William Rowe (Lord Mayor of London)

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Sir William Rowe was Sheriff of London in 1583 and Lord Mayor of London 1592.[1] He was Master of the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers. He was knighted (between 24 Apr and 23 May) 1593; he died 23 Oct 1593.

Marriage and Issue[edit]

William Rowe was married to Jane Lucar (dau of Emanuell Lucar or Lewknor of London)

  • Nicholas Rowe of Muswell Hill, Middlesex (b c1568, d 17.08.1616) married Elizabeth Rivers daughter of Sir George Rivers of Chafford
  • William Rowe (b c1573, a 1634) married Cicely Rowe daughter of William Rowe of Higham Hills
  • Julia(n) Rowe married Francis Babington
  • Suzan Rowe who apparently married firstly to Richard Welby (bpt 1563, d 1634) secondly to Julian Muffett (Moffytt) widow of James Haes (James Huyshe) of London) [2]


  1. ^ "Lord Mayors of the City of London from 1189" (PDF). www.citybridgetrust.gov.uk. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/qr/rowe01.php
Civic offices
Preceded by
William Webbe
Lord Mayor of London
Succeeded by
Cuthbert Buckell