William Scott (died 1524)
|Sir William Scott|
IssueSir John Scott
|Father||Sir John Scott|
|Died||24 August 1524|
Scott rose to favour following the seizure of the throne by Henry VII. Within a few years he had been appointed to the Privy Council, appointed Comptroller of the Household and in 1489 was created a Companion of the Bath at the same ceremony as Prince Arthur. He served as High Sheriff of Kent in 1491, 1501 and 1516, and was also to become Constable of Dover Castle, Marshal of Calais (1490-1) and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (1492–1493). He remained in favour under Henry VIII, being present at the famous meeting at the Field of the Cloth of Gold in 1520 and one of the deputation sent to greet Emperor Charles V when he landed at Dover in 1522.
Marriage and issue
Scott married Sibyl Lewknor, the daughter of Sir Thomas Lewknor (d. 20 July 1484) of Trotton, Sussex, and Katherine Pelham (d.1481), widow of John Bramshott (d.1468), and daughter of Sir John Pelham, Chamberlain to Katherine of Valois, by whom he had two sons and three daughters:
- Sir John Scott (d. 7 October 1533), who married Anne Pympe, daughter and heiress of Sir Reynold Pympe, esquire, of Nettlestead, Kent, by Elizabeth or Isabel Pashley, daughter of John Pashley, esquire, by whom he had five sons and seven daughters.
- Edward Scott of The Moat, Sussex, who married Alice Fogge, daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Fogge, sergeant porter of Calais. After Scott's death his widow married Sir Robert Oxenbridge.
- Anne Scott, who married Sir Edward Boughton.
- Katherine Scott.
- Elizabeth Scott.
- Richardson IV 2011, p. 1.
- Ellis 2004.
- Scott 1876, p. 45.
- Scott, Sir John (1484-1533), History of Parliament Retrieved 17 September 2013.
- According to Scott and Fleming, she was the daughter of Sir John Lewknor of Goring, Sussex, slain at the Battle of Tewkesbury, and Johanna Halsham; Scott 1876, pp. 79–80; Fleming 2004.
- Richardson III 2011, p. 21.
- Richardson IV 2011, pp. 1-2.
- Berry 1830, p. 310.
- 'Parishes: Ham', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 10 (1800), pp. 37-44 Retrieved 17 September 2013.
- Berry, William (1830). County Genealogies; Pedigrees of the Families of the County of Sussex. Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper. p. 310. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- Ellis, Steven G. (2004). "Poynings, Sir Edward (1459–1521)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/22683. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- Fleming, Peter (2004). "Scott family (per. c.1400–c.1525)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/54537. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- Richardson, Douglas (2011). Everingham, Kimball G., ed. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families III (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City. p. 21. ISBN 144996639X.
- Richardson, Douglas (2011). Everingham, Kimball G., ed. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families IV (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City. pp. 1–2. ISBN 1460992709. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
- Scott, James Renat (1876). Memorials of the Family of Scott, of Scot’s-Hall, in the County of Kent. London: Simmonds & Botten. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- Rigg, James McMullen (1897). "Scott, William (d.1350)". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography 51. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 105–107.
- Ross, David, Brabourne, Kent, St Mary's Church Retrieved 18 September 2013
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