~1385, Mark born in England.
~1385, Agnes born in England, d/o §John Swell & Margaret ?.
[––Agnes & William Solers––]
Agnes 1st married William Solers.
Bef. 5/5/1389, Agnes’ father died.
4/12/1393, “Debtor: Richard Benet, merchant of Bristol. Creditor: Mark William, merchant of the City of Bristol, and Richard Spaynoll, merchant of the city of Bristol. Amount: £50.” (S) UKNA.
5/14/1399, Mark a baliff or chamberlain of Bristol at a meeting at the house of John Vyell.
1/27/1400, Commission to the mayor of Bristol and … Mark William … for the subsidy … (S) CPRs.
8/22/1401, “Plea held in Gihald' Bristoll', before William Frome, Mayor; Mark William and John Cely, Bailiffs …” (S) UKNA.
1402-03, William Solers died. (S) UKNA.
[––Mark & Agnes––]
1403, Mark married Agnes.
5/5/1404, Pardon for 6s 8d paid in the hanaper to Mark William and Agnes late the wife of William Solers, deceased, tenant in chief, of their trespass in inter-marrying without licence. (S) CPRs.
10/5/1404, Mark’s name submitted with others as candidates for mayor of Bristol. (S) CFRs, 2008, P267.
3/22/1405, Licence for Mark William owner of a ship called la Marie of Bristol, of which John Adam is master, … to load the ship with woolen cloths, old wine and 20 quarters of salt and take it to Ireland … (S) CPRs.
1406, Mark the Sheriff of Bristol. (S) Ancient Deeds, 1906, P249.
3/14/1408, Mark as witness to the will of Agnes Clifford, wife of John Clifford of Bristol.
1409-10, Mark one of 42 good men elected of the town of Bristol for the government.
2/15/1412, “Nicholas Barstaple and William Rice, clerks, to grant the reversion of a messuage and land in Ridgeway, now held for life by Mark William of Bristol and Agnes his wife, to the warden, brethren, and sisters of the hospital of the Holy Trinity …” (S) UKNA.
11/23/1418, Pardon to John Goos … for not appearing to answer Mark William of Bristol, merchant, touching a debt of 100s. (S) CPRs.
1420, “Mark William of Bristol to David Duddsbroke & John Draper, burgesses of Bristol, exors. of W. of John Droys, late burgess of Bristol.” (S) UKNA.
1422-23, “Escheator: Mark William, Escheatry: Bristol.” (S) UKNA.
1422–24, Mark, merchant and Mayor of Bristol.
5/19/1425, Memorandum of a mainprise, mutatis mutandis, under a pain of £40, made by John Byrde of Marleburgh co. Wiltesir 'gentilman' and John Langley of Bristol 'marchant' for Mark William of Bristol, and of an undertaking by him under a pain of £100, that he shall be obedient to the mayor, sheriff and bailiffs of Bristol etc. (S) CCRs.
3/14/1426, Mark’s properties mentioned in the will of Thomas Yonge of Bristol.
2/15/1427, “… grant certain lands to the hospital of Holy Trinity, Bristol. … Mark William of Bristol; Agnes, wife of Mark William; …” (S) UKNA.
1/3/1430, Mark’s properties mentioned in the will of John Clyve of Bristol.
Bef. 4/9/1434, Mark died. “This indenture made between … and Agnes William, relict of Mark William late burgess and merchant of the town … Mark lately in his lifetime in his last will and testament bequeathed and assigned to the Mayor … one hundred marks sterling …”
(S) The Little Red Book of Bristol, Bickley. (S) Notes or Abstract of the Wills …, Wadley, P57.
Child of Mark and Agnes:
i. Isabel Williams (1901313), born ~1405 in England. [Heir]
3/11/1445, John Seymour knight and Isabel his wife, daughter and heir of Mark William of Bristol, to John Thorp of Swandeswelle co. Gloucester, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of two messuages and appurtenances in Bristol … (S) CCRs.