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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

William Wroughton Esq. & Anne Norres

118822. William Wroughton Esq. & 118823. Anne Norres  

~1480, William born in Wiltshire, England, s/o 237644. Christopher Wroughton.

~1490, Anne born in England, d/o 475352. Sir William Norreys & 237647. Anne Horne.

4/21/1509, Henry VIII succeeded Henry VII as King of England.

6/19/1510, Quit claim to a tenement called Warennys. Witnesses; Christopher Wroughton, knight, William Wroughton, esquire, John Wroughton, gentleman, … (S) UKNA.

5/14/1515, Bond of Christopher Wroughton, knight, to Thomas York esquire, for 300 marks. Defeasance; the bond to be void if Wroughton make a sufficient estate in writing to York, of the custody, ward, and marriage of William Wroughton, son and heir of the said Christopher, and also of his manor of Brood Henton, with lands, tenements, … Wiltshire. (S) Cat. of Ancient Deeds, V1, 1890.

1515, William’s father Christopher died.

2/11/1517, Indenture whereby Henry VIII grants to Sir John Seymour, knt., the ward ship and marriage of William Wroughton, "cosyn" and heir of Sir Christopher Wroughton, knt., "that is to say son of William Wroughton, son of the said Sir Christopher Wroughton, knt.” (S) UKNA. [Note ‘Seymour’ relationship likely.]

1517, William died.


1518, Anne married 2nd Sir John Baldwyn, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas.

1518-29, Plaintiffs: John Baldwyn and Anne, his wife, late the wife of William Wroughton, son of Christopher Wroughton, knight, and daughter of William Norres, knight. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to messuages and land in Liddington, …, and Cleeve, and the manor of Lockinge, settled by Sir Christopher on the said Anne or to her use, upon her marriage with the said William Wroughton. (S) UKNA.

1529-30, Edward Marmyon, clerk, heir of John Marmyon … v John Baldwyn and his wife Anne: the manors of Galby and Newton Harcourt [in Wistow], Leicestershire. (S) UKNA.

4/10/1534, Thomas Yorke, esquire, has demised to Nicholas Anger the manor of Brians … for forty years from the death of Mistress Anne, wife of John Baldwyne, serjeant-at-law … (S) Cat. Ancient Deeds, V6, 1915, C7599.

10/24/1545, Sir John Baldwyn died.

10/29/1545, ‘Lord Baldewyn is lately dead, whose wife [Anne], now widow, “hath been of long obstracted of her wits” and is mother to Hertford's [Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford] kinsman, Sir William Wroughton.’ [The kinship could be through Seymour or Fillol.] (S) L&Ps, F&D, Henry VII, V20, Pt2, 1907.

1/1546, Anne sent to live with her kinswoman Mary (Norres) Carew, widow of Sir George Carew (d.7/19/1445), d/o Henry Norris.

(S) Bawdrip: Manors, A Hist. of Somerset: V6: Andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds, Bridgwater and neighbouring parishes, 1992, PP184-188.

Family notes:

·         The tomb of Sir William has a canopy and inscription in a fine strapwork cartouche, and is located at the Wiltshire, Bradford-on-Avon, Holy Trinity Church.

Children of William and Anne:

i. Sir William Wroughton, born ~1515 in England.

William married Elianor, d/o Edward Lewknor.

3/1542, William Wroughton appointed justice of eyre of the forest of Chute, Wiltshire. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V4, 1959, Royal Forests.

1542, William sold Washford manor to John Wyndham together with the reversion of his mother's dower. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V5, 1985, Old Cleeve.

10/29/1545, William attempted to get custody of his mother, who ‘hath been of long obstracted of her wits.’

9/1559, William died.

Child: Sir Thomas Wroughton (d.1597).

ii. Ann Wroughton (59411), born ~1517 in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England.

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