Page 365: "15-7-8, Jan. 22. Licence from the archbishop of Canterbury for Sir William Pierrepoint, knt., and Joan, widow of Henry Sothill, late dioc. Lincoln, to marry. On Jan. 20th, a dispensation was given to them at London by Hadrian, cardinal-priest of St. Grisogonus, they being related in 3rd and 4th degrees."
Vol. 1, Page 608: 1513, June 16 #4253 "The Badges of the Captains in the King's Army"..."Nottingham banneret, Sir Will. Pierrepoynt(Made knight at Tournay), and Roger Pierrepoynt his petty captain." Also see here.
↑ "BATTLE OF SPURS. Henry VIII of England, the Emperor Maximilian, and the Swiss, in 1513 entered into an offensive alliance against France. Henry VIII landed at Calais in the month of July, and soon formed an army of 30,000 men. He was joined by the emperor with a good corps of horse and some foot, the emperor as a mercenary to the king of England, who allowed him a hundred ducats a day for his table! They invested Terouenne with an army of 50,000 men; and the duc de Longueville, marching to its relief, was signally defeated on the l6th of August, at Guinegate. This battle was called the battle of Spurs, because the French used their spurs [i.e., they spurred their horses and fled the field] more than they did their swords. The English king laid siege to Tournay, which submitted in a few days."
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