NIGHTINGALE, William, of Bletchingley, Surr.
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Family and Education
In February 1375, described as ‘of Bletchingley’, Nightingale witnessed a quitclaim of land in the manor made to Henry atte Helde† and his heirs. Nothing else is known of his career, although the Nightingales became an influential local family in the 15th century.
Surr. RO, 87/16/7; U. Lambert, Blechingley, i. passim.