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  • ID: I14625
  • Name: William 1st Baron le BLOUNT , of Sodington, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1295 in Sodington Hall, Mamble, Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire, England
  • Death: BEF 3 OCT 1337 in (dsp) 1
  • Note:
    BARONY of BLOUNT (I) 1330 to 1337

    SIR WILLIAM LE BLOUNT, of Sodington, co. Worcester, son of Sir Walter le Blount, of Rock, in that co., by his 2nd wife, Joan (to whom he was heir), sister and coheir of William Sodington, and daughter of Ralph Sodington, both of Sodington, aforesaid. He was summoned 'cum equis et armis' 5 Apr 1327 to 27 Mar 1335, to Parliament from 25 Jan 1329/30 to 14 Jan 1336/7, and to Councils from 24 Aug 1336 to 18 Aug 1337, by writs directed 'Willelmi le Blount (Blount or le Blunt)', by which summonses to Parliament, he may be held to have become LORD BLOUNT.

    He m. before 20 Feb 1326/7, Margery, 3rd daughter and coheir of Sir Theobald de Verdon, of Alton, co. Stafford [Lord Verdun], by his 1st wife, Maud, daughter of Sir Edmund de Mortimer, of Wigmore, co. Hereford. He and his wife had livery of her lands, 30 Oct 1328 and 26 Mar 1332. He dsp. shortly before 3 Oct 1337, when any Barony, that may be supposed to have been created by the writ of 1330, became extinct. His widow, who was b. 10 Aug 1310, at Alton, aforesaid, and baptized there the same day, inherited Weobley Castle, co. Hereford, &c., of which she (again) had livery, 15 Dec 1337. She m. before 18 Oct 1339, Sir Mark Husse. They had livery of her lands, 1 Mar 1343/4. He d. before 21 Jul 1349. She m., 3rdly, before 10 Sep 1355, as 1st wife, Sir John Crophull, of Bennington, co. Notts. He d. 3 Jul 1383. [Complete Peerage II:196]

    Father: Walter le BLOUNT , of Rock, Sir b: ABT 1270 in Rock, Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire, England
    Mother: Joan de SODINGTON b: ABT 1274 in Sodington Hall, Mamble, Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire, England

    Marriage 1 Margery de VERDUN , Heiress of Weobley b: 10 AUG 1310 in Alton Castle, Cheadle, Staffordshire, England
    • Married: BEF 20 FEB 1326/27 in 1st husband 1

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:196, XII/2:252
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