About George Knightley
William Knightley of Norwich (died 1548) was the son of Sir Edward Knightley & Ursula, sister & co heir of John Earl of Oxford. He married Agnes, sister of Sir Nicholas Hare, Knight, Master of the rolls, who survived him.
Children were all under age & last 3 daughters unmarried when will was written in 1547: George (son & heir), Letitia, Wynefryd, Awdry, & Catherine.
- Winfred (d aft 1569) married Robert Coke, Esq.
- Ethedrede or Awdry married Thomas Gawdrie, Sr
- Catherine married Reginald Rowse, Esq.
He had another daughter Letitia, his eldest, married 1st to ---- Clypesbye of Owby (?) & 2ndly to William Cardinal of Great Bromley, & had issue by him.
This family of Knightley bore for their arms, quarterly, or and ermine on the 1st & 4th, 3 pallets gules.
- Barton Turf history project, by Anthony Norris PDF document, page 10