William Wentworth, I (1263 - 1308) MP

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Birthplace: Wentworth Woodhouse, (Rotherham), Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Strafford, Yorkshire, , England
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  • The Wentworth genealogy, comprising the origin of the name, the family in England, and a particular account of Elder William Wentworth, the emigrant, and of his descendants (1870)
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/wentworthgenealo01inwent#page/n93/mode/2up
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/wentworthgenealo01inwent#page/n156/mode/1up
  • VIII. Robert Wentworth, who married Emma, daughter and heir of William Woodhouse, (Wodehouse, in old manuscripts,) of Woodhouse (a manor or lordship contiguous to Wentworth), and thus acquiring that estate the family was afterwards designated as Wentworth of Wentworth-Woodhouse.* He was living in the reign of Henry III. and Edward I.: say as late as 1275, and was succeeded by his son and heir--
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/wentworthgenealo01inwent#page/n158/mode/1up
    • IX. William Wentworth, of Wentworth-Woodhouse, who married Beatrice, daughter of Gilbert Thakel, of Yorkshire, and died 2 Edward II., 1308-9, having had issue, two sons, viz: --
      • 1. William, of whom hereafter, and
      • 2. Richard, who became Prebendary of St. Paul's, and in 1338 was elevated to the Bishopric of London, and in the same year, being in the reign of Edward III., was made Lord High Chancellor of England. This is the first recorded instance of the official dignities that were afterwards common enough in the family. So far as the State was concerned, his position was second only to that of the King himself; and the Bishopric of London, at that time holding even higher rank that it does now, was exceeded only by the Archbishoprics of Canterbury and York. Bishop and Chancellor Wentworth did not, however, long enjoy his dignities, as he died in 1339, the year succeeding his elevation. The line was continues through his elder brother--
      • X. William Wentworth, of Wentworth-Woodhouse, who was married, first, in 1288, to Dionysia, daughter of Peter de Rotherfield, by whom he had only two sons, viz:--
        • 1. William, of whom hereafter, and
        • 2. John, who married Alice, daughter of heir of John Bissett, Esq., of North Elmsall, in Yorkshire, and thus acquired that important estate. He died, however, without at least surviving issue, and bequeathed that estate to his nephew John, the younger son of his elder brother William of whom hereafter. Their mother Dionysia died shortly after the birth of her younger son John, and their father William married, secondly, Lucy daughter of Sir Adam Newmarch, but had no issue by her; and himself died in 1295, in the lifetime of his father, and only seven years after his first marriage. On his father's death, in 1308-9, the family estate, reverted to his eldest son--
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  • Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 11 By Colonial Society of Massachusetts
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=Sfw7AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA69&lpg=PA69&dq=Isabel+Pollington&source=bl&ots=AczTqjFTLh&sig=auTeAnKwtvtauFfMNJcsjgfSt1E&hl=en&ei=l9bNTOL0OJO8sQOc7KCDDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CBYQ6AEwAjgU#v=onepage&q=Isabel%20Pollington&f=falsehttp://books.google.com/books?
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  • SIX DIFFERENT TREES
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  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WENTWORTH.htm#William De WENTWORTH2
  • William De WENTWORTH
  • Died: 1308/9
  • Father: Robert De WENTWORTH
  • Mother: Emma WOODHOUSE
  • Married: Beatrix THAKEL
  • Children:
    • 1. William De WENTWORTH
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  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p425.htm#i12774
  • William Wentworth
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  • Father Robert Wentworth d. a 1275
  • Mother Emma Woodhouse
  • William Wentworth was born at of Wentworth-Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England. He married Beatrice Thakel, daughter of Gilbert Thakel.
  • Family Beatrice Thakel
  • Children
    • William Wentworth+
    • Richard Wentworth
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  • The Wentworth genealogy: English and American, Volume 1 By John Wentworth
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=KR8aAAAAIAAJ&printsec=toc#v=onepage&q=reresby&f=false
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  • IX. William Wentworth, of Wentworth-Woodhouse, who married Beatrice, daughter of Gilbert Thakel, of Yorkshire, and died 2 Edward II, 1308-9, having had issue, two sons, viz.-- 1. William, 2. Richard.
    • X. WILLIAM WENTWORTH, of Wentworth-Woodhouse, who was married, first, in 1288 to DIONYSIA, daughter of Peter de Rotherfield, by whom he had only two sons, viz.--1. William, of whom hereafter, and 2. John, who married Alice, daughter and heir of John Bissett, Esq., of North Elmsall, in Yorkshire, and thus acquired that important estate, He died, however, without at least surviving issue, and bequeathed that estate to his nephew John12, the younger son of his elder brother William, of whom hereafter.
    • Their mother Dionysia died shortly after the birth of her younger son John, and their father William married, secondly, Lucy, daughter of Sir Adam Newmarch, but had no issue by her; and himself died in 1295, in the lifetime of his father and only seven years after his first marriage. On his father's death, in 1308-9, the family estate reverted to his eldest son
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William Wentworth, I's Timeline

1263
1263
Wentworth Woodhouse, (Rotherham), Yorkshire, England
1264
1264
Age 1
Woodhouse, Yorkshire, , England
1289
1289
Age 26
Wentworth Woodhouse, (Rotherham), Yorkshire, England
1291
1291
Age 28
Yorkshire, , England
1308
1308
Age 45
Strafford, Yorkshire, , England
1930
August 12, 1930
Age 45
August 12, 1930
Age 45
1931
February 16, 1931
Age 45
February 16, 1931
Age 45
1952
January 3, 1952
Age 45