William Parr, 1st Baron of Horton
William Parr, 1st Baron Parr of Horton (c. 1480 -
10 September 1547) was Sheriff of Northamptonshirein 1518 and 1522 and Chamberlain to his niece Catherine Parr. He was also Esquire to the Body to Henry VII and Henry VIII.
He married Mary (the daughter and co-heir of Sir William Salisbury) - they had four daughters.
He was the son of
Sir William Parrof Kendaland his wife Elizabeth Fitzhugh, Baroness Vaux of Harrowden.
He was made a
peer of the realmon 23 December 1543.
Parr was knighted on Christmas Day 1513. He is buried at Horton where the family estate was.
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