LANE, William I, of Horton, Northants.

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

3rd s. of Sir Ralph Lane of Orlingbury and bro. of Ralph and Sir Robert.

Offices Held


That it was the third son of Sir Ralph Lane who was the William Lane who sat for Northampton in 1571 rests upon the assumption that William Lane II was too young to be returned. He acted as security for his brother Sir Robert in some of his mortgages, and was alive in 1580.

Bridges, Northants. i. 367; St. Ch. 5/P5/22; Northants. RO, Isham (Lamport), 453, 3413.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: S. M. Thorpe