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William Ogle esq (abt. 1412 - 1474)

William "of Choppington" Ogle esq
Born about in Choppington, Northumberland, Englandmap
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Died in Choppington, Northumberland, Englandmap
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William Ogle, esq. (b. abt. 1412 - d. 10 Aug 1474) of Choppington,[1][2][3][4]is the third son of Sir Robert Ogle and Maud Grey.


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]


Ogle-1294 bookmarker ...


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.
Causa de Heron
Causa de Heron
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.
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.?


  • "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]
  • Tayloe, Benjamin Ogle (1872). In Memoriam: Benjamin Ogle Tayloe. Sherman & Company. Google Books.

Citations and Notes

  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, 1872
  3. Tayloe: William is the direct ancestor of the Ogles from Maryland
  4. see also: Richardson D. (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry, (2 ed, Vol. II, pp. 390 - 191). Salt Lake City, UT: N.p.
    Richardson, D. (n.d.) Magna Carta Ancestry, (pp. 429). N.p.
    Richardson, D. (n.d.) Plantagenet Ancestry, (pp. 396-397). N.p.
    Richardson D. (n.d.). Royal Ancestry, (Vol. III, p. 280 - 281). N.p.
  5. Age 34 in 1486.

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