William married Mary Bayning, daughter of Paul Bayning, 1st Viscount Bayning of Sudbury and Anne Glemham, on 31 October 1639 in St. Margaret's, Westminster, London, England.
William fought in the English Civil War as a Royalist, and died on 30 September 1643, from wounds received in action at the Siege of Bristol. He was buried a few days later on 2 October 1643 in Oxford, Christ Church, Oxfordshire, England. The parish register recorded him as William Villiers, Visc. Grandisson.
"St Margaret’s Church, Westminster, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1934"
The Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter in Westminster; London, England; Registers and Books of St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster; Reference: MA/01/01/005 Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry au Record 62467 #8768 (accessed 10 January 2023)
Wm Villers marriage to Mary Bunning on 31 Oct 1639 in St. Margaret's, Westminster, London, England.
"Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812"
Oxfordshire Family History Society; Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; Anglican Parish Registers; Reference Number: PAR199A_TEMP01 Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry au Record 61056 #543193 (accessed 10 January 2023)
William Villers burial on 2 Oct 1643 in Oxford, Christ Church, Oxfordshire, England.
Wikipedia contributors, "Viscount Grandison," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. (Accessed September 17, 2015).
Find A Grave: Memorial #75095758, Mary Bayning Villiers Gorges memorial. Burial: All Saints Churchyard, Chelsea, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England. Created by: A. I. Carroll-Zimmer Record added: Aug 18, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 75095758. (Accessed 17 September 2015. No photo of gravestone; biography with no sources cited.)