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G23: 7606144

7606144. Sir William Fitz William & 7606145. Maud Crumwell

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~1270, William born in England, heir & s/o 15212288. William Fitz Thomas & 15212289. Agnes de Grey.

Maud born in England, d/o §Ralph Crumwell [Possibly Ralph de Cromwell & Margaret de Somery]. (S) History of Nottinghamshire, V1, Thoroton, 1797, P135.

By 1294, William of full age, an executor of his father’s will.

1295, William served in the retinue of Edmund Deyncourt.

William 1st married Maud.

7/22/1298, William at the battle of Falkirk and the defeat of William Wallace.

1308, William and his brother Edmund accused of trespassing by Maud de la Wodehall.

1311, Sir William fitz William, of Sprotborough and Emley co. York, son and heir of Sir William fitz Thomas, coheir to Agnes d/o Roger Bertram, lord of Mitford.

William married 2nd Isabel d/o Lord Edmund Deincourt.

1317, Edmund Deyncourt enfeoffed him with property in Elmeton, Derbyshire for life.

1319, “Sir William fitzWilliam, lord of Emley, to John de Newton, chaplain. A toft and a bovate in Newton … Given at Sprotbrough.” (S) UKNA.

7/18/1319, William fitz William to choose footmen for array in the West Riding. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland.

1321, William pardoned for actions against Hugh le Despenser, senior and junior, on testimony of his cousin Richard de Grey, Lord Grey of Condor.

1324, Sir William Fitz William of Emley and Sprotborough, had license to settle the manors of Emley and Darrington on his eldest surviving son, Sir John, and failing male heirs of John on his 3rd son Thomas. (S) FMG.

12/27/1324, “To William Fitzwilliam and Isabel, his wife, to levy a fine to Edmund Deyncourt. In the manor of Emeleye, held of the King, as of his manor of Wakefield; and his manor of Darthington, held of the King as of his Honour of Pontefract, as the King is informed by Inquisition … To be to the use of William and Isabella. …” (S) UKNA.

3/13/1327, Commission of oyer and terminer to William fitz William, Richard de Wylughby, … William de Roderham, killed at Warsop, co. Nottingham. (S) CPRs.

4/5/1327, William summoned against the Scots.

1327, Gaol delivery at York Castle, Wm son of William of Emley, kt, John his son and Brian of Thornhill, accused of killing Richard Playce at Dringhouses, put themselves on the county are found not guilty.

6/26/1334, Commission of oyer and terminer to Richard de Wylughby … William fitz William, , …, co. Lincoln. (S) CPRs.

3/4/1338, William living.

Bef. 1342, William, knt. of Sprotborough, Emley, Dalton, and Darrington, Yorkshire, died; Isabel surviving.

1342-3, the manor of Emley, belonging to Isabel was attacked by John de Wombwell.

5/18/1343, Commission of oyer … on complaint by Isabella late the wife of William le fitz William … (S) CPRs.

11/20/1345, “John Fitzwilliam of Emlay, knight, to William Frankys de Cateby and John de Gray.
Confirming a grant made by his mother, Isabella de Emlay, of 20 acres of land and a third part of one toft, with appurtenances, in Sprotburgh and Cateby.” (S) UKNA.

5/29/1348, Demise by John son of Sir William, Knt., to Robt. Loveday of Dalton of one messuage …, the said Robt. holds by demise of Isabella, the grantor's mother, for her life for 24s. 6d. rent; for 40 years after her death at the same rent.

5/29/1348, Demise by John son of Sir William, Knt., to Robt. Loveday … said Robt. holds by demise of Isabella, the grantor's mother, …

7/25/1348, Isabel wrote her will. “In Dei nomine, Amen. Ego Isabella, quae fui uxor Domini Willielmi filii
Willielmi de Emelay militis, … Item Dominae Johannae uxori ejusdem Johannis filii mei …”

(S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P330.

Children of William and Maud:

i. William FitzWilliam, born ? in England.

3/21/1322, William hanged at London after the battle of Boroughbridge; fighting with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Despensers.

ii. John Fitz William (3803072), born ~1305 in England.

iii. Agnes Fitzwilliam, born ? in England.

Agnes married Sir Adam de Newmarch of Womersley, Yorkshire.

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