FITZHERBERT, William (c.1520-?59), of Lichfield and Swynnerton, Staffs. and the Inner Temple, London.
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Family and Education
Queen’s serjeant, I. Temple 1553-5, bencher 1556.
When his father died, leaving him three gilt goblets, a gilt standing cup and half a dozen silver spoons, William Fitzherbert was on the threshold of a legal career which but for his early death might also have ended on the judicial bench. Among those who employed his services was William, Lord Paget, who as the patron of Lichfield was