Sir William de Marney, Sheriff of Essex and Hertford

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Sir William de Marney, Sheriff of Essex and Hertford

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Layer-Marney, Essex, England
Death: August 21, 1414 (48-49)
Layer-Marney, Essex, England
Place of Burial: Layer-Marney, Essex, England, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert de Marney, MP and Alice de Marney
Husband of Elizabeth de Marney
Father of Sir Thomas Marney; William de Marney, II; Anne Tyrell; Sir John Marney of Essex and Ellen Marney
Brother of Anne Elmham
Half brother of Sir Ingram le Bruyn, Kt.

Occupation: Sheriff of Essex and Hertford, Sheriff of Essex, Chamberlain to Thomas, Duke of Clarence, Knight
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About Sir William de Marney, Sheriff of Essex and Hertford

Family and Education

b.c.1370, s. and h. of Sir Robert Marney* by his 2nd w.1 m. c. July 1388, Elizabeth (c.1379-bef. 1414), da. of Sir Richard Cergeaux* of Colquite, Cornw. by his 2nd w. Philippa, da. and coh. of Sir Edmund Arundel, e. but bastardized s. of Richard, earl of Arundel (d.1376), sis. and coh. of Richard Cergeaux (d.1396), 2s. 2da. Kntd. by June 1400. Marney made his will on 19 Aug. 1414 and died two days later. He was buried in Layer Marney church in an alabaster tomb bearing an effigy which depicted him in armour with his head resting on a helmet and his feet on a lion.

Biography

History of Parliament Onlinewww.findagrave.com

Sir William Marney BIRTH 1370 Essex, England DEATH 21 Aug 1414 (aged 43–44) Essex, England BURIAL St Mary the Virgin Church Layer Marney, Colchester Borough, Essex, England MEMORIAL ID 114365528

Sir William was the son of Sir Robert de Marney and Alice Le Lacer. In 1388 he married Elizabeth Cergeaux, they had at least four children: Sir Thomas Marney, Knight WIlliam Marney Sir John Marney, Knight Anne Marney Offices Held Sheriff, Cornw. 28 Oct. 1400-Mich. 1401, Essex and Herts. 8 Nov. 1401-29 Dec. 1402. Commr. to make proclamation of Henry IV's intention to govern well, Essex May 1402; of array July 1402, Sept.-Nov. 1403; oyer and terminer Nov. 1410; inquiry Jan. 1414 (lollards) J.p. Essex 18 June 1402-Nov. 1413. Chamberlain to Thomas, duke of Clarence, prob. by Dec. 1411-d. Marney made his will on 19 Aug. 1414 and died two days later. He was buried in Layer Marney church in an alabaster tomb bearing an effigy which depicted him in armour with his head resting on a helmet and his feet on a lion. He had left £37 for his funeral expenses and for the fabric of the church, while other bequests included £5 to the parish of St. Mary Aldermanbury, London, £16 to be distributed among five houses of friars, £10 to each of his five executors and 300 marks for the dowry of his daughter, Anne. The contents of his houses were to pass with his armour and six best horses to his elder son, Thomas, while the younger son, John, was to have property at Horndon in tail-male. Sir William left to his lady, the countess of Hereford, a silver jug and six goblets. Thirty-six servants, ranging from the steward down to the kitchen-boy, were each to have sums of money, amounting to £111 in all. Indeed, Marney died a wealthy man, able to leave bequests amounting to at least £419.

Family Members Spouse Elizabeth Sergeaux Marney

Note: In the will of his grandson Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney it states that Robert had a wife named Katherine.

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Sir William de Marney, Sheriff of Essex and Hertford's Timeline

1365
1365
Layer-Marney, Essex, England
1393
February 21, 1393
Leyre-Marney, Essex, England (United Kingdom)
1396
1396
Leyre-Marney, Essex, England (United Kingdom)
1402
August 14, 1402
Layer Marney, Essex, England (United Kingdom)
1402
Leyre-Marney, Essex, England (United Kingdom)
1404
1404
Layer Marney, Essex, England, United Kingdom
1414
August 21, 1414
Age 49
Layer-Marney, Essex, England
1934
March 31, 1934
Age 49
June 28, 1934
Age 49