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Robert de Bussel
John de Farington
(-After 1314)
Avica de Bussel
William de Farington
(-Bef 1330)


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William de Farington

  • Born: Farrington, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage: Agnes 1108
  • Died: Bef 1330, Farrington, Lancashire, England 1108

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 827
John Farington was succeeded by his son William de Farington [Penwortham Priory, 17-20; Assize R. 424, m. 1 d] and his grandson William [Penwortham Priory, 18 note] ; the latter in 1348 obtained a grant of free warren in his demesne lands of Leyland and Farington, and licence to enclose a hundred acres of land and wood in those townships and make a park [Charter R. 143 , 22 Edw. III, m. 30, no. 41].

~VCR: The History of the County of Lancaster, Vol. VI, pp. 61-65

• Background Information. 1108
William de ffarynton, eldest son of John de ffarynton and Avicia Bussel, was living 8 Edward II. He married Agnes, who survived, and by deed dated Wednesday after the feast of St. Michael, 4 Edward III, settled lands in Leyland on her sons, John, Roger, and Robert, with remained to Herny so of the said John. Issue of William and Agnes were:

, who had sons Henry and William, rector of Beksunfeld, 7 Hen. IV,
Roger, parson of Yeysham, 40 Edw. II, of Bebynton, 11 Ric. II
Robert, parson of St Dunstal in the East "jouste le toure de Londres," 49 Edw. III, canon of York, 11 Ric. II
Nicholas, living 11 Ric. II

~ Documents Relating to the Priory of Penwortham, p.71-72

William married Agnes.


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