a list of her legacies

Engrossed Accounts

Part of the accounts of the exectuors of Lady Margaret, containing entries of the sale of plate, arras [sic], bedding etc. to various important persons such as Lord Herbert, Lord Burgavenny, the Bishop of Durham [and others.]. The entries correspond with the full accounts.

Grant: Castle Hawarden

Grant,Thomas Lord Stanley to Lady Margaret of the Castle of Hawarden, Cheshire, and the manors of Bidston, Chesire, Alston, Lancashire, Flintham and Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire; and lands in the Wirral, Prescot and Anlesargh, Lancashire, for term of her life.

Stanley, Thomas, 1st Earl of Derby

Grant: Cheshire and the Welsh Marches

Indenture of grant by Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Stanley, Henry Pole and Robert Southworth to John [Russell], Bishop of Lincoln, John [Morton], Bishop of Ely, Sir John Denham, Lord Denham, Sir William Huse, Sir Thomas Borough, John Cheyny [Chesne], Richard Pygot, serjeant at law, William Catesby, John Brown, Reginald Bray, Thomas Roggers, and John Denton, of the Castle of Hawarden, Cheshire, the manors of Mahuntesdale in the Marches of Wales, and the manors of Bydston, Neston, Donham, Maxey, Kynghey, Bosley and Dorfold, Cheshire, and of Hoveryngham and Flyntham, Nottinghamshire, for the life of Margaret [Beaufort], Countess of Richmond.
With appointment of Hugh Gartesside, Robert Shakerley and Gilbert Gilpyn as attorneys to give seisin.

Stanley, Thomas, 1st Earl of Derby

Grant: Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham

Grant by Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham [and] Earl of Hertford, Stafford and Northampton, by royal licence to Thomas [Bourchier], Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas [Rotherham], Archbishop of York, John [Morton], Bishop of Ely, William [Dudley], Bishop of Durham, John [Hales], Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, John [Russell], Bishop of Lincoln, Henry [Bourchier], Earl of Essex, William, Lord Hastyngs, John, Lord Howard, Walter, Lord Ferres, Sir William Knyvet, Sir Richard Chok, Sir Guy Fayrfax, Richard Pygot and John Catesby, serjeant at law, John Jeffery,clerk, William Catesby, William Paston, John Denton, William Harpour, Richard Harpour, John Broun, Richard Isham and Andrew Dymmok, of the manors of Hatfeld Regis, Writtel and Boyton, in the hundreds of Ongre and Harlow in the county of Essex, and the manors of Thornbury, Gloucestershire, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, held in chief of the King [Edward IV].
26 February 1480/1

Stafford, Henry, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

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