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William Stonor

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stonor, Oxfordshire, England
Death: Died in Stonor, Oxfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Stonor, II, Kt. and Joan Stonor
Husband of Elizabeth Stonor; Agnes Stonor and Ann Stonor
Father of William Stoner; John Stonor and Anne Fortescue
Brother of Thomas Stonor; Mary Barentyne; Edmund De La Pole, Earl; Dorothy De La Pole; Geoffery De La Pole and 7 others

Occupation: Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, & Devonshire, High Steward of Oxford University, Joint-Constable of Wallingford Castle1
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About Sir William Stonor, Kt.

  • Sir William Stonor, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, & Devonshire, High Steward of Oxford University, Joint-Constable of Wallingford Castle1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  • M, #52664, b. circa 1450, d. 21 May 1494
  • Father Thomas Stonor, Esq., Sheriff of Oxfordshire & Berkshire, Justice of the Peace for Oxfordshire10,11,12,13 b. 23 Mar 1424, d. 23 Apr 1474
  • Mother Joan de la Pole10,11,12,13 b. c Feb 1430, d. 28 Feb 1494
  • Sir William Stonor, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, & Devonshire, High Steward of Oxford University, Joint-Constable of Wallingford Castle was born circa 1450 at of Stonor, Pyrton, Oxfordshire, England; Age 24 in 1474.2,3,6,7 He married Anne Neville, daughter of Sir John Neville, Earl of Northumberland, Marquess of Montague, Lord Neville de Montagu, Sheriff of Northumberland and Isabel Ingoldsthorpe, circa October 1481; They had 1 son (John) and 1 daughter (Anne, wife of Sir Adrian Fortescue).1,2,3,4,6,7,8 Sir William Stonor, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, & Devonshire, High Steward of Oxford University, Joint-Constable of Wallingford Castle left a will on 11 April 1489.3,6,7 He died on 21 May 1494; He married (1) Elizabeth Croke (d. 1479), widow of Thomas Rich, & of John Fenne (d. 3 Sep 1474). He married (2) bef. Jan 1481 to Agnes Winnnard (d. 4 May 1481), widow of John Widelsade, and daughter of John Winnard.2,3,6,7 His estate was probated between 22 May 1494 and 31 December 1494.3,6,7
  • Family Anne Neville b. c 1459, d. c 5 Nov 1486
  • Child
    • Anne Stonor+14,2,3,5,6,7,9 b. c 1484, d. 14 Jun 1518
  • Citations
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 201.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 691-692.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 55.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 455.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 239.
  • [S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 295.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 431.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 395.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 219-220.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 691.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 54.
  • [S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 294.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 430.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 381.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1752.htm#i52664

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  • Sir William Stonor1
  • M, #1008, b. 1449, d. 1494
  • Last Edited=10 Jul 2006
  • Sir William Stonor was born in 1449.2 He was the son of Thomas Stonor and Jeanne de la Pole.3 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Croke, daughter of John Croke.2 He married, secondly, Agnes Winnard, daughter of John Winnard.2 He married, thirdly, Lady Anne Neville, daughter of Sir John Neville, 1st and last Marquess of Montagu and Isabel Ingaldesthorpe, before 1482.2 He died in 1494.2
  • He was Steward of Lewknor and Pyrton Hundred, Wallingford Priory, Thame and Dorchester (Oxordshire), also Woburn and Tynghurst, Buckinghamshire.2 He was a merchant of the Staple (a wool entrepot at Calais, then an English possession).2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.).2 He held the office of Sheriff of Oxfordshire.2 He held the office of Sheriff of Dorset.2 He held the office of Sheriff of Berkshire.2 He fought in the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, fat King Henry VII's side.2 He held the office of High Steward of Oxford University in 1492.2 He lived at Stonor, Oxfordshire, England.2
  • Children of Sir William Stonor and Lady Anne Neville
    • Anne Stonor+3
    • John Stonor3 b. 1482, d. 1499
  • Citations
  • [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 16. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  • [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 658. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p101.htm#i1008

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  • Name Sir William Stonor, K.B. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20]
  • Born Cal 1450 of, Stonor, Oxfordshire, England [21]
  • Died 21 May 1494 [1, 15]
  • Father Thomas Stonor, Esquire, b. 23 Mar 1424, d. 23 Apr 1474 (Age 50 years)
  • Mother Jane de la Pole, b. Mar-Apr 1430, , , Normandy d. 28 Feb 1494 (Age ~ 63 years)
  • Family 1 Elizabeth Croke, d. 1479
  • Married 1475 [21]
  • Family 2 Agnes Winnard, d. 4 May 1481
  • Married Bef Jan 1480-1481 [21]
  • Family 3 Anne Neville, b. Abt 1462, of, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England d. Bef 5 Nov 1486 (Age ~ 24 years)
  • Married 1481 [3, 15]
  • Children
    • 1. John Stonor, b. Abt 1482, of, Stonor, Oxfordshire, England d. 1499 (Age ~ 17 years)
    • 2. Anne Stonor, b. Abt 1484, of, , Buckinghamshire, England d. 14 Jun 1518, Stonor, Oxfordshire, England (Age ~ 34 years)
  • Sources
  • [S3] Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families, Charles Cawley, (http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/), England, Earls - creations 1138-1143 [accessed 28 Jun 2006].
  • [S30] #688 Collectanea topographica et genealogica (1834-1843), (8 volumes. London: J.B. Nichols, 1834-1843), FHL book 942 B2ct; FHL microfilms 496,953 item 3 and 496,955 item 2., vol. 1 p. 301.
  • [S840] #2145 The visitation of the county of Huntingdon, Charles, Nicholas, (London : J.B. Nichols, 1849), 942 B4ca no. 43., p. 127.
  • [S88] #542 Pedigrees of the County Families of Yorkshire (1874), Foster, Joseph, (2 volumes in 12. London: W. Wilfred Head, 1874), FHL book Q 942.74 D2f; FHL microfilm 924,024., vol. 1 pt. 4 Pedigree of Wentworth of Woodhouse.
  • [S50] Medieval, royalty, nobility family group sheets (filmed 1996), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Department. Medieval Family History Unit, (Manuscript. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1996), FHL film 1553977-1553985..
  • [S29] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 items 6-9., vol. 2 p. 342, vol. 3 p. 585.
  • p. 733:
  • "Sir William Stonor, of Stonor; High Steward of Oxford 1492."
  • [S17] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 12 p. 924.
  • [S371] #747 A History of the Family of Fortescue in All its Branches (1880), Clermont, Thomas Fortescue, (London: Ellis and White, 1880), FHL book Q 929.242 F776c., pedigree chart.
  • [S548] #242 [1978 edition] Genealogical History of the Dormant, Aberant, Forfeited, & Extinct Peerages, Burke, Sir Bernard, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore. 1978), 942 D22 bug 1978., p. 396.
  • [S80] #389 Histories of Noble British Families: with Biographical Notices of the Most Distinguished Individual in Each, Illustrated by Their Armorial Bearings, Portraits, Monuments, Seals, Etc. (1846), Drummond, Henry, (2 volumes. London: W. Pickering, 1846), FHL microfilm 990,417 item 1., vol. 2 p. 13.
  • [S62] #249 Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica (1868-1938), Church of England. Parish Church of Shere (Surrey), (31 volumes. London: Hamilton, Adams, 1868-1938), FHL book 942 B2m., vol. 1 p. 122.
  • [S426] #3914 The Visitations of the County of Surrey Made and Taken in the Years 1530 by Thomas Benolt, 1572 by Robert Cooke and 1623 by Samuel Thompson and Augustin Vincent (1899), Bannerman, William Bruce, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 43. London: [Harleian Society], 1899), FHL book 942 B4h volume 43; FHL microfilm 162,063 item 2., vol. 43 p. 19.
  • [S840] #2145 The visitation of the county of Huntingdon, Charles, Nicholas, (London : J.B. Nichols, 1849), 942 B4ca no. 43., vol. 43 p. 127.
  • [S268] The armorial glass of the Oxford Diocese, 1250-1850, Lamborn, Edmund Arnold Greening, (London : Oxford University Press, 1949), 942.57 D24L., p. 117 Pedigree.
  • [S4] #11232 The Genealogist (1980-), Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, (New York: Organization for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1980-), FHL book 929.105 G286n., vol. 9 no. 1 p. 189.
  • [S851] #1517 Historical notices of the parishes of Swyncombe and Ewelme in the county of Oxford, Napler, Henry Alfred, (Oxford : J. Wright, 1858), 942.57 H2n Large Q book., chart facing p. 322.
  • [S31] #21 The complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant, Cokayne, George Edward, (Gloucester [England] : Alan Sutton Pub. Ltd., 1987), 942 D22cok., vol. 9 p. 93.
  • [S391] #664 An Historical and Genealogical Account of the Noble Family of Nevill, Particularly of the House of Abergavenny, and Also a History of the Old Land Barony of Abergavenny: with Some Account of the Illustrious Family of the Beauchamps (1830), Rowland, Daniel, (London: Bentley, 1830), FHL book Q 929.242 N416r; FHL microfilm 1,145,984 item 14., p. 84.
  • [S96] #235 The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham (1847), Lipscomb, George, (Four volumes. London: J. & W. Robins, 1847), FHL book Q 942.575 H2Li; FHL microfilms 990,261-990,262., vol. 2 p. 232.
  • [S154] #3946 The Visitations of the County of Oxford: Taken in the Years 1566 by William Harvey, Clarencieux; 1574 by Richard Lee, Portcullis; and in 1634 by John Philpott, Somerset, and William Ryly, Bluemantle . . . (1871), Turner, William Henry, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 5. London: [Harleian Society], 1871), FHLbook 942 B4h vol. 5; FHL microfilm 86,959 item 2., vol. 5 p. 144.
  • [S23] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 2 p. 55.
  • [S23] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 2 p. 54.
  • From: https://histfam.familysearch.org//getperson.php?personID=I20235&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous

