Boys, William of ( - 1367)

Born / Died

Birth Date: n.d.
Death Date: 1367-06-06


Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Prior of St. Peter's Priory, Essex 1343 (mentioned as prior in this year) n.d.
Abbot, Worcestershire 1344/5-1-1 (date elected) 1367-06-6 Confirmed 20 March 1344/5, installed 16 May 1345

Details of Properties


  • Evesham Abbey, Worcestershire
    Acquired: 1345
    Divested: 1367-06-06

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1351-1352 Worcester (Unknown), Worcester , Worcestershire Abbot of Evesham's Minstrel/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Abbot of Evesham's Minstrel/s Boys, William of (0 - 1367) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Bibliographic Sources

The Chronicle of Evesham Abbey. Transl. David C. Cox. Evesham: Vale of Evesham Historical Society, 1964.
Page, William, ed. The Victoria History of the County of Essex. Victoria History of the Counties of England. 9 vols and Bibliography and Bibliography Supplement (2 vols). Westminster and London; London and Oxford: Archibald Constable [vols 1–2]; Oxford UP [vols 3–9, Bibliography and Supplement], 1903–94.
The Victoria History of the County of Worcester. 4 vols and Index. London: Constable & Co [vols 1–3]; St. Catherine's P [vol 4 and Index], 1901–26.