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William Redbone Spencer
(1399-1485)
Elizabeth Empson
(1422-1542)
Sir John Spencer Knight
(1460-1522)
Isabel Graunt
Sir William Spencer Knight
(1496-1532)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lady Susan Knightley

Sir William Spencer Knight 1

  • Born: 1496, Althorp, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Lady Susan Knightley
  • Died: 22 Jun 1532, Althorp, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England at age 36
  • Buried: St Mary the Virgin with St John Churchyard, Great Brington, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England
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bullet  General Notes:


Sir William Spencer Kt, of Wormleighton & Althorp, Northants was the son of Sir John Spencer, Kt, of Snitterfield & Wormleighton and Isabel (Graunt) and was born before 1516. He married Susan, daughter of Sir Richard Knightley, of Fawsley, Northamptonshire. To this union six children were born; Sir John Spencer, Kt, of Wormleighton & Althorp, Isabel, Jane, Dorothy, Anne, and Mary.

Sir William Spencer was invested as a Knight at York Palace (Now Whitehall) in 1529 by Henry VIII. He held the office of High Sheriff of Northamptonshire from 1531 to 1532.


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William married Lady Susan Knightley. (Lady Susan Knightley was born in 1498 in Fawsley, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England, died on 22 Sep 1532 in Althorp, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England and was buried in St Mary the Virgin with St John Churchyard, Great Brington, Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England.)


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Sources


1 Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com/).


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