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Sir William Plumpton, Kt.

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
Death: June 8, 1405 (43)
Spofforth, Yorkshire, England (Executed for "treason")
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert Plumpton, Kt. and Isabella Plumpton, Lady of Plumpton
Husband of Alice Plumpton
Father of Jane Plumpton, Lady; Sir Robert Plumpton, Knight; Thomas Plumpton; Richard Plumpton; Rev. George Plumpton and 4 others
Brother of Alice Plumpton; Henry Plumpton; Isabella Plumpton; Joan Baildon and Christiana Plumpton

Occupation: Knight
Managed by: Patricia Norton Chong
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About Sir William Plumpton, Kt.

Held the title Sir William Plumpton.

Sided with Richard II and adherents against Henry IV; executed for treason, June 8, 1405.

Father of Robert, Thomas, Isabella, Bryan, Katherine, Jane, George, William, and Richard

Brother of Alice and Joan

Half brother of Joan

ID: I03699

Name: William Plumpton 1

Sex: M

Title: Sir

Birth: 1362

Death: 1405 of Death on the scaffold!

Note: "William suffered death on the scaffold in 1405 for taking part in an insurrection stirred up by his uncle Richard, archbishop of York, whose sister his father had married. He is described by a contemporary historian as a brave and daring Knight."

Note 2: Archbishop of York Richard le Scrope led a failed rebellion against Henry IV in northern England (1405). Scrope and other rebel leaders were executed. This was the second of three attempts to overthrow Henry IV lead by Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland and his allies. Percy again fled to Scotland as he had after his defeat at the Battle of Shrewsbury (1403). [Percy Rebellion (1402–1408): three attempts by the Percy family and their allies to overthrow Henry IV]

Father: Robert Plumpton

Mother: Isabella Scrope

Marriage 1 Alice Gisburn


Robert Plumpton b: 1383
Richard Plumpton
George Plumpton
Thomas Plumpton
Bryan Plumpton
Isabell Plumpton
Katherin Plumpton


Title: Coat of Arms Sutliff, Sutliffe, or Sutcliffe

Author: Compilation: Samuel Milton Sutliff, Jr. (1909); Donald D. Sutliff; Bennett Hurd Sutliff

Publication: 1995

Note: Not clear who published the final manuscript.

Note: A monumental work.


Note: Donald D. Sutliff, 605 SE 98th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98664 Phone 1-360-892-0949

Media: Book

Page: 36


 Born: 1362 - Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Marr: 1381/1382 - Of, York, Yorkshire, England 
 Died: 8 Jun 1405 - 

Father: Robert PLUMPTON

Mother: Isabella SCROPE

Other Spouses:



 Born: ABT 1364 - Of, York, Yorkshire, England 
 Died: 1424 - 

Father: John De GISBURN

Mother: Ellen

Other Spouses:


1. Robert PLUMPTON

 Born: 1383 - Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Marr: 1392 - Alice FOLJAMBE (other spouses)
 Died: 8 Dec 1421 - 2. Thomas PLUMPTON 
 Born: ABT 1385 - Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Died: 18 Jul 1420 - 3. William PLUMPTON 
 Born: 1387 - Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Died: - 4. Richard PLUMPTON 
 Born: 1389 - Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Died: 1443 - 5. George PLUMPTON, [REVEREND] 
 Born: ABT 1392 - Of, Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England
 Died: 1451 - 6. Bryan PLUMPTON 
 Born: ABT 1395 - Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England 
 Died: 1424 - 7. Jane PLUMPTON 
 Born: ABT 1397 - Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Marr: - William MALLORY, [Sir Knight] 
 Died: - 8. Isabella PLUMPTON 
 Born: ABT 1400 - Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Marr: 1425 - Stephen THORPE (other spouses)
 Died: - 9. Katherine PLUMPTON 
 Born: ABT 1403 - Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
 Marr: - Gilbert DABENHAM, (Sir) (other spouses)
 Died: 1463 -

Om Sir William Plumpton, Kt. (Norsk)

Sir William av Plumpton, ridder

Williiam døde på skafottet i 1405 for å deltatt i et opprør pisket opp av hans onkel Richard, erkebiskopen av York, bror av hans mor.

William er beskrevet av en moderne historiker som en modig og dristig ridder."

Erkebiskop av York Richard le Scrope ledet et mislykket opprør mot Henrik IV i Nord-England (1405). Scrope og andre opprørsledere henrettet. Dette var det andre av tre forsøk på å styrte Henrik IV ledet av Henry Percy, jarlen av Northumberland og hans allierte. Percy flyktet igjen til Skottland etter hans tap i slaget av Shrewsbury (1403).

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Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
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Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
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Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
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Of Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
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Plumpton, Spoffoth, North Yorkshire, England
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Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
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Plumpton, Spofforth, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom