Sir William Willoughby, K.G., 5th Lord Willoughby of Eresby

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Sir William Willoughby, K.G., 5th Lord Willoughby of Eresby, son of Sir Robert de Willoughby, Knt., 4th Lord Willoughby of Ersby and Margery la Zouche, was born say 1370.1 He died at Edgefield, Norfolk, England, 4 December 1409.1 Both he and his 1st wife were buried at Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England.2

William married (1) Lucy le Strange, daughter of Sir Roger le Strange, Knt., 5th Lord Strange of Knockin and Aline de Arundel, Lady Strange, after 3 January 1382/83;1 he married (2) Joan Holand, Duchess of York, daughter of Sir Thomas de Holand, K.G., 2nd Earl of Kent, Lord Holand, 6th Lord Wake and Alice de Arundel.1

Family 1

Lucy le Strange d. aft. 28 Apr 1398
  • Sir Thomas Willoughby, Knt.1 d. bef. 1 Jul 1439
  • Elizabeth Willoughby1 d. 14 Nov 1427
  • Margery Willoughby+1 d. 22 Oct 1452
  • Margaret Willoughby3 d. bef. 1455
  • Sir Robert Willoughby, K.G., 6th Lord Willoughby of Eresby1 b. abt. 1385, d. 25 Jul 1452

Family 2

Joan Holand, Duchess of York b. bt 1380 - 1384, d. 12 Apr 1434
This person was last edited on20 Jul 2021


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 5:361 (Willoughby 11), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:571 (Bromflete 15), 5:361 (Willoughby 11).
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:637 (Skipwith 12).