Sir William St. Quintin, Knt., Bnt.

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Sir William St. Quintin, Knt., Bnt., son of Sir George St. Quintin, Knt. and Agnes Creyke, was born about 1579.1 He died before 8 October 1649,1 when he was buried at Harpham, Yorkshire, England.1

William married Mary Lacy, daughter of Robert Lacy and Katherine Thirkeld, about 1605.1

The Baronetcy of St. Quintin of Harpham, Yorkshire, was created 8 March 1641/42 for Sir William St. Quintin, Knt., Bnt.. He was later high-Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1648.2

His will, dated 9 June 1649, was proved at London, 2 July 1651 (paragraphing added for clarity):
Sir William St Quintin of Beverley, Baronet.
My body to be buried in the church of Harpham, near unto Dame St Quintin, my late wife.
I give and bequeath unto William St Quintin, my second son, one close of meadow or pasture, situate within the lordship or territory of Harpham, commonly called Brasey Garth.
I give and bequeath to Henry St Quintin, my son and heir apparent, my silver bason and ewre, and the rest of my silver plate (except my spout pott) I leave unto my executors, to be equally divided between them.
I give and bequeath to William St Quintin, eldest son, unto the said Henry St Quintin my best horse or mare.
To George St Quintin, third son of the said Henry St Quintin, £20, when he shall arrive at 21 years.
I give £20 to be bestowed upon a monument to be set up over me in the said church of Harpham, after the best fashion according to my degree.
I give to my brother Gabriell St Quintin the sum of £5, to be paid within a month after my decease.
To William St Quintin, my second son, all my wearing apparel.
To my daughter Dame Dorothy Caley, now wife of Sir William Caley, knight, one two and twenty shilling piece of gold.
To my daughter Frances Lascelles, now wife of Colonel Francis Lascelles, my silver spout pott.
To my daughter Katherine Wentworth, now wife of Michael Wentworth, esq., one two and twenty piece of gold.
To my cousin Ann St Quintin one twenty shilling piece of gold.
To William Doute of fflixton, gent., one twenty shilling piece of gold.
Unto the preacher that shall preach my funeral sermon 40s.
To every man servant 40s a piece.
To every woman servant 20s a piece.
To the poor of Harpham £4. Of ffoulton £4. Of Thornholme £3. Of Gransmore £2, to be continued in the overseers’ hands for the yearly maintenance of the poor of the said towns.
The residue to William St Quintin, my second son, and Thomas St Quintin, my third son, whom I make executors.
Sir William Caley and Colonel Francis Lascelles to be supervisors, each of them to have forty shillings a piece in gold.3,4

Family

Mary Lacy d. bef. 4 May 1649
Children
  • Frances St. Quintin+5,6,3 d. bef. 20 Sep 1658
  • John St. Quintin7
  • Dorothy St. Quintin7,3
  • Catherine St. Quintin7,3 d. aft. 8 Dec 1698
  • Everild St. Quintin7
  • Elizabeth St. Quintin7
  • Sir Henry St. Quintin, Knt.7,3 b. abt. 1605, d. Nov 1695
  • William St. Quintin7,3 b. abt. 1609, d. bef. 30 Apr 1687
  • Thomas St. Quintin7 b. abt. 1620, d. bef. 28 Aug 1667

Citations

  1. [S934] Richard K. Evans, The Ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales: For Twelve Generations (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007), 274, further cited as Evans, The Ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales.
  2. [S2068] John William Clay, editor, Abstracts of Yorkshire Wills in the Time of the Commonwealth, at Somerset House, London, Chiefly Illustrative of Sir William Dugdale's visitation of Yorkshire in 1665-6, Record Series Vol IX for the year 1890 (Yorkshire Archæological and Topographical Association, 1890), 39n(a), further cited as Clay, Abstracts of Yorkshire Wills in the Time of the Commonwealth.
  3. [S2068] Clay, Abstracts of Yorkshire Wills in the Time of the Commonwealth, 39-40.
  4. [S2051] J. W. Clay, editor, Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire, with additions, 3 vols. (Exeter, England: William Pollard & Co., 1899-1917), 3:189, further cited as Clay, Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire.
  5. [S950] Joseph Foster, Pedigrees of the County Families of Yorkshire, Two vols. (London: W. Wilfred Head, 1874), 1:2:Lascelles, further cited as Foster, Pedigrees of Yorkshire.
  6. [S2051] Clay, Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire, 3:190.
  7. [S2051] Clay, Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire, 3:189-190.