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George Hayward (abt. 1586 - abt. 1615)

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Sir George Hayward
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George Hayward was a beneficiary of the will of his grandmother, Alice (Judde) Smythe, the will made on 10 Jul 1592[1].

George Hayward was a beneficiary of the will of his father, Sir Rowland Hayward, the will made on17 Nov 1592 and proved on 04 Mar 1593/1594[2] and noted on the memorial to his father at St Alphage, City of London[3].

George 'Heyward' of London (Salop) was knighted at Theobalds on 06 Aug 1604[4].

He died without issue aged 28[5][6].


  1. Will of Alice Smythe, Widow of London. 11 May 1598. PROB 11/91/377. National Archives.
  2. Will of Sir Rowland Hayward. 1594. PROB 11/83/228. Transcript by Nina Green, 2014.
  3. The History and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, Borough of Southwark, and parts adjacent. 1753.
  4. Shaw W A (1906) The Knights of England. A complete record from the earliest time to the present day of the knights of all the orders of chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of knights bachelors, incorporating a complete list of knights bachelors dubbed in Ireland. Vols I & II. London. Reprinted 1971.
  5. Jay, Winifred (1933) Sir Rowland Hayward. Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society, New Series Vol VI, pp509-527.
  6. Hayward, George, knight: London. Inquisition Post Mortem. C 142/363/194. 15 James I. National Archives.
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