William Palmer, of Parham

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William Palmer, of Parham

Birthplace: Parham, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Somerset, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Palmer, II and Catherine Stradling Palmer
Husband of Elizabeth Bromley
Father of Catherine Hinton; Sir Thomas Palmer, of Fairfield; Wiliam Palmer and Sarah Smith
Brother of Walter Palmer, I; Catherine (Palmer); Robert Palmer; Margaret Lewis; John Palmer, Knight and 4 others
Half brother of Sir John Davis or Davies; Mary Palmer and Dorothy Roberts

Managed by: Woodman Mark Lowes Dickinson, OBE
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About William Palmer, of Parham


ELIZABETH VERNEY (c.1558-March 1592)

Elizabeth Verney, although said in some genealogies to have been the daughter of Sir Henry Verney and have had Queen Elizabeth as her godmother, was in fact the daughter of Hugh Verney of Fairfield, Somerset. Her first husband was William Palmer of Parham, Sussex (c.1554-December 24, 1586). Although numerous other children are listed online, they had only four: Thomas, (June 24, 1574-c.1605), Catherine (1579-September 30, 1609), William (1583-April 1585), and Sarah (1586/7-1633). Elizabeth was never married to John Palmer, younger brother of her first husband.

Robert Palmer d. 1544 | Sir Thomas Palmer* d. 1582 (from Angmering) = 1 w Griselda Caryll (3 daughters Mary Elizabeth & Dorothy)

2 w Katherine Stradling (Mother of William)

| William Palmer b 1554 d. 1586 =m. Eleanor Verney b. 1556 (Sir Thomas Palmer's only son) | Sir Thomas Palmer d. c. 1605

  • Sir Thomas Palmer was a Freeman Mercers Co. in London. In 1547 he was Justice of the Peace in Sussex. In 1553 he was knighted for his services to the Earl of Arundel. In 1559-1560 He was Sheriff of Surrey & Sussex. William married Elizabeth Verney. Elizabeth Verney was a Godchild of Queen Elizabeth I. Sir Thomas Palmer became her guardian in 1559. She was betrothed to Sir Thomas Palmer's Son William when she was 14. Elizabeth was the sole Heiress of the Verney's Fairfield Estate

Sir William Palmer Born 24 Jul 1544 in Parham, Sussex, , Englandmap Son of Thomas Palmer MP and Catherine (Stradling) Palmer Brother of Sir Thomas Palmer, Thomas Palmer and Dorothy Palmer Husband of Elizabeth (Verney) Bromley — married 1577 in , , Englandmap Father of Catherine Palmer, Thomas Palmer, William Palmer and Sarah (Palmer) Smith Died 24 Dec 1586 in Parham, Sussex, England


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William Palmer, of Parham's Timeline

July 14, 1544
Parham, Somerset, England
September 13, 1579
Age 35
Yetminster, Dorset, England
August 5, 1582
Age 38
Fairfield, Somerset, England, (Present UK)
Age 38
Stepney, London, England
Age 41
Somerset, England
February 23, 1587
Age 42
Parham, Sussex, England, (Present UK)