David Woodroffe, Alderman of London

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David Woodroffe (Woodruffe), Sir

Birthplace: Ufcombe, Devon, England
Death: Died in City of London, Greater London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of John Woodruff and Joan Woodroffe
Husband of Elizabeth Woodruff
Father of Sir Nicholas Woodroffe, Kt., MP, Lord Mayor of London; Elizabeth Woodruffe; Robert Woodruff; Stephen Woodruffe; David Woodruff and 1 other
Brother of Agnes Noyes

Occupation: Sir, Alderman and Sheriff
Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About David Woodroffe, Alderman of London

David Woodroffe, Haberdasher

David Woodroffe was apprenticed to John Hill of the Haberdashers' Company and became a freeman of the company in 1526. John Hill was probably his father in law.

Sheriff 1554-5. Died 24 Mar 1563; Will (21 Chayre) 26 Jun 1560; proved 22 May 1563.

His son, Sir Nicholas, was Lord Mayor 1579-80, and his daughter Mary was mother of Sir William Stonhouse, 1st Baronet of Radley.

Had a stroke in 1560 which left him severely incapacitated.


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David Woodroffe, Alderman of London's Timeline

Ufcombe, Devon, England
Age 21
London, Greater London, UK
Age 25
East Riding, Yorkshire, England
Age 39
London, London, , England
March 24, 1563
Age 53
City of London, Greater London, UK