~1315, William de Parr born in Lancashire, England, s/o §§John de Par & Maud de Leyborne, d/o §§Sir Richard de Leyborne.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
1334, Alan son of Richard de Halsall was plaintiff in 1334 against Alice widow of Robert de Parr; William son of John de Parr was one of his pledges. (S) Coram Rege, R297, M11.
1346, Richard de Wharton, rector of Prestwich Church, claimed an account from his bailiff William de Parr, who made a counterclaim, for moneys received in Prestwich, Middleton, and Bolton-leMoors. (S) Hist. of Co. Lancashire, V5, Ferrar, 1911.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
1358, William de Parr of Rainford and Katherine his wife were defendants in a claim made by William son of Richard de Fazakerley respecting a messuage and land in Rainford.
(S) Hist. of Co. Lancashire, V3, Ferrar, 1907.
· Simon de Parr claimed 2 osgangs in the manor of Parr.
· 1301, Adam s/o John Parr held part of the manor of Parr.
· 1313, Adam de Parr held a share of the lordship of Parr.
· 1321, John de Parr held part of the manor of Parr.
· 1370, IPM of Thomas de Lathom: He was seised of 'the homage and service of Sir John de Parr, of Robert son of Henry de Parr, and of William de Parr, who held their tenements in Parr by knight's service … also of the service of Robert son of Alan de Parr, … Sir John and Robert de Parr held between them half the manor, for which they would pay 5s.; William's part, therefore, belonged to the other half of the manor …
Child of William and Katherine:
i. William Parr (1477592), born ~1350 in England.