Anne Drokensford

F, b. 1357
FatherThomas Drokenesford b. c 1325, d. 1361
     Anne was born in 1357 in county Essex, England, at the Manor of Stapleford Tany. Anne was the sole heiress of her father, who died when she was only 4 years old. She received from him the Manors of Stapleford Tany, Eastwick and possibly others.1,2 Anne married Sir Thomas de Mandeville, son of Walter de Mandeville and Agnes Baryngton, circa 1379 in County Essex, England. Thomas inherited the manor of Black Notley from his father and Ann brought the Drokensford Manors into the marriage. After their death, these manors passed on to their son Thomas, who died one year later making their daughters Joan and Alice co-heiresses of these estates.3,4


Sir Thomas de Mandeville b. c 1350, d. 1399


  1. [S766] W R Powell, A History of the County of Essex.
  2. [S763] Harleian Society, Harliean MS, 1398, page 591 - Agneta Drokenesford unica fil et haeres Thomas Drokenesford militis Married: Thomas Mandevill Child: Thomas.
  3. [S763] Harleian Society, Harliean MS, 1398, page 591 - Thomoa Mandevill Married: Agneta Drokenford Child: Thomas.
  4. [S771] William [editor] Page, A History of the County of Hertford, Volume 3: page 317-319 - ...Thomas Mandeville, son of Walter Mandeville of Black Notley in Essex. (fn. 27) Thomas son and heir of Thomas Mandeville died seised of Eastwick in 1400, (fn. 28) leaving as heirs his two sisters, Joan the wife of John Barry and Alice wife of Helmyngus Leget, both of full age. Eastwick fell to the share of Alice, on whom and her first husband (Leget) the manor was settled in 1408.