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Sir Henry Willoughby, Knt.

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Willoughby, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: May 10, 1529 (77-85)
Willoughby, Nottinghamshire, England
Place of Burial: Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Willoughby and Margaret Lee (Griffith)
Husband of Margaret Willoughby; Elizabeth Borough; Ellen Egerton and Alice Willoughby
Father of Edward Willoughby; Jane Harbottle; Sir John Willoughby; Sir Hugh Willoughby, the Navigator and Alice Willoughby
Brother of Alice Curzon; Johane Thorland; Sanchia Digby and Richard Willoughby

Occupation: Sheriff of Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire
Managed by: Lizzie Saunby
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About Sir Henry Willoughby, Knt.


Henry Willoughby was born in 1445 at Willoughby, Nottinghamshire, England. He was the son of Robert Willoughby and Margaret Griffith. He died on 11 May 1529.


Sir Henry Willoughby, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire was born circa 1452 at of Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England; Age 23 in 1475, 30 in 1493.2,3,5 Sir Henry Willoughby, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire left a will on 7 May 1528.3,5 He died on 11 May 1528 at Middleton, Warwickshire, England; Buried at Wollaton, Nottinghamshire. He married (4) Alice Wallys.2,3,5 His estate was probated on 1 July 1528.3,5

He married

  1. Margaret Markham, daughter of Sir Robert Markham, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, & Derbyshire and Joan Daubeney, circa 1480 at of East Markham, Nottinghamshire, England;
  2. A settlement for the marriage Sir Henry Willoughby, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire and Elizabeth Burgh was made circa 1491.2,10,3,5
  3. Sir Henry Willoughby, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire married Ellen Egerton, daughter of Sir John Egerton and Eleanor Brereton, circa 1500;
  4. married 4th to Alice Wallys.2,3,5

Children of 1st wife

They had 4 sons

  • (Sir John;
  • Sir Edward;
  • Francis; &

-* William)

and 3 daughters

  • (Dorothy, wife of Sir Anthony FitzHerbert;
  • Margaret, wife of Sir John Zouche; &
  • Jane, wife of Richard Harbottle).2,3,4,6

Children of 3rd wife

They had 1 son

  • (Sir Hugh)

and 1 daughter

  • (Alice, wife of Richard Draycott).2,3,5


Sir Robert Willoughby was born circa 1420 at of Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England.2 He married Margaret Griffith, daughter of Sir John Griffith, Sheriff of Stafford and Catherine Tyrwhitt, circa 1439; They had 2 sons (Sir Henry; & Richard) and 3 daughters (Jane, wife of Thomas Thurland, Esq; Alice, wife of Richard Curzon; & Sanche, wife of John Strelley, Esq., & of Sir John Digby).2,3,4,5,6,7 Sir Robert Willoughby died before 1485 at of Wollaton, Willoughby, & Bradmore, Nottinghamshire, England.2,3,6

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Sir Henry Willoughby, Knt.'s Timeline

Nottinghamshire, England
Age 19
Age 37
Wollaton, , Nottinghamshire, England
Age 47
Nottinghamshire, England
May 10, 1529
Age 81
Nottinghamshire, England