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Sir William Kingston

Male 1476 - 1540  (64 years)


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  • Name William Kingston  [1, 2
    Prefix Sir 
    Relationshipwith Kathleen Alice Jones-Rouse
    Born 1476  Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Keeper of the Tower of London when Ann Boleyn was beheaded there 
    Occupation Provost Marshall 
    Occupation 24 Apr 1538  [3
    Knight of the Garter 
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Died 14 Sep 1540  , , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7429  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2012 

    Family 1 Elizabeth 
    Children 
     1. Bridget Kingston
     2. Sir Anthony Kingston,   b. 1508,   d. 14 Apr 1556, , , South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Scrope,   b. 1476, Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1537  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Elene Kingston,   b. 1493, Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1557, Inglesham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F3368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1476 - Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1540 - , , England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Sir William, Sir Anthony and Elene Kingston
    Sir William, Sir Anthony and Elene Kingston

  • Notes 
    • (Research):The details in this biography come from the History of Parliament, a biographical dictionary of Members of the House of Commons.

      Sir William Kingston of the Blackfriars, London, and Elmore and Painswick, Glos.(by 1476-1540), Kntd. 1513. KG nom. 24 Apr, inst. 18 May 1539. Yeoman, the chamber 1497, gent. usher 1504; j.p. Glos. 1506-d.; yeoman of the guard 1509; esquire of the body 1510; sheriff, Glos. 1514-15; jt. sewer and harbinger 1514; knight of the body 1519; carver l521; steward, duchy of Lancaster, Glos. and Herefs. 20 Mar 1521-d., chief steward, south parts of the duchy and Wales 29 Sep 1525-d.; constable, Thornbury castle. Glos. 29 Jan 1522, the Tower 28 May 1524-d.; capt, of the guard 1523; commr. subsidy, Glos. 1523, 1524, tenths of spiritualities 1535; Councillor by 1533; v.-chamberlain, the Household 1536-9, comptroller 12 Mar 1539-d.

      The parentage of William Kingston has not been discovered. He cannot be placed among the Kingstons of Chilney and Kingston Bagpuze, Berkshire, who owned land in Somerset and Wiltshire, nor in the family of Kingston of Wendover, Buckinghamshire, in whose early 16th-century pedigree, however, the names William and George Kingston was to mention a

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kingston (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S10] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Trees (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S6] Researcher - Gary Benton Prather.