William de Harcourt was born circa 1300 in England to John de Harcourt (1274-c1330) and Ellen la Zouche (-bef1330) and died 6 June 1349 at the Battle of Bosworth Field of unspecified causes. He married Jane de Grey (c1302-1369) . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from England, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Russia, Ukraine.

Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and historical, Volume 4 by Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges

"Sir William Harcourt, who married Jane, daughter of Richard Lord Grey of Codnor; and by her (who, after his decease, which happened on June 6th, 1349, was, secondly, the wife of Ralph de Ferrers, and died on August 19th, 1369), he had two sons; Sir Richard, and Sir Thomas. Sir Richard Harcourt, the eldest son, who died in the lifetime of his father, wedded Joan, daughter and heir to Sir William Skareshull, of Skareshull, in Staffordshire, Knt, Lord Chief Justice of England, and by her had an only daughter, Elizabeth, his heir, who was married to Thomas Astley, of Nelston, in Leicestershire (second son of Thomas, Lord Astley), from whome the Astleys of Patishul, in Stafforshire, were lineally descended."


Offspring of William Harcourt and Jane de Grey (c1302-1369)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Richard Harcourt (c1328-c1349)
Thomas Harcourt (c1343-1417) 1343 England 12 April 1417 England Maud de Grey (c1338-1390)

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