William Raynsford

Brief Life History of William

When William Raynsford was born in 1434, in Great Tew, Oxfordshire, England, his father, Henry Raynsford, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilcotes, was 17. He married Alice Anne in 1473, in Great Tew, Oxfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 August 1487, in Great Tew, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 53, and was buried in Great Tew, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Raynsford
Alice Anne
Marriage: 1473
Johanna Raynsford
John Raynsford
Joan Raynsford
William Raynsford
Henry Raynsford
William Raynsford
Elizabeth Raynsford

Sources (7)

  • William Raynsford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 1, Henry VII
  • Oxfordshire Parochial Collections

World Events (1)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

Name Meaning

English: see Rainsford .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Rainsford, William - 1487

"William Raynsford Esq. sometyme Lord of Great Tewe and Alyce his wyfe daughter to John Anne Esq. whych William died in the 11of August an. Dom. MCCCCLXXXVII an. sec. Hen. VII and Alice dyed an. dom. …

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