William Dacre, 2nd Baron Dacre (c.1319 - 1361) MP

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Birthplace: Cumberland, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in England, (Present UK)
Occupation: 2nd Baron Dacre, soldier
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About William Dacre, 2nd Baron Dacre

William Dacre, 2nd Baron Dacre (ca. 1319–1361) was an English peer. In the final months of his life he was also 3rd Baron Multon of Gilsland. In some sources he is called William de Dacre.

Life

Dacre was the son of Ralph Dacre, 1st Baron Dacre (ca. 1290–1339), by his marriage to Margaret de Multon (died 1361), later suo jure Baroness Multon of Gilsland.

Dacre inherited from his father (who commanded the English forces at the Battle of Dornock) the Barony of Dacre and from his mother that of Multon of Gilsland. He died childless in 1361 and was succeeded in the baronies by his brother Ralph, who was later succeeded by another brother, Hugh.

He was summoned to Parliament on 25 November 1350.

Dacre held the Lancashire manors of Skelmersdale, Whiston, Speke, and Parr, and he obtained a charter for the holding of a three-day market and moveable fair at Prescot, then also in Lancashire, to begin on the Wednesday following Corpus Christi. In this grant, Dacre is described as "parson of the church of Prescote", and he was undoubtedly its patron. In 1375, his brother Ralph was the rector of Prescot.

Dacre died in 1361, holding also the manor of Halton in Lancashire.

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  • William de Dacre, 2nd Lord Dacre1
  • M, b. circa 1319, d. 18 July 1361
  • Father Sir Randolf de Dacre d. c 20 Apr 1339
  • Mother Margaret de Multon b. 20 Jul 1300, d. 10 Dec 1361
  • William de Dacre, 2nd Lord Dacre was born circa 1319 at of Dacre, Cumberland, England.1 He married Catherine de Neville, daughter of Sir Ralph de Neville, 2nd Baron Nevill of Raby and Alice de Audley, before 1339.1 William de Dacre, 2nd Lord Dacre died on 18 July 1361; Buried in Priory of Lanercost, Cumberland, England.2
  • Family Catherine de Neville b. c 1330, d. b 1 Sep 1361
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. IV, p. 3.
  • 2.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. IV, p. 3-4.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2046.htm#i61488

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  • William de Dacre, 2nd Lord Dacre1
  • M, #14228, b. before 1322, d. July 1361
  • Last Edited=21 Feb 2011
  • William de Dacre, 2nd Lord Dacre was born before 1322. He married Katherine de Neville, daughter of Ralph de Neville, 2nd Lord Neville and Alice Audley, before 20 April 1339.2 He died in July 1361, without issue.1
  • He was the son of Sir Randolf de Dacre, 1st Lord Dacre and Margaret de Multon.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Dacre [E., 1321] circa 20 April 1339.1 He fought in the Battle of Neville's Cross in 1346.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Dumfries-shire in January 1346/47.1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1013. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 14. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p1423.htm#i14228

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  • William DACRE (2º B. Dacre of Gillesland)
  • Born: ABT 1319/30
  • Died: 18 Jul 1361
  • Buried: Lanercost Priory, Cumberland, England
  • Father: Randolph DACRE (3º B. Dacre of Gillesland)
  • Mother: Margaret MULTON (B. Multon of Gillesland)
  • Married: Catherine NEVILLE (B. Dacre of Gillesland) ABT 1344, Raby, Durham, England
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/DACRE.htm#William DACRE (2º B. Dacre of Gillesland)

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William Dacre, 2nd Baron Dacre's Timeline

1304
1304
- 13011
Scot's War
1319
1319
Cumberland, England, (Present UK)
1344
1344
Age 25
Of, Raby, Cheshire, England
1361
July 18, 1361
Age 42
England, (Present UK)
1995
June 20, 1995
Age 42
December 27, 1995
Age 42
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Lanercost, Cumberland, England, (Present UK)