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  • ID: I107922
  • Name: William De Moleyns
  • Given Name: William De
  • Surname: Moleyns
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 Jan 1377-1378 in St Stephens, Coleman Street, London, England
  • Death: 8 Jun 1425 in Seige Of Orleans, France
  • Burial: Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England
  • _UID: F7FCB923E3554C959E4D935B03B40364DF6F
  • Change Date: 13 Oct 2012 at 19:25
  • Note:
    Sir William Moleyns of Stoke Poges, co. Buckingham. [Magna Charta Sureties]
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    WILLIAM DE MOLEYNS, son and heir, born 7 January 1377/8, in the parish of St. Stephen, Coleman Street, London. His grandmother Margery in 1398 obtained his marriage (as William, son and heir of Richard, dominus de Molyns), paying 700 marks to
    the Earl of Wiltshire. In December 1399 and again in 1403 he was a commissioner of array in Bucks, and a justice of the peace in 1403, 1419 and 1422. His debts were pardoned in 1414, when he is styled a knight. In 1419 and 1421 he was a
    commissioner for loans to the King. He married, before Michaelmas 1405, Margery. He died 8 June 1425, and was buried at Stoke Poges. His widow had papal indults in 1425 and 1426. She died 26 March 1439, desiring to be buried at Stoke Poges.
    [Complete Peerage IX:41-2

    Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999

    Page: 22-34

    Title: The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999

    Page: 63-9

    Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000

    Page: IX:41-42



    WILLIAM MOLEYNS, Knt., of Stoke Poges, Datchet, etc., co. Buckingham, Little Somerford and Lea, co. Wilts, son and heir, Knight of the Shire for Wiltshire, born 7 Jan. 1377/8 at St. Stephen, Coleman Street, London. He married before 29 Sep.
    1401 MARGERY _____. They had one son, William, and one daughter. SIR WILLIAM MOLEYNS died 8 June 1425. His widow, Margery, had papal indults in 1425 and 1426. She died testate (P.C.C., 26 Luffenam) 26 Mar. 1439.



    Burke Dormant, Abeyant, Forefeited and Extinct Peerages (1883), pg. 370. C.P. 9 (1936): 41-42 (sub Moleyns). Roskell 3 (1992): 753-754 (biog. of Sir William Moleyns). VCH Oxford 13 (1996): 66-67.


    Father: Richard De Moleyns b: Abt 1353 in Stokes Poge, Buckinghamshire, England
    Mother: Eleanor De Beaumont b: 1363 in Falkingham, Lincoln, England