William Hudson, Sr.

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William Hudson, Sr.

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Death: circa 1570 (38-46)
Staffordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of "Gentleman Henry" Hudson and Barbara Watson
Husband of Alice Hudson (Perry)
Father of John Hudson
Brother of Thomas Hudson; John Hudson; Edward Hudson; Edmund Hudson; Annie Stoddard (Hudson) and 6 others

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About William Hudson, Sr.

Hudson name dated back to 1066 in the county of Yorkshire, England traditionally believed to be descendants of the Lord of Hoddleston by European genealogist. The Lords of Hoddleston occupied the castle Millom in Cumberland on the coast of the Irish sea. After the fall of the Roman Empire there was fierce rivalry bet. Norman's and Saxons over Yorkshire and area round the Rhine Valley. Battle of Hastings 1066 found the Norman's as conquerors although the early ancestors of the Hudson family remained. It appears that the immediate descendant of Sir Richard Hoddleston were known as the sons of Hudde (Hudson).

From Ian Chadwick's information:


The explorer's grandfather father had eight sons - including Thomas, John, Edward, Christopher(?), (William? see below) and Henry.

William Hudson, born 1528 (?) has been reported as Henry's uncle. William had a son, also named William, who married Alice Turner. They had a son, Richard, born 1605 in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Richard sailed to Virginia in 1635 on the 'Safety.'

William Hudson, born Abt. 1528/40. Founder of the Muscovy Company
Henry Hudson II was born 1541 in Tamworth, Staffordshire, England, and died 1585. Children of Henry Hudson II are:

  i.   William Hudson, born 1560 in London, England; married Alice Turner. 
  ii.   Henry (the explorer) Hudson III, born Abt. 1561. 

Children of Henry Hudson II are: 6 i. John4 Hudson, born Bet. 1560 - 1580; 7 ii. Thomas Hudson, born Bet. 1560 - 1580; 8 iii. Edward Hudson, born Bet. 1560 - 1580; 9 iv. Christopher Hudson, born Bet. 1560 - 1580; + 10 v. Henry "The Explorer" Hudson III, born 1570; died 1611

CoFounder of the Muscovy Company

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William Hudson, Sr.'s Timeline

Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Age 42
Staffordshire, England
Age 42
Tamsworth, Staffordshire, England