LACON, William (c.1540-bef.1609), of Willey, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1540, 2nd s. of Richard Lacon of Willey, and bro. of Roland. educ. I. Temple, called 1569. m. 1569, Anne Helwis of London, 1s.

Offices Held

?Gent. usher to Queen Elizabeth.


Brought into Parliament by his brother in 1571, it is likely that Lacon, a lawyer, sat again in 1597, unless on this occasion the Member was his cousin and namesake, who became head of the Limebrook branch of the family in 1573. He died before 1609.

Vis. Salop (Harl. Soc. xxix), 306; Rylands Eng. mss 306, f. 5; Trans. Salop Arch. Soc. (ser. 3), ii. 315-16, 319; PCC 13 Peter.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: J.J.C.