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William Skipwith (1314 - 1398)

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Sir William Skipwith
Born in Skipwith, North Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Eresby, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, Englandmap
Skipwith-5 created 10 Sep 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 11 Oct 2017
15:52: Bryna (Green) Dunlap posted a message on the page for William Skipwith. [Thank Bryna for this]
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  • Sir William Skipwith, Baron of the Exchequer, b. circa 1325, d. 1366.
  • Father William de Skipwith d. 1336
  • Mother Margaret FitzSimon
  • Sir William Skipwith, Baron of the Exchequer Baron of the Exchequer for Edward III. He married Alice de Hiltoft, daughter of Sir William de Hiltoft, Lord Ingoldmells and Alice de Muer. Sir William Skipwith, Baron of the Exchequer was born circa 1325 at of Skipwith, Lincolnshire, England. He died in 1366.
  • Children
  • Margaret Skipwith d. 1 Jul 1415
  • Sir William Skipwith, Justice of the King's Bench
  • John Skipwith, Esq., Sheriff of Lincolnshire+ d. 1422
  • Patrick Skipwith
  • Stephen Skipwith
  • Sir William Skipwith, the second son, succeeded his elder brother in the estate a few months after his father died. Sir William was bred to the bar and attained great eminence. He was first chosen one of the king's serjeants, and in the 33rd of Edward III constituted one of the judges of the King's Bench. In three years afterwards, he was sworn in lord chief baron of the Exchequer, and he continued in that high judicial station until the 40th year of the same king, the time of his decease. His lordship married Alice, only daughter and heir of Sir William de Hiltoft, Lord of Ingoldmells, by Alice, his wife, sister and sole heir of Ralph de Muer, Lord of Calthorp and Covenham, in the county of Lincoln, and had issue, William, John, Patrick, Stephen, Alice, and Margaret. [John Burke & John Bernard Burke, Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Second Edition, Scott, Webster, & Geary, London, 1841, p. 487, Skipwith, of Newbold Hall
  • Sir William DE SKIPWITH MP, KG, Knight was born about 1314 in Skipwith, Selby, East Riding Yorkshire, England and died after 1398. William married Alice HILTOFT circa 1354. Alice was born about 1333 in Hiltoft, Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, England.


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Note: William De Skipwith, Knight of the Bath
Note: William De Skipwith, Knight of the Bath

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On 11 Oct 2017 at 19:52 GMT Bryna (Green) Dunlap wrote:

I show William's BD as being 1325 and not 1314 which is more plausible than the date listed here since that woud've put his father being 16 when William was born. Please correct.

On 28 Nov 2013 at 16:06 GMT Michelle (Bairfield) Brooks wrote:

William is 21 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 19 degrees from Joseph Broussard, 25 degrees from Helmut Jungschaffer and 18 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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