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William Stanley (1368 - abt. 1428)

Sir William Stanley aka of Hooton
Born in Storeton, Wirral, Cheshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 1386 [location unknown]
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Died about in Hooton, Wirral, Cheshire, Englandmap
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On the tenth of Richard II, William de Stanley married Margery the only daughter of William de Hooton, of Hooton, in the hundred of Wirral, and county of Chester; and by her had issue a son, named William, who is styled Lord of Stanley, Stourton, and Hooton, and grand ranger in chief of Wirral, in the county of Chester.

  • William de Stanley (Sir) [eldest son], of Hooton, Cheshire; married Margery, daughter and heir of William de Hooton, and was ancestor of the Stanley Baronets (later called Errington) of Hooton. [Burke's Peerage]


• Marriage agreement: to William de Stanley, 10 Jan 1376.

Research Notes

Research Notes: The Baronetage of England, p. 206 has: "William, his son, lord of Stanley, &c. living 26 Edw. III, married Alicia, daughter of Hugh Massey, de Timperly, sister to Sir Hamond Massey, Knt. and had issue by her William de Stanley, lord of Stanley, &c. living 10 Rich. II. Henry, Matildes, and John. Which last William, the son and heir, married Margaret, daughter and sole heir of William de Hooton, lord of Hooton, in Wirehall in Cheshire, where that family have since continued to this day."

"1. Sir William De Stanley Knt. of Hooton, Cheshire - son and heir, lord of Stanley, Storeton, and of Hooton in right of his wife Baptised - Burial - Inq p.m. 6 Hen 6 (1427) Ref. 1 Father - William De Stanlegh, lord of Stanlegh and Storeton Mother - Alice Massey Married - Margery, als. Margaret, daughter and heir of Sir William De Hooton Issue - 1.1 Sir William 1.2 John 1.3 Edmund 1.4 Ellen, married Thomas De Troghford - 17 Hen 6 (1438) Charters referring to Sir William De Stanley and Edmund his son - held by the John Rylands Library - Ref. 2

Charter - 1837 - Grant by William Wilbraham of Thyngwall to William de Stanley, kt., and Edmund, his son, of lands, etc., in Cheshire. 13 January 1415. Charter - 1838 Powers of attorney from the same to John Dogynton to deliver seisin to the same. 14 January 1415. - Ref. Charter 1837"


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The links for footnotes #1 & #2 don't work.
posted by L Sauls

William is 28 degrees from Ludwig Kraayenbrink, 7 degrees from Henry VIII of England and 27 degrees from Ferdinand von Zeppelin on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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