Name: William Gascoigne
Birth: ABT 1335
Death: 17 DEC 1412 in Harewood, Yorkshire
Burial: Harewood church, Yorkshire
Residence: Gawthorpe, Yorkshire
Occupation: Chief Justice of England
MEM: Harewood church, Yorkshire. Excellent Alabaster memorial.
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Change Date: 6 JAN 2012
Round the verge of this tomb in Harewood church, on a brass fillet, (torn away in the civil wars) was the following inscription:
"Hic Jacet Willielmus Gascoigne, Nuper Capitalis Iusticar de Banco Henrici, Nuper Regis Angliae; Et Elize, uxor ejus qui quidem Willielmus, Obet die dominica 17th Madie Decembris, Anno domini 1412.†
The English, - "Here lies Wm. gascoigne, lately Chief Justice of the Bench of Henry the Fourth, King of Scotland, and Elizabeth his wife; which William died on Sunday the 17th Day of December, in the Year of our Lord, 1412.†
Elizabeth Mowbray was mother of William Gascoigne's son and heir William, but it was William's other [seems to be some dispute as to the order of wives] wife Joan de Pickering who was mother of Agnes, wife of Robert Constable of Flamborough, Yorks.
Henry IV by Shakespeare has Gascoigne as a character. (It is a myth that he once imprisoned the young Prince Henry, later Henry V.)
Died Died 1419?
Father: William Gascoigne b: 1298 in Harewood, Yorkshire
Mother: Margaret or Agnes Franke b: in Alwoodley, Yorkshire
Elizabeth Mowbray b: ABT 1340 in Kirklington, Yorkshire
- William Gascoigne b: ABT 1366 in Harewood, Yorkshire
- Elizabeth Gascoigne
- Margaret Gascoigne b: ABT 1360
Joan de Pickering b: ABT 1407 in Killington, Westmoreland
- Agnes Gascoigne
- Text: Notes on the Aske Family
by Anne-Denise Warsnop,
- Text: Sir Thomas Ingilby
using Pedigrees compiled for the Ingilbys by John Foster in 1914.