Name: Cecily Fleming 1
Death: ABT 1425
MEM: Methley, Yorkshire: Effigy.
Note: 2 3|
Change Date: 16 SEP 2006
Cecily Fleming was the Heir in her issue (Joan) of her Father Sir Robert Fleming of Woodhall Methley. Cecily had a brother Robert Fleming, dean of Lincoln.
Cecily Fleming daughter of Sir Robert Fleming of Woodhall and niece of Richard Fleming, Bishop of Lincoln, who founded Lincoln College, Oxford.
The mansion house of Woodhall Manor was formerly owned by the Flemings, then by Robert Waterton who married Cecily, daughter of Robert Fleming of Woodhall. Late 14th and early 15th century documents record changes of ownership of the Manor when it was owned by the Flemings, the Hospital of St. Nicholas, Pontefract, and the Watertons. In 1408-9 Thomas Towton, Master of the Hospital of St Nicholas, Pontefract, released to John Waterton all his rights in Woodhall in Methley. In 1410 is a Letter Patent for embattling the Manor; in 1488 Act of Partition of Waterton lands, the Manor was given to the Dymoke branch of the family. Sir Robert Dymoke was the great nephew of Waterton. It continued in the Dymoke family until 1588 and Sir Edward Dymoke disposed of the Manor of Methley.
Said by some to be born of Wath, where there was a Fleming family.
Others have her as dau of Robert 1st Lord Fleming, and Janet Douglas?
Connected to John Fleming of Sharlston who m Mary, dau of Geoffrey Leventhorpe and had a dau Katherine who married Robert Drax of Woodhall (d bef 9 Mar 1550)?
Father: Robert Fleming
- Robert Waterton
- Type: Gedcom File
- Type: Web Site
Author: Tim Powys-Lybbe
- Text: The Watertons : Family History