Sir William Thomas de Stanley, of Hooton (c.1433 - 1512)

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Nicknames: "Sir William Stanley of /Hooten/"
Birthplace: Hooton, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Hooton, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
Managed by: Robert Mitchell "Cook" Awalt
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  • 'Magna Carta ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham Published 2005
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=wHZcIRMhSEMC&pg=PA1099&lpg=PA1099&dq=Magna+Carta+ancestry:+a+study+in+colonial&source=bl&ots=2Ewbuw0F3N&sig=amyJUT1pP9FfbnhwRw0p_-APrSM&hl=en&ei=AybKTe2VLYm6sAOVxpGMAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CB4Q6AEwATg8#v=onepage&q=Stanley&f=false
  • Pg. 303
  • 10. MARY SAVAGE, married (as his 1st wife) WILLIAM STANLEY, Esq., of Hooton (in Wirral) and Storeton, Cheshire, and Stanley, Staffordshire, Sheriff of Cheshire, son and heir of William Stanley, Knt., of Hooton (in Wirral) and Storeton, Cheshire, and Stanley, Staffordshire by his 2nd wife, Blanche, daughter of John Arderne, Knt. He was born about 1405 (aged 23 in 1428). They had four sons, William, Esq., John, Richard, and Thomas. In 1424 his widowed mother, Blanche, released her rights to the manor of Stanley, Staffordshire and lands in Chorlton and Le Moels (both in Wirral), Cheshire to him. He was heir in 1428 to his grandfather, William Stanley, Knt. In 1432 he granted lands in Pulton Launcelyn, Bromburgh and le Spitall to Edward de Hoghton and others. In 1434 Richard Coly of Chester granted him lands in Pennesby and Thingwall. In 1437 king ordered the constable of Windsor Castle to take William Stanley, his brother-in-law, John Savage, Knt., Randolph Brereton, and Urian Brereton into custody for an unspecified offence. In 1439 Richard Bolde was appointed the marriage of Richard Donne, the king's ward, by mainprise of William Stanley, of Hooton, Cheshire, Esq., and another. He was granted a pardon by the king in 1446.
    • Pg. 304
    • 11. WILLIAM STANLEY, Esq., of Hooton (in Wirral), and Storeton, Cheshire, Stanley, Staffordshire, etc., son and heir, born say 1425. He married ALICE HOGHTON (or HOUGHTON), daughter of Richard Hoghton, Knt., of Hoghton (in Leyland), Lancashire, by his wife, Margaret. They had one son William, Knt., and one daughter Isabel (wife of John Marchumley). In 1450 he fought for the king against the traitor, Jack Cade, of Kent. In 1454 John Hertcombe granted authority to John Savage the younger, William Stanley esquires, and Thomas Kendale to cause a deed to be made in his name regarding the castle, lordship and manor of Mold, Flintshire. In 1460 he was pardoned L166 in arrears as late receiver of Richard, Duke of York, of the lordship of Denbigh in Wales. In 1462 he and others were appointed to take muster of Roland Fitz Eustace, Knt., and 300 archers at some convenient place near Chester. WILLIAM STANLEY, Esq., died 17 FEb 1466. His wife, Alice, was living 11 March 1465/6.
      • ' 12. WILLIAM STANLEY, Knt., of Hooton (in Wirral), Roveacre, and Storeton, Cheshire, and Stanley, Staffordshire, son and heir, born about 1445. He married (1st) MARGARET BROMLEY, daughter and co-heiress of John Bromley, Knt., of Badington (in Acton), Cheshire, by Joan, daughter and co-heiress of William Hexstall, Knt. They had one daughter, Margery. His wife, Margaret, died in 1469. He married (2nd) in 1470 AGNES GROSVENOR, daughter and co-heiress of Robert Grosvenor, Esq., of Holme, Cheshire, by Joan, daughter of Lawrence Fitton, Knt. They had a son, William, Knt. William was knighted about 1484. He was an executor c.1492 of the will of Mr. Henry Medwall, master of St. Giles. SIR WILLIAM STANLEY died in 1512. His widow, Agnes, died in 1520-1.
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  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STANLEY4.htm#William STANLEY2
  • 'William STANLEY
  • Born: 1433, Lathom, Lancashire, England
  • Died: 3 Mar 1511/2, Hooton, Cheshire, England
  • Notes: Became Sheriff of Chester in 1462 and one of the King's Carvers. In 1465, he was made Sheriff for life and continued in that office until 1494. He built the Old Stone Tower of Hooton.
  • Father: William STANLEY
  • Mother: Alicia HOUGHTON
  • 'Married: Anne (Agnes) GROSVENOR 1439, Hulme, Cheshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. William STANLEY (Sir)
    • 2. Agnes STANLEY
    • 3. Alice STANLEY
    • 4. Catherine STANLEY
    • 5. Isabel STANLEY (Prioress of Derby)
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WRONG PARENTS FOR WM. WHO M. ALICIA HOGHTON

