Sir William Roche Kt.

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Sir William Roche, Mayor of London, 1540

Birthplace: of London and Havering atte Bower, Essex, England (United Kingdom)
Death: September 11, 1549 (66-75)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Roche
Husband of Elizabeth Roche; Juliana Roche and Margaret Roche
Father of John Roche and Elizabeth Roche
Brother of Brian Roche

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Immediate Family

About Sir William Roche Kt.

Family and Education

b. by 1478, prob. s. of John Roche of Wickersley, Yorks. [This is incorrect. A Chancery suit states his father was William] m. (1) by 1520, Juliana (d.1526), 1s. 4da.; (2) 1531, Elizabeth, wid. of Thomas Cropp of London; (3) by 1541, Margaret, wid. of John Long (d.1538) of London. Kntd. 1540/41. d. 11 Sept 1549.

Offices Held

Warden, Drapers’ Co. 1512-13, 1520-1, master, 1531-2, 1535-6, 1540-1, 1543-4, 1545-6, 1548-9; auditor, London 1519-21, 1541-3, sheriff 1524-5, alderman 1530-d., mayor 1540-1.


History of Parliament Online

See Peter Bartrum, (April 26, 2018; Anne Brannen, curator)

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Sir William Roche Kt.'s Timeline

Essex, England
September 11, 1549
Age 71