William Cornwallis, Sir

Male 1470 - 1519  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name William Cornwallis 
    Suffix Sir 
    Born ~1470  Broome, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 1519  Oakley Manor, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I51264  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 10 May 2018 

    Father Thomas Cornwallis,   b. ~1420,   d. 26 May 1484, Oakley Manor, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Phillippe Tyrell,   b. 1425,   d. 1484  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 2
    Family ID F19113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Stanford 
    Married Thrandeston, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Cornwallis,   b. 1513, Broome, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 May 2018 
    Family ID F19112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ~1470 - Broome, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1519 - Oakley Manor, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Thrandeston, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Cornwallis Esq.
      Born about 1470 in Brome, England
      HIDE ANCESTORS
      Son of Thomas Cornwallis Esq and Philippe (Tyrell) Cornwallis
      [sibling(s) unknown]
      Husband of Elizabeth (Stanford) Cornwallis married about 1492 (to 1519) in Thrandeston, Suffolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
      DESCENDANTS descendants
      Father of John Cornwallis, Edward Cornwallis, Elizabeth (Cornwallis) Singleton and Affra (Cornwallis) Aucher
      Died 20 Nov 1519 in Oakley Manor, Suffolk, England
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      Biography
      Sir William Cornwallis1
      M, #252846, d. November 1519; Last Edit=25 Nov 2007
      Sir William Cornwallis was the son of Thomas Cornwallis.2 He married Elizabeth Stanford, daughter of John Stanford.1 He died in November 1519.1 He lived at Brome, Suffolk, England.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.).1
      Child of Sir William Cornwallis and Elizabeth Stanford:
      Sir John Cornwallis+2 b. c 1490, d. 1544
      Marriage and Issue
      William married Elizabeth Stanford, (or Stamford), daughter and co-heiress of John Stanford, Esq., and his wife Joan Butler (or Boteler). They had 5 sons and six daughters.[1]

      Death and Burial
      William Cornwallis "died 20 November 1519 and was buried in the chancel in St. Nicholas's, Oakley, Suffolk," England. [2] "He left a will proved 29 November 1519." [2]
      Citations
      Source: [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 903.
      Source: [S37] BP2003. [S37]
      Elizabeth Stanford1
      F, #252847; Last Edit=25 Nov 2007
      Elizabeth Stanford is the daughter of John Stanford.2 She married Sir William Cornwallis, son of Thomas Cornwallis.1 Her married name became Cornwallis.
      Child of Elizabeth Stanford and Sir William Cornwallis:
      Sir John Cornwallis+2 b. c 1490, d. 1544
      Citations
      Source: [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 903.
      William Cornwallis, Esq. was born circa 1470 at of Brome & Oakley, Suffolk, England; Age 40 in 1510.1,2,3 He married Elizabeth Stanford, daughter of John Stanford, Esq. and Joan Boteler, circa 1492.
      They had 5 sons:
      Sir John
      Thomas (clerk)
      Edward
      William
      Francis ... and 6 daughters:
      Elizabeth, wife of William Singleton
      Affra, wife of Sir Anthony Aucher
      Dorothy, wife of John Head
      Katherine (nun at Elstow Abbey)
      Prudence, wife of Mr. Roydon
      Edith, wife of William Barwike.1,2,3
      William Cornwallis, Esq. died on 20 November 1519; Buried in the chancel in St. Nicholas's, Oakley, Suffolk.4,2,3 His estate was probated on 29 November 1519.2,3
      Sources
      Source: The Peerage. Accessed: 23 March 2015. URL: http://www.thepeerage.com/p25285.htm#i252846
      Source: Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, (2011), Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 4 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), volume II, page 20, entry for William Cornwallis.
      Source: Richardson, Douglas, Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition.
      Marshall, George William. The Visitations of the County of Nottingham in the Years 1569 and 1614 (London, 1871) Page 161
      Find A Grave 102232428

      Footnotes
      ? Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 616.
      ? 2.0 2.1
      Acknowledgements
      Ancestral File Number: 9XPJ-7S[3]
      Thanks to Robert Adams, Michelle Brooks for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Michelle and others.

      end of this biography [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S12756] "Elizabeth Singleton (abt. 1532 - 1569)", Profile, Pedigree & Descendants, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Singleton-155,.

    2. [S12757] "William Cornwallis Esq. (abt. 1470 - 1519)", Biography, Pedigree & Registry, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Cornwallis-1.