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Biography of Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368

Ancestry

Around 1286 Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 was born to [her father] Walter Norwich 1274-1329 (12).

Before 09 Sep 1316 Robert Ufford 1st Baron Ufford 1279-1316 died. Before 09 Sep 1316 His son [her future husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 succeeded 2nd Baron Ufford.

Around 1317 [her daughter] Catherine Ufford Baroness Scales 1317- was born to [her future husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (18) and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (31).

In 1324 [her husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (25) and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (38) were married. Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (38) by marriage Baroness Ufford.

Around 1327 [her daughter] Cecily Ufford Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1327-1372 was born to [her husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (28) and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (41).

Around 1329 [her father] Walter Norwich 1274-1329 (55) died.

Around 1330 [her son] Margaret Ufford 1330-1368 was born to [her husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (31) and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (44).

In 1337 [her husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (38) was created 1st Earl Suffolk 2C 1337. Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (51) by marriage Countess Suffolk 2C 1337.

On 30 May 1338 [her son] William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 was born to [her husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (39) and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (52).

On 03 Oct 1343 [her son] Walter Ufford 1343- was born to [her husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (45) and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (57).

Before 1361 [her son] William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and Joan Montagu Countess Suffolk 1349-1376 were married.

On 02 Apr 1368 Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (82) died.

On 04 Nov 1369 [her former husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (71) died. His son William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (31) succeeded 2nd Earl Suffolk 2C 1337. Joan Montagu Countess Suffolk 1349-1376 (20) by marriage Countess Suffolk 2C 1337.

Around 1400. Window in the Chicheley Chapel at St Andrew's Church Wimpole from the late 14th early 15th Century depicting alliances of the Ufford family (who are thought to have owned the manor of Wimpole before the Chicheleys) and the Plantagenets through the marriage of Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377, daughter of Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 .
From top to bottom, left to right:
. The Tiptoft family owned the nearby manor of Harleston.
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. The Avenell family once held a manor in Wimpole.
Telemache Arms.
. Believed to be the arms of [her son] William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382. Note the difference of an annulet argent (white) in the top left corner.
. Possibly William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361.
. Possibly Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 although the label doesn't appear to have the fleur de lys of France.
Bassingbourne Arms.
Engaine Arms. John de Engaine lived in Huntingdonshire.
. Possibly Robert Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1288-1344. Robert settled at nearby Rampton.
[her former husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 who married Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 whose father [her father] Walter Norwich 1274-1329 owned the manor of Cobbs in Wimpole.
England Edward III Arms
 with a label_three_points. Believed to be [her son] Robert Ufford who predeceased his father [her former husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369.
Bassingbourne Arms.
The figure in the middle is believed to represent [her son] William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382.
From an original description by James C Powell 1903.

[her son] Robert Ufford was born to [her former husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368.

[her daughter] Joan Ufford was born to [her former husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368.

[her son] William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and Elizabeth Montagu Countess Suffolk 1344-1361 were married. Elizabeth Montagu Countess Suffolk 1344-1361 by marriage Countess Suffolk 2C 1337.

[her daughter] Maud Ufford was born to [her former husband] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 and Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368.

Ancestry

Father: Walter Norwich 1274-1329