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Cely Papers: William Cely

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Maryon, William


William's precise relationship within the family is not known. He was probably a family dependent, since after he became free of the Staple he remained in position of factor, first to Richard senior, then George and finally Richard junior[1].

Apprentice at Calais under George Cely in 1478[1].



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Cely Letters 1472-1488, edited by Alison Hanham, Early English Text Society, 1975; Introduction - The Cely Family
  2. SC 1/53/42; The National Archives, Kew, London
  3. SC 1/53/119; The National Archives, Kew, London
  4. SC 1/53/153; The National Archives, Kew, London


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