Sir Francis Williams, alias Cromwell

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Sir Francis Williams, alias Cromwell

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Hinchingbrooke, Huntington, England
Death: August 4, 1598 (72-80)
Hinchinbrook, Huntingdon, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Williams, alias Cromwell; Sir Richard Williams, alias Cromwell and Frances Cromwell
Husband of Margaret Cromwell
Father of Henry Williams and Henry CROMWELL
Brother of Richard Cromwell; Thomas Cromwell; Joan Williams; Anne Williams; Roger Williams and 3 others

Occupation: Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire
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About Sir Francis Williams, alias Cromwell

Francis Williams, alias Cromwell, esq. was one of the Knights of the Shire for the county of Huntingdon in 1572, and later Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire; according to Fuller, he resided at Hinchingbrooke; but his usual place of residence was at Hinchinford, in Huntingdonshire. He married Marg. the daughter of Henry Mannock, of that place, and died 4 August 1598: by the inquisitio post mortem taken at St Ives, 16 November following, it appears that he left a son, Henry Williams, alias Cromwell, then 23 years of age, his heir, possessed of the site of St Neots Priory, called the Fermerne; manor of St Neots, valued at £14. per ann. with 80 acres of pasture, called Little and Great-Dirty Wintringham; the manor of Grafham, valued at £9. per annum and the manor of Hardwick, valued at £14. per annum held of the king by knights' service.

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Sir Francis Williams, alias Cromwell's Timeline

Hinchingbrooke, Huntington, England
Age 34
Hinchingford, England
Age 53
August 4, 1598
Age 76
Hinchinbrook, Huntingdon, England