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Elizabeth (FitzLewis) Wingfield (abt. 1436 - abt. 1500)

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Elizabeth Wingfield formerly FitzLewis aka FitzLewes
Born about in West Horndon, Essex, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Leatheringham, Suffolk, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jul 2016
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British Aristocracy
Elizabeth (FitzLewis) Wingfield was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Father Sir Lewis John, Sheriff of Essex & Hertfordshire[1] b. c 1390, d. 27 Oct 1442

Mother Anne Montacute[2] d. 28 Nov 1457

Elizabeth FitzLewis was born circa 1436 at of West Horndon, Dunton, Igrave, & Cranham, Essex, England; Age 22 in 1458.[3]

She married Sir John Wingfield, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk, son of Sir Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Goushill, circa 1455.[4]

They had 12 sons (Sir John; Sir Edward; Henry, Rector of Baconsthorpe; John, Esq. (the younger); William, Esq; Sir Humphrey; Sir Thomas; Sir Robert; Walter, Esq; Lewis; Sir Richard; & Edmund, Esq.) and 4 daughters (Katherine, wife of Robert Brewse; Elizabeth, a nun; Anne, wife of John Echingham; & Elizabeth (again), wife of Francis Hall). [5]

Elizabeth FitzLewis left a will on 14 July 1497. Her estate was probated on 22 December 1500; Buried at Letheringham, Suffolk.[6]


  • Sir John Wingfield, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk b. c 1426, d. 11 May 1481


  • Sir Edward
  • Anne Wingfield
  • Sir John , Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk
  • Lewis
  • William, Esq
  • Elizabeth , wife of Francis Hall
  • Sir Richard , High Steward of Cambridge University, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
  • Henry, Rector of Baconsthorpe
  • John, Esq. (the younger)
  • Sir Humphrey
  • Sir Thomas
  • Sir Robert
  • Walter, Esq
  • Katherine, wife of Robert Brewse
  • Elizabeth, a nun
  • Anne, wife of John Echingham


  1. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 82-83.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 334-335.
  3. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 199
  4. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 355
  5. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 515-516.
  6. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 374.

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On 11 Mar 2019 at 01:32 GMT Fann Fann wrote:

Daughter Anne Wingfield (ca. 1462-1498) who married John Echingham (ca. 1450-1500) had Sir Edward Echingham (ca. 1478-1527).
[Wingfield-390|Anne (Wingfield) Echingham (1462 - 1498)] remains to be attached as a daughter to the present profile.

This Anne is described above as "Anne, wife of John Echingham." And indicated as sourced by Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 515-516.


On 5 Jul 2016 at 21:06 GMT Rev Daniel Washburn Jones wrote:

LNAB here is supposed to be FitzLewis per naming standards ...

Can someone please correct this?

Thank you

On 6 Apr 2014 at 22:58 GMT Michelle (Bairfield) Brooks wrote:

On 6 Apr 2014 at 22:50 GMT Michelle (Bairfield) Brooks wrote:

Fitzlewis-6 and FitzLewis-1 appear to represent the same person because: same spouse

Elizabeth is 18 degrees from Jim Angelo, 17 degrees from Willis Carrier and 5 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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