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William Brandon

Male - 1485


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Brandon (son of William Brandon and Elizabeth Wingfield); died on 22 Aug 1485 in Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England.

    Notes:

    Killed at Bosworth Field.

    William married Elizabeth Bruyn before 4 Nov 1475. Elizabeth (daughter of Henry Bruyn and Elizabeth Darcy) died on 7 Mar 1484. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Charles Brandon was born in 1484; died on 22 Aug 1545 in Guildford Palace, Surrey, England; was buried in Windsor, Berkshire, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Brandon was born about 1425 in of Henham, Suffolk, England; died between 9 Apr 1491 and 17 Nov 1491.

    Notes:

    Marshal of the King's Bench; servant of the King's Household; Burgess (M.P.) for Shoreham; knight of the shire for Suffolk.

    He was a retainer and close advisor of John Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk. He was knighted in 1471 at the battle of Tewkesbury. He was present at the 1483 coronation of Richard III, but his sons William and Thomas joined Buckingham's rebellion in the same year, and some of his lands were seized by the Crown. He secured a pardon in 1484, but subsequently found himself out of favor; he took sanctuary in Gloucester until the battle of Bosworth.

    He may have been a son of Robert Brandon (d. ~1438), collector of customs at King's Lynn and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, son of John Brandon, merchant of and collector of customs at King's Lynn.

    William Brandon and Elizabeth Wingfield were great-grandparents of Lady Jane Grey:

    William Brandon = Elizabeth Wingfield
    William Brandon = Elizabeth Bruyn
    Charles Brandon = Mary Tudor
    Frances Brandon = Henry Grey
    Jane Grey (d. 1554)

    William married Elizabeth Wingfield before Jan 1462. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Goushill) died on 28 Apr 1497. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Wingfield (daughter of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Goushill); died on 28 Apr 1497.
    Children:
    1. Eleanor Brandon died after 1496.
    2. 1. William Brandon died on 22 Aug 1485 in Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Robert Wingfield was born in 1403 in of Letheringham, Suffolk, England (son of Robert Wingfield and Elizabeth Russell); died between 6 Oct 1453 and 21 Nov 1454; was buried in Letheringham, Suffolk, England.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Hertfordshire, 1449-50.

    Robert married Elizabeth Goushill before 1 Dec 1419. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Goushill and Elizabeth Fitz Alan) was born about 1402. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Elizabeth Goushill was born about 1402 (daughter of Robert Goushill and Elizabeth Fitz Alan).
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Wingfield died on 28 Apr 1497.
    2. John Wingfield was born in in of Letheringham, Suffolk, England; died on 11 May 1481; was buried in Letheringham, Suffolk, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Robert Wingfield (son of John Wingfield and Margaret Hastings); died on 3 May 1409; was buried in Letheringham, Suffolk, England.

    Robert married Elizabeth Russell. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  Elizabeth Russell (daughter of John Russell and Agnes).
    Children:
    1. 6. Robert Wingfield was born in 1403 in of Letheringham, Suffolk, England; died between 6 Oct 1453 and 21 Nov 1454; was buried in Letheringham, Suffolk, England.

  3. 14.  Robert Goushill was born in in of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, England (son of Nicholas de Goushill); died on 21 Jul 1403 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.

    Notes:

    Also called Gousehill, Goushall. Killed at the battle of Shrewsbury.

    Robert married Elizabeth Fitz Alan before 19 Aug 1401. Elizabeth (daughter of Richard de Arundel and Elizabeth de Bohun) was born about 1371. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 15.  Elizabeth Fitz Alan was born about 1371 (daughter of Richard de Arundel and Elizabeth de Bohun).

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1372

    Children:
    1. Joan Goushill was born about 1401; died before 27 Apr 1466.
    2. 7. Elizabeth Goushill was born about 1402.