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William Stourton

Stourton, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Death 18 Sep 1413
Witham Friary, Mendip District, Somerset, England
Burial Witham Friary, Mendip District, Somerset, England
Memorial ID 103782058 · View Source
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Son and heir of John Stourton of Stourton, probably by his first wife Lettice; he married by 1398, Elizabeth, daughter and coheiress of Sir John Moigne of Owermoigne, Dorset, by Joan, daughter and heiress of John Belvale.

His many appointments and offices held include:
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Wilts. Mar., Dec. 1382, Bristol May 1400, Som. Apr. 1401, Hants, Wilts., Som., Dorset July 1401, Som. Nov. 1401, Wilts. June 1409, Som. Feb. 1410, an appeal against a judgment in the court of chivalry, Apr. 1412; inquiry, Hants Feb. 1392 (title to property at Nether Burgate), Som. Mar. 1393 (lands of Peter Bratton), June 1397 (lands of John Payn), Wilts. Nov. 1399 (wastes at Old Sarum castle), Bristol, Som., Devon, Cornw. Dec. 1399, May 1400 (smuggling and concealments), Som. Nov. 1400 (assaults), Bristol July 1401 (treasons), Som. Nov. 1401 (forgery), I.o.W. Feb. 1402 (concealments), Bristol Aug. 1402 (treasons), Wilts. Apr. 1403 (wastes at Marlborough castle), Som. Apr. 1403 (poaching), Wilts. May 1403 (rights of Sir John Cornwall and Elizabeth of Lancaster), Dorset, Oct. 1404 (ambush), Cornw. Jan. 1406 (riots), Som. June 1406 (concealments), Marlborough Feb. 1407 (breaches of statutes regarding wine), Cornw. May 1407 (tenants of Beaulieu abbey), Bristol Feb. 1408 (wastes at hospital of St. John the Baptist), Som. Mar. 1408 (concealments), Wilts. Nov. 1408 (illegal entry), May 1409 (lands of William Worfton*), Hants Aug. 1409 (murder), Berks. Oct. 1409 (lands Of Simon Haselton); to hold assizes, Devon Mar., July 1396, July 1397; survey Amesbury priory May 1398; of weirs, Wilts. June 1398, river Avon Feb. 1404; array, Wilts. Dec. 1399, July 1402, Som. Aug., Sept. 1403; gaol delivery, Bristol June 1401, July, Oct. 1404; to make a proclamation, Som., Wilts. May 1402; supervise repairs to lodges in Gillingham forest, Dorset Dec. 1402; raise loans, Wilts., Som., Dorset June 1406. Keeper of the castle and bailiff of the hundred of Mere, Wilts. 8 Mar. 1386-d. J.P. Dorset 10 Nov. 1389-97, 16 May 1401-Nov. 1404, Wilts. 1 July 1394-d., Som. 2 Feb. 1404-d., Cornw. 18 Dec. 1405-Mar. 1410, July 1410-d. Steward of the principality of Wales c.1402-aft. June 1406.1 Recorder of Bristol by Mar. 1407-d. Speaker 16 May-3 June 1413.

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  • Created by: Todd Whitesides
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103782058
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Stourton (unknown–18 Sep 1413), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103782058, citing St Mary's Church, Witham Friary, Mendip District, Somerset, England ; Maintained by Todd Whitesides (contributor 47553735) .