William de Vescy

?1249-1297; held Gloucester for barons, 1265; served in Wales, 1277 and 1282; succeeded brother John de Vescy (d.1287; qv) in the estates, 1289; advanced a claim to Scottish crown, 1290; inherited Kildare from his mother Agnes Marshall, lord justice of Ireland,1290-94; sent on mission to Gascony, 1295; surrendered Kildare Castle to Edward I, 1297. [Also Barons de Vesci.] ODNB

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