1477574. Bishop William Strickland
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1336, William born in Sizergh, Westmorland, England.
1366, William the rector of Ousby in Cumberland.
1375, Charter: John, Duke of Brittany, William Strickland … Six arces of waste in the town of Penrith. (S) UKNA.
1377, The petitioners ask that, as Mercer and many other Scots were taken and arrested, they should not be released until the Musgraves and others are released, who are imprisoned in Dunbar Castle by the earl of Dunbar of Scotland … Thomas de Musgrave, … William de Strickland, … (S) UKNA.
1387, Demise: William de Strickland, clerk, Sir William Clyde chaplain, a toft in Penrith. (S) UKNA.
1388, William chaplain to Thomas Appleby, Bishop of Carlisle, presented to the church of Horncastle.
1396, William elected to the Bishopric of Carlisle, but rejected by the Pope.
2/12/1397, William given license to crenellate Penrith castle; primarily because of attacks by the Scots.
1399, William given license to dig for stone within the forest at his own cost; as well as to create a courtyard large enough to take in the townspeople.
1399, The Pope appointed William as Bishop of Carlisle.
8/24/1400 at Cawoed castle, William consecrated Bishop of Carlisle by the Archbishop of York.
1400-19, William, Bishop of Carlisle.
1401, Robert Lowther contributed to the building of the choir of the Cathedral of Carlisle with his father-in-law William Strickland.
9/20/1401, William one of the commissioners who negotiated peace with Scotland.
5/9/1402, William directed to arrest persons asserting that Richard II was still alive.
1402, … Other people mentioned: Richard [II], King of England; Henry de Percy, Earl of Northumberland; William [Strickland], Bishop of Carlisle … (S) UKNA.
5/9/1404, William resent at the translation of St. John of Bridlington.
1404, William granted the office of Constable of Rose Castle.
1406, Bishop Strickland was one of the prelates who signed and sealed the act of succession, which entailed the crowns of England and France upon the king's four sons.
5/25/1419, William wrote his will, naming son-in-law Robert Lowthat an executor.
8/30/1419, William died at Rose castle; buried in the north aisle of Carlisle Cathedral.
(S) Visitation of Yorkshire, Fowler, 1881, P250. (S) The Irish & Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry, O’Hart, 2000, P216. (S) Bishops of Carlisle, Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541: V6: Northern province, 1963.
Child of William and ?:
i. Margaret Strickland (738787), born ~1375 in England. [Heir]