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William Plumpton, I

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Probably Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
Death: October 15, 1480 (76)
Carleton, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert Plumpton, Knight and Alice Plumton
Husband of Elizabeth Plumpton and Joan Plumpton
Father of Agnes Aldborough; Isabel Hammerton; Joan Middleton; Elizabeth Plumpton; Margaret Plumpton and 5 others
Brother of Geoffrey (Godfrey) Plumpton; Robert Plumpton; Margaret Pigot; Alice Plumpton; Elizabeth Plumpton and 1 other

Occupation: Knight
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About Sir William Plumpton, I, Kt.

Sir William Plumpton (1404-15 October 1480) was a 15th century English aristocrat, landowner and administrator.

He was the grandson of Sir William Plumpton executed in 1405 for treason by Henry IV and the son of Sir Robert Plumpton of Plumpton Hall, Yorkshire. On the death of his father in 1421 he became the ward of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland.

He served in the French war 1427-30 and was knighted. On his return to England he was appointed by Northumberland as Seneschal of Knaresborough Castle and Steward of Northumberland's Spofforth estates.

Plumpton's own estates included Plumpton Hall, Yorkshire, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire and Hassop Hall, Derbyshire. He represented Nottinghamshire in the Parliament of 1436. He served as High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1447 and High Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1451.

During the War of the Roses he fought on the Lancastrian side at the Battle of Towton in 1461, where his son William and his benefactor Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland were slain. Plumpton was captured but later was pardoned by Edward IV and regained his offices in 1471.

He married firstly in 1430, Elizabeth Stapleton of Carlton, Yorkshire and secondly in 1451 Joan Winteringham.

D: I03681

Name: William Plumpton 1

Sex: M

Title: Sir

Birth: BET 7 AND 14 OCT 1404

Death: 1453

Note: "Shortly after he was twenty-one, William went to the wars in France and returned just before September 9, 1430, being there a knight. He was Seneschal and Master Forester of the Honour and Forest Constable of the Castle of Knaresborough.

Father: Robert Plumpton b: 1383

Mother: Alice Foljambe

Marriage 1 Elizabeth Stapleton


William Plumpton
Joan Plumpton
Elizabeth Plumpton
Anges Plumpton
Margaret Plumpton
Alice Plumpton
Isabelle Plumpton
Katherine Plumpton

Marriage 2 Joan Wintringham b: in Wintringham Hall, Knaresborough


Robert Plumpton b: 1453


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

Claims data from LDS site.

Om Sir William Plumpton, I, Kt. (Norsk)

Sir William I av Plumpton Ridder, High Sheriff. Parlamentsmedlem

Sir William Plumpton (1404-15 oktober 1480) var en engelsk aristokrat, grunneier og administrator.

Han var barnebarn av Sir William Plumpton ble henrettet i 1405 for forræderi av Henrik IV og sønn av Sir Robert Plumpton av Plumpton Hall, Yorkshire. Da hans far døde i 1421 ble han" the ward" av Henry Percy, 2 jarlen av Northumberland.

Han tjenestegjorde i den franske krigen 1427-30 og ble adlet, Han returnerte til England ble han utnevnt av Northumberland som administrerende offiser (Seneschal) av Knaresborough Castle og forvalter av Northumberland Spofforth eiendommer.

Plumpton eide mange eiendommer inkludert Plumpton Hall, Yorkshire, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire og Hassop Hall, Derbyshire.

Han representerte Nottinghamshire i parlamentet i 1436. Han var høy Sheriff av Yorkshire i 1447 og høy Sheriff i Derbyshire i 1453.

Under krigen i Roses kjempet han på Lancastrian side på slaget av Towton i 1461, hvor hans sønn William og hans velgjører Henry Percy, 3 jarl av Northumberland ble drept. Plumpton ble fanget, men senere ble benådet av Edward IV og gjenvant sine stillingeri 1471

Han giftet seg først i 1430, Elizabeth Stapleton av Carlton, Yorkshire og dernest i 1451 Joan Winteringham

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October 7, 1404
Probably Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
Age 17
Probably Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
March 8, 1430
Age 25
Of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
Age 25
Probably Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
Age 28
Plumpton, Yorkshire, England
Age 29
February 28, 1436
Age 31
Plumpton, Yorkshire, , England
Age 35
of, Plumpton, Yorkshire, England