William Windsor, MP, 2nd Baron Windsor

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About William Windsor, MP, 2nd Baron Windsor

Primary Sources

Will of William Windsor of Bradenham in the county of Buckingham, knight, Lord Windsor, dated 10 August 1558 and proved 10 December 1558.

"my body to be buried in the right side of the choir within the parish church of Bradenham aforesaid over the right side of the same church, if it shall so fortune and chance me to decease within the county of Buckingham, and if it shall happen me to decease and die in any other place within this realm, then I will my body to be buried in the conventual or parish church of friars in Hounslow within the county of Middlesex in such place within the same church as shall be thought most decent and convenient by the discretion of mine executors, if it so come to pass that the same church in Hounslow shall fortune at the time of my decease to be a parish church or house of religious friars, and so that it shall be thought convenient to mine executors hereafter named, and that my body shall be there buried"

Family members mentioned:

 "Thomas Windsor, esquire, my grandfather" deceased 
 "Andrew, Lord Windsor, my father" deceased
 "Sir Edward Windsor, knight, mine eldest son and heir apparent"
 "Walter Windsor, my son"
 "my son William Windsor"
 "my daughter Elizabeth Sandys, wife of Henry Sandys, son and heir of Thomas, Lord Sandys"
 "my daughter Bridget Ferrers" an her husband "Edward Ferrers of Baddesley" 
 "my son[-in-law] Scott and my daughter Mary, his wife"
 "my daughter Dorothy Pauncefoot"
 "my daughter Anne Windsor shall take to husband John Danvers"
 "Philip and Elizabeth, the children of the Lady Elizabeth and of me, the said Lord Windsor, and Mary Paulet, daughter unto my said wife"
 "my brother, Thomas Windsor"

Family and Education

b. by 1499, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of Sir Andrew Windsor, 1st Lord Windsor, and bro. of Thomas. educ. ?M. Temple m. (1) by 1527, Margaret, da. of William Sambourne of Fernham in Shrivenham, Berks., at least 5s. inc. Sir Thomas 1da.; (2) by Mar. 1554, Elizabeth, da. of Peter Cowdray of Herriard, Hants, wid. of Richard Paulet (d. by 1515), 1s. 1da. KB 30 May 1533; suc. fa. as 2nd Lord Windsor 30 Mar. 1543.


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William Windsor, MP, 2nd Baron Windsor's Timeline

Of, Stanwell, Middlesex, England
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Stanwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Middlesex, London, England (United Kingdom)
Stanwell, Middlesex, England (United Kingdom)
August 20, 1554
Age 56
Bradenham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom