William Layer; ?-c 1539; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

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William Layer; ?-c 1539; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

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?-c 1539

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From the Layer family of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Wife Elizabeth, daughter of John Marsham of Norwich. Had six sons, John, Thomas, William, Christopher, Nicholas and George, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Audry. A grocer, he was sheriff in 1526, and mayor in 1537. Owned property in St Paul's, Norwich and in Suffolk. Probably buried in St George Colegate, Norwich.

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Norwich, Norfolk

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Mayor of Norwich

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GB/153/NM/4936

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Created on: 21/11/2003 by Droip

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