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Margaret Kerdeston (after 1425 – after 5 December 1485), Countess of Kendal (Candale). Paternal grandmother of Anne of Foix-Candale, queen of Hungary and Bohemia.[1]

Margaret Kerdeston
Bornafter 1425
Diedafter 5 December 1485
Noble familyFoix
Spouse(s)John de Foix, 1st Earl of Kendal
FatherSir Thomas Kerdeston (d. 1446)
MotherLady Elizabeth de la Pole



She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Kerdeston (d. 1446) and Elizabeth de la Pole. Her mother was a daughter of Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk and sister of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk.[2] She married John de Foix, 1st Earl of Kendal, she gave birth to four children, including Gaston de Foix, Count of Candale.

She is buried at the church of Castelnau-de-Médoc with her husband.[3]



  1. ^ See Kropf (1895).
  2. ^ Neil D. Thompson and Charles M. Hansen, The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (2012), 58-63.
  3. ^ Les Foix-Candale


  • Kropf, Lajos: Anna királyné, II. Ulászló neje (Queen Anne of Foix-Candale, the Consort of Ladislas II). Századok (Periodical Centuries) 29. 689-709. 1895.

External linksEdit

  • Les Foix-Candale
  • Seigneurs de Grailly Généalogie
  • Foix-Grailly Généalogie
  • Cawley, Charles, Medieval Lands Project/Foix Genealogy, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
  • Cawley, Charles, Medieval Lands Project/De La Pole Genealogy, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
  • Marek, Miroslav. "Euweb/Foix-Grailly Genealogy". Genealogy.EU.