  • 'Stanley Descendancy
  • 1-William de STANLEY
  • bn 1258 in Standleigh, Stafford, England;
  • md 27 Sep 1282 in Astbury, Cheshireshire, England
  • to Joan de BAUMVILLE.
    • 2-X John de STANLEY
    • bn 1292 in Hooten, Cheshire, England;
    • md 1303 in Cheshire County, England to Mabel HAUSKET.
      • 3-X William de STANLEY
      • bn 1312 in Stourton, Cheshire, England;
      • md 1329 in Lathom, Lancashire, England to Alice MASSEY.
        • 4-Matilda de STANLEY
        • bn 1366 in Stourton, Cheshire, England.
        • 4-X William de STANLEY
        • bn 1368 in Stourton, Cheshire, England;
        • md 1386 in Hooten, Cheshire, England
        • to Margaret de HOOTEN.
          • 5-William de STANLEY
          • bn 1386 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
          • 5-Agnes de STANLEY
          • bn 1388 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
          • 5-Edmund de STANLEY
          • bn 1390 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
          • 5-John de STANLEY
          • bn 1392 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
          • 5-X William de STANLEY
          • bn 1405 in Hooten, Cheshire, England;
          • md Alicia de HOUGHTON.
            • ' 6-X Sir William STANLEY of Hooten
            • bn 1439 in Hooten, Cheshire, England;
            • md Margaret BROMLEY.
              • 7-X Margaret STANLEY
              • bn 1458 in Hooten, Cheshire, England;
              • md Thomas WALTHALL.
            • 6-John STANLEY
            • bn 1441 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
            • 6-Richard STANLEY
            • bn 1443 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
            • 6-Thomas STANLEY
            • bn 1445 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
            • 6-Cristofer STANLEY
            • bn 1447 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
        • 4-John de STANLEY
        • bn 1369 in Stourton, Cheshire, England.
        • 4-Henry STANLEY
        • bn 1370 in Stourton, Cheshire, England.
      • 3-John de STANLEY
      • bn 1314 in Grestwithen, Cumberland, England.
    • 2-Sarah de STANLEY
    • bn 1296 in Hooten, Cheshire, England.
  • Online source:
  • freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/.../stanley.html
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WRONG PARENTS FOR WM. WHO M. MARG. BROMLEY

  • http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/fulltext/hs173x/p1s01.htm
  • Sir William, the son of the above William by Mrs. Houghton, succeeded his father Sir William, and was the eleventh male heir in a direct line ; he married to one of the daughters of John Savage of Clifton, Esq. and by her had issue two sons, John and William. I cannot discover that John the elder was ever married, but rather that he died young and without issue : But,
  • 'Sir William', the second son of the above Sir William by Mrs. Savage, succeeded his father as twelfth heir male of his family. He was stiled senior, and 'married to his first; wife, Margaret the daughter of John Bromley, Esq. by whom he had a daughter, who married to Gerrard of Brinn, in the county of Lancaster ; and Margaret his wife dying, he married to his second wife Agnes, the daughter of Robert Grosvenor of Hulme, Esq. by whom he had a son named William.
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  1. ID: I116105
  2. Name: William [IX @] de Stanley
  3. Sex: M
  4. Birth: 1439 in Hooton, Cheshire, England
  5. Death: BET 3 MAR 1511 AND 1512

Father: William [VI @>] de Stanley b: 1404 in Hooton, Cheshire, England

Mother: Mary [@ >] Savage b: ABT 1407 in Clifton, Runcorn, Chester, England

Marriage 1 Margaret [@] de Bromley b: ABT 1443 in Baddington, Cheshire, England

   * Married: 1460 in Baddington, Cheshire, England

Children

  1. Has Children Margaret [@] de Stanley b: ABT 1462

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  1. ID: I116105
  2. Name: William [IX @] de Stanley
  3. Sex: M
  4. Birth: 1439 in Hooton, Cheshire, England
  5. Death: BET 3 MAR 1511 AND 1512

Father: William [VI @>] de Stanley b: 1404 in Hooton, Cheshire, England

Mother: Mary [@ >] Savage b: ABT 1407 in Clifton, Runcorn, Chester, England

Marriage 1 Margaret [@] de Bromley b: ABT 1443 in Baddington, Cheshire, England

   * Married: 1460 in Baddington, Cheshire, England

Children

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1433
1433
Hooton, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
1462
May 12, 1462
Age 29
Hooton, Cheshire, England
1470
1470
Age 37
1473
1473
Age 40
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, United Kingdom
1512
March 3, 1512
Age 79
Hooton, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
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