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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Lord William Ludlow

950538. Lord William Ludlow

~1400, William born in England.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

1429, William appointed Parker of Ludgershall park.

1432, William Ludlow, resident of Ludgershall, MP.

1433, William parker of Ludgershall park. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V15, 1995, Ludgershall.

12/27/1437, The king granted to William Ludlowe for life the office of parker of Ludgarshale park, to be occupied by himself or by deputy, with wages of 3d. a day. (S) CCRs, 2/6/1438.

11/18/1438, Commitment to William Ludlowe … of the keeping of the manor and town of Ludgarsale, co. Wilts, which are in the king's hand by the death of Joan late queen of England, … (S) CFRs.

1440, William held the manor of Ludgershall. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V15, 1995, Ludgershall.

1449, Ludgershall castle granted in tail to William Ludlowe the Parker of Ludgersdale. [Revoked before 1453.] (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V15, 1995, Ludgershall.

6/6/1454, Commitment to William Ludlowe and John Rogger, … of the marriage of Joan, a minor in the king's ward, daughter and heir of Humphrey Evyas … paying for the marriage £20. (S) CFRs.

William died.

(S) Hist. of Parliament, Roskell, 1993, Ludgershall.

Family notes:

·         The records favor Margaret not being the d/o William Ludlowe of Salisbury (d.1478). The various pedigrees appear to mix the records of at least 2 other persons of the name “William Ludlowe” contemporay with this William, 1 in Shropshire, and another in the King’s service. [They cannot be in Shropshire, Wiltshire, and France all at the same time.]

Child of William and ?:

i. Margaret Ludlow (475269), born ~1425 in England.

Margaret 1st married ‘John Erley’ of Ludgershall, Wiltshire.


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