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William Bardolf (1349 - 1386)

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Sir William "Lord Bardolph of Wormgay" Bardolf
Born in Wormegay, Norfolk, Englandmap
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William Bardolf, Knt., 4th Lord Bardolf, son and heir of Sir John Bardolf by Elizabeth Damory, daughter and heiress of Sir Roger Damory by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, married Agnes Poynings (or Ponynges), daughter of Michael de Poynings, Knt., 1st Lord Poynings, by his wife, Joan. Sir William and Agnes had two sons (Sir Thomas and Sir William) and two daughters (Elizabeth and Cecily). Sir William Bardolf died Jan. 29, 1385/6. His widow Agnes married shortly after April 10, 1386 (2) Thomas Mortimer, Knt., of Cavendish... (no issue).[1]

Sir William Bardolf, 4th Lord Bardolph of Wormgay was born on 21 October 1349 at Wormgay, Caister, Cantley, & Strumpshaw, Norfolk, England.[2][3]

He left a will on 12 September 1385.[3] He died on 29 January 1386; burial requested at the Friar Carmelites at Lynn, Norfolk.[2][3]


He married, after February 10, 1366, Agnes Poynings.[4] They had 2 sons & 2 daughters:[2][3][5][6][7][8][9]
  1. Sir Thomas, 5th Lord Bardolf
  2. Sir William
  3. Elizabeth, wife of Sir Robert, 5th Lord Scales and of Sir Henry Percy
  4. Cecily, wife of Sir Brian Stapleton


  1. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol 1, p 254 BARDOLF #14
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 57.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 253-254.
  4. Some English Descendants of Malcome Canmore King Of the Scots RJCW 307. By Gregory Lauder-Frost F.S.A. (Scot) (
  5. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 513-514.
  6. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 421.
  7. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 572-573.
  8. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 35-36.
  9. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 103-104.

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