Name: William Heron
Birth: 1396 1
Death: 10 NOV 1400 1
Residence: Ford Castle, Northumberland
Change Date: 18 NOV 2011
William Heron was listed as the owner of Ford Castle in 1415. A younger William Heron was killed in an attack on Etal Castle in 1428 [1400?], and this led to a family feud. The prior of Tynemouth and Durham in arbitration ruled that John Manners should have 500 masses sung for the repose of William Heron and pay his widow 250 marks. There was also a dispute about the wardship of his son, and the King took over for a time. The Castle had been reduced to ruins by the feud.
[Castles, Towers, Peles and Bastles of Northumberland, p. 20]
Was slain 20 Jan. 1427/8, while with some of his men attacking the house of John Manners, of Etal, near Ford. ???
Born 12 Mar 1396?
Father: Roger Heron
Isabel Scott b: 1375 in Newcastle, Northumberland
- William Heron b: OCT 1399 in Simonburn, Northumberland
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Title: Corrections to the Complete Peerage