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230669. Katherine (Catherine) Radcliffe
B abt 1450-1475 | Henbury, Cheshire, England
D aft 1525 | England
M abt 1496 | England
The birthdate and parentage of Katherine is circumspect. Many trees show her as being the daughter of Sir Alexander Radcliffe, born in 1436. However, the Katherine of my lineage married Thomas Davenport in 1496. Thomas was born in 1470 so this line would have Katherine 60 years of age at her marriage and having 3 children in her early 60's. It is much more likely that she is the daughter of John Radcliffe, son of William Radcliffe, son of Sir Alexander Radcliffe.
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James Harrington married Isabella Radcliffe, sister to Katherine.
Spouse and Children
Thomas Davenport and Katherine Radcliffe were married about 1496 in Orsdal, Lancs, England. Katherine Radcliffe was born about 1475 of Ordsall, Lancs, England. She was said to have remarried John Beeston, Esq. They had the following children: Thomas Davenport, (born about 1497). Katherine Davenport was born about 1499 of Henbury, Cheshire, England. She died after 1510. Elizabeth Davenport was born about 1501 of Henbury, Cheshire, England. She died after 1510.
Family and Siblings (with Sir Alexander Radcliffe and Agnes Harrington as parents)
Alexander Radclyffe, esq. of Ordshall, who m. Agnes, daughter of Sir William Harrington, knt, of Hornby Castle, in Lancashire, and by her, who died in 1490, had issue,
I. William, his heir.
II. Robert, who m. Elizabeth, third daughter and co-heir of John Radclyffe, esq. of Catherton, and acquired with her the estate of Foxdenton in Lancashire. He left at his decease, inter alios, a daughter, Anne, m. to Ralph Leycester, of Toft, in Cheshire and a son.
III. Alexander, living 4 HENRY VII. m. Anne Travers. He died in 1470.
VI. Isabel, m. to Sir James Harrington, knight of Wolfege, in Northamptonshire, and had, with other issue, Margaret, 7th daughter and co-heir, wife of Christopher Hulton, esq. and mother of an only daughter and heir, Jane Hulton, who m. Roger Ashawe, esq. of the Hall-on-the-Hill, who m. Mary, dau. of James Anderton, of Guxton, and left an only daughter and heir, Anne, the wife of Sir John Radclyffe, knight, of Ordshall.
VII. Katherine, m. to Thomas Davenport, esq. of Henbury, in Cheshire.
VIII. Anne, m. to John Talbot, esq. of Salesbury, in Lancashire.
Alexander Radclyffe d. in 1475 and was survied by his eldest son, William.
Family and Siblings (with John Radcliffe and Elizabeth Brereton as parents)
John Radcliffe, 1454 - 12 April 1497 m. Elizabeth Brereton
Margaret Stanley, UNK
Alexander Radcliffe, 1473 - 5 February 1549
Katherine Radcliff, 1475 - UNK
Anne Radcliffe, 1479 - 1512
John Radcliffe, 1480 - 2 February 1527
Regarding the Birth Date of Katherine
Sir James Harington was born circa 1448 at of Old Hall, Lancashire, Wolfage & Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England; Age 40 in 1488. He married Isabella Radcliffe, daughter of Sir Alexander Radcliffe and Agnes Harington, between 14 September 1459 and 1465. Sir James Harington died on 26 June 1497. His estate was probated on 6 March 1498. Many records have the birthdate for Katherine at 1436 which would have her 61 years of age at the birth of her son Thomas Davenport and approximately 12 years older than her husband. Not likely. Assuming a birth date around 1455 for Isabella. Her sister, 1-2 years later would have a birthdate abt. 1456.