Portman, Sir William
- J. H. Baker
Portman, Sir William (1497/8–1557), judge, was the eldest son of John Portman (d. 1521) of Orchard Portman, near Taunton, Somerset, and Alice, daughter of William Knoyle of Sandford Orcas in the same county. At his father's death Portman was aged twenty-three. His father was a bencher of the ...