Sir William Littleton (1450 - 1507), knighted after the Battle of Stoke, a lawyer at the Inner Temple. He married firstly Ellen Walsh, daughter of William Walsh of Wanlip by Mary Byron, daughter and coheir of Richard Byron of Clayton, by whom he had a daughter, Joan Littleton, who married Sir John Aston of Haywood. He married secondly Mary Whittington, the daughter of William Whittington of Pauntley, Gloucestershire, by whom he had his son and heir, John Littleton (c.1499 '96 17 May 1532), and a daughter, Anne Littleton, who married Thomas Rouse of Ragley in Warwickshire. By an unknown mistress he had an illegitimate son, William Littleton alias Lodge, who was the father of Sir Thomas Lodge, Lord Mayor of London.
Published by Hartwell Davis in Wheat Relatives · 4 June 2019