William BONVILLE Knight [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 on 31 Aug 1393 in Shute, Cloyton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 4 on 18 Feb 1460/1461 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. William married 5 Margaret de GREY on 12 Dec 1414 in of Chewton Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.
WILLIAM BONVILLE, Knt., KG., of Chewton, Somerset, Shute and Woodbury, Devon, etc., Sheriff of Devonshire, Knight of the Shire for Somerset and for Devonshire, Seneschal of Aquitaine, Governor of Exeter Castle, son and heir, born at Shute near Colyton, Devon 30 August 1393. He married (lot) by contract dated 12 Dec. 1414 MARGARET GREY, daughter of Reynold Grey, Knt., 3rd Lord Grey of Rutbin, by Margaret (descendant of King Edward I), daughter of Thomas de Roos, Knt., 4th Lord Roos of Helmsley [see RUTHIN 10 for her ancestry]. They had one son, William, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret (wife of William Courtenay, Knt.). His wife, Margaret, was living in 1426. He married (2nd) before 9 Oct. 1427 (date of bull confirming marriage) Elizabeth Courtenay, widow of John Harington, Knt., Lord Harington, of Aldingham (in Furness), Lancashire (died 11 Feb. 1417/8), and daughter of Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devon, by Maud, daughter of Thomas Camoys, 3rd Lord Camoys. They had no issue. He was summoned to Parliament from 10 March 1448/9 to 30 July 1460, by writs directed Wi/fr/mo Bonvi/fr domino Bond/fr et dv Clinton. Despite previous appearance of loyalty to King Henry VI, he appeared on the Yorkist side at the Battle of Northampton in July 1460, and witnessed the deaths of his only son, William, and his grandson, William, at the Battle of Wakefield 31 Dec. 1460. SIR WILLIAM BONYILLE, Lord Bonville, was beheaded 18 Feb. 1460/1 after the first Battle of St. Albans by order of Queen Margaret. His widow, Elizabeth, died 18 Oct.