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  • Anne NEVILLE
  • Born: ABT 1466, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Died: BEF 5 Nov 1486
  • Father: John NEVILLE (1° M. Montagu)
  • Mother: Isabel INGOLDESTHORPE (M. Montagu)
  • Married: William STONOR (Sir Knight) (d. 21 May 1474) ABT 1481
  • Children:
    • 1. Anne STONOR (b. ABT 1484 - d. 14 Jun 1518) (m. Sir Adrian Fortescue)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/NEVILLE2.htm#Anne NEVILLE5

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  • Adrian FORTESCUE of Salden (Sir Knight)
  • Born: ABT 1476, Punsborne, England
  • Died: 10 Jul 1539, Beheaded, Tower Hill, London, England
  • Notes: See his Biography.
  • Father: John FORTESCUE of Salden (Sir Knight)
  • Mother: Elizabeth (Alice) BOLEYN
  • Married 1: Anne STONOR (b. ABT 1484 - d. 14 Jun 1518) (dau. of Sir William Stonor and Anne Neville) BEF 17 Oct 1499
  • Children:
    • .... etc.
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/FORTESCUE.htm#Adrian FORTESCUE of Salden (Sir Knight)

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  • Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 20
  • Fortescue, Adrian by George Knottesford Fortescue
  • FORTESCUE, Sir ADRIAN (1476?–1539), knight of St. John, was the second son of Sir John Fortescue of Punsborne, Hertfordshire, .... etc.
  • .... He was twice married: first to Anne, daughter of Sir William Stonor, who died in 1518; and secondly to Anne, daughter of Sir William Rede, .... etc.
  • From: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Fortescue,_Adrian_(DNB00)

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  • Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ... By Douglas Richardson
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=kjme027UeagC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Plantagenet+ancestry&hl=en&sa=X&ei=U8VLUYTME-boiALhroHwBw&ved=0CEcQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=stonor&f=false
  • Pg.216
  • 15. THOMAS WENTWORTH, Knt., de jure 6th Lord Despenser, of Nettlestead, Suffolk, Harston, Cambridgeshire, etc., Knight of the Shire for Suffolk, Privy Councillor, Lord Chamberlain of the Household to King Edward VI, son and heir, born about 1500 (age 28 in 1528). He married about 1520 MARGARET FORTESCUE, daughter of Adrian Fortescue, K.B., of Stonor (in Pyrton) and
  • Pg.217
  • Shirburn, Oxfordshire, and St. Clement Danes, London, by his 1st wife, Anne (descendant of Kind Edward III), daughter and heiress of William Stonor, Knt. [see STONOR 14 for her ancestry]. .... etc.

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Sir William Stonor, Kt.'s Timeline

1450
1450
Stonor, Oxfordshire, England
1476
1476
Age 26
Stonor, Oxfordshire, England
1481
September 1481
Age 31
England
1484
May 21, 1484
Age 34
Stonor, Oxfordshire, England
1484
Age 34
Buckinghamshire, England
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Steward of Lewknor and Pyrton Hundred, Wallingford Priory, Thame and Dorc
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Stonor, Oxfordshire, England