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Willoughby familylocked

(per. c. 1300–1523)
  • Michael Hicks


Willoughby family (per.c. 1300–1523), magnates, of Eresby, Lincolnshire, are first recorded in the late twelfth century at Willoughby in the Marsh in Lindsey, which the first William of Willoughby held of Gilbert de Gant in 1212. The earlier Willoughbys held land and public office almost exclusively in ...

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