Name: Margaret Longland 1
Note: Will date
Burial: Bridgwater, Somerset: Church of the Friars Minor
Note: If will wishes performed
Change Date: 11 SEP 2009
Eldest dau and co heir.
MARGARET STAPLETON (d bef before 1455) was a legatee in the 1414 will of her grandmother, Margaret Hakluyt, who bequeathed her 10 marks.
MARGARET LONGLAND, daughter and co-heiress, born say 1350.
She married (1st) JOHN DEVIOCK (or DEVYOK, DEVIOKE). They had one daughter, Margaret. JOHN DEVIOCK died before 16 Aug. 1380.
She married (2nd) before 1394 LEONARD HAKLUYT (or HAKELUYT), Knt., of Stoke Edith, Herefordshire, and, in right of his wife, of Grove (in South Brent), Somerset, and Degembris (in Newlyn East), Tremough, and Carveth (in Mabe), Cornwall, Knight of the Shire for Herefordshire, 1385, 1388, 1394, Escheator of Herefordshire, 1401-1402, Sheriff of Herefordshire, 1402, 1408-1409, Knight of the Shire for Somerset, 1404, 1406, son of Edmund Hakluyt, Knt., of Longland, Herefordshire, by his wife, Emme. He was born about 1352.
They had no issue.
In 1394 and again in 1411, he and his wife, Margaret, made a settlement of her lands. In 1404 he was granted the keeping of Mawardyn and Much Marcle, Herefordshire as long as the manors remain in the king's hand. He was a legatee in the 1410 will of Thomas Clanvowe, Knt. His wife, Margaret, claimed the right to dig turves in the manor of Edington, Somerset by a grant dated c.1269-1289 made by John Fitz Geoffrey, lord of Edington, to her ancestor, Hugh de Langlonde and Eleanor his wife.
SIR LEONARD HAKLUYT left a will dated 3 August 1413, proved 17 August 1413.
His widow, Margaret, took a vow of perpetual chastity 2 Oct. 1413.
In Jan. 1413/4 she was dispensed from a vow she voluntarily made for life to fast every Saturday, which she was unable to do owing to the infirmity of her body.
In 1414 she was co-heiress to her Furneaux cousin, Alice Blount (wife successively of Richard Stafford and Richard Stury, Knt.).
Margaret left a will dated 29 July 1414, proved 11 August 1414, requesting burial in the church of the Friars Minor at Bridgwater, Somerset by her late husband, Sir Leonard Hakluyt.
Father: John Longland
Mother: Isabel Beaupre
- Margaret Deviock
Leonard Hackluyt b: ABT 1352
- Type: Book
Periodical: Victoria County History of Wiltshire
- Type: Book
Periodical: The History of Parliament
Author: J S Roskell