Sir William Marrow IV, Lord Mayor of London

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William Marrow, IV

Birthdate:
Birthplace: of Berkswell, Warwickshire
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of William Marrow, III and Johanna Marrow
Husband of Isabel Marrow and Katherine Marrow
Father of Catherine Throckmorton; Joan Clopton; William Marrow; Thomas Marrow; John Marrow and 2 others
Brother of Joan Whetehill

Occupation: Lord Mayor of London, Knight, Lord Mayor of England
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About Sir William Marrow IV, Lord Mayor of London

William Marowe is said to have been the son of William Marowe (d.1430) and his wife, Jane. According to his will, he had a sister, Agnes, and a married cousin, Ellen Otesdale.

The surname of William’s first wife, Isabel, is unknown. He married secondly, about 1455, Katherine Rich, the daughter of the London mercer, Richard Rich, by whom he had three sons: William Marowe (d.1499), who married Joan Chedworth, by whom he had a son, Thomas, and four daughters, Anne (Duklyng), Cecily (Welden), Elizabeth and Katherine; John Marowe, who died without issue; and Thomas Marowe (d.1505), serjeant at law; and three daughters: Joan Marowe, who married Sir William Clopton; Katherine Marowe (died c.1503), who married Sir Robert Throckmorton (c.1451-1518), of Coughton Court, Warwickshire; and Agnes Marowe, who died without issue. See Wedgwood, Josiah C., History of Parliament: Biographies of the Members of the Commons House 1439-1509, (London: His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1936), p. 576.

Source: http://www.oxford-shakespeare.com/Probate/PROB_11-5-139.pdf

Master of the Grocers' Company three times, Alderman of London, and Lord Mayor of London in 1455. Died testate with a will dated Oct. 8, 1464, which was proved at Lambeth on May 15, 1565. In it he requested "my body to be buried in the church of Saint Botolph without Bishopsgate of London between the high altar of the same church and the altar of the chapel by me there late constructed and edified."

Source: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=120826349

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of Berkswell, Warwickshire
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Age 29
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Age 31
London, Middlesex, England
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Age 34
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London, Middlesex, England
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London, Middlesex, England
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January 11, 1464
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London, Middlesex, England
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