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  • ID: I22678
  • Name: William Harpur
  • Sex: M
  • Residence: Rushall, Staffs
  • Note: 1

    The eldest son, William, became Lord of Rushall. He adopted the former de Rushall arms as his own; known later as the Harpur arms, they were used by several descendants, including Sir Henry Harper, the seventh Baronet. The arms were: argent, a lion rampant within a bordure engrailed, sable. The crest was : A boar passant, or, ducally gorged and crined, gules. In these and later generations, most of the Harpur men matriculated at one or another of the colleges at Oxford.
    Had a son and successor, Sir John Harper of Rushall.
    WILLIAM HARPUR OF RUSHALL, possibly MP 1483, 1484, 1485-6, 1487-8, 1489-90 or 1495-6. Born c. 1425 ; eldest son and heir of John H. (MP Parl. ...
    (Collections for a history of Staffordshire?. 1919. Page 267.)
  • _UID: 4F21BA8259BE41F38677369378EE6066E974
  • Change Date: 11 APR 2009

    Father: John Harpur
    Mother: Eleanor Grobbere b: ABT 1429

    Marriage 1 Margaret Cock b: in Cattherup, Leicester
    • Married: ABT 1461 2
    1. Has Children Dorothy Harper b: ABT 1470 in Rushall, Staffs

    1. Text: "The Harpers of Virginia, West Virginia and Mississippi," by Frank O'Beirne, 1039 26th Street, S; Arlington, VA 22202, Copyright 1982

      Quoted at
    2. Type: Gedcom File
      Title: Pedigree Resource
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