3802842. Lord William Willoughby & 3802843. Lucy le Strange
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~1365, Lucy born in England, d/o 7605686. Lord Roger le Strange & 7605687. Aline de Arundel.
1372, William born in England, heir & s/o 7605684. Lord Robert de Willoughby & 7605685. Margery la Zouche.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
3/16/1383, William a legatee in the 1st will of his father.
1396, William, age 24, 5th Lord Willoughby of Eresby, Lincolnshire.
Aft. 1/3/1382, at Middle, Shropshire, William married Lucy.
4/23/1382, Robert de Willoughby bound to Lady Aline le Strange and Philip le Despenser to enfeoff the said William and Lucy and their heirs with the manors of Wheatacre, Edgefield, and Walcott in co. Norfolk, or with land of equivalent value. … if the said Lucy, wife of William, Robert's eldest son, and daughter of Aline, should die within 5 years …, Robert and his heirs are to pay to Aline or Philip 400 marks within the two years after Lucy's death.
1394, William and Lucy obtained papal indults.
6/5/1395, “My sons … and Sir William, and Lucy, his wife” in the will of William’s father. William was given a diamond that belonged to the Earl of Suffolk. (S) Early Lincoln Wills, Gibbons, 1888, P90.
1396-1409, William summoned to parliament by writ.
8/9/1396, William’s father died.
7/22/1397, “… for the celebration of the anniversaries of William of Thorp on 16th April and of Grace, his wife, on the feast of St. Edmund, King and Martyr. Witnesses: William de Willoughby, lord of Eresby, Ralph de Cromwell, lord of Tattershall, …” (S) UKNA.
12/14/1397, Commission to William de Wylughby, of Iresby, … county of Lincoln of disturbers of the peace … (S) CPRs.
1398, William and Lucy obtained a papal indult for plenary remisssion.
1399, William with the Duke of Lancaster in Yorkshire.
9/29/1399, William at the Tower when King Richard II abdicated.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
11/12/1399, Commission de walliis et fossatis to Henry, earl of Northumberland, William de Wylughby, ‘chivaler,’ … town of Boston … county of Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
12/18/1399, Commission of array … William Willughby, ‘chivaler,’ Philip le Spenser, ‘chivaler,’ … parts of Lindesey, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
1400, William appointed a Knight of the Garter.
2/16/1401, Demise by William Roos, lord of Hemesley, … to William de Wylughby, knight, of the manor of Oyreby. (S) Reports, Part 6, Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, 1893, P205.
7/30/1403, Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Willughby, ‘chivaler,’ to the custody of all lands in the county of Lincoln late of Thomas Umfrevyle, ‘chivaler,’ deceased, … minority of Thomas Umfrevyle, his son and heir … (S) CPRs.
8/1402-8/1404, William married 2nd Joan Holand, Duchess of York, widow of Sir Edmund Langeley, d/o Earl Thomas de Holand & Alice Fitzalan. [No children.]
2/12/1404, at Boston, … gild of St. George in the parish church of Boston, co. Lincoln … letters patent of William Ros, lord of Hamelak, William Wylughby, lord of Frisby, … they had been chosen by them as arbitrators … (S) CPRs.
2/5/1406, Licence … William de Wylughby, ‘chivaler,’ John son of Robert de Wylughby, ‘chivaler,’ … to grant in mortmain … (S) CPRs.
2/3/1407, “William of Willoughby, lord of Eresby, John, son of Robert de Willoughby, … and Robert of Kirkby, parson of Bolingbroke, to William Hardegray, master of the chantry of Spilsby, …” (S) UKNA.
7/3/1409, Commission de walliis et fossatis to William de Wylughby, ‘chivaler,’ … co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.
12/4/1409, William died at Edgefield, Norfolk; buried at Spilsby, Lincolnshire with Lucy.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P887.
Children of William and Lucy: [2 sons, 2 daughters]
i. Robert Willoughby, born 1385 in England.
Robert, 6th Lord Willoughby, married Elizabeth Montagu, d/o Earl John Montagu.
10/25/1415, Robert at the battle of Agincourt.
ii. Elizabeth Willoughby (1901421), born ~1390 in England.
iii. Margery Willoughby (1901429), born ~1400 in England.