2954256. William Gascoigne & 2954257. Agnes Franke
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~1310, William born in Gawthorp, England, s/o 5908512. William Gascoigne & 5908513. Maud de Gawthorp.
~1325, Agnes born in England, coheir & d/o 5908514. Nicholas Franke & 5908515. Helen Elys.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1331, William heir to his father.
4/23/1341, Commission … in the county of Devon touching a complaint by William Gascoun, merchant of Brittany, that, whereas he freighted a ship called la Katerine of the town of Daurey with salt and other goods, … carried away the ship and cargo … (S) CPRs.
1357, William Gascoun witnessed a deed of Thomas de Bekingham of North Deighton.
10/24/1358, Whereas … in Harewod, which he had acquired from William Gascoun, … William Fraunk and William Gascoun entered … without the king’s licence … pardoned … to grant … to the said William Gascoun, Agnes his wife, and his heirs. (S) CPRs.
7/25/1360, Grant of Alan de Scardeburgh … to John Cort, chaplain, William Gascoigne and their heirs … in Thorpe by Scotton … (S) CPRs.
7/20/1361, Exemption for life … of William Gascoigne of Harewod from being put on assizes, juries, … (S) CPRs.
4/26/1363, William and his son Richard gave 2 marks for pardon of the trespass in acquiring the custody of the park, wood, and warren of the Manor of Harewood, and 20s. for pardon for acquiring a tenement in Harewood without leave from Robert de Insula, lord of the manor of Harewod. (S) CPRs.
11/4/1363, William and Agnes, and their son John, purchased a close called Stockinge in Harewood from Robert de Insula, chief lord of the fee, paying 20s. (S) CPRs.
1373, William entailed his lands in Harewood and elsewhere on his eldest son William, with remainder to his younger sons Nicholas and Richard.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
1/28/1378, … association of … William Gascoigne, the elder, with John duke of Lancaster, and others, in the commission of peace in the North Riding of Yorkshire. (S) CPRs.
4/4/1379, Debtor: Ralph de Standish, of Lancs. Creditor: Robert de Dynley, and William Gascoigne. Amount: £120. (S) UKNA.
Bef. 1382, William died; Agnes surviving. (S) Son William was petitioning for lands seized by the escheator for the king – UKNA.
9/29/1383, Agnes, who was the wife of William Gascoigne, and John Gascoigne, clerk, son of William and Agnes, release to Richard Marshall, chaplain, … in Harwode, …
(S) Testamenta Eboracensia: or, Wills Registered at York, 1836, P391. (S) Publications of the Thoresby Society, V17, 1908, P244.
• This William was the 7th William in succession in the family.
Children of William and Agnes: [5 sons, 2 daughters]
i. William Gascoigne (1477128), born ~1340 in England. [Eldest son]