William  (Paulet) Paulet, Poulett, Pawlet, Pawlett

William (Paulet) Paulet, Poulett, Pawlet, Pawlett (abt. 1405 - 1488)

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Born about in Somerset, , Englandmap
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Died in Hinton St George, Somerset, Englandmap
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William was born about 1405. William Paulet ... He passed away in 1488. [1]

"Sir William Pawlet, of Hinton St. George, knight, married Elizabeth, daughter and heir to John Deneband". They had the following children: Sir Amias, Ann who married Sir William Cary, Florence who married John Ashford, esq, another daughter Christian who first married to Nicholas Chi- chester, esq.; secondly to Henry Hull ; thirdly to William Martin and lastly Alice who married John Pawlet, of Basing, esq. [2]

British History Online states that William Poulett or Paulet married Elizabeth not long after her father John died in 1429. "William died in 1488, apparently very old. (fn. 92) His widow survived until 1497"[3]



  1. Entered by Arik Russell, Jun 8, 2012
  2. A view of Devonshire in MDCXXX, with a pedigree of most of its gentry, pages 474-475 [1]
  3. British History Online, Parishes: Hinton St. George [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/som/vol4/pp38-52}


  • Franklyn, Charles Aubrey Hamilton "A Genealogical History of the Families of Paulet (or Pawlett), Berewe (or Barrow), Lawrence, and Parker: With a Continuous Descent from Ealhmund, Born Circa 750, Great-grandfather of Aelfred the Great, Through Four Plantagenet Descents to 1963", Foundry Press, (1963)


  • Genealogy worksheets compiled by Ralph Pryor during his 40 years of research, traveling extensively in the military and in retirement. Entered by Greg Rose, Grandson.
  • WikiTree profile Paulet-26 created through the import of mishlie nash.GED on Jun 24, 2011 by Ted Williams. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Ted and others.

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