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Sir William Fitzwilliam, Knt.



Sir William Fitzwilliam, Knt. (see here and here).
He bought the manor of Milton, Northamptonshire (now in Cambridgeshire) in 1502.
He also had country house at Gainspark (or Gaynes Park) in Chigwell, Essex.
Sheriff of London 1507-08.
He mar 1stly to Anne Hawes.
Sir William had issue by 1st wife:


  1. Sir William Fitzwilliam, Knt.,
    died 1576,
    had issue:

    1. Sir William Fitzwilliam.
      Lord Deputy of Ireland 1571-75 and 1588-94.
      Ancestor of the Earls Fitzwilliam.


  2. Anne Fitzwilliam,
    mar Sir Anthony Cooke and had issue.

  
Sir William mar 2ndly to Mildred Sackville [descendant of Edward I].
He died 9 August 1534, London.
He was bur Marholm, Northamptonshire.
Sir William had issue by 2nd wife:


  1. Mary Fitzwilliam,
    mar John Shelley and had issue.




Memorial to Mildred Cooke, dau of Sir Anthony Cooke by his wife Anne Fitzwilliam.
References the family back to Sir William Fitzwilliam.
From Cecil tomb at Westminster Abbey.



Mary Fitzwilliam, wife of John Shelley.
On Shelley tomb at Clapham church, Sussex.
Inscription references the family back to Sir William Fitzwilliam.
Photo 2019. See full size.


  

Tomb of Sir William Fitzwilliam, Marholm, Northamptonshire

Tomb of Sir William Fitzwilliam (died 1534) and his 1st wife Anne Hawes.
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Marholm, Northamptonshire.
"Repaired and beautified by ye Rt Hon William Lord Fitzwilliam in 1674".
  


Tomb of Sir William Fitzwilliam, Marholm, Northamptonshire.
From jmc4 on Flickr. Used with permission.
See 2015 shot from jmc4.
See other 2015 shot from jmc4.



Tomb of Sir William Fitzwilliam, Marholm, Northamptonshire.
Photo 2015. See full size. From jmc4 on Flickr. Used with permission.



Sir William Fitzwilliam.
Photo 2015. See full size. From jmc4 on Flickr. Used with permission.
See other 2015 shot from jmc4.
See other 2015 shot from jmc4.



Anne Hawes.
Photo 2015. See full size. From jmc4 on Flickr. Used with permission.
See other 2015 shot from jmc4.
See other 2015 shot from jmc4.


  
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