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William Blount

Also Known As: "W Blount"
Birthplace: Sodington, Worcestershire, England
Death: October 03, 1337 (37-46)
Sodington, Worcester, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Walter Blount and Johanna de Sodington
Husband of Margaret de Verdun
Father of Alice Blount and Margaret Blount
Brother of Sir John le Blount, Kt.; Walter Blount and Alice Blount

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About Sir William Blount

Sir William le Blount, 1st and last Lord Blount was the son of Sir Walter le Blount and Joan Sodington.1 He married Margery de Verdun, daughter of Sir Theobald de Verdun, 2nd Lord Verdun and Maud de Mortimer, before 20 February 1326/27.1 He died before 3 October 1337.1

    Sir William le Blount, 1st and last Lord Blount was created 1st Lord Blount [England by writ] on 25 January 1329/30.1 He lived at Sodington, Worcestershire, England.1 

On his death, his title become extinct.1

1.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 196. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage. BLOUNT (Sir Knight)1

William BLOUNT (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1295, Sodington, Worcestershire, England

Died: BEF 3 Oct 1337

Notes: Heir to Sir Walter, Knight of Ockha (alias Rock) died without issue and left the Estate of Sodington property to his brother John. Had a command in Scotland in 1335. He m. Margaret, 3rd dau. and co-heir of Theobald De Verdon, Lord of Alton Castle, co. Stafford, lord justice of Ireland; and Maud De Mortimer. The lady was b. in 1310; there was no issue of the marriage, and Sir William dying, 11th Edward II. (anno 1337), seized of the castle of Weobly, in Herefordshire, Batterby, and lands in Fenton, Romesore, and Biddulph, Staffordshire, Sodington and Timberlake, in Worcestershire, as s. by his brother.

Father: Walter BLOUNT (Sir Knight)

Mother: Johanna De SODINGTON

Married: Margaret De VERDUN (b. 10 Aug 1310, Ludlow, England) Feb 1327, Sodington, Worcester, England


1. Alice BLOUNT

Complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United ... By George Edward Cokayne


Theobald Verdon and 1st wife Maud Mortimer

Margery, then aged seven, who inherited Weobley and other estates in co. Hereford, and who m. three husbands, viz. (1) Marcus Hussey (2) William Blount, and (3) Sir John Crophull, by whom she was mother of Thomas Crophull, whose da. and h., Agnes, m. Sir Walter Devereux;....


Blood royal: issue of the kings and queens of medieval England, 1066-1399 ... By Thelma Anna Leese


Theobald de Verdon m. Maud de Mortimer....

Margaret/Margery de Verdun (b.10 Aug 1310, Alton; d. abt 1377) m. (1) bef 20 Feb 1326/1327 William le Blount (d. bef 3 Oct 1337); m. (2) Mark Husee (d. bef 10 Feb 1345/1346); m (3) bef 10 Sep 1355 John de Crophull (d. 3 Jul 1383).

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Sir William Blount's Timeline

Sodington, Worcestershire, England
Sodington, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
October 3, 1337
Age 42
Sodington, Worcester, England
July 31, 1939
Age 42
January 17, 1940
Age 42
April 9, 1970
Age 42