no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

William Ogle Esq (abt. 1412 - 1474)

William "of Choppington" Ogle Esq
Born about in Choppington, Northumberland, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Father of and
Died in Choppington, Northumberland, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Mar 2010
This page has been accessed 2,932 times.



William Ogle, esq. (b. abt. 1412 - d. 10 Aug 1474) of Choppington, was the son of Robert Ogle and Maud Grey. [1][2][3]


  • Gawen (b. abt. 1452)[1] m. ..., d. & h. of William Bernaby of Gunnerby, co. Lincs.[1]
  • Henry Ogle, m. ____ Musgrave[1]
  • Margaret, m. Jasper Bradford[1]


  • South Dissington[1]
  • Choppington[1]
  • from 22 Aug 1450: 200 acres in Longwhitten[1]


  • 1472 - aft 30 Jun 1747: Constable of Prudhoe Castle[1]

Research Notes


William's sis. Margaret, and prob. his son Henry (ancestor of Ogles of Eglingham), married into leading families of co. Westmoreland). ...
but NOTABLY ... Sir Richard Musgrave and William of Choppington's father Sir Robert Ogle sided with the Manners family during Causa de Heron, a family feud during c. 1420s between the Manners and Heron families of co. Northumb. Maybe Richard had a close relative who married William's son, Henry Ogle of Choppington, ancestor of the Ogles of Eglingham.
Musgrave >> Middleton >> Ogle ??

poss. Musgrave of co. Westmoreland during this period. see also Musgrave of co. Cumbs. & co. York.

William Ogle's great-grandaughter Mabel's husband was Robert Middleton of Belsay, co. Northumb.
Musgrave of Westmorland was an allied family of Middleton of Middleton Hall in co. Westmorland. (see Isabel Middleton, nee Musgrave, Musgrave-722). ... The Middleton's of Middleton Hall were also an allied family of Metcalfe of co. York, (see John Middleton). The Metcalfe family of co. York. intermarried w/ Hilton of Hilton in the early 16th century. ... Owen, 2nd Baron Ogle's (1439-87) wife Eleanor Hilton was ancestor of that line.
Margaret, sis. of William Ogle of Choppinton, remarried to Nicholas Bellingham. The Bellinghams were in co. Westmorland, too. They allied w/ the Middletons of Middleton Hall (see Mabel (Middleton) Bellingham, Curwens (allied family of Wharton, Dalston of Dalston, co. Cumbs), Ducketts, Mauleverers (allied family of Ogle baronial line),
Ducketts of Grayrigg went to co. Notts., then co. Wilts. ... Mauleverers seem to fade out. By reign of Hen. VIII, Wharton allies w/ Curwens & Forsters. The latter was allied to Ogles. (see also Frances Wharton, sis. of Baron Wharton).
Middleton of Middleton Hall, co. Westmorland, c. 1563/4
Middleton of Middleton Hall, co. Westmorland, c. 1563/4
Middleton of Middleton Hall, co. Westmorland, c. 1615
Middleton of Middleton Hall, co. Westmorland, c. 1615


connections to co. Lincs. via son Gawen's marriage to Wm. Bernaby's dau. ... Could William Ogle of Choppington been in contact w/ the Ogle of Pinchbeck, co. Lincs.?


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Ogle, 1902. pp.175
  2. Tayloe, Benjamin Ogle (1872). In Memoriam: Benjamin Ogle Tayloe. Sherman & Company. Google Books
  3. Richardson D. (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry, (2 ed, Vol. II, pp. 390 - 191). Salt Lake City, UT.
    Richardson, D. (n.d.) Magna Carta Ancestry, (pp. 429)
    Richardson, D. (n.d.) Plantagenet Ancestry, (pp. 396-397)
    Richardson D. (n.d.). Royal Ancestry, (Vol. III, p. 280 - 281)
  • "Prudhoe castle," (1891). Archaeologia Aeliana, 14, pp. 205-206. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Google Books.[1]
  • Ogle, H.A.(1902). Ogle and Bothal: History of the baronies of Ogle, Bothal, and Hepple. Print.[2]

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is William your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message private message a profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.


Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

O  >  Ogle  >  William Ogle Esq

Categories: Choppington, Northumberland, Ogle Name Study