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Blanche Mortimer1    20th great grandmother.....Morin line
b. circa 1316, #37650
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Father   **Roger Mortimer 1st Earl of March b. 25 April 1287, d. 29 November 1330
Mother **Joan de Geneville/Joinville, b 2 Feb 1285, d.. 19 Oct 1356

Name Variation Blanche Mortimer was also found as Blanche de Mortimore.

circa 1316 Blanche was born circa 1316 at Wigmore Castle, Herfordshire, England.1

Marriage bef10 June 1330 Blanche Mortimer married Piers (Peter) de Grandison, son of William de Grandison and Sybil Tregoz, before 10 June 1330 in Wigmore, Herfordshire, England.1  


Blanche died in 1347.  She is buried in the chancel of Much Marcle parish church.  The remains of Blanche Mortimer, a daughter of Roger Mortimer, first Earl of March, and wife of Sir Peter de Grandison (his tomb is in the Lady Chapel of Hereford Cathedral) are in the Grandison Tomb.

There is no public footpath through the DMV (deserted medieval village), but you can see it from the road leading up to the church.  You may view a picture of the tomb here with other view from the church

Family  **Piers (Peter) de Grandison  b. circa 1286, d. 10 August 1358
Child  1. **Isobel de Grandison+ b. c 1340

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