Richard Echingham
(Abt 1272-Bef 1341)
Sir James Echingham
(Abt 1297-1349)
Joan Dakeney
William Echingham
(Bef 1334-1389)


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1. Elizabeth Criel

William Echingham

  • Born: Bef 28 Jul 1334 1
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Criel about 1360
  • Died: 18 Jan 1389


• Inquisition: Post mortem, 28 Jul 1350. 1 601. JAMES DE ECHYNGHAM, knight.

Writ, 28 July, 24 Edward III.

SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Robertsbridge, 20 September, 25 Edward III.

Echyngham, Glottynggeham, Mondefeld, Okham and Udimere. The manors held of Philippa, queen of England, by service of three knights' fees as of the barony of Hastynges.

Udimere. Certain tenements held of the abbot of Fécamp as of the manor of Brede by service of 24s. yearly.

Glotynghamme. Certain tenements held of Thomas de Hoo, knight, by service of 6d. yearly.

He held no other lands &c. in the county.

He died on Saturday before St. Bartholomew, 23 Edward III. William de Echyngham, his son, aged 16 years and more, is his heir.

C. Edw. III. File 111. (19.)

• Will, 23 Sep 1379. 2 Nicholas Criell, Knt. on the Friday before St. Michael's Day, 1379. To Elizabeth, my wife; to Elizabeth Echingham, xx marks. And I appoint Sir William Echingham, Knt., Robert Echingham, and Thomas Brokhull, my executors.

William married Elizabeth Criel, daughter of Sir John Criel of Westenhanger and Walmer, Kent and Unknown, about 1360. (Elizabeth Criel was born about 1335.)


1 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.).

2 Nicholas Harris Nichols Esq., <i>Testementa Vetusta - an Illustration From Wills of Customs... </i> (London, GB: Nichols and Sons, 1826), 1: 103.

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