~1165, William born in England, s/o §§Lord Wakelin de Duston.
Bef. 1206, William’s father retired to the abbey of St. James, where he became Abbot.
1206, William’s father died. William receiving all the lands his father possessed at the time ‘he put on the habit of a religious.’
9/9/1214 in York, William de Duston paid a 10 mark seizin fine.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
12/1215, William de Duston in rebellion against King John. [Lands siezed in Staffordshire, Shropshire and Nothamptonshire.]
6/1216, William de Duston appointed by King John as sheriff of Northamptonshire.
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
10/13/1217, William gave allegiance of King Henry III.
5/15/1218, William of Duston pledged 30m. for Robert Marmion in court to Ralph de Neville. (S) FRsHIII.
1218, Henry III committed to William of Duston and Ralph de Norwich the custody of Alnwick castle.
Bef. 9/7/1218, William of Duston died [his heirs his son William and a daughter Joan]. (S) FRsHIII.
(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V8, Eyton, 1859, P206. (S) Journal of Northamptonshire, V13, 1906, P244.
Child of William and ?:
i. William de Duston (243382850), born ~1190 in England.
ii. Joan de Duston, born ? in England.