Name: William Esturmey
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
Change Date: 4 DEC 2009
Sir William Sturmy, Kt., M.P., J.P., of Wolf Hall, Great Bedwyn & Figheldean, Co. Wilts., & Elvetham, Hants. & his wife Joan Crawthorne.
Bought manor of Huish, Wilts, in 1413, from Walter Beauchamp.
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.
Father: Geoffrey Esturmey
- Maud Sturmy b: ABT 1383 in Chadham, Wiltshire
- Type: Book
Periodical: The English Parliament in the Middle Ages
Author: Henry Gerald Richardson, George Osborne Sayles
Page: p 102