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William (Skipwith) de Skipwith (abt. 1310 - aft. 1349)

William de Skipwith formerly Skipwith
Born about in Beakby, Lincolnshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died after after about age 39 in Ormsby, Lincolnshire, Englandmap
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William de Skipwith was the son and heir of John de Skipwith and his wife Margaret de Flinton. [1]

William de Skipwith, who married Margaret, daughter of Ralph Fitz-Simon, lord of Ormsby in Lincolnshire, and sister and sole heir of Simon Fitz-Ralph, whereby this family became possessed of that inheritance, which was possessed by Sir Ralph Fitz-Simon, Knt. temp Henry III, who was in several charters nambed Nobilis and had obtained that manor by his wife, the daughter and heir__ Ormesby of Ormsby and had three sons.[2]

In 1349, William de Skipwith presented to the churches of Langton next Horncastle, and Benyngowrth, so his father John probably died that year, or was derepit. [3]


  1. Burke, John. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland (John Russel Smith, London, 1844) p. 487.
  2. The Barnonetage of England: Or the History of the English Baronets..., Volume 1 by William Betham.
  3. Massingberd, W.O. History of the parish of Ormsby-cum-Ketsby, in the hundred of Hill and County of Lincoln, compiled from original sources. (James Williamson, Lincoln, 1893) p. 55.

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pedigree p 92 shows children as Ralph, John, & William, with only William (m Alice Hiltoft) having descendants.
posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett

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