|Death: ||Jul. 2, 1452|
Greater London, England
Sir William Fowler is buried in St. Dunstan's Chapel of Westminster Abbey.
Letter dated 3 March 2003 from Christine Reynolds, Assistant Keeper of the Monuments, The Muniment Room and Library, Westminster Abbey, London states "There were no Abbey burial registers when William Fowler died. The only reference we know of to his burial in St. Dunstan's Chapel here was from the will of his son, Sir Richard Fowler who left money for a monk sing a daily service in St. Dunstan's chapel 'where my Fader lyeth buried.'"
From Burke's "Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies"..."Sir William's father was said to be Henry, but in the Duchy of Lancaster records it says his father was Thomas 'who had given good service to King Edward IV' for which William was given Preston Manor in Buckinghamshire. William was a Justice of the Peace 1441 to his death in 1466 and perhaps a Member of Parliament for Wycombe. His wife, Cecilia/Cecily was daughter and co-heiress of Sir Nicholas Inglefield a controller in the housefhold of King Richard II."
From Burke's "Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies" William's father was Sir Richard Fowler..."This family was of great I antiquity before the reign of Richard I.
Sir Richard Fowler, of Foxley, in the county of Buck's, serving as a commanding officer against the Infidel, anno 1190, maintained at his own expense a certain number of British bowmen, all his own tenants, to serve in the wars; and by his extraordinary vigilence having saved the Christian camp from a nocturnal surprise, received the honor of knighthood, which caused the crest which he then bore: a head and lure--to be changed for the vigilant owl. From Sir Richard descended: John Fowler, esq. of Foxley, who married the heiress of Loveday.
Henry Fowler, esq. of Foxley, who married the sister and heir of John Barton.
Sir William Fowler, Knt. of Rycote, in the County of Oxford. This gentleman married Cecelia Inglefield, only daughter and heir of Sir Nicholas Inglefield."
He was the father of the second Sir Richard Fowler who was knighted by King Edward IV and created Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
Henry Fowler (1380 - 1450)
Isabel Barton Fowler (1382 - 1405)
Cecily Englefield Fowler (1403 - 1447)
Margaret Loveday Fowler (1352 - 1385)*
William Fowler (1400 - 1452)
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Plot: St. Dunstan's Chapel
Created by: Cari
Record added: Jul 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94014331
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