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1357, William born at Naworth, Cumberland, England, s/o 15211408. Hugh de Dacre & 15211409. Elizabeth Maxwell.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
3/14/1378, “Grant: John son of Henry of Plesyngton to Sir Hugh of Dacre, Lord of Gillesland and William his son -- the manors of Halton in Lonesdale and Eccleston in Leylondshire …”. (S) UKNA.
12/24/1383, William succeeded his father.
3/3/1384–1403, William summoned to parliament.
5/6/1388, “Debtor: William Dacre, knight, lord of Dacre, of Gillsland [Leath Wapentake, Cumberland]. Creditor: William de Farringdon, knight. Amount: £40.” (S) UKNA.
8/6/1394, Commission to Thomas, bishop of Carlisle, William, lord of Dacre, … on the petition of Henry de Percy, earl of Northumberland, and Maud, his wife, … Cokirmouth, co. Cumberland, … (S) CPRs.
1395, William de Dacre, son and heir of Hugh de Dacre, who was brother and heir of Ranulph de Dacre, held Naworth castle, with the manor of Irchington, the manors of Burgh by Sandes, Laysingby, and Farlham, by the service of one entire barony, and of doing homage and fealty to the king, and of yielding to him for coinage at his exchequer at Carlisle yearly, at the feast of the assumption of St. Mary, 51 s. 8d. (S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, Maddox, 1796.
6/14/1396, Commission of the peace … John, duke of Lancaster, Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, John de Bello Monte, William de Dacre, Peter Tilyoll, … } Cumberland. (S) CPRs.
11/12/1397, Commission of the peace … John, duke of Lancaster, John, duke of Exeter, Henry, earl of Northumberland, Ralph, earl of Westmorland, William de Dacre, … } Cumberland. (S) CPRs.
2/11/1398, Commission of the peace … John, duke of Lancaster, Edward, duke of Albemarle, Henry, earl of Northumberland, Ralph, earl of Westmorland, William de Dacre, … } Cumberland. (S) CPRs.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
11/23/1403, William summoned to parliament.
1403, William 5th Baron Dacre of Gillesland died; Mary surviving.
(S) Dorman, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke, 1866.
Child of William and Mary:
i. Thomas Dacre (3802852), born 10/27/1387 in