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  • ID: I43364
  • Name: William Whetenhall
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1468
  • Residence: Peckham, Kent
  • Occupation: Citizen and Alderman of London
  • CITG: Grocer (Master)
  • Note: 1 2

    Of Heckhurst.
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    William Whetenhall.
    Elected Alderman of London 29 Aug 1438.
    Grocer. Farringdon Within 1438-46. Walbrook 1446-51. Sheriff 1440-1. Warden London Bridge 1434-8; Master Grocers 1439-41, 1446-8. Died ca Mar 1457; Will (PCC 16 Stokton) 22 Mar; proved 11 Apr 1457.
    (A picture of him is in the Guildhall Library)
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    Margaret, the widow of William Wenthall (died 1468), and wife of Sir Henry Ferrers of Peckham, was the daughter and co-heiress of William Hextall of Peckham (1405-70). His wife brought him considerable estates in Kent as well as the manor of Peckham.
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    His son William married Anne, dau of James Crowmer and Anne Canteloupe (qv).
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    The family of Whetenhall, or Whet-nail, was possessed of the estate of Hextall Court from the time of Henry VIII [1509-47] until within a few years past, when one of them, Henry Whetenhall, Esq. alienated it to John Fane, Earl of Westmoreland.
    [Surely they gained Hextall?s Court a bit earlier than tmp Hen VIII if it was by the marriage to Margaret Hextall?
    Thomas Hextall of Hextall?s Court was Mayor of Dover 1465 and subsequently, and his son Edward until 1495.]
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    Hasted says the estate was purchased by Sir William Twisden of Henry Whetenhall, Esq.
    William Twysden of Chelmington and Wye married Elizabeth (Plate III), the heiress of Roydon, East Peckham, in 1542.
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    KENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY -- RESEARCH Studying and sharing Kent's past Homepage

    Archaeologia Cantiana Vol. 58 - 1945 page 45
    NOTES ON THE FAMILY OF TWYSDEN AND TWISDEN by Ronald G. Hatton, C.B.E., D.Sc., F.R.S., and the Rev. Christopher H. Hatton, O.S.B.
    Subsequently William Twysden of Chelmington and Wye married Elizabeth (Plate III), the heiress of Roydon, East Peckham, in 1542, and this brought the main Twisden family definitely back to West Kent.
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    Father: William Whetenhall
    Mother: Alice

    Marriage 1 Margaret Hextall
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Joane Whetenhall b: ABT 1444 in Hextall's Court, East Peckham, Kent

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Stirnet Genealogy
      Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
      URL: www.stirnet.com
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: English Justices of the Peace 1461-1509
      Author: J.R. Lander
      Publication: Alan Sutton, Glos
      Date: 1989
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