Name: William de Lancaster 1
Residence: Howgill, Westmoreland
Change Date: 21 FEB 2008
William de Lancaster of Howgill married Alice Gernet, the daughter of Thomas Gernet of Caton, sometime before 1329. William was mentioned in the Rydal manuscripts in 1348 and 1349.
1379. "William de Lancaster of Holgill gave to the king half a mark for licence to concord with William Gurwyll de Eryom and Alice his wife in a plea of covenant for a tenement in Kyrkethore and has the chirograph for peaceful admission before [judge] Roger de Fulthorp. De Banco Roll, 476, m. 147." - from "British History Online."
William died in 1361. According to Burke's Peerage, after the death of Sir William de Lancaster of Howgill in 1367, Aline (Eleanor) Garnet, who I assume is our Alice, married John de Washington, forebear of George Washington, first President of the United States. These were second marriages for both and they had no children by this union.
Father: Richard de Lancaster
- William de Lancaster
- Text: Steve Hissem
Lancaster of Rydal