Sir Andrews Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor

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Andrews Windsor, knight

Birthplace: Stanwell Place, Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Death: before July 31, 1543
Hounslow, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: Church of the Holy Trinity of Hounslow, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Windsor, Esq. and Dame Elizabeth Litton
Husband of Lady Elizabeth Windsor (Blount), Baroness Windsor
Father of Eleanor Neville; Dame Elizabeth Vavasour (Windsor); Andrew Windsor; George Windsor; William Windsor, MP, 2nd Baron Windsor and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Fowler (Windsor); Alice Puttenham; Anne Corbet; William Windsor; John Windsor and 6 others

Managed by: David Bradbury Stewart
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About Sir Andrews Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor

Primary Sources

Andrews was a legatee in the 1479 will of his father.

The Inquisitions Post Mortem held in 1485 for his father state "Andrew Wyndesore, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir" [b. abt. 1468].

Will of Andrews Windsor, of Stanwell, in the County of Middlesex, Knight, Lord Windsor, dated 26th March 1543 and proved 31st July 1543.

"My body to be buried in the choir of the Church of the Holy Trinity of Hounslow, in the said County of Middlesex, whether I decease within the realm of England or without, if by any reasonable means I can be conveyed thither; and to be placed between the pillars where my entire well beloved wife, Elizabeth Lady Wyndsore, lieth buried; I will that there be made a convenient tomb of freestone, with such arms, images, and scriptures, as shall be thought best by the discretion of my executors"

Family members mentioned:
"my loving father, Thomas Wyndesore, Esquire" deceased
"my loving mother, dame Elizabeth Litton" deceased
"my lady my wife" not named, deceased

"Sir William Windsor, my son and heir; and my son, Edmund Windsor, Esq; overseers of my will"
"my son Thomas, younger brother of Edmund"
"I will that my son George's tomb be also finished"
"my daughters, dame Elizabeth, wife of Sir Peter Vavasor, of Spaldington in York; Anne wife of Roger Corbet, of Morton-Corbet in Shropshire, Esq.; Edith, wife of George Ludlow, of Hill-Deverell in Wilts, Esq.; every of which I married in my life-time, and well provided for, desiring them to pray for my soul"

"my brother, Sir Anthony Windsor. To Edith, daughter of the said Sir Anthony, c marks"
"my sister, Margaret Windsor, late Prioress of the late monastery of Sion"

Grandchildren mentioned:
"Agnes Windsor, and Ursula, daughters of my son Thomas Windsor"
"Peter Windsor, Miles Windsor, and Andrew Windsor"

Family and Education

b. c.1467, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of Thomas Windsor of Stanwell by Elizabeth, da. and coh. of John Andrews of Baylham, Suff. educ. M. Temple. m. c.1485, Elizabeth, da. of William Blount, 4s. inc. Thomas and William 3da. suc. fa. 29 Sept. 1485, KB 23 June 1509; cr. Lord Windsor by 1 Dec. 1529.


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Sir Andrews Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor's Timeline

Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 11
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 14
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 24
Staines, Middlesex, England
Age 24
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 30
Of, Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 38
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
Age 46
Middlesex, England
Age 47
Stanwell, Middlesex, England
July 31, 1543
Age 75