William Burley, MP

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William Burley, MP

Also Known As: "William Burleigh"
Birthplace: Boncroft Castle, Shropshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: August 10, 1458 (63-72)
Broncroft, Shropshire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Burley of Broncroft and Juliana Burley
Husband of Ellen Grendon and Margaret Parys
Father of Elizabeth Trussell; Joan Littleton; Lady Margaret Harcourt and Sibilla Eggedon
Brother of Margaret Mallory; John Burley and Edward Burley

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About William Burley, MP

William Burley, John Burley's heir, sometime Speaker of the House of Commons. His coat of arms was: Argent, a lion rampant Sable, debruised by a fess counter-gobony Or and Azure.


He married twice; firstly Ellen, daughter and coheiress of John Grendon, and widow of John Brown of Lichfield; they had 2 daughters and secondly Margaret, presumed daughter of Thomas Parys of Ludlow he had one daughter with his second wife called Sibilla. He died intestate, leaving as his heirs his daughter Joan, married to the jurist, Sir Thomas Littleton of Teddesley, and his grandson, William Trussell, son of his other daughter, Elizabeth.

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Shropshire, England
Broomscroft, Shropshire, England
Broncroft, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
August 10, 1458
Age 68
Broncroft, Shropshire, England