William Culpeper of Sussex

Male, #8392, (1562 - before 29 Jan 1587)
Father*John Culpeper of Wigsell (1531 - 20 Oct 1612)
Mother*Elizabeth Sedley (s 1534 - 16 May 1618)
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Colepeper. 
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. 
Birth*1562 William was born at Wigsell, Salehurst, co. Sussex, England, in 1562. 
Burial*29 Jan 1587 His body was interred on 29 Jan 1587 at Salehurst, co. Sussex, England
Death*before 29 Jan 1587 He died before 29 Jan 1587. 
Biography* He matriculated at Hart Hall, Oxon, 1579, as 'of Sussex, aged 17' (Foster), was admitted to the Middle Temple April 21, 1583, as '2d son of John Colepeper of Wigsell, esq.' and was there recorded in 1584 an 'inner barrister' (Hopwood, i, 260, 285). He was buried in Salehurst on January 29, 1586/7, as 'William the son of Mr. John Colepeper.' That he died unmarried is a deduction from the lack of reference to children by him in any of the succeeding family wills. - Fairfax Harrison.1 
Probate7 May 1614 He is mentioned in the probate of the estate of an unknown person at East Grinstead, co. Sussex, England, on 7 May 1614.2 
ChartsThe 12th century Culpepers of England: Descendant Chart (16 generations, Males only)
Last Edited13 Feb 2011

Citations

  1. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm.
  2. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm
    P.C.C. 79 Capell Chancery Inq. P.M. 1614 No. 53.