1357, William Dacre born at Naworth, Cumberland, England, s/o 15211408. Hugh de Dacre & 15211409. Elizabeth Maxwell.
~1365, Mary born in England.
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.
10/9/1378 at London, Thomas de Multon, son and heir of William de Multon, to Hugh de Dacre knight and William de Dacre his son, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor and advowson of Holbech and all lands in Holand that were of Thomas de Multon father of William. (S) CCRs.
2/6/1380 at London, Hugh de Dacre knight lord of Gillesland and William de Dacre his son of the one part and Robert de Plesyngton and Agnes his wife of the other part. Indenture … (S) CCRs.
12/24/1383, William succeeded his father.
2/6/1384, Writ for IPM of Hugh de Dacre. Westmoreland: … He died on Thursday before Christmas last. William de Dacre, aged 26 years and more, is his son and heir. … (S) CIsPM.
2/21/1384, Richard le Scrope to Michael de la Pole, chancellor: request for assistance to William de Dacre to obtain livery of his lands and respite of homage. (S) UKNA.
3/3/1384–1403, William summoned to parliament.
[––William & Mary––]
~1386, William married Mary.
10/28/1387, William de Dacre, knight, present at the baptism of his son Thomas in Brampton church. (S) Proof of age of son Thomas.
5/6/1388, “Debtor: William Dacre, knight, lord of Dacre, of Gillsland [Leath Wapentake, Cumberland]. Creditor: William de Farringdon, knight. Amount: £40.” (S) UKNA.
1388-89, Summons to William de Dacre. (S) UKNA.
12/5/1391, William de Dacre and Peter Tillioll knights to John, duke of Aquitaine and Lancastre. Recognisance for £80, to be levied etc. in Lincolnshire. (S) CCRs.
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.
7/20/1399, William, 5th Baron Dacre of Gillesland, died.
8/18/1399, Writ for IPM of William Dacre, ‘chivaler’. Westmorland: Barton. A messuage … Appelby. A burgage, … He died 20 July last past. Thomas, aged 12 years, is his son and heir, and will be aged 13 years on the morrow of SS Simon and Jude next coming. Cumberland: … [many properties largely waste owing to destruction by the Scots] Burgh upon Sands. The manor … partly waste … Kirkoswald. The manor, including a corn-mill and a fulling-mill. Laysingby. The manor, including a corn-mill and a wood called le Baronwod. Ayketon. The manor … Rouclif. The manor, including a fishery called le Newdraght. … Lanercost. The advowson of the priory … (S) CIsPM.
10/3/1399, To the escheator in Cumberland and Westmoreland. Order to take of Mary who was wife of William de Dacre knight an oath that she shall not marry without licence of the king, and in presence of the next friends of Thomas son and heir of the said William, a minor in ward of the king, to assign her dower. (S) CCRs.
(S) Dorman, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke, 1866.
Child of William and Mary:
i. Thomas Dacre (3802852), born 10/27/1387 in England.