Henry Everard
(Abt 1430-Abt 1465)
(-After 1465)
John Everard
(-Abt 1488)
Margaret Bedingfield
William Everard
(-Between 1524/1525)


Family Links

1. Isabel Pelham

  • Margaret Everard
  • Anne Everard
2. Jane Shelley
3. Joan Ernley

William Everard

  • Marriage (1): Isabel Pelham after 6 Aug 1503
  • Marriage (2): Jane Shelley after 1511
  • Marriage (3): Joan Ernley after 1511
  • Died: Between 24 Jun 1524 and 12 Feb 1525


Residence: Albourne, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6, GB.

Manorial Estate, Bef 1524, Ovingdean Manor, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2, GB. 1 Before 1524 the manor had passed to William Everard of Albourne who in that year bequeathed the manor to his wife Jane until his son John should be 22. The manor, stocked with 1,200 sheep, was then to pass to John, who was also to have the 'ferm lands' which William held at Ovingdean, evidently the land belonging to Lewes Priory. This was to be stocked with 800 sheep, besides oxen, kine, hogs, and horses.

George, Lord Bergavenny, sold the wardship of John and the custody of his land in 1526 to his mother, but Jane subsequently complained that Lord Bergavenny had not kept his agreement with her. John Everard died in 1541 having conveyed all his Sussex manors to Richard Shelley in trust for his two sisters Mary and Dorothy. Mary married Richard Bellingham of Hangleton and Dorothy became the wife of Henry Goring.

Will, 24 Jun 1524.

Probate, 12 Feb 1525.

William married Isabel Pelham, daughter of Sir John Pelham and Alice Lewknor, after 1511.

William next married Jane Shelley, daughter of John Shelley of Michelgrove, Sussex and Elizabeth Michelgrove, after 1511.

William next married Joan Ernley, daughter of John Ernley of Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire and Anne Darrell, after 1511. (Joan Ernley died on 7 Jul 1550 2.)


1 , 8 (London: Victoria County History, 1953), 7: 227-232.

2 Sussex Record Society, Sussex Record Society (N.p.: Sussex Record Society, n.d.), XIV Post Mortem Inquisitions in Sussex - 1 Henry VII (1485) to 1649 and after: 83.

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