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  • ID: I20857
  • Name: William Esturmey
  • Suffix: Kt
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 21 MAY 1427 in Elvetham, Hampshire
  • Burial: Trinitarian priory, Easton, Savernake forest, Wilts
  • Residence: Wolf Hall, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire
  • Occupation: MP. JP. Speaker of the House of Commons.
  • Cause: In the arms of his chaplain, the vicar of Collingbourne Abbotts, in hte presence of his bastard son John, and his kinsman and friend Robert Erle. 1
  • Note:

    Sir William Sturmy, Kt., M.P., J.P., of Wolf Hall, Great Bedwyn & Figheldean, Co. Wilts., & Elvetham, Hants. & his wife Joan Crawthorne.
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    Bought manor of Huish, Wilts, in 1413, from Walter Beauchamp.
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    Sir WILLIAM STURMY, Kt., M.P., of Wolf Hall, Great Bedwyn & Figheldean, Co. Wilts.
    Born c. 1356.
    Heir to the estates of his uncle, Sir Henry Sturmy, Kt., 1381.
    Warden of Savernake Forest, 28 June 1381-1417 & Oct. 1420 to
    1427. M.P. for Co. Hants., 1384 & 1390.
    M.P. for Co. Wilts., 1390, 1393, 1399, 1401, 1413, 1414, 1417 & 1422.
    M.P. for Devon, 1391 & 1404.
    He served on various commissions between 1386 & 1419.
    Knight of the Household, Oct. 1392.
    Ambassador to Avignon & Rome, 11 April to 8 Nov. 1397; the Duke of Guelders, 1401; the Emperor, 1401 & 1402; Flanders, 1404; Prussia & the Hanseatic towns, 1405, 1406 & 1407; & to Holland, 1418.
    J.P. for Co. Wilts, 1399-1404, 1405-7, 1412-5 & 1422-5 & for Hants, 1401-4.
    Member of the King's Council, March 1401 till July 1402.
    Steward of the household of Princess Blanche, 1401-2.
    Speaker of the House of Commons, Oct. 1404.
    Chief steward of the estates of Queen Joan by 1409.
    Sheriff of Co. Wilts., 4 Nov. 1418 till 24 Nov. 1419.
    Married 1382 Joan Crawthorne (Died 20 Feb. 1429), widow of Sir John Beaumont, Kt., M.P., of Staunton & Sherwell, Devon.
    Will dated 19 March 1427. Died 21 May 1427. Will Proved at P.C.C., 24 May 1427.
  • _UID: A71F44FD474F4334BF2CD405853D508F7934
  • Change Date: 4 DEC 2009



    Father: Geoffrey Esturmey

    Marriage 1 Joan Crawthorne
    • Married: AFT 1380
    Children
    1. Has Children Maud Sturmy b: ABT 1383 in Chadham, Wiltshire

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The English Parliament in the Middle Ages
      Author: Henry Gerald Richardson, George Osborne Sayles
      Page: p 102
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