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William Astley

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Birthplace: Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: October 18, 1404 (59-68)
Astley, Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas of Astley, 3rd Lord Astley and Elizabeth de Beauchamp, Baroness Astley
Husband of Joan Astley
Father of Joan Astley, Baroness Astley
Brother of Thomas Astley; Giles Astley and Alice Champernown

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About William Astley, 4th Baron Astley

William of Astley, 4th Lord Astley was born before 1344.1 He was the son of Thomas of Astley, 3rd Lord Astley and Elizabeth de Beauchamp.1 He married Joan Willoughby, daughter of John Willoughby, 2nd Lord Willoughby de Eresby.1 He died after 1370, without male issue.1

William of Astley, 4th Lord Astley succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Astley [E., 1295] circa 1370, although he was never called to Parliament.2

Child of William of Astley, 4th Lord Astley and Joan Willoughby

1.Joan of Astley, Baroness Astley+1

Citations

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 I, page 283. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

2.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1818. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

From: http://thepeerage.com/p3212.htm#i32112

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  • 'Magna Carta ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=wHZcIRMhSEMC&pg=PA379&lpg=PA379&dq...
  • 6. ELIZABETH DE BEAUCHAMP, married before 1336/7 (as his 2nd wife) THOMAS DE ASTLEY (or ASTELEY), Knt., of Astley, Bentley, and Weddington, Warwickshire, Broughton, Leicestershire, and Crick, Northamptonshire, son and heir of Giles de Astley, Knt., by Alice, 2nd daughter and co-heiress of Thomas de Wolvey, Knt., of Wolvey, Warwickshire. He was born in or before 1305. They had three sons, 'William, Knt.', Thomas, Knt., and Giles. He was married previously to MARGARET ___, who was living 15 Jul 1334. They had no known issue. He was heir in 1325 to his uncle, Nicholas de Astley, 2nd Lord Astley. In 1338 he founded a chantry in Astley, Warwickshire, which, in 1343, he had sanction to change into a collegiate church. He was summoned to Parliament from 25 Feb. 1342/3 to 10 Mar 1349/50. SIR THOMAS DE ASTLEY, 3rd Lord Astley, was living 3 May 1366.
    • 7. THOMAS DE ASTLEY, Knt., of Hillmorton, Warwickshire, and, in right of his wife, of Braunstone (in Glenfield and Little Stretton, Leicestershire, younger son. He married before 13 Dec. 1369 ELIZABETH DE HARCOURT, daughter and heiress of Richard de Harcourt, Knt., of Ellenhall, Staffordshire, by Joan, daughter of William de Shareshull, Knt., Chief Justice of the King's Bench, Chief Baron of the Exchequer [see HARCOURT 6.i. for her ancestry]. She was born about 1347/9 (aged 22 in 1369 and 21 in 1370). They had two sons, Thomas, Esq., and John, and one daughter, Elizabeth, wife of John Clay, Knt. They were involved in a protracted series of lawsuits regarding the manor of Ellenhall, the reversion of which was awarded to them. His wife, Elizabeth, was living in 1383-84. SIR THOMAS DE ASTLEY died in 1399.
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  • 'Sir William Astley, 4th Baron Astley, Justice of the Peace for Warwickshire1,2,3,4,5
  • 'M, b. before 1345, d. 1420
  • Father Sir Thomas Astley, 3rd Lord Astley6 b. c 1305, d. a 21 Jul 1381
  • Mother Elizabeth Beauchamp2,6 b. 1313
  • ' Sir William Astley, 4th Baron Astley, Justice of the Peace for Warwickshire was born before 1345 at of Astley, Bentley, & Weddington, Warwickshire, England.2 He married Joan (Katherine?) Willoughby, daughter of Sir John Willoughby, 3rd Lord Willoughby de Eresby and Cecily de Ufford, before 1370; They had only the daughter, Joan.2,3,4 Sir William Astley, 4th Baron Astley, Justice of the Peace for Warwickshire died in 1420 at of Astley, Warwickshire, England.2,3
  • 'Family Joan (Katherine?) Willoughby d. bt 1404 - 1414
  • Child
    • Joan Astley+7,8,9,3,4,5 d. 3 Sep 1448 or 12 Nov 1448
  • Citations
  • 1.[S9161] Unknown author, Wallop Family, p. 37.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 45.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 54.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 274.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 301-302.
  • 6.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 53-54.
  • 7.[S11581] Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerages, p. 13.
  • 8.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 358.
  • 9.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 620-621.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p980.htm#i...
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William Astley, 4th Baron Astley's Timeline

1340
1340
Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England (United Kingdom)
1366
1366
Astley, Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
1404
October 18, 1404
Age 64
Astley, Warwickshire, England (United Kingdom)
1995
June 20, 1995
Age 64
December 27, 1995
Age 64
1996
February 6, 1996
Age 64