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Lawrence Washington, Sr., Esq

Nicknames: "Laurence Washington /Esq./"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tewhitefield, Warton, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Sulgrave Manor, Northamptonshire, , England
Place of Burial: St James the Less Churchyard, Sulgrave, Northamptonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Washington; John Washington; Margaret Kitson, of Warton Hall and Unknown Washington
Husband of Aimee Washington; Anne (or Amy) Washington and Elizabeth Washington
Father of Robert Washington, Esquire of Sulgrave Manor; Lawrence Washington, Jr.; Mary Washington; Anne Fisher; Frances Washington and 5 others
Half brother of Nicholas Washington; Leonard Washington; Peter Washington; Thomas Washington and Jane Gardiner

Occupation: Mayor of Northampton; wool merchant
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About Lawrence Washington, Sr., Esq

Lawrence married Anne Aimee Pargiter (b. 1504, d. 07 Oct 1564) in 1538 in Sulgrave, England. Anne was the daughter of Robert Pargiter and Anne Knight and the widow of Thomson of Greatworth.

Lawrence Washington was a wealthy wool merchant and became Mayor of Northampton. It was Lawrence who first settled at Sulgrave with his second wife Aimee, the third daughter of Robert Pargiter of Greatworth, near Sulgrave. Lawrence's former wife, Elizabeth, had died childless. Lawrence purchased Sulgrave from King Henry VIII in 1539.


He built of Sulgrave Manor which on Sulgrave Manor Road, Sulgrave, Nr. Banbury, Osfordshire, UK (England).

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He was Mayor of Northampton in 1532 and 1545. He built Sulgrave Manor, Northants and

was tenant in right of his wife. By grant of HENRY VIII, on 10 March 1539, he received outright ownership of Sulgrave Manor, at the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries. He was seized of "Sulgrave" at that time. It was formerly the property of the Priory of Saint Andrew, in Northhampton."

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Mayor of Northampton 1533 and 1546

This is primarily the family of Sulgrave Manor. In thefourteenth century, the main branch of the Washington familymoved to Westmorland, then to Lancashire, Warwickshire andNorthamptonshire. In the 16th century a group split off of theNorthampton family and moved to Ireland. Acquired the Manor ofSulgrave March 10, 1539 with his second wife Amy Pargiter. Manorhouse was completed about 1560.

Lawrence and Amy Partiger Washington were the parents of 4 sons and 7 daughters. Lawrence and Amy are buried in the 14th century churchyard of St. James the Less in Sulgrave, Northampshire, England.

WAS THE FIRST GRANTEE OF SULGRAVE MANOR, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE,

ENGLAND.

Note:

THE FOLLOWING IS THE INSCRIPTION ON THE TOMB OF LAWRENCE

WASHINGTON AND HIS WIFE, SHOWING SPACES LEFT FOR THE DATE OF HIS

DEATH, WHICH HIS EXECUTORS NEGLECTED TO HAVE FILLED IN:

Note:

Note: "HERE LYETH BURIED YE BODYS OF

Note: LAURENCE WASHINGTON, GENT. &

Note: AMEE HIS WYF BY WHOME HE HAD

Note: ISSUE iiii SONS & vii DAUGHTS.

Note: LAURENCE DYED YE DAY OD

Note: ANo 15 & AMEE DECEASSED THE

Note: vi DAY OF OCTOBER ANo DM 1564."

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Lawrence Washington, Sr., 1st of Sulgrave's Timeline

1500
1500
Tewhitefield, Warton, Lancashire, England
1530
1530
Age 30
Sulgrave Manor, Sulgrave, Northampton, England
1540
1540
Age 40
Abt. 1540
1540
Age 40
Abt. 1540
1544
1544
Age 44
Sulgrave Manor, Northamptonshire, England
1545
1545
Age 45
Man Mal, Wiltshire, England
1546
1546
Age 46
1548
1548
Age 48
1550
1550
Age 50
Greys Inn. Middx. Eng
1552
1552
Age 52
Greys Inn. Middx. Eng