950572. William Darell & 950573. Elizabeth Calston
1390, William born in England, 3rd s/o 1901144. William Darell & 1901145. Isabella ?.
~1405, Elizabeth born in England, heir & d/o 1901146. Thomas Calston & 1901147. Joan Chelrey.
1409-11, “Darell, Willliam [and] Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Calston. Proof of age: Berks.” (S) UKNA.
By 1411, William’s father died.
9/17/1411, Commission, by mainprise of William Darell and Richard Waller of the county of Sussex, …(S) CPRs.
5/20/1412, Commission … county of Wilts … county of Sussex … keeping of all lands late of Thomas Chelrey and Elizabeth his wife … heiresses of the said Thomas Chelrey and Elizabeth and Elizabeth the daughter of Thomas Calston and Joan his late wife, the other of the daughters and heiresses, to hold from the death of Elizabeth, … (S) CPRs.
1412-3, “Indenture whereby William Darell agrees to marry Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Thomas Calston, esquire, before St. Andrew's day next, and the said Thomas and Marin his wife undertake to enfoef certain persons named with Litlecote manor and 100s.” (S) UKNA.
1412-3, “Grantor: Maurice Russell, knight; … Grantee: Thomas Calston, esquire Subject: Demise, indented, for life, of lands etc., in Marlborough which they had from the said Thomas and which revert at his death to William Darell and Elizabeth his wife County: (Wiltshire).” (S) UKNA.
3/26/1416, Commission to William Cheyne, John Martyn, … to enquire into the petition of William Darell, … of the manor of Merdale, co. Kent, … (S) CPRs.
1418, Elizabeth heir to her father, inheriting the manor of Littlecote, Wiltshire.
3/5/1419, Commission of array … for defense against the king of Castile and Leon, who has prepared a great armada of ships, … William Cheyne, ‘chivaler,’ … William Darell, … county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.
7/5/1419, Commission to William Darell and the sheriff and escheator in the county fo Wilts … (S) CPRs.
4/26/1420, Bond of Roger Alwyne, Wilts, gentleman, to William Darell, of the same county, esquire. (S) Ancient Deeds in the Public Record Office.
1421, William Sheriff of Wiltshire. (S) UKNA.
3/1/1425, “Grant by William Horshull to William Darell, and Elizabeth his wife, of lands, &c., in the vill and fields of Knysteton, in the parish of Remmesbury. Witnesses:- William Sturmy, knight, and others (named): Wilts.” (S) UKNA.
1426-27, “Defeasance to a bond from William Darell, esquire, to Margaret Dyneley, for 40 marks. New S(arum?). (Wilts.?)” (S) UKNA.
8/1/1426, Commission … William Darell, … to take at le Pole the muster of 100 men at arms and 300 archers, [who are about to proceed to France with] … Robert Hungerford, knight … Richard Stafford, knight, … (S) CPRs.
1427-8, William High Sheriff of Wiltshire.
1427-32, William M.P. of Wiltshire.
7/12/1432, John Wylkynnes … for not appearing … William Darell, esquire, touching a plea of 40£. 3s. 4d. Wilts. (S) CPRs.
3/12/1437, “Demise by Thomas Criklade, to William Darell, esquire, of his manor of Beverisbroke, with the advowson of the chapel there, and lands, &c., in Calston, which Criklade had by the gift of John Worston: Wilts.” (S) UKNA.
1438-39, “Demise by William Darell of Litilcote, co. Wilts, esquire, to William Darell, son and heir of John Darell, in tail, of all the lands &c. which lately belonged to Margaret, sister and one of the heirs of Thomas Baret, daughter and heir of Andrew.” (S) UKNA. [The 2nd William Darell is the nephew of the 1st, his father being the older brother of the 1st. (S) Records of the Worshipful Co. of Tallow Chandlers, 1897, P186.]
1438-1441, William on commission of array for co. Wiltshire 4 times.
4/24/1442, William and Elizabeth his wife mentioned as previously holding land of the manor of Eggewere, co. Middlesex. (S) CPRs.
3/12/1443, William on a commission of array for Wiltshire. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.
1/28/1444, Commission to … John Stourton, knight, … William Darell, esquire, and Elizabeth his wife, have made petition … whereas Robert de London, whose heir Elizabeth is … in the time of Edward I … lands called ‘Hallynges manere’ in Langebredie, co. Dorset … Robert had issue, Hildebrand de London, to whom after Robert’s death … and from him to his son Robert, who died without heir, and to his daughter Maud, who married Richard de Combe, and from them to Richard their son, who died without heir … and to Felicia, their daughter, who married Laurence Calston, and from them to Thomas, their son, and from him to the said Elizabeth, his daughter, who with her said husband was seized thereof, until they were disturbed of late by the king’s officers … (S) CPRs.
1456, Demise by Elizabeth Darell, of the county of Wilts, widow, to William Heron, citizen and haberdasher of London, of all her lands, with shops, cellars, solars, &c., in the parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk Street, except quitrents. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancienct Deeds, V1, 1890, P409.
1464-65, Elizabeth died: “Darell, Elizabeth Dors, Wilts, Berks, London, Herts” (S) UKNA, IPM.
Children of William and Elizabeth:
i. George Darell (950658), born ~1425 in England. [Heir]
ii. Constantyn Darell (475286), born 1427 in England.