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William Brudenell, Esq.

Birthplace: Raans, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire, England
Place of Burial: Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire
Immediate Family:

Son of William Brudenell of Aynho and Agnes Brudenell (de la Grove) of Buckinghamshire
Husband of Agnes Brudenell
Father of Edmund Brudenell, of Mandeville
Brother of Edmund Brudenell, MP and Henry Brudenell, Esq.
Half brother of William Brudenell of Northamptonshire

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About William Brudenell, Esq.

"I now come to William, brother to the before-mentioned Edmund, and Henry, and second son to William Brudenell, of Aynho, and Agnes his wife. Which William married Agnes, daughter and heir of Robert Bulstrode, Esq. son of Richard Bulstrode, of Hugeley Bulstrode, in com. Bucks, Esq. by Alice his wife, daughter and heir of Thomas Knyffe. And by the said Agnes had the manor of Chalfunt St. Peter's, in the county of Buckingham, and the manor of Hugeley. Her first husband, William Brudenell, was prohably buried in the church of Hugeley for in the windows thereof are the arms he bore, impaling Bulstrode's, and under the name of Brudenell this motto, Think and Thank; and under the name Bulstrode this motto. Doe to please. They had issue Edmund Brudenell..." [1]

[1] Egerton Brydges, Collins's Peerage of England, genealogical, biographical, and historical in 9 volumes (London: F. C. and J. Rivington, 1812)3:489, [Google_Book].


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Hedgerley was described in 1806 in "Magna Britannia" as follows:

HEDGERLEY, in the hundred and deanery of Burnham, lies about two miles and a half south-east of Beaconsfield. The principal manor has passed with that of Denham, and is now the property of Benjamin Way esq. A manor, called Hedgerley-Bulstrode, passed from the Bulstrodes to the Brudenells, by the marriage of William Brudenell esq. with Agnes, daughter and heir of Robert Bulstrode esq. of Hedgerley-Bulstrode, in the fourteenth century.

In the parish church are some memorials of the Bulstrode family.


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Raans, Amersham, Bucks, England
Raans, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 27
Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
June 21, 1425
Age 34
Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire, England
Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire