1477514. Lord William de Astley & 1477515. Joan Willoughby
Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Coloncial And Medieval Families (Royal Ancestry)
Bef. 1345, William born in England, s/o 7605542. Thomas de Astley & 7605543. Elizabeth de Beauchamp.
~1350, Joan born in England, d/o 15211368. Lord John Willoughby & 15211369. Cecily de Ufford.
William, 4th Lord Astley of Warwickshire.
1370, William received a license for an oratory at his manor.
1371, William’s oratory license renewed.
3/29/1372, Joan's father died.
7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.
By 1379, William succeeded his father.
1387-8, “… William de Asteleye, knight, to grant rent in the manor of Bentley to John de Plumton, vicar and sacrist of the college of the Assumption of St. Mary, Astley, …” (S) UKNA.
1389, William made a grant to the church of Astley.
9/29/1399, Imprisoned Richard II resigned as king of England.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
12/18/1399, Commission of array … Thomas, earl of Warwick, William de Clynton, ‘chivaler,’ William de Asteley, Thomas de Asteley, ‘chivaler,’ Robert Goushill, Thomas Syvill, … county of Warwick. (S) CPRs.
William married 2nd Margaret ?. [No children.]
5/11/1402, Commission … to bring to the notice of all the king’s lieges of the said county that it always has been and will be the king’s intention that the common wealth and the laws and customs of the realm shall be observed … William Beauchamp, … William de Asteley, ‘chivaler,’ … and Thomas Seyvill, in the county of Warwick. (S) CPRs.
1404, Fine between Sir William de Astley, Knt., … John Attebale and Joan his wife, … [Bedworth] … Sir William de Astley and his Heirs, who from this Time were Owners of it … (S) Magna Britannia Antiqua & Nova: Staffordshire – Warwickshire, Cox, 1738, P798.
11/26/1404, William de Asteley on a commission of peace in Warwickshire. (S) CPRs.
2/5/1405, William de Asteley on a commission of peace in Warwickshire. (S) CPRs.
1404-5, “… William, lord of Willoughby, William de Astley, knight, …” (S) UKNA.
1/26/1406, William de Asteley on a commission of peace in Warwickshire. (S) CPRs.
2/13/1407, William de Asteley on a commission of peace in Warwickshire. (S) CPRs.
2/7/1412, Commission of oyer and terminer to William Thirnyng, Robert Tirwhit, William de Astley, ‘chivaler,’ … that bondmen and tenants … Honyington, co. Warwick, have leagued together to refuse their due customs and services. (S) CPRs.
4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.
11/12/1420, William de Ferrariis of Groby, knight, William de Asteley, knight, and Margaret, his wife, John Gerald', clerk, Thomas Porter of Nuneton' and John Palmer, querents, and William Ledbury and Katherine, his wife, deforciants. William Ledbury and Katherine have acknowledged the manor and rent to be the right of Margaret, as those which William de Asteley and Margaret, William de Ferrariis, John, Thomas and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Katherine to William de Ferrariis, William de Asteley and Margaret, John, Thomas and John and the heirs of Margaret for ever. [Manor of Parua Assheby] (S) Feet of Fines.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P22.
Child of William and Joan:
i. Joan Astley (738757), born ~1380 in England. [Heir]