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William Corbet

Birthplace: Hope, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Peter Corbet, of Hope-Juxta-Caus, Knight and Elizabeth Corbet
Husband of Elizabeth Corbet
Father of Wiliam Corbet; John Corbet and Margaret Dennis
Brother of Joan Corbet and Pernell Corbet

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About William Corbet

William married Elizabeth de Baa. Their children were John, William & Margaret.

William died before his father Sir Peter Corbet. Sir Peter Corbet's heir was Wiliam's son John.

June 28. 1375 Westminster.
To John Carnell' escheator in Norhamptonshire. Order to deliver to William Corbet, son of Elizabeth sister of Thomas Baa and brother and heir of John son of William Corbet tenant in chief, a toft, 5½ virgates of land and 3s. 5d. of rent in Bradden and a messuage, one carucate of land and 10 acres of underwood in Sewell taken into the king's hand by the death of the said Thomas and by reason of the nonage of the said William brother of John; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken at his command by Nicholas Seymour late escheator, that Thomas Baa at his death held no lands in that county in chief in his demesne as of fee nor in service, but held the premises of others than the king, and that the said William brother of John is his cousin and next heir, being lately within age and in the king's wardship but now of full age; and on 20 May last the said William's age being proved the king took his homage and fealty, and commanded livery to be given him of the lands of the said John his father (sic).

Source: 'Close Rolls, Edward III: August 1375', in Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III: Volume 14, 1374-1377, ed. H C Maxwell Lyte (London, 1913), pp. 154-156. British History Online [accessed 8 September 2017].

Person ID# I129562

Wales. Welsh Medieval Database Primarily of Nobility and Gentry. Sources: 1.[S2416] #12627 Genealogy of Shropshire [by Joseph Morris] (filmed 1966), Morris, Joseph, (10 volumes. Manuscript filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966), vol. 1-2 FHL microfilm 504,551; vol.3-4 FHL microf., vol. 1 p. 375*.

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William Corbet's Timeline

Alveston, Gloucestershire, England
Gloucestershire, England (present UK)
May 6, 1353
Cherrington, Shropshire, England
Hope, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom