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  • ID: I31978
  • Name: William Fairfax
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 31 OCT 1558
  • Burial: Bolton Percy church, Yorkshire
  • Residence: Steeton, Yorkshire
  • Occupation: High Sheriff of Yorks
  • Note:

    He joined the Pilgrimage of Grace, 1536, but appears to have been pardoned for his share in that outbreak. He aquired the Manors of Bolton Percy and Nun Appleton in 1542, and Bilbrough in 1546.
    Children:
    i Guy Fairfax b. 1519.
    ii Sir Thomas Fairfax b. 1521.
    iii Francis Fairfax.
    iv Edward Fairfax.
    v Gabriel Fairfax.
    vi Henry Fairfax m. Dorothy, daughter of Robert Aske.
    vii John Fairfax.
    viii Anne Fairfax m. Sir Henry Everingham of Saxton.
    ix Mary Fairfax m. Robert Rockley of Rockley.
    x Bridget Fairfax m. Sir Cotton Gargrave of Nostell.
    xi Ursula Fairfax m. Ralph Vavasor of Hazelwood.
    xii Agnes Fairfax m. Edward Eltoft of Farnall and Knottingley.
  • _UID: 1DAE607BBF394C3A9EB63FA94BC1EEF953DF
  • Change Date: 24 NOV 2008



    Father: William Fairfax
    Mother: Elizabeth Manners

    Marriage 1 Isabel Thwaites b: 1497
    • Married: 1518 in Bolton Percy Church, Yorkshire
    Children
    1. Has No Children Thomas Fairfax
    2. Has Children Agnes Fairfax